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Doctor diagnoses NC woman with cancer after seeing her on TV

Voigt saw this, and brought it to my attention, and now I'll be treated for it", she told ABC News . Voigt immediately realized it could be s...

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Highest surge in syphilis for almost 70 years 'due to government cuts'

Those aged between 25 and 34-years-old accounted for most cases - a total of 33%. Beyond dating apps and unsafe sex, campaigners also cite g...

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Work stress is more deadly in men than women, major study finds

A major study into the impact of work stress on health has revealed dramatic differences in the rates of premature death between different group...

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Broccoli coffee is a thing, because you're not eating your vegetables

Researchers at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have developed a powdered broccoli product which can be ...

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Teetotallers are off sick more than regular drinkers, study finds

Drink responsibly - and in moderation. A new study shows that people who abstain from alcohol are more likely to call in sick than those who m...

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CrossFit Gym Shuts Doors After Pride Workout Cancellation Causes Backlash

In his email to members cancelling the workout, owner Brandon Lowe said the gym's goal has always been to promote health and well-being. Humilit...

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Woman dies of hepatitis A after eating frozen pomegranate

Paddy Phillips , South Australia chief medical officer, said that most of those who were sickened made a full recovery. According to the NHS ...

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Doctor Saves Life Of Woman He Saw On HGTV

Eventually he was able to get in contact with Nicole McGuinness of North Carolina. "I noticed that she had a lump in her neck, and as a head...

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NYS health insurance rates could increase

Health insurance companies that operate in NY have submitted their proposed rates for next year and some want to raise your rates by 20 percent,...

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Google Doodle pays homage to baby-saving doctor Virginia Apgar

Apgar was encouraged to study anesthesiology and became interested in the field of obstetrical anesthesia where she would make her greatest cont...

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It shows the growing severity of the issue

One factor in the rising rate, say mental health professionals as well as economists, sociologists and epidemiologists, is the Great Recession t...

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Ebola: Medical workers in Congo finish vaccination

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the ministry announced on May 8 that there were confirmed cases of Ebola in the country. Over 1,10...

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Animals Take Turns When Having Conversations

It is underpinned by cooperative turn-taking, which consists of reciprocal exchanges of alternating, short and flexible turns between two or mor...

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Kate Spade's Father Breaks Silence on Designer's Tragic Death

Since her death , further reports emerged stating she and her husband Andy , also 55, where living separately before she passed away. "We we...

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Northwest Arkansan man says he infected self with HIV to expose others

Green also ordered him to register as a sex offender, banned him from unsupervised contact with minors and imposed a suspended sentence agreemen...

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Chemoradiotherapy before surgery may extend lives of pancreatic cancer patients

Patients who had chemoradiotherapy before surgery lived longer on average. "We still need to be very cautious in our young patient population ...

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Opioid Overdose Drug Naloxone Has Been Recalled

Users can inspect the Naloxone before it is administered to a person by looking for particulate matter near the syringe and looking for discolor...

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Social Security to tap reserves to cover 2018 benefits

In 16 years, Social Security will have to cut benefits by 21 percent if lawmakers do nothing to cure the program's long-term funding shortfall...

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Immune System drug shows 'spectacular' results for Prostate Cancer patients

Professor de Bono adds: "Our study has found that immunotherapy can benefit a subset of men with advanced, otherwise untreatable prostate cance...

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5 confirmed dead in lettuce outbreak

This is the worst outbreak since 2006, when 205 people became ill and five died after contracting E. coli from baby spinach. A total of fi...

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Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, study finds

Generally, after surgery, such patients receive endocrine therapy , such as tamoxifen, which is created to block the cancer-spurring effects of...

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Miss America Pageant Scraps Swimsuit Competition -- And It's About Time

As one might imagine, nixing the swimsuit portion of the competition has caused quite a stir on social media, with opinions falling on all ends ...

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Medical marijuana can be sold in Wickliffe, Painesville Township

The board received 376 dispensary applications, 18 from Lucas County. Cresco Labs Ohio LLC on Main Street in Wintersville in Jefferson County wa...

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Breast cancer treated successfully with immune therapy

About 50 percent of all women diagnosed worldwide have hormone-receptor positive, HER2-negative, node-negative cancer. "The study showed that ...

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Thousands of breast cancer patients could be spared chemo

More than 20,000 women in the United Kingdom are diagnosed with hormone-receptor positive, HER2-negative, node-negative breast cancer annually. ...

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Kathleen Wynne concedes she will not be Ontario's Premier after June 7

Wynne said she will fight for the tariffs to be repealed and, until then, to make sure Ontario's steel industry has the necessary support to rem...

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Warren County's 23rd Relay for Life celebrates survivors

That is why I will continue to fight to find a cure. After a grueling round of treatment that included intense chemotherapy, Ledbetter admitte...

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Nipah; Woman with Nipah symptoms dies in the isolation ward

The health authorities had drawn up a list of 1,949 people who had come in contact with the Nipah-affected persons to monitor their health condi...

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5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak

Food and Drug Administration , the last shipments of romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region were harvested on April 16, and the harvest se...

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American Cancer Society Lowers Age for Colon Cancer Screening to 45

Rising rates of colon cancer and deaths in younger adults have driven the need for updated guidelines. Dr. Cedrek McFadden is a physician with...

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