Teen Obesity, Later Pancreatic Cancer Risk Linked?

Tweet Chemo: 3 Things You Need to Know By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity in the teen years may increase the risk of developing deadly pancreatic cancer in adulthood, researchers report. The odds for this rare cancer can quadruple due to obesity, the Israeli research team found. Moreover, the risk rises as...
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Like Coffee? You May Be Genetically Wired That Way

Tweet THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Coffee‘s bitter taste shouldn’t be a selling point. But a genetic variant explains why so many people love the brew, a new study suggests. Bitterness evolved as a natural warning system to protect people from harmful substances. That means they should want to spit out coffee, the researchers said. But their study of more than 400,000...
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Does Your Turkey Have Salmonella? Assume It Does

Tweet USDA.gov: “Share the Love, not the Bacteria.” CDC.gov: “Outbreak of Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Infections Linked to Raw Turkey Products.” Consumer Reports: “CDC Reports Widespread Salmonella Outbreak From Eating Turkey.” Article source: https://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/news/20181115/does-your-turkey-have-salmonella-assume-it-does?src=RSS_PUBLIC
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All That Social Media May Boost Loneliness

Tweet Tardive Dyskinesia Assessment By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For the billions of young people who seek community and connection on social media, new research warns their search may be in vain. Instead, spending too much time on Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram may actually increase the risk of depression and...
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Science Again Says Spanking Hurts Kids Long Term

Tweet Facebook: Mary Katherine Backstrom, October 2017. Robbyn Peters Bennett, licensed professional counselor and early childhood trauma specialist, Portland, OR. YouTube: “Should I Spank My Kids?” “How to Spank Your Kids the Right Way,” Hal Chaffee. HalChaffee.com. Laura M. Lucio, Peoria, IL. Jennifer Shu, MD, pediatrician, Atlanta. Pediatrics: “Mothers’ Spanking of 3-Year-Old Children...
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Low-Carb Diets May Work By Boosting Calorie Burn

Tweet By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Strictly limiting carbohydrates and eating more fat may help the body burn more calories, a new clinical trial shows. Researchers found that among 164 adults in a weight-loss study, those placed on a low-carb, high-fat diet burned more daily calories, versus those given high-carb meals....
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Losartan Latest BP Drug Recalled for Contamination

Tweet FDA.gov: “Sandoz Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API).” Article source: https://www.webmd.com/drug-medication/news/20181113/losartan-latest-bp-drug-recalled-for-contamination?src=RSS_PUBLIC
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CDC Continues Polio-Like Illness Probe, Cases Rise

Tweet Pediatric Focal Onset Seizures By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Cases of a mysterious polio-like illness continue to mount in the United States, and health officials are scrambling to figure out the cause. There are now 252 patients under investigation for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), an increase of 33 patients...
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Juul Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market

Tweet By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Juul Labs, which commands 70 percent of the U.S. e-cigarette market, announced Tuesday that it would cease selling most flavored versions of its popular vaping pods in retail stores. The company said it would also terminate its social media productions related to the flavored products. The...
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Breast Milk, Formula Affect Baby Differently

Tweet MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Breast milk and infant formula both encourage the growth of similar types of bacteria in a baby’s digestive system, but the bacteria from the two forms of food work differently, researchers report. These differences could have health effects that are currently unclear, according to the researchers. Good bacteria in the digestive tract play...
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