Allison Aubrey

Allison Aubrey appears in the following:

Don't Force Patients Off Opioids Abruptly, New Guidelines Say, Warning Of Severe Risks

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Researchers say chronic pain patients can feel suicidal or risk overdose when taken off medication too quickly. The warnings seek to course-correct after doctors felt pressured to taper drugs rapidly.

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Changing Your Diet Can Help Tamp Down Depression, Boost Mood

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Depression symptoms dropped significantly in a group of young adults who ate a Mediterranean-style diet for three weeks. It's the latest study to show that food can influence mental health.

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She Survived The ICU. Now, She Has A Message: Quit Vaping!

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

On her way to start her freshman year of college, Piper Johnson landed in the emergency room because of vaping. She wants other young people to know how bad it can be.

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What Causes A Rare Disease That Paralyzes Kids? Researchers Home In On A Virus

Monday, October 07, 2019

It starts out like a common viral respiratory illness but leads to terrifying symptoms, including paralysis. Could a common virus be behind the illness?

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Virus Linked To Mysterious Disease That Weakens Children's Limbs

Monday, October 07, 2019

A paper published in the journal Pediatrics examines the cause of a mysterious childhood illness. It strikes young children and leads to limb weakness and paralysis.

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CDC Intensifies Warnings About Vaping Illness As Cases Top 1,000

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Federal agencies are working furiously to find out what is causing people to sicken and are warning consumers not to vape.

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Many Nutritionists Say Their Advice About Red Meat Remains Unchanged

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

New research on red meat contradicts the advice of major health groups. The controversial new study concludes that there's no need for people to cut back on eating red meat.

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No Need To Cut Back On Red Meat? Controversial New 'Guidelines' Lead To Outrage

Monday, September 30, 2019

A prominent medical journal has published a new recommendation from a group of scientists concluding that there's no need to cut back on red and processed meats. This contradicts current guidelines.

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Many Vaping Illnesses Linked To Black Market 'Dank Vapes'

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Investigators have a new clue in the outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses: many patients have used a product labeled as "dank vapes." Determining where these products come from isn't easy.

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Many Vaping Illnesses Linked To Black Market 'Dank Vapes' Or Other THC Products

Friday, September 27, 2019

As the CDC continues to investigate more than 800 cases of vaping-related lung disease, two states have found that many patients were using THC products sold under the label "Dank Vapes."

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CDC Says The Cause Of Vaping Related Deaths Is Still A Mystery

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The number of people who have severe lung injury due to vaping jumped by almost 300 cases this week, to 805, according to the CDC. Twelve have died. So far, the investigation has revealed no cause.

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If E-Cigs Were Romaine Lettuce, They'd Be Off The Shelf, Vaper's Mom Tells Congress

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

As numbers of vaping-related lung disease rise, a mom testifying before Congress compared the illness to a food poisoning outbreak and called on lawmakers to address the epidemic of teen vaping.

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CDC Tells Congress There Are Hundreds More Vaping-Related Injury Cases

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Lawmakers heard more Tuesday about the lung injuries associated with vaping. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there are hundreds more cases on top of the 530 previously confirmed.

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Cases Of Serious Lung Illnesses Due To Vaping Grow Dramatically

Saturday, September 21, 2019

It was a bad week for the vaping industry, with new reports of vaping related illnesses and Walmart announcing it will stop carrying vaping products.

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As Vaping Illnesses Rise, Doctors Warn Of Possible 'Irreversible Damage' To Lungs

Thursday, September 19, 2019

With more than 500 cases of acute vaping illness reported, doctors worry about the long-term effects on patients' lungs. And federal agencies still don't know what's behind the outbreak.

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Will Patients With Lung Illnesses Linked To Vaping Make A Full Recovery?

Thursday, September 19, 2019

With seven deaths and hundreds of cases of serious illnesses linked to vaping, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention ramped up its probe — trying to nail down the cause of the sicknesses.

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CDC Says People Should Consider Not Using E-Cigarettes As Investigation Continues

Friday, September 06, 2019

The CDC says people should consider whether to stop using e-cigarettes in the wake of hundreds of cases of severe respiratory illnesses, possibly linked to nicotine or cannabis. Most are young men.

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Vaping And Vitamin E

Friday, September 06, 2019

Officials at the New York state health department are now focused on vitamin E as one possible culprit in the cluster of respiratory illnesses among people who vaped cannabis.

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News Brief: Bahamas Recovery, Vitamin E And Vaping, City Heat And Poverty

Friday, September 06, 2019

Recovery and rescue efforts are underway in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. Also, health officials are looking at the role of vitamin E and vaping in respiratory illnesses.

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Blind From A Bad Diet? Teen Who Ate Mostly Potato Chips And Fries Lost His Sight

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

A poor diet can lead to vision loss, experts say. For a teen, it's certainly rare, but a new case study documents blindness in a boy who ate lots of chips, white bread and bits of processed meat.

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