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Washington Post

E. coli outbreak warning expands to all types of romaine lettuce
Washington Post
This post has been updated. Public health officials are now telling consumers to avoid all types of romaine lettuce from southwest Arizona because of an E. coli outbreak linked to the vegetable that has spread to at least 16 states and sickened at ...
CDC expands warning to consumers to avoid all romaine lettuce from Arizona regionABC News
Romaine Lettuce: Don't Eat It!NPR
CDC expands E. coli warning to all romaine lettuceCNN
Wall Street Journal -CBS News -Food Safety News
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Fox News

Mom who nearly died from Toxic Shock Syndrome warns on dangers of infection
Fox News
A Philadelphia woman is sharing her harrowing experience with Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) in the hopes that it will help spread awareness about the infection that nearly killed her. Aimee Haller Follis, 37, said she had just moved into a new home with ...
Even Organic Cotton Tampons Can Cause Toxic Shock: StudyHealthDay
Toxic Shock Syndrome Symptoms: Woman Given Last Rites Twice After Receiving TreatmentInternational Business Times
Toxic Shock Syndrome: Organic Tampons No Safer Than Regular OnesMedical Daily -Medical Xpress -The Independent
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ABC News

Belly fat is bad for your heart, researchers say
ABC News
We know that carrying around extra weight puts your heart health at risk. New research presented on Friday to the European Society for Cardiology shows that the location of your fat is just as important as the amount of it. Adults with normal body mass ...
Belly Fat Or Abdominal Obesity May Increase Heart Risk: 5 Foods To Cut Belly FatNDTV
A Big Belly Bad for Your HeartWebMD
Belly fat is worse than being overweight. It can put your heart at riskHindustan Times
Medical Xpress -Daily Pioneer -Business Standard
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Scientific American

“Sea Nomads” May Have Evolved to Be the World's Elite Divers
Scientific American
New genetic evidence suggests these indigenous Southeast Asians are singularly suited for underwater hunting. By Angus Chen on April 19, 2018. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on Reddit. Email. Print. Share via. Google+; Stumble Upon. "Sea ...
Why these extraordinary sea-hunting people in Asia can dive hundreds of feet on a single breathWashington Post
Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-divingBBC News
Diving Genes Keep Sea Nomads in the Oxygen-Free SwimGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
CNN -Gizmodo
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Number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers drops dramatically in US
TRENTON, N.J. — New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year. They showed their biggest drop in 25 years. The decline comes amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness ...
Results encouraging in battling opioidsFort Wayne Journal Gazette
Opioid Scripts Down, But Anti-Addiction Meds UpWebMD
As Opioid Prescriptions Fall, Prescriptions for Drugs to Treat Addiction RiseNew York Times -Chicago Tribune -The Hill -Medscape
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Successful Treatment in UK Very Resistant Gonorrhea Case
Antibiotic treatment with ertapenem (Invanz, Merck Sharp & Dohme) has been successful in the case of a man from the United Kingdom who acquired a strain of "very resistant gonorrhea" while on vacation in Southeast Asia. Public Health England (PHE) has ...
'World's worst' super-gonorrhoea man curedBBC News
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 20, 2018CIDRAP
UK Man With 'Worst Ever' Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Is Now CuredLive Science
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4 Teens Found Unconscious From Suspected Opioid Overdose
U.S. News & World Report
Authorities say they are investigating after four teens were found unconscious possibly from some kind of opioid overdose in Vancouver. April 20, 2018, at 6:53 p.m.. 4 Teens Found Unconscious From Suspected Opioid Overdose. Share. ×. Share on Facebook ...
Teens found unconscious in Clark County after suspected drug
4 Clark County teens hospitalized after possible drug
Four teens found unconscious in Clark County, likely due to drug overdoseKATU

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Washington Post

Meet the 'exploding ant,' which sacrifices itself for its colony
Washington Post
It's not easy being a bug, especially one as small as an ant. The list of potential predators is lengthy for the diminutive creatures, so it's no wonder they've developed an arsenal of defense mechanisms including painful bites, stings and overpowering ...
'Exploding' Ant Ruptures Its Own Body to Defend Its NestSmithsonian
'Exploding ants' discovered in Southeast AsiaNew York Daily News
New Species of 'Exploding Ant' Discovered in BorneoGizmodo
Fox News -Tribune-Review -Phys.Org -The Irish News
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Albany Times Union

US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures
Albany Times Union
FILE - This May 23, 2017 file photo shows GW Pharmaceuticals' Epidiolex, a medicine made from the marijuana plant but without THC. On Thursday, April 19, 2018, a panel of Food and Drug Administration health advisers recommended approval of the drug ...
FDA panel backs proposed epilepsy drug derived from cannabisPharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association,
The FDA supports a cannabis-derived drug, but it's still too hard to study potThe Verge
First marijuana-derived drug poised for FDA approval after winning support from advisersTulsa World
Refinery29 -ABC15 Arizona -NewBeauty Magazine (blog) -The Mighty
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Just one concussion can increase your risk of developing Parkinson's, researchers warn
The long-term effects of concussions and other brain trauma has been a big focus in recent years thanks in large part to the NFL and many of its former players. The league has been forced to address concerns that it doesn't do enough to prevent ...
A Single Concussion May Increase Parkinson's RiskLive Science
Just One Concussion Could Raise Parkinson's
One Concussion Could Increase A Person's Chance Of Getting Parkinson's Disease to 56 PercentTech Times
WDBJ7 -Medical Daily -Reuters -ABC News
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