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Longevity Secrets of 'Super Agers'

April 19, 2017 — Will you dance at your excellent-grandchild’s wedding? Most of us won’t be wholesome sufficient to reduce a rug into our 90s. But some men and women are not only dancing, but cooking, driving, and volunteering at an age when they’re supposed to be feeble, addled by dementia, or each. Researchers, with an eye to an ever-aging ...

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Is It Wise to Take a Steroid for a Sore Throat?

By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Researchers seeking new sore throat therapies report only modest good results with a single dose of a steroid medication. Concerns about expanding bacterial resistance to antibiotics have led scientists to appear for alternative therapies for sore throat, a common purpose for medical doctor visits. In this new British ...

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Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An ingredient in marijuana could lessen seizures in men and women with a extreme form of epilepsy, a new study suggests. The ingredient in question is cannabidiol — a molecule from the marijuana plant that does not generate a “higher.” The drug is being created by GW Pharmaceuticals, ...

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Happiness in the Workplace

The UN World Happiness Report measures “subjective well-being” or how folks experience and evaluate their lives. The study was performed across far more than in far more than 150 countries. The 2017 report was published on March 20, the UN’s International Day of Happiness. Because the report’s 1st publication in April 2012, happiness has turn into an increasingly crucial measure ...

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Pot Smoking Common Among Pregnant Teens: Survey

        By Alan Mozes                  HealthDay Reporter               MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Adding to issues about the harms of teenage pregnancy are new U.S. survey final results that show 14 percent of teenage mothers-to-be smoke marijuana. This big national survey discovered ...

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Right Person, Right Time?

Job interviews, it turns out, are not great at predicting what kind of employee the candidate will be, notes a column by Jason Dana, “The Utter Uselessness of Job Interviews,” which appeared a couple weeks ago in The New York Instances. Personal bias affects the method so significantly that even when interviewers are warned ahead of time that the candidate ...

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Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets Recalled

Friday April 14, 2017–Hyland’s Child Teething Tablets and Hyland’s Baby Nighttime Teething Tablets are becoming recalled across the United States because they might include amounts of belladonna alkaloids that are various than the amount on the label. Belladonna poses a critical well being threat to young children and the effects of belladonna are unpredictable, according to the U.S. Meals and ...

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Trump Blocks Some Funding to Abortion Providers

By Margaret Farley Steele HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — President Donald Trump signed legislation Thursday that permits states to withhold family organizing funds to clinics that offer abortion, including Planned Parenthood. The order overturns a regulation place into effect by President Barack Obama that mentioned states could not stop cash meant for loved ones preparing services, ...

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Another Type of Mosquito May Carry Zika

Genetic fragments, but not reside virus, have been identified researchers contact for much more testing of mosquito sorts WebMD News from HealthDay By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Traces of Zika virus genetic material have been found in a second mosquito species, researchers report. The primary carrier of Zika is the yellow fever mosquito ...

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More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Breast cancer rates amongst Asian-Americans are steadily increasing in contrast to other racial/ethnic groups, a new study suggests. Researchers from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California reviewed information from 1988 to 2013 on breast cancer among women in California from seven Asian ethnic groups. These included Chinese, Japanese, ...

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