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Owls hold secret to ageless ears - BBC News


BBC News

Owls hold secret to ageless ears
BBC News
Barn owls keep their acute sense of hearing into old age, scientists have discovered. Previously, starlings have been found to have this ability, suggesting birds are protected from age-related hearing loss. Understanding more about the "ageless ears ...
Barn owls found to suffer no hearing loss as they agePhys.Org
Barn owls don't lose their hearing with age, scientists findThe Guardian
Secret to why birds DON'T lose their hearing with age could help treat deafness in the elderlyDaily Mail
Netdoctor -Science News (blog) -The Times
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No More 'Bad Fat'? A Potential Weight-loss Treatment Could Make Fat Burn Itself, According to a New Study - Newsweek


Newsweek

No More 'Bad Fat'? A Potential Weight-loss Treatment Could Make Fat Burn Itself, According to a New Study
Newsweek
Not all fat is created equal and researchers just figured out a way to change the “bad” fat that builds up and makes our clothes tighter into the “good” type of fat that burns calories to keep us warm. The new animal study is causing a stir as it could ...
Scientists find way to convert bad body fat into good fatEurekAlert (press release)
Scientists find a way to convert “bad body fat” to “good fat”News-Medical.net
Fat alchemists turn white to beige for weight lossNew Atlas
The Guardian -Daily Mail -The Independent -Version Weekly
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Break from dieting may improve weight loss - Sky News Australia


Sky News Australia

Break from dieting may improve weight loss
Sky News Australia
Australian researchers found people who took a two weeks on, two weeks off approach to weight loss shed more kilos. They also kept it off for longer than those who dieted continuously, according to the study published in the International Journal of ...
Boost weight loss by taking 2-week dieting breaks, says studyMedical News Today
Intermittent dieting works best, but not the 5:2 kind6minutes

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Teen tattoos - an issue raising concern - News-Medical.net


News-Medical.net

Teen tattoos - an issue raising concern
News-Medical.net
According to a clinical report by the American Academy of Pediatrics, “voluntary body modifications” or tattoos, scarifications and piercings by teenagers is a rising concern. These can lead to serious complications they warn and also discuss the ...
Report cites risks youths face with tattoos, piercingsMidland Reporter-Telegram

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Lilu's compression bra aims to help nursing mothers pump more milk faster - TechCrunch


TechCrunch

Lilu's compression bra aims to help nursing mothers pump more milk faster
TechCrunch
A startup called Lilu took the stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco to show off their prototype bra designed to help breastfeeding mothers pump milk more efficiently, and hands-free. The device, which is meant to be worn over or even ...
Lilu is a pumping bra that promises more breast milk in less timeEngadget

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Victory for sugary drinks industry as US court blocks health warnings on adverts - The Independent


The Independent

Victory for sugary drinks industry as US court blocks health warnings on adverts
The Independent
In a victory for the soda industry, a California appeals court has blocked a San Francisco ordinance that would have required health warnings in advertisements for sugary beverages. A city ordinance passed in 2015 requires ads for sugar-sweetened ...
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUITUnited States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO says - CNN


CNN

The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO says
CNN
(CNN) Too few new antibiotics are under development to combat the threat of multidrug-resistant infections, according to a new World Health Organization report published Tuesday. Adding to the concern: It is likely that the speed of increasing ...
WHO report paints dire picture of antibiotic developmentCIDRAP
WHO: 'Serious lack' of antibiotics in development to address resistanceHealio
Too few antibiotics in pipeline to tackle global drug-resistance crisis, WHO warnsThe Guardian
MarketWatch -Belfast Telegraph -RTE.ie -The Straits Times
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Employee accused of mishandling babies at a Jacksonville hospital: 'Sorry for offending' - ActionNewsJax.com


ActionNewsJax.com

Employee accused of mishandling babies at a Jacksonville hospital: 'Sorry for offending'
ActionNewsJax.com
The Naval Hospital Jacksonville employees who reportedly posted a viral video of newborn babies “dancing” will likely face criminal charges. The newborns were referred as “mini Satans” by the employees. When the employees posted the pictures of the ...

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Delivering another woman's baby, doc finds she's giving birth herself - Marion Star


Marion Star

Delivering another woman's baby, doc finds she's giving birth herself
Marion Star
IOWA CITY, Iowa — It's nice when a column topic surfaces a few doors down the street from your house. Meet Dr. Emily Jacobs and her husband, Ryan Jacobs, who joined our North Liberty neighborhood in May. Friendly young couple. Pregnant.

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'Shocking' disregard for safety in US meningitis case -prosecutor - Reuters


Reuters

'Shocking' disregard for safety in US meningitis case -prosecutor
Reuters
Former New England Compounding Center supervisory pharmacist Glenn Chin enters the federal court in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Nate Raymond. BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor on Tuesday accused a ...

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41 States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioids - NPR


NPR

41 States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioids
NPR
The attorneys general of 41 U.S. states said Tuesday that they're banding together to investigate the makers and distributors of powerful opioid painkillers that have, over the past decade, led to a spike in opiate addictions and overdose deaths. The ...
States Push Ahead With Investigation Into Opioid PainkillersFox Business
Nearly 40 States Collaborating On Opioid Pharma InvestigationHartford Courant
CT, 38 other states widen probe of opioid manufacturers, distributorsThe CT Mirror
Danbury News Times
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Doctor goes into labor while delivering patient's baby - ABC News


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Doctor goes into labor while delivering patient's baby
ABC News
Hours later on July 28, Emily Jacobs, a 28-year-old OB-GYN resident at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, welcomed a baby boy, Jett Jacobs. "I noticed what I thought was amniotic fluid of the patient as the baby was delivering," Jacobs told ABC ...
Doctor realizes she's going into labor after delivering patient's babyAtlanta Journal Constitution
Pregnant doctor goes into labor while delivering a patient's babyTheBlaze.com
Delivering another woman's baby, doc finds she's giving birth herselfMarion Star

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Illinois reports first West Nile-related death of 2017 - WGEM


WGEM

Illinois reports first West Nile-related death of 2017
WGEM
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported a Kankakee County resident's death was first West Nile-related casualty of the year in the state. IDPH stated in a news release that the Illinois resident died earlier this month. “Although we will soon ...
Health Dept.: West Nile Virus victim's address unimportantMuncie Star Press
No human cases of West Nile virus in Kenosha CountyKenosha News
This year's first case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Rock CountyChannel3000.com - WISC-TV3
Alton Telegraph -fox2now.com -U.S. News & World Report -Belleville News-Democrat
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Sex and sleep are nice, but money still makes the world go round - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Sex and sleep are nice, but money still makes the world go round
Telegraph.co.uk
Not for the first time, I find myself looking at the results of a poll and thinking: who are these people? The latest source of bafflement is the 8,250 men and women quizzed on behalf of Sainsbury's by Oxford Economics and the National Centre for ...
Forget cash - how sex and sleep are the key to happinessNew Zealand Herald
Sex And Sleep Will Make You Happier Than Money Ever CouldMen's Health
Better sleep tops wellbeing listWebMD.Boots.com
Metro -Mirror.co.uk -SAMAA TV News Pakistan -International Business Times, India Edition
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Why today's teens are growing up more slowly than they used to - CBS News


CBS News

Why today's teens are growing up more slowly than they used to
CBS News
Parents may still marvel at how fast their kids grow up, but a new study finds that U.S. teenagers are maturing more slowly than past generations. In some ways, the trend appears positive: High school kids today are less likely to be drinking or having ...
Why are today's teens putting off sex, driving, dating and drinking?Chicago Tribune
25 Is The New 18? Study Says Teens Are Growing Up SlowerCBS Local
Teenagers have no idea how to be adultsNew York Daily News
Scientific American -Quartz -TIME -Refinery29
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The opioid epidemic is so bad it's driving down life expectancy in the US - The Verge


The Verge

The opioid epidemic is so bad it's driving down life expectancy in the US
The Verge
On September 18th, activists and family members of loved ones who died in the opioid/heroin epidemic called on legislators to provide funding for the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, which Congress passed in July without funding. Photo by John ...
Opioid Overdoses Are Shortening Overall Life ExpectancyTIME
Opioid ODs Have Cut Into US Life Expectancy: CDCHealthDay
Opioid-related deaths have cut US life expectancy by two months since 2000, CDC figures revealDaily Mail
Scientific American -Citizen
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Rich American seniors are getting healthier, leaving the poor behind - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

Rich American seniors are getting healthier, leaving the poor behind
Medical Xpress
The U.S. has seen substantial improvements in life expectancy over the past century, particularly for those who are better-educated and more affluent. Our study, out September 18, looks at the health of older Americans in recent years, using data ...
Health gains after 65 mostly go to certain groupsFuturity: Research News
American Seniors Making Health Gains: ReportNewsmax
Who Gets Health in Old Age? Rich, White PeopleThe Atlantic

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Why today's teens aren't in any hurry to grow up - The Conversation US


The Conversation US

Why today's teens aren't in any hurry to grow up
The Conversation US
In the past, kids couldn't wait to get their driver's licenses. Now? Not so much. Jenn Huls. Why today's teens aren't in any hurry to grow up. September 19, 2017 6.08am EDT. Jean Twenge. Author. Jean Twenge. Professor of Psychology, San Diego State ...
Extended Adolescence: When 25 is the new 18Scientific American
US Teens Are Growing Up More Slowly Than They Used ToSeeker
Teens are growing up more slowly — and they seem OK with itThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Malay Mail Online -Business Standard -iNews -Business Insider
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Unbudgeted: How the opioid crisis is blowing a hole in small-town America's finances - Reuters


Reuters

Unbudgeted: How the opioid crisis is blowing a hole in small-town America's finances
Reuters
INDIANA, Pa./CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (Reuters) - As deaths mount in America's opioid crisis, communities on the front lines face a hidden toll: the financial cost. Ross County, a largely rural region of 77,000 people an hour south of Columbus, Ohio, is ...

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