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Shingles Is Nasty, And The New Vaccine Works Well. Why Do Adults Avoid Shots?
Federal officials have recommended a vaccine against shingles that is more effective than an earlier version at protecting older adults from the painful rash. But persuading many adults to get this and other recommended shots continues to be an uphill ...
Adults Skipping Vaccines May Miss Out On Effective New Shingles ShotCalifornia Healthline

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Children becoming more likely to draw women scientists but older kids picture them as men, study shows
A new study reveals more children in the United States are drawing female scientists than ever before, but as kids get older they tend to draw more male scientists, meaning they draw what they see. Teachers have to work on changing the reality that ...
Researchers Asked Kids to 'Draw a Scientist.' Here's What They Came Up WithTIME
US children now draw female scientists more than everScience Codex
Kids Now Draw More Female Scientists In ExperimentImmortal News
Inside Higher Ed -Chemistry World -BBC News
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Macular degeneration: 'I've been given my sight back'
BBC News
Doctors have taken a major step towards curing the most common form of blindness in the UK - age-related macular degeneration. Douglas Waters, 86, could not see out of his right eye, but "I can now read the newspaper" with it, he says. He was one of ...
Doctors hope for blindness cure after restoring patients' sightThe Guardian
Stem cell patch allows word-blind patients to read
Blind people could have sight restored after stem cell trial successThe Independent
New Scientist -The UCSB Current -The Times -Sky News
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New male birth control pill is safe but does it work?
The latest effort to come up with a male birth control pill has found a formulation that appears to be safe. But the experimental pill has at least one of the same problems that plague female birth control pills: it caused the men to gain weight. And ...
Birth control pill for men shows promise in early studyUSA TODAY
Male Birth Control Pill Blocks 'Sperm Hormones,' But Will It Work?Live Science
Early studies of male birth-control pill show promiseSeattle Times
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FDA takes first steps to limit flavorings in tobacco
Camel and Newport cigarettes, both Reynolds American brands, are on display at a Smoker Friendly shop in Pittsburgh in 2015.Gene J. Puskar / AP file. Breaking News Emails. Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter ...
FDA Considers Restricting Tobacco Flavors, Including MentholBloomberg
US regulators renew scrutiny of menthol, tobacco flavorsWHIO
No more menthol? FDA to limit tobacco flavoring41 NBC News

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Want to avoid the flu while flying? Try a window seat
Dallas News
NEW YORK -- Worried about catching a cold or the flu on an airplane? Get a window seat, and don't leave it until the flight is over. That's what some experts have been saying for years, and it's perhaps the best advice coming out of a new attempt to ...

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Most Americans aren't really healthy, study finds
ZME Science
Researchers from the UCLA and the University of Washington scrutinized data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) to assess the cardiovascular health of Americans, as well as disparities by race, ethnicity, and nativity ...
Most Americans found to have suboptimal cardiovascular healthEurekAlert (press release)

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Spotting Alzheimer's Early Could Save America $7.9 Trillion
A new report says the cost of care will increase by $20 billion in just one year. While there's no cure, quicker diagnosis might lower the pricetag. By. Ivan Levingston. @IvanLevingston More stories by Ivan Levingston. March 20, 2018, 12:01 AM EDT ...
Rise in Alzheimer's cases slows in Ohio, but impact still dauntingThe Columbus Dispatch
Arizona will see a 43% increase in Alzheimer's in the next 7 yearsPhoenix Business Journal
Here's How Drunk Illinois Gets From Binge Drinking
Americans don't only drink to excess on St. Patrick's Day, but many of you in Illinois already knew that. By Shannon Antinori, Patch National Staff | Mar 20, 2018 10:33 am ET. 0. Here's How Drunk Illinois Gets From Binge Drinking. St. Patrick's Day has ...
Kentucky among states with highest rate of binge drinking, study saysWLKY Louisville
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL: During Binges, US Adults Have 17 Billion Drinks a
When Drinking Alcohol Becomes A Binge And The Problems It CausesMedical Daily
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Stem Cell Transplant for Multiple Sclerosis May Revolutionize Care for One Million Americans
Updated | People with multiple sclerosis may be able to "reset" their immune system and potentially reverse their symptoms with an infusion of blood-based stem cells. The finding is based on a randomized clinical trial with 110 patients who'd been ...
Stem Cell Transplant for MS Shows PromiseWebMD
Stem Cell Treatment Could Be a Game-Changer for People With MSTIME
Doctors Say They've Found a 'Game Changing' Stem Cell Treatment for MSFortune
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