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Obese patients lived longer if they had weight loss surgery, study finds - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Obese patients lived longer if they had weight loss surgery, study finds
Los Angeles Times
Bariatric surgery has become the medical profession's go-to solution for meaningful weight loss, and new research shows why: It saves lives. In a retrospective study of close to 34,000 Israeli patients with obesity, the 8,385 who got one of three ...
Newer weight-reduction surgery effective, but may worsen acid refluxReuters
No Clinical Significance in Weight Loss Among Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass PatientsAJMC.com Managed Markets Network

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Marathon runner dies two days after flu diagnosis - New York Post


New York Post

Marathon runner dies two days after flu diagnosis
New York Post
A 40-year-old mother in San Jose, Calif., died two days after catching the flu, The San Francisco Chronicle reported, citing local media. Katie Denise Oxley Thomas, who was considered healthy and liked to run marathons, died on Jan. 4, the report said ...
VIDEO: Woman who just turned 40 dies 2 days after catching the fluWNCN
San Jose Mother Dies From Flu Shortly After DiagnosisPatch.com
Flu takes life of vibrant 40-year-old Calif. mother of 3WLS-TV
FOX 10 News Phoenix -Daily Mail
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The media pokes and prods at Trump's health - Politico


Politico

The media pokes and prods at Trump's health
Politico
“Does the president watch too much TV?” “Is he limited to one scoop of ice cream now?” Story Continued Below. “Did you address drug addiction?” There were plenty of important questions asked to Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's ...
Trump Is Fit for Duty, but Should Hit the Gym: White House DoctorU.S. News & World Report

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Plastic surgeon accused of showing up drunk to operate - New York Post


New York Post

Plastic surgeon accused of showing up drunk to operate
New York Post
A Kentucky plastic surgeon was arrested Monday after allegedly showing up drunk to perform a surgery. Dr. Theodore Gerstle, of Lexington Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, was scheduled to operate around noon on Monday at the Baptist Heath Lexington ...
Doctor arrested after he allegedly showed up intoxicated to perform surgeryNew York Daily News
Kentucky plastic surgeon arrested drunk prior to performing 'amazing' surgeryscallywagandvagabond
Plastic surgeon shows up DRUNK to operating table: CopsCrimeOnline
Daily Mail -WDRB -The Epoch Times -9news.com.au
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The difference between the president's annual physical exam and yours - NBCNews.com


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The difference between the president's annual physical exam and yours
NBCNews.com
President Donald Trump shakes hands with White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson as leaves Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, on Friday after his first medical check-up as president.Carolyn Kaster / AP. Get the Better ...

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Model Can Sue Agency for AIDS Campaign Photo - U.S. News & World Report


Model Can Sue Agency for AIDS Campaign Photo
U.S. News & World Report
A New York appeals court says a model can sue a state agency for using a stock photo of her in an AIDS campaign. Jan. 16, 2018, at 5:53 p.m.. Model Can Sue Agency for AIDS Campaign Photo. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post to Reddit ...

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Man Ruptures His Throat By Stifling A Big Sneeze, Prompting Doctors' Warning - NPR


NPR

Man Ruptures His Throat By Stifling A Big Sneeze, Prompting Doctors' Warning
NPR
Now, there is ample reason for you to cover your nose when you sneeze. It's flu season, after all, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has made it quite clear it doesn't want you spreading your germs with reckless abandon. But let's not ...
Man ruptured throat while suppressing sneeze, doctors report in case studyKABC-TV
Holding in a sneeze can be a literal pain in the neckQ13 FOX
Why you should never hold in your sneezeKREM.com
The Daily News of Newburyport -Newsmax -TheHealthSite -KFSN-TV
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Trump's Height and Weight Puts Him Just on the Cusp of Obesity - Slate Magazine


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Trump's Height and Weight Puts Him Just on the Cusp of Obesity
Slate Magazine
If he were one pound heavier, or a half-inch shorter, the numbers wouldn't be so forgiving. By Jeremy Samuel Faust. Jan 16, 20185:20 PM. Tweet · Share · Comment. US President Donald Trump speaks to the press standing next to a door (Photo credit. The ...
'He should be VERY concerned' Experts warn Donald Trump after health reportDaily Star
Did Trump Fudge The Figures From His Medical Exam To Avoid The 'Obese' BMI Category?The Debrief
Why Are You Not Losing Weight? Latest Research FindingsReports Healthcare
The Sun -Quartz -The Spun (blog)
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Flu has arrived earlier, and its symptoms are severe - Buffalo News


Buffalo News

Flu has arrived earlier, and its symptoms are severe
Buffalo News
The flu season started earlier this year than the past two seasons, saw a rapid rise in cases in recent weeks and may already be near a peak. But it is far from over. What's worse, the predominate virus strain circulating now is causing severe symptoms ...
State officials say flu 'very virulent' this yearWRAL.com
UPDATE: Erlanger reported 224 flu cases during second week of 2018WRCB-TV
Flu season getting worse, officials sayWSOC Charlotte
Anniston Star -WNCN -ABC Action News -The Bellingham Herald
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Why internet craze the 'Tide pod challenge' is dangerous, potentially deadly - ABC News


TIME

Why internet craze the 'Tide pod challenge' is dangerous, potentially deadly
ABC News
Spring cleaning may be several months away, but laundry detergent is making big headlines this week as a dangerous stunt called the “Tide Pod Challenge” is going viral on YouTube and other social media platforms. The challenge is for participants ...
Think the Tide pod challenge is dumb? Try mowing someone's lawn!Chicago Tribune
There were over 12000 poison control calls for people eating laundry pods last yearThe Boston Globe
Here's How Common the Tide Pod Challenge Really IsTIME
CBC.ca -KFSN-TV -WDTN -WTHITV.com
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Mathilde Krim, Mobilizing Force in an AIDS Crusade, Dies at 91 - New York Times


New York Times

Mathilde Krim, Mobilizing Force in an AIDS Crusade, Dies at 91
New York Times
Mathilde Krim, who crusaded against the scourge of AIDS with appeals to conscience that raised funds and international awareness of a disease that has killed more than 39 million people worldwide, died on Monday at her home in Kings Point, N.Y. She was ...
Mathilde Krim, notable AIDS researcher, dead at 91New York Daily News
Mathilde Krim, Founding Chairwoman of the Foundation for AIDS Research, Dies at 91Jezebel
Prominent AIDS crusader Mathilde Krim dies at age 91Houston Chronicle
ABC News -Los Angeles Blade -Jewish Telegraphic Agency -Out Magazine
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Fugu blowfish fail sparks emergency warning in Japan city - CNN


CNN

Fugu blowfish fail sparks emergency warning in Japan city
CNN
(CNN) A Japanese city issued an emergency alert to residents Monday after two people ate potentially dangerous portions of fugu fish that should not have been sold. Five packs of Yorito fugu (blunt head blowfish) were sold at a supermarket located in ...
Fugu Freakout: Don't Eat The Blowfish, Japanese Officials WarnNPR
Japan city uses loudspeakers to recall potentially deadly fugu fishNBCNews.com
Japanese City Triggers Emergency Broadcast System After Supermarket Accidentally Sells Deadly BlowfishGizmodo
TIME -International Business Times -The Week Magazine -WFMZ Allentown
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When You Need A Mammogram, Should You Get One In '3-D'? - NPR


NPR

When You Need A Mammogram, Should You Get One In '3-D'?
NPR
When I went to the imaging center for my regular mammogram last year, the woman behind the desk asked me if I'd like to get a "3-D" mammogram instead of the standard test I'd had in the past. "It's more accurate," she said. What do you say to that? "No ...
New Therapies for Preventing and Treating Breast CancerNewsmax

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Black Death spread by humans, vindicating rats - CNN


CNN

Black Death spread by humans, vindicating rats
CNN
(CNN) One of the worst pandemics in human history, the Black Death, along with a string of plague outbreaks that occurred during the 14th to 19th centuries, was spread by human fleas and body lice, a new study suggests. It was previously suggested that ...
The Black Death Has Always Been Blamed On Rats, But We Were WrongHuffPost UK
Black Death plague spread by dirty humans not rats, study suggestsTelegraph.co.uk
Black Death 'spread by humans, not rats' claims shocking new studyInternational Business Times UK
Alphr -The Sun -International Business Times, Singapore Edition -Newsfirst
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Increasing Obesity Negating Rate Of Improvement In Overall American Mortality, Study Finds - International Business Times


International Business Times

Increasing Obesity Negating Rate Of Improvement In Overall American Mortality, Study Finds
International Business Times
Even though medical science has advanced, benefiting people across a large cross-section of the United States, and smoking is on a downward trend too, positive effects from these developments — as seen in a decrease of overall mortality rates — are ...
Improvements in mortality rates are slowed by rise in obesity in the United StatesEurekAlert (press release)
Penn study: Improvements in US mortality rate offset by obesityPhillyVoice.com

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Food Stamp Program Makes Fresh Produce More Affordable - NPR


NPR

Food Stamp Program Makes Fresh Produce More Affordable
NPR
Rebeca Gonzalez grew up eating artichokes from her grandmother's farm in the central Mexican state of Tlaxcala. But for years after emigrating to the U.S., she did not feed them to her own kids because the spiky, fibrous vegetables were too expensive ...

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Even without nudging blood pressure up, high-salt diet hobbles the brain - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Even without nudging blood pressure up, high-salt diet hobbles the brain
Los Angeles Times
A high-salt diet may spell trouble for the brain — and for mental performance — even if it doesn't push blood pressure into dangerous territory, new research has found. A new study has shown that in mice fed a very high-salt diet, blood flow to the ...
A high-salt diet produces dementia in miceEurekAlert (press release)
What too much salt can do to your brainMedical News Today
High-salt diet 'increases risk of cognitive decline and dementia'Spectator.co.uk
IFLScience -Barchester Healthcare (blog) -Newburgh Gazette -ABC Online
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