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Hospitals Teaming Up To Start Not-For-Profit Drug Company To Combat Drugmakers' High PricesIn a Jan. 17 announcement by Intermountain Healthcare, the hospital network is teaming up with Ascension, SSM Health, and Trinity Health to combat rising prices of life-saving drugs.
Ibuprofen Linked To Male Infertility, Study SaysIbuprofen has a negative impact on the testicles of young men, according to a study published Monday.
FDA Approves Injection To Treat Low Blood Pressure The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an injection called Giapreza.
5 Shocking Medical Stories From 2017Here's a list of shocking stories from this year that shows just how far science has come and how unbelievable (and a little gross!) it can be.
2017's Year In Health News: Medical Breakthroughs, Opioid Crisis And MoreHere are the top medical breakthroughs and health stories of 2017.
Woman, 26, Has Baby Born From Record Breaking 24-Year-Old Frozen EmbryoA Tennessee couple has welcomed a baby girl who grew from the longest-frozen embryo to ever result in a birth.
Officials Remind Marylanders About Health Care Open Enrollment DeadlineThe Maryland Health Connection is reminding everyone of an important deadline for health care.
VA Study Shows Parasite From Vietnam May Be Killing VetsA half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a slow-killing parasite.
Risk Of Stillbirth Doubled By Sleeping On Your Back, Study SaysResearchers in Great Britain say the common sleeping position can double the risk of stillbirth during the third trimester.
Alcohol Use Is A Major Risk Factor For Cancer, But 70% Of Americans Don't Think SoEven light drinkers may raise their risk of getting several types of cancer.
40 Percent Of Doctors, Nurses Go To Work With The Flu, Survey FindsAccording to a survey of nearly 2,000 healthcare professionals, over 40 percent who say they've worked while sick actually had the flu as they met patients.
FDA Advisers Review Gene Therapy To Treat Form Of BlindnessU.S. health advisers are reviewing a novel treatment for a rare form of inherited blindness, potentially setting the stage for the launch of a groundbreaking new genetic medicine.

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