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Mussels off the coast of Seattle test positive for opioids
CBS News
As more and more American communities grapple with opioid addiction, the human toll of the epidemic has grown in both scope and severity. And now, scientists at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife have found evidence that drug's impact has ...
How Mussels In Seattle's Puget Sound Tested Positive For A 100-Year-Old OpioidTech Times
Mussels In Puget Sound Discovered With Opioids In Their SystemsThe Inquisitr
Mussels Test Positive for Opioids in Research StudyChron.com
The Week Magazine -KRQE News 13 -WCVB Boston -WCPO
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Gizmodo
Bug-Sprayed Clothing Really Does Keep Ticks Away
Gizmodo
A new CDC-led study published today in the Journal of Medical Entomology suggests it might be a great time to invest in a new fashion trend: bug spray-laced clothing. The study found that clothing treated with permethrin was able to stop several ...
Expert Dispels Myths About Lyme Disease and Offers Tips for PreventionNewswise (press release)
Bug-borne disease monitoring project finds deer ticks on the rise in MidwestEurekAlert (press release)
Permethrin-Treated Clothing May Disable Ticks, Study FindsConsumerReports.org
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Medical Xpress
Overweight and obesity make up for more than 15000 cancer cases per year in Brazil
Medical Xpress
Some 15,000 new cancer cases are diagnosed in Brazil each year, and researchers have found that approximately 4 percent of these cases could be avoided by reducing overweight and obesity. The epidemiological study was conducted by scientists at the ...
Report: Obesity linked to these 12 types of cancers, including breast and colorectalUSA TODAY

Washington Post
Maryland health officials warn of possible measles exposure
Washington Post
Maryland health officials said Thursday that a person has been diagnosed with measles and warned that others in the D.C. region may have been exposed to the illness. The person contracted measles outside the country, was diagnosed on Wednesday and ...
Confirmed case of measles in person who spent time in Md., Va.WTOP
Person diagnosed with measles in DC area visited Dulles, Md. store, courthouseWJLA
Person Diagnosed With Measles Visits Dulles: Health OfficialsPatch.com
Montgomery Community Media
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TIME
Brainstorm Health: FDA Benzocaine Warning, Wearable Sleep Tracking, Women and Lung Cancer
Fortune
Good afternoon, readers! This is Sy. One of the most significant balancing acts in medicine involves figuring out when—and which—treatments do more harm than good. It's an issue that has implications for everything from the opioid crisis to the ...
FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelvesFox News

BBC News
Why DR Congo is confident it will halt Ebola
BBC News
Despite its vast size and dilapidated health system, the Democratic Republic of Congo is confident that it will be able to contain the current outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease, which is thought to have killed 27 people. There has been one case in ...
New Ebola Tactics Raise Hope but May Sow ConfusionNew York Times
Vaccines Alone Won't Beat EbolaThe Atlantic
DRC Ebola responders trace high-risk contacts in MbandakaCIDRAP
KPBS -Deseret News -Vox -Yahoo News
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Q13 FOX
Using a CPAP machine could improve your sex life, study says
Q13 FOX
Regular use of a continuous positive airway pressure or CPAP machine could improve the sex lives of people with obstructive sleep apnea — especially women, a new study says. Obstructive sleep apnea is a potentially serious disorder in which breathing ...
Snorers, could CPAP help your sex life, too?Medical Xpress

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Death suspected from West Virginia hepatitis A outbreak
WDBJ7
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Health officials in West Virginia are reporting the first death in Kanawha County suspected to be related to an outbreak of hepatitis A. The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department says in a news release that department officials ...
7th food worker in eastern Kentucky county diagnosed with hepatitis AWKYT

Vancouver Sun
'I got 13 good years.' With prostate cancer in his bones, here's his message for men.
Charlotte Observer
Eddie Goodall had just been elected to the North Carolina Senate when he got the diagnosis: Prostate cancer. Surgery recommended. It was 2005. He was a 59-year-old accountant from Weddington, just outside Charlotte in Union County. He did his ...
Phototherapy Delays Radical Prostate Cancer TxMedPage Today
Study suggests new prostate cancer test could be more effective diagnosis toolWRAL.com
Salvage Cryoablation May Delay the Need for Hormone Therapy in Recurrent Prostate CancerCancer Network

WBUR
Black Drug Users Grapple With Surging Opioid Overdose Death Rates
WBUR
A thin man with a touch of gray leans against a wall in Boston's South End and takes a long drag on his cigarette. He's pondering a question: Why are opioid overdose death rates steady or dropping for most drug users in Massachusetts, but rising among ...
Opioid data analysis points to trends, populations at high riskWorcester Telegram
Deaths from fentanyl surge to record 746 in CaliforniaSan Francisco Chronicle
Opioid Deaths In Dedham Sees Large DecreasePatch.com
WFMJ
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