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Frailty a Risk Factor for Dementia   
A new study indicates that a 'frail brain' might be more susceptible to neurological problems like dementia, a new study has found.
Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked   
A county-by-county analysis showed that opioid use increased in places where drug makers focused their marketing efforts to physicians, researchers say.
Many Oncologists Unsure of LGBTQ Health Needs   
Most doctors surveyed said they were comfortable treating lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender patients, but half or fewer felt confident in their knowledge of these patients' health needs.
Is Type 1 Diabetes a Factor in Broken Bones?   
An A1C level above 8 percent was linked to a greater risk of a specific type of fracture in people with type 1 diabetes, but not in those with type 2, according to a new study.
Perdue Chicken Nuggets Recalled For Wood Particles   
The problem was discovered when Perdue received three complaints from consumers that wood was in the bag.
Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied   
Nighttime room entries dropped by 44 percent after researchers educated doctors and nurses on the health consequences of in-hospital sleep deprivation.
Universal Flu Vaccine May Offer 1-Shot Protection   
Researchers have been working for years on a universal flu vaccine that would mean no annual flu shots. How close are they getting to one?
Study: Movie Violence Doesn't Make Kids Violent   
Researchers found that as PG-13 movies became more violent between 1985 and 2015, overall rates of murder and violence actually fell.
Are You a Risk-Taker? It Might Lie in Your Genes   
More than 100 genetic variants are linked with risk-taking, according to a groundbreaking new study.
Plague: What to Know in 2019   
It dates back to the 6th century, but bubonic plague is still active in the U.S. Three new cases have been reported in the last six months in cats, but no humans, in Wyoming.
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