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When Surgeons Are Abrasive To Coworkers, Patients' Health May Suffer

When Surgeons Are Abrasive To Coworkers, Patients' Health May Suffer

4 hours ago   |   NPR

A new study shows a link between how surgeons act around coworkers and their patients' outcomes. Turns out rudeness and other unprofessional behavior isn't just obnoxious, it...
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Stem the student mental-health crisis

4 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

As the spring semester comes to a close on college campuses and students depart for internships and jobs, and otherwise while away the summer, a cloud will hover over colleges...
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Maryland spending board approves $27 million contract to demolish closed Baltimore jail

4 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved a $27.5 million contract for demolishing the shuttered Baltimore City Detention Center to make room for a proposed...
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Fatty fish without environmental pollutants protect against type 2 diabetes

4 hours ago   |   Science Daily

If the fatty fish we eat were free of environmental pollutants, it would reduce our risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, the pollutants in the fish have the opposite...
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Marijuana use by pregnant women doubles in US: study

Marijuana use by pregnant women doubles in US: study

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

CHICAGO - Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among US women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7 percent of pregnant women, or 1...
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MNOSHA Sees Increase In Work-Related Amputations

4 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration is urging employers to redouble their efforts in safety training after receiving an increase in...
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Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies

5 hours ago   |   Time

A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual-and highly controversial-approach to reducing health care costs. Before employees in certain cities can undergo knee...
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Newark Airport travelers may have been exposed to measles

Newark Airport travelers may have been exposed to measles

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

Travelers who passed through Newark Liberty International Airport in late May might have been exposed to measles, according to New Jersey health officials. A temporary visitor...
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Another Cancer-Causing Chemical Found in Popular Blood Pressure Medication

5 hours ago   |   Fortune

For the fourth time in the past year, a widely used blood pressure medication is under review amid concerns it could contain chemicals that have been found to cause...
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CVS to invest $10M to fight e-cigarette use among teens

5 hours ago   |   ABC

The investment is part of CVS Health's Be The First initiative, a five-year, $50 million effort to "help deliver the nation's first tobacco-free generation."
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Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...

Jurors reach verdict in Nxivm ‘sex cult' leader Keith Raniere's trial

Jurors reach verdict in Nxivm ‘sex cult' leader Keith Raniere's trial

Jurors in the Nxivm trial have reached a verdict Wednesday. The panel of four women and eight men sent a note during their lunch break saying they reached a unanimous decision... Read more ...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional interview

White House attorneys are objecting to all questions related to the White House, Democrats say, all the way down to where Hicks sat in the West Wing. Read more ...

'Hot weather means hot pavement!': Experts warn owners after dog's pads burn...

'Hot weather means hot pavement!': Experts warn owners after dog's pads burn off during walk

"Olaf walked over a mile on the Fish Trap Trail before his owner realized his pads were burned, and even then he wasn't whining or limping!" Read more ...

FBI assisting Dominican government in investigation of tourist deaths

FBI assisting Dominican government in investigation of tourist deaths

Officials in the Dominican Republic or the U.S. have not said the deaths are connected. Read more ...

People in water at Myrtle Beach unaware of sharks lurking inches away

People in water at Myrtle Beach unaware of sharks lurking inches away

Terrifying photos show sharks just inches away from people standing in the water. Read more ...

Trump campaign raises $24.8M in less than 24 hours

Trump campaign raises $24.8M in less than 24 hours

President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million in the less-than 24 hours after kicking off his re-election campaign. Read more ...

Ta-Nehisi Coates ripped into Mitch McConnell during congressional testimony...

Ta-Nehisi Coates ripped into Mitch McConnell during congressional testimony where he made the case for reparations for the descendants of slaves

Influential writer Ta-Nehisi Coates passionately condemned Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell during a Wednesday congressional hearing on reparations for the descendants of... Read more ...

Judge's Order Sets Up Potential New Block Against Census Citizenship Question

Judge's Order Sets Up Potential New Block Against Census Citizenship Question

The Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on the Trump administration's plans for a citizenship question. But an order by a federal judge in Maryland could complicate the... Read more ...