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Reddit complaints about Logan Square neighbor's kiddie pool point to warm-weather mosquito surge - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:45

Chicago Tribune

Reddit complaints about Logan Square neighbor's kiddie pool point to warm-weather mosquito surge
Chicago Tribune
A kiddie pool was the source of one Reddit user's problems with the pests. In a recent post on the community website's Chicago arm, someone with the handle “hypocalypto” asked what could be done about a Logan Square neighbor's pool whose dark green ...
'Residents should be aware;” Dead crow in Washington County tests positive for West Nile Virusfox6now.com
West Nile virus found in three Lucas County locationsToledo Blade
Mosquito borne illnesses of concernPicayune Item
WTOL.com -WJBC News -KTVB.com -OBSERVER-REVIEW.COM
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Mom claims she found bed bugs in daughter's hospital room - Fox News

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:29

Fox News

Mom claims she found bed bugs in daughter's hospital room
Fox News
An Arizona family is speaking out after claiming to find bed bugs in their daughter's hospital room. Erin Ortega, whose daughter is being treated at Banner Desert Hospital in Mesa, said she and her wife allegedly spotted a bed bug on hospital-provided ...

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Psychedelic Drugs May Change the Structure of Brain Cells - Live Science

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 10:09

Live Science

Psychedelic Drugs May Change the Structure of Brain Cells
Live Science
It's no surprise that psychedelic drugs such as LSD and ecstasy alter brain function, leading to the drugs' "trippy" effects and possible hallucinations. But now, researchers have shown that these drugs can also physically alter the brain, changing the ...
Mind molding psychedelic drugs could treat depression, and other mental illnessesMedical Xpress
UC Davis Scientists Find Psychedelic Drugs Change Structure of Neurons - Possible Treatments for Depression and ...Sierra Sun Times
LSD could 'heal broken brain connections' in people with depression, study findsMetro
Siliconrepublic.com -The London Economic
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Cash, Personalized Goals Get Heart Patients Moving - MedPage Today

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 09:04

ABC News

Cash, Personalized Goals Get Heart Patients Moving
MedPage Today
A home-based program involving loss-framed financial incentives and personalized goal setting significantly increased physical activity among ischemic heart disease patients using wearable activity tracking devices, researchers found. Compared to ...
Cold, hard cash and a fitness device could help motivate people to exercise: StudyABC News
Getting heart disease patients to exercise: Study says wearables could help but only if money is on the lineMedical Xpress
Cash and goal-setting help motivate heart patients to take healthy stepsEurekAlert (press release)

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Medicare Takes Aim At Boomerang Hospitalizations Of Nursing Home Patients - NPR

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 09:01

NPR

Medicare Takes Aim At Boomerang Hospitalizations Of Nursing Home Patients
NPR
"Oh my God, we dropped her!" Sandra Snipes said she heard the nursing home aides yell as she fell to the floor. She landed on her right side where her hip had recently been replaced. She cried out in pain. A hospital clinician later discovered her hip ...

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Rare type of tick inexplicably turns up in Arkansas - Washington Post

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 02:15

Washington Post

Rare type of tick inexplicably turns up in Arkansas
Washington Post
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A hardy, invasive species of tick that survived a New Jersey winter and subsequently traversed the mid-Atlantic has mysteriously arrived in Arkansas. No one is sure how the Longhorned tick, native to East Asia, arrived in the ...
TAHC Encourages Vigilance for Exotic Longhorned TickBovine Veterinarian
Rutgers-led “Tick Blitz” finds exotic Longhorned Ticks statewideTAPinto.net
Rare tick inexplicably turns up in Arkansaskfor.com
Pine Bluff Commercial
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Feeling Hangry? New Study Explains The Psychology Why People Get Angry When Hungry - Tech Times

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:53

Tech Times

Feeling Hangry? New Study Explains The Psychology Why People Get Angry When Hungry
Tech Times
There is a more profound explanation why some people get hangry — the state of being irritable when hungry — than a mere decrease of blood sugar levels. Researchers found that physiology and environment are factors that trigger hanger in a person.
So, Does This Mean Feeling "Hangry" Isn't Actually A Thing?Refinery29
Scientists explain 'Hangry'News-Medical.net
When Does Hungry Become Hangry?Discover Magazine (blog)
POPSUGAR
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Blood pressure: 5 diet, lifestyle changes that could improve yours NOW - NOLA.com

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 23:41

NOLA.com

Blood pressure: 5 diet, lifestyle changes that could improve yours NOW
NOLA.com
Did you know adding a dish like this warm spinach salad with mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes to a meal could help lower your blood pressure? (Photo by Deb Lindsey for The Washington Post). Comment. By Molly Kimball. NOLA.com | The Times- ...
High Blood Pressure at Age 50 Tied to Dementia RiskNew York Times
Dementia risk increased in 50-year-olds with blood pressure below hypertension thresholdEurekAlert (press release)
Slight raise in blood pressure by 50 could increase dementia risk by 45 per centTelegraph.co.uk
The Guardian -Independent Online
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Everything You Need to Know About 'Female Viagra' - Cosmopolitan.com

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 22:45

Cosmopolitan.com

Everything You Need to Know About 'Female Viagra'
Cosmopolitan.com
Three years ago, the holy grail for women with a low sex drive seemed to have arrived. A little pink pill called Addyi—pronounced add-ee and erroneously nicknamed the female Viagra—was the first prescription medication ever approved by the FDA to ...

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1 in 3 Adults In The US Take Medications That Can Cause Depression - NPR

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 22:00

NPR

1 in 3 Adults In The US Take Medications That Can Cause Depression
NPR
If you take Prilosec or Zantac for acid reflux, a beta blocker for high blood pressure, or Xanax for anxiety, you may be increasing your risk of depression. More than 200 common medications sold in the U.S. include depression as a potential side effect.
Rx With Depression as Potential Adverse Effect Widely UsedMedscape
Many US adults take medicines that can cause depressionBusiness Insider
Millions are taking drugs, including birth control, that increase the risk of suicideQuartz
EurekAlert (press release) -Earth.com
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Patients being tested for HIV after nurse reused syringes - Washington Post

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 21:57

Washington Post

Patients being tested for HIV after nurse reused syringes
Washington Post
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — A Cherokee Nation hospital in Oklahoma is testing more than 180 patients for HIV and hepatitis after allegations that a nurse reused syringes to administer medications. The nurse violated protocols by using the same vial of ...
Hundreds tested for HIV after Oklahoma nurse reused syringesWJLA

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Kitchen towels are dirtier than you think, study finds - fox2now.com

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 21:41

fox2now.com

Kitchen towels are dirtier than you think, study finds
fox2now.com
There's a decent chance your kitchen towels are hiding bacteria linked to food poisoning and other infections, according to a new study, though some are urging caution before tossing those towels in the trash. The finding is based on a University of ...
Your kitchen towel could give you food poisoningKMOV.com
Kitchen towels are full of bacteria — but can they make us sick?Globalnews.ca
Kitchen towels carry pathogens that can lead to food poisoning, study findsConsumerAffairs

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Mass. Sues Purdue Pharma Over 670 Residents Who Fatally Overdosed On Opioids - WBUR

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 18:33

WBUR

Mass. Sues Purdue Pharma Over 670 Residents Who Fatally Overdosed On Opioids
WBUR
State Attorney General Maura Healey announced Tuesday that Massachusetts is suing Purdue Pharma on behalf of 670 Massachusetts residents who were prescribed OxyContin, became addicted to opioids, overdosed and died. The 80-page complaint filed ...
Massachusetts sues opioid maker, executives over drug crisisABC News
Massachusetts Sues Opioid Maker Purdue Pharma, ExecutivesU.S. News & World Report
APD Chief: Purdue 'Major And Shameful' Part Of Opioid CrisisPatch.com
Hartford Courant -The Salem News -The Boston Globe -Boston Business Journal
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Anti-vaccine hotspots on rise across US, study finds - NBCNews.com

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 18:31

NBCNews.com

Anti-vaccine hotspots on rise across US, study finds
NBCNews.com
More than a quarter of kindergarteners in Camas County, Idaho, lack at least some vaccinations because their parents have opted for non-medical exemptions, researchers said Tuesday. Idaho has eight of the top 10 counties in the country with non-medical ...
Kids in these US hot spots at higher risk because parents opt out of vaccinationsWashington Post
Childhood vaccine exemptions on the riseBaylor College of Medicine News (press release)
Anti-Vaccine Angst: How US exemption hotspots could harm public healthPLOS Research News

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The story behind the viral photo of a 6-year-old comforting his dying sister - Washington Post

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 17:18

Washington Post

The story behind the viral photo of a 6-year-old comforting his dying sister
Washington Post
For hours, Matt Sooter had been watching his two young children talk and play. Maybe the conversation was about Queen Elsa or plastic Easter eggs — two topics his 4-year-old, Adalynn “Addy” Sooter, knew well. He doesn't recall what the two were ...
Heart-wrenching photo shows brother comforting little sister hours before she diedUSA TODAY
Photo shows brother comforting little sister hours before she diedKTVB.com
Photo of boy, 6, comforting sister dying of rare brain cancer goes viralFox News
Washington Post -Facebook -St. Jude Children's Research Hospital -GoFundMe
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St. Anthony's Medical Center announces $58 million expansion - KMOV.com

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 16:19

KMOV.com

St. Anthony's Medical Center announces $58 million expansion
KMOV.com
St. Anthony's Medical Center will be opening an on-campus cancer center along with the construction of nine Mercy clinics across various local areas. The $54 million dollar budget will be used for the cancer care center. Primary care clinics will be ...
Mercy opening new $54 million cancer center on St. Anthony's campusCall Newspapers

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AZ Student Stuck in Spain After Disorder Paralyzes Her on Vacation: She Woke Up 'Unable to Move' - PEOPLE.com

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 15:59

PEOPLE.com

AZ Student Stuck in Spain After Disorder Paralyzes Her on Vacation: She Woke Up 'Unable to Move'
PEOPLE.com
A University of Arizona college student contracted a rare autoimmune disease that has left her paralyzed just three days into her Spain vacation. Kara Dunn, a physiology student who will be a junior this fall, was rushed to the hospital on June 5 and ...
UA Student Paralyzed During Trip To Spain Must Now Raise $50000 For Flight HomeTech Times
UA student stranded in Spain with rare autoimmune disorderABC15 Arizona
UA Flinn Scholar paralyzed while abroad, needs help to come homeArizona Daily Wildcat
GoFundMe
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US Health Officials' New Plan to Fight the Opioid Crisis: Stop Chronic Pain Before It Starts - Gizmodo

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 15:12

Gizmodo

US Health Officials' New Plan to Fight the Opioid Crisis: Stop Chronic Pain Before It Starts
Gizmodo
On Tuesday, the National Institutes of Health revealed its new plan to tackle the opioid crisis, which it dubbed the Helping to End Addiction Long-term, or HEAL, initiative. Among the ideas presented are research programs devoted to better ...
NIH Targets $500 Million At Opioid CrisisForbes
NIH Unveils New Opioid Research PlansMedPage Today
NIH leadership outlines interdisciplinary FY2018 research plan for HEAL InitiativeNational Institutes of Health (press release)
EurekAlert (press release) -STAT
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More than a third of American adults take prescription drugs linked to depression, study says - Washington Post

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 15:04

Washington Post

More than a third of American adults take prescription drugs linked to depression, study says
Washington Post
More than a third of American adults are taking prescription drugs, including hormones for contraception, blood pressure medications and medicines for heartburn, that carry a potential risk of depression, according to a study published in the Journal ...
Are Your Meds Making You Depressed?HealthDay
Prescriptions Grow for Meds with Depression Side EffectMedPage Today
One-third of US adults may unknowingly use medications that can cause depressionMedical Xpress
Healio -MD Magazine
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Psychedelics May Physically Alter the Structure of the Brain - Newsweek

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 15:00

Newsweek

Psychedelics May Physically Alter the Structure of the Brain
Newsweek
Psychedelic drugs are known to produce mind-altering effects, which can lead to profound changes in consciousness. But according to a study published in the journal Cell Reports, these compounds may alter the structure of the brain in a physical sense ...
Psychedelic Drugs Can Build New Neural Connections, Could Help Treat DepressionMedical Daily
Psychedelic drugs promote neural plasticity in rats and fliesEurekAlert (press release)
Psychedelic Drugs, Ketamine Change Structure of NeuronsUC Davis
Motherboard -The Independent -Plymouth Herald -BT.com
all 14 news articles »Google News
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