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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 Lifts Advisory Against Certain Romaine Lettuce

Jan 17, 2020 , WebMD
But as of Wednesday, the outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to the lettuce "appears to be over," the CDC said in a...
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Sleep problems in older adults linked to cognitive decline and dementia

Jan 16, 2020 , Reuters
People who have trouble falling asleep may be at increased risk of developing cognitive problems or dementia than their counterparts who sleep well, a research review suggests....
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Less sex linked to an earlier menopause, study finds

Jan 15, 2020 , CNN Health
Researchers found that women who reported having sex weekly were 28% less likely to have experienced menopause than those who had sex less than once a month...
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Burnout linked to potentially deadly irregular heartbeat, study says

Jan 14, 2020 , CNN Health
Chronic exhaustion may be a risk factor for a potentially dangerous heart condition, a new study says....
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Warmer temperatures linked to increase in US injury deaths, study says

Jan 14, 2020 , CNN Health
Climate change temperature increases of 1.5 degrees Celsius or 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit, as predicted under the Paris Climate Agreement without a mitigation plan, would cause an additional 1,600 fatal injury deaths every year, with a majority of those deaths, or 84%, impacting men....
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Drinking green tea, rather than black, may help you live longer, new study suggests

Jan 13, 2020 , CNN Health
Drinking tea at least three times a week could reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and is linked with a longer and healthier life, at least in China, a new study suggests....
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China pneumonia outbreak not spreading at present: WHO

Jan 13, 2020 , Reuters
An outbreak of pneumonia that has killed one person in China and infected 40 others appears to be linked to a single seafood market in the central city of Wuhan and has not spread beyond there so far, the World Health Organization said on Sunday....
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Veterans' Study Shows Genetic Origins of Anxiety

Jan 11, 2020 , WebMD
Researchers have identified six genetic variants linked to anxiety -- a discovery that may help explain why anxiety and depression often go hand in...
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Bristol-Myers confident of approvals linked to higher Celgene investor payout: Bristol executive

Jan 10, 2020 , Reuters
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co is confident it will receive U.S. approvals for all three experimental drugs tied to a potentially higher payout for Celgene shareholders under terms of its acquisition of the U.S. biotech company, Bristol's chief medical officer said....
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Increasing the minimum wage by $1 could reduce US suicide rates, study finds

Jan 10, 2020 , CNN Health
Increasing the minimum wage by $1 could help prevent thousands of suicides every year, according to a new report. Researchers wanted to find out if minimum wage policies had an impact on suicides, which can be linked to financial stressors such as job loss, financial hardships or debt....
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One Night of Bad Sleep May Raise Alzheimer's Risk

Jan 10, 2020 , WebMD
A small group of young, healthy men deprived of just one night of sleep had higher blood levels of tau protein, which is linked to Alzheimer's disease, than when they had a full and uninterrupted night of...
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Why The Drop In U.S. Cancer Death Rate Has Nothing To Do With President Trump

Jan 10, 2020 , Forbes
President Trump has suggested that data showing a drop in the rate of deaths from cancer in the U.S. may be linked to his administration. Here's why that's unlikely to be...
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China court jails founder of traditional medicine firm over pyramid scheme

Jan 09, 2020 , Reuters
A Chinese court jailed on Wednesday the founder of a local traditional Chinese medicine firm for running a pyramid scheme, after the death of a young girl with cancer was linked to the company in an online article that sparked anger on social media....
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Government To Start Collecting DNA From Detained Immigrants As Part Of Controversial Pilot Program

Jan 08, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The information would go into a massive criminal database run by the FBI, where it would be held indefinitely. The administration's efforts have elicited withering criticism from advocates who believe the government shouldn't obtain such sensitive information from people who aren't linked to serious...
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U.S. Auto Assembly Plant Closures Linked To 85 Percent Increase In Opioid Overdose Deaths, Study Finds

Jan 08, 2020 , Forbes
In a new study, researchers found that closing of local automotive assembly plants may be one of the factors that has led to increases in deaths from opioid...
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Study: No Major Link Between Baby Powder, Cancer

Jan 08, 2020 , WebMD
The use of talc powder has been linked to other types of cancer, such as mesothelioma. A jury recently awarded a California couple nearly $30 million from Johnson & Johnson for the wife's mesothelioma, according to a CNN...
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U.S. Auto Assembly Plant Closures Linked To 85 Percent Increase In Opioid Overdose Deaths, Study Finds

Jan 01, 2020 , Forbes
In a new study, researchers found that closing of local automotive assembly plants may be one of the factors that has led to increases in deaths from opioid...
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Physical activity linked to sperm quality

Jan 01, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Healthy young men who exercise regularly may have better quality semen than their sedentary peers, a study of sperm donors suggests....
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Chinese officials investigate cause of pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan

Jan 01, 2020 , Reuters
Chinese health authorities said they are investigating 27 cases of viral pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, after rumors on social media suggested the outbreak could be linked to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)....
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