Notable News for the Week: October 5th, 2018

Notable News for the Week: October 5th, 2018

The Flu: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

The flu evolves from year to year, so recognizing symptoms and ordering appropriate treatment is imperative.

Ireland Passes ‘Groundbreaking’ Bill to Curb Excessive Drinking

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill will allow for a series of changes nationwide, all aimed at curbing excessive drinking, which can have a negative impact on health.

Florida Doctor Went to Court to Clear His Name

A Florida doctor who faced a medical malpractice claim but was convinced of his innocence took up his own case, refusing his insurance company’s offer to settle early in the case. In addition to exorbitant financial costs, the doctor feels as though he missed 10 years of his life in pursuit of clearing his name.

Migraine Can Be Treated Without Medicine, Pilot Study Finds

Using a small inhaler to slightly change the body’s molecules, a study has found that certain migraine patients can reduce or eliminate the need for medications.

Marijuana a Threat to Teens’ Brains: Study

A new study indicates that marijuana may cause long-term damage to teenager’s brains.





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