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Researchers block cocaine craving and addiction with a special skin graft

Sep 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Researchers at the University of Chicago have developed and tested a way to block cocaine craving and addiction, protecting addicts from high doses that would otherwise be...
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E-cigarette warnings to arrive in high school bathrooms nationwide

Sep 19, 2018 , CNN Health
In a new push to education the nearly 11 million youth at risk of e-cigarette addiction, the FDA announced a new campaign that will take the message into high school bathrooms....
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Is air pollution linked to higher dementia risk?

Sep 19, 2018 , CNN Health
A new study suggests that exposure to large amounts of air pollution may be associated with a 40% heightened risk of dementia. The study, conducted in London, adds to a growing body of evidence that there could be a link between dirty air and dementia diagnoses....
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South Africa's highest court gives green light to private use of cannabis

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
South Africa's highest court on Tuesday allowed the private use of marijuana, upholding a lower court's ruling that found the criminalization of cannabis was unconstitutional....
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State Highlights: Mass. Hospital Leaders Say Nurses’ Ballot Initiative Would Be Financially ‘Devastating’; Gov. Walker’s Challenger Focuses On Threat To Preexisting Conditions

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas, Maryland, California and Louisiana....
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Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against Gout

Sep 19, 2018 , WebMD
Instead of targeting excessively high uric acid levels as existing gout drugs do, the new strategy aims to reduce overall inflammation. The drug goes after a specific inflammatory molecule called...
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Eating junk food tied to higher risk of numerous cancers

Sep 19, 2018 , CNN Health
You probably already know that junk food, though delicious, is bad for you. It can have negative health effects such as increasing your risk of heart disease, metabolic disease and even cancer. Now, researchers have used a new nutritional labeling system to tie a diet low in nutritional quality with increased risks of a number of types of cancers....
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1 in 3 High School E-Cig Users Vape Pot: Survey

Sep 19, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: 1 in 3 High School E-Cig Users Vape Pot: SurveyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Scientists Find 500 More Genes That Influence BP

Sep 19, 2018 , WebMD
High blood pressure, which is a risk factor for stroke and heart disease, claimed almost 8 million lives around the world in 2015 alone, the researchers...
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'The Maria Generation': Young people are dying and suffering on an island with a highly uncertain future

Sep 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Her son cried out for help via text message on the morning of October 17, a month after Hurricane Maria wrecked this Caribbean island....
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China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Inner Mongolia

Sep 18, 2018 , Reuters
A new outbreak of African swine fever occurred on a farm in northern China's Inner Mongolia, the agriculture ministry said on Monday, the second in the region, as the highly contagious disease continues to spread rapidly across the world's top producer of pigs....
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Almost one in 11 U.S. tweens and teens vape cannabis

Sep 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Roughly one in 11 American middle and high school students have used cannabis in e-cigarettes, a study suggests....
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1 in 3 High School E-Cig Users Vape Pot: Survey

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
The survey involved nearly 20,700 middle and high school students from both public and private institutions. The goal was to gain fresh insight into vaping, which has been the most popular means for smoking among American youth since...
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State Highlights: Exodus Of Cardiologists Disrupts Oregon Research Hospital Transplant Program; 320,000 Minnesotans Warily Prepare To Switch Medicare Plans

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Oregon, Minnesota, Kansas, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, Georgia, California, Wisconsin, Ohio and...
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China's pig fever outbreak a boon for chicken farmers

Sep 18, 2018 , Reuters
An outbreak of African swine fever in China is proving to be a windfall for chicken farmers, helping drive up prices of the country's second-most popular meat to two-and-a-half year highs....
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Aggressive Breast Cancer Surgeries For Elderly Women ‘Might Be Worse Than Breast Cancer Itself’

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Because nursing home residents are often sick, there is a high mortality rate after surgeries, according to a recent study. In other news on breast health, the FDA announces plans to discuss implant...
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Many Americans Slicing Meat From Their Diet

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
Americans still eat more meat than health experts recommend. High meat consumption has negative consequences for people's health and the environment, according to scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in...
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Nairobi governor orders investigation into deaths of 12 babies at maternity hospital

Sep 18, 2018 , Reuters
The governor of Nairobi found the bodies of 12 infants in the mortuary of a hospital in the capital - an unusually high figure even amid declining standards of health care in Kenya - when he made a surprise visit to the facility at the weekend....
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West Nile Virus: How Climate Change May Be Contributing To Its Spread

Sep 17, 2018 , Forbes
This year has been the worst year for West Nile Virus in Iowa since 2003. And Europe has experienced an unusually early start and high number of locally-acquired West Nile virus...
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Avoid mental mistakes that could hurt your 401(k) savings when the market is near record highs

Sep 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
A heads-up to anyone with a 401(k): WA heads-up to anyone with a 401(k): With the stock market near record highs, the biggest threat to your hard-earned retirement savings could be you, according to USA...
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