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Ancient 'Two Brothers' mummy mystery solved thanks to high-tech DNA test - Fox News

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:37

Fox News

Ancient 'Two Brothers' mummy mystery solved thanks to high-tech DNA test
Fox News
Experts at the University of Manchester in the U.K. have solved a 4,000-year-old mystery about a pair of mummies dubbed the 'Two Brothers.' By harnessing 'next-generation' DNA sequencing technology, scientists discovered that the mummies at the ...

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A new study shows that hits to the head, not concussions, cause CTE - Washington Post

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:13

Washington Post

A new study shows that hits to the head, not concussions, cause CTE
Washington Post
A new study has found further evidence linking hits to the head rather than concussions to the onset of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the neurodegenerative disease traced back to the kind of head trauma experienced by football players, other ...
Repeated Head Hits, Not Just Concussions, May Lead To A Type Of Chronic Brain DamageNPR
It's not concussions that cause CTE. It's repeated hits, a study findsCNN
Study: Hits, not concussions, cause brain diseaseBoston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
WRVO Public Media -USA TODAY -New York Daily News -Daily Mail
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Flu-related deaths hit record-high 142 as epidemic surges in San Diego County - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:55

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Flu-related deaths hit record-high 142 as epidemic surges in San Diego County
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The latest weekly flu report from the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency shows that the flu continues to kill local residents. Paul SissonContact Reporter. Despite welcome signs that flu activity in the community may be waning, deaths ...
Number of flu-related deaths in San Diego climbs to 142fox5sandiego.com
Flu Deaths in San Diego County Reach New HighNBC 7 San Diego
Flu Numbers Dropping in St. Louis, Rising ElsewhereCBS St. Louis
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth -WFAA -Patch.com -CBS DFW
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Widespread flu forces another North Texas school district to close - KXAN.com

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:15

KXAN.com

Widespread flu forces another North Texas school district to close
KXAN.com
GUNTER, Texas (KXAN) — A small school district in North Texas is shutting down for an entire week due to a widespread flu outbreak. The Gunter Independent School District, which operates three schools north of Dallas, says 150 students were absent on ...
Flu Outbreak Shutters Texas School DistrictBreitbart News
Schools in Oklahoma, Texas Close Due to Flu OutbreakU.S. News & World Report
Flu outbreak shuts down Bonham ISD for a weekKHOU
WJBD Online -KTEN -FOX 4 News -88.9 KETR
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North and South Korea will form joint team for Winter Olympics - NBCNews.com

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:04

NBCNews.com

North and South Korea will form joint team for Winter Olympics
NBCNews.com
The rival Koreas agreed to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first time during the opening ceremony of next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, officials said. Share Video; Facebook · Twitter · E ...

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Monitoring fake news was never a priority, says ex-Facebook worker - NBCNews.com

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 22:10

NBCNews.com

Monitoring fake news was never a priority, says ex-Facebook worker
NBCNews.com
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook's team of content reviewers focused mainly on violence and pornography, making it "incredibly easy" for Russian trolls to fly under the radar with their fake news, according to a former Facebook content monitor who worked at ...

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Health department reports 2nd case of measles in 2 days at O'Hare - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 22:02

Chicago Tribune

Health department reports 2nd case of measles in 2 days at O'Hare
Chicago Tribune
Passengers with measles arrived at O'Hare's international terminal Jan. 9 and Jan. 10, 2018, in unrelated cases, officials say. (Nam Y. Huh / AP). Ese OlumhenseChicago Tribune. The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that a second ...
2nd case of measles confirmed in person who was at O'HareLos Angeles Times
2nd person with measles may have exposed others at O'Hare, elsewhereWLS-TV
Passenger With Measles Traveled To Skokie: Health OfficialsPatch.com
WGN-TV -WAND -Belleville News-Democrat -Fox 32 Chicago
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Flu deaths prompt warnings from victims' families as outbreak continues - Fox News

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:44

Fox News

Flu deaths prompt warnings from victims' families as outbreak continues
Fox News
Muscle aches, fevers, chills: the flu can be an unpleasant experience during chilly weather. Here's what you need to know about seasonal influenza and how to prevent it. It doesn't matter if you run marathons or play sports, when it comes to the flu ...
Alyssa Alcaraz Died After Allegedly Being Misdiagnosed With The Flu & It's So TragicElite Daily
Canada: Medical Malpractice And Sepsis: Delay In Treatment Of InfectionMondaq News Alerts

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Norovirus suspected in outbreak at Davenport University - MLive.com

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:53

MLive.com

Norovirus suspected in outbreak at Davenport University
MLive.com
CALEDONIA TOWNSHIP, MI - About 100 students at Davenport University's main campus may have norovirus, according to university officials. Students started reporting their illnesses over the weekend at Davenport's W.A. Lettinga campus at 6191 Kraft Ave ...
Norovirus outbreak affecting 100 students at Davenport UniversityWZZM
Norovirus spreading in West MichiganFox17

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Doctor arrested after report of showing up for surgery possibly intoxicated - CBS News

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:26

CBS News

Doctor arrested after report of showing up for surgery possibly intoxicated
CBS News
Police in Kentucky arrested a plastic surgeon on the street after a hospital received a report that he showed up for surgery possibly intoxicated, CBS Lexington affiliate WKYT reports. Dr. Theodore Gerstle was arrested on a charge of public ...
Doctor arrested after report he showed up for surgery intoxicatedLocal 8 Now
Surgeon Allegedly Came to Work Drunk (Lexington Herald LeaderMedPage Today
Doctor arrested for showing up for surgery inebriated, police sayAtlanta Journal Constitution
Immortal News -Infosurhoy -U.S. News & World Report
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Concerns Grow That Infections From 'Zombie Deer' Meat Can Jump To Humans - NPR

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:25

NPR

Concerns Grow That Infections From 'Zombie Deer' Meat Can Jump To Humans
NPR
Would you eat venison if there was a chance it could slowly eat away at your brain? If there's a slight possibility, it doesn't bother Patrick States. On the menu this evening for his wife and two daughters at their Northglenn, Colo., home are pan ...
Testing finds another positive CWD case in Jefferson CountyLeader Publications
Chronic wasting disease found in Guernsey County deerThe Newark Advocate
No cases of chronic wasting disease found in Barry CountyMonett Times
News8000.com - WKBT -fox6now.com -Feedstuffs -Russellville Courier
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Solving the suspicious saiga silencing - Geographical

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:00

Geographical

Solving the suspicious saiga silencing
Geographical
The Central Asian steppe, in which saiga antelopes inhabit, is renowned for being an extreme part of the world in which to live, with temperature swinging wildly from below -40°C in winter to above 40°C in summer. Add in the risks posed by hungry ...
A warm-weather plague killed more than half of this endangered species in three weeksWashington Post
Here's why 60 percent of the world's saiga antelopes were wiped out in 2015The Verge

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Science panel's sweeping recommendations on drunken driving - WTOP

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:03

Miami Herald

Science panel's sweeping recommendations on drunken driving
WTOP
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's more than 10,000 drunken driving deaths a year are “entirely preventable,” according to a government-commissioned report released Wednesday by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Here are the ...
Accelerating progress to reduce alcohol-impaired driving fatalitiesEurekAlert (press release)

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Trump is a schlub, but no more than most Americans - NBCNews.com

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:28

NBCNews.com

Trump is a schlub, but no more than most Americans
NBCNews.com
President Donald Trump is overweight but not quite obese and while he struggles to control his cholesterol, he has no indication of heart disease, his physician said Tuesday. In other words, he's in pretty good shape for an American. Most Americans are ...
Trump's Height and Weight Puts Him Just on the Cusp of ObesitySlate Magazine
Obesity care often team effort between primary care, community resourcesQueen Anne News
President is overweight and doesn't exercise, like most AmericansWDIV ClickOnDetroit
Luxora Leader -The Debrief -Reports Healthcare -The Sun
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Trump is a schlub, but no more than most Americans - NBCNews.com

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:28

NBCNews.com

Trump is a schlub, but no more than most Americans
NBCNews.com
President Donald Trump is overweight but not quite obese and while he struggles to control his cholesterol, he has no indication of heart disease, his physician said Tuesday. In other words, he's in pretty good shape for an American. Most Americans are ...
BMI is an imperfect measure of health. Even President Trump's.Vox
Low fitness is associated with larger waist size and higher degree of inflammationEurekAlert (press release)
The power of exercise: It can protect against a heart attack, stroke and cancer – even if you're obeseDaily Mail
Slate Magazine -Independent Women's Forum (blog) -PLOS Research News -Daily Star
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It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate! Get Your Flu Shot Today! - HamletHub

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:11

It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate! Get Your Flu Shot Today!
HamletHub
As flu season intensifies here in Connecticut, the Norwalk Health Department urges you to get your flu shot and protect yourself and your family against the flu. The vaccine protects against seasonal and H1N1 flu, and everyone older than 6 months is ...

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Walmart distributing first-of-its-kind opioid disposal product - ABC News

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:34

ABC News

Walmart distributing first-of-its-kind opioid disposal product
ABC News
Walmart is offering a first-of-its kind opioid disposal product for free at all of its pharmacies, according to a company statement. Interested in Opioid Epidemic? Add Opioid Epidemic as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Opioid Epidemic news ...
Walmart Takes on the Opioid Crisis With a New Tool That Destroys DrugsFortune
Walmart is hoping a simple packet could help curb opioid misuseBusiness Insider
Walmart Offers Way to Turn Leftover Opioids Into Useless GelNBC Chicago
Reuters -WRAL Tech Wire -WILX-TV -Forbes
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Donald Trump's hair loss drug may be tied to erectile dysfunction, anger, says study - Deccan Chronicle

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 05:36

Deccan Chronicle

Donald Trump's hair loss drug may be tied to erectile dysfunction, anger, says study
Deccan Chronicle
Experts say prostate-reducing drug thatTrump uses to treat hair loss has been linked to risk of depression, self-harm and other issues. In an interview given to New York Times, Bornstein said that he, too, takes the drug, saying it helped him keep his ...
Donald Trump's hair loss drug linked to depression, erectile dysfunctionTimes Now

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Girl lying next to grieving grandfather in heartbreaking photo dies of cancer - FOX 61

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:40

FOX 61

Girl lying next to grieving grandfather in heartbreaking photo dies of cancer
FOX 61
PENSACOLA, Fla. – A young girl, whose battle with cancer was shared widely after a photo with her weeping grandfather was posted on Facebook, has died, according to a statement on the family's tribute page. "Our sweet Braylynn, our warrior princess ...
Girl from viral photo with sick grandfather passes awayFox News
Girl from photo alongside grandfather​ depicting her cancer battle passes awayWISN Milwaukee
Girl whose photo went viral dies of DIPG weeks after diagnosisToday.com
PEOPLE.com -New Idea -The Epoch Times -Daily Mail
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Mayor of El Cajon Calls Attacks on City 'Disingenuous' - NBC 7 San Diego

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:38

NBC 7 San Diego

Mayor of El Cajon Calls Attacks on City 'Disingenuous'
NBC 7 San Diego
After hearing about the discovery in Perris, California of 13 malnourished children locked inside their family home, do you think this sort of occurrence would be easily unnoticed in your neighborhood? Yes. No. I'm not sure / I'm not following this ...
12 People Cited for Feeding Homeless Plan Legal Action Against City of El Cajon - NBC 7 San DiegoNBC San Diego
About a dozen people arrested for feeding the homeless in El Cajon parkThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Press Releases | El Cajon, CACity of El Cajon
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