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Lost contact found in woman's eyelid 28 years later - Fox News

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 14:57

Fox News

Lost contact found in woman's eyelid 28 years later
Fox News
Nearly three decades ago, a 14-year-old in the United Kingdom got hit in the eye during a game of badminton and lost her contact lens. No big deal, right? Well, 28 years later, doctors found the missing contact … embedded in a cyst in her left eyelid.
Woman, 42, lost her contact lens…28 YEARS later doctors found it, lodged behind her eyeThe Sun
A Contact Lens Got Wedged Into This Person's Eyelid 28 Years Ago And They Only Just Found OutIFLScience
A Woman Had a Contact Lens Stuck in Her Eyelid For 28 Years. She Didn't Notice ItScienceAlert
Newsweek
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Teen dies days after being diagnosed with rare disease, family says - WSMV Nashville

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 13:07

WSMV Nashville

Teen dies days after being diagnosed with rare disease, family says
WSMV Nashville
(Meredith/WQAD/CNN) -- An Iowa teen died just days before he was supposed to start his freshman year of high school. His humor, that hair, those piercing eyes, and of course, his confidence; 14-year-old Christopher Bunch was born to be known. "One of ...

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Teacher battling cancer runs out of sick days, coworkers donate the rest - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:34

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Teacher battling cancer runs out of sick days, coworkers donate the rest
Atlanta Journal Constitution
A Florida teacher has a battle ahead of him. Robert Goodman was diagnosed with colon cancer. He has had to go through surgery and chemotherapy. The treatments used up all of Goodman's sick days, and he thought he would need at least 20 more to ...
Teacher battling cancer ran out of sick days, so school employees donated theirsWESH Orlando
Teacher Battling Cancer Posted Plea for Sick Days. His Co-Workers Didn't Let Him DownFOX40
Co-workers donate sick days to teacher who ran out of his while battling cancerWDTN.com

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Overdose Deaths Reached Record Level of 72000 in 2017, New Estimates Show - New York Times

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:24

New York Times

Overdose Deaths Reached Record Level of 72000 in 2017, New Estimates Show
New York Times
Drug overdoses killed more than 72,300 Americans last year, a record and a rise of around 10 percent, according to new preliminary estimates from the Centers for Disease Control. During 2017, the president declared the opioid crisis a national ...
CDC says more than 72000 died from drug overdoses in 2017, nearly 30000 from opioidsWashington Times
Opioid overdose calls hit record for Calgary firefightersCBC.ca
Drug Overdose Deaths UpSarasota
Creators Syndicate -Crime Report -KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
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Teacher battling cancer ran out of sick days, so school employees donated theirs - WBAL Baltimore

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:24

WBAL Baltimore

Teacher battling cancer ran out of sick days, so school employees donated theirs
WBAL Baltimore
The chemotherapy dripped through a catheter in his chest. Cancer patient Robert Goodman had burned through his paid sick days while undergoing surgery and chemotherapy for colon cancer. The Florida public school teacher figured he needed at least 20 ...

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Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Teen accuses world-famous hospital of 'medical kidnapping' - Glens Falls Post-Star

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:01

CNN International

Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Teen accuses world-famous hospital of 'medical kidnapping'
Glens Falls Post-Star
In a jaw-dropping moment caught on video, an 18-year-old high school senior rushes to escape from the hospital that saved her life and then, she says, held her captive. At the entrance to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, the young woman's stepfather ...
CNN, Mayo Clinic at war over report on teen who 'broke out of' esteemed hospitalFox News

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When insurance wouldn't pay, parents funded cancer patient's $95000 lifesaving treatment - AZFamily

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:29

AZFamily

When insurance wouldn't pay, parents funded cancer patient's $95000 lifesaving treatment
AZFamily
BOSTON (CNN) -- Kate Weissman sits at the edge of the patient table. Her oncologist goes over her medical records and says her most recent scans show no recurrence of cervical cancer. "I am remarkably happy," says Dr. Whitfield Growdon, a surgical ...

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When insurance wouldn't pay, parents funded cancer patient's $95000 lifesaving treatment - CNN

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:28

CNN

When insurance wouldn't pay, parents funded cancer patient's $95000 lifesaving treatment
CNN
Boston (CNN) Kate Weissman sits at the edge of the patient table. Her oncologist goes over her medical records and says her most recent scans show no recurrence of cervical cancer. "I am remarkably happy," says Dr. Whitfield Growdon, a surgical ...

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When insurance wouldn't pay, parents funded cancer patient's $95000 lifesaving treatment - CNN

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:28

CNN

When insurance wouldn't pay, parents funded cancer patient's $95000 lifesaving treatment
CNN
Boston (CNN) Kate Weissman sits at the edge of the patient table. Her oncologist goes over her medical records and says her most recent scans show no recurrence of cervical cancer. "I am remarkably happy," says Dr. Whitfield Growdon, a surgical ...
When insurance wouldn't pay, parents funded cancer patient's lifesaving treatmentKITV Honolulu

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Insurer backs effort to address opioid misuse, overdoses - SFGate

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:54

Insurer backs effort to address opioid misuse, overdoses
SFGate
PHOENIX (AP) — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is putting $10 million toward addressing opioid misuse and reducing overdose-related deaths. Officials from the insurance company announced the Mobilize AZ program on Tuesday alongside Gov.

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Clarence Page: A cure for urban violence right under our noses - NewsOK.com

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:04

NewsOK.com

Clarence Page: A cure for urban violence right under our noses
NewsOK.com
Cities have multiple personalities. I am reminded of that with bracing clarity by what some Chicagoans are calling the "weekend from hell." It was the weekend in which the mammoth Lollapalooza festival drew tens of thousands of music fans to make ...
Violent crime is like infectious disease -- and we know how to stop it spreadingCNN International

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How vaping could lead to lung disease - Deccan Chronicle

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:54

Deccan Chronicle

How vaping could lead to lung disease
Deccan Chronicle
Washington: An experimental study has revealed that e-cigarette vapour boosts the production of inflammatory chemicals and disables key protective cells in the lung that keep the air spaces clear of potentially harmful particles. The vapor impairs the ...
Is vaping safe? What research says about the cigarette replacement phenomenonTelegraph.co.uk
Vaping study shows e-cigarettes more harmful than thoughtABC Local
Vaping is more harmful than first thought, study findsJOE.co.uk
New Atlas -Arizona Daily Star -Anti Aging News -Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)
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FDA approves an app to prevent pregnancy. Can an app do that? - The Mercury News

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:42

The Mercury News

FDA approves an app to prevent pregnancy. Can an app do that?
The Mercury News
By Rachel Siegel. Contraception? Yes, there's an app for that. And an FDA-approved app at that. Last week, Natural Cycles became the first app approved by the government to prevent pregnancy. The Swedish-based company had been cleared in Europe in ...
The FDA Approved a Birth Control Ring That Lasts a Whole Year. Here's What You Should KnowHealth.com
The FDA Just Approved A Contraception App That Tracks Your Menstrual CycleBuzzFeed News
The FDA just approved a “digital birth control” app for the first time: the controversy, explainedVox
SELF -WTXL ABC 27 -The Hollywood Unlocked (blog) -NYLON
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Suicide risk nearly double for traumatic brain injury sufferers: Study - ABC News

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 23:17

ABC News

Suicide risk nearly double for traumatic brain injury sufferers: Study
ABC News
People who have been identified as having suffered a traumatic brain injury have almost double the risk of suicide than people without the condition, a new study by researchers in Denmark has found. The study, published Tuesday in the medical journal ...
Suicide Risk Higher in People with Brain InjuryWebMD
Traumatic brain injury tied to increased risk of suicideReuters
A traumatic brain injury may increase the risk of suicide, study saysWashington Post
Medical Xpress -MedPage Today -Healio -EurekAlert (press release)
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San Francisco's So Literally Shitty, It's Getting a 'Poop Patrol' - Gizmodo

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 21:56

Gizmodo

San Francisco's So Literally Shitty, It's Getting a 'Poop Patrol'
Gizmodo
A spectre is haunting San Francisco—the spectre of feces. The Golden City has the second-highest cost of living in the U.S. and a major factor contributing to that fact is its housing crisis. Jeff Kositsky, director of the San Francisco Department of ...
San Francisco's sidewalks are covered with human feces, so the city is launching a 'Poop Patrol' to deal with its No ...Business Insider
San Francisco's sidewalks are covered with human feces, so the city is launching a 'Poop Patrol' to deal with the ...Middletown Press

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital ranks among the nation's best - fox2now.com

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 21:32

fox2now.com

Barnes-Jewish Hospital ranks among the nation's best
fox2now.com
ST. LOUIS, MO — US News and World Report has named Barnes-Jewish Hospital as one of the best in the nation. They rank the hospital as the best in Missouri and 11th in the United States. The hospital posted this Tweet about the ranking: “We're proud to ...
Teen accuses Mayo Clinic of 'medical kidnapping'Fox17
Mayo Clinic denies teen's claim she was 'medically kidnapped' by the hospitalBring Me The News
Cleveland Clinic ranked top US hospital for cardiology, heart surgeryHealio
MedPage Today -PR Newswire (press release) -Newswise (press release) -Sunshine Coast Daily
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Teen fights for survival after headache leads to life-changing diagnosis - fox4kc.com

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 21:27

fox4kc.com

Teen fights for survival after headache leads to life-changing diagnosis
fox4kc.com
IOWA CITY, Iowa – An Illinois teen is fighting for his life after what he thought was a headache turned out to be a life-threatening condition. Christopher Bunch, a 14-year-old aspiring YouTube personality about to start his freshman year in high ...
Moline teen fighting for his life after a headache turned into a life-changing diagnosisWQAD.com
Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis Information Page | National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - NIHNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - NIH
Christopher Bunch - YouTubeYouTube

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NY sues opioid maker, says Purdue Pharma misled consumers - The Advocate

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 19:37

The Advocate

NY sues opioid maker, says Purdue Pharma misled consumers
The Advocate
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York has joined the growing list of states taking legal action against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic. The state sued Purdue Pharma on Tuesday. It accuses the Stamford, Connecticut-based company of a long ...

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Georgia teacher donates kidney to 12-year-old student - Fox News

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 19:11

Fox News

Georgia teacher donates kidney to 12-year-old student
Fox News
A sixth-grader in Georgia is going to get an “unbelievable” gift from his technology teacher Tuesday: a kidney. William Wilkinson, a teacher at Grace Christian Academy in Powder Springs, is serving as a living donor to his student, Kaden Koebcke, Fox 5 ...
Local teacher donates kidney to studentAtlanta Journal Constitution
A kidney for Kaden: Teacher donates organ to 12-year-oldFOX 5 DC
Grace Christian Academy | Powder Springs | - Wix.comWix.com

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