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Extra special Mother's Day: West Virginia mom, baby survive rare brain condition - WZZM13.com

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 03:33

WZZM13.com

Extra special Mother's Day: West Virginia mom, baby survive rare brain condition
WZZM13.com
CLEVELAND – Mother's Day will be extra special for one West Virginia mom this year. After overcoming a rare brain defect that threatened both her and her unborn son's life – she's relishing every moment of motherhood. Six months into her first ...
WNY-born doctor helps save lives of mom, baby boyWKBW-TV
Parkersburg mother conquers rare brain condition while pregnantThe News Center

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Son Fulfills Dying Mom's Wish By Bringing His High School Graduation to Her Hospital Bed - PEOPLE.com

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 02:12

PEOPLE.com

Son Fulfills Dying Mom's Wish By Bringing His High School Graduation to Her Hospital Bed
PEOPLE.com
With his mother expected to lose her battle with cancer just weeks before his high school graduation, Dalton Jackson decided to put on his graduation cap and gown a little early so his mom could be a part of the big day. Stephanie Northcott, of Memphis ...
A mom with terminal cancer sees her son graduate in a special hospital ceremonyFOX 61

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FDA Okays Fingolimod (Gilenya), First Treatment for Pediatric MS - Medscape

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 21:59

Medscape

FDA Okays Fingolimod (Gilenya), First Treatment for Pediatric MS
Medscape
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded approval for fingolimod (Gilenya, Novartis) to the treatment of children and adolescents with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) who are aged 10 years or older, the first such approval of a drug to ...
FDA expands approval of Gilenya to treat multiple sclerosis in pediatric patientsFDA.gov
FDA approves first drug to treat MS in childrenHealio
Fingolimod OK'd for Pediatric MSMedPage Today
Business Insider
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Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak: Outbreak spreads to 29 states - AL.com

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 17:01

AL.com

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak: Outbreak spreads to 29 states
AL.com
The latest CDC update showed 149 people have been sickened from an outbreak tied to Romaine lettuce. (Contributed photo/Forest & Kim Starr). Comment. By Leada Gore · lgore@al.com. An E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce and blamed for one death ...
Fear not the massive E. coli outbreak; NJ farmers are here to save the dayNJ.com
E. coli-tainted romaine outbreak spreads to 29 states, sickens 149 peopleThe Dickinson Press
E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce expands to 29 states, 149 sickenedBecker's Hospital Review

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A soldier needed an ear transplant. Doctors 'grew' a new one in her arm. - Berkshire Eagle

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 15:57

Berkshire Eagle

A soldier needed an ear transplant. Doctors 'grew' a new one in her arm.
Berkshire Eagle
Total ear reconstruction involved doctors carving a new ear out of cartilage harvested from patient's ribs. Posted Friday, May 11, 2018 11:57 am. By Allyson Chiu The Washington Post Two years ago, Army Pvt. Shamika Burrage almost died when she was ...
Doctors grow ear transplant inside soldier's armKOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

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Four people treated for possible rabies after being bitten by raccoon in Georgetown - Washington Post

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 14:37

Washington Post

Four people treated for possible rabies after being bitten by raccoon in Georgetown
Washington Post
Four people have been treated for potential rabies after they were bitten by a raccoon in Georgetown, officials said. The incidents happened Wednesday around 31st and R streets NW near Montrose Park, according to the D.C. Department of Health.
4 People Attacked By Raccoon In GeorgetownPatch.com
4 Treated After Raccoon Attacks in GeorgetownNBC4 Washington
There's a Raccoon Biting People in GeorgetownWashingtonian
WUSA9.com
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More Illnesses in Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Eggs - WebMD

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 14:18

WebMD

More Illnesses in Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Eggs
WebMD
The number of people who have become ill in a salmonella outbreak linked with Rose Acre Farms eggs now totals 35 in nine states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Since its last update on April 19, 12 more illnesses have ...
Multistate Salmonella Braenderup Outbreak Linked to Rose Acre Farms Shell Eggs Grows to 35 Sick; Lawsuits May Be ...Food Poisoning Bulletin
More Ill with Salmonella Linked to Rose Acre Farms' EggsFood Poison Journal
Salmonella outbreak traced to eggs sold under several different brandsWSB Atlanta

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He donated blood every week for 60 years and saved the lives of 2.4 million babies - CNN

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 14:18

CNN

He donated blood every week for 60 years and saved the lives of 2.4 million babies
CNN
(CNN) Most people, when they retire, get a gold watch. James Harrison deserves so much more than that. Harrison, known as the "Man With the Golden Arm," has donated blood nearly every week for 60 years. After 1,100 donations, the 81-year-old Australian ...
Final donation for man whose blood helped save 2.4 million babiesThe Sydney Morning Herald
Record-holding blood donor James Harrison donates one final time9news.com.au

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Alcohol, Tobacco Cause More Health Harm Than Illegal Drugs - HealthDay

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 13:05

HealthDay

Alcohol, Tobacco Cause More Health Harm Than Illegal Drugs
HealthDay
FRIDAY, May 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It's smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol -- and not taking illegal drugs -- that pose the greatest risks to people's health, a new international study contends. Researchers found that alcohol and tobacco use ...
Alcohol, Tobacco Pose Greater Threat To Global Health Than Illicit Drugs: StudyMedical Daily
Alcohol and Tobacco Take More Years From Humanity than Other DrugsLaboratory Equipment
Alcohol and tobacco are by far the biggest threat to human welfare of all addictive drugsEurekAlert (press release)
NDTV -Craig Daily Press
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Health charity Wellcome pledges funds, calls for rapid response to Ebola in Congo - Reuters

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 08:02

Vanguard

Health charity Wellcome pledges funds, calls for rapid response to Ebola in Congo
Reuters
May 11 (Reuters) - Britain's Wellcome Trust global health charity called for a rapid response to an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and has pledged 2 million pounds ($2.7 mln)to support Kinshasa's efforts to fight it. At ...
Congo announces 1st death amid Ebola outbreak in northwestThe Denver Post
First reported deaths in Congo Ebola outbreak came in January - WHOEyewitness News
11 additional cases of hemorrhagic fever in Congo including 1 deathKKOH
Vibe -Express.co.uk
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Early time-restricted feeding improves blood sugar control, blood pressure, study shows - News-Medical.net

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 01:24

News-Medical.net

Early time-restricted feeding improves blood sugar control, blood pressure, study shows
News-Medical.net
A new pilot study conducted by UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences Assistant Professor Courtney Peterson, Ph.D., shows that eating early in the daytime and fasting for the rest of the day improves blood sugar control, blood pressure and oxidative ...

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Consumer Reports reveals top-rated sunscreens of 2018 - CBS News

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 21:38

CBS News

Consumer Reports reveals top-rated sunscreens of 2018
CBS News
As the weather finally warms up, Consumer Reports has released its annual report on the best sunscreens to protect you and your family this summer. The report rated 73 lotions, sprays, and sticks for effectiveness and accuracy of SPF labeling. SPF, or ...
What you need to know about skin cancer and sun safetyStar-News
Slather on top-rated sunscreens before you head to the pool this weekendWRAL.com

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NC doctor traded drugs for sex with patient whose kids were in the room, feds say - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 20:21

Charlotte Observer

NC doctor traded drugs for sex with patient whose kids were in the room, feds say
Charlotte Observer
A Gastonia physician traded powerful prescription drugs for sex with female patients then billed taxpayers for his office trysts, new federal documents say. In their filings, prosecutors say Dr. Michael Also Smith bartered sex last year with at least ...
Doctor traded pills for sex at least once in front of 3-year-old, documents sayWYFF Greenville
Mount Holly doctor traded pills for sexGaston Gazette

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When Cancer Patients Ask About Weed, Many Doctors Say Go For It - NPR

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 20:05

NPR

When Cancer Patients Ask About Weed, Many Doctors Say Go For It
NPR
Thirty U.S. states have enacted medical cannabis laws, and all but one of them include cancer in the list of conditions allowed. Such laws give cancer patients across the country access to a substance that remains illegal under federal law. Anecdotal ...
Cancer docs feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anywayWashington Post
Cancer Docs: We Need More Research on Medical MarijuanaHealthDay
Most US Oncologists Discuss Medical Marijuana With PatientsMedscape
Healio -EurekAlert (press release) -WIRED -Boston Business Journal
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Longhorned Tick Mysteriously Invades New Jersey, Has Already Spread - NBC New York

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 19:12

NBC New York

Longhorned Tick Mysteriously Invades New Jersey, Has Already Spread
NBC New York
As if the tri-state's tick problem wasn't already bad enough: officials said an exotic species of the bloodsucker that mysteriously popped up in New Jersey last fall has survived the winter. Longhorned ticks have been found in Hunterdon and Union ...
Potentially dangerous exotic tick spreading in New JerseyFOX 29 News Philadelphia

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Child at Massachusetts daycare diagnosed with typhoid fever - Washington Post

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 18:56

Washington Post

Child at Massachusetts daycare diagnosed with typhoid fever
Washington Post
QUINCY, Mass. — A Massachusetts child care center has shut down temporarily after a child was diagnosed with typhoid fever, which is rare in the U.S.. The state Department of Public Health confirms that one child who attends the Bright Horizons ...
Quincy Day Care Closed After Child Diagnosed With Typhoid FeverNECN
Case of typhoid fever detected in child; day care in North Quincy closedWCVB Boston
Typhoid fever case reported at Quincy day care centerThe Boston Globe
MetroWest Daily News -Turn to 10 -CBS Boston / WBZ -The Patriot Ledger
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Genetic clues reveal origins of killer fungus behind the 'amphibian plague' - Phys.Org

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 18:00

Phys.Org

Genetic clues reveal origins of killer fungus behind the 'amphibian plague'
Phys.Org
A deadly fungus responsible for the devastation of amphibian populations around the world may have originated in East Asia, new research has found. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), known as chytrid fungus, has long been identified as a cause of the ...
Exotic pet trade linked to invasive fungus that's killing frogs globallyWashington Post
Global trade spreads deadly frog disease from AsiaEurekAlert (press release)

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Madison-area residents with mental illness to appear on billboards to reduce stigma - Madison.com

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 17:38

Madison.com

Madison-area residents with mental illness to appear on billboards to reduce stigma
Madison.com
Pooja Mehta, who has anxiety disorder, works as a project manager at Epic Systems, enjoys hiking and paddleboarding, and graduated from college last year with honors. Starting Friday, the 22-year-old from Madison and four other local residents with ...

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