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Gun Deaths Up Sharply Among America's Schoolkids
3/22/2019
"It is sobering that in 2017, there were 144 police officers who died in the line of duty and about 1,000 active duty military throughout the world who died, whereas 2,462 school-age children were killed by firearms," the study’s senior author said.
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Three Clues to Raised Risk of Miscarriage
3/22/2019
The study found that after one miscarriage, the risk of another increased by half. After two miscarriages, the risk doubled. After three consecutive miscarriages, the risk quadrupled.
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Another Study Links Pesticide Exposure, Autism
3/22/2019
The study corroborates and builds on previous work, but it also suggests that not all children who are exposed to the same pesticides will go on to develop autism, one expert noted.
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Common Drug Combo Found to Cut Skin Cancer Odds
3/22/2019
A two-ointment combo used to clear crusty skin growths known as actinic keratosis also has been found to greatly reduce the odds for squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs), the second most common form of skin cancer.
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What Besides Opioids Can Help Post-C-Section Pain?
3/22/2019
Pain after a C-section can be controlled effectively with ibuprofen and acetaminophen, researchers said. For those who do need opioids, a lower dose can work.
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Mailed Home Colon Cancer Tests Boost Screening
3/22/2019
Researchers believe that mailing the screening kits directly to patients, which frames participation as the default, reduced steps in the process, and made it easier for patients to get screened and catch colorectal cancer earlier or even potentially prevent it from occurring.
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Recall: Tyson Chicken Strips Might Contain Metal
3/22/2019
This is the second major recall of a Tyson product this year. In January, the company recalled 5-pound plastic packages of chicken nuggets because they might have been contaminated with pieces of rubber.
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Overdose Deaths From Fentanyl Soaring: Report
3/22/2019
In 2011 and 2012, about 1,600 deaths a year were attributed to fentanyl overdose. Then, the toll began to rise, topping out at 18,000 in 2016, according to the report.
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CBD Products Now Sold at CVS Stores in 8 States
3/22/2019
Curaleaf operates more than 40 marijuana dispensaries across 12 states and also offers hemp-derived products including lotions, tinctures, vape pens and patches.
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Doctor Group: Changed Nasal Flu Vaccine OK for Kids
3/21/2019
Changes to the nasal spray appear to have improved its effectiveness, and the American Academy of Pediatrics is now endorsing it as well as flu shots to protect children.
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Psychosis Risk Varies With ADHD Meds, Still Small
3/21/2019
In the study, people who took amphetamines, like Adderall and Vyvanse, seemed to carry a relatively greater risk than the methylphenidates Ritalin and Concerta.
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Buyer Beware: Seafood 'Fraud' Rampant, Report Says
3/21/2019
Popular and pricey fish like sea bass and snapper had the highest levels of mislabeling -- 55% for sea bass and 42% for snapper.
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Gov. Exposed Kids to Chickenpox
3/21/2019
Republican Governor Matt Bevin’s actions of deliberately exposing his children to a disease are "unfortunate and not an example for any of us," infectious disease expert Dr. William Schaffner told the associated press.
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Recall: Baby Cough Syrup for Deadly Bacteria Risk
3/21/2019
Infants and young children and those with weakened immune systems are most at risk. There have been no reported illnesses connected to DG/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus as of March 20.
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Pediatrician Sentenced for Abusing 31 Children
3/21/2019
Barto did not apologize or make a statement in court, the AP said. He pleaded guilty in December to sexually abusing two family members.
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Is Medical Pot a Blessing for Seniors?
3/20/2019
In states that legalized medical marijuana, there was a 4.8 percent decrease in reported pain for conditions that qualified for pot treatment (cancer, arthritis, glaucoma and pain), compared to states without medical marijuana.
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Is Your Doctor Helping or Hurting You Lose Weight?
3/20/2019
A little empathy from a health care professional goes a long way for a few reasons.
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Mysterious SCAD Heart Attack Strikes Younger Women
3/20/2019
While rare, more than 90% of people who suffer a SCAD heart attack are women, and it’s responsible for 40% of heart attacks in women under the age of 50.
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FDA Takes New Look at Breast Implant Safety
3/20/2019
On Tuesday, the FDA warned two breast implant makers that they'd failed to conduct adequate long-term studies of their implants' effects on women's health.
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Scalding Hot Tea May Boost Esophageal Cancer Risk
3/20/2019
A previous study linked hot tea with esophageal cancer, but this new one is the first to pinpoint a specific temperature, according to the researchers.
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Walk, Dance, Clean: Just Move to Live Longer
3/20/2019
Americans who got in just 10 to 59 minutes of moderate physical activity every week had an 18 percent lower risk of death from any cause, compared with couch potatoes, the researchers found
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FDA Approves First Drug for Postpartum Depression
3/20/2019
The drug, Zulesso (brexanolone), is delivered via intravenous infusion.
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Roundup Caused Man's Cancer: Jury
3/20/2019
Monsanto, now owned by pharmaceutical company Bayer, faces more than 9,000 Roundup-related lawsuits in the United States, The Guardian reported.
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Can High-Potency Pot Make You Psychotic?
3/20/2019
As many as 1 in 5 newly diagnosed cases of psychosis might be linked to daily cannabis use, according to data gathered from 11 hospitals across Europe.
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Kale Is a Surprise on 2019's 'Dirty Dozen' List
3/20/2019
For the report, researchers ranked pesticide contamination of 47 fruits and vegetables based on an analysis of more than 40,000 samples taken by the USDA and FDA.
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