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Cannabis oil cured Terminal Cancer claim by UK Woman - Week Facts

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 10:55

Week Facts

Cannabis oil cured Terminal Cancer claim by UK Woman
Week Facts
Joy Smith, 52, from Coventry, was given only a month and a half to live in the wake of being determined to have inoperable stomach and gut cancer in August 2016. Urgent for an answer, Ms Smith reluctantly took cannabis-based tablets, nearby ...
Woman claims she cured terminal cancer with cannabis oil, then won £84000 while stonedMetro
Woman, 52, claims cannabis oil cured her terminal cancer just days before winning £84000 prize on Loose WomenThe Sun
Meet the Coventry woman who claims she cured her cancer with cannabis oilCoventry Telegraph
Daily Star -Daily Mail
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Teens Are Sexting — Now What? - New York Times

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 10:00

New York Times

Teens Are Sexting — Now What?
New York Times
Our lives these days are intertwined with our digital devices, for good or for ill. That includes adolescent romantic and sexual relationships of all kinds — happy, tragic, mutual, one-sided, healthy, abusive. And experts say that rather than being ...
Smartphones are driving a rise in teen sextingCatholic News Agency
One in seven teens are sexting, meanwhile teen sex has declinedQrius
Sexting in Teen may increase by SmartPhoneWeek Facts

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Eat healthier without quitting sugar - CNN

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 09:05

CNN

Eat healthier without quitting sugar
CNN
Not long ago, fat was the evil dietary villain. Before that it was salt. Now the sugar-free diet has exploded onto the health and wellness scene -- and seems to have topped many people's list of New Year's resolutions. Sugar-free diets encourage people ...

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Everyone with the sickle cell gene mutation descended from the same ancestor 7300 years ago - Quartz

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 04:17

Quartz

Everyone with the sickle cell gene mutation descended from the same ancestor 7300 years ago
Quartz
A one-time gene mutation in a West African human millennia ago gave them immunity to malaria and doomed some of their descendants to sickle cell anaemia, according to new research. Today, about 300,000 children are born with sickle cell anaemia every ...
How one child's sickle cell mutation helped protect the world from malariaHot Air

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Rumors, mistrust hinder Brazil yellow fever vaccine campaign - ABC News

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 04:09

ABC News

Rumors, mistrust hinder Brazil yellow fever vaccine campaign
ABC News
In this March 3, 2018 photo, residents stand in line to receive a free vaccine against yellow fever on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Public Health Ministry and state health departments are using Twitter and Facebook to promote the vaccination ...
Rumours, mistrust hinder Brazil yellow fever vaccine campaignNational Post

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Mmegi Online :: Botswana making progress towards achieving UNAIDS target - Mmegi Online

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 04:00

Mmegi Online :: Botswana making progress towards achieving UNAIDS target
Mmegi Online
Giving his Committee of Supply Speech recently, Assistant Minister of Health and Wellness Dikgang Makgalemele said the country adopted new innovations like HIV self-testing and implementation modalities, which were being worked out. He pointed out that ...

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Empathy might also be part genetic, a new study concludes - ZME Science

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 02:00

ZME Science

Empathy might also be part genetic, a new study concludes
ZME Science
Empathy has long been considered to be a matter of upbringing, but a new study has found that genetics also plays a role. Image credits: William Stitt. Empathy plays a vital role in our day-to-day interactions, even though we rarely think about it ...
Study finds that genes play a role in empathyEurekAlert (press release)
We may be genetically wired to be empathic finds studyNews-Medical.net
Genes play a role in empathy, study findsThe Australian
Telegraph.co.uk -iNews -BBC News -Cosmos
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Muscle loss in old age linked to fewer nerve signals - BBC News

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 01:27

BBC News

Muscle loss in old age linked to fewer nerve signals
BBC News
Researchers say they may have worked out why there is a natural loss of muscle in the legs as people age - and that it is due to a loss of nerves. In tests on 168 men, they found that nerves controlling the legs decreased by around 30% by the age of 75 ...
Muscle Loss during Old Age Linked to Changes in Nervous SystemPerfScience
Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believeTelegraph.co.uk
Muscle's own protective system may help reduce old-age frailtyXinhua

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Mom has arm, fingers, both legs cut off after doctors failed to spot deadly disease - Fox News

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:48

Fox News

Mom has arm, fingers, both legs cut off after doctors failed to spot deadly disease
Fox News
Magdalena Malec, 31, is reportedly suing an English hospital after doctors didn't realize she was suffering from a life-threatening condition which resulted in having several of her limbs amputated. (SWNS). A mother of two reportedly is suing an ...
Mother lost both legs after hospital missed infectionThe Times

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Blood pressure app rivals arm cuff's accuracy - Futurity: Research News

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:05

Futurity: Research News

Blood pressure app rivals arm cuff's accuracy
Futurity: Research News
The new technology, detailed in a paper in the journal Science Translational Medicine, also includes discovery of a more convenient measurement point. “We targeted a different artery, the transverse palmer arch artery at the fingertip, to give us ...
New app can help smartphones monitor your BPTimes of India
Indian-origin researchers develop handy blood pressure app, hardwareBusiness Standard
Now, your smartphone can monitor blood pressure; here is howZee Business
Press KS
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Intimate aid-in-dying video captures Oregon couple's final days - NBCNews.com

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 18:36

NBCNews.com

Intimate aid-in-dying video captures Oregon couple's final days
NBCNews.com
The Portland, Ore., couple, married for 66 years and both terminally ill, died together in their bed on April 20, 2017, after taking lethal doses of medication obtained under the state's Death With Dignity law. Francie, 88, went first, within 15 ...
Poignant aid-in-dying video shows couple's final daysWXXV News 25

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Intimate aid-in-dying video captures Oregon couple's final days - NBCNews.com

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 18:36

NBCNews.com

Intimate aid-in-dying video captures Oregon couple's final days
NBCNews.com
The Portland, Ore., couple, married for 66 years and both terminally ill, died together in their bed on April 20, 2017, after taking lethal doses of medication obtained under the state's Death With Dignity law. Francie, 88, went first, within 15 ...

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Johns Hopkins University Investigating 2nd Sexual Assault Report This Week - CBS Baltimore / WJZ

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 18:33

CBS Baltimore / WJZ

Johns Hopkins University Investigating 2nd Sexual Assault Report This Week
CBS Baltimore / WJZ
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Johns Hopkins University is investigating a sexual assault that reportedly happened in February. This is the second sexual assault report the university has received this week. On Friday, university officials received a report of a ...
Sexual assault reported at Johns Hopkins University — the second reported in two daysBaltimore Sun
Johns Hopkins investigating sex assault report at frat houseSan Antonio Express-News
Student of Johns Hopkins University reported sexual harassmentWeek Facts

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Gerber Baby Inspires Down Syndrome Abortion Bans Across The US - The Daily Caller

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 17:21

TheBlaze.com

Gerber Baby Inspires Down Syndrome Abortion Bans Across The US
The Daily Caller
Gerber Baby company chose a Down syndrome child for the new face of its 2018 campaign in early February, inspiring a number of states to create, push or pass legislation protecting unborn babies who will be born with Down syndrome. “Every year, we ...
Down syndrome representation gives my brother a voiceColumbia Chronicle

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Gerber Baby Inspires Down Syndrome Abortion Bans Across The US - The Daily Caller

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 17:21

Gerber Baby Inspires Down Syndrome Abortion Bans Across The US
The Daily Caller
Gerber Baby company chose a Down syndrome child for the new face of its 2018 campaign in early February, inspiring a number of states to create, push or pass legislation protecting unborn babies who will be born with Down syndrome. “Every year, we ...

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Tests On Mice Reveal Thirdhand Smoke Could Increase The Risk And Severity Of Lung Cancer - The Inquisitr

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 16:59

The Inquisitr

Tests On Mice Reveal Thirdhand Smoke Could Increase The Risk And Severity Of Lung Cancer
The Inquisitr
The researchers also warned that thirdhand smoke is a "hidden risk" to humans, especially young children. Tests On Mice Reveal Thirdhand Smoke Could Increase The Risk And Severity Of Lung Cancer Mildenmi / Shutterstock Health · Lorenzo Tanos. The ...
Babies exposed to thirdhand smoke in vitro may be at increased risk of severe lung cancerTheHealthSite
Exposure to thirdhand smoke in early childhood may increase risk of lung cancerHindustan Times
Early exposure to thirdhand smoke may up lung cancer risksMid-Day
Facts Herald -News-Medical.net
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Influenza Deaths in Nevada's Clark County at 26 for the Year - U.S. News & World Report

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 16:35

San Francisco Chronicle

Influenza Deaths in Nevada's Clark County at 26 for the Year
U.S. News & World Report
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Influenza deaths in Nevada's Clark County have risen to 26 for the year so far. In statistics released by the Southern Nevada Health District, one person 65 years or older died in the week of March 2-8. That's the 15th person in that ...
Influenza deaths in Clark County rise to 26 with 1137 confirmed casesNews3LV

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Author uses her travails to explore how health-care providers ignore women's pain - SFGate

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 15:56

SFGate

Author uses her travails to explore how health-care providers ignore women's pain
SFGate
Abby Norman's experience with the health-care system led her to write " Ask Me About My Uterus." Abby Norman's experience with the health-care system led her to write " Ask Me About My Uterus." Photo: Abby Norman. Author uses her travails to explore ...
'Ask Me About My Uterus' insists that doctors take women's pain seriouslyWashington Post

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In Oregon, pushing to give patients with degenerative diseases the right to die - Washington Post

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 15:55

Washington Post

In Oregon, pushing to give patients with degenerative diseases the right to die
Washington Post
LOS ANGELES — Shortly after she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease at age 56, Nora Harris moved to Oregon from California with her husband, thinking it would be a place where she could die on her own terms. Shortly after he was diagnosed with ...

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CNN Exclusive: The more opioids doctors prescribe, the more money they make - CNN

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 13:12

CNN

CNN Exclusive: The more opioids doctors prescribe, the more money they make
CNN
(CNN) As tens of thousands of Americans die from prescription opioid overdoses each year, an exclusive analysis by CNN and researchers at Harvard University found that opioid manufacturers are paying physicians huge sums of money -- and the more ...
New Report Links Opioid Prescriptions to Pharmaceutical Payouts to DoctorsSplinter (blog)

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