Deadly Fungus, Teeth Whitening Strips & Biohackers

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Time: Meet Katie Bouman, One Woman Who Helped Make the World’s First Image of a Black Hole

The internet’s idiots are already trying to discredit Katie Bouman’s historic accomplishments

YouTube: Today: Colleagues Defend Katie Bouman For Her Work Creating 1st Black Hole Image

WSJ: The Secret Trust Scores Companies Use to Judge Us All

GDPR: What You Need to Know About the Right to Erasure

Bloomberg: Amazon Workers Are Listening to What You Tell Alexa

YouTube: CBS This Morning: Why “you should feel weird” about Amazon listening to what you say to Alexa

YouTube: Fox Business: Amazon workers reportedly listening to your conversations with Alexa

CNET: Law enforcement taps Google’s Sensorvault for location data, report says

NY Times: Tracking Phones, Google Is a Dragnet for the Police

Reuters: Two out of three hotels accidentally leak guests’ personal data: Symantec

Marriott Announces Starwood Guest Reservation Database Security Incident

KPIX CBS: Plan For 5G Cell Phone Towers Raises Health Concerns In Moraga

The Brussels Times: Radiation concerns halt Brussels 5G development, for now

Twitter @WhiteHouse: President @realDonaldTrump on U.S. 5G deployment

The Next Web: Meet the biohackers who are putting technology into their own bodies

BBC: Meet the Biohackers – BBC News

E. coli mystery solved: Ground beef is source of outbreak, CDC says

Forbes: How Ground Beef Is The Suspected Cause Of The E. Coli Outbreak

NY Times: What You Need to Know About Candida Auris

NY Times: A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy

USA Today: This superbug is a ‘serious global health threat.’ Here’s what you need to know about Candida auris

CDC: General Information about Candida auris

CNN: Ingredient in whitening strips is harmful to deep layer of teeth, research says

DailyMail: Teeth whitening products containing hydrogen peroxide can damage the tissue underneath and make them weaker

Science Daily: Teeth whitening products can harm protein-rich tooth layer

YouTube: NBC2 News: Whitening strips could be harmful to your teeth

CNN: The most common active ingredient in hand sanitizer is still under FDA investigation

YouTube: WJZ 13: Common Active Ingredient In Hand Sanitizer Under FDA Investigation

CNN: Widow of Arthur Sackler says her husband shouldn’t be blamed for the opioid crisis

NY Times: Opioid Sales Reps Swarmed New York at Height of Crisis

Science Daily: Opioid epidemic may have cost US governments $37.8 billion in tax revenue

Science Daily: Want to quit smoking? Partner up

NY Times: Rite Aid to Stop Selling E-Cigarettes, Citing Surge in Young Users

Forbes: Rite Aid To Sell CBD Products Amid CEO Search And Pharmacy Pressure

Forbes: Drugstore Chains Turn To CBD Sales Amid Prescription Reimbursement Pressures

Science Daily: Marijuana for morning sickness? It’s not great for baby’s brain

NY Times: Native American Women Are Facing a Crisis

Forbes: FemBeat: Is Vaginal Health Still A Taboo In Business?

CNN: South Korea to legalize abortion after 66-year ban

YouTube: South Korea to legalise abortion in landmark ruling

NY Times: Living Near a Major Highway Tied to Developmental Delays in Children

ScienceDirect: Prenatal and early life exposures to ambient air pollution and development

Science Daily: Millions of children worldwide develop asthma annually due to traffic-related pollution

ScienceDirect: Global, national, and urban burdens of paediatric asthma incidence attributable to ambient NO2 pollution: estimates from global datasets

Inverse: Ketamine Study Reveals How to Make It an Even Better Depression Treatment

Science Daily: Ketamine reverses neural changes underlying depression-related behaviors in mice Sustained rescue of prefrontal circuit dysfunction by antidepressant-induced spine formation

YouTube: Mashable: Can Ketamine Cure Your Depression?

Forbes: Why More Kids Are Going To The ER For Swallowing Objects

CDC: Stay Healthy at Animal Exhibits

EurekAlert!: Petting zoos could potentially transmit highly virulent drug-resistant bacteria to visitors

NY Times: Choose Foods, Not Supplements

Annals of Internal Medicine: Association Among Dietary Supplement Use, Nutrient Intake, and Mortality Among U.S. Adults: A Cohort Study

NY Times: Very Low Cholesterol May Increase Stroke Risk

Science Daily: Low cholesterol linked to higher risk of bleeding stroke in women

NY Times: Eat Less Meat, Live Longer?

AJCN: Dietary proteins and protein sources and risk of death: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study

Science Daily: Move more to live longer

Science Daily: Ability to lift weights quickly can mean a longer life

Science Daily: Most adults dying prematurely of natural causes did not seek medical help, report reveals

Science Daily: Autism symptoms reduced nearly 50 percent two years after fecal transplant

Scientific Reports: Long-term benefit of Microbiota Transfer Therapy on autism symptoms and gut microbiota