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Opioid makers gave $10M to advocacy groups amid epidemic - NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Opioid makers gave $10M to advocacy groups amid epidemic
NBCNews.com
The investigation by Missouri's Sen. Claire McCaskill shed light Monday on the opioid industry's ability to shape public opinion and raises questions about its role in an overdose epidemic that has claimed hundreds of thousands of American lives ...
The two faces of the opioid crisisFrederick News Post
Wanna Kill 300000 Americans and Get Away It? Here's How..West Orlando News

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Use of opioid overdose antidote nearly triples since 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle


Use of opioid overdose antidote nearly triples since 2014
San Francisco Chronicle
The first time came on Oct. 7, 2011, when the 25-year-old Lacey man was struck by a car outside a house party in the township. He was thrown 35 yards, stopping his heart. CPR revived him. Sinopal suffered a traumatic brain injury and was put on ...

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Babies get strokes too. Here's how their brains recover - Science Magazine


Science Magazine

Babies get strokes too. Here's how their brains recover
Science Magazine
AUSTIN—Strokes are common in old age, but these devastating events also strike babies. That's likely because birth is stressful and particularly hard on the body's blood vessels and circulation. But unlike adults, babies who suffer a stroke in the ...
Stroke May Not Mean Language Loss for NewbornsInfosurhoy

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Ohio County to Distribute Bags That Deactivate Drugs - U.S. News & World Report


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Ohio County to Distribute Bags That Deactivate Drugs
U.S. News & World Report
An Ohio county is distributing bags that deactivate prescription drugs as part of the fight against the state's opioid epidemic. Feb. 18, 2018, at 12:11 p.m.. Ohio County to Distribute Bags That Deactivate Drugs. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on ...
Franklin County to distribute bags that deactivate prescription drugsNBC4i.com
State says more than 10000 Ohioans hospitalized for fluSentinel-Tribune

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Scientists explore ties between Alzheimer's and our immune system - 89.3 KPCC


89.3 KPCC

Scientists explore ties between Alzheimer's and our immune system
89.3 KPCC
A patient affected by Alzheimer's disease gestures as he attends a special therapeutic session in Madrid, Spain on November 28, 2017. PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/Getty Images. Jon Hamilton | NPR | February 18, 2018. Beer has fueled a lot of bad ideas ...
Scientists Explore Ties Between Alzheimer's And Brain's Ancient Immune SystemNPR

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Woman buys fish from Costco, finds live worm inside - Fox News


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Woman buys fish from Costco, finds live worm inside
Fox News
Emily Randolph claims to have found a live worm in a package of Atlantic cod she purchased from Costco two weeks ago. (Emily Randolph Facebook / FOX 5). A woman is claiming to have found a live worm in a package of fish she purchased from Costco two ...
Woman claims fish purchased at Costco contained live, parasitic worm in packageSFGate
This woman found worms in her Costco fish — and it only gets worse from thereRaw Story

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Fighting the flu? This technology tries to help you get well faster - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Fighting the flu? This technology tries to help you get well faster
USA TODAY
Can anything help you keep safe from the flu? As one of the worst influenza outbreaks on record sweeps across America, that's a question hundreds of scientists, inventors, and health officials are working hard to answer. For a start, flu experts ...

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In California Coffee May Soon Be Listed As A Carcinogen - Forbes


Los Angeles Times

In California Coffee May Soon Be Listed As A Carcinogen
Forbes
But the case rests on the presence of trace amounts of a chemical and ignores the strongest evidence on coffee drinking. In the coming months a judge in California will decide whether coffee should be listed as a possible carcinogen throughout the ...
Will coffee in California come with a cancer warning?Los Angeles Times

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FDA Okays First Concussion Blood Test--but Some Experts Are Wary - Scientific American


Scientific American

FDA Okays First Concussion Blood Test--but Some Experts Are Wary
Scientific American
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week gave its first green light to a company that wants to start selling a blood test to evaluate for mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion. The agency lauded the blood test as an innovative tool for ...
FDA approves blood test to detect concussions faster and cheaperCW33 NewsFix
Progress in diagnosis of concussions a huge dealThe San Diego Union-Tribune

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Experts warn about effects of medicinal cannabis - The Australian


The Australian

Experts warn about effects of medicinal cannabis
The Australian
Medical experts have questioned whether the health system will be able to meet rising consumer demand for medicinal cannabis, especially with such little evidence of its safety and efficacy. In the Medical Journal of Australia today, associate ...
“Media hype must be tempered by clinical evidence”Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)
Doctors warn on rush to prescribe cannabisCosmos
Supply of Medical Cannabis Needs StreamliningVision Christian Media

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How To Talk With Kids About Terrible Things - WFSU


WFSU

How To Talk With Kids About Terrible Things
WFSU
For the more than 3,000 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Wednesday's mass shooting was terrifying and life-changing. But what of the tens of millions of other children, in schools across the country, who have since heard about what ...

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How To Talk With Kids About Terrible Things - NPR


NPR

How To Talk With Kids About Terrible Things
NPR
For the more than 3,000 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Wednesday's mass shooting was terrifying and life-changing. But what of the tens of millions of other children, in schools across the country, who have since heard about what ...

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Scientists Explore Ties Between Alzheimer's And Brain's Ancient Immune System - NPR


NPR

Scientists Explore Ties Between Alzheimer's And Brain's Ancient Immune System
NPR
Beer has fueled a lot of bad ideas. But on a Friday afternoon in 2007, it helped two Alzheimer's researchers come up with a really a good one. Neuroscientists Robert Moir and Rudolph Tanzi were sipping Coronas in separate offices during "attitude ...

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Local partnership's work is credited for healthy savings - Crain's Cleveland Business


Crain's Cleveland Business

Local partnership's work is credited for healthy savings
Crain's Cleveland Business
A new Health Affairs study links nearly $40 million in savings over six years to the work of Better Health Partnership, a Cleveland-based regional health care improvement collaboration of primary care providers and other stakeholders. The savings come ...
State says more than 10000 Ohioans hospitalized for fluSan Antonio Express-News
Flu Sends Nearly 11000 to Hospital this YearWHIZ

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New wearable electronic device to revolutionize stroke rehabilitation - Xinhua


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New wearable electronic device to revolutionize stroke rehabilitation
Xinhua
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- A new stretchable bandage-like electronic sensor, designed to be worn on the throat, will be a game-changer in treatment of stroke recovery, said a U.S. study released Saturday. The sensor, developed by engineering ...
New tech for stroke recovery treatmentThe New Indian Express

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Backyard pirate ship is sanctuary for San Marcos girl fighting leukemia - The San Diego Union-Tribune


The San Diego Union-Tribune

Backyard pirate ship is sanctuary for San Marcos girl fighting leukemia
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Five-year-old Leona Evans, a leukemia patient had her wish of becoming a pirate, and having a pirate ship playhouse of her own come true, courtesy of Make-A-Wish San Diego, February 17, 2018. (Howard Lipin). Deborah Sullivan BrennanContact Reporter. On ...
San Marcos girl gets incredible 'pirate ship' from Make-a-WishCBS 8 San Diego
Ahoy! Make-a-Wish lands pirate ship in little girl's backyardfox5sandiego.com

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You may be able to better avoid a heart attack with this common snack, study says - Palm Beach Post


Palm Beach Post

You may be able to better avoid a heart attack with this common snack, study says
Palm Beach Post
What's your go-to snack? If it's yogurt, you may be in luck because it may help lower your risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new report. >> Read more trending news · Researchers from Boston University and Harvard University, recently ...

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Three Mile Island 'survivors' group links ailments to partial meltdown in 1979 - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Three Mile Island 'survivors' group links ailments to partial meltdown in 1979
USA TODAY
YORK, Pa. — They're battling health issues and grieving lost loved ones — and they are confident that there's an explanation for their suffering. Nearly 3,000 people now call themselves "Three Mile Island Survivors" in a private Facebook group. The ...

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The 2018 Flu Season Might Finally Be Leveling Off - TIME


TIME

The 2018 Flu Season Might Finally Be Leveling Off
TIME
(NEW YORK) — This nasty flu season, which has been worsening for months, may finally be leveling off. Health officials on Friday said about 1 of every 13 visits to the doctor last week was for fever, cough and other symptoms of the flu. That's no ...
Why not offering paid sick leave makes flu season worse, hurts bottom lineChicago Daily Herald
84 children have died so far this flu season, CDC saysWHIO
Flu cases on the rise in local hospitals, clinicsGloversville Leader-Herald
KBZK Bozeman News -wwlp.com -SFGate -Temple Daily Telegram
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University of Kansas reports increase in gonorrhea - Outbreak News Today


Outbreak News Today

University of Kansas reports increase in gonorrhea
Outbreak News Today
Officials with the University of Kansas Watkins Health Services have reported an increase in sexually transmitted infections (STIs), in particular gonorrhea over the past year, according to a Lawrence World-Journal report. Image/CDC. The number of ...

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