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Officials in the Philippines see crime in the deaths there related to Sanofi’s dengue vaccine. (Reuters)
Hospitals in need of medical equipment have an alternative to buying new — a digital inventory of refurbished equipment from hospitals that no longer need it. (The Doctor Weighs In)
Results of a “very definitive study” reported to the CDC showed that influenza vaccination during pregnancy does not increase the risk of miscarriage. (CNN)
The same rare cancer linked to breast implants occurred in a woman after implantation of textured silicone buttock implants. (NBC News)
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report describes in fascinating detail how a single case of measles imported from England became an outbreak in which officials traced “hundreds of contacts.”
And UNICEF sounded the alarm about the emergence of “alarmingly” high rates of measles throughout the world. (CNN)
Following an attack that left an Ebola treatment center in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in flames, Doctors Without Borders suspended its activities in the region. (Reuters)
From the truth-is-stranger-than-fiction files: A Danish man went to a hospital, complaining of nasal congestion, discharge, and loss of smell and learned that he had an impacted tooth growing into his nasal cavity. (Newsweek via BMJ Case Reports)
The FDA posted a warning letter to Canada-based CanaRx regarding the sale and distribution of unapproved and misbranded prescription drugs that are “potentially dangerous to U.S. consumers.
Tips for parents about how to pick up clues to an eating disorder in a child. (U.S. News & World Report)
Parents also can get some pointers about how to respond to kids’ tough questions about death, divorce, race, and other issues that don’t always have easy answers. (NPR)
“My funeral would have been cheaper,” a Florida woman said about the $48,000 hospital bill she received after being bitten by a stray kitten. (Fox News)
Trying to catch up on sleep over the weekend might lead to weight gain and the health hazards associated with it. (NBC News)
ImmunoGen announced that a phase III randomized trial of mirvetuximab soravtansine failed to meet the primary endpoint of improved progression-free survival versus chemotherapy in patients with platinum-resistant, folate receptor alpha-positive ovarian cancer.
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