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AP-NORC Poll: If DNA shows health risks, most want to know - ABC News

3 hours 50 min ago

ABC News

AP-NORC Poll: If DNA shows health risks, most want to know
ABC News
Would you want to know if you harbor a gene linked to Alzheimer's or another incurable disease? A new poll finds most Americans would. Some 17 percent of Americans already have undergone at least one kind of DNA test, and 52 percent of the remainder ...

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After 500 years, a UV lamp solves the mystery of the Basel Papyrus - Ars Technica

3 hours 58 min ago

Ars Technica

After 500 years, a UV lamp solves the mystery of the Basel Papyrus
Ars Technica
The University of Basel has dozens of ancient papyrus texts in its collection, but one has been known for centuries as the Basel Papyrus. The two thousand year-old work has been in the university's collection since the 1500s, when it was acquired from ...
Ancient scroll reveals bonkers Roman theory on what happens to women who are starved of sexMetro

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Pregnancy history linked to risk for Alzheimer's disease - UPI.com

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UPI.com

Pregnancy history linked to risk for Alzheimer's disease
UPI.com
Researchers say the number of pregnancies a woman has could be linked to risk for the form of dementia, and suggest fluctuations in estrogen levels while pregnant may play a role. By Alan Mozes, HealthDay News | July 19, 2018 at 8:30 AM. Follow @upi.
Completing Over 5 Pregnancies May Increase Alzheimer's Disease RiskMedical Daily
Study Links Pregnancy History to Alzheimer's DiseaseLaboratory Equipment
Having 5 or more babies may increase Alzheimer's risk by 70%, study findsCNN
HealthDay -Mirror.co.uk -Romper -Newsweek
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Hillsborough woman receiving rabies treatment after finding rabid bat clinging to her arm - WFLA

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WFLA

Hillsborough woman receiving rabies treatment after finding rabid bat clinging to her arm
WFLA
SUN CITY CENTER, Fla. (WFLA) – The Hillsborough County health department is warning people in a Sun City Center neighborhood after a rabid bat bit a woman's arm and clung to it in a parking lot. A health department spokesperson said the woman was ...
Rabid bat clings to woman's arm in Sun City Center parking lotTBO.com
Hillsborough woman finds bat, later found to be rabid, clinging to her armWTSP.com
Rabid bat found clinging to woman's arm in Sun City CenterFOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

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Link seen between ADHD and digital media: study - Fox News

8 hours 56 min ago

Fox News

Link seen between ADHD and digital media: study
Fox News
A study released Tuesday by the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests a direct relationship between computer screen time among teens and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The two-year study looked at a group of more than ...
Study shows link between teens' copious amounts of screen time and ADHDMedical Xpress
Recent study shows excessive social media could put users at risk for ADHDWKBN.com
Teens may be more prone to develop ADHD from high screen useWFLA
Jakarta Post -AllAfrica.com -WTOL.com
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Valsartan recall: 4 things patients should know - CNN

10 hours 38 min ago

CNN

Valsartan recall: 4 things patients should know
CNN
(CNN) Several common drugs that contain valsartan, used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, were recalled in the United States on Friday due to an "impurity" in the drug that poses a potential cancer risk. That impurity, N ...
New blood pressure drug stock available this week for 27000 patientsTimes of Malta

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Longhorn tick found in nine counties - Beckley Register-Herald

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Fox5NY

Longhorn tick found in nine counties
Beckley Register-Herald
The National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) has confirmed the presence of longhorned ticks in nine West Virginia counties, including Monroe. Other counties where the ticks have been identified are Hardy, Lincoln, Putnam, Marion, Mason, Ritchie ...
Invasive longhorned tick found in Westchester CountyWABC-TV
'Longhorned' tick found in New York, growing number of statesNewsday
County Reports New Tick Species Discovered in WestchesterThe Examiner News
The Inter-Mountain -WatertownDailyTimes.com
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Health Officials to Give Update on Hepatitis A Outbreak - U.S. News & World Report

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MyDaytonDailyNews

Health Officials to Give Update on Hepatitis A Outbreak
U.S. News & World Report
Health officials plan to give updates Kentucky's Hepatitis A outbreak, including initiatives to slow it. July 19, 2018, at 1:48 a.m.. Health Officials to Give Update on Hepatitis A Outbreak. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post to ...
General store employee diagnosed with hepatitis A in Wayne County, IndianaDayton Daily News

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Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Fort Collins for 1st time this season - The Denver Channel

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The Denver Channel

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Fort Collins for 1st time this season
The Denver Channel
DENVER – Mosquitoes traps in Fort Collins, Weld County and the Town of Berthoud have tested positive for West Nile Virus for the first time this season, health officials said Wednesday. While the risk remains low, officials said, the traps revealed ...
Jefferson County Health Department aggressively attacking mosquitos ahead of fairfox2now.com
West Nile-Carrying Mosquitoes Found In Darien: Health DepartmentPatch.com
West Nile virus discovered in dead crow in Chippewa CountyWQOW TV News 18
U.S. News & World Report -KPBS -WDAY -Savannah Morning News
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A Spike In Liver Disease Deaths Among Young Adults Fueled By Alcohol - NPR

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NPR

A Spike In Liver Disease Deaths Among Young Adults Fueled By Alcohol
NPR
Dr. Elliot Tapper has treated a lot of patients, but this one stood out. "His whole body was yellow," Tapper remembers. "He could hardly move. It was difficult for him to breathe, and he wasn't eating anything." The patient was suffering from chronic ...
Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharplyWashington Post
Alcohol-related liver failure deaths rising among US young adultsReuters
More Americans Are Dying of Cirrhosis and Liver CancerNew York Times
NBCNews.com -Medscape -Medical Xpress -New York Post
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New York Doctor Found Guilty of Prescribing Opioids That Led to Patient's Overdose Death: Prosecutors - NBC New York

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 22:07

NBC New York

New York Doctor Found Guilty of Prescribing Opioids That Led to Patient's Overdose Death: Prosecutors
NBC New York
An 82-year-old doctor from Manhattan was convicted in federal court of prescribing copious amounts of opioids without a legitimate medical reason, which ultimately played a part in the death of one of his patients, officials announced Wednesday.
'Oxy Doc' convicted of giving pills to drug-addicted patientsNew York Post
Doctor found guilty of prescribing opioids that led to Staten Island man's fatal ODSILive.com

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Efforts to empower consumers by advancing access to nonprescription drugs - Imperial Valley News

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 20:53

Efforts to empower consumers by advancing access to nonprescription drugs
Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - At the FDA, we're continuing to look at ways we can foster greater access to the medicines that help keep people healthy. We are considering all options for positively impacting both access and the cost of health care, and today we are ...

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Sarasota man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters - Tampabay.com

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 18:05

Tampabay.com

Sarasota man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters
Tampabay.com
A Sarasota man died of a flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters. The bacteria, called Vibrio vulnificus, is often associated with eating raw or under-cooked shellfish. or entering into warm coastal waters with exposed wounds. The 71-year-old ...
Man dies from bacterial infection after eating oyster in SarasotaWESH Orlando
Man dies from bacterial infection after eating oyster in Florida8News
Man dies from bacterial infection after eating bad oyster in Sarasota CountyWTSP.com
WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale -WWSB ABC 7 -My Panhandle
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Arkansas woman claims brown recluse spider bite led to leg amputation - Fox News

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:57

Fox News

Arkansas woman claims brown recluse spider bite led to leg amputation
Fox News
An Arkansas woman claims she had to have her leg amputated after she was bitten by a brown recluse spider. Kiara Boulton, of West Memphis, told WREG she noticed a spider bite on her left foot, which she believed was that of a brown recluse spider.
Mother of 3 has leg amputated after bite from brown recluse spiderfox13now.com
Brown recluse bite leads to leg amputation, complications for womanWTHITV.com
Woman forced to have leg amputated above knee after spider biteWCVB Boston

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Vermont woman reveals horrific wild parsnip burns in warning about dangerous plant - Fox News

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 16:22

Fox News

Vermont woman reveals horrific wild parsnip burns in warning about dangerous plant
Fox News
WARNING: ARTICLE CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES. A Vermont woman who received the equivalent of second-degree chemical burns to her legs after falling into a wild parsnip plant is warning others about the dangers of the seemingly harmless herbage.
Poison parsnip causes severe burns, blisters on woman's legsWashington Post

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Beef Jerky and Other Processed Meats Linked with Mania - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 14:10

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Beef Jerky and Other Processed Meats Linked with Mania
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
A study of the dietary habits of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has found a link between eating nitrated cured meats such as beef jerky and meat sticks, and episodes of mania, a serious neuropsychological disorder that is ...
Nitrates in Meat May Be Tied to Mania: StudyHealthDay
Does Eating Beef Jerky Cause Psychiatric Symptoms? Not So Fast.Live Science
Hot Dogs and Beef Jerky Linked to Mania in StudyNewsweek
Medical News Today -EurekAlert (press release) -MedPage Today -CTV News
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Generation Diabetes: Why the Youngest Type 2 Diabetes Patients Are the Sickest - Healthline

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 12:25

Healthline

Generation Diabetes: Why the Youngest Type 2 Diabetes Patients Are the Sickest
Healthline
Wearing a maroon sweatshirt with “San Leandro Rebels” emblazoned on the front, 17-year-old Gail Punongbayan didn't flinch when a physician's assistant drew blood. “One, two, three, four, showtime!” Jonathan Ramos, a physician's assistant at UCSF ...

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Your first memory probably isn't yours, no matter how real it seems - Popular Science

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 12:12

Popular Science

Your first memory probably isn't yours, no matter how real it seems
Popular Science
Think back to your earliest memory. What age were you in it? If its under two, you're not alone. In a recent survey, 40 percent of people say they remember events earlier than age two. But here's the problem: Most memory researchers argue that its ...
What is your earliest childhood memory – and did it really happen?The Guardian
Your Earliest Memory Might Not Have HappenedGizmodo
Researchers say almost 40 per cent of people have a fictional 'first' memoryDeccan Chronicle
Mirror.co.uk -Siliconrepublic.com -EurekAlert (press release) -Discover Magazine (blog)
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Simple radio message saved thousands of children, studies say - CNN

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:00

CNN

Simple radio message saved thousands of children, studies say
CNN
(CNN) A mass radio campaign in Burkina Faso encouraging parents to seek prompt treatment for sick children has saved thousands of lives, according to a new study. An accompanying study showed that it is also one of the most cost-effective ways of ...

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Celebrity cosmetic surgeon in Brazil vanishes after patient dies - Yahoo News

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 06:49

Yahoo News

Celebrity cosmetic surgeon in Brazil vanishes after patient dies
Yahoo News
A Brazilian celebrity butt-enhancement surgeon called Dr. Bumbum has gone on the run following the death of a patient just hours after undergoing cosmetic surgery at his home in Rio de Janeiro. Denis Furtado was considered capable of performing magic ...
Dr. Bumbum on the Run: Celebrity Plastic Surgeon Wanted in Connection to Patient's DeathNewsweek
Plastic Surgeon Dr Bumbum on Run After Patient DiesNewsmax
Brazil plastic surgeon 'Dr BumBum' flees after patient's deathThe Times
The Inquisitr
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