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Routine DNA Screening Moves Into Primary Care - NPR


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Routine DNA Screening Moves Into Primary Care
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If you have a genetic mutation that increases your risk for a treatable medical condition, would you want to know? For many people the answer is yes. But typically such information has not been a part of routine primary care. For patients at Geisinger ...

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Do kids need a different kind of sunscreen? - CNN


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Do kids need a different kind of sunscreen?
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(CNN) A busy sunscreen aisle can leave parents confused about which lotions, sticks or sprays to buy for their kids. Complicating matters are varying recommendations for the average consumer: The US Food and Drug Administration recommends buying ...
How to Keep Your Kids Safer in the SunEnvironmental Working Group
Two-thirds of sunscreens offer inferior protection, says EWGMother Nature Network (blog)
Ask Mount Sinai: How to enjoy the sun safely this summer.Metro US

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Man charged with knowingly spreading HIV - New York Post


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Man charged with knowingly spreading HIV
New York Post
GULFPORT, Miss. — Police say a Mississippi man has been charged with knowingly exposing others to HIV. News outlets report 29-year-old Tyrone Ross, of Gulfport, was arrested Sunday as the result of a complaint received against him at a hospital.

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Nipah virus: Safety kits ensured for medicos - Deccan Chronicle


Deccan Chronicle

Nipah virus: Safety kits ensured for medicos
Deccan Chronicle
KOZHIKODE: With the Nipah virus death toll on the rise in the district, the health department is conducting various precautionary measures on a war footing. Masks and safety kits with full body safety wear have already been distributed to doctors ...

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I Spent $40 To Get High From A Cannabis Candy Bar - Forbes


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I Spent $40 To Get High From A Cannabis Candy Bar
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Blame Jerry Seinfeld for the fact that I got high for the first time in over a decade. Or, more accurately, blame his wife, Jessica Seinfeld. A month ago, she'd mentioned on Instagram that because of a product containing CBD, "I haven't taken a pain ...
Should You Get High Or Get Still? Meditation Vs. Marijuana For Anxiety ReliefThe Alternative Daily (blog)

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Reps. Smith, Peterson push new, historic Lyme Disease legislation - Outbreak News Today


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Reps. Smith, Peterson push new, historic Lyme Disease legislation
Outbreak News Today
Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Collin Peterson (D-MN), the co-chairs of the Congressional Lyme Disease Caucus, are pushing bipartisan legislation to create a new national strategy for Lyme disease and strengthen treatment and prevention of Lyme and other ...
ESTHER CEPEDA: An ounce of tick prevention can spare you a long, painful cureSioux City Journal
CDC: Tick population on the rise, so are tick-borne illnessesKTVB.com
Kolb: Tick-borne illnesses can be mitigated with awarenessAuburn Citizen
Bakersfield Now -WANE -WABC-TV -WRCB-TV
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An egg a day might reduce your risk of heart disease, study says - CNN


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An egg a day might reduce your risk of heart disease, study says
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(CNN) Eating an egg a day may lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, a study of more than 400,000 adults in China suggests. Daily egg eaters had an 18% lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, which manifests as heart attacks and strokes, ...
Egg a day tied to lower risk of heart diseaseReuters
Eggs Are Good for the Heart... or NotMedPage Today (blog)
Eating an Egg a Day May Keep Heart Disease Away, a New Study SaysTIME
Medical Xpress -Newsmax -BBC News -Mirror.co.uk
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Public support for vaccines drops a bit - NBCNews.com


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Public support for vaccines drops a bit
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A pediatrician delivers a flu vaccination to an infant's leg during his visit to the Miami Children's Hospital in Coral Gables, Florida on Jan. 7, 2015.Joe Raedle / Getty Images file. Breaking News Emails. Get breaking news alerts and special reports ...
Americans Less Confident in Vaccine System, Survey FindsMedPage Today
Public Confidence in Vaccines Sags, New Report FindsU.S. News & World Report
Doctors' group says 'No' to nasal flu vaccine for kids next fall6abc.com

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FDA approves preventive migraine treatment - WPSD Local 6


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FDA approves preventive migraine treatment
WPSD Local 6
(CNN) — Migraine sufferers across the United States have their eyes on a newly approved drug that's offering hope for reducing the frequency of monthly migraine attacks. On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Aimovig for the ...
Regulators approve first drug designed to prevent chronic migrainesKWCH
6 Common Migraine Triggers That You Probably Never Realized Were Causing Your PainElite Daily
FDA approves first in new class of migraine medicationWDTV

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Ebola outbreak in Congo: What you need to know - IRINnews.org


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Ebola outbreak in Congo: What you need to know
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The Democratic Republic of Congo has begun to administer an experimental vaccine to halt the spread of the Ebola virus in Mbandaka, a major transport hub that is home to more than one million people and connected by river to several other large cities.

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Robots can now grow human organs - New York Post


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Robots can now grow human organs
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Is there anything robots can't do? They can perform our jobs, get periods and now . . . grow human organs. Scientists at the University of Washington School of Medicine have developed an automated system that uses robots to produce human mini-organs ...
3D Printing and Stem Cell Research Advance Treatment for Congenital Heart Disease3DPrint.com

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Most common childhood cancer 'partly caused by lack of infection' - The Guardian


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Most common childhood cancer 'partly caused by lack of infection'
The Guardian
Childhood acute leukaemia is caused by genetic mutations and a lack of childhood infection, scientists say. Sarah Boseley Health editor. Mon 21 May 2018 13.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 21 May 2018 13.01 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...
Leading UK scientist reveals likely cause of childhood leukaemiaEurekAlert (press release)
Babies should mix with other children to lower leukaemia riskNew Scientist
Children's leukaemia could be prevented by priming immune systemsFinancial Times
Telegraph.co.uk -Mirror.co.uk -Sky News -BBC News
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Baby hit by softball opening eyes, moving legs - Fox News


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Baby hit by softball opening eyes, moving legs
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A relative of the two-month old baby who was severely injured in an accident at a softball field earlier this month has informed supporters that the infant has opened her eyes, and that she has started tracking her mother's face and voice. app-facebook ...
Baby McKenna recovering from softball injuryKCRG

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DES Raises ADHD Risk in Grandchildren - Medscape


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DES Raises ADHD Risk in Grandchildren
Medscape
The grandchildren of women who took the endocrine disrupter diethylstilbestrol (DES) during pregnancy face increased risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to results published online today in JAMA Pediatrics. From 1938 ...
A Defunct Pregnancy Drug May Still Affect the Grandchildren of Women Who Took ItGizmodo
Pregnancy drug DES might have triggered ADHD in the grandchildren of women who used itMedical Xpress
ADHD More Common in Grandchildren of Women Who Used DES During PregnancyMedicalResearch.com (blog)

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Suicide rates for black children twice that of white children, new data show - Washington Post


Washington Post

Suicide rates for black children twice that of white children, new data show
Washington Post
African American children are taking their lives at roughly twice the rate of their white counterparts, according to a new study that shows a widening gap between the two groups. The 2001-2015 data, published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics, confirm a ...
Study: Young Black Children Have Higher Suicide Rates Than WhitesU.S. News & World Report
Age-related racial disparity in suicide rates among US youthEurekAlert (press release)
Young black children at increased risk of suicideHealio
HealthDay -WUSA9.com -Newswise (press release) -Inverse
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Money pouring in for North Mankato man willing to give up his hearing aids for a cheap ride to cancer treatments - Bring Me The News


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Money pouring in for North Mankato man willing to give up his hearing aids for a cheap ride to cancer treatments
Bring Me The News
A southern Minnesota man hoping to exchange his hearing aids for enough money to buy a cheap car to get him to and from cancer treatments is getting a lot more thanks to people who care. Christina Anderson says she started a fundraiser for a 75-year ...
Veteran needed to sell hearing aids for helpMinnesota Public Radio News (blog)

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Celebrities Are Obsessed with the Keto Diet. Why You Shouldn't Be. - Live Science


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Celebrities Are Obsessed with the Keto Diet. Why You Shouldn't Be.
Live Science
The latest diet craze among celebrities promises weight loss without sacrificing bacon. The keto diet, short for "ketogenic," involves eating a high amount of fat, a moderate amount of protein and very few carbs — even fruit is off the table. As with ...
Fast Weight Loss Diet With The 2 Week Diet System, Brian Flatts' Science Based Weight Loss Diet ProgramGlobeNewswire (press release)
Small benefit of diet doesn't add upThe Steubenville Herald-Star

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Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs And Other Summer Recreational Water Hazards - Forbes


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Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs And Other Summer Recreational Water Hazards
Forbes
Is nothing safe any more? Just in time for summer fun, the CDC announced an increase in infections from swimming pools and hot tubs. In their new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), the CDC announced that cases of a parasite, ...
CDC warns against contaminated pools for Safe Swimming WeekWAFB.com
This Cringeworthy Report Details What Parents Need to Know About Hotel PoolsPOPSUGAR
Study: CDC reveals swimming pool illness outbreakWMDT
WLTX.com -MinnPost -fox2now.com -MassLive.com
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Nipah virus kills at least three in India, sparks alert - Yahoo News


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Nipah virus kills at least three in India, sparks alert
Yahoo News
A deadly virus carried mainly by fruit bats has killed at least three people in southern India, sparking a statewide health alert Monday. Eight other deaths in the state of Kerala are being investigated for possible links to the Nipah virus, which has ...
Medical teams sent to south India amid deadly virus outbreakWashington Post
India: Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala, Health minister sends multi-disciplinary teamOutbreak News Today
Nipah virus leaves Kerala public health officials in state of disarray as casualty figure touches ten in 48 hoursFirstpost
Hindustan Times -Business Standard -The Straits Times -Business Insider India
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Unnecessary and accidental use of ADHD drugs increases over 60%, study suggests - CNN


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Unnecessary and accidental use of ADHD drugs increases over 60%, study suggests
CNN
(CNN) Exposure to common medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has increased by more than 60% in US children and adolescents, according to a new study. The study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, looked at all ...
US poison control centers receive 29 calls per day about children exposed to ADHD medicationsMedical Xpress
As ADHD Diagnoses Increased, So Did Calls to Poison ControlU.S. News & World Report
Pediatric ADHD Medication Exposures Reported to US Poison Control CentersAAP News

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