Why Zika Needed An Ounce of Prevention – The Atlantic

The AtlanticIn all likelihood, Congress was never all that close to finding a way to push past factional politics and fund efforts to fight Zika. Lawmakers have adjourned for recess after a failure to find common ground on the issue,...

The Perfect Workout For People Who Don’t Have Time To...

Huffington PostPeople who say they don't have time to exercise may be out of excuses: A new study finds that just 1 minute of sprinting, along with 9 minutes of light exercise, leads to similar improvements in health and fitness...

New discovery means more US states will face a risk...

Washington PostFor the first time in the Western Hemisphere, researchers have detected the Zika virus in Aedes albopictus, the mosquito species known as the “Asian tiger,” a finding that increases the number of U.S. states potentially at risk for transmission...

Cost for new oral cancer drugs skyrocketed in last decade...

UPI.comThe cost of a new oral cancer drug was six times higher in 2014 than it was in 2000. By Stephen Feller | April 29, 2016 at 10:04 AM. Follow @upi. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook. share with twitter....

Study links rosacea with increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease –...

Fox NewsPeople with the chronic inflammatory skin disorder rosacea may have a slightly increased risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. Researchers in Denmark drew a link between the two conditions, which are both marked by an elevated expression of ...Does...

CDC: Teen Birth Rates Plunge, But Racial Disparities Persist –...

CBS LocalNEW YORK (AP) — Birth rates are falling dramatically for black and Hispanic teenagers, but they continue to be much higher than the birth rate for white teens. The Hispanic teen birth rate fell by half over about eight...

Mindfulness May Cut Relapse Risk in Recurrent Depression – MedPage...

MedPage TodayMindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) was effective at reducing risk of relapse in patients with recurrent depression, especially in those with the most severe residual symptoms, a meta-analysis showed. Patients receiving MBCT had a significantly ...Therapy, Meet Mindfulness: The Practices...

Findings from the Gut—New Insights into the Human Microbiome –...

Scientific AmericanPeople who like milk chocolate have slightly different microbes in their intestines than those who prefer their chocolate dark, although researchers do not know why. Significant differences in the so-called microbiome are also found in individuals ...Why drinking red...

Surging oral cancer drug prices are a huge problem –...

BABW NewsResearchers say the price of oral cancer medications is skyrocketing - and the reason why may surprise you. Cancer medicine research has come a long way in the past 15 years, but a recent study suggests that this alone...

Digital glasses help 12-year-old blind boy see mom for first...

Fox NewsA Virginia fifth-grader whose eye muscles never fully developed, leaving him legally blind, was finally able to see his mother with a technology called eSight. When Chris Ward, 12, set his eyes on his mom, he gave her a...

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