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LATEST NEWS:   Bullied teens report more gun access - (Reuters Health) - U.S. teens who report being bullied are three times more likely to say they have access to loaded guns than kids who weren't bullied, a new study found.
LATEST NEWS:   Fewer U.S. cancer survivors breathing secondhand smoke - (Reuters Health) - Cancer survivors are less than half as likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke as they were a generation ago, a U.S. study suggests.
LATEST NEWS:   Air pollution limits in U.S. inadequate to prevent deaths - (Reuters Health) - With the Trump Administration threatening to loosen air pollution controls, a new study is showing that even existing rules are causing tens of thousands of extra deaths in the United States each year.
LATEST NEWS:   World Bank launches 'pandemic bond' to tackle major outbreaks - LONDON (Reuters) - The World Bank has launched a "pandemic bond" to support an emergency financing facility intended to release money quickly to fight a major health crisis like the 2014 Ebola outbreak.
LATEST NEWS:   With U.S. healthcare bill in disarray, Republicans demand revamp - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republican leaders faced calls from critics within the party on Wednesday for substantial changes, rather than mere tinkering, to a major healthcare bill if they are to salvage their effort to repeal major parts of the Obamacare law.
LATEST NEWS:   Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests fell under the Affordable Care Act - (Reuters Health) - In Oregon, the rate of cardiac arrests happening outside of hospitals fell significantly after implementation of the Affordable Care Act and its expansion of health insurance coverage, researchers report.
LATEST NEWS:   Bulgaria to press EU over 'double standards' in food products - SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has found that food products sold by multinational companies in the country contained different ingredients to identical-brand products sold in Austria and Germany, and said it would press the European Union to tackle this "double standard".
LATEST NEWS:   Vectura signs deal with Novartis for generic U.S. lung therapy - (Reuters) - Vectura Group Plc said on Wednesday it has signed an exclusive deal with Sandoz AG, a unit of Swiss drugmaker Novartis, to develop a generic copy of an existing combined lung therapy for the U.S. market.
LATEST NEWS:   Mental distress tied to higher odds of early death for heart patients - (Reuters Health) - People with heart disease are at risk of dying sooner when they suffer from chronic depression and anxiety, a recent study suggests.