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  1. coffee liver cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | RedOrbit

    Consuming three alcoholic beverages per day is enough to cause liver cancer, but regularly drinking coffee could offset the effects of the disease, a team of scientists affiliated with the World Cancer Research Fund International revealed last week in a new report. As part of the organization's ongoing "continuous update project" program, which analyzes global research of how factors such as nutrition, physical activity and weight affect cancer risk and survival, the report set to identify factors that increase and decrease that risk.

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  2. Study: Three drinks a day causes liver cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Columbian

    It turns out three drinks a day is the tipping point - but drinking coffee might actually protect people from the disease that accounts for about 746,000 deaths in the world each year. That's according to the World Cancer Research Fund International, which on Wednesday released an analysis of global studies on the probable causes of and preventions for liver cancer.

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  3. Loyola Honored for Study on Infection Prevention InitiativeRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2015 | Infection Control Today

    Jorge Parada, MD, hospital epidemiologist and medical director of the Infection Prevention and Control Program at Loyola University Health System, will receive the Implementation Science Award at the annual meeting of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology , to be held June 27-29 in Nashville, Tenn. The award, given annually, recognizes studies that represent a potentially significant contribution to the principles and practices of infection prevention.

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  4. Icon for FDA Voice blog post.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | US Food and Drug Administration

    I have been the director of FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition for two months now. What I have enjoyed the most about this new job has been getting to know the people in CFSAN, who come from incredibly varied and interesting backgrounds.

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  5. Learn about epidemics by watching this movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Contagion is a 106 minute disaster thriller that was released in 2011. During the movie , a global team of CDC and WHO officials try to stop a pandemic before it rages out of control.

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  6. 3 drinks a day can trigger liver cancer; coffee offsets itRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    It turns out three drinks a day is the tipping point - but drinking coffee might actually protect people from the disease that accounts for about 746,000 deaths in the world each year. That's according to the World Cancer Research Fund International, which has released an analysis of global studies on the probable causes of and preventions for liver cancer.

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  7. At some nursing homes, a changing attitude toward deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Philly.com

    Even in nursing homes, where hundreds of thousands of people die each year, death has long been a touchy subject. Administrators thought they were doing residents and staff a psychological favor by whisking dead bodies out back doors and carrying on as usual.

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  8. Weedkiller, once cleared, now doubted againRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | The Age

    Thirty years ago, an Environmental Protection Agency committee determined that the popular weed killer Roundup might cause cancer. Six years later, in 1991, the agency reversed itself after re-evaluating the mouse study that had been the basis for the original conclusion.

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  9. Our Brain Is Wired To Move On After Heartbreak, Study SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Switched

    Love is what evolutionary psychologists call a human universal -- a fundamental human experience that appears across all cultures. According to a new study, the experience of falling out of love and moving on to a new partner may be just as universal.

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  10. New MIND diet may significantly protect against alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Science Daily

    ... Morris, a Rush professor, assistant provost for Community Research, and director of Nutrition and Nutritional Epidemiology. "I think that will motivate people." Morris and her colleagues developed the MIND diet based on information that has accrued ...

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  11. Antibiotic Use In Meat Is SoaringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Switched

    Soaring demand for meat across the world has caused a major uptick in the amount of antimicrobial drugs in pork, beef and poultry, according to a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. But as bacon sales sizzle and China -- where pork is the favored meat -- becomes wealthier, pig farmers around the world are meeting demand by using about four times as much antibiotics per pound of meat as cattle ranchers.

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  12. Mobile Technology's Blue Light Still Suppresses Sleep Hormone Melatonin, Affecting Human BiologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Medical Daily

    The increasing use of smartphones, tablets, and e-readers continues to be cause for concern among scientific experts. In 2014, the Pew Research Center found 90 percent of Americans own a cell phone; 58 percent own a smartphone; 32 percent own an e-reader; and 42 percent own a tablet computer - all perhaps without knowing the toll it takes on human biology.

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  13. Workplace suicide on the rise: Specific occupations pose higher risks than othersRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Science Daily

    In 2009, suicides surpassed motor vehicle crashes as the leading cause of death by injury in the US. A new study analyzes the upward trend of suicides that take place in the workplace and identifies specific occupations in which individuals are at higher risk.

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  14. Is too much artificial light at night making us sick?Read the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | Medical News Today

    Modern life, with its preponderance of inadequate exposure to natural light during the day and overexposure to artificial light at night, is not conducive to the body's natural sleep/wake cycle. It's an emerging topic in health, one that UConn Health cancer epidemiologist Richard Stevens has been studying for three decades.

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  15. Finding support for surgery on FacebookRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | Medical News Today

    For many, Facebook connects friends, family, and others with common interests. Despite the popularity of social networking sites like Facebook, scientists are only beginning to learn how they affect human interaction.

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  16. Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    ... an infection later on)." "The brilliant thing that they did was to bring together the power of digital epidemiology methods," says David Hartley, an infectious disease epidemiologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The work by the ...

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  17. Lawsuit: Cheap wine may hold arsenicRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Attorneys David K. TeSelle , Brian S. Kabateck and Michael S. Burg announce the filing of the lawsuit in Los Angeles, alleging that many popular, low-priced wines contain dangerously high levels of arsenic. Photo: Courtesy Rob Feldman More than two dozen California wine producers of well-known brands are named in the lawsuit filed in L.A. over arsenic levels.

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  18. Indiana creates HIV awareness campaign as CDC descendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    The public awareness campaign is called 'You are not alone' and is focused on drug abuse, safe sex, needle disposal and HIV testing and treatment. Indiana State Health officials have reported that there are 55 confirmed cases of HIV in southern Indiana and 13 additional preliminary cases since the outbreak was announced in Feb. "I am deeply troubled by this outbreak, and stopping it is a top priority for our department," said State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H. "We are engaging local, state, and national partners to determine where we can most effectively focus our efforts."

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  19. Manipur TB status in limboRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Imphal, March 20: The Manipur TB control office has sought the help of the state unit of the Indian Medical Association to obtain data on tuberculosis patients from the private healthcare sector to arrive at a conclusion whether the disease is showing an upward or a downward trend. State TB officer Y. Gopalkrishna Singh said though now TB cases are on the decline, it could be because the figures have not taken into account patients seeking treatment in private hospitals.

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  20. New hybrid 'MIND diet' can cut Alzheimer's risk by 53 pcRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    A new hybrid diet, called MIND, can help cut Alzheimer's risk by 53 percent in people who can follow it rigorously, it has been reported. Rush nutritional epidemiologist Martha Clare Morris, PhD, and colleagues developed the "Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay" diet.

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