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Herbert D. Kleber, Pioneer in Addiction Treatment, Dies at 84

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

A professional detour to the federal prison hospital in Lexington, Ky., known as the “narcotics farm,” would set the course of his life's work.
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C diff Spores on Bedsheets Survive Hospital Laundering

3 hours ago   |   Medscape

Typical laundering methods for hospital bedsheets left 60% of Clostridium difficile spores behind; their survival may contribute to future outbreaks, a study has...
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HGTV's Tarek and Christina El Moussa's Son Was Hospitalized for Croup

6 hours ago   |   Topix

Unfortunately, HGTV star Tarek El Moussa revealed that his son with his "So my Big Boy has croup over the weekend while he was with grandma," El Moussa captioned a photo on "It...
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Children's Lack of Sleep Is a Hidden Health Crisis

8 hours ago   |   Mercola

By Dr. Mercola It's recommended that school-age children get nine to 11 hours of sleep a night, while teens need eight to 10. Preschoolers and toddlers need even more to...
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Four STEC infections; one person dead after exposure to raw pet food

9 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Four people were infected with Shiga toxin producing E. coli O157 last year from exposure to raw pet food, according to a Public Health England report. In August 2017, the...
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Targeting immune checkpoints in microglia could reduce out-of-control neuroinflammation

10 hours ago   |   News Medical

A group of Massachusetts General Hospital investigators is proposing that targeting immune checkpoints - molecules that regulate the activity of the immune system - in immune...
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Pediatric patients get into the Halloween spirit at Arnold Palmer Hospital 

11 hours ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando kicked off the Halloween season for its pediatric patients with its annual costume party. Wednesday's event was sponsored by...
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How To Give Our Kids An Old School '80s Halloween

How To Give Our Kids An Old School '80s Halloween

12 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Well, here we are, folks. It's Halloween season. My kids are at peak age-old enough to have very strong opinions about what they want to dress up as and feel they need to...
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'Eyeballing' patients in A&E is the best way

'Eyeballing' patients in A&E is the best way

13 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen studied staff prioritising more than 6,000 patients at a Danish hospital and found those who 'eyeballed' patients better predicted...
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Bacteria that cause diarrhoea survive the high temperatures used in hospital laundries

Bacteria that cause diarrhoea survive the high temperatures used in hospital laundries

13 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Researchers from De Montfort University found that C.difficile spores are present at levels sufficient to cause an outbreak even after sheets are washed as set out by the NHS'...
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Deadly pregnancy complication that struck Kim Kardashian increases the risk...

Deadly pregnancy complication that struck Kim Kardashian increases the risk of dementia

Researchers from the Statens Serum Institut in Denmark believe the heightened dementia risk is caused by diseased blood vessels as a result of abnormally high blood pressure. Read more ...

Salad recall includes Whole Foods 365 brand; corn poses risk of infection

Salad recall includes Whole Foods 365 brand; corn poses risk of infection

A California-based grocery chain is recalling almost half a ton of ready-to-eat salads, including the 365 brand sold by Whole Foods, because they contain corn from a... Read more ...

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Help Fight Breast Cancer

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Help Fight Breast Cancer

Diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may delay the development and spread of breast cancer, found new study. Read more ...

Earlier diabetes diagnosis results in higher risk for other life-threatening...

Earlier diabetes diagnosis results in higher risk for other life-threatening diseases including cancer, heart disease, stroke

Even though Type 2 diabetes was previously regarded as a disease that usually affected older individuals, the global epidemic of obesity has seen diagnoses soar among young... Read more ...

Drinking at least four cups of coffee a day could slash your risk of rosacea...

Drinking at least four cups of coffee a day could slash your risk of rosacea by 20%

The new study, led by Brown University in Rhode Island, found that the protective effects were only shown in caffeinated coffee. Decaf coffee did not lower participants'... Read more ...

Does the 'maternity salad' REALLY induce labor?

Does the 'maternity salad' REALLY induce labor?

The Salad, made by Caioti Pizza Cafe in Studio City, is a simple mix of romaine, watercress, walnuts, and gorgonzola, with a herb-balsamic dressing. But scores of women say the... Read more ...

Get in Your Cardio and Strength Training With This Sweaty 30-Minute CrossFit...

Get in Your Cardio and Strength Training With This Sweaty 30-Minute CrossFit Workout

You only have 30 minutes? You can absolutely get in an intense calorie-burning, muscle-building session. This CrossFit workout involves running, some dumbbell moves, and box... Read more ...

Virtual reality is 'the ultimate empathy machine', study claims

Virtual reality is 'the ultimate empathy machine', study claims

Stanford University researchers found that people who were exposed to situations such as homelessness in VR developed longer-lasting compassion towards the issue in real life. Read more ...

Report: Burger Chains' Antibiotics Plans Flawed

Report: Burger Chains' Antibiotics Plans Flawed

Only two burger chains in the U.S. earn top marks for avoiding ground beef pumped full of antibiotics, according to a new report issued by a group of environmental and consumer... Read more ...

Effects of a high-fat diet are reduced with the golden tickseed

Effects of a high-fat diet are reduced with the golden tickseed

Good news for diabetics: A study, published in Chinese Herbal Medicines, revealed that the golden tickseed can be used to treat insulin resistance. The researchers, who were... Read more ...