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Reuters(Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved Johnson & Johnson's drug Simponi for patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory disease affecting the colon. Simponi is already approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis....
The nation’s pediatricians have some advice for expectant parents who are considering giving birth to their child at home: Don’t. Home birth is not very common in the United States – fewer than 1% of babies are born outside of a...
email@example.comSPRINGFIELD, -- It's part of growing up, but experts say far too many children are not getting vaccinated. Doctors in the Ozarks are urging parents to keep their kids protected. It's World Immunization Week. This comes at a time when there are more...
Tags: Disease Prevention, Mumps, Family, Pharmaceuticals, Polio
Dozens of Oklahoma dental patients have been diagnosed with hepatitis C and at least one case of HIV, state health officials said Thursday, four weeks after finding a multitude of health code violations, including rusty tools, at a dental practice in...
Aberdeen-area dentists say incidents like the one that put Oklahoma oral surgery patients in danger are rare. In March, negligent practices at a Tulsa, Okla., oral surgeon's office required patients to be tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV,...
As many as 7,000 dental patients in Oklahoma are being urged to take blood tests for hepatitis or the virus that causes AIDS after health officials said they discovered that instruments in a local practice were not properly cleaned. The warning of...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Hundreds of patients of an Oklahoma oral surgeon accused of unsanitary practices showed up at a health clinic Saturday, looking to find out whether they were exposed to hepatitis or the virus that causes AIDS. Letters began...
Health officials are notifying some 7,000 people to warn they may have been exposed to HIV and other infectious diseases at an Oklahoma dental practice where improper sterilization procedures and rusty surgical tools were discovered, authorities said....
Oklahoma health officials on Saturday begin testing dental patients in the Tulsa area for a variety of blood-borne viruses that cause hepatitis and AIDS, a precautionary measure to deal with what officials call the largest such incident in the state&...
1. THEIR OWN CALVARY Devotees in the Philippines reenact the crucifixion of Christ to mark Good Friday, a celebration that mixes Catholic devotion and Filipino folk beliefs. 2. WHAT'S REALLY BEHIND NORTH KOREA'S SABER-RATTLING Kim orders his...
While trying to blame Republicans, the White House predicts big losses of money and jobs in Florida because of budget cuts that will squeeze schools, work-study programs, Head Start, environmental protection, law enforcement and defense. The automatic...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Mumps, Politics, Flu, Law Enforcement
Dear Pharmacist: I'm not a fan of fungus, but I've heard that shiitake mushrooms are good for cancer. What do you think? — C.E., Boston Dear C.E.: I think some mushrooms are amazing! Shiitake, known botanically as Lentinula edodes, are great for...
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