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Study Offers New Insights On How Social Media Affects Girls' Mental Health

Aug 19, 2019 , Forbes
There’s little doubt that social media is not great for mental health. A new study offers a different explanation as to why the connection may...
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Trans Students More at Risk of Mental Health Ills

Aug 17, 2019 , WebMD
About 78% of the students met criteria for one or more mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders, self-injury and suicide risk, the survey...
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New York Police Commissioner Declares Mental Health Emergency As Spike In Officers’ Suicides Continues

Aug 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Also, Mayor Bill de Blasio reached out by talking about his father's suicide and encouraging officers to get help. In related news, suicides among TSA workers and a push for a three-digit prevention...
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Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence

Aug 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
"I think we have to start building institutions again because, you know, if you look at the '60s and '70s, so many of these institutions were closed," Trump...
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Research Roundup: Surprise Bills, ACOs and Mental Health Care

Aug 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Local Air Testing for Toxic Gas Closer to Reality

Aug 15, 2019 , WebMD
Meanwhile, the state Environmental Protection Division this week revealed results of an initial sample test for ethylene oxide at its South DeKalb monitoring...
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Air Pollution In Cities As Dangerous For Lungs As Smoking 20 Cigarettes A Day, Study Finds

Aug 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The study, published in JAMA, looked at the health effects of breathing in various pollutants, including ground-level ozone, the main component of smog. It involved nearly 7,000 adults living in Chicago, Los Angeles, Baltimore, St. Paul, Minn., New York City and Winston-Salem, N.C. Environmental news comes from Louisiana, Missouri, Arizona and New Jersey, as...
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Ebola 'no longer incurable' as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival

Aug 14, 2019 , Reuters
Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in Congo....
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New Experimental Treatments For Ebola Viewed As Game Changer In Reducing Mortality

Aug 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
According to researchers, the first clearly effective treatments for Ebola, a deadly disease that continues its reach in central Africa, have been...
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Different Takes: Time To Admit There’s A Big Limit To What Can Be Done About Mass Shootings; Mental Illness Gets The Blame Once Again

Aug 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages weigh in on a range of public health topics stemming from gun...
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Depression, Alzheimer's Share Home in Aging Brains

Aug 13, 2019 , WebMD
The analysis revealed a significant link between worsening depression symptoms and mental decline over two to seven years, and both of these trends seemed to be linked to a buildup of amyloid protein in brain...
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Regeneron's Ebola treatment proves superior to rival in trial

Aug 13, 2019 , Reuters
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday its experimental treatment for Ebola proved superior to a rival therapy from Mapp Biopharmaceutical at preventing death, in a trial evaluating four treatments for infections caused by the deadly virus....
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EPA Won't Approve Warning Labels for Glyphosate

Aug 13, 2019 , WebMD
Warning labels for the suspected cancer-causing weed killer glyphosate (Roundup) won't be approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection...
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Newark Residents Promised Bottled Water Over Worries Of Dangerous Lead In Public System

Aug 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
After an EPA letter cited insufficient home filters distributed by city, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said bottled water will be provided to residents with lead service lines. Meanwhile, the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in Oregon has also been coping with unsafe drinking water for months. In other environmental health news: heat islands impact cities in summer and the EPA refuses to require cancer-warning labels on Roundup...
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Opioid Crisis Prompts Law Enforcement, Libraries To Embrace Experimental Solutions

Aug 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A controversial program in western Massachusetts designates a wing of the county jail for court-ordered addiction treatment for men who have not committed a crime. Meanwhile, a number of libraries nationwide add social workers to their staffs to help the growing number of patrons with drug addiction or mental illness. In other news on the drug epidemic: an alleged online opioid drug dealer goes on...
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Brazil's President: What Is Wrong With His Poop Advice

Aug 12, 2019 , Forbes
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said, "You talk about environmental pollution. It's enough to poop every other day. That will be better for the whole...
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State Highlights: New York Calls For Improved Oversight Of Lead-Prevention Programs For Children; LA Considers Canceling Jail Contract To Refocus On Mental Health Issues

Aug 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, California, Oklahoma, Texas, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Vermont, Ohio, Florida, Minnesota, Missouri and...
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Deploying Experimental Vaccines Against Ebola

Aug 10, 2019 , Forbes
The most expedient way to test Johnson and Johnson's experimental Ebola vaccine is to administer it during an outbreak, which is the way Merck's vaccine was successfully deployed in Guinea in 2015. Locally, however, there are fears people in the Congo could be used as guinea...
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German startup inveox secures €17m, axial3D raises funds to accelerate US expansion, and more news briefs

Aug 08, 2019 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
Also: FundamentalVR announces that its education platform can now support the Vive Pro Eye VR headset; Cutitronics doubles team ahead of product...
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Major surgeries linked to small decline in mental functioning in older age

Aug 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Major surgery may be tied to a small decline in cognitive functioning when we are older - equivalent, on average, to less than five months of natural brain aging, a new study suggests....
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