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Navajo Nation Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Distributors and Manufacturers - KNAU Arizona Public Radio

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 21:07

KNAU Arizona Public Radio

Navajo Nation Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Distributors and Manufacturers
KNAU Arizona Public Radio
The Navajo Nation has filed a lawsuit against several companies that distribute and manufacture prescription opioids. KNAUs' Ryan Heinsius reports, overdose deaths in Indian County have increased rapidly in recent years. Navajo Nation Attorney General ...
Navajo Nation lawsuit blames opioid makers for overdose deaths, addictionAZCentral.com
Navajo Nation Sues 'Opioid Supply Chain'Daily Beast
Navajo Nation Judge Weighs Jurisdiction Of Church LawsuitsUtah Public Radio

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Zika May Linger in Semen for Shorter Period Than Thought: Study - HealthDay

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 21:04

HealthDay

Zika May Linger in Semen for Shorter Period Than Thought: Study
HealthDay
WEDNESDAY, April 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Guidelines in place for protecting against the sexual transmission of Zika virus need to be re-evaluated, based on a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC currently ...
Risk of Zika infection through sex may last only a monthABC News
Fighting mosquito-spread viruses from the inside-outMedical Xpress
UNE researcher warns of Zika risk ahead of spring break travelWGME
STAT -Orlando Weekly (blog) -Healthcare Journal -Pharmaceuticals News
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Vaccine Shows Promise for Peanut Allergies - R & D Magazine

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 19:47

R & D Magazine

Vaccine Shows Promise for Peanut Allergies
R & D Magazine
A new nasal vaccine has shown the ability to address peanut allergies in mice after just three monthly doses, providing hope that a similar treatment could someday prove effective on humans dealing with peanut allergies. The immunization redirected how ...
Mom who let four-year-old eat a PB&J in a shopping cart branded a monster by parenting forumSFGate
Nasal Mist Vaccine Suppresses Peanut Allergy in MiceLaboratory Equipment
Therapeutic Vaccine Suppresses Peanut AllergiesGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Newsmax -Daily Mail -Allergic Living -wwlp.com
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You Are More Likely to Die Young if You Live in These 5 States - Newsweek

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 19:05

Newsweek

You Are More Likely to Die Young if You Live in These 5 States
Newsweek
Although the overall death rates in the U.S. have declined since 1990, the latest analysis revealed that five states have seen an increase of more than 10 percent in the probability of death between ages 20 and 55. This finding is just one highlight of ...
Study: Minnesota ranks fourth in life expectancyGrand Forks Herald
Study: Oklahoma Among The Worst States For Life Expectancynews9.com KWTV
10 states with the highest, lowest life expectancyBecker's Hospital Review
Science Daily -WUSF News
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Healing process after breast cancer surgery may trigger cancer to spread, study says - USA TODAY

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 18:14

USA TODAY

Healing process after breast cancer surgery may trigger cancer to spread, study says
USA TODAY
U.S. health officials are starting the largest randomized study in decades to tell if 3-D mammogram really improves screening for breast cancer. (December 7) AP. AP MAMMOGRAM GUIDELINES A FILE USA TX. In this file photo, a radiologist compares ...
Study: Healing after breast cancer surgery may cause tumor reoccuranceUPI.com
Day of Hope 2018: Breast cancer survivor Jeri Vogt says education is keyLompoc Record
Cancer treatment can spread after breast cancer surgeryWeek Facts
Fraser Coast Chronicle -Santa Maria Times -indiablooms -Brinkwire (press release)
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Feds issue warning as plague of synthetic weed laced with rat poison spreads - NBCNews.com

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 18:01

NBCNews.com

Feds issue warning as plague of synthetic weed laced with rat poison spreads
NBCNews.com
Illinois has been hit hardest by spate of synthetic weed laced with rat poison incidents, but it is spreading. by Corky Siemaszko / Apr.11.2018 / 11:01 AM ET. A pouch of synthetic marijuana.Washington Post/Getty Images. Breaking News Emails. Get ...

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Bill Gates says it would be a “tragedy” not to take advantage of CRISPR gene-editing - Quartz

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 17:03

Quartz

Bill Gates says it would be a “tragedy” not to take advantage of CRISPR gene-editing
Quartz
In an piece for Foreign Policy published yesterday (April 10), Gates outlined the case for using CRISPR and other gene-editing techniques on a global scale to meet growing demand for food and to improve disease prevention, particularly for malaria. “It ...
Scientists Edit Thousands of Genes at Once With Upgraded CRISPRGizmodo
Ready to Go, But?GenomeWeb
New bioinformatics tool identifies and classifies CRISPR-Cas systemsEurekAlert (press release)
Yahoo News UK
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NJ has most E. coli cases as mysterious outbreak hits 6 other states - NJ.com

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 16:59

NJ.com

NJ has most E. coli cases as mysterious outbreak hits 6 other states
NJ.com
New Jersey has now become part of a seven-state investigation into outbreaks of a severe strain of E. coli, which nationwide has caused a half-dozen people to be hospitalized and one person to experience kidney failure, according to the Centers for ...
CDC Probes Mysterious E. Coli Outbreak in 7 States, Including ConnecticutNBC Connecticut
Multi-state illnesses linked to mysterious E.coli outbreakWFSB
Multistate E. coli Outbreak Caused by Unknown Food SourceFood Safety Magazine
Contagionlive.com -WND.com -News Radio 1310 KLIX -Food Poisoning Bulletin
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A hot shower can cure this symptom of heavy marijuana use - New York Daily News

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 16:20

New York Daily News

A hot shower can cure this symptom of heavy marijuana use
New York Daily News
Vomiting from frequent heavy marijuana smoking can evidently be remedied by taking a hot shower. The condition experienced by habitual smokers is called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, and its symptoms include vomiting, abdominal pain and severe ...
Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome: What GIs should knowHealio
Secondhand Pot: Is It Really More Dangerous Than Cigarettes?The Corvallis Advocate
Smoking Pot While Breastfeeding: Can Marijuana Turn Up In Breast Milk?Tech Times
Popular Science -Yahoo News -Live Science -Atlanta Journal Constitution
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A hot shower can cure this symptom of heavy marijuana use - New York Daily News

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 16:20

New York Daily News

A hot shower can cure this symptom of heavy marijuana use
New York Daily News
Vomiting from frequent heavy marijuana smoking can evidently be remedied by taking a hot shower. The condition experienced by habitual smokers is called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, and its symptoms include vomiting, abdominal pain and severe ...
Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome: What GIs should knowHealio
Secondhand Pot: Is It Really More Dangerous Than Cigarettes?The Corvallis Advocate
Smoking Pot While Breastfeeding: Can Marijuana Turn Up In Breast Milk?Tech Times
Popular Science -ActionNewsJax.com -Yahoo News -HuffPost South Africa
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A hot shower can cure this symptom of heavy marijuana use - New York Daily News

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 16:20

New York Daily News

A hot shower can cure this symptom of heavy marijuana use
New York Daily News
Vomiting from frequent heavy marijuana smoking can evidently be remedied by taking a hot shower. The condition experienced by habitual smokers is called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, and its symptoms include vomiting, abdominal pain and severe ...
Inverclyde mum crowdfunds to buy illegal cannabis oil drug for daughterBBC News
Smoking Pot While Breastfeeding: Can Marijuana Turn Up In Breast Milk?Tech Times
A third of heavy pot users suffer severe nausea—and they've all landed on the same weird solutionPopular Science
HuffPost Canada -Atlanta Journal Constitution -Yahoo News -Live Science
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Run-ins with Carfentanil: The opioid 5000 times more potent than heroin - Fox News

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 15:57

Fox News

Run-ins with Carfentanil: The opioid 5000 times more potent than heroin
Fox News
A lethal dose of Carfentanil (center) or carfentanyl, compared with lethal doses of heroin (left) and fentanyl (right). (Drug Enforcement Administration ). MANCHESTER, N.H. – On a snowy morning last month in New Hampshire, an officer with the ...
Despite decline in prescriptions, opioid deaths skyrocketing due to heroin, synthetic drugsChicago Tribune
Confronting the Opioid CrisisInside Higher Ed
Opinion | Here is how to head off the opioid problem at the sourceThe Tennessean
The Cannabist -Syracuse.com -Washington Post -KHOU.com
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FDA permits marketing of artificial intelligence-based device to detect certain diabetes-related eye problems - FDA.gov

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 15:21

KDAL

FDA permits marketing of artificial intelligence-based device to detect certain diabetes-related eye problems
FDA.gov
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the first medical device to use artificial intelligence to detect greater than a mild level of the eye disease diabetic retinopathy in adults who have diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy ...
US FDA approves AI device to detect diabetic eye diseaseReuters
AI software that helps doctors diagnose like specialists is approved by FDAThe Verge
FDA Approves Rucaparib for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer Maintenance TherapyCancer Network
MedPage Today -Leafly -Healio -WebMD
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A sperm whale that washed up on a beach in Spain had 64 pounds of plastic and waste in its stomach - CNN

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 14:41

CNN

A sperm whale that washed up on a beach in Spain had 64 pounds of plastic and waste in its stomach
CNN
(CNN) When a young sperm whale washed up on a beach in southern Spain, scientists wanted to know what killed it. They now know: waste -- 64 pounds of it. Most of it plastic, but also ropes, pieces of net and other debris lodged in its stomach. The ...
Huge whale died because ingested piece of plasticThe Siver Times

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A sperm whale that washed up on a beach in Spain had 64 pounds of plastic and waste in its stomach - CNN

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 14:41

CNN

A sperm whale that washed up on a beach in Spain had 64 pounds of plastic and waste in its stomach
CNN
(CNN) When a young sperm whale washed up on a beach in southern Spain, scientists wanted to know what killed it. They now know: waste -- 64 pounds of it. Most of it plastic, but also ropes, pieces of net and other debris lodged in its stomach. The ...

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Atlanta Pollen Count Highest Since 2015 - Patch.com

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:54

Patch.com

Atlanta Pollen Count Highest Since 2015
Patch.com
The local pollen count skyrocketed to over 5,000 on Wednesday — higher than it's been in three years. Read some tips for dealing with it. By Doug Gross, Patch Staff | Apr 11, 2018 9:54 am ET. 0. Atlanta Pollen Count Highest Since 2015. ATLANTA, GA ...
Pollen count soars to 5098 — the highest since 2015Atlanta Journal Constitution
Pollen count more than 5000 | Highest in three years11Alive.com WXIA

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Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, causes severe bleeding in 100 others - Reno Gazette Journal

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:19

The Fresh Toast

Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, causes severe bleeding in 100 others
Reno Gazette Journal
Illnesses have been linked to fake marijuana before but this is the first outbreak involving rat poison contamination. Loading… Post to Facebook. Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, causes severe bleeding in 100 others Illnesses have been ...
Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens 100KWCH
Synthetic Marijuana Claims Third Victim In IllinoisThe Fresh Toast
Fake 'weed' kills 3, leaves more than 100 with severe bleedingSTLtoday.com
Abccolumbia.com
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Stopping long-term opioid therapy has no effect on pain levels: study - NOLA.com

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:11

Portland Business Journal

Stopping long-term opioid therapy has no effect on pain levels: study
NOLA.com
Opioids including Vicodin and fentanyl patches worked no better than Tylenol and other over-the-counter pills at relieving chronic back pain and hip and knee arthritis in a year-long study of mostly men at Minneapolis VA clinics. Both groups had slight ...
Portland VA study says that patients have same long-term pain with or without opioidsOregonLive.com
Quitting opioids makes no difference to pain levels: OHSU studyPortland Business Journal

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The truth about maternal death - Medical Xpress

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:00

Medical Xpress

The truth about maternal death
Medical Xpress
Women die in childbirth at alarming rates. Maternal death is an excellent example of what the famous economist and philosopher Amartya Sen calls a "remediable injustice" —a condition that is fundamentally unfair and within our capacity to change ...
Computer 'Mis-clicks' Faulted for Data that Showed Spiking Maternal MortalityConcho valley homepage
FIGO Dubai Congress addresses crucial maternal health issuesZAWYA
Texas's maternal mortality rate was unbelievably high. Now we know why.Washington Post

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