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The Japan Times
Pro-tobacco LDP clouds chances of indoor smoking ban in time for Tokyo Games
The Japan Times
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, but the prospect of Japan banning indoor smoking in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics looks hazier than ever. With the last day of the current Diet session looming, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has faced fierce ...

CNN
Researchers amplify antibiotic of last resort hoping to halt superbugs
CNN
(CNN) Scientists in the United States have developed a vital tool in the battle against superbugs by re-engineering a decades-old antibiotic. A modified version of the antibiotic vancomycin is believed to be much more effective at fighting Enterococci ...

Tech Times
Florida Officials Confirm 7 Cases of Canine Influenza
U.S. News & World Report
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida health officials have confirmed seven cases of H3N2 canine influenza in the state. A Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services news release announced Tuesday that the "dog flu" cases have been ...

CNN
Macadamia nuts, cashews recalled for possible listeria contamination
CNN
(CNN) Simple Truth Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts and Ava's Organic Cashews Roasted & Salted are the subject of unrelated recalls for possible listeria contamination, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The macadamia nuts were sold in six ...

Gizmodo
CRISPR May Not Be Nearly as Precise as We Thought
Gizmodo
The revolutionary gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 is often described as “molecular scissors” for its ability to turn previously improbable feats of genetic engineering into exercises in cutting and pasting. But while over the last few years CRISPR ...

KARE
Lyme cases rise as ticks expand across MN
KARE
One family shares their heartbreaking experience with the disease, after three of four members were diagnosed in 2015. http://kare11.tv/2rCAJ5g. Lindsey Seavert, KARE 10:25 PM. CDT May 30, 2017. “Bingo,” said Minnesota Department of Health ...

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Childhood obesity treatment as effective for parents without the child, study finds
ABC News
A new study finds that therapies aimed at parents--without the kids--may be just an effective in treating childhood obesity. more +. 0 Shares. Email. In the struggle against childhood obesity, doctors and parents have tried to engage and motivate kids ...

CT Post
Disease-spreading mosquitoes on the rise in Connecticut
CT Post
An invasive species of mosquito that can potentially transmit viruses like Zika and West Nile is spreading in Connecticut, according to a study by state researchers released last week. A team of researchers from Connecticut's Agricultural Experiment ...

Washington Post
Officials knew about India's first Zika case for months. But they didn't tell anybody.
Washington Post
Officials in India knew about the country's first case of Zika virus infection months ago. But they didn't alert the public because they didn't want “people to start panicking,” one health official said this week. Three confirmed cases of Zika ...
Study: China struggles to kick world-leading cigarette habit
Minneapolis Star Tribune
BEIJING — A decade-long study has found that most smokers in China, the world's largest consumer of tobacco, have no intention of quitting and remain unaware of the damaging health effects. The study released Wednesday by the Chinese Center for ...

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