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German minister backs culling of wild boars to fight swine fever: paper

January 12, 2018 - 7:39am
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt is backing an "intelligent reduction" of Germany's growing wild boar population to prevent a further spread of African Swine Fever (ASF), the Rheinische Post newspaper reported on Friday.

Japan starts chicken cull after confirming bird flu outbreak

January 12, 2018 - 5:50am
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's western Kagawa prefecture has begun a cull of 91,000 chickens after the discovery of a highly contagious form of bird flu on a farm, the local government said.

New Zealand to test dairy farms nationally for cattle disease

January 12, 2018 - 5:05am
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand will roll out a nationwide program to test dairy farms for the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis as the number of affected properties steadily grows, the Ministry for Primary Industries said on Friday.

Drug-overdose suicides may be going undetected

January 12, 2018 - 3:48am
(Reuters Health) - - Deaths by drug overdose are more likely to be classified as accidental or of undetermined cause, compared to deaths by gunshot or hanging, say U.S. researchers who conclude that drug suicides may be underestimated.

U.S. judge pushing for opioid settlement reaches out to states: Ohio

January 12, 2018 - 3:46am
(Reuters) - A federal judge pushing for a quick settlement of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors by U.S. cities and counties is seeking to meet with states that are separately suing and probing the companies, Ohio's attorney general said on Thursday.

Ex-Insys employee seeks ban on mentioning 'opioid crisis' at trial

January 12, 2018 - 3:01am
(Reuters) - A former Insys Therapeutics Inc employee accused of engaging in a scheme to pay medical practitioners kickbacks to prescribe a fentanyl-based treatment is seeking to bar U.S. prosecutors from referring to the "opioid crisis" at his trial.

Increased stress at work linked to higher risk of diabetes

January 12, 2018 - 2:36am
(Reuters Health) - - Workers who experience an increase in stress on the job over time may be more likely to develop diabetes than their coworkers who don’t, a recent study suggests.

Judge seeking settlement of opioid lawsuits reaches out to states: Ohio

January 12, 2018 - 2:15am
(Reuters) - A federal judge pushing for a quick settlement of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors by U.S. cities and counties is seeking to meet with states that are separately suing and probing the companies, Ohio's attorney general said on Thursday.

Trump expects medical exam to go well Friday

January 12, 2018 - 1:53am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he expects a medical examination he is to undergo on Friday will go well and that he would be surprised if it did not.

Time with grandparents may impact how kids view the elderly

January 12, 2018 - 1:22am
(Reuters Health) - - Children and teens who spend a lot of time with their grandparents may be less likely than peers who don’t to have negative and stereotypical ideas about the elderly, a recent study suggests.

Trump expects his physical to go well Friday

January 12, 2018 - 1:02am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he expects a physical examination he is to undergo on Friday to go well and that he would be surprised if it did not.

Portuguese doctors back marijuana medicine as bill enters parliament

January 12, 2018 - 12:39am
LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's influential Doctors' Association called for the legalization of marijuana-based medicines on Thursday, the same day parliament started to debate a draft bill that goes even further in seeking to allow patients to grow pot at home.

Axing 'Cadillac' health plan tax may be part of spending deal: House chairman

January 12, 2018 - 12:34am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said on Thursday getting rid of the so-called “Cadillac” tax on high-cost employer-provided health insurance could be part of the spending deal now under negotiation in Congress.

Baltimore hospital probes release of thinly clad patient in cold

January 11, 2018 - 11:49pm
(Reuters) - A Baltimore hospital has opened an investigation into why a patient was discharged on a freezing night this week and left outside wearing only a thin medical gown, after a video of the incident posted on Facebook attracted wide attention.

Is antacid use during pregnancy tied to childhood asthma?

January 11, 2018 - 11:05pm
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who take antacids may be more likely to have children who go on to develop asthma than their counterparts who don’t take these medications, a research review suggests.

Trump administration to let states adopt Medicaid work requirements

January 11, 2018 - 10:54pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration told U.S. states on Thursday they can for the first time move toward imposing work or job training requirements on people as a condition for obtaining health insurance under the Medicaid government program for the poor.

U.S. subpoenas Endo for information on opioid painkillers

January 11, 2018 - 9:44pm
(Reuters) - Pharmaceutical company Endo International Plc said on Thursday it had received a grand jury subpoena from federal prosecutors in Miami seeking documents related to drugs it produces that contain the opioid painkiller oxymorphone.

France blames Lactalis, retailers in deepening baby food scare

January 11, 2018 - 8:06pm
PARIS (Reuters) - France, seeking to limit reputational damage to its agri-business industry, threatened on Thursday to impose sanctions after the country's biggest supermarkets said recalled baby foods made by Lactalis had still found their way onto shop shelves.

Endo subpoenaed for information on opioid painkillers

January 11, 2018 - 7:57pm
(Reuters) - Endo International Plc said on Thursday it was subpoenaed for documents related to its drugs that contain the opioid painkiller, oxymorphone, but added that no proceedings had been started.

Polish parliament starts work on further restricting abortion

January 11, 2018 - 5:59pm
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's parliament has started work on a new abortion law, in the conservative government second bid to tighten rules that are already among Europe's toughest.

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