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'It's raining needles': Drug crisis creates pollution threat - ABC News

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 05:10

'It's raining needles': Drug crisis creates pollution threat
ABC News
In this Wednesday June 7, 2017 photo, activist Rocky Morrison walks through an encampment where opioid addicts shoot up along the Merrimack River in Lowell, Mass. Morrison leads a cleanup effort along the Merrimack River, which winds through the old ...

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Artificial Sweeteners Don't Help People Lose Weight, Review Finds - NPR

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 04:15

NPR

Artificial Sweeteners Don't Help People Lose Weight, Review Finds
NPR
The theory behind artificial sweeteners is simple: If you use them instead of sugar, you get the joy of sweet-tasting beverages and foods without the downer of extra calories, potential weight gain and related health issues. In practice, it's not so ...
Sugar substitutes associated with weight gain and health problems, study saysThe Globe and Mail
Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain, heart disease and other health issuesEurekAlert (press release)
Why caution may be warranted when consuming artificial sweetenersCBC.ca
Globalnews.ca -National Post -Metro -Economic Times
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'Dirt Is Good': Why Kids Need Exposure To Germs - WBUR

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 19:41

WBUR

'Dirt Is Good': Why Kids Need Exposure To Germs
WBUR
Jack Gilbert, co-author of the book "Dirt Is Good," says kids should be encouraged to get dirty, play with animals and eat colorful vegetables. As a new parent, Jack Gilbert got a lot of different advice on how to properly look after his child: when to ...
Scientist Says Dirt Is Good For Kids, Moms Everywhere RejoiceScary Mommy

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'Dirt Is Good': Why Kids Need Exposure To Germs - WBUR

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 19:41

WBUR

'Dirt Is Good': Why Kids Need Exposure To Germs
WBUR
Jack Gilbert, co-author of the book "Dirt Is Good," says kids should be encouraged to get dirty, play with animals and eat colorful vegetables. As a new parent, Jack Gilbert got a lot of different advice on how to properly look after his child: when to ...

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Ohio's aspiring marijuana growers: A closer look - WKYC-TV

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 19:26

WKYC-TV

Ohio's aspiring marijuana growers: A closer look
WKYC-TV
CLEVELAND (AP) - Long-time natives and out-of-state investors are among hundreds of applicants trying to win approval to grow medical marijuana in Ohio. The state accepted applications in June and now has to decide among 185 submissions for 24 ...

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Man sues over elderly mom's death at Missouri nursing home - Albany Times Union

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 17:05

Man sues over elderly mom's death at Missouri nursing home
Albany Times Union
FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — The son of an 88-year-old Alzheimer's disease patient sued the suburban St. Louis nursing home where he said his mother died after being left in a tub for eight hours. Steven Moreland alleges in the St. Louis County lawsuit ...

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Gonorrhea — AKA The Clap — Is Excellent At Resisting Antibiotics - NPR

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 11:01

NPR

Gonorrhea — AKA The Clap — Is Excellent At Resisting Antibiotics
NPR
People like to make jokes about gonorrhea. Maybe it's because this sexually transmitted disease is known as "the clap" (perhaps a reference to the French term "clapier," meaning brothel, or to an early treatment – clapping a heavy object on the man's ...
Antibiotic-Resistant STI's on the RiseVOCM

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Surgeons find 27 contact lenses lodged in woman's eye: 'She just thought it was old age' - Independent.ie

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 09:34

Independent.ie

Surgeons find 27 contact lenses lodged in woman's eye: 'She just thought it was old age'
Independent.ie
Surgeons were "shocked" to find 27 contact lenses in a woman's eye before performing an eye operation. The 67-year-old was scheduled for cataract surgery when the operating team discovered a "blueish mass" of 17 contact lenses in her eye. Upon further ...
Indian-origin doc finds 27 contact lenses in woman's eye in UKThe Indian Express
Doctor's warning to contact lens wearers after 'shock' discovery in woman's eye at Solihull HospitalBirmingham Mail
British surgeons find 27 contact lenses lodged in woman's eyeChannel NewsAsia
Inquirer.net -Cambridge News -NDTV -Financial Express
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Antibiotic-Resistant STI's on the Rise - VOCM

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 09:26

VOCM

Antibiotic-Resistant STI's on the Rise
VOCM
The World Health Organization is warning that certain sexually transmitted infections are becoming resistant to antibiotics. Late last week, a team of researchers released a major study warning of untreatable cases of a superbug gonorrhea. Carla Penney ...

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'Dirt Is Good': Why Kids Need Exposure To Germs - NPR

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 09:00

NPR

'Dirt Is Good': Why Kids Need Exposure To Germs
NPR
As a new parent, Jack Gilbert got a lot of different advice on how to properly look after his child: when to give him antibiotics or how often he should sterilize his pacifier, for example. After the birth of his second child, Gilbert, a scientist who ...

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Stress of poverty, racism raise risk of Alzheimer's for African Americans, new research suggests - Washington Post

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 07:01

Washington Post

Stress of poverty, racism raise risk of Alzheimer's for African Americans, new research suggests
Washington Post
A new group of studies into racial disparities among people with Alzheimer's disease suggests that social conditions, including the stress of poverty and racism, substantially raise the risks of dementia for African Americans. In four separate studies, ...
Stress And Poverty May Explain High Rates Of Dementia In African-AmericansNPR
Brain scanning could improve dementia diagnosis for two thirds of patients, study findsTelegraph.co.uk
Stress increases risk of dementia, study findsFinancial Times
EurekAlert (press release) -NEWS.com.au -ITV News -News-Medical.net
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11 Year Old Died of Meningitis at Camp in the Poconos: Report - wnep.com

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 02:35

wnep.com

11 Year Old Died of Meningitis at Camp in the Poconos: Report
wnep.com
DINGMAN TOWNSHIP -- The cause of death has been released for a boy who died at a summer camp in the Poconos. The 11-year-old boy died Monday after New Jersey Y Camp officials say he was sick with a form of meningitis, News 12 reports. The camp ...

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Dealing With the Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment - HuffPost

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 23:46

HuffPost

Dealing With the Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment
HuffPost
Anyone who has watched television has most likely seen the ads for breast cancer drugs as presented on behalf of a drug manufacturer. You may have heard the announcer attempt to verbally mention all of them or you might have watch the endless scroll at ...
Doxycycline via chest tube - Doxycycline hyclate vs monohydrateTwo Row Times
Doxycycline hyclate allergy symptoms - What kind of medicine is doxycycline hyclateThe Village Reporter and the Hometown Huddle

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Illinois hemp bill may benefit medical marijuana industry - The Southern

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 23:17

The Southern

Illinois hemp bill may benefit medical marijuana industry
The Southern
Marijuana plants are a few weeks away from harvest on Sept. 15, 2015 in the 'Flower Room' at the Ataraxia medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion. AP. prev. next. SPRINGFIELD — A bill in the Illinois General Assembly that would allow hemp to be ...
Medical Marijuana UpdateLive Trading News
Hemp Bill in General Assembly to allow legal growth in IllinoisFOX Illinois

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Tuskegee syphilis experiment descendants are seeking leftover funds from settlement - New York Daily News

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 23:13

New York Daily News

Tuskegee syphilis experiment descendants are seeking leftover funds from settlement
New York Daily News
Descendants of the guinea pigs in the infamous Tuskegee Syphilis Study are asking for the remaining cash from a $9 million settlement. (Jay Reeves/AP). BY Larry Mcshane. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 6:06 PM. Descendants of the ...
Tuskegee Syphilis Study descendants to seek settlement moneySacramento Bee

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British baby in center of ongoing legal battle to be evaluated by US doctor - kfor.com

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 22:31

kfor.com

British baby in center of ongoing legal battle to be evaluated by US doctor
kfor.com
A British judge said Friday that Charlie Gard, the 11-month-old baby with a rare, terminal medical condition who has been the center of an ongoing legal battle, can be evaluated by a doctor from the United States. Charlie will be examined early next ...
US doctor: Treatment 'worth trying' in UK sick baby caseKOKH FOX25
Consultants throw cold water on US doctor's 'magic potion' for Charlie GardThe Times
Gard spokesperson: Baby Charlie is effectively 'a prisoner of the state'Sky News
Virginian-Pilot -Herald-Whig -Richmond and Twickenham Times -Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Workers exposed to radioactive substance at hospital - Beaumont Enterprise

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 16:08

Workers exposed to radioactive substance at hospital
Beaumont Enterprise
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities in Connecticut say several people were exposed to an unidentified radioactive substance after a nuclear medicine lab was broken into at a hospital. New Haven Fire Chief John Alston says employees discovered the ...

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Illinois Hemp Bill May Benefit Medical Marijuana Industry - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 14:05

Illinois Hemp Bill May Benefit Medical Marijuana Industry
U.S. News & World Report
A bill in the Illinois Legislature that would allow hemp to be grown legally in the state could mark a major shift for medical marijuana growers if approved. July 15, 2017, at 10:06 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Illinois Hemp ...

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Lyme Disease on the Rise in Alabama - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 13:53

The Westby Times

Lyme Disease on the Rise in Alabama
U.S. News & World Report
With Lyme disease is on the rise in Alabama, doctors are urging their patients to take some extra precautions if they are spending time outdoors this summer. July 15, 2017, at 10:12 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Lyme Disease on ...
Vernon County Health Department reminds people to protect themselves from ticksThe Westby Times
Return of the tick: Small but deadly, many types spread disease worldwideThe-review

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State urges fairgoers practice good hygiene to avoid illness - Sacramento Bee

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 13:47

Charlotte Observer

State urges fairgoers practice good hygiene to avoid illness
Sacramento Bee
Two state agencies are urging people attending Ohio county fairs this summer to practice good hygiene when visiting livestock exhibits. The Ohio Departments of Agriculture and Health issued its advisory after reports that nearly 300 hogs at the Clinton ...
Ohio county fair hogs to be destroyed after swine flu foundABC News
Swine flu found at Ohio county fair; hogs to be slaughteredFox News
Ohio: H3N2 Swine Flu confirmed in pig at Clinton County FairOutbreak News Today
WDTN -WRGT TV Fox 45 -Circleville Herald -Hamilton Journal News
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