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House dust might be increasing your body fat: study - New York Daily News

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 20:36

New York Daily News

House dust might be increasing your body fat: study
New York Daily News
Researchers at Duke University have discovered a link between the ubiquitous particles covering our tables and the all-too-ubiquitous fat cells in our bodies. Model and Property Released (MR&PR) ...
Household dust makes people fat, groundbreaking research indicatesTelegraph.co.uk
Obesity May Arise, in Part, from Household DustGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (press release)
House dust spurs growth of fat cells in lab testsScience Daily
Medical News Today -Express.co.uk -Daily Mail -The Independent
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A new place to share GIFs: the DNA of living bacteria - The Verge

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 19:54

The Verge

A new place to share GIFs: the DNA of living bacteria
The Verge
To the left are a series of frames showing the mare "Anna G." galloping, which were encoded into nucleotides and captured sequentially over time by the CRISPR adaptation system in living bacteria. To the right are the frames after multiple generations ...

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Facebook takes down the pages of some legal Alaska pot shops - CBC.ca

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 18:51

CBC.ca

Facebook takes down the pages of some legal Alaska pot shops
CBC.ca
Facebook has shut down pages set up by several businesses licensed to legally sell marijuana in Alaska, severing what some shop owners consider a critical link to their customers. The social media giant said its standards describe what users can post ...
10 Unexpected Medical Uses Of MarijuanaMarijuana Politics (blog)
Reefer madness: Why we need to reevaluate our approach to marijuanaThe Hill (blog)
Maine legislators ponder taxes on legal marijuanaLewiston Sun Journal
Maine Public
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Doctor accused in deaths of at least 7 in Oklahoma, Texas - ABC News

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 15:56

kfor.com

Doctor accused in deaths of at least 7 in Oklahoma, Texas
ABC News
A Texas doctor wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people over a four-year period, according to a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday. Howard Gregg Diamond, 56, was arrested ...
Feds link Texoma doctor to seven overdose deathsKTEN

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What to know about snortable chocolate - CNN

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 15:02

CNN

What to know about snortable chocolate
CNN
(CNN) "Snorting chocolate" has made waves among partygoers in Europe over the past couple of years. Now, it's arrived in the US in the form of Coco Loko, a new product marketed as a stimulant and stress reducer.
You Can Now Buy Chocolate Powder to SnortSlate Magazine
Snortable Chocolate Is The Newest Fad On The Market, But Is It Safe?Bustle
Snortable chocolate 'cocaine on wheels' raises concerns: Here's whyBlasting News
WSAV-TV -Longevity LIVE -R Street -Mixmag
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The US is one of the world's laziest countries — and it's making us fat - USA TODAY

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 14:56

indiablooms

The US is one of the world's laziest countries — and it's making us fat
USA TODAY
Many Americans are downright lazy. And it's making us fat. That's among the findings of a study by Stanford University researchers using step-counters installed in most smartphones to track the walking activity of about 700,000 people in 46 countries ...
The Problem With Fitness Studies Based on Activity AppsWIRED
Global study of 700K smartphone users shows link between obesity and activity inequalityMobiHealthNews
Obesity spikes where people walk a lot or very littleFuturity: Research News
thejournal.ie -Gadgets & Wearables -BBC News -HuffPost UK
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Drinking coffee could reduce chance of early death, scientists say - The Independent

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 14:53

The Independent

Drinking coffee could reduce chance of early death, scientists say
The Independent
Drinking around three cups of coffee a day has been linked to a lower risk of death “from any cause” in two new large-scale studies. The habits of coffee-lovers were shown to add years to their life – with high coffee consumption shown to reduce the ...
Do coffee drinkers live longer?WXYZ
Java drinkers, rejoice: Coffee may help you live longerWHAS 11.com
Coffee: Health food or not?WZZM
Thegardenisland.com -Kenya Broadcasting Corporation -The Standard -Sci-Tech Today
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Tufts nurses begin 1-day strike Wednesday morning - My Fox Boston

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 08:41

Boston Herald

Tufts nurses begin 1-day strike Wednesday morning
My Fox Boston
BOSTON - Registered nurses at Tufts Medical Center have announced a one-day strike after failing to reach an agreement with the hospital. The Massachusetts Nurses Association represents 1,200 RNs at Tufts, and in a release said this will be the largest ...
Tufts nurses to strike WednesdayNews & Observer
Tufts nurses set to strike Wednesday after talks between union, hospital break downThe Boston Globe
Nurses at Tufts set to strikeBoston Herald
MassLive.com -WMUR Manchester -Healthcare Finance News -Boston Business Journal
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Surprising numbers of kids at risk for toxic stress damage - Fox News

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 07:34

Washington Post

Surprising numbers of kids at risk for toxic stress damage
Fox News
Research suggests persistent stress in young children can become toxic, causing brain changes that can interfere with learning and lead to disease in adulthood. It's unknown how many children and adults have been harmed by toxic stress but data show ...
How severe, ongoing stress can affect a child's brainDaily Journal

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Restless development: bad sleep may be evolutionary survival tool, study finds - The Guardian

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 05:30

The Guardian

Restless development: bad sleep may be evolutionary survival tool, study finds
The Guardian
'Maybe some of the medical issues we have today could be explained not as disorders, but as a relic of an evolutionary past,' said co-author Charlie Nunn. Photograph: Todd Warnock/Corbis/VCG/Getty Images. Science ...
Live-in grandparents helped human ancestors get a safer night's sleepPhys.Org
Did Grandpa's Insomnia Serve an Evolutionary Purpose?Bloomington Pantagraph
Revealed: Why we lose sleep as we grow olderTelegraph.co.uk
New Scientist -The Australian -Chronicle Day -BBC News
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How Severe, Ongoing Stress Can Affect a Child's Brain - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 05:23

U.S. News & World Report

How Severe, Ongoing Stress Can Affect a Child's Brain
U.S. News & World Report
Researchers are discovering that ongoing stress during early childhood _ from grinding poverty, neglect, parental substance abuse and other adversity _ can smolder beneath the skin, harming kids' brains and other body systems. July 12, 2017, at 1:14 a.m..
Surprising numbers of kids at risk for toxic stress damageFox News

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How severe, ongoing stress can affect a child's brain - Washington Post

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 05:22

Washington Post

How severe, ongoing stress can affect a child's brain
Washington Post
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom. The safe spaces, quiet times and breathing exercises for her and ...

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What Medicaid patients in West Virginia want from health care reform - PBS NewsHour

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 00:23

PBS NewsHour

What Medicaid patients in West Virginia want from health care reform
PBS NewsHour
As Republicans on Capitol Hill try to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, we visit patients and health care providers at a health center in Mingo County, West Virginia -- a region that strongly supported President Trump, in a state that has ...
Do We Really Save Money by Cutting Medicaid?Healthline
The Cruz Amendment Would Gut Protections for Pre-Existing ConditionsMother Jones
Rampell: Lots of choices work for yogurt, not health coverageThe Daily Herald
ClickLancashire -New York Times -Washington Post -The Hill
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Meramec State Park employee dies after catching mysterious tick illness - STLtoday.com

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 00:00

STLtoday.com

Meramec State Park employee dies after catching mysterious tick illness
STLtoday.com
Tamela Wilson died June 23 from complications of the Bourbon virus, which she likely caught from a tick bite at Meramec State Park where she worked. A week later, the state Department of Natural Resources announced the park was “an area of interest” in ...
Woman dies from tick-borne 'Bourbon virus'Tucson News Now
Indiana sees 2 cases of new rare tick virusWHAS 11.com
Tick alerts go out after woman in Missouri died from tick-related illnessKY3
KBIA -The Daily Star-Journal -fox6now.com -My Moinfo
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Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus In Suffolk - Patch.com

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 23:40

Patch.com

Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus In Suffolk
Patch.com
BREAKING: It is the first mosquito sample to test positive in Suffolk County this year. By Paige McAtee (Patch Staff) - Updated July 11, 2017 7:40 pm ET. Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus In Suffolk. A mosquito sample from Melville has tested ...
New England news in briefThe Boston Globe
West Nile Virus Detected In West Haven MosquitoesHartford Courant
West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in KenilworthChicago Tribune
Newsday -Green Bay Press Gazette -NewsOK.com -Island Packet (blog)
all 48 news articles »Google News
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Florida boy, 3, in body cast for jumping on trampoline - ABC News

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 21:28

WFLA

Florida boy, 3, in body cast for jumping on trampoline
ABC News
A 3-year-old Florida boy is in a cast from the waist down for an injury suffered while jumping at a trampoline park, his family said Tuesday, in a case that has circulated nationally on social media and raised questions about age restrictions for the ...
Trampolines for toddlers: Why this mother is warning other parentsGlobalnews.ca
This Is Exactly Why Toddlers Should Never Play on Indoor TrampolinesPOPSUGAR
Mum warns kids under six should NEVER go on trampolines after both her son's legs were left in full castsThe Sun
Mirror.co.uk -HuffPost UK -Scary Mommy -Mom.Me (blog)
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The Catholic Church says no to gluten-free communion. Here's why - The Boston Globe

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 21:24

The Boston Globe

The Catholic Church says no to gluten-free communion. Here's why
The Boston Globe
A new Vatican letter to Catholic bishops worldwide has stirred up questions again over what kinds of bread and wafers should be used during communion in Catholic churches around the world. The letter sparked concerns for those who avoid eating gluten, ...
Vatican Vetoes Gluten-Free Communion WafersSmithsonian
Gluten-free host a no-go, says popeMinnesota Public Radio News
Explainer: What the “new” Vatican rules on gluten-free hosts meanAmerica Magazine
The Southland Times -USA TODAY -Fox News -GetReligion (blog)
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Britain to hold inquiry into contaminated blood scandal which killed 2400 - Reuters

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 13:38

Reuters

Britain to hold inquiry into contaminated blood scandal which killed 2400
Reuters
FILE PHOTO - A National Health Service London ambulance drives in London, Britain, January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville. LONDON Britain will hold a public inquiry into contaminated blood supplied to patients in the state-run National Health Service ...
UK's May orders probe into contaminated blood scandalWashington Post
Health Inquiry: How Did 2400 Britons Die From Contaminated Blood?Newsweek
What is the contaminated blood scandal?The Guardian
BBC News -Telegraph.co.uk -Metro -Evening Standard
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Employee takes sick leave for mental health, CEO's response is refreshingly rare - USA TODAY

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 13:21

USA TODAY

Employee takes sick leave for mental health, CEO's response is refreshingly rare
USA TODAY
When an employee shared an email from her CEO on Twitter, she sparked an important conversation about mental health. Madalyn Parker, a web developer who suffers from chronic depression and anxiety, sent an email to her team saying she'd be off two ...
TRENDING: Woman requests sick-time for "mental health" and the world is applaudingKHQ Right Now
This boss's response to an employee's mental health sick day has gone viral – and is a lesson to us allIndependent.ie
'I'm taking a mental health day'Health24
Huffington Post Canada -Business Insider -Mashable -Hindustan Times
all 10 news articles »Google News
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Measles 'tragedy' kills 35 across Europe - BBC News

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 10:41

BBC News

Measles 'tragedy' kills 35 across Europe
BBC News
Thirty-five people have died in the past year from measles outbreaks across Europe, the World Health Organization has warned. It described the deaths - which can be prevented with vaccination - as an "unacceptable tragedy". A six-year-old boy in Italy ...
UN health agency: Measles has killed 35 children in EuropeWashington Post
Measles outbreak in Europe claims 35 livesKXAN.com
Measles continues to spread and take lives in EuropeWorld Health Organization
A Plus -Daily Mail -Donegal Now
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