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Type of Disease May Dictate End-of-Life Care - U.S. News & World Report

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Type of Disease May Dictate End-of-Life Care
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MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who have cancer or dementia tend to receive more end-of-life care than those dying from other conditions, a new study of Veteran Affairs hospitals finds. The study also found that fewer cancer and ...
Type of illness, race can lead to end-of-life care disparityCNN
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Families cause loved ones to suffer at end of life by 'begging doctors for treatments'Daily Mail
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Dogs may help detect hypoglycemia in diabetes patients, study suggests - UPI.com

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Dogs may help detect hypoglycemia in diabetes patients, study suggests
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The chemical dogs smell during a hypoglycemic episode may help researchers develop a breath test to replace finger-prick diabetes tests. By Stephen Feller | June 27, 2016 at 2:11 PM. Follow @upi. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook. share with ...
This Is How Dogs Help Detect Diabetes In PatientsTech Times
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Cambridge researchers developing breath test that tells diabetics if blood sugar dipsDaily Mail
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El Niño puts more than 26 million children at risk in Eastern and Southern Africa – UNICEF - UN News Centre

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El Niño puts more than 26 million children at risk in Eastern and Southern Africa – UNICEF
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Barren fields due to the impact of El Niño-induced drought in the Southern African nation of Lesotho. Photo: FAO. Print. 27 June 2016 – One of the strongest El Niño events ever recorded has placed the lives of 26.5 million children at risk of ...
UNICEF finds dramatic inequality among world's poorest, richest childrenReuters
Preventable Causes Will Kill 69 Million Children Under Five by 2030: UNICEFTIME
Unicef Says Its Development Goals for Children Are at RiskNew York Times
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Zika worries help drive business for insecticide firm - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Zika worries help drive business for insecticide firm
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Zika had barely cracked the national consciousness last year when the Katyals had their McCandless yard sprayed for pests. After one of the kids came down with Lyme disease, their worry was ticks. They wanted the disease-prone parasites to be gone.
Texas 'ready as possible' for Zika, but funding would helpDallas Morning News
At A Glance Zika And Pregnancy: What You Need To KnowWall Street Journal (blog)
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Marijuana-Based Drug Helps Kids With Rare Forms Of Epilepsy In Studies - Forbes

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Marijuana-Based Drug Helps Kids With Rare Forms Of Epilepsy In Studies
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An oil derived from marijuana plants proved effective in a rare form of epilepsy that afflicts 30,000 Americans, its maker said this morning. GW Pharmaceuticals, a London-based company, is developing a drug called Epidiolex, a pharmaceutical-grade form ...
Topline Results Positive for Cannabidiol in Lennox-GastautMedscape
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Health District Launches HIV Mobile Testing Unit - CBS Local

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Health District Launches HIV Mobile Testing Unit
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LAS VEGAS – The Southern Nevada Health District and AIDS Healthcare Foundation today launched an HIV/STD mobile testing unit to coincide with National HIV Testing Day. The mobile unit will be available for viewing today at the Health District's ...
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CDC: 1 in 8 people infected with HIV don't even know itKBTX
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Pediatricians urged to screen for suicide risks among teens - KIII TV3

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Pediatricians urged to screen for suicide risks among teens
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Family doctors should screen teens for suicide risks in the wake of new information that shows suicide is the second leading cause of death among teens, an American Academy of Pediatrics report said Monday. In the report, the academy provides ...
Pediatricians urged to screen teens for suicide risksCBS News
Teen checkups should include suicide risk screeningFox News
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The Many Faces Of PTSD - Huffington Post

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The Many Faces Of PTSD
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Most days, I still don't think that I look much like someone with PTSD. This is an odd thought whenever I interrogate it: I look like myself, my self has PTSD — ipso facto, if A=B, B=C, then A=C — I look like someone with PTSD. But it's still hard ...
Service dogs help vets overcome PTSD symptomsNewsWest9.com
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Veterans' Mental Health Disorders Often MissedPsychCentral.com (blog)
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Cuomo and Billy Joel Ride for Breast Cancer Awareness - New York Times

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Cuomo and Billy Joel Ride for Breast Cancer Awareness
New York Times
Hundreds of bikers joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York and his companion, Sandra Lee, to help promote a new signed law that should make it easier for women to get screened for breast cancer. Credit Uli Seit for The New York Times. It is probably safe ...
Greater New York Watch: New Law Widens Access to Breast-Cancer ScreeningWall Street Journal
Cuomo rides into New Paltz to promote breast cancer screening lawPoughkeepsie Journal
Cuomo joins Billy Joel in statewide breast cancer motorcycle rideNew York Daily News
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Are We Any Closer To A Cure for Alzheimer's? - Huffington Post

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Are We Any Closer To A Cure for Alzheimer's?
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Eli Lilly has spent almost three decades working on drugs for Alzheimer's disease with not much to show for it yet. This year the company began human tests using a totally new approach. Its latest drug targets an aberrant protein called tau that ...
Lilly Convenes Leaders at National Mayor's Conference to Address Impact of Alzheimer's Disease on Local CommunitiesPR Newswire (press release)

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