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Simple radio message saved thousands of children, studies say - CNN


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Simple radio message saved thousands of children, studies say
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(CNN) A mass radio campaign in Burkina Faso encouraging parents to seek prompt treatment for sick children has saved thousands of lives, according to a new study. An accompanying study showed that it is also one of the most cost-effective ways of ...

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Celebrity cosmetic surgeon in Brazil vanishes after patient dies - Yahoo News


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Celebrity cosmetic surgeon in Brazil vanishes after patient dies
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A Brazilian celebrity butt-enhancement surgeon called Dr. Bumbum has gone on the run following the death of a patient just hours after undergoing cosmetic surgery at his home in Rio de Janeiro. Denis Furtado was considered capable of performing magic ...
Dr. Bumbum on the Run: Celebrity Plastic Surgeon Wanted in Connection to Patient's DeathNewsweek
Plastic Surgeon Dr Bumbum on Run After Patient DiesNewsmax
Brazil plastic surgeon 'Dr BumBum' flees after patient's deathThe Times
The Inquisitr
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Fish oil supplements for a healthy heart 'nonsense' - BBC News


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Fish oil supplements for a healthy heart 'nonsense'
BBC News
Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements is often touted as a way simple way to protect your heart - but experts say the evidence that it does any good is flimsy at best. Cochrane researchers looked at trials in over 100,000 people and found little proof ...
Fish Oil, Omega-3 Supplements Don't Protect Your Heart, Study FindsMedical Daily
Omega-3 no protection against heart attack or strokes, say scientistsThe Guardian
Omega 3 supplements have little or no heart or vascular health benefit: reviewMedical Xpress
The Conversation UK -Daily Mail -Telegraph.co.uk -The Independent
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Infant dies of whooping cough in San Bernardino County - Los Angeles Times


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Infant dies of whooping cough in San Bernardino County
Los Angeles Times
A baby has died of whooping cough in San Bernardino County, health officials said Tuesday, marking the first infant fatality in California from the disease in two years. The child's death does not signal the beginning of an outbreak, as officials have ...
IE Baby Dies From Whooping Cough, First In CA Since 2016Patch.com
Health Officials: California Baby Dies From Whooping CoughU.S. News & World Report
San Bernardino Infant Dies From Whooping Cough Disease, 1st Confirmed Death in 2 YearsKTLA

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Stanford scientists invent a magnet that detects tumor cells - SFGate


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Stanford scientists invent a magnet that detects tumor cells
SFGate
Stanford University scientists say they've developed a magnetized wire that can grab tumor cells from the bloodstream with "the same force that holds family photos to your refrigerator." The wire is threaded into a vein where it attracts tumor cells ...

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An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, study says - CNN


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An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, study says
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(CNN) People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. -- or at least two hours before going to sleep -- have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who eat after 10 p.m. or go to bed shortly after supper, researchers found. "The mechanisms are ...
The timing of your dinner could affect your overall cancer riskPopular Science
Early supper associated with lower risk of breast and prostate cancerEurekAlert (press release)
US launches study to understand black men and prostate cancerNBCNews.com
Beckley Register-Herald -Healio -The Boston Globe -PR Newswire (press release)
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Tag: Andrew Wheeler - The Truth About Cars (blog)


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Tag: Andrew Wheeler
The Truth About Cars (blog)
Following Andrew Wheeler's appointment as acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, he extended an invitation to the California Air Resources Board to discuss emission regulations — a matter which former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt seemed ...

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Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing high in urgent care centers - Healio


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Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing high in urgent care centers
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Patients seeking care at urgent care centers are much more likely to be prescribed antibiotics for conditions that do not require them than those seeking care at other ambulatory care settings, according to findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Doctors fear urgent care centers are wildly overusing antibiotics—for profitArs Technica
Urgent care clinics are prescribing too many unnecessary antibiotics, study saysChicago Tribune
Study: Urgent Care Clinics Are Seriously Overprescribing AntibioticsMother Jones
Becker's Hospital Review -Newsy
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State Urges Easton to Guard Against West Nile Virus - Patch.com


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State Urges Easton to Guard Against West Nile Virus
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EASTON, CT - the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) has identified West Nile Virus (WNV) infected mosquitos in Easton and four other Connecticut towns. As a result, CAES is warning residents of Easton, Bridgeport, New Canaan, Stratford ...
Mosquitoes in 5 CT towns test positive for West Nile VirusWFSB
West Nile Virus found in mosquitoes in 5 Connecticut townsWTNH.com (press release)
West Nile Virus found in mosquitos in five Connecticut townsFOX 61
U.S. News & World Report -NBC Connecticut -Williston Daily Herald -Rocky Mountain Collegian
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The High Cost of 'Insurance Gaps' If You Have Diabetes - Healthline


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The High Cost of 'Insurance Gaps' If You Have Diabetes
Healthline
Living well with type 1 diabetes requires a great deal more than a healthy diet and some regular exercise. Type 1 diabetes is an unpreventable autoimmune type of diabetes that causes a person to no longer produce insulin, the hormone all mammals need ...
SARAH HALLBERG: Don't manage diabetes, reverse itChron.com

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Scientists Hunt For A Test To Diagnose Chronic Brain Injury In Living People - NPR


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Scientists Hunt For A Test To Diagnose Chronic Brain Injury In Living People
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CTE has been part of the national lexicon in the U.S. since the 2015 movie Concussion dramatized the discovery of this degenerative brain disease among football players. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is found among people who've had head injuries.
Molecular tracer, seen with PET scan, shows concentrations of abnormal proteinsEurekAlert (press release)
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Athletes: Progressive Tauopathy following Repetitive Head Injury - NCBI - NIHNCBI - NIH
Gary W. Small, M.D. | UCLA Brain Research InstituteUCLA Brain Research Institute
Sony Pictures -Brain Injury Research Institute -NPR
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The CDC director's deeply personal reason for fighting opioids: His son nearly died of an overdose - Washington Post


Washington Post

The CDC director's deeply personal reason for fighting opioids: His son nearly died of an overdose
Washington Post
One of the nation's top public-health officials has explained why the fight against the opioid epidemic is so personal to him. At a conference in New Orleans, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert R. Redfield opened up about his ...
CDC chief says fentanyl almost killed his sonFox News
CDC director's personal reason for fighting opioids: His son nearly died of overdoseWorcester Telegram
CDC warns of increasing overdoses from synthetic opioidsWHEC

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It's Important and Slightly Alarming That Elle Macpherson Is Dating Anti-Vaccine Ex-Doc Andrew Wakefield - Jezebel


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It's Important and Slightly Alarming That Elle Macpherson Is Dating Anti-Vaccine Ex-Doc Andrew Wakefield
Jezebel
On Monday, the Daily Mail blared in one of its signature oddly capitalized headlines that model-actress Elle Macpherson was spotted kissing a “mystery man” over some root vegetables at a Miami farmers market. By Tuesday, in news that caused some of us ...

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ADHD study links teens' symptoms with digital media use - CNN


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ADHD study links teens' symptoms with digital media use
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(CNN) The more teens check social media and stream video, the more likely they might develop symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests. The study, published in the medical journal JAMA on Tuesday, sheds light on how ...
Frequent Technology Use Linked to ADHD Symptoms in Teens, StudyWall Street Journal
ADHD Linked to Social Media, Texting and Other Digital Media in StudyNewsweek
Digital media use linked to behavioral problems in kidsMedical Xpress
EurekAlert (press release) -Daily Mail -Courier Mail
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FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs - ABC News


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FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs
ABC News
The Food and Drug Administration wants to make it easier for some common medicines to be sold without a prescription. The agency proposed new guidelines Tuesday for drugmakers who want to switch prescription drugs to over the counter. In a statement ...
FDA eyes broader range of over-the-counter drugsWashington Times
US to Make More Drugs Easily Available, Cutting Role Docs PlayBloomberg
Study examines strength of evidence of drugs granted 'breakthrough' approvalEurekAlert (press release)

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Experimental blood test could detect melanoma skin cancer early, study finds - CNN


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Experimental blood test could detect melanoma skin cancer early, study finds
CNN
(CNN) Australian researchers have developed an experimental blood test they say is the first blood test capable of detecting melanoma -- an aggressive form of skin cancer -- in its early stages with a high degree of accuracy. The test could speed up ...
Aussie blood test gets the jump on melanomaThe Australian
Blood test detects melanoma skin cancer while it's easily treatableNew Scientist
Blood test to detect early-stage melanoma developedNew Atlas

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After teen girl's peanut allergy death, mom warns about food packaging - Today.com


Today.com

After teen girl's peanut allergy death, mom warns about food packaging
Today.com
The mother of a teen girl who died of a severe reaction to her peanut allergy after accidentally eating a cookie containing peanut butter is warning others to be vigilant about food packaging and labels. The family blames a folded-back cookie box ...
Mom's heartbreaking warning after teen dies from eating Chips Ahoy cookieWCVB Boston
South Florida teen with peanut allergy dies after eating Chips Ahoy cookieWPTV.com
Teen With Peanut Allergy Dies After Chips Ahoy Cookie Packaging Mix-UpTech Times
Women's Health
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Why The FDA Just Approved A Drug For Smallpox, A Disease That No Longer Exists - HuffPost


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Why The FDA Just Approved A Drug For Smallpox, A Disease That No Longer Exists
HuffPost
In 1980, the World Health Organization declared the globe smallpox-free, three years after the last known case of the contagious and often deadly disease. Yet, on Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced its approval of a new drug to ...
Protecting and Promoting Public Health: Advancing the FDA's Medical Countermeasures MissionFDA.gov (blog)
FDA Approves First Drug to Treat SmallpoxOccupational Health and Safety
First drug used to treat smallpox gets FDA approvalJBH News
Newser -pharmabiz.com -WCTV -Laboratory Equipment
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