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Anti-anxiety pills could be next US drug epidemic, public health officials sa...
21 Jul 2018 at 11:05pm
Anti-anxiety pills could be next US drug epidemic, public health officials say
WASHINGTON ? The growing use of anti-anxiety pills reminds some doctors of the early days of the opioid crisis. Considered relatively safe and non-addictive by consumers and many doctors, Xanax, Valium, Ativan and Klonopin have been prescribed to ...
Xanax could be driving America's next drug epidemicBrinkwire (press release)
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ADHD study links teens' symptoms with digital media use - KSL.com
21 Jul 2018 at 8:25pm
ADHD study links teens' symptoms with digital media use
LOS ANGELES (CNN) ? The more teens check social media and stream video, the more likely they might develop symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests. The study, published in the medical journal JAMA on Tuesday, ...
Smartphone use may lead to behavioural problems in teensIndependent Online
Researchers Link Mobile Device Use to ADHD Symptoms in TeensWhoWhatWhy (blog)
Heavy Digital Media Use Linked...
In Minnesota's woods, researchers take aim at ticks - Grand Forks Herald
21 Jul 2018 at 12:04pm
Grand Forks Herald
In Minnesota's woods, researchers take aim at ticks
Grand Forks Herald
CAMP RIPLEY, Minn. - It's a picture-perfect summer day in the woods of central Minnesota: 71 degrees, humidity around 73 percent, sunshine dappling the trees and glinting off glimpses of the Mississippi River. But as five scientists pull on white ...
Tick infestation: Researchers find hundreds at Islanders' homes, thousands in parksSILive.com
Worried About Lyme Disease? Find Out If You're At RiskHuffPost
Source For Legionnaires' Cases Narrowed Down: Health Officials - Patch.com
20 Jul 2018 at 12:44pm
Source For Legionnaires' Cases Narrowed Down: Health Officials
MCHENRY COUNTY, IL ? The McHenry County Department of Health has identified a "potential common source of exposure" for six of the 12 people who contracted Legionnaires' disease while visiting, working or living in the area in recent weeks.
Legionnaires' disease sickens 2 residents of southern Minnesota senior care facilityTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Legionnaires' cluster in Washington Heights rises to 22 cases: he...
Foodborne illness may be on the rise. Here's why - CNN
20 Jul 2018 at 6:55am
Foodborne illness may be on the rise. Here's why
(CNN) One child drank apple cider at a Connecticut farm, another a glass of juice during a road trip in Oregon; later, both were rushed to emergency rooms as they struggled for their lives. A middle-aged woman became sick more than a decade ago after ...
Foodborne illness is On the Rise ? But Is It a Bad Thing?The Cheat Sheet
Are foodborne illnesses on the rise, or what?Well+Good
Burden of Foodborne Illness: Findings | Estimates of Foodborne ...