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Newswise: Intermittent Fasting Increases Longevity in Cardiac Catheterization Patients
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Intermittent Fasting Increases Longevity in Cardiac Catheterization Patients

Intermountain Healthcare

In a new study by researchers at the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, researchers have found that cardiac catheterization patients who practiced regular intermittent fasting lived longer than patients who don’t.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Food Science, Health Food, Healthcare, Nutrition, Public Health, Medical Meetings,

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Newswise: Popular Electronic Cigarette May Deliver Nicotine More Effectively Than Others, Researchers Say
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Mapping disease outbreaks in urban settings using mobile phone data

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Researchers from EPFL and MIT have shown that human mobility is a major factor in the spread of vector-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue even over short intra-city distances.

Channels: All Journal News, Healthcare, Infectious Diseases, Public Health,

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15-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST
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New Report Exposes Horror of Working Conditions for Millions of Sanitation Workers in the Developing World

World Health Organization (WHO)

14 November 2019 | Geneva. Millions of sanitation workers in the developing world are forced to work in conditions that endanger their health and lives, and violate their dignity and human rights, according to a report released today.

Channels: Environmental Health, In the Workplace, Public Health, Staff Picks,

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12-Nov-2019 12:20 PM EST
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The Invisible US Hispanic/Latino HIV Crisis: Addressing Gaps in the National Response

New York University

American Journal of Public Health article sees heightened dangers for Hispanics/Latinos, and an urgent need for enhanced public-health response.

Channels: AIDS and HIV, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Race and Ethnicity, All Journal News,

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13-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST
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Is opioid treatment available to those who need it most?

Michigan State University

The U.S. opioid epidemic is still raging – it’s particularly pronounced in low-income areas and in those where people lack access to health care services, which includes cities in Michigan and across the Rust Belt. But the effectiveness of efforts to provide treatment and recovery options to those who need it most – that is, in locations with the greatest number of deaths from opioid overdose – has been unclear.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Poverty, Public Health, Substance Abuse, Local - Michigan,

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14-Nov-2019 2:10 PM EST
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Researchers study impact of contaminants in floodwaters

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Last spring’s historic flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers may have distributed toxic contaminants along wide flood routes. Researchers know little about how these materials may affect public health and safety in rural and urban areas. But a group of geologists and geological engineers from Missouri University of Science and Technology is working to find out.

Channels: All Journal News, Agriculture, Climate Science, Environmental Health, Food and Water Safety, Geology, Public Health, Rural Issues, Floods,

Released:
14-Nov-2019 1:25 PM EST
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Inoculating against the spread of viral misinformation

University of Maryland, College Park

In a year that has seen the largest measles outbreak in the US in more than two decades, the role of social media in giving a platform to unscientific anti-vaccine messages and organizations has become a flashpoint.

Channels: All Journal News, Public Health, Vaccines,

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14-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST
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