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Expert: The most important thing you can do to protect against mosquito bites - wtvr.com

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 22:40

wtvr.com

Expert: The most important thing you can do to protect against mosquito bites
wtvr.com
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Even though he uses a coffee mug with a giant mosquito drawing on the front, Randy Buchanan cannot stand pesky mosquito bites. Buchanan leads the Henrico County mosquito surveillance team that recently discovered a large ...
Oswego County mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus, health department saysSyracuse.com
DuPage County Issues Advisory Over West Nile Infected MosquitoesNBC Chicago
Health officials: Don't panic about moderate West Nile riskThe Recorder
Patch.com -wwlp.com -Island Packet -WRIC
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B-1 Bombers Key to a US Plan to Strike North Korean Missile Sites - NBCNews.com

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 22:21

NBCNews.com

B-1 Bombers Key to a US Plan to Strike North Korean Missile Sites
NBCNews.com
The Pentagon has prepared a specific plan for a preemptive strike on North Korea's missile sites should President Trump order such an attack. Two senior military officials — and two senior retired officers — told NBC News that key to the plan would ...
Pentagon plan for pre-emptive strike on North Korea would reportedly launch from base in GuamCNBC

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Some Tuna Can Carry Up To 36 Times The Toxic Chemicals Of Others. Here's Why - NPR

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:40

NPR

Some Tuna Can Carry Up To 36 Times The Toxic Chemicals Of Others. Here's Why
NPR
A new study may prompt hand wringing among you tuna poke and sushi lovers. When it comes to pollutant levels, researchers now say where your tuna was caught matters. In a first-of-its-kind global study, scientists from Scripps Institution of ...
Pollutant Levels in Tuna Depend on Where They Are CaughtTechnology Networks

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Use of common heart drugs dropped after price increases, study finds - Medical Xpress

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:32

Use of common heart drugs dropped after price increases, study finds
Medical Xpress
Following major price increases, the use of two cardiac medications - nitroprusside and isoproterenol—decreased by one-half and one-third between 2012 and 2015, according to a Cleveland Clinic study published in the August 10th issue of the New ...

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Study: Doctors received more than $46 million from drug companies marketing opioids - Washington Post

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:18

Washington Post

Study: Doctors received more than $46 million from drug companies marketing opioids
Washington Post
One in 12 doctors has received money from drug companies marketing prescription opioid medications, according to a study released Wednesday afternoon. Researchers at Boston Medical Center found that from 2013 to 2015, 68,177 doctors received more ...
How many doctors have received payments from opioid makers? Look hereThe Boston Globe
Many Doctors Get Goodies from Opioid MakersNBCNews.com
One in 12 doctors receive payments from opioid makersModernHealthcare.com
Medical Xpress -WBUR -AJMC.com Managed Markets Network -Business Insider
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Mom accused of lying about being doctor, faking son's cancer - ABC News

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 19:43

USA TODAY

Mom accused of lying about being doctor, faking son's cancer
ABC News
A woman has been accused of pretending to be a doctor and falsely claiming her preschool-age son had terminal cancer so he could receive unnecessary hospital care and opioids. A Hamilton County prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday at the trial of Monika ...
Prosecutor: Mom lied about being doctor, faked son's cancerWashington Times

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Pioneering type 1 diabetes therapy safe - BBC News

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 18:01

BBC News

Pioneering type 1 diabetes therapy safe
BBC News
The first trial of a pioneering therapy to retrain the immune system and slow the advance of type 1 diabetes has shown it is safe. The disease is caused by the body destroying cells in the pancreas that control blood sugar levels. The immunotherapy ...
Immunotherapy succeeds in thwarting Type-1 diabetes in studyLos Angeles Times
Immunotherapy Shown Safe in Type 1 Diabetes Clinical TrialPhilly.com
Immune systems of type 1 diabetics can be 'retrained' to stop destroying insulin, scientists showTelegraph.co.uk
Financial Times -EurekAlert (press release) -New Scientist -Christian Post
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Study: America's drinking problem is much worse this century - SFGate

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 17:24

SFGate

Study: America's drinking problem is much worse this century
SFGate
Americans are drinking more than they used to, a troubling trend with potentially dire implications for the country's future health-care costs. The number of adults who binge drink at least once a week could be as high as 30 million, greater than the ...
Alcohol abuse in US increasing as researchers warn of 'public health crisis'Washington Times
Why Americans—Especially Women—Are Drinking More AlcoholTIME
Dramatic Increases in Alcohol Use, Abuse Reported in US AdultsMedPage Today
Reuters -HealthDay -Healio -Medical Xpress
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Report: Drinking Moscow Mules from copper mugs could make you sick - WEAU

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 15:57

WEAU

Report: Drinking Moscow Mules from copper mugs could make you sick
WEAU
UNDATED (CNN) -- Moscow Mule cocktails are very popular, but the copper cup that the drink comes in could make you sick. Courtesy: CNN. The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division says the copper from the mugs can be leached into food. See the video ...

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When Oceans Give You Jellyfish Blooms, Turn Them Into Tasty Chips - NPR

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 15:35

NPR

When Oceans Give You Jellyfish Blooms, Turn Them Into Tasty Chips
NPR
Most of us think of jellyfish, when we think of jellyfish, as something to be avoided at the beach (or as the protagonists in that one episode of Friends). Even marine biologists have historically cast aside these bothersome interlopers when conducting ...

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Papayas Sickens More Than 100 People - NPR

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 14:42

NPR

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Papayas Sickens More Than 100 People
NPR
It's the right time of year to enjoy delicious tropical fruit. But for now, U.S. consumers should avoid Maradol papayas imported from Mexico, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 100 people in 16 states have been ...
Papayas poison more than 100 with salmonella in USBBC News
Mexican papayas with salmonella sicken 11 on LI, officials sayNewsday
109 US salmonella cases now linked to papayas from Mexico, including some in North CarolinaWTVD-TV
KARE -Fruitnet -MLive.com -WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
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Study Shows Some Video Games Can Impact Brain's Learning & Memory System - PsychCentral.com

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 13:52

CBC.ca

Study Shows Some Video Games Can Impact Brain's Learning & Memory System
PsychCentral.com
In a new study of video games, researchers found that the hippocampal system of the brain is influenced by the navigation strategy that a person employs as well as the genre of the game. The hippocampus is the brain region associated with spatial ...
Playing action video games decreases gray matter in the brainBel Marra Health
Playing action video games may be bad for your brain, study findsCBC.ca
Playing action video games can actually harm your brainMedical Xpress
The Indian Express -Times of Malta -R & D Magazine -Medical Daily
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Marijuana Use Linked to Increased Risk of Dying from High Blood Pressure - Live Science

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 13:48

Live Science

Marijuana Use Linked to Increased Risk of Dying from High Blood Pressure
Live Science
Smoking pot is often considered safer than smoking cigarettes, but a new study suggests that marijuana use may increase a person's risk of death from high blood pressure. Over the two-decade-long study period, marijuana users, whose level and frequency ...
Study linking cardiovascular death and marijuana far from conclusiveOregonLive.com
Marijuana Use Triples Death Risk from HypertensionGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Marijuana use holds three-fold blood pressure death risk: studyReuters
Daily Mail -International Business Times UK
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Moscow Mule Copper Mug May Cause Food Poisoning - Tech Times

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 10:36

Tech Times

Moscow Mule Copper Mug May Cause Food Poisoning
Tech Times
Drinking the trendy cocktail drink Moscow mule in copper mug may result in food poisoning marked by diarrhea and yellowing of the skin. Here's why copper and alcoholic beverages should not mix. ( Will Shenton | Wikimedia Commons ). Copper mugs used ...
Copper mugs could be poisoning Moscow Mules, according to health officialsWSET

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Why US won't declare opioid emergency - WFSB

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 00:06

WFSB

Why US won't declare opioid emergency
WFSB
(CNN) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price announced Tuesday that President Donald Trump has no immediate plans to declare the nation's opioid epidemic a public health emergency, a decision that flies in the face of the key ...
Trump Calls Opioids 'No Good,' Urges People Not to Abuse ThemYahoo News
Interim Report - The White HouseThe White House
One mayor's advice to Trump on opioid crisis in West VirginiaCNN
CNN -Department of Justice
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New Hampshire is latest state to sue OxyContin manufacturer - Washington Post

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 00:05

Washington Post

New Hampshire is latest state to sue OxyContin manufacturer
Washington Post
CONCORD, N.H. — The attorney general's office sued Purdue Pharma on Tuesday, alleging that the drug manufacturer has continued its deceptive marketing of OxyContin in a state that has been called the “ground zero” of the opioid epidemic. In a civil ...
New Hampshire Sues Purdue Pharma Over Opioid Marketing PracticesU.S. News & World Report
State sues maker of OxyContinThe Union Leader
The Latest: Hassan blames drug makers for opioid crisisMiami Herald
New Hampshire Public Radio -NH1 News -WMUR Manchester -My Fox Boston
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A secret, supervised place where users can inject drugs has been operating in the US for three years - Washington Post

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 22:04

Washington Post

A secret, supervised place where users can inject drugs has been operating in the US for three years
Washington Post
Somewhere in a U.S. city, a small nonprofit organization has been hosting a secret site where users can inject drugs under the supervision of trained staff who provide clean needles and guard against overdoses, researchers said Tuesday. The site, which ...
Drug War Civil Disobedience: In One City, an Unsanctioned Safe Injection Site Has Been Operating for Three YearsAlterNet
Safe Injection Sites Could Save Lives, Researchers Who Studied Underground US Drug Haven ConcludeTheStranger.com

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Feds abandon plans to test all truckers, train engineers for sleep apnea - WDTN

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 18:53

WDTN

Feds abandon plans to test all truckers, train engineers for sleep apnea
WDTN
DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Trump administration's announcement it's scrapping an Obama-era push for federal requirements to test all truck drivers and train engineers for sleep apnea is drawing mixed reactions. The administration calls it an effort to ...

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Regulators Pull Plan To Test Truckers, Train Operators For Sleep Apnea - NPR

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 17:34

NPR

Regulators Pull Plan To Test Truckers, Train Operators For Sleep Apnea
NPR
Two agencies in the Transportation Department are ending their push for a rule that would have required truck drivers and train operators to be tested for obstructive sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that's been linked to preventable accidents. The ...
US nixes sleep apnea test plan for truckers, train engineersKY3

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Study casts doubt on music therapy for kids with autism - KSAT San Antonio

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 15:33

KSAT San Antonio

Study casts doubt on music therapy for kids with autism
KSAT San Antonio
"I was with someone, and we were in a room, and we were just playing a piano," Jones, 23, a resident of New York, said of his first music therapy session. More Health Headlines. Study: Colorectal cancer deaths rise among younger adults · US drug ...
Music therapy has little added benefit for autismHealio
High quality early intervention for children with autism quickly results in costs savingsMedical Xpress
Autism fun nightGettysburg Times

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