Good news for some in the high-BMI crowd: A new study from the University of California, Los Angeles, finds that some 54 million Americans who are labeled as obese or overweight according to their body mass index are, when you take a closer look, actually healthy.
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Several patients in Northern Ireland have been diagnosed with the Zika virus as the battle to stop the global spread of the mosquito-borne disease continues. A spokesperson for the Public Health Agency (PHA) told The Independent fewer than five cases had been confirmed since 2015, with some being historic.
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Close to criminal’ A Fred Hutch researcher speaks out on the human cost of the ‘unfettered, unbridled greed’ within our health care system. As an oncologist, I've had patients delay or actually stop treatment because of the high cost. They're stopping and they're dying as a result. That's why I've taken a stand with many of my colleagues around the try, country to call attention to these pricing issues and how unsustainable and devastating they are to our patients.
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Kidney donor’s death a ‘nightmare scenario’ for UCSF program. UCSF’s suspension of its living donor program for kidney transplants this week after the death of a donor highlights a rare but potential complication for a procedure that’s typically an altruistic gift by a friend or family member to a kidney patient in need.