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'Migrating' bumps on woman's face discovered to be parasite
Fox News
Tourists headed to the World Cup may want to pack an extra can of bug spray after one woman who recently traveled to a rural area outside of Moscow discovered random bumps on her face that were actually a migrating worm, which she likely picked up ...
Doctors finally figured out why woman's face was movingNew York Daily News
The blemishes moving around on her face turned out to be a parasitic wormWashington Post
Woman's selfies capture moving lump on face: a parasiteCNN -The Inquisitr -SFGate -WebMD
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Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters
STAMFORD, Conn. ? An 800-pound, nearly 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon was placed Friday in front of the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma as part of an art protest against the opioid crisis.
Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker Purdue Pharma's
600-Pound Heroin Spoon Sculpture Placed Outside OxyContin Creator's Corporate Headquarters by ProtestersAlterNet
Opioid Activist Drops 800-Pound Heroin Spoon In Front Of Purdue Pharma's HQThe Daily Caller
The Providence Journal -Newsmax
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New York Daily News

Belmont Park worker did not die from rare hantavirus, state health department says
New York Daily News
A Belmont Park worker who died earlier this month was not killed by the hantavirus, a rare illness found in rat droppings, the State Department of Health said Saturday. Advertisement. The backstretch employee tested negative for the illness, according ...
Belmont Park worker likely died of sepsis, not hantavirus, state saysNewsday
Hantavirus ruled out in Belmont backstretch worker's deathDaily Racing Form
Rare Hantavirus May Have Caused Belmont Racetrack Worker's DeathNew York Times
Paulick Report -Outbreak News Today -Tech Times -WABC-TV
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How To Avoid Norovirus And Other Outbreaks On A Cruise Ship
Oh, ship. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now investigating what appears to be an outbreak of vomiting and diarrhea on Holland America's Zaandam cruise ship that was scheduled to travel between different ports in Alaska and then ...
Holland America cruise in Alaska hit by norovirusAnchorage Daily News
Holland America's cruise ship, 'Zaandam', hit with outbreak, investigation ongoingOutbreak News Today
Passengers of Holland America cruise hit by norovirus in AlaskaXinhua
PrecisionVaccinations -Houston Chronicle -KTOO
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The Sydney Morning Herald

'High-calibre paper': Herpes linked to Alzheimer's in two major studies
The Sydney Morning Herald
Alzheimer's research could be set for a shake up after two studies suggest that scientists may have been missing the disease's real cause - herpes. One of the studies shows elevated levels of the virus in the brains of people with Alzheimer's. More ...

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Washington Times

House passes sweeping opioids bill
Washington Times
The House passed a massive opioids bill Friday to expand treatment options, stem the flow of deadly fentanyl into the U.S. and reduce the number of addictive pills in circulation, setting the stage for Senate action and President Trump's signature ...

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Add Keystone Virus To The List Of Things You Can Catch From Mosquitoes
Just in case you were thinking, "why can't you catch more infectious diseases from mosquitoes," you can now add Keystone Virus infection to the list of mosquito-borne illnesses. That's based on a case report recently published in the journal Clinical ...
Animal Keystone virus makes jump to humans in
There's a new mosquito-borne virus in town, and you may have
Florida Teen First Human to Be Diagnosed with 'Keystone' VirusNewsmax
NPR -Oxford Journals - Oxford University Press
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Hindustan Times

The normalisation of 'plus-size' body shapes: How healthy is your weight?
Hindustan Times
Is it offensive to tell people they are overweight or obese even when it's hurting their health? Physicians say replacing body-shaming words like ?obese? and ?overweight? in clinics with politically-correct weight-neutral phrases such as ?healthier ...
'Normalization' Of Plus Size Poses Hidden Obesity Risks: StudyTech Times
Study finds the body-positive movement is probably contributing to the obesity crisisYahoo Finance

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Quotation of the Day: When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes On the Opioid Epidemic
New York Times
?This is not like a newborn exam or a diabetes check or strep. It's very complicated and takes a lot of time and effort, and can feel high risk.? DR. NICOLE GASTALA, who runs a family practice in Marshalltown, Iowa, where she also treats opioid ...

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Scientific American

Why Your Summer Might Be Full of Mosquitoes
Scientific American
The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. As you pack your bags for the cottage or campground this weekend, don't forget to bring light clothes with long sleeves?and a ...

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