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  • Parents: Mom didn't understand abandoning baby

    KEARNS, Utah (AP) — A newborn girl was fighting for her life a day after Utah police say her mother dumped her in a neighbor's trash can, an act the woman's parents said Wednesday that she didn't fully comprehend.

    Associated Press
  • Scientists Experiment With Reworking Memory in Mice

    In experiments on mice, scientists rewired the circuits of the brain and changed the animals' bad memories into good ones.

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  • FDA says Johnson & Johnson recalls some jaw implants

    (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson is recalling some lots of its implant used to correct defects of the jaw, following more than a dozen cases of injury. The device, used to correct birth or post-traumatic jaw defects by gradually lengthening the bone, is being recalled by JNJ unit DePuy Synthes as it…

    Reuters
  • Doctor dies of Ebola in Nigeria's oil hub Port Harcourt

    A doctor in Nigeria's oil industry hub of Port Harcourt has died from Ebola fever, after he was infected by man linked to the first case in Africa's most populous country, the Health Ministry said on Thursday. Heath Ministry spokesman Dan Nwomeh said on his Twitter feed that the doctor had treated…

    Reuters
  • What Ann Coulter and atheist Richard Dawkins have in common

    Dr. Kent Brantly, the American physician who contracted Ebola while treating the virus in Liberia, has now fully recovered. A month after falling ill with the famously lethal fever, Brantly is now walking, talking, and returning to business as usual. The only thing more surprising than Brantly's…

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  • Flu-shot shopping made easy

    The symptoms come on fast and strong: muscle aches and pain, fever, headaches, and exhaustion. The flu can knock you out for weeks—and that’s if you’re a healthy young adult. For the young, the o...

    Consumer Reports
  • Ebola vaccine from GSK fast-tracked into clinical trials

    LONDON/NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - An experimental Ebola vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline is being fast-tracked into human studies and the company plans to build a stockpile of up to 10,000 doses for emergency deployment, if results are good. The research work is being accelerated with funding from an…

    Reuters
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    Best Natural Anti-Inflammatory Foods & Supplements

    Inflammation is linked to a host of health issues, including arthritis, Alzheimer`s disease, and cardiovascular disease. But steroid injections and anti-inflammatory medications can have negative side effects, so we`re Getting the Skinny with Molly on top anti-inflammatory foods & supplements to…

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  • UK cancer drug fund gets extra 160 million pounds

    A fund that helps patients receive cancer medicines not routinely paid for by Britain's state health service is to get an extra 160 million pounds ($265 million), although the government is also taking a tougher line on prices. The Cancer Drugs Fund will negotiate with the pharmaceutical industry…

    Reuters
  • Demian Maia sidelined with bone infection in shoulder, will be reassessed in five to six weeks

    After going his first 19 fights in the UFC without ever pulling out of an announced bout, Demian Maia has hit a tough skid. Maia was scheduled to fight Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, last Saturday night. Maia's manager Eduardo Alfonso told UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani that Maia…

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    New fitness trends take center stage at IDEA convention

    Thousands of professionals attended the IDEA World Fitness convention, where new fitness trends abound.

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  • This Portable DNA Sequencer Is About the Size of a Brick

    The field tool could be used to detect infectious diseases

    BusinessWeek
  • Yoga: How We Serve Those in the Yoga Desert

    This is an interview with Lupé Carranza, who currently teaches at Yoga@LEMA, a free community yoga class located in the Lincoln Heights area of Los Angeles. Yoga@LEMA began as a class for the parents of Leadership in Entertainment and Media Arts High School (LEMA). Its founder, Marlene McCurtis,…

    Huffington Post
  • Edwards Poised on Strong Q2, Wide Range of Product Offerings

    On Aug 26, we issued an updated research report on Edwards Lifesciences (EW).

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  • Alkermes Begins a Study on ALKS7106 for Treatment of Pain

    Alkermes (ALKS) announced that it has initiated a phase I study on pipeline candidate, ALKS 7106.

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  • A doll hospital is an endearingly creepy place to work

    Behind a toy shop, in Sydney, Australia, there is a hospital where employees stitch up fingers, restore vision, and take their marching orders from a surgeon-in-chief. Many of the specialists are veterans of the hospital, having worked there for decades.

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