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9-year-old cancer patient whose Christmas wish went viral passes away - WGN-TV


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9-year-old cancer patient whose Christmas wish went viral passes away
WGN-TV
PORTLAND, Maine — When 9-year-old cancer patient Jacob Thompson's family found out he only had one month to live, they decided to “fast forward” Christmas by asking people to send Jacob Christmas cards. Jacob passed away Sunday, but not before he ...
Maine boy who encouraged Christmas card campaign dies after four-year cancer battleThe Boston Globe
Saco boy who inspired thousands during cancer battle diesPress Herald
Boy, 9, Behind Viral Christmas Card Wish Loses Battle With CancerNBC Connecticut
Vallejo Times Herald -Globalnews.ca -KSDK -WCSH-TV
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Spit test may diagnose, predict duration of concussion in kids - CNN


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Spit test may diagnose, predict duration of concussion in kids
CNN
(CNN) A saliva test may someday be able to diagnose a concussion and predict how long symptoms last, according to a study published Monday in the JAMA Pediatrics. A concussion is one type of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow or jolt to ...
Spit Test May Help Reveal Concussion SeverityNPR
Molecules in spit may be able to diagnose and predict length of concussionsMedical Xpress

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Dog swallows 8-inch kebab skewer - Fox News


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Dog swallows 8-inch kebab skewer
Fox News
A hungry hound was lucky to escape with his life after sneakily wolfing down a barbecue chicken kebab - complete with an eight-inch wooden kebab skewer. Hugo, a three year old Siberian husky, suffered a punctured stomach and abdomen after swallowing ...
Husky helped after two-month kebab skewer ordealvet times
Skewered! Leeds dog's lucky escape after sneaky kebab treat proves hard to digestYorkshire Evening Post

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Heavier Women May Need Mammograms More Often - HealthDay


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Heavier Women May Need Mammograms More Often
HealthDay
MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are overweight or obese may need to be screened for breast cancer more frequently, new Swedish research suggests. The reason? Overweight or obese women are at greater risk of having breast ...
Breast cancer tumours 'larger' in overweight womenBBC News
Overweight women may need more frequent mammogramsEurekAlert (press release)

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'It never really leaves you.' Opioids haunt users' recovery - wwlp.com


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'It never really leaves you.' Opioids haunt users' recovery
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Kyle Graves, who is in recovery for opioid addition, sits in the home he shares with his mother in Franklin, Tenn., Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Graves' troubles began more than a decade ago when he sought relief for degenerative arthritis in his hips ...

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Tips for Dealing with Diet and Weight Talk Over The Holidays - HuffPost


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Tips for Dealing with Diet and Weight Talk Over The Holidays
HuffPost
Diet and weight talk is unhelpful for everyone. It can be harmful for people in recovery from eating disorders, for children, and for pretty much anyone who is trying to have a healthy relationship to food and their body. It's also just boring. As an ...
Column: Tips for avoiding weight gain over the holidaysAsheville Citizen-Times
How to lose 7lbs in a week – by eating SIX meals a dayDaily Star
I Tried Intermittent Fasting. Here's What It's Actually Likemindbodygreen.com
NDTV Food -New York Times -Refinery29 -POPSUGAR UK
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Mild autumn means ticks still a threat in the woods - CBC.ca


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Mild autumn means ticks still a threat in the woods
CBC.ca
It may be late fall but it's still tick season in Nova Scotia. Andrew Hebda, the zoology curator at the Nova Scotia Museum, said reports of ticks are up as the mild weather persists and people continue to head into the woods for recreation. The museum ...
Pennsylvania leads nation in Lyme diseaseThe Times
Come On, Let's Work Together!ProHealth
Hunters need to be concerned about ticksNew Philadelphia Times Reporter
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily -Pharmacy News
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Risk of stillbirth 'doubles when pregnant women sleep on back' - ITV News


ITV News

Risk of stillbirth 'doubles when pregnant women sleep on back'
ITV News
The risk of stillbirth is doubled if women go to sleep on their backs in the third trimester, new research claims. If all pregnant women slept on their sides from week 27 onward, there would be a 3.7% decrease in stillbirth, saving around 130 babies ...

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'It Never Really Leaves You.' Opioids Haunt Users' Recovery - U.S. News & World Report


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'It Never Really Leaves You.' Opioids Haunt Users' Recovery
U.S. News & World Report
In the worst opioid epidemic in U.S. history, addiction recovery may be toughest for pain patients who must find safer ways to manage their conditions. Nov. 20, 2017, at 1:12 a.m.. 'It Never Really Leaves You.' Opioids Haunt Users' Recovery ...

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Stillbirth breakthrough: Women urged to sleep on side - Sky News


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Stillbirth breakthrough: Women urged to sleep on side
Sky News
The risk of stillbirth is halved if women sleep on their side in the last three months of pregnancy, according to research. 05:19, UK, Monday 20 November 2017. Hayley and Adam Pownsey with their stillborn son Joshua. Image: Hayley and Adam Powsney ...
Women advised to sleep on side to help prevent stillbirthBBC News

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Only 10% of Americans get enough fruits and vegetables, report finds - KTIC


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Only 10% of Americans get enough fruits and vegetables, report finds
KTIC
(NEW YORK) — Before chowing down on Thanksgiving, you might want to save some room for extra veggies on your plate. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds only one in 10 adults get enough fruits or vegetables. Federal ...
CDC wants America to eat its fruits and veggiesGears Of Biz
Americans Like Fruits More Than Veggies, But We Aren't Eating Much of Either Says New CDC ReportForbes

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Theo's Journey: Transgender Teen's War With Body - Olean Times Herald


Olean Times Herald

Theo's Journey: Transgender Teen's War With Body
Olean Times Herald
The Associated Press followed Theo Ramos for more than a year as he grappled with his gender dysphoria. He was a child at war with his body, the exterior he was born with _ that of a girl _ didn't look or feel right. (Nov. 20). Subscribe for more ...
Theo's journey: A transgender child at war with his bodyNewser

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The dangers and potential of 'natural' opioid kratom - The Conversation US


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The dangers and potential of 'natural' opioid kratom
The Conversation US
C. Michael White does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.
Local kratom users question official warnings about related deathsAtlanta Journal Constitution

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Sex education needs to be more graphic because teens are trying taboo practices, say experts - Telegraph.co.uk


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Sex education needs to be more graphic because teens are trying taboo practices, say experts
Telegraph.co.uk
Sex educationmay need to become more graphic because teenagers are increasingly experimenting with taboo practices, a new study has warned. Researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and University College ...
Brits are having sex younger than ever – and experimenting more in bedThe Sun
Today's young people found to have broader sexual tastesiNews

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Tips and Resources for Indian American Families for a Bacteria-Free Thanksgiving - India West


India West

Tips and Resources for Indian American Families for a Bacteria-Free Thanksgiving
India West
Marianne Gravely, senior technical specialist at the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, says there are simple ways to keep yourself safe from bacteria when preparing your Thanksgiving turkey. (Shutterstock photo). Facebook · Twitter · Email ...
4 tips for cooking your Thanksgiving turkeyThe Hillsdale Daily News
Do: Avoid food poisoning on ThanksgivingNorth Platte Telegraph
Your Thanksgiving feast can be healthierThe Killeen Daily Herald
The Courier -Daily Commercial -The Newtown Bee -Picayune Item
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Deadly sugar addiction – why carbs, not fats, are the problem - kfor.com


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Deadly sugar addiction – why carbs, not fats, are the problem
kfor.com
ST. LOUIS - Some doctors said sugar may be the number one killer in America right now. That may sound like a stretch, but you can see why they make that claim. Diabetes, heart disease, stroke and obesity can all be partially attributed to too much sugar.
A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar willBusiness Insider
Fitness blogger shows what can happen to your body when you stop yo-yo dietingMetro

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Owning dogs may be great for your heart and lower risk of death, study finds - La Crosse Tribune


La Crosse Tribune

Owning dogs may be great for your heart and lower risk of death, study finds
La Crosse Tribune
Laura Goodell plays catch with Asher on the small rooftop dog park at the Equitable apartment building on North Calvert Street in Baltimore. Dog ownership correlates with lower rates of mortality and some fatal diseases, particularly cardiovascular ...
New study shows owning a dog lowers risk of cardiovascular diseaseToday.com
Dog Owners Have Lower Risk of DeathOzarksFirst.com
That dog in your home could be a lifesaverStuff.co.nz
Inquirer.net -Week Facts -Netralnews
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Squirrels could hold the secret to preventing brain damage in stroke patients - AOL


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Squirrels could hold the secret to preventing brain damage in stroke patients
AOL
An animal commonly seen in parks may be the key to helping human brain damage due to strokes. A study published in the FASEB Journal draws a parallel between hibernating squirrels and stroke victims. When squirrels hibernate, their brains are protected ...
Squirrels could hold secret to preventing brain damage for stroke patientsTelegraph.co.uk
Hibernating ground squirrels offer clues to fight against stroke-induced brain damageNews-Medical.net
Squirrels provide clues to new stroke treatments: StudyDeccan Chronicle
eHealth Magazine | Elets
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The Many Forms, Faces And Causes Of PTSD - WBUR


WBUR

The Many Forms, Faces And Causes Of PTSD
WBUR
Post-traumatic stress disorder is often associated with combat, but trauma comes in many forms. About 7 or 8 percent of people experience PTSD at some point in their lives, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The rate is higher for women ...

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