Morning Break: No Psych Exam for Trump; Romney's Prostate Ca; Cost-Sharing Ministries

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President Trump's medical exam scheduled for this Friday won't include a psychiatric evaluation, a White House press officer says. (Politico)

Life Time Fitness, a Minnesota-based fitness chain, is banning all cable news networks from view screens as part of its healthy lifestyle initiative -- it seems that cable news is not a good partner for cardio workouts. (Washington Post)

Mitt Romney, 70, the former presidential candidate and Massachusetts governor considered a possibility to win Orrin Hatch's Utah Senate seat, was quietly treated for prostate cancer last summer, CNN reported. An unnamed source said "his prognosis is good."

Will the NFL ever get its concussion protocol right? Its implementation is under fire yet again, after Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton went back into the game Sunday shortly after a helmet-on-helmet collision that obviously left him woozy. (NFL.com)

The U.S. is "the most dangerous of wealthy nations for a child to be born into," researchers declare. (Los Angeles Times)

Nevro said its Senza II electrical stimulation device -- an implanted pulse generator with leads placed near the spinal cord -- won FDA approval for treating chronic pain.

When Alex Azar appears at his confirmation hearing today to become Secretary of Health and Human Services, expect him to be grilled about "gaming" Eli Lilly's patents on tadalafil (Cialis), according to Politico.

Nitroglycerin is a vasodilator, ergo it should be effective for erectile dysfunction, yes? Well... yes, say researchers at University College Hospital in London, who put it into a topical gel. (Metro)

And in other male reproductive tract news, ibuprofen has been linked to potential infertility in young men. (CNN)

Don't like your Obamacare insurance options? Join a cost-sharing ministry -- about 1 million Americans already have. (North Carolina Health News)

An FDA advisory committee will meet today and Wednesday to review two novel oral testosterone undecanoate products to treat deficiency syndromes.

Four days, $11 billion in biotech deals announced. (Reuters)

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2018-01-09T09:00:00-0500

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