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heraldscotland
Revealed: Scots doctors pocket millions from Big Pharma in just one yearand doctors are controversial as drug firms soak up a huge chunk of the NHS bud
Revealed: Scots doctors pocket millions from Big Pharma in just one year
heraldscotland / Posted 13 hours ago
and doctors are controversial as drug firms soak up a huge chunk of the NHS budget in Scotland. Critics believe it is unhealthy for healthcare professionals involved in assessing which drugs are given to patients to have financial relationships... Read more
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The Economic Times
21 die in Hyderabad government hospital, staff blame power cutdeaths occurred in specialty wards, including the surgical intensive care unit,
21 die in Hyderabad government hospital, staff blame power cut
The Economic Times / Posted 15 hours ago
deaths occurred in specialty wards, including the surgical intensive care unit, neo-natal intensive care unit, respiratory intensive care unit, acute medical care unit and the emergency ward, all of which were affected by Friday's power... Read more
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heraldscotland
Revealed: Scots doctors pocket £4.5m from Big Pharma in just one yearpartnerships between medics and companies benefit patients. As part of a Europ
Revealed: Scots doctors pocket £4.5m from Big Pharma in just one year
heraldscotland / Posted 18 hours ago
partnerships between medics and companies benefit patients. As part of a Europe-wide initiative to boost transparency, the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) recently published a list of payments and benefits in kind from... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Breaking barriers: Asean youths turn water lilies into cooking fueluse of charcoal and firewood, aside from its dangers to the environment due to
Breaking barriers: Asean youths turn water lilies into cooking fuel
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
use of charcoal and firewood, aside from its dangers to the environment due to cutting of trees, could also be harmful to health. A community doctor, Yap noted, told him that everyday, 10 of the residents would actually visit for a check-up... Read more
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BikeRadar
When doping in sports was expected and celebratedmilligrams of strychnine and your muscles will begin twitching uncontrollably.
When doping in sports was expected and celebrated
BikeRadar / Posted 2 days ago
milligrams of strychnine and your muscles will begin twitching uncontrollably. You will shiver with restless unease before respiratory arrest sets in. Although Lucas had another common chemical performance enhancer, brandy, in the car with him, he... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
AJCC article outlines role of LTAC hospitals in health care continuumare increasingly transferred to long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs). Long-
AJCC article outlines role of LTAC hospitals in health care continuum
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
are increasingly transferred to long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs). Long-term acute care is a growing segment of the healthcare continuum, and a special commentary in the July 2016 issue of the American Journal of Critical Care (AJCC)... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine officials issue air quality alert for FridayAUGUSTA, Maine — With ground-level ozone concentrations expected to reach unhea
Maine officials issue air quality alert for Friday
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — With ground-level ozone concentrations expected to reach unhealthy levels on Friday, state officials have issued an air quality alert for the coast from Kittery to Acadia National Park. The unhealthy levels of ozone might continue... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Reading taxis should be cleaner and greener in futureoxides are harmful pollutants often blamed for damaging the environment. NO2 h
Reading taxis should be cleaner and greener in future
Reading Evening Post / Posted 3 days ago
oxides are harmful pollutants often blamed for damaging the environment. NO2 has also been proved to have serious health implications and is linked to acute respiratory illness and low resistance to lung infection and... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Does living near a fracking site make asthma worse?By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Living near fracking
Does living near a fracking site make asthma worse?
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Living near fracking sites may make asthma worse for many of those who suffer from the respiratory condition, a new study suggests. Fracking is a controversial process in which water, sand... Read more
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Gulf News
Elderly Lebanese get health care boostNew initiative is the second major achievement under Health Minister Wael Abu F
Elderly Lebanese get health care boost
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
New initiative is the second major achievement under Health Minister Wael Abu Faour’s leadership In this picture taken Thursday, March 3, 2016, a doctor treats a woman with respiratory difficulties at the emergency room at Sacre Couer hospital... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fungus a possible precursor of severe respiratory diseases in pigsOlder piglets are already infected with Pneumocystis and bacteria. Credit: Mich
Fungus a possible precursor of severe respiratory diseases in pigs
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Older piglets are already infected with Pneumocystis and bacteria. Credit: Michael Bernkopf/Vetmeduni Vienna Respiratory diseases in pigs typically involve multiple infections from different pathogens. Some pathogens play a greater role than others... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Hallucinogenic African bark could be the answer to heroin addiction, and addiction in generalclinics that Hoffman refers patients to is Rosarito's Medicine Heart Recovery C
Hallucinogenic African bark could be the answer to heroin addiction, and addiction in general
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 4 days ago
clinics that Hoffman refers patients to is Rosarito's Medicine Heart Recovery Collective, co-founded by Mark Winkle, a respiratory therapist and former heroin addict. Winkle says he was addicted to heroin, pain pills, Suboxone or Methadone for... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Lucy the elephant should stay at Edmonton zoo, report recommendshas recommended that she remain at the Edmonton Valley Zoo based on findings th
Lucy the elephant should stay at Edmonton zoo, report recommends
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
has recommended that she remain at the Edmonton Valley Zoo based on findings that she is being well cared for, appears healthy and bonded to her workers – and that she could die if she is moved. “Whilst not impossible, a move would carry a... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks, study saysunconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Mo
Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks, study says
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
unconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The researchers at Johns Hopkins University partnered with Geisinger Health System and... Read more
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York Daily Record
York County's air quality: Better, but still an 'F'"code orange" air alert days. Halliwell is one of the 33,703 adults with asthm
York County's air quality: Better, but still an 'F'
York Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
"code orange" air alert days. Halliwell is one of the 33,703 adults with asthma in York County, according to American Lung Association estimates. The York-Harrisburg-Lebanon area regularly makes the American Lung Association's list of most... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Silicosis - the Gold Mines' Ambitious Planrural and peri-urban settings in some mining districts. These networks, operate
Silicosis - the Gold Mines' Ambitious Plan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
rural and peri-urban settings in some mining districts. These networks, operated and largely financed by the Department of Health, are supposed to identify and assist other former mineworkers with silicosis and/or TB with diagnosis, documentation,... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacksunconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Mo
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 5 days ago
unconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The researchers at Johns Hopkins University partnered with Geisinger Health System and... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacksunconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Mo
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 5 days ago
unconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The researchers at Johns Hopkins University partnered with Geisinger Health System and... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacksunconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Mo
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks
KSBW Salinas / Posted 5 days ago
unconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The researchers at Johns Hopkins University partnered with Geisinger Health System and... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacksunconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Mo
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
unconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The researchers at Johns Hopkins University partnered with Geisinger Health System and... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacksunconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Mo
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 5 days ago
unconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The researchers at Johns Hopkins University partnered with Geisinger Health System and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacksunconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Mo
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
unconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The researchers at Johns Hopkins University partnered with Geisinger Health System and... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Fracking wells may increase asthma attacksunconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Mo
Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 5 days ago
unconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The researchers at Johns Hopkins University partnered with Geisinger Health System and... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks | Health - Home Researchers mapped wells, asthma patient locations By Aria H
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
| Health - Home Researchers mapped wells, asthma patient locations By Aria Hangyu Chen special to CNN Andrew Burton/Getty Images Ever wondered if... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacksunconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Mo
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
unconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The researchers at Johns Hopkins University partnered with Geisinger Health System and... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacksunconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Mo
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 days ago
unconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The researchers at Johns Hopkins University partnered with Geisinger Health System and... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacksunconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Mo
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 5 days ago
unconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The researchers at Johns Hopkins University partnered with Geisinger Health System and... Read more
59 related stories
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ABC 7 El Paso
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacksunconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Mo
Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
unconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The researchers at Johns Hopkins University partnered with Geisinger Health System and... Read more
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News 8000
Fracking wells may increase asthma attacksunconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Mo
Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks
News 8000 / Posted 5 days ago
unconventional natural gas development wells, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The researchers at Johns Hopkins University partnered with Geisinger Health System and... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Should employers introduce indoor rooms for e-cigs? Public Health England think soNew guidelines from Public Health England (PHE) urge businesses to create indoo
Should employers introduce indoor rooms for e-cigs? Public Health England think so
Wakefield Today / Posted 6 days ago
New guidelines from Public Health England (PHE) urge businesses to create indoor ‘vaping’ rooms so that staff can indulge in e-cigarettes without going outside. The guidance also advises that employees are given extra break-times for their habit and... Read more
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Business Wire
Seattle Genetics and Takeda Announce Publication of Final Data from ADCETRIS® (Brentuximab Vedotin) Monotherapy Pivotal Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Relapsed or Refractory Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma in Bloodfor the sALCL indication may be contingent upon verification and description of
Seattle Genetics and Takeda Announce Publication of Final Data from ADCETRIS® (Brentuximab Vedotin) Monotherapy Pivotal Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Relapsed or Refractory Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma in Blood
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
for the sALCL indication may be contingent upon verification and description of clinical benefit in confirmatory trials. Health Canada granted ADCETRIS approval with conditions for relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma and sALCL. ADCETRIS was... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
State agency keeps medical errors under lock and keyover a “serious event”? That’s also confidential. Though the two agencies are
State agency keeps medical errors under lock and key
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
over a “serious event”? That’s also confidential. Though the two agencies are separate, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reviews reports of infrastructure failures and serious events submitted to the Patient Safety Authority and looks for... Read more
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York Daily Record
Experts: Key to a better-paying job is training beyond HSThe Careers in 2 Years program encourages people to train for specific jobs in
Experts: Key to a better-paying job is training beyond HS
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
The Careers in 2 Years program encourages people to train for specific jobs in manufacturing and health care that require two years of training or less The way to stay ahead in a fast-changing economy is to train for a field that is in high demand,... Read more
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Market Watch
This is how much time obesity cuts off your lifeare to die. Put another way: Being overweight or obese is associated with a hi
This is how much time obesity cuts off your life
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
are to die. Put another way: Being overweight or obese is associated with a higher risk of dying prematurely than being a healthier weight — and the risk increases with additional pounds, according to a new international study led by researchers... Read more
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Japan Today
Three-decade study confirms saturated fats are bad for health ‹ Japan Todaybutter, lard and red meat raise the risk of early death, but replacing these wi
Three-decade study confirms saturated fats are bad for health ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 9 days ago
butter, lard and red meat raise the risk of early death, but replacing these with fats like olive oil can offer substantial health benefits, a three-decade study confirms. The research involving more than 120,000 people was published in the Journal... Read more
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The Mercury News
Santa Cruz doctor accused of overprescribing opioidsNorco for another 18 months. Ebert switched this patient to methadone, a synthe
Santa Cruz doctor accused of overprescribing opioids
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
Norco for another 18 months. Ebert switched this patient to methadone, a synthetic opioid with a potential for adverse respiratory effects; the patient's heart rate measured greater than 100 beats per minute -- higher than normal -- at eight of... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAthis remodel is to provide a variety of living environments for the cats at Woo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 10 days ago
this remodel is to provide a variety of living environments for the cats at Woods, ensuring that they will be as happy and healthy as possible, and therefore much more likely to get adopted quicker. “We have been struggling with the current space... Read more
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Slate
Obama Becomes the First President to Publish a Science “Paper,” Which Is Kind of CuteBarack Obama, M.D.?The president wrote an opinion piece in the Journal of the A
Obama Becomes the First President to Publish a Science “Paper,” Which Is Kind of Cute
Slate / Posted 11 days ago
Barack Obama, M.D.?The president wrote an opinion piece in the Journal of the American Medical Association, which is kind of cute. Barack Obama is a doctor of jurisprudence, not a doctor of medicine. So it was slightly surprising when one of the... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Programs receive fundsBlair County programs that are meeting critical needs in our community. Through
Programs receive funds
Altoona Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Blair County programs that are meeting critical needs in our community. Through support of these programs that focus on health, education, financial stability and emergency disaster relief, we are helping to build a stronger community for all... Read more
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dna
Distressed by pigeon mayhem, residents demand closure of Khar kabutarkhanaa kabutarkhana that has only added to the residents' woes. I got asthma only be
Distressed by pigeon mayhem, residents demand closure of Khar kabutarkhana
dna / Posted 11 days ago
a kabutarkhana that has only added to the residents' woes. I got asthma only because of the pigeons." The Khar Residents Association (KRA) has been fighting for its closure for the past many weeks and written about it to the municipal... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
New medical clinic focused only on treating firefightersSeattle-based membership-based company, and will be located above Seattle’s Fir
New medical clinic focused only on treating firefighters
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 11 days ago
Seattle-based membership-based company, and will be located above Seattle’s Fire Station 2 in Belltown. The International Association of Fire Fighters cites studies showing firefighters face a high risk for heart disease, cancer, chronic... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
New medical clinic focused only on treating firefightersSeattle-based membership-based company, and will be located above Seattle’s Fir
New medical clinic focused only on treating firefighters
KING5 Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
Seattle-based membership-based company, and will be located above Seattle’s Fire Station 2 in Belltown. The International Association of Fire Fighters cites studies showing firefighters face a high risk for heart disease, cancer, chronic... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
TO YOUR HEALTH: Better Breathers Club helps balance life and COPD Support groups meet in Dover and Milford. Every day Lincoln resident Wanda T
TO YOUR HEALTH: Better Breathers Club helps balance life and COPD
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 11 days ago
Support groups meet in Dover and Milford. Every day Lincoln resident Wanda Traylor wakes up and does the daily activities she loves such as gardening and cooking. Diagnosed with... Read more
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Dover Post
TO YOUR HEALTH: Better Breathers Club helps balance life and COPD Support groups meet in Dover and Milford. Every day Lincoln resident Wanda T
TO YOUR HEALTH: Better Breathers Club helps balance life and COPD
Dover Post / Posted 12 days ago
Support groups meet in Dover and Milford. Every day Lincoln resident Wanda Traylor wakes up and does the daily activities she loves such as gardening and cooking. Diagnosed with... Read more
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Daily Mail
Heart failure are 'more likely to develop cancer'cancer is usually considered a separate cause of death from heart disease, stud
Heart failure are 'more likely to develop cancer'
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
cancer is usually considered a separate cause of death from heart disease, studies have been conducted to determine an association between heart disease and an increased cancer risk. RELATED ARTICLES What¿s YOUR fitness age? Take this test to... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Thesediscourage it but she was pretty tenacious," he said. But it turns out Gracie'
These
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
discourage it but she was pretty tenacious," he said. But it turns out Gracie's habit may have actually been good for her health. A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows children who bite their nails and suck their thumbs are about... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Medical questions confrontsome of these effects are seen in Dunedin.'' For hospital-based clinicians, th
Medical questions confront
Otago Daily Times / Posted 13 days ago
some of these effects are seen in Dunedin.'' For hospital-based clinicians, their "primary orientation'' must be public health services, even if they also work for the University of Otago or in private practice, the report says. "Overall, there... Read more
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CBS News
These "bad" habits may have surprising benefits for kidsdiscourage it but she was pretty tenacious," he said. But it turns out Gracie'
These "bad" habits may have surprising benefits for kids
CBS News / Posted 13 days ago
discourage it but she was pretty tenacious," he said. But it turns out Gracie's habit may have actually been good for her health. A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows children who bite their nails and suck their thumbs are about... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Fair Lawn man’s invention may help millions of diabeticsrecommendations when it came to testing. As the number of people with diabetes
Fair Lawn man’s invention may help millions of diabetics
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
recommendations when it came to testing. As the number of people with diabetes diagnoses escalates — the American Diabetes Association says 29 million people, or 9.3 percent of the American population, have diabetes — there is a huge potential... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Coke fight to go before Detroit zoning appeals boardzoning ordinance ... allows us to impose conditions we feel are for the safety
Coke fight to go before Detroit zoning appeals board
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 14 days ago
zoning ordinance ... allows us to impose conditions we feel are for the safety and protection of the public's interest, health, safety, welfare and environment," David Bell, director of BSEED, said in a statement. "We would let them have... Read more
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