New opioid library unveiled to help address epidemic

A new curated library, activated today, provides a centralized toolkit for policymakers, patients and health care professionals working to address the nation’s opioid epidemic. The epidemic kills tens of thousands of Americans annually, yet decision-makers report that they’ve struggled to make sense of an overwhelming and often-bewildering array of data. It can be hard to…

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Legumes boost heart health, according to new review study

WASHINGTON—Consuming beans, lentils, peas, and other legumes reduces the risk for cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, and high blood pressure, according to a review published in Advances in Nutrition. Researchers reviewed prospective cohort studies that assessed consumption of legumes on the risk for cardiometabolic diseases and related markers. The study found that those who consumed…

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The evolution of neuroscience as a research

Alexandria, VA, USA — 2019 marks the Centennial of the Journal of Dental Research (JDR). Over the last century the JDR has been dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge and information on all sciences relevant to dentistry and to the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease. To celebrate, the JDR is…

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Clay as a feed supplement in dairy cattle has multiple benefits

URBANA, Ill. — Dairy producers frequently add clay as a feed supplement to reduce the symptoms of aflatoxin and subacute ruminal acidosis (SARA) in lactating cows. In a new study from the University of Illinois, researchers show that clay can also improve the degradability of feedstuffs. «Farmers are giving this clay, but they want to…

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Behavioral sciences in the promotion of oral health

Alexandria, VA, USA — 2019 marks the Centennial of the Journal of Dental Research (JDR). Over the last century the JDR has been dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge and information on all sciences relevant to dentistry and to the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease. To celebrate, the JDR is…

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What to know about nabothian cysts

Nabothian cysts are benign bumps on the cervix. The cysts are full of clear, light yellow, or amber mucus. People may have more than one nabothian cyst. Females may develop nabothian cysts after giving birth or after menopause. The cysts are normal and usually cause no symptoms. Nabothian cysts are not a sign of cervical…

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Trying to Trademark a Meme? OK Boomer

First came the “OK Boomer” memes on social media. Then came the T-shirts, phone cases and other merchandise emblazoned with the viral retort. Now, get ready for an all-out war at the United States Patent and Trademark Office and a possible television series using the phrase. On Nov. 11, Fox Media filed a trademark application…

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This Breathtakingly Crisp Risotto Cake Is Italian Perfection

Is it just a little over the top to ask you to make a fresh batch of risotto — 18 unbroken minutes at the stove stirring and stirring — just so you can have a pot of cold stuff the following day to make risotto al salto? Possibly. But to me, not any more over…

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2 More States Sue Juul Over the Marketing of Its Vaping Products

The attorneys general of New York and California announced lawsuits against Juul this week, alleging that the company deliberately marketed and sold vaping products to young people — and helped create a public health crisis in the process. The lawsuits allege that the company specifically targeted young people with deceptive advertising, featuring flavors like mango,…

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