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Study Finds Century-old Combat Helmet Superior Shield Against Brain Trauma

Study Finds Century-old Combat Helmet Superior Shield Against Brain Trauma

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Soldiers of the 369th Infantry practice in France during World War I. They are wearing French "Adrian" helmets and using French issued rifles and equipment. National Archives and Records Administration hide caption toggle caption National Archives and Records Administration In the weeks following Iran's Jan. 8 ballistic missile attack on the Ain al-Asad airbase in…
Report Finds An Opioid Addiction Medication Is Scarce In Places Which Need It Most

Report Finds An Opioid Addiction Medication Is Scarce In Places Which...

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A new Office of Inspector General report finds many of the areas of the country in greatest need of the opioid treatment medication buprenorphine have trouble accessing it.
Study Finds Talcum Powder Not Likely A Risk For Ovarian Cancer

Study Finds Talcum Powder Not Likely A Risk For Ovarian Cancer

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A new study finds negligible increased risk for ovarian cancer from use of talcum or other powder on the genitals. Phatharapol Nopharat / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption toggle caption Phatharapol Nopharat / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm A new study finds negligible increased risk for ovarian cancer from use of talcum or other powder on the genitals. Phatharapol…
NASA finds Mars water ice deposits astronauts could reach with a shovel

NASA finds Mars water ice deposits astronauts could reach with a...

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This map shows the presence of water ice on Mars. "Cool colors are closer to the surface than warm colors; black zones indicate areas where a spacecraft would sink into fine dust; the outlined box represents the ideal region to send astronauts for them to dig up water ice," said NASA. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA may be…
Uganda Discovers A Service For Pain Reliever Scarcity

Uganda Discovers A Service For Pain Reliever Scarcity

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There's a massive shortage of painkillers in Africa. But Uganda has come up with a low tech solution: mixing morphine powder with water and providing bottles of it to patients for free.
CDC Discovers Possible Offender In Break Out Of Vaping-Related Lung Injuries

CDC Discovers Possible Offender In Break Out Of Vaping-Related Lung Injuries

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said Friday that fluid extracted from the lungs of 29 injured patients who vaped all contained the chemical compound vitamin E acetate. Hans Pennink/AP hide caption toggle caption Hans Pennink/AP The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said Friday that fluid extracted from the…
CDC Discovers Increasing Suicide Rates For Youth

CDC Discovers Increasing Suicide Rates For Youth

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A new report by the CDC finds that death rates by suicide have increased for 10-to-24 year-olds between 2007 and 2017.
WHO Research Study Discovers No Proof Of Health Issues From Microplastics In Drinking Water

WHO Research Study Discovers No Proof Of Health Issues From Microplastics...

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A water sample taken from the Mediterranean Sea as part of a scientific study about microplastics damaging marine ecosystems, near Villefranche-Sur-Mer, on the French Riviera, France, in 2018. Eric Gaillard/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Eric Gaillard/Reuters A water sample taken from the Mediterranean Sea as part of a scientific study about microplastics damaging marine ecosystems,…
Juno Discovers Mystical, Unforeseen Currents Crackling Through Jupiter’s Magnetosphere

Juno Discovers Mystical, Unforeseen Currents Crackling Through Jupiter’s Magnetosphere

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This image illustrates Jupiter's magnetic fields at a single moment in time. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Harvard/Moore et al. There are turbulent, unexpected currents crackling through Jupiter's atmosphere, producing brilliant auroras. Juno, the NASA probe that has orbited the gas giant since 2016, passes over Jupiter's polar regions ever 53.5 days, collecting data on the magnetic forces that…
Research Study Discovers Numerous Medical Treatments To Be Inadequate

Research Study Discovers Numerous Medical Treatments To Be Inadequate

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Before any medical product or procedure is adopted, it must undergo clinical trials to evaluate its effectiveness. In a randomized clinical trial, subjects are assigned to two or more groups with some receiving the treatment and others receiving none, or a placebo. By comparing outcomes between the two groups, we should be able to see…

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