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CANTANHEDE, Portugal (Reuters) – Famous for its roasted suckling pig and wines, the Portuguese city of Cantanhede now hosts the country’s first medical cannabis production farm – a budding European hub of efforts to meet growing demand for the flowering herb. A worker smiles as she shows cannabis plants at the Tilray factory in Cantanhede, […]

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A nurse who went to the doctor for symptoms of fatigue in 2013 said she realized it was probably something more than vitamin D deficiency when she started coughing up blood. But Karie Fisher, of Colorado, wasn’t expecting to learn that she was facing stage 4 esophageal cancer, an illness which accounts for just 1 […]

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(Reuters Health) – Widespread beliefs about sleeping include advice on how much sleep is enough, what quality sleep means and how to achieve it, but when these pronouncements are wrong, they can do more harm than good, researchers argue. The study team gathered the most common sleep “myths” and asked sleep-science experts to rank them […]

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who challenged New York City’s recently imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, rejecting their arguments that the city’s public health authority exceeded its authority. FILE PHOTO: Materials are seen left at demonstration by people opposed to childhood vaccination after officials in […]

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(Reuters Health) – Older adults who are victims of financial scams may be more likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s disease than elderly people who don’t get tricked by scammers, a small U.S. study suggests. For the study, researchers gave scam awareness questionnaires to 935 older people who didn’t have dementia. Five questions assessed how […]

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Women at average risk for breast cancer can wait to start getting mammograms until age 50 and be screened every other year, according to new guidelines from the American College of Physicians. Many women worry about breast cancer, but most aren’t at high risk for these tumors due to factors like a family history of […]

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A norovirus outbreak was reported at a children’s hospital in Washington, D.C., on Saturday after three patients tested positive for the contagious virus, health officials said. The outbreak began on the second floor of the Hospital for Sick Children (HSC) Pediatric Center, FOX5DC reported. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers a norovirus outbreak […]

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health Service in the United Kingdom began offering the vaccine to 12 and 13-year-old girls at schools around the country.”> The vaccine for human papillomavirus, or HPV, is given to prevent a sexually transmitted infection that can cause cancer. In 2009, the National health Service in the United Kingdom began offering the vaccine to 12 […]

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Many women who suffer from menstrual symptoms like pain and heavy bleeding don’t tell their families or doctors about it even when it interferes with their ability to keep up with daily routines, a Dutch study suggests. Among nearly 43,000 girls and women who responded to an online nationwide survey, 85 percent said they experienced […]

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People who get to do yoga at work may be less stressed out than their peers who don’t, a research review suggests. FILE PHOTO: People practice Yoga on International Yoga Day in a port of Tel Aviv, Israel, June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Corinna Kern At any given time, as many as one in six working people […]

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