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  • KOAM-TVNew Guidelines Change Blood Pressure CategoriesKOAM-TVMany doctors have been going over universally revised blood pressure guidelines. The prehypertension category has been eliminated. The new guidelines also call for only prescribing medication for stage one hypertension if a patient already had a ...High blood pressure: Could diet replace medication?Medical News TodayNew Blood Pressure Guidelines Means More People Need TreatmentideastreamTulane professor behind the new blood pressure guidelinesWWL First NewsSpectator.co.uk -Express.co.uk -International Business Times, India Edition -PR Newswire India (press release)all 16 news articles »

  • The Daily ChronicStudy: CBD Products Sold Online Are Often MislabeledThe Daily ChronicPHILADELPHIA, PA — Retail products marketed and sold online as CBD extracts are typically mislabeled with regard to their potency and ingredients, according to findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. A research team led ...The Swiss cannabis farm aiming to supply 'legal weed' across EuropeThe GuardianCannabis Oil Use in the UK Has Doubled in the Past YearCivilizedWeek in Weed: Hemp Growing on the Rise, Home Grows Trending, and Cannabis Strains ProtectedTheStranger.comEntrepreneur -Digital Journalall 7 news articles »

  • ZME ScienceCinnamon burns fat cells, but don't start chugging cinnarolls just yetZME ScienceResearchers from the University of Michigan Life Sciences (LSI) have found that one of everyone's favorite spices, cinnamon, can help fight against those extra pounds. It's no miracle food, but cinnamon might someday be used to fight obesity. Image via ...Huge discovery about weight loss could change dieting foreverBABW NewsCinnamon Could Be The Secret Ingredient To Weight LossTech TimesCinnamon: Can It Really Help You Lose Weight?ForbesBusiness Insider -PerfScience -New York Post -New York Daily Newsall 72 news articles »

  • Triangle Business JournalLooking to change medicine one bacteria at a timeTriangle Business JournalPaul Garofolo has been staying busy at the helm of Research Triangle Park-based Locus Biosciences in 2017. The company – which spun out of N.C. State University and was founded in 2015 – is developing therapeutics designed to combat bacterial ...World's smallest tape recorder is built from microbesEurekAlert (press release)World's Smallest Tape Recorder Built From Gut BacteriaTech Times'World's Smallest Data Recorder' Made From Gut BacteriaImmortal NewsInternational Business Times -Siliconrepublic.com -ScienceAlert -International Business Times UKall 19 news articles »

  • CNNPut down that cake batter: Uncooked flour may have E. coliCNN(CNN) Think twice before licking that spoon as you prepare cake batter or cookie dough for holiday treats. Salmonella from raw eggs is no longer the only concern in baking. A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine details an ...E. coli HUS Outbreak Linked to General Mills Flour Highlights Risk of Raw FlourFood Poisoning BulletinEating raw cookie dough could make you dangerously illToronto SunRaw Cookie Dough Is Still Unsafe To EatImmortal NewsGizmodo Australia -New York Times -Forbes -Gears Of Bizall 27 news articles »

  • BBC NewsFlies more germ-laden than suspectedBBC NewsScientists have discovered that flies carry more diseases than suspected. The house fly and the blowfly together harbour more than 600 different bacteria, according to a DNA analysis. Many are linked with human infections, including stomach bugs, blood ...Houseflies and blowflies carry and spread a variety of species of bacteria that are harmful to humans: StudyOutbreak News TodayFlies can help in public health surveillance: StudyThe Straits TimesFlies Are Even More Disgusting Than We Thought, Acting As 'Airborne Shuttles' For DiseaseNewsweekYahoo News UK -Gizmodo -Telegraph.co.uk -The Independentall 11 news articles »

  • Manila BulletinHow Big Sugar killed a 1968 study that pointed to a heart disease linkManila BulletinIt's no secret that big industries have long devoted tremendous resources to shaping scientific debates that may threaten profits, from Big Oil countering how fossil fuels cause climate change to Big Tobacco pushing back on how smoking will kill you.Sugar and cancer: A surprise connection or 50-year cover-up?Medical News TodaySugar industry withheld evidence of sucrose's health effects nearly 50 years ago, study showsScience DailyReport claims sugar industry hid connection to heart diseaseNewsdayNews On 6 -NewsOK.com -News-Medical.net -Aperture Gamesall 12 news articles »

  • NewsweekSchizophrenia: Angry Avatars Help People Stop Hearing Voices by Shouting at ThemNewsweekThe most common hallucination experienced by people with schizophrenia is hearing voices. The voices often threaten and insult the sufferer, damaging the self-esteem of people already dealing with a difficult condition. But a new study has shown that ...Computer-based treatment helps people with schizophreniaNHS ChoicesAbusive avatars help schizophrenics fight 'voices' – studyGMA NewsAvatar aid for schizophrenicsThe TelegraphScience Daily -BBC News -The Indian Express -International Business Times UKall 27 news articles »

  • Tech TimesNearly Half Of Cancers In United States Linked To Lifestyle Causes: StudyTech TimesStudy finds that four out of ten cancers in the United States are linked to poor lifestyle choices. Smoking and drinking are just some factors that increase cancer risk. ( Pixabay ). New research finds that almost half of cancer cases in the United ...Lifestyle causes four out of 10 cancers in the US, new study findsSouth China Morning PostNearly half of US cancer deaths blamed on unhealthy behaviorCBS NewsNearly half of cancer deaths linked to preventable risk factors: StudyABC NewsHealthDay -Newsweek -USA TODAY -MedPage Todayall 83 news articles »

  • CNN'Thanksgiving miracle': Baby denied kidney receives transplantCNN(CNN) Two-year-old AJ Burgess received a new kidney Wednesday after a prolonged battle with hospital officials who postponed his original October surgery when his father, a perfect donor match, violated his parole and was arrested. "This is an ...Georgia boy whose transplant was delayed gets new kidneyABC NewsAfter controversial delay, toddler gets vital transplantCBS News'It's working' | Baby AJ out of surgery after surprise kidney transplantKHOUWLS-TV -Daily Mail -Atlanta Journal Constitution -CNNall 77 news articles »

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  • 19 Aug
    Ventura Raceway 12:00 am to 12:00 am

    Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura The Best Little Dirt Track in America" Ventura Racing Association. Come watch the Sprint Cars, Dwarf Cars, Hobby Stocks, California Lightning Sprints,

  • 23 Aug
    Ventura County Fairgrounds Swap Meet All Day

    Ventura County Fairgrounds Swap Meet, Ventura, California This occurs every Wednesday at the Ventura fairgounds. For additional info click here: http://www.venturacountyfair.org/events/

  • 24 Aug
    Brew Festival - Thousand Oaks 04:00 pm to 08:00 pm

    Thousand Oaks Brew Festival About Thousand Oaks BrewFest is now a destination event.  Good weather brings out good friends who in turn have good times. There is no other beer festival nationally

  • 24 Sep
    Taste of Local Festival 2017 in Ventura CA 12:00 pm to 05:00 pm

    2017 Taste of Local Festival - Ventura CA Name: 2017 Taste of Local Festival Date: September 24, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM PDT

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