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Scientists have discovered a new type of fire that could cut down on carbon emissions

A fire tornado is pretty much as terrifying as it sounds, but researchers think they might be able to use these “fire whirls” for good.  
blastr.com
about 3 years ago
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Nearly 40% of Hospitals Have Antibiotic Stewardship Programs

Comprehensive programs had seven CDC-defined core elements. Written support from leadership had more effect on implementation than salary support, which is good news for small hospitals.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Coconut Oil Nutrient Ups Risk for Ulcerative Colitis Flares

The myristic acid in coconut oil nearly quadruples flare risk in patients with ulcerative colitis, according to research that confirms the association between flares and multiple dietary elements.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Amputee gamer shows off 'Iron Man arm' - BBC News

Amputee James Young has worked with prosthetics designers to create a unique limb that looks like something straight out of a science fiction movie.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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AACE Celebrates Silver Anniversary With Golden Program

Speakers from 1991 will revisit topics from past to present to future; other highlights include new obesity guidelines, diabetes technology, transgender medicine, and help on new payment models.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Arsenic

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emergucate.com
over 3 years ago
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Short-Term Fibromyalgia Program Met Needs of Most Women

A 2-day program of education, exercise, and cognitive behavioral therapy reduced pain and improved health status in women with fibromyalgia; elements of the cognitive behavioral therapy may be key.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Arsenic-Contaminated Well Water Boosts Bladder Cancer Risk

Arsenic contamination in well water could be responsible for the unusually high rates of bladder cancer in northern New England.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Radon in Home Now Linked to Blood Cancers in Women

Radon exposure in the home, already linked to lung cancer, has now been shown to increases the risk for hematologic malignancy in women, although not in men.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Rice and Rice Products May Expose Infants to Arsenic

Infant rice cereal and rice snacks contain some arsenic, and babies who eat these products have higher levels of arsenic in their urine, a study shows.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Concern over arsenic in infants’ rice products rises after US study

Infants who ate rice or rice products had higher concentrations of arsenic in their urine than those who did not, US research published in JAMA Pediatrics has found.1 However, stricter controls on arsenic in rice products in the European Union mean that this is less likely to be a problem in the United Kingdom.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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A Customizable Model for Chronic Disease Coordination

This article describes lessons learned from the CDC's Coordinated Chronic Disease Program, identifying key elements of a coordinated public health approach to chronic disease prevention and control.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Mercury Travels From Water to Land When Spiders Eat Bugs

Call it something like fruit of a poisonous tree. Bugs live around water polluted with mercury; spiders dine on these insects, and then get eaten by birds and animals on land.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago