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Quintiles, Quest to combine clinical trial lab operations

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(Reuters) - Medical tests maker Quest Diagnostics Inc and contract research company Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc said they were combining their clinical trial laboratory operations in a joint venture.  

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Ways to Deal With Painful Sex

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When you've always enjoyed sex and suddenly it hurts, it can be upsetting. 

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One in five teens have tried e-cigarettes, a British study finds

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LONDON (Reuters) - One in five teenagers have experimented with e-cigarettes, a large study of British school students showed on Tuesday, fuelling debate about the widespread availability of the electronic devices.  

China aims to double doctor numbers as cure for healthcare woes

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will almost double the number of its general doctors by 2020, trim its public sector and improve technology as it seeks to fix a healthcare system plagued by snarling queues and poor rural services, its main administrative authority has said.  

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US Ebola patient's health improves again

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An American healthcare worker who contracted the dangerous Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone has improved and is now listed in fair condition, hospital officials said Monday. The man, whose identity has not been revealed, "has improved from serious to fair condition," said a statement...(more) 

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Do You (Really) Know What's Good for You?

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I don't generally watch morning television; I doubt that will much surprise anyone. But watching a bit of morning television is all but unavoidable when you are in fact on morning television. Most of the shows are running their own programming continuously on monitors in the...(more) 

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Apple a day might keep the pharmacist away

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(Reuters Health) - An apple a day might not keep the doctor away, but it might help keep the pharmacist at bay, a new study suggests.  

Ali Health pens tie-up for online health testing platform

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's healthcare subsidiary will tie-up with Zhejiang DiAn Diagnostics Co Ltd to help develop an online hospital platform, the diagnostics firm said in a filing late on Monday.  

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Kids’ fast food consumption on the decline

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(Reuters Health) - Between 2003 and 2010, the number of U.S. kids eating fast food on any given day went down, and the calories from some types of fast foods have declined as well, according to a new study.  

Arizona governor signs abortion drug notification mandate

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Monday that requires abortion providers in Arizona to tell women they can reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion and also bars women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace that includes abortion coverage.......(more) 

J&J, Glaxo settle U.S. lawsuit over allergy ads

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline Plc has agreed to settle a lawsuit by Johnson & Johnson accusing it of using false advertising at the start of the U.S. allergy season to grab market share.  

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U.S. cancer incidence, mortality largely stable or decreasing

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(Reuters Health) – - The rate of people being diagnosed or killed by cancer in the U.S. is stable or decreasing for men and women, according to a new report.  

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