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Doctor: State's top doc threatened Flint researchers - The Detroit News


The Detroit News

Doctor: State's top doc threatened Flint researchers
The Detroit News
Flint — State Medical Executive Eden Wells threatened to withhold funding from a group investigating the 2014-15 Legionnaires' outbreak in the Flint area and attempted to intimidate members and disparage their work, a health researcher testified ...
Flint water researcher praises state's top doc but says he felt intimidatedMLive.com
State's top doctor withheld legionella info from public according to researchernbc25news.com

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Can Alcohol Help You Live Longer? Here's What the Research Really Says - TIME


TIME

Can Alcohol Help You Live Longer? Here's What the Research Really Says
TIME
New research, which was presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science's annual conference, has found that moderate drinking is linked to a longer life. Drinking about two glasses of wine or beer a day was linked to an 18% drop in ...
Preventive Medicine: Alcohol and cancer riskShoreline Times
The cancer of the policy-makersDrinks Retailing News (blog)

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Peanut allergy treatment succeeds in study - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Peanut allergy treatment succeeds in study
Los Angeles Times
The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A California company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped children build tolerance to the nuts in a major study. Millions of children ...
Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in studyChicago Tribune
Peanut Allergy Treatment Shows Promise in StudyWebMD
Aimmune's Peanut Allergy Drug Meets Main GoalManaged Care magazine
Financial Times -Reuters -IFLScience -STAT
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Kratom supplements have a new side effect: Salmonella - The Verge


The Verge

Kratom supplements have a new side effect: Salmonella
The Verge
US public officials are blaming a Salmonella outbreak on an unlikely source: kratom, a plant known for its opiate-like effects. The outbreak began in October, and by the end of January, infections cropped up from California to Massachusetts, according ...
28 sick in salmonella outbreak linked to kratom, CDC saysKSAT San Antonio
Herbal supplement gains popularity despite FDA concernsHouston Chronicle
Herbal opioid kratom blamed for salmonella outbreak in 20 states as Americans turn to alternative highsDaily Mail
STAT
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Do hospital workers get the flu vaccine? Not all, data shows - Press of Atlantic City


Press of Atlantic City

Do hospital workers get the flu vaccine? Not all, data shows
Press of Atlantic City
The Cape May health department held a free flu shot clinic at the main branch of the Cape May County Library on Mechanic Street in Cape May Court House. Monday Sept 25, 2017. (Dale Gerhard / Press of Atlantic City). Dale Gerhard / Staff Photographer ...
Tame the FluU.S. News & World Report
Westchester's flu numbers: Better, worse or same?The Journal News | LoHud.com
10 Tennessee children died of flu this season; CDC says flu B, H1N1 on the riseKnoxville News Sentinel
CNN -Tribune-Review -KTRK-TV -WBIR-TV
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Anthem Says Eye Surgeons Should Monitor Cataract Anesthesia Themselves - NPR


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Anthem Says Eye Surgeons Should Monitor Cataract Anesthesia Themselves
NPR
If you need cataract surgery, your eye surgeon may have to do double duty as your anesthetist under a new policy by health insurer Anthem. In a clinical guideline released this month, the company says it's not medically necessary to have an ...
Anthem: It's not medically necessary for anesthesiologists to assist most cataract surgeriesBecker's Hospital Review

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Counting Calories Is Not the Key to Weight Loss, New Study Finds - New York Times


New York Times

Counting Calories Is Not the Key to Weight Loss, New Study Finds
New York Times
Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume. But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on ...
Carbs, Fat, DNA? Weight Loss Is Finicky, New Study ShowsU.S. News & World Report
Genes might not predict success of low-fat or low-carb dietReuters
Why You Probably Shouldn't Waste Your Money on DNA-Based DietsLive Science
Stanford Medical Center Report -TIME -Scope (blog) -Healio
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Parents lose custody of transgender teen - BP News


BP News

Parents lose custody of transgender teen
BP News
CINCINNATI, Ohio (BP) -- An Ohio couple on Friday (Feb. 16) lost permanent custody of their teenage daughter because they didn't want her to undergo sex-change treatment. iStock. iStock. Cincinnati-area Juvenile Court Judge Sylvia Hendon removed the ...
Transgender Care at Children's Hospital 'a Concern' says JudgeCBN News
Parents Lose Custody of Daughter Who Wants to 'Transition' to a BoyPatriot Post
In order to sell his book, Ryan T. Anderson promotes abject ignoranceThe Slowly Boiled Frog (blog)
Christianheadlines.com (blog) -ChristianityToday.com -Washington Times -Conservative Review
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Preventive Treatment for Peanut Allergies Succeeds in Study - U.S. News & World Report


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Preventive Treatment for Peanut Allergies Succeeds in Study
U.S. News & World Report
The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. Feb. 20, 2018, at 10:17 a.m.. Preventive Treatment for Peanut Allergies Succeeds in Study. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post to Reddit ...
Aimmune's peanut allergy drug meets main goal, shares surgeReuters
Peanut allergy therapy scores trial win, putting it in line to possibly become first protective treatmentSTAT
Aimmune's peanut allergy drug succeeds in late stage clinical trialFinancial Times
Channel NewsAsia -Business Wire (press release) -Nasdaq -MarketWatch
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Home cleaning products may be as harmful as 20 cigarettes a day - WDBJ7


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Home cleaning products may be as harmful as 20 cigarettes a day
WDBJ7
(KWQC) -- A study by scientists at the University of Bergen in Norway finds that regular use of cleaning sprays can have the same health impact as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day. The research published in the American Thoracic Society's American ...
Cleaning products as bad for lungs as smoking 20 cigarettes a day, scientists warnIndependent.ie
Cleaning your home just as bad as smoking a pack a day, study saysAlabama's News Leader
Cleaning the house causes to female lungs the same damage as smoking 20 cigarettes a dayWeekly Observer
Starts at 60 -Independent Newspapers Limited -The Epoch Times -WENY-TV
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How Long Are You Contagious With The Flu? - NPR


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How Long Are You Contagious With The Flu?
NPR
If you are one of the thousands of unlucky Americans who are sick with the flu, this one's for you. You've spent the last couple of days cooped up in your house watching bad TV, fighting the fever sweats and expelling a baffling amount of mucus. As you ...
How to survive the flu in the worst epidemic since 2009McGill Tribune

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WHO warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe - BBC News


BBC News

WHO warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe
BBC News
Europe has seen a massive surge in measles cases in 2017, which the World Health Organization says is a tragedy after a record low of 5,273 cases in 2016. Cases increased by 400%, with more than 20,000 people affected and 35 deaths. Fifteen European ...
Measles Cases Are Skyrocketing in Europe as More Parents Shun VaccinesFortune
Measles epidemic warning: Cases of the deadly infection rose by 400% in 2017 due to vaccination fearsDaily Mail
Cases of measles have soared across Europe by 400pcIndependent.ie
The Sun -The Times -Express.co.uk -TV3.ie
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#MeToo in medicine: Women, harassed in hospitals and operating rooms, await reckoning - NBCNews.com


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#MeToo in medicine: Women, harassed in hospitals and operating rooms, await reckoning
NBCNews.com
Colorectal surgeon Dr. Elizabeth Raskin, fourth from left, poses with colleagues, many of whom are just beginning their careers and who Dr. Raskin hopes will not experience the "rampant" sexual harassment that she has seen. From left to right: doctors ...

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Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture - ABC News


ABC News

Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture
ABC News
David Ramsey, a Medicaid patient who suffers from chronic pain after falling off a cliff in 2011, receives acupuncture treatment in Warrensville Heights, Ohio on November 13, 2017. Long derided as pseudoscience, acupuncture is increasingly being used ...

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Grey's Anatomy storylines may skew patient expectations and satisfaction, study warns - ABC Online


ABC Online

Grey's Anatomy storylines may skew patient expectations and satisfaction, study warns
ABC Online
Grey's Anatomy, now in its 14th season, is about the fictional lives of surgical interns and doctors at a hospital in Seattle. (Source: American Broadcasting Corporation). Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on WhatsApp; Print; Mail ...
'Grey's Anatomy' Traumas Lack RealismMedPage Today
Grey's Anatomy TV drama may be distorting public expectations of trauma careMedical Xpress
Grey's Anatomy could be distorting public expectations of trauma care – studyBreakingNews.ie
Cosmos -Daily Mail -The Conversation AU -Mirror.co.uk
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St. Jude to build $400-million advanced research center - FOX13 Memphis


FOX13 Memphis

St. Jude to build $400-million advanced research center
FOX13 Memphis
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is spending more than $400 million to build an advanced research center. The 625,000-square-foot center will be used to attract scientists and clinicians to the hospital. In a news release, the hospital said they ...
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to develop $412 million advanced research centerHealthcare Finance News
St. Jude announces development of $412 million research centerwreg.com
St. Jude to build $412 million advanced research centerWMC Action News 5
Oxford Magazine -www.localmemphis.com -Memphis Business Journal -PR Newswire (press release)
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Juuling is a trend popular with kids. What does it mean to juul? - 9NEWS.com


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Juuling is a trend popular with kids. What does it mean to juul?
9NEWS.com
A new vaping device that's "gone viral" on high school and college campuses doesn't look like a vaping device at all, and its popularity has adults wondering what can be done to address it. The Juul vaporizer (stylized as "JUUL") looks like a USB flash ...
State High Struggles with 'JUULing' Among Students, Like Schools NationwideState College News
As vaping among kids grows, new devices make it easy to vape in schoolRecord-Courier
WA considers new vaping laws with hefty finesNEWS.com.au
The West Australian -Chicago Tribune -New York Post -WKBW-TV
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Britax sued by feds after after jogging stroller injuries - CBS News


CBS News

Britax sued by feds after after jogging stroller injuries
CBS News
The U.S. government is suing a South Carolina company in an effort to stop it from continuing to sell jogging strollers blamed for at least 97 injuries, including 50 children. Consumers have filed at least 200 complaints since January 2012 charging the ...
CPSC Sues Britax Over Hazardous Jogging StrollersSGB Media (press release) (blog)
Consumer Product Safety Commission sues Britax for failing to recall jogging strollersKids Today

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