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Report: More Than Half Of Rural US Counties Lack Access To Hospital Maternity Wards - HuffPost

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 07:35

HuffPost

Report: More Than Half Of Rural US Counties Lack Access To Hospital Maternity Wards
HuffPost
Hospitals are scaling back services, shutting their maternity wards or closing altogether, according to data from hospitals, state health departments. By Jilian Mincer. Reuters Staff / Reuters. Dr. Nicole Arthur, right, visits Tariyana Wiggins shortly ...
Rural hospital closures hit maternity careReuters.com

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Fake news: Study tests people's ability to detect manipulated images of real-world scenes - Medical Xpress

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 07:22

Medical Xpress

Fake news: Study tests people's ability to detect manipulated images of real-world scenes
Medical Xpress
Around one third of fake images went undetected in a recent study by the University of Warwick, UK. New research, led by Sophie Nightingale from the Department of Psychology, found that when people were faced with manipulated images of real-world ...

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She tried for decades to get pregnant. At 59, she just gave birth - South China Morning Post

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 02:10

South China Morning Post

She tried for decades to get pregnant. At 59, she just gave birth
South China Morning Post
During nearly four decades of marriage, Akosua Budu Amoako and her husband tried to have a child, without success. But last month, at age 59, Budu gave birth to her first child after fertility treatments. SCMP Today: Intl Edition. Get updates direct to ...

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Officials: Bobcat that attacked man, dog in Anthem was rabid - AZCentral.com

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 01:05

AZCentral.com

Officials: Bobcat that attacked man, dog in Anthem was rabid
AZCentral.com
Readers can send news tips to azcentral.com via the newspaper's social media channels, email or by calling the office. Wochit. Bobcat attack in Anthem. The bystander was attacked after stopping to help the man and his dog, officials said. (Photo: Daisy ...
Out-of-control bobcat latches onto man in 'uncharacteristic' attackNew York Post
VIDEO: Bobcat attacks dog and man in Anthem; bobcat tests positive for rabiesABC15 Arizona
Rabid bobcat attacks Anthem man trying to save dogKPNX 12 News TV
wtvr.com -KTAR.com -AZFamily -Western Journalism
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McCain's medical bill - Miami Herald

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 23:51

McCain's medical bill
Miami Herald
I wish Sen. John McCain a full recovery from his blood-clot surgery. It would be fascinating to learn the cost of that surgery for people who fall into various groups: members of Congress, people with employer-based insurance, people on an ACA plan, ...

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Family: Ex. Sen. Hagan out of hospital, recovery is slow - Washington Post

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 21:16

Washington Post

Family: Ex. Sen. Hagan out of hospital, recovery is slow
Washington Post
RALEIGH, N.C. — Former North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan is now getting outpatient treatment as she recovers from brain inflammation caused by a virus spread by ticks from animals to humans. Hagan's family told friends and well-wishers that she was ...
Kay Hagan released from Atlanta hospital, recovering from tick-borne illnessmyfox8.com

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Marijuana frenzy could end very badly in Canada - The Spokesman-Review

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 20:19

The Spokesman-Review

Marijuana frenzy could end very badly in Canada
The Spokesman-Review
A woman smokes a joint as police officers stand outside the Cannabis Culture shop during a police raid, in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Thursday March 9, 2017. (Darryl Dyck / Associated Press). By Jen Skerritt Bloomberg. Twitter · Facebook · Email.
Canadian Dollars Are Funding Global Cannabis ExpansionMarijuana.com
Keep Canada's Medical and Adult-Use Systems Separate, Researchers SayLeafly
Medicinal and recreational cannabis should be separate, say researchersCBC.ca
MetroNews Canada -Medical Xpress -EconoTimes -Randy Bishop (blog)
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Certain speech changes may be early sign of mental decline - CBS News

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 20:06

CBS News

Certain speech changes may be early sign of mental decline
CBS News
Your speech may, um, help reveal if you're uh... developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early sign of mental decline, which can lead to Alzheimer's disease, a study suggests. Researchers had people ...
Worried about dementia? Hearing and language problems could be forerunners of cognitive declineLos Angeles Times
Researchers find new early clues pointing to onset of Alzheimer's diseasePittsburgh Post-Gazette
Health Highlights: July 17, 2017WebMD
Medical Xpress -Medical Daily -Daily Mail -KARE
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John McCain had brain surgery to remove a concerning blood clot — and experts think his recovery could take weeks - Business Insider

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 19:01

Business Insider

John McCain had brain surgery to remove a concerning blood clot — and experts think his recovery could take weeks
Business Insider
john mccain Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. listens to CIA Director-designate Rep. Michael Pompeo, R-Kan. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Associated ...
McCain's Surgery May Be More Serious Than Thought, Experts SayNew York Times

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Worker fired over marijuana use may sue company for discrimination, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rules - MassLive.com

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 18:29

MassLive.com

Worker fired over marijuana use may sue company for discrimination, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rules
MassLive.com
A woman let go from her position due to her use of medical marijuana may sue her former employer for discrimination, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in a landmark decision released Monday. Cristina Barbuto accepted a position with ...
Bias suit allowed over medical marijuanaMassachusetts Lawyers Weekly

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Woman, 59, who tried for decades to get pregnant gives birth - ABC News

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 17:58

Charlotte Observer

Woman, 59, who tried for decades to get pregnant gives birth
ABC News
In a Thursday, July 13, 2017 photo, Isaiah Somuah Anim, 59, and his wife Akosua Budu Amoako, 59, hold their son Isaiah Somuah Anim, Jr. in Dr. Khushru Irani's office in Niskayuna, N.Y. Budu says she and her husband had tried for years to get pregnant ...
New York woman, 59, gives birth to her first child after trying for 40 YEARS to start a familyDaily Mail

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Mac-n-cheese probably isn't more toxic than other foods - Popular Science

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:30

Popular Science

Mac-n-cheese probably isn't more toxic than other foods
Popular Science
If there's one meal guaranteed to meet the needs of picky toddlers, harried parents, and broke college students alike, it's mac-n-cheese. Whether you prefer the classic stuff in the blue box or the organic brand famous for its pasta bunnies, you ...
Does your favorite mac & cheese powder contain dangerous chemicals?Syracuse.com
Report: Mac and cheese contains chemicals banned from baby productsWIBW
What chemicals are in your mac and cheese?WQOW TV News 18
NDTV -Medical Daily -WHAS 11.com -TheHealthSite
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Parents issue warning after newborn hospitalized with life-threatening virus - AOL

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:47

AOL

Parents issue warning after newborn hospitalized with life-threatening virus
AOL
IOWA CITY, Iowa (WHO) -- It should have been the best week of their lives as Nicole and Shane Sifrit from West Des Moines gave birth to a baby girl named Mariana July 1st and married July 7th. "The birth of our baby was great. It is one of the best ...
Mother warns about dangers of exposing newborn to human contactCNN
'Don't let anyone kiss your baby': Couple's warning as baby fights for life9Honey
Newborn fights for life: 'Don't let anyone kiss your baby'Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
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McCain's blood clot may be more significant than first thought - fox6now.com

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 14:49

fox6now.com

McCain's blood clot may be more significant than first thought
fox6now.com
Sen. John McCain, 80, is recovering at his Arizona home following surgery on Friday to remove a blood clot above his left eye, according to his office. The clot was discovered during a routine physical last week, according to a statement. Surgeons at ...

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Walker to Sign 11 Bills to Fight Opioids - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 14:38

Walker to Sign 11 Bills to Fight Opioids
U.S. News & World Report
Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to sign nearly a dozen bills designed to combat opioid addiction at stops around the state. July 17, 2017, at 10:30 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Walker to Sign 11 Bills to Fight Opioids ...

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Why this adorable mouse is to blame for the spread of Lyme disease - Washington Post

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 13:27

Washington Post

Why this adorable mouse is to blame for the spread of Lyme disease
Washington Post
The critters run through forest floors throughout the eastern United States, snatching up acorns and other tree seeds, berries and bugs. White-footed mice — known for their wide eyes and ears, long tails and snow-white bellies and the feet from which ...
Lyme disease is spreading in NC, but where – and how fast – depends on who you askNews & Observer
Many Americans unaware of this year's heavy tick season: pollMedical Xpress
Gillibrand to Discuss Federal Effort to Combat Lyme DiseaseU.S. News & World Report
PR Web (press release) -Murfreesboro Post -NEWS10 ABC -State College News
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Trial set in case of donations for pope's hospital for kids - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:20

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Trial set in case of donations for pope's hospital for kids
Minneapolis Star Tribune
VATICAN CITY — Other than St. Peter's Basilica, there is hardly better real estate in Vatican City than the sprawling penthouse apartment in the Vatican gardens, where the rooftop terrace has in-your-face views of the dome itself and overlooks the ...

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Hearing loss could pose greater risk of potential dementia in later life – study - The Guardian

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 08:30

The Guardian

Hearing loss could pose greater risk of potential dementia in later life – study
The Guardian
Research suggests about '50% of people diagnosed with hearing loss face dementia risk.' Photograph: Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images. Medical research. Hearing loss could pose greater risk of potential dementia in later life – study. Auditory issues ...
Healthy Eating Habits May Preserve Cognitive Function And Reduce The Risk Of DementiaPR Newswire (press release)
Less fluent speech could be a sign of early memory problemsMedical Xpress
Mediterranean diet may cut dementia riskThe Australian
Express.co.uk -Alzheimer's Society -Evening Standard -satPRnews (press release)
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Hearing is believing: Speech may be a clue to mental decline - ABC News

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 07:05

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Hearing is believing: Speech may be a clue to mental decline
ABC News
In this July 6, 2017 photo, Kim Mueller, left, administers a test to Alan Sweet, where he describes an illustration, as part of a University of Wisconsin-Madison study on dementia. The study found that for some people subtle changes in everyday speech ...
Slowing speech patterns could be first sign of Alzheimer's onset, study suggestsThe Independent
Speech May Be Clue to Early Mental DeclinePueblo Chieftain

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Preventive care, screenings could be compromised by GOP bill - ABC News

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 06:50

Preventive care, screenings could be compromised by GOP bill
ABC News
In this photo taken July 10, 2017, Cathy Cooper leaves her photo studio in Ocala, Fla. Cooper, a cancer survivor, is concerned that if the GOP health bill goes through, she may not have access to the kind of health insurance she needs to make sure she ...

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