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In 'America's Finest City,' homelessness spreads disease - Sacramento Bee


Sacramento Bee

In 'America's Finest City,' homelessness spreads disease
Sacramento Bee
Christine Wade found a haven in the tent she shared with six children, pitched in an asphalt parking lot. It was, at least, far better than their previous home in the city, a shelter where rats ate through the family's bags of clothes and chewed on 2 ...

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What do the new 'gay genes' tell us about sexual orientation? - New Scientist


New Scientist

What do the new 'gay genes' tell us about sexual orientation?
New Scientist
Two gene variants have been found to be more common in gay men, adding to mounting evidence that sexual orientation is at least partly biologically determined. How does this change what we already knew? Didn't we already know there were “gay genes”? We ...
We May Have Just Identified Genetic Evidence of Male Sexual OrientationScienceAlert
You're born gay or straight, sexuality is written in a man's DNA, scientists believeThe Sun
Scientists may have identified two 'gay genes' in men for the first time everGay Times Magazine
Daily Mail
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A better mammogram? Huge study putting 3-D scans to the test - Fox News


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A better mammogram? Huge study putting 3-D scans to the test
Fox News
WASHINGTON – A better mammogram? Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray — and now U.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves screening ...
Huge Study Puts 3-D Mammogram to the TestIosco County News Herald

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San Diego's sunny identity threatened by homeless crisis - Sacramento Bee


Sacramento Bee

San Diego's sunny identity threatened by homeless crisis
Sacramento Bee
Christine Wade found a haven in the tent she shared with six children, pitched in an asphalt parking lot. It was, at least, far better than their previous home in the city, a shelter where rats ate through the family's bags of clothes and chewed on 2 ...
'Most vulnerable' dying in 'America's Finest City'Washington Post
San Deigo's High rent fuels homelessness, hepatitis outbreakThe Baytown Sun

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A mother got the flu from her children — and was dead two days later - Washington Post


Washington Post

A mother got the flu from her children — and was dead two days later
Washington Post
The children were the first to get sick. They spent Thanksgiving with sore throats and chills and fevers. By the end of the long weekend, the adults who had gathered for the family's holiday meal in Phoenix were feeling flu symptoms, too. “We were all ...
Flu: This young mother died one day after falling sickSAMAA TV News Pakistan
Twenty-Year Old Mother Dies One Day After Being Diagnosed with the FluThe Silver Ink

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San Deigo's High rent fuels homelessness, hepatitis outbreak - ABC News


San Deigo's High rent fuels homelessness, hepatitis outbreak
ABC News
In this Sept. 19, 2017 photo, trash from homeless encampments lines a street in San Diego. In a place that bills itself as “America's Finest City,” renowned for its sunny weather, surfing and fish tacos, spiraling real estate values have contributed to ...

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More cases of chronic wasting disease found during deer hunt - WWMT-TV


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More cases of chronic wasting disease found during deer hunt
WWMT-TV
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a number of deer believed to have been infected with chronic wasting disease were found during Michigan's recently completed firearms hunting season. The latest cases bring the tally of confirmed or suspected ...
Arkansas Samples Reveal Seventy New Cases of CWDAmmoLand Shooting Sports News
Suspected cases of chronic wasting disease in Michigan deer doublesMLive.com
Chronic wasting disease suspected in 30 Mich. deerThe Detroit News
Fox17 -Indiana Public Media -UPMatters.com -Alexandria Echo Press
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“It's a very tense situation”: Maryland dispensaries off to bumpy start with shortages, closures - The Cannabist


The Cannabist

“It's a very tense situation”: Maryland dispensaries off to bumpy start with shortages, closures
The Cannabist
Maryland's medical marijuana dispensaries finally opened this past week after years of delay, but many are running out of the drug as limited supply is struggling to keep up with high demand. Five of seven licensed dispensaries that started selling ...
Maryland Opens First Dispensary After Years of TryingPotNetwork (blog)
Michael Ericksen: Stand against marijuana sales is a wise oneSanta Clarita Valley Signal
2 medical marijuana dispensaries open in MarylandWBAL Baltimore
TheFix.com -Hemp Gazette -Washington Post -Drug War Chronicle
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Convenience Store Installs Anti-Drug Lights To Deter Heroin Use In Bathrooms - International Business Times


International Business Times

Convenience Store Installs Anti-Drug Lights To Deter Heroin Use In Bathrooms
International Business Times
A small-town convenience store in Altoona, Pennsylvania, tested out special blue-tinted lights in its bathrooms to discourage drug use, the company said. The blue-hued lights are designed to prevent heroin users from finding their veins, according to ...

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Convenience Store Installs Anti-Drug Lights To Deter Heroin Use In Bathrooms - International Business Times


International Business Times

Convenience Store Installs Anti-Drug Lights To Deter Heroin Use In Bathrooms
International Business Times
A small-town convenience store in Altoona, Pennsylvania, tested out special blue-tinted lights in its bathrooms to discourage drug use, the company said. The blue-hued lights are designed to prevent heroin users from finding their veins, according to ...
Gas Station Hopes Blue Lights in Bathroom Can Deter Drug UseU.S. News & World Report

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Birth Control Pills Still Linked to Breast Cancer, Study Finds - New York Times


New York Times

Birth Control Pills Still Linked to Breast Cancer, Study Finds
New York Times
Women who rely on birth control pills or contraceptive devices that release hormones face a small but significant increase in the risk for breast cancer, according to a large study published on Wednesday. The study, which followed 1.8 million Danish ...
Even Low-Dose Contraceptives Slightly Increase Breast Cancer RiskNPR
Small Risk of Breast Cancer Seen With Hormone ContraceptivesU.S. News & World Report
Even low-dose birth control pills can raise breast cancer riskToday.com
ABC News -Newsweek -Bloomberg -HealthDay
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Gene therapy makes a big advance treating hemophilia B blood disorder - Washington Post


Washington Post

Gene therapy makes a big advance treating hemophilia B blood disorder
Washington Post
Jay Konduros used to rush home several times a year after accidentally cutting or bumping himself. There he would inject himself with refrigerated blood-clotting factor to prevent internal bleeding and extensive bruising and swelling. “I was walking on ...
Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against Blood-Clotting DiseaseU.S. News & World Report
Gene Therapy May Allow Hemophilia Patients to Go Without MedsHealthDay
One-dose gene therapy produces clotting factor, safely stops bleeding in hemophilia B patientsEurekAlert (press release)
Science Magazine -STAT -ForexTV.com -StreetInsider.com
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Spanked children more likely to commit dating violence later in life, study finds - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Spanked children more likely to commit dating violence later in life, study finds
USA TODAY
A new study published Tuesday in the Journal of Pediatrics found that spanked children are more likely to commit dating violence later in life. Researchers in the study, lead-authored by Jeff Temple of the University of Texas Medical Branch, asked 758 ...
Children who are spanked more likely to become violent toward future partners, study sayskfor.com
Childhood spankings linked to dating violence, study saysAtlanta Journal Constitution
Spanked children more likely to be violent partners, study saysWMC Action News 5
Newsmax -W*USA 9 -IFLScience -KPNX 12 News TV
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Looking Below The Locks: Teaching Hairdressers To Spot Melanoma - NPR


NPR

Looking Below The Locks: Teaching Hairdressers To Spot Melanoma
NPR
Of all types of skin cancer, melanoma causes the majority of deaths. When on the scalp it can be especially difficult to catch in a self-examination — when was the last time you examined the top of your head? One person who might be able to help: your ...
Educational video improves hairdressers' ability to detect skin cancerHealio

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Africa: Newly Revealed 3.6 Million-Year-Old Skeleton of Young Girl Fuels Debate Over Where Humans Originated - Newsweek


Newsweek

Africa: Newly Revealed 3.6 Million-Year-Old Skeleton of Young Girl Fuels Debate Over Where Humans Originated
Newsweek
After more than two decades of work excavating and restoring the oldest hominid skeleton ever discovered in southern Africa, scientists have finally unveiled it to the public. According to CNN, the scientists involved will soon publish more than two ...

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Surgeons Try Prescribing Fewer Opioids To Lower Addiction Risk - NPR


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Surgeons Try Prescribing Fewer Opioids To Lower Addiction Risk
NPR
Surgeons at the University of Michigan are prescribing fewer opioids to reduce the risk of addiction. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption. toggle caption. John Moore/Getty Images. Surgeons at the University of Michigan are prescribing fewer opioids to ...
Patients OK With Fewer Opioids After Gallbladder SurgeryHealthDay
Study: Surgery-related opioid doses can drop dramatically without affecting patients' painEurekAlert (press release)
Fewer opioids as effective for pain control after gallbladder surgeryHealio

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Viagra goes generic: Pfizer to launch own little white pill - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Viagra goes generic: Pfizer to launch own little white pill
USA TODAY
TRENTON, N.J. — The little blue pill that's helped millions of men in the bedroom is turning white. Drugmaker Pfizer is launching its own cheaper generic version of Viagra rather than lose most sales when the impotence pill gets its first generic ...
Viagra is about to get a lot cheaperThe Week Magazine
Viagra Goes Generic with Little White PillOlean Times Herald
Generic Viagra hits US market next week as Pfizer's patent protection endsMLive.com

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Viagra goes generic: Pfizer to launch own little white pill - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Viagra goes generic: Pfizer to launch own little white pill
USA TODAY
TRENTON, N.J. — The little blue pill that's helped millions of men in the bedroom is turning white. Drugmaker Pfizer is launching its own cheaper generic version of Viagra rather than lose most sales when the impotence pill gets its first generic ...

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Flu vaccine may be only 10 percent effective this year, experts say - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Flu vaccine may be only 10 percent effective this year, experts say
Chicago Tribune
Here are some things to know about the once-a-year rite of flu vaccination. (Baltimore Sun video). Elizabeth DonaldBelleville News-Democrat (TNS). This year's flu season may be rougher than usual, as early reports show the vaccine is only about 10 ...
What Australia's nasty flu outbreak tells us about what to expect in Kansas CityKansas City Star
A Surprise Early Showing for the Flu in USNewser
Morning Rounds: Fighting the fluwtkr.com
WZZM -KVIA El Paso -NTV -WLNS
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Mental health the number one issue for young Queenslanders - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Mental health the number one issue for young Queenslanders
The Sydney Morning Herald
Mental health has become the number one issue of concern for young Queenslanders for the first time, according to a nationwide survey. In its 16th year, the Mission Australia Youth Survey identified mental health, alcohol and drugs, equity and ...
Millennials most at risk of mental health problemsFT Adviser
Don't call us snowflakes – it damages our mental health, say young peopleHot Air
Calling young people 'snowflakes' could damage their mental health, new study showsEvening Standard
Shepparton News -BestAdvice (blog) -Third Force News -Daily Mail
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