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  1. How the death penalty continued its slow, steady decline in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The death penalty is on the decline in the United States in every conceivable category. Fewer states execute inmates, fewer executions are carried out and fewer people are sentenced to death in the first place.

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  2. Ward off holiday heartburn with these tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... of masking symptoms such as acid indigestion, hangover, heartburn, nausea or upset stomach, try a homeopathic medicine that works with the body to alleviate discomfort. For example: Boiron makes dissolvable pellets called Nux vomica for symptomatic ...

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  3. Will the U.S.-Cuba policy shift mean access to Cuban cigars?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS News

    With news that the U.S. and Cuba will work to reestablish diplomatic relations , people interested in trading good with the island nation have reason for hope, including those who long for the forbidden taste of a Cuban cigar. Congress must still approve lifting sanctions, travel restrictions and trade embargoes, but one of the provisions of the agreement announced Wednesday would allow travelers to the U.S. with $400 in Cuban goods, including tobacco and alcohol products worth less than $100 combined.

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  4. Autism risk linked to particulate air pollutionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Children whose mothers were exposed to high levels of fine particulate pollution in late pregnancy have up to twice the risk of developing autism as children of mothers breathing cleaner air, scientists at Harvard School of Public Health reported on Thursday. The greater the exposure to fine particulates emitted by fires, vehicles, and industrial smokestacks the greater the risk, found the study, published online in Environmental Health Perspectives.

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  5. Fine particulate air pollution linked with increased autism riskRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Women exposed to high levels of fine particulate matter specifically during pregnancy-particularly during the third trimester-may face up to twice the risk of having a child with autism than mothers living in areas with low particulate matter, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health . The greater the exposure, the greater the risk, researchers found.

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  6. The quality of parent-infant relationships and early childhood shyness predict teen anxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Infants who frequently react to unfamiliar objects, people, and situations by becoming afraid and withdrawing are referred to as having a behaviorally inhibited temperament. As these infants grow up, many continue to be inhibited or reticent when they experience new things, including meeting new people.

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  7. How does prostate cancer form?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Prostate cancer affects more than 23,000 men this year in the USA however the individual genes that initiate prostate cancer formation are poorly understood. Finding an enzyme that regulates this process could provide excellent new prevention approaches for this common malignancy.

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  8. Study shows epinephrine auto-injectors and asthma inhalers used incorrectlyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... puff of medication in order to empty out the lungs as much as possible, so a very deep breath can be taken when the medicine is inhaled. Another common mistake was not shaking the inhaler before administering the second medication puff. "Clearly ...

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  9. High-dose flu vaccine appears better for frail older adults in long-term careRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    About 90 percent of the deaths associated with influenza in the U.S. annually are among adults aged 65 and older, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Those 85 and older who live in long-term care facilities are particularly at risk: They are more likely to be exposed to influenza, their immune systems are not as responsive to vaccines, and other medications or medical conditions may impair their immunity.

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  10. Moms of food-allergic kids need dietician's supportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Discovering your child has a severe food allergy can be a terrible shock. Even more stressful can be determining what foods your child can and cannot eat, and constructing a new diet which might eliminate entire categories of foods.

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  11. High-dose flu vaccine superior for frail elderly living in long-term care facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    The high-dose flu vaccine is significantly better than the regular flu shot at boosting the immune response to the flu virus in frail, older residents of long-term care facilities, according to the results of a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study. It is the first evaluation of the vaccine in long-term care residents, which is the population most vulnerable to flu-related death.

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  12. Laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer leads to good long-term cancer controlRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Long-term survival rates following laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer are comparable to those of open surgery, according to a study published in BJU International . The findings, which come from the largest study to date with long-term follow-up after this type of minimally invasive surgery, indicate that prospective randomized trials comparing these two bladder cancer surgeries are warranted.

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  13. Hospital to streamline services, cut jobs by 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SooToday

    SooToday has learned Sault Area Hospital administration will meet with staff Thursday and Friday regarding changes in delivery of services. A plan to streamline services includes a reduction of the equivalent of 35 full time positions and five part time positions.

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  14. Dead Sukhna Lake goose tests positive for bird fluRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Two days after samples of six domestic geese found dead at Sukhna Lake were sent to a Bhopal facility from a Jalandhar laboratory, one of the birds has tested for avian influenza . Rajbir Singh Rana, joint secretary in the agriculture ministry's animal husbandry, dairying & fisheries department, confirmed the incidence of the disease in a letter sent to the Central Poultry Development Organization "We're putting you on high alert for preventive measures," it added.

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  15. Deciding when to close schools for sicknessRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News 12 WRDW

    The McDuffie County superintendent decided to close Maxwell Elementary School yesterday, after more than 17 percent of their school went home sick. Now, she's sending the entire district home early for the holidays.

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  16. Cross Hills man died from 'alcohol toxicity', inquest is toldRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cravenherald.co.uk

    A CROSS Hills man who was found dead at his home by his wife when she returned from work had a very high concentration of alcohol in his blood, an inquest was told. Shakeel Amar Pitteea, 28, of Main Street, had taken to drinking heavily when his wife, Sherry-Anne Pitteea, was out of the house, the inquest at Skipton Magistrates' Court heard.

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  17. Obese patients need higher antibiotic dosageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    Many existing dosage recommendations come from evidence based on non-obese patients, but morbid obesity can seriously affect drug distribution and clearance from the body. Despite increasing prevalence of obesity worldwide, drug pharmacokinetics are still commonly evaluated in individuals of the traditionally accepted 'normal' body weight of approximately 70a The authors argue that "the one size fits all dogma has assuredly become outdated and could lead to suboptimal outcomes."

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  18. Job Openings in Ellington, Somers: UConn, Delray Contracting, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Recruitment Consortium The University of Connecticut, Storrs Campus, is seeking applicants for a Director of Sports Medicine and Head Team Physician to manage the overall sports medicine program for the...4 days ago from Higher Education Recruitment ...

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  19. Licensed Physical TherapistRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Monster.com

    Thank you for your interest in the Licensed Physical Therapist. To begin the application process, please enter your information below.

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  20. Eating Plan Revealed to Shed Unwanted Pounds, While Cleansing and Detoxifying the BodyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... of Life, a leading whole food nutritional supplement company and has earned doctorate degrees in naturopathic medicine, nutrition, and natural therapies. In 2009, he fulfilled a lifelong dream by starting Beyond Organic, a vertically integrated ...

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