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Study Finds Competing Opioid Treatments Have Similar Outcomes - New York Times

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:50

New York Times

Study Finds Competing Opioid Treatments Have Similar Outcomes
New York Times
Left, a dose of Vivitrol before being administered. Right, a pharmacist filling a prescription for Soboxone. Credit Brian Snyder/Reuters. WASHINGTON — A long-awaited study has found that two of the main medications for treating opioid addiction are ...
Medications to kick opioid addiction are equally effective, study findsWashington Post
Some opioid addiction drugs harder to start than others, study findsCNN
Opioid addiction treatments face off in US trialABC News
MedPage Today -EurekAlert (press release) -Wall Street Journal -STAT
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Your Blood Type May Determine How Smog Affects Your Heart - HealthDay

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:09

HealthDay

Your Blood Type May Determine How Smog Affects Your Heart
HealthDay
TUESDAY, Nov. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with certain blood types are at increased risk for a heart attack from high levels of air pollution, a new study finds. Specifically, people with coronary artery disease who have A, B or AB blood types ...
Many hospitalized heart patients not getting protective statin medications upon dischargeMedical Xpress
Air pollution is a bigger risk for people with A, B, or AB blood types, study findsTelegraph.co.uk
People with blood types A, B and AB are at bigger risk of heart attacks from air pollutioniNews
Inquirer.net
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Increased Hours Online Correlate With An Uptick In Teen Depression, Suicidal Thoughts - NPR

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:14

NPR

Increased Hours Online Correlate With An Uptick In Teen Depression, Suicidal Thoughts
NPR
A study published Tuesday in the journal Clinical Psychological Science finds that increased time spent with popular electronic devices — whether a computer, cell phone or tablet — might have contributed to an uptick in symptoms of depression and ...
This alarming study just sparked a fierce debate about screen time and teen mental healthMashable
As more teens got smartphones, more started killing themselves. There might be a linkSacramento Bee
Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?OregonLive.com
Newsweek -SDSU Newscenter -HealthDay -International Business Times
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Increased Hours Online Correlate With An Uptick In Teen Depression, Suicidal Thoughts - NPR

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:13

NPR

Increased Hours Online Correlate With An Uptick In Teen Depression, Suicidal Thoughts
NPR
A study published Tuesday in the journal Clinical Psychological Science finds that increased time spent with popular electronic devices — whether a computer, cell phone or tablet — might have contributed to an uptick in symptoms of depression and ...
Rising Teen Suicides and a Surge in Social Media Use: Is There a Link?TIME
Social Media Makes Girls Depressed—Or Does It?Newsweek
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culpritThe Conversation US
HealthDay -International Business Times -Medical Xpress -UPI.com
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Call for knitters to make hats for babies for American Heart Month - www.local10.com

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:59

www.local10.com

Call for knitters to make hats for babies for American Heart Month
www.local10.com
MIAMI - If you're good with a needle and yarn, a call has been made for your services to help raise awareness about congenital heart defects. The American Heart Association is looking for volunteers who can knit and crochet red hats for babies born in ...
Red Hats For Newborns: Volunteers Needed to Knit Hats For BabiesPatch.com
Volunteers Needed To Knit Tiny Red Hats For BabiesSimplemost
Volunteers needed to knit, crochet special hats for newbornsAOL
WXIA-TV -wtkr.com -wivb.com -WNCT
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The people of Iowa are disowning the creator of this Pop-Tarts abomination - Kansas City Star

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:07

Kansas City Star

The people of Iowa are disowning the creator of this Pop-Tarts abomination
Kansas City Star
Some things were just never meant to be placed in the human mouth. That gum stuck under the theater seat. Creamed corn. And probably this. Behold the Pop-Tarts and cheese sandwich. According to Chris Jorgensen, “You ain't from Iowa if you never had ...

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New Study Shows What Would Happen If the US Went Vegan - Gizmodo

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:32

Gizmodo

New Study Shows What Would Happen If the US Went Vegan
Gizmodo
If you were to ask all of your friends what an ideal society looks like, I'm sure you'd receive vastly different answers. Maybe someone will suggest a society without war where everyone works together to solve problems. Your friend who just finished an ...
Would Everyone In The United States Going Vegan Help Prevent Climate Change?IFLScience
What would happen if everyone in the US decided to go vegan?Aberdeen Evening Express
What Would Happen if Everybody in The US Went Vegan Right Now?ScienceAlert

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Study: Teen suicide rate has gone up with rise of social media - Syracuse.com

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:38

Syracuse.com

Study: Teen suicide rate has gone up with rise of social media
Syracuse.com
In this Friday, Sept. 16, 2017, file photo, a person uses a smart phone in Chicago. ( The Associated Press ). Comment. By The Associated Press. CHICAGO (AP) -- An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use ...
Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?WHIO

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Samsung worker killed by brain tumor wins compensation case - WXIA-TV

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:36

WXIA-TV

Samsung worker killed by brain tumor wins compensation case
WXIA-TV
SEOUL, South Korea – Overturning an appeals court's decision, South Korea's Supreme Court said Tuesday the family of a Samsung worker who died of a brain tumor should be eligible for state compensation for occupational disease. The ruling on Lee ...
Supreme Court strikes down decision not to recognize worker's death as industrial disasterYonhap News

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DNR Working to Stop the Spread of CWD - WILX-TV

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 04:47

WILX-TV

DNR Working to Stop the Spread of CWD
WILX-TV
LANSING, MI. (WILX) - Deer hunting season begins on Wednesday, but the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is prepping for another deer killer. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is working to prevent the chronic wasting disease from ...
Waupaca Co. Deer Causes Deer Quarantine in Iowa Co.WSAU
Hunters' help needed to pin down deer diseaseWOODTV.com
CWD, Bovine TB: The Importance of Deer Checks in Northern Michigan This Hunting Season9&10 News
KBIA -STLtoday.com -KSMU Radio -Escanaba Daily Press
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First Digital Pill Approved to Worries About Biomedical 'Big Brother' - New York Times

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 03:30

New York Times

First Digital Pill Approved to Worries About Biomedical 'Big Brother'
New York Times
A wearable sensor patch made by Proteus Digital Health is part of the Abilify digital pill study. Credit Proteus Digital Health. For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a digital pill — a medication embedded with a sensor ...
FDA approves pill with sensor that digitally tracks if patients have ingested their medicationFDA.gov
FDA Approves a Digital Pill That Can Track When You Swallowed ItBloomberg
FDA approves first drug in US with digital ingestion trackingReuters
Washington Examiner -MedCity News -hcanews.com -Wall Street Journal
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Blood pressure of 130 is the new 'high,' according to first update of guidelines in 14 years - Washington Post

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 21:10

Washington Post

Blood pressure of 130 is the new 'high,' according to first update of guidelines in 14 years
Washington Post
The nation's heart experts tightened the guidelines for high blood pressure Monday, a change that will sharply increase the number of U.S. adults considered hypertensive in the hope that they, and their doctors, will address the deadly condition sooner.
New Blood Pressure Guidelines Should Clarify Your Status, What To Do About ItHuffPost
Under New Guidelines, Millions of Americans Will Need to Lower Blood PressureNew York Times
Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelinesABC News
USA TODAY -HealthDay -MedPage Today -Philly.com
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Georgian Jars Hold 8000-Year-Old Winemaking Clues - NPR

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 21:09

NPR

Georgian Jars Hold 8000-Year-Old Winemaking Clues
NPR
A neolithic jar from Khramis Didi-Gora, Georgia. The country has long prided itself on its winemaking tradition. A new analysis of ancient Georgian jars confirms that tradition goes back 8,000 years. Courtesy of the Georgian National Museum hide caption.
Ancient Artifact Proves Humans Have Been Drinking Wine for at Least 8000 YearsNewsweek
Drinking age: oldest evidence of wine-making found near TbilisiReuters
Earliest Evidence of Grape Wine-Making Discovered From 8000 Years AgoSeeker
EurekAlert (press release) -The Bellingham Herald -National Geographic Australia -Inverse
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Here's Another Reason to Feel Good About Drinking Coffee - TIME

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 21:02

TIME

Here's Another Reason to Feel Good About Drinking Coffee
TIME
The news about coffee just keeps getting better. In a new analysis of one of the country's largest and longest-running studies, drinking coffee was linked to a lower risk of heart failure, stroke and coronary heart disease. Every extra cup of coffee ...
Vegetarian Diets Can Reduce Heart Disease Risk by Almost 50 Percent Compared to Eating MeatNewsweek
AHA: Plant-Based Diets Tied to Reduced HF RiskMedPage Today
Take Heart, Coffee Lovers! Morning Joe May Help Your TickerHealthDay
Live Science -EurekAlert (press release) -Daily Mail -The Australian
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Army Lifts Ban on Recruits With Mental Health Issues - WebMD

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:36

Army Lifts Ban on Recruits With Mental Health Issues
WebMD
Nov. 13, 2017 -- People with a history of some types of mental health problems can now seek waivers to join the U.S. Army. Under an unannounced policy implemented in August, waivers can be sought by people with a history of "self-mutilation," bipolar ...

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Army Lifts Ban on Recruits With Mental Health Issues - WebMD

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:36

Washington Times

Army Lifts Ban on Recruits With Mental Health Issues
WebMD
Nov. 13, 2017 -- People with a history of some types of mental health problems can now seek waivers to join the U.S. Army. Under an unannounced policy implemented in August, waivers can be sought by people with a history of "self-mutilation," bipolar ...
Army lifts ban on waivers for recruits with history of some mental health issuesUSA TODAY

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Is your own MD best in the hospital? Study eyes hospitalists - ABC News

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 17:47

Is your own MD best in the hospital? Study eyes hospitalists
ABC News
FILE - In this April 25, 2014, file photo, a sign points the way to a hospital in Georgia. A study shows that Medicare patients with common illnesses who were treated by their own familiar primary care doctors were slightly more likely to survive after ...

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An Astonishing Video Shows CRISPR Editing DNA in Real Time - The Atlantic

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 17:04

The Atlantic

An Astonishing Video Shows CRISPR Editing DNA in Real Time
The Atlantic
Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. In June, several dozen scientists flew to Big Sky, Montana, to discuss the latest in CRISPR research. They had a lot to talk about, given that CRISPR—a tool that ...
Nanotech, gene editing used to edit cholesterol gene: US studyReuters
CRISPR-carrying nanoparticles edit the genomePhys.Org
MIT scientists deploy new CRISPR delivery system to edit genes in miceBoston Business Journal
Connecticut Magazine -Labmate Online -Motherboard -Philadelphia Business Journal
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