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Four Zika Cases in Florida Likely Spread by Mosquitoes - New York Times

New York Times

Four Zika Cases in Florida Likely Spread by Mosquitoes
New York Times
Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said there would most likely be additional isolated cases of mosquito-borne Zika, and offered preventive measures. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS on Publish Date July 29, ...
Governor: 4 Zika cases likely came from Florida mosquitoesBusiness Insider
Act One of 'Zika Hits the USA' has begunCNN
US confirms Florida Zika cases are first local transmission in any stateWashington Post
USA TODAY -ModernHealthcare.com -Miami Herald -Reuters
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Trendy Miami neighborhood is first in U.S. with local Zika spread - Business Insider

Business Insider

Trendy Miami neighborhood is first in U.S. with local Zika spread
Business Insider
MIAMI (Reuters) - Christophe and Franziska Lefever were admiring graffiti at an outdoor gallery in a chic Miami arts district on Friday when they learned that the first cases of Zika spread by mosquitoes in the continental United States were contracted ...
Miamians and tourists concerned about Zika after 4 locally acquired cases confirmed at WynwoodWPTV.com
Wynwood businesses express concern with Zika outbreak7News - WSVN-TV
Wynwood Eateries Not Scared Of Zika Mosquitoes; Say They're PreparedWLRN

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Consumer Reports: Dangerous Supplement Ingredients - KFDX

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Consumer Reports: Dangerous Supplement Ingredients
KFDX
Dietary supplements are now a $40-billion dollar a year industry. But some may not be as safe as they should be. 23,000 people a year wind up in an emergency room after taking a supplement. Barry Levy joins us with more with the potential dangers of ...
New Report Finds Serious Health Risks From Taking Dietary SupplementsCBS Local
CRN Describes as 'Same Old' Consumer Reports Article on Dietary SupplementsNatural Products INSIDER (blog)
So-Called 'Health' Supplements Can Sicken—Or Kill—YouCharisma News
New York Daily News -I4U News -KIMA CBS 29 -ConsumerReports.org
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No human West Nile cases so far in DuPage, Will - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

No human West Nile cases so far in DuPage, Will
Chicago Tribune
While there have been West Nile-carrying mosquitoes found in Will and DuPage counties, no humans have been infected with the virus so far this year, health experts said. While there have been West Nile-carrying mosquitoes found in Will and DuPage ...
Mosquito Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In WarringtonPatch.com
West Nile Virus case identified in Ludlow & Chicopeewwlp.com
Mosquitoes carrying West Nile, Saint Louis encephalitis found in East ValleyKESQ
Fresno Bee -Sacramento Bee -The Mercury News -Barre Montpelier Times Argus
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One minute of secondhand marijuana smoke impairs cardiovascular function - University of California

University of California

One minute of secondhand marijuana smoke impairs cardiovascular function
University of California
One minute of exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) from marijuana diminishes blood vessel function to the same extent as tobacco, but the harmful cardiovascular effects last three times longer, according to a new study in rats led by UC San Francisco ...
Effects Of Secondhand Pot Smoke: Exposure May Be Just As Harmful To Blood Vessels As TobaccoMedical Daily
Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Effects: Residual Pot Is Worse Than Smoke From TobaccoInternational Business Times
Secondhand Pot Smoke May Be as Bad as TobaccoNewser
KBZK Bozeman News -Live Science -U.S. News & World Report -CBS Local
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Ancient Bone Shows Evidence Of Cancer In Human Ancestor - NPR

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Ancient Bone Shows Evidence Of Cancer In Human Ancestor
NPR
A bone from a human ancestor that died between 1.8 million and 1.6 million years ago shows evidence of cancer, a newly published study finds. It is the oldest known example of a malignant tumor in a human ancestor. The bone belonged to a hominin, ...
1.7 million-year-old cancer challenges common theoryTribune-Review
Cancer on a Paleo-diet? Ask someone who lived 1.7 million years agoEurekAlert (press release)
Archeological Finds Push First Known Cancer Back 2 Million YearsU.S. News & World Report
BBC News -National Geographic -Gizmodo -The Independent
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Jill Stein on vaccines: People have 'real questions' - Washington Post

Washington Post

Jill Stein on vaccines: People have 'real questions'
Washington Post
PHILADELPHIA — For a week, Jill Stein was everywhere that the Democratic National Convention was not. The Green Party's likely candidate for president made drop-ins to a four-day Socialist Convergence at the Quaker meeting hall, rallied "Bernie or ...
Jill Stein Continues Pandering to Anti-VaxxersSlate Magazine (blog)
When it comes to vaccines, there were 'real questions,' says Jill SteinThe Boston Globe
Green party candidate: People have 'real questions' about vaccinesThe Hill (blog)
Jezebel -Patheos (blog) -The New Civil Rights Movement -Romper
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Latest Hospital Ratings Not as Straightforward as They Appear - Valley News

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Latest Hospital Ratings Not as Straightforward as They Appear
Valley News
Lebanon — Giving consumers a simple tool to guide them in seeking better health care was the purpose when the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services this week issued star ratings for 3,662 American hospitals. At least CMS got the “simple ...
Digging deeper into recent hospital rankingsWTSP.com
New star ratings bruise U of L Hospital, othersThe Courier-Journal
KHN: Many Well-Known Hospitals Fail To Score 5 Stars In Medicare's New RatingsSpaceCoastDaily.com
CNN -Charlotte Observer -NOLA.com -Cincinnati Business Courier
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E-cigs create toxic vapors from harmless e-liquids - Science News for Students

Science News for Students

E-cigs create toxic vapors from harmless e-liquids
Science News for Students
Girl vaping on an e-cigarette. The cloud of gases these devices emit can contain toxic chemicals. Which chemicals and how much depends on how the device is used and the solvent used in the e-liquids, new data show. AlexShalamov/iStockphoto.
Report: E-cigarette vapor releases cancerous chemicalsColumbus Dispatch
Vaping Puts Potentially Cancerous Chemicals In User's BodiesKHTS Radio
Chill On The Vaping, Leo, This Study Says E-Cigs Release Two Cancerous ChemicalsUPROXX
WTOP -Care2.com -MedPage Today -The Verge
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Medical marijuana available to treat pain starting Monday - Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks Herald

Medical marijuana available to treat pain starting Monday
Grand Forks Herald
Jody Testaberg, propagation manager at LeafLine Labs in Cottage Grove, examines marijuana plants that will be used in the state's medical cannibis programs. Hundreds of plants are carefully cultivated in the room lit with sodium vapor lamps so bright ...
Health Dept. reports significant enrollment in medical cannabis program for intractable painKUOW News and Information
Ohio medical marijuana amendment backers had little cash, campaign finance report showscleveland.com
Cannabis researchers, pharma say recreational marijuana will not impact their workPhoenix Business Journal
Huffington Post -Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews -Walla Walla Union-Bulletin -SFGate
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