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Social media offer insights into teen Juul use, popularity - Reuters


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Social media offer insights into teen Juul use, popularity
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Tracking tweets and monitoring chat groups could shed light on the soaring popularity and use of the flash drive-shaped Juul e-cigarette, researchers say. “Juul has become a cultural phenomenon and has been called the 'iPhone of ...
More Americans try vaping, says study, but fewer take it upBBC News

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STD rates increasing dramatically in state - Ceres Courier


Ceres Courier

STD rates increasing dramatically in state
Ceres Courier
The number of Californians diagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases reached record levels in 2017, according to a recent report from the California Department of Public Health. The report states more than 300,000 cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and ...
AHF Blasts California Senate for Nixing $10M for STD Control as Rates Explode in StateBusiness Wire (press release)

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Fighting with your significant other can worsen chronic pain, symptoms of diabetes - New York Daily News


New York Daily News

Fighting with your significant other can worsen chronic pain, symptoms of diabetes
New York Daily News
All is not so fair in love, war and chronic conditions. People with consistent pain from arthritis and those with diabetes may suffer physical side effects from their conditions when arguing with their significant others, a new study by Pennsylvania ...
Fighting With Your Partner Can Worsen Chronic Pain, A New Study ShowsBustle
Argument with Spouse Can Worsen Pain in Osteoarthritis, Diabetes PatientsPsychCentral.com
Tension between spouses could worsen disease symptoms, study findsConsumerAffairs
Daily Mail
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Why Do Some Lizards Have Green Blood? - NPR


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Why Do Some Lizards Have Green Blood?
NPR
Kermit the Frog used to sing that it wasn't easy being green, but that isn't the case for some real-life lizards. They apparently find being green so easy that even their blood is green. A study published Tuesday suggests seems that this lime-green ...
These Lizards Are Full of Green Blood That Should Kill ThemThe Atlantic
Science Says: Green-blooded lizards pose evolutionary puzzleWashington Post
Lizards keep evolving toxic green blood and we don't know whyNew Scientist

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The Ebola outbreak in the DRC is about to meet a fierce weapon: a vaccine - Vox


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The Ebola outbreak in the DRC is about to meet a fierce weapon: a vaccine
Vox
Four thousand doses of an Ebola vaccine just arrived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where an outbreak of the deadly virus is ongoing. Merck's rVSV-ZEBOV is the first highly effective Ebola vaccine, and it's expected to be an extremely useful ...
Congo receives first doses of Ebola vaccine amid outbreakReuters
Congo's health ministry says doses of Ebola vaccine arriveABC News
4K Doses Of Experimental Ebola Vaccine Arrive In Congo As Number Of Possible Cases Rises To 41Kaiser Family Foundation
Telegraph.co.uk -NPR -Wall Street Journal -CIDRAP
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Paleo, keto, fasting, Whole 30: Why food tribes are on the rise - Washington Post


Washington Post

Paleo, keto, fasting, Whole 30: Why food tribes are on the rise
Washington Post
Does it seem like suddenly everyone you know is identifying as Paleo, giving keto a whirl, or suffering through Whole 30? Well, it's not your imagination. Compared with this time last year, the percentage of American adults following a specific diet ...
IFIC survey: 36% of Americans follow a specific dietFood Business News

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June Ballot Measure Would Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products In San Francisco - NPR


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June Ballot Measure Would Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products In San Francisco
NPR
San Francisco could become the first city in the nation to ban flavored tobacco products from all store shelves. The ban includes everything from candy-flavored e-cigarettes to conventional menthol smokes. City supervisors last year unanimously ...
Let's talk about e-cigarettes or vapingNamibian

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Hospitals See Growing Numbers Of Kids And Teens At Risk For Suicide - NPR


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Hospitals See Growing Numbers Of Kids And Teens At Risk For Suicide
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The number of kids who struggle with thoughts of suicide – or attempt to kill themselves – is rising. New research, published Wednesday in Pediatrics finds children ages 5-17 visited children's hospitals for suicidal thoughts or attempts about twice as ...
Kids' Suicide-Related Hospital Visits Rise SharplyNew York Times
Youth Suicidal Behavior Is on the Rise, Especially Among GirlsWall Street Journal
For Kids, Suicide-Related Hospital Visits Increase During School MonthsU.S. News & World Report
EurekAlert (press release) -2 Minute Medicine
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USC Admits Fault in Response to Complaints Against Gynecologist - New York Times


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USC Admits Fault in Response to Complaints Against Gynecologist
New York Times
The University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles. In 2016, the university conducted an internal investigation which concluded that a doctor's pelvic exams may have been inappropriate.CreditCarlos Gonzalez for The New York Times. By Jennifer ...
'Creepy' USC Gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall Stayed in Job for 30 Years Despite Multiple ComplaintsNewsweek
USC let gynecologist treat students despite years of sexual misconduct complaintsNew York Post
USC gynecologist kept treating students despite allegations of inappropriate behaviorThe Week Magazine
Los Angeles Times -USC Press Room
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Maintaining a daily rhythm is important for mental health, study suggests - CNN


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Maintaining a daily rhythm is important for mental health, study suggests
CNN
(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 decreased ...
The Lancet Psychiatry: Disruption of the body's internal clock linked with mood disorders and adverse wellbeingEurekAlert (press release)
Disrupted Circadian Clock Tied to Mood DisordersMedPage Today
Disrupted circadian rhythm linked to mood disordersHealio
Psychiatry Advisor -The Guardian -The Conversation UK -BBC News
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More men with low-risk prostate cancer are forgoing aggressive treatment - Washington Post


Washington Post

More men with low-risk prostate cancer are forgoing aggressive treatment
Washington Post
American doctors are successfully persuading increasing numbers of men with low-risk prostate cancer to reject immediate surgery and radiation in favor of surveillance, a trend that is sparing men's sexual health without increasing their risk of death.
VA health care successfully reduces 'rush to treatment' rates for low-risk prostate cancerEurekAlert (press release)
VA Health Care System Successfully Reduces "Rush to Treatment" Rates for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer, Study ShowsPR Newswire (press release)
More men with low-risk prostate cancer are rejecting aggressive treatment, new study suggestsSFGate

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Some calories more harmful than others - Medical Xpress


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Some calories more harmful than others
Medical Xpress
While calories from any food have the potential to increase the risk of obesity and other cardiometabolic diseases, 22 nutrition researchers agree that sugar-sweetened beverages play a unique role in chronic health problems. The disease risk increases ...
Researchers Explain The Link Between Sugar-Sweetened Drinks And Chronic Health ProblemsNDTV

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'You Don't Sacrifice A Whole City' Over Needle Exchange, West Virginia Mayor Says - WUNC


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'You Don't Sacrifice A Whole City' Over Needle Exchange, West Virginia Mayor Says
WUNC
Since the opioid crisis took off in the U.S., cities across the country have added more and more needle exchange programs, which allow people with addiction to turn in used syringes for new, clean ones. Most researchers say such programs are effective ...
Kanawha County O'Charley's employee diagnosed with Hepatitis AWOWK

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Husband Opens Up After Wife's 'Pregnancy Brain' Turns Out to Be Deadly Cancer - PEOPLE.com


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Husband Opens Up After Wife's 'Pregnancy Brain' Turns Out to Be Deadly Cancer
PEOPLE.com
Danielle and Tyler Dick never thought that a small brush with skin cancer would change their lives forever. In 2012, doctors found a cancerous mole on Danielle's back, but told the woman there was likely nothing to worry about. They quickly removed the ...
Mom who delayed invasive cancer treatment to protect unborn babies dies 10 months after delivering twinsFox News
Mother delayed skin cancer treatment for unborn twins has died 10 months after giving birthWeek Facts

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Two-Headed, Conjoined Baby Deer Twins Rare Discovery for Science - PEOPLE.com


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Two-Headed, Conjoined Baby Deer Twins Rare Discovery for Science
PEOPLE.com
An unusual find discovered over two years ago is back in the news. According to Newsweek, a mushroom hunter stumbled across the body of conjoined fawn twins in the Minnesota woods back in 2016. While shocking, the find was also important. These are ...

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System-wide failure hits Sacramento area Sutter Health clinics - Sacramento Bee


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System-wide failure hits Sacramento area Sutter Health clinics
Sacramento Bee
The Sacramento Bee is expanding its coverage of our health care community and its workers. Contact canderson@sacbee.com with tips and complete our survey below. A system-wide failure is causing problems at Sutter Health locations, a spokesman for ...
Sutter Health experiencing systemwide communications failureSanta Rosa Press Democrat

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Texas, 5 other states suing opioid maker Purdue Pharma - KXAN.com


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Texas, 5 other states suing opioid maker Purdue Pharma
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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Texas and five other states are filing new lawsuits accusing a pharmaceutical company of using deceptive marketing to boost drugs sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths. Nevada state Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt alleges in a ...
Texas, 5 other states sue Purdue Pharma, alleging deception that led to opioid overdose deathsDallas News (blog)
Attorney General Paxton sues maker of OxyContin under Deceptive Trade ActCorpus Christi Caller-Times
US state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemicKFGO

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