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The Biggest Loser Contestants Often Regain the Weight Because Their Metabolism Never Recovers, According to New ... - People Magazine

People Magazine

The Biggest Loser Contestants Often Regain the Weight Because Their Metabolism Never Recovers, According to New ...
People Magazine
While contestants on The Biggest Loser drop an incredible amount of weight in just a few short weeks, that weight loss is often unsustainable and actually harmful to their metabolism, according to a new study. Researchers followed 14 of the contestants ...
Extreme Weight Loss Linked to Slower Metabolism, Explaining Why It's So Hard to Keep Weight OffABC News
(Cultural) Implications of Biggest Losers' Unfortunate (re)GainsHuffington Post
'Biggest Loser' Lessons: Why The Body Makes It Hard To Keep Pounds OffNPR
Atlanta Journal Constitution -Medical Daily -Cinema Blend -Ars Technica
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Playground-related brain injuries on rise in U.S., experts say - UPI.com

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Playground-related brain injuries on rise in U.S., experts say
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MONDAY, May 2, 2016 -- For some kids, playgrounds aren't all fun and games. Playground-related brain injuries have risen significantly in the United States over the last decade, health officials say. Despite improvements in playground safety and design ...
Trauma on the Monkey Bars? Playground Concussions Are on the Rise, Study SaysNBCNews.com
Playgrounds blamed for increased concussions among children10TV
Concussions caused by playground accidents are on the riseNew York Daily News
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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $55 million in talc-powder trial - StreetInsider.com

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $55 million in talc-powder trial
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A bottle of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder is seen in a photo illustration taken in New York, February 24, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/Illustration -. Get Alerts JNJ Hot Sheet. Price: $112.75 +0.60% · Overall Analyst Rating: NEUTRAL ( Down) Dividend ...
J&J Hit With $55M Verdict in Another Big Loss over Talcum PowderThe National Law Journal (registration)

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Can't Sleep? New Study Says Try Therapy, Not Pills - NBCNews.com

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Can't Sleep? New Study Says Try Therapy, Not Pills
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People with insomnia should try counseling before they turn to pills, which often carry dangerous side-effects, a doctors' group advised Monday. Specialized counseling can and does work, even if people don't like doing it and doctors often don't know ...
Chronic insomnia? Why pills may not be the answerCBS News
Desperate for shut-eye? Try psychotherapy before medication therapy, experts sayUPI.com
ACP: Choose CBT Before Drugs for Insomnia TxMedPage Today
Medscape -EurekAlert (press release) -STAT
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Controlling Zika mosquitoes may be 'lost cause' - USA TODAY

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Controlling Zika mosquitoes may be 'lost cause'
USA TODAY
Aedes aegypti, the exotically named mosquito that transmits the Zika virus, defies almost everything Americans think they know about mosquitoes, which means that even experts know very little about how to control them. Think mosquitoes live in the woods?
How to Fight Mosquitoes This SummerWall Street Journal
The Other Zika MosquitoThe Atlantic
Zika Virus Birth Defects May Be 'Tip of the Iceberg', Experts SayNBCNews.com
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FDA Pumps Money Into Campaign to Counter Tobacco Use in LGBT Community - ABC News

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FDA Pumps Money Into Campaign to Counter Tobacco Use in LGBT Community
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched a $35.7 million anti-tobacco campaign today focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young adults. The new campaign, “This Free Life,” includes four videos that aim to prevent and reduce ...
FDA focuses on young LGBT smokers with $35.7M campaignUSA TODAY
FDA Launches Campaign to Prevent Tobacco Use Among Young LGBT PeopleAdvocate.com
Politics|FDA Effort Aims to Curb Smoking in LGBT CommunityNew York Times
Medscape -Windy City Times -The Hill -Washington Times
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7 Skin Symptoms You Should Get Checked Out Immediately - Bustle

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7 Skin Symptoms You Should Get Checked Out Immediately
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There are certain skin changes that can be naturally expected over your lifetime. A few more freckles, wrinkling, an unexpected rash when you scratch an insect bite too hard. But your epidermis does need to be monitored, in case it acts up more than it ...
Hundreds take advantage of free skin screenings on 'Melanoma Monday'fox4kc.com
Sharon Mittelman 'Melanoma Monday' aims to bring skin cancer awareness to Arizona residentsKTAR.com
Melanoma Foundation of New England Launches Online Skin Cancer Program for Salon ProfessionalsPR Newswire (press release)
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Social service shortfalls hinder health, boost medical spending - USA TODAY

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Social service shortfalls hinder health, boost medical spending
USA TODAY
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — States that spend more money on social services and public health programs relative to medical care have much healthier residents than states that don't, a study out today by a prominent public health researcher found.
HHS, Texas reach deal that delays Medicaid debateThe Hill
Maryland seeks federal OK to speed ex-inmates' Medicaid accessBaltimore Sun
Texas, Feds Agree to Renew Short-Term Medicaid FundsTexas Tribune
Washington Times -Austin American-Statesman -Dallas Morning News (blog) -Newsworks.org
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More than 100 sickened on Disney Wonder cruise ship - Orlando Sentinel

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More than 100 sickened on Disney Wonder cruise ship
Orlando Sentinel
Ninety-two passengers –3.4 percent – fell ill, with vomiting being the predominant symptom, the CDC reported. Five out of 991 crew members were sick. Ninety-two passengers –3.4 percent – fell ill, with vomiting being the predominant symptom, the CDC ...
CDC investigating after 97 fall sick on Disney cruise shipCBS News
Probe launched after nearly 100 felled by stomach bug on Disney cruiseTelegraph.co.uk
Disney Wonder: CDC reports additional cases in gastrointestinal outbreakThe Global Dispatch
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Researchers look to repurpose approved drugs to treat Zika virus - USA TODAY

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Researchers look to repurpose approved drugs to treat Zika virus
USA TODAY
ATLANTA — The need for drugs to prevent and treat Zika infections grows with every new patient diagnosed. The virus causes devastating birth defects and is strongly linked to a type of paralysis called Guillain-Barre syndrome. There are currently no ...
Zika researchers hold conference in Atlanta amid outbreakWashington Times
Zika virus-related microcephaly may be associated with retinal, optic nerve damageHealio
Don't Panic! One Epidemiologist's “No Regrets” Response to Zika.Progressive.org
Romper -The Science Explorer -Marketwired (press release) -HSC Newsbeat
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