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Yankees legend Bernie Williams raising awareness for lung disease in honor of late father
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:00:38 GMT
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New York Yankees legend Bernie Williams watched as his father battled IPF symptoms for years and saysA he does not want that to happen to anybody else.


Medical News Today: Key brain area plays a crucial role in addiction
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 03:00:00 PST
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New research finds that the brain's cerebellum is involved in reward processing and social behavior. The findings shed new light on addictive behavior.

Medical News Today: What role does the immune system play in hypertension?
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST
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Researchers have found that a type of immune cell can help regulate blood pressure. They explain the mechanism and identify drugs that may affect it.

The Sackler family wanted to sell OxyContin as an UNCONTROLLED substance, court documents allege
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:26:18 +0000
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A massive filing in the Massachusetts case against the Sackler family contains damning evidence that the family wanted to market the drug as a non-addictive substance outside the US.


Ebola death toll in Congo reaches 410 as expert warns locals 'don't believe the killer virus exists'
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:53:19 +0000
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Laurie Garrett, former senior fellow of global health at think-tank Council on Foreign Relations, said cases keep 'popping up unexpectedly out of thin air' due to the behaviour of locals.


Drugs may one day be delivered by ROBOTS we swallow
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:18:47 +0000
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Scientists from ETH Zurich andA Acole Polytechnique FA(c)dA(c)rale de Lausanne, Switzerland, are developing a robot made of gel and nanoparticles that can be controlled outside the body.


Do NOT put parsley in your vagina! Doctors make warning after 'irresponsible' Marie Claire article
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:38:43 +0000
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When asked about the strange suggestion to use parsley, Dr Shazia Malik, a London-based obstetrician-gynaecologist, said there is 'no evidence of any benefit to a woman for doing this'.


Measles sickens 19 in Washington state. Portland Trail Blazers fans may have been exposed
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:31:54 GMT
From rss.cnn


New 'planetary health diet' will save millions of people -- and the planet
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:39:44 GMT
From rss.cnn
An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further damage to the planet. It's based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits, vegetables and nuts.


Climate Change -- Do you know the basics?
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:16:21 GMT
From rss.cnn


The New Old Age: Hospitals Stopped Readmitting So Many Medicare Patients. Did That Cost Lives?
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:17:31 GMT
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A new government program was supposed to prevent certain Medicare recipients from cycling in and out of hospitals. Now experts worry some older patients are being denied necessary care.


The Elderly and Driving: When Is It Time to Hit the Brakes?
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 06:37:20 GMT
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Prince Philip, 97, was involved in a car accident outside London. For families everywhere, the incident raises all-too-familiar questions.


Why Do We Hurt Robots?
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:00:00 GMT
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They are like us, but unlike us, and both fearsome and easy to bully.


Yoga and Veterans: A Different Kind of Warrior
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:00:31 GMT
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Many members of the military now include yoga -- often taught by veterans -- as an element of their workout routine, and veterans turn to the practice for therapeutic applications.


Carter Cookson: Baby who needed new heart dies
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 23:27:46 GMT
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His parents, who lost their first son in 2013, say Carter Cookson has "gained his angel wings".

Two dead after pigeon dropping infection at hospital
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:17:58 GMT
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An investigation is under way after patients contracted a fungal infection associated with pigeon droppings.

Differences in GP access across England 'shocking'
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:54:51 GMT
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A BBC analysis suggests there is a shocking variation in access to GPs across England, doctors' leaders say.

Mental Health: Tougher checks before Superdrug Botox
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 14:27:16 GMT
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The high street retailer will check mental health of customers before giving Botox or fillers.

'Why I wanted a tattoo on my mastectomy scar'
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 00:47:44 GMT
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Kris Hallenga was diagnosed with terminal cancer, but beat the odds. Her scar is part of her body art.