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Fitness Trackers: Good at Measuring Heart Rate, Not So Good At Measuring Calories - NPR

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Fitness Trackers: Good at Measuring Heart Rate, Not So Good At Measuring Calories
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Sleek, high-tech wristbands are extremely popular these days, promising to measure heart rate, steps taken during the day, sleep, calories burned and even stress. And, increasingly, patients are heading to the doctor armed with reams of data gathered ...
Fitness trackers largely inaccurate when counting calories, Stanford researchers sayChicago Tribune
The Right Way to Track Calories Burned (and Consumed)NBCNews.com
Fitness trackers 'poor at measuring calories burned'BBC News
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Rate of Alzheimer's disease deaths jumped 54 pct. in 15 years, CDC finds - ABC News

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Rate of Alzheimer's disease deaths jumped 54 pct. in 15 years, CDC finds
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The rate of deaths related to Alzheimer's disease jumped by 54.5 percent over 15 years, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There were 93,541 deaths related to Alzheimer's disease in 2014, a rate of 25.4 ...
Alzheimer's deaths are skyrocketing, CDC reportsCBS News
CDC: Alzheimer's deaths increased nearly 55% from 1999 to 2014USA TODAY
US Alzheimer's deaths jump 54 percent; many increasingly dying at homeReuters
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Sextuplets born in Virginia to couple who spent 17 years trying to conceive a child - Washington Post

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Sextuplets born in Virginia to couple who spent 17 years trying to conceive a child
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For 17 years, Ajibola and Adeboye Taiwo tried to have a child but had no luck. Until now — times six. Ajibola Taiwo gave birth to sextuplets this month at a Richmond hospital, and doctors said the three boys and three girls, along with their mother ...
Couple Who Tried to Conceive for 17 Years Welcomes Sextuplets: 'I Was Excited,' Says DadPEOPLE.com
Sextuplets born in Virginia after parents' 17-year infertility struggleABC News
And then there were... 6! Sextuplets born healthy at Virginia hospitalToday.com
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Woman sues Jelly Belly, claiming she didn't know the beans contain sugar - SFGate

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Woman sues Jelly Belly, claiming she didn't know the beans contain sugar
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A California woman is suing Jelly Belly, claiming the candy company misled her into thinking one of its products doesn't contain sugar. The plaintiff, Jessica Gomez of San Bernardino County, first filed the case against the Fairfield-based company in ...
Woman sues Jelly Belly, claims she didn't know jelly beans contained sugarWCPO
Woman sues Jelly Belly for being 'packed with sugar'Daily Mail
Woman sues Jelly Belly sweet company because their jelly beans contain sugarInternational Business Times UK
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Two Staffers at Pennsylvania Rehab 'Lodge' Die of Drug Overdoses - NBCNews.com

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Two Staffers at Pennsylvania Rehab 'Lodge' Die of Drug Overdoses
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Two staffers at an unlicensed Pennsylvania recovery home for drug addicts trying to kick their habits died on the same night from the same thing — overdoses from a lethal mix of heroin and fentanyl. They were found passed out at the Freedom Ridge ...
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses — their drug counselorsWashington Post
Drug counselors overdose at addiction facilityCNN
2 addiction counselors die of drug overdose at halfway houseCBS News
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Less than 6 hours of sleep could double death risk for those with metabolic syndrome - CBS News

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Less than 6 hours of sleep could double death risk for those with metabolic syndrome
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A new study from the American Heart Association finds sleeping less than six hours a night could more than double the risk of death for people with metabolic syndrome, which impacts more than a third of the U.S. adult population. Metabolic syndrome ...
Why Sleep Is So Important for People at Risk for Heart DiseaseLive Science
Lack of sleep boosts chance of death by heart failureAl-Arabiya
Lack of sleep linked to higher risk of death from heart disease in people with metabolic syndromeMinnPost
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Cannabidiol slashes seizures in kids with rare epilepsy, study finds - CNN

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Cannabidiol slashes seizures in kids with rare epilepsy, study finds
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(CNN) Cannabidiol, which is found in marijuana plants, reduced the number of convulsive seizures in children with a severe and often fatal epilepsy disorder, according to research published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Among ...
Marijuana extract sharply cuts seizures in severe form of epilepsyWashington Post
In a first, marijuana substance reduces seizures for some epilepsy patients in clinical trialPBS NewsHour
Compound in marijuana can help kids with epilepsy, study showsCBS News
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Psychedelic Mushrooms And LSD Are Among The Safest Recreational Drugs, Survey Finds - HuffPost

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Psychedelic Mushrooms And LSD Are Among The Safest Recreational Drugs, Survey Finds
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Thousands of people reported using these drugs last year, and 1 percent or less sought medical attention. By Nick Wing. Governments around the world consider mushrooms and LSD to be among the most dangerous illicit substances, but a new survey of ...
Party Time: Magic Mushrooms Are The Safest Drug To Trip OnVocativ
Magic mushrooms are the safest recreational drug, study saysKING5.com
Global Drug Survey 2017: MDMA price slumps, but are users being sold a fake product?Stuff.co.nz
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Study finds striking differences in how dads treat sons, daughters - CBS News

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Study finds striking differences in how dads treat sons, daughters
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The question of whether parents treat sons and daughters differently and how that may or may not affect the children later in life has been the subject of a number of scientific studies — and endless family debates. New research now adds to the ...
Dads pay more attention to baby girls than boys, study saysNew York Post
Do Daughters Bring Out a Dad's 'Softer Side'?Philly.com
Fathers Behave Very Differently With Young Boys, GirlsPacific Standard
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Debate rages in India on IVF for women over 50 - KSL.com

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Debate rages in India on IVF for women over 50
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ELLENABAD, India (AP) — To see Manjeet Kaur around her little daughter is to see joy at its purest. The 15-month-old toddles about the sprawling courtyard of her parents' farm, her oily curls tied up in a top knot, her rubber-soled shoes squeaking.
Controversial IVF Doctor Helps Make Mothers Out Of Indian Women Age 50 And BeyondTech Times

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