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Consuming or handling food and drink products where liquid nitrogen is added just before consumption can lead to serious injury

FDA Warns of Dangers of Liquid Nitrogen in Food, Drinks

Liquid nitrogen can cause severe damage to skin and internal organs if mishandled or consumed
Possible Escherichia coli contamination has triggered the recall of ground beef products made from chuck that were sold at Publix Super Markets in Florida.

Ground Chuck Products Recalled by Publix Super Markets

Recall due to possible E. coli O26 contamination, USDA officials say

National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Aug. 25-27

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo The Total Store Expo of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)...
Autism spectrum disorder is associated with increased risk of depression in young adulthood

Risk of Depression Up in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Individuals with ASD had more than two-fold higher risk of depression diagnosis vs. non-autistic siblings
The use of helmets may not protect alpine sports participants from traumatic brain injury

Helmets May Not Protect Skiers From Traumatic Brain Injury

However, risk of other head injuries is decreased for alpine sports participants who wear helmets
Excess cardiovascular risk varies with age at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes

Excess Cardiac Risk Varies With Age of Onset of T1DM

Excess risk differed by up to five times across different diagnosis age groups
One-third of women of reproductive age report better ability to access birth control and family planning services with Medicaid expansion coverage

Medicaid Expansion Ups Access to Family Planning Services

1 in 3 women of reproductive age report better ability to access birth control, family planning services
Formal mindfulness-based stress reduction appears to be both feasible and acceptable to surgical interns

Mindfulness Training Acceptable Among Surgical Interns

Mindfulness-based stress reduction integrated into personal, professional settings over 12 months
More than one-third of enlisted soldiers with a documented suicide attempt have no history of mental health diagnosis

Many Soldiers Who Attempt Suicide Have No Mental Health Dx

Similar medical, legal, family risk factors tied to suicide attempt regardless of mental health history
In patients with progressive multiple sclerosis

Ibudilast Appears to Slow Brain Atrophy Progression in MS

In phase 2 randomized trial, 2.5 ml less brain-tissue loss with ibudilast than with placebo over 96 weeks