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CNN
Drinking more coffee leads to a longer life, two studies say
CNN
1500s headline: Coffee makes you frisky – Legend has it that coffee was discovered by Kaldi, an Ethiopian goatherd, after he caught his suddenly frisky goats eating glossy green leaves and red berries and then tried it for himself. Hide Caption. 2 of 15.

Washington Post
UK court sets new hearing in case of terminally ill baby
Washington Post
LONDON — A British court on Monday gave the parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard a chance to present fresh evidence that their terminally ill son should receive experimental treatment. The decision came after an emotionally charged hearing in the ...

NPR
Suspected Cholera Cases Pass 300000 In Yemen, Red Cross Says
NPR
The cholera outbreak in Yemen marked a grim milestone Monday, as the International Committee of the Red Cross announced there are now more than 300,000 suspected cases of the disease in the country. The epidemic has claimed more than 1,600 lives ...

BBC News
First vaccine shows gonorrhoea protection
BBC News
A vaccine has for the first time been shown to protect against the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea, scientists in New Zealand say. There are fears gonorrhoea is becoming untreatable as antibiotics fail. The World Health Organization sees ...

Washington Post
FDA chief to impose tougher doctor-training rules on opioid manufacturers
Washington Post
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, stepping up the agency's efforts against the nation's opioid epidemic, announced plans Monday to require manufacturers of painkillers to provide more extensive education for physicians and other ...

Reuters
'Brain training' program doesn't improve self control
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Brain training programs may make people better at using brain training programs, but they don't improve decision-making skills in real-world tasks like making healthy choices, a new study concludes. Young adults recruited to use a ...

U.S. News & World Report
'Cocaine on Training Wheels?' Snortable Chocolate Dealer Says Chuck Schumer Is Mistaken
U.S. News & World Report
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for a federal ban on Coco Loko on Sunday, calling the new snortable chocolate product “cocaine on training wheels” and warning that it may soon seduce children into dangerous experimentation.

Newsweek
Top-grossing movies are increasingly likely to depict smoking, sparking teen health concerns
The Week Magazine
America's top grossing movies saw an 80 percent increase in on-screen tobacco use from 2015 to 2016, sparking concerns that a surge in underage smoking could follow. "We've known for a while that the more you see smoking on screen, the more likely you ...

Chicago Tribune
Northbrook mosquito tests positive for West Nile Virus
Chicago Tribune
Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus were detected in Northbrook for the first time this summer, according to the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District. (Andy Klevorn / Associated Press). Lee V. GainesPioneer Press. Mosquitoes carrying the West ...

Fortune
The FDA Approved the First New Sickle Cell Drug in 20 Years…But It's Not a Cure
Fortune
News that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first new drug to treat sickle cell in nearly 20 years last Friday understandably drew cheers from patients and advocates who have stood by with bated breath for a breakthrough. But as ...

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