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50 Years After Ban, Canadian Lakes Still Have High Levels of DDT

Jun 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 50 Years After Ban, Canadian Lakes Still Have High Levels of DDTCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Epilepsy Drug Tied to Higher Risk of Suicidal Behavior in Young Users

Jun 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Epilepsy Drug Tied to Higher Risk of Suicidal Behavior in Young UsersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2019 12:00:00...
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'Deaths Of Despair' From Drugs, Alcohol And Suicide Have Reached A Record High, Warns New Report

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
A new report says the U.S. has hit a record high for drug, alcohol and suicide "deaths of despair," with a state-by-state analysis revealing alarming ongoing trends for many parts of the...
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State Highlights: Virginia Governor Plans Public Talks On Gun Control; Abuse Occurred To 20% Of Medicare Patients During ER Transports In Eight States, Report Finds

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Virginia, Florida, Maryland, California, New York, Arizona, North Carolina, District Of Columbia, Minnesota, Colorado, Missouri, Ohio and...
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Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body in a mid-stage study....
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As ‘Deaths Of Despair’ Soar Among Millennials, Experts Call For Targeted Programs To Address Their Unique Needs

Jun 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say millennials are dealing with "burdensome levels of education debt," the cost of housing and the challenge of building careers during the "great recession" and the opioid crisis. More broadly, rates of deaths from suicides, drug overdoses and alcohol have reached an all-time high in the United...
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State Highlights: New York Anti-Vaxxers Linked To Progressive School Where Textbooks, Technology Are Banned; Strong Economy Is Why 128,000 Tennessee Kids Lost Medicaid, GOP Leaders Say

Jun 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, North Carolina, Tennessee, California, Florida, Ohio, Arizona and...
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CDC: Exercise Rates Up for Urban, Rural Americans

Jun 14, 2019 , WebMD
Among adults living in rural America, 13.3% were exercising in 2008 at recommended rates, but by 2017 that number had risen to 19.6%. And in cities, rates went even higher -- from 19.4% to...
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House panel demands internal documents from Juul in teen vaping probe

Jun 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi says the high levels of nicotine in Juul's pods are "sending kids across the country into rehab, some as young as...
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Discovery From An Ancient Cemetery Reveals That Humans’ Use Of Marijuana Spans Thousands Of Years

Jun 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Finding evidence of ancient people getting high is particularly difficult because such plant matter tends to degrade quickly. Earlier “discoveries” made at other archaeological sites were discredited later. But that's now...
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Still HIV negative but at risk of an infection? Take this pill, experts say

Jun 13, 2019 , CNN Health
A simple pill taken every day, known as "pre-exposure prophylaxis" or PrEP, can help prevent an infection with HIV. Doctors should offer PrEP to people at high risk of acquiring HIV, according to a new US Preventive Services Task Force statement published Tuesday....
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Facebook debuts US blood donation tool, its latest public health move

Jun 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Facebook is no longer just a place to connect with former high school buddies; the social media giant now wants to make it easier for you to connect with blood banks, too....
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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Expanding Use Of PrEP In High Risk People To Prevent Infection

Jun 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In an effort to eliminate nearly 40,000 new HIV infections in the U.S. each year, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended Truvada, which can reduce the risk of infection by 92% when taken daily, should be offered to more patients. High cost has been a barrier, and so far fewer than 10% of high-risk people take the...
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State Highlights: Measles Outbreak Slows In NYC As Repeal Effort On Vaccination Exemptions Moves Forward; North Carolina Lawmakers Eye Mental Health Solutions For Prison Safety

Jun 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, North Carolina, Minnesota, Texas, Iowa, New Hampshire, California, Georgia, Missouri, Ohio and...
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Obesity Can Make MS Symptoms Worse

Jun 13, 2019 , WebMD
The researchers foundt hat obese people have higher levels of inflammation than people of lower weight. That inflammation can affect the central nervous system and cause MS symptoms to...
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U.S. Expert Panel Supports HIV-Prevention Pill for People at High Risk

Jun 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Expert Panel Supports HIV-Prevention Pill for People at High RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug

Jun 13, 2019 , Reuters
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a lower-cost rival drug....
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Bones Help Black People Keep Facial Aging at Bay

Jun 13, 2019 , WebMD
The facial bones of black adults retain a higher mineral content than those other races, which makes their faces less likely to reflect their advancing years, researchers...
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Epilepsy drugs linked to higher risk of birth defects, study says

Jun 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Side effects of prescription drugs are of particular concern during pregnancy....
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State Highlights: South Carolina Studies Ways To Find Suicidal Veterans Before It’s Too Late; Colorado Legislation Funds Network To Detect Child Abuse

Jun 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from South Carolina, Colorado, Alaska, Illinois, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, Oregon, Texas, Georgia, New Hampshire, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota and California....
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