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Maharashtra includes Goa in insurance scheme

    Maharashtra includes Goa in insurance scheme

Panaji: Patients from Maharashtra undergoing treatment at two premier hospitals in Goa will be covered under the Maharashtra government’s medical insurance scheme, Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Aarogya Yojna. Chief Minister

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Fortis approves demerger of hospital biz

    Fortis approves demerger of hospital biz

NEW DELHI: Fortis Healthcare Ltd. (FHL) board has approved demerger of its hospitals business, which will be acquired by Manipal Hospitals and TPG Capital, along with the sale of 20

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National campaign launched against 2nd-hand smoking

    National campaign launched against 2nd-hand smoking

New Delhi: The health ministry has come out with a 30-second Public Service Announcement (PSA), as a part of a national campaign to sensitise people about the harms of exposure

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FDA delay of e-cigarette review challenged

    FDA delay of e-cigarette review challenged

WASHINGTON: Several anti-smoking groups are suing the Food and Drug Administration over a decision by Trump administration officials to delay the review of e-cigarettes. The lawsuit filed in federal court

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App pushes people to take pills

    App pushes people to take pills

SEATTLE: Take two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor’s orders may one day include a Smartphone video to make sure

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Existing health warnings duration extended on tobacco

    Existing health warnings duration extended on tobacco

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Health has extended the duration of existing health warnings on tobacco packs till August 31.

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Gene trigger for recovery from stroke

    Gene trigger for recovery from stroke

Scientists have found a genetic trigger that may help the brain to heal from a range of debilitating conditions, such

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Herbalist pleads innocent in death of diabetic boy

    Herbalist pleads innocent in death of diabetic boy

LOS ANGELES: A Los Angeles herbalist who touted natural cures has pleaded not guilty in the death of a 13-year-old

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Policy to cut back on opioid drugs

    Policy to cut back on opioid drugs

CHICAGO: The American Dental Association wants dentists to drastically cut back on prescribing opioid painkillers. The association announced a new

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Parrikar responding well to treatment in US

    Parrikar responding well to treatment in US

PANAJI: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is responding well to treatment in the United States, the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO)

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