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  • CDC expands E. coli warning to all romaine lettuce April 20, 2018
    The CDC warns that an outbreak of E. coli is now connected to all types of romaine lettuce, including whole heads and hearts of romaine, as well as chopped romaine in salads and salad mixes.
  • Aging gracefully: Preventing falls April 20, 2018
    Falls, for older people, are serious. They can significantly impair mobility and independence. They may lead to hospitalization and subsequent placement in a long-term care facility or nursing home. And as you get older, recovery is slower.
  • Mother loses two sons in one night to opioids April 20, 2018
    In one night, the Savage family lost two sons to opioid overdoses. Now they are working to prevent other families from experiencing the same pain.
  • Pioneering physician Asperger sent children to their deaths, study claims April 20, 2018
    Hans Asperger has been recognized for decades for his groundbreaking studies on child psychiatry and pediatrics.
  • Skull surgery was performed on this Stone Age cow, study says April 20, 2018
    Humans have been performing cranial surgery and drilling holes in other people's skulls for a long time. The oldest example of this procedure, called trepanation, dates to 7,300 B.C., according to findings from a site at the village of Vasilyevka in Azerbaijan. That means cranial surgery was happening as long ago as the Mesolithic period.

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  • Medical News Today: 15 ways to prevent pregnancy April 20, 2018
    A person can choose from a wide range of methods to avoid pregnancy. Non-hormonal methods include condoms and natural family planning, where a person tracks their cycle of fertility. Hormonal methods include the pill, implants, and IUDs. Find out about preventing pregnancy, and when to take a pregnancy test, here.
  • Medical News Today: Is fibromyalgia worse in women? April 20, 2018
    The defining feature of fibromyalgia is widespread pain. It is more common in women than men, who may experience this and other symptoms differently. Women also tend to have more symptoms, including bowel irritation, and heavy, painful menstruation. Learn about fibromyalgia and symptoms specific to women here.
  • Medical News Today: How to make yourself fart April 20, 2018
    Farting is an everyday term for the expulsion of gas that builds up in the body. Gas can cause uncomfortable bloating and pain, but many yoga poses and other positions can help a person pass gas naturally. We also look at which foods cause gas and give other tips on reducing flatulence or releasing it […]
  • Medical News Today: Could gut bacteria cause joint pain? April 20, 2018
    A study looks at the relationship between diet, gut bacteria, and osteoarthritis. Surprisingly, it found that the microbiome is linked to joint health.
  • Medical News Today: A waking nightmare: The enigma of sleep paralysis April 20, 2018
    In sleep paralysis, your mind wakes up, but your body does not. You may also experience frightening hallucinations. What is this, and how can we cope?

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