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Antibiotic-resistant infections killing twice as many Americans as once thought

Nov 14, 2019 , Reuters
Nearly twice as many people are dying in the United States from antibiotic-resistant infections than previously believed, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday, as so-called "superbugs" alarm experts with their rate of growth and spread....
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Apple Heart Study shows a lot of promise for digital health, but cardiologists still have questions

Nov 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
More than 400,000 people participated in the study using an Apple Watch, which makes it one of the largest research efforts...
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Depression symptoms increase over last year of life

Nov 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Many people experience worsening depression symptoms over their final year of life, and a U.S. study suggests that women, younger adults and poor people may be especially vulnerable....
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Cancer Risk May Rise After Heart Attack

Nov 14, 2019 , WebMD
People who suffered a heart health scare -- a heart attack, heart failure or a dangerously erratic heart rhythm -- had a more than sevenfold increased risk for subsequently developing cancer, compared to those with healthy tickers, researchers...
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Marijuana Use Linked to Stroke, Arrhythmia in Young People

Nov 14, 2019 , RxList
Use of marijuana is linked to a higher risk of stroke and hospitalization for cardiac arrhythmia in young people, two new studies...
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Cases of melanoma are falling among young people in the United States, study says

Nov 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Cases of melanoma fell among people younger than 30 in the United States from 2006 to 2015, suggesting efforts to encourage protection from the sun are paying off, a new study says....
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Baby Study Could Pinpoint Why People Hiccup

Nov 14, 2019 , WebMD
The researchers noted that hiccuping is common among fetuses and newborns, and begins as early as nine weeks into...
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AHA News: Omega-3 May Boost Brain Health in People With a Common Heart Disease

Nov 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Omega-3 May Boost Brain Health in People With a Common Heart DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00...
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More Americans Trying to Lose Weight, But Few Succeeding

Nov 14, 2019 , WebMD
The proportion of people who've tried to lose weight during the previous year increased to 42% in 2015-2016, up from 34% in 1999-2000, according to federal survey...
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Marijuana Use Linked to Stroke, Arrhythmia

Nov 14, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Marijuana Use Linked to Stroke, Arrhythmia in Young...
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Doctor Who Had Five Patients Overdose On Opioids In Span Of 10 Months Pleads Guilty To Distributing Charge

Nov 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The case comes as prosecutors across the country use the criminal court system to crack down on the people who play a role in the opioid epidemic. In other news on the crisis: DEA's pursuit of information on Colorado's pharmacies, a look at addiction while in jail, a study on the dangers of opioid-substitute kratom....
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Two people got the plague in China. Why is it still a thing?

Nov 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Two people in China are being treated for plague, authorities said Tuesday. It's the second time the disease, the same one that caused the Black Death, one of the deadliest pandemics in human history, has been detected in the region -- in May, a Mongolian couple died from bubonic plague after eating the raw kidney of a marmot, a local folk health remedy....
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How Beddr and other tech start-ups hope to help millions of Americans get a good sleep

Nov 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Beddr is just one of the start-ups popping up to help millions of people who struggle with sleep. The company is hoping for FDA approval next year for its Sleep Tuner sensor and is building out a medical network to diagnose sleep apnea from...
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Sure, houseplants are great. But they're not actually cleaning the air

Nov 13, 2019 , CNN Health
You've probably heard people say that keeping plants in your home or office helps to make the air cleaner, but science says otherwise....
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Insomnia symptoms tied to increased risk of heart attack and stroke

Nov 13, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep may be more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than individuals who don't have any sleep difficulties, a recent study suggests....
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More people are surviving lung cancer in the US, report finds

Nov 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Over the last decade, the rate of new lung cancer cases diagnosed in the United States has dropped 19% and the five-year survival rate has climbed 26%, according to a new report. Yet lung cancer still remains the leading cause of cancer death nationwide....
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Cannabis-Based Medicines Approved For NHS Use

Nov 12, 2019 , Forbes
Two cannabis-based medicines have been approved for NHS use in England to help people with chronic...
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Most Americans Wrongly Think CBD Is Regulated By FDA, Survey Finds

Nov 12, 2019 , Forbes
According to data from the Grocery Manufacturers Association, 76% of people who know about CBD believe commercial products are regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, which they...
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Nigeria's mental health system routinely chains patients up, says Human Rights Watch

Nov 12, 2019 , Reuters
Thousands of people with mental health conditions are held in chains in institutions across Nigeria, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Monday in which it urged the government to ban the practice....
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Vaping linked to teenager's life-threatening lung inflammation

Nov 12, 2019 , CNN Health
The fluid in e-cigarettes could cause a potentially life-threatening lung condition in some people, British doctors have warned, after a 16-year-old boy suffered respiratory failure in a rare case that has been linked to vaping....
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