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LONDON, (Reuters) – People who use cannabis every day run a significantly higher risk of developing the serious mental illness psychosis, especially if they use more potent forms of the drug, such as skunk, scientists said. FILE PHOTO: A box of cannabis cigarette is seen in a coffee shop in Amsterdam October 6, 2011. REUTERS/Toussaint […]

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Thousands of vaccines are being delivered to health centers in New Zealand’s Canterbury district as a measles outbreak has widened to 20 confirmed cases with health officials warning the number is expected to rise over the coming days and weeks. Measles cases are rising globally, including in wealthy nations such as the […]

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Cuts to benefits and wider economic hardship are increasing demand for mental health care, NHS bosses say. Mental health leaders in England cited the rollout of universal credit, in particular, as a key factor. They also said money problems and job worries alongside social factors, such as loneliness, were adding pressure to an already stretched […]

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Spravato, a mind-altering medication related to the club drug Special K, won U.S. approval Tuesday for patients with hard-to-treat depression.(AP) A mind-altering <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/healthy-living/medications” target=”_blank”>medication</a> related to the club drug Special K won U.S. approval Tuesday for patients with hard-to-treat <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/mental-health/depression” target=”_blank”>depression</a>, the first in a series of long-overlooked substances being reconsidered for severe […]

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(Reuters health) – A new wireless system for monitoring the vital signs of the most fragile newborns – those born prematurely or with debilitating diseases – could make it easier for parents to have skin to skin contact with their babies, a preliminary study suggests. Infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) typically have […]

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The recall affects 30,260 pounds of ground beef.(iStock) A beef company has <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/healthy-living/product-recalls” target=”_blank”>recalled </a>about 30,000 pounds of meat shipped nationwide over concerns that it may be contaminated with “<a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/infectious-disease/foodborne-illness” target=”_blank”>extraneous materials</a>.” Washington Beef LLC issued the recall on Saturday, saying it affects ground beef chubs produced on Dec. 27, 2018, that have […]

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What it’s like if you can’t eat any raw fruit and vegetables? It sounds inconvenient, limiting and potentially unhealthy. But what if you add to that dairy, soya, gluten, lactose, nuts and seafood? That means no bread, milk, cheese, yoghurt, cereal, fish, pasta, pizza, bought sauces, cakes, biscuits and chocolate – the list goes on. […]

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LONDON (Reuters) – A global coalition set up to fight emerging epidemics has struck a $31 million deal with scientists at Japan’s University of Tokyo to speed up work on a vaccine against a brain-damaging disease caused by the Nipah virus. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) said the Tokyo University team would receive […]

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(This February 21 story has been refiled to correct typo in the word “identity” in paragraph 14) By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters health) – Youth 12 to 14 years old who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) are much more likely to die by suicide than their heterosexual peers, a disparity that persists but […]

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A father who recently moved to Massachusetts with his family is now grieving the loss of his young daughter who died due to <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/respiratory-health/cold-and-flu” target=”_blank”>flu</a>-related complications. Sopheak Paak told CBS Boston his 4-year-old daughter Puthiraksmey fell ill last week. On Tuesday — when her temperature reached 99 degrees and the young girl was reportedly coughing […]

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