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A total of 29 bodies have been found so far from that fire, while another 228 are still missing. A quarter million people remained evacuated on Sunday amid fears that the infernos that broke out Thursday could flare up again, as dense smoke made air unhealthy for millions from San Francisco to San Diego.
Following on the heels of President Ronald Reagan and Tennessee’s basketball coach Pat Summitt, Sandra Day O’Connor’s announcement about her struggles with dementia helps caregivers and others afflicted by the disease deal with the stigma of the illness and make decisions to seek early diagnosis even though there is no cure. Other public health news…
A large study published in JAMA examines the wide-ranging health problems — from depression to drug use — that flare up in adulthood in people who experience early trauma compared to those who do not and raises ways to address it. Other reports on children’s health focus on the negative impacts of spanking, ways to…
The NRA’s tweet saying doctors should “stay in their lane” over the gun control debate sparked furious, and sometimes graphic, responses from physicians who deal with gun shot victims frequently. “Do you have any idea how many bullets I pull out of corpses weekly?” Judy Melinek tweeted. Another doctor posted: “My lane is paved by…
Former first lady Michelle Obama talked about the silence surround fertility, miscarriages and IVF in an interview about her memoir, “Becoming.” “I felt like I failed because I didn’t know how common miscarriages were because we don’t talk about them,” she said.
The guidelines also recommend the use of two new kinds of drugs for those at the greatest danger of heart disease.
Although both Vitamin D and fish oil drugs have gained popularity recently, a massive study found that healthy people who take the supplements do not lower cancer rates nor do they reduce the rate of major cardiovascular events.