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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Study: Common household chore just as damaging as smoking 20 cigarettes a day

  1. Study: Common household chore just as damaging as smoking 20 cigarettes a day  WHIO
  2. Women who clean at home or work face increased lung function decline  Medical Xpress
  3. Chemical Cleaning Product Use Linked To Lung Function Decline Among Women: Study  Tech Times
  4. Cleaning products and your lungs | British Lung Foundation  British Lung Foundation
  5. Women  Huffington Post UKFull coverage

Massive sheep discovery stuns scientists

  1. Massive sheep discovery stuns scientists  Morning Ticker
  2. Researchers Grow Sheep Embryos Containing Human Cells  Newsmax
  3. Scientists create human-sheep chimera with hopes of affordable organ transplants  RTFull coverage

Why not offering paid sick leave makes flu season worse, hurts bottom line

  1. Why not offering paid sick leave makes flu season worse, hurts bottom line  Chicago Daily Herald
  2. The 2018 Flu Season Might Finally Be Leveling Off  TIME
  3. 84 children have died so far this flu season, CDC says  WHIOFull coverage

Local partnership's work is credited for healthy savings

  1. Local partnership's work is credited for healthy savings  Crain's Cleveland Business
  2. State says more than 10000 Ohioans hospitalized for flu  SFGate
  3. Flu Sends Nearly 11000 to Hospital this Year  WHIZFull coverage

New wearable electronic device to revolutionize stroke rehabilitation

  1. New wearable electronic device to revolutionize stroke rehabilitation  Xinhua
  2. Stretchable electronics a 'game changer' for stroke recovery treatment  Science CodexFull coverage

Local residents attend more flu clinics as flu-related in Connecticut deaths rise

  1. Local residents attend more flu clinics as flu-related in Connecticut deaths rise  FOX 61
  2. Senators call for universal flu vaccine  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
  3. Sen. Markey Introduces Bill To Invest $1 Billion in Development of Universal Flu Vaccine  framinghamsource.comFull coverage

Numbers Show Jump in STD Cases at the University of Kansas

  1. Numbers Show Jump in STD Cases at the University of Kansas  U.S. News & World Report
  2. University of Kansas reports increase in gonorrhea  Outbreak News TodayFull coverage

/ New stroke treatment reduces brain damage, boosts healing

  1. / New stroke treatment reduces brain damage, boosts healing  India Today
  2. Novel stroke treatment repairs damaged brain tissue  Business StandardFull coverage

80% of diabetics are from developing countries, and they are not fat

  1. 80% of diabetics are from developing countries, and they are not fat  Hindustan Times
  2. Body fat to treat diabetes: Will it work?  The New Indian ExpressFull coverage

Climb stairs to lower blood pressure

  1. Climb stairs to lower blood pressure  Jamaica Observer
  2. Climbing said to blood pressure, strengthen leg muscles  Pharmaceuticals NewsFull coverage

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Women Who Use Cleaning Products Could Be At Risk Of Suffering Lung Damage

  1. Women Who Use Cleaning Products Could Be At Risk Of Suffering Lung Damage  The Inquisitr
  2. Study: Common household chore just as damaging as smoking 20 cigarettes a day  WHIO
  3. Chemical Cleaning Product Use Linked To Lung Function Decline Among Women: Study  Tech Times
  4. What Is Asthma? - American Thoracic Society  American Thoracic Society
  5. Women who clean at home or work face increased lung function decline  EurekAlert (press release)Full coverage

Patricia Frustaci, 63, Dies; Septuplets Put Her in Spotlight

  1. Patricia Frustaci, 63, Dies; Septuplets Put Her in Spotlight  New York Times
  2. Mom who made history by giving birth to seven children in 1985 dies at 63  New York Daily News
  3. Woman Who Gave Birth to US' 1st Septuplets Dies at 63  NewserFull coverage

You may be able to better avoid a heart attack with this common snack, study says

  1. You may be able to better avoid a heart attack with this common snack, study says  Palm Beach Post
  2. Spoonfuls of this snack could benefit adults with high blood pressure, study says  Sacramento Bee
  3. Eating yogurt may lower your risk of heart disease and stroke  Hartford CourantFull coverage

Senators call for $1B for flu vaccine development

  1. Senators call for $1B for flu vaccine development  Houston Chronicle
  2. Local residents attend more flu clinics as flu-related in Connecticut deaths rise  FOX 61
  3. Sen. Markey Introduces Bill To Invest $1 Billion in Development of Universal Flu Vaccine  framinghamsource.comFull coverage

Michigan posts 25th hepatitis A death; restaurant worker sick

  1. Michigan posts 25th hepatitis A death; restaurant worker sick  Food Safety News
  2. Michigan: Hepatitis A confirmed in Novi Red Lobster employee  Outbreak News Today
  3. Hepatitis A case confirmed at Novi Red Lobster  The Detroit NewsFull coverage

PA Game Commission giving special management attention to ruffed grouse

  1. PA Game Commission giving special management attention to ruffed grouse  Centre Daily Times
  2. Ruffed grouse under further stress  Pittsburgh Post-GazetteFull coverage

Soddy-Daisy woman survived Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 [photos]

  1. Soddy-Daisy woman survived Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press
  2. Hospitalised older adults less often tested for flu  Channel NewsAsiaFull coverage

Girls May Inherit Ovarian Cancer Gene From Fathers

  1. Girls May Inherit Ovarian Cancer Gene From Fathers  News18
  2. Fathers' Genes Could Raise Daughters' Ovarian Cancer Risk  Tech Times
  3. Scientists says fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters  Week FactsFull coverage

Flu outbreak prompts health warnings, hospital precautions

  1. Flu outbreak prompts health warnings, hospital precautions  New Jersey Herald
  2. Free stronger flu vaccine for older Australians after 2017's deadly outbreak  The Guardian
  3. 'Enhanced' flu vaccines made available after last year's 'horrific' season left 1000 people dead  ABC OnlineFull coverage

Transgender women can breastfeed, first case study shows

  1. Transgender women can breastfeed, first case study shows  Jamaica Observer
  2. Left Condones Use of FDA-Unapproved Drug for Lactation in Transgender “Woman”  The New American
  3. Yes, it's possible for a transgender women to breastfeed  BabyCenter (blog)Full coverage

Chemicals in nonstick pans could be causing weight gain, study says

  1. Chemicals in nonstick pans could be causing weight gain, study says  KIRO Seattle
  2. Chemicals Found In Non-Stick Pans Linked To Weight Gain, Report Says  CBS Miami
  3. Environmental chemicals may boost body weight — study  Jamaica ObserverFull coverage

Knowledge is power when it comes to sex education

  1. Knowledge is power when it comes to sex education  kitchenerpost.ca
  2. Your letters: Ontario Conservative leadership candidates are all stuck in the past  Toronto StarFull coverage

You may be able to better avoid a heart attack with this common snack, study says

  1. You may be able to better avoid a heart attack with this common snack, study says  Austin American-Statesman
  2. Spoonfuls of this snack could benefit adults with high blood pressure, study says  Sacramento Bee
  3. Eating yogurt may lower your risk of heart disease and stroke  Hartford CourantFull coverage

Scientists set to grow first human donor organ in a sheep for the first time

  1. Scientists set to grow first human donor organ in a sheep for the first time  The Sun
  2. Scientists plan to implant stem cells into sheep and hope human organs grow  Daily MailFull coverage

Backyard pirate ship is sanctuary for San Marcos girl fighting leukemia

  1. Backyard pirate ship is sanctuary for San Marcos girl fighting leukemia  The San Diego Union-Tribune
  2. San Marcos girl gets incredible 'pirate ship' from Make-a-Wish  CBS 8 San DiegoFull coverage

Over 4000 flu deaths reported in Texas

  1. Over 4000 flu deaths reported in Texas  The Indian Express
  2. Texas flu-related deaths rise to 4000  FOX 7 AustinFull coverage

HPV Vaccination Lags Behind Other Adolescent Vaccines In Philadelphia Region, Report Finds

  1. HPV Vaccination Lags Behind Other Adolescent Vaccines In Philadelphia Region, Report Finds  CBS Philly
  2. MPs and peers urge minister in charge of vaccine policy to also immunise BOYS against cancer-causing HPV  Daily Mail
  3. Rollout of cancer vaccine deferred as demand grows  Daily NationFull coverage

Ultra-processed foods linked to increased cancer risk

  1. Ultra-processed foods linked to increased cancer risk  fox6now.com
  2. Ultra-processed Foods May Be Linked To Cancer  ReliaWire
  3. Surprised? New Study Suggests Link Between Consumption of Ultra Processed Foods and Cancer  Atlanta Black Star
  4. We're bulking up on ultra-processed foods  TheSpec.comFull coverage

The 2018 Flu Season Might Finally Be Leveling Off

  1. The 2018 Flu Season Might Finally Be Leveling Off  TIME
  2. Flu season 'kind of relentless'  Temple Daily Telegram
  3. Flu now blamed for 84 child deaths this season, CDC says - KCTV5  KCTV Kansas CityFull coverage

Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse

  1. Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse  wwlp.com
  2. Indiana Has Nearly 200 Flu-Related Deaths This Season  Patch.com
  3. The Flu Shot Doesn't Live Up To Expectations — And That Keeps Many People Away  HuffPost
  4. Common misconceptions about the flu, and why you should get the shot  The Globe and MailFull coverage

How A Urine Test After Back Surgery Triggered A $17850 Bill

  1. How A Urine Test After Back Surgery Triggered A $17850 Bill  WBHM
  2. Incentives matter: after back surgery, a routine urine test resulted in a $17800 bill the patient was expected to pay  Boing BoingFull coverage

Michigan: Hepatitis A confirmed in Novi Red Lobster employee

  1. Michigan: Hepatitis A confirmed in Novi Red Lobster employee  Outbreak News Today
  2. Hepatitis A case confirmed at Novi Red Lobster  The Detroit News
  3. Worker at Novi Red Lobster diagnosed with hepatitis A  Crain's Detroit BusinessFull coverage

Annual HIV-AIDS Walk

  1. Annual HIV-AIDS Walk  WTXL ABC 27
  2. Frederick National Laboratory researchers identify why some patients fight HIV better than others  Frederick News Post
  3. Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?  Japan TodayFull coverage

Free stronger flu vaccine for older Australians after 2017's deadly outbreak

  1. Free stronger flu vaccine for older Australians after 2017's deadly outbreak  The Guardian
  2. 'Enhanced' flu vaccines made available after last year's 'horrific' season left 1000 people dead  ABC Online
  3. Are 'Vaccine Skeptics' Responsible for Flu Deaths?  MedPage TodayFull coverage

One in Eight Couples Have Difficulty in Conceiving Because of Pressure : Study

  1. One in Eight Couples Have Difficulty in Conceiving Because of Pressure : Study  Press KS
  2. Here are sex tips to get pregnant  Deccan Chronicle
  3. Sexperts advise how couples can increase their chances of conceiving  International Business Times, India EditionFull coverage

MPs and peers urge minister in charge of vaccine policy to also immunise BOYS against cancer-causing HPV

  1. MPs and peers urge minister in charge of vaccine policy to also immunise BOYS against cancer-causing HPV  Daily Mail
  2. Rollout of cancer vaccine deferred as demand grows  Daily NationFull coverage

Blood pressure drug may help prevent up to 60% of type 1 diabetes: Study

  1. Blood pressure drug may help prevent up to 60% of type 1 diabetes: Study  Business Standard
  2. Blood pressure drug helps prevent onset of diabetes: Study  Deccan Chronicle
  3. Common BP drug may prevent onset of Type 1 diabetes  The Indian ExpressFull coverage

You may be able to avoid heart attacks with this common snack, study says

  1. You may be able to avoid heart attacks with this common snack, study says  Atlanta Journal Constitution
  2. Scientists shocked by discovery about yogurt  BABW News
  3. Eating Yogurt May Lower Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease  ReliaWireFull coverage

Experts warn against home remedies after mom allegedly feeds child hydrochloric acid, chlorine to cure autism

  1. Experts warn against home remedies after mom allegedly feeds child hydrochloric acid, chlorine to cure autism  WDBJ7
  2. Indiana mother arrested for feeding child hydrochloric acid, chlorine to cure autism  KCCI Des Moines
  3. Police: Mother accused of giving child hydrochloric acid, chlorine as autism 'cure'  My Fox BostonFull coverage

Family, friends mourn young girl who died after coming down with flu

  1. Family, friends mourn young girl who died after coming down with flu  WABC-TV
  2. Girl Who Died of Flu Sent Home From Hospital With 104 Degree Fever, Family Says  The Epoch Times
  3. 6-Year-Old Dies of the Flu After Hospital Sent Her Home With a 104-Degree Fever  CafeMom
  4. Girl, 6, died of the flu despite getting the shot - just before her father made it back from his Army post overseas  Daily MailFull coverage

Patterns of Healthcare Use Before Diagnosis of Psychotic Disorders in Young Adults

  1. Patterns of Healthcare Use Before Diagnosis of Psychotic Disorders in Young Adults  Psychiatry Advisor
  2. Mental Health Law in England and Wales – Healthcare, Healthcare Services, Mental Health, Therapeutic Area Industries  MilTech
  3. New bill could help prevent suicide in Idaho  BYU-I Scroll
  4. People with mental illnesses struggle to find treatment  Daily NationFull coverage

Whole food: What's all the fuss about?

  1. Whole food: What's all the fuss about?  New Zealand Herald
  2. Surprised? New Study Suggests Link Between Consumption of Ultra Processed Foods and Cancer  Atlanta Black Star
  3. Ultra-processed foods linked to increased cancer risk  fox6now.com
  4. We're bulking up on ultra-processed foods  TheSpec.comFull coverage

Study: This common household chore is as damaging as smoking 20 cigarettes a day

  1. Study: This common household chore is as damaging as smoking 20 cigarettes a day  Atlanta Journal Constitution
  2. This household chore can damage your lungs  New York Daily News
  3. Women who clean at home or work face increased lung function decline  EurekAlert (press release)
  4. What Is Asthma? - American Thoracic Society  American Thoracic Society
  5. Cleaning the house as bad for women as 20 cigarettes a day, OK for men  New Zealand HeraldFull coverage

Breakthrough as scientists grow sheep embryos containing human cells

  1. Breakthrough as scientists grow sheep embryos containing human cells  The Guardian
  2. Scientists create first human-sheep hybrids - paving the way for organs to be grown in animals for transplant even ...  Daily MailFull coverage

Indiana Has Nearly 200 Flu-Related Deaths This Season

  1. Indiana Has Nearly 200 Flu-Related Deaths This Season  Patch.com
  2. The Flu Shot Doesn't Live Up To Expectations — And That Keeps Many People Away  HuffPost
  3. Ottawa County Health Department offering free flu shots  Miami News Record
  4. Common misconceptions about the flu, and why you should get the shot  The Globe and MailFull coverage

Indiana mother arrested for feeding child hydrochloric acid, chlorine to cure autism

  1. Indiana mother arrested for feeding child hydrochloric acid, chlorine to cure autism  KCCI Des Moines
  2. Police: Mother accused of giving child hydrochloric acid, chlorine as autism 'cure'  ActionNewsJax.com
  3. Behind the dangerous 'miracle' bleach concoction one mom made to 'cure' her daughter's autism  Yahoo NewsFull coverage

Did smallpox virus research put potential profits ahead of public safety?

  1. Did smallpox virus research put potential profits ahead of public safety?  89.3 KPCC
  2. Did Pox Virus Research Put Potential Profits Ahead of Public Safety?  OPB NewsFull coverage

Remembering those lost in the Florida school mass shooting

  1. Remembering those lost in the Florida school mass shooting  NBCNews.com
  2. Florida school shooting repeats all-too-familiar pattern, Lester Holt says  Today.comFull coverage

Here are sex tips to get pregnant

  1. Here are sex tips to get pregnant  Deccan Chronicle
  2. Sex tips to get pregnant.  Brinkwire (press release)
  3. Sexperts advise how couples can increase their chances of conceiving  International Business Times, India EditionFull coverage

She thought the weird sensation was a stray eyelash. It was eye worms.

  1. She thought the weird sensation was a stray eyelash. It was eye worms.  Seattle Times
  2. Eye worms to invade UK? Horrifying clear worms form in eyes 'I looked and it was moving!'  Express.co.uk
  3. What Is Thelazia Gulosa? Oregon Woman's Eye Had 14 Cattle Worms  Alive For FootballFull coverage

Children's deaths from flu rise sharply amid signs that season may be hitting plateau

  1. Children's deaths from flu rise sharply amid signs that season may be hitting plateau  Washington Post
  2. We May Finally Be Turning the Corner on the Flu Epidemic  Fortune
  3. Flu season shows signs of leveling off  ABC News
  4. Interim Estimates of 2017–18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness — United States, February 2018 | MMWR - CDC  CDC
  5. Severity of H3N2 flu strain raises concerns about viral mutations  NewsdayFull coverage

Nikolas Cruz charged with 17 murder, he is mentally disturbed after his mom dead from flu

  1. Nikolas Cruz charged with 17 murder, he is mentally disturbed after his mom dead from flu  Week Facts
  2. Mom's flu death may have sent Florida massacre suspect over the edge  Allnewsweb.com
  3. Alleged Florida High School Shooter Had Ties to New York  Hudson Valley PostFull coverage

Police: Mother accused of giving child hydrochloric acid, chlorine as autism 'cure'

  1. Police: Mother accused of giving child hydrochloric acid, chlorine as autism 'cure'  Atlanta Journal Constitution
  2. Indiana mother arrested for feeding child hydrochloric acid, chlorine to cure autism  WCVB Boston
  3. Behind the dangerous 'miracle' bleach concoction one mom made to 'cure' her daughter's autism  Yahoo NewsFull coverage

Parkland shooting prompts conversation over mental illnesses

  1. Parkland shooting prompts conversation over mental illnesses  ActionNewsJax.com
  2. Experts say mass shootings and mental heath are unfair comparisons  CBS46 News Atlanta
  3. Reader gives thoughts on latest school shooting  Circleville Herald
  4. Seek help for mental illness — you are not alone  Miami HeraldFull coverage

Project to make cancer care affordable launched in Vizag

  1. Project to make cancer care affordable launched in Vizag  Telangana Today
  2. Web-based tech platform launched to reduce cancer care costs  NYOOOZFull coverage

Watch for potential symptoms of prostate cancer

  1. Watch for potential symptoms of prostate cancer  Valley News
  2. Cancer: Why you should go for early screening, healthy lifestyle  Daily Trust
  3. New prostate drug offers extended lifespan for men with advanced disease  The Pharmaceutical Journal
  4. It's a disgrace that Britain treats men's health so badly: MICHAEL PARKINSON talks of his own battle with prostate ...  Daily MailFull coverage

This household chore can damage your lungs

  1. This household chore can damage your lungs  New York Daily News
  2. Women who clean at home or work face increased lung function decline  EurekAlert (press release)
  3. Women Who Use Cleaning Products Experience More Lung Damage That Women Who Don't, According To A Study  Bustle
  4. Long term effect of cleaning on lung function decline and COPD in the ECRHS study - American Thoracic Society  American Thoracic Society
  5. Cleaning the house is as bad for women's lungs as smoking up to 20 cigarettes a day due to the chemicals - but men ...  Daily MailFull coverage

Flu season drags on in Douglas County

  1. Flu season drags on in Douglas County  NRToday.com
  2. Indiana flu-related deaths reached nearly 200 last week  WTHITV.com
  3. The Flu Shot Doesn't Live Up To Expectations — And That Keeps Many People Away  HuffPost
  4. Another flu death reported in Tarrant County as both A and B strains rage  Fort Worth Star Telegram
  5. Common misconceptions about the flu, and why you should get the shot  The Globe and MailFull coverage

Flu Shot Clinics Planned in 3 Connecticut Communities

  1. Flu Shot Clinics Planned in 3 Connecticut Communities  U.S. News & World Report
  2. Blumenthal to call for $1B for flu vaccine development  Miami Herald
  3. It's Not Too Late: Health Officials Continue to Push Flu Shots  NBC ConnecticutFull coverage

Free flu shots for WNY kids at town hall Wednesday

  1. Free flu shots for WNY kids at town hall Wednesday  NJ.com
  2. Flu Count Climbs To 69000 In New York  Putnam Daily VoiceFull coverage

FDA opens new path for Alzheimer's therapy

  1. FDA opens new path for Alzheimer's therapy  The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
  2. Alzheimer's Disease Proteins May Be Contagious and Spread Through Dirty Medical Tools  Newsweek
  3. FDA floats new rules for testing Alzheimer's drugs  Science MagazineFull coverage

APNewsBreak: 2016 Report Put Quincy Plumbing Fix at $8M

  1. APNewsBreak: 2016 Report Put Quincy Plumbing Fix at $8M  U.S. News & World Report
  2. Legionnaires' case turns up at Chester Mental Health Center  Chicago Daily Herald
  3. No timeline given for test results in Chester Legionnaires' diagnosis  The SouthernFull coverage

Alabama launches chewing tobacco crackdown week

  1. Alabama launches chewing tobacco crackdown week  AL.com
  2. Health Department Launches Campaign to Cut Chewing Tobacco  U.S. News & World ReportFull coverage

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