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Death rate from Alzheimer's disease in the US has risen by 55%, says CDC
(CNN) The rate of people dying from Alzheimer's disease in the United States rose by 55% over a 15-year period, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. The number of those patients dying at home from the neurodegenerative ...
Report: More Americans with Alzheimer's are dying at homeABC News
US death rate from Alzheimer's rose dramatically over 15 years. Why?Washington Post
Deaths From Alzheimer's Up 55% Since 1999Medscape
USA TODAY -WCPO -Scientific American
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08:52am Fri, May 26, 2017

CBS News

Kindergartners asked to tattle on parents who don't vaccinate
CBS News
The German government wants kindergartens to inform authorities if parents fail to prove they have attended a doctors' consultation on child vaccinations. The measure is part of a government effort to improve vaccination rates in the country. These ...
Germany vaccination: Fines plan as measles cases riseBBC News
Germany to fine parents who refuse vaccine advice under new lawFox News
German Kindergartens to Name Parents Who Refuse Vaccine AdviceScientific American -euronews -Immortal News -RT
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12:10pm Fri, May 26, 2017


They tried for 17 years to have a baby. Now they have sextuplets
(CNN) This birth announcement won't fit on your standard 5x7 greeting card. Adeboye and Ajibola Taiwo had tried for 17 years to start a family. Now, they're the parents of sextuplets -- three boys and three girls, all in good condition and absolutely ...
They tried to have a baby for 17 years, then had sextupletsUSA TODAY
Couple Who Tried to Conceive for 17 Years Welcomes Sextuplets: 'I Was Excited,' Says
Sextuplets born in Virginia after parents' 17-year infertility struggleABC News
WATE 6 On Your Side -My Fox Boston -WGN-TV
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09:07am Fri, May 26, 2017

Washington Post

Climate change is keeping Americans awake at night. Literally.
Washington Post
In 2015, a record heat wave roasted Southern California. At the time, Nick Obradovich was a graduate student at the University of California at San Diego. During the day, he said, everyone on campus turned sluggish and grumpy. Sundown brought little ...
Climate change might literally keep us up at nightPopular Science
Losing sleep over climate changeEurekAlert (press release)
Scientists warn of sleepless nights in a warming worldScience Magazine
HealthDay -Daily Mail -USA TODAY
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01:04pm Fri, May 26, 2017

Atlanta Journal Constitution

If you don't get enough sleep, your brain could start eating itself
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Skipping out on a good night's rest can lead to some serious health issues. Sleep deprivation has been associated with high blood pressure, obesity and heart failure. But did you know it could also cause the brain to eat itself? » RELATED: VIDEO: 6 ...
Sleep deprivation can cause brain to start 'eating'
Lack of sleep makes your brain start eating itselfZME Science
Sleep deprivation can cause the brain to eat itselfPulse Headlines -SBS -ScienceAlert -News Nation
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01:00pm Fri, May 26, 2017

What to do if you are bitten by a tick
An illness that struck a Connecticut baby reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in April bought the extremely rare - but dangerous - Powassan virus to the public's attention. In the meantime, an unknown number of people have ...
Righttime Medical Care Warns of High Tick Numbers ComingPR Newswire (press release)
Woman with tickborne Lyme disease now warning
Why Lunenburg County residents want to 'up the priority' on a Lyme disease
Riverhead News Review -Stowe Today -NEWS10 ABC
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07:28am Fri, May 26, 2017


Drug counselors overdose, die at rehab facility
PHILADELPHIA - Two Pennsylvania drug counselors overdosed and died from a combination of heroin and fentanyl while working at a halfway house for those facing addiction. The two people, who weren't identified by local authorities, were found dead ...
Two drug counselors at addiction facility found dead of overdosesFox17
Two Staffers at Pennsylvania Rehab 'Lodge' Die of Drug
Drug counselors die after opioid overdoseRaw Story
WTNH Connecticut News (press release) -Washington Post -Fox News -CBS News
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09:01am Fri, May 26, 2017


Californian Sues Jelly Belly Over Sugar-Packed Jelly Beans
Jelly beans have sugar, but the woman claims the company was wrong to label it as “evaporated cane juice.” By Carla Herreria. Jason Stitt via Getty Images. Jelly beans are candy, and most candy contains sugar, lest we all forget.
Woman sues Jelly Belly for not listing sugar as ingredient in its Sport BeansMy Fox Boston
Woman sues Jelly Belly, claims she didn't know jelly beans contained sugarWCPO
Woman Sues Over Jelly Bean Exercise Supplements Containing SugarEater
Daily Mail -SFist -LifeZette
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08:10pm Thu, May 25, 2017


How do the chemicals in sunscreen protect our skin from damage?
Not so long ago, people like my Aunt Muriel thought of sunburn as a necessary evil on the way to a "good base tan." She used to slather on the baby oil while using a large reflector to bake away. Aunt Muriel's mantra when the inevitable burn and peel ...
The best and worst kids' sunscreens, from the Environmental Working
Study finds 73 percent of sunscreens don't even work — how to find one that doesAtlanta Journal Constitution
These Are the Worst Sunscreens for Kids, Claims Environmental Working
FOX31 Denver -Allure Magazine -Healio -Medical Xpress
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07:10am Fri, May 26, 2017


As Brains Mature, More Robust Information Networks Boost Self-Control
Impulsive children become thoughtful adults only after years of improvements to the brain's information highways, a team reports in Current Biology. A study of nearly 900 young people ages 8 to 22 found that the ability to control impulses, stay on ...
The way our brains age helps us develop more self-control as we get olderThe Verge

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11:57am Fri, May 26, 2017