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Dog and cat flu: here's what you need to know to keep your pet safe - KXLY Spokane


KXLY Spokane

Dog and cat flu: here's what you need to know to keep your pet safe
KXLY Spokane
While the human flu is wreaking havoc this year around the world - dog flu is also a concern for your furry friends.The canine influenza is highly contagious and dangerous for your pup. Canine influenza virus is not widespread in the dog population and ...
Dog Flu in Calif. Has Not Spread Nationwide: ExpertsNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
The flu can be spread just by breathing, new study findsYahoo News
Dog flu picking back up nationwideNY1
WYFF Greenville -WSET -Treehugger -whotv.com
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You are still more likely to die in a hospital on the weekend - CNN


CNN

You are still more likely to die in a hospital on the weekend
CNN
(CNN) Doctors call it the "weekend effect." Patients in the hospital are more likely to die off-hours -- whether it's due to a brain bleed, a heart attack or a clot in the lungs. New research on cardiac arrest in the hospital now asks: Has the "weekend ...
Hospital patients less likely to survive 'off-hours' cardiac arrestReuters
Overall in-hospital cardiac arrest survival improves, lower survival on nights, weekendsEurekAlert (press release)
Patients less likely to survive in-hospital cardiac arrest on nights, weekendsCardiovascular Business
Healio -Becker's Hospital Review
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'Inflammatory' diet linked to higher risk of colon cancer - Reuters


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'Inflammatory' diet linked to higher risk of colon cancer
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who consume lots of foods linked to chronic inflammation, such as red meat and refined grains, may be more likely to develop colorectal cancer than individuals who tend to avoid these foods, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers ...
Exercise and diet can help lower your risk of colon cancerWashington Post
Red Meat Consumption Linked to 70% Increased Risk of Rectal CancerLIVEKINDLY
What you need to know about colorectal cancerwtvr.com
Infosurhoy
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Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US scrutiny - ABC News


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Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US scrutiny
ABC News
A device that heats tobacco without burning it reduces some of the harmful chemicals in traditional cigarettes, but government scientists say it's unclear if that translates into lower rates of disease for smokers who switch. U.S. regulators published ...
FDA releases initial review of Philip Morris' iQOS deviceReuters
Are high-tech tobacco products healthier? FDA wants more dataLaredo Morning Times
'Deeming rule' set to harm small businesses and discourage positive health outcomesNRToday.com
WHBL Sheboygan -Tech Times -KCTV Kansas City -TheFix.com
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Groundbreaking medical marijuana case lets little girl go back to school - FOX 61


FOX 61

Groundbreaking medical marijuana case lets little girl go back to school
FOX 61
A little girl was back in a school she loves in Schaumburg, Illinois, last week, but only after a federal judge said it was OK for her to bring her prescription medication with her. Eleven-year-old Ashley Surin was not allowed to attend class because ...
Sick girl back at school after judge says she can bring cannabis into classMetro
Who is Ashley Surin? In landmark case, Illinois girl using marijuana for leukemia allowed back in schoolInternational Business Times, India Edition
11-Year Old Girl Wins The Right To Use Medical Marijuana At SchoolThe Fresh Toast

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CDC Identified 2 Small Montana Counties at Risk for HIV - U.S. News & World Report


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CDC Identified 2 Small Montana Counties at Risk for HIV
U.S. News & World Report
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study of the nation's most at-risk for HIV has two Montana counties listed and Montana health officials perplexed. Jan. 22, 2018, at 12:04 p.m.. CDC Identified 2 Small Montana Counties at Risk for HIV ...
CDC to scale back infectious disease prevention work in foreign countries amid funding concernsBecker's Hospital Review
CDC To Cut Back Disease Prevention, Surveillance Operations In 39 Foreign Countries Due To Funding ConcernsKaiser Family Foundation

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Screen time: Mental health menace or scapegoat? - CNN


CNN

Screen time: Mental health menace or scapegoat?
CNN
(CNN) "Have smartphones destroyed a generation?" Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University, asked in an adapted excerpt of her controversial book, "iGen." In the book, she argues that those born after 1995 are on the "brink ...
What might explain the unhappiness epidemic?The Conversation US
Teens who spend less time in front of screens are happier - up to a point, new research showsReading Eagle
Why one hour a day is the perfect amount of screen time for teensTelegraph.co.uk
expressandstar.com -EurekAlert (press release) -Mirror.co.uk -Daily Mail
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Hopes raised for a blood test that may help spot 8 common cancers - NHS Choices


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Hopes raised for a blood test that may help spot 8 common cancers
NHS Choices
"Blood test could use DNA to spot eight of the most common cancers, study shows," The Guardian reports. The test, called the CancerSEEK blood test, was developed to spot cases of cancer early on, by looking at markers in the blood such as proteins and ...
A Hard Look At Liquid BiopsiesScience Magazine (blog)
Liquid Biopsy Test May Help Screen Eight Types of CancerThe Scientist
Multi-analyte blood test detects 8 common cancersClinical Advisor
BioNews -EconoTimes -The Standard -WRIC
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Gardening May Help Cancer Survivors Eat Better, Feel Greater 'Worth' - Voice of America


Voice of America

Gardening May Help Cancer Survivors Eat Better, Feel Greater 'Worth'
Voice of America
For cancer survivors, three seasons of home vegetable gardening may increase physical activity, fruits and vegetables in the diet and also enhance feelings of self-worth, researchers say. Possibly as a result of these healthy behaviors, gardeners in ...
Gardening Helps Cancer Patients Improve Lifestyle and DietSwiftNary
Gardening increases the self-worth feeling in cancer patientsAlbanian Times
Healthier lifestyle for cancer patients with gardeningThe TeCake
Version Weekly
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Group suggests pushing age of adolescence to 24 - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

Group suggests pushing age of adolescence to 24
Medical Xpress
A small group of researchers with the Royal Children's Hospital in Australia is suggesting that it might be time to change the span of years that define adolescence—from the current 10 to 19 to a proposed 10 to 24 years of age. In their paper ...
'The new adolescence': Study says nowadays you're not truly a grown-up until you turn 25fox8.com
Why adolescence wait until 24 to reach adulthoodIndependent Online
Sex education: Push to increase puberty age to include graduatesNairobi News
CFJC Today Kamloops
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Organ transplant rate increases with high overdose deaths - WLWT Cincinnati


WLWT Cincinnati

Organ transplant rate increases with high overdose deaths
WLWT Cincinnati
The number of organ transplants rose in central Ohio and the nation last year as more organs became available because of the increase in fatal drug overdoses. The nonprofit group Lifeline Ohio saw a record number of donors and recipients in 2017, The ...
Organ transplant rate increases with high overdose deaths in OhioWTRF
Legal crackdown fails to stem sale of illegal organsAsia Times

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'Pharmacy deserts' a growing health concern in Chicago, experts, residents say - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

'Pharmacy deserts' a growing health concern in Chicago, experts, residents say
Chicago Tribune
Pharmacies are closing in some Chicago neighborhoods, creating difficulty for those in need of medication. (Terrence Antonio James / Chicago Tribune). Ese Olumhense and Nausheen HusainContact ReporterChicago Tribune. Even if she wanted to, Chatham ...
Chicago's South and West Sides Lack Access to PharmaciesU.S. News & World Report

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Saving Brain Connections by Targeting Synaptic Proteins May Treat Alzheimer's, Study Finds - Alzheimer's News Today


Alzheimer's News Today

Saving Brain Connections by Targeting Synaptic Proteins May Treat Alzheimer's, Study Finds
Alzheimer's News Today
Proteins in nerve cell synapses, which transmit signals between neurons, are abnormal in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Swedish researchers concluded after performing a large-scale analysis of synaptic proteins in ...
Cashing in on an Alzheimer's BreakthroughDaily Reckoning
What does the future hold for the war on Alzheimer's?The Globe and Mail
Alzheimer's assumptions challenged in new studyLife Science Daily
CBS St. Louis -Daily Mail
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My Grandmother Was Italian. Why Aren't My Genes Italian? - West Virginia Public Broadcasting


West Virginia Public Broadcasting

My Grandmother Was Italian. Why Aren't My Genes Italian?
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
As mother and daughter, Carmen and Gisele Grayson thought their DNA ancestry tests would be very similar. Boy were they surprised. Meredith Rizzo/NPR. Gisella D'Appollonia around 1928. View Slideshow 2 of 6. Gisella D'Appollonia around 1928. Courtesy ...

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Embarrassment makes women avoid smear tests, charity says - BBC News


BBC News

Embarrassment makes women avoid smear tests, charity says
BBC News
Young women are avoiding getting smear tests because they are embarrassed by the look and smell of their pubic areas, a survey suggests. The charity Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust surveyed 2,017 British women. A third said embarrassment caused them to ...
Women Avoiding Smear Tests Over Fears Their Vaginas Aren't 'Normal'HuffPost UK
Pap tests named for doctorLewiston Sun Journal
Screenings detect signs of cervical cancerWilliamson Daily News
Business Standard -Belfast Telegraph -Dorset Echo -Hull Daily Mail
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Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans - CNET


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Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans
CNET
A styrofoam particle of 1.6cm (1.88 wavelengths of sound) trapped in the center of a "tornado" of ultrasonic waves. University of Bristol. Tractor beams have made the jump from science fiction to reality in recent years, but only for levitating very ...
Scientists levitate largest object yet with an acoustic tractor beam, might one day work for humansZME Science
Tractor beam breakthrough could allow for levitating humansTechSpot
Ultra-powerful acoustic tractor beam could one day levitate humansSiliconrepublic.com
Newsline -iNews -The Express Tribune -Newsweek
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Panel Wants Stepped-Up Fight Against Deadly Deer Illness - U.S. News & World Report


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Panel Wants Stepped-Up Fight Against Deadly Deer Illness
U.S. News & World Report
An advisory panel is calling for stepped-up efforts to prevent the spread of a deadly disease among Michigan deer. Jan. 21, 2018, at 5:44 p.m.. Panel Wants Stepped-Up Fight Against Deadly Deer Illness. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter ...
Chronic Wasting Disease transferred within the stateSandusky Register

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Flu Season Worst Since 2009 Swine Flu Pandemic - Government Technology


Government Technology

Flu Season Worst Since 2009 Swine Flu Pandemic
Government Technology
Forty Washingtonians died from the flu in the past week, according to the Washington Department of Health, nearly doubling the total flu season count to 86 deaths. by Rachel Alexander, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. / January 21, 2018. (TNS ...
'Only way to prevent NHS being brought to its knees is to give people the right flu jab'Mirror.co.uk
DR ELLIE CANNON: How to fight the flu ...and why these celebrity face masks aren't such a crazy ideaDaily Mail
Flu season in Nevada is more severe than usual, but not as bad as Californiathenevadaindependent.com
ITV News -The Sunday Post -GkMen -Newburgh Gazette
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Sushi lover pulls 5 1/2-foot tapeworm out of his body - Valley News Live


Valley News Live

Sushi lover pulls 5 1/2-foot tapeworm out of his body
Valley News Live
FRESNO, Calif. (CBS) -- A California man with a love of raw fish had a major scare when a trip to the bathroom led to a disturbing discovery. He felt ill with diarrhea when he noticed what looked like a piece of intestine hanging out of his body. The ...
Man who ate raw fish almost every day found 1.6m long tapeworm in his bodyNew Zealand Herald
Man's horrifying discovery will put you off sushiWhitsunday Times
Sushi Fanatic Rethinks Uncooked Fish After Pulling 5-Foot Tapeworm From PhysiqueLuxora Leader
Brinkwire (press release) -KARE
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