Health

Removing Cops From Mental Health Rescues

This post was originally published on this siteBy LJ Dawson. DENVER — Every day that Janet van der Laak drives between car dealerships in her sales job, she keeps size 12 shoes, some

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Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in North Carolina kills 2nd person, hospitalizes 88, officials say

This post was originally published on this siteA second person has died following an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in North Carolina, while 88 people have been hospitalized, state

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2 cases of vaping-related illness suspected in New Brunswick

This post was originally published on this siteNew Brunswick health officials say two cases of severe pulmonary illness are likely linked to vaping. “We have taken proactive steps here in

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The biology of obesity: How our ancient brain conspires to make us overeat

This post was originally published on this siteAccording to a new study, an additional 1.7 million Canadians will be living with obesity by 2023. Our growing girth is already at historic levels,

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Salmonella linked to pet turtles in 13 states

This post was originally published on this siteFirst, it was chickens, now it’s turtles. Twenty-one people in 13 states have been infected with a salmonella strain linked to pet turtles,

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Julia Domigan auctions off her mum’s paintings to raise money for cancer charity

This post was originally published on this siteShe has just six months to live and 35-year-old mum Julia Domigan wants to go out “with all guns blazing”. The corporate lawyer and

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Taking the cops out of mental health-related 911 rescues

This post was originally published on this siteEvery day that Janet van der Laak drives between car dealerships in her sales job, she keeps size 12 shoes, some clothes and a packed lunch —

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Jumping genes can contribute to rare childhood developmental disorders

This post was originally published on this siteThe largest study of its kind into childhood developmental disorders has discovered that jumping genes cause genetic changes in some patients with

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: genetic anomaly discovered in some infants could shed light on cause of cot deaths

This post was originally published on this siteThe anomaly, which prevents some newborns from metabolising lipids found in milk, could hold answers for doctors. By Rhiannon Williams. Friday, 11th

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Dementia: Getting this amount of sleep increases your risk reveals study

This post was originally published on this siteDEMENTIA is a progressive neurological condition that can make everyday activities harder for the person affected. Recent research suggests getting

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