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America is about to get a powerful tool in the war against cancer

Jan 19, 2020 , CNBC Health
The country's first carbon ion therapy center to treat cancer is being built in partnership with Hitachi on the campus of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville,...
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How Visine Eye Drops In The Mouth Can Kill, Here Are Two Cases

Jan 19, 2020 , Forbes
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“Is It Hot In Here?” Human Body Temperature Decreased Over Last 200 Years

Jan 19, 2020 , Forbes
It has long been believed that 98.6 degrees fahrenheit is the normal human body temperature, but recent evidence coming out of the Stanford University School of Medicine (SUSM) challenges that...
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Virus casts shadow over China's biggest festival, but little worry at epicenter

Jan 19, 2020 , Reuters
Health authorities are concerned that a virus originating in central China could spread when hundreds of millions of Chinese travel during next week's lunar new year festival, but residents said there were was little anxiety in the city at the epicenter....
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Did '13 Reasons Why' lead to a spike in adolescent suicides? Researchers are divided

Jan 19, 2020 , CNN Health
When Netflix debuted "13 Reasons Why" in 2017, some mental health experts argued the show was "dangerous" for its depiction of teen suicide....
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Lawmakers around the nation are proposing bills for -- and against -- vaccinations

Jan 19, 2020 , CNN Health
At a time when almost everything is politicized, vaccination has planted itself squarely on the national stage, where a push and pull between science and skepticism is playing out in statehouses across the country....
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China reports new virus cases, raising concern globally before key holiday

Jan 19, 2020 , Reuters
China reported four more cases of pneumonia believed to be caused by a new coronavirus strain, causing rising concern globally that a disease health officials do not yet fully understand could spread during a key holiday period....
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Czech Republic reports first H5N8 bird flu case in three years

Jan 19, 2020 , Reuters
The Czech Republic has its first case of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus in three years after an outbreak was reported on a poultry farm in the country's central region, the State Veterinary Administration said on Saturday....
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Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Jan 19, 2020 , Reuters
Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, which has erupted just ahead of the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest festival....
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China virus cases spike, 17 new infections reported

Jan 19, 2020 , Reuters
China reported 17 more cases of pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus strain on Sunday, stoking worries of it spreading as the country gears up to celebrate Chinese lunar new year when hundreds of millions of people travel....
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Nerve Stimulation Therapy Could Cut Fibromyalgia Pain

Jan 18, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Nerve Stimulation Therapy Could Cut Fibromyalgia PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00...
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AI Might Help Spot, Evaluate Prostate Cancer

Jan 18, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: AI Might Help Spot, Evaluate Prostate CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00...
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Can 'Made in Africa' cigars compete with Cuba?

Jan 18, 2020 , Reuters
While drinking in a nightclub in Mozambique in 2015, Kamal Moukheiber had an idea: a luxury cigar made not in Cuba, but in southern Africa....
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How This Founder Created An App To Streamline Needs Of Patients With Chronic Illnesses

Jan 18, 2020 , Forbes
Kristy Dickinson, founder of Chronically Simple, has created a secure web-based service and mobile application that is designed to meet the complex needs of patients with chronic illnesses and ongoing health...
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Another Cost of Climate Change: More Wildfires

Jan 18, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Another Cost of Climate Change: More WildfiresCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00...
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U.S. to screen passengers for new China coronavirus at three airports

Jan 18, 2020 , Reuters
The United States will begin screening efforts at three U.S. airports to detect travelers from the central Chinese city of Wuhan who may have symptoms of a new respiratory virus that so far has killed two people and infected 45 more, public health officials said on Friday....
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Donations After Cardiac Death Are Starting To Show Promise For Thousands Of People Who Desperately Need Heart Transplants

Jan 18, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Strict rules outline how and when organs can be transplanted but if this new trial method proves to be successful and safe, researchers say it could revolutionize transplantations. Other public health news is on inactive adults, millennials' thoughts on vaccines, blood pressure, body temperature, binge drinking, surgical gown recalls, health research on mice, sepsis deaths, breakthrough on sudden death of Amish children, and...
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Early, heavy marijuana use linked to worse driving performance

Jan 18, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Heavy marijuana users who picked up the habit before age 16 have impaired driving skills even when they're not high, a small study suggests....
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CDC to screen at three US airports for signs of new virus from China

Jan 18, 2020 , CNN Health
More than 100 staffers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are being deployed to three US airports to check passengers arriving from Wuhan, China, for fever and other symptoms of a mysterious new virus that's killed two and infected dozens in China, the CDC announced Friday....
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Can Home Care Workers Help Older Adults Escape Late Life Depression And Anxiety?

Jan 18, 2020 , Forbes
Older adults need people in their lives who know them well enough to detect the beginnings of a downward spiral and care enough to pull them out....
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