ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

Recap Week ending Aug. 9, 2013:

Sugary Drinks and Childhood Obesity Read article here

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Declining Childhood Obesity Rates? Read article here

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New teatment strategy for breat cancer spread to the brain Read article here

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Genes that drive brain cancer – revelead!  Read article here

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More evidence of other benefits of a popular diabetes drug Read article here

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Popular blood pressure drugs may increase the risk of breast cancer  Read article here

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A Hidden Risk of Celiac Disease?  Read article here

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An end to sunburn pain? Read article here 

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Performance Enhancing Drugs: A Cheat Sheet Read article here

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Should you get screened for artery blockage? Read article here

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Study show mental illness,  not combat causes soldier suicides Read article here

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How EMR could’ve kept patients safe…  Read article here

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Armed with Bigger Fines, Medicare Punishes Hospitals for Readmissions Read article here

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In health care industry, who will keep workers safe? Read article here

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Nurse staffing – Patient Safety: How much is enough? Read article here

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First evidence of bird flu spread between people Read article here

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Live to be 120?… Would you want to? Read article here

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9 months for a normal pregnancy? Maybe not Read article here

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