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NEW YORK, An emergency contribution from Japan will enable the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and its partners to tackle a polio outbreak in Somalia that has already paralyzed nearly 100 children and threatens hundreds of thousands more who are not vaccinated.

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MALVERN, Pa. Neuronetics, Inc., the maker of a non-drug depression treatment, announced today the enrollment of the first five patients in an open-label clinical trial to evaluate NeuroStar TMS Therapy® System in women with major depressive disorder (MDD) who experience postpartum symptoms. Postpartum depression affects one in seven new mothers1 and is the most common complication of child birth.2

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TUCSON, Ariz., In a letter to authorities at her hospital, orthopaedic surgeon Lee D. Hieb, M.D., of Lake View, Iowa, writes that a policy of forcing all hospital workers to receive annual influenza vaccine is neither scientifically justified nor ethically sound.

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WORCESTER, Mass., Comprehensive results from new research, the Burden of Narcolepsy Disease (BOND) study – the largest of its kind – indicate that the sleep disorder narcolepsy has a significant impact on both the people living with the condition and our healthcare system.

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WASHINGTON, AARP’s Public Policy Institute released a new Rx Price Watch report examining efforts by Pfizer to reduce the impact of generic competition for the popular anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor.

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WEST DES MOINES, IA – Wrong site surgery is a rare event for individual surgeons or health care organizations. But when it does happen it is a devastating event that is often life altering for the patient who experiences it.

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TORONTO, – Amorfix Life Sciences announced today that it has completed a second series of studies in a preclinical ovarian cancer animal model.

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Thousands of babies were spared the health consequences of an early birth and potentially millions in health care and societal costs were avoided in seven states honored by the March of Dimes for their leadership in preventing preterm birth

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WASHINGTON, — “The National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS) and its members applaud the Administration’s launch today of a national dialogue on mental health,” said NAPHS President and CEO Mark Covall.

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THOUSAND OAKS, CA– Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced detailed results from a pivotal Phase 3 trial evaluating talimogene laherparepvec in patients with unresected stage IIIB, IIIC or IV melanoma compared to granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating

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