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San Francisco's sidewalks are covered with human feces, so the city is launching a 'Poop Patrol' to deal with the ... - mySanAntonio.com

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 18:37

mySanAntonio.com

San Francisco's sidewalks are covered with human feces, so the city is launching a 'Poop Patrol' to deal with the ...
mySanAntonio.com
In San Francisco, people call the city's telephone hotline about 65 times a day to report piles of human feces on streets and sidewalks. That adds up to 14,597 calls placed to 311 between January 1 and August 13, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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New York Becomes Latest to Sue Purdue Over Opioid Crisis - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 18:36

Wall Street Journal

New York Becomes Latest to Sue Purdue Over Opioid Crisis
Wall Street Journal
New York state filed a lawsuit Tuesday against opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma LP, alleging the company played down the health risks and overpromoted its signature opioid painkiller to bolster sales, state officials said. With the suit, New York ...
New York sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioidsReuters
New York State sues maker of OxyContin opioid drugsNew York Daily News
New York sues OxyContin maker for 'fueling opioid epidemic'New York Post
Albany Times Union -HealthExec -seattlepi.com -White Plains Daily Voice
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Life With Lyme Disease - WBUR

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 18:35

Grand Canyon News

Life With Lyme Disease
WBUR
Across the country, about 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are documented every year, but there are as many as 300,000 cases annually that meet the definition of the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If it's detected and ...
Tick-borne infections may become more common as insects move into new territoryGrand Canyon News
Ignoring Climate Change Puts Mainers in DangerNatural Resources Council of Maine (press release) (blog)
Life With Lyme Disease - 1A1A
New Yorker -Tampa Bay Times -Forbes
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'Contagious' Loneliness Could Follow Poor Sleep - Live Science

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 18:07

Live Science

'Contagious' Loneliness Could Follow Poor Sleep
Live Science
Getting too little sleep is tied to a slew of ill health effects, and now, researchers say sleep deprivation could contribute to loneliness as well. And this loneliness could be "contagious." A small new study suggests that when people are sleep ...
Sleep loss can make people more isolated and lonely: StudyABC News
Sleep-Deprived People May Infect You With LonelinessGizmodo
Sleep Deprivation May Play Role in 'Global Loneliness Epidemic'HealthDay
UC Berkeley -Newsweek -Medical Daily -Telegraph.co.uk
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Cancer Is One Worry Elephants Can Feel Free to Forget - Smithsonian

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:13

Smithsonian

Cancer Is One Worry Elephants Can Feel Free to Forget
Smithsonian
Elephant_With_Trunk_In_Others_Mouth.jpg. Elephants, which can weigh up to 100 times as much as humans, should be riddled with cancer—but they aren't. (Wikimedia Commons). By Katherine J. Wu. smithsonian.com in 2 minutes. Elephants are one of ...
Elephants resist cancer by waking a zombie genePhys.Org
Elephants rarely get cancer. Here's why this matters to humansfox6now.com
Elephant cancer resistance linked to “zombie” geneCosmos
Deutsche Welle -The London Economic -Technology Networks -New York Times
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Watch This Native Pollinator Build Her Bee-Jeweled Nest - NPR

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:00

NPR

Watch This Native Pollinator Build Her Bee-Jeweled Nest
NPR
While honeybees and their buzzing hives and hyper-fertile queens get all the press for pollinating our food supply, the hard-working blue orchard bee is one of 4,000 bee species native to North America that does its solitary work in relative obscurity ...
APHIS National Honey Bee Survey | Bee Informed PartnershipBee Informed Partnership
Watch This Bee Build Her Bee-jeweled NestKQED
How to Manage the Blue Orchard Bee - SARE.orgSARE.org
USDA ARS
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Can 'detox teas' like Teami help you lose weight? - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:53

WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Can 'detox teas' like Teami help you lose weight?
WDIV ClickOnDetroit
(CNN) - They call her "Cardi Bardi, banging body / Spicy mami, hot tamale" -- and she's got an image to maintain. Cardi B would like for her 30 million Instagram followers to believe she's able to do that thanks in part to Teami, "all-natural loose ...
FTC Staff Reminds Influencers and Brands to Clearly Disclose Relationship | Federal Trade CommissionFederal Trade Commission
Garcinia Cambogia | NCCIHNational Center for Complementary and Integrative Health - NIH
Kim Kardashian West on Twitter: "Detoxing with @fittea it tastes amazing and the ingredients are all natural #ad… "Twitter
Instagram
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Can 'detox teas' like Teami help you lose weight? - fox6now.com

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:57

fox6now.com

Can 'detox teas' like Teami help you lose weight?
fox6now.com
NEW YORK — They call her “Cardi Bardi, banging body / Spicy mami, hot tamale” — and she's got an image to maintain. Cardi B would like for her 30 million Instagram followers to believe she's able to do that thanks in part to Teami, “all-natural loose ...

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Historic face transplant gives suicide survivor a 'second chance' - CNN

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:01

CNN

Historic face transplant gives suicide survivor a 'second chance'
CNN
(CNN) As Katie Stubblefield brushed her fingers across her face, she could feel the wound. Her vision is greatly impaired due to her injury, but touching her face allowed her to feel what her doctors were working around the clock to treat. She could ...
The Emotional Journey of Photographing a Face TransplantNational Geographic
Katie's face: Where a bullet and an overdose intersected, Cleveland Clinic doctors gave new lifecleveland.com
"The Story of a Face": National Geographic Unveils Youngest Full-Face Transplant Recipient in American HistoryPR Newswire (press release)

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Here are New Jersey's top 15 hospitals, as ranked by US News & World Report - NJ.com

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:12

NJ.com

Here are New Jersey's top 15 hospitals, as ranked by US News & World Report
NJ.com
A patient is prepared to be moved to the recovery room after having surgery at Morristown Medical Center, which U.S. News and World Report ranked as New Jersey's best hospital this year. (File photo by Robert Sciarrino | The Star-Ledger). The nation's ...
Mercy San Juan, Sutter Roseville grab spots on US News list of top local hospitalsSacramento Bee
US News & World Report: UVA is No. 1 Hospital in VirginiaNBC 29 News
Despite Troubles, MD Anderson Is Top-Ranked Cancer HospitalMedscape
Newswise (press release) -UCSF News Services -TAPinto.net -Chicago Tribune
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Health Dept. Investigating Unvaccinated Child With Measles - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 07:26

Health Dept. Investigating Unvaccinated Child With Measles
U.S. News & World Report
Florida health officials are investigating a case of measles from a child they say was not vaccinated. Aug. 14, 2018, at 3:18 a.m.. Health Dept. Investigating Unvaccinated Child With Measles. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post to ...

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Vaping 'can damage vital immune system cells' - BBC News

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 02:49

BBC News

Vaping 'can damage vital immune system cells'
BBC News
Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers found e-cigarette vapour disabled important immune cells in the lung and boosted inflammation. The researchers "caution ...
E-cigarette vapor tied to changes in lung cellsReuters
'Cautious scepticism' urged over e-cigarette safetyIrish Examiner
E-cigarette vapor disables key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammationEurekAlert (press release)
Daily Mail -Evening Standard -Telegraph.co.uk -The Independent
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#1 symptom for measles is NOT a rash - WFLA

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 02:28

WFLA

#1 symptom for measles is NOT a rash
WFLA
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) - It's rare, it's highly contagious and it's in the Tampa Bay area. Officials with the Pinellas County Health Department announced Monday that a child was just diagnosed with measles in the last 48 hours. The virus is so ...
Measles Confirmed In Beaverton: Oregon Health AuthorityPatch.com

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Despite FDA Caution, Doctors Say Lasers May Help With Vaginal Pain And Dryness - NPR

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 22:55

NPR

Despite FDA Caution, Doctors Say Lasers May Help With Vaginal Pain And Dryness
NPR
Women struggling with symptoms like vaginal dryness and pain during sex, may be drawn to treatments, marketed as "vaginal rejuvenation," that claim to fix such issues. Providers who offer the treatments, often dermatologists or plastic surgeons ...
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, on efforts to safeguard women's health from deceptive health ...FDA.gov
Sexual function after fractional microablative CO2 laser in women with vulvovaginal atrophy: Climacteric: Vol 18, No 2Taylor & Francis Online
Eric R. Sokol, MD's Profile | Stanford ProfilesStanford Profiles - Stanford University
Semantic Scholar -NCBI
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Michigan sets new deer-hunting rules to keep chronic wasting disease from spreading - Fox News

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 22:42

Fox News

Michigan sets new deer-hunting rules to keep chronic wasting disease from spreading
Fox News
Michigan Natural Resources Commission has approved new deer-hunting regulations to help curb chronic wasting disease from spreading, Michigan Department of Natural Resources said. The rules, which go into effect for this year's deer-hunting season, ...
Michigan sets new deer-hunting rules to limit chronic wasting diseaseMLive.com
Michigan Establishes New Deer Hunting Laws Aimed at Slowing Chronic Wasting DiseaseOutdoorHub
CWD public meeting Wednesday, August 15WJFW-TV
Sault Ste. Marie Evening News -WNEM Saginaw -WNMU-FM -WDIO
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'Back-and-forth' conversations with young kids may aid brain development - Reuters

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 21:22

kwbe

'Back-and-forth' conversations with young kids may aid brain development
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For decades, doctors have told parents to talk to kids as often as possible to help build speech and language skills. Now, a new study suggests that how parents talk to children may matter just as much as how much time they spend ...
Young children talking back and forth with adults strengthens language regions of brainABC News
Children's Brains Benefit From Proper Conversations With AdultsMedical Daily
Study: Young children talking back and forth with adults strengthens language regions of brainmyCentralOregon.com
The Times -Medical Xpress -Earth.com -New Zealand Herald
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Unexpected effects of climate change: worse food safety, more car wrecks - CBS46 News Atlanta

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 21:14

CBS46 News Atlanta

Unexpected effects of climate change: worse food safety, more car wrecks
CBS46 News Atlanta
(CNN) -- On excessively hot days, there are more likely to be fatal car accidents and food safety problems, and police officers and government food inspectors tend to do less of their duties, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of ...
Temperature and Human Capital in the Short- and Long-Run - NBERNational Bureau of Economic Research
Overview ‹ Nick Obradovich — MIT Media LabMIT Media Lab
Effects of environmental stressors on daily governance | PNASPNAS

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3 Zika Virus open investigations underway in Shelby Co. - 14 News WFIE Evansville

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 21:00

14 News WFIE Evansville

3 Zika Virus open investigations underway in Shelby Co.
14 News WFIE Evansville
The Shelby County Health Department has confirmed a case of the Zika virus in Pelham. Health department officials spent the day on Thursday going door to door in Pelham warning citizens on the confirmed case. There have been three positive cases in ...

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Zika, West Nile virus reported in Alabama, health department warns - Fox News

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:22

Fox News

Zika, West Nile virus reported in Alabama, health department warns
Fox News
Alabama health officials are investigating multiple reports of Zika and the West Nile virus in the area, the state's health agency said in a Monday afternoon news release. Shelby County health officials confirmed at least one Zika case in Pelham, the ...
3 Alabama residents contracted Zika virus in 2018AL.com
3 Zika Virus open investigations underway in Shelby Co.WTVM
Alabama Health Department investigating 'several cases' of Zika, West Nile Viruswhnt.com
WVTM13 -Patch.com -WKRG News 5 -CullmanSense
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Zika, West Nile virus reported in Alabama, health department warns - Fox News

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:22

Fox News

Zika, West Nile virus reported in Alabama, health department warns
Fox News
Alabama health officials are investigating multiple reports of Zika and the West Nile virus in the area, the state's health agency said in a Monday afternoon news release. Shelby County health officials confirmed at least one Zika case in Pelham, the ...
West Nile Virus, hepatitis A on the rise in Ohiocleveland.com
NJ's first case of West Nile virus confirmed; more mosquitoes test positiveNorthJersey.com
First probable West Nile virus case in Maricopa County under investigationKTAR.com
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online -Youngstown Vindicator -Patch.com -WFMJ
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