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STOW CREEK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Testing continues to find out what killed 200 birds in a southern New Jersey town, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection. The dead birds were found in November around Frank Davis Road in Stow Creek Township. Testing is continuing but one hypothesis…
01.21 / 17:56
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SATURDAY, Jan. 21, 2017 -- The best way for people to protect themselves from the flu is to get vaccinated -- and it's not too late to get a shot, an infectious diseases expert says. The flu vaccine also protects those who aren't able to get…
01.21 / 16:11
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A Bulgarian nurse with a poor grasp of the English language was unable to understand basic medical terminology or explain herself to doctors, a tribunal heard. Nikoleta Paskova made repeated errors when administering medication and struggled to answer questions while on duty at Seacroft Court Nursing Home in Skegness. Concerns were raised about her ability while she worked at the home, between July and December 2015, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. READ MORE: You'll…
01.21 / 12:07
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If you’re aiming for healthy cholesterol levels, you’re probably avoiding foods like eggs and butter. But research suggests those once banned foods are safe to eat again as they won’t harm your cholesterol numbers. As you hit the age of … The post Eating eggs won’t raise your cholesterol…? appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Informati…
01.21 / 12:07
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[Daily Maverick] A responsibility of every African country is to improve the living conditions of its citizens. Effective and efficient public health institutions are part and parcel of that better life. African health problems need African solutions, and they must be lasting…
01.21 / 11:30
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YOU are eating well and working out, so what gives? This is why you can’t shake the w…
01.21 / 11:24
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We’ve all experienced muscle pain at one time or another. You know, the kind triggered by muscle strain, nerve compression, injury, not to mention when your joints are completely worn down. Whether it happens suddenly or gradually, muscle pain can … The post Top 12 natural muscle relaxers to fix aches and pains appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health I…
01.21 / 09:40
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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) - Rob Kennedy Jr. isn't ashamed to admit he nearly succumbed to his heroin addiction many times. "Nine, ten times - dead - brought back," the Kingston man recalled recently. Sometimes it took an ice bath to make him snap out of the overdose. Other times he…
01.21 / 08:44
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DENVER (AP) - The number of people who died in Colorado's jails more than doubled in four years, following a national trend of a rising death toll among inmates in city and county jails across the country. Jail deaths in Colorado grew from 11 inmates in 2011 to 24 in…
01.21 / 07:31
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - On one of the last nights before he died, Max Briles treated himself to part of a cucumber. He figured it had 20 calories, which would keep his total below 1,000 for the day, less than half of what health officials say an adult male should…
01.21 / 06:17
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Health care agenda missing from the inaugural address and on the new White House…
01.21 / 02:52
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) - State agriculture officials say chronic wasting disease has been identified in two female deer in central Michigan. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development said Friday the deer were from a Mecosta County farm. It's the second time the neurological disease has been found in…
01.21 / 01:24
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The Society of Thoracic Surgeons has released the first publicly accessible national report of outcomes from lobectomy, a lung cancer procedure that removes a portion of the…
01.20 / 23:52
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In a new study, researchers at Uppsala University have found evidence of a new principle for how epigenetic changes can occur. The principle is based on an enzyme, tryptase, that has epigenetic effects that cause cells to proliferate in an uncontrolled…
01.20 / 22:01
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While many claims (greatly) exaggerate the health properties of lemon water, the beverage does deliver some nutritional benefits, writes Leslie…
01.20 / 21:09
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FRIDAY, Jan. 20, 2017 -- Many U.S. patients with late-stage lung cancer do not receive treatments that could prolong their lives, a new study finds. Researchers at the University of California, Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center analyzed…
01.20 / 20:36
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FRIDAY, Jan. 20, 2017 -- A blood test may help determine a person's chance of surviving an Ebola infection, researchers say. "It is not just defining how much Ebola virus that is present in a patient that defines whether a patient will survive.…
01.20 / 20:35
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From shots, to sweets, pills, bars; nutrients and functional ingredients can be delivered in a variety of ways. But can the nutrition industry learn a thing or three from how pharmaceutical companies are improving bioactive…
01.20 / 19:58
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Amy WallaceJan. 20 (UPI) -- Officials in France are calling for an inquiry into the common food additive E171 after a study found it can cause precancerous lesions in laboratory…
01.20 / 19:34
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FRIDAY, Jan. 20, 2017 -- A patient's heartbeat might one day be used to protect his or her electronic health records, a new study suggests. Traditional security methods can be expensive and time-consuming. So, U.S. researchers investigated the…
01.20 / 18:44
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