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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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  • Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

    By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - The head doctor fighting an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, one of a growing list of medical workers infected while battling to halt its spread across West Africa. Ebola has killed 632 people across Guinea,…

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  • Democratic Sen. John Walsh links plagiarism in 2007 thesis to PTSD strain from Iraq War service

    Sen. John Walsh (D-Mont.) has mounted a full media response, after The New York Times reported Wednesday that his 2007 master's thesis at the Army War College was extensively plagiarized from other sources. Walsh's explanation: Attributing his mistakes to a severe struggle with post-traumatic…

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  • CDC lab director resigns after Anthrax incident

    Michael Farrell, the director of the CDC's Bioterror Rapid Response and Advanced Technology Laboratory (BRRAT) in Atlanta, has resigned from his post, the CDC confirmed Wednesday.

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  • Paracetamol no better than placebo for low back pain, study finds

    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Paracetamol, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to the results of a large trial published on Thursday. A study published in The Lancet medical journal…

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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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  • Obamacare Scare: Court's Rule May Lead to Higher Price in States with Federal Insurance Exchange

    The conflicting rulings from two federal appeals courts yesterday left open the question of whether health insurance premiums will continue to be subsidized and if ...

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  • [video] In Gaza, a Hospital Hit by an Artillery Strike

    WSJ’s Nick Casey provides this first-hand look at a damaged hospital that was struck in Gaza Monday. Israel said fighters from Hamas, the militant group it’s been targeting, were storing anti-tank missiles ...

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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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  • Peer-led stress reduction may help mothers of kids with autism

    By Shereen Lehman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Programs teaching “mindfulness” and “positive psychology” both helped mothers of children with autism and other mental-development disabilities to reduce their stress, anxiety and depression, according to a new study. Most services for such families…

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  • What If ... You Get Injured While Traveling

    From travel insurance to medical evacs, here’s what to do when you’re injured and far from home.

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  • Healthier Habits Haven't Stopped the Doritos and Cheetos Snack Boom

    PepsiCo's chip business continues to benefit from increased snacking in America

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  • Coming Soon: A Fitness Tracker That Zaps You When You Slack Off

    If you’ve ever struggled with workout motivation (and seriously, who hasn’t?) a new fitness band is here to help. Scheduled to be released next year, the band will jolt you with an electric shock whenever you step out of line. Yes, you read that right — jolt you. With electricity. If you fail to…

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    Puma Biotechnology Soars on Breast Cancer Drug Results

    Clinical trial of experimental drug blocked the return of breast cancer in women.

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  • Journal raises concern about blood-thinning drug

    A key selling point of the drug known as Dabigatran or Pradaxa was that it required no blood-level monitoring, as does competitor warfarin. Dabigatran's maker, Boehringer Ingelheim, had said the drug was better than warfarin at reducing stroke in people with irregular heart rhythm, with a similar…

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  • Millions "Rattled" by New Site Releasing Records!

    Your past is now easily searchable online! A new site has made browsing the public records of anyone as easy as entering a name and choosing a state!

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  • Recreational marijuana qualifies for Oregon ballot

    Oregon voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use after state elections officials on Tuesday said the measure qualified for the November ballot. The measure would allow adults ...

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  • 295% Pop: Too Late to Buy Puma Biotechnology Stock?

    Puma Biotechnology (PBYI) reported surprising phase 3 data that sent shares soaring. Here's what you need to know about Puma's promising cancer drug.

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  • A Patient's Guide to Second Opinions

    Trisha Torrey, a patient advocate who lives in Syracuse, New York, learned this first-hand when the golf-ball-sized growth in her abdomen was misdiagnosed as a rare and fatal tumor just before the Fourth of July weekend in 2004. The surgeon who removed the growth in Torrey's abdomen told her,…

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  • CDC: Most overweight kids don't think they're overweight

    New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that a majority of overweight children believe they are a healthy weight. Roughly 81 percent of overweight boys and 71 percent of overweight girls between the ages of 8 and 15 believe they are the correct weight. The CDC's…

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  • South Korea confirms hog foot-and-mouth outbreak

    South Korea has confirmed a case of foot-and-mouth disease at a hog farm, the country's first outbreak in more than three years, the agriculture ministry said in a statement on Thursday. The case comes as Asia's fourth-largest economy strives to contain a six-month outbreak of bird flu, which has…

    Reuters
  • Big league batting leader Troy Tulowitzki on DL

    Major league batting leader Troy Tulowitzki has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Colorado Rockies because of a left hip flexor strain. This is Tulowitzki's first trip to the disabled list this season but he has taken days off to rest his chronically tight legs. ''I didn't know to the…

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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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