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Robust Mental Health Program Needed in Liberia - Liberian Daily Observer


Liberian Daily Observer

Robust Mental Health Program Needed in Liberia
Liberian Daily Observer
Dr. Sampson Arzoaquoi, Assistant Minister for Prevention Services at the Ministry of Health (MOH), has said that considering the 14 years of civil crisis, Liberia must develop a robust mental health program to reduce the number of persons observed with ...
My mental illness and my researchBaylor College of Medicine News (press release) (blog)
Why I talk about mental illnessFeministe (blog)
What Is The Benefit Of Psychiatric Telemedicine For Treatment Of Mental Health Disorders?Checkbiotech.org (press release)
ThinkProgress -HuffPost UK -Independent Online -MediaPost Communications
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Nurses begin strike outside Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield - NEWS10 ABC


NEWS10 ABC

Nurses begin strike outside Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield
NEWS10 ABC
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (NEWS10) – Hundreds of nurses began their strike at the Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield on Tuesday. Nurses said the strike was only supposed to last one day, but now they plan to be on strike for as long as it takes. Registered ...
Day of picketing shifts to lockout for BMC registered nursesBerkshire Eagle
Nearly 800 MNA-backed nurses begin strike at Berkshire Medical CenterBecker's Hospital Review
Berkshire Medical Center nurses go on strike Tuesday; coverage plan to cost hospital $4MMassLive.com
The Bellingham Herald -PR Newswire (press release) -WRGB -WAMC
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Breast cancer toll plummets 40% - WND.com


WND.com

Breast cancer toll plummets 40%
WND.com
WASHINGTON – The American Cancer Society says women face a one-in-eight chance of getting breast cancer and more than 40,600 will be killed this year in the U.S. by the disease. But improved treatments and early detection are producing promising ...

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Blood Donors From Around World Line up to Help Las Vegas Victims - U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

Blood Donors From Around World Line up to Help Las Vegas Victims
U.S. News & World Report
Hundreds of people queue to donate blood following the mass shooting at the Route 91 music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., October 2, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake Reuters. By Lisa Girion. LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The woman from Nova Scotia, ...
Local blood donations spike following deadly Vegas shootingLongview Daily News
Want to donate blood for Las Vegas victims? Here's the lowdownSt George News
Las Vegas Shooting Victims: How To Help From Orange CountyPatch.com
WPTV.com -wtvr.com -KRDO -WWL
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Seizure of about 1 kilogram of fentanyl announced - Seattle Times


Seizure of about 1 kilogram of fentanyl announced
Seattle Times
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have announced the seizure of about one kilogram of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid described by the Center for Disease Control as 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. Montgomery County officials ...

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Some US women travel hundreds of miles for abortions, analysis finds - CNN


CNN

Some US women travel hundreds of miles for abortions, analysis finds
CNN
(CNN) For most women, access to reproductive and sexual health services is crucial to well-being. A new study highlights the difficulties surrounding access to one aspect of health care -- abortion services -- faced by women in some areas of the United ...
For Many Women, The Nearest Abortion Provider Is Hundreds Of Miles AwayNPR
Study Examines How Far US Women Must Travel to Get AbortionU.S. News & World Report
Abortion Access Varies Widely Across USHealthDay
WJCT NEWS -Pacific Standard -TIME
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Obesity-related cancers on the rise in the US - CBS News


CBS News

Obesity-related cancers on the rise in the US
CBS News
There's a link between obesity and 40 percent of all the cancers diagnosed in the United States, health officials reported Tuesday. That doesn't mean too much weight is causing all these cancer cases, just that there's some kind of still-to-be ...
Contrary Trend: Some Weight-Related Cancers on Rise in USMedscape
Obesity-related cancers rising, threatening gains in US cancer ratesReuters
Cancers linked to excess weight make up 40% of all US diagnoses, study findsThe Guardian
PR Newswire (press release) -Healio -The Augusta Chronicle -Newsweek
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Brain's Link To Immune System Might Help Explain Alzheimer's - NPR


NPR

Brain's Link To Immune System Might Help Explain Alzheimer's
NPR
Fresh evidence that the body's immune system interacts directly with the brain could lead to a new understanding of diseases from multiple sclerosis to Alzheimer's. A study of human and monkey brains found lymphatic vessels — a key part of the body's ...
Scientists uncover drain pipes between the brain and the immune systemPsyPost

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Brain's Link To Immune System Might Help Explain Alzheimer's - NPR


NPR

Brain's Link To Immune System Might Help Explain Alzheimer's
NPR
Fresh evidence that the body's immune system interacts directly with the brain could lead to a new understanding of diseases from multiple sclerosis to Alzheimer's. A study of human and monkey brains found lymphatic vessels — a key part of the body's ...

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This Is How Far American Women Have to Travel to Get an Abortion - TIME


TIME

This Is How Far American Women Have to Travel to Get an Abortion
TIME
Abortion is a legal medical procedure in the United States, but whether a woman has access to the procedure depends largely on where she lives. A new report published Tuesday in The Lancet Public Health journal found that American women travel an ...

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FDA Seeks Tweaks to Right-to-Try Bill in House E&C Hearing - Regulatory Focus


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FDA Seeks Tweaks to Right-to-Try Bill in House E&C Hearing
Regulatory Focus
The House Energy & Commerce Committee on Tuesday held a hearing to discuss a "Right-to-Try" bill passed in the Senate that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking to change. The hearing discussed a bill that would seek to undercut FDA's ...
Expanded Access: FDA Describes Efforts to Ease Application ProcessFDA.gov (blog)
Correction: FDA-Generic Medicines storyWashington Post
The House needs to approve Right to Try legislationHot Air
AJMC.com Managed Markets Network -Newsmax -MedPage Today -The Cannabist
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ACLU Sues To Increase Access To Abortion Pill - NPR


NPR

ACLU Sues To Increase Access To Abortion Pill
NPR
According to Food and Drug Administration regulations, abortion pill Mifeprex can only be dispensed at a medical facility under the care of a certified provider. The ACLU and many abortion rights advocates want it to be available at pharmacies.
ACLU sues to challenge FDA limits on access to abortion pillABC News
ACLU sues FDA over abortion pill restrictionsThe Hill
Abortion Rights Case Filed in Hawai'iBig Island Now
BuzzFeed News
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Seasonal influenza immunizations offered to Cranford residents - NJ.com


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Seasonal influenza immunizations offered to Cranford residents
NJ.com
Seasonal influenza immunizations will be available to Cranford residents in the coming weeks. On Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 3:30 to 6 p.m., vaccine will be administered at the Cranford Community Center located at 220 Walnut Ave. Adults and children over ...
5 reasons why you should absolutely get a flu shot this yearBusiness Insider
Time for your flu shot; clinics are opening soonBelleville News-Democrat
A shot to keep sneezes awayGloucester Daily Times
Idaho State Journal -Pamplin Media Group -WXIA-TV -The Spokesman-Review
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E-cigarettes, vaping could lengthen smokers' lives: Study - Washington Times


Washington Times

E-cigarettes, vaping could lengthen smokers' lives: Study
Washington Times
A patron exhales vapor from an e-cigarette at the Henley Vaporium in New York. (Associated Press) **FILE** more >. Print. By Laura Kelly - The Washington Times - Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Smokers switching to e-cigarettes from traditional cigarettes ...
Switching from smoking to vaping could save millions of livesUPI.com
Switching to e-cigarettes could prevent millions of premature deathsHealio
Switching to e-cigarettes could save 6.6 million American smokers: researchersReuters
MedPage Today -Spectator.co.uk -The Chronicle -Science Codex
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Why Gay & Bisexual Men Are Banned From Donating Blood To Las Vegas Shooting Survivors - Refinery29


CBS Local

Why Gay & Bisexual Men Are Banned From Donating Blood To Las Vegas Shooting Survivors
Refinery29
In the wake of the horrific shooting in Las Vegas over the weekend, many of us derived hope from the fact that hundreds of volunteers lined up for blocks at blood banks to donate blood to survivors. However, sexually active gay and bisexual men were ...
Hoxworth: Roll up your sleeve at moments of tragedy and beyondWLWT Cincinnati
After Las Vegas Attack, Hundreds Answer Call To Donate BloodNPR
Bonfils locations in Colorado, Boulder sending blood to Las Vegas hospitals in wake of shootingBoulder Daily Camera
Petaluma Argus Courier
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Scientists produce electricity from tears - Fox News


Fox News

Scientists produce electricity from tears
Fox News
Aimee Stapleton, IRC EMBARK Postgraduate Fellow at University of Limerick and lead author of The Direct Piezoelectric Effect in the Globular Protein Lysozyme published on October 2 in Applied Physics Letters. (CREDIT: Photo by Sean Curtin, True Media).
Piezoelectricity: Tears and Egg Whites Used to Generate ElectricityNewsweek
Go ahead, be a crybaby! There's now a way to harvest energy from human tearsDigital Trends
Scientists Discover Protein in Human Tears Can Create ElectricityInverse
gulfnews.com -RT -ScienceAlert -India Today
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'Susceptibility Pockets' Driving Uptick in US Measles Cases - Medscape


Medscape

'Susceptibility Pockets' Driving Uptick in US Measles Cases
Medscape
An uptick in United States measles incidence between 2001 and 2015 appears to be driven by pockets of unvaccinated individuals, and not waning vaccine efficacy, according to an analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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UN says more should have been done to fight cholera in Yemen - Seattle Times


Democracy Now!

UN says more should have been done to fight cholera in Yemen
Seattle Times
GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization's emergencies chief says the agency could have acted faster and sent more vaccines to fight a massive, deadly surge of cholera cases in war-battered Yemen this year. Dr. David Salama still expressed ...
What is cholera?Rescue
2134 Yemenis killed by cholera: WHOAnadolu Agency

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Police search Merck KGaA's French plant in thyroid pill inquiry - Reuters


Reuters

Police search Merck KGaA's French plant in thyroid pill inquiry
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A cyclist drives past a logo of German drugs and chemicals group Merck KGaA in Darmstadt, Germany January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo. LYON, France (Reuters) - French police searched German drugmaker Merck ...
Levothyrox Side Effects: Search at the Merck LaboratoryDiet News

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