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Lead found in 20% of baby food samples, especially juices and veggies - CNN

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 15:22

CNN

Lead found in 20% of baby food samples, especially juices and veggies
CNN
Pediatricians and public health researchers know they have to be on the lookout for lead exposure from paint chips and contaminated drinking water. A new report suggests food -- particularly baby food -- could be a problem, too. The Environmental ...
Is lead in the US food supply decreasing our IQ?First Coast News
Watchdog report finds alarming 20% of baby food tested contains leadArs Technica
Lead found in 20 percent of baby food samples, report saysWCPO
Bangor Daily News -SELF -41 NBC News -MarketWatch
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Stockton 3-year-old dies after undergoing dental procedure - Sacramento Bee

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 14:40

Sacramento Bee

Stockton 3-year-old dies after undergoing dental procedure
Sacramento Bee
On Monday, 3-year-old Daleyza Avila-Hernandez went to the dentist's office for what seemed like a routine dental procedure. She never came out. Avila-Hernandez died Monday morning at Saint Joseph's Hospital after undergoing the procedure at the ...
Toddler dies during dental procedure at March Lane facilityStockton Record
3-year-old dies after dental procedure in StocktonWHAS 11.com
Young patient dies following dental procedure at California ASC: 6 things to knowBecker's ASC Review
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV -CBS Sacramento
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Meditation and Yoga May Actually Change Our DNA, Study Finds - NBCNews.com

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 14:12

NBCNews.com

Meditation and Yoga May Actually Change Our DNA, Study Finds
NBCNews.com
Mindfulness has become a trendy buzzword among the wellness community. Yoga studios and meditation centers continue to pop up as people seek refuge from being constantly on the go (and feeling the draining effects). But it turns out these practices are ...
Mindfulness and meditation dampen down inflammation genesNew Scientist
Steering DNA with yoga and meditationNew Atlas
Meditation can alter the way stress genes behave, study showsBT.com
Medical Xpress -Hindustan Times -Medical News Today -India TV
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Coconut oil 'as unhealthy as beef fat and butter' - BBC News

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:52

BBC News

Coconut oil 'as unhealthy as beef fat and butter'
BBC News
Coconut oil is as unhealthy as beef dripping and butter, say US heart experts. It is packed with saturated fat which can raise "bad" cholesterol, says the American Heart Association in updated advice. Coconut oil is commonly sold as a health food and ...
Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High CholesterolWebMD
AHA Issues 'Presidential Advisory' on Harms of Saturated FatMedscape
Reducing Saturated Fat Just as Effective as Statins for Heart HealthHealthline
Daily Mail -HSPH News -Netdoctor -Medical Xpress
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Suit over life-ending drugs for terminally ill gets hearing - ABC News

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 08:13

Washington Times

Suit over life-ending drugs for terminally ill gets hearing
ABC News
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2015 file photo, Debbie Ziegler, mother of Brittany Maynard, speaks to the media after the passage of legislation, which would allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives, at the state Capitol, in Sacramento, Calif ...
California's attorney general needs to focus on state's prioritiesOCRegister

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Breatharian couple claim they live a 'food-free' lifestyle and haven't felt hungry since 2008 - The Independent

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 08:00

The Independent

Breatharian couple claim they live a 'food-free' lifestyle and haven't felt hungry since 2008
The Independent
Studies have shown the health benefits of brief periods of intermittent fasting, but one couple has gone one step further and claim they live a “food-free” life. Camila Castello, 34, and Akahi Ricardo, 36, are what is known as “Breatharians” - they eat ...
Couple feed on the 'energy of the universe' and only eat three times a weekThe Express Tribune
WORLD: 'Breatharian' couple survives on 'the universe's energy' instead of foodSt. Lucia News Online
Mother-of-two claims she 'ate nothing' for nine months during 'breatharian' pregnancygoodtoknow
Zee News -International Business Times -India Today -Mirror.co.uk
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Lead Detected In Baby Food Samples. Pediatricians Say There's No Safe Level - NPR

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 22:23

NPR

Lead Detected In Baby Food Samples. Pediatricians Say There's No Safe Level
NPR
About 20 percent of baby food samples tested over a decade-long period had detectable levels of lead, according to a new report from Environmental Defense Fund, a nonprofit group. The group evaluated data collected by the Food and Drug Administration ...
Lead Detected In 20% Of Baby Food Samples, Surprising Even ResearchersCalifornia Healthline
Baby Food More Likely To Contain Lead Than Normal Food, Study FindsBay Net
Study: Elevated lead levels found in some store bought baby foodKOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
NEWS10 ABC -Today.com -The Daily Meal -Romper
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Even as some insurers leave Ohio, Cleveland Clinic and Oscar to debut health plan there - CNBC

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 21:52

CNBC

Even as some insurers leave Ohio, Cleveland Clinic and Oscar to debut health plan there
CNBC
Oscar Health and Cleveland Clinic are teaming up on a new health plan in Ohio. For Oscar, the deal marks the first co-branded plan with a health system that goes beyond a network provider relationship. The new plan comes as other insurers leave the ...
Oscar Health Partners With Cleveland Clinic On Obamacare ExchangeForbes
Cleveland Clinic dives into health insurance marketCrain's Cleveland Business
Cleveland Clinic to enter ObamaCare markets amid uncertaintyThe Hill
FierceHealthcare -Laredo Morning Times -Becker's Hospital Review -cleveland.com
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Mosquito-eating fish deployed in Orange in the fight against Zika virus - Orlando Sentinel

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 20:22

Orlando Sentinel

Mosquito-eating fish deployed in Orange in the fight against Zika virus
Orlando Sentinel
A female Aedes aegypti mosquito in the process of acquiring a blood meal from a human host. (James Gathany/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP). Steven LemongelloContact ReporterOrlando Sentinel. Privacy Policy. Mosquitoes may have ...
These fish are keeping South Jersey mosquito population under controlPhilly.com
Do You Still Have to Worry About the Zika Virus?Shape Magazine
6 pregnant women test positive for Zika virus in Harris CountyKPRC Houston
Salt Lake Tribune -Chron.com -Grand Forks Herald -KTRK-TV
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State Attorneys General Probe Opioid Drug Companies - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 18:16

U.S. News & World Report

State Attorneys General Probe Opioid Drug Companies
U.S. News & World Report
A pharmacist holds prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma L.D. at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Utah, U.S., April 25, 2017. REUTERS/George Frey Reuters. By Nate Raymond. (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of state attorneys ...
AG Denn investigating whether drug manufacturers created opioid crisisThe News Journal
Drug Makers Being Probed by States Over Opioid MarketingBloomberg
Pa. joins coalition of Attorneys General investigating opioid manufacturers for their role in epidemicFOX43.com
Hartford Courant -Tribune-Review -Boston Business Journal -wreg.com
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Cleanup planned for notorious Kensington drug haven - 6abc.com

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 17:33

6abc.com

Cleanup planned for notorious Kensington drug haven
6abc.com
Cleanup planned for notorious Kensington drug haven. Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at Noon on June 15, 2017. (WPVI). WPVI. Thursday, June 15, 2017 01:37PM. KENSINGTON (WPVI) --. A notorious area in Philadelphia's Kensington ...

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Teenagers' tobacco use hits a record low, with a sharp drop in e-cigarettes - Washington Post

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 17:05

Washington Post

Teenagers' tobacco use hits a record low, with a sharp drop in e-cigarettes
Washington Post
Teenagers' use of e-cigarettes fell sharply last year, while overall tobacco use declined to a new low, according to data that some antismoking advocates said could signal a turning point in the decades-long effort against youth smoking. The Centers ...
Teens' Use Of E-Cigarettes Drops For The First Time, CDC SaysNPR
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, on the 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey resultsFDA.gov
E-Cigarettes May Be Less Addictive Than Cigarettes, Study FindsMedical Daily
Helena Independent Record
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ACLU reaches new settlement with Pa. over treatment delays for mentally ill - PennLive.com

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 14:55

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

ACLU reaches new settlement with Pa. over treatment delays for mentally ill
PennLive.com
The ACLU reached a new settlement on Thursday with the state Department of Human Services over allegations the state is failing to provide timely treatment for mentally ill defendants. The deal follows a 2015 lawsuit the ACLU filed on behalf of people ...
ACLU lawsuit prompts official steps to speed treatment for mentally ill defendantsPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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City, Conrail to clean up Fairhill-Kensington tracks - FOX 29 News Philadelphia

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 14:45

FOX 29 News Philadelphia

City, Conrail to clean up Fairhill-Kensington tracks
FOX 29 News Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - One of Philadelphia's worst-looking areas should soon be looking a whole lot better. That's because there's a new agreement between Philadelphia and Conrail to clean and secure the Conrail property in the city's Fairhill ...

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Attacked while running, woman drowns rabid raccoon in puddle - Washington Post

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:28

Washington Post

Attacked while running, woman drowns rabid raccoon in puddle
Washington Post
HOPE, Maine — A Maine woman says a rabid raccoon attacked her while she was out for a run, so she drowned it in a puddle. Rachel Borch, of Hope, says she was running in woods near her home June 2 when she saw the raccoon charging with its teeth ...
Woman bitten by rabid racoon drowns animal with bare handsThe Independent
Maine Woman Drowns Rabid Raccoon With Bare HandsNewser
Rabid Raccoon Drowned by Maine Woman After AttackNECN
Bryan-College Station Eagle -SB Nation -Deadspin
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'Monumental U-turn' on cancer drug - BBC News

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:27

BBC News

'Monumental U-turn' on cancer drug
BBC News
A pioneering and life-extending drug repeatedly deemed too expensive will now be offered on the NHS in England. It is the result of a confidential deal between the health service and the drug company Roche. Kadcyla, the undiscounted cost of which had ...
Overcoming Drug Resistance in the Treatment of Metastatic Breast CancerCancer Therapy Advisor
'Monumental' NHS U-turn on breakthrough breast cancer drug is hailed by patient groupsTelegraph.co.uk
Breast cancer drug that can extend lives approved for NHS useThe Guardian
The Independent -European Pharmaceutical Review -Sky News -Specialty Pharmacy Times
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UN: Trucks readied to send polio vaccine for IS-held Syria - Washington Post

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:48

Washington Post

UN: Trucks readied to send polio vaccine for IS-held Syria
Washington Post
GENEVA — A U.N. humanitarian aid adviser for Syria says trucks are being prepared to ship polio vaccine into Islamic State group-held areas of Deir el-Zour governorate following confirmation of a “very dangerous” outbreak of the virus. Jan Egeland ...
ISIS ammunition depot blast kills several jihadists in Deir Ezzor [+ Pictures]AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

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Trader Joe's, Wildway issue granola recall - CT Post

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:19

WESH Orlando

Trader Joe's, Wildway issue granola recall
CT Post
Trader Joe's has issued a recall of its grainless granola that was sold in 23 states, including Connecticut. Wildway has also issued a recall for its grainless granola that was sold nationwide. “We have been alerted by our supplier of Trader Joe's ...
Trader Joe's recall: Granola may be contaminated with listeriaKCCI Des Moines

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Broccoli extract shows promise for type 2 diabetes - news9.com KWTV

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:00

news9.com KWTV

Broccoli extract shows promise for type 2 diabetes
news9.com KWTV
By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay News) -- Your Mom may have been right about broccoli's goodness. A small study hints that a substance in the crunchy veggy may help some with diabetes get better control of their blood sugar. Researchers ...
Broccoli Compound Could Help Treat Type 2 DiabetesLive Science
5 kilograms of broccoli in a pill slashes diabetics' blood sugarNew Scientist
Broccoli Ingredient Found to Reduce Blood Sugar in DiabeticsVoice of America
NDTV -Daily Star -Medical News Today -EurekAlert (press release)
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Obese women more likely to have babies with serious birth defects, says study - The Guardian

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 05:01

The Guardian

Obese women more likely to have babies with serious birth defects, says study
The Guardian
The study also showed that babies of women who are overweight are slightly more likely to have health problems in their first year. Photograph: Alamy. Obesity. Obese women more likely to have babies with serious birth defects, says study. Increased ...
Overweight women urged to slim down before trying for a baby to avoid birth defectsIndependent.ie
Birth defect risk rises with maternal weight gain and obesityNursing Times
Birth defect risk 'rises with weight of mothers'WebMD.Boots.com
Mirror.co.uk -States Chronicle -The Fuss -Daily Mail
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