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Hospital reverses decision after toddler denied kidney transplant because father violated parole - WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:53

WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Hospital reverses decision after toddler denied kidney transplant because father violated parole
WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale
(WSVN) - A toddler in desperate need of a kidney transplant was denied the surgery because his father, who surgeons say is a “110 percent” match, violated his parole. Emory University hospital originally said it wouldn't do the operation until the ...

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Energy researcher sues the US National Academy of Sciences for millions of dollars - Nature.com

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:08

Nature.com

Energy researcher sues the US National Academy of Sciences for millions of dollars
Nature.com
Renewable energy, including from wind, is at the heart of a multi-million dollar lawsuit. A scientific dispute about the future of alternative energy has landed in a US court. Mark Jacobson, an environmental and civil engineer at Stanford University in ...
Lawsuit over disputed energy study sparks Twitter warE&E News
Professor Sues PNAS Over Paper CriticismsThe Scientist
Climate Scientist Mark Jacobson Sues Journal for $10M over Hurt FeelingsAmerican Council on Science and Health
Washington Post -SFGate -Science 2.0 -Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
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Marburg virus outbreak declared in Uganda - WJXT Jacksonville

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 20:51

WJXT Jacksonville

Marburg virus outbreak declared in Uganda
WJXT Jacksonville
(CNN) - An outbreak of contagious and deadly Marburg virus disease in the Kween district of eastern Uganda was declared by the nation's Ministry of Health on October 19. Marburg virus disease, which causes severe viral hemorrhagic fever, ranks among ...
WHO helps Kenya prevent spread of Marburg from UgandaOutbreak News Today
Ministry of Health allays fears of Marburg virus outbreakKenya Broadcasting Corporation
Two Marburg cases confirmed, one suspected and one probable case reportedNew Vision
Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog) -Xinhua
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The Latest: Doctor pleads with judge to regain license - ABC News

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 19:50

Washington Post

The Latest: Doctor pleads with judge to regain license
ABC News
Dr. Anna Konopka stands in front of her tiny office where she sees patients, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 in New London, N.H.. The 84-year-old physician is fighting to get her license back after being accused by the state's Board of Medicine of problems with ...
In Court, New London Doctor Pleads to Reopen PracticeNew Hampshire Public Radio
Doctor fights to regain license lost to lax computer skillsPlainview Daily Herald
Doctor who gave up medical license wants to treat patients againWMUR Manchester
Becker's Hospital Review
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Bride-to-be hospitalized, undergoes surgery after pedicure - fox5sandiego.com

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 18:49

fox5sandiego.com

Bride-to-be hospitalized, undergoes surgery after pedicure
fox5sandiego.com
TAMPA, Fla. – A Florida woman says a pedicure derailed her life before her wedding when she was rushed to the hospital with a bad infection that required surgery, according to WFTS. Tara Batista went to Nail Image in Tampa for the routine treatment but ...
Florida woman ends up in hospital, has surgery after getting pedicureKIRO Seattle
Florida woman undergoes surgery after infection following pedicureLocal 10
Pedicure Sends Bride-To-Be For Emergency Surgery After Toe Infection Spreads to Her BonesNewsweek

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Scientists Develop Drug That Can 'Melt Away' Harmful Fat - Fortune

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 18:28

Fortune

Scientists Develop Drug That Can 'Melt Away' Harmful Fat
Fortune
Scientists think they've discovered a new drug that can melt away heart-clogging fat. CNBC reports that researchers from the University of Aberdeen think that one dose of a new drug Trodusquemine could completely reverse the effects of Atherosclerosis ...
Drug Caused Arterial Plaque in Mice to 'Melt Away' (CNBCMedPage Today
New drug found to melt away heart-clogging fat with just one doseCNBC
Cancer drug shows unexpected fat-melting side effectsNew Atlas
DeathRattleSports.com -Daily Star -Aberdeen Evening Express -EPM Magazine
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Florida woman ends up in hospital, has surgery after getting pedicure - KIRO Seattle

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 16:46

KIRO Seattle

Florida woman ends up in hospital, has surgery after getting pedicure
KIRO Seattle
A woman in Tampa, Florida, blames a pedicure for her week-long stay at a local hospital. >> Read more trending news. Related Headlines. Daylight Saving Time: 6 things to know about 'falling back'. Tara Batista told WFTS that a few hours after she left ...

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Surrogate mom delivers two babies, one her own - CNN

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:33

CNN

Surrogate mom delivers two babies, one her own
CNN
(CNN) The lives of Jessica Allen and her husband, Wardell Jasper, were changed permanently and for the better by a rare medical phenomenon. Their unique story begins with the hope of extending a lifeline to another couple around the globe. Allen, 31, a ...
Surrogate mother of 'twins' finds one is hersBBC News
Surrogate mom gives birth to own child along with other couple's babyCTV News

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Men bombard Pennsylvania gynecologist for medical marijuana - CBS News

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:23

CBS News

Men bombard Pennsylvania gynecologist for medical marijuana
CBS News
ALTOONA, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania gynecologist says she has been inundated with calls from men trying to set up appointments after hearing she was permitted to prescribe medical marijuana. Dr. Liang Bartkowiak tells the Altoona Mirror she was mentioned in ...
Scores of Men Try to Land Gynecologist AppointmentNewser
Central Avenue Bridge construction on hold for winterWJAC Johnstown
Men seeking medical marijuana bombard gynecologist's office after newspaper reveals she has been licensed to ...Daily Mail

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China disputes Trump's claim of 'flood' of fentanyl into US - SFGate

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:31

SFGate

China disputes Trump's claim of 'flood' of fentanyl into US
SFGate
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese official on Friday disputed President Donald Trump's claim that the deadly opioid fentanyl that is flooding the U.S. is mostly produced in China, just days before a visit by Trump at which he has said he will make China's role ...

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Survey reveals surprising mismatch between perception and reality of obesity in America - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:00

Los Angeles Times

Survey reveals surprising mismatch between perception and reality of obesity in America
Los Angeles Times
Nearly 40% of American adults and 20% of children carry enough extra weight to warrant a diagnosis of obesity. That's the highest obesity rate among the world's affluent nations, and it's already shortening Americans' lifespans by driving up rates of ...
10% Of The World Population is Obese – Nigeria Ranks 10thBuzz Reporters (press release) (blog)

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What is Neuroblastoma? 9-Year-Old Patient Plans To Celebrate Christmas Early - International Business Times

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:23

International Business Times

What is Neuroblastoma? 9-Year-Old Patient Plans To Celebrate Christmas Early
International Business Times
Nine-year-old Jacob Thompson from Portland, Maine, has been fighting neuroblastoma cancer since he was 5. The treatment proved to be unsuccessful and the disease has spread to the child's head and hip. According to a report in 11Alive.com, Thompson's ...
Help this 9-year-old cancer patient celebrate Christmas earlywtkr.com
9-Year-Old Cancer Patient Asks for Cards to Celebrate "Last Christmas" EarlyGoodHousekeeping.com
9-year-old battling cancer to celebrate Christmas early this yearAtlanta Journal Constitution
WILX-TV -13WMAZ -LEX18 Lexington KY News -Bangor Daily News
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Scientists find key to unwanted thoughts - BBC News

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:07

BBC News

Scientists find key to unwanted thoughts
BBC News
Have you ever wanted to stop ruminating on something and just been unable to? Scientists could have the secret. They have identified a chemical in the brain's "memory" region that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts. The discovery may help explain ...
Scientists identify mechanism that helps us inhibit unwanted thoughtsMedical Xpress

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CDC: Heart disease deaths down, overdose deaths up - Local 10

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 09:50

Local 10

CDC: Heart disease deaths down, overdose deaths up
Local 10
(CNN) - Three new reports from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention bring both good and bad news about Americans' health. Death rates for heart disease, cancer and HIV are all down in the United States in the year ending mid-2017 ...
US rate for gun deaths increases for second straight yearABC News
Overdose Death Rates Rose More Last Year Than in the Last Four CombinedFortune
US birth rates fall as deaths from age-related deaths climb according to the CDC's latest quarterly estimatesDaily Mail

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The non-alcoholic's guide to drinking less alcohol - CNN

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 08:40

CNN

The non-alcoholic's guide to drinking less alcohol
CNN
(CNN) If you're reading this, you may think you drink a little too much, yet you wouldn't describe yourself as an "alcoholic." Maybe you're a parent who comes home after a stressful day at work and takes a drink to decompress and deal with the kids ...

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The non-alcoholic's guide to drinking less alcohol - CNN

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 08:40

CNN

The non-alcoholic's guide to drinking less alcohol
CNN
(CNN) If you're reading this, you may think you drink a little too much, yet you wouldn't describe yourself as an "alcoholic." Maybe you're a parent who comes home after a stressful day at work and takes a drink to decompress and deal with the kids ...
Seniors and Alcohol Abuse: Part 2Creators Syndicate
New figures reveal the extent of young people's drinking in the North EastNorthumberland Gazette
More needs to be done to stop teenage drinking, say campaignersHartlepool Mail

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China dispute's Trump's claim of 'flood' of fentanyl into US - CTV News

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 06:48

CTV News

China dispute's Trump's claim of 'flood' of fentanyl into US
CTV News
BEIJING -- A Chinese official on Friday disputed U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that the deadly opioid fentanyl that is flooding the U.S. is mostly produced in China, just days before a visit by Trump at which he has said he will make China's role ...
China disputes Trump claim of 'flood' of fentanyl to USWBT
China Deflects Blame for Opioid Crisis as Trump Visit NearsNew York Times
China Says Hopes US Can 'Help, Not Cause Problems' in South China SeaU.S. News & World Report
Los Angeles Times -Reuters -CNBC -Wall Street Journal
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Doctor fights to regain license lost to lax computer skills - Seattle Times

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 04:46

Seattle Times

Doctor fights to regain license lost to lax computer skills
Seattle Times
Dr. Anna Konopka sits in her tiny office, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 in New London, N.H.. The 84-year-old physician is fighting to get her license back after being accused by the state's Board of Medicine of problems with her... (AP Photo/Michael Casey ...

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US rate for gun deaths increases for second straight year - ABC News

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 04:09

US rate for gun deaths increases for second straight year
ABC News
FILE - In this July 7, 2014 file photo, Chicago police display some of the thousands of illegal firearms confiscated during the year. In a government report released on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, the U.S. rate for gun deaths has increased for the second ...

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Gut bacteria 'boost' cancer therapy - BBC News

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 00:55

BBC News

Gut bacteria 'boost' cancer therapy
BBC News
Bacteria living in the murky depths of the digestive system seem to influence whether tumours shrink during cancer therapy, say French and US researchers. They tested the microbiome - the collection of microscopic species that live in us - in cancer ...
Patients' Gut Bugs May Play Role in Cancer CareHealthDay
Good gut microbes may help immunotherapy drugs shrink tumorsReuters
Your gut bacteria could determine how you respond to cutting-edge cancer drugsScience Magazine
Nature.com -Medical Xpress -The Sydney Morning Herald -Cancer Research UK
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