Monthly Archives: August 2016

US Marijuana Use Grows As Fewer People Worry About the Risks – Live Science

Live Science US Marijuana Use Grows As Fewer People Worry About the RisksLive ScienceMarijuana use is on the rise in the U.S., and one reason may be that people perceive the drug as less harmful than people did in the

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AAP: Don’t Push Kids into Single Sport too Soon – MedPage Today

Capital Wired AAP: Don't Push Kids into Single Sport too SoonMedPage TodaySpecializing in a single sport, and engaging in intensive training for it, may cause prepubescent and adolescent athletes to suffer overuse injuries and burnout, according to the American Academy

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Francis creates new Vatican office for charity, justice, peace, migration – National Catholic Reporter

Washington Post Francis creates new Vatican office for charity, justice, peace, migrationNational Catholic ReporterPope Francis is creating a new multi-departmental Vatican office to streamline the Catholic church's worldwide efforts on justice, peace, charity, healthcare and migration, and is putting management

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State announces county’s third case of locally acquired Zika virus – Palm Beach Post

Palm Beach Post State announces county's third case of locally acquired Zika virusPalm Beach PostState health officials announced Wednesday the third non-travel case of the Zika virus in Palm Beach County. No further information was given on the infected person

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Congress’ Zika battle set to ramp up in face of funding crunch – CNN

CNN Congress' Zika battle set to ramp up in face of funding crunchCNN(CNN) The fight over federal funding to combat the spread of the Zika virus is heating up on Capitol Hill as news cases of the infections are being

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Why is Cardiovascular Drug Development Sagging? – MedPage Today

MedPage Today Why is Cardiovascular Drug Development Sagging?MedPage TodayAlthough cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the world, fewer cardiovascular drugs are under development now than in the past, according to a study published in JACC: Basic

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Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long Term – U.S. News & World Report

Blasting News Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long TermU.S. News & World ReportWEDNESDAY, Aug. 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Weight-loss surgery helps people drop a significant amount of weight, and now a new study confirms that much of the weight appears

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Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long Term – U.S. News & World Report

Medscape Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long TermU.S. News & World ReportWEDNESDAY, Aug. 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Weight-loss surgery helps people drop a significant amount of weight, and now a new study confirms that much of the weight appears to

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AAP: Don’t Push Kids into Single Sport too Soon – MedPage Today

Health24 AAP: Don't Push Kids into Single Sport too SoonMedPage TodaySpecializing in a single sport, and engaging in intensive training for it, may cause prepubescent and adolescent athletes to suffer overuse injuries and burnout, according to the American Academy of

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Scientists confirm your dog knows what you’re saying – Fox News

Fox News Scientists confirm your dog knows what you're sayingFox NewsThe next time you want to praise your dog, use a positive word or phrase it knows— and say it in a praising way. That's the finding of new research

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FDA Approves New Biological Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis – HealthDay

HealthDay FDA Approves New Biological Drug for Rheumatoid ArthritisHealthDayWEDNESDAY, Aug. 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A new biological drug to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The drug Erelzi

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Novartis bid to sell new biosimilar crimped by US court battles – Reuters

FiercePharma Novartis bid to sell new biosimilar crimped by US court battlesReutersZURICH Novartis has won U.S. approval for a copy of Amgen's blockbuster arthritis drug Enbrel, but the Swiss drugmaker's bid to muscle in on the medicine's $4.7 billion in

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FDA Boosts Warning On Danger Of Combining Opioids And Anxiety Meds – NPR

NPR FDA Boosts Warning On Danger Of Combining Opioids And Anxiety MedsNPRThe Food and Drug Administration is warning that patients and doctors should more fully understand the potentially life-threatening risks of combining anti-anxiety or sleep medications with prescription opioids. To

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Extreme temperatures may increase risk for preterm birth – UPI.com

UPI.com Extreme temperatures may increase risk for preterm birthUPI.comProlonged exposure to extreme heat has significant risk for early birth, as does exposure to cold to a slightly lesser extent. By Stephen Feller | Aug. 31, 2016 at 1:30 PM. Follow

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Extreme temperatures may increase risk for preterm birth – UPI.com

UPI.com Extreme temperatures may increase risk for preterm birthUPI.comProlonged exposure to extreme heat has significant risk for early birth, as does exposure to cold to a slightly lesser extent. By Stephen Feller | Aug. 31, 2016 at 1:30 PM. Follow

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