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U.S. News & World Report
Study Finds Pollution Is Deadlier Than War, Disaster, Hunger
U.S. News & World Report
Environmental pollutants are killing at least 9 million people and costing the world $4.6 trillion a year, a toll exceeding that of war, smoking, hunger or natural disasters. Oct. 20, 2017, at 3:15 a.m.. Study Finds Pollution Is Deadlier Than War ...

Newsweek
Men Who Smoke and Have Oral Sex With Multiple Partners Have a Higher Cancer Risk
Newsweek
Smoking cigarettes, along with having five or more oral sex partners, increases men's risk for the most common type of head and neck cancer. A study published Friday in Annals of Oncology finds these patterns of behavior are associated with oral and ...

AOL
Scientists have discovered a new link between sugar and tumor growth
AOL
After nine years of research, molecular biologists in Belgium have discovered that sugars stimulate tumor growth. Their results, published Friday in the journal Nature Communications, help explain a puzzle oncologists have encountered for decades ...

Fox News
Your brain knows when you've just died, researchers say
Fox News
FILE: Researchers from New York's NYU Langone School of Medicine said people are aware that they died, and might be able to hear a doctor announcing their death. (Reuters). Researchers at New York University's Langone School of Medicine said in an ...

CNN
FDA approves 2nd gene therapy targeting non-Hodgkin lymphomas
CNN
(CNN) The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a second gene therapy for cancer, the first to target non-Hodgkin lymphomas. The therapy, Yescarta (axicabtagene ciloleucel), is intended for adult patients with certain types of large B-cell ...

CIDRAP
Study: latest H7N9 strains edge closer to efficient transmission
CIDRAP
During China's unprecedented fifth wave of H7N9 avian influenza activity, worrisome changes to the virus emerged, including a shift to a highly pathogenic form with some infections able to resist neuraminidase inhibitors such as Tamiflu, and now ...

wtkr.com
Kids under 9 spend more than 2 hours a day on screens, report shows
wtkr.com
The amount of time young children in the United States spend with mobile screens might raise some eyebrows, as a new report found it has tripled in just four years. Children 8 and younger spent about 15 minutes a day staring at a mobile screen in 2013 ...

MyArkLaMiss
Fundraiser jambalaya may have sickened dozens, killed 1
Washington Post
COLUMBIA, La. — Salmonella from the chicken and sausage jambalaya at a softball team's fundraiser may have killed one person and apparently has made dozens of people ill, Louisiana's health department said Thursday. At least 49 people got sick after ...

UPI.com
Could too much exercise be bad for men's hearts?
UPI.com
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 18, 2017 -- When it comes to exercise, can you get too much of a good thing? Possibly, suggests a new study that found white men who exercise more than seven hours a week have an 86 percent higher risk of developing plaque build-up ...

Salon
The breast cancer fight went corporate 25 years ago this month
Salon
Breast cancer is the darling of corporate America, with pink ribbons adorning everything from handbags to handguns. Corporations put a pink ribbon on their products to boost sales and build their brand. And it works — sales go up and profits increase.

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