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NYC hepatitis A outbreak infects 46 male patients, most of whom had recent sexual contact with men - New York Daily News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 18:01

New York Daily News

NYC hepatitis A outbreak infects 46 male patients, most of whom had recent sexual contact with men
New York Daily News
The majority of the patients, 37, had not traveled to countries where hepatitis A is present. (Jan-Otto/Getty Images). BY Ginger Adams Otis. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Friday, September 22, 2017, 2:01 PM. An outbreak of hepatitis A has affected 46 men who ...

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Travelers warned about meth-laced soda in Mexico - The Coloradoan

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 17:46

The Coloradoan

Travelers warned about meth-laced soda in Mexico
The Coloradoan
PHOENIX — Health professionals in Arizona are warning those traveling to Mexico to be aware of possible contaminated 7Up beverages in the Mexicali area. The contaminated soft drinks caused seven people to become ill and have killed one person, ...
If you're traveling to Mexico, think twice about drinking this sodaWichita Eagle
Health officials warn of meth-laced soda in MexicoWCSH-TV
Travelers warned of meth found in 7-Up bottles in MexicoFOX 10 News Phoenix
Week Facts -Banner Health Newsroom
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Cassidy-Graham: An inspired policy idea that came out of the blue - Washington Post

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 16:04

Washington Post

Cassidy-Graham: An inspired policy idea that came out of the blue
Washington Post
For months, I've been worried about the compelling simplicity of the Democrats' single-payer health-care message. Since President Trump was elected, Senate Republicans have been floundering somewhere between Obamacare and nothing. But an ...

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Smartphone apps can help treat mild depression: study - New York Daily News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:41

New York Daily News

Smartphone apps can help treat mild depression: study
New York Daily News
Depression is the most common type of mental illness, affecting more than 26% of the U.S. adult population, according to the Centers for Disease Control. (kali9/Getty Images). BY Joe Dziemianowicz. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Friday, September 22, 2017, ...
Apps help treat mild depression: studySBS
Apps help people with depressionInnovators Magazine

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Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia - BBC News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:39

BBC News

Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia
BBC News
The rapid spread of "super malaria" in South East Asia is an alarming global threat, scientists are warning. This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs. It emerged in Cambodia but has since spread ...
Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria controlWTHR

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18mn yo asexual worm could unlock secrets of cloning humans - Newsline

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:40

Newsline

18mn yo asexual worm could unlock secrets of cloning humans
Newsline
Scientists have revealed how an asexual worm that lived 18 million years ago has been cloning itself without sexual reproduction – solving a longstanding mystery. The species of tiny, transparent roundworm, Diploscapter pachys, belongs to one of the ...
Scientists Sequence Asexual Tiny Worm—Whose Lineage Stretches Back 18 Million YearsNewswise (press release)

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Mighty men think pink - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:00

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Mighty men think pink
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — Lifelong Fairbanks resident Jeff Cook never dreamed he would sit at the bedside of his youngest daughter as she underwent an infusion of chemo to battle breast cancer. “I'm a doer,” he said. “I'm a fixer. But I can't fix this.” So he's ...
Physical activity can help those with cancer too, finds studyTheHealthSite
HEALTH: Physical Therapy can help with Breast Cancer RecoverySouthernminn.com
Jessica's call to 'wear it pink' for cancer researchBognor Regis Observer
www.localmemphis.com -WMC Action News 5 -Southgate News Herald -Hyde Park Herald
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CVS to cap prescriptions to seven-day supply amid battling opioid epidemic - New York Daily News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:58

New York Daily News

CVS to cap prescriptions to seven-day supply amid battling opioid epidemic
New York Daily News
CVS pharmacy announced their new prescription plan will limit new patients to a seven-day supply. (Murray,Ken NY Daily News/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS). BY Leonard Greene. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:41 PM.
CVS to Limit Opioid Prescriptions to 7-Day SupplyNBCNews.com
CVS to limit opioid drug prescriptions amid national epidemicWZZM
CVS Health Moves to Limit Access to Opioid Painkillers -- UpdateFox Business
OzarksFirst.com -International Business Times -Investor's Business Daily -NBC4i.com
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New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains - BBC News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:22

BBC News

New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains
BBC News
Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus - making it harder for HIV to resist its effects. The work is a collaboration between ...
Antibody cocktail better in preventing HIV infection: studiesPhilippine Canadian Inquirer
Combination Strategy Could Be Key in HIV PreventionDoctors Lounge
Monkeys Protected from HIV-Like Virus with 3-In-1 AntibodyMD Magazine (registration) (blog)
Pharmaceutical Processing -ScienceBlog.com (blog) -Endpoints News
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Tennessee medical cannabis task force hears pushback, support - WATE 6 On Your Side

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:12

WATE 6 On Your Side

Tennessee medical cannabis task force hears pushback, support
WATE 6 On Your Side
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The long debate about medical marijuana played out again Thursday on Tennessee's Capitol Hill as skepticism was mixed with passionate support. It came at the first meeting of the task force appointed by the two legislative ...
My epiphany on medical marijuana: Sen. Al D'Amato explains why he came around on pot policyNew York Daily News
Medical marijuana shop opens in Dadeland areaMiami Herald
Bill legalizing medical marijuana expected to win committee okManila Bulletin
Miami New Times -Entrepreneur -WJHL -www.localmemphis.com
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Trending: BYU to start selling caffeinated soda; Chili's takes questions about health care - Washington Post

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 23:38

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Trending: BYU to start selling caffeinated soda; Chili's takes questions about health care
Washington Post
Brigham Young University gets lit about caffeine on campus. (Thinkstock/Express illustration). BYU football admin must have got together and said "how do we please the crowd when we are having a rough year"? Answer: Give them caffeine!
Students Rejoice After Brigham Young University Begins Selling Caffeinated SodaHuffPost
Brigham Young University ends Mormon ban on caffeinated sodaBBC News
Mormon-owned BYU ends ban on caffeinated sodaWPXI Pittsburgh
fox13now.com -KSL.com -Voice of America -Colorado Springs Gazette
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Get up, stand up: including exercise in everyday life healthier than gym, says study - The Guardian

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 22:30

The Guardian

Get up, stand up: including exercise in everyday life healthier than gym, says study
The Guardian
Holding 'walkaround' meetings in the office instead of sitting still could be beneficial, researchers say. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo. Health. Get up, stand up: including exercise in everyday life healthier than gym, says study. Taking the stairs ...
A daily half hour's exercise could prevent 1 in 12 early deaths, study showsReuters
Doing the housework, walking to work can stave off death, study showsSouth China Morning Post
Physical activity helps people worldwideCBC.ca
New Zealand Herald -Medical Xpress -NDTV -News18
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CDC: 'Death Wish' coffee could have fatal consequences - AOL

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 21:03

AOL

CDC: 'Death Wish' coffee could have fatal consequences
AOL
Death Wish Coffee's Cold Brew might be a little more literal than you probably hoped for. The Centers for Disease Control warns that consuming Nitro Cold Brew 11-ounce cans could have fatal consequences. The self-named “world's strongest coffee" could ...
'Death Wish Coffee' Just Got Recalled For A Deadly ReasonDaily Beast
"Death Wish" Coffee Recalled Over Possible Death RiskRefinery29
Death Wish Nitro Cold Brew Cans Recalled Because They Can Actually Kill YouThe Daily Meal
Newsmax -Fox News -WRIC -FOX43.com
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Safe Air Pollution Doesn't Exist: Even Low Levels May Cause Kidney Damage - Newsweek

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 21:01

Newsweek

Safe Air Pollution Doesn't Exist: Even Low Levels May Cause Kidney Damage
Newsweek
As if you needed another reason to care about air pollution, new research finds that the tiny particles in city smog don't just damage your heart and lungs, they also may increase risk of kidney disease and even contribute to kidney failure. Breathing ...
New study shows air pollution may be causing kidney disease in the USCNBC
Air Pollution Tied to Kidney DiseaseNew York Times
Air pollution may damage kidneys, new study findsCBS News
Medical Xpress -Daily Mail -EurekAlert (press release) -Cosmos
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Another Good Reason Not To Pee In The Pool - NPR

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 20:46

NPR

Another Good Reason Not To Pee In The Pool
NPR
Waterparks can be fun, but they also can pose unexpected health risks – in this case, eye and respiratory problems. And that shower you never take before you get in the pool plays a role. In July 2015, patrons at an indoor waterpark resort in Ohio ...
This Ohio water park was so gross it made people sick, CDC saysThe Verge
Chlorine + pee = breathing trouble for waterpark workersMedical Xpress
Chemicals Sicken Indoor Water Park Workers (MMWRMedPage Today
Week Facts
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Gender stereotypes are destroying girls, and they're killing boys - USA TODAY

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:52

USA TODAY

Gender stereotypes are destroying girls, and they're killing boys
USA TODAY
It doesn't matter where in the world you live. Lessons about gender start early, and they have lifelong consequences. A new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health found many norms around gender, what's expected of boys and girls, become entrenched ...
Macho Man, Little Princess: How Gender Norms Can Harm Kids EverywhereKPBS
Boys and girls in countries rich and poor enter teens with damaging gender stereotypes firmly setScience Daily
India to host World Congress on Adolescent Health next monthIndia Today
The India Saga -Atlanta Journal Constitution -HuffPost UK -TeenVogue.com
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UN hails landmark pricing deal for faster rollout of 'game-changing' HIV treatment - UN News Centre

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:50

UN News Centre

UN hails landmark pricing deal for faster rollout of 'game-changing' HIV treatment
UN News Centre
21 September 2017 – Senior United Nations officials today welcomed a breakthrough pricing agreement by global partners to accelerate the availability in low- and middle-income countries of the first affordable, generic, single-pill HIV treatment regimen.
Health organizations partner for 'milestone' pricing agreement on superior HIV drugDevex
New single-day pill for HIV treatment promises more bang for less buckScience Magazine
Africa's new affordable HIV treatment deal under threat from US budget cutsThe Independent
Voice of America -Health24 -UNAIDS (press release) -Independent Online
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Babies Try Harder When They See You Sweat, Research Shows - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:15

Miami Herald

Babies Try Harder When They See You Sweat, Research Shows
U.S. News & World Report
Study says babies can become more persistent in pursuing a goal if they see an adult doing it. Sept. 21, 2017, at 3:26 p.m.. Babies Try Harder When They See You Sweat, Research Shows. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post to Reddit. Email.
Babies Learn Persistence By Watching Adults Struggle, Studies ShowPatch.com
When Adults Show Determination, Babies CopyPhilly.com
Slacker parents beware: Your babies may follow in your footstepsScience Magazine
Medical Xpress -Telegraph.co.uk -Chattanooga Times Free Press -EurekAlert (press release)
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All about 'regular order' and why it could make or break Republicans' Obamacare repeal - Washington Post

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 17:32

Washington Post

All about 'regular order' and why it could make or break Republicans' Obamacare repeal
Washington Post
Republicans' last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare could succeed or fail on two rather vague words: regular order. A key swing vote, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), has suggested that he'll stake his position based on whether he thinks the Senate has ...

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Johnson & Johnson heiress Jazz Johnson-Merton caught kicking horse on video? - Fox News

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:28

Fox News

Johnson & Johnson heiress Jazz Johnson-Merton caught kicking horse on video?
Fox News
NEW YORK CITY, NY - JANUARY 15: Jazz Johnson and Chris Merton attend The OLANA Partnership FREDERIC E. CHURCH Award Dinner at The Pierre Hotel on January 15, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by A SCOTT/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) ...
Hampton Classic Equestrian Appears To Kick Horse In Stomach: VideoPatch.com
Horse runs scared from Johnson and Johnson heiress as she tries to kick itMetro
Johnson & Johnson heiress kicking horse at the Hampton Classic Horse Show in New York CityWeek Facts
Daily Mail
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