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Deadly salmonella outbreak linked to papayas - CNN

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Deadly salmonella outbreak linked to papayas
CNN
(CNN) Forty-seven people in 12 states have become infected with salmonella believed to be linked to yellow Maradol papayas, federal health officials said Friday. Twelve people have been hospitalized, and one death has been reported, according to the US ...
Papayas Sicken 47 in 12 States with Salmonella – 1 DeathFood Poison Journal
One dead, 46 sick in Salmonella outbreak traced to papayasFood Safety News
US CDC says salmonella outbreak linked to papayas sickens 47Reuters
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Chris Christie just did something he says will save lives in NJ - NJ.com

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 20:45

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Chris Christie just did something he says will save lives in NJ
NJ.com
TRENTON -- New Jersey became the third state in the nation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21, Gov. Chris Christie announced Friday, saying, "no one should lose their life due to any addictive substance." New Jersey already had ...
Christie raises smoking age from 19 to 21Philly.com
New Jersey becomes 3rd state to raise smoking age to 21San Francisco Chronicle
Christie Raises Smoking Age To 21 In New JerseyCBS Philly
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New Jersey becomes 3rd state to raise smoking age to 21 - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 20:43

New Jersey becomes 3rd state to raise smoking age to 21
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has become the third state to raise its smoking age to 21. Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed into law Friday a measure that raises the age from 19. Hawaii and California are the only other states where the smoking ...

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Tewksbury Hospital clerk snooped in patient records - The Boston Globe

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 19:40

Tewksbury Hospital clerk snooped in patient records
The Boston Globe
A clerk at the state-run Tewksbury Hospital inappropriately viewed the electronic medical records of 1,100 patients from 2003 to 2017, the Department of Public Health revealed Friday. The clerk, who no longer works at the hospital, had access to ...

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Could cows be the clue that leads to an HIV vaccine? - NHS Choices

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:10

Financial Express
Could cows be the clue that leads to an HIV vaccine?
NHS Choices
"Cows have shown an 'insane' and 'mind-blowing' ability to tackle HIV which will help develop a vaccine, say US researchers," BBC News reports. The report is based on new research in cows that were immunised against HIV before having their immune ...
'Mind-blowing' cows hold clue to beating HIVBBC News
How cows are boosting the search for an HIV vaccineFierceBiotech
Cows have 'remarkable' ability to fight HIV and could hold clue to vaccine, say scientistsThe Independent
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Premature baby held in Mexican hospital until bill was paid arrives in US - USA TODAY

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:53

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Premature baby held in Mexican hospital until bill was paid arrives in US
USA TODAY
INDIANAPOLIS — A baby, born three months premature in a Mexican hospital Tuesday, arrived in Indiana on Thursday evening after being held at the hospital for two days. Michaela Smith and Larry Ralph had been trying to bring their newborn son Beckham ...
Indiana Preemie Held 'Medical Hostage' in Cancun HospitalSheKnows.com
Preemie born in Mexico and held 'hostage' by hospital finally makes it home to IndianaWMTV
Premature newborn held 'hostage' by Mexico hospital finally released to familyCTV News
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No Dye: Cancer Patients' Gray Hair Darkened on Immune Drugs - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:30

U.S. News & World Report
No Dye: Cancer Patients' Gray Hair Darkened on Immune Drugs
U.S. News & World Report
Cancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark in a development that has doctors scratching their heads. July 21, 2017, at 11:40 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. No Dye: Cancer Patients' Gray Hair Darkened on ...
Cancer patients' grey hair unexpectedly darkens in drug studyThe Guardian

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Is Inflammation Bad For You Or Good For You? - NPR

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:02

NPR
Is Inflammation Bad For You Or Good For You?
NPR
Chronic, low-level inflammation seems to play a role in a host of diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer's, cancer and even depression. And even though the science on inflammation and disease is far from settled, tests and ...
How the immune system causes heart diseaseMedical Xpress

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Oxygen therapy revives brain of toddler who almost drowned - CBS News

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 16:52

CBS News
Oxygen therapy revives brain of toddler who almost drowned
CBS News
In one of the first such confirmed cases, an Arkansas toddler who suffered severe brain injury after nearly drowning has had that brain damage reversed, using a new treatment. The treatment is known as hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). It exposes a ...
Did Oxygen Therapy Really 'Reverse' Child's Brain Damage? Experts Are SkepticalLive Science
Experimental oxygen treatment reverses brain damage in toddlerAOL
Toddler's brain damage reversed by treatment after near drowningWTSP 10 News
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Scientists find key 'friendliness' genes that distinguish dogs from wolves - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 16:00

Los Angeles Times
Scientists find key 'friendliness' genes that distinguish dogs from wolves
Los Angeles Times
Your dog is basically a super social wolf, and scientists may have found the gene that makes him want to cuddle with you. A new study shows that friendliness in dogs is associated with the same genes that make some people hyper-social. The study found ...
Why dogs are friendly - it's written in their genesBBC News
Every dog is genetically a very good boyNew York Post
What makes dogs so friendly? Study finds genetic link to super-outgoing peopleScience Magazine
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Iowa board approves new psychiatric hospital - KCCI Des Moines

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:22

KCCI Des Moines
Iowa board approves new psychiatric hospital
KCCI Des Moines
The Iowa Health Facilities Council voted 4-1 Thursday at its meeting in Ankeny in favor of the $15 million, 72-bed hospital proposed by Strategic Behavioral Health. Share. Shares. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! AP. Updated: 6:22 ...
Controversial psychiatric hospital, first of its kind in Iowa, approved for Quad CitiesDesMoinesRegister.com
Proposed Bettendorf Psychiatric Hospital Finally ApprovedWVIK
SBH hospital approved by state board, 4-1Quad City Times
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A Third of Dementia Cases Are Preventable - PsychCentral.com

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:16

Washington Times
A Third of Dementia Cases Are Preventable
PsychCentral.com
A profound new study suggests managing lifestyle factors such as hearing loss, smoking, hypertension, and depression could prevent one-third of the world's dementia cases. Moreover, researchers discovered nonpharmacologic interventions such as social ...
Hints that lifestyle changes might guard against dementiaABC News
About one-third of dementia cases could be prevented by actions that begin in childhood, experts sayLos Angeles Times
One-third of dementia cases could be prevented, report saysCBS News
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Critically ill baby Charlie Gard's parents back in court - ABC News

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:10

Washington Times
Critically ill baby Charlie Gard's parents back in court
ABC News
Charlie Gard's parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at the Royal Courts of Justice in London where the hearing will resume into the case of their terminally-ill baby, Friday July 21, 2017. A British court is giving the parents of 11-month-old ...
Charles Krauthammer: Let Parents' Decide For Little Charlie GardHartford Courant
Charlie Gard: High Court judge slams protesters for 'upsetting other visitors' to Great Ormond StreetThe Independent
It's Down to the Wire for Baby Charlie Gard – Today is His Final Court HearingAmerican Thinker (blog)
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Foods that can suppress appetite, aid weight loss - CNN

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:07

CNN
Foods that can suppress appetite, aid weight loss
CNN
(CNN) Whether it's turning to supplements, juices or new challenging workouts, it seems everyone is looking for the magic weight loss bullet. But sometimes, losing weight may just be a matter of tweaking your diet -- and eating foods that work for you ...

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To Shrink The Mosquito Population, Scientists Are Releasing 20 Million Of Them - NPR

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:25

NPR
To Shrink The Mosquito Population, Scientists Are Releasing 20 Million Of Them
NPR
This summer, scientists in California are releasing 20 million mosquitoes in an effort to shrink the population of mosquitoes that can carry diseases. It sounds counterintuitive. But the plan is to release millions of sterile male mosquitoes, which ...
Scientists plan to trick Zika-carrying mosquitoes into breeding themselves out of existenceWashington Post
Waging war on disease-carrying mosquitoesThe Union Leader
UC Riverside Team Wins $14.9M DARPA Grant for Genetic Mosquito Control ResearchGenomeWeb
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Duo Produced Fentanyl Pills At Home Across Street From Long Island School: Feds - Patch.com

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 06:55

Patch.com
Duo Produced Fentanyl Pills At Home Across Street From Long Island School: Feds
Patch.com
The men reportedly pressed fentanyl, the deadliest drug on Long Island, into pill form to make it look like oxycodone. By Ryan Bonner (Patch National Staff) - Updated July 21, 2017 12:52 am ET. Duo Produced Fentanyl Pills At Home Across Street From ...
Two men busted for running Long Island pill mill that produced dangerous fentanyl drugNew York Daily News
'I Saw Them Out There Barbecuing,' Neighbors Shocked By West Babylon Fentanyl BustCBS New York
Feds: Raid nets fentanyl pills in W. Babylon; 2 arrestedNews 12 Long Island
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Glioblastoma: Here's The Science Behind Senator McCain's Tough Diagnosis - Forbes

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 06:42

Forbes
Glioblastoma: Here's The Science Behind Senator McCain's Tough Diagnosis
Forbes
There are Twitter battles, political battles, and military battles. But all of these pale in comparison to a major health battle. Unfortunately, 80-year old Senator (R-Arizona) John McCain has just learned that he is in a very tough battle for his life ...
6 things to know about glioblastomaFred Hutch News Service
Sen. John McCain Diagnosed With Aggressive Form of Brain TumorSlate Magazine (blog)
Sen. John McCain's type of cancer did not slow Tampa womanTampabay.com
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