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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

No dye: Cancer patients’ gray hair darkened on immune drugs

WHOAH! Cancer patients’ gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark while taking novel drugs, and it has doctors scratching their heads.

Lifestyle changes to stave off Alzheimer’s? Hints, no proof

There are no proven ways to ward off Alzheimer’s - Years of healthy living can help.

Trump administration pulls health law help in 18 cities

President Donald Trump’s administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities.

Health plan’s fall brings dread for ‘Obamacare’ recipients

One American was able to afford her toddler’s latest heart operation. Another had the means to go back to college to pursue her dreams.

See this? Doctors find 27 contact lenses in woman’s eye

What? But how? So many questions...17 contact lenses mashed together in her right eye.

Needles all over: What to do if you find syringes in...

Syringes left by drug users are increasingly turning up in public places, and authorities offer this advice if you or your children should encounter any:

Hearing is believing: Speech may be a clue to mental decline

Your speech may, um, help reveal if you’re uh ... developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early sign of mental decline, which can lead to Alzheimer’s disease, a study suggests.

Bone fragment scare forces Sabrett hot dog recall

BLEH! The maker of Sabrett hot dogs is recalling more than 7 million pounds of hot dogs because they may contain bone fragments.

Panel calls on FDA to review safety of opioid painkillers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration should review the safety and effectiveness of all opioids, and consider the real-world impacts the powerful painkillers have, not only on patients, but also on families, crime and the demand for heroin.

Latino plaintiffs sue California alleging poor health care

The lawsuit alleges the state violates Latinos’ civil rights because poorly paid health care providers balk at providing treatment.
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