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Focusing on overdiagnosis as a driver of too much medicine - The BMJ

Heart Disease - Fri, 2018-08-17 07:39

The BMJ

Focusing on overdiagnosis as a driver of too much medicine
The BMJ
... has a heart attack. Technological advances, such as advanced imaging and genetic testing, aggravate the problem, helping us find less severe abnormalities earlier, long before we know what they mean or whether they need to be treated ...

Water Balloon Fight to Honor Local Boy, Raise Childhood Cancer Awareness - WeAreGreenBay.com

Cancer Fighting Foods - Fri, 2018-08-17 07:30

WeAreGreenBay.com

Water Balloon Fight to Honor Local Boy, Raise Childhood Cancer Awareness
WeAreGreenBay.com
The free event will include over 10,000 water balloons, face painting, food, beverages, and even an ice cream truck. Tara Steinhorst stopped by Local 5 This Morning to talk about how the event honors her son who lost his battle to cancer, and what it ...

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Your Morning Dump... Where we take a preseason look at the postseason - thesportsdaily.com

Vaccines and Vaccination - Fri, 2018-08-17 07:29

thesportsdaily.com

Your Morning Dump... Where we take a preseason look at the postseason
thesportsdaily.com
We've all seen the damage the Warriors can do in a couple minutes of action–a close game turns into a double-digit Warriors lead in a handful of possessions as the Warriors land impressive shots and the other team falls apart, especially in the Oracle ...

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Mass medication - North Country Now

Fluoridation - Fri, 2018-08-17 07:19

Mass medication
North Country Now
Fluoridation of the public water is a public health threat. The act of medicating a population, against the will of a large percentage of that population, is criminal. According to advocates of fluoridation, this is a medical intervention to prevent ...

Healthy Eating: Reading Food Labels - myfox8.com

Nutrition - Fri, 2018-08-17 07:10

myfox8.com

Healthy Eating: Reading Food Labels
myfox8.com
The serving size doesn't necessarily mean what is the right serving for you, but instead functions as your reference point when reviewing the rest of the nutritional information on the label. Calories – Double-check how many servings you're really ...

Exclusion Criteria for Bipolar Trials Cast Doubt on Generalizability - Psychiatry Advisor

Bipolar - Fri, 2018-08-17 07:02

Psychiatry Advisor

Exclusion Criteria for Bipolar Trials Cast Doubt on Generalizability
Psychiatry Advisor
Clinical trials investigating the pharmacologic treatment of bipolar disorder typically use eligibility criteria that preclude the participation of the majority of affected patients, casting doubt about the generalizability and clinical relevance of ...

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Examining the toxic history of flame retardants - WBFO

Carcinogens - Fri, 2018-08-17 07:01

Marketplace.org

Examining the toxic history of flame retardants
WBFO
The only problem is, scientists at the time say this is very likely a carcinogen, it's remarkably closely related chemically to PCBs, which we know are carcinogens. But the industry, just the way it did with lead, goes "Well, you know we're not sure ...
Examining the toxic history of flame retardants - MarketplaceMarketplace.org
Worse Than Lead?The Nation.

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Friday Fix: Staying Hydrated - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Nutrition and Cancer - Fri, 2018-08-17 07:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Friday Fix: Staying Hydrated
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Pancreatic cancer patients often have many questions and concerns about nutritional care. In addition to PanCAN's Patient Central, both MyPlate and AICR provide resources on healthy diets. A registered dietitian is also an important resource for cancer ...

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Theresa May's government has 'no deal' Brexit plans for 84 areas of British life — here's the full list - Business Insider


Business Insider

Theresa May's government has 'no deal' Brexit plans for 84 areas of British life — here's the full list
Business Insider
These notices —which government sources insist will show the UK "will be ready" for the hardest of Brexits — come amid warnings that leaving the EU with no deal could trigger chaos, like a shortage in food and medicines. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt ...

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Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids May Reduce Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults - Psychiatry Advisor

Omega 3 - Fri, 2018-08-17 06:35

Psychiatry Advisor

Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids May Reduce Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults
Psychiatry Advisor
A meta-analysis conducted on 9 studies showed mixed findings on the efficacy of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (n-3 PUFA) supplements in reducing depressive symptoms among adults over 60. In identifying specific moderating effects, however, ...

AHA Advisory Recommends Healthy Eating, Not Just Variety - Medscape

Nutrient Deficiency - Fri, 2018-08-17 06:15

Medscape

AHA Advisory Recommends Healthy Eating, Not Just Variety
Medscape
"In the old days," said Hu, who served on the advisory committee for the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines, "you needed to get sufficient amounts of macronutrients and micronutrients by consuming a wide range of food, but today, nutrient deficiency is much ...

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Gazette opinion: Taking aim against meth, violence in Yellowstone County - Billings Gazette

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2018-08-17 06:10

Billings Gazette

Gazette opinion: Taking aim against meth, violence in Yellowstone County
Billings Gazette
Members of the recently formed Substance Abuse Connect aim to reduce the methamphetamine crisis and the serious lack of safe, affordable housing that have trapped so many individuals and families in cycles of addiction, unemployment, poverty, crime, ...

Healthy Diet May Lower Risk of Developing MS, Study Finds - Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Nutrition - Fri, 2018-08-17 06:00

Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Healthy Diet May Lower Risk of Developing MS, Study Finds
Multiple Sclerosis News Today
Instead, analyzing dietary patterns has advantages over the single food or single nutrient approach “by capturing information about a person's total diet, including the interactions that may occur between food components,” the authors wrote ...

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Could different cultures teach us something about dementia? - The Edwardsville Intelligencer

Heart Disease - Fri, 2018-08-17 05:06

Could different cultures teach us something about dementia?
The Edwardsville Intelligencer
But because risk increases with age, the rise also reflects our success in battling other causes of death, such as heart disease and stroke, enabling people to live longer. ... While this account is true as far as it goes, there is a problem: attacking ...

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An 'organic' menu? well, not entirely - MyAJC

Organic Food - Fri, 2018-08-17 04:05

MyAJC

An 'organic' menu? well, not entirely
MyAJC
Under the department's current rules, restaurants (characterized as “retail food establishments”) may call their food organic if they have made what Jennifer Tucker, the deputy administrator of the National Organic Program, called a “reasonable” effort ...

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BASF-backed study links dietary omega-3 intake and NAFLD management - NutraIngredients.com

Omega 3 - Fri, 2018-08-17 03:54

NutraIngredients.com

BASF-backed study links dietary omega-3 intake and NAFLD management
NutraIngredients.com
“Supplementation with omega-3 LC-PUFAs should be encouraged in the context of increased physical activity and caloric restriction, which effectively reduce the progression of NAFLD and currently constitute the first line of treatment for patients with ...

Natural Energy Healing - News Four

Athritis - Fri, 2018-08-17 01:46

News Four

Natural Energy Healing
News Four
The first thing I asked was what exactly is involved in natural healing energy. “We are all made of energy,” Noirin explains, ... One time when she was around seven she was sitting with a neighbour who had severe arthritis when suddenly a great feeling ...

Controversial Organisation Says There's Weed Killer in Your Breakfast. Here's What You Need to Know - ScienceAlert

Cancer Fighting Foods - Fri, 2018-08-17 01:39

Business Insider

Controversial Organisation Says There's Weed Killer in Your Breakfast. Here's What You Need to Know
ScienceAlert
"This verdict is just the first in what could be a long legal battle over Roundup, and proving causality in such cases is not easy." All this doesn't mean that Roundup isn't contributing to other problems; but when it comes to having minuscule amounts ...
A common weed-killer chemical is at the heart of a $289 million cancer lawsuit against Monsanto. Here's how worried ...Business Insider
Monsanto Loses Landmark Cancer Lawsuit and $289 Million in DamagesCare2.com
Dying man awarded $289 million as Monsanto faces more lawsuitsMultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)

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