Measles Outbreaks Prompt More States To Restrict Vaccine Exemptions : Shots – Health News – NPR
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Measles Outbreaks Prompt More States To Restrict Vaccine Exemptions : Shots – Health News – NPR

A combination vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella protects kids against all three illnesses with one shot. Courtney Perry/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Courtney Perry/The Washington Post/Getty Images A combination vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella protects kids against all three illnesses with one shot. Courtney Perry/The Washington Post/Getty Images All U.S.…

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Doctors on Facebook face harassment from anti-vaxxers – Fox News
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Doctors on Facebook face harassment from anti-vaxxers – Fox News

Facebook is coming under fire because doctors are facing harassment on the platform by anti-vaccination activists.The social network, which along with Google is being criticized for enabling anti-vaccination content to spread, was called out in The Guardian by a pro-vaccine naturopath named Elias Kass who was inundated with vitriol after he testified before a Washington state senate committee this month…

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Here’s the science behind the secret of a good marriage – MarketWatch
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Here’s the science behind the secret of a good marriage – MarketWatch

Love & Money is a MarketWatch series looking at how our relationship with money impacts our relationships with significant others, friends and family. A new study gives a clue to the secret to a long, blissful marriage: genetics. Yale University researchers concluded that the happiest, most secure-feeling couples in an experiment had at least one…

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Arizona Lawmaker Kelly Townsend Equates Vaccination with Communism – Phoenix New Times
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Arizona Lawmaker Kelly Townsend Equates Vaccination with Communism – Phoenix New Times

Arizona Representative Kelly Townsend. Andrew Pielage Is it “Communist” to require children to get vaccinated?Arizona State Representative Kelly Townsend thinks so. The representative from Mesa took to Facebook Thursday morning to explain her logic. Continue Reading”The most holy and sacred last frontier of sovereignty is our own body,” she wrote. “Dearest friends and people of Arizona,…

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Bad News: You Actually Can’t Catch Up On Sleep, Study Finds – mindbodygreen.com
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Bad News: You Actually Can’t Catch Up On Sleep, Study Finds – mindbodygreen.com

We’ve all had those days or weeks when our sleep suffers. You may tell yourself I’ll catch up on the weekend, and while this makes us feel better about our lack of zzz’s, a new study published in Current Biology reports you’re not actually “catching up.” Those hours you missed during the week, unfortunately, aren’t…

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Data sharing uncovers five new risk genes for Alzheimer’s disease – National Institutes of Health

News ReleaseThursday, February 28, 2019 NIH-funded project includes largest sample to date for Alzheimer’s gene association. Analysis of genetic data from more than 94,000 individuals has revealed five new risk genes for Alzheimer’s disease, and confirmed 20 known others. An international team of researchers also reports for the first time that mutations in genes specific…

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A Complete Guide For Women Who Want to Lose Weight With Intermittent Fasting – POPSUGAR
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A Complete Guide For Women Who Want to Lose Weight With Intermittent Fasting – POPSUGAR

Intermittent fasting (IF) has been shown to help with weight loss, boost immunity, and even prevent disease, but before you dive in, you should know that IF may affect women’s bodies differently from men’s, and adjusting your plan for those factors could be the key to reaching whatever goals you’ve set for yourself. Before we…

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Toxic byproducts of Agent Orange continue to pollute Vietnam environment, researchers say – Fox News
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Toxic byproducts of Agent Orange continue to pollute Vietnam environment, researchers say – Fox News

U.S. aircraft sprayed 20 million gallons of herbicides across Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Dioxin, a contaminant in Agent Orange, persists today. (Photo by US Army Flight Operations Specialist 4 John Crivello in 1969)Toxic byproducts of Agent Orange are polluting the environment in Vietnam, including its food supply, 50 years later.During the Vietnam War, U.S.…

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Can You Catch Up on Sleep on the Weekend? Sleep Debt Study Has Bad News – Inverse
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Can You Catch Up on Sleep on the Weekend? Sleep Debt Study Has Bad News – Inverse

Many of us have stayed up late studying for finals, working overtime, or watching cartoons until the wee hours, thinking we could catch up on all that lost sleep over the weekend. Research published Thursday in Current Biology, however, suggests that missing out on sleep during the week comes with negative health consequences that persist…

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Novavax plummets after another phase 3 RSV study miss, this time in infants – FierceBiotech
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Novavax plummets after another phase 3 RSV study miss, this time in infants – FierceBiotech

Once described as having the potential to become “the largest selling vaccine in the history of vaccines,” Novavax’s fusion protein nanoparticle shot against respiratory syncytial virus has missed another phase 3 trial, causing the company’s stock price to lose about two-thirds of its remaining value in premarket trading. In September 2016, Novavax’s shares plunged after…

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