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Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued For 13 Maryland Counties - Patch.com


Patch.com

Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued For 13 Maryland Counties
Patch.com
Environmental officials have issued a weather alert, cautioning certain people to avoid exercising outside: BREAKING. By Elizabeth Janney (Patch Staff) - Updated June 22, 2017 11:50 am ET. Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued For 13 Maryland Counties.
Air pollution tied to survival odds for liver cancer patientsBusiness Insider
This state has the worst air quality in the nationWDEF News 12
Air Quality Health Advisory for Western Nevada County for ozone June 21 through 25YubaNet
The Daily Caller -89.3 KPCC -Delmarva Daily Times -Phys.Org
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Ancient Egyptian's wooden toe is sophisticated prosthetic - CNN


CNN

Ancient Egyptian's wooden toe is sophisticated prosthetic
CNN
(CNN) A wooden big toe that enabled a priest's daughter to walk around 3,000 years ago has been found to be even more complex than researchers believed. It is thought to be one of the oldest prosthetic devices ever found. "By using a sophisticated way ...
3000-Year-Old Wooden Toe Prosthetic Discovered on Egyptian MummyLive Science
Mummy's 3000-year-old wooden toe discovered in Egyptian tombMetro

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Hints of some steps that may boost brain health in old age - ABC News


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Hints of some steps that may boost brain health in old age
ABC News
There are no proven ways to stave off mental decline or dementia. But a new report says there are hints that exercise, controlling blood pressure and some forms of brain training might offer some help. The report says that because there's no proof, the ...
Dementia research conclusion: No evidence yet of behavior to prevent itPittsburgh Post-Gazette
When it comes to preventing dementia, not much is proved to work, says expert committeeSTAT

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Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors - Washington Post


Washington Post

Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults — and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision. Age-related ...
Ivanka Trump to talk workforce issues with lawmakersWPXI Pittsburgh

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Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims - Minneapolis Star Tribune


Manila Bulletin

Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The Highway Loss Data Institute, a leading insurance research group, said in study results released Thursday that collision claims in Colorado, Washington, and Oregon went up 2.7 percent in the years since legal recreational marijuana sales began when ...
Marijuana Legalization: Legal Weed Use Causes Increase In Car Crashes, Study ProvesInternational Business Times
Study: Legal Pot Behind Rise In Car CrashesCBS Local
Legal pot and car crashes: Yes, there's a linkCBS News
CNBC -WXOW.com
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Most US Teens Have Sex by 18, but Pregnancies Down: CDC Study - U.S. News & World Report


TIME

Most US Teens Have Sex by 18, but Pregnancies Down: CDC Study
U.S. News & World Report
(Reuters) - More than half of American teens have had sex by age 18, but teenage pregnancy and birth rates extended their 2-1/2-decade decline because of increased contraceptive use, according to a U.S. government study released on Thursday. Most of ...
Teens Today Are Having Less Sex. But Are Researchers Asking the Right Questions?Newsweek
More Than Half of Teens Are Having Sex and Most Use Birth ControlTIME
CDC: US Teens Have Less Sex -- But Safer SexMedPage Today
ErieTVNews -STAT -Washington Times
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San Francisco to ban sales of vaping flavored liquid - Washington Post


Washington Post

San Francisco to ban sales of vaping flavored liquid
Washington Post
SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco city supervisors unanimously approved a measure that bans the sale of flavored nicotine-laced liquid used in electronic cigarettes and flavored tobacco products, saying nicotine masked in cotton candy, banana cream, ...
San Francisco Bans Flavored Tobacco SalesHoodline
San Francisco approves ban on flavored tobacco salesSan Mateo Daily Journal
San Francisco Passes First-in-the-Nation Ban on Sale of Flavored Vaping LiquidWashington Free Beacon
halfwheel.com -California Healthline -CSNews Online -Law360 (subscription)
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Susan G. Komen Arizona to Close After 24 Years - Arizona Public Media


KTAR.com

Susan G. Komen Arizona to Close After 24 Years
Arizona Public Media
After 24 years of funding breast cancer programs in the state, Susan G. Komen Arizona is ceasing operations. The private organization will close its doors at the end of July after seeing a change in the financial landscape. “Over the past few years, we ...
Susan G. Komen Arizona shutting down July 31, Race for the Cure canceledKPNX 12 News TV
Registration Open for Evansville's 'Race for the Cure'Tristatehomepage.com

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Spillover Beasts: Which Animals Pose The Biggest Viral Risk? - NPR


NPR

Spillover Beasts: Which Animals Pose The Biggest Viral Risk?
NPR
Eye-popping. That's the word that comes to mind when you hear how many viruses are likely hiding out around the world in animals. "We expect there are hundreds of thousands of mammalian viruses out there," says Kevin Olival, a disease ecologist at ...
Here are the places where the next pandemics are likely to pop upCNBC
Where in the world will the next emerging disease appear?wtkr.com
Scientists locate where the most deadly 'missing viruses' are hidingInternational Business Times UK

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Breastfeeding May Lower Women's Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke - Live Science


Live Science

Breastfeeding May Lower Women's Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
Live Science
Breastfeeding may literally be good for the heart: A new study suggests that breastfeeding may lower women's risk of heart disease and stroke. For the study, researchers analyzed information from nearly 300,000 women in China. They found that those who ...
Breastfeeding Tied to Lower CVD Risk Later in Life for MomMedPage Today
Breastfeeding Has Health Benefits for Moms TooPacific Standard
Mother's heart health tied to breastfeedingBusiness Insider
Medical Xpress -Globalnews.ca -The Australian -Telegraph.co.uk
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Caterpillar-Grown Flu Vaccine Protects Better Than Egg-Incubated Vaccine - NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Caterpillar-Grown Flu Vaccine Protects Better Than Egg-Incubated Vaccine
NBCNews.com
A DNA-based vaccine grown in caterpillar cells instead of made using chicken eggs appears to have better protected adults against infection, researchers reported Wednesday. The vaccine, called FluBlok, is one of a half-dozen flu vaccines available on ...
Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winterwwlp.com
Recombinant Flu Vax Matches Standard DrugMedPage Today

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Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors - ABC News


National Post

Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors
ABC News
This image provided by the National Eye Institute shows a microscopic image of a retina being damaged by the so-called “dry” form of age-related macular degeneration. An experimental drug is showing promise against an eye disease that blinds older ...
New therapy shows promise in slowing progression of macular degenerationThe Japan Times

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Physician couple toilet-trains newborn, skips diapers - Reuters


Newsline

Physician couple toilet-trains newborn, skips diapers
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When two California doctors were expecting their third child, they wanted to stop contributing to the more than 27 billion disposable diapers dumped yearly into U.S. landfills. But washing cloth diapers in water-starved Los Angeles ...
Could you raise a 'no-diaper' baby? - KTTC Rochester, Austin, Mason City News, Weather and SportsKTTC
Is there an alternative to disposable diapers?Medical Xpress
Elimination Communication: Diaper-Free in AmericaAAP News

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Recall: Hummus With Pine Nuts - WebMD


WebMD

Recall: Hummus With Pine Nuts
WebMD
June 21, 2017 -- House of Thaller of Knoxville, TN, has issued a voluntary recall of some of its hummus with pine nut topping. The company recalled the 10-ounce packages of hummus after a supplier said they might be contaminated with listeria. Loading.
Listeria concerns prompt pine nut hummus recallWPRI 12 Eyewitness News
Knoxville-based company recalls hummus for possible listeriaWATE 6 On Your Side
Hummus sold at Giant Eagle, Wal-Mart recalled over listeria fearsThe Columbus Dispatch
WCYB -GoodHousekeeping.com -FOX News Radio (blog) -LEX18 Lexington KY News
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Missouri AG files suit against 3 opioid manufacturers - CNN


CNN

Missouri AG files suit against 3 opioid manufacturers
CNN
(CNN) Missouri has filed suit against three pharmaceutical companies for allegedly violating the state's Medicare fraud and consumer-protection statutes by "misrepresenting the truth" about opioids, Attorney General Josh Hawley said Wednesday.
Missouri attorney general sues 3 drug companies over state's opioid crisisCBS News
Missouri Sues Opioid Manufacturers, Joining Two Other US StatesU.S. News & World Report
Missouri sues three drug companies for pushing painkillersSTLtoday.com
KSDK -Fox Business -KWTX -OzarksFirst.com
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Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter - WNCN


WNCN

Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter
WNCN
NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine was ineffective in protecting older Americans last winter against the illness, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs going around. U.S. health officials on Wednesday released new vaccine data.

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Lone Star tick bites can cause rare meat allergy in some people - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Lone Star tick bites can cause rare meat allergy in some people
USA TODAY
With the warm summer months upon us, doctors are seeing more cases of a strange tick-related meat allergy. With most food allergies it only takes minutes or even seconds for symptoms like wheezing or hives to develop, but the allergy to mammalian meat ...
This tick spreading in the US gives people meat allergiesAtlanta Journal Constitution
This tick bite makes you allergic to red meat, say doctorsWTSP 10 News
Tick that can make you allergic to red meat may be spreadingAZFamily
CBS Tampa (blog) -Inquirer.net -NH1 News -Her.ie
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EU court: Vaccines can be blamed for illnesses without proof - CBS News


CBS News

EU court: Vaccines can be blamed for illnesses without proof
CBS News
LONDON -- The highest court of the European Union ruled Wednesday that courts can consider whether a vaccination led to someone developing an illness even when there is no scientific proof. The decision was issued on Wednesday in relation to the case ...
Anti-vaxxers Triumph? EU Court Says Vaccines Can Be Blamed for Diseases Without ProofHaaretz

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Extra virgin olive oil staves off Alzheimer's, preserves memory, new study shows - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Extra virgin olive oil staves off Alzheimer's, preserves memory, new study shows
USA TODAY
Temple University research shows extra-virgin olive oil protects against memory loss, preserves the ability to learn and reduces conditions associated with Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at the college's Lewis Katz School of Medicine found mice with ...
Alzheimer's: How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Prevents Brain Plaques and Preserves MemoryNewsweek
Temple finds olive oil is good for the brain - in micePhilly.com
Extra-virgin olive oil may prevent Alzheimer'sMedical News Today
Metro US -Express.co.uk -The Sun -EurekAlert (press release)
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This 3000-Year-Old Prosthetic Wooden Toe is More Incredible Than We Thought - Gizmodo


Gizmodo

This 3000-Year-Old Prosthetic Wooden Toe is More Incredible Than We Thought
Gizmodo
An ongoing reexamination of an ancient Egyptian wooden toe is shedding new light on how the remarkable wooden prosthetic was manufactured, and whether it was used for cosmetic or functional purposes. It's called the Greville Chester Great Toe, and it's ...
Egyptologists Examine 'Sensational' DiscoveryNewser
Found: A 3000-Year-Old Prosthetic ToeAtlas Obscura
Swiss Egyptologists studying a 3000-year-old wooden prosthesisDigital Journal
India.com -Smithsonian -International Business Times UK -The London Economic
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