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15 HOURS AGO - 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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22 HOURS AGO - 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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2 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Aging white lion euthanized at Ohio zoo

CINCINNATI (AP) - An aging white lion given to the Cincinnati Zoo by performers Seigfried & Roy had to be euthanized because of age-related health issues. The zoo says Future - one of two male African white lions loaned permanently by Siegfried and Roy in 1998 - was ...

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DEC 16, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Brain-injury Program Working With NFL Players

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A brain-injury treatment program originally designed for military veterans injured on the battlefield has been updated to include professional athletes. Representatives with the Eisenhower Center announced Tuesday that it will be the primary facility used by the NFL Players Association for treating brain injuries and other neurological issues through the After the Impact program. The residential ...

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3 HOURS AGO - 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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3 HOURS AGO - 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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23 HOURS AGO - Boston Globe

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5 Facts You Might Not Know About Autism But Should

Learn the latest on how many children are affected by this disorder and what types of interventions are showing real promise.

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DEC 19, 2014 - Fox News

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Man with autism credits ballet with saving his life

A 20-year-old man diagnosed with the most severe form of autism at a young age now stars in a premier ballet company that he credits with saving his life.

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23 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Merck begins offer for Cubist shares in $8.4 billion deal

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) - The drugmaker Merck is launching its previously-disclosed $8.4 billion offer to buy Cubist Pharmaceuticals shares in a deal that aims to strengthen its ability to treat serious infections, an issue drawing growing concern globally. Merck said earlier this month that it will pay ...

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DEC 09, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Cubist sales force seen as potential boon for Merck intestinal drug

By Ransdell Pierson (Reuters) - In its planned purchase of antibiotics maker Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc, Merck & Co will gain a sales force well placed to propel its own experimental drug for an intestinal bug, C. difficile, that is a scourge among hospital patients. Merck announced on Monday an agreement to buy Cubist for $8.4 billion, with a focus on ...

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