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Medical guidelines say daily aspirin is too risky for most healthy people. A new study says some can benefit - CNN

For decades, healthy patients were told to take a low-dose aspirin as a precaution to help prevent heart problems, but the guidelines changed this year. For patients who have had a heart attack, stroke or open heart surgery, a daily aspirin is still recommend…

health - CNN
2:36pm PDT - September 16th, 2019

Mint, menthol e-cigarette liquids high in cancer-causing compound - study - Reuters

A cancer-causing compound banned by U.S. regulators last year as a food additive has been found at potentially dangerous levels in mint and menthol flavored e-cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, researchers said on Monday.

health - Reuters
2:16pm PDT - September 16th, 2019

Mint, menthol e-cigarette liquids high in cancer-causing compound - study - Reuters

A cancer-causing compound banned by U.S. regulators last year as a food additive has been found at potentially dangerous levels in mint and menthol flavored e-cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, researchers said on Monday.

health - Reuters
2:13pm PDT - September 16th, 2019

Older patients don't see diabetes recommendations same way doctors do - Reuters

Doctors' advice for starting or stopping diabetes medicines often doesn't resonate with older patients, a new study suggests.

health - Reuters
2:01pm PDT - September 16th, 2019

Race, income may impact U.S. oral cancer screening rates - Reuters

Only about 1 in 3 U.S. adults say a dentist has ever examined them for oral cancer - and most of those who remember getting such exams are non-Hispanic whites, a new study suggests.

health - Reuters
1:31pm PDT - September 16th, 2019

1 in 16 Women Report Their First 'Sexual' Experiences Were Rape or Assault - VICE

Extrapolated to the whole U.S. population, this would mean 3.3 million women have experienced "forced sexual initiation."

health - Vice News
10:26am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds - CNN

Democratic Republic of Congo former health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3m allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday.

health - CNN
10:21am PDT - September 16th, 2019

There were no new measles cases in the United States last week, CDC says - CNN

For the first time since early January, no new measles cases were reported in the United States last week, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health officials continue to monitor ongoing outbreaks in two New York counties.

health - CNN
10:08am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Mint, menthol e-cigarette liquids high in cancer-causing compound: study - Reuters

(Reuters Health) - A cancer-causing compound banned by U.S. regulators last year as a food additive has been found at potentially dangerous levels in mint and menthol flavored e-cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, researchers said on Monday.

health - Reuters
9:57am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Boy, 4, with incredibly rare illness fat shamed by adults because of his weight - Mirror Online

Banner Sears has received abuse from adults after undergoing treatment for a rare condition at Boston Children’s Hospital in the USA

health - Mirror
9:51am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Ten-year-old girl in coma after contracting deadly brain-eating amoeba while swimming in Texas river - The Independent

There have just been 145 cases of the parasite in the US since it was first discovered in the country in the 1960s

health - Independent
9:04am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Way to prevent chemotherapy hair loss in sight - Medical News Today

Using a mini organ model, scientists reveal how taxane chemotherapy can permanently damage hair follicles, and how a newer class of drug could prevent it.

health - Medical News Today
9:04am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Girl with cystic fibrosis can't have wonder drug patients 10 miles away receive - Mirror Online

If little Ayda Louden lived in Scotland, rather than in Cumbria, England she could have the drug that would change her life

health - Mirror
8:42am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Drinking tea may improve brain health, study finds - The Independent

Individuals who drank tea four times a week for about 25 years had more efficient brain function

health - Independent
8:38am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Avengers star Samuel L Jackson calls for end to ‘cruel’ Alzheimer’s disease - Metro.co.uk

The actor has watched six relatives battle the disease.

health - Metro
8:30am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Scientists discover the structure of cancer molecule - Medical News Today

New research from the United Kingdom has now revealed the structure and function of a molecule that may help cancer develop and become treatment resistant.

health - Medical News Today
8:06am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Common cold stopped by experimental approach - BBC News

It may be possible to make our bodies inhospitable for the cold virus after promising early research.

health - BBC News
8:03am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Vaping mum-of-3 in coma after developing mystery lung illness 'from e-cigarettes' - Mirror Online

Sherie Canada, from Texas, suffered from chest pain and unexplained weight loss and saw her weight drop to just 6.5st

health - Mirror
12:42am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Girl, 2, has ovary removed after visiting doctor with constipation - Metro.co.uk

Doctors explained to her mum Megan Edwards, 28, that the treatment needed to save her life could leave her daughter infertile.

health - Metro
12:01am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba during swim in river - Fox News

A young Texas girl is fighting for her life after she was infected with a deadly brain-eating amoeba following a day spent swimming in a river, according to reports.

health - Fox News
5:25pm PDT - September 15th, 2019

Hearing aids can reduce the risk of dementia and depression in older people - Mirror Online

US study into hearing aids says that while they can’t be said to prevent certain conditions, a delay in the onset of dementia, depression and the risk of serious falls could be significant

health - Mirror
9:42am PDT - September 15th, 2019

Mum's incredible transformation after pregnancy cheese cravings ruined her health - Mirror Online

Married couple Anna and Sarah Hanson-Morris, from Irlam o’th Heights, saw their weight balloon after Anna became pregnant

health - Mirror
8:12am PDT - September 15th, 2019

Brexit delay will impact 'lifesaving cancer treatment' for children - Metro.co.uk

Cancer charities are calling on the government to ensure the ‘supply of medicines and lifesaving research’ which are so vital to treating children’s cancers, are not harmed.

health - Metro
8:08am PDT - September 15th, 2019

Tea lovers, rejoice! A new study suggest drinking tea can boost brain function - Times of India

Researchers have found that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions and this is associated with he

health - The Times of India
6:30am PDT - September 15th, 2019

Boy, 5, who found life saving donor suffers new blow as cancer returns - Mirror Online

Oscar Saxelby-Lee's parents have appealed to the public to help raise funds for their son's treatment saying: "We need you."

health - Mirror
4:55am PDT - September 15th, 2019

RT @scottbix: Florida authorities reported 524 health-code violations at Doral from 2013 to 2018, including “20-25 live roaches… on the wal…

Progressive Patriots (@FDTProgressive)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @UnitedDoberman: Vick here. I'm blue - literally & figuratively. My mom had something called health issues & couldn't keep me anymore.…

kohlreinhold (@kohlreinhold)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @scottbix: Florida authorities reported 524 health-code violations at Doral from 2013 to 2018, including “20-25 live roaches… on the wal…

Mr. Meyer (@MeyerForEnglish)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @KylePlantEmoji: I wish my mental health was good enough for me to do the things that are good for my mental health

abby (@abbyoldyellow)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Afobos: I became a #Vegetarian 4 years ago due to my love of animals. As a bonus my health has improved and I've never felt better! Con…

MaxGrande (@MaxGrande11)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @MSUnews: With a $3.3M grant from @NIH, #MSU is partnering with the @CityofDetroit and @audubonsociety to improve the health of #Detroit

Science Around Michigan (@sciencemi)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @YAAS_America: Watch @RandPaul dismantle Sen. Bernie Sanders' claim that we all have a "right" to free health care. "Our founding docum…

Mark Dennis ⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@MarkDen61702392)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019
RT @t_angsty: me partaking in activities that are definitely detrimental to my mental health: https://t.co/LO6BRFX8oH

RT @t_angsty: me partaking in activities that are definitely detrimental to my mental health: https://t.co/LO6BRFX8oH

Spencer (@SpencerTheobald)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @DrDooleyMD: Today was tough. Two diabetics couldn’t afford their medications. Had to tell someone they have Hep C & prostate cancer…

Vladdy is my Daddy (@TweetwoodMac_)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019
RT @JoeBiden: This ad wasn’t easy for me to record.

Health care is personal to me. Deeply personal. https://t.co/a8UNsnkLhI

RT @JoeBiden: This ad wasn’t easy for me to record. Health care is personal to me. Deeply personal. https://t.co/a8UNsnkLhI

Deborahann829@gmail.com (@Deborahann829g1)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

University Experts Find Green Space Is Good for Mental Health https://t.co/p8wpW5thBi

أحمد السعدي (@Ahmed_Hashil)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @KylePlantEmoji: I wish my mental health was good enough for me to do the things that are good for my mental health

( ▭-▭) (@lolansss)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

A new @MIT study suggests that mindfulness can improve mental health and academic performance in middle school students. https://t.co/KskytULExE

Eluna (@elunanetwork)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019
RT @fainfain2: Mental health awareness https://t.co/fm0pZ1MRGa

RT @fainfain2: Mental health awareness https://t.co/fm0pZ1MRGa

Muhammad Ahmar (@Unbeatable_24)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019
The number of people aged 75+ will double from 14.1M to 28.2M in 20 years. Assisted living can save costs, improve health outcomes & address housing instability. Learn how during the ABC’s of Affordable Assisted Living panel, happening now at #HCBS2019! https://t.co/q0F98M8lrv

The number of people aged 75+ will double from 14.1M to 28.2M in 20 years. Assisted living can save costs, improve health outcomes & address housing instability. Learn how during the ABC’s of Affordable Assisted Living panel, happening now at #HCBS2019! https://t.co/q0F98M8lrv

Claudia Schlosberg (@ClaudiaSchlosb1)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Are you getting enough vitamin D in your diet? Learn why and how this vitamin benefits the body in this article by RD Jemma Besson. https://t.co/ZgiaBI2tdU #vitaminD #sunshinevitamin #calcium #immunesystem

YouAreUNLTD (@YOUAREUNLTD)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @marklittle2: I only started boxing because I was 24 stone & was told by my Doctor I had to lose weight for my health. I used to go do…

Billy Bonds (@billybondswhu)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @matthaig1: Piers Morgan calling people a snowflake when he gets loudly offended by mental health campaigners, Meghan Markle, vegan saus…

Martin C (@Cinemaniacx)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @samstein: As Trump pitches Doral as the site for the next G7, a little note about the resorts horrifying roach situation https://t.co/O…

Joe Albanese (@AlbaneseJoe)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

US discards 3,500 donated kidneys annually. (CNN) Story: https://t.co/YVjtHtJ2GF

DailySource (@DailySourceNews)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

US discards 3,500 donated kidneys annually. (CNN) Story: https://t.co/Cko8vMiTqZ

DailySource (@DailySource)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @bursterasure: seteth: Good morning class. It is time for sexual health education. First off, a two hour sermon on why masturbation is a…

Great ⚡ Spear (@GreatlightningS)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @MarvelHlungwani: The Minister of Health and SMU's Chancellor, Dr Zweli Mkhize, early this year while on the ANC's campaign trail toward…

Abraham mutai (@kimutaiabraham5)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @KylePlantEmoji: I wish my mental health was good enough for me to do the things that are good for my mental health

Manic pixie nightmare goblin (@tomtekatt)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Liz_Llorente: The president claims to have told the VA to order a ketamine nasal spray to address suicide among veterans. The drug has…

Rosalba cofer (@RosalbaCofer)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @MinofHealthUG: Minister for State for Health for Primary Health Care,Dr Joyce Moriku Kaducu with support from Rotarian Malaria Partners…

Okwir Walter Martin (@OkwirWMartin)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Diddy: I HAVE DECIDED TO BE HAPPY BECAUSE IT IS GOOD FOR MY HEALTH!!!!!!

(@prollycarley)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @marybuckley549: Would think most parents are delighted their children can be vaccinated against one form of cancer. However there's sa…

Hugh Barnard (@hughbarnard)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Hazeefafatimah: A silent Msg To Balochistan Government Balochistan need Cancer hospital Balochistan need Health management Balochistan…

Sikander Asif (@SikanderAsif11)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @RobertKennedyJr: #Water fluoridation has been hailed by @CDCgov as one of the top 10 great public health achievements of the 20th centu…

Janette Robb (@wrinklyrebel)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @DrKristieLeong: #Hemp #seeds are a surprisingly good source of #zinc, important for wound healing, immune #health, & fertility. 3 table…

Longevity Dynamics (@LongevityDynam1)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019
I appreciate @apbp for inviting the Panelists on Centering the Black Experience in Active Transportation to share their insights on public health, economics, and relationships to government and community #APBP2019 https://t.co/lag2BV2o0Y

I appreciate @apbp for inviting the Panelists on Centering the Black Experience in Active Transportation to share their insights on public health, economics, and relationships to government and community #APBP2019 https://t.co/lag2BV2o0Y

Peter Koonce (@pkoonce)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Spikes in handgun purchases after high-profile events linked to more firearm injuries https://t.co/KkHuRfHHnt

David Wescott (@dwescott1)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @isaixhh: Man setting my own morning rituals has helped my mental health tremendously

kat (@kuidesserts)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @DanielKellyTRT: Gluten can affect the blood-brain barrier and also negatively impact gut health. Therefore, if you struggle with brain…

æ (@Ql0ZXpIIgHgEe8i)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @matthaig1: Piers Morgan calling people a snowflake when he gets loudly offended by mental health campaigners, Meghan Markle, vegan saus…

GEEKchocolate (@GeekChocolate)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @AnthonyCFO: Way to go! "Olivia Pope of Health IT" Tell us about a #scandal. #policy #compliance #security #hipaa #womeninbiz #women #te

MASSIMO FERRO (@MASSIMOFERRO19)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @UKCPH: Congratulations to Dr. Angela Dearinger, MPH alumna @UKCPH and new Commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health! h…

Pub Health Monitor (@monitor_PH)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @queen_ellie18: Don't be afraid to cut people out of your life who aren't spiritually encouraging. JW or not, your mental health and rel…

Mandisa (@kronty_)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @manuelasurgeon: Appointments now available on a Friday at Flint clinic. Please contact us for a free confidential telephone consultatio…

#chestertweets (@chestertweetsuk)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019