Ten years after Juneau ditched water fluoridation, kids racked up an average of $300/each in extra dental bills – Boing Boing

It’s been ten years since the people of Juneau, Alaska succumbed to conspiracy theories and voted to ruin their kids’ teeth by removing fluoride from the drinking water, and it shows. A BMC Oral Health study by Jennifer Meyer (U Alaska), Vasileios Margaritis (Walden U) and Aaron Mendelsohn (Walden U) found that, on […]

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At least 10 have died of flu in Georgia – Democracy & Freedom Watch

NCDC director Amiran Gamkrelidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–At least 10 people have died in Georgia the last few weeks due to complications after contracting with the flu, health officials have said. The National Center for Disease Control and Public Health cited data showing that the seasonal epidemic is on decline, but there has been a wave […]

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This Woman Was Accidentally Prescribed Erectile Dysfunction Meds for Dry Eyes – Health.com

| Health Welcome! Meredith collects data to deliver the best content, services, and personalized digital ads. We partner with third party advertisers, who may use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on sites and applications across devices, both on our sites and across the Internet. You always have the choice to experience our […]

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FDA Clears Embrace Epilepsy Smartband for Pediatric Use – MD Magazine

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to the Embrace smartband for use in children ages 6 years and older with epilepsy. The smartband detects patterns in motion as well as physiological signs that may indicate generalized tonic-clonic seizures and alerts caregivers with the information. “The clearance of the Embrace watch […]

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Most Self-Diagnosed Food Allergies Are Just Intolerance, Study Finds – menshealth.com

With the abundance of speciality foods available, like gluten-free, nut-free, or dairy-free products, it seems that almost everyone is allergic to something. But a new study says that most people probably aren’t, but incorrectly believe they have food allergies. Research conducted by Northwestern University found that roughly 20 percent of people surveyed think they have […]

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A Woman Died Of Rabies After Doctors Thought She’d Had A Panic Attack – Bustle

A Virginia woman bitten by a dog while on a yoga retreat in India was confirmed to have contracted rabies that led to her death in 2017, according to a new report from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The 65-year-old woman’s hand was bitten during her stay, and after six weeks, she […]

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Polio-like illness affecting children continues to surpass record totals into 2019 – NBC 15 WPMI

Confirmed cases of AFM as of Jan. 4, 2019-Graphic provided by CDC The number of confirmed cases of a polio-like illness affecting mostly children has now reached 193 confirmed cases in 39 states. The confirmed cases are among a total of 349 cases reported and being investigated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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‘Bio-scaffold’ that could speed by the healing of wounds has been created by scientists – Daily Mail

Scientists have created a ‘bio-scaffold’ that could speed up the healing of wounds. In a world first, the researchers designed materials that ‘talk’ to the body’s injured tissue to support its repair through every stage of the healing process. Known as traction force-activated payloads (TrAPs), the scientists believe the technique will have ‘far-reaching uses’ on everything […]

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Here’s what you need to know about flu season – Futurity: Research News

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. <!– Topic <!– –> This year’s influenza outbreak is increasing nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which reports more than 6,400 confirmed cases and 24 states with widespread flu activity through December 29. “You cannot […]

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Ornish Lifestyle Medicine by Sharecare named best heart-healthy diet for 2019 by US News – GlobeNewswire

ATLANTA, Jan. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced its Ornish Lifestyle Medicine™ program has been recognized for having the No. 1 heart-healthy diet by U.S. News & World Report on its list of Best Diets for 2019 for the […]

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