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The Magic Pill: How do the health claims in Pete Evans' paleo diet doco stack up? - ABC News

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The Magic Pill: How do the health claims in Pete Evans' paleo diet doco stack up?
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A documentary by celebrity chef Pete Evans — which depicts a high-fat, low-carb diet as a treatment for autism, asthma and even cancer — is back in the spotlight this month after Netflix was urged to pull the film from its streaming service. The ...
15 Best and Worst Keto Diet FoodsPrevention.com

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Lawsuit: Detained Immigrant Children in Texas Forced to Take Antipsychotic Drugs - Gizmodo

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Lawsuit: Detained Immigrant Children in Texas Forced to Take Antipsychotic Drugs
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A June 1 protest in New York against the Trump administration's policy to separate undocumented children from their parents at the border. Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images). A series of heartbreaking investigative stories published Wednesday by ...
The most shocking abuse allegations against shelters for immigrant childrenQuartz
Immigrant children forcibly injected with drugs at Texas shelter, lawsuit claimsTexas Tribune
Migrant children sent to shelters with histories of abuse allegationsReveal
Sheila Jackson Lee -DocumentCloud -ACLU of Southern California
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'Transsexualism' removed from World Health Organization's disease manual - NBCNews.com

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 23:30

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'Transsexualism' removed from World Health Organization's disease manual
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The World Health Organization removed “transsexualism” from the International Classification of Diseases, a diagnostic manual of illnesses used by most countries around the world. The change was announced earlier this week as part of the newest version ...
WHO Calls 'Gaming Disorder' Mental Health ConditionWebMD
Being transgender no longer classified as mental illness. Here's whyUSA TODAY
The World Health Organization will stop classifying transgender people as mentally illCNN
Quartz -ThinkProgress -Fortune -Boulder Daily Camera
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'Transsexualism' removed from World Health Organization's disease manual - NBCNews.com

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 23:30

NBCNews.com
'Transsexualism' removed from World Health Organization's disease manual
NBCNews.com
The World Health Organization removed “transsexualism” from the International Classification of Diseases, a diagnostic manual of illnesses used by most countries around the world. The change was announced earlier this week as part of the newest version ...
Being transgender no longer classified as mental illness. Here's whyUSA TODAY
World Health Organization Will No Longer Classify Trans People as 'Mentally Ill'Fortune
WHO declassifies being transgender as a mental illness, undermines Trump's trans military banThinkProgress
FOX 61 -WXYZ -ICD-10 Version:2016 -CNN
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Laser pointer burns hole in boy's retina - CNN

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 23:28

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Laser pointer burns hole in boy's retina
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(CNN) A 9-year-old boy in Greece permanently injured his left eye when he repeatedly gazed into a laser pointer's green beam, doctors say. Examination revealed a large hole in the macula, a small area in the retina that helps with discerning detail in ...

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City To Spray For Mosquitos After Positive West Nile Test - Patch.com

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 23:08

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City To Spray For Mosquitos After Positive West Nile Test
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ARLINGTON, TX — City of Arlington officials will spray for mosquitos after a sample tested positive for the West Nile Virus, the city announced Wednesday. The mosquito carrying the virus was found near South Cooper Street and Lovers Lane. Day one of ...
Tips on avoiding mosquitoes this summerChron.com
First human case of West Nile this year in Illinois reportedChicago Tribune
Mosquitoes in Lowndes Co. test positive for West Nile VirusWCTV
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth -WLS -U.S. News & World Report -Peoria Journal Star
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'Electronic Skin' Allows User of Prosthetic Hand to Feel Pain - Gizmodo

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 21:43

Gizmodo
'Electronic Skin' Allows User of Prosthetic Hand to Feel Pain
Gizmodo
Demonstration of the pain detection task, with built-in reflex. GIF: Osborn et al., 2018/Gizmodo. Current prosthetic limbs aren't yet capable of transmitting complex sensations like texture or pain to the user, but a recent breakthrough by scientists ...
New 'e-dermis' brings sense of touch, pain to prosthetic handsEurekAlert (press release)
A Prosthetic That Feels PainIEEE Spectrum

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'Children must not be abused for political purposes': What health groups say about family separation - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 20:33

Los Angeles Times
'Children must not be abused for political purposes': What health groups say about family separation
Los Angeles Times
America's medical and public health organizations have been unanimous in their criticism of the Trump administration's practice of separating migrant children from their parents at the southern border. President Trump signed an executive order ending ...
Separated Migrant Children Face Lasting Psychological TraumaLive Science
Immigrant Children Separated At Border Could Suffer Depression, Disease And Even Earlier Death, Doctor SaysNewsweek
Children Forcibly Separated from Parents Could Face Lifelong Health ConsequencesHealthline
Houston Public Media -Scientific American
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'Children must not be abused for political purposes': What health groups say about family separation - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 20:33

Los Angeles Times
'Children must not be abused for political purposes': What health groups say about family separation
Los Angeles Times
America's medical and public health organizations have been unanimous in their criticism of the Trump administration's practice of separating migrant children from their parents at the southern border. President Trump signed an executive order ending ...
Separated Migrant Children Face Lasting Psychological TraumaLive Science
Immigrant Children Separated At Border Could Suffer Depression, Disease And Even Earlier Death, Doctor SaysNewsweek
Children Forcibly Separated from Parents Could Face Lifelong Health ConsequencesHealthline
POPSUGAR -Houston Public Media -Scientific American -Vox
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New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot - ABC News

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 20:05

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New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot
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A newer kind of flu vaccine only worked a little bit better in seniors this past winter than traditional shots, the government reported Wednesday. Overall, flu vaccines barely worked at all in keeping people 65 and older out of the hospital, with ...
New flu vaccine worked only a little better than traditional shot for seniorsSeattle Times
AP, HHMI expand collaboration to bolster health, science coverage - Associated PressAssociated Press

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The World Health Organization will stop classifying transgender people as mentally ill - WCPO

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:21

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The World Health Organization will stop classifying transgender people as mentally ill
WCPO
The World Health Organization no longer classifies transgender people as mentally ill. The United Nations health agency announced Monday in its 11th International Classification of Diseases (ICD) catalog that "gender incongruence" -- the organization's ...
Transgender People No Longer Considered Mentally Ill By The World Health OrganizationHuffPost Canada
Use ICD‑11 - ICD-11 - Mortality and Morbidity StatisticsICD-11 - Mortality and Morbidity Statistics
– World Health Organisation moves to end classifying trans identities as mental illness - TGEUTGEU

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Man awarded $18.4 million in lawsuit over failed HIV test - CBS News

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:14

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Man awarded $18.4 million in lawsuit over failed HIV test
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BOSTON -- A federal jury has awarded $18.4 million in damages to a man who said in a lawsuit that two doctors failed to test him for HIV, which allowed the virus to progress to AIDS. The Boston Globe reports the jury ruled Monday in favor of 48-year ...
Jury verdict for HIV lawyer misdiagnosed awarded $18.4 million by federal courtNBC Right Now
Jury Awards Man $18.4 Million After Doctors Fail to Give Him HIV TestNECN
Federal jury awards HIV patient $18.4 million in medical malpractice lawsuitThe Boston Globe

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Scientists use caffeine to control genes—and treat diabetic mice with coffee - Ars Technica

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:00

Ars Technica
Scientists use caffeine to control genes—and treat diabetic mice with coffee
Ars Technica
In the distant future, your morning cup of joe may not just perk up your brain—it may perk up your genes, too. At least, that's the optimistic outlook of some synthetic biologists in Switzerland. A team led by Martin Fussenegger of ETH Zurich in Basel ...
Health Benefits of Coffee: Mounting Research Suggests You Really Should Be Drinking ItNewsweek

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Man awarded $18.4 million in lawsuit over canceled HIV test - Waco Tribune-Herald

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 16:36

Man awarded $18.4 million in lawsuit over canceled HIV test
Waco Tribune-Herald
BOSTON (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $18.4 million in damages to a man who said in a lawsuit that two doctors failed to test him for HIV, which allowed the virus to progress to AIDS. The Boston Globe reports the jury ruled Monday in favor of 48 ...

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New shingles vaccine is highly effective, long-lasting — and in short supply - Washington Post

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 16:24

Washington Post
New shingles vaccine is highly effective, long-lasting — and in short supply
Washington Post
A national shortage of a new and more effective vaccine to protect adults older than 50 from the painful rash known as shingles is prompting retailers to create waiting lists and the manufacturer to delay additional promotion. Shingrix, licensed in the ...
Doctors worry Shingrix side effects will put patients off their second doseFiercePharma

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Toddler's painful skin condition requires bleach baths to ward off infection - Fox News

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 15:31

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Toddler's painful skin condition requires bleach baths to ward off infection
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A Washington mother said she has to bathe her baby in bleach to help him shed his skin due to a rare disease which leaves him covered in scales. Alicia Barber, 27, washes Jamison, 1, in Clorox bleach twice a week for 15 minutes before exfoliating him ...

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For Survivors of Childhood Cancer, Walk - New York Times

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:02

New York Times
For Survivors of Childhood Cancer, Walk
New York Times
Exercise could improve the life expectancy of adults who survive cancer as children, even if the activity begins years after treatments end, according to an inspiring new study. But the study also finds that many survivors rarely, if ever, move much ...
Colorectal Cancer Is on the Rise in Young AdultsScientific American (blog)
Colon Cancer Rates Rise in Young Adults: Earlier Screening AdvisedHealth Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)
When a loved one has cancer: Communication dos and don'tsBaylor College of Medicine News (press release) (blog)
WDIV ClickOnDetroit -The Advocate
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