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Author: 0 Flying and Cancer: Flight Attendants Have Higher Rates of Numerous Cancers

Cancer rates in male flight attendants were almost 50 percent higher for melanoma and about 10 percent higher for nonmelanoma skin cancers compared with men from the general population group, according to the findings. Participants had an average age of 51 and had been in the profession for just over 20 years. There is sparse literature on this topic, and future research is needed to evaluate the association between in-flight exposures and cancer among the cabin crew, monitoring their ...

Health Care FDA Green Lights Marijuana-Based Pharmaceutical Drug
Author: 0 FDA Green Lights Marijuana-Based Pharmaceutical Drug

High-quality CBD products, like the newly approved medicine GW is peddling, can contain up to 30 percent CBD or more. The oral drug Epidiolex is intended for patients to treat two rare, and severe forms of epilepsy-Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome .

Health Care Walgreens Apologizes Over Handling of Pregnancy Rx
Author: 0 Walgreens Apologizes Over Handling of Pregnancy Rx

Arteaga says she has contacted the store manager, Walgreens' corporate office, and has filed a complaint with the Arizona Board of Pharmacy. Ms Arteaga opted for the latter, recounting in a viral social media post the experience of attending a local branch of United States pharmacy chain Walgreens in Peoria, Arizona.

Author: 0 FDA OKs First Drug Containing CBD

There was some concern about the drug's effects on the liver , but experts have said this risk could be addressed by doctors as they monitor their patients during treatment. Currently, some state laws prevent any cannabis-derived drug from being sold in pharmacies. "The promotion and use of these unapproved products may keep some patients from accessing appropriate, recognized therapies to treat serious and even fatal diseases", Gottlieb said.

Health Care Smoking reaching all-time low with US adults
Author: 0 Smoking reaching all-time low with US adults

However, large disparities remain, with people living in rural areas still far more likely to smoke than city-dwellers, said the latest CDC report. A half century ago, more than 40 per cent of adults smoked in the United States. He added that the smoking decline has resulted in millions of lives saved and saved billions of dollars in tobacco-related health care costs. The campaigns included cigarette taxes, smoking bans in public places as well as educational drives.

Health Care Yoga strikes a chord in China as thousands mark yoga day
Author: 0 Yoga strikes a chord in China as thousands mark yoga day

The prime minister described Uttarakhand as a sacred land and said it had been the centre of yoga for ages. Leading over 50,000 people in marking the fourth edition of International Yoga Day on Thursday, June 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Yoga has affected millions of people across the world.

Health Care Trump’s executive order on family separations: 3 things it doesn’t do
Author: 0 Trump’s executive order on family separations: 3 things it doesn’t do

Orrin Hatch of Utah, wrote the Trump administration asking it to pause the separation of immigrant families until Congress comes up with a solution. He added that: "We want to solve this immigration problem". They want open borders, which breeds terrible crime. "The U.S. Justice Department is ignoring its legal and moral obligation for the sake of a political agenda at the expense of children and the efforts of state law enforcement officials combating crimes like human trafficking, ...

Health Care World Health Organization designates gaming obsession ‘a disorder’
Author: 0 World Health Organization designates gaming obsession ‘a disorder’

World Health Organization defined gaming disorder as a pattern of gaming behaviour (digital-gaming or video-gaming) characterised by impaired control over gaming, increasing priority given to gaming over other activities to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other interests and daily activities, and continuation or escalation of gaming despite the occurrence of negative consequences .

Author: 0 Compulsive video-game playing now new mental health problem

The disorder affects no more than 3 percent of gamers, the Associated Press reported , with some estimates as low as one percent. Dr. Shekhar Saxena, director of WHO's department for mental health and substance abuse, said the agency accepted the proposal that gaming disorder should be listed as a new problem based on scientific evidence, in addition to "the need and the demand for treatment in many parts of the world".

Health Care Hunt: Brexit dividend 'nothing like enough' to fund £20bn NHS boost
Author: 0 Hunt: Brexit dividend 'nothing like enough' to fund £20bn NHS boost

The NHS will receive the largest cash boost in its history, following a deal to deliver an extra £384 million a week to the crisis-stricken health service. Independent think tank the International Longevity Centre - UK also welcomed the new funding, but stressed that the growing pressures on the health service need to be managed in the long-term "to avoid this becoming a sticking plaster solution".

Author: 0 ESA Issues Statement On WHO "Gaming Disorder" Diagnosis

This official recognition of the condition will raise awareness among doctors and healthcare networks, as well as improving the odds that "people who suffer from these conditions [will] get appropriate help". "It can not be just an episode of few hours or few days", Poznyak said. Saxena said approximately two to three percent of gamers are likely affected by this condition and said many parents should make sure to consistently observe the habits of their children.

Author: 0 'Gaming Disorder' Now Officialy Recognized as a Mental illness

The pattern of gaming behavior may be continuous or episodic and recurrent. Symptoms include impaired control over gaming, increasing priority of gaming over other life interests, and continuation or escalation of gaming despite negative consequences.

Health Care CDC: Don't eat any Kellogg Honey Smacks of any size, date
Author: 0 CDC: Don't eat any Kellogg Honey Smacks of any size, date

Out of 55 people with information available, 24 have been hospitalized. Specifically, the boxes will have a "best if used by" date between June 14, 2018, and June 14, 2019, according to the CDC. Officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health are reporting one case of Salmonella in the state that matches a multi-state outbreak. "And we've worked with the company to immediately initiate a recall of this product".

Health Care Protecting against West Nile Virus
Author: 0 Protecting against West Nile Virus

Last year, more than 50 cases of West Nile reported in the county, but just two were positive in humans. One in five people who get infected with West Nile virus do not experience symptoms, but about one in 150 of the infected will develop a serious, potentially fatal, illness.

Health Care Steps That Could Help Protect A Person's Mental Health
Author: 0 Steps That Could Help Protect A Person's Mental Health

What I eat, what I watch on TV, what music I listen to, how I care for my body, my spiritual practice, what people I surround myself with, the amount of stress I allow and so on... Calls are answered by trained crisis workers. For someone contemplating suicide, publishing details about the way someone killed themselves can be a triggering mechanism, said Doreen Marshall, vice president of programs at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention .

Health Care UK PM May will announce relaxed rules for non
Author: 0 UK PM May will announce relaxed rules for non

Javid is now expected to remove doctors and nurses outside of European Union nations from the 20,700 tier 2 annual limit. The health and social care secretary has confirmed reports that doctors and nurses will be removed from tier 2 visa caps, after pressure from the industry.

Health Care Pre-Cut Melon Leads to Salmonella Outbreak
Author: 0 Pre-Cut Melon Leads to Salmonella Outbreak

The affected fruit was sold in clear plastic containers at Walmart, Costco, Kroger and Walgreens stores, among others. "However, if a Kroger customer has any concerns about pre-cut melon and/or pre-made fruit salads purchased at a Kroger store, they may return it to the store for a full refund".

Health Care California’s Attorney General Vows National Fight To Defend The ACA
Author: 0 California’s Attorney General Vows National Fight To Defend The ACA

Under these provisions of the law, insurance companies can not deny coverage or charge higher rates to people with pre-existing medical conditions. Democrats don't mind this comparison, in part because polls have shown that not only is health care a top issue for many voters, but it's an issue that helps Democrats.

Health Care How to have tough conversations about mental health
Author: 0 How to have tough conversations about mental health

Data shows that high-profile suicides lead to a rise in copycat deaths. But Dr. Joshua Gordon, director of the National Institute of Mental Health , said that contradicts years of data, suggesting many have "gone undiagnosed and untreated".

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