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DEC 19, 2014 - BBC

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Asthma inhalers 'not used properly'

Charities warn patients are not being taught how to use potentially life-saving asthma inhalers and allergy auto-injectors correctly.

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DEC 19, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Most People With Inhalers, EpiPens Don’t Use Them Right

EpiPens and asthma inhalers have the potential to save lives with a simple jab or puff, but a small study published today suggests that many people may be using these vital devices incorrectly.Researchers at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology observed 102 patients as they demonstrated how they would use injectable epinephrine pens – commonly referred to as ...

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19 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Ohio group helps vets through physical activity

CLEVELAND (AP) - For one Ohio Army National Guard veteran, the challenges of deployment to Afghanistan continued when she returned home, as she tried to adjust to a sometimes bewildering civilian world while coping with post-traumatic stress disorder. Another vet who was in the military for most of ...

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21 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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7 Eating Habits You Should Drop Now

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD In my one-on-one work with clients there is a dual focus: I help them adopt a healthy new eating regimen, but in order for new patterns to stick, we also have to zero in on unhealthy habits that tend to keep them stuck. If you've ever uttered the phrase, "I know what I need to ...

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DEC 17, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Bird flu found in wild birds in Washington state: USDA

(Reuters) - Two strains of avian influenza have been confirmed in wild birds in Washington state, near the U.S. border with Canada, but there is no immediate cause for public health concerns, U.S. agriculture officials said on Wednesday. Two separate virus strains were identified in Whatcom County, Washington, including H5N2 in northern pintail ducks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...

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DEC 16, 2014 - Washington Times

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Avian flu confirmed in wild birds in Washington

SEATTLE (AP) - U.S. officials say they've found avian influenza in wild birds in Washington state but there's no immediate public health concern. The Department of Agriculture said Tuesday that separate strains of the H5 virus have been confirmed in northern pintail ducks and gyrfalcons (JER'-fal-kuhns) that were ...

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DEC 20, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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FDA approves AbbVie combo hepatitis C treatment

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Patients with chronic hepatitis C have a new option for treating the liver-damaging virus, with the approval of a combination treatment developed by AbbVie.

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DEC 20, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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AbbVie says newly approved hepatitis C treatment costs $83,319

(Reuters) - An AbbVie Inc spokeswoman on Friday said that the company's newly approved hepatitis C treatment will cost $83,319 for a 12-week course, coming in a bit below the price of competing treatments from Gilead Sciences Inc. U.S. health regulators earlier on Friday approved AbbVie's all-oral treatment for hepatitis C, providing the first competition for Gilead. (Reporting by Caroline ...

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13 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Wyoming sees increase in flu cases

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming has seen a surge in the number of influenza cases over the last week. The Wyoming Department of Health reports that confirmed flu cases in Campbell County have doubled over the last week. The Gillette News-Record reports (http://bit.ly/1zOcvRI ) that Campbell County ...

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DEC 18, 2014 - Washington Times

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4 more flu-related deaths reported in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Department of Health is reporting four more deaths due to influenza in the state. The department said Thursday that six people have now died as a result of the flu during the season that began Sept. 28. Each person who died was ...

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