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New Strain of HIV Discovered

THURSDAY, Nov. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report they have discovered a new strain of HIV for the first time in almost two...

We’ve reservations about ongoing guber poll, Bayelas govt

By Mike Odiegwu, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Government has expressed reservations on the ongoing gov..

Bayelsa: Voting materials for Sagbama ward hijacked

Mike Odiegwu, Yenagoa A former Acting Governor, Chief Nestor Binabo, has raised the alarm that the ..

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Nov. 7-11

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Nov. 7-11The 2019 Annual Meeting of the American C..

‘Cannabis Use Disorder’ Up in States That Legalized Recreational Pot

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Too Few Heart Patients Getting Good Results From Medicines Alone

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News Potentially Fatal Buildup of Proteins in the ..

Some Headway Made Against ‘Superbugs,’ but Threat Remains: CDC

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AHA News: Congenital Heart Disease Linked to Neighborhood Pollution, Poverty

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Astronauts Begin ‘Heart Surgery’ Spacewalks to Fix ISS Cosmic Ray Detector

(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — Astronauts launched an extraordinarily complicated series of spacewalks Fri..

White House to Require Hospitals, Insurers to Disclose Actual Healthcare Prices

(WASHINGTON) — New rules from the Trump administration on Friday would require insurers and hospitals to disclose upfront the actual prices for common tests and procedures to promote competition and push down costs. The sweeping changes face stiff pushback from the health care industry and could be challenged in court. Even in an ideal world where information flows freely, patients and their families would have to deal with a learning curve to become comfortable with the intricacies of health care billing. “This shadowy system has to change,” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said. “The patient has to be in control.” A final rule would apply to hospitals and a proposed regulation would apply to insurance plans. Disclosure requirements for hospitals would not take effect until 2021; for insurers, the timing is unclear. The requirements do not directly affect doctors. Officials say the rules would shine a spotlight on the confusing maze of health care prices, allowing inf..

Buhari to sign Executive Order banning open defecation – Minister

Tony Akowe and Frank Ikpefan, Abuja A law to end open defecation is on the way, Minister of Water R..

Gunmen kidnap Professor in Yola

Onimisi Alao, Yola Gunmen have kidnapped a Professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planni..