Wednesday, February 28, 2018

At Some California Hospitals, Fewer Than Half Of Workers Get The Flu Shot

  1. At Some California Hospitals, Fewer Than Half Of Workers Get The Flu Shot  Washington Post
  2. There's good news about flu in Pennsylvania and New Jersey  Philly.com
  3. How to Protect Yourself From Influenza B Right Now  ConsumerReports.org
  4. Adam: Why the flu vaccine is still worth getting  Ottawa CitizenFull coverage

Defense Against Skin Cancer May Live on Your Skin

  1. Defense Against Skin Cancer May Live on Your Skin  HealthDay
  2. Could these bacteria stop skin cancer?  NBCNews.com
  3. Beneficial skin bacteria protect against skin cancer  EurekAlert (press release)Full coverage

Family of Toddler Allergic to Water Reveals What Life Is Like at Home: 'It's Changed Everything'

  1. Family of Toddler Allergic to Water Reveals What Life Is Like at Home: 'It's Changed Everything'  PEOPLE.com
  2. This 1-Year-Old Developed a Terrifying Allergy to Water -- Including Her Own Tears  CafeMom
  3. This toddler breaks out in hives whenever she touches water — here's what to know about the rare condition  INSIDERFull coverage

Cutting Out Gluten May Help Some Battle Nerve Pain

  1. Cutting Out Gluten May Help Some Battle Nerve Pain  HealthDay
  2. Gluten-free diet may alleviate neuropathic pain  Healio
  3. Gluten-Free Diet May Help People with Neuropathic Pain  PR Newswire (press release)Full coverage

New Mexico Mom Fights for Life in ICU After Contracting Rare Rodent-Borne Virus

  1. New Mexico Mom Fights for Life in ICU After Contracting Rare Rodent-Borne Virus  PEOPLE.com
  2. New Mexico mom diagnosed with rare virus carried by mice  InfosurhoyFull coverage

Which Cannabis Strains Are Highest in CBD, According to Lab Data?

  1. Which Cannabis Strains Are Highest in CBD, According to Lab Data?  Leafly
  2. Visiting Vet: Veterinary marijuana  Martha's Vineyard Times
  3. A School Employee Was Assured He Could Use a CBD Tincture and Still Pass a Drug Test. He Didn't.  Willamette WeekFull coverage

Doctor Says Period Pain Can Be "Almost as Bad as a Heart Attack," and Women Everywhere Nod Collectively

  1. Doctor Says Period Pain Can Be "Almost as Bad as a Heart Attack," and Women Everywhere Nod Collectively  POPSUGAR
  2. A Doctor Claimed Period Cramps Are As Painful As Heart Attacks & Twitter Has A LOT To Say  Bustle
  3. Periods can be as painful as a heart attack, doctors confirm  Yahoo NewsFull coverage

A Possible New York City Measles Outbreak Sounds Scary, But Here's What You Should Know

  1. A Possible New York City Measles Outbreak Sounds Scary, But Here's What You Should Know  Elite DailyFull coverage

After a deadly year, the race to outsmart an ever-mutating flu virus

  1. After a deadly year, the race to outsmart an ever-mutating flu virus  Chicago Tribune
  2. There's good news about flu in Pennsylvania and New Jersey  Philly.com
  3. How to Protect Yourself From Influenza B Right Now  ConsumerReports.org
  4. Adam: Why the flu vaccine is still worth getting  Ottawa CitizenFull coverage

Why the Joy of Cooking is going after a Cornell researcher

  1. Why the Joy of Cooking is going after a Cornell researcher  Vox
  2. Joy of Cooking claims to be victim of bad food science from Brian Wansink  The VergeFull coverage

This toddler breaks out in hives whenever she touches water — here's what to know about the rare condition

  1. This toddler breaks out in hives whenever she touches water — here's what to know about the rare condition  INSIDER
  2. This 1-Year-Old Developed a Terrifying Allergy to Water -- Including Her Own Tears  CafeMom
  3. Toddler Is So Allergic to Water That Even Crying Causes Swelling  Mom.Me (blog)Full coverage

10 best foods for your heart

  1. 10 best foods for your heart  fox6now.com
  2. Invest more in research and access to health care for women  The Hill (blog)
  3. Practical advice in pursuit of a healthy heart  Helena Independent Record
  4. Effect of a Moderate Fat Diet With and Without Avocados on Lipoprotein Particle Number, Size and Subclasses in ...  Journal of the American Heart Association - AHA Journals
  5. Mediterranean diet linked to lower risk of heart attack, stroke  CNNFull coverage

Flu vaccine linked to lower death risk for heart failure patients: Study

  1. Flu vaccine linked to lower death risk for heart failure patients: Study  ABC News
  2. Flu Shot a Lifesaver for Heart Failure Patients  WebMD
  3. Aspirin lowers risk of death for patients with diabetes, heart failure  Medical XpressFull coverage

Bacterial strain protects against skin cancer

  1. Bacterial strain protects against skin cancer  The San Diego Union-Tribune
  2. Beneficial skin bacteria protect against skin cancer  EurekAlert (press release)
  3. Common human skin bacteria could protect against cancer, say researchers  The GuardianFull coverage

Scientists say they have reversed Alzheimer's disease in mice

  1. Scientists say they have reversed Alzheimer's disease in mice  WCPO
  2. Alzheimer's Disease Reversed In Mice By Cleveland Clinic Doctors  Patch.com
  3. Research shows reversal of Alzheimer's disease in mice  Atlanta Journal Constitution
  4. How flashing lights and pink noise might banish Alzheimer's, improve memory and more  Nature.comFull coverage

Disease quarantine zone created for deer in portions of Lancaster, Lebanon and Berks counties

  1. Disease quarantine zone created for deer in portions of Lancaster, Lebanon and Berks counties  LancasterOnline
  2. Smith: CWD-positive deer die at three times rate of non-diseased animals in Wisconsin study  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  3. Lebanon, Lancaster, Berks counties in new chronic wasting disease zone  PennLive.comFull coverage

A Doctor Claimed Period Cramps Are As Painful As Heart Attacks & Twitter Has A LOT To Say

  1. A Doctor Claimed Period Cramps Are As Painful As Heart Attacks & Twitter Has A LOT To Say  Bustle
  2. Periods can be as painful as a heart attack, doctors confirm  Yahoo News
  3. Menstrual Cramps Are As Painful As Heart Attacks, According To Science, Because Obviously  RomperFull coverage

Florida teen first diagnosed with flu finds out he has stage 4 cancer

  1. Florida teen first diagnosed with flu finds out he has stage 4 cancer  USA TODAY
  2. Teen initially told he might have the flu finds out he has stage 4 cancer  fox13now.com
  3. A teen was told he likely had the flu. It turned out to be late-stage cancer.  Washington PostFull coverage

The obesity paradox debunked: People with extra pounds do not live longer, study shows

  1. The obesity paradox debunked: People with extra pounds do not live longer, study shows  Los Angeles Times
  2. New research spells out the number of years obesity shaves off a life  Quartz
  3. 'Obesity Paradox' Fails to Hold Up in Study  New York TimesFull coverage

Still Thirsty? It's Up To Your Brain, Not Your Body

  1. Still Thirsty? It's Up To Your Brain, Not Your Body  NPR
  2. You Get Thirsty and Drink. How Does Your Brain Signal You've Had Enough?  New York TimesFull coverage

CBD oil, from hemp plant, crops up in Asheville businesses

  1. CBD oil, from hemp plant, crops up in Asheville businesses  Asheville Citizen-Times
  2. Visiting Vet: Veterinary marijuana  Martha's Vineyard Times
  3. A School Employee Was Assured He Could Use a CBD Tincture and Still Pass a Drug Test. He Didn't.  Willamette WeekFull coverage

CDC to downsize international epidemic prevention work

  1. CDC to downsize international epidemic prevention work  American Veterinary Medical Association
  2. Health Tip: Surviving Cancer Mentally  U.S. News & World ReportFull coverage

New Cleveland Clinic CEO gives first 'State of the Clinic' address

  1. New Cleveland Clinic CEO gives first 'State of the Clinic' address  WKYC-TV
  2. Cleveland Clinic finances rebound in 2017  Crain's Cleveland BusinessFull coverage

TICK Tracker app helps with data, resources

  1. TICK Tracker app helps with data, resources  WBAL Baltimore
  2. Alternative and Complementary Treatments for Lyme Disease  ProHealthFull coverage

Scorpion venom could help treat rheumatoid arthritis, study says

  1. Scorpion venom could help treat rheumatoid arthritis, study says  Atlanta Journal Constitution
  2. Scorpion venom shows promise as rheumatoid arthritis treatment  Chron.com
  3. Scorpion Venom Toxin Reduces Severity of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Rats  Sci-News.comFull coverage

The CDC researcher who mysteriously vanished had recently been passed over for a promotion, police say

  1. The CDC researcher who mysteriously vanished had recently been passed over for a promotion, police say  Washington Post
  2. Missing CDC scientist allegedly told neighbor to delete his phone number a day before disappearance  USA TODAY
  3. Missing CDC scientist was upset over promotion snub: cops  New York PostFull coverage

Doctors "sound the alarm" on possible harms of saline in IV bags

  1. Doctors "sound the alarm" on possible harms of saline in IV bags  CBS News
  2. Why Vanderbilt Shifted from Saline IVs to Crystalloids  HealthLeaders Media
  3. There's A Much Safer IV Liquid Than Saline, Suggests New Study  Tech TimesFull coverage

1 in 14 pregnant women still smokes, CDC says

  1. 1 in 14 pregnant women still smokes, CDC says  CBS News
  2. CDC: 1 in 14 US women smoked while pregnant in 2016  UPI.com
  3. Missouri has one of the highest rates of pregnant smokers in the nation, study shows  Kansas City Star
  4. One in 14 Women smoked during pregnancy, CDC report says  Week FactsFull coverage

A teen was told he likely had the flu. It turned out it was late-stage cancer.

  1. A teen was told he likely had the flu. It turned out it was late-stage cancer.  Washington Post
  2. Teen initially told he might have the flu finds out he has stage 4 cancer  fox13now.com
  3. Florida Teen's Flu Symptoms Turned Out To Be Stage 4 Cancer  Tech TimesFull coverage

Waist size bigger heart attack risk in women, report says

  1. Waist size bigger heart attack risk in women, report says  BBC News
  2. This Body Shape Can Raise Women's Heart Attack Risk  HealthDay
  3. Got Belly Fat? The Bigger Heart Disease Risk for Women.  ConsumerReports.orgFull coverage

Human brain still active minutes after heart stops beating, new research finds

  1. Human brain still active minutes after heart stops beating, new research finds  The Independent
  2. Does brain shut down immediately after death? Some cellular changes may be reversible, finds study  International Business Times, India Edition
  3. What happens to your brain in the last minutes before you die: Scientists discover that cells silence themselves in a ...  Daily MailFull coverage

Why Flu Outbreaks Have Been the Worst in Nearly a Decade

  1. Why Flu Outbreaks Have Been the Worst in Nearly a Decade  TIME
  2. Three new flu deaths in Maine, but latest data indicate cases on decline  Press Herald
  3. Following typical peak month of flu activity, a look at why this season was so active, deadly  AccuWeather.comFull coverage

More people getting gender reassignment surgery

  1. More people getting gender reassignment surgery  Baltimore Sun
  2. Study suggests gender-affirming surgeries are on the rise, along with insurance coverage  The Hub at Johns Hopkins
  3. Gender Confirmation Surgeries Are Rising, And So Is Insurance Coverage: Study  HuffPostFull coverage

How flashing lights and pink noise might banish Alzheimer's, improve memory and more

  1. How flashing lights and pink noise might banish Alzheimer's, improve memory and more  Nature.com
  2. Alzheimer's Disease Reversed In Mice By Cleveland Clinic Doctors  Patch.com
  3. Alzheimer's risk climbs close to parent's age of onset  Futurity: Research NewsFull coverage

'Obesity Paradox' Fails to Hold Up in Study

  1. 'Obesity Paradox' Fails to Hold Up in Study  New York Times
  2. Shorter Life, Heart Risk Linked with Excess Weight  MedPage Today
  3. 'Obesity paradox' debunked  EurekAlert (press release)Full coverage

Visiting Vet: Veterinary marijuana

  1. Visiting Vet: Veterinary marijuana  Martha's Vineyard Times
  2. A School Employee Was Assured He Could Use a CBD Tincture and Still Pass a Drug Test. He Didn't.  Willamette Week
  3. Cannabis drug halves the risk of an epileptic fit in more than 40% of sufferers, study finds  Daily MailFull coverage

I tried it so you don't have to: Does intermittent fasting work?

  1. I tried it so you don't have to: Does intermittent fasting work?  Santa Rosa Press Democrat
  2. Why the Trend of Intermittent Fasting Is Probably a Pretty Bad Idea  PureWow
  3. Intermittent fasting improves endurance, study suggests  InfosurhoyFull coverage

UT grad student spreads awareness of eating disorders after battling it herself

  1. UT grad student spreads awareness of eating disorders after battling it herself  KXAN.com
  2. Symptoms, students, services and support: Eating Disorders Awareness Week  Impact Magazine
  3. Eating Disorder Awareness Week: Why better understanding is needed to help recovery  Belfast TelegraphFull coverage

Surgery near the end of life is common, costly — and often not what patients want

  1. Surgery near the end of life is common, costly — and often not what patients want  USA TODAY
  2. Too Late To Operate? Surgery Near End Of Life Is Common, Costly  WABE 90.1 FMFull coverage

Drop Saline IVs, Use Crystalloids Instead

  1. Drop Saline IVs, Use Crystalloids Instead  HealthLeaders Media
  2. Health Highlights: Feb. 28, 2018  HealthDay
  3. There's A Much Safer IV Liquid Than Saline, Suggests New Study  Tech TimesFull coverage

1 in 14 women still smokes while pregnant, CDC says

  1. 1 in 14 women still smokes while pregnant, CDC says  CNN
  2. 1 in 14 Pregnant Women Still Smokes  HealthDay
  3. CDC: 1 in 14 US women smoked while pregnant in 2016  UPI.com
  4. Missouri has one of the highest rates of pregnant smokers in the nation, study shows  Kansas City StarFull coverage

Missing CDC scientist allegedly told neighbor to delete his phone number a day before disappearance

  1. Missing CDC scientist allegedly told neighbor to delete his phone number a day before disappearance  USA TODAY
  2. Missing CDC epidemiologist was passed up for promotion, police say  FOX 61
  3. Missing CDC Doctor's Parents, Who Live In Md., Describe Agony Of Wait For News  CBS Baltimore / WJZFull coverage

Alzheimer's Disease Reversed In Mice By Cleveland Clinic Doctors

  1. Alzheimer's Disease Reversed In Mice By Cleveland Clinic Doctors  Patch.com
  2. Alzheimer's risk climbs close to parent's age of onset  Futurity: Research News
  3. What Does Pfizer Backing Out of Alzheimer Research Mean to the Field?  MedscapeFull coverage

Cleveland Clinic CEO Tom Mihaljevic reports financial rebound for hospital in 2017

  1. Cleveland Clinic CEO Tom Mihaljevic reports financial rebound for hospital in 2017  cleveland.com
  2. New Cleveland Clinic CEO gives first 'State of the Clinic' address  WKYC-TVFull coverage

Penn State Children's Hospital is one of 7 in nation with pediatric surgery verification

  1. Penn State Children's Hospital is one of 7 in nation with pediatric surgery verification  PennLive.com
  2. Penn State Children's Hospital earns national designation for surgical program  Penn State NewsFull coverage

Many in Military Seek Mental Health Care Elsewhere

  1. Many in Military Seek Mental Health Care Elsewhere  PsychCentral.com
  2. Military personnel seeking mental health care outside of the military  Science DailyFull coverage

Rare Disease Day: How You Can Help Raise Awareness

  1. Rare Disease Day: How You Can Help Raise Awareness  Lung Disease News
  2. 'I feel responsible for giving my daughter a rare disease'  Health24
  3. EURORDIS Group call for more access to rare disease therapies in Europe  Open Access GovernmentFull coverage

Counterfeit products are being sold on some America's top online retailers, investigation finds

  1. Counterfeit products are being sold on some America's top online retailers, investigation finds  NBCNews.com
  2. Beware of counterfeit items on Amazon, Walmart, Sears  KRMGFull coverage

Got Belly Fat? The Bigger Heart Disease Risk for Women.

  1. Got Belly Fat? The Bigger Heart Disease Risk for Women.  ConsumerReports.org
  2. Greater waist, hip measurements increase risk for MI in women  Healio
  3. Higher waist and hip measures may add up to greater risk for heart attack among women  Medical XpressFull coverage

To wipe out measles, governments must regain social trust

  1. To wipe out measles, governments must regain social trust  Financial Times
  2. There's nothing to fear about vaccines but fear itself  iNewsFull coverage

Why the Trend of Intermittent Fasting is Probably a Pretty Bad Idea

  1. Why the Trend of Intermittent Fasting is Probably a Pretty Bad Idea  PureWow
  2. Intermittent fasting improves endurance, study suggests  Infosurhoy
  3. How fasting boosts exercise's effects on endurance  DunyaNews PakistanFull coverage

New study finds no link between the pill & depression

  1. New study finds no link between the pill & depression  Times LIVE
  2. Your Healthy Family:  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
  3. New study finds no link between the pill and depression  Malay MailFull coverage

There's A Much Safer IV Liquid Than Saline, Suggests New Study

  1. There's A Much Safer IV Liquid Than Saline, Suggests New Study  Tech Times
  2. What's in the IV bag? Studies show safer option than saline  ABC News
  3. How Much Salt Is in An IV? More Than You May Need  WebMD
  4. Vanderbilt Research Finds That Saline Is Not The Best Fluid For IVs  NewsChannel5.comFull coverage

Practical advice in pursuit of a healthy heart

  1. Practical advice in pursuit of a healthy heart  Helena Independent Record
  2. Slideshow: 10 best foods for your heart  WSMV Nashville
  3. Slideshow: 10 best foods for your heart - WFSB 3 Connecticut  WFSB
  4. Effect of a Moderate Fat Diet With and Without Avocados on Lipoprotein Particle Number, Size and Subclasses in ...  Journal of the American Heart Association - AHA Journals
  5. Mediterranean diet linked to lower risk of heart attack, stroke  CNNFull coverage

Missing CDC epidemiologist was passed up for promotion, police say

  1. Missing CDC epidemiologist was passed up for promotion, police say  FOX 61
  2. Missing CDC employee sent mom cryptic message before disappearance  TheGrio (blog)
  3. A CDC commander has been missing for 2 weeks — and new details make the case more mysterious  Brinkwire (press release)Full coverage

Scientists Want to Completely Rethink How They Make the Flu Vaccine

  1. Scientists Want to Completely Rethink How They Make the Flu Vaccine  Bloomberg
  2. Maine CDC: 3 more Mainers died from flu last week  WMTW Portland
  3. Local mom, nurse give advice on flu-proofing your home  WBAYFull coverage

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