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Moms Need Social Support, And Not Just In The Baby Years - NPR

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 09:00

NPR

Moms Need Social Support, And Not Just In The Baby Years
NPR
Raising children is a task that requires extensive "on-the-job" training, which is why many women rely on new moms groups for parenting support and guidance. Often, however, as the kids get older, the mothers' friendships fall by the wayside. Now, new ...

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Science Says: Not all cancers need treatment right away - Arizona Daily Sun

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 03:13

Arizona Daily Sun

Science Says: Not all cancers need treatment right away
Arizona Daily Sun
In this Oct. 13, 2009 file photo, a surgeon performs robotic prostate surgery on a patient in Chicago. According to a report released on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, long-term results comparing different approaches for men with cancers confined to the ...
For prostate cancer, surgery isn't necessarily best option, study saysChicago Tribune
Why The Best Treatment For Prostate Cancer May Be No Treatment At AllCBS Local
Does prostate cancer screening matter?Harvard Health
UPI.com -Medical Daily -HealthDay -Fox News
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Trump administration secretly cuts $213 million in funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs - Daily Kos

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 21:52

Daily Kos

Trump administration secretly cuts $213 million in funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs
Daily Kos
Apparently the Trump administration believes denying access to contraception is a suitable form of sex education for teenagers. Add to Blog. RSS. Update. Edit · Administration. Un-Rescue. Rescue. REBLOGGED BY. This Week in the War on Women ...

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Mosquitoes Found With Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 18:50

WMFD.com

Mosquitoes Found With Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus
U.S. News & World Report
Rhode Island officials say the first mosquitoes of the year have tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis virus. July 14, 2017, at 2:40 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Mosquitoes Found With Eastern Equine Encephalitis ...
West Nile virus is back in NJ, and earlier than usualNJ.com
Simple steps can lower risk of mosquito bitesOnline Athens
West Nile virus detected in Weld County mosquito traps9NEWS.com
Richland Source -Patch.com -kfor.com -WKRG
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Bacteria killed 11-year-old boy, summer camp tells parents - NJ.com

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 18:27

NJ.com

Bacteria killed 11-year-old boy, summer camp tells parents
NJ.com
MILFORD, Pa. -- An 11-year-old Bergen County boy who died earlier this week while away at a Pennsylvania sleep-away camp has tested positive for a bacteria that is a precursor to meningitis, according to the camp. Daniel Beer, of Norwood, died Monday ...
Norwood boy's sleep-away camp death caused by meningitisNorthJersey.com
Boy, 11, who died after falling ill at Pennsylvania Jewish camp had meningitisCleveland Jewish News
Report: Bacteria Killed Norwood Boy, 11, At Sleep-Away CampNorthern Valley Daily Voice
The Pike County Courier
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An army veteran is dying painfully. His last wish is to hear from you - Miami Herald

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 18:12

U.S. News & World Report

An army veteran is dying painfully. His last wish is to hear from you
Miami Herald
Lee Hernandez has been diagnosed with a terminal illness at only 47 and is confined to hospice care in his home. He has one dying wish – and it involves you. Hernandez, who lives with his wife, Ernestine Hernandez, in New Braunfels, Texas, has had ...
Army veteran's dying wish is to hear from youKSDK
Dying Army veteran asks for phone calls, text messagesFox News
Army veteran's dying wish is a phone call or text from youKPRC Houston
Task & Purpose -NH1 News -U.S. News & World Report -WTOC
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Montgomery County officials confirm first carfentanil overdose deaths - The Times Herald

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 17:04

Montgomery County officials confirm first carfentanil overdose deaths
The Times Herald
COURTHOUSE >> Public health officials in Montgomery County have confirmed the county's first overdose deaths linked to a deadly synthetic drug powerful enough to tranquilize elephants. The drug known as carfentanil was found in the systems of a ...

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Inside Verily's plan to fight mosquitoes with 20 million more mosquitoes - The Verge

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 16:54

The Verge

Inside Verily's plan to fight mosquitoes with 20 million more mosquitoes
The Verge
Today, Verily — formerly Google Life Sciences — began releasing bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in Fresno, California. The release marks the launch of Debug Fresno, a field study that aims to rid the central California county of Aedes aegypti ...
Why Google's Verily Is Unleashing 20 Million Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes in FresnoFortune
20 million mosquitoes being released in Fresno to fight diseaseKFSN-TV
Bacteria-infected mosquitoes are coming to Fresno – but it's a good thing!Fresno Bee
Engadget -MIT Technology Review -Fox News -SiliconBeat
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Female scientists at Salk Institute claim gender discrimination, 'old boys club' - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 16:52

Los Angeles Times

Female scientists at Salk Institute claim gender discrimination, 'old boys club'
Los Angeles Times
Renowned scientists Vicki Lundblad and Katherine Jones this week sued their employer, the Salk Institute, alleging that they and other women have suffered long-term gender discrimination at the La Jolla science center. Their lawsuits claim that the ...
Top scientists sue Salk Institute for gender discriminationWashington Post
2 Top Scientists Sue Salk Institute over Alleged Gender DiscriminationTimes of San Diego

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Irregular Heartbeat? You May be Working Too Much, Study Says - Newsweek

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 15:01

Newsweek

Irregular Heartbeat? You May be Working Too Much, Study Says
Newsweek
Working long hours may have health consequences later in life. Research suggests that working in excess of 55 hours per week is linked to an increased risk of coronary heart disease and stroke. But it also could increase your chance for developing an ...
Long working week 'may increase risk of irregular heartbeat'NHS Choices
Working Too Much Might Tip Heart Into Irregular RhythmHealthDay
All Those Late Nights at the Office Might Be Taking a Big Toll on Your HeartHealth.com
Medical News Today -Science Daily -The Guardian -The New Indian Express
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Rare Mosquito-Borne Jamestown Canyon Virus Found in Man - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 14:57

Men's Health

Rare Mosquito-Borne Jamestown Canyon Virus Found in Man
U.S. News & World Report
The Maine Center for Disease Control is asking residents to take precautions after an unidentified man was diagnosed with a rare virus transmitted by mosquitoes. July 14, 2017, at 10:45 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel.
Family warns of Powassan virus month after New York man's deathFox News
Rare Tick-Borne Virus Kills Woman in MissouriNewser
New York State Resident Dies from Powassan VirusRare Disease Report
Men's Health
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British baby Charlie Gard to be evaluated by US doctor - CNN

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 14:55

CNN

British baby Charlie Gard to be evaluated by US doctor
CNN
(CNN) 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 ...
When Parents and Doctors Disagree on What Futile MeansTIME
American doctor to travel to UK in Charlie Gard caseABC News
Charlie Gard: US doctor offers to meet GOSH medical teamBBC News
Fox News -fox8.com -LifeNews.com -USA TODAY
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This Squishy Artificial Heart is Amazing - Gizmodo

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 14:50

Gizmodo

This Squishy Artificial Heart is Amazing
Gizmodo
Researchers in Europe have created a soft artificial heart that mimics the real thing. It's still not ready for prime time, but the approach, in which the developers used silicone and 3D-printing, could revolutionize the way patients with heart disease ...
3D Printed Silicone Heart Mimics Anatomy, Dynamics of Real OneMedgadget (blog)
Researchers 3D print a soft artificial heart that works a lot like a real oneTechCrunch
ETH zurich 3D prints a beating artificial heartDesignboom
ZME Science -TechRadar -Alphr -New Atlas
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World's first approved birth control app debuts: Will it push out the Pill? - Today.com

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 13:30

Today.com

World's first approved birth control app debuts: Will it push out the Pill?
Today.com
Women looking for birth control other than pills, implants or sponges can turn to their cell phones for help, with many apps offering to predict when they can and can't get pregnant. One app in particular is getting lots of attention. Natural Cycles ...
Mobile app designed to prevent pregnancy approved in EuropeAtlanta Journal Constitution
This is the first app in the world to be EU-approved as contraceptionHer.ie
Natural Cycles becomes world's first app to be officially recognised as birth controlAlphr

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Ohio county fair hogs to be destroyed after swine flu found - Washington Post

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 13:00

Washington Post

Ohio county fair hogs to be destroyed after swine flu found
Washington Post
WILMINGTON, Ohio — State officials have ordered the slaughter of nearly 300 hogs at a county fair in southwest Ohio after at least two animals tested positive for swine flu. WLWT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2sXxlyN ) a Clinton County fair representative ...
County fair-goers warned after reports of swine flu in OhioHamilton Journal News
Swine flu found at Clinton Co. FairOhio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net

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NHS ranked 'number one' health system - BBC News

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 11:28

BBC News

NHS ranked 'number one' health system
BBC News
The NHS has been ranked the number one health system in a comparison of 11 countries. The UK health service was praised for its safety, affordability and efficiency, but fared less well on outcomes such as preventing early death and cancer survival.
Canada ranks third-last in study of health care in 11 rich countriesThe Globe and Mail
Canada's health-care system is third-last in new ranking of developed countriesGlobalnews.ca
NHS judged best health service in new ranking with US coming lastThe Independent
YubaNet -Spectator.co.uk -Morehead News -The Atlantic
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In West Africa, cancer patients forced abroad for treatment - ABC News

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 10:02

In West Africa, cancer patients forced abroad for treatment
ABC News
Dr. Abdoul Aziz Kasse looks at a mammogram that shows signs of cancer in his office at the Clinique des Mamelles in Dakar, Senegal, Thursday, July 13, 2017. The word cancer is rarely spoken in Senegal, synonymous with death in a country where many ...

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Why are these countries the most obese? Walking is just one reason - CNN

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 06:38

CNN

Why are these countries the most obese? Walking is just one reason
CNN
(CNN) The world is in the middle of a major obesity epidemic, and current trends indicate that it's only going to get worse. A recent study found that more than 2 billion adults and children globally are overweight or obese and suffer health problems ...

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Nevada adopts emergency rules to combat pot bottleneck - Marshalltown Times Republican

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 05:31

Marshalltown Times Republican

Nevada adopts emergency rules to combat pot bottleneck
Marshalltown Times Republican
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada moved Thursday to reduce supply problems at recreational marijuana stores that have faced overwhelming demand for newly legal pot and the possibility of their shelves going empty. Regulators approved emergency rules ...
States with legal pot offer Indiana a lessonDaily Journal
Marijuana shortage: Nevada considers emergency measuresLoop PNG
New Development in Nevada: State Issues Its First Delivery LicenseRandy Bishop (blog)
Los Angeles Times -TBO.com -Leafly -Benzinga
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Beaumont trumpets, defends new pricey proton beam cancer center - Detroit Free Press

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 23:09

Detroit Free Press

Beaumont trumpets, defends new pricey proton beam cancer center
Detroit Free Press
Beaumont Health officials showed off their new $40-million cancer-fighting machine on Thursday — the first of its kind in Michigan and purportedly more advanced and less costly to operate than earlier models of the sometimes controversial technology.
First Beaumont proton beam patient speaks outCrain's Detroit Business (blog)
Michigan's first proton therapy cancer center treats man with brain tumorMLive.com
Beaumont Health first in Michigan to treat cancer patient with protonsPR Newswire (press release)
WXIA-TV -EurekAlert (press release) -WXYZ -DOTmed.com
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