Health

Second opioid distributor charged over role in US drug epidemic

This post was originally published on this site(Reuters) – An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic

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Rate of American smokers trying to quit has stalled, study shows

This post was originally published on this siteEven if it takes multiple attempts, a majority of smokers do finally kick the habit. But new research finds the percentage of smokers who are even

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Is Aerobic Exercise The Right Prescription For Staving Off Alzheimer’s?

This post was originally published on this siteResearchers are prescribing exercise as if it were a drug in a study that aims to see if it can prevent Alzheimer’s disease. “We are

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Study: HIV PrEP Access Limited by Location

This post was originally published on this siteIn the battle to stop the spread of HIV, the medical community relies on a critical weapon called pre-exposure prophylaxis. Known as PrEP, the

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Woman who wore contact lenses while showering, swimming nearly blinded in one eye from rare infection

This post was originally published on this site(WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE BELOW). Heads up, contact lens wearers: A woman in England was nearly blinded in one eye after contracting a rare but

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Why Women’s Risk of Alzheimer’s Differs From Men’s

This post was originally published on this siteNew research offers some biological clues as to why women might be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and how the most

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Avoid stroke, avert dementia: Western-led team calls for global action as link between two becomes clear

This post was originally published on this siteA Western University-led group of experts has a clear message for global leaders: prevent dementia by tackling stroke. The team of international

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Research: Scientists discover how mosquito brains integrate diverse sensory cues to find a host —

This post was originally published on this siteThrough behavioral experiments and real-time recording of the female mosquito brain, a team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of

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Downtown Atlanta hotel closes after SIX guests are diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease

This post was originally published on this siteSix guests who stayed at the Sheraton Atlanta hotel at the same time have tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease; Legionnaires’ is a

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Were Lyme infected ticks used as biological weapons? Congress calls for investigation into Defense Department

This post was originally published on this siteThe experiments are thought to have happened between 1950 and 1975. (Courtesy of CDC/ James Gathany; William L. Nicholson, Ph.D.) 0. By Kristin F.

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