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The ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo is of "deep concern" but does not yet qualify as a global emergency

WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Still Not a Global Emergency

Outbreak, which began on Aug. 1, 2018, is second deadliest in history
Terminally ill adults in New Jersey will soon be allowed to seek medical help to end their lives.

Terminally Ill People in New Jersey Given Right to End Lives

New law allows adults with a prognosis of six months or less to live to get a prescription for life-ending pills
Extragenital (rectal and pharyngeal) chlamydia and gonorrhea are prevalent among men who have sex with men

Prevalence of Extragenital STDs High in Men Who Have Sex With Men

Extragenital STDs mostly seen in throat and rectum, contribute to risk for drug-resistant gonorrhea and HIV
Women with very low low-density lipoprotein cholesterol or low triglycerides have an increased risk for hemorrhagic stroke

Very Low LDL-C, Triglycerides Tied to Hemorrhagic Stroke Risk in Women

Women with very low LDL or triglycerides should be monitored for other modifiable stroke risk factors
For physician mothers in procedural specialties

Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers’ Satisfaction

Being responsible for at least five tasks linked to desire to change career for moms in procedural specialties
The United States has had more than 600 cases of infection with a type of fungus called a "serious global health threat" by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CDC: Superbug Fungus Has Sickened 600 Americans

Candida auris can survive on surfaces after routine cleaning and is often drug-resistant
Genomic recurrence score testing using a 21-gene assay is associated with decreased cancer care costs in real-world practice among certain patients with breast cancer who would otherwise receive standard chemotherapy

Recurrence Score May Cut Costs for High-Risk Breast Cancer Care

Testing with 21-gene assay linked to lower relative, absolute costs among high-risk patients
The absence of haptoglobin may be a marker of poor neonatal outcomes among preterm newborns exposed to in utero inflammation

Haptoglobin Expression Tied to Outcomes in Preterm Newborns

Worse outcomes in preemies lacking haptoglobin who were exposed to inflammation in utero
The same services are more expensive when performed in outpatient versus office settings

Same Services More Expensive in Outpatient Than Office Settings

2009 to 2017 also saw increase in proportion of services performed in outpatient settings
Only one-quarter of those with breast cancer and one-third with ovarian cancer undergo genetic testing

Genetic Testing Underused in Breast, Ovarian Cancer

Pathogenic variants ID'd in 7.8 percent of patients with breast cancer, 14.5 percent with ovarian cancer