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National Geographic
New Clues to How Neanderthal Genes Affect Your Health
National Geographic
A genome from a female found in Croatia shows how conditions from schizophrenia to arthritis are influenced by our ancient human cousins. Picture of a reconstruction of a neanderthal female. View Images. This reconstruction of a Neanderthal female ...

Washington Post
A mother refused to follow a court order to vaccinate her son. Now she's going to jail.
Washington Post
A Michigan woman will spend seven days in jail after she defied a judge's order to have her 9-year-old son vaccinated. Rebecca Bredow was sentenced for contempt of court Wednesday, nearly a year after an Oakland County judge ordered her to have her ...

Cigna to stop covering most OxyContin prescriptions
(CNN) In an attempt to reduce opioid use amid a nationwide abuse epidemic, insurance giant Cigna will no longer cover most OxyContin prescriptions in its group plans beginning January 1. "Our focus is on helping customers get the most value from their ...
Professionals emphasize knowledge and empathy during Mental Illness Awareness Week
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – It's Mental Illness Awareness Week. Mental health professionals want you to look around you, because someone you know is likely suffering in silence. “One in five people will experience a mental health diagnosis within any ...

San Diego Hepatitis Outbreak: Did the Virus Spread to Arizona?
As the hepatitis outbreak continues to plague San Diego, health experts are trying to find out if, and how, the liver virus possibly spread to other counties across California. Facing the prospect that the outbreak could last years, government ...

International Business Times
CDC investigating Campylobacter outbreak linked to puppies
ATLANTA - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating a 12-state outbreak of human Campylobacter infections linked to puppies sold through Petland, a national pet store chain. "We know that Campylobacter is common in dogs, ...

Indianapolis to pursue legal action against opioid manufacturers, distributors
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The city of Indianapolis on Thursday announced it will file a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors. Mayor Joe Hogsett announced Thursday morning that the law firm of Cohen & Malad, LLP has been hired to pursue ...
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Said She's 'Lucky' to Have Insurance — Here's What It's Like to Have Breast Cancer Without It
When Julia Louis-Dreyfus announced that she has breast cancer, she made sure to point out that she was “lucky” to have great insurance — and renewed the call for universal health care. Because every day there are 11 million women in the United States ...

New York Daily News
Scientists develop surgical super glue that seals cuts in seconds
New York Daily News
Scientists have created an elastic super surgical glue that can seal cuts, wounds and incisions instantly. The technology, called MeTro, was created by Nasim Annabi, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at Northwestern University who ...
New Jersey sues fentanyl maker, calls its conduct 'evil'
Sarah Fuller, 32, is buried in Berlin Cemetery. She died last year of a drug overdose, with fentanyl found in her blood. Her family believes that the drug was inappropriately marketed and prescribed. (ELIZABETH ROBERTSON / Staff Photographer). TRENTON ...

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