Study finds 1 in 8 Americans struggles with alcohol abuse

(CNN)Americans are drinking more. A lot more. According to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, an estimated one out of every eight Americans struggles with an alcohol disorder. Women, minorities, older people among most affected For the JAMA Psychiatry study, researchers used the DSM-IVdefinition laid out by the American Psychiatric Association in 1994. This definition combines factors of alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence like: Drinking interfering with home, family,…

August 12, 2017
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Nashville mayor Megan Barry back at work after son’s death

(CNN)Nashville Mayor Megan Barry returned to work Monday, more than a week after her 22-year-old son died. The mayor began her first day back at work by greeting children who were on their first day back to school, according to CNN affiliate WKRN. She handed out supplies and backpacks to the young students.

August 8, 2017
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When exorcists need help, they call him

(CNN)A small group of nuns and priests met the woman in the chapel of a house one June evening. Though it was warm outside, a palpable chill settled over the room. But this was an actual exorcism — and included a character not normally seen in the traditional drive-out-the-devil script. Dr. Richard Gallagher is an Ivy League-educated, board-certified psychiatrist who teaches at Columbia University and New York Medical College. He…

August 4, 2017
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What purple can tell us about life on other planets

(CNN)The lush green planet that we call home may have actually looked purple in its earliest days, according to the “Purple Earth hypothesis.” These purple organisms may have reigned supreme and existed in varying concentrations across the planet, said Shiladitya DasSarma, a microbiologist and professor at the University of Maryland. DasSarma has studied one of these microorganisms and created the Purple Earth hypothesis. See the latest news and share your…

August 4, 2017
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Ten tasty snacks under 200 calories, and four disappointing ones

(CNN)Nearly all Americans snack at least once a day, most often to satisfy cravings, according to a recent snacking report. For some, frequent snacking may replace a typical meal or two. This heart-healthy avocado spread on toast makes for a tasty, super-satisfying snack. 1 slice whole-wheat bread, toasted = 76 calories, 4g protein, 1g fat, 2g fiber, 1.4g sugar avocado, mashed = 80 calories, 1g protein, 7.37g fat, 3.4g fiber,…

August 4, 2017
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Liquid-filled iPhone cases recalled after reports of chemical burns

(CNN)Nearly 275,000 iPhone cases that contain glitter suspended in liquid are being recalled after reports of leakage that caused burns and skin irritation. The company announced the recall after 24 reports worldwide of skin irritation or chemical burns. Nineteen of the reports came from the United States, according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.

August 2, 2017
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Why are these countries the most obese? Walking is just one reason

(CNN)The world is in the middle of a major obesity epidemic, and current trends indicate that it’s only going to get worse. There are, however, pockets of the global population who remain somewhat unaware of this public health crisis, despite the growth of waistlines all around them, and this lack of awareness is just one of the underlying problems, according to Frank Hu, professor of nutrition and epidemiology at the…

July 15, 2017
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‘Spiritual care board’ is answer to patients’ prayers

New York (CNN)Gene LoCastro was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis in August 2013. The painful disease causes scar tissue to grow inside the lungs, making it difficult to breathe. Still, 48-year-old LoCastro says, he felt “more or less OK” until August of last year, at which time he was assured by his pulmonologist that his disease was progressing “normally” and there was no cause for concern. See the latest news and…

July 12, 2017
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Sixth mass extinction: The era of ‘biological annihilation’

(CNN)Many scientists say it’s abundantly clear that Earth is entering its sixth mass-extinction event, meaning three-quarters of all species could disappear in the coming centuries. That’s terrifying, especially since humans are contributing to this shift. But that’s not even the full picture of the “biological annihilation” people are inflicting on the natural world, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Gerardo Ceballos,…

July 11, 2017
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‘Pierced’ baby picture sparks outrage among parents

(CNN)Enedina Vance was fed up. She felt like other parents didn’t understand her message. She felt like they weren’t listening to her. Vance, a strong advocate against piercing or circumcising children, posted the edited picture to Facebook, where it had more than 13,000 shares as of Thursday afternoon.

July 8, 2017
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This STD is becoming ‘smarter’ and harder to treat

(CNN)Gonorrhea is becoming harder and in some cases impossible to treat with antibiotics, the World Health Organization said. Each year, about 78 million people worldwide are infected with gonorrhea, the WHO said. In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates there are 820,000 new gonorrhea infections each year.

July 7, 2017
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Is there institutional racism in mental health care? – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEche explains how he was Tasered when sectioned under the Mental Health Act Black people are being failed by the UK’s mental health services because of “institutional racism”, it has been warned. How does this affect those who experience it? When Eche Ogbuono, who has bipolar disorder, was sectioned under the Mental Health Act, he should have been taken to a safe…

July 6, 2017
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Republicans Asked For Obamacare Horror Stories. It Didnt Go Well.

Indiana Republicans called for people to share Obamacare horror stories on social media, but the only horror many people expressed was at the idea of losing it if the GOP repeal plan passes Congress. Instead, they recounted how the Affordable Care Act had helped them, and urged Republicans to keep it in place. Obamacare means that my baby who fought leukemia and won cant be denied coverage for a pre-existing…

July 5, 2017
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China refuses cancer treatment abroad for Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo

Beijing (CNN)Nobel prize winning Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been refused permission to travel overseas to receive cancer treatment. His case has come under an international spotlight amid allegations from his supporters that he had become gravely ill because his cancer wasn’t treated in prison. In a statement released Wednesday, Shenyang authorities appeared to attempt to dispel this speculation, saying his cancer was diagnosed less than a month ago, on…

June 30, 2017
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Why Obamacare is here to stay, even as GOP strives for repeal

Washington (CNN)Senate Republicans continue to work to repeal and repeal Obamacare, but even if they succeed, it has become clear this week that the law has fundamentally shifted expectations surrounding health care in the country. “You can’t just erase Obamacare and go back,” said Georgia Republican Sen. David Perdue. Psaki: Dems should negotiate healthcare with GOP McConnell threatens bipartisanship

June 30, 2017
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June 30, 2017
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US teen birth rate drops to all-time low

(CNN)In the United States, teen-aged moms are increasingly rare. In 2016, the teen birth rate dropped 9% compared to the previous year, a new government report published Friday found. This record low for teens having babies continues a long-term trend. In 2016, the number of US births totaled 3,941,109, a decline of 1% compared to 2015. The fertility rate of 62 births per 1,000 women is a record low for…

June 30, 2017
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Rep. Pete King on health care bill: ‘It’s wrong to pass something for the sake of passing it’

(CNN)Hours after President Donald Trump told reporters to expect a “big surprise” on the stalled Senate health care bill, one Republican lawmaker slammed the bill, invoking the “do no harm” principle. The New York lawmaker voted for the House health care bill, but has come out against the Senate bill. “The Senate did, as far as I can tell, take care of the pre-existing conditions questions, but if anything, they’ve…

June 30, 2017
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June 29, 2017
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Donald Trump has a chance to step up for a signature win

Washington (CNN)Your turn, Mr. President. The contrast was obvious to the euphoric Rose Garden rally that Trump hosted with GOP House members after they passed their Obamacare repeal bill in May. This time, Republicans sat around tables in the East Room expressing frustration at negative ads being aired against moderate Sen. Dean Heller, who has opposed the bill. The delay in the Senate vote represents a failure — that could…

June 28, 2017
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Woman delays flight with ‘lucky’ coin-throw into engine

Beijing (CNN)Bad weather, crowded skies and military drills…and now add coin-tossing to the growing list of reasons for China’s notorious flight delays. “The passenger, surnamed Qiu, who has no prior criminal record or mental health issues, claimed she tossed coins as a prayer for a safe flight,” Shanghai Police said in a statement.

June 28, 2017
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Facebook live video captures Boston drug overdose

(CNN)Two men in Boston tapped on a car window when they saw a man and woman passed out, a needle lying in the woman’s lap. After nearly a minute of banging on the driver’s side window, the woman came to, startled and disoriented. The man, identified in the video as Dan, could not be shaken awake. Dan would not regain any level of consciousness until his friend administered two doses…

June 28, 2017
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