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NFL football player who play before age 12 leads to brain impairments later in life.

Times Gazette  - ‎32 minutes ago‎
That seemed to be the conclusion of a new study conducted on retired NFL players. Published in the journal Neurology, researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine studied 42 retired National Football League players aged 40-69 years by ...

CBS Local  - ‎4 hours ago‎
SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) - A Southern California lawmaker has announced legislation that would raise the legal smoking age in the state from 18 to 21.

Times of India  - ‎1 hour ago‎
More than two drinks a day in middle-age may raise your stroke risk more than traditional factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes, warns a study.

The Utah People's Post  - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Genetically modified mosquitos could be released in the Florida Keys. This could happen if researchers win approval for use of these GMO mosquitos against two viral diseases.

Patient tested for Ebola at Calif.'s UC Davis hospital

USA TODAY  - ‎1 hour ago‎
A patient being cared for at UC Davis Medical Center in California is being tested for Ebola, according to a UC Davis Health System spokesperson.

2015 US measles outbreak already at 84 cases, more than in a typical year

Washington Post  - ‎5 hours ago‎
The 2015 measles outbreak already has spread to 84 people, more than health officials typically see in an entire year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.

Ohio health department to release flu hospitalization data

SFGate  - ‎1 hour ago‎
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio health officials are set to provide new data on flu-related hospitalizations in what has been an unusually bad season.

Los Angeles Times  - ‎5 hours ago‎
How do you convert a simple saline solution into a useful treatment for people with Parkinson's disease? Tell them it's a drug that costs $100 per dose.

Study Finds HIV Drugs Priced Out of Reach

New York Times  - ‎Jan 28, 2015‎
Drugs to treat H.I.V. and AIDS are being priced out of reach for many patients enrolled in insurance plans through the new health care exchanges, despite warnings that such practices are illegal under the Obama administration's health care law, according to ...

Diabetes Insider  - ‎3 hours ago‎
A new study has investigated the relevance of circadian rhythms on the performance of athletes. The study suggests that people who identify themselves to be early-risers or night-owls might perform better during their respectively preferred time of day.

helpmeoutDOC News - A consistent flow of medical news  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Inflammation in the brain has been linked to severe clinical depression, new research found. The research was conducted at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health's… January 30, 2015 | 0 comments.

Eye Tracking Could Quantify Symptoms of Brain Injury

Doctors Lounge  - ‎4 hours ago‎
Eye tracking may help quantify the severity of disconjugate eye movements associated with concussion and brain injury, according to a study published online Jan. 12 in the Journal of Neurotrauma.

TIME  - ‎14 hours ago‎
The game lasts four hours, but what you eat will stick with you way longer than that. By some (admittedly unscientific) estimates, Americans who snack on typical Super Bowl fare, like pizza, beer, soda, chips, dips, hot wings and nachos, could take in as many ...

BDlive  - ‎5 hours ago‎
A new blood thinner is looking much safer than conventional drugs to protect patients from heart attack and stroke. Picture: THINKSTOCK.

US FDA approves Bristol-Myers' HIV drug

Reuters  - ‎7 hours ago‎
Jan 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the sale of Evotaz, a once-daily combination pill to treat HIV made by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co, the company said on Thursday.  - ‎4 hours ago‎
More than 100 children from across the country have been stricken with polio-like paralysis since August 2014, but doctors still haven't been able to figure out what's causing the outbreak.

University of Minnesota pushes beyond borders for smoke-free living

Minneapolis Star Tribune  - ‎5 hours ago‎
MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota is pushing beyond its Twin Cities campus for smoke-free housing. University officials are partnering with the Minneapolis Department of Health to encourage off-campus landlords to update their leases to include ...  - ‎12 hours ago‎
Labor relations at a New Jersey medical marijuana dispensary are going to pot. Employees that grow and sell medical marijuana at the Compassionate Care Foundation facility outside Atlantic City filed unfair labor practices charges against the dispensary ...

American Academy of Pediatrics Calls For Rescheduling Cannabis

eNews Park Forest  - ‎9 hours ago‎
Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--January 29, 2015. An updated policy statement issued this week by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) calls for federally rescheduling cannabis in order to better facilitate clinical trial research and to promote its ...

Local dentistry offers free care to kids for a day

Community Voice  - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dr. Jamie Sahouria and her dental team are giving kids who do not have access to regular dental health a reason to smile a bit wider next weekend.
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