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Well: Ask Well: Do Mosquitos Spread Ebola? Mosquitos spread a number of life-threatening illnesses, but can they spread Ebola? Thankfully, the answer is no, and the reason has to do wtih the unusual feeding and egg-laying cycle of female mosquitoes.
New York Times | Oct 17, 2014 8:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Mistakes in Treating Childhood Fractures Childhood fractures are common, but the injuries are rarely treated correctly in emergency rooms, new research shows.
New York Times | Oct 17, 2014 6:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Ask Well: Can Pets Get Ebola? Ebola is found in many animals, including dogs, though cats may be immune.
New York Times | Oct 17, 2014 3:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New study finds that orange maize improves vitamin A in children Just ahead of World Food Day, a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has established that 'orange' vitamin A maize increases vitamin A storage in the body.
Medical News Today | Oct 17, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Slow enteral feeding protocol can reduce instances of death in extreme preterm infants A standardized slow enteral feeding (SSEF) protocol significantly reduces the incidence of necrotizing enterocoltis (NEC), or death of intestinal tissue, and death in infants with extremely low...
Medical News Today | Oct 17, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: When Doctors and Nurses Work Together A group of doctors and nurses at Yale-New Haven Hospital has been quietly working to change the culture of defensive medicine that so many have come to accept as inevitable.
New York Times | Oct 16, 2014 7:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eating breakfast reduces cravings, overeating Researchers find the increase in dopamine levels in the brain that result from eating protein-rich breakfasts may reduce food cravings and overeating later in the day.
Medical News Today | Oct 16, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Social trust eroded in Chinese product-tampering incident For about a decade, Chinese consumers weren't getting what they paid for when they purchased Wuchang, a special brand of gourmet rice that has a peculiar scent.
Medical News Today | Oct 16, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US college students eat their vegetables. Really?! U.S. college students do better than their counterparts in the United Kingdom when it comes to physical activity, a healthy diet and less smoking, according to new research published in the latest...
Medical News Today | Oct 16, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lose weight slowly or quickly, risk of regaining remains the same: Study It doesn't matter if you lose weight slowly or quickly, the amount you're likely to gain back remains about the same, a new Australian study found.
Canoe.ca | Oct 16, 2014 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend