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The FDA approves preventive migraine treatment

Migraines affected by the United States have their eyes on a newly approved drug that offers hope to reduce the rate of monthly migraine attacks. On Thursday, the American Food and Drug Administration Aimovig approved for preventive treatment of migraine in adults with episodic or chronic migraines. Episodic migraines are when symptoms occur zero to 14 days each month; Symptoms …

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New drug claiming to prevent chronic migraines wins US approval

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) – U.S. Regulators on Thursday approved the first drug to prevent chronic migraines. Food and Drug Administration's action cleans the monthly shot Aimovig for sale. It is the first in a new class of long-acting drugs to prevent migraines. Three other shots are expected to win approval next year and several pills to prevent migraines are being …

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Group therapy becomes a crisis in mental health success story

AURORA – Few people are willing to publicly share their experiences of mental illness due to stigmatization. However, Robin and Mark Cutright share their eldest son Zach's fights and successes to inspire others in crisis to seek help. May is mental health month, and Zach's story is an example of what might happen with the right help. "Although he has …

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Take a road trip? BC. want you to check out the batble bats

Road-tripping British Columbians may be known to pick up temporary hitchhikers, but there is a fuzzy passenger asking them to avoid. Officials with the Ministry of the Environment ask the public to double check and make sure they do not take home any bathing baths when returning from summer vacation. "Small brown bats and other flares, sometimes hiding in hooks …

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A woman who has struggled with depression since she was 16 years old has opened up what life about likes with mental health problems

An inspiring young woman who got back from the verge after living in fear because of her struggle with mental problems has spoken frankly about her struggle. Laura Burton from Holyhead was diagnosed with depression at her tender age of 16. Laura has been open about her situation at the end of the mental health awareness week and has convinced …

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Diet soda can harm your diet

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Artificial sweeteners are everywhere, but the jury is still out if these chemicals are harmless. Also called non nutritional sweeteners, these can be synthetic – such as sucrose and aspartame – or naturally derived such as steviol, which comes from the Stevia plant. So far, the US Food and Drug Administration has …

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State & Union: Tick criticism to avoid Lyme disease | News

The presence of Lyme disease-bearing deer continues to grow in the northeastern United States – including New York and Pennsylvania – and healthcare officers trigger warnings for increased awareness of fasted diseases. May, the common year's point when deer litter becomes most active during the season is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and while registered infections are more widely used in …

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