Coronavirus cases in China's Hubei fall for second day, Apple and markets feel impact
New coronavirus cases in the Chinese province at the epicenter of the outbreak fell for a second straight day, but deaths rose after the World Health Organization had cautioned there was not yet enough data to know if the epidemic had slowed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Children facing uncertain future, experts warn
The World Health Organization says "radical change" is needed before it is too late (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diamond Princess passengers begin disembarking in Japan: NHK
Passengers began disembarking on Wednesday from the virus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship after spending two weeks in quarantine off Yokohama, near Tokyo, public broadcaster NHK said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Coronavirus death toll climbs to more than 2,000 with more than 75,000 cases recorded across world
More than 2,000 people have now died from the killer coronavirus rapidly sweeping the world. And more than 75,000 patients have been struck down with the deadly SARS-CoV-2 infection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Experts ponder why cruise ship quarantine failed in Japan
An extraordinary two-week quarantine of a cruise ship is ending in Japan, and many scientists say it has been a failure (Source: ABC News: Health)
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350 Americans from quarantine stations in California are released
Nearly 350 Americans were released from their respective 14-day quarantines at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego on Tuesday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Preschooler with leukemia surprises classmates with visit
Riley is now in remission, but she's still receiving biweekly chemo treatments. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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One week of unhealthy eating could 'damage a part of the brain which normally stops us eating MORE'
Fast food may impair the hippocampus, a part of the brain which stops us gorging on food when we are full, a study by Macquarie University in Australia suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Chinese cities seek blood donations as coronavirus crimps supplies: China Daily
Several Chinese cities have declared that a shortage in blood supply for clinical use was imminent, state media reported on Tuesday, as travel curbs due to the coronavirus outbreak keep potential donors at home. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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US bars more than 100 Americans on Diamond Princess from returning over coronavirus fears
CDC officials said on Tuesday that the remaining 100 Americans on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan pose an 'ongoing risk' to US public health and may not return stateside yet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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US ranks lower than 38 other countries when it comes to children's wellbeing, new report says
The United States ranks lower than 38 other countries on measurements of children's survival, health, education and nutrition -- and every country in the world has levels of excess carbon emissions that will prevent younger generations from a healthy and sustainable future, according to a new report. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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New coronavirus case confirmed among cruise ship evacuees
A new case of coronavirus has been confirmed among people evacuated from a cruise ship to a California military base (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Hundreds of Americans released from two-week coronavirus quarantine
Hundreds of American evacuees from China boarded buses on military bases in both Northern and Southern California after an exhausting two weeks in federal quarantine. Meanwhile, more cases were reported today as the infection count tops 73,000 worldwide with more than 2,000 deaths. Carter Evans reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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US tells remaining cruise passengers: Stay out for 2 weeks
The U.S. government is making good on its warning to Americans who chose to remain on board a quarantined cruise ship in Japan: They can't return home for at least two weeks after they come ashore (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Thirty doctors quarantine themselves over coronavirus fears
One of the infected GPs attended a meeting at Hove Town Hall which was organised by the Brighton and Hove CCG. One of the GPs worked a shift at the County Oak Medical Centre. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Video Chats and Ordering In: Coronavirus Quarantine With a Smartphone
This is not your grandmother ’s quarantine. People are confined and afraid, but their virtual lives have been largely uninterrupted. (Source: NYT Health)
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New virus cases in China continue downward trend with 1,749 new infections, 136 new deaths for total of 2,004
(Source: ABC News: Health)
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Woman recovering from cancer becomes first in the world to give birth after freezing immature eggs
Doctors took immature eggs from the French woman's ovaries before artificially maturing them in the lab and freezing them. Years later, the eggs were thawed and fertilised, and the woman had a baby. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Study: Fluoride good for teeth, but over-exposure may damage enamel
In a study, researchers report that while fluoride has benefits for teeth, over-exposure can damage the ability of enamel cells to take in and store calcium. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
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Every child in the world is under threat as decades of health improvements begin to stall
Obesity, air pollution and climate change pose an 'immediate threat' to children in wealthy and poor countries alike. The UK is among the best ten countries in the world. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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UMass Memorial Introduces ‘ HeartFlow Planner, ’ 3D Tech For Artery Disease
WORCESTER (CBS) — Many patients who have blockages in their coronary arteries undergo special CAT scans to evaluate the problems. Now UMass Memorial Medical Center is using new 3D imaging to get a more detailed look. Joseph Callaghan, 79, has blockages in his coronary arteries. But his kidney disease complicates the picture, and it’s unclear whether he could benefit from heart surgery.  “I’m still under scrutiny by the doctors to determine what is the best course of treatment,” Callaghan said. Joseph Callaghan, 79, has blockages in his coronary arteries. (WBZ-TV) Doctors at UMass Mem...
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A deadly virus is spreading from state to state and has infected 26 million Americans so far. It's the flu
The novel coronavirus that's sickening thousands globally -- and at least 15 people in the US -- is inspiring countries to close their borders and Americans to buy up surgical masks quicker than major retailers can restock them. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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Wall Street's fear: Coronavirus "to get worse before it gets better"
Analysts sounding alarm about over-priced stocks, saying investors underestimate extent of outbreak's potential impact. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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China's Hubei province reports 132 new coronavirus deaths on Feb. 18
The number of deaths in China's central Hubei province from the coronavirus outbreak rose by 132 to 1,921 as of Tuesday, the province's health commission said in a statement on its website on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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U.S. CDC places 14-day travel restriction on passengers from quarantined cruise ship
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday all passengers on the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan would be restricted from traveling to the United States for at least 14 days after leaving the ship. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Herb-crusted baked cod
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Medical report underscores the limits of screening travelers for coronavirus
Two Germans who appeared healthy when they left Wuhan, China, were infected with the new coronavirus and might have been able to spread it to others. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Karen Kaplan Source Type: news

How to Stop a Disease From Crossing Borders
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ’s Division of Global Health Protection talks about the coronavirus and her organization’s efforts to keep people safe when they travel. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tariro Mzezewa Tags: Travel and Vacations Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epidemics World Health Organization China Wuhan (China) Knight, Nancy Source Type: news

HIDING THE OUTBREAK: Florida conceals number of people tested for coronavirus, then stupidly lies about the reason why
(Natural News) In addition to the State of Washington now admitting to testing just 25 people for coronavirus while refusing to test 712 people who are high-risk possible carriers, the State of Florida is now concealing all testing numbers from the public, then lying about the reason why. We have now entered the phase of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Diamond Princess quarantine 'FAILED,' top official says after 13 Americans evacuated early to US 
Dr Anthony Fauci, of the National Institutes of Health, says four or five people aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship became infected every hour despite a quarantine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How to live longer: Follow this diet to improve life expectancy and reduce frailty
HOW TO live longer: Whilst genetics does play an integral role in determining who lives a longer life than others, lifestyle and diet are also significant factors. According to researchers, following a certain diet will help you to live longer and it's all down to the bacteria. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Quarantine isn't enough: Wuhan coronavirus R0 is so high that even the most draconian lockdown measures can't contain it
(Natural News) The latest basic reproductive number (R0) estimates for the Wuhan coronavirus (CoVid-19) suggest that this thing is a whole lot more infectious than initially believed. It’s become so serious, in fact, that even communist China’s implementation of medical martial law is reportedly unable to contain it. Some of the latest science into the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Chinese boss of Wuhan hospital dies from coronavirus; communist government assures world they somehow have it all under control
(Natural News) We’ve now learned that Liu Zhiming, head of the Wuchang Hospital in Wuhan, China, where novel coronavirus patients are being treated, has himself died of pneumonia stemming from a CoVid-19 infection. An announcement from the official state media of communist China reveals that Liu is the first hospital director, and really major figure... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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“Obama judge” Amy Berman Jackson refuses to hold off sentencing Roger Stone despite the fact that LEAD juror lied about her anti-Trump bias
(Natural News) When U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts rebuked President Donald Trump in the fall of 2018 over the latter’s comments about “Obama judges,” we thought it was quite comical, not naive, of the head jurist to make that ridiculous claim. “We do not have Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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SICKOS: Botswana auctions off licenses to kill elephants after hunting ban lifted
(Natural News) A major auction was held in Botswana this month for licenses allowing big game hunters to kill elephants after the country’s president overturned a blanket ban on hunting the animals. Botswana has the world’s greatest elephant population, but the majestic creatures are now under threat there as President Mokgweetsi Masisi revoked the moratorium... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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L.A. mayor, sheriff, prove why the rule of law means nothing in America anymore as they pledge to shield ILLEGAL aliens from deportation
(Natural News) Tens of millions of Americans watching the Deep State shenanigans play out in Washington, D.C., in regards to the “Spygate” coup attempt against President Donald Trump are convinced that there are now ‘officially’ two tiers of justice. One tier protects the “political establishment” from prosecution, even if their crimes involve literally trying to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Prostate cancer symptoms: Developing an unusual habit at night could mean you’re at risk
PROSTATE cancer is the most common type of cancer in men in Britain, with more than 40,000 new cases diagnosed each year. For a man who experiences an unusual habit at night, it could mean they're at risk. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Coronavirus: The TWO questions to determine if virus becomes deadly PANDEMIC
CORONAVIRUS has killed more than 1,800 people worldwide, but what are the two main questions which determine if the virus becomes a deadly pandemic? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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No new coronavirus cases under investigation in Ontario, chief medical officer says
There are currently no new novel coronavirus cases being investigated in Ontario, the province's chief medical officer of health announced Tuesday, largely chalking it up to the tests themselves improving. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Health Policy Poets Light Up Twitter for Valentine's Day Health Policy Poets Light Up Twitter for Valentine's Day
KHN highlights some of the creative valentines posted on Twitter by health policy enthusiasts.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Doctors Look to Existing Drugs in Coronavirus Fight
More than two dozen studies are under way or planned to test everything from traditional Chinese medicine to vitamin C, stem cells, steroids, and to medications developed to fight other viruses, like the flu and HIV. (Source: WebMD Health)
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Mayo Clinic Medical School Mistakenly Accepts 364 Applicants Mayo Clinic Medical School Mistakenly Accepts 364 Applicants
Due to a technical glitch, the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine erroneously emailed 364 letters of acceptance to students seeking admission to the medical school.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
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Is Coffee Good for You?
Yes! But it depends on the kind of coffee and the quantity. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dawn MacKeen Tags: Coffee Caffeine Diet and Nutrition your-feed-selfcare your-feed-health Source Type: news

Russia to ban entry of Chinese nationals to halt virus
Russia says it will temporarily ban Chinese nationals from entering the country amid the outbreak of the new virus centered in China that has infected more than 73,000 people (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Why treat people exposed to virus in Omaha? Why not?
Why are 13 people potentially exposed to a viral outbreak being treated and observed in Omaha, Nebraska (Source: ABC News: Health)
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FDA Ensures Your Foods From Animals Are Safe
If you eat meat or drink milk, you want to know: Are the veterinary drugs used in food-producing animals entering your diet? And if they are, are the amounts safe for human consumption? Those are some of the concerns of FDA's Division of Residue Chemistry. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Fighting Diabetes' Deadly Impact on Minorities
The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working on several fronts to help ethnic and racial minority groups stay healthy and, when appropriate, is helping to raise awareness of available treatments for diabetes. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Researchers are looking to peptides to combat drug-resistant microbes
(Natural News) Anti-microbial resistance can be defined as the ability of microorganisms (e.g., bacteria, fungi and viruses) to change upon exposure to an anti-microbial component and reduce its effectiveness. The World Health Organization (WHO) has labeled the spread of anti-microbial resistance as a global health concern because it threatens the ability of humans to treat... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Understanding the causes and treatments of joint pain
(Natural News) Joints refer to the parts of the body where your bones meet each other, particularly in the shoulders, elbows, knees and hips. These connections allow the bones to move around. However, as you grow older, you may start to experience pain and discomfort emanating from these joints. People often see this developing joint... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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"Ultra-processed" foods and beverages increase risk of disease and early death; eating more whole foods is key to improving overall health
(Natural News) What do chips, cookies and pizza have in common? Researchers consider all of them to be ultra-processed foods. And according to two studies published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a diet full of ultra-processed foods increases your risk of both heart disease and early death. Junk food consumption increases risk of diseases The BMJ... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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