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Where You Live Affects Your Happiness And Health, But How Exactly? - NPR

2 hours 39 min ago

NPR

Where You Live Affects Your Happiness And Health, But How Exactly?
NPR
Every year, Gallup ranks U.S. cities for well-being, based on how residents feel about living in their communities, and their health, finances, social ties and sense of purpose. Perhaps unsurprisingly, places like Naples, Fla., and Boulder, Col., tend ...
Yale study: Surprising factors play role in wellnessCT Post
What makes us well? Diversity, health care, and public transit matterEurekAlert (press release)
Researchers Just Found the Key to Your Well-Being and It's Not MoneyMother Jones

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With death rate up, US life expectancy is likely down again - ABC News

3 hours 24 min ago

ABC News

With death rate up, US life expectancy is likely down again
ABC News
New government data show U.S. death rates rose last year, suggesting 2017 will mark the third straight year of decline in American life expectancy. Death rates rose for Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, flu and pneumonia, and three other leading causes of ...

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Banned pregnancy drug tied to ADHD generations later - Fox News

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Fox News

Banned pregnancy drug tied to ADHD generations later
Fox News
A pregnancy drug banned decades ago may have side effects that linger for generations. Grandchildren of women who took it have an increased risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests. The drug, a synthetic estrogen ...

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Can simulating evolution on a computer explain our enormous brains? - Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times

Can simulating evolution on a computer explain our enormous brains?
Los Angeles Times
Compared to the rest of the animal kingdom, the human brain is way out of whack. Our brains are roughly six times larger than what you would expect for a placental mammal of our stature, scientists say. Advertisement. And no other animal has a brain as ...
Study Offers New Look at Why Our Brains Evolved to Be So BigU.S. News & World Report
Why do humans have such huge brains? Scientists have a few hypotheses.Vox
We may have got the evolution of our big brains entirely wrongNew Scientist
The Straits Times -BreakingNews.ie -The National
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Carson Meyer finds a 25-inch tapeworm in his poop - Daily Mail

6 hours 4 min ago

Daily Mail

Carson Meyer finds a 25-inch tapeworm in his poop
Daily Mail
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Trying Physical Therapy First For Low Back Pain May Curb Use Of Opioids - NPR

6 hours 22 min ago

NPR

Trying Physical Therapy First For Low Back Pain May Curb Use Of Opioids
NPR
Though Americans spend an estimated $80 billion to $100 billion each year in hopes of easing their aching backs, the evidence is mounting that many pricey standard treatments — including surgery and spinal injections — are often ineffective and can ...
Early physical therapy benefits low-back pain patientsUW Medicine Newsroom (press release) (blog)

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Spread of chronic wasting disease prompts states to consider new rules for hunters - Fox News

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Fox News

Spread of chronic wasting disease prompts states to consider new rules for hunters
Fox News
Authorities in Colorado and Pennsylvania are hoping to curb the spread of CWD — which affects the central nervous system of deer, elk and moose — with new regulations. (iStock). Wildlife authorities in Colorado and Pennsylvania are pushing for new ...
Long-Term Research Shows Domestic Cattle Resist Oral Exposure to Chronic Wasting DiseaseUniversity of Wyoming News

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Loneliness does more than pull on your heart strings -- it may hurt your heart - ABC News

8 hours 4 min ago

ABC News

Loneliness does more than pull on your heart strings -- it may hurt your heart
ABC News
Silent, uncomfortable, forlorn, withdrawn -- these are all feelings likely felt by the lonely. Research shows that these feelings don't just cause emotional stress, they are part of a real association between social isolation and negative health ...
Social isolation increases risk for death in HFHealio
A Lonely Heart Poses a Big Health RiskHealthDay
The dangers of a lonely heartBonner County Daily Bee
News-Medical.net
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Mississippi: Up to 7000 bodies from asylum may be in field - Washington Post

8 hours 40 min ago

Washington Post

Mississippi: Up to 7000 bodies from asylum may be in field
Washington Post
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Some of the boxes stacked inside anthropologist Molly Zuckerman's laboratory contain full bones — a skull, a jaw, or a leg. Others contain only plastic bags of bone fragments that Zuckerman describes as “grit.” These humble ...

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US officials: Some teething medicines unsafe for children - Washington Post

9 hours 11 min ago

Washington Post

US officials: Some teething medicines unsafe for children
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Federal health officials are warning parents about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient. The Food and Drug Administration is asking manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and ...
FDA takes action against the use of OTC benzocaine teething products due to serious safety risk, lack of benefitLongview News-Journal

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The Opioid Crisis: How is Northern Arizona Being Affected? - Kdminer

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Kdminer

The Opioid Crisis: How is Northern Arizona Being Affected?
Kdminer
There is no question that when it comes to the opioid epidemic in our country, considering it a crisis would not be an understatement. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, every day, more than 115 people in the United States die from an ...
Thank Republicans for leading the charge against the opioid crisis: Kevin McCarthyUSA TODAY
How do we remove the stigma?Commons
Readers' Forum, May 23, 2018: Time to take responsibility for the opioid crisisTerre Haute Tribune Star

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Former Indiana First Lady Susan Bayh is recovering from brain surgery - WSBT-TV

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WSBT-TV

Former Indiana First Lady Susan Bayh is recovering from brain surgery
WSBT-TV
Susan Bayh underwent surgery Tuesday to remove a malignant brain tumor. Mrs. Bayh has been diagnosed with the same type of brain cancer Senator John McCain is fighting right now. McCain tweeted, "Cindy & I send our heartfelt prayers to Susan, Evan ...

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Michigan man jailed for selling body parts infected with HIV, hepatitis - Fox News

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Fox News

Michigan man jailed for selling body parts infected with HIV, hepatitis
Fox News
A Michigan man who supplied cadavers and body parts for medical training was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in prison for failing to disclose that they were infected with hepatitis or HIV. Arthur Rathburn expressed no regrets during rambling remarks ...
Inside the world of body brokers and organ donationMLive.com
Detroit Man Who Sold Diseased Body Parts Gets Nine Years in PrisonGizmodo

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It turns out sleeping in at the weekend could counteract the harm caused by lack of sleep during the week - Business Insider

12 hours 38 min ago

Business Insider

It turns out sleeping in at the weekend could counteract the harm caused by lack of sleep during the week
Business Insider
People with a night owl chronotype can struggle with a fixed 9-5 routine. Failing to get to sleep can mean you don't get a consistent eight hours a night. This is bad news because a lack of sleep has been associated with an increased risk of early death.
Sleeping in at the Weekend Could Help You Live LongerNewsweek
How to live longer: You could die early from this much sleepExpress.co.uk
Having a weekend lie-in could help you avoid an early deathYahoo News UK

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Former Indiana First Lady Susan Bayh Recovers from Surgery for Brain Cancer - WBIW.com

14 hours 6 min ago

WBIW.com

Former Indiana First Lady Susan Bayh Recovers from Surgery for Brain Cancer
WBIW.com
(INDIANAPOLIS) - The former first lady of Indiana, Susan Bayh, underwent brain surgery to remove a malignant glioblastoma tumor. Susan Bayh.jpg. FOX59 News reports, IU Health Hematology & Oncology service line chief, Dr. Sara Jo Grethlein says this is ...

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Cholera outbreak kills 12 in northeast Nigeria - Business Insider

14 hours 6 min ago

The Nation Newspaper

Cholera outbreak kills 12 in northeast Nigeria
Business Insider
ABUJA (Reuters) - A cholera outbreak has killed 12 people and may have infected at least 134 others in the northeast Nigerian state of Adamawa, a medical official said on Wednesday. "So far 12 people have died from the disease and there are many more ...
Nigeria: Cholera Outbreak - 12 Died, 134 Hospitalised in MubiAllAfrica.com
12 die of cholera in NE Nigeria: officialIndependent
Cholera outbreak kills 12 in northeast Nigeria – health officialsTRT World

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One person bit by rabid bat on UW campus; King County health officials issue warning - Seattle Times

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Q13 FOX

One person bit by rabid bat on UW campus; King County health officials issue warning
Seattle Times
Someone reported the bat carrying the virus, which spreads usually through animal bites or scratches, behind Husky Stadium near Union Bay's water around 2 p.m. Saturday, according to King County health officials. The bat had bit at least one person, ...
1 Person Bitten by Rabid Bat at University of WashingtonU.S. News & World Report
Rabid Bat Latches Onto Man's Hand At UW, Others May Be At RiskPatch.com
One person bit by rabid bat on UW campus, others likely exposedKOMO News
Q13 FOX -King County (press release)
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Big Island Mayor Harry Kim diagnosed with walking pneumonia - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

21 hours 57 sec ago

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Big Island Mayor Harry Kim diagnosed with walking pneumonia
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaii island Mayor Harry Kim has been diagnosed with walking pneumonia, county officials said this afternoon. The mayor's office issued a news releasing announcing Kim's illness “in the interest of avoiding misinformation or rumors about his health.”.
Mayor Kim diagnosed with walking pneumonia; continues workMyrtle Beach Sun News
Big Island Mayor Harry Kim diagnosed with pneumoniaKHON2
Kim has walking pneumoniaWest Hawaii Today

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Thousands of human bones discovered in Denmark reveal gruesome 'barbarian' war rituals - Fox News

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 23:27

Fox News

Thousands of human bones discovered in Denmark reveal gruesome 'barbarian' war rituals
Fox News
Archaeologists made a gruesome discovery when they unearthed an ancient burial site filled with thousands of bones — later identified as victims of a battle fought 2,000 years ago in northern Europe between "barbarian" Germanic tribes. The mass grave ...
A Bizarre Bone Ritual Followed a Grisly Iron Age Battle in DenmarkGizmodo
Danish Bone Trove Yields Earliest Evidence of Barbarian BattleSeeker
Thousands of 2000-Year-Old Bones Unearthed in DenmarkArchaeology
Tech Times -National Geographic -PNAS
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A new Ebola vaccine could help stop an epidemic — but faces enormous obstacles in crucial test - Washington Post

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 21:54

Washington Post

A new Ebola vaccine could help stop an epidemic — but faces enormous obstacles in crucial test
Washington Post
Authorities in Congo began an ambitious campaign this week to use a pioneering Ebola vaccine to help stem a growing outbreak of the deadly virus. It's the first widespread use of the therapeutic since a devastating 2014 epidemic in West Africa and ...
Experimental Ebola Treatment May Be Deployed to CongoWall Street Journal
Ebola: Outbreak update, Vaccinations and What about unintentional spread by travelers?Outbreak News Today
Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virusTampabay.com
Salon -Longview News-Journal -Irish Times -The Japan Times
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