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Why the pharmaceutical industry is giving up the search for an Alzheimer's cure - Quartz


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Why the pharmaceutical industry is giving up the search for an Alzheimer's cure
Quartz
Thanks to modern healthcare and improved living standards, life expectancy is predicted to surpass 80 years in most parts of the world by 2050. That's the positive. The negative is that will push the number of people in the world over the age of 60 to ...
Exercise does not delay decline in people with dementia — studyJamaica Observer

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May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month! - The Bakersfield Californian


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May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month!
The Bakersfield Californian
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 1 in 3 U.S. adults have hypertension, but only about half (47 percent) of those have it under control. Hypertension is another word for high blood pressure, and blood pressure is the ...
HEALTH TALK: New guidelines for high blood pressureOdessa American
How to permanently cure high blood pressure and hypertension with natural remedies nowVanguard

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This protein can treat triple-negative breast cancer - Business Standard


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This protein can treat triple-negative breast cancer
Business Standard
Researchers have developed a remedy to thwart the metastatic spread of breast cancer, a leading cause of death among women. The findings, published in the journal Nature Communications, showed that by inhibiting a protein called TAK1, the researchers ...
Particle Shows Promise for Treating the Deadliest Type of Breast CancerDrug Discovery & Development

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Expanded Sports Betting Fuels Fears About Gambling Addiction - Valley News


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Expanded Sports Betting Fuels Fears About Gambling Addiction
Valley News
Atlantic City, n.j. — For sports leagues and gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza. For the experts and organizations already concerned about pervasive problem gambling, it promises a whole new ...
Answers to your questions on gambling disorderNewsday

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Shumaker: To Juul is not cool - Chattanooga Times Free Press


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Shumaker: To Juul is not cool
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Have you seen your teenager studiously staring at his or her laptop, with a long flash drive plugged into the side? Are you excited they are so serious about their school work that they can't look away? You might want to look again. That USB-style ...
Ontario's forthcoming vaping rules will be a roadblock to proven harm-reductionCBC.ca

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Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center at UMich launched with $30M gift - MLive.com


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Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center at UMich launched with $30M gift
MLive.com
The Carr family pose for a picture next to Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disney's Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Fl., on Nov. 19, 2014. Multiple donors have committed $30 million to establish the Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center at the University ...
Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center established at MichiganDetroit Free Press
$30m in Gifts to Establish Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center at the University of MichiganNewswise (press release)
$30 million raised for University of Michigan childhood brain cancer researchWDIV ClickOnDetroit

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Oregon hospital pursues 'war on melanoma' - Chron.com


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Oregon hospital pursues 'war on melanoma'
Chron.com
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Health & Science University has declared a 'war on melanoma' and is recruiting unusual foot soldiers for the job: hair dressers, makeup artists, masseurs, nail technicians and tattoo artists. Oregon has one of the worst ...
Using virtual biopsies to improve melanoma detectionEurekAlert (press release)
Experts explain how to detect the warning signs of skin cancerAccuWeather.com
Be smart and take precautions from skin cancerBuffalo News
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Norovirus sickens 56 at 4 Seattle-area restaurants - Seattle Times


Norovirus sickens 56 at 4 Seattle-area restaurants
Seattle Times
An outbreak of norovirus affected 56 people who had eaten or worked at four area restaurants. No one was hospitalized. The establishments were ordered to clean and disinfect. Share story. By. Erik Lacitis. Seattle Times staff reporter. An outbreak of ...

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Norovirus sickens 56 at 4 Seattle-area restaurants - Seattle Times


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Norovirus sickens 56 at 4 Seattle-area restaurants
Seattle Times
An outbreak of norovirus affected 56 people who had eaten or worked at four area restaurants. No one was hospitalized. The establishments were ordered to clean and disinfect. Share story. By. Erik Lacitis. Seattle Times staff reporter. An outbreak of ...
Lockspot Cafe temporarily closed after reports of norovirus outbreakMy Ballard (blog)

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USC Fires 2 Health Clinic Supervisors in Gynecologist Scandal - NBC Southern California


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USC Fires 2 Health Clinic Supervisors in Gynecologist Scandal
NBC Southern California
USC fired two longtime student health clinic administrators as a result of a Los Angeles Times investigation revealing years of misconduct complaints against the university's veteran gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall, the newspaper reported. The Times ...
Report: USC campus clinic gynecologist accused of misconductSeattle Times

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A woman who has fought depression since she was 16 has opened-up about what life if like with mental health issues - Daily Post North Wales


Daily Post North Wales

A woman who has fought depression since she was 16 has opened-up about what life if like with mental health issues
Daily Post North Wales
An inspirational young woman who battled back from the brink after “living in fear” due to her struggle with mental health issues has spoken candidly about her fight. Laura Burton from Holyhead was diagnosed with depression at th tender age of 16 ...
Pasadena Mental Health Day 2018 Today Opens Roads To Empowerment For Those Facing Emotional, Mental ...Pasadena Now
See Me: The student tackling Scotland's mental health problemSTV News

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Hawaii toddler contracts rat lungworm disease on Oahu - Seattle Times


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Hawaii toddler contracts rat lungworm disease on Oahu
Seattle Times
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii health officials say a toddler on Oahu has contracted rat lungworm disease, the island's first case of the year. The Hawaii Department of Health confirmed Friday that the parasite was found in the child's spinal fluid. Officials ...
Toddler contracts first rat lung worm disease case on Oahu in 2018KHON2
Hawaii confirms 1st rat lungworm case on Oahu in 2018Outbreak News Today

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State & Union: Tick awareness critical to avoiding Lyme disease - Olean Times Herald


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State & Union: Tick awareness critical to avoiding Lyme disease
Olean Times Herald
The presence of Lyme-disease-carrying deer ticks continues to grow in the northeast United States — including New York and Pennsylvania — and health officials are sounding warnings for increased awareness of tick-borne illnesses. May, the usual point ...
Risk for Lyme disease at an all-time highKankakee Daily Journal
Wide-ranging effects of Lyme disease highlighted in Pa.Herald-Mail Media
This Is Why You Should Throw Your Clothes Into the Dryer After a HikePOPSUGAR
Outbreak News Today -Pocono Record -Bustle -Rochelle News Leader
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The Big Number: How much fish do I really need to eat to help my heart? - Washington Post


Washington Post

The Big Number: How much fish do I really need to eat to help my heart?
Washington Post
Want to avoid cardiovascular ailments — including heart disease, congestive heart failure and stroke — as you age? A good plan would be to make sure your weekly menu includes one to two servings a week — ideally 104 a year — of fish. That's what ...
Skip meat, eat fish twice a week for a healthy heartEconomic Times
Eating Fish Twice A Week Could Strengthen Heart Health, Study SaysTech Times
Eat Fish Twice a Week to Ward Off Heart Disease, Experts SayHealthDay
ConsumerAffairs -ConsumerReports.org -Medical Daily -Newsmax
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The Ebola superhighway: Why the new outbreak terrifies public health authorities - The Hill


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The Ebola superhighway: Why the new outbreak terrifies public health authorities
The Hill
A new outbreak of the Ebola virus that has killed at least two dozen people has set public health officials scrambling to contain the epidemic as it threatens to spread far beyond the remote jungles of the Congo River Basin — and raises new questions ...
More Ebola cases confirmed, Not a Public Health Emergency… yetOutbreak News Today

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Washington state finds virus in Cooke Atlantic salmon, plans expanded testing - Seattle Times


Washington state finds virus in Cooke Atlantic salmon, plans expanded testing
Seattle Times
Washington state tested smolt in a Cooke Aquaculture incubator and found the Atlantic salmon had a strain of Icelandic virus. The state denied permission for the company to move the 800,000 fish to an open-water net pen.

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Why Trump should be intimately acquainted with both HIV and HPV - Quartz


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Why Trump should be intimately acquainted with both HIV and HPV
Quartz
Microsoft founder Bill Gates told his staff at the Gates Foundation, in a recently publicized video obtained by MSNBC, that he has had two meetings with Donald Trump since the president was elected. Gates said he tried to persuade the president during ...
Gates Mocks Trump for Confusion Over HIV, HPVNewsweek Pakistan

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Why Trump should be intimately acquainted with both HIV and HPV - Quartz


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Why Trump should be intimately acquainted with both HIV and HPV
Quartz
Microsoft founder Bill Gates told his staff at the Gates Foundation, in a recently publicized video obtained by MSNBC, that he has had two meetings with Donald Trump since the president was elected. Gates said he tried to persuade the president during ...

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Rabies Alert Issued for South Florida Community - U.S. News & World Report


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Rabies Alert Issued for South Florida Community
U.S. News & World Report
Health officials have issued a rabies alert for a Florida community after a raccoon tested positive for the disease. May 19, 2018, at 3:01 a.m.. Rabies Alert Issued for South Florida Community. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post to ...
Deadly Rabies Alert Issued For Parts Of KendallPatch.com
Rabies alert issued for Marion CountyWCJB

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The short, white coat no longer measures up for Johns Hopkins residents - ModernHealthcare.com


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The short, white coat no longer measures up for Johns Hopkins residents
ModernHealthcare.com
A long-held tradition at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has been curtailed for new residents. The short white coat once used to distinguish first-year residents in Hopkins' Osler Medical Training Program has been retired after recent classes of ...

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