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INVESTIGATION: Diossa’s campaign lied about travel expenses

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 The GoLocalProv newsgroup View Larger + Former Central Falls Mayor James Diossa made nearly 50 trips as Mayor. A GoLocal investigation, which began more than three months ago, revealed 26 trips by then-Central Falls Mayor James Diossa — many of the trips were to exotic locations. Now, GoLocal has uncovered more …

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The study provides additional evidence on the positive public health effects of banning menthol cigarettes

A new study concludes that the European ban on menthol cigarettes in 2020 made menthol smokers more likely to quit, supporting previous Canadian research on the positive public health effects of banning menthol cigarettes. Christina Kyriakos from Imperial College London led the study in collaboration with researchers from Maastricht University and the Trimbos Institute in …

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An ice-cold swim may reduce ‘bad’ body fat, but further health benefits are unclear – Current Science review suggests

Taking a dip in cold water can reduce “bad” body fat in men and reduce the risk of disorders such as diabetes, suggests a major scientific review published in the journal Science. International Journal of Circumpolar Health. The authors say many of the 104 studies they analyzed showed significant effects of cold water swimming, including …

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A healthy lifestyle can help ex-smokers reduce their risk of death from all causes

News Thursday, September 22, 2022 Former smokers who follow a healthy lifestyle have a lower risk of dying from all causes than those who do not follow healthy habits, according to a new study by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. The reduced risk of death was …

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Cutting-edge technology uses MRI to diagnose heart failure patients in record time

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have developed cutting-edge technology to diagnose heart failure patients in record time. Cutting-edge technology uses magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to create detailed 4D flow images of the heart. But unlike a standard MRI scan, which can take up to 20 minutes or more, the new 4D heart MRI …

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Study reveals mental health burden in Flint community five years after water crisis

September 20, 2022 Data from the largest community mental health survey in Flint, Michigan shows that one in five adults, or about 13,600 people, are estimated to have clinical depression and one in four, or 15,000 people, are estimated to have PTSD five years after the crisis began of the water. “The mental health burden …

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Blis Technologies highlights the benefits of its oral probiotic for respiratory health

The three independent studies, compiled in a white paper released by New Zealand-based oral probiotic company Blis Technologies Ltd., provide evidence that the strain can reduce the frequency and duration of respiratory illnesses. “We always say the mouth is the gateway to the body, and these studies help validate the role the oral microbiome plays …

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What are the 2-year health outcomes among patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in China?

The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by the rapid outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), has claimed more than 6.52 million lives worldwide. The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 variants due to genomic mutations has prolonged the pandemic. Some variants of SARS-CoV-2, such as Omicron and Delta, are more transmissible and virulent than …

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Caring for brain health and cognition is easy with these simple tips – News

The ability to understand and acquire knowledge can be protected by eating healthy, exercising regularly, consuming vitamin D and participating in social activities. Author: Ann Marie Stephens and Tehreem KhanMedia Contact: Anna Jones Sameera Davuluri, MD, Photo: Julie Nicole MillerAccording to Alzheimer’s Disease International, dementia begins to occur in 10 million people each year, and …

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