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Young women using ADHD medicine up 700 percent over 8 years, CDC report finds - ABC News

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:13

ABC News

Young women using ADHD medicine up 700 percent over 8 years, CDC report finds
ABC News
The number of women in their late 20s who filled a prescription for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medicine skyrocketed by 700 percent between 2003 and 2015, according to a report released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...
CDC finds huge increase in young women prescribed ADHD medsPhilly.com
ADHD Drug Use Spikes Among Young Women: CDC ReportTech Times
Dramatic increase in ADHD prescriptions filled by reproductive-age womenPharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
Newsmax -The Cut -Well+Good -Brit + Co
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Bill Gates' show jumper daughter - who looks just like wife Melinda - broadcasts her VERY glam life on Instagram, in ... - Daily Mail

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:48

Daily Mail

Bill Gates' show jumper daughter - who looks just like wife Melinda - broadcasts her VERY glam life on Instagram, in ...
Daily Mail
Bill and Melinda Gates are notoriously private about their personal life, but that hasn't stopped their 21-year-old daughter from sharing sneak-peeks into her lavish life on social media. Jennifer Gates, an accomplished equestrian, has shared snaps ...

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Sushi lover's stomach-churning discovery: a 5-foot tapeworm living inside him - FOX 61

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:35

FOX 61

Sushi lover's stomach-churning discovery: a 5-foot tapeworm living inside him
FOX 61
FRESNO, Calif. – A California man is likely altering his regular sushi habit after discovering a tapeworm that may have entered his body through the raw salmon he loves so much. Doctor Kenny Banh revealed the Fresno man's case on a January 8 episode of ...
Five-foot long tapeworm came 'wiggling out' of man's body after he ate sushiFox News
Fresno man with ravenous appetite for sushi makes a gruesome discoveryWABC-TV
Sushi lover pulls 5-foot tapeworm from his body, doctor saysWSMV Nashville
Metro -International Business Times -International Business Times UK -Opposing Views
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Flu Virus Can Be Spread Just From Breathing: New Study - NBC Bay Area

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 02:55

NBC Bay Area

Flu Virus Can Be Spread Just From Breathing: New Study
NBC Bay Area
New information released Thursday turns everything we know about the flu on its head, and it comes from scientists in the Bay Area. Anser Hassan reports. (Published 2 hours ago). New information released Thursday turns everything we know about the flu ...
Flu may be spread just by breathing, new study saysThe Mercury News
Amid flu epidemic, more bad news about its spreadUC Berkeley
It May Be Easier To Catch The Flu Than You ThinkPatch.com
New Atlas
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Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24, scientists say - BBC News

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:24

BBC News

Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24, scientists say
BBC News
Adolescence now lasts from the ages of 10 to 24, although it used to be thought to end at 19, scientists say. Young people continuing their education for longer, as well as delayed marriage and parenthood, has pushed back popular perceptions of when ...
'Adulthood' doesn't begin until mid-twenties - ScientistsNewshub
Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24The Express Tribune

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Flu hitting nursing facilities; Record number of outbreaks reported - Grand Forks Herald

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:10

Grand Forks Herald

Flu hitting nursing facilities; Record number of outbreaks reported
Grand Forks Herald
DULUTH, Minn.—The flu bug has bitten Minnesota's nursing care residents particularly hard this winter, a state health official said. "We've seen a record number of outbreaks," said Kris Ehresmann, director of infectious disease epidemiology ...
Flu season still in its prime, free flu shots availablewhnt.com
Nasty flu season in full swing - with long way to goNorwich Bulletin
Flu cases surge in Rockford areaRockford Register Star
DesMoinesRegister.com -Winston-Salem Journal -cleveland.com -kfor.com
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Flu kills third-grade Pike Road student - Montgomery Advertiser

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:10

Montgomery Advertiser

Flu kills third-grade Pike Road student
Montgomery Advertiser
A Pike Road Schools student died of the flu Tuesday night, the school system superintendent confirmed Thursday. Third-grade Pike Road Elementary student Zainab Momin stayed home from school Tuesday with flu symptoms, said Pike Road Schools ...
Third-grader dies of flu in Alabama days after governor declared a State of Emergency to control the virusDaily Mail
Alabama 3rd grader dies from fluAL.com
Alabama third-grader dies from fluAlabama's News Leader
WSFA -Alabama News Network (press release)
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Family of UMMC patient left out in the cold speaks out - Fox Baltimore

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 23:37

Fox Baltimore

Family of UMMC patient left out in the cold speaks out
Fox Baltimore
BALTIMORE (WBFF)-- The family of the woman left in the cold by employees of the University of Maryland Medical Center held a press conference Thursday. Alongside attorney J. Wyndal Gordon and the Reverend C.D. Witherspoon, the mother and sisters of the ...
Mother of patient left in cold says she was denied careWashington Post
An act of cruelty at a Baltimore hospital, and an inhumane system everywhereBaltimore Sun
'A total disregard for human life': Family of Baltimore woman left in cold by hospital speaks outFOX 5 DC
Circleville Herald -WBAL Baltimore
all 16 news articles »Google News
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Doctor delivers baby on international flight - CNN

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:35

CNN

Doctor delivers baby on international flight
CNN
(CNN) This definitely wasn't what Dr. Sij Hemal was expecting when he booked a flight with Air France from India to the United States. Hemal was tired. The second-year urology resident at Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute had ...
Baby delivered mid-flight between Paris and New YorkPulse Nigeria

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How to Tell if You Need Emergency Flu Treatment - ConsumerReports.org

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:33

KATV

How to Tell if You Need Emergency Flu Treatment
ConsumerReports.org
The flu has hit hard and spread fast this year. Every state except Hawaii is reporting widespread influenza activity. Hospitalizations are also higher than they've been in several years, and more than 700 flu deaths have been recorded so far this ...
Flu may be spread just by breathing, new study saysThe Mercury News
Cuomo: Get a flu shot, cases up 54 percent in a weekAlbany Times Union (blog)
How Do You Die from the Flu?Live Science
Wichita Eagle -DesMoinesRegister.com -Anniston Star -9NEWS.com
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The First US Human CRISPR Trials Could Start Any Day Now - Gizmodo Australia

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:28

Gizmodo Australia

The First US Human CRISPR Trials Could Start Any Day Now
Gizmodo Australia
The first US human trial using CRISPR to treat disease could kick off any day now. The trial, led by the University of Pennsylvania, will use the gene-editing tool to modify immune cells, prompting them to attack three different types of cancer. The ...
Gene-Editing Tool CRISPR Could Help Doctors Kill Cancer CellsInteresting Engineering

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Hospital groups creating company to make cheap generic drugs - Washington Post

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:28

Washington Post

Hospital groups creating company to make cheap generic drugs
Washington Post
TRENTON, N.J. — Several major not-for-profit hospital groups are trying their own solution to drug shortages and high medicine prices: creating a company to make cheaper generic drugs. The plan, announced Thursday, follows years of shortages of ...
Intermountain Healthcare, other hospitals creating their own not-for-profit drug companyGood4Utah
Nonprofit hospitals creating new generic drug companyHealthExec
Hospitals Teaming Up To Start Not-For-Profit Drug Company To Combat Drugmakers' High PricesCBS Miami
WSU Guardian -WJBD Online -STLtoday.com -CNBC
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Scientists Edge Closer To A Blood Test To Detect Cancers - NPR

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:29

NPR

Scientists Edge Closer To A Blood Test To Detect Cancers
NPR
Researchers say they have taken a step toward developing a blood test that would detect eight common cancers, possibly even before symptoms appear. As they report Thursday in the journal Science, they're hoping their idea would eventually lead to a ...
This new blood test can detect early signs of 8 kinds of cancerLos Angeles Times
Blood test to detect 8 cancers in earlier stages gives promising resultsChicago Tribune
Cancer blood test 'enormously exciting'BBC News
HealthDay -Newsweek -GenomeWeb -Medscape
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Hospitals Overwhelmed by Flu Patients Are Treating Them in Tents - TIME

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:28

TIME

Hospitals Overwhelmed by Flu Patients Are Treating Them in Tents
TIME
Dr Adrian Cotton stands inside a triage surge tent at Loma Linda University Health Center for patients infected with an influenza A strain known as H3N2, in Loma Linda, California U.S. January 17, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson. LUCY NICHOLSON—REUTERS ...
A Mother's Story: Flu Killed Daughter in Two DaysWebMD
Scientists seek super-shot for flu 100 years after pandemicSeattle Times
Flu deaths prompt warnings from victims' families as outbreak continuesFox News
Scientific American -Live Science -The Mercury News -Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
all 116 news articles »
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Scientists Edge Closer To A Blood Test To Detect Cancers - NPR

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:28

NPR

Scientists Edge Closer To A Blood Test To Detect Cancers
NPR
Researchers say they have taken a step toward developing a blood test that would detect eight common cancers, possibly even before symptoms appear. As they report Thursday in the journal Science, they're hoping their idea would eventually lead to a ...
This new blood test can detect early signs of 8 kinds of cancerLos Angeles Times
A New $500 Blood Test Could Detect Cancer Before Symptoms DevelopForbes
'Liquid biopsy' promises early detection for cancerScience Magazine
HealthDay -EurekAlert (press release) -GenomeWeb -Medscape
all 17 news articles »
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These hunter-gatherers are probably better at naming scents than you - Washington Post

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:30

Washington Post

These hunter-gatherers are probably better at naming scents than you
Washington Post
What do we talk about when we talk about smell? Mostly other things. English speakers frequently describe a scent according to what it reminds us of, not using a specific name for the odor itself. This cheese is smoky, old books smell like grass, that ...
That Smells Like … Um, I Can't Think Of A Word For It!KPBS
Hunter-gatherers have a special way with smellsEurekAlert (press release)
Hunter-gatherer people in Malaysia have 'special' sense of smell, says studyThe Independent
Science News -New Scientist -Cosmos -International Business Times UK
all 10 news articles »Google News
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These Foods May Up Your Odds for Colon Cancer - HealthDay

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:12

HealthDay

These Foods May Up Your Odds for Colon Cancer
HealthDay
THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Chowing down on red meat, white bread and sugar-laden drinks might increase your long-term risk of colon cancer, a new study suggests. These foods all increase inflammation in your body, and the inflammation ...
Why certain diets may increase your cancer riskVox
Inflammation-Causing Diets Linked With Colorectal Cancer RiskCancer Network
Certain diets increase risk for colorectal cancerHealio
Daily Mail -EurekAlert (press release) -Express.co.uk
all 8 news articles »
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Birth Control Pills May Help Prevent Some Cancers - TIME

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:03

TIME

Birth Control Pills May Help Prevent Some Cancers
TIME
In the U.S., nearly all sexually active women have used a form of birth control at some point in their lives, and 11 million women rely on the pill. In a new study published in JAMA Oncology, researchers explore how oral contraceptives, which affect ...
Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?BBC News
Cancer gene screening more cost effective in the general population than high-risk groupsEurekAlert (press release)
The Pill Lowers Ovarian Cancer Risk, Even for SmokersPhilly.com
Sleep Review -Medical Xpress -Tech Times -GkMen
all 53 news articles »
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Are We Prepared for the Next Flu Pandemic? - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:02

U.S. News & World Report

Are We Prepared for the Next Flu Pandemic?
U.S. News & World Report
Medical experts recommend you get vaccinated, receive treatment when sick, avoid others who are sick and wash your hands regularly. (Getty Images). As of this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there's widespread seasonal flu ...

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