ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

Recap for Week Ending Aug. 8, 2014: 

Study explains why some brain tumors are more common in men Read article here

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US regulators weigh ‘added sugar’ label Read article here

‘Gluten Free’ Label Now Actually Means Gluten Free Read article here

Special report: The dangers of painkillers Read article here

Change in law linked to more unsafe drugs, study finds Read article here

Statin guidelines change, but your doctor may not go along Read article here

Scientific review finds aspirin significantly cuts cancer rates Read article here

Hospital killing shows safety gap in mental health Read article here

FILE--In this July 24, 2014 file photo, a hospital worker embraces a woman near the scene of a shooting at the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa. The deadly shooting at the suburban Philadelphia hospital is serving as yet another illustration of the hazards mental health professionals face on the job, and, experts say, the need for hospitals to do more to protect them. Photo: Uncredited, AP / AP

A Patients’ Group Scores a Win in Muscular Dystrophy Drug Research Read article here

Feds stop public disclosure of many serious hospital errors Read article here

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Troubling Gap in Hospitals’ Obstetric Complication Rates Read article here

Why U.S. Hospitals Are Testing People For Ebola Virus Read article here

How an 100-Year-Old Therapy Might Save Ebola Patients Read article here

Hepatitis C ‘could become a rare disease by 2036’ Read article here

In Treatment, There Can Be Too Much of a Good Thing Read article here

Study: Steroid injections and physical therapy equal for treating shoulder pain Read article here

Weird and Little-Known Ways to Treat a Sunburn Read article here

Behind The Rise In Alternative Forms Of Childbirth Read article here

Influenza: Complications in 1 in 3 Previously Healthy Kids Read article here

Stem cell beauty treatments? Probably bogus, experts say Read article here 

Hoping Thoughts Become Movement for ALS Patients Read article here

Patients Seeking Cheaper Care Are Soliciting Bids From Doctors Online Read article here

Dementia Risk And Vitamin D Levels: Is There A Connection? Read article here
Prostate Cancer Screening Still Not Recommended for All Read article here
Study ties new gene to 1 in 3 breast cancer risk Read article here
Tattoo inks causing a rash of infections, FDA warns Read article here
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CDC Raises Response to Highest Alert Amid Ebola Outbreak Read article here
Ebola is a public health emergency, WHO says Read article here
Metformin diabetes drug could extend lifespan Read article here
New cancer classification system shows promise as lifesaver Read article here
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