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Puerto Rico investigates post-hurricane disease outbreak
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Puerto Rico investigates post-hurricane disease outbreak

October 12th, 2017 | by Contributor
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Four deaths in Hurricane Maria’s aftermath are being investigated as possible cases of a disease spread by animals’ urine, Puerto Rico’s governor said Wednesday amid concerns about...
Grand Rounds: The battle against breast cancer
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Grand Rounds: The battle against breast cancer

October 12th, 2017 | by Contributor
October 12, 2017, 8:32 AM| In the first installment of our new medical series, Grand Rounds, we look at breast cancer — a disease that will affect one in eight women in their lifetime. Cancer expert and head of University...
A2 Milk draws consumer praise, dairy industry skepticism
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A2 Milk draws consumer praise, dairy industry skepticism

October 12th, 2017 | by Contributor
October 12, 2017, 8:14 AM| A special type of milk first developed in Australia is quickly catching on in the U.S. The makers of a2 Milk claim it’s easier on the stomach than regular milk. It contains only A2 protein while...
Childhood obesity 10 times higher than 1970s
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Childhood obesity 10 times higher than 1970s

October 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
The World Health Organization is warning of serious physical and psychological consequences from the alarming rise in obesity rates. CBS News’ Teri Okita...
Bad night’s sleep? Napping probably won’t help
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Bad night’s sleep? Napping probably won’t help

October 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
Rsearcher Matthew Walker is sounding the alarm about what he calls “the silent sleep loss...
Does mindfulness really live up to its claims?
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Does mindfulness really live up to its claims?

October 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
“Mindfulness” is touted as a cure-all for many modern ills, from stress and pain to depression. But little to no scientific evidence backs up most of the health claims surrounding the practice, said Willoughby...