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Anaheim Legionnaires' outbreak grows; 11 cases linked to Disneyland visits - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Anaheim Legionnaires' outbreak grows; 11 cases linked to Disneyland visits
Los Angeles Times
The number of people diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease after spending time in Anaheim or Disneyland increased to 15, Orange County health officials said Wednesday. The victims were infected between late August and October, officials said.
3 more cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in outbreak linked to Anaheim and DisneylandOCRegister
Number of Legionnaires' cases linked to Rio hotel rises to 7News3LV
Risks Grow for Deadliest US Drinking Water HazardCircle of Blue WaterNews
U.S. News & World Report -KLAS-TV -KTLA -FOX5 Las Vegas
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Chronic wasting disease threatens deer population, hunting season - Fox News


Fox News

Chronic wasting disease threatens deer population, hunting season
Fox News
Chronic wasting disease has the potential to decimate populations, and it's spreading across the United States. (iStock). Deer hunting season is here and it's off to a shaky start. Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been found in a number of does and ...
Reminders and safety tips for hunters this seasonWILX-TV
Chronic wasting disease spreading in Minnesota deerMinneapolis Star Tribune
Firearm deer season: Michigan DNR keeps close eye on Chronic Wasting DiseaseWLNS
KHQ Right Now -SFGate -The Bozeman Daily Chronicle -Madison.com
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Amish Mutation Protects Against Diabetes and May Extend Life - New York Times


New York Times

Amish Mutation Protects Against Diabetes and May Extend Life
New York Times
The clinic parking lot in Berne, Ind., where some of the Amish residents carry a genetic mutation that may have life-extending benefits. Credit Courtesy of Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center. Amish people living in a rural part of Indiana have a ...
Key to Longer Life Discovered in DNA of Tiny Amish Community in IndianaNewsweek
An Internal fountain of youth: Why these Amish live longer and healthierEurekAlert (press release)
Mutation in blood clotting gene may extend human life spanScience Magazine
HealthDay -Wired.co.uk -Medical Xpress -GenomeWeb
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Ghana: African Union/Ministry of Health Embark On Carmma - AllAfrica.com


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Ghana: African Union/Ministry of Health Embark On Carmma
AllAfrica.com
A health sensitization and screening programme has taken place at Weija in the Ga West Municipality of Accra. The screening programme, which marked the beginning of a week-long Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Newborn and Child ...
Childbirth is killing black women in the US, and here's whyCNN
Ashanti records 70 maternal deaths in 10 monthsBusinessGhana
Pregnant women urged to seek regular antenatal careGhana Business News
NJ Spotlight
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'Lock her up': Girl who mistakenly shot elk 'bullied' as wildlife officials decide her fate - First Coast News


First Coast News

'Lock her up': Girl who mistakenly shot elk 'bullied' as wildlife officials decide her fate
First Coast News
SPRINGFIELD, MO. - Wildlife officials have not decided whether any citations or warnings will be issued after a 14-year-old mistakenly shot a protect elk. Abby Wilson, 14, shot the elk on Saturday in Boone County, thinking it was a large white-tailed buck.
Teen hunter bullied after she accidentally shot elkCleveland 19 News
Missouri girl, 14, faces social media bullying after shooting elk she mistook for buckFox News

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Coffee-Rich, Plant-Based Diets May Be Best For Heart Health - Forbes


Forbes

Coffee-Rich, Plant-Based Diets May Be Best For Heart Health
Forbes
I cover health, medicine, psychology and neuroscience. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Coffee drinkers probably don't need any additional data to support their habit, but a new study presented at the American Heart Association ...
Drink a Lot of Coffee? Science Just Gave You a Really Good Reason to Feel Great About ItInc.com
Eat more leafy greens and whole grains to lower heart failure riskMedical News Today
New research suggests coffee could cut the risk of heart diseasePhillyVoice.com
News18 -Delish.com -Free Malaysia Today -Sci-News.com
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Why does my arm hurt the day after I get my flu shot? - AOL


AOL

Why does my arm hurt the day after I get my flu shot?
AOL
Needles usually hurt. That bit makes sense. Flu shots are painful because someone is jabbing a pointed bit of metal into your arm and forcing fluid into your body. But why does it sometimes hurt more the next day? And while we're at it, why does the ...
S. Carolina officials announce 1st flu death of seasonSFGate
Getting flu shot annually has no impact on natural immunity, researchers findDrug Store News
Are We Ready for the Next Flu Pandemic?Contagionlive.com
Royal Gazette -LubbockOnline.com -Mom.Me (blog) -The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
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'We were blown away' – researchers eliminate obstacle to fusion energy - Inhabitat


Inhabitat

'We were blown away' – researchers eliminate obstacle to fusion energy
Inhabitat
Fusion powers the sun, and if we could harness it here on Earth, we could obtain unlimited clean energy. Scientists have been working on that aim for years, and now researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ...
Researchers take next step toward fusion energyEurekAlert (press release)
Helium-resistant material could enable stable nuclear fusionEureka

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St. Joseph Mercy and Mercy Health announce big merger in Michigan - MLive.com


MLive.com

St. Joseph Mercy and Mercy Health announce big merger in Michigan
MLive.com
St. Joseph Mercy Health System and Mercy Health are merging into one system under Trinity Health, a Catholic health care system based in Livonia with annual operating revenues of around $17 billion.( Patrick Record | MLive.com file photo ). Comment.
Trinity Health to unite Michigan operations into statewide health systemMiBiz
St. Joe Mercy Livingston Hospital Included In System MergerWHMI
Trinity Health combines St. Joseph Mercy Health System, Mercy HealthCrain's Detroit Business
Fox17 -Seattle Times -WOODTV.com
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'NO ONE is safe' Black Death plague may spiral out of control like EBOLA - Daily Star


Daily Star

'NO ONE is safe' Black Death plague may spiral out of control like EBOLA
Daily Star
THE Black Death plague in Madagascar may escalate like Ebola meaning no one is safe from the deadly disease's clutches, an expert has warned. By Douglas Patient / Published 15th November 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration ...
The Eternal Return of the PlagueProject Syndicate

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AP Exclusive: US Scientists Try 1st Gene Editing in the Body - U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

AP Exclusive: US Scientists Try 1st Gene Editing in the Body
U.S. News & World Report
Scientists for the first time have tried gene editing inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease. Nov. 15, 2017, at 1:08 a.m.. AP Exclusive: US Scientists Try 1st Gene Editing in the Body ...
US scientists say they have tried gene editing inside a person for the first time, aiming to cure a diseaseWashington Post
US Scientists Try First Gene Editing In The BodyPueblo Chieftain

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We're so unprepared for finding an Alzheimer's treatment - Washington Post


USA TODAY

We're so unprepared for finding an Alzheimer's treatment
Washington Post
The U.S. health-care system is unprepared to cope with the Alzheimer's crisis — even if there were a treatment in the near future, according to a new study. If there were a treatment for Alzheimer's in 2020, the study found that people would have to ...
Report: Alzheimer's treatment could be on horizon - but changes needed in health systemUSA TODAY
An Alzheimer's treatment would tax the US health care systemMedical Xpress
Bill Gates' Newest Mission Is To Cure Alzheimer's DiseaseTech Times
Jacksonville Daily News -Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News -Sci-Tech Today -Version Weekly
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AstraZeneca's new precision biologic gets FDA approval to treat severe eosinophilic asthma - News-Medical.net


News-Medical.net

AstraZeneca's new precision biologic gets FDA approval to treat severe eosinophilic asthma
News-Medical.net
AstraZeneca and its global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune, today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved FASENRA™ (benralizumab) for the add-on maintenance treatment of patients with severe ...
AstraZeneca gets FDA nod for severe eosinophilic asthma drugKorea Biomedical Review

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Indulgent grandparents 'bad for children's health' - BBC News


BBC News

Indulgent grandparents 'bad for children's health'
BBC News
Indulgent grandparents may be having an adverse impact on their grandchildren's health, say researchers. The University of Glasgow study, published in PLOS One journal, suggests grandparents are often inclined to treat and overfeed children. The study ...
Grandparents risk harming health of grandchildren by giving too many treats, say health expertsTelegraph.co.uk
Scientists warn that grandparents may pose cancer threat to childrenIndependent.ie
Grandparents 'may pose cancer risk' to children, scientists warnSky News
Express.co.uk -The Times -Gloucestershire Live -Channel NewsAsia
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Study Finds Competing Opioid Treatments Have Similar Outcomes - New York Times


New York Times

Study Finds Competing Opioid Treatments Have Similar Outcomes
New York Times
Left, a dose of Vivitrol before being administered. Right, a pharmacist filling a prescription for Soboxone. Credit Brian Snyder/Reuters. WASHINGTON — A long-awaited study has found that two of the main medications for treating opioid addiction are ...
Medications to kick opioid addiction are equally effective, study findsWashington Post
Some opioid addiction drugs harder to start than others, study findsCNN
Opioid addiction treatments face off in US trialABC News
MedPage Today -EurekAlert (press release) -Wall Street Journal -STAT
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Your Blood Type May Determine How Smog Affects Your Heart - HealthDay


HealthDay

Your Blood Type May Determine How Smog Affects Your Heart
HealthDay
TUESDAY, Nov. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with certain blood types are at increased risk for a heart attack from high levels of air pollution, a new study finds. Specifically, people with coronary artery disease who have A, B or AB blood types ...
Many hospitalized heart patients not getting protective statin medications upon dischargeMedical Xpress
Air pollution is a bigger risk for people with A, B, or AB blood types, study findsTelegraph.co.uk
People with blood types A, B and AB are at bigger risk of heart attacks from air pollutioniNews
Inquirer.net
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Increased Hours Online Correlate With An Uptick In Teen Depression, Suicidal Thoughts - NPR


NPR

Increased Hours Online Correlate With An Uptick In Teen Depression, Suicidal Thoughts
NPR
A study published Tuesday in the journal Clinical Psychological Science finds that increased time spent with popular electronic devices — whether a computer, cell phone or tablet — might have contributed to an uptick in symptoms of depression and ...
Rising Teen Suicides and a Surge in Social Media Use: Is There a Link?TIME
Social Media Makes Girls Depressed—Or Does It?Newsweek
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culpritThe Conversation US
HealthDay -International Business Times -Medical Xpress -UPI.com
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