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Riley Hancey, who received lung transplant in Philly after being denied in Utah, dies at 20 - PhillyVoice.com

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:24

PhillyVoice.com

Riley Hancey, who received lung transplant in Philly after being denied in Utah, dies at 20
PhillyVoice.com
Riley Hancey, the Utah man who received a double lung transplant in Philadelphia after being denied one in the Beehive State, has died. Hancey, 20, of Park City, Utah, died from complications of a lung transplant at the Hospital of the University of ...

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It's time to watch out for ticks - Chicago Daily Herald

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:10

Chicago Daily Herald

It's time to watch out for ticks
Chicago Daily Herald
The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center is encouraging residents to take precautions against ticks, which can carry diseases such as Lyme disease. Once considered a rare illness in Lake County, Lyme disease is becoming more ...
Lyme disease researchers seek consensus as number of cases growsEurekAlert (press release)
CDC - Heartland virus (a phlebovirus) - Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD) - NCEZIDCDC
Dr. Richard S. Ostfeld | Cary Institute of Ecosystem StudiesCary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
CDC
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3 Marylanders Die From Carfentanil Overdoses - WBAL Radio

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:13

WBAL Radio

3 Marylanders Die From Carfentanil Overdoses
WBAL Radio
Of the three cases this month, two of the individuals were in Anne Arundel County and the other was in Frederick County. The Opioid Operational Command Center is raising the awareness of carfentanil in Maryland. Anne Arundel County police said that ...

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3 Marylanders Die From Carfentanil Overdoses - WBAL Radio

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:13

WBAL Radio

3 Marylanders Die From Carfentanil Overdoses
WBAL Radio
Of the three cases this month, two of the individuals were in Anne Arundel County and the other was in Frederick County. The Opioid Operational Command Center is raising the awareness of carfentanil in Maryland. Anne Arundel County police said that ...

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Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine - BBC News

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 08:30

BBC News

Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine
BBC News
The world's first vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries - Ghana, Kenya and Malawi - starting in 2018. The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread by mosquito bites. The World Health ...
3 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccineABC News
First large-scale malaria vaccine trials for Africa (Update)Medical Xpress
Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot GSK malaria vaccine from 2018Reuters
Reliefweb -OnMedica
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Is It Time For Hearing Aids To Be Sold Over The Counter? - NPR

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 08:28

NPR

Is It Time For Hearing Aids To Be Sold Over The Counter?
NPR
Four out of five older Americans with hearing loss just ignore it, in part because a hearing aid is an unwelcome sign of aging. But what if hearing aids looked like stylish fashion accessories and could be bought at your local pharmacy like reading ...

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Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors? Italian Court Ruling Suggests That They Might - The Inquisitr

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 22:54

The Inquisitr

Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors? Italian Court Ruling Suggests That They Might
The Inquisitr
The belief that using cellular phones causes brain tumors is almost as old as mobile phones themselves. Studies on the matter tend to vary, with some claiming that excessive cell phone use may be linked to brain tumors, and others claiming the opposite.

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A vending machine at the UC Davis campus dispenses Plan B pills - wreg.com

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 21:26

wreg.com

A vending machine at the UC Davis campus dispenses Plan B pills
wreg.com
A new vending machine in a University of California Davis study room traded the usual Hot Cheetos and Red Bull for condoms, tampons, pregnancy tests, Advil, and the morning after pill (or Plan B). They call it the “Wellness To Go” Machine. Stocking ...

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DEA event makes disposal of unwanted prescription drugs easy - NJ.com

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 19:36

Hometownlife.com

DEA event makes disposal of unwanted prescription drugs easy
NJ.com
JERSEY CITY - Hudson County residents can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs in five municipalities as part of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration's National Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday. "This is a safe way to dispose of unused and ...
Dover Police to participate in drug take backFoster's Daily Democrat
Northville police offer drug drop-off April 29Hometownlife.com
Prescription drug take back April 29Sonoma West

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Renewed Zika outbreak feared on Texas border - Fox News

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 18:01

Fox News

Renewed Zika outbreak feared on Texas border
Fox News
As warmer weather approaches and mosquito seasons take flight, health professionals are warning that a Zika outbreak in the Rio Grande Valley at the southernmost tip on the Texas border with Mexico is just a matter of time. The area, home to 1.3 ...
'It's going to hit the poorest people': Zika outbreak feared on the Texas borderThe Guardian

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Lifespan Notifies Patients of Potential Data Breach - U.S. News & World Report

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 16:51

Lifespan Notifies Patients of Potential Data Breach
U.S. News & World Report
Rhode Island's largest health care provider says an employee's laptop containing patient information was stolen, but there's no indication that any patient's information has been accessed or used as a result of the theft. | April 23, 2017, at 12:44 p.m ...

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Possible 'golf ball materials' in frozen hash browns prompt recall - Fox17

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 15:06

Fox17

Possible 'golf ball materials' in frozen hash browns prompt recall
Fox17
LISLE, Ill. — An Illinois food company is recalling frozen hash browns that may have pieces of golf balls in them, according to the FDA. McCain Foods USA announced on Friday it is voluntarily recalling Harris Teeter Brand, 2 lb. Bag of Frozen Southern ...
Frozen hash browns recalled due to 'golf ball material' contaminationKLTV
Hash browns recalled for possible contamination with golf ballsMy Fox Boston
Frozen hash brown recall due to possible 'extraneous golf ball materials'CBS46 News Atlanta
WRIC -Winston-Salem Journal -Durham Herald Sun -FDA
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Study Finds First Evidence That Human Plasma Could Restore The Aging Brain - Wall Street Pit

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 12:43

Wall Street Pit

Study Finds First Evidence That Human Plasma Could Restore The Aging Brain
Wall Street Pit
If blood from teenagers can rejuvenate elderly mice, isn't it logical that blood from much younger people — in other words, babies — can have an even more potent effect? It's not just a reasonable deduction now. A team of researchers at Stanford ...

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Scientists have discovered how naked mole-rats can survive without oxygen for a really long time - Quartz

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 12:01

Quartz

Scientists have discovered how naked mole-rats can survive without oxygen for a really long time
Quartz
Without it, the naked mole-rats switch their supply of energy from glucose sugars, which is what humans and all other mammals use, to fructose. That's the sugars that plants use. (Glucose needs oxygen to be turned into energy but fructose doesn't.) In ...

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Ohio nursing home inspectors fail to meet federal deadlines amid serious understaffing: A Critical Choice - cleveland.com

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 11:10

cleveland.com

Ohio nursing home inspectors fail to meet federal deadlines amid serious understaffing: A Critical Choice
cleveland.com
Ohio's nursing home inspectors, the officials charged with making sure the state's most vulnerable receive proper care, have failed to meet federal deadlines for evaluating facilities. (Lisa DeJong/The Plain Dealer). Print Email · John Caniglia &amp ...
Report: Ohio Lags in Nursing Home InspectionsU.S. News & World Report

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Naked mole-rats without oxygen live like plants - Lewiston Sun Journal

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 04:01

Lewiston Sun Journal

Naked mole-rats without oxygen live like plants
Lewiston Sun Journal
If you take away a mouse's oxygen, the mouse is going to die within 20 seconds. If you take away a naked mole-rat's oxygen, though, it will be fine for up to 18 minutes. Share. E-mail this story Print this story Save this story. Sponsor. mole-rat ...

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UPDATED: Lay's, Miss Vickies chips recalled for Salmonella risk - Food Safety News

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 02:28

Food Safety News

UPDATED: Lay's, Miss Vickies chips recalled for Salmonella risk
Food Safety News
UPDATED CONTENT 9:15 p.m. — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency also posted a recall for three sizes of packages of one flavor of the Frito-Lay chips. Details and photos below. Frito-Lay is recalling several varieties of Lay's and Miss Vickie's chips ...

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Group of Mental Health Professionals Warn Trump's State 'Putting Country in Danger' - eNews Park Forest

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 01:24

eNews Park Forest

Group of Mental Health Professionals Warn Trump's State 'Putting Country in Danger'
eNews Park Forest
main streeet nights Help us build so we can hire reporters, do more to cover schools and local government. Please contribute here! Share · Tweet · Share. Pin. Buffer · Email. Shares 0. Despite professional rule barring them from doing so, psychological ...
Donald Trump has 'dangerous mental illness', say psychiatry experts at Yale conferenceThe Independent
Petition · Trump is mentally ill and must be removed · Change.orgChange.org

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Dallas joins over 600 cities in global 'March for Science' - Dallas News

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 00:19

Dallas News

Dallas joins over 600 cities in global 'March for Science'
Dallas News
From Dallas to the Washington Monument to Germany's Brandenburg Gate and even to Greenland, scientists, students and research advocates rallied on an often soggy Earth Day, conveying a global message about scientific freedom without political ...

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Elephant Tranquilizer Kills 2 Anne Arundel Residents - Patch.com

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 23:05

Patch.com

Elephant Tranquilizer Kills 2 Anne Arundel Residents
Patch.com
Maryland health officials say carfentanil, a large animal drug, caused 3 overdose deaths in the state, including 2 in Anne Arundel County. By Deb Belt (Patch Staff) - April 22, 2017 7:02 pm ET. Elephant Tranquilizer Kills 2 Anne Arundel Residents.

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