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Busting 13 myths you hold about blood donation this World Blood Donor Day - India Today

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 07:33

India Today

Busting 13 myths you hold about blood donation this World Blood Donor Day
India Today
World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year on June 14 to thank blood donors who save lives every day. It also encourages people all over the world to donate blood voluntarily. It is one of the 8 global public health campaigns marked by the World ...
World Blood Donor Day: Know the conditions in which you can donate bloodTheHealthSite
Blood donor day: Behind the bloodMalta Independent Online
New Jersey Blood Services Declares Blood EmergencyTAPinto.net
Conway Daily Sun -Hindustan Times -News World India
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UPDATE 1-GSK's two-drug HIV treatment meets main goal in late stage studies - Reuters

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 07:04

Channel NewsAsia

UPDATE 1-GSK's two-drug HIV treatment meets main goal in late stage studies
Reuters
June 14 (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said on Thursday that its two-drug treatment for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, met its main goal in late stage studies - a big win after regulators warned of possible birth defects from one of the two drugs. The ...
HIV treatment breakthrough boosts GSKFinancial Times

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US Suicides Rates Are Rising Faster Among Women Than Men - NPR

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 04:01

NPR

US Suicides Rates Are Rising Faster Among Women Than Men
NPR
The number of people dying by suicide in the United States has risen by about 30 percent in the past two decades. And while the majority of suicide-related deaths today are among boys and men, a study published Thursday by the National Center for ...
Suicide Rate in Women Jumps by 50%MedPage Today

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Oahu resident being treated for Legionnaires' disease - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:10

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Oahu resident being treated for Legionnaires' disease
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
The state is investigating a case of Legionnaires' disease, a potentially deadly form of pneumonia caused by a bacterial infection. The Oahu individual with the bacteria known as Legionella is being treated at the Queen's Medical Center as Health ...
DOH investigating new case of Legionnaires' Disease on Oahu - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNLHawaii News Now
DOH investigating new case of Legionnaires' Disease on OahuK5

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Autistic teen who is usually nonverbal gives powerful speech at high school graduation - CBS News

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 21:04

CBS News

Autistic teen who is usually nonverbal gives powerful speech at high school graduation
CBS News
An autistic high school senior who is usually nonverbal did the unexpected at his high school graduation this week. Sef Scott bravely stepped up to the podium and delivered a speech with an inspiring message: be the unexpected, just like him. "Unexpected.
Plano senior with autism wows crowd with graduation speechWFAA.com
Autistic senior who is usually non-verbal delivers inspirational graduation speechfox5sandiego.com

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Mediterranean Diet Scores Again for Heart Health - HealthDay

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 21:01

HealthDay

Mediterranean Diet Scores Again for Heart Health
HealthDay
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter. WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in healthy fats from olive oil and nuts provides better protection against heart attack and stroke than a low-fat diet, a new Spanish ...

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A Landmark Diet Study Was Flawed. The Researchers Stand By the Findings Anyway. - New York Times

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 21:00

New York Times

A Landmark Diet Study Was Flawed. The Researchers Stand By the Findings Anyway.
New York Times
A highly publicized trial in Spain found that the Mediterranean diet protects against heart disease. Now the original work has been retracted and re-analyzed, with the same result. By Gina Kolata. June 13, 2018. Image. An olive farm in Tuscany ...
Errors Trigger Retraction Of Study On Mediterranean Diet's Heart BenefitsNPR
Following charges of flawed statistics, major medical journal sets the record straightScience Magazine
Mediterranean Diet Scores Again for Heart HealthHealthDay
MedPage Today -Healio
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Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Louisiana Parish Water System For The Third Time - Tech Times

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 19:18

Tech Times

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Louisiana Parish Water System For The Third Time
Tech Times
A Louisiana parish is on the edge. A deadly brain-eating amoeba known as Naegleria fowleri has returned to the location for the third time. An Unwelcomed Return. Terrebonne Parish leaders announced to their residents that they are once again dealing ...
Brain-eating amoeba found again in Louisiana water districtShreveport Times

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Massachusetts Sues OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma, Saying It 'Peddled Falsehoods' - NPR

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:40

NPR

Massachusetts Sues OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma, Saying It 'Peddled Falsehoods'
NPR
The state of Massachusetts is taking a new step in the fight against the opioid epidemic, filing a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma that also names the OxyContin maker's executives. The suit alleges the company and 16 of its current and former directors ...
Massachusetts Sues OxyContin Maker Purdue, Names Executives in FilingFortune
EDITORIAL: Shared blame for opioid epidemicFredericksburg.com
Attorney General Maura Healey spotlights drug use prevention at Fitchburg High forumWorcester Telegram
MassLive.com -New England Public Radio
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Texas No. 1 'hotspot' for vaccine exemptions - Chron.com

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:32

Chron.com

Texas No. 1 'hotspot' for vaccine exemptions
Chron.com
Four Texas cities, including Houston, rank among the 15 metropolitan "hotspots" of vaccine exemptions, more than any other state, according to a new study. The study found Austin, Fort Worth and Plano also are among the nation's cities with the highest ...
These 15 US cities are hotspots for kids not getting vaccinesKARE11.com
More US kids unvaccinated in states that allow non-medical exemptionsCBC.ca
In these 10 counties, kids are most likely to skip vaccines. 8 are in Idaho.Idaho Statesman
PLOS
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Arizona student paralyzed by rare disorder while on vacation in Spain - Fox News

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:01

Fox News

Arizona student paralyzed by rare disorder while on vacation in Spain
Fox News
Kara Dunn was reportedly feeling ill on the night of June 4, but had thought she could sleep it off. She woke up the next morning unable to move her arms and legs. (GoFundMe). A University of Arizona student is slowly regaining control of her limbs ...

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As stigma lifts, more men opt for plastic surgery — from 'torso tucks' to Botox - USA TODAY

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:29

USA TODAY

As stigma lifts, more men opt for plastic surgery — from 'torso tucks' to Botox
USA TODAY
A photo of patient who has undergone surgery to improve his appearance (Photo: Courtesy of Dr. Douglas Steinbrech). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. From aging executives trying to fend off younger rivals to male models looking to ...
Plastic Surgery for Men SurgesWebMD
Plastic Surgery Is Skyrocketing Among Men: Here's What Guys Are Getting DoneMen's Journal
Men turn to plastic surgeons for a better body image and more confidence at every ageEurekAlert (press release)

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47-Year-Old Man Gets Strange Lesion Inside Of His Mouth From Performing Oral Sex - Tech Times

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 16:35

Tech Times

47-Year-Old Man Gets Strange Lesion Inside Of His Mouth From Performing Oral Sex
Tech Times
A regular trip to the dentist's office left a man from Mexico stunned after dentists found a strange wound in his mouth. The unnamed man had no idea that mark was there but what shocked him more was how the red mark came to be.
Oral Sex Can Cause Wounds In The MouthMedical Daily
Risks of Oral Sex: Patient's Mysterious Mouth Lesions a Result of Frequent FellatioNewsweek
Excessive Oral Sex Causes Mysterious Red Circles To Form Inside Man's MouthInternational Business Times

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'Female Viagra' is back and easily available online — which means it could be more harmful than ever - The Verge

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 16:31

The Verge

'Female Viagra' is back and easily available online — which means it could be more harmful than ever
The Verge
Three years ago, the US Food and Drug Administration approved Addyi, a so-called “female Viagra” pill intended to increase a woman's libido. The decision was controversial, and Addyi didn't sell well, partly due to problems with its manufacturer. Now ...
Everything You Need to Know About 'Female Viagra'Cosmopolitan.com

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Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Louisiana Water System - CBS Denver

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 16:09

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Louisiana Water System
CBS Denver
HOUMA, LA (CBS Local) – A potentially deadly brain-eating amoeba has been found again in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. Independent testing returned positive results for Naegleria fowleri, which causes fatal brain swelling and tissue destruction, in the ...

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Work snacks add up to nearly 1300 calories a week, study finds - The Keene Sentinel

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 16:08

The Keene Sentinel

Work snacks add up to nearly 1300 calories a week, study finds
The Keene Sentinel
A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found eating snacks from the workplace adds nearly 1,300 calories a week to many employees' intake. Greg Gilbert / Seattle Times. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. ATLANTA — It's no ...
Why you should probably stop snacking at workWashington Post

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Whatever happened to Zika? - Yahoo News

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 15:37

Yahoo News

Whatever happened to Zika?
Yahoo News
Three years ago, the Zika virus was making nearly daily headlines — its devastating effects on babies born to mothers who were infected by the virus triggered global public emergencies and thousands of canceled trips to Latin America and the Caribbean.
Floridians took Zika virus more seriously than rest of US, but most did nothingMedical Xpress
Zika is a threat that Florida hasn't taken seriously, study findsTampabay.com
Don't be bugged by bugs, Dr. HopperThe Gleaner

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Child in Idaho recovering from the plague, the state's second case since 1990: Officials - ABC News

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 15:32

ABC News

Child in Idaho recovering from the plague, the state's second case since 1990: Officials
ABC News
A child in Idaho is recovering after contracting the plague -- a disease often associated with the "Black Death" that killed millions in Medeival Europe, but still exists in a few different forms. The child could have been exposed to the disease in ...
Officials Confirm Idaho's First Human Plague Case Since 1992U.S. News & World Report
Plague: Idaho reports first confirmed human case in decadesOutbreak News Today
Idaho child diagnosed with plague; only 5th human case in state's historyKSL.com
Tech Times -International Business Times -WCPO -KTVB.com
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Bed Bug Finders Says Proactive Bed Bug Detection is Key - TippNews DAILY (press release)

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:55

TippNews DAILY (press release)

Bed Bug Finders Says Proactive Bed Bug Detection is Key
TippNews DAILY (press release)
STRATFORD, Conn., June 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) –- Bed bugs can be a devastating experience for families and homeowners. For landlords, property owners and managers, not being proactive enough when it comes to tackling bed bugs in ...

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Baby born to mom who delayed cancer treatment fights for life after her heart stopped - Fox News

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:50

Fox News

Baby born to mom who delayed cancer treatment fights for life after her heart stopped
Fox News
Ariana Williams, who was born six weeks early after her mom was diagnosed with breast cancer, is currently in the PICU after she reportedly coded six times. (SWNS). A new mom who delayed chemotherapy cancer treatment to protect her daughter has told ...

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