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After 18 deaths, Ireland changes cervical cancer screenings - CNN


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After 18 deaths, Ireland changes cervical cancer screenings
CNN
(CNN) Irene Teap was still bleeding. It had been 18 weeks since she had given birth to her youngest son, Oscar, but the blood kept coming. Finally, after she went in and out of examinations, doctors gave her a diagnosis: stage 2 cervical cancer. Irene ...

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Texas Scientists Make Major Breakthrough in Alzheimer's Research - NBC Bay Area


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Texas Scientists Make Major Breakthrough in Alzheimer's Research
NBC Bay Area
Despite billions of dollars spent on clinical trials through the decades, Alzheimer's disease remains one of the most devastating and baffling diseases in the world. Dallas scientists have made a major breakthrough in the fight. (Published Tuesday ...
Scientists ID Genesis of Toxic Proteins Behind Alzheimer's DiseaseTechnology Networks
The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer's: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the diseaseNew Atlas

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Bacteria sickens more than 500 at Tennessee zipline center - Charlotte Observer


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Bacteria sickens more than 500 at Tennessee zipline center
Charlotte Observer
Tennessee authorities say E. coli bacteria caused the sickness that affected more than 500 people at a zipline attraction. Gail Harmon is the assistant director of the East Tennessee Region Health Department. Harmon tells news outlets well water ...
Health officials: 548 sick after Gatlinburg zipline experience; E. coli possibleWKYT
State investigation finds E. coli in water caused illness among some 550 Gatlinburg ziplinersKnoxville News Sentinel

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New STD superbug could make 3000 women infertile every year, health experts warn - Mirror.co.uk


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New STD superbug could make 3000 women infertile every year, health experts warn
Mirror.co.uk
A new sexually transmitted superbug will make 3,000 women infertile every year unless it is tackled, experts have warned. Cash-strapped NHS services are misdiagnosing the infection called mycoplasma genitalium (MG) because of a lack of testing kits ...
Emerging sex disease MG 'could become next superbug'BBC News
Rare STI could turn into superbug, doctors warnTelegraph.co.uk

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Professor speaks out after shutting down penis size study amid backlash - WSOC Charlotte


WSOC Charlotte

Professor speaks out after shutting down penis size study amid backlash
WSOC Charlotte
Now that professor, Alicia Walker, has written a piece describing the days after her study hit the internet. She describes hateful messages and inaccurate portrayals of her work. Walker penned an essay for "Feminist Reflections" on the website The ...
The Rise and Fall of One Professor's Penis Study - Feminist Reflections - The Society PagesThe Society Pages

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Nurse: Woman who died from Rocky Mountain spotted fever bit while camping in western Wisconsin - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3


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Nurse: Woman who died from Rocky Mountain spotted fever bit while camping in western Wisconsin
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MADISON, Wis. - A person has died in Wisconsin of a disease that's considered rare in the Midwest, health officials said. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the La Crosse County Health Department said Tuesday that the death is the first ...
State Confirms First Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever DeathU.S. News & World Report
Wisconsin DHS reports first death by Rocky Mountain spotted feverMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
State health officials confirm 1st Rocky Mountain spotted fever deathfox6now.com
Wisconsin Public Radio News -WBAY -La Crosse Tribune -WMTV
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Brown recluse, black widow and other dangerous spiders found in the US - Fox News


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Brown recluse, black widow and other dangerous spiders found in the US
Fox News
From a black widow found in store bought broccoli to a Tennessee woman who claims her apartment is infested with dozens of brown recluse spiders, these eight-legged creatures can be found just about anywhere. Read on for a look at some of the most ...
This Woman Ended Up With Blood Clots After A Spider InfestationBuzzFeed News

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Lawsuits Alleging Roundup Caused Cancer Can Move Forward - U.S. News & World Report


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Lawsuits Alleging Roundup Caused Cancer Can Move Forward
U.S. News & World Report
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of lawsuits alleging Roundup weed killer caused cancer cleared a big hurdle Tuesday when a U.S. judge ruled that cancer victims and their families could present expert testimony linking the herbicide to non-Hodgkin's ...
Judge: Experts can testify that Roundup linked to cancerKansas City Star
Popular weed killer Roundup on trial over alleged links to cancerNew Zealand Herald
The Monsanto Papers - USRTKUSRTK

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Sun-sensitive people need more than sunscreen to avoid sunburn - Reuters


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Sun-sensitive people need more than sunscreen to avoid sunburn
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People with pale skin who are sensitive to the sun should use several sun-protective behaviors to avoid sunburn, according to a new study. Those who only used sunscreen had a higher likelihood of burning versus those who also wore a ...
SUNSHINE - - Giver of Life - - Scorcher of SkinBucks County Courier Times
How to choose the right sunscreen for your kidsGlobalnews.ca
Your Healthy Family: For sun protection, stick to what worksKOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
MedicalResearch.com (blog) -South China Morning Post -Glossier -USA TODAY
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These Bizarre Glasses Promise to Cure Your Motion Sickness—But At What Cost - Gizmodo


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These Bizarre Glasses Promise to Cure Your Motion Sickness—But At What Cost
Gizmodo
The engineers at Citroën have apparently thrown almost 100 years of French design refinement out the window with a new product you don't drive, but will improve your motoring experience. The carmaker's new Seetroën glasses won't win you any style ...

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Behind Bars, Mentally Ill Inmates Are Often Punished For Their Symptoms - KPBS


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Behind Bars, Mentally Ill Inmates Are Often Punished For Their Symptoms
KPBS
By some accounts, nearly half of America's incarcerated population is mentally ill — and journalist Alisa Roth argues that most aren't getting the treatment they need. Roth has visited jails in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Atlanta and a rural ...
PTSD : NPRNPR

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Parents of disabled daughter consider divorce to qualify for Medicaid, report says - Fox News


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Parents of disabled daughter consider divorce to qualify for Medicaid, report says
Fox News
A Texas couple said they are considering getting divorced so that they can qualify for better health care coverage to help pay for the needs of their disabled 6-year-old daughter. Maria and Jake Grey, whose daughter Brighton was born with a rare ...

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Nevada wants to execute an inmate with fentanyl. Should doctors help? - VICE News


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Nevada wants to execute an inmate with fentanyl. Should doctors help?
VICE News
VICE News Tonight on HBO will air an exclusive interview with inmate Scott Dozier on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.. When Nevada officials strap convicted murderer Scott Dozier to the execution gurney on Wednesday evening, the lethal drugs they'll pump through ...

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Restaurant closed after 39 cases of suspected salmonella - Washington Post


Washington Post

Restaurant closed after 39 cases of suspected salmonella
Washington Post
NORTH READING, Mass. — A Massachusetts restaurant has been shut down until further notice after nearly 40 people reported getting sick during a suspected salmonella outbreak. The North Reading Board of Health posted an advisory saying the state ...
Massachusetts Restaurant Closed After 39 Cases of Suspected SalmonellaNBC10 Boston

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Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing, could lose arms, legs - Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing, could lose arms, legs
Atlanta Journal Constitution
A New Jersey man may lose his legs and arms after he contracted a flesh-eating bacteria near a river in the state. Angel Perez was crabbing at Matt's Landing near Camden on July 2. Hours after the excursion, his right leg swelled. Then his daughter ...
Father may lose all four limbs after contracting flesh-eating bacteria in NJKFDA
Man Got Flesh-Eating Bacteria In NJ Waters, Family SaysPatch.com
Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing in New JerseyWTVD-TV

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Tragic photo shows parents comforting daughter, 5, hours before her death - Fox News


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Tragic photo shows parents comforting daughter, 5, hours before her death
Fox News
A tragic photograph captured grieving parents holding their 5-year-old daughter just hours before she died. Casey and Ben Daggett of Fairport, N.Y., knew their daughter Zoey did not have much time left when they woke on July 4, but they were not aware ...

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Pain patients beg FDA for more options, easier access to opioids - NBCNews.com


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Pain patients beg FDA for more options, easier access to opioids
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SILVER SPRING, Maryland — One pain patient lay on the floor. Another leaned against the wall, easing her back. A third paced to and fro. At this week's Food and Drug Administration hearing on chronic pain, accommodations were at the forefront. And the ...
FDA Hearing Draw Chronic Pain Community – So What Now?National Pain Report
Patients with chronic pain feel caught in an opioid prescribing debateWHYY

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More Evidence That Supplements Won't Help Your Heart - HealthDay


HealthDay

More Evidence That Supplements Won't Help Your Heart
HealthDay
By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter. TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There's another study suggesting that the vitamin and mineral supplements bought by millions of Americans do nothing to stave off heart disease. This time, the finding stems ...
Stop Taking Multivitamins to Help Your Heart. Researchers Say They Don't Work.Live Science
Taking Multivitamins Is a Waste of Time When It Comes to Heart Health, Study SuggestsNewsweek
Yet another study finds multivitamins do not protect against heart diseaseMinnPost
EurekAlert (press release) -UAB News -The Independent -News-Medical.net
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This drug cocktail reduced signs of age-related diseases and extended life in mice and human cells - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

This drug cocktail reduced signs of age-related diseases and extended life in mice and human cells
Los Angeles Times
Aging might be perfectly natural. But as practiced by the human body, it is beginning to look more and more like a disease — and a treatable one at that. In a new study, scientists reveal aging to be a process set in motion by the rise of malign ...
Drugs that kill off old cells may limit a body's agingArs Technica
Lifespan Extended, Health Improved by Senolytic DrugsGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

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