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How a jury determined the most innocent product in America hid a deadly secret – Quartz

Talcum powder was once thought safe enough for a baby’s bottom and a lady’s, well…lady parts. It absorbs moisture, minimizes friction, and is used to prevent rashes—US manufacturer Johnson & Johnson for many years promoted the powder for infant care and feminine hygiene. Now, however, the company faces a spate of claims from thousands of […]

Arizona Marijuana: Everything to Know About Marijuana Law in AZ – Marijuana.com

Brandi Atkins, an Arizona resident and former dancer, was diagnosed in late 2015 with a rare autoimmune disease that made her joints and muscles swell, causing chronic pain. She popped in and out of the hospital with a cornucopia of prescription medications handed out to alleviate her pain, ease her symptoms, and navigate around her […]

Can this eye scan detect Alzheimer’s years in advance? – 9NEWS.com

A music therapist in Florida is using his guitar to help people dealing with Alzheimer’s disease. Can this eye scan detect Alzheimer’s years in advance? – 9NEWS.com

Hospitals Could Do More For Survivors Of Opioid Overdoses, Study Suggests – NPR

Hospital emergency departments are tasked with saving the lives of people who overdose on opioids. Clinicians and researchers hope that more can be done during the hospital encounter to connect people with treatment. FangXiaNuo/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption FangXiaNuo/Getty Images Hospital emergency departments are tasked with saving the lives of people who overdose on […]

Lockport Advises Residents To Be Cautious During Mosquito Season – Patch.com

LOCKPORT, IL — The City of Lockport Public Works Department is reminding residents to exercise caution outdoors due to recent confirmed positive West Nile mosquito in Lockport by the Will County Health Department. According to a release from the city, the Public Works Department has been spraying for mosquitoes and will spray again this week […]

Most moms aren’t putting babies to sleep safely, study says – CNN

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Most moms aren’t putting babies to sleep safely, study says – CNN

J&J ordered to pay $417 million in trial over talc cancer risks – Reuters

(Reuters) – A California jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s talc-based products like Johnson’s Baby Powder for feminine hygiene. The Los Angeles Superior Court jury’s verdict in favor of California resident Eva Echeverria was the largest yet […]

‘Such a tiny creature’: Former English rugby star details Lyme disease nightmare – Washington Post

A bite from a tick, like this deer tick, started Matt Dawson’s problems. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP) The bite was minuscule, so tiny that Matt Dawson, England’s former international rugby star, didn’t really think much about it until he began feeling awful. But that tick bite led to Lyme disease and 18 […]

Wisconsin Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed – Patch.com

FOND DU LAC, WI — Wisconsin state officials are warning residents to take all measures possible to prevent the spread of West Nile virus (WNV) as the first human cases of 2017 have been confirmed. The confirmed cases of the virus are in Fond Du Lac and Oconto counties. WNV cases are most common during […]

Many more children will suddenly be diagnosed with high blood pressure – CNN

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