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Sullum: The lethal success of pain pill restrictions - Gainesville Sun


Gainesville Sun

Sullum: The lethal success of pain pill restrictions
Gainesville Sun
In a May 7 speech, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Justice Department is striving to “bring down” both “opioid prescriptions” and “overdose deaths.” A study published the following day suggests those two goals may be at odds with each other, ...

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For some, Boardman Relay for Life is beacon of hope - Youngstown Vindicator


Youngstown Vindicator

For some, Boardman Relay for Life is beacon of hope
Youngstown Vindicator
By SAMANTHA PHILLIPS. sphillips@vindy.com. BOARDMAN. Decades ago, a doctor diagnosed Kathy Flickinger of Youngstown with cancer and told her she had five years to live. She was proud to celebrate 20 years of being cancer-free at the 2018 ...
Salinas Relay for Life unites community to raise cancer awareness, advocate for a cureThe Salinas Californian
Raising $64000 for a good causeUnion Daily Times
Relay teams walk to 'destroy cancer,' celebrate survivorsThe Wilson Times
The Robesonian -WSOC Charlotte -WABI -Santa Clarita Valley Signal
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FDA approves preventive migraine treatment - wtvr.com


wtvr.com

FDA approves preventive migraine treatment
wtvr.com
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 US Food and Drug Administration approved Aimovig for the preventive ...
New drug brings hope to migraine sufferersFOX31 Denver

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Maintaining a daily rhythm is important for mental health, study suggests - KSL.com


KSL.com

Maintaining a daily rhythm is important for mental health, study suggests
KSL.com
NEW YORK (CNN) — Sticking to a normal daily rhythm — being active during the day and sleeping at night — can have more benefits than you might expect. A new study found that it is linked to improvements in mood and cognitive functioning as well as a ...

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Take Another Little Piece on the Daily Brief - The Good Men Project (blog)


The Good Men Project (blog)

Take Another Little Piece on the Daily Brief
The Good Men Project (blog)
Today the news is dominated by yet another school shooting, this time in Sante Fe, Texas. As of this writing, at least one suspect has been taken into custody in the attack that has left not less than 10 dead, another has been “detained”. This writer ...

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Take Another Little Piece on the Daily Brief - The Good Men Project (blog)


The Good Men Project (blog)

Take Another Little Piece on the Daily Brief
The Good Men Project (blog)
Today the news is dominated by yet another school shooting, this time in Sante Fe, Texas. As of this writing, at least one suspect has been taken into custody in the attack that has left not less than 10 dead, another has been “detained”. This writer ...
Trump Administration to Tie Health Facilities' Funding to Abortion RestrictionsNew York Times
Trump targets Planned Parenthood, family planning services with new abortion ruleNBCNews.com

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Newton County Officials Name Georgia Caterer Associated with Salmonella Outbreak; Lawsuits Possible - Food Poisoning Bulletin


Food Poisoning Bulletin

Newton County Officials Name Georgia Caterer Associated with Salmonella Outbreak; Lawsuits Possible
Food Poisoning Bulletin
The Newton County Health Department in Georgia has released an update on the Salmonella outbreak in that area that has sickened at least 70 people and hospitalized 4. The first outbreak was reportedly among attendees at a closed, invitation-only event ...
Salmonella Outbreak in Georgia Sends 4 to HospitalU.S. News & World Report
70 sickened, 4 hospitalized after salmonella outbreak in Newton CountyWSB Atlanta
Salmonella outbreak sickens about 70 people in Newton County13WMAZ.com
Covington News -Rockdale Newton Citizen (press release)
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San Francisco to distribute addiction drug directly to users - KCRA Sacramento


KCRA Sacramento

San Francisco to distribute addiction drug directly to users
KCRA Sacramento
San Francisco's mayor wants to send medical teams out to city streets to distribute a drug that curbs heroin cravings in opioid addicts. Mayor Mark Farrell calls the initiative a first in the country. He says he will allocate $6 million for 10 new ...
San Francisco Launches New Drug Treatment ProgramThe Epoch Times

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Kratom distributed in NC recalled over salmonella fears - WTVD-TV


WTVD-TV

Kratom distributed in NC recalled over salmonella fears
WTVD-TV
Kratom powder sold in North Carolina has been recalled after tests showed the presence of salmonella. Pious Lion in Asheville and Buffalo Distro Group of Mechanicsville, Virginia have both recalled kratom powder. The recall was launched after samples ...
Asheville kratom company recalls some products over salmonella fearsAsheville Citizen-Times
Ashville company recalling kratom products after positive Salmonella testWITN

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NMSU researchers to explain upcoming mosquito release in public meeting - KRWG


KRWG

NMSU researchers to explain upcoming mosquito release in public meeting
KRWG
New Mexico State University biology professors Immo Hansen, Kathryn Hanley and John Xu will give a presentation about the research behind the upcoming release of sterile male mosquitoes on the NMSU campus in June. The research is part of the ...
Mosquito-borne diseases are a real threat in California. Let's manage the riskSacramento Bee
Here come the bugs: Take precautions to stay safeCorsicana Daily Sun
Rise of the ticksThe Week Magazine

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Sorting Out Genomic Tests for Prostate Cancer - MedPage Today


Daily Mail

Sorting Out Genomic Tests for Prostate Cancer
MedPage Today
SAN FRANCISCO -- Genomic tests to help guide treatment decisions for prostate cancer frequently pointed in different directions when used to evaluate the same patient, a small retrospective study showed. The Decipher and Prolaris tests produced ...
AUA 2018: Prostate Cancer Tumor BoardUroToday
Novel Blood Test Improves Detection of High-Grade Prostate CancerRenal and Urology News

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Opioid Crisis: What People Don't Know About Heroin - RollingStone.com


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Opioid Crisis: What People Don't Know About Heroin
RollingStone.com
In a society that's lost its faith in religion and institutions of government, does the opiate of the masses become, simply, opiates? Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under 55 – and despite a push for reform, those ...
Sullum: The lethal success of pain pill restrictionsGainesville Sun

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Some Women Regret Freezing Their Eggs, and Doctors Are Worried - Live Science


Live Science

Some Women Regret Freezing Their Eggs, and Doctors Are Worried
Live Science
Most women who elect to freeze their eggs are happy they did it, but about 1 in 6 say they regret the decision, according to a new study. Researchers surveyed women who underwent egg freezing for "fertility preservation," meaning they could potentially ...
Egg-freezing regrets: Half of women who undergo the procedure have some remorseChicago Tribune
Some Women Have Regrets After Freezing Eggs for Later PregnancyPhilly.com

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Five myths about spring allergies - The Mercury News


The Mercury News

Five myths about spring allergies
The Mercury News
Start your day with the news you need from the Bay Area and beyond. Sign up for our new Morning Report weekday newsletter. By Neeta Ogden | Special To The Washington Post. Every year, forecasters seem to predict that the worst-ever allergy season is ...
Late winter brings severe allergy season for central IllinoisPeoria Journal Star
How recent thunderstorms can lead to serious asthma, allergy attacksThe News Journal
Fighting Spring Allergies NaturallyMontpelier Bridge

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Going Off Birth Control Cured My Depression And Gave Me Back My Sex Drive - HuffPost


HuffPost

Going Off Birth Control Cured My Depression And Gave Me Back My Sex Drive
HuffPost
I'm 27 years old, and like a lot of women, I was put on birth control pills shortly after starting my period. If you had asked me at any point in the past, I would have told you I had never experienced an adverse side effect from my birth control. On ...

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Young People Choosing Marijuana Over Alcohol and Cigarettes as Their First Drug - Newsweek


Newsweek

Young People Choosing Marijuana Over Alcohol and Cigarettes as Their First Drug
Newsweek
Increasing numbers of young Americans are choosing marijuana over cigarettes or alcohol as their first drug of choice, according to new research published in the journal Prevention Science. Researchers from the National Institute of Child Health and ...
Young people are choosing marijuana before cigarettes and alcoholScience Daily

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Rabies alert issued for parts of Miami-Dade after a raccoon tested positive - Miami Herald


Miami Herald

Rabies alert issued for parts of Miami-Dade after a raccoon tested positive
Miami Herald
The Florida Department of Health issued a rabies alert for parts of Kendall after a raccoon tested positive for the potentially fatal disease. The alert includes these areas in the Kendall area of Miami-Dade: ▫ Southwest 152nd Street to the north ...
Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Sparr/Anthony areaOcala
Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Marion CountyWFTV Orlando
Rabies Alert Issued for Area of SW Miami-Dade After Raccoon Found With DiseaseNBC 6 South Florida
WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale -WPLG Local 10
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E. coli outbreak: CDC comes close to an all-clear on romaine lettuce - Syracuse.com


Syracuse.com

E. coli outbreak: CDC comes close to an all-clear on romaine lettuce
Syracuse.com
It's unlikely that anyone currently has edible romaine lettuce that's contaminated with the toxic strain of E. coli bacteria sickening people nationwide since March. That was the message Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
Hooray! Romaine lettuce is almost safe to eat again!BGR
E. Coli Cases Rise, But It's 'Unlikely' Contaminated Lettuce Still Available5newsonline.com
Tainted romaine lettuce likely out of circulation, CDC says10TV
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New tech 'rewires' brain to help stroke patients regain use of their arms - Fox News


Fox News

New tech 'rewires' brain to help stroke patients regain use of their arms
Fox News
Ken Meeks had a stroke following a serious car accident. His left arm and leg haven't been the same since. The Ohio resident is hoping a device being studied in a new clinical trial will help return some function to his arm. Meeks is taking part in the ...
Top News: New tech 'rewires' mind to assist stroke sufferers regain use of their armsStandard Republic

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Ebola Outbreak in Dense Congolese City Is a 'Major, Major Game-Changer,' WHO Says - TIME


TIME

Ebola Outbreak in Dense Congolese City Is a 'Major, Major Game-Changer,' WHO Says
TIME
(KINSHASA, Congo) — Congo's Ebola outbreak has spread to a crossroads city of more than 1 million people in a troubling turn that marks the first time the vast, impoverished country has encountered the lethal virus in an urban area. “This is a major ...
Ebola outbreak in the Congo spreads to major city, health officials confirmFox News
Ebola confirmed in Congo port citySanta Fe New Mexican
The Latest: Congo announces 11 new confirmed Ebola casesBusiness Insider
KTIC -Rockford Register Star -NEWS.com.au -New Zealand Doctor Online
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