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Cannabis-related incidents are sending more Coloradans to the ER

In addition, emergency department visits for psychiatric events and cardiovascular symptoms were more likely to be due to edible marijuana than inhaled marijuana. Volkow and Baler added that Monte and...

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A revolutionary male contraceptive pill has been deemed safe

A revolutionary male contraceptive pill has been deemed safe

The experimental contraceptive, 11-Beta-MNTDC, is a "sister compound" to dimethandrolone undecanoate, or DMAU, the first potential male birth control pill to undergo testing by the same research tea...

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Dems cry foul as Trump calls for striking down 'Obamacare'

Dems cry foul as Trump calls for striking down 'Obamacare'

Constitution because it required people to buy health insurance . "Protecting people with pre-existing conditions , access to health care and controlling health care costs were on everybody's mi...

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Senate kills proposal to take up Green New Deal

Senate kills proposal to take up Green New Deal

Sen. Pat Roberts, a Republican of Kansas who chairs the Agriculture Committee, said that just as supporters of the Green New Deal believe they have moral imperative of protecting the planet, mem...

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NY county to declare state of emergency over measles outbreak

NY county to declare state of emergency over measles outbreak

The state of emergency in Rockland county, which comes into effect at midnight on Tuesday, bars anyone under 18 who is not vaccinated against measles from public places for 30 days. The state legislat...

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The nationwide opioid litigation movement reached its first major settlement

State officials have said that since 2009, more Oklahoma residents have died from opioid-related deaths than in vehicle crashes. The companies deny wrongdoing. Purdue Pharma introduced OxyContin mor...

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Trump administration backs decision to strike down Obamacare

Trump administration backs decision to strike down Obamacare

Upending the law could prove politically unsafe for the Trump Administration and Republicans who are backing the law's repeal. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi also talked up the party's ...

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Trump administration says the WHOLE of Obamacare needs to be scrapped

Heading into next year's election, Democrats will nearly certainly attempt to capitalize on the Trump administration's decision not to defend the rest of the law, including the Medicaid expansion th...

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Big Sean Posts Empowering Message About Mental Health And Therapy

Big Sean Posts Empowering Message About Mental Health And Therapy

Big Sean had an eventful 2017, releasing his I Decided mixtape in February and his collaborative Metro Boomin album, Double Or Nothing , in December. "I started realizing, you can't depend on so...

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Number of Ebola cases in Congo exceeds 1,000

Number of Ebola cases in Congo exceeds 1,000

The organization cited "increased security challenges, including the recent direct attacks on treatment centers, and pockets of community mistrust" as causes for the uptick. "We need redoubled support...

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FDA Approves First Postpartum Melancholy Drug

FDA Approves First Postpartum Melancholy Drug

What's more, the improvement lasted 30 days after their infusion. It also affects the relationship between the mother and her baby. "So getting the mother well as fast as possible is critical". The FD...

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[H]ardOCP: The DHS Issues Medical Advisory for Medtronic Cardiac Devices

[H]ardOCP: The DHS Issues Medical Advisory for Medtronic Cardiac Devices

Researchers from Clever Security discovered Medtronic's proprietary protocol for wirelessly connecting monitors to the devices did not use encryption to prevent anyone from eavesdropping on the sign...

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Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

These grafts then grew and went on to produce testosterone and sperm. Grady at her 2-week checkup. Childhood cancers rob kids of their youth. For girls, further research will be required on ovar...

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Drinking hot tea and the risk of esophageal cancer

Drinking hot tea and the risk of esophageal cancer

However, waiting for at least four minutes before drinking a cup of freshly boiled tea can reduce the risk of the cancer arising from the oesophagus - the food pipe that runs between the throat and th...

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Additional Measles cases confirmed in Oakland County

Additional Measles cases confirmed in Oakland County

In a press release sent late Thursday night, the Michigan Department of Health and Human services reports four additional cases in the county, with three other cases now under investigation. Last year...

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Province announces catch-up immunization program

Province announces catch-up immunization program

There will be increased public health clinics and a review of all records of school children, with reminder phone calls/letters to parents or guardians of anyone that is not up to date with their immu...

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Peloton exercised by $150m music licensing claim

Peloton exercised by $150m music licensing claim

The case is Downtown Music Publishing LLC et al v Peloton Interactive Inc, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, No. 19-02426. A group of publishers including Downtown Music Publishing...

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Why Hailey Baldwin Says She Is ''Frustrated'' by Justin Bieber's Fans

Why Hailey Baldwin Says She Is ''Frustrated'' by Justin Bieber's Fans

According to editors at People , the couple has put their plans for a big ceremony on an indefinite hold while they work through the pop star's issues. Whilst another source said the couple aren't "fo...

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Daily aspirin no longer recommended by doctors

Daily aspirin no longer recommended by doctors

However, a 2018 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine involving more than 19,000 people, mostly over the age of 70 in Australia and the United States, concluded that a daily low...

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County Health Officials: Don't Let Fear, Cost Preclude Life-Saving Colon Cancer Screening

County Health Officials: Don't Let Fear, Cost Preclude Life-Saving Colon Cancer Screening

Colorectal cancer the second most common cause of cancer deaths in men and women combined. "Colorectal cancer is highly preventable when we screen for it". If nothing is found , it is recommended t...

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Chinese Woman Nearly Dies After Injecting Fruit Juice To

Chinese Woman Nearly Dies After Injecting Fruit Juice To "Stay Healthy"

Liu Jianxiu, the attending doctor, told the Xiaoxiang Morning Herald that Zeng had a severe infection, damage to her liver, kidney and heart, and was in danger of dying of multiple organ failure and...

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Having a male twin is bad for girls, study finds

Having a male twin is bad for girls, study finds

What's to blame? Testosterone, of course. The research found that girls who have or had a twin brother were more likely to display traits like rule-breaking, asocial and aggressive behaviour - tra...

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WHO Philippines: Measles Outbreak, Situation Report 6, 19 March 2019 - Philippines

WHO Philippines: Measles Outbreak, Situation Report 6, 19 March 2019 - Philippines

Between January and October past year , there were 913 confirmed cases of measles in the United Kingdom, a steep rise from 259 in 2017. Auckland Regional Public Service is urging people to get vaccin...

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High-Potency Marijuana Use Linked with Psychosis Risk

High-Potency Marijuana Use Linked with Psychosis Risk

To reach their conclusions, the researchers turned to 11 sites across Europe and another in Brazil and examined new cases of psychosis between 2010 and 2015, finding a total of 901. The study was fu...

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Love Island’s Mike Thalassitis, 26, found dead in North London park

Love Island’s Mike Thalassitis, 26, found dead in North London park

He found fame on the 2017 series of the ITV show. In the wake of the news of his death, the show's host, Caroline Flack, posted: "Mike. you were a total gentleman". I can't imagine how much pain y...

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US OKs drug for post-partum depression

US OKs drug for post-partum depression

The FDA has approved brexanolone, the first treatment specifically targeting postpartum depression, which will be sold as "Zulresso", USA Today reports. The drug, which is administered via an intr...

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Drinking Very Hot Tea Nearly Doubles Risk Of Cancer

Drinking Very Hot Tea Nearly Doubles Risk Of Cancer

Between 2004 and 2017, the researchers detected 317 new cases of esophageal cancer . People who reported drinking their tea less than two minutes after it had been poured relative to those who said...

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Frequent consumption of sugary drinks linked to higher risk of early death

Frequent consumption of sugary drinks linked to higher risk of early death

Not so fast - while swapping out one diet drink a day can help lower the risk, drinking two or more can lead to numerous same health issues. They also may consume more total calories than they oth...

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Two fizzy drinks a day raises risk of fatal heart attack

Two fizzy drinks a day raises risk of fatal heart attack

People who consume lots of sugary sodas and sports drinks every day may be more likely to die early of causes like heart disease and cancer than people who rarely if ever indulge in these bevera...

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NASA astronauts are under attack in space - by herpes

NASA astronauts are under attack in space - by herpes

Being in outer space can have some odd effects on the body, including triggering dormant herpes viruses to reawaken, according to a recent review study. Overall, four of the eight known human herpes...

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Daily aspirin no longer suggested to prevent heart attack

Daily aspirin no longer suggested to prevent heart attack

The age-old approach is no longer recommended for older adults who do not have a high risk of heart disease - or who already have it. Find out more about the new guidance in the video above. But the...

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Drinking sugary beverages linked with early death

Drinking sugary beverages linked with early death

The increased early death risk was more pronounced among women than among men, according to the study. What happened: In a study published by the American Heart Association journal Circulation ...

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Apple Watch can detect irregular heartbeat, study finds

Apple Watch can detect irregular heartbeat, study finds

The study says almost 57% sought medical advice from doctors after getting notified. As part of the study, if an irregular heart rhythm was identified, participants received a notification on their A...

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Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Could Lead To Drop In Cardiac Surgery

Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Could Lead To Drop In Cardiac Surgery

Cardiologists attending the heart meeting, including those not affiliated with the studies , said the results could lead to a new standard of care. The TAVR group also had major vascular injury, ...

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New data in eternal debate over eggs, heart health

New data in eternal debate over eggs, heart health

One study from previous year found that people who ate an egg per day had lower rates of heart disease and bleeding stroke than people who did not eat them, and research from 2016 found that eggs ...

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