Monthly Archives: June 2014

Mass. Lawmakers Approve Compounding Pharmacy Bill – WBUR

abc40 Mass. Lawmakers Approve Compounding Pharmacy BillWBURBOSTON — The Massachusetts House and Senate on Monday unanimously approved a bill to overhaul the regulation of compounding pharmacies. The bill was prompted by a nationwide meningitis outbreak that authorities blamed on a

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3 things food safety experts never eat – Northwest Cable News

Northwest Cable News 3 things food safety experts never eatNorthwest Cable NewsAs a food safety scientist and creator of barfblog.com, Powell knows way too much about the dangers of undercooked meat to take chances on the barbecue. So he brings

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No sign of anthrax illness after CDC lab incident – STLtoday.com

Reuters No sign of anthrax illness after CDC lab incidentSTLtoday.comNEW YORK (AP) — Officials say there are no signs anyone got sick from anthrax after a lab safety problem at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Earlier this month,

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3 things food safety experts never eat – KHOU

KHOU 3 things food safety experts never eatKHOUAs a food safety scientist and creator of barfblog.com, Powell knows way too much about the dangers of undercooked meat to take chances on the barbecue. So he brings a food thermometer to

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Pain, opioid use surprisingly high in soldiers returning from war – Los Angeles Times

USA TODAY Pain, opioid use surprisingly high in soldiers returning from warLos Angeles TimesAn Army sergeant is wounded during a firefight in Baghdad in 2005. A new study finds that 44% of the soldiers in one infantry brigade had experienced

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Oscar Pistorius ruled sane, as South Africa again transfixed by murder trial – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor Oscar Pistorius ruled sane, as South Africa again transfixed by murder trialChristian Science MonitorEvaluation found Pistorius 'capable of appreciating the wrongfulness of his act' when he shot his girlfriend. Trial resumes after 30-day hiatus and defense may

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Down 120 pounds, she’s running but not hiding – Local 10

Local 10 Down 120 pounds, she's running but not hidingLocal 10It was supposed to be her birthday getaway, but it ended up being a miserable trip. Sarah Evans took two weeks off for her 30th birthday in September 2012 to

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Stop routine pelvic exams, doctors group says – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Stop routine pelvic exams, doctors group saysUSA TODAYWomen, here's one thing one group of doctors says you can scratch from your annual to-do list: the routine pelvic exam. The long-standing ritual – which requires a woman to lie

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3 things food safety experts don’t eat – WWL

WWL 3 things food safety experts don't eatWWLAs a food safety scientist and creator of barfblog.com, Powell knows way too much about the dangers of undercooked meat to take chances on the barbecue. So he brings a food thermometer to

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California repeals law requiring food handlers to wear plastic gloves – UPI.com

USA TODAY California repeals law requiring food handlers to wear plastic glovesUPI.comLaws similar to California's original glove requirement can be found still on the books in 41 other states. By Brooks Hays | June 30, 2014 at 3:41 PM |

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Students who send explicit texts more likely to be sexually active – Reuters

NDTV Students who send explicit texts more likely to be sexually activeReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Parents who catch their middle school-aged children sexting may be justified in suspecting something more, a new study suggests. Adolescents who sent or received

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US hospital to screen all patients for substance abuse – The News Journal

The News Journal US hospital to screen all patients for substance abuseThe News JournalNo matter why they're at the hospital, patients will be asked about alcohol and drug use. Loading… Post to Facebook. US hospital to screen all patients for

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Fear, suspicion undermine West Africa’s battle against Ebola – Reuters

BBC News Fear, suspicion undermine West Africa's battle against EbolaReutersKENEMA Sierra Leone (Reuters) – When Mohamed Swarray contracted the deadly Ebola disease in June, he was confined to a tented isolation ward at Kenema in eastern Sierra Leone. But he

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Down 120 pounds, she’s running but no longer hiding – kwgn.com

kwgn.com Down 120 pounds, she's running but no longer hidingkwgn.comSarah Evans of Shreveport, Louisiana, lost 120 pounds in 19 months. By May 31, Evans had lost a total of 120 pounds. SHREVERPORT, La. — It was supposed to be her

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Human gut cells turned into insulin producers may treat diabetes – Chicago Tribune

Science Codex Human gut cells turned into insulin producers may treat diabetesChicago TribuneScientists have converted human gut cells into insulin producers by turning off a single gene in an experiment that suggests a novel way forward in treating diabetes. Using

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