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Police: Man pepper-sprayed autistic man eating free cookies - Washington Post


Washington Post

Police: Man pepper-sprayed autistic man eating free cookies
Washington Post
ROSEVILLE, Minn. — A former security guard faces charges after allegedly pepper-spraying an autistic man who was eating free cookies at a Minnesota grocery store. Timothy Knutsen of St. Paul is charged with two misdemeanor counts of fifth-degree ...
Charges: Man pepper-sprayed man with autism over cookiesKARE

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A Gym Is Going To Start Offering Napping Classes — & For Good Reason - Refinery29


Refinery29

A Gym Is Going To Start Offering Napping Classes — & For Good Reason
Refinery29
Deskercise, yoga with baby animals, prancing around the park — fitness fads come and go. But a fitness center in the U.K. is giving weary gymgoers one workout that almost anyone can commit to. Mashable reports that David Lloyd Clubs is offering a ...

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Spat over 'world's heaviest' woman's 300kg weight loss - The Southland Times


The Southland Times

Spat over 'world's heaviest' woman's 300kg weight loss
The Southland Times
Doctors claim Eman Ahmed lost 300kg after surgery but now her sister has called them 'liars'. SUPPLIED. Eman Ahmed in an image taken from video posted by the Saifee Hospital in Mumbai on April 19, 2017, after she lost more than 300 kilos. TUMBLR.

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Woman Who Once Weighed 1102 Lbs. Leaving Hospital After Successfully Losing 713 Lbs. - PEOPLE.com


PEOPLE.com

Woman Who Once Weighed 1102 Lbs. Leaving Hospital After Successfully Losing 713 Lbs.
PEOPLE.com
After topping out at 1,102 lbs., Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty is leaving the hospital 713 lbs. lighter. El Aty successfully underwent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy surgery on March 9, and after close to two months in the hospital, she is down to 389 lbs ...
Maharashtra govt backs doctors treating Egyptian woman Iman Ahmad, says 'happy with progress'Yahoo News

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One gym is trading exercise bikes and bench presses for pillows and blankets - Sacramento Bee


One gym is trading exercise bikes and bench presses for pillows and blankets
Sacramento Bee
There is now a gym class for those who aren't looking for any kind of workout. A gym in Scotland is offering “napercise” classes – a 45-minute nap class. Instead of workout equipment, participants at David Lloyd Clubs get a single bed and soothing ...

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First New Drug for Liver Cancer in a Decade: Regorafenib - Medscape


Medscape

First New Drug for Liver Cancer in a Decade: Regorafenib
Medscape
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for regorafenib (Stivarga, Bayer) to now include treatment for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who have previously been treated with the drug sorafenib (Nexavar, Bayer).
Bayer's Stivarga Shows Slim Progress Against Liver CancerForbes
FDA expands approved use of Stivarga to treat liver cancerFDA.gov
FDA Approves Regorafenib for Liver CancerOncLive
Newswise (press release) -Philly.com -Reuters -Curetoday.com
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Why having excess abdominal fat is more dangerous than you think - WCVB Boston


WCVB Boston

Why having excess abdominal fat is more dangerous than you think
WCVB Boston
There are several names for the stubborn fat that accumulates around one's midsection. But besides being annoying, the excess flab can be dangerous. People who have a normal body mass index but carry weight around their midsections have the highest ...
People with normal BMI's still at risk of weight-related deathNew York Daily News

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Here's what doctors think about the updated Obamacare replacement plan - Business Insider


Business Insider

Here's what doctors think about the updated Obamacare replacement plan
Business Insider
On Wednesday, the conservative House Freedom Caucus came on board with the latest version of the American Health Care Act, the bill that aims to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The group originally did not support the bill. The bill now ...
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Some call it 'stealthing,' others call it sexual assault - CNN


CNN

Some call it 'stealthing,' others call it sexual assault
CNN
(CNN) Some people call it "stealthing" -- a practice where men secretly remove or damage condoms without their partners' knowledge. Others call it sexual assault. But giving it an official name could be a major support for survivors of sexual assault ...

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Study Shows a Third of Childhood Lead Poisoning Goes Undiagnosed - ColorLines magazine


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Study Shows a Third of Childhood Lead Poisoning Goes Undiagnosed
ColorLines magazine
The report was released the same week as the three-year anniversary of the Flint water crisis. Yessenia Funes Apr 27, 2017 11:38AM EDT. A Hidden Problem: Lead-Poisoned Children in the United States. April 2017. Available online at ...
EPA considers repealing, replacing programs that help prevent childhood lead exposureThinkProgress

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Partners, Brigham and Women's to pay $10m in research fraud case - The Boston Globe


The Boston Globe

Partners, Brigham and Women's to pay $10m in research fraud case
The Boston Globe
Partners HealthCare System and one of its hospitals, Brigham and Women's Hospital, have agreed to pay $10 million to resolve allegations that a stem cell research lab fraudulently obtained federal grant funding, the US attorney's office in Boston said ...
​Partners, Brigham pay $10M to settle research fraud probeBoston Business Journal
Major Boston teaching hospital offering buyouts to 1600WCVB Boston

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What that energy drink can do to your body - Wink News


Wink News

What that energy drink can do to your body
Wink News
The amount of caffeine in energy drinks is not currently regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. Photo via Google Images. (CNN) Energy drinks may be popular — the global energy drink market was worth $39 billion in 2013 and is forecast to reach ...
Energy drinks may give the heart an unhealthy joltWTVM
Oktoberfest Study Links Boozing to Heart WoesWebMD
Energy drinks can trigger 'life threatening' changes in your body, study warnsYahoo News
7News - WSVN-TV -WDTN -Eyewitness News -Telegraph.co.uk
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Farewell, Eva: Mom Who Carried Baby to Help Save Others Says Goodbye - WFMY News 2


WFMY News 2

Farewell, Eva: Mom Who Carried Baby to Help Save Others Says Goodbye
WFMY News 2
Two months ago, Royce Young shared a picture on Facebook of his pregnant wife Keri, sleeping. He included a heartfelt message about her strength. Keri wasn't simply carrying their second child; she was carrying a baby girl that they knew would not live ...
Couple who carried baby without brain to term to help save others says goodbye to their newbornFox 59

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Farewell, Eva: Mom Who Carried Baby to Help Save Others Says Goodbye - WFMY News 2


WFMY News 2

Farewell, Eva: Mom Who Carried Baby to Help Save Others Says Goodbye
WFMY News 2
Two months ago, Royce Young shared a picture on Facebook of his pregnant wife Keri, sleeping. He included a heartfelt message about her strength. Keri wasn't simply carrying their second child; she was carrying a baby girl that they knew would not live ...

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VIDEO: Major warmup coming for this weekend - WCVB Boston


WCVB Boston

VIDEO: Major warmup coming for this weekend
WCVB Boston
After two days of damp and dreary weather, temperatures could reach 80 degrees by this weekend. Advertisement. WEBVTT WHERE THEACTUAL READINGS ARE AT THISTIME.THE QUESTION BECOMES" CAN WEBREAK ANY OF THIS CLOUDINESS ...
Man in custody accused of shooting woman in West MifflinWTAE Pittsburgh
State of Addiction: Expert explains what simple action can help prevent opioid addictionKOCO Oklahoma City
Central Iowa farm 'grows' electricityKCCI Des Moines
WLWT Cincinnati
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Man arrested for shooting woman in West Mifflin - WTAE Pittsburgh


WTAE Pittsburgh

Man arrested for shooting woman in West Mifflin
WTAE Pittsburgh
West Mifflin police tell us a woman has been shot and transported to a local hospital. Advertisement. The shooting happened on Rossmoor Street in West Mifflin on Wednesday evening. Police are questioning people in connection to the shooting, but say no ...

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Overlooked Drug Could Save Thousands Of Moms After Childbirth - NPR


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Overlooked Drug Could Save Thousands Of Moms After Childbirth
NPR
Back in the 1960s, a woman doctor in Japan created a powerful drug to help mothers who hemorrhage after childbirth. The medicine is inexpensive to make. Safe to use. And stops bleeding quickly by helping keep naturally forming blood clots intact.
Inexpensive Drug Prevents Deaths in New Mothers, Study FindsNew York Times
Dangerous bleeding after childbirth could be treated with a $1 injectionWashington Post
Cheap Drug Cuts Maternal Deaths Due to Postpartum HemorrhageMedscape
The Guardian
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What that energy drink can do to your body - CNN


CNN

What that energy drink can do to your body
CNN
(CNN) Energy drinks may be popular -- the global energy drink market was worth $39 billion in 2013 and is forecast to reach $61 billion by 2021 -- but they have gotten a bad rep among health experts. They "may pose danger to public health," warns the ...
New Worries About Energy DrinksConsumerReports.org
Why Energy Drinks Are Worse For You Than SodaTIME
Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy JoltPhilly.com
Yahoo News -Newsmax -Daily Mail -EurekAlert (press release)
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Drug Use Tops Booze for First Time in Fatal U.S. Crashes: Study - U.S. News & World Report


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Drug Use Tops Booze for First Time in Fatal U.S. Crashes: Study
U.S. News & World Report
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. data has shown for the first time that drivers killed in crashes were more likely to be on drugs than drunk, with marijuana involved in more than a third of fatal accidents in 2015, a study released on Wednesday showed.
Report: More police training, public education needed to stop 'drugged' drivingDuluth News Tribune
Drugged driving eclipses drunken driving in tests of motorists killed in crashesWashington Post

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Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer treatment - Fox News


Fox News

Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer treatment
Fox News
BOSTON – Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors as they progress from their very earliest stages. With experimental tests that detect bits of DNA that tumors ...
Study in Nature Shows Early Relapse Detection in Lung Cancer Using Natera's Technology for ctDNA AnalysisPR Newswire (press release)
'Exciting' blood test spots cancer a year earlyBBC News
Tracking unstable chromosomes helps predict lung cancer's return Cancer Research UKEurekAlert (press release)
HealthDay -Daily Mail -The Guardian -WTOP
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