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Alcohol intake is linked to cancer, something most Americans are unaware of, warns ASCO


Online Social Media as a Curation Tool for Teaching.

Ryan J Shaw, Marc A Sperber, Traven Cunningham<p><i>Nurse Educator 2016, 41 (1): 41-5</i><p>26001748<p>This case study shows how students used online social media to …

J.R. Smith Says Cleveland's Lack of Partying Has Helped His Game


The Doctor Who Coaches Athletes on Sleep

As the NBA and NHL playoffs start, a Harvard sleep specialist advises rest, not more practice, for championship teams.<p>On June 14, 2011, Dr. Charles Czeisler stood by the side of a small stage, listening as a colleague introduced him to a crowd of fellow researchers. Just as he prepared to ascend …

Costly Hepatitis C Pill Shreds Drug Industry Sales Record

The launch of Sovaldi, the $1,000-a-day pill for hepatitis C, is shaping up as the most successful ever.<p>The Food and Drug Administration approved the pill in December. And then Gilead Sciences was off to the races. The company said it sold $2.27 billion worth of Sovaldi in the quarter that ended …

A Savvy Girl Scout Is Selling Cookies at a Cannabis Clinic in San Francisco

Looking to drum up some new business, 13-year-old Girl Scout Danielle Lei and her mom set out for a San Francisco medical marijuana clinic on Monday, …

Mitch McConnell's GOP Challenger Pushes Back After Controversy Over Gay Marriage Comments

"Again, where do you draw the line, even on that?" Bevin said on The Janet Mefferd Show, discussing the issue of spousal benefits.<p>"If it's all right to have same-sex marriages, why not define a marriage — because at the end of the day a lot of this ends up being taxes and who can visit who in the …

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Health and appiness

WHEN Kenneth Treleani was told last summer that he was suffering from high blood pressure, his doctor prescribed medicine to tackle the condition. He …

Subway Phasing Out Bread Additive After Blogger Flags Health Concerns

Food industry, beware of the power of the online petition.<p>Just a few days after food blogger Vani Hari, known as Food Babe, created a buzz with an online petition raising questions about the safety of a food additive commonly used in commercial baking, sandwich giant Subway has announced plans to …