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Washington Post
'I don't feel like I'm a threat anymore.' New HIV guidelines are changing lives.
Washington Post
Last year, Chris Kimmenez and his wife asked their doctors a simple question. Could Chris, who has been HIV positive since 1989 but keeps the virus in check through medication, transmit it sexually to Paula? They were pretty sure they knew the answer.
FT Health: HIV — reasons to be cheerfulFinancial Times
Cuba's HIV Sanatoriums: Prisons or Public Health Tool?NACLA
STOPPING HIV: Lincoln, Linn, Benton Counties partner with new fundingThe News Guard
Medical Xpress -Brantford Expositor -Sentinel-Tribune -The Tico Times
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ZME Science
Cinnamon burns fat cells, but don't start chugging cinnarolls just yet
ZME Science
Researchers from the University of Michigan Life Sciences (LSI) have found that one of everyone's favorite spices, cinnamon, can help fight against those extra pounds. It's no miracle food, but cinnamon might someday be used to fight obesity. Image via ...
Huge discovery about weight loss could change dieting foreverBABW News
Cinnamon Could Be The Secret Ingredient To Weight LossTech Times
Cinnamon: Can It Really Help You Lose Weight?Forbes
Business Insider -PerfScience -New York Post -New York Daily News
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Apex Tribune
Nurse union challenges firings: Essentia Health flu shot mandate passes deadline
Detroit Lakes Online
DULUTH, Minn. — The union that represents registered nurses at Essentia Health announced on Monday, Nov. 20, it will file a grievance on behalf of every member fired for failing to comply with the health system's mandatory flu shot policy. But as of ...
50 employees fired after refusing flu shotWFLA
Essentia fires about 50 workers for refusing to get flu shotWTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
50 Minnesota Nurses Fired for Refusing to Get the Flu ShotApex Tribune
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Tech Times
Nearly Half Of Cancers In United States Linked To Lifestyle Causes: Study
Tech Times
Study finds that four out of ten cancers in the United States are linked to poor lifestyle choices. Smoking and drinking are just some factors that increase cancer risk. ( Pixabay ). New research finds that almost half of cancer cases in the United ...
Nearly half of US cancer deaths blamed on unhealthy behaviorCBS News

BBC News
Flies more germ-laden than suspected
BBC News
Scientists have discovered that flies carry more diseases than suspected. The house fly and the blowfly together harbour more than 600 different bacteria, according to a DNA analysis. Many are linked with human infections, including stomach bugs, blood ...
Houseflies and blowflies carry and spread a variety of species of bacteria that are harmful to humans: StudyOutbreak News Today
Don't eat food if a fly lands on it, as they carry more dangerous bacteria than previously thought, warn
Flies Are Even More Disgusting Than We Thought, Acting As 'Airborne Shuttles' For DiseaseNewsweek
The Straits Times -Yahoo News UK -Gizmodo -The Independent
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So Md News
Nearly half of Americans have hypertension under new guidelines
So Md News
Under new guidelines put forward by health experts last week, nearly half of all Americans have high blood pressure. After lowering the threshold of hypertension definition, one in two Americans, instead of one in three, are now considered hypertensive.
New guide puts 7m more adults into high blood pressure risk groupThe Times
New Guidelines Change Blood Pressure CategoriesKOAM-TV
High blood pressure: Could diet replace medication?Medical News Today
ideastream -WWL First News -ExpressNewsline
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'Thanksgiving miracle': Baby denied kidney receives transplant
(CNN) Two-year-old AJ Burgess received a new kidney Wednesday after a prolonged battle with hospital officials who postponed his original October surgery when his father, a perfect donor match, violated his parole and was arrested. "This is an ...
Georgia boy whose transplant was delayed gets new kidneyABC News
After controversial delay, toddler gets vital transplantCBS News
'It's working' | Baby AJ out of surgery after surprise kidney transplantKHOU
WLS-TV -Daily Mail -Atlanta Journal Constitution -CNN
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Triangle Business Journal
Looking to change medicine one bacteria at a time
Triangle Business Journal
Paul Garofolo has been staying busy at the helm of Research Triangle Park-based Locus Biosciences in 2017. The company – which spun out of N.C. State University and was founded in 2015 – is developing therapeutics designed to combat bacterial ...
World's smallest tape recorder is built from microbesEurekAlert (press release)
World's Smallest Tape Recorder Built From Gut BacteriaTech Times
'World's Smallest Data Recorder' Made From Gut BacteriaImmortal News
International Business Times -ScienceAlert -Week Facts
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Put down that cake batter: Uncooked flour may have E. coli
(CNN) Think twice before licking that spoon as you prepare cake batter or cookie dough for holiday treats. Salmonella from raw eggs is no longer the only concern in baking. A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine details an ...
Eating raw cookie dough could make you dangerously illToronto Sun
Raw Cookie Dough Is Still Unsafe To EatImmortal News
Thanks a Lot! New Reasons Not to Eat Cookie DoughNew York Times
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Schizophrenia: Angry Avatars Help People Stop Hearing Voices by Shouting at Them
The most common hallucination experienced by people with schizophrenia is hearing voices. The voices often threaten and insult the sufferer, damaging the self-esteem of people already dealing with a difficult condition. But a new study has shown that ...
Computer-based treatment helps people with schizophreniaNHS Choices