Dec. 5 (UPI) --Researchers from Doximity, a health care networking company, found that in many parts of the United States, the need for doctors is in high demand, a report says. They poured over 8,000 physician job advertisements throughout large U.S ...

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Trump administration releases school safety report, but demands of Parkland activists largely unaddressed originally appeared on abcnews.go.com The Trump administration’s School Safety Commission, created in the wake of the Parkland School shooting ...

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Twice now this year, federal health officials have warned Americans not to eat any romaine lettuce at all, and asked stores to throw away all their supplies. It wasn’t because all the romaine lettuce in the country was contaminated. It was because there ...

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TUESDAY, Dec. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Electronic cigarette users take in lower levels of potentially harmful compounds than smokers, a new study shows. But e-cigarette users are exposed to much higher levels of these compounds than people who don't ...

Teen pot users may hallucinate, become paranoid
(Reuters Health) - - More than two in five teens who use marijuana experience psychotic symptoms like hallucinations, paranoia and anxiety, a U.S. study suggests. Marijuana use during adolescence has long been linked to an increased risk of developing ...   Reuters  
Cauliflower Recalled for Possible E. Coli Contamination
We're still reeling from the recent romaine lettuce recall last month, but now Adam Bros. Farming Inc., located in an area of California implicated in the romaine recall, is issuing a warning about some of its other products, including our beloved cauliflower.   YAHOO!  
Surgeon General issues rare advisory calling for local taxes, indoor public vaping bans
The U.S. Surgeon General issued an advisory Tuesday urging new local restrictions including taxes and indoor vaping bans to combat youth e-cigarette use, a pivotal development given the office's global stature on tobacco enforcement. The move by Surgeon ...   USA Today  
Runaway immune system may play role in chronic fatigue syndrome
MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 -- Researchers say they've pinpointed a possible culprit in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), reporting that an overactive immune system might send the entire body into an overwhelming state of exhaustion. "For the first time, we have ...   Upi.com  
Bill Of The Month: $43,208 For Repeat Surgery To Replace Broken Medical Device
Sarah Witter couldn't catch a break even though her leg had gotten several. As she lay on a ski trail in Vermont last February, Witter, now 63, knew she hadn't suffered a regular fall because she couldn't get up. An X-ray showed she had fractured two bones ...   NPR  
8 extractions, 23 fillings and a big smile: How a South Side dental clinic is serving Chicago’s most vulnerable patients
In a sunlit room down a white hallway in St. Bernard Hospital on Chicago’s South Side, Francine and Rodney Mitchell are waiting. Their teenage son, Andy, lies on an operating table not far away, asleep amid the beeps of monitors, the hiss and thump of an ...   Chicago Tribune  
Why The Texas Ruling On Obamacare Is On Shaky Legal Ground
A Texas judge has ruled that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. For now, his decision has no immediate effect except to toss another fire bomb at a law that has helped 20-plus million people gain insurance and expanded insurance for almost all ...   International Business Times  
Runaway Immune System May Play Role in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've pinpointed a possible culprit in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), reporting that an overactive immune system might send the entire body into an overwhelming state of exhaustion. "For the ...   U.S. News & World Report  
More potent pot may increase chance of dependence, study says
MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 -- Pot's increasing potency could make it more likely that toking will interfere with users' lives, a new study argues. Compared to pot of the 1990s, today's marijuana contains significantly higher levels of THC, the chemical compound ...   Upi.com  
Yes, it's still hard for dads to talk about condoms with sons
(Reuters Health) - - Many boys want their fathers to be the ones to talk to them about condoms. But a new study offers fresh evidence of all the ways these conversations can be complicated and leave young men without a clear picture of how to have safe sex.   Reuters