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    • 27 MAY 18
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    Is cockroach milk back as a superfood trend?

    Food trends like cronuts and charcoal come and go, but one bizarre “superfood” is back, two years after it first debuted: Cockroach milk. The pesky bug is actually filled with an energy-rich milk-like substance. It’s not your typical non-dairy milk alternative like almond milk, but cockroach milk is gaining popularity once again, after coming to

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    • 25 MAY 18
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    Could eating more fish boost fertility?

    Adding more seafood to the diet could help get couples’ sex lives, and even their fertility, back in the swim of things, new research shows. The study couldn’t prove cause and effect, but couples who ate more fish each week were more likely to conceive children during the year of the study. “Our study suggests

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    • 25 MAY 18
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    How the Air Force’s elite surgical team saves lives near the front lines

    In our series, Profiles in Service, we highlight people who dedicate their lives to helping others, often at great risk to themselves. An estimated 26,000 American troops are deployed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. If they’re wounded in action, their survival rate is now about 90 percent – the highest it’s ever been in combat.

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    • 24 MAY 18
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    Mussels off Seattle coast test positive for opioids

    As more and more American communities grapple with opioid addiction, the human toll of the epidemic has grown in both scope and severity. And now, scientists at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife have found evidence that drug’s impact has literally flowed downstream to affect marine life, as well. Specifically, they used mussels as

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    • 24 MAY 18
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    Can you make up for lost sleep on the weekend?

    Not getting enough sleep can be detrimental to your health; many studies even link the lack of Z’s to higher odds of dying during a certain time period. But a new study from Sweden suggests that if you can’t sleep as much as you need during the week, you may be able to make up for it

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    • 24 MAY 18
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    Disturbing lung cancer trend among young women

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    • 23 MAY 18
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    Troubling lung cancer trend in young women

    Lung cancer rates have been historically higher among men than women, but new research reveals that trend has flipped in younger Americans. Over the past two decades, while lung cancer rates have generally gone down, women ages 30 to 54 have seen less of a benefit. “All of the sudden within last 10 to 15

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    • 23 MAY 18
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    Injured man: Volcano lava bomb "snapped my leg in half"

    Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano could trigger mass evacuations as lava approaches a key power plant on the Big Island. Emergency officials are worried it could trigger the release of deadly hydrogen sulphate gas. Lava has destroyed nearly 50 buildings, including one near the plant, since the eruption began about three weeks ago. Scientists say toxic sulphur dioxide

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    • 22 MAY 18
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    "Striking" role of race seen in kids’ suicide risk

    Several recent studies have pointed to a worrisome increase in suicide rates among Americans of all ages, and young people in particular. While suicide rates traditionally have been higher among whites than blacks in the United States, new research finds that’s not true among younger children. When researchers focused in on kids between the ages of

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    • 22 MAY 18
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    A tricky wrinkle in Trump’s Medicare Rx "Blueprint"

    The Trump administration’s “Blueprint” to lower drug prices and reduce patient costs made one thing clear: The government will not directly negotiate with drug companies to secure lower prescription prices. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t proposing changes that would dramatically alter the way Medicare pays for some of the most expensive drugs, and in the

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    • 22 MAY 18
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    Overdoses on ADHD meds worry researchers

    The number of U.S. kids accidentally or intentionally overdosing on ADHD medications may be on the rise, a new study suggests. Researchers found that between 2000 and 2011, there was a 71 percent increase in calls to U.S. poison control centers related to kids’ ingestion of drugs prescribed for ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder). After 2011, there

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    • 21 MAY 18
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    Celebrities tout Keto diet, but experts say stay away

    The latest diet craze among celebrities promises weight loss without sacrificing bacon. The keto diet, short for “ketogenic,” involves eating a high amount of fat, a moderate amount of protein and very few carbs — even fruit is off the table. As with any fad diet, adherents tout weight loss, increased energy and greater mental

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    • 18 MAY 18
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    Technology helps man behind Ice Bucket Challenge get voice back

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    • 18 MAY 18
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    Abortion battle brews over expected Trump admin. proposal

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers. The Department of Health and Human Services will announce its proposal Friday, a senior White House official said Thursday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the

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