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More US children confirmed with paralyzing polio-like illness AFM - CNN

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More US children confirmed with paralyzing polio-like illness AFM
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(CNN) More children have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis, the polio-like paralyzing illness, according to numbers released Monday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There have now been 106 confirmed cases of AFM in 29 ...
Acute Flaccid Myelitis | AFM Surveillance | CDCCDC
CDC's handling of polio-like illness criticized by its own advisersCNN

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More calories burned when diet is low in carbs - Reuters

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More calories burned when diet is low in carbs
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(Reuters Health) - For years dieters were told that a calorie is a calorie, but a new study suggests people may burn more calories on a low-carb diet than on a diet rich in carbohydrates. “These findings showed that all calories are not alike to the ...
Confused about carbs?Harvard Health
Cutting carbs instead of calories keeps weight off, study saysTribune-Review
Cutting this one thing can help keep the weight off, study saysWPXI Pittsburgh
Pacifica Tribune -Maxim -Highlight Press -All4Women
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Prenatal exposure to air pollution linked to autism risk, study says - CNN

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Prenatal exposure to air pollution linked to autism risk, study says
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(CNN) Prenatal exposure to ambient air pollution was associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder, a new study finds. Pregnant women in Vancouver who were exposed to the highest level of environmental nitric oxide, an airborne, ...
Does Air Pollution Raise Autism Risk?HealthDay
SFU links air pollution and autism - but will anyone listen?Burnaby Now (blog)
Vancouver study shows air pollution linked to possibility of autismVancouver Sun
National Institute of Mental Health - NIH -Facebook -University of Aberdeen -The JAMA Network
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Excruciating moment bikini-clad Russian girl breaks her ankle dive-bombing into FROZEN lake - The Sun

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Excruciating moment bikini-clad Russian girl breaks her ankle dive-bombing into FROZEN lake
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THIS is the excruciating moment a young woman jumps into an ice-cold lake in Russia - only to find it's entirely frozen over. The brave swimmer was filmed dive-bombing into the lake in winter in her underwear and landing on the rock-hard ice - leaving ...
Woman strips to underwear and jumps into frozen lake - but it doesn't go to planMirror.co.uk

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Company hiked price for opioid overdose treatment 600 percent: Senate report - The Hill

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Company hiked price for opioid overdose treatment 600 percent: Senate report
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A drug company “exploited the opioid crisis” by hiking the price of a drug to treat opioid overdoses by more than 600 percent between 2014 and 2017, according to a new Senate report. The report from the Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations ...
Sen. Tom Carper: Pharma company kaléo inflated OD-reversing drug price by 600 percentThe News Journal
Naloxone: The life-saving drug more Americans needCBS News
Drug company boosted naloxone drug EVZIO by 600 percent, Senate probe showsWashington Times
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Malaria on the rise in more than 13 countries, experts warn - CNN

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Malaria on the rise in more than 13 countries, experts warn
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(CNN) After almost two decades of decline, malaria cases have significantly risen in 13 countries, prompting concern that much more is needed to combat the epidemic. Many other countries have also seen their numbers either rise or plateau, according to ...
Faltering malaria fight should refocus on high-risk countries, says WHOReuters
Global fight against malaria has stalled, WHO warnsYahoo News
WHO and partners launch new country-led response to put stalled malaria control efforts back on trackWorld Health Organization
Telegraph.co.uk -Genetic Literacy Project
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One-third of US parents plan to skip flu shots for their kids this season - fox2now.com

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One-third of US parents plan to skip flu shots for their kids this season
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Thirty-four percent of US parents said their child was unlikely to get the flu vaccine this year, according to a report published Monday by C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. The online poll, which was administered in October, looked at 1,977 parents who ...
If your child needs a flu shot, SC pharmacies may not be the best betGreenville News
Estimates of Flu Vaccination Coverage among Children — United States, 2017–18 Flu Season | FluVaxView ... - CDCCDC
Flu season is around the corner. Is your family prepared?CNN International
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Northwestern study adds fuel to discussion over sesame allergies, food labels - Chicago Tribune

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Northwestern study adds fuel to discussion over sesame allergies, food labels
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Sesame is the ninth most common food allergen for kids, and nearly one in three children with a sesame allergy is rushed to the emergency room each year, according to new research that comes as the federal government considers adding sesame to the list ...
One in Five Kids with Food Allergies Treated in Emergency Department in Past YearNewswise (press release)
New concerns about sesame allergiesfox2now.com
FDA Looks Into Requiring Allergy Labels for SesameKTLA
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Anti-vaccination stronghold in NC hit with state's worst chickenpox outbreak in 2 decades - Washington Post

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Anti-vaccination stronghold in NC hit with state's worst chickenpox outbreak in 2 decades
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Chickenpox has taken hold of a school in North Carolina where many families claim religious exemption from vaccines. Cases of chickenpox have been multiplying at the Asheville Waldorf School, which serves children from nursery school to sixth grade in ...
Anti-vaccination stronghold in NC hit with worst chickenpox outbreak in 2 decadesSyracuse.com
Chickenpox outbreak grows as Asheville private schoolWLOS

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Muscle disease in children has doctors baffled - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

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Muscle disease in children has doctors baffled
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
MARRERO, La. – By the time Jourdan Loyola was finally diagnosed with a rare and baffling condition called acute flaccid myelitis two years ago, the 5-year-old could not move his neck, right arm or either leg. Unsure how to treat the unusual condition ...
Man diagnosed with mysterious polio-like illnessWKOW
Mysterious polio-like virus also causes neurological symptomsSTLtoday.com
Health Beat: Polio-like DiseaseWNYT

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Genetic Profiling for Breast Cancer in Childhood Cancer Survivors - LWW Journals

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Genetic Profiling for Breast Cancer in Childhood Cancer Survivors
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A combined evaluation of common variants with small effects and rare predisposing mutations among young female childhood cancer survivors may further stratify this high-risk population for subsequent breast cancer risk (Clin Cancer Res 2018; ...
Family history of breast cancer may increase males' riskBrunswick News
Busting myths about breast cancerJakarta Post
Medical News Today: Are red spots on the breast a sign of cancer?Hartsburg News

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4 Texas Infants Got Botulism, Why You Should Never Give Infants Honey Pacifiers - Forbes

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4 Texas Infants Got Botulism, Why You Should Never Give Infants Honey Pacifiers
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Lots of pacifier news this week. By lots, I mean two news items, because let's face it, pacifiers aren't exactly the Kardashians when it comes to getting media attention. I already wrote about one piece of pacifier news for Forbes, a study examining ...
Texas Cases Of Infant Botulism Linked To Honey Pacifiers From MexicoNewsweek
FDA reminds parents to not give babies honey pacifiers after infants contract botulismKRNV My News 4
Honey pacifiers linked to 4 infant botulism cases: Texas health officialsKTRK-TV
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San Francisco Shouldn't Cancel School Because of the Fires - Brinkwire (press release)

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San Francisco Shouldn't Cancel School Because of the Fires
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Many districts in the San Francisco area canceled school on Friday, citing the bad air quality caused by smoke from the Camp Fire. Smoke is expected to linger in the area until Wednesday, which likely means we'll see some “smoke days” next week, too.

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Anti-vaccination community in North Carolina hit with chickenpox outbreak - New York Daily News

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Anti-vaccination community in North Carolina hit with chickenpox outbreak
New York Daily News
This community checked every box for a chickenpox outbreak. A North Carolina grade school with one of the state's highest anti-vaccination rates has become ground zero for an outbreak of the disease, which causes rashy, itchy skin and leads to death in ...
At least 36 kids at school sick with chickenpox; school has high non-vaccination rateFox 32 Chicago
Chickenpox outbreak at school full of unvaccinated childrenNewshub

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Living in a cold, dark climate more likely to lead to heavy drinking - BBC News

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Living in a cold, dark climate more likely to lead to heavy drinking
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People who live in cold climates with less sunlight are more likely to drink heavily, according to a new study. Research from the US has established a link between average temperature, hours of sunlight and alcohol consumption. Data from 193 countries ...
People more likely to binge drink in colder countries, study findsTelegraph.co.uk
People living in colder regions drink more alcohol, study findsThe Independent
People in cold climates more likely to drink heavily, study claimsClacton and Frinton Gazette
The Sydney Morning Herald -HeraldScotland -SBS -The Times
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Sucking on your infant's pacifier could protect against allergies, research says - USA TODAY

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Sucking on your infant's pacifier could protect against allergies, research says
USA TODAY
Parents, don't be afraid to suck. That's the advice of new research that, while distasteful – maybe literally, depending on where the pacifier's been dropped – could protect infants from developing allergies. The findings are being presented at the ...
The Ups and Downs of Omalizumab for Severe Asthma with Bill Busse, MDMD Magazine
Licking Pacifier to Clean It May Cut Allergy RiskMedscape
Sucking on your baby's pacifier may protect them from allergiesThe Hilltop Monitor
Tech Times -MedicalResearch.com (blog) -sbDirtySouthSoccer -Pulmonology Advisor
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Experimental treatment helps 2 out of 3 peanut allergy sufferers, study finds - CNN

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Experimental treatment helps 2 out of 3 peanut allergy sufferers, study finds
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(CNN) Sometimes, Ellis Glover would be forced to leave her friends and sit at a lunch table where no one was eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. "I wanted to sit with my good, good friends, but I couldn't," the 10-year-old said. "If you're a kid ...
New Treatment to Protect People with Peanut Allergies ready for FDA ReviewNewswise (press release)
Peanut allergy treatment around the corner but cost raises concernsThe Guardian
Severe peanut allergy could be beaten by building up tolerance, study claimsClacton and Frinton Gazette
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Virginia county gets approval to open needle exchange - Washington Post

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Virginia county gets approval to open needle exchange
Washington Post
MARION, Va. — A county in Southwest Virginia plans to open the state's third needle exchange. The Roanoke Times reports that the state has given Smyth County permission to open an exchange in Marion. State health department HIV prevention planner ...

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