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Dear Abby | Narcoleptic must get diet on menu for family parties - The Columbus Dispatch


Dear Abby | Narcoleptic must get diet on menu for family parties
The Columbus Dispatch
Dear Abby: I am a diagnosed narcoleptic. Medication helps with the symptoms but not entirely. I looked into alternative options and found a fantastic diet. I recently went on it with amazing results. My dad's side of the family is Italian, and a huge ...

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Genentech: CAPSTONE-2 Study With Baloxavir Marboxil For Flu Meets Primary Goal - Nasdaq


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Genentech: CAPSTONE-2 Study With Baloxavir Marboxil For Flu Meets Primary Goal
Nasdaq
(RTTNews.com) - Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (RHHBY), announced Tuesday that the Phase III CAPSTONE-2 study assessing the safety and efficacy of baloxavir marboxil in people at high risk of complications from the flu met the study's ...
Roche nabs trial win for investigational anti-viral flu drugReuters

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Genetically modified babies given go ahead by UK ethics body - The Guardian


The Guardian

Genetically modified babies given go ahead by UK ethics body
The Guardian
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics says changing the DNA of a human embryo could be 'morally permissable' if it is in the child's best interests. Ian Sample Science editor. @iansample. Tue 17 Jul 2018 01.01 EDT Last modified on Tue 17 Jul 2018 02.19 EDT.
Designer babies could be approved in future, says medical ethics panelSky News
'This is How World Ends': Twitter Terrified as UK Ethics Body OKs GM BabiesSputnik International
Designer babies: Picking traits for non-medical reasons could be 'morally permissible', says UK ethics groupThe Independent
Telegraph.co.uk -Financial Times -Mirror.co.uk -The Times
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Liver cancer death rate in US surged 43% in 16 years - CNN


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Liver cancer death rate in US surged 43% in 16 years
CNN
(CNN) Death rates from liver cancer increased 43% for American adults from 2000 to 2016, according to a report released Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. The increase comes even as ...
Liver Cancer Death Rate Surges in USU.S. News & World Report

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FDA recalls blood pressure medications after cancer-causing agents found - WBIR.com


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FDA recalls blood pressure medications after cancer-causing agents found
WBIR.com
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care professionals and patients of a recall of several drugs that contain the ingredient valsartan. Valsartan is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, according to the FDA. There ...
Roseville woman believes mother-in-law got cancer after taking recalled drugABC10.com KXTV
FDA Recalls Blood Pressure, Heart Medicine After Cancer Causing Agent DiscoveredThe Source
FDA issues recall for blood pressure medication due to cancer riskKTVU San Francisco
NBC Chicago
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Blood in the stool could point to more than colon cancer - NBCNews.com


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Blood in the stool could point to more than colon cancer
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A standard test for colon cancer that looks for blood in the stool may turn up more risks than doctors or patients bargained for, researchers reported Monday. They found that patients who had hidden blood in their stool had a higher risk of dying from ...
Hidden Blood in Feces May Signal Deadly ConditionsHealthDay

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Blood in the stool could point to more than colon cancer - NBCNews.com


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Blood in the stool could point to more than colon cancer
NBCNews.com
A standard test for colon cancer that looks for blood in the stool may turn up more risks than doctors or patients bargained for, researchers reported Monday. They found that patients who had hidden blood in their stool had a higher risk of dying from ...
Hidden Blood in Feces May Signal Deadly ConditionsHealthDay
'Invisible' stool blood linked to heightened risk of death from all causesEurekAlert (press release)
Having 'invisible' blood in your stools makes you 58% more likely to die young, concludes major studyDaily Mail

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US health official reveals fentanyl almost killed his son - ABC News


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US health official reveals fentanyl almost killed his son
ABC News
The head of the nation's top public health agency says the opioid epidemic will be one of his priorities, and he revealed a personal reason for it: His son almost died from taking cocaine contaminated with the powerful painkiller fentanyl. "For me, it ...

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Unsung hero: A pioneer in transgender health care - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Unsung hero: A pioneer in transgender health care
Chicago Tribune
For a brief time last week, a controversy arose over actor Scarlett Johansson's decision to play the role of transsexual Dante “Tex” Gill in the upcoming movie project “Rub and Tug.” Johansson has decided to “withdraw her participation in the project ...
Milton Edgerton, Plastic Surgeon Pioneer in Gender Reassignment, DiesNewsmax

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Kentucky mandates two new immunizations for students this year - WKYT


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Kentucky mandates two new immunizations for students this year
WKYT
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Summer is dwindling fast, and that means parents have to start preparing to send their kids back to school. Besides loading up on school supplies, Kentucky's students must also get new vaccines before returning to school.
Tennessee among 11 states battling Hepatitis A outbreakWCYB
Health department, UofL work to curb hepatitis A outbreakWLKY Louisville
Four cases of hepatitis A in Ohio Countymessenger-inquirer
Lexington Herald Leader -Clarksville Now -The Middlesboro Daily News -WYMT News
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Fulton County Ranks Third In Opioid Cases: GBI - Patch.com


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Fulton County Ranks Third In Opioid Cases: GBI
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By Doug Gross. FULTON COUNTY, GA — Fulton County ranks third in the number of opioid cases investigated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for 2018, the agency announced Monday. There have been 67 Fulton County opioid cases submitted to the ...
The Georgia counties with highest opioid use are in metro AtlantaWSB Atlanta
GBI releases list of Georgia counties with the highest opioids use13WMAZ.com

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Discovery of 14000-Year-Old Toast Suggests Bread Can Be Added to Paleo Diet - Gizmodo


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Discovery of 14000-Year-Old Toast Suggests Bread Can Be Added to Paleo Diet
Gizmodo
One of the stone structures of the Shubayqa 1 site where the ancient bread was found. Image: Alexis Pantos. Archaeologists have uncovered the earliest evidence of bread-making at a site in northeastern Jordan. Dating back some 14,400 years, the ...
World's oldest bread found at prehistoric site in JordanReuters
World's oldest bread shows hunter-gathers were baking 4000 years before birth of farmingTelegraph.co.uk
Oldest bread found in Jordan predates agriculture by 4000 yearsZME Science
Irish Examiner -Science Daily
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Anti-Mosquito Spray Being Applied In Upper Roxborough - Patch.com


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Anti-Mosquito Spray Being Applied In Upper Roxborough
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ROXBOROUGH, PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health's Vector Control staff is planning to apply treatments to control adult mosquitoes on Monday evening, July 16, in a section of Upper Roxborough. Weather permitting, spraying ...
Mosquitoes in Georgia test positive for West Nile — What to know about the virusAtlanta Journal Constitution
Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus found in 2 Western Massachusetts townsMassLive.com
Additional mosquito spraying planned in Springettsbury Twp.York Dispatch
WOWT -SCVNEWS.com -WFYI -KMOV.com
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Mom's heartbreaking warning after daughter's fatal allergic reaction to cookie - Fox News


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Mom's heartbreaking warning after daughter's fatal allergic reaction to cookie
Fox News
A Florida mom is warning others with food allergies after her teen daughter reportedly died from a reaction to a cookie she had at a friend's house. Kellie Travers-Stafford, who is from Weston, said that she's “still in shock” over the peanut-allergy ...
Girl, 15, tragically dies just hours after eating cookie at friend's houseYahoo News

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Five Common Sunscreen Myths You Need To Stop Believing - Forbes


Forbes

Five Common Sunscreen Myths You Need To Stop Believing
Forbes
We all know how crucial sunscreen is when it comes to skincare. But even today, there are a lot of misconceptions floating around regarding the usage and effectiveness of the product. So, I spoke with a medical expert to debunk some of the most common ...
This Sunbathing Calculator Will Warn You Before You Get BurnedClevver

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Marine vet crossing country to honor late brother, raise awareness of PTSD - Fox News


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Marine vet crossing country to honor late brother, raise awareness of PTSD
Fox News
A Marine veteran is making his second trek across the United States in an effort to raise awareness for other vets suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health issues. Ron Wesley Brady Jr., a retired gunnery sergeant with the ...
Veteran walking across American for PTSD awarenessFox 35 Orlando

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Urgent care clinics are prescribing too many unnecessary antibiotics, study says - Washington Post


Washington Post

Urgent care clinics are prescribing too many unnecessary antibiotics, study says
Washington Post
Nearly half of patients who go to urgent care clinics seeking treatment for a flu, cold or other conditions that do not require antibiotics received a prescription for one anyway. That is three times as often as antibiotics are prescribed to patients ...
Antibiotic Overuse Highest in Urgent Care ClinicsMedscape
Inappropriate prescribing of abx high in urgent care centersMedical Xpress
Comparison of outpatient antibiotic prescribing in traditional medical, retail clinic settingsEurekAlert (press release)
The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)
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Why heart attacks kill more women than men - New York Post


New York Post

Why heart attacks kill more women than men
New York Post
A study from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute has found that women are more likely to die from heart failure than men. Furthermore, scientists found that while hospitalization rates for heart failure have declined in men, they have increased in ...
Study: Women More Likely to Die of Heart Failure Than MenNewsmax
MedMinute: Women at greater risk of death from heart failureEverythingLubbock.com
Death rates from heart failure higher for women than menMedical Xpress
NDTV -Economic Times -Windsor Star
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Diseases spread by ticks are on the rise — here's what you are at risk for throughout the US - Business Insider


Business Insider

Diseases spread by ticks are on the rise — here's what you are at risk for throughout the US
Business Insider
Beware the tick. The tiny arthropods — ticks are not insects, but a type of arachnid, like spiders or scorpions — carry a significant and growing number of diseases. And humans don't know how to stop them. Using the right repellent on clothes and ...
In Minnesota's woods, researchers take aim at ticksSFGate
Blood group A? You are vulnerable to fatal Lyme disease caused by ticksEconomic Times
ANIMAL TALK: Atlantic Canada in the Lyme-lightThe Guardian
The Montgomery Herald -Delaware State News
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Largest Study Of Its Kind Shows Eating Fat Is The Only Cause Of Weight Gain - Tech Times


Tech Times

Largest Study Of Its Kind Shows Eating Fat Is The Only Cause Of Weight Gain
Tech Times
Researchers have found that, among the three major food groups, fat is the only cause of weight gain in the long run. In the most comprehensive study yet of its kind, researchers at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland and the Chinese Academy of ...
Fats or carbs: What causes obesity?Medical News Today
Scientists have revealed 'unequivocal' findings of what exactly causes weight gainMirror.co.uk
New evidence shows that dietary fat, not sugar or protein, causes obesity in miceXinhua
Deccan Chronicle -Pulse.com.gh
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