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Researchers Study Thousands Of Ticks Collected By The People They Bit - NPR


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Researchers Study Thousands Of Ticks Collected By The People They Bit
NPR
Could the tick that just bit you carry a pathogen that causes Lyme disease or another ailment? If you're worried, you could ship the offending bug to a private testing service to find out. But between August 2016 and January 2017, you could have gotten ...
Lyme-Bearing Ticks More Widespread in US Than ThoughtHealthDay
Latest death shines light on tick-borne disease Rocky Mountain spotted feverCBS News
Citizen science supports tick-borne disease researchEurekAlert (press release)
Newsweek -Infection Control Today -Prevention.com -Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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Mice Don't Know When to Let It Go, Either - New York Times


New York Times

Mice Don't Know When to Let It Go, Either
New York Times
Suppose that, seeking a fun evening out, you pay $175 for a ticket to a new Broadway musical. Seated in the balcony, you quickly realize that the acting is bad, the sets are ugly and no one, you suspect, will go home humming the melodies. Do you head ...

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Juul plans to release lower-nicotine vape juice starting in August - The Verge


The Verge

Juul plans to release lower-nicotine vape juice starting in August
The Verge
E-cigarette startup Juul Labs plans to start releasing e-liquid options with 40 percent less nicotine this August, the company announced today. The lower-dose pods could give vapers a way to start cutting the amount of nicotine they inhale without ...
A Growing Concern: Vaping among teens on the riseThe Independent
Vaping May Not Be As Safe For Women As They ThinkEquities.com
GSU study: Vaping failed 90 percent of time to lead smoker to quitMyAJC

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The World's First Full-Color, 3D X-rays Are Freaking Me Out - Gizmodo


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The World's First Full-Color, 3D X-rays Are Freaking Me Out
Gizmodo
A high-contrast, black-and-white image of your bones is an effective tool for spotting fractures or breaks. But after 120+ years, x-ray imaging is getting a remarkable update with 3D, full-color images that reveal far more than just the bones inside you.
First-ever color X-rays deliver astonishingly clear pictures for more accurate diagnoses, researchers sayFox News
No Longer Stuff of Sci-Fi: First Ever Colour, 3D X-Rays Are HereYahoo India News

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Thai boys who were trapped in cave have a powerful survival tool - CNN


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Thai boys who were trapped in cave have a powerful survival tool
CNN
Ralph De La Rosa is a therapist, meditation teacher, storyteller, and author living in New York City. His book, "The Monkey Is the Messenger: Meditation and What Your Busy Mind Is Trying to Tell You" (Shambhala Publications) is out in November, 2018 ...

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California woman denied manicure over lupus scars, she says: 'I've never felt more like a leper' - Fox News


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California woman denied manicure over lupus scars, she says: 'I've never felt more like a leper'
Fox News
A California woman claims she was denied a manicure at a local nail salon due to inflamed skin on her hands, a symptom of lupus. Jeniffer Dreyer Brown posted emotional testimony detailing the incident on Facebook on July 6. That day, Brown said ...

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Smoking will be banned in public housing nationwide at end of July - CBS News


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Smoking will be banned in public housing nationwide at end of July
CBS News
Smoking in public housing across the U.S. is about to get snuffed out. A nationwide ban on smoking in public housing facilities will take effect at the end of July, nearly two years after the rule was passed. Starting July 31, U.S. Housing and Urban ...
No smoking in public housing after July 31AL.com
Smoking ban in public housing begins at the end of the monthNEWS10 ABC

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Preschooler wrote own obituary before dying of rare cancer - kfor.com


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Preschooler wrote own obituary before dying of rare cancer
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VAN METER, Iowa - For nine months, a set of parents from Iowa watched their son battle a rare form of pediatric cancer. Last week, 5-year-old Garrett Matthias died. Once doctors told the family Garrett's cancer was terminal, they knew they could not ...
'See ya later, suckas!': Iowa family writes unique obituary for 5-year-old who died of cancerFox 59
Before this 5-year-old died of 'dirty stupid cancer,' he 'wrote' his own obitWichita Eagle

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Ancient 'Iceman' shows signs of a well-balanced last meal - ABC News


ABC News

Ancient 'Iceman' shows signs of a well-balanced last meal
ABC News
Talk about a paleo diet. Scientists have uncovered the last meal of a frozen hunter who died 5,300 years ago in the Alps. The stomach contents of the corpse, widely known as Oetzi the Iceman, offer a snapshot of what ancient Europeans ate more than ...
Ötzi the Iceman's Final Meal Was Surprisingly HeartyGizmodo
Ötzi loaded up on fatty food before he diedScience News
Fatty Fare a Fave for 'Otzi the Iceman'HealthDay
Live Science -Phys.Org -Newsy -Science Magazine
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Don't panic over first Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever death in Wisconsin, but be careful - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Don't panic over first Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever death in Wisconsin, but be careful
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The death Tuesday of a La Crosse County woman from Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever was not just unlikely, but unheard of — at least in Wisconsin. Rebecca Osborn, vector-borne disease epidemiologist for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, said ...

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Parents issue warning after their baby dies from meningitis - WSB Atlanta


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Parents issue warning after their baby dies from meningitis
WSB Atlanta
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. - A Virginia family went from changing diapers to planning their child's funeral in the span of almost 24 hours. Now they're issuing a warning to all parents to make sure their children are up to date on their vaccinations.
Baby dies from meningitis, parents issue warningAtlanta Journal Constitution
Family has warning for parents after 4-month-old dies of meningitisWCVB Boston
Meningococcal Vaccination | What You Should Know | CDCCDC
wtvr.com
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New 'exotic' tick invades NC, and it's an 'aggressive biter.' How far has it spread? - Charlotte Observer


Charlotte Observer

New 'exotic' tick invades NC, and it's an 'aggressive biter.' How far has it spread?
Charlotte Observer
An invasive species of "exotic" tick native to east Asia has been discovered in North Carolina, and it's an "aggressive biter," says the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Longhorned tick was found recently on an opossum in Polk County, in western ...
New Exotic Tick Species Discovered In NCWLTX.com

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Opioid Prescriptions, Addiction Diagnoses Drop - U.S. News & World Report


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Opioid Prescriptions, Addiction Diagnoses Drop
U.S. News & World Report
An analysis of Blue Cross Blue Shield members points to gains made amid the nationwide opioid epidemic. By Katelyn Newman, Staff Writer. By Katelyn Newman, Staff Writer July 12, 2018, at 7:00 a.m.. More. U.S. News & World Report. Report Shows Drop in ...
Opioid Addiction May Finally Be On The DeclineBuzzFeed News

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Wanggaard cheers first legal CBD-based drug - Journal Times


Journal Times

Wanggaard cheers first legal CBD-based drug
Journal Times
RACINE — Smoking medical marijuana remains illegal in Wisconsin, as it does in 19 states, even if prescribed by a doctor. However, other uses of drugs made from chemicals found in the marijuana plant are getting the OK at the state and national levels.
Epilepsy community 'ecstatic' after FDA approves first cannabis-based drugChicago Sun-Times
An Ode to CBD DabsLeafly
Can CBD Really Make Everything in Your Life Better?Esquire.com
WTOC -Santa Rosa Press Democrat -WUSA9.com -Politics.co.uk
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Woman Feels Electric Shocks in Her Legs, Doctors Reveal Parasite Has Invaded Her Spine - Newsweek


Newsweek

Woman Feels Electric Shocks in Her Legs, Doctors Reveal Parasite Has Invaded Her Spine
Newsweek
For around three months, a woman in France was worried something was up with her legs. But when she was hit with electric shock-like pain in her legs, she knew she had to visit the emergency room. Tests revealed the cause of her pain was actually a ...
Woman discovers tingling feeling in her legs is actually PARASITES wriggling in spineThe Sun

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Why Alzheimer's hits women harder than men - BBC News


BBC News

Why Alzheimer's hits women harder than men
BBC News
Diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2015, 75-year-old Brenda Whittle still enjoys jigsaws, sewing and dancing. New activities are less appealing, but participating in Alzheimer's research and drug trials is an exception. She's so at ease with loud brain ...
Alzheimer's impact on blacks explored through a theater performance and panelPittsburgh Post-Gazette
The difference between dementia and Alzheimer's diseasePress of Atlantic City
Reasons You Should Seek In-Home Care For Alzheimer's PatientsTG Daily (blog)
Chilton Times Journal
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Why A Mom Shared The Heartbreaking Photo Of Her 5-Year-Old Daughter's Last Moments Alive - YourTango


YourTango

Why A Mom Shared The Heartbreaking Photo Of Her 5-Year-Old Daughter's Last Moments Alive
YourTango
The 5-year-old girl had a rare brain tumor. For most Americans, this past Fourth of July holiday was a day of celebration and fireworks with friends and families. But for the Daggett family from Fairport, New York, the holiday was overshadowed by a ...

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Late-life high blood pressure may harm the brain, study says - The Denver Post


The Denver Post

Late-life high blood pressure may harm the brain, study says
The Denver Post
By MARILYNN MARCHIONE. Decades ago, hundreds of nuns and priests made an extraordinary decision: They agreed to donate their brains upon death to science, hoping to help solve mysteries about Alzheimer's and other diseases. Now, a study that ...
Blood pressure linked to lesions, signs of Alzheimer's in autopsied brainsCNN
Late-Life BP Tied to Brain Infarcts, TanglesMedPage Today
This Surprising Factor May Raise Your Risk of Alzheimer'sTIME
HealthDay -Newsweek -Medical Xpress -NDTV
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Summer is here, West Nile is near - Daily Comet


Daily Comet

Summer is here, West Nile is near
Daily Comet
Health officials remind residents to take precautions against mosquito-borne West Nile virus, an annual summer occurrence across Louisiana. “So far, we have not received positive samples from Terrebonne or Lafourche, but there are seven parishes who ...
Officials find West Nile virus in fifth NJ countyNJ.com
West Nile virus found in Chatham County mosquitoesSavannah Morning News
Positive West Nile Samples In 6 Bucks Co. CommunitiesPatch.com
York Dispatch -Cincinnati.com -Bucks County Courier Times
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Public Health Officials Looking Into Legionnaires' Outbreak - U.S. News & World Report


Public Health Officials Looking Into Legionnaires' Outbreak
U.S. News & World Report
Health officials in northern Illinois are investigating several cases of Legionnaires' disease that occurred between June 7 and July 1. July 11, 2018, at 10:44 p.m.. Public Health Officials Looking Into Legionnaires' Outbreak. Share. ×. Share on Facebook.

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