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THC, Other Medicinal Cannabis, Can Worsen Symptoms of Mental Health Patients

THC, Other Medicinal Cannabis, Can Worsen Symptoms of Mental Health Patients

This study follows The Lancet Series on Drug Use, which includes a paper on cannabis where the authors assess the current and possible future public health impacts of the legalisation of cannab...

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Efficient TB vaccine launched in Hyderabad

Efficient TB vaccine launched in Hyderabad

Apart from Tuesday's updates, this week will see a number of other major announcements on TB at the global conference in Hyderabad . We may be closing in on a new, more effective vaccine for tuberc...

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Pakistani doctor who reused syringes busted after 900 children contracted HIV

Health officials initially blamed the outbreak on a single paediatrician, saying he was reusing syringes. In May Mr Ghanghro was arrested on charges of manslaughter and negligence, after locals accu...

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Facebook's Preventive Health tool urges you to take screening tests

Facebook's Preventive Health tool urges you to take screening tests

The social network says you can use the tool on its mobile app to find out what kind of preventive screenings are recommended for your sex and age - say, blood sugar and cholesterol tests or a mammogr...

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Anti-Anxiety Medication Recall Issued Over Risk of Infection

Anti-Anxiety Medication Recall Issued Over Risk of Infection

Mylan added that, as of the announcement on Friday, it had not gotten any reports of adverse events linked to that particular lot. The recall was prompted over concerns the products contains a "fo...

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Tick-borne encephalitis virus detected in ticks in the UK

Tick-borne encephalitis virus detected in ticks in the UK

This is considered to be a highly probable case of tick borne encephalitis (TBE). Public Health England (PHE) is now investigating how common the infected parasites are but says the risk is currentl...

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Amazon acquires Health Navigator for Amazon Care, its pilot employee healthcare program

Amazon acquires Health Navigator for Amazon Care, its pilot employee healthcare program

The new healthcare service is created to help Amazon employees get fast access to healthcare without an appointment at the convenience of their schedules, at their preferred location, such as home, of...

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Democratic Party details higher thresholds for next presidential debate

Democratic Party details higher thresholds for next presidential debate

The Democratic National Committee is again increasing its polling and fundraising requirements for presidential candidates to qualify for participating in the campaign's sixth debate in December. Furt...

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Uganda immunizes over 18.7 mln children in measles-rubella, polio vaccination drive

Uganda immunizes over 18.7 mln children in measles-rubella, polio vaccination drive

The vaccination campaign was implemented in order to interrupt the Measles-Rubella outbreaks where over 300 000 cases, 46 000 patients and 587 deaths were reported. One dose of measles vaccine is abou...

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With early start to flu season, vaccination advised

With early start to flu season, vaccination advised

Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba's chief provincial public health officer. "There are many strains of influenza virus that circulate so every year we have to design and produce a new vaccine to match the...

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Trump campaign trolls Biden camp's Hispanic outreach effort

Trump campaign trolls Biden camp's Hispanic outreach effort

A Democratic frontrunner in the 2020 United States election, Joe Biden, has launched a bid to rally Hispanic voters - only to see it hijacked by President Trump's team. The Twitter account trolls Bi...

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Appropriate disposal of unused medications is a critical component of curbing the opioid crisis. "The idea behind it is we take and dispose of these items in a proper manner", said Lt. DEA and law e...

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MA reports another 17 cases of vaping lung injury

MA reports another 17 cases of vaping lung injury

To date, DPH has received 184 reports from clinicians of patients with suspected vaping-associated lung injuries. That brings the total of cases in the Commonwealth to 46, the DPH said; 16 of those ...

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Driving tiny cars soothes rats, pointing way toward nondrug therapy for humans

Driving tiny cars soothes rats, pointing way toward nondrug therapy for humans

That's a feat on its own. They constructed a tiny auto made out of a clear plastic bottle on wheels, with an aluminium footrest and three copper bars functioning as a steering wheel. It's evidence t...

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Raise breast cancer awareness with these stunning pink keycaps

Raise breast cancer awareness with these stunning pink keycaps

The conference, which was attended by over 400 local, regional, and worldwide healthcare professionals, focused on improving the quality of cancer care for patients with breast and gynaecological canc...

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Still a public health emergency?, Vaccine news and current case counts

Still a public health emergency?, Vaccine news and current case counts

That figure is up from 2,133 earlier this month, the AU-affiliated Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said , reported the Premium Times Nigeria website Monday. Some of the ...

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Contagious Measles Patient Visits Disneyland & Other Southern CA Locations Exposing Others

Contagious Measles Patient Visits Disneyland & Other Southern CA Locations Exposing Others

Earlier that morning, the person was at a Starbucks on the west side of Los Angeles. He or she then went to the Anaheim-based theme park between 9:15 a.m. In 2014, California experienced a large m...

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Warren vows to ban federal funding for new charter schools

Warren vows to ban federal funding for new charter schools

The spending includes $100 billion in "Excellence Grants" over a decade - the equivalent of $1 million for every USA school - and $50 billion to improve buildings and other infrastructure. If her plan...

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Gabbard Clashes With Clinton Over Russian-Asset Accusations

Gabbard Clashes With Clinton Over Russian-Asset Accusations

Gabbard resigned as vice-chair of the Democratic National Committee in February 2016, and endorsed Sanders for president over Clinton . Late last week, Clinton said Republicans would attempt to...

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County officials report first flu death of season

County officials report first flu death of season

The patient who died was a middle-aged person with underlying medical problems, the L.A. County Department of Public health said. During the 2018-19 flu season, there were 125 flu-related deaths in ...

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Man stopped for drink driving discovers stomach naturally brews beer

Man stopped for drink driving discovers stomach naturally brews beer

It describes how the 46-year-old's rare condition was only discovered after he was pulled over by police on suspicion of drink-driving. His case is published in a report by BMJ Open Gastroenterolog...

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Rotary's fight to end polio continues

Rotary's fight to end polio continues

Many children around the world are still suffering from polio, Ayuyu added. On the same date , a Rotary bucket collection for End Polio Now will take place at the Co-op store in Northgate, between ...

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Biden maintains double-digit lead over other Democratic presidential candidates nationwide

Biden maintains double-digit lead over other Democratic presidential candidates nationwide

Sherrod Brown or retired Navy Adm. William H. McRaven if either could be convinced to throw their hat in the ring, according to the report. Each papers reported that social gathering figures fear ...

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New research alliance aims to detect 'undetectable' cancer

Cancer Be taught United Kingdom has teamed up with the Universities of Cambridge , Manchester, University College London, and Stanford and OR in the USA, to piece concepts, technology and abilities ...

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Company says it will seek approval of Alzheimer’s drug

Company says it will seek approval of Alzheimer’s drug

Biogen's first analysis used data from 1748 patients who had completed 18 months on a low dose or a high dose of the drug; the new analysis , whose underlying data is not yet publicly available nor d...

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4th death in Legionnaire's outbreak tied to NC state fair

This isn't unheard of, as hot tubs have been known to foster such bacteria, but the fact that it happened in a location with heavy foot traffic was a worst-case scenario. State officials are encouragi...

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High air pollution is killing people

High air pollution is killing people

Mr Stevens said: "It's clear that the climate emergency is in fact also a health emergency". "So our NHS energy use, supply chain, building adaptations and our transport will all need to change subs...

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Flu season is back, free shots now available

Flu season is back, free shots now available

It is important that you keep your market knowledge up to date segmented by applications , product types and major players. If you wish to find more details of the report or want a customization, ...

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Exercising before eating breakfast 'burns more fat'

Exercising before eating breakfast 'burns more fat'

The study established that increased fat use is mainly due to lower insulin levels during exercise when people have fasted overnight, which means that they can use more of the fat from their fat tis...

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Flu shots available starting week of October 21st

Flu shots available starting week of October 21st

According to health officials, Australia had an early and aggressive flu season, which could point to how severe our flu season will be. They say the earlier the better since the vaccine can take up...

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