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De Blasio Backs Plan to Lift Base Price of Pack of Cigarettes to $13 - New York Times

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 21:04

New York Times

De Blasio Backs Plan to Lift Base Price of Pack of Cigarettes to $13
New York Times
A tobacco seller on Washington Avenue in Brooklyn. The de Blasio administration is moving to sharply cut the number of stores that can sell tobacco. Credit Stephen Speranza for The New York Times. Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged his support on Wednesday ...

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De Blasio Backs Plan to Lift Base Price of Pack of Cigarettes to $13 - New York Times

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 21:04

New York Times

De Blasio Backs Plan to Lift Base Price of Pack of Cigarettes to $13
New York Times
A tobacco seller on Washington Avenue in Brooklyn. The de Blasio administration is moving to sharply cut the number of stores that can sell tobacco. Credit Stephen Speranza for The New York Times. Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged his support on Wednesday ...
$13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in USWashington Post
NYC moves to raise cost of cigarettes to nation's highestUSA TODAY
Florida editorial roundupMiami Herald
The Federalist -New York Daily News -Crain's New York Business -SILive.com
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Infectious virus causing large fish die-off on Lake St. Clair - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 19:38

Detroit Free Press

Infectious virus causing large fish die-off on Lake St. Clair
Detroit Free Press
A highly infectious fish virus appears to be causing a recent die-off of thousands of fish on Lake St. Clair, Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials said Wednesday. But while deadly to several fish species, the virus poses no risk to humans ...
Officials Say Virus Might Be Killing Lake St. Clair FishU.S. News & World Report
Lake St. Clair Fish Killed By VirusPatch.com
Virus may be killing Lake St. Clair fishThe Detroit News

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De Blasio wants to raise base price of cigarettes to $13 - New York Daily News

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 18:33

New York Daily News

De Blasio wants to raise base price of cigarettes to $13
New York Daily News
Hizzoner plans on raising the base price for cigarettes from $10.50 to $13 — making New York City the most expensive place in the country to buy a pack of smokes. The increased base price — meaning they could cost more — is roughly triple the total ...
De Blasio Backs Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use Among New YorkersNew York Times
De Blasio wants to increase the price of cigarettes and tax tobacco productsSILive.com
BREAKING: NYC Plans To Raise Cigarette Prices To Highest In NationPatch.com
NBC New York -NY1
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Human Umbilical Cord Blood Helps Aging Mice Remember, Study Finds - NPR

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 17:04

NPR

Human Umbilical Cord Blood Helps Aging Mice Remember, Study Finds
NPR
Decades ago, scientists surgically attached pairs of rats to each other and noticed that old rats tended to live longer if they shared a bloodstream with young rats. It was the beginning of a peculiar and ambitious scientific endeavor to understand how ...
A protein from human umbilical cords revitalizes memory — at least in miceWashington Post
Study: Blood from Human Babies May Improve Memory in Old MiceYahoo News
Blood From Human Umbilical Cords Can Rejuvenate Old Mouse BrainsThe Atlantic
Science Magazine -The Verge -Science News -Nature.com
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Science says hallucinogenic drugs do give you a higher level of consciousness - Yahoo News

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 15:02

Yahoo News

Science says hallucinogenic drugs do give you a higher level of consciousness
Yahoo News
A new study has revealed that hallucinogenic drugs are capable of providing a higher level of consciousness within humans. The study, conducted by scientists from The University of Sussex, The University of Auckland, and Imperial College London, aimed ...

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Zika-Fighting Sterile Mosquitoes Released Near Key West - NBCNews.com

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 15:01

NBCNews.com

Zika-Fighting Sterile Mosquitoes Released Near Key West
NBCNews.com
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Thousands of bacteria-infected mosquitoes were released in the wild Tuesday near Key West, testing a new way to kill mosquitoes that carry Zika and other viruses. The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District released 20,000 male ...

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Psychedelic Drugs: The Brain Enters a 'Higher State of Consciousness' on LSD and Ketamine - Newsweek

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 14:58

Newsweek

Psychedelic Drugs: The Brain Enters a 'Higher State of Consciousness' on LSD and Ketamine
Newsweek
Psychedelic drugs such as LSD and ketamine cause the brain to enter a “higher state of consciousness,” according to scientists. For the first time, a new study has showed the diversity of brain activity increasing as a result of taking these drugs ...
A new study reveals psychedelic drugs may actually heighten consciousnessBusiness Insider
First Evidence for Higher State of Consciousness FoundLaboratory Equipment
Higher states of consciousness identified among psychedelic drug usersMother Nature Network
The Guardian -Yahoo News -Willamette Week -The Inquisitr
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Down With 8 AM Classes: Undergrads Learn Better Later In The Day, Study Finds - NPR

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 10:00

NPR

Down With 8 AM Classes: Undergrads Learn Better Later In The Day, Study Finds
NPR
Mariah Evans, a sociology professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, began to notice a trend in her morning classes: Her students were falling asleep. While this would make most feel discouraged in their teaching abilities or agitated over their ...
Why college students fall asleep in classWFMZ Allentown

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Down With 8 AM Classes: Undergrads Learn Better Later In The Day, Study Finds - NPR

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 10:00

NPR

Down With 8 AM Classes: Undergrads Learn Better Later In The Day, Study Finds
NPR
Mariah Evans, a sociology professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, began to notice a trend in her morning classes: Her students were falling asleep. While this would make most feel discouraged in their teaching abilities or agitated over their ...

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Running May Be Socially Contagious - New York Times

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 10:00

New York Times

Running May Be Socially Contagious
New York Times
That question is at the heart of an important new study of exercise behavior, one of the first to use so-called big data culled from a large-scale, global social network of workout routines. The researchers focused on running, because so many of the ...
Can social media help you exercise more? New study says 'yes'fox8.com
Researchers show that you run more when your friends run moreMedical Xpress
Exercise can be contagious, new social network analysis findsLos Angeles Times
MediaPost Communications -Nature -Nature.com
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Contraceptive pill 'reduces general well-being of healthy women', study claims - The Independent

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 08:57

The Independent

Contraceptive pill 'reduces general well-being of healthy women', study claims
The Independent
The contraceptive pill can reduce the general well-being of healthy women, a study has claimed. Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the Stockholm School of Economics studied 340 healthy women aged between 18 and 35. The women ...

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Huntsman Cancer Foundation CEO calls institute firing 'a terrible move' - Deseret News

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 02:31

Deseret News

Huntsman Cancer Foundation CEO calls institute firing 'a terrible move'
Deseret News
FILE - CEO and Director Mary Beckerle of Huntsman Cancer Institute poses for a photo in the lab at HCI in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Beckerle has been fired as CEO and director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in a move that has drawn ...
Acclaimed researcher fired from top post at Utah's Huntsman Cancer InstituteSalt Lake Tribune
CEO of Huntsman Cancer Institute firedfox13now.com

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CVS MinuteClinics to relieve stress on Phoenix VA, open doors to many veterans in Arizona - AZCentral.com

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 01:21

AZCentral.com

CVS MinuteClinics to relieve stress on Phoenix VA, open doors to many veterans in Arizona
AZCentral.com
U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., and Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., toured the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix on April 11, 2017. Roe is the chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Tom Tingle/azcentral.com ...
Some vets can go to CVS 'MinuteClinics' for minor illnessesABC News
The VA is turning to the private sector to help reduce wait times for veteransTheBlaze.com
Health Highlights: April 18, 2017Montana Standard

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FDA Approves Vagus Nerve Stimulator to Treat Cluster Headaches - NBCNews.com

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 23:36

NBCNews.com

FDA Approves Vagus Nerve Stimulator to Treat Cluster Headaches
NBCNews.com
The Food and Drug Administration approved a device on Tuesday meant to treat cluster headaches — a rare form of headache that affects mostly men. The device is a vagus nerve stimulator and it's not entirely clear how it works. The idea is to disrupt ...
FDA Approves Vagus Nerve Stimulation Device for Cluster HeadacheMedscape
FDA Approves Vagus Nerve Therapy For Cluster HeadachesTech Times
FDA Approves Stimulation Therapy Device for Episodic Cluster HeadachePharmacy Times

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SeaWorld Polar Bear Dies at Age 21 - Times of San Diego

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 22:49

Times of San Diego

SeaWorld Polar Bear Dies at Age 21
Times of San Diego
A polar bear brought to SeaWorld San Diego when the park's “Wild Arctic” exhibit opened in the late 1990s died Tuesday. Park officials said a necropsy will be performed to determine a cause of death for Szenja, a 21-year-old female. Park officials said ...

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Winning the war against ancient diseases - CNN

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 22:03

BBC News

Winning the war against ancient diseases
CNN
(CNN) The World Health Organization is on track to meet its goals to control, eliminate or eradicate sleeping sickness, Chagas and other ancient illnesses by 2020. At Wednesday's Global Partners' Meeting in Geneva, WHO recognized the goals set forth in ...
Fight against neglected tropical diseases needs Big Pharma push: WHOReuters
Strides in progress on Neglected Tropical Diseases as global partners meetDevex
Global coalition chips away at neglected tropical diseasesNature.com
World Health Organization -The Australian -Financial Times
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Record Number of Americans Suffer Serious Mental Distress - Medscape

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 20:27

Medscape

Record Number of Americans Suffer Serious Mental Distress
Medscape
A record 8.3 million US adults, or 3.4% of the US population, suffer from serious psychological distress (SPD), yet many go without proper treatment, according to a new analysis of federal data. SPD involves feelings of sadness, worthlessness, and ...

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Medical guidelines may mean millions miss out on life-saving drugs - Reuters

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 19:48

CNN

Medical guidelines may mean millions miss out on life-saving drugs
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More than nine million people may miss out on cholesterol-lowering drugs that prevent heart attacks and strokes if doctors choose one set of medical guidelines over another, according to a new study. That's because the government ...
Conflicting Statin Guidelines Leave Millions in 'Gray Zone'Philly.com
Should you take statins? Two guidelines offer different answersKVIA El Paso
Predict A Heart Attack Before Your Doctor CanKomando
Science Magazine
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Here's how Long Beach area hospitals scored on Leapfrog's latest report card - Long Beach Press Telegram

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 18:51

Long Beach Press Telegram

Here's how Long Beach area hospitals scored on Leapfrog's latest report card
Long Beach Press Telegram
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center in Long Beach received a B grade on Leapfrog's latest report card. File photo. Nearly half of California hospitals received a grade of C or lower for patient safety on a national report card aimed at prodding medical ...
San Ramon Hospital Receives "B" in Hospital Safety Grade: ReportPatch.com

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