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Senate GOP bill would gut critical public health funding this fall – Washington Post

By Staff Curator / June 23, 2017

The health-care bill that Senate Republicans released Thursday would eliminate critical funds for core public health programs that make up about 12 percent of the budget for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The money supports programs to …The Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act is Irredeemable, would eliminate 12 Percent of CDC’s Budget for Fiscal […]

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Still No Prevention for Alzheimer’s but Three Actions Can Fight Memory Loss – NBCNews.com

By Staff Curator / June 22, 2017

There’s no strong evidence that anything prevents Alzheimer’s disease, but a few common-sense practices may help delay memory loss, a panel of experts said Thursday. They include controlling high blood pressure, regular exercise and specific memory …Dementia research conclusion: No evidence yet of behavior to prevent it Pittsburgh Post-GazetteNAS report: Promising but inconclusive evidence on interventions […]

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OMRF offers heart disease prevention tips – NewsOK.com

By Staff Curator / June 22, 2017

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the U.S., killing one in every four males. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 70 percent of sudden cardiac events occur in men, and half of the men who die … This article was originally published here by

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Preventing Lyme (And A New Disease) As Ticks Spread – WBUR

By Staff Curator / June 22, 2017

WBURThe worst tick season ever is here, and experts warn that there’s a disease deadlier than Lyme lurking in the woods. What you need to know. A female, Amblyomma triste from a dorsal view, as it was climbing a blade of grass. (Christopher Paddock/CDC).Mommy’s Time Out: The nitty gritty on ticks and Lyme Disease prevention […]

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Trump budget seeks huge cuts to science and medical research, disease prevention – Washington Post

By Staff Curator / June 22, 2017

The proposed cuts to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drew an unusually sharp rebuke from former CDC director Tom Frieden, who went on Twitter to describe the administration’s CDC request as “unsafe at any level of enactment. Would …Trump budget seeks huge cuts to disease prevention, medical research departments National PostMedical Research, Health […]

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Lyme disease prevention – WTAJ

By Staff Curator / June 22, 2017

Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pa – Pennsylvania is the nation’s leader in Lyme Disease cases and some experts predict the worse year could lie ahead. There is still a lot that is unknown about the disease and there is debate on how to best treat it. This article was originally published here by

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Researchers Link Oleocanthal to Cancer, Alzheimer’s Prevention – Olive Oil Times

By Staff Curator / June 22, 2017

Khalid El Sayed, and Amal Kaddoumi, from the Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences Department of the ULM School of Pharmacy have worked on their project, “Novel extra-virgin olive oil-based functional food for cancer and Alzheimer’s disease prevention” since …Extra virgin olive oil staves off Alzheimer’s, preserves memory, new study shows USA TODAYExtra-virgin olive oil may prevent Alzheimer’s Medical […]

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