‘Brilliant,’ 41 and Lost to AIDS: The Theater World Asks Why
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The death of Michael Friedman, a much-admired composer and lyricist, has left friends and fellow artists asking if they could have done more to help him amid signs of trouble.
Raising Concerns About a Widely Used Test to Measure Fertility
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New research shows that the number of eggs a woman has left doesn’t necessarily predict her ability to conceive naturally.
Important Doctors to Have in Your Phone Book - The Vitals Blog
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It?s important to be prepared for when illness strikes by having reliable doctor?s phone numbers on hand. And while we can?t possibly be ready for every type of malady that could occur, there are common ailments that we know happen each year and should be prepared for.
New mums mental health care concerns
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There is no mother and baby unit in Wales to help those suffering with mental health illnesses.
Could a dietary supplement help to prevent seizures?
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Researchers suggest that glucosamine, a dietary supplement, may help to reduce brain cell excitability, bringing us closer to a new therapy for epilepsy.
Could micronutrient supplements combat ADHD?
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ADHD is difficult to treat. Over recent years, the impact of nutrition has come to the fore. New research investigates the potential use of micronutrients.
Recall: Martha Stewart Knife Set At Macy’s
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Martha Stewart Whiteware Cake Knife and Server set has handles that can break.
?Ethical bordellos:? Op-eds don?t always disclose Big Pharma conflicts of interest
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Drug companies have been promoting their views on the nation’s op-ed pages via commentary writers who come across as neutral-sounding experts, and editors don?t always call out these industry mouthpieces for what they are. Pharma-friendly guest columns have appeared on editorial pages around the country without disclosure of the authors’ drug industry ties, including the ?
'Norovirus cases expected to rise'
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Wales' largest health board urges people to be alert to sickness bug.
How to Turn Theoretical Health Goals Into Practical Habits
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If you've been struggling to believe you're capable of leaving your restrictive dieting mindset behind for good, Anne's story will give you both the hope and
Artificial pancreas automatically manages diabetics' glucose levels
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A novel artificial pancreas (AP) system with a smartphone backbone could automatically monitor and adjust patients' glucose levels with little to no hassle, according to a new clinical study published in the journal Diabetes Care.
Handgun Waiting Periods Save Lives, Study Says
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Time to 'cool off' may prevent some homicides and suicides
Did you manage your pain with medical marijuana following your hysterectomy? | HysterSisters Blog
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Although no cannabinoids are currently FDA-approved as pain relievers, there is ongoing research on their efficacy. There may be some doctors who recommend
Axillary lymph nodes and breast cancer: All you need to know
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We look at axillary lymph nodes and their relation to breast cancer. We look at the diagnosis and the outlook, as well as more information, here.
Graviola: Benefits, side effects, and more
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Graviola is hailed as a wonder herb, but does it live up to its hype? What are the health benefits? Here's what the research has to say.
Dams Hurt Indigenous and Fishing Communities in Brazilian Amazon | Inter Press Service
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The dirty water is killing more and more fish and ‘Taricaya’ yellow-spotted river turtles every day. In addition, the river is not following its usual cycle, and the water level rises or declines without warning, regardless of the season, complained three Munduruku indigenous law students in the south of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest. The change in […]The post Dams Hurt Indigenous and Fishing Communities in Brazilian Amazon appeared first on Inter Press Service.
1 in 9 American Men Infected With Oral HPV
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Vaccine provides protection, but number of boys getting shots remains low, researchers say
How broccoli protects your gut
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New research finds that broccoli might be beneficial for gastrointestinal health; it appears to regulate the microbiome and prevent leaky gut.
Cancer recurrence may be stopped with immunotherapy
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A new study shows how the body's immune system is 'tricked' into not attacking cancer cells, causing relapse. Immunotherapy proves effective in mice.
Nitric Oxide Absorbing Hydrogel Releases Drugs to Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis, Other Diseases |
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At the Institute for Basic Science in Daejeon, South Korea, scientists have developed a hydrogel that responds to the presence of nitric oxide (NO) and rel
How a Tiny Habit Can Help You Push Past a Weight Loss Plateau
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"You have to rig the game so you can win, set yourself the lowest minimal bar to do something. That was really the key to my success." ? Sarah
Doctors are dangerously tired, and health care leaders aren?t taking action
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Long and unpredictable work hours don?t stop during medical training.
The hurricane in Puerto Rico is leading a shortage in saline bags
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Our incredible pharmacists continue to adapt to this latest shortage as they have with every other one: with intelligence and creativity.
In Brief: Folate Supplements During Pregnancy Reduce Risk of Autism
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A recent study from California indicates that taking high-dose folic acid cuts the risk of ASD in half, as compared to women who received lower doses.
Black Children Missing Out on Eczema Treatment: MedlinePlus Health News
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But study finds they tend to have more severe cases of the skin condition than white children
In the Race Against Hunger, we Must Reach the Goal | Inter Press Service
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It is estimated that today, 815 million people suffer from hunger, which corresponds to an increase of 38 million people compared to last year.
Create memories not garbage - ACTUAL ORGANICS
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Metro Vancouver has a campaign called “create memories, not garbage.” The aim is to reduce waste during the holidays. I love this idea, as simplicity and being frugal are hobbies of mine. Create memories not garbage this Christmas Excessive consumption, food waste and unnecessary consumerism upset me. We live on a beautiful planet with finite ?
With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters
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Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says
Top 6 Reasons Why Planting Trees is Beneficial for Environmental and Human Health
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Although most tree species can grow to be towering giants, they are often overlooked. People take trees for granted despite their importance to environmental and human health. Here are the top 6 reasons why planting and protecting trees is beneficial to humans and the environment. Enhanced Air Quality Humans and animals have trees to thank ?
Need Cancer Screening? Where You Work Matters: MedlinePlus Health News
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Americans employed in smaller businesses often lack insurance coverage, study finds
A change is gonna come. Respectful Insolence is moving.
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Here is an important announcement about the future of this blog. Read it, learn it, love it. Orac is going somewhere, but he?s not going anywhere. Yes, RI is moving and changing but staying m…
President Trump cut off the cost-sharing subsidies. Now what?
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In the next few days and weeks we’ll see the first wave of reactions from health plans – and unsubsidized Affordable Care Act exchange shoppers, because of premium increases – to President Trump’s …
South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlements
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SOUTH CAROLINA NURSING HOME SETTLEMENTS One of the main focuses of the Nursing Home Law Center is the protection of nursing home residents and getting them the highest nursing home verdict that ...
Thoughts And Analysis: Trump On Health Care ? Some Say ?Vandalism? And ?Cruel Sabotage,? But What About His Supporters?
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Opinion writers offer a variety of criticisms of President Donald Trump?s recent executive order loosening some health insurance restrictions and his decision to stop federal payments to supp…
Driven to Extremes–How Poverty Fuels Extremism, and How to Help Africa’s Youth | Inter Press Service
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Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Kenya. Follow him on twitter: @sidchat1The post Driven to Extremes–How Poverty Fuels Extremism, and How to Help Africa’s Youth appeared first on Inter Press Service.
Doing this will simplify your life and phone
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Create a distraction-free phone, it's simple and life changing. Feel stressed at being notified all day long, then this is for you.
The trouble with hurrying what to do about it - ACTUAL ORGANICS
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When it's so common maybe you don't notice it, hurrying that is. Are we missing out by hurrying? Learn how to live an unhurried life.
Women Falling Short on Birth Defect Prevention: MedlinePlus Health News
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New survey finds too few are taking folic acid before pregnancy
Despite Odds, Women Gain Stature in African Politics | Inter Press Service
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Once in a while, Africa produces talented women politicians who, despite the odds, overcome the obstacles that impede their success in the political arena. Some of the African women who have shattered the glass ceiling include Liberia’s outgoing president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; former president of Malawi, Joyce Banda; Mauritius’s president, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim; and former interim […]The post Despite Odds, Women Gain Stature in African Politics appeared first on Inter Press Service.
Helping Kids Enjoy Halloween Candy in Moderation - ChildrensMD
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It’s that time of year when candy corn makes its appearance, pumpkin carving is in demand, spooky holiday decorations go up, and pumpkin-flavored everything is on sale. Halloween is a favorite holiday for many children and families filled with laughter, scares, masterful costumes, and of course, a seemingly bottomless bag of candy. And if you? READ MORE