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How To Deal With Stigmatizing Remarks About Mental Illness – HuffPost

November 6th, 2017
HuffPostResearch shows that people living with mental health issues are more likely to be victims of a violent crime as opposed to the ones committing them. Yet a formulaic response tends to follow tragedies: Mental illness is bad and it's...

Brainstorm Health: Red Cross Ebola Funds Theft, ‘Female Viagra’ Drug, Anthem CEO Stepping Down – Fortune

November 6th, 2017
FortuneIn 2014, Ebola tore through West Africa. The epidemic lasted more than two years, killed more than 11,000 people in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea, and posed one of the most prominent global health challenges to the worldwide medical industry...

Kentucky accuses Endo of contributing to opioid epidemic – Reuters

November 6th, 2017
ReutersNov 6 (Reuters) - Kentucky accused units of Endo International Plc on Monday of contributing to drug overdoses by deceptively marketing its painkiller Opana ER, in the latest lawsuit by state or local governments against the drugmaker amid an opioid...

Saving neurons may offer new approach for treating Alzheimer’s disease – Medical Xpress

November 6th, 2017
Medical XpressThe image shows brain tissue from Alzheimer's rats that were untreated (left) or treated (right) with the neuroprotective compound. The white "holes" indicated by the arrows are areas of brain cell death, and are more numerous in the …more....

Usable medical marijuana still a year away in North Dakota – SFGate

November 6th, 2017
SFGateBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Health Department has unveiled proposed administrative rules for a medical marijuana system in the state. The agency is taking public comments through Dec. 26, and has scheduled public meetings in six cities next ...Proposed...

This is what happens to your brain when you don’t get enough sleep – New York Daily News

November 6th, 2017
New York Daily NewsA new study from UCLA said to be the first of its kind reveals that “sleep deprivation disrupts brain cells” and their ability to communicate. When your brain-cell wires get crossed, you can feel spaced out. Or...

Heavy pot and alcohol use in teens may mean less success later in life: study – Globalnews.ca

November 6th, 2017
Globalnews.caTeens who are heavy into alcohol and marijuana are less likely to be successful and achieve adult goals, a new study suggests. According to researchers at the University of Connecticut, these teens are less likely to get married, go to...

Gun Violence: Comparing The US With Other Countries – NPR

November 6th, 2017
NPREditor's Note: This story was originally published in October and has been republished with updates in the wake of the Texas gun violence. Barely a month after the massacre in Las Vegas, another horrific attack has underscored the persistence of...

FDA approves first treatment for certain patients with Erdheim-Chester Disease, a rare blood cancer – FDA.gov

November 6th, 2017
FDA.govFDA expands approval of Zelboraf (vemurafenib) to treat certain adult patients with Erdheim-Chester Disease, a rare cancer of the blood. Release. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approval of Zelboraf (vemurafenib) to include the ...First Tx for...

3 guilty in ‘Future Pharma’ scheme to sell fake drugs online – Washington Post

November 6th, 2017
3 guilty in 'Future Pharma' scheme to sell fake drugs onlineWashington PostDOTHAN, Ala. — A third person has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to make and distribute anabolic steroids and fake drugs to treat infertility, acne and erectile dysfunction. They were...

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