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Reflections of a dementia specialist: I want to stop working before I embarrass myself - Washington Post

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 11:06

Washington Post

Reflections of a dementia specialist: I want to stop working before I embarrass myself
Washington Post
My wife says that I love my work too much to ever retire. Perhaps she is right. However, my experiences as a neurologist and clinical director of an Alzheimer center have led me to think a lot about the circumstances under which it would be wise to ...
Dementia, Notes to RememberSampson Independent
VIDEO: Dementia strategy for Lancashire2BR
Dementia Friendly at Stille Havn HusWalker Pilot Independent

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High carbohydrate intake may up cancer recurrence risk - Business Standard

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 10:56

Morung Express

High carbohydrate intake may up cancer recurrence risk
Business Standard
Muscle loss may up mortality risk in breast cancer patients High carbohydrate intake may increase cancer recurrence risk Female night shift workers at risk factor for common cancers Frequent heartburns up cancer risk in older adults High body fat ...
A high carb diet after cancer treatment may increase risk of recurrenceHindustan Times
High carbohydrate consumption might up cancer recurrence riskIndia TV

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CEO Scot Davis is all heart when it comes to the Walk - Arkansas Online

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 07:37

Arkansas Online

CEO Scot Davis is all heart when it comes to the Walk
Arkansas Online
Scot Davis is the chief executive officer of Arkansas Urology, a huge practice with nine locations, 26 providers -- 18 doctors, nine nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants, treating 70,000 patients a year. And Davis is the chairman of the 2018 ...

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Just one sleepless night ups Alzheimer's risk: Study - Pakistan Observer

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 05:41

Pakistan Observer

Just one sleepless night ups Alzheimer's risk: Study
Pakistan Observer
ISLAMABAD:People who sleep poorly are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, according to a recent study. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that losing just one night of sleep led to an immediate increase in beta-amyloid, a ...

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Hodgkin's lymphoma treatment now available for $40 - 9news.com.au

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 03:12

9news.com.au

Hodgkin's lymphoma treatment now available for $40
9news.com.au
A life-saving cancer treatment priced at more than $200,000 is about to become much more affordable for Australian patients. From next month, patients fighting Hodgkin's lymphoma will pay less than $40 for the breakthrough Keytruda drug. Usually ...
Price of life-saving cancer drugs drops from $211000 to $42Newshub
Hodgkin's patients have Keytruda cost cutYahoo7 News
Sick patients offered cheap access to lifesaving cancer drugDaily Telegraph
Wall Street Journal -Daily Mail
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Emerald ash borer confirmed in 2 more Iowa counties - DesMoinesRegister.com

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 02:25

DesMoinesRegister.com

Emerald ash borer confirmed in 2 more Iowa counties
DesMoinesRegister.com
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State agricultural officials say an insect that's killed millions of ash trees has been found in two more Iowa counties. Officials said in a news release Friday that the emerald ash borer has been confirmed in western Iowa's ...
Bettendorf man encourages ash treatmentQuad City Times

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Breast cancer inspires pair to hit road, share story - Lima Ohio

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 02:22

Lima Ohio

Breast cancer inspires pair to hit road, share story
Lima Ohio
COLUMBUS — On the eve of her cancer surgery in August, Becky Hunter and her husband, Rob, sat in their backyard discussing the future. What if, he asked her, things don't go well and we don't have much time? What would you want to do? “I said, 'I want ...
Friends on battling breast cancer together — and how it brought them closerThe Sun
Spinning with celebrities in Montreal to raise funds for breast cancer researchGlobalnews.ca
Palmyra, Hershey softball square off in PInk Game to aid breast cancer fightLebanon Daily News
Savannah Morning News
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How Profiteers Lure Women Into Often-Unneeded Surgery - New York Times

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 18:10

New York Times

How Profiteers Lure Women Into Often-Unneeded Surgery
New York Times
Jerri Plummer was at home in Arkansas, watching television with her three children, when a stranger called to warn that her life was in danger. The caller identified herself only as Yolanda. She told Ms. Plummer that the vaginal mesh implant supporting ...
Many trainee female surgeons consider leaving field after pregnancyReuters

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Dr. Pimple Popper Tackles Tough 'Skittles' Breakout - PopCulture.com

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 17:58

PopCulture.com

Dr. Pimple Popper Tackles Tough 'Skittles' Breakout
PopCulture.com
Dr. Pimple Popper shared a harrowing new video with fans on Saturday afternoon, showing part one of a gruesome operation. Dr. Pimple Popper -- also known as Dr. Sandra Lee -- shared yet another up-close-and-personal clip of a dermatological operation ...

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Houston-area students help classmate with diabetes - Chron.com

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 16:41

Week Facts

Houston-area students help classmate with diabetes
Chron.com
On any given day, the Nottingham Elementary School second-grader endures five to 10 finger pricks and wears two devices to make sure that her blood sugar stays within a healthy range, but her classmates recently helped her to better cope with her ...
Euphemia Haye walks a 5K for diabetesYourObserver.com
Nottingham Elementary School students help classmate with diabetesWeek Facts

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Ticks Emerging Unfazed Following Extremely Snowy Winter - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 14:36

U.S. News & World Report

Ticks Emerging Unfazed Following Extremely Snowy Winter
U.S. News & World Report
New England hikers and dog lovers may be thinking the subzero winter temperatures will put a dent in this year's tick population. April 14, 2018, at 11:05 a.m.. Ticks Emerging Unfazed Following Extremely Snowy Winter. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post ...

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HIV-infected people are living for years, but age-related diseases set in early - Washington Post

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 13:02

Washington Post

HIV-infected people are living for years, but age-related diseases set in early
Washington Post
David Hardy has been treating HIV-infected patients since the early 1980s, when the epidemic began. In those days, people newly diagnosed with AIDS lived for only about six months. Hardy, an infectious-disease specialist and internist, was ecstatic ...
Emergency Departments Can Play Critical Role in HIV Detection in Low-Resource SettingsAJMC.com Managed Markets Network
HIV Screening RecommendationsMD Magazine

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Night owls face higher risk of death, study says - CBC.ca

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 12:33

CBC.ca

Night owls face higher risk of death, study says
CBC.ca
This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. What's your ...
Study: People who go to bed later may be at higher risk of poor healthWCTI12.com
Sleep longer to reduce risk of dying young-studyCitizen TV (press release)
Sleeping habits and healthKIMT 3
HeraldScotland -News18 -New Straits Times Online -Facts Herald
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How Can Science Combat the Opioid Crisis? - Scientific American

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 12:22

Scientific American

How Can Science Combat the Opioid Crisis?
Scientific American
The prescription of opioids for dealing with chronic pain saw a sharp increase starting in the late 1990s, before it was known that such medications were highly addictive. Now, an estimated 90 people die every day in the United States due to an opioid ...
My sister, a suburban mom, fell victim to opioidsBaltimore Sun
Trump administration worries opioid crisis could 'get worse'CNN International

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After son's death, Red Wings announcer Ken Daniels joins opioid fight - Detroit Free Press

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 11:12

Detroit Free Press

After son's death, Red Wings announcer Ken Daniels joins opioid fight
Detroit Free Press
Detroit Red Wings play-by-play announcer Ken Daniels has cut a swath through Hockey Town for 21 years, known for telling it like he sees it on the ice. Now he's raising his voice as he speaks out about an issue near and dear to him — the abuse of ...
Five accused of drugs distribution, which is cause of 6 deathWeek Facts
Five charged with distributing drugs that caused six to dieWBFO

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What a nutritionist wants you to know about pesticides and produce - NBCNews.com

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 10:22

NBCNews.com

What a nutritionist wants you to know about pesticides and produce
NBCNews.com
This week, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released an update to their annual Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 lists. These lists reveal produce with both the highest and lowest levels of pesticide residue, according to their methodology. The report ...
These are the 12 'dirtiest' fruits and veggies in your fridgeMoneyish

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Teen cancer survivor raises money for St. Baldrick's Foundation - The Charlottesville Newsplex

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 04:45

The Charlottesville Newsplex

Teen cancer survivor raises money for St. Baldrick's Foundation
The Charlottesville Newsplex
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Olivia Cogswell, an eighth grader at Jack Jouett Middle School, and her team came to Random Row Brewery Friday afternoon to raise money for the St. Baldrick's Foundation and shave their heads for the cause. Cogswell ...
St. Anthony's Cancer Center installs bell dedicated to survivorsTampabay.com
FOCUS: A cancer survivor, Jackie May has hope for the futureState-Journal.com
Cancer Survivor Struts Her Stuff On Catwalk For The CureCheshire Herald

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Could Too Much Sitting Possibly Make Your Brain Thinner? - Forbes

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 04:37

Forbes

Could Too Much Sitting Possibly Make Your Brain Thinner?
Forbes
Sitting too much isn't supposed to make you thin, right? Well, it may depend on what part of your body you are talking about, according to a study recently published in PLOS ONE. And thinner is not always better. For the study, a team of researchers ...
Understanding Brain Health and FunctionDigital Journal

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