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    BALTIMORE - AUGUST 15:  Dr. Julie Brahmer (R) and Katie Thornton review PET scans of a patient being treated at the Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins August 15, 2005 in Baltimore, Maryland. Since its inception in 1973, the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins has been dedicated to better understanding human cancers and finding more effective treatments.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
    3 Key Takeaways from the World’s Biggest Cancer Conference

    Today is the last day of the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting in Chicago. The yearly confab is the biggest cancer conference in the world, attracting more than 30,000 oncology researchers, biopharma executives, investors, and public health experts. ASCO presents tiny biotechs and drug giants alike an opportunity to present their latest […]

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    DITCHLING, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04:  The Ridgeview sparkling wine that was served to China's President Xi Jinping is poured during his state visit to the United Kingdom is poured into a glass at Ridgeview Vineyard on November 4, 2015 in Ditchling, England. English wine has seen a huge increase in popularity in recent years with vineyards such as Ridgeview, which supplied the wine for the state banquet for China's President Xi Jinping, seeing ever greater demand. HMRC last year received 65 applications from new entrants wishing to start vineyards, up from 31 applications in 2012-13.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
    If You Enjoy a Drink a Day, This New Study Should Concern You

    For years, casual drinkers could feel smug about the habit. Red wine was linked to heart health, and moderate drinking was associated with some important benefits. But the tide is turning. Last month, a review of studies on the topic found that much of this previous research didn’t control for confounding factors, casting doubt on […]

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    In the Land of Business, Health Care Is Everywhere

    Good morning, Dailies. Today we release the 63rd iteration of the famed Fortune500—our annual roster of America’s biggest companies. (Go ahead: Click awayand make our Web servers do an honest day’s work.) No. 1 on the list is…(right here, at your fingertips). Okay, I know—You’re above such ruses. So I’ll let it be. I will […]

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    SAN FRANCISCO - JUNE 24:  A stack of ground beef patties moves on a conveyor belt at a meat packing and distribution facility June 24, 2008 in San Francisco, California.  Livestock owners are experiencing a sharp increase in the price of corn-based animal feed  as corn and soybean prices skyrocket due to an estimated 2 million acres of crop damage from the recent Midwest flooding and the continually rising fuel costs. Due to the increase in feed costs, consumers which will get hit in the wallet as prices of meat, dairy and eggs are expected to increase sharply.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
    Over 11 Tons of Beef Recalled on E. Coli Fears

    Wholesale food supplier for restaurants Creation Gardens is recalling some 22,832 pounds of beef over concerns that it may be contaminated with E. coli. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Creation Gardens is recalling raw ground beef and beef primal cut products, including beef patties, short ribs, and sirloin. The products were produced between […]

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    Workers package frozen tuna steaks at the Grupo Pinsa SA processing plant in Mazatlan, Mexico, on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2015. In April the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that dolphin-safe labels for canned tuna discriminated against Mexico. The U.S. has appealed the ruling and a final decision is expected later this year. Photographer: Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg via Getty Images
    Tuna Steaks Contaminated With Hepatitis A Were Found in 3 States

    A line of tuna steaks is being recalled after testing positive for Hepatitis A. The tuna steaks, which were distributed by Hilo Fish Company, were shipped to Texas, Oklahoma and California, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The recalled products include 8 oz. tuna steaks and frozen yellowfin tuna cubes, both vacuum packed and […]

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    US President Donald Trump speaks in Cincinnati, Ohio, on June 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
    Trump, Meeting with Health Care ‘Victims,’ Declares Obamacare ‘Dead’

    Speaking in Cincinnati on Wednesday, President Trump continued his attack on the Affordable Care Act, declaring that “Obamacare is in a total death spiral.” The day before, Anthem, the nation’s second largest health insurer, announced it is pulling out of Ohio’s insurance marketplace. Trump seized on this news. “Nineteen thousand people will have no plans,” […]

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    America’s Heart Health Divide Is Linked to How Much Money You Make

    Human health, while strongly influenced by genetics, is also inextricably intertwined with our environments, socioeconomic realities, and day-to-day behavior. And new research highlights just how much your lot in life can affect medical well-being, including heart health. Low-income Americans saw no improvements in blood pressure, their risk of heart disease, or a drop in the […]