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  • Surgeons remove 232 teeth from Indian teenager

    Ashik Gavai, 17, sought medical help for a swelling on the right side of his lower jaw and the case was referred to the city's JJ Hospital, where they found he was suffering from a condition known as complex odontoma, head of dentistry Sunanda Dhivare-Palwankar told AFP. The youngster's father,…

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  • Behavior therapy may help prevent depression over vision loss

    By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Combining occupational therapy to help older people adapt to central vision loss with behavior therapy to keep them from becoming too isolated may prevent depression, according to a new study. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) causes vision loss in…

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  • Often Overlooked Method to Pay Off Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by as much as $3,000 a year. Here is how it works.

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  • Liberian man in Lagos being tested for Ebola

    By Chijioke Ohuocha LAGOS (Reuters) - A Liberian man is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus after he collapsed on arrival at an airport in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, a mega-city of 21 million people, the Lagos State Health Ministry said on Thursday. Ebola has killed 660 people across…

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  • CDC resumes tuberculosis lab transfers halted after anthrax mishap

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday lifted a moratorium on transfers of inactivated materials from its clinical tuberculosis laboratory, after a bioterror lab mishap last month potentially exposed workers to live anthrax, prompting the halt of transfers from other…

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  • Healthcare Spending to Trend Up in 2015: 3 Healthcare Fund Picks

    The rise in healthcare spending, if true, will increase business for hospitals, diagnostic centers and healthcare related industry. Eventually, the healthcare industry should benefit and help healthcare ...

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    Reported HGH Use Up Among Teens: What Are the Risks?

    New survey finds a spike in the number of teens who say they have used performance-enhancing drugs.

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  • Health care jobs lift less-educated workers

    Health care could provide more promising career pathways for low-wage workers

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  • More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

    NEW YORK (AP) — More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.

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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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  • Pesticide linked to three generations of genetic damage

    No one's used the pesticide Methoxychlor for more than a decade — but according to a new study, it may be harming people for generations to come. A group of researchers at Washington State University have discovered new effects from the pesticide that reach into a subject's epigenome, affecting…

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  • Stay Healthy On Vacation

    Certified health coach Linda Arrandt recently navigated France’s many indulgent offerings on vacation and came back with wisdom to share. Here are Arrandt’s tips for how to stay healthy on vacation, even when that vacation is in the epicenter of gastronomy.

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  • How to Avoid Getting Sick on Vacation

    What could be worse than spending those precious summer weekends inside with a sinus infection or nasty cough? Cold and flu season tends to peak between December and February but summer colds are pretty common says Dr. Josh Axe, M.D., the author of several books and former physician to U.S. Olympic…

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  • Galectin, Intercept, Others Vying for Lead Drugs in NASH Epidemic

    WHITEFISH, MT / July 24, 2014 / Fat is driving the bus these days in one narrow, but widening, biotech sector as companies strive for dominance. Among these are Galectin Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: GALT), ...

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  • 'Uncontacted' Amazon People Treated for Flu

    Advocates for indigenous tribes and Brazilian officials are worried that a group of people in the Amazon who had been living in isolation from the outside world may have contracted the flu — a potentially deadly disease that these individuals had never been exposed to before. On three separate…

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  • Australian Medical Board bans prominent euthanasia doctor

    Prominent Australian right-to-die doctor Philip Nitschke on Thursday vowed to continue giving advice on how to end life after the Australian Medical Board used emergency powers to suspend him. The ruling -- an interim measure pending the outcome of an inquiry -- follows the suicide of Perth man…

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  • New Prostate Supplement Takes CVS by Storm

    Are you sick and tired of frequent bathrooms trips that wake you up at night and dominate your day? There's a new product that helps.

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  • Padres' Maybin blames positive amphetamine test on condition

    Cameron Maybin admitted to use of amphetamines that led to a suspension by Major League Baseball, but said use resulted from treatment for a medical condition and not an attempt to gain competitive advantage. The 27-year-old San Diego Padres outfielder was suspended for 25 games without pay on…

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    Bristol-Myers Q2 Sales Fall, Will Focus on Cancer Drugs

    Bristol-Myers Squibb's murky earnings report reveals a company still in flux. Earnings were slightly above analyst estimates at 48 cents a share. The company's revenue came in at $3.9 billion, down 4% from the same quarter last year. The sales decline is a result of the company selling its stake in…

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  • Midazolam is common thread in 3 lengthy executions

    Arizona used a two-drug protocol for Wednesday's execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who had been sentenced to die for the 1989 deaths of a former girlfriend and her father.

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  • Paracetamol no better than placebo in low-back pain: study

    Paracetamol, the first-choice lower-back pain killer, worked no better than dummy drugs administered in a trial of more than 1,600 people suffering from the condition, researchers said Thursday. In fact, the median recovery time for those on placebo was a day shorter than that for trial subjects…

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  • TCA: PBS ‘Nova’ Panelists Scorch Jenny McCarthy Over Vaccine Position

    During a PBS Q&A session for its Nova program, Vaccines: Calling The Shots, the conversation eventually wound its way around to Jenny McCarthy. Which is to say a TV critic asked the panelists to weigh in on McCarthy, who has become the celebrity most closely associated with the vaccine debate.…

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  • Injured LSU frosh released from hospital

    The news regarding an incoming freshman keeps getting better and better. According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, LSU defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao was released from a local hospital Wednesday. Two days earlier, Lealaimatafao was rushed to the hospital after reportedly punching a glass…

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  • Millions 'Stunned' By New Website

    New site posts over 37 billion public records online. Anyone can access this information and see what some may be hiding. You may not like findings!

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