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What about Alzheimer's in the family? Harvard

Regular readers know that my family has suffered at least one case of Alzheimer’s and one or two of general dementia. I think it is fair to say that mental illness damages the entire family either directly or indirectly. 732 more words

Aging

CT Senators Murphy and Blumenthal send results of Opioid Summit to Trump's Task Force

WASHINGTON (WTNH) – Connecticut’s Senators have submitted drug addiction recommendations to the Trump administration after meeting with several state groups last week.

After speaking with local residents, law enforcement, first responders, treatment providers, and community organizations last week for a summit on Connecticut’s opioid epidemic, U.S. 216 more words

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Statins: Benefits in over 65s? 2017 Release.

Dr Gregory Curfman of Harvard Medical School and health care policy Says,”Statin therapy in older adults may be associated with an increased mortality rate” , “should be considered before prescribing or continuing statins for patients in this age category”. 315 more words

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I am a medical student who came of age with Obamacare—and I believe it should be saved

In November 2016, a group of despondent medical students including myself reached out to policy mentors for advice on how to stem the tide of repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 1,009 more words

Images can now be stored in the DNA of living things

A team of Harvard scientists led by Seth Shipman just announced (paywall) that using Crispr-Cas9 gene-editing technology, they’ve encoded images directly into living E. coli, a species of bacteria. 378 more words

The ultimate grandpa gift—a set of Revolutionary War amputation kits—is up for auction

Is your pop-pop hard to shop for? We’ve got the ultimate gift for you.

Now through 6pm eastern time on July 12, you can bid in an auction… 370 more words

Collective Voice: Want to improve your overall mental state? Move your body

Grade 9 students in the Collective Voice program at Aden Bowman Collegiate share their lives and opinions through columns. Selected columns run each Monday in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix. 565 more words

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