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Want to live longer? Get a dog
(CNN) The benefits that come with owning a dog are clear-- physical activity, support, companionship -- but owning a dog could literally be saving your life. Dog ownership is associated with a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and death, finds a ...
Adopting a dog could lengthen your life, study saysCBS News
Man's best friend: Owning a dog linked to lower risk of death, study saysABC News
Your Golden Retriever May Be Good For Your HeartNewsweek
The Verge -New York Daily News -Quartz -TIME
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05:55am Fri, November 17, 2017

17 tips to pick the freshest veggies and ripest fruit
Refusing to eat broccoli or skipping the salad bar aren't just habits exhibited by picky kids; turns out, most grown-ups aren't eating their fruits and veggies, either. Federal guidelines recommend adults eat at least 1 and 1/2 to 2 cups of fruit and 2 ...
Less than 10% of Americans eat their fruits and veggies: CDCNew York Daily News
Less than one-tenth of Americans eat enough vegetables, study saysLos Angeles Times
90% of Americans eat garbageNew York Post
Atlanta Journal Constitution -Yahoo News -MinnPost -The Week Magazine
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03:59pm Fri, November 17, 2017


Italian doctor says world's first human head transplant 'imminent'
An Italian doctor announced Friday that he will soon perform the world's first human head transplant in China because medical communities in the United States and Europe would not permit the controversial procedure. "The Americans did not understand," ...
A surgeon inspired by 'Frankenstein' claims he has completed the first head transplant on a corpseBusiness Insider
There Will Probably Never Be a Human Head TransplantFortune
No, there has not been a successful human head transplantPopular Science
Fox News -New York Post -Charlotte Observer -Gizmodo
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05:45am Fri, November 17, 2017

Washington Post

The truth behind the 'first marijuana overdose death'
Washington Post
A case report about the seizure and death of an 11-month old after exposure to cannabis has prompted headlines about “the first marijuana overdose death” this week. Except that's not what the doctors meant. “We are absolutely not saying that marijuana ...
New details emerge in 11-month-old Colorado boy's death linked to marijuanaThe Cannabist
No, We Didn't Just See The First Marijuana Overdose DeathHuffPost
Doctor who wrote study about baby boy dying after cannabis exposure now says death not related to marijuanaNew York Daily News
Miami Herald -WTSP 10 News -Newsweek
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11:43pm Thu, November 16, 2017


Rev. Jesse Jackson In A Battle Against Parkinson's Disease
Pictured here the Reverend Jesse Jackson attends Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena on June 7, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images).
The Latest: Emanuel praises Jackson after health disclosureWashington Post
Parkinson's disease: What you need to know in wake of Jesse Jackson's diagnosisABC News
Jesse Jackson Reveals He Has Parkinson's Disease But Says Diagnosis Is 'Not a Stop Sign' -WebMD -WBUR -Fox News
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07:24pm Fri, November 17, 2017

My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22

Puppies from Puerto Rico pose health risk, after being diagnosed with bacterial infection
My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
HANOVER, N.H. - Puppies who made their way from Puerto Rico to Vermont and New Hampshire were found to be infected, or at risk for a bacterial infection. New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services says ten puppies could potentially ...
Some puppies from Puerto Rico brought to NH may carry leptospirosis, a bacterial diseaseConcord Monitor
Puppies From Puerto Rico Examined for Potential InfectionU.S. News & World Report
Puppies from Puerto Rico may have spread infection at Hanover pizzeria, officials warnWMUR Manchester
WGME -Valley News -Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News -NECN
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06:02pm Fri, November 17, 2017


Purdue Pharma is said to approach states in bid to settle opioid claims
Salt Lake Tribune
Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma is proposing a global settlement in an attempt to end state investigations and lawsuits over the U.S. opioid epidemic, according to people familiar with the talks. Purdue's lawyers raised the prospect with several southern ...
Bloomberg: Purdue proposes opioid crisis settlementThe Advocate

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04:49pm Fri, November 17, 2017


Federal jury finds former Manitowoc doctor not guilty on all counts
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - A federal jury has found a former Manitowoc doctor not guilty on all 19 counts of violating the Controlled Substance Act by prescribing painkillers "outside of the usual course of professional medical practice and not for ...
Dr. Charles Szyman trial: Jury finds ex-Manitowoc doctor not guilty of drug traffickingHerald Times Reporter

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04:14pm Fri, November 17, 2017


How evolution shaped passenger pigeons' DNA — and their fate
A new study suggests passenger pigeons, which once covered North America with massive flocks before their extinction in the early 20th century, may have maintained stable populations for thousands of years until human hunters came along, per The ...
Passenger pigeon genome shows effects of natural selection in a huge populationEurekAlert (press release)
Why did the most abundant bird in the world go extinct in just 50 years?
How passenger pigeons went from five billion to zero: Scientists claim the birds evolved too quickly and their ...Daily Mail

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02:22pm Fri, November 17, 2017


FDA issues public health warning about kratom
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Federal Drug Administration released a public health advisory this week about a substance called kratom, saying it can be dangerous and deadly. "I would like to see that the truth comes out, that this is a very dangerous ...
The FDA has warned of the 'deadly risks' of the herb kratom, citing 36 deathsPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Southaven woman plans to use kratom, despite FDA warning that it's deadlyFOX13 Memphis
Where FDA Sees Deadly Drug, South Florida Advocates See Natural Alternative To Prescription DrugsWGCU News
THV 11 -Atlanta Journal Constitution -Maine Public
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11:23am Fri, November 17, 2017