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‘Your days are numbered!’ House lawmakers get angry over insulin prices

digicomphoto/iStock(WASHINGTON) — A House hearing on the affordability of insulin turned tense Wednesday, as visibly frustrated lawmakers repeatedly pressed pharmaceutical executives to explain how a drug patented for $1 ballooned to as much as $280 per vial for Americans. The hearing, by the House Energy and Commerce oversight and investigations subcommittee, was a rare display of bipartisanship as both Republicans …

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Prince Harry is co-producing a new series with Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey arrives for the wedding ceremony of Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and US actress Meghan Markle at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on May 19, 2018. (IAN WEST/AFP/Getty Images)(LONDON) — She is the “queen of talk” and he is a member of Britain’s royal family. Now Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry are teaming up on …

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Prince Harry is co-producing a new series on mental health and wellness with Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey arrives for the wedding ceremony of Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and US actress Meghan Markle at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on May 19, 2018. (IAN WEST/AFP/Getty Images)(LONDON) — She is the “queen of talk” and he is a member of Britain’s royal family. Now Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry are teaming up on …

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Pediatricians urge recall of Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper over infant deaths

milanvirijevic/iStock(NEW YORK) — An American professional association of pediatricians is calling for an immediate recall of the Fischer-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper amid reports linking it to the deaths of tens of children. The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a statement Tuesday urging parents of children of all ages to stop using the popular baby sleeper and advising stores to …

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Southern California police officer saves choking 9-month-old, bodycam footage shows

KABC-TV(LOS ANGELES) — A Southern California police officer is being hailed a hero after he saved a 9-month-old baby who was choking inside her mother’s car last month. On the afternoon of March 22, Culver City Police officer Brian Cappell responded to a call of a baby choking nearby, ABC Los Angeles station KABC-TV reported. Body camera footage shows Janet …

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David Beckham ‘speaks’ nine languages for new campaign to end malaria

Lars Baron/Getty Images(LONDON) — A health charity in the United Kingdom partnered up with David Beckham and an artificial intelligence company to produce a video where the soccer star appears to seamlessly speak nine languages, in what’s being called the first “voice petition” to help end malaria. Malaria No More UK released the video to promote their campaign “Malaria Must …

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Feds charge CEOs, doctors in telemarketing scam that targeted Medicare recipients, costing taxpayers nearly $1 billion

Chainarong Prasertthai/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The federal government on Tuesday raided dozens of locations belonging to doctors and medical equipment companies suspected of taking part in a massive telemarketing scam that targeted Medicare recipients and cost taxpayers nearly $1 billion. Investigators said 24 people were charged in the fraud, including three licensed medical professionals as well as company CEOs. The scam relied …

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A new treatment could deal ‘1, 2 punch’ to Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and other incurable cancers

(Mount Sinai Hospital) A radiographic imaging study of the pre- and post-vaccine status of a patient.(NEW YORK) — Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) is a unique cancer that originates in the white blood cells of the human bone marrow. It is the seventh most common cancer in the United States and an estimated 75,000 cases are diagnosed each year. The five-year survival …

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New York City declares public health emergency as measles outbreak reaches 285 cases

Hailshadow/iStock(NEW YORK) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday a declared a public health emergency in a heavily Orthodox Jewish section of Brooklyn amid a growing measles outbreak. As part of the declaration, people living in select zip codes of Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood who have not been vaccinated against measles and may have been exposed to the …

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Wendy Williams says she is the ‘face’ of substance abuse, slams trolls who called her ‘frail’

Robin Marchant/Getty Images for Cantor Fitzgerald(NEW YORK) — Wendy Williams is firing back at critics after a photo of her riding a motorized scooter at Walmart made the rounds online, describing her as “frail” and “lonely,” slamming the stigma of substance abuse and imploring on her show Monday, “Do I look frail to you?” The 54-year-old talk show host was …

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