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Stanford study suggests e-cigarette flavorings can damage blood vessel cells

Now, it's for India's 100 million adult smokers to decide which part of the story to believe, although Wu says that, "This study clearly sho...

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TSA updates 'medical marijuana' regulations to reflect FDA-approved drug containing cannabidiol

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has updated its guidelines on flying with products containing hemp-derived CBD (or cannabidio...

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US study suggests e-cigarette flavorings may pose heart risk

The researchers investigated the effect of six different popular e-liquid flavors - fruit, tobacco, sweet tobacco with caramel and vanilla, swee...

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World Health Organization says 'workplace burnout' is official medical condition

In order to shed more light on the current situation, WHO's expert Shekhar Saxena assures that this kind of addiction would "only affect a s...

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World Health Organization Now Recognizes "Burnout" As An Official Medical Condition

The newest addiction actually isn't a substance at all, but instead video games . Better known as ICD-11, the classification serves as the gl...

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World Health Organisation adopts 'gaming addiction' as official illness despite industry opposition

The ICD-11 was officially accepted by the 194-member organization on Saturday. The classification for gaming disorder was added to the ICD...

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Trump Admin. Rule Change Would Roll Back ACA Protections For Transgender People

Most recently a rule announced by Housing and Urban Development Department that would allow federally funded shelters to turn away people citi...

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Disaster Aid Bill Stalled After Republican Blocks House Vote

The legislation will now likely be passed when the House returns from its vacation in two weeks. Under House rules, it only took one opposin...

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US Health officials considered banning individuals from flying to prevent measles transmission

Measles can kill and it is incredibly easy to catch , especially if you are not vaccinated. Vulnerable, religious and insular communities are...

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Northam Donor Knew About Racist Yearbook Picture, Kept It Secret

The law firm investigating the origin and content of a racist photo , which appeared on Northam's page inside the 1984 yearbook, said Wednesd...

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AI could spot lung cancer before radiologists

Pattern recognition is something that neural networks are exceptionally good at, and with enough data to sufficiently train an AI, Google hope...

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Most infant sleep-deaths in 'sitting devices' happen in car seats

Leaving a baby in a auto seat when they're not in a vehicle can pose risks, according to a new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics . ...

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King County woman diagnosed with measles in sixth Western Washington case

Around 66 cases were reported in NY. It is the greatest number of cases reported in the US since 1994 - and since measles was declared elimina...

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Ric Flair hospitalized after suffering medical emergency

On the other hand, Ric 'Flair's career lasted for five decades. Hours later, son-in-law Conrad Thompson downplayed the urgency in that report,...

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US crosses 800 measles cases for 2019

Of those cases, 41 were reported by New York City and 25 were reported by Rockland County. Most of the cases are among unvaccinated Orthodox...

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How much coffee is too much? Your Questions Answered

Researchers analysed the findings of 40 previous studies around coffee consumption. Coffee improves life expectancy , reducing the risk o...

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With dementia cases set to triple, WHO issues guide to cut risk

In addition, the report noted that even though age is a major risk factor for dementia, cognitive decline is not an inevitable effect of old a...

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Group to examine impact of body image on young people’s mental health

It was also clear that body image issues affect people throughout their lives. And Denise Spence, Chief Executive of Girlguiding Scotland said...

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Britney Spears attends hush-hush court hearing with parents over conservatorship

Reporters and onlookers were removed from the courtroom and the hearing was closed. Media has been barred from the proceedings, but reports fr...

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People In Iowa Are Getting Sick. Looks Like Dogs Are The Culprit

It is also recommended that dog owners who have "recently acquired a new, small breed dog from Marion County " contact a veterinarian and their...

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Washington state limits exemptions for measles vaccine

Following Cook and Los Angeles counties on the list were Miami-Dade County in Florida, King County in Washington and Queens in NY, where John ...

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She rescued a puppy during her vacation. The dog's bite proved deadly

And during one of their strolls, she found the wandering dog on the road and attempted to rescue it by taking it back the resort they were lodgi...

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Diverse mental health research at Western recognized

Parents, volunteers, community partners, politicians - and a big contingent of children - gathered at St. Clair Child and Youth's Point Edward h...

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Public encouraged to #GetLoud for Mental Health Week

This month, various mental health awareness events will be going on around town. It is crucial that the gap between the need for treatment and i...

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Student who sued because he didn't want chickenpox vaccine gets chickenpox

It is understood 24 other students were banned during the chickenpox outbreak. Jerome Kunkel, a student at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart/Assump...

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World Health Organization issues warning as measles infects 34000 in Europe in two months

The recent measles outbreak added another 60 confirmed cases last week, bringing the total number of cases for the year up to 764. First i...

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Denver votes on whether to become first city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’

The local ballot measure would not quite legalize "magic" mushrooms , the ones that contain psilocybin, a naturally occurring psychedelic compo...

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OMG: Mongolian couple dies of plague after eating raw marmot meat

Mongolia's National Centre for Zoonotic Disease (DMC ) has recommended not using marmot raw materials and meat, and not to store it at home or...

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HIV drugs stop sexual transmission of AIDS virus, say doctors

Although 15 men did become infected with HIV during the study, genetic testing showed that none of the viruses came from their main partner. B...

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US reports 60 new measles cases in worst outbreak since 1994

Three out of four Americans believe children should be vaccinated against measles even if their parents object, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found, sh...

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