Health and Wellness
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Police kill trans man in midst of Asperger's meltdownPolice kill trans man in midst of Asperger's meltdownHe charged at them with a knife when they responded to a call to his home, they said.
Why are there so few new antibiotics?Why are there so few new antibiotics?More and more bacteria are becoming drug resistant, but few new antibiotics are being developed. What can be done to encourage new research? Video provided by Newsy
As health fair grows, mission evolvesAs health fair grows, mission evolvesMelrose event targeted toward Latino residents adds info on education, parenting, finances
Feds send more help for Flint's lead-poisoned kidsFeds send more help for Flint's lead-poisoned kidsLead-poisoned children in Flint are to get follow-up care from the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.
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9 truths about eating disorders9 truths about eating disordersNational Eating Disorders Awareness Week is Feb. 21 – 27.
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U.S., Mich. agencies seek clues to cause of Flint rashesU.S., Mich. agencies seek clues to cause of Flint rashesThe state has partnered with the federal agencies to find causes of mysterious rashes after Flint water switch.
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Flint rashes: State, U.S. agencies to investigate causesFlint rashes: State, U.S. agencies to investigate causesThe state has partnered with the federal agencies to find causes of mysterious rashes following Flint water switch.
Prices doubled for more than 60 drugs in 2015Prices doubled for more than 60 drugs in 2015Bloomberg's Drew Armstrong reports on rising drug prices. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets."
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Pentagon to relocate family members at risk of Zika virusPentagon to relocate family members at risk of Zika virusThe military is not making any changes to exercises, training or deployments related to the outbreak.
Obama to request nearly $1 billion for cancer researchObama to request nearly $1 billion for cancer researchThe White House announced Monday that it will propose spending nearly $1 billion over the next two years on research to fight cancer.
Booming | Live long, live independentlyBooming | Live long, live independently When boomers are asked what are the most important things in life, near the top of the list is the desire to live independently as long as possible.
WHO declares Zika outbreak a global emergencyWHO declares Zika outbreak a global emergencyThe World Health Organization announced on Monday that the explosive spread of the Zika virus in the Americas is an "extraordinary event" that merits being declared an international emergency. (Feb. 1)
One-minute hike: Letchworth's Dishmill CreekOne-minute hike: Letchworth's Dishmill CreekIt looks like March on this end-of-January walk down a favorite path. (January 2016)
Healthy Oshkosh: Community Collaborations Foster a Healthier OshkoshHealthy Oshkosh: Community Collaborations Foster a Healthier OshkoshThis weeks topic is tennis and what the Tennis Center can offer. Healthy Oshkosh is a community partnership with the Oshkosh YMCA produced by Oshkosh Northwestern Media examining some of the topics that keep Oshkosh healthy.
What you should know about palliative careWhat you should know about palliative careA survey of Southern Tier residents found many confuse palliative care with hospice.
Imagine: Innovative procedures promise back-pain reliefImagine: Innovative procedures promise back-pain reliefWhile many New Jersey residents felt the weight of the blizzard on their backs after hours of snow shoveling, there are others who live with chronic back when nary a drop of snow falls.
Basketball stars and health pros unite for NBA FIT WeekBasketball stars and health pros unite for NBA FIT WeekNBA and WNBA players along with health professionals discuss healthy living in the United States at a panel in Washington, D.C.
Body Shop | Blood pressure then and nowBody Shop | Blood pressure then and nowIt’s American Heart Month and I thought it might be interesting to see how far we have come on some issues relating to heart disease. Front and center is high blood pressure (HBP), which can accurately be described as an ongoing epidemic.
Theranos lab poses 'immediate jeopardy' to patients, say regulatorsTheranos lab poses 'immediate jeopardy' to patients, say regulatorsA California startup offering easy and inexpensive blood tests to help people check themselves for STIs, celiac disease or high cholesterol levels has again run afoul of federal lab regulators.
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No 'dewshine' trend, Tennessee officials sayNo 'dewshine' trend, Tennessee officials sayThe problem wasn't the 'dew' but the methanol, sometimes called wood alcohol.
VIDEO | Beauty Queen workoutsVIDEO | Beauty Queen workoutsProformance trainers Carlos Rivas and Patrick Mahoney show CJ reporter Kirby Adams a few of the exercises they do with beauty queens to get a toned, shapely figure for competition.
GSDC moves forward with well-being commitmentGSDC moves forward with well-being commitmentThe GSDC summit will give businesses strategies to implement wellness in the workplace
Alleviating pain from women's footwearAlleviating pain from women's footwearThere is such a wide variety of footwear for women ranging from one-inch to six-inch heels.
Virtual reality storms into 2016 with big pros and potential consVirtual reality storms into 2016 with big pros and potential consResearchers are eagerly exploring how VR can help with everything from treating phobias to overcoming addiction, but others caution that there's still much unknown about how the brain reacts to prolonged exposure to the new medium.
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Parentally Speaking: Should we talk about marijuana?Parentally Speaking: Should we talk about marijuana?When talking about marijuana, it’s becoming more difficult to distinguish what information is based on research versus opinion
Photos: Healthy eating helps with 130-pound weight lossPhotos: Healthy eating helps with 130-pound weight lossNickie McMIllin makes a parfait at her home in Hartford, S.D., Friday, Dec. 11, 2015.
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