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Solution to opioid addiction epidemic is medication-assisted treatment - Arizona Capitol Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2017-10-19 17:29

Arizona Capitol Times

Solution to opioid addiction epidemic is medication-assisted treatment
Arizona Capitol Times
Addiction is a complex illness, with biological and psychological components. Medication pacifies the addicted brain's receptors that produce cravings and.

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OTA partners with The Packer's Global Organic Produce Expo | Packer - The Packer

Organic Food - Thu, 2017-10-19 17:21

OTA partners with The Packer's Global Organic Produce Expo | Packer
The Packer
The Organic Trade Association brings its leadership and expertise to The Packer's inaugural Global Organic Produce Expo, Jan. 25-27 in Hollywood, Fla.

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Mobile school pantry delivers free fruits and vegetables to 30 OC schools - Los Angeles Times

Fruits and Vegetables - Thu, 2017-10-19 17:01

Los Angeles Times

Mobile school pantry delivers free fruits and vegetables to 30 OC schools
Los Angeles Times
At a bustling farmers market at Santa Ana High School on a recent Thursday, families packed shopping carts, cardboard crates and strollers full of fresh produce. The day's bounty — onions, potatoes, chili peppers, apples, pears, watermelon, plums and ...

York Fresh Food Farms to use former Rabbit Transit shuttle to deliver organic produce - York Dispatch

Organic Food - Thu, 2017-10-19 16:56

York Dispatch

York Fresh Food Farms to use former Rabbit Transit shuttle to deliver organic produce
York Dispatch
The mission between his organization and York Fresh Food Farms fits Rabbit Transit's business model, he explained. York Fresh Food Farms operates two micro farms in York City. They reap organic crops and educate residents on healthy-eating benefits.

'Geostorm' movie shows dangers of hacking the climate – we need to talk about real-world geoengineering now - WTOP


'Geostorm' movie shows dangers of hacking the climate – we need to talk about real-world geoengineering now
WTOP
For example, early studies using computer models indicated that injecting particles into the stratosphere to cool parts of Earth might disrupt the Asian and African summer monsoons, threatening the food supply for billions of people. Even if ...

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Pollution kills 9 million people each year, new study finds - Washington Post

Energy Medicine - Thu, 2017-10-19 16:37

Washington Post

Pollution kills 9 million people each year, new study finds
Washington Post
But we certainly did not have any idea of the total magnitude of the problem,” said Philip Landrigan, dean of global health at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and co-chair of the commission behind the report. “I think all of us were really surprised ...
Pollution kills 3 times more than AIDS, TB and malaria combined89.3 KPCC
9 Million Global Deaths Annually Attributed to PollutionMedPage Today

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Shades of Motherhood group helps local moms from suffering through postpartum depression - WLNS

Postpartum Depression - Thu, 2017-10-19 16:14

WLNS

Shades of Motherhood group helps local moms from suffering through postpartum depression
WLNS
It's to help new moms push away postpartum depression symptoms from setting in by communicating with other moms. It's called Shades of Motherhood, and group leader Kersten Kimmerly says it's to assist moms who are going though symptoms such as ...

Survey: 700000 in Japan likely addicted to gambling - Asahi Shimbun

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-10-19 16:10

Asahi Shimbun

Survey: 700000 in Japan likely addicted to gambling
Asahi Shimbun
Up to 700,000 Japanese are likely addicted to pachinko or other forms of gambling, according to the first nationwide interview survey on the subject. On average, suspected gambling addicts bet 58,000 yen ($512) a month, and 80 percent of them spend ...

Retinol Peels Are the Super Potent Anti-Aging Treatment That's Trending Now - NewBeauty Magazine (blog)

Anti-Aging - Thu, 2017-10-19 16:07

NewBeauty Magazine (blog)

Retinol Peels Are the Super Potent Anti-Aging Treatment That's Trending Now
NewBeauty Magazine (blog)
"They're suitable for most skin types, but are particularly effective for those with acne, pigment issues and visible signs of aging. As people become more educated and understand the abundance of benefits retinol offers, these peels are becoming more ...

Categories: Anti-Aging

Queensbury woman sees success in new FDA-approved cancer treatment - Albany Times Union

Alternative Cancer Treatment - Thu, 2017-10-19 15:59

Albany Times Union

Queensbury woman sees success in new FDA-approved cancer treatment
Albany Times Union
The treatment is a form of immunotherapy, an alternative to chemotherapy that has held promise for decades, according to J. Leonard Lichtenfeld, deputy chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society. While chemotherapy attacks cancer cells by ...

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Categories: Cancer News

No fluoride for Wheatley, Tilbury | Chatham Daily News - Chatham Daily News

Fluoridation - Thu, 2017-10-19 15:12

Chatham Daily News

No fluoride for Wheatley, Tilbury | Chatham Daily News
Chatham Daily News
Chatham-Kent Board of Health members were surprised to learn on Wednesday that not all households in the municipality that receive treated water from the ...

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Milwaukee County panel backs hiring legal experts to file suits against opioid drug makers - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2017-10-19 15:03

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee County panel backs hiring legal experts to file suits against opioid drug makers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Companies that have repeatedly testified before Congress that these prescription painkillers would not be addictive, as well as distributors that ship such extreme volumes of the drugs into communities that the availability feeds a secondary black ...

Annual ADHD conference held in Hattiesburg - WDAM-TV

ADHD - Thu, 2017-10-19 14:54

Annual ADHD conference held in Hattiesburg
WDAM-TV
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -. Over 400 people attended the annual ADHD conference held in West Hattiesburg at Temple Baptist Church, which began on Thursday and continues into Friday. The conference includes sessions on a variety of topics related ...

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Marijuana: Why Dangerously Potent Pot Is Making People Lose Their Minds and Memories - Newsweek

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2017-10-19 14:44

Newsweek

Marijuana: Why Dangerously Potent Pot Is Making People Lose Their Minds and Memories
Newsweek
High-potency pot is causing psychiatric issues, including addiction and memory problems. New strains of the recreational drug have higher levels of the active chemical and not enough of another compound that keeps the drug safe. And as a new study this ...
Clearing the airThe Globe and Mail

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Too high: Side effects hamper many blood pressure medications - Scope (blog)

Heart Disease - Thu, 2017-10-19 14:38

Too high: Side effects hamper many blood pressure medications
Scope (blog)
Margaret's a 53-year-old with high blood pressure and was first treated with lisinopril seven years ago. This medication ... Dizziness after standing up and sexual dysfunction are common across all blood pressure medications because they interfere with ...

NCI awards Dr. Ruth Etzioni 5-year grant to fill gaps in cancer-recurrence data - Fred Hutch News Service

Nutrition and Cancer - Thu, 2017-10-19 14:30

Fred Hutch News Service

NCI awards Dr. Ruth Etzioni 5-year grant to fill gaps in cancer-recurrence data
Fred Hutch News Service
Nutritional epidemiologist Dr. Marian Neuhouser on Oct. 1 became head of the Cancer Prevention Program in the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutch. She replaces acting program head Dr. Johanna Lampe, associate director of the PHS Division, ...

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Categories: Cancer News

Paleo diet may contribute to iodine deficiency - Reuters

Nutritional Medicine - Thu, 2017-10-19 14:03

Paleo diet may contribute to iodine deficiency
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Older women on a so-called Paleolithic diet – which tries to mimic the diet of cavemen living in the stone age - may be more likely to develop iodine deficiency than their counterparts who don't eat this way, a small Swedish ...

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Comedian to highlight breast cancer event - Salina Journal

Nutrition and Cancer - Thu, 2017-10-19 13:58

Comedian to highlight breast cancer event
Salina Journal
Information will be available on clinical trials and genetics, nutrition, radiation oncology, 3D mammography, American Cancer Society programming, lymphedema, physical therapy, Salina Family Healthcare Center and Early Detection Works, Tobacco Free ...

Categories: Cancer News

Nourishing Nutrition: Mood, Food and Lifestyle — Is There a Connection? - Freepress Online

Nutrient Deficiency - Thu, 2017-10-19 13:56

Nourishing Nutrition: Mood, Food and Lifestyle — Is There a Connection?
Freepress Online
If not prepared properly, these foods can bind to minerals, including magnesium, iron, and zinc, as well as decrease digestive enzyme production, which can contribute to nutrient deficiencies. However, soaking or sprouting these foods can greatly ...

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