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  • Experts explain how head injuries can lead to serious brain diseases November 18, 2018
    Experts explain how head injuries can lead to serious brain diseases  Deccan ChronicleUCLA biologists uncover how head injuries can lead to serious brain disorders  News-Medical.netThis is how head injuries lead to serious brain disease  TheHealthSiteFull coverage
  • Read This if You are Suffering from Diabetic Foot Ulcers November 18, 2018
    Read This if You are Suffering from Diabetic Foot Ulcers  News18Novel shoe insole can help heal diabetic ulcers  Daily ExcelsiorNew shoe insole could treat diabetic foot ulcers  Yahoo Singapore NewsFull coverage
  • Strength training could benefit heart health November 18, 2018
    Strength training could benefit heart health  Business StandardEndurance training,not cardio benefits the heart most  MedibulletinFull coverage
  • Why bitter tastes (and genetics) may make you drink more coffee November 18, 2018
    Why bitter tastes (and genetics) may make you drink more coffee  Herald & ReviewYour genes make you tea or coffee lover: Study  The Indian ExpressTea or coffee? The answer might be genetic  ABS-CBN NewsFull coverage
  • People with severe mental health problems forced to wait longer for NHS help than those with mild depression November 18, 2018
    People with severe mental health problems forced to wait longer for NHS help than those with mild depression  Telegraph.co.ukNew mental health peer support group launching in Wilmslow  Wilmslow.co.ukHollywood star backs charity's art mental health awareness drive  The Catholic Universe (press release)Full coverage
  • Other view: The FDA made the wrong call on this new opioid November 18, 2018
    Other view: The FDA made the wrong call on this new opioid  Twin Falls Times-NewsAmerica's opioid crisis is a warning to the NHS. Don't let big pharma loose on policy  The GuardianFull coverage
  • These jobs have the highest suicide rates in the country, CDC says November 18, 2018
    These jobs have the highest suicide rates in the country, CDC says  WPXI PittsburghSuicide rates highest among American men in construction, women in creative fields  myCentralOregon.comSuicide rates highest among American men in construction, women in creative fields: Report  ABC NewsThese jobs have the highest suicide rates in the country, CDC says  Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFull coverage
  • Congo health workers face violence as Ebola virus spreads November 18, 2018
    Congo health workers face violence as Ebola virus spreads  CNNAnti-Ebola efforts in DR Congo suspended amid violence  BBC NewsCongo struggles with its worst Ebola outbreak  The Japan TimesFARDC and MONUSCO launch joint operations against ADF | MONUSCO - Monusco - UN missions  Monusco - UN missionsFull coverage
  • HEALTH & WELLNESS: Brevard Health Department Provides Tips to Help you Avoid Diabetes November 18, 2018
    HEALTH & WELLNESS: Brevard Health Department Provides Tips to Help you Avoid Diabetes  SpaceCoastDaily.comNick Jonas Marks 13 Years Since Being Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes  Pedestrian TVNew in Nigeria: The Most Powerful Solution on earth that helps so many people including me to normalise blood sugar ...  VanguardFull coverage
  • Clostridium perfringens in Brunswick Stew cause of Poplar Tent Presbyterian Church BBQ Outbreak November 18, 2018
    Clostridium perfringens in Brunswick Stew cause of Poplar Tent Presbyterian Church BBQ Outbreak  Food Poison JournalIt was the Brunswick stew. Bacteria poisoned 300 at NC church barbecue, officials say  Charlotte ObserverUpdate on reports of food poisoning at local church BBQ  FOX 46 CharlotteFull coverage
  • Study links drug-resistant infections with higher mortality rates November 18, 2018
    Study links drug-resistant infections with higher mortality rates  Deccan ChronicleDrug-resistant patients at 2-3 times higher risk of death, shows study  Times of IndiaDrug resistance increases risk of death in Indian hospitals  MedibulletinFull coverage
  • FDA Warns Against Honey Pacifiers Following 4 Infant Botulism Cases In Texas November 18, 2018
    FDA Warns Against Honey Pacifiers Following 4 Infant Botulism Cases In Texas  Tech TimesTexas – Infant Botulism and Risk of Honey Pacifiers  Food Poison JournalFDA warns against honey pacifiers after Texas infants hospitalized with 'rare' illness  Fox NewsFull coverage
  • Woman Says Hospital Removed Both Of Her Healthy Kidneys November 18, 2018
    Woman Says Hospital Removed Both Of Her Healthy Kidneys  Tech TimesSurgeons accidentally 'remove BOTH of woman's healthy kidneys in shock blunder'  Daily StarDoctors remove both of woman's kidneys by mistake  Khaleej TimesUniversity of Colorado Hospital accused of removing woman's 2 healthy kidneys  FOX31 DenverFull coverage
  • First West Nile virus case reported in Chambers County, officials say November 18, 2018
    First West Nile virus case reported in Chambers County, officials say  KPRC Click2HoustonChamber County reports first West Nile Virus case of 2018  Chron.comWest Nile Virus reported in Chambers County  12newsnow.com KBMT-KJACFull coverage
  • Worse than opioids: Alcohol deaths soar among the middle aged, women November 18, 2018
    Worse than opioids: Alcohol deaths soar among the middle aged, women  11Alive.com WXIAAlcohol Is Killing More People Per Year Than The Opioid Crisis, And Most Deaths Are Young Women  NewsweekAlcohol Deaths In US Soar Among The Middle-aged, Women: Report  UrduPoint Newsthe drug, alcohol and suicide crises and the need for a national resilience strategy - Pain in the […]
  • A health issue for the future? Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore raises alarm on antibiotic resistance November 17, 2018
    A health issue for the future? Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore raises alarm on antibiotic resistance  Channel NewsAsiaStart using antibiotics wisely  Santa Fe New MexicanStewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 16, 2018  CIDRAPFull coverage
  • That Viral Story About Raccoons 'Drunk' On Crab Apples Just Took A Very Sad Turn November 17, 2018
    That Viral Story About Raccoons 'Drunk' On Crab Apples Just Took A Very Sad Turn  HuffPostOne Of Raccoons Thought To Be 'Drunk' On Crabapples Actually Had Distemper  Tech TimesRick Steelhammer: Consequences accompanied meteoric rise to fame by drunken Milton raccoons  Charleston Gazette-MailFull coverage
  • New Inhibitor Which Blocks Inflammation Could Also Treat Sepsis November 17, 2018
    New Inhibitor Which Blocks Inflammation Could Also Treat Sepsis  Infection Control TodayScientists discover inhibitor to treat Sepsis: Study  Business StandardFull coverage
  • Second case of measles diagnosed in Lowell region, state health officials say November 17, 2018
    Second case of measles diagnosed in Lowell region, state health officials say  MassLive.comSecond case of measles confirmed at Lowell facility  The Boston Globe2nd Measles Case Confirmed In Lowell  WBURFull coverage