Millions of US teens are vaping marijuana; FDA launches crackdown...

WPXI PittsburghA new report from the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that more than 2 million American teens have used an e-cigarette to vape marijuana. The new data, based on a representative sample of middle and high...

One hundred years after the Spanish Flu, where are the...

Stuff.co.nzMarlborough Girls' College students Jayde Bolton, Yasmin Burdis and Hannah Phibbs above the grave of Joseph Flood who died from the Spanish Flu at the age of 65. It was considered one of the deadliest natural disasters in history, but...

Scott Baker, Surgeon Who Removed Patient’s Healthy Kidney, Denies Breaching...

The InquisitrSouth Dakota surgeon Scott Baker has admitted that he mistakenly removed a woman's healthy kidney during a surgery in Sioux Falls in October 2016. The doctor, however, denied that he breached the standard of care. According to the Argus...

Starting A Ketogenic Diet? Here Are 10 Things You Need...

Women's HealthPrepping your kitchen for a Keto diet might sound like a huge undertaking and overhaul, and what happens if you never get into ketosis, or are only in the fat-burning metabolic state for a fleeting moment? Is it a...

Surgeon, medical practice, roar negligence in casting off lady’s kidney...

NewslineCLOSE A USA TODAY/Kaiser Health News investigation of public details found that surgical blueprint centers gain risked lives by running on inclined sufferers, by skimping on existence-saving practising and equipment and by sending sufferers house too ...Surgeon denies negligence in...

ACLU challenges jail’s policy of denying methadone to inmates –...

The Boston GlobeThe American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging a county jail's policy of denying inmates access to the medications that treat addiction. The lawsuit asks the US District Court to require the Essex...

UTMB Zika vaccine shows promise against aggressive brain cancer –...

Houston ChronicleThe Zika virus is showing promise fighting the most lethal type of brain cancer, according to Galveston-led research in mice that attempts to harness therapeutic benefits from what's been called “the infection from hell.” A University of Texas Medical...

West Nile Virus cases found in 28 ND counties –...

Grand Forks HeraldDICKINSON—North Dakota's first West Nile Virus-related death of 2018 was announced by the North Dakota Department of Health earlier this week, raising concerns about the virus in the state. The unidentified man who died was in his 60s,...

ACLU Sues Over Methadone Access for Inmates – Courthouse News...

Courthouse News ServiceBOSTON (CN) – Denial of methadone to prison inmates with opioid addictions constitutes cruel and unusual punishment, the ACLU claimed in federal court Wednesday. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the Essex County Sheriff's ...ACLU...

Scientists discover why many Alzheimer’s drugs fail and identify one...

The IndependentA “vicious feedback loop” at the heart of Alzheimer's disease may explain why so many drug trials hoping to treat this condition fail, according to a new study. The same research found that a clinically approved drug that appears...

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