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NFL, NFLPA form new joint medical committees

NFL, NFLPA form new joint medical committees

The NFL and the NFL Players Association announced on Monday they are forming a Joint Pain Management Committee, which will "establish uniform standards for club practices and policies regarding pain...

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Measles cases continue to climb but not as rapidly as before

Measles cases continue to climb but not as rapidly as before

And up the road in Albany, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr was at a rally railing against the proposed strengthening of New York's vaccination law. There have been been 231 confirmed cases as of May 17 in New Y...

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Health officials confirm case of measles in Chicago

Health officials confirm case of measles in Chicago

Officials say those who think they may have been exposed should check with their health care providers to see if they were vaccinated or need a vaccination. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention'...

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Google’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help prediction of lung cancer

Google’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help prediction of lung cancer

Of these patients, 578 developed biopsy-confirmed cancer within the one-year follow-up period, according to the researchers . In most comparisons, the model performed at or better than radiologis...

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Drinking excessive fruit juice increases early death risk than soda

Drinking excessive fruit juice increases early death risk than soda

Not fruit juice but TOO MUCH fruit juice . The more sugary drinks participants consumed, the higher their risk for death from any cause during the study period. "Efforts to decrease consumption...

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Eating Ultra-Processed Foods Not Good — Surprise

Eating Ultra-Processed Foods Not Good — Surprise

But mice are not people, as critics of such studies are quick to point out. "But one thing they all have in common is that they limit processed foods", he said . There are several reasons that Ha...

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Infant deaths in auto seats most often occur when not traveling

They found 3% of babies died while sleeping in sitting devices and, of those deaths, 62.9% happened in auto seats. The study detailed that the majority of deaths in sitting devices happened at home...

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Researchers Use Rats to Find Out Why Coffee Makes Us Poop

Researchers Use Rats to Find Out Why Coffee Makes Us Poop

The researchers gave rats coffee with caffeine and decaffeinated coffee for three days and saw that throughout the period, their small intestines had an improved ability to contract, regardless of the...

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AIDS-affected doctor makes 500 get HIV in Pakistan

AIDS-affected doctor makes 500 get HIV in Pakistan

More than 9,000 people have since been subjected to screening in the affected district, and the process is continuing, Sikandar Memon, the provincial head of the AIDS Control Program, told reporters. ...

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New Michigan measles case confirmed separate from outbreak

New Michigan measles case confirmed separate from outbreak

The 72 Cleveland and Bradley County public school students with incomplete vaccination records included those whose parents had requested religious exemption, those who could not get vaccines for medi...

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What should your blood pressure be?

What should your blood pressure be?

Globally, 29.2 per cent of men and 24.8 per cent of women are suffering from hypertension . Communications officer of the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa Nuraan Cader said, "It is therefor...

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No local A grades on nonprofit's spring hospital safety report card

No local A grades on nonprofit's spring hospital safety report card

It's a widely watched rating system, and it's touted especially by hospitals that do well in the grades. As part of the HealthONE system of care, The Medical Center of Aurora, North Suburban Medica...

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Ric Flair's Wife Provides Medical Update, Surgery Postponed

Ric Flair's Wife Provides Medical Update, Surgery Postponed

Ric Flair, WWE legend was rushed to hospital after suffering a medical emergency on the morning of Thursday, May 16., according to his wife Wendy Barlow in a statement to the media. Flair recovered ...

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How California avoided major measles outbreak

How California avoided major measles outbreak

The proposals and the outbreaks have prompted confusion, and a lot of questions. CapRadio's health care reporter Sammy Caiola answered queries from listeners, and from the CapRadio staff. California a...

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AI smartphone app detect ear infections through paper

AI smartphone app detect ear infections through paper

So the authors behind this study, published Wednesday in Science Translational Medicine , wanted to create an easier-to-use, low-cost test that could rival that accuracy. That funnel acts as a cond...

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How to prevent tick and mosquito bites

How to prevent tick and mosquito bites

Lyme disease is a serious infection that comes from being bitten by an infected blacklegged tick (also called a deer tick), they noted. The risk of acquiring Lyme disease in Toronto is relatively lo...

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Fast walkers could live 15 years longer than dawdlers, study claims

Fast walkers could live 15 years longer than dawdlers, study claims

A new study finds a significant difference in life expectancy correlated to walking speed, across all levels of BMIs. They found women who walked briskly had a life expectancy of 86.7 to 87.8 ye...

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Upper Michigan hospital receives 'A' for patient safety

Detroit Medical Center had two of its six hospitals on the list as did McLaren Healthcare Corp.in Grand Blanc and St. Joseph Mercy Health System in Ann Arbor. The hospital's safety rating has consiste...

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New report says low-dose aspirin linked to bleeding in the skull

New report says low-dose aspirin linked to bleeding in the skull

People without a history of heart disease and stroke who took low-dose aspirin were more likely to experience bleeding inside the skull, according to a new study. "Aspirin therapy reduces the cl...

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NY mom fails drug test after eating poppyseed bagel before giving birth

The newborn, Carter Dominguez, tested negative for opiates, but the hospital followed procedure and contacted Child Protective Services . Dominguez told WKBW-TV, "I called my husband freaking out, ...

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Measles cases increase to 839 in US

Measles cases increase to 839 in US

The steep uptick in cases this year has been driven primarily by large outbreaks in NY and Washington state, and represents the country's highest annual measles case count since there were 963 cases...

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Eat well, exercise more: New global guidelines to reduce risk of dementia

Eat well, exercise more: New global guidelines to reduce risk of dementia

In recommendations to counter an expected tripling in the number of people with the degenerative condition in the next 30 years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines are created to help ...

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Georgios Papanikolaou: Papa of the Pap Smear

Georgios Papanikolaou: Papa of the Pap Smear

And behind the unprecedented test is a man who collaborated with his wife in an effort to save women's lives: Georgios Papanikolaou. Monday's Google Doodle paid tribute to Georgios Papanikolaou, t...

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Vietnam culls 1.2m pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide

Vietnam culls 1.2m pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide

Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said today, as the virus continues to spread rapidly in the South-east Asian country. The departm...

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Here’s how much coffee is too much

Here’s how much coffee is too much

They noted that drinking coffee reduced all-cause mortality or risk writing that it decreased death rates, "irrespective of age, overweight status, alcohol drinking, smoking status, and caffeine c...

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Only 14% workers feel comfortable talking about mental health

Only 14% workers feel comfortable talking about mental health

Just over 22% of all UK adults and nearly half of 18-24 year olds said images on social media had caused them to worry about their body image and the majority of adults surveyed think the UK Gover...

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Spears, parents talk in court; evaluation sought

Spears, parents talk in court; evaluation sought

Spears is recovering from stress related to her father's health and her work", the documents state. Pop star Britney Spears attended a court hearing with her parents in Los Angeles on Friday, ...

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Dogs with bacterial disease discovered in Iowa

Dogs with bacterial disease discovered in Iowa

State veterinarian Dr. Jeff Kaisand confirmed multiple cases of Canine Brucellosis originating from a small dog breeding facility in Marion County, Iowa, according to the Iowa Department of Agric...

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HIV-preventing PrEP drugs to be offered free in USA under ‘deal’

HIV-preventing PrEP drugs to be offered free in USA under ‘deal’

President Donald Trump said in a celebratory tweet . Gilead has agreed to donate Truvada until the company's next-generation preventative HIV drug, Descovy, is available. "Will help us achieve o...

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Instagram to block anti-vaccine hashtags | newkerala.com #140309

Instagram to block anti-vaccine hashtags | newkerala.com #140309

For example, a hashtag like #vaccines1234 does not contain anything alarming in its wording, but if it is found to be used in a number of posts to promote verifiably false vaccine misinformation it ...

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