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Federal Regulator Cites Baltimore Hospital After Patient Left At Bus Stop In Gown - NPR

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 19:14

NPR

Federal Regulator Cites Baltimore Hospital After Patient Left At Bus Stop In Gown
NPR
A federal regulator has cited a Baltimore hospital for breaches of federal regulatory requirements, after a passerby shot a video of a confused patient in a hospital gown being taken by guards to a bus stop on a cold night in January. The disturbing ...

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Small daily doses of Viagra could 'significantly reduce' colorectal cancer risk - New York Daily News

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 19:08

New York Daily News

Small daily doses of Viagra could 'significantly reduce' colorectal cancer risk
New York Daily News
Scientists have discovered a new, perhaps even more life-affirming use for the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra. Viagra (or sildenafil) might be able to significantly reduce a person's risk of developing colorectal cancer, according to a new study ...
Viagra may cut colorectal cancer risk by halfMedical News Today

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South Sudan reaches milestone in eradicating debilitating Guinea worm - CNN

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 18:21

CNN

South Sudan reaches milestone in eradicating debilitating Guinea worm
CNN
(CNN) Amid war and devastation in South Sudan came glimmers of hope Wednesday as the world's newest nation announced a milestone step toward eradicating a debilitating disease. South Sudan has gone 15 consecutive months without a single reported case ...
'Amazing' News About The Awful Guinea WormNPR
Guinea worm disease transmission stopped in South SudanMetroNews Canada
South Sudan stops spread of guinea worm diseaseTampabay.com
MyAJC
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Mumps outbreaks linked to waning vaccine protection, study says - CNN

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 18:06

CNN

Mumps outbreaks linked to waning vaccine protection, study says
CNN
(CNN) The MMR vaccine, given in two doses to children, protects against the measles, mumps and rubella. Yet the United States and Europe have seen more than a few outbreaks of mumps, a contagious viral disease, in the past couple of years. This ...

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Mumps outbreaks linked to waning vaccine protection, study says - CNN

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 18:06

CNN

Mumps outbreaks linked to waning vaccine protection, study says
CNN
(CNN) The MMR vaccine, given in two doses to children, protects against the measles, mumps and rubella. Yet the United States and Europe have seen more than a few outbreaks of mumps, a contagious viral disease, in the past couple of years. This ...
Mumps Is On the Rise. A Waning Vaccine Response May Be Why.New York Times
The mumps are back. Do our kids need booster shots?Philly.com
Waning Vaccine Protection May Be Driving Rise in US Mumps CasesHealthDay
Medical Xpress -Laboratory Equipment -CBS Miami -BelAir Daily
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Many back pain patients 'getting wrong care' - BBC News

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 17:20

The Times

Many back pain patients 'getting wrong care'
BBC News
Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability globally but too often patients are let down by the treatment they are offered, say experts. They have written a series of papers in The Lancet asking the worldwide medical profession to stop offering ...
Low back pain the top cause of disability, gets wrong treatmentsNBCNews.com
Lower back pain being treated badly on a global scale, study saysThe Guardian
Patients Worldwide Are Treated With Inappropriate Care for Low Back Pain, Journal SaysAJMC.com Managed Markets Network
Healio -Medical Xpress -Globalnews.ca -Belfast Telegraph
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Stop dragging my child with Down syndrome into your arguments about abortion - Washington Post

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 16:45

Washington Post

Stop dragging my child with Down syndrome into your arguments about abortion
Washington Post
In the abortion debate, Down syndrome has become a rallying cry of sorts among both antiabortion and abortion rights camps. It's a debate that will continue to rage, as recent legislation has passed in North Dakota, Ohio, Indiana and Louisiana banning ...
Aborting Down Syndrome Babies Isn't Progress, It's EugenicsChristian Post
This World Down Syndrome Day will be a bittersweet oneBabyCenter (blog)
Here's What You Should Know About Down Syndrome Across America On World Down Syndrome DayThe Daily Caller
HuffPost Canada -WMTV -Greenville News -WCAX
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Teenage twins needed liver transplants. One of them lived long enough to get his. - Washington Post

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 16:36

Washington Post

Teenage twins needed liver transplants. One of them lived long enough to get his.
Washington Post
Eighteen-year-old Devin Coats was fighting for a second chance to live. His brother, Nicholas, was waiting to die. The identical twin brothers had both been diagnosed last year with Stage 4 cirrhosis of the liver — severe scarring commonly associated ...
Liver transplant saves one twin boy, but his brother diesNew York Daily News
Twin saved by liver transplant, but it was too late for his brotherInfosurhoy
Mom Speaks Out After Teen Son Receives Life-Saving Liver Transplant While His Twin DiesPEOPLE.com

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Teenage twins needed liver transplants. One of them lived long enough to get his. - Washington Post

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 16:36

Washington Post

Teenage twins needed liver transplants. One of them lived long enough to get his.
Washington Post
Eighteen-year-old Devin Coats was fighting for a second chance to live. His brother, Nicholas, was waiting to die. The identical twin brothers had both been diagnosed last year with Stage 4 cirrhosis of the liver — severe scarring commonly associated ...

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NIH-supported international team confirms new genetic mutation link to ALS - National Institutes of Health (press release)

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 16:08

National Institutes of Health (press release)

NIH-supported international team confirms new genetic mutation link to ALS
National Institutes of Health (press release)
Kinesin family member 5A (KIF5A), a gene previously linked to two rare neurodegenerative disorders, has been definitively connected to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by an international team from several of the world's top ALS research labs. The ...

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Childhood `toxic stress' leads to parenting challenges later on - Business Insider

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 15:20

Channel NewsAsia

Childhood `toxic stress' leads to parenting challenges later on
Business Insider
Reuters Health - Parents who endured “toxic stress” during childhood may be more likely to have kids with developmental delays and have a harder time coping with their children's health issues, new research suggests. Adverse childhood experiences ...
Early Life Adversity for Parents Linked to Delayed Development of Their ChildrenPR Newswire (press release)

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Viagra may cut colorectal cancer risk by half - Medical News Today

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 15:14

Medical News Today

Viagra may cut colorectal cancer risk by half
Medical News Today
New research, now published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, suggests that a small dose of the popular male impotence drug Viagra, when administered daily, may significantly reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. pill of viagra. A small daily ...

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Vaping could be added to Florida smoking ban - Jacksonville Business Journal

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 14:05

Jacksonville Business Journal

Vaping could be added to Florida smoking ban
Jacksonville Business Journal
TALLAHASSEE --- Florida banned smoking in workplaces more than 15 years ago, and a powerful state panel on Tuesday backed a proposal that would add vaping and electronic cigarettes to the ban. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, the main backer of the ...
Experts warn vaping can be gateway to smoking for teenagersWDIV ClickOnDetroit
Missoula officials approve ban on indoor vapingGreat Falls Tribune
More teens now vaping and using e-cigarettes instead of smokingWXYZ

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Health officials warn of possible measles exposure in Kirkwood, Chesterfield - STLtoday.com

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 13:38

STLtoday.com

Health officials warn of possible measles exposure in Kirkwood, Chesterfield
STLtoday.com
Anyone who went to the Magic House children's museum in Kirkwood on March 13 may have been exposed to measles, health officials are warning. People may also have been exposed to the highly contagious virus on March 13 at Racanelli's pizzeria in ...
Health officials warn of measles exposure at several St. Louis County locationsfox2now.com
Possible Measles Exposure In St. Louis: Health OfficialsPatch.com
St. Louis County health officials warn of possible measles exposure at multiple locationsKMOV.com
KY3
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Zoo cracks the 'Curious Case of Bridget the Lioness,' who mysteriously grew a mane - Washington Post

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 11:51

Washington Post

Zoo cracks the 'Curious Case of Bridget the Lioness,' who mysteriously grew a mane
Washington Post
The mane that Bridget the lioness mysteriously started growing in 2017 looked more like a scruffy beard compared to the wild blowouts sported by the kings of the jungle. But, still, it struck the Oklahoma City Zoo and Bridget's fans as quite odd. Given ...

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Harford County to retain national firm in opioid lawsuit - Baltimore Sun

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 10:00

Baltimore Sun

Harford County to retain national firm in opioid lawsuit
Baltimore Sun
County Executive Barry Glassman signs an emergency declaration two years ago as County Attorney Melissa Lambert looks on. The County Council Tuesday night approved Lambert's request on behalf of Glassman to retain a national law firm in a legal fight ...
Summit County first in state to file lawsuit against opioid manufacturersfox13now.com
Bibb commission to consider lawsuit against drug companies for 'opioid epidemic'13WMAZ
City signs on to lawsuit against opioid distributors, manufacturersValley Breeze
Dickinson County News -WWMT-TV -Deseret News -Good4Utah
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Suspected serial bomber may have struck again in Texas - NBCNews.com

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 02:53

NBCNews.com

Suspected serial bomber may have struck again in Texas
NBCNews.com
The latest blast -- a package bomb filled with nails -- rocked a FedEx facility 65 miles away from Austin, the site of the four previous explosions. Share Video; Facebook · Twitter · E-mail; Embed. Copy this code to your website or blog. <iframe src ...

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'It was truly a blessing': Car crash leads doctors to discover tumor in Sacramento woman's brain - SFGate

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 00:40

SFGate

'It was truly a blessing': Car crash leads doctors to discover tumor in Sacramento woman's brain
SFGate
A car accident led doctors to discover a brain tumor the length of an index finger that had been growing in a Sacramento woman's brain for over a year. Aimee Green was driving with her boyfriend, Gianni Westlake, on a Sacramento highway when she lost ...
California woman's car crash led to the discovery of a brain tumorInfosurhoy

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Twins suffering from liver disease, transplant saves one but other dies - ABC News

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 00:35

ABC News

Twins suffering from liver disease, transplant saves one but other dies
ABC News
Identical twin teenagers Devin and Nick Coats, described by their mother as "best friends," have now been separated forever. Both were diagnosed last year with the same severe liver disease and both needed transplants. Devin received a liver transplant ...
Twin gets life-saving transplant while it's too late for brotherFox News

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Male birth control pill one step closer to reality, researchers - CBS46 News - CBS46 News Atlanta

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 23:17

Valley News Live

Male birth control pill one step closer to reality, researchers - CBS46 News
CBS46 News Atlanta
For decades, birth control pills have exclusively been used by women. But a male birth control pill that is both safe and effective may be on the horizon, according to a new study. By Mark Lieber CNN. (CNN) -- For decades, birth control pills have ...
Male birth control pill could be closer to becoming reality, study findsValley News Live
Male contraception pill shows promiseFOX 11 Los Angeles
Male birth control pill one step closer to realityWBXH
Interesting Engineering -CNN
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