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Louisiana Ranks 2nd for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis Rates - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 13:27

KOMO News

Louisiana Ranks 2nd for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis Rates
U.S. News & World Report
Sexually transmitted diseases have increased across the U.S. for a third consecutive year and Louisiana ranked second-highest for each of the three STDs measured. Oct. 11, 2017, at 9:27 a.m.. Louisiana Ranks 2nd for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis Rates ...
STD rates increase in WashingtonKXRO Newsradio
Are You Having Sex? If answer is yes, you might want to read thisSky Valley Chronicle
Louisiana ranked No. 2 in chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis ratesNOLA.com
KOMO News -L.A. Weekly -Longview Daily News -Church Militant
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Penn State to Delay Registration for Non-Vaccinated Students - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 13:13

Laredo Morning Times

Penn State to Delay Registration for Non-Vaccinated Students
U.S. News & World Report
Penn State says students who don't have up-to-date vaccinations won't be able to register for spring classes. Oct. 11, 2017, at 9:13 a.m.. Penn State to Delay Registration for Non-Vaccinated Students ...
Penn State cracks down on immunizationsWTAJ
Penn State Students Without Proof of Immunizations Can't Register for ClassesState College News
How Jerry Sandusky Hurt a Future Generation of PhysiciansPager Publications, Inc.

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You should get the flu shot—even if it won't keep you from getting sick - Popular Science

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 12:24

Popular Science

You should get the flu shot—even if it won't keep you from getting sick
Popular Science
This might sound like sacrilege, but it's not hard to understand why over half of all people in the U.S. avoid getting the flu shot every year. It's a real pain—let's just start there. Lots of people hate needles or are outright afraid of them, and ...
Flu season has arrived; good time to get vaccinatedKTVZ
High dose flu vaccines recommended for seniorsWKYT
21st MDS answers flu FAQsSchriever Air Force Base
Kane County Chronicle -News On 6 -Augusta Free Press -Ferris State Torch
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Madagascans battle to evade growing plague outbreak - Medical Xpress

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 11:44

The Sun Daily

Madagascans battle to evade growing plague outbreak
Medical Xpress
The little footbridge near Justin Rakatoarivony's home is submerged in a murky green liquid the texture of sewage. But he has no choice but to cross it every day on his way to work in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar. The filthy conditions in ...
Deadly outbreak of plague that can be spread through cough cripples MadagascarFox News
Why is there a plague outbreak in Antananarivo?Aljazeera.com
Seychelles: Visitors to Seychelles Who Spent Time in Madagascar to Be Monitored By Health OfficialsAllAfrica.com
Express.co.uk -Anadolu Agency -Emergency-Live (press release) (blog) -The Independent
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Lifelong Democrat Michael Black runs on Republican ballot in State College mayoral race - The Daily Collegian Online

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 07:06

The Daily Collegian Online

Lifelong Democrat Michael Black runs on Republican ballot in State College mayoral race
The Daily Collegian Online
Earlier this year, Michael Black ran as a Democratic candidate in the primaries of the State College mayoral race. But after receiving the nomination on the by write-in votes, he is up for election this November on the Republican ballot. Black first ...

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How Australia's Mental Health System Is Broken - Pedestrian TV

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 06:25

Pedestrian TV

How Australia's Mental Health System Is Broken
Pedestrian TV
CONTENT WARNING: This piece discusses mental health and attempted suicide. Please be aware that some of the contents might be distressing. When Sam* was taken to hospital via ambulance after a deliberate overdose a few years ago, the last thing she ...
World Mental Health Day: How Bad Sleep Can Literally Make You Go CrazyNewsweek
World Mental Health Day: Breaking down stigmasKARE
Mental health: Catching the warning signs before the symptoms become severeThe Aggie
Outlook India -Universe.byu.edu -The Mary Sue -The Independent
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Epidurals Don't Necessarily Slow Labor, Study Finds - HuffPost

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:46

HuffPost

Epidurals Don't Necessarily Slow Labor, Study Finds
HuffPost
A new study suggests women don't take longer to deliver their babies if they continue to have epidural medication while pushing. For years, doctors and natural birth proponents have been concerned that epidural analgesia slows down how long it takes a ...
Epidurals Do Not Prolong LaborNew York Times
Study Debunks Notion That Epidurals Prolong LaborHealthDay
Long Epidural Infusion Had No Effect on Second-Stage LaborMedPage Today
News-Medical.net -Telegraph.co.uk -GMA News -The Australian
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Dr. Samadi: Being overweight is linked to 40% of cancer cases - New York Daily News

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 23:10

New York Daily News

Dr. Samadi: Being overweight is linked to 40% of cancer cases
New York Daily News
Here's one more reason to reach a healthier body weight — a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says cancers associated with being overweight or obese account for 40% of all diagnoses of the disease in the United ...
Weight Loss May Reduce the Risk of Developing Cancer; Try these Foods to Shed Those Extra KilosNDTV
Screening, prevention cited as keys in colon cancer fightOneonta Daily Star
Can being 12 pounds overweight make you more likely to get cancer?The Herald-Times
Facts Herald -Medgadget (blog) -Otaku Reports
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Opioid Crisis: Historic Cape Cod Town Experiencing Staggering Toll - NBCNews.com

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 22:57

NBCNews.com

Opioid Crisis: Historic Cape Cod Town Experiencing Staggering Toll
NBCNews.com
NBC News' Kate Snow goes inside Falmouth Elementary School, where the staff is dealing with tragedy after tragedy as a result of the opioid crisis. Share Video; Facebook · Twitter · E-mail; Embed. Copy this code to your website or blog.
Falmouth To Make National NewsCapeNews.net

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Ten times more children and teens obese today than 40 years ago - CNN

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 22:32

CNN

Ten times more children and teens obese today than 40 years ago
CNN
(CNN) The number of obese children and adolescents rose to 124 million in 2016 -- more than 10 times higher than the 11 million classified as obese 40 years ago, in 1975. A further 213 million children and adolescents were overweight in 2016, finds a ...
New maps show big divide between the world's overweight and underweight childrenWashington Post
Childhood Obesity Has Risen 10 Times WorldwideTIME
Children's obesity rates in rich countries may have peakedABC News
HealthDay -The Guardian -Financial Times -World Health Organization
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IU to spend $50 million to fight Indiana's opioid crisis - Fox 59

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 21:39

Fox 59

IU to spend $50 million to fight Indiana's opioid crisis
Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indiana University officials announced a 5-year, $50 million initiative to study and curb the Hoosier State's opioid crisis. IU President Michael McRobbie said it's the largest and most comprehensive state-based response to the ...
Indiana University joins forces to fight opioid crisisWSBT-TV
IU, Gov. Holcomb Announce $50 Million Initiative To Fight Opioid CrisisPatch.com
Indiana University commits $50 million to fight opioid epidemicWTHR
Newsandtribune -Bradenton Herald -Tristatehomepage.com -Indianapolis Star
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Harvard Study Shows Actual Number of People Killed by US Police - Inverse

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:51

Inquirer.net

Harvard Study Shows Actual Number of People Killed by US Police
Inverse
In a revelatory new study published Tuesday, Harvard public health researchers report that in 2015, a total of 1,166 people were killed by police in the United States. What's staggering about this research is not just the massive number of police ...
More than half of police killings not officially documented on US death certificatesEurekAlert (press release)
How Many People Are Really Killed by Police in the United States?Pacific Standard
More than half of police killings not officially documented on US death certificates, Harvard study claimsDaily Mail

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Fertility Tests May Not Gauge Biological Clock - WebMD

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:27

Fertility Tests May Not Gauge Biological Clock
WebMD
TUESDAY, Oct. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Women in their 30s and early 40s who want to know whether their biological clocks are running out should skip fertility testing, a new study suggests. Fertility clinics commonly use blood and urine tests to ...

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How fever in early pregnancy can cause birth defects - CNN

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 18:54

CNN

How fever in early pregnancy can cause birth defects
CNN
(CNN) Running a high fever during early pregnancy is known to be dangerous. A first-trimester fever can increase a baby's risk of developing a congenital heart defect and certain facial deformities, such as cleft lip or cleft palate. But is it the ...
How fever in early pregnancy causes heart, facial birth defectsEurekAlert (press release)
A mother's fever during early pregnancy can cause heart and facial defects in her baby, study claimsDaily Mail

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How to dump someone the humane way - Washington Post

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 16:55

Washington Post

How to dump someone the humane way
Washington Post
Planning on dumping a partner, firing an employee or otherwise delivering bad news to someone this week? A new Brigham Young University study offers advice on how to minimize the psychological damage you inflict when you drop your bombshell.

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Just how important is your egg count for fertility? - CNN

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:03

CNN

Just how important is your egg count for fertility?
CNN
(CNN) Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh, a San Francisco-based reproductive endocrinologist, sees it almost everyday in her practice. Women come into the fertility specialist's office fearful and tearful that they may never have children, she said. The results of ...
Fertility MOT tests 'a waste of money'BBC News
Biomarkers of Low Ovarian Reserve May Not Predict Fertility as Previously ThoughtNewswise (press release)
Biomarkers indicating diminished reserve of eggs not associated with reduced fertilityMedical Xpress

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Close your eyes to listen – you might understand more - The Guardian

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 14:20

The Guardian

Close your eyes to listen – you might understand more
The Guardian
Combining information from a person's voice with their facial expressions and other cues might seem like a way to boost understanding: not so, say researchers. Photograph: Piotr Powietrzynski/Getty Images/age fotostock RM. Psychology ...
How to know what someone is REALLY feeling: Listen to their voice instead of focusing on their facial expressionsDaily Mail
Listeners Glean Emotions Better from Voice-Only CommunicationsYale News
If you want to read people's emotions, close your eyes and listenInternational Business Times UK
Today.com
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This one simple thing can help keep urinary tract infections at bay - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:45

Chicago Tribune

This one simple thing can help keep urinary tract infections at bay
Chicago Tribune
Adding more water to your daily routine can help lower the risk of urinary tract infections, according to researchers. (Getty Images). Karen PallaritoHealthDay. Drinking plenty of water each day may have an unexpected benefit — staving off urinary ...
Ask the doctorsBismarck Tribune
Drinking plenty of water may reduce urinary tract infections in womenGuardian (blog)
This beverage might lower your risk for getting a UTI (and it's not cranberry juice)Well+Good
Public News Service -IT Business Net (press release) -DeathRattleSports.com
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Hidden Scar surgery hides marks, reminders of breast cancer - Baltimore Sun

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:01

Baltimore Sun

Hidden Scar surgery hides marks, reminders of breast cancer
Baltimore Sun
Tami Weeks talks about her experience after having Hidden Scar surgery which minimizes scarring from breast cancer surgery. (Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun video). Meredith CohnContact ReporterThe Baltimore Sun. When Tami Weeks was ...
Fay: My wife's re-diagnosis made me realize I needed to help fight cancerWCPO
Breast cancer survivor raising money to help others fight the diseaseABC News
Intermountain Healthcare to study alternative breast cancer screening methodDeseret News
Salt Lake Tribune -Times Daily -WFMY News 2 -ABC2 News
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Anthrax may have caused the sudden death of 100 hippos - Boston Herald

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 09:08

Boston Herald

Anthrax may have caused the sudden death of 100 hippos
Boston Herald
A hippopotamus in a river near Chitabe in the Okavango Delta in northern part of Botswana. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Google+ Google+Share to Reddit Reddit. 0 comments. More than 100 ...
Anthrax killed more than 100 hippos in Namibia, officials sayUPI.com
More than 100 hippos dead after suspected 'anthrax outbreak' in NamibiaThe Independent
Anthrax outbreak panic: Could CANNIBAL hippos spread deadly infection?Express.co.uk
BBC News -The Guardian -Newsmax -International Business Times
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