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Hot tub birth tied to life-threatening infection for baby
Reuters Health News : October 23, 2017, 12:21 pm
(Reuters Health) - A newborn girl in Canada developed a life-threatening infection after being delivered in a hot tub, according to a case report that some doctors say offers fresh evidence that women should not deliver babies in water.
FDA warns Meridian of violations for lead-testing devices
Reuters Health News : October 23, 2017, 11:25 am
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it issued a warning letter to Meridian Bioscience Inc's unit for several federal law violations after inspecting its facility that makes lead-testing devices.
Heart health disparities take toll on African-Americans
Reuters Health News : October 23, 2017, 6:37 am
(Reuters Health) - African-Americans have worse cardiovascular health and more deaths from heart disease than other groups, at least partly from less effective disease prevention and management efforts, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).
Bulgaria reports two outbreaks of H5 bird flu: OIE
Reuters Health News : October 23, 2017, 5:32 am
PARIS (Reuters) - Bulgaria has reported two outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5 bird flu virus, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday.
Iowa pulls request to opt out of Obamacare requirements
Reuters Health News : October 23, 2017, 5:30 am
(Reuters) - Iowa on Monday withdrew a request to waive some Obamacare rules to help shore up its struggling healthcare insurance market, marking a setback in efforts by Republican-governed states to sidestep requirements of the Obama-era law.