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  • Man accused of decapitating wife leaves hospital for jail

    PHOENIX (AP) — A man accused of decapitating his wife and their pet dogs before mutilating himself has gone from a hospital bed to a jail cell, authorities said Sunday.

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  • Reddick doubtful for Monday, but not concerned about back

    OAKLAND Josh Reddick is listed as doubtful for Mondays game, but neither he nor As manager Bob Melvin sounded overly concerned about the outfielders back injury. Reddick left Sundays game against Cleveland with tightness in his lower back stemming from a running catch he made in the top of the…

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  • Dispel Hostility, Improve Your Health

    by Mimi O' ConnorDecades of research have reported on the negative health consequences of living with high levels of hostility. In his book Anger Kills, Dr. Redford Williams clarifies that of the several components of the Type A behavior pattern (the kind exhibited by people who are tense, driven,…

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  • WADA to investigate new doping allegations in athletics

    Three weeks before the world championships, athletics was thrown into turmoil by new accusations of widespread doping and experts denouncing an anti-doping system compromised by leniency. The World Anti-Doping Agency responded to the ''wild allegations'' made by two European media outlets of…

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  • Pirates SP A.J. Burnett will decline surgery if recommended

    This article, Pirates SP A.J. Burnett will decline surgery if recommended, originally appeared on Fantasy News at CBSSports.com.

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    Health officials to hold town hall meeting to discuss Legionnaire's Disease; total number of cases rises to 71

    Political leaders and health officials are set to hold a meeting on Monday night after a fourth person has died due to Legionnaire's Disease in the Bronx.

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  • 10 years after Katrina, New Orleans finally opens a full-scale public hospital

    Ten years after the levees and floodwalls broke during Hurricane Katrina and flooded New Orleans, the Big Easy finally has a full-scale public hospital again — a new Charity hospital.At 6 a.m. Saturday, the new 1.6-million-square-foot University Medical Center New Orleans, built with $1.1 billion…

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  • Kenya dismisses athletics doping reports as smear campaign

    By Drazen Jorgic NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's athletics body said on Sunday that media reports alleging doping among its runners were a smear campaign ahead of world championships in Beijing. Of the 800, 77 were Kenyan athletes according the reports. Athletics Kenya (AK) said claims of widespread…

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  • Tougher Marijuana Regulations Could Be Coming to a State Near You

    A new report from the CDC signals that tougher labeling requirements for marijuana edibles may be around the corner.

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  • Excessive use of antibiotics in livestock is creating huge problems. Here’s how to fix it.

    You’ve probably heard some controversy about antibiotics being used on farm animals — what’s the deal? Since some people are allergic to antibiotics, the USDA already inspects meat to ensure it doesn’t contain any antibiotic residues, and animals have a required withdrawal period before slaughter…

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  • Fetal tissue research declining, still important

    By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - A political battle over the use of fetal tissue in medical research has been reinvigorated by the release of undercover videos targeting Planned Parenthood officials. Newer, less-controversial technologies, including the “reprogramming” of adult skin cells…

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    Miracle Baby Finally Goes Home After a Year in the Hospital

    Trevor Frolick, born 16 weeks early, was sent off with a heartfelt goodbye by adoring hospital staff after spending a full year in their care.

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  • Ravens' Harbaugh concerned about injury to safety Matt Elam

    Ravens coach John Harbaugh is concerned about the severity of the biceps injury to safety Matt Elam. Elam, a third-year safety, injured the biceps during practice on Saturday reaching for a receiver who had run by him. If the biceps are torn, this could possibly be a season-ending injury.

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  • The Biggest LGBT Wellness Stories Of The Week

     Trans Communities Have More CancerBreaking: transphobia is making cancer worse. A new report from the World Health Organization found that cancer is higher among trans folks because stigma and discrimination stopped people from getting preventative screening.Straight Providers Favor Straight…

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  • Woman gets probation in boyfriend's death by neglect

    ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman has been sentenced to five years of probation for fatally neglecting her boyfriend, who died several months after being taken to the hospital with bedsores, mold in his catheter and bug bites.

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  • Raiders' Murray physically ready for heavy workload

    Youll catch one video after another of the young Raiders running back preparing for training camp in a swimming pool, running hills with a flack jacket, dodging four-square balls thrown at him and lifting serious weight. Theres little doubt many NFL players prepare hard for training camp in an…

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  • The Blockbuster Potential of Biogen Inc's Pipeline

    Blue chip biotech stock Biogen has a strong pipeline full of drugs that could offer multi billion dollar opportunity. Lets take a closer look at the potential.

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  • NYC Doctor, Who Survived Ebola, Says Experimental Vaccine Could Be 'A Way Forward'

    A New York City doctor, who made headlines after he was diagnosed with Ebola, said he hoped an experimental vaccine could be “a way forward” for a region decimated by the deadly virus. Craig Spencer, an emergency room physician at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, made…

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  • Marijuana Price Rises Another 3% to $1,791

    For the week ended Friday, July 31st, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis rose from $1,736 in the prior week to $1,791, a jump of slightly more than 3%. The futures price for December 2015 remained ...

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