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Harvard Psychology Professor Discusses How Trauma Affects Memory

RT @APHAAnnualMtg: The #APHA2018 advance registration deadline is on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Register by then to save up to $…

How not to talk about racial disparities in cancer outcomes: Stereotypical narratives can harm efforts to address d…

Suffolk County: 21 arrested in crackdown on illegal vape sales
Health stories from Newsday3 hours ago

Suffolk County officials on Tuesday announced a crackdown on illegal vape sales over the weekend that resulted in 21 arrests.

Staying plugged in promotes senior citizens' mental, physical well-being
Health stories from Newsday4 hours ago

Ron Schoenberger has plugged into a network each week for 50 years.

RT @JWatch: Another negative study of aspirin for primary prevention: lack of benefit, excess bleeding in elder patients…

Experiencing a flood from #Florence? Do not drink floodwater or use water you suspect is contaminated to wash dishe…

WHO strongly recommends preventive treatment for people living with HIV, and children under 5 years living in house…

Ultra runner Sophie Power on breastfeeding during a 103-mile race
BBC News - Health11 hours ago

An ultra runner mother on why she breastfed her baby during a 103-mile marathon race.

South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use
BBC News - Health11 hours ago

Pro-marijuana activists in South Africa cheer in court following the landmark ruling.

Food and mood: Is there a connection between diet and depression? #HarvardHealth…

RT @CDCasthma: Floods from #HurricaneFlorence may cause mold in homes. Mold is unhealthy for everyone. If you have #asthma, mold can trigge…

Congratulations to @ericboodman for winning a 2018 Science in Society Journalism Award! You can read the winning st…

Pregnancy weight gain 'going unmeasured'
BBC News - Health12 hours ago

Midwives want clear advice about how much weight is healthy for women to put on during pregnancy.

Bedside light tool could detect baby brain injury earlier
BBC News - Health20 hours ago

A new bedside tool can detect brain damage by measuring oxygen and energy levels using light.

Underreporting & under-diagnosis of #TB cases remains a major challenge. Of the 10m people who fell ill with TB in…

A baby born in sub-Saharan Africa or in Southern Asia is 9 times more likely to die in the first month than a baby…

Flu season is almost here, which means it's a great time to get your vax! We received ours at APHA last week.…

Hiding my psychosis for 10 years from the age of 12
BBC News - Health20 hours ago

Luke Watkins first experienced psychosis at 12 years old - he didn't talk about it for a decade.

'I've performed 23,000 post-mortems'
BBC News - Health21 hours ago

Dr Richard Shepherd has examined evidence from 9/11 and 7/7 terror attacks, and the death of Stephen Lawrence.

HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS: There are many resources available to help you stay up-to-date with the latest research and i…

RT @CDCChronic: Get ready for flu season. Visit to learn how to protect yourself and your kids #CDCBAMKids #GetRead…

US agency @NIH changes alcohol advice after doctor complains

2 million U.S. teens are vaping marijuana, survey says
Health stories from Newsday1 day ago

E-cigarettes typically contain nicotine, but results published Monday mean 2.1 million middle and high school students have used them to get high.

Deaths spiked during UK heatwave
BBC News - Health1 day ago

When temperatures went up in England this summer, so did deaths, Office for National Statistics data shows.

Image Challenge: A 42-year-old woman presented with a 1-week history of swelling and pain in the fifth finger of he…

STAT Plus: CVS Caremark may revisit a plan that allows its clients to exclude coverage of most new, high-priced dru…

RT @NIHPainResearch: A9: People with chronic pain often feel stigmatized. The National Pain Strategy emphasizes public education and commun…

Targeted treatment for melanoma to be free on NHS
BBC News - Health1 day ago

Trials showed the risk of the cancer returning after surgery was reduced with the therapy.

Mental health initiative for youths on North Fork aims to improve access, reduce trauma
Health stories from Newsday1 day ago

School and government officials in Southold Town have announced that an initiative aimed at providing North Fork students with closer and more tiered

RT @SecAzar: A5: The majority of people who become addicted to opioids started using opioids for pain. We've got to find alternative ways t…

Prior authorization doesn't put your patients first and often results in care delays. It's time to #FixPriorAuth no…

On Wed. 10/10 at 2pm ET, take one final journey with Shayna Komar, RD, LD, & @TasteandSavor with our Fall Fiesta we…

Call to ban early baby sex tests
BBC News - Health1 day ago

The party fears the eight-week blood test, available privately, may lead to selective abortions of girls.

Mum's fight to keep Southampton respite service open
BBC News - Health1 day ago

A campaigning mother explains why respite services are so important.

RT @HRSAgov: A5: Other pain management options besides #opioids can include exercise therapy, #meditation, psychological counseling, interv…

RT @samhsagov: A5: #Opioids are one tool for managing chronic pain but carry significant risk when misused—and repeated use of opioids grea…

Drug-resistant TB remains a global public health crisis: In 2017, 558,000 people were estimated to have developed d…

'Aspirin-a-day risky in old age' - major study
BBC News - Health2 days ago

A major study suggests elderly people in good health should not take the drug every day.

Do you know how to eat healthy when the power is out? Get tips in this quick @wusa9 report with APHA’s Susan Polan:…

RT @CDCemergency: Parents: Keep children away from areas impacted by #Florence & out of floodwater. Floodwaters can hide nails & broken gla…

RT @samhsagov: A2: Providers: Ask your patients about their pain and underlying medical conditions that may be contributing to it. https://…

Hot-air hand dryers linked to bathroom germs, study finds
Health stories from Newsday2 days ago

If you're the kind of person who avoids public bathrooms at all costs, you may feel validated, as well as disturbed, by a study from researchers at

Pathologists shortage 'delaying cancer diagnosis'
BBC News - Health2 days ago

Severe staff shortages are affecting services vital to diagnosing cancer, according to a report.

RT @US_FDA: As we address the opioid crisis we must protect the needs of patients with chronic and acute pain. FDA is focused on striking r…

RT @NINDSnews: A1: September is Pain Awareness Month. It is important to discuss pain because it affects over 100 million Americans. #PainM…

RT @NIH: A1: Pain management is important to wellbeing. Without an appropriate pain management plan, people in pain are at risk for adverse…

Heart op patient wants to find Sully surgeon who saved her life
BBC News - Health2 days ago

Susan Payne's life was saved by heart surgery when she was a child in 1960.

Harry from St John Ambulance teaches CPR
BBC News - Health3 days ago

Harry from St John Ambulance teaches us how to perform CPR on a dummy.

RT @AMJPublicHealth: Editorial response to AJPH study that found Russian trolls & bots sowed discord about #vaccines: Public health authori…

Follow these important steps to protect yourself and your family following the storm.……

In this week’s audio interview, @DrCherylHealton, discusses the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement and opportuniti…

Painful sex? New treatment for menopausal women on its way to pharmacies
Health stories from Newsday4 days ago

For menopausal women who experience painful sex, a new treatment is on its way to pharmacies.

Jill on Money: Plan ahead so that you don't leave a mess for your heirs
Health stories from Newsday4 days ago

Like many Americans, Aretha Franklin the Queen of Soul, did not have a will. It seems incredible that a celebrity who knew that she was seriously ill

RT @CDCemergency: Drive safe after #Florence. Do NOT drive into flooded areas & standing water. As little as 6 inches of water can cause yo…

Will you be at the #HBCU Week Conference? Visit with OMH at booth number 10!

Please join @CDCgov ’s EPIC Team tomorrow, Sept. 19, at 1 p.m. ET for a discussion about how public #health emergen…

Transplant patient walked down aisle by donor’s dad
BBC News - Health4 days ago

Lisa Simkin contacted her donor’s family six months after a life-saving lung transplant, and says they “opened their door with loving arms”.

'My girl's meningitis was diagnosed as ear infection'
BBC News - Health4 days ago

A charity warns the NHS must be more vigilant over deadly meningitis and sepsis cases.

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