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Tormented by eczema, woman kills her parents and then herself, police say - Washington Post


Washington Post

Tormented by eczema, woman kills her parents and then herself, police say
Washington Post
In her suicide note, she talked about her longtime struggle with eczema, a common but chronic skin condition. Authorities said she explained that the disorder, which causes red, itchy patches on the skin, made her believe that she would be “better dead ...
Hong Kong woman who killed parents, self was bothered by her eczema and steroid side effectsYahoo News
A 23-Year-Old Woman Suffering From Eczema Murders Her Parents, And Takes Her Own LifeTech Times
Woman kills parents, takes her own life over eczema tormentChannel3000.com - WISC-TV3

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Got bites? Raleigh ranks No. 15 for mosquitoes - WRAL.com


WRAL.com

Got bites? Raleigh ranks No. 15 for mosquitoes
WRAL.com
By Jessica Patrick, WRAL.com editor. Raleigh, N.C. — Orkin released its list of the Top 50 cites with the most mosquitoes in the United States, and the Triangle tops the list. The Atlanta-based pest control company, which serves customers nationwide ...
Horse owners encouraged to ensure equines vaccinated against West Nile, Eastern equine encephalomyelitisHerald-Mail Media
City applies mosquito control briquettes to catch basinsWILX-TV
West Nile Virus returns to the state, Stanislaus CountyThe Turlock Journal
Foothills Sun Gazette -Fox 2 Detroit -The Independent -WTHITV.com
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Man awarded $18.4 million in lawsuit over canceled HIV test - Washington Post


Washington Post

Man awarded $18.4 million in lawsuit over canceled HIV test
Washington Post
BOSTON — A federal jury has awarded $18.4 million in damages to a man who said in a lawsuit that two doctors failed to test him for HIV, which allowed the virus to progress to AIDS. The Boston Globe reports the jury ruled Monday in favor of 48-year ...
Jury verdict for HIV lawyer misdiagnosed awarded $18.4 million by federal courtNBC Right Now
Jury Awards Man $18.4 Million After Doctors Fail to Give Him HIV TestNECN
Federal jury awards HIV patient $18.4 million in medical malpractice lawsuitThe Boston Globe

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New shingles vaccine is highly effective, long-lasting — and in short supply - Washington Post


Washington Post

New shingles vaccine is highly effective, long-lasting — and in short supply
Washington Post
A national shortage of a new and more effective vaccine to protect adults over 50 from the painful rash known as shingles is prompting retailers to create waiting lists and the manufacturer to delay additional promotion. Shingrix, licensed in the fall ...
Doctors worry Shingrix side effects will put patients off their second doseFiercePharma

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UK Panel Finds 450 Lives Shortened by Hospital's Opioid Use - U.S. News & World Report


The Independent

UK Panel Finds 450 Lives Shortened by Hospital's Opioid Use
U.S. News & World Report
A British panel has found at least 450 had their lives shortened by a hospital's institutionalized regime of administering opioids without medical justification. June 20, 2018, at 7:03 a.m.. More. U.S. News & World Report. UK Panel Finds 450 Lives ...
450 lives shortened by hospital regime of administering opioids – inquiryBelfast Telegraph
Gosport hospital: more than 450 patients died due to opioid drugs policyThe Guardian
Up to 650 patients had lives shortened because they were needlessly given opioid drugs at 'Dr Opiate' hospitalThe Sun
RT
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Mum bathes her baby in bleach twice a week to help him fight infection - Metro


Metro

Mum bathes her baby in bleach twice a week to help him fight infection
Metro
A mum has to bathe her baby in bleach to help him shed his skin due to a rare disease which leaves him covered in scales. Alicia Barber, 27, washes her one-year-old son Jamison in Clorox twice a week for 15 minutes before exfoliating him with a mitt to ...
Jamison, one, was born with a rare skin condition that left him with scales covering his bodyDaily Mail

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Researchers pioneer DNA synthesis method that creates genes faster, cheaper - Daily Californian


Daily Californian

Researchers pioneer DNA synthesis method that creates genes faster, cheaper
Daily Californian
Researchers from the Joint BioEnergy Institute, a scientific partnership led by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, have pioneered a cheaper and safer way to synthesize DNA, with less waste than current methods. This technology uses enzymes, ...

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For Survivors of Childhood Cancer, Walk - New York Times


New York Times

For Survivors of Childhood Cancer, Walk
New York Times
Exercise could improve the life expectancy of adults who survive cancer as children, even if the activity begins years after treatments end, according to an inspiring new study. But the study also finds that many survivors rarely, if ever, move much ...
The war against childhood cancer: Who's winning?CNN
When a loved one has cancer: Communication dos and don'tsBaylor College of Medicine News (press release) (blog)
Colorectal Cancer Is on the Rise in Young AdultsScientific American (blog)
Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)
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Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem - WTHR


CBC.ca

Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem
WTHR
GENEVA (AP) — Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing. In its latest revision to a disease ...
Video: WHO 'gaming disorder' classification opens door for treatmentMedical Xpress
Commentary: Addicted or not we could use 'digital wellness'The Daily Herald
Ottawa health experts applaud WHO for recognizing compulsive video gaming as a disorderCBC.ca
KFDX -Battelle
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RFK's assassination: A medical analysis of his injuries and neurosurgical care - Science Daily


Science Daily

RFK's assassination: A medical analysis of his injuries and neurosurgical care
Science Daily
Date: June 19, 2018; Source: Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group; Summary: Although much has been written about Robert F. Kennedy's assassination, to date there has been no detailed medical discussion of Kennedy's injuries and treatment. A new ...

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Does daily fasting help with weight loss? About the 16:8 diet - Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Does daily fasting help with weight loss? About the 16:8 diet
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago recently examined the effects of time-restricted eating, an intermittent fasting diet that limits food consumption to certain hours each day. » RELATED: Here's how intermittent fasting can help you ...
New Study Suggests 16:8 Diet Can Help With Weight LossTech Times

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What drinking alcohol means for your cancer and death risk - CNN


CNN

What drinking alcohol means for your cancer and death risk
CNN
(CNN) The science is clear: Drinking too much alcohol is bad for your health, but exactly how low-risk is light drinking? A study published in the journal PLOS Medicine on Tuesday provides some new insight. It found that those who drink the most have ...
Risks of cancer and mortality by average lifetime alcohol intakeEurekAlert (press release)
Here's the Latest Study on the Links Between Alcohol and CancerLive Science
How Much Drinking Is Healthy -- or Not?HealthDay
Healio -Metro -The Conversation UK -Division of Cancer Prevention - National Cancer Institute
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Neurosurgeons Reveal New Details About Robert F. Kennedy's Assassination - Inverse


Inverse

Neurosurgeons Reveal New Details About Robert F. Kennedy's Assassination
Inverse
On June 5 1968, democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy walked out of Embassy Ballroom in Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Within seconds, American politics changed irreparably as he was shot three times at point-blank range. Now, fifty ...

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Severe obesity rates surging in rural America - Reuters


MedicalResearch.com

Severe obesity rates surging in rural America
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Severe obesity rates have been on the rise nationwide since the turn of the century, disproportionately affecting children and adults in rural communities, two U.S. studies suggest. Researchers examined data on height and weight ...
Obesity plagues rural AmericaMedical Xpress
Smalltown America Seeing More Severe ObesityMedPage Today

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Increased stress could lead to immune system disorders, study finds - ABC News


ABC News

Increased stress could lead to immune system disorders, study finds
ABC News
Stress may not just affect the mind, but may actually affect the physical immune system, a new study found. Everyone will experience a significant life stressor at some point in their lives, such as the loss of a loved one or exposure to violence ...
Stress disorders tied to increased risk of autoimmune diseasesReuters
Severe Stress May Send Immune System Into OverdriveWebMD
Does Psychological Stress Trigger Autoimmune Disorders?MedPage Today (blog)

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Mama June Is Using the Keto Diet to Keep Her Weight Down: 'It's Not That Bad' - PEOPLE.com


PEOPLE.com

Mama June Is Using the Keto Diet to Keep Her Weight Down: 'It's Not That Bad'
PEOPLE.com
As Mama June recovers from multiple eye surgeries to fix her vision, she's following the keto diet to keep her weight down. The From Not to Hot star, 38, revealed to PEOPLE on Wednesday that she's gained about 25 lbs. after undergoing four surgeries to ...
Keto Diet Constipation Is a Legit Issue—Here's How to DealShape Magazine
My husband has been on the ketogenic diet for three months. Here's how he does it.TBO.com

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The health impact of separating migrant children from parents - BBC News


BBC News

The health impact of separating migrant children from parents
BBC News
Paediatric and child trauma experts are sounding the alarm that separating migrant children from their parents at the US border can cause serious physical and psychological damage. As more stories emerge about children being separated from their ...
Here's Why America's New Immigration Policy Is Actually Medically DangerousThe Cheat Sheet
What separation from parents does to children: 'The effect is catastrophic'The Boston Globe

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Giant Hogweed: Poisonous plant found growing in parts of Virginia - ABC15 Arizona


ABC15 Arizona

Giant Hogweed: Poisonous plant found growing in parts of Virginia
ABC15 Arizona
Last Wednesday, officials in the Isle of Wight County, Virginia took to Facebook to warn residents of the dangers of Giant Hogweed — an invasive species that can be extremely harmful to humans and animals alike. Though the county is located in eastern ...
Plant Expert Explains How Flesh-Burning Giant Hogweed Is Invading AmericaInverse
**Safety Alert** Giant Hogweed... - Isle of Wight County Virginia | FacebookFacebook
Giant Hogweed Identification - NYS Dept. of Environmental ConservationNew York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Commonwealth of Virginia -NBC4i.com
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