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(Reuters Health) – Suicide rates are rising among U.S. workers, and the risk may depend partly on the types of jobs people do, government researchers suggest. From 2000 to 2016, the U.S. suicide rate among adults ages 16 to 64 rose...

By admin on Nov 22nd, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. government agency said on Wednesday that abortion rates among American women of all ages fell to a decade low in 2015, which both opponents and supporters of abortion rights attributed in part to individual...

By admin on Nov 22nd, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Romaine lettuce still had a place at the salad bars of some cafes and delicatessens in New York City on Wednesday despite a blanket warning to Americans from U.S. public health officials that none of the lettuce...

By admin on Nov 21st, 2018

(Reuters Health) – A widely-used probiotic therapy is ineffective against the diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain of gastroenteritis, two large studies in the U.S. and Canada have concluded. Five days of treatment with a key ingredient...

By admin on Nov 21st, 2018

A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday declined a request by Johnson & Johnson for a temporary restraining...

By admin on Nov 21st, 2018

DAKAR (Reuters) – Thirteen new cases of Ebola were confirmed on Wednesday in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo – one of the highest daily counts since the start of the outbreak in July, the health ministry said. “It’s...

By admin on Nov 21st, 2018

(Reuters Health) – Teen obesity has been linked with many health problems later in life, and a large Israeli study suggests increased risk for deadly pancreatic cancer is one of them. Researchers followed nearly 2 million men and...

By admin on Nov 21st, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Abortion rates among U.S. women in all age groups plunged to a decade low, with teens experiencing a greater decrease than older women, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday. An...

By admin on Nov 21st, 2018

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche is seen outside the Shanghai Roche Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. headquarters in Shanghai May 22, 2014. Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG said it had been visited by a unit of China’s...

By admin on Nov 21st, 2018

(Reuters Health) – Therapists often use a technique that involves exposing patients to the source of their fears to conquer them, but a new study suggests that guided imagining of the source of fear can be just as effective. The traditional...

By admin on Nov 21st, 2018