Youth in polluted cities at increased risk of Alzheimer's: Study

Youth in polluted cities at increased risk of Alzheimer's: Study

NEW YORK: Children and young adults living in polluted megacities are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s, a debilitating brain disease characterised by memory loss, a new study has warned. “Alzheimer’s disease hallmarks start in childhood in polluted environments, and we must implement effective preventative measures early,” said one of the researchers Lilian Calderon-Garciduenas from […]

Youth turkey season opens

Youth turkey season opens

Left. Aidan Jarman 12, Dadeville, with a turkey he shot on a snowy Sunday during the Youth Weekend Turkey Hunt. Because of the cold and snowy weekend, harvest numbers were down from previous Youth Spring Weekend Hunts with a total of 1,723 turkeys harvested compared to 4,060 harvested last year. Submitted photo The Youth Weekend […]

13-year-old cancer survivor raises money for St. Baldrick's Foundation

13-year-old cancer survivor raises money for St. Baldrick's Foundation

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — Olivia Cogswell, an eighth grader at Jack Jouett Middle School, and her team came to Random Row Brewery Friday afternoon to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and shave their heads for the cause. Cogswell is a cancer survivor and has been raising money for the foundation for the […]

35 sickened in E. coli outbreak linked to Arizona lettuce, CDC says

35 sickened in E. coli outbreak linked to Arizona lettuce, CDC says

asset not included because it is a duplicate of primary asset PHOENIX — Chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region is suspected in an E. coli outbreak that has hospitalized 22 people, according to a report Friday from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To date, 35 cases have been reported in […]

Study: staying up late could increase chance of death

Study: staying up late could increase chance of death

Study: staying up late could increase chance of death  WMUR Manchester Night Owls Have Higher Risk of Dying Sooner  Newswise (press release) Night owls die sooner, says study  Big Think (blog) Night owls may have 10 percent higher risk of early death, study says  Salon Full coverage Source link

Our collective duty to get a flu shot

Our collective duty to get a flu shot

Our collective duty to get a flu shot  The Age The New York Times vs. the Science on the Flu Shot  The Epoch Times Swine Influenza Vaccines Market Worldwide: Market Dynamics And Trends, Efficiencies Forecast 2023  Healthcare Journal Full coverage Source link

First FDA-Approved Drug Made From Cannabis Can't Be Sold In Colorado

First FDA-Approved Drug Made From Cannabis Can't Be Sold In Colorado

By Shaun Boyd DENVER (CBS4)– The first FDA-approved prescription drug made from pure cannabis is expected to hit the market in the next couple months and, unless lawmakers act, Colorado may be the only state that can’t sell it. The drug may be the only hope for some children with Epilepsy, like Vienne Weinert Wood. […]

St. Anthony's Cancer Center installs bell dedicated to survivors

St. Anthony's Cancer Center installs bell dedicated to survivors

ST. PETERSBURG — Sister Mary McNally, vice president of mission at St. Anthony’s hospital, stood in front of a room of cancer survivors to unveil a silver bell surrounded by butterfly stickers mounted to the wall of the Cancer Center lobby. “So often people complete their treatment and they go out the door,” she said. […]

Trump administration tells addiction doctors: medicine is now the “standard” for opioid care

Trump administration tells addiction doctors: medicine is now the “standard” for opioid care

Trump administration tells addiction doctors: medicine is now the “standard” for opioid care  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Has the opioid pendulum swung too far? Finding the balance between pain and addiction  Allentown Morning Call Communities Of Color Struggling But Ignored In The Opioid Crisis  OPB News How Congress can address the opioid crisis  Dallas News Full coverage Source link