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First Human Case From New Bird Flu: How Many More Strains Are Out There? - NPR


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First Human Case From New Bird Flu: How Many More Strains Are Out There?
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On Christmas Day last year, a 68-year-old woman in southern China came down with the flu. A week later she was hospitalized. The woman eventually recovered, but she spent three weeks in the hospital. The culprit? H7N4, a new type of bird flu. "This is ...
World's first human case of H7N4 avian flu reported in ChinaCNN
China Reports First Human Case of H7N4 Bird FluU.S. News & World Report
China confirms first ever human case of H7N4 bird fluThe Guardian
CIDRAP -Phys.Org -Daily Mail -Newser
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In mice, a single vaccine prompts the immune system to fight breast, lung and skin cancers - Los Angeles Times


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In mice, a single vaccine prompts the immune system to fight breast, lung and skin cancers
Los Angeles Times
Researchers are working on a vaccine that launched a strong immune response against breast, lung, and skin cancers in mice. (Getty Images/moodboard RF). In the field of regenerative medicine, induced pluripotent stem cells have a lot of neat tricks up ...
Scientists Successfully Test a Vaccine in Mice That Could Prevent Many CancersGizmodo
Stem cell vaccine immunizes lab mice against multiple cancersEurekAlert (press release)
As we age, cancer rates go up as immune system winds downArs Technica
HealthDay -FierceBiotech -Medical Xpress -HuffPost UK
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One small town, two drug companies and 12.3 million doses of opioids - Washington Post


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One small town, two drug companies and 12.3 million doses of opioids
Washington Post
Two of the nation's biggest drug distributors shipped 12.3 million doses of powerful opioids to a single pharmacy in a tiny West Virginia town over an eight-year period, a congressional committee revealed Thursday. The Family Discount Pharmacy in Mount ...
House Committee Demands Answers From Drug Distributors on Opioid OverloadU.S. News & World Report
WV senate nixes proposal to force drug firms to disclose opioid pill numbersCharleston Gazette-Mail
W.Va. Opioid Suit Against McKesson Sent Back To State CourtLaw360

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Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters - BBC News


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Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters
BBC News
US scientists believe they have identified a new gene mutation that can raise the risk of ovarian cancer, and is passed from father to daughter. It is inherited through the X-chromosome and is independent of other known susceptibility genes that women ...
New report: Labs differ widely in BRCA testing protocolsEurekAlert (press release)
Ovarian cancer may be passed down through dad's X chromosomeThe New Daily
Ovarian cancer passed on by dads: studyThe Australian
Medical Xpress -Daily Mail -Telegraph.co.uk
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New CRISPR tools can detect infections like HPV, dengue, and Zika - The Verge


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New CRISPR tools can detect infections like HPV, dengue, and Zika
The Verge
SHERLOCK paper test strips indicate the presence or absence of a target like Zika or dengue virus. Video: Zhang lab, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. Scientists are harnessing the same technology behind the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR to ...
CRISPR scissors, Cas12a, enables cutting-edge diagnosticsUC Berkeley
Scientists Made a 'Black Box' for Recording Data From Human CellsGizmodo
CRISPR-based technology can detect viral DNAPhys.Org
Science Daily -Science Magazine -Xconomy -STAT
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Health officials: 153 Oklahomans have died from the flu, including child - kfor.com


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Health officials: 153 Oklahomans have died from the flu, including child
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OKLAHOMA CITY – Health officials across the state are warning Oklahomans to take precautions against the flu after the virus led to the deaths of six people within the last week. So far this year, officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health ...
Flu claims 11th Delaware life--this one, an otherwise healthy personDelaware 105.9
First child flu death among 153 now recorded as Oklahoma sets new modern recordTulsa World
TN reports 8th child death from flu; health departments urge free shots at Friday clinicsKnoxville News Sentinel
WKRN.com -KOCO Oklahoma City -KSWO -WATE 6 On Your Side
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Nikolas Cruz charged with 17 murder, he is mentally disturbed after his mom dead from flu - Week Facts


Week Facts

Nikolas Cruz charged with 17 murder, he is mentally disturbed after his mom dead from flu
Week Facts
The disturbed 19-year-old blamed for the most noticeably bad school shooting since the Sandy Hook massacre may have been sent over the edge when his single parent dead of inconveniences from the flu in November, family said. Suspect Nikolas Cruz, 19 ...
Mom's flu death may have sent Florida massacre suspect over the edgeSt. Lucia News Online

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Nikolas Cruz charged with 17 murder, he is mentally disturbed after his mom dead from flu - Week Facts


Week Facts

Nikolas Cruz charged with 17 murder, he is mentally disturbed after his mom dead from flu
Week Facts
The disturbed 19-year-old blamed for the most noticeably bad school shooting since the Sandy Hook massacre may have been sent over the edge when his single parent dead of inconveniences from the flu in November, family said. Suspect Nikolas Cruz, 19 ...
Mom's flu death may have sent Florida massacre suspect over the edgeSt. Lucia News Online

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Nikolas Cruz charged with 17 murder, he is mentally disturbed after his mom dead from flu - Week Facts


Week Facts

Nikolas Cruz charged with 17 murder, he is mentally disturbed after his mom dead from flu
Week Facts
The disturbed 19-year-old blamed for the most noticeably bad school shooting since the Sandy Hook massacre may have been sent over the edge when his single parent dead of inconveniences from the flu in November, family said. Suspect Nikolas Cruz, 19 ...
Alleged Florida High School Shooter Had Ties to New YorkHudson Valley Post

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Chemicals in nonstick and waterproof items linked to weight gain - Mother Nature Network


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Chemicals in nonstick and waterproof items linked to weight gain
Mother Nature Network
There may be some unwelcome side effects to staying dry in the great outdoors. (Photo: Vitalii Matokha/Shutterstock). Chemicals called perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) have been used for more than 60 years to make products more stain-resistant ...
Chemicals in nonstick pans and food packaging linked to rapid weight gainFox News
Chemicals in Non-Stick Pans May Contribute to Weight GainDiscover Magazine (blog)
'Non-stick' chemicals linked to weight gainNHS Choices
The Hindu -News-Medical.net -International Business Times UK -WND.com
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Alleged Florida High School Shooter Had Ties to New York - Hudson Valley Post


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Alleged Florida High School Shooter Had Ties to New York
Hudson Valley Post
At least 17 are dead. The victims include students and adults. Over a dozen are injured, many with life-threatening injuries. It's the third worst school shooting in U.S. history. Cruz, 19, is a former student at the school who was expelled for ...

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Flu kills first Delaware woman without underlying illness - WTHR


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Flu kills first Delaware woman without underlying illness
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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware health officials say the flu has killed the first person in the state who didn't have an underlying condition. The New Journal of Wilmington reports the 47-year-old woman who died this week did not have this year's flu ...
North country flu cases increase in last two weeksJournal & Republican
Fight back against flu, experts sayFort Wayne Journal Gazette
Flu claims 22 more lives in SC, but there is some good news on the flu frontMyrtle Beach Sun News
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth -KFOX El Paso -CTV News -The State
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Americans report drop in quality of life for 21 US states - WSB Radio


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Americans report drop in quality of life for 21 US states
WSB Radio
If you felt like you had a pretty crummy 2017, you are definitely not alone. People in nearly half the country said their quality of life declined last year, according to recent polling. >> Read more trending news. In 21 states, residents saw well ...

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Ultra-processed foods 'linked to cancer' - BBC News


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Ultra-processed foods 'linked to cancer'
BBC News
A link between highly processed foods and cancer has been suggested by French researchers. They classified foods including cakes, chicken nuggets and mass-produced bread as "ultra-processed". A study of 105,000 people hinted the more of such foods ...
This Is the Link Between Processed Foods and CancerTIME
Highly Processed Foods Tied to Higher Cancer RiskHealthDay
Ultra-processed foods may be linked to cancer, says studyThe Guardian
Telegraph.co.uk -Healio -The Australian -Business Wire (press release)
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Woman who got attention by giving birth to 7 kids has died - Houston Chronicle


Houston Chronicle

Woman who got attention by giving birth to 7 kids has died
Houston Chronicle
FILE - In this May 21, 1988 file photo, the three surviving Frustaci septuplets, Stephen, Patricia, and Richard, seated from left, join parents Patti and Sam Frustaci and older brother Joseph, 4, as they dig into cake to celebrate their third birthday ...

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Ex-U of M doctor banned from seeing own kids while child porn case unfolds - MLive.com


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Ex-U of M doctor banned from seeing own kids while child porn case unfolds
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University Hospital, part of the University of Michigan Health System. Katie McLean | The Ann Arbor News( Submitted photo ). Comment. 0 shares. By Gus Burns · fburns@mlive.com. A former University of Michigan pediatrician walked into a federal ...
Feds: Ex-University of Michigan doctor had long preyed on girls, posed as teen boy onlineDetroit Free Press
Doctor jailed on child porn charges, had sex with patientBrinkwire (press release)
Ex-University Doctor Facing Porn Charges Can Be ReleasedU.S. News & World Report

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How a transgender woman breast-fed her baby - Washington Post


Washington Post

How a transgender woman breast-fed her baby
Washington Post
She told doctors that she wanted to breast-feed her baby. She explained that her partner was pregnant but was not planning to breast-feed when the child was born, so she wanted to take it on herself. The 30-year-old, who is transgender, was willing to ...
Transgender Woman Breastfeeds Her Baby After Experimental TreatmentGizmodo
Transgender woman able to breastfeed in first documented caseThe Guardian
Transgender woman first to breastfeed, report saysAtlanta Journal Constitution
New York Post -TheBlaze.com -CafeMom -The Week Magazine
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Quality of life has taken a nosedive in 21 US states — see if yours is on the list - Rare.us


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Quality of life has taken a nosedive in 21 US states — see if yours is on the list
Rare.us
If you felt like you had a pretty crummy 2017, you are definitely not alone. People in nearly half the country say their quality of life declined last year, according to recent polling. In 21 states, residents saw well-being scores decline last year in ...
Hawaii bumped to third in annual State of Well-Being Rankings reportPacific Business News (Honolulu)
Hawaii's Been Knocked Out of the Top Spot. This Is the New Happiest State.Travel+Leisure
Gallup poll has Vermont, South Dakota tied for 'happiest' stateWNYT

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