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Health

What is a traumatic brain injury?

Friday at 23:42 PM, via CNN

Cell phone video released Friday recorded Rakeyia Scott, the wife of Keith Lamont Scott, who was fatally shot by Charlotte police, screaming, “He has a TBI,” or traumatic brain injury. On Thursday, Scott’s mother told CNN affiliate WCSC about a “near-death” motorcycle accident her son survived last year.

Serious injuries rare at popular obstacle courses

Friday at 23:04 PM, via Reuters

(Reuters Health) – Obstacle course runs like Tough Mudder and Warrior Dash are becoming more popular and are relatively safe for participants, a Canadian study suggests.

Patients’ time at home after a stroke varies by hospital

Friday at 22:48 PM, via Reuters

(Reuters Health) – Stroke survivors may spend more time at home – as opposed to a nursing home or a hospital – if they were treated at a place that handles a lot of stroke patients or that’s located in a rural area, a U.S. study suggests.

Teacher donates kidney to girl

Friday at 21:19 PM, via CNN

Most people have a story or two about teachers who really gave of themselves. But Natasha Fuller’s most likely trumps everyone’s.

The neuroscientist who’s spending the Chan Zuckerberg $3 billion

Friday at 21:19 PM, via CNN

Hearing the words “$3 billion,” most of us felt vaguely stunned, so we missed hearing what came next during Wednesday’s announcement from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan. The Silicon Valley couple also introduced the world to the new president of Chan Zuckerberg Science — now perhaps the most influential scientist on the planet.

Adult, larval insecticides pack deadly punch to mosquitoes, Zika: U.S.

Friday at 21:08 PM, via Reuters

(Reuters) – The unprecedented aerial spraying of products that kill both adult mosquitoes as well as their larvae delivered a “1-2 punch” that has stopped direct transmission of the Zika virus in the Wynwood section of Miami, U.S. and Florida health officials said on Friday.

Brazil pharmacy Raia Drogasil focused on new stores not M&A: CEO

Friday at 20:38 PM, via Reuters

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Raia Drogasil SA, Brazil’s biggest drugstore chain, will sit out expected consolidation of the national market, the company’s chief executive said in an interview, because its own rapidly expanding network is proving increasingly efficient.

Police: 17-year-old makes toddler smoke weed

Friday at 20:21 PM, via CNN

When you hear of peer-pressured pot smokers, you picture first-year college students or coming-of-age teens, not toddlers. That’s why a video that police say Lamel Yancey of Arkansas uploaded to Facebook is causing furor online. It shows Yancey urging a diapered, 3-year-old to smoke a joint.

States sue Suboxone drugmaker

Friday at 19:32 PM, via CNN

A lawsuit filed by 35 states and the District of Columbia alleges that drugmaker Indivior violated antitrust laws by trying to extend its monopoly over Suboxone, New York’s attorney general announced Thursday. Suboxone is a prescription drug used to treat patients addicted to heroin, painkillers and other opioid drugs.

Woman ODs next to her child — and why police want you to watch

Friday at 17:39 PM, via CNN

The video above is hard to watch. If you’d prefer not to, here’s what it shows: A woman who has collapsed in the middle of a dollar store, and her toddler daughter, screaming and crying and clutching her mother’s listless body.

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