Study: More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide

Does Your Child Have Blood Sugar Problems? By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The gender gap in teen suicide is smaller than previously estimated, with more girls dying by suicide each year, a […]

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Don’t Let Kids Wander Alone in Parking Lots

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 — Many children walk through parking lots without adult supervision, putting them in great danger, a new study warns. Researchers watched 124 kids, ages 2 to 10, and their adult companions as they crossed a parking lot at a community recreation center. The team found that 67% of the children lacked […]

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Another Patient Has Died From Lung Disease After Vaping

Health authorities in Oregon are investigating the case but would not identify the age of the patient or the brand of the device used. Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

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Is Your State One of the ‘Most Obese’ in America?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The number of U.S. states with adult obesity rates above 35% reached an all-time high of nine in 2018, a new report says. In 2018, the nine states with adult obesity rates above […]

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Experts’ Guide to Trampoline Safety

News Consumer News Experts’ Guide to Trampoline Safety SUNDAY, Sept. 15, 2019 — If you own or use trampolines, you need to take steps to prevent injuries, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) says. While trampolines are fun and can help improve coordination and strengthen the musculoskeletal system, serious injuries can occur without proper […]

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Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils?

As authorities work to understand the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses, a small-town drug bust offers a closer look at the vast black market for vaping supplies. Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

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If marathons weren’t hard enough already: strap a tree to your back

NAIROBI (Reuters) – This Sunday in South Africa, an accountant, an entrepreneur and a boxing executive are among 20 friends running the Cape Town marathon – with saplings strapped to their backs. Activist and treegrower Siyabulela Sokomani takes a selfies as he prepares for the start of the Cape Town marathon, in South Africa September […]

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Scientists Use CRISPR Tool in Attempt to Cure HIV

Food and Water Safety With HIV FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 — The first attempt to use the gene-editing tool CRISPR to cure HIV infection was unsuccessful but the approach does show promise. Chinese researchers used the tool to give a […]

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How to Keep Your Feet on a Sound, Pain-Free Footing

SATURDAY, Sept. 14, 2019 — Don’t let foot problems hobble your autumn activities, a foot surgeon says. “Foot health contributes to your overall health. From beginners to advanced athletes, proper foot care is important to keep your body healthy,” said Dr. John Giurini, chief of podiatric surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in Boston. […]

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Is It Time to Quit Vaping?

Public health officials have recommended that people consider refraining from vaping while they investigate hundreds of cases of lung illness and six deaths linked to e-cigarettes in a largely unexplained health scare. Here’s what we know so far. Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

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Clip: ‘Promare’ English Dub Heats Up Theaters Sept. 20

GKIDS has unveiled a new English dub clip for its upcoming anime release Promare — the highly anticipated, action-packed feature film debut from Studio TRIGGER, directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill). The film will premiere with special Fathom Events screenings Sept. 17 & 19, followed by a select U.S. theatrical roll out […]

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David Letterman

“USA Today has come out with a new survey – apparently, three out of every four people make up 75% of the population.” Quotes of the Day

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Thieves steal $5 million gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace

LONDON (Reuters) – Burglars have stolen a fully-functional 18-carat gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace, where it had been installed as an art exhibit, police said on Saturday. The toilet, valued at more than $ 5 million, was part of an exhibition of work by Italian conceptual artist Maurizio Cattelan which opened two days ago […]

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Groupons For Medical Treatment? Welcome To Today’s U.S. Health Care

By Lauren Weber Friday, September 06, 2019 (Kaiser News) — Emory University medical fellow Dr. Nicole Herbst was shocked when she saw three patients who came in with abnormal results from chest CT scans they had bought on Groupon. Yes, Groupon — the online coupon mecca that […]

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What’s the Right Balance of Fats and Carbs?

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 — What is the perfect amount of fats and carbohydrates for a healthy diet? Scientists from McMaster University in Canada analyzed food diaries from more than 135,000 people in 18 countries around the world to find out. The answer supports the old adage that moderation is good for your heart and […]

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