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The New Normal Blood Pressure: What it means for you - HuffPost

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The New Normal Blood Pressure: What it means for you
HuffPost
This story may raise your blood pressure. On Monday, November 13th, more than 15 million Americans became hypertensive. New guidelines established by the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and nine other health ...
The New Blood Pressure GuidelinesNew York Times
Odds Are, They're Taking Your Blood Pressure All WrongNPR
Is your medical provider taking your blood pressure all wrong? Experts say probablyAtlanta Journal Constitution
Roanoke Times -Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (blog) -PR Newswire (press release) -9&10 News
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A 9-year-old boy who inspired outpouring of Christmas cards has died from cancer - Today.com

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A 9-year-old boy who inspired outpouring of Christmas cards has died from cancer
Today.com
Jacob Thompson, a boy who inspired thousands from around the world to send him Christmas cards as he battled cancer, died at 9 years old on Sunday. His family announced on Facebook that he passed away less than four years after being diagnosed with ...
9-year-old cancer patient whose Christmas wish went viral passes awayfox2now.com
Maine boy who encouraged Christmas card campaign dies after four-year cancer battleThe Boston Globe
9-year-old cancer patient who requested cards for his last Christmas passes awayNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
fox8.com -Inside Edition -STLtoday.com -Bangor Daily News
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Overweight women may need more frequent mammograms - CBS News

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Overweight women may need more frequent mammograms
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Women who are overweight or obese may need to be screened for breast cancer more frequently, new Swedish research suggests. The reason? Overweight or obese women are at greater risk of having breast cancer detected after the tumor has grown large ...
Breast cancer tumours 'larger' in overweight womenBBC News
Another Problem with Being an Overweight Woman? Breast Cancer Tumors Are Likely To Be Larger Yet Harder To ...Newsweek
High BMI linked to larger breast cancer tumor sizeHealio
Telegraph.co.uk -Business Standard -Daily Mail
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Vaccination: The Cornerstone of Occupational Health, Patient Safety - Infection Control Today

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Infection Control Today

Vaccination: The Cornerstone of Occupational Health, Patient Safety
Infection Control Today
The cornerstone of occupational health this time of year continues to be influenza vaccination, but compliance remains an ongoing challenge. Black, et al. (2017) report that 78.6 percent of survey respondents say they received vaccination during the ...
MEDICAL INSIGHTS: Flu Vaccination NewsAiken Standard
Health District reports flu death, spike in illnessLas Vegas Sun
Fight breaks out after DUI suspect hits cars, home near Torrey Pines and WashingtonNews3LV
Patch.com -Petoskey News-Review -FOX5 Las Vegas -KLAS-TV
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Spit test may diagnose, predict duration of concussion in kids - CNN

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Spit test may diagnose, predict duration of concussion in kids
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(CNN) A saliva test may someday be able to diagnose a concussion and predict how long symptoms last, according to a study published Monday in the JAMA Pediatrics. A concussion is one type of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow or jolt to ...
Spit Test May Help Reveal Concussion SeverityNPR
Molecules in spit may be able to diagnose and predict length of concussionsMedical Xpress

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Only 1 in 10 adults eats enough fruits or veggies, study finds - WXIA-TV

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Only 1 in 10 adults eats enough fruits or veggies, study finds
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We should've listened to our parents when they told us to "eat your vegetables." Only 1 in 10 Americans are eating the recommended daily amount of fruits and veggies, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Federal ...
CDC report finds just 10 percent of American adults get enough fruits and vegetablesCurrency Observer
Only 10% of Americans get enough fruits and vegetables, report findsKSRO
CDC wants America to eat its fruits and veggiesGears Of Biz
USA TODAY -The Packer -Forbes -Dispatch Tribunal
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Deadly sugar addiction – why carbs, not fats, are the problem - FOX43.com

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Deadly sugar addiction – why carbs, not fats, are the problem
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ST. LOUIS -- Some doctors say sugar may be the number one killer in America right now. That may sound like a stretch, but you can see why they make that claim. Diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and obesity can all be partially attributed to too much sugar.
'I Tried The Ketogenic Diet For Weight Loss—Here's What Happened'Women's Health
Medical News Today: No sugar diet plan: What you need to knowMendon Journal
Deadly Addiction of Sugar May Be Demolishing Its LoversSwiftNary
Metro -Facts Herald
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Dog swallows 8-inch kebab skewer - Fox News

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Dog swallows 8-inch kebab skewer
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A hungry hound was lucky to escape with his life after sneakily wolfing down a barbecue chicken kebab - complete with an eight-inch wooden kebab skewer. Hugo, a three year old Siberian husky, suffered a punctured stomach and abdomen after swallowing ...
Husky helped after two-month kebab skewer ordealvet times
Skewered! Leeds dog's lucky escape after sneaky kebab treat proves hard to digestYorkshire Evening Post

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How to lose 7lbs in a week – by eating SIX meals a day - Daily Star

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Daily Star

How to lose 7lbs in a week – by eating SIX meals a day
Daily Star
EATING more often could be the key to permanent weight-loss, according to a diet expert. 0. By Laura Mitchell / Published 20th November 2017. woman weight loss GETTY. WEIGHT LOSS: You could lose 7lbs in a week by eating six times a day. Going on a ...
Column: Tips for avoiding weight gain over the holidaysAsheville Citizen-Times
I Tried Intermittent Fasting. Here's What It's Actually Likemindbodygreen.com
Whole 30 Diet: 6 Ways in Which This Diet Can Help You Lose WeightNDTV Food
New York Times -Refinery29 -HuffPost -POPSUGAR UK
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Young people 'experimenting more in bed' - BBC News

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Young people 'experimenting more in bed'
BBC News
Young people are taking part in a wider range of sexual practices, including anal sex, with opposite sex partners, research reveals. Experts looked at responses to a national sex survey that has been carried out every 10 years since 1990 in the UK ...
Teens Are Having Lame Experimental Sex, And Adults Aren't Teaching Them How to Do It ProperlyNewsweek
Changes in young people's sexual practices over the last 20 years revealedMedical Xpress
This Is How Many People Say They've Had Anal Sex Before Age 24Women's Health
International Business Times UK -IFLScience -Inverse -Refinery29
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A Bear Ripped Off Pennsylvania Hunter's Face, But Facial Reconstruction Surgery Helped - International Business Times

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International Business Times

A Bear Ripped Off Pennsylvania Hunter's Face, But Facial Reconstruction Surgery Helped
International Business Times
A hunter had his face nearly ripped off in a grizzly bear attack more than a year ago, while hunting elks in Wyoming with his friends. Recently, he opened up about his experience after having his face reconstructed in a ground-breaking surgery. Lee ...
Hunter mutilated in bear attack has face rebuilt in pioneering surgeryTelegraph.co.uk
Lee Brooke: Hunter Had Face Rebuilt In Groundbreaking Surgery, Recalls Cheating Death In Bear AttackThe Inquisitr
Incredible miracle in Colorado will blow your mindMorning Ticker
BABW News -The Independent -Immortal News -Metro
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Risk of stillbirth 'doubles when pregnant women sleep on back' - ITV News

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Risk of stillbirth 'doubles when pregnant women sleep on back'
ITV News
The risk of stillbirth is doubled if women go to sleep on their backs in the third trimester, new research claims. If all pregnant women slept on their sides from week 27 onward, there would be a 3.7% decrease in stillbirth, saving around 130 babies ...

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Theo's journey: A transgender child at war with his body - Newser

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Newser

Theo's journey: A transgender child at war with his body
Newser
In this Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 photo, Theo Ramos, 14, meets with an endocrinologist in Miami. When Theo Ramos was in fifth grade, he felt like a boy, but every month the pain of menstruation cramps reminded him of the reality of the gender assigned at ...

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'It never really leaves you.' Opioids haunt users' recovery - Washington Post

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Washington Post

'It never really leaves you.' Opioids haunt users' recovery
Washington Post
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It's hard to say whether businessman Kyle Graves hit rock bottom when he shot himself in the ankle so emergency room doctors would feed his opioid habit or when he broke into a safe to steal his father's cancer pain medicine.

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There's a Type of Brain Exercise That Could Reduce Dementia Risk by Nearly 30% - ScienceAlert

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There's a Type of Brain Exercise That Could Reduce Dementia Risk by Nearly 30%
ScienceAlert
Researchers say they have the first scientific evidence that brain training can help ward off dementia, after a 10-year study showed a particular type of cognitive exercise was associated with significantly reduced risk of developing the condition ...
Mental exercises can significantly reduce risk of dementiaDeccan Chronicle
Have You Heard About The Amazing MIND DietDoctor NDTV
Here's how you can help prevent dementiacitytoday
The New Paper -ReliaWire -LongShortReport (blog) -The Indian Express
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Some cancer patients have PTSD years after diagnosis, study finds - BBC News

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Some cancer patients have PTSD years after diagnosis, study finds
BBC News
A fifth of cancer patients experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a Malaysian study has found. About one-third of these still had consistent or worsening PTSD four years after diagnosis. The researchers said PTSD needed to be identified ...
Many cancer survivors are living with PTSDMedical Xpress
Many grapple with PTSD after a cancer diagnosisMedical News Today

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Some cancer patients have PTSD years after diagnosis, study finds - BBC News

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BBC News

Some cancer patients have PTSD years after diagnosis, study finds
BBC News
A fifth of cancer patients experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a Malaysian study has found. About one-third of these still had consistent or worsening PTSD four years after diagnosis. The researchers said PTSD needed to be identified ...
Cancer survivors often living with PTSDReuters
Cancer Survivors Can Develop PTSD, TooWebMD
The Many Forms, Faces And Causes Of PTSDWBUR
Refinery29 -New York Post -Healio -CBC.ca (blog)
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The dangers and potential of 'natural' opioid kratom - The Conversation US

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The Conversation US

The dangers and potential of 'natural' opioid kratom
The Conversation US
C. Michael White does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.
Local kratom users question official warnings about related deathsAtlanta Journal Constitution

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Rabies Found In Superstition, What You Need To Know - Forbes

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Forbes

Rabies Found In Superstition, What You Need To Know
Forbes
Should you beware of Superstition...The Superstition Mountain Area in Arizona, that is...because there be rabies there? The Arizona Department of Health has confirmed two cases of rabies in animals from the Superstition Mountain area, which includes ...
Rabies Confirmed In The Superstition MountainsImmortal News
Rabies confirmed in animals found in Superstition Mountain areaAZFamily
Authorities scramble, major deadly disease outbreak in Southwestern USMorning Ticker
U.S. News & World Report -AZCentral.com
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