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Washington state health authorities issue a Kratom warning

The Washington Department of Health issued a warning about kratom use on Friday after three people fell ill. According to the warning, the department recommended that "people should not consume any form of kratom because they may be contaminated with salmonella." So far, three people have been affected in Washington, one each in Clark, Walla Walla and King Counties. Two …

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New study shows that "inflammatory nutrition" may increase colorectal cancer risk: WRAL.com

By Allen Mask, MD, WRAL Health Team Physician Raleigh, NC – Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the US, and researchers found that dietary habits play an important role in reducing the risk can play the disease. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at "inflammatory diets." Researchers …

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Recent return from use in premature birth for military women

(Reuters Health) – Military women who return to the world within six months are twice as likely to have premature births than other soldiers, according to a US study. Researchers surveyed 12,877 births for US soldiers from 2011 to 2014 and found that 6.1 percent of these births were too early. But for mothers who returned from use within the …

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Medical marijuana programming not available on Sweetheart, Space Coasts

CLOSE Hazy on Medical Marijuana Laws in Florida? TCPalm rolls out the basics for you. LISA BROADT / TCPALM Wochit Buy Photo Trulieves marijuana pharmacy in Tampa. Other pharmacies include Pensacola and Tallahassee, and the company's expansion plans include Vero Beach, St. Lucie County, Palm Bay and Fort Myers (Photo: ERIC HASERT / TCPALM) Buy Photo Find a doctor on …

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Eating fish reduces the risk of multiple sclerosis

Researchers have found a simple and healthy way to reduce the risk of multiple sclerosis. All that's needed is adding seafood to your diet. Anita Bennett, 65, of Temple City, California, first learned that she suffered from multiple sclerosis after traveling to Hawaii 18 years ago "And on the way back, I started" I had no vision problems. I could …

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Nuts can improve the survival rate in colorectal cancer patients

Do you like to eat nuts? The food could help fight colon cancer, according to a new report. »RELATED: Cancer vaccine extinguishes tumors in mice, human trials come Researchers from Yale University recently completed a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology to determine whether low-risk nut intake of colon cancer associated with recurrence and mortality. To do this, …

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The end is near: The flu has definitely reached its peak in the 2017-18 season

Influenza has shown the door in the United States. Disease activity peaked in the eighth week and began to decline, as reported by the US Department of Sickness Control and Prevention's weekly surveillance report on Friday. Only 5% of people who visited their doctors did so while complaining about a flu-like illness, compared to 6.4% the previous week. The virus-induced …

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There may actually be three types of type 2 diabetes

A woman using an insulin pump. Image: David J. Phillip (AP image) Our concept of diabetes may be a by-product, argues a large international collaboration of researchers this month in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology . Instead of giving only type 1 and type 2 diabetes, there could be at least five broad ways in which the insulin disorder manifests …

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Kratom: Why does FDA Herbal Supplement declare an opiate?

Robbie Pawelek was exempted from alcohol and suboxene for four years when he started spinning in Chicago. He stopped working on his recovery programs. Prescription medications helped him alleviate his anxiety and depression, but he felt more annoyed and irritable than ever. Then, two years ago, he moved to Austin, where friends told him about a Southeast Asian leaf called …

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Brooks Rehab Introduces Advanced Robotics-Based Spine Treatment

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Since anyone who is injured can confirm his spinal cord, returning from this injury is not an easy task. But thanks to advanced robotics-based treatment, it can now be easier with Brooks rehabilitation. The medical device, known as Hybrid Assistive Limb or HAL, is the first of its kind in the United States and currently available only …

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