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Where Did the Myth About Vaccines and Autism Come From ? (….Video Clip)

Source: everydayhealth.com/ By Dr. Sanjay Gupta A 1998 study falsely linked MMR vaccine and autism. The paper was retracted and its author lost his medical license, but the idea stuck. Sometimes there are two sides of an issue, and sometimes there aren’t. When it comes to the safety of vaccines, there’s only one side. Vaccines are safe. They do not cause ...

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6 Common Habits That Are Damaging Your Heart

Source: everydayhealth.com……By Mikel Theobald Reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, MD Work long hours at a desk job? Forget to floss at night? These and other common habits can be hard on your heart. Stay safe by making these heart-healthy changes. You know that eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly are important habits for a healthy heart. But did you know ...

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A Silent Threat to Women’s Hearts That Many Don’t Recognize

source:everydayhealth.com/By Jennifer J. Brown, PhD Heart disease kills more American women each year than all types of cancer combined Many women are in the dark about the insidious blockage of blood flow to the heart called coronary artery disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans. It kills more women and men each year than all types of ...

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Stress and Heart Health

By Marijke Vroomen-Durning, RN | Medically reviewed by Cynthia Haines, MD for www.everydayhealth.com Constant stress can elevate cardiovascular disease risk. Learn how you can reduce stress levels and risks to your heart health. Stress, anxiety, frustration, anger — however you name it, these emotions can play an important role in your heart health. As your stress levels rise, so does ...

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Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection by Hospira: Recall – Particulate in Glass Vials

Source:drugs.com Audience: Pharmacy, Case Manager [Posted 02/11/2015] ISSUE: Hospira announced a voluntary recall of ketorolac tromethamine injection, USP in the United States and Singapore due to potential particulate. The presence of particulate has been confirmed through a customer report of visible, floating particulate identified in glass fliptop vials. The particulate was identified as calcium-ketorolac crystals If particulates are not observed ...

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Accra psychiatric hospital broke; inmates to starve

The Accra psychiatric hospital has run out of funds to keep the hospital in proper operations. Funds for the first quarter of the year that was supposed to have been released last year have still not been released. Speaking to Starr news’ Esi Benewa Nyame chief psychiatrist Dr. Akwesi Osei said if government does not provide funding for the mental ...

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Baby girl born ‘pregnant’ with twins

A baby girl born in Hong Kong was found to be ‘pregnant’ with twins. The girl, born to Chinese mainland parents in Queen Elizabeth Hospital had to undergo surgery at just three weeks old to remove them. The foetuses, 8 to 10 weeks gestated, had legs, arms, a spine, rib cage and intestines. Both were also covered in skin. One ...

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Risk for Glioma Triples With Long-Term Cell Phone Use

News Author: Pauline Anderson CME Author: Laurie Barclay, MD Faculty and Disclosures Risk for Glioma Triples With Long-Term Cell Phone Use CLINICAL CONTEXT During the last decade, there has been a dramatic global increase in wireless communication use, resulting in greater exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF). Health risk concerns center on the brain, which is the main target of ...

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