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Holding in a sneeze can be a literal pain in the neck - CNN

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:04

CNN

Holding in a sneeze can be a literal pain in the neck
CNN
(CNN) If you are about to sneeze -- even if you are in a quiet place -- doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury ...
Warning: Stifling sneezes can be health hazard in rare casesWashington Post
Holding in a sneeze could land you a week in hospital, doctors sayBGR
Doctors warn why you should never stifle your sneezeCBS News
BBC News -Live Science -Toronto Star -Telegraph.co.uk
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Warning: Stifling Sneezes Can Be Health Hazard in Rare Cases - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:50

U.S. News & World Report

Warning: Stifling Sneezes Can Be Health Hazard in Rare Cases
U.S. News & World Report
Man who suppressed sneeze by pinching his nose suffers ruptured throat, swollen neck and lost voice in "exceedingly rare" case in the UK. Jan. 15, 2018, at 6:47 p.m.. Warning: Stifling Sneezes Can Be Health Hazard in Rare Cases. Share. ×. Share on ...
Here's a Perfect Example of Why You Shouldn't Stifle Your SneezeLive Science
Doctors warn why you should never stifle your sneezeCBS News
Don't hold in a sneeze, warn doctors. It could be the death of you.Telegraph.co.uk
BBC News -CTV News -Discover Magazine (blog) -EurekAlert (press release)
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Car goes airborne, slams into 2nd floor of California office - mySanAntonio.com

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:02

mySanAntonio.com

Car goes airborne, slams into 2nd floor of California office
mySanAntonio.com
A car crashed into an office building in California but there were no serious injuries, according to authorities. Media: GeoBeats. SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two people escaped serious injuries when the car they were in went airborne and ...

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Raising the smoking age to 21: A breath of fresh air for NH - Foster's Daily Democrat

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:21

Foster's Daily Democrat

Raising the smoking age to 21: A breath of fresh air for NH
Foster's Daily Democrat
New Hampshire's youth are our most valuable resource, and we owe it to them to ensure that they are healthy, safe, and grow up in an environment where they can achieve their best. One way that we can keep them healthy is to give our youth a fighting ...
Tobacco 21 Advocates Are Pushing The Debunked 'Gateway' Vaping NarrativeThe Libertarian Republic
LIVE WELL: Smoke and mirrorsStillwater News Press
Missouri DOC to Ban Prison Smoking Starting April 1Correctional News
Consumer and Society -Concord Monitor -The Jerusalem Post
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Black Death 'spread by humans not rats' - BBC News

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:01

BBC News

Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'
BBC News
Rats were not to blame for the spread of plague during the Black Death, according to a study. The rodents and their fleas were thought to have spread a series of outbreaks in 14th-19th Century Europe. But a team from the universities of Oslo and ...
Black Death spread by human fleas and lice, research showsCBC.ca
Maybe Rats Aren't To Blame For The Black DeathNational Geographic Australia
Rats were NOT to blame for Europe's Black Death: Scientists say fleas and body lice spread by humans were ...Daily Mail

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Diabetes gene found that causes low and high blood sugar levels in the same family - Medical Xpress

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:00

Medical Xpress

Diabetes gene found that causes low and high blood sugar levels in the same family
Medical Xpress
A study of families with rare blood sugar conditions has revealed a new gene thought to be critical in the regulation of insulin, the key hormone in diabetes. The research carried out at Queen Mary University of London, University of Exeter and ...
You May Have Diabetes Even If You Live Healthy. This Doctor Explains WhyThe Better India
Gene causing diabetes, low blood sugar levels identifiedBusiness Standard
Diabetes diet: Two tablespoons of this condiment before a meal can help lower blood sugarExpress.co.uk
Edition Truth -MilTech
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Man finds daughter after putting her up for adoption nearly 40 years ago - WPXI Pittsburgh

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:48

WPXI Pittsburgh

Man finds daughter after putting her up for adoption nearly 40 years ago
WPXI Pittsburgh
Jerry Miller's daughter was taken from him shortly after she was born in 1978 in Covington, Kentucky. >> Read more trending news. At that time, he was diagnosed with a brain aneurysm, and his chances of recovery were slim, according to WAVE. His wife ...

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Hospital blames contraceptive app for accidental pregnancies - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:16

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hospital blames contraceptive app for accidental pregnancies
Atlanta Journal Constitution
A phone app that claimed it was an effective digital contraceptive is now under fire after dozens of women who said they used the app became pregnant. Natural Cycles was certified as a birth control method in the European Union last year. It would help ...
Natural Cycles Contraceptive App Blamed For 37 Unplanned PregnanciesInternational Business Times
Contraceptive app under fire for causing unwanted pregnanciesEngadget
People are Going After This Contraceptive App for Causing Unwanted PregnanciesSanvada Tech News (blog)

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6-year-old Florida boy dies of rabies contracted from a bat - WNDU-TV

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:02

WNDU-TV

6-year-old Florida boy dies of rabies contracted from a bat
WNDU-TV
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) A 6-year-old Florida boy has died from rabies he contracted after being scratched by an infected bat. The father of Ryker Roque told NBC that the boy died Sunday at an Orlando hospital. Father Henry Roque said he had found a sick bat ...
Orlando Boy Told Don't Touch Bat; He Died From RabiesPatch.com
Florida boy scratched by bat dies of rabiesNBC2 News
6-year-old boy infected with rabies has diedToday.com
Daily Mail -NBC 6 South Florida
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Model's second leg amputated due to toxic shock syndrome from tampon - Fox News

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:38

Fox News

Model's second leg amputated due to toxic shock syndrome from tampon
Fox News
Model Lauren Wasser, right, poses with Paralympic snowboarder and double amputee Amy Purdy. (Amy Purdy; IG @amypurdygurl). Model Lauren Wasser's life changed at the age of 24 when a life-threatening condition – caused by a tampon – took her right leg ...
Model who lost leg to toxic shock syndrome now has second leg amputatedThe Independent
What is toxic shock syndrome, what are the symptoms of Lauren Wasser's condition and is it caused by tampons?The Sun
Model Lauren Wasser has second leg amputated following Toxic Shock SyndromeNew Zealand Herald
9Honey
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Surfers are Three Times More Likely to Have Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Their Guts - Infection Control Today

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:24

Infection Control Today

Surfers are Three Times More Likely to Have Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Their Guts
Infection Control Today
Dr. Anne Leonard interviews surfers on a beach in Cornwall, UK. Courtesy of University of Exeter. Regular surfers and bodyboarders are three times more likely to have antibiotic resistant E. coli in their guts than non-surfers, new research has ...
Surfers three times more likely to have antibiotic-resistant bacteria in gutsEurekAlert (press release)
Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Could Be Spreading Because Of SurfersInternational Business Times
Surfers three times more likely to have E. coli in their guts than non-surfersIrish Times
TheInertia.com -WebMD.Boots.com -Xinhua -The Indian Express
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Fast Food Is About To Be Calorie Capped, But Should We All Be So Obsessed With Calories? - The Debrief

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:23

The Debrief

Fast Food Is About To Be Calorie Capped, But Should We All Be So Obsessed With Calories?
The Debrief
As a teen, losing weight and getting fit was ALL about counting calories. We were told women should have this many and men should have this many, end of story. In reality, having a healthy diet is much more complex than sticking to a certain number of ...
6 tips to reduce your child's sugar intakeDeccan Chronicle
WATCH: The shock number of primary school children who are overweight or obesePirate FM
Britain to introduce calorie caps to tackle obesityIndia Today
Starts at 60 -Daily Mail -Alive For Football -India.com
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Aussie Flu in UK: What you need to know and how you can prevent it - The Independent

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:27

The Independent

Aussie Flu in UK: What you need to know and how you can prevent it
The Independent
With winter comes the threat of flu - but this season the UK is at risk of contracting a new strain, the Australian flu. Aussie flu is a particularly severe strain and has caused one of the worst epidemics in Australia. Now there are fears the Aussie ...

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6-year-old girl hallucinates, tries to jump out window after taking Tamiflu - New York Daily News

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:09

New York Daily News

6-year-old girl hallucinates, tries to jump out window after taking Tamiflu
New York Daily News
Reeling parents say that not knowing side effects of drugs can be an Rx for disaster. (Matt Rainey/SL). BY Joe Dziemianowicz. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Monday, January 15, 2018, 11:09 AM. A 6-year-old Texas girl suffered shocking side effects from flu ...
Family: 6-year-old hallucinated, tried to hurt herself after taking flu medsKCCI Des Moines
6-year-old Texas girl suffered rare side effects after taking TamifluKTRK-TV
Parents say 6-year-old had hallucinations, tried to harm herself after taking Tamiflufox8.com
Hawaii News Now -myfox8.com -WATE 6 On Your Side -CBS7 News (press release)
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Salmonella May Have Caused Massive Aztec Epidemic, Study Finds - NPR

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:01

NPR

Salmonella May Have Caused Massive Aztec Epidemic, Study Finds
NPR
A skull discovered at a sacred Aztec temple. A new study analyzed DNA extracted from the teeth of people who died in a 16th century epidemic that destroyed the Aztec empire, and found a type of salmonella may have caused the epidemic. Alexandre ...
A New Clue to the Mystery Disease That Once Killed Most of MexicoThe Atlantic
Ancient Mexican Civilization Nearly Wiped Out by Something Stuck in Their Teeth, New DNA Evidence RevealsNewsweek

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Dramatic video captures car crashing into 2nd floor dental office - ABC News

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:53

ABC News

Dramatic video captures car crashing into 2nd floor dental office
ABC News
Dramatic video shows the moment a Nissan sedan soared into the air and crashed into the second floor of a dental office in Santa Ana, California, leaving several people with minor injuries. The car was speeding when it hit a raised center median and ...
Car hurled into upper floor of California buildingBBC News
Car Flies About 60 Feet Into Upper Floor of a Building in CaliforniaNew York Times
Here's how this car got wedged in the upper wall of a two-story building in CaliforniaHartford Courant
HuffPost -wtvr.com -SFGate -The Mercury News
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Humans Have Genes To Heal Severe Spinal Injuries, Like This Fish Species - International Business Times

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:43

International Business Times

Humans Have Genes To Heal Severe Spinal Injuries, Like This Fish Species
International Business Times
About 550 million years ago, when animals were still in the early stages of evolution, there lived a creature who was the common ancestor of both humans and a fish species called lamprey. Lamprey is an eel-like jawless fish which has the capacity to ...
Genes that aid spinal cord healing in lamprey also present in humans, MBL team discoversEurekAlert (press release)
Humans share fish genes that aid in repairing spinal cordThe Indian Express
Humans Share Genes With Lampreys That Repair the Fish's Spinal CordFuturism

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Still Not Convinced You Need a Flu Shot? First, It's Not All About You - New York Times

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:30

New York Times

Still Not Convinced You Need a Flu Shot? First, It's Not All About You
New York Times
Adults also need to get vaccinated to provide herd immunity for others, especially babies and older people. Image. The St. Louis Red Cross Motor Corps on duty in October 1918 during the pandemic of the Spanish flu. It infected an estimated 500 million ...
Has the flu season, in full swing, reached its height?Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Don't knock the flu jab – it's a modern miracleThe Guardian
The dangerous fluToledo Blade
WCAX -The Courier -Philly.com -ABC Action News
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For Now, Sequencing Cancer Tumors Holds More Promise Than Proof - NPR

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:44

NPR

For Now, Sequencing Cancer Tumors Holds More Promise Than Proof
NPR
People diagnosed with cancer understandably reach for the very best that medical science has to offer. That motivation is increasingly driving people to ask to have the DNA of their tumors sequenced. And while that's useful for some malignancies, the ...

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The proven health benefits of honey - CNN

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:42

CNN

The proven health benefits of honey
CNN
(CNN) Move over, prehistoric bears. Humans have loved honey since the Stone Age. Rock art pictures of honey harvesting, which at first glance look like drawings from A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh, date to about 8000 B.C.. Beeswax has been found on ...
Health Benefits Of Raw HoneyAsianetIndia

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