Nerve stimulation therapy lessens disability in stroke patients, research finds

The therapy, known as active nerve cell cluster stimulation, was used on patients within 24 hours of an ischemic stroke. This most common type of “brain attack” is often caused by a clot that blocks…

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Lawmaker explains why he stalled disaster aid bill

A $19 billion disaster relief bill stalled in the House after Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) objected to passing the bill. Source link

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Trump administration proposes rule that removes transgender health care protections

Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, known as the Health Care Rights Law, “prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in certain health programs and activities.” A rule enacted…

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LGBT support: How to be an ally to your LGBT friends, relatives and co-workers

But June also is a good time for straight people to show support for their LGBT friends, relatives and co-workers. Here are 8 suggestions on how to be an ally. 1. Learn about the range…

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Disaster relief bill stuck in House following Chip Roy’s objection

Lawmakers had hoped to advance the bill using unanimous consent which would quickly pass it out of the chamber. But it only takes one person to object to unanimous consent. With Congress now in recess…

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Food expiration labels are confusing. The FDA wants to change that

Now, the Food and Drug Administration wants to make it a little easier. In a new guidance issued Thursday, it urged the industry to streamline food labels into one standard one: Best if used by….

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Stelter: A pathetic, but persuasive, strain of political disinformation about Pelosi

I’m really an optimistic person at heart. But right now I find myself agreeing with Politico’s Michael Kruse, who tweeted on Thursday, “We’re not prepared for how bad stuff’s gonna get.” Truly, we are not…

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Bullying can cause both short- and long-term damage

During the 2017-18 school year, 7 in 50 public high school students across California said they’d experienced bullying or harassment because of their race, ethnicity or national origin over the previous 12 months, a U.S….

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Late-night comics make light of Trump-Pelosi drama

Late-night hosts make fun of the escalating feud between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as they fail to make a deal on infrastructure policy. Source link

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Health officials considered banning individuals from flying to prevent measles transmission

This year there have been such discussions about eight individuals in five states, as first reported by the Washington Post Thursday. The eight individuals were either confirmed to be infected, believed to have a high…

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