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Is marijuana a medical miracle? The truth is, we still don't know - The Guardian

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:02

The Guardian

Is marijuana a medical miracle? The truth is, we still don't know
The Guardian
What's the evidence behind medical cannabis? While many attest to its healing powers, research into the full potential has long been legally restricted. Alex Halperin · @alexhalperin. Mon 15 Jan 2018 03.01 EST Last modified on Mon 15 Jan 2018 03.06 EST ...
The truth about marijuana's health effectsThe Week UK
Health Minister in favour of medical marijuana, but not smokedThe Portugal News
Be Cautious On MarijuanaWheeling Intelligencer

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It's not too late to get a flu shot - The Courier

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 06:16

The Courier

It's not too late to get a flu shot
The Courier
With northwest Ohio hard hit by flu, residents are being urged: Get a flu shot — it's not too late. And if you do get sick, please stay home to prevent spreading the virus to others. No one knows exactly how many people have gotten the flu. Flu is ...
Officials Report a Steep Increase in Flu HospitalizationsU.S. News & World Report
5 dead, more than 300 hospitalized in Georgia as flu spreads, health officials saySpringfield News Sun
Flu hospitalizations on the rise in RacineRacine County Eye (blog)

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Gene editing – and what it really means to rewrite the code of life - The Guardian

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 06:01

The Guardian

Gene editing – and what it really means to rewrite the code of life
The Guardian
We now have a precise way to correct, replace or even delete faulty DNA. Ian Sample explains the science, the risks and what the future may hold. Ian Sample Science editor. @iansample. Mon 15 Jan 2018 01.00 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...
The coming of age of gene therapy: A review of the past and path forwardScience Daily
Human immune system: This is the first challenge gene-editing must overcomeFinancial Express

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O'Hare Measles Patient May Have Exposed Other Passengers - Patch.com

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 23:15

Patch.com

O'Hare Measles Patient May Have Exposed Other Passengers
Patch.com
The Illinois Department of Public Health said an infected passenger arrived at the airport on Wednesday. By Shannon Antinori, Patch National Staff | Jan 14, 2018 6:15 pm ET | Updated Jan 14, 2018 6:18 pm ET. 0. O'Hare Measles Patient May Have Exposed ...

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The CDC Changes Topic of Nuclear Strike Preparedness Session to 'Focus on Influenza' - Gizmodo

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:45

Gizmodo

The CDC Changes Topic of Nuclear Strike Preparedness Session to 'Focus on Influenza'
Gizmodo
Bomb squad members conduct a nuclear detonation drill at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center near Butlerville, Indiana on Thursday, May 10th, 2007. Photo: AP. The Center for Disease Control's January 16th special session advising Americans on what to do ...
The CDC postponed its nuclear preparedness meetingSalon
CDC postpones session on 'preparing for the unthinkable'The Keene Sentinel
Tips for surviving a nuclear attackWCVB Boston

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The CDC Changes Topic of Nuclear Strike Preparedness Session to 'Focus on Influenza' - Gizmodo

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:45

Gizmodo

The CDC Changes Topic of Nuclear Strike Preparedness Session to 'Focus on Influenza'
Gizmodo
Bomb squad members conduct a nuclear detonation drill at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center near Butlerville, Indiana on Thursday, May 10th, 2007. Photo: AP. The Center for Disease Control's January 16th special session advising Americans on what to do ...
The CDC postponed its nuclear preparedness meetingSalon
CDC postpones session on 'preparing for the unthinkable'The Keene Sentinel
Expert offers ways to prepare, respond to missile attackKCCI Des Moines
NBC 7 San Diego -eTurboNews
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Ohio confirms 1 case of disease fatal to deer - fox8.com

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:23

fox8.com

Ohio confirms 1 case of disease fatal to deer
fox8.com
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Agriculture says it has confirmed a positive case of chronic wasting disease in a captive deer and is taking steps to control any spread of the disease. Department officials said in a release Friday ...

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As another country bans boiling live lobsters, some scientists wonder why - Toronto Star

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 20:58

Toronto Star

As another country bans boiling live lobsters, some scientists wonder why
Toronto Star
Cooks in Switzerland are no longer allowed to place live lobsters in boiling water without knocking them out first. But can they really feel pain? A new Swiss law bans boiling lobsters alive, a common culinary practice. (Robert F. Bukaty / The ...
Amidst Boiling Debate, Scientists Question If Lobsters Feel PainInverse
Switzerland bans boiling lobsters aliveWDEF News 12
Another country bans boiling lobsters aliveFox 32 Chicago
The West Australian -Brinkwire (press release)
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Officials: Possible measles exposure reported at O'Hare International Airport - Chicago Tribune

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 20:51

Chicago Tribune

Officials: Possible measles exposure reported at O'Hare International Airport
Chicago Tribune
A passenger waits for her flight in Terminal 3 at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago on Nov. 21, 2017. (Nam Y. Huh / AP). Rosemary SobolContact ReporterChicago Tribune. Anyone who visited O'Hare International Airport on Wednesday morning or ...
Measles Patient Possibly Exposed Hundreds Of Airport Passengers To Contagious DiseaseTech Times
Passenger with measles may have exposed others at O'HareWLS-TV
Travelers may have been exposed to measles at O'Hare last week, officials sayWGN-TV
WNEM Saginaw -Chicago Daily Herald -KMOV.com -The Epoch Times
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Scientist Reportedly Working On 'Pet Translator' That Could Translate Dog's Barks Into Human Language - The Inquisitr

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:37

The Inquisitr

Scientist Reportedly Working On 'Pet Translator' That Could Translate Dog's Barks Into Human Language
The Inquisitr
If everything goes as planned, the device could be ready for release within the next 10 years or so. Scientist Reportedly Working On 'Pet Translator' That Could Translate Dog's Barks Into Human Language altana-studio / Shutterstock Science · 0 · 0 · 0 ...
Stunning breakthrough could lead to talking dogsBABW News
A New Artificial Intelligence Could Allow Dogs to Speak to HumansSavingAdvice.com
'Pet translator,' to convert dog barks to human language in 10 years?News Nation
Business Standard -International Business Times, Singapore Edition -Gizbot -News Heads
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'Baby brain' effect can be measured - study - Radio New Zealand

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 18:45

Radio New Zealand

'Baby brain' effect can be measured - study
Radio New Zealand
"Baby brain", the mental fog many women say they experience during pregnancy, is a genuine, measurable phenomenon, an Australian study has found. no caption. About four out of five women report some kind of 'baby brain' during pregnancy. Photo: 123RF ...
New study finds 'baby brain' is real, but we're still not sure what causes itThe Conversation AU
Study finds "baby brain" to be a real and measurable phenomenonNew Atlas
'Baby brain' does exist during pregnancy, Australian researchers saySBS
ScienceAlert -The Sydney Morning Herald -Herald Sun -Ten Eyewitness News
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Flu hits Lake County harder, sooner this season; officials insist people should vaccinate - Chicago Tribune

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 17:56

Chicago Tribune

Flu hits Lake County harder, sooner this season; officials insist people should vaccinate
Chicago Tribune
Left to right, Matthew Knight, Lisa Dallmeyer and Victor Plotkin of the Lake County Health Department's Communicable Disease Program meet to discuss influenza trends in the county. (Lake County Health Department). Matt McCallContact ReporterNews-Sun ...
The flu virus: epidemic has hit Halifax CountyRoanoke Rapids Daily Herald

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Flu tips: How to protect yourself and others, identify symptoms and more - The Mercury News

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 17:35

The Mercury News

Flu tips: How to protect yourself and others, identify symptoms and more
The Mercury News
Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. Its symptoms may be similar to those of the common cold, but are usually more severe. Do I need a flu shot? It's not too late to get vaccinated and health experts say those who haven't ...
Keith Crain: We are testing the health care delivery systemCrain's Detroit Business
Doctor's advice: What is flu?Estcourt News
OUR VIEW: Tips to stay healthyInternational Falls Journal

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ER doc: Save someone else's life--get a flu shot - Detroit Lakes Online

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 16:00

Іnsіdеr Cаr Nеws

ER doc: Save someone else's life--get a flu shot
Detroit Lakes Online
ER doctor Darryl Beehler has a different take on why you should get your flu shot this year—you could save somebody else's life. "The more people get the vaccine, the fewer cases we'll have in the community," he said. "If you want to do something for ...
Common myths, facts about the fluIndiana Gazette
Health officials: 15 deaths, 'high level' of hospitalizations reported from fluІnsіdеr Cаr Nеws
Flu-related deaths continue to climb in California. Here's the latest tollAlive For Football
Mountain Democrat -HuffPost
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How Dirt Could Save Humanity From an Infectious Apocalypse - WIRED

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:02

WIRED

How Dirt Could Save Humanity From an Infectious Apocalypse
WIRED
Nobody scours Central Park looking for drugs quite the way Sean Brady does. On a sweltering Thursday, he hops out of a yellow cab, crosses Fifth Avenue, and scurries up a dirt path. Around us, the penetrating churn of a helicopter and the honk of car ...

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100 People in the UK Swallowed Live Bacteria to Help Create India's Breakthrough Typhoid Vaccine - News18

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 14:03

News18

100 People in the UK Swallowed Live Bacteria to Help Create India's Breakthrough Typhoid Vaccine
News18
The first conjugate vaccine for typhoid, by the Hyderabad-based company Bharat Biotech, was prequalified by the World Health Organisation in December 2017 and has caught the attention of GAVI, the international vaccine alliance. Aradhna Wal | News18 ...
Bharat Biotech bags World Health Organization pre-qualification for new Typhoid vaccine10,000 Couples
Cheaper typhoid vaccine approvedThe Columbus Dispatch
First Conjugate Vaccine for Typhoid Prequalified by WHOІnsіdеr Cаr Nеws
ClickLancashire
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After the E. coli outbreak: How to minimize the risk of food poisoning - CBC.ca

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 13:11

CBC.ca

After the E. coli outbreak: How to minimize the risk of food poisoning
CBC.ca
It is recommended that people wash lettuce thoroughly with running water to remove possible contaminates. (CBC News). An outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce may be over, according to Canada's public health agency — so is it safe ...
E. coli outbreaks in Canada and USFoster's Daily Democrat
US, Canada investigating possible E. coli link to romaine lettuce10,000 Couples
Stay safe and don't eat romaine, says PEI chief public health officerNewburgh Gazette
ClickLancashire -Alive For Football -Brinkwire (press release) -GkMen
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Keep Pedaling: Cycling Is Not Harmful to Male Sexual And Urinary Function - Tech Times

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:50

Tech Times

Keep Pedaling: Cycling Is Not Harmful to Male Sexual And Urinary Function
Tech Times
New research finds that contrary to previous beliefs, cycling does not harm male sexual and urinary health. There are also things men can do to reduce genital numbness during rides. ( Pixabay ). Cycling is a great way to exercise but some men worry ...
Does Bike Riding Harm Male Genitals? Why Men May Want to Stand While CyclingNewsweek
No, Cycling Does Not Affect Men's Sexual HealthImmortal News
New study finds cycling has no impact on men's sexual healthDeccan Chronicle
Doctor NDTV -Netralnews -Inquirer.net -Hindustan Times
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Frank A. Bures: Is it a cold, or is it the flu? - Winona Daily News

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:09

Winona Daily News

Frank A. Bures: Is it a cold, or is it the flu?
Winona Daily News
In some winters when folks are hacking, sneezing, and sounding like TB sanatorium refugees, people always assume they have a “cold.” And at the same time you hear about the season's current influenza epidemic. You can rightfully wonder which one got ...
Local hospitals limiting visitors amid flu outbreakThe Herald Argus
Top 5 flu symptomsManning Live

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Making The Case That Discrimination Is Bad For Your Health - NPR

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:00

NPR

Making The Case That Discrimination Is Bad For Your Health
NPR
Shalon Irving, a public health researcher who worked for the Centers for Disease Control and and Prevention who was studying the physical toll that discrimination exacts on physical health, died just a few weeks after giving birth to her daughter ...

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