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{FD} Certain ***** tampons recalled following reports they unravel, come apart inside body

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A certain type of ***** tampons has been voluntarily recalled by Kimberly-Clark after the company received reports that the feminine hygiene product was unraveling or coming apart inside some users’ bodies. Continue reading

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{FD} Model awarded $125G after she unknowingly became face of HIV

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A Brooklyn model has been awarded $125,000 after she unwittingly became the face of HIV when a state agency used her stock photo in an ad campaign. Continue reading

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{FD} This woman almost died from a blood clot at 38

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An undiagnosed genetic mutation combined with birth control pills created the perfect storm for a limb-threatening deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Continue reading

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{FD} Photos capture heartwarming moment blind boy meets Santa, reindeer

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A Texas mother’s post about the “Best Santa ever” has gone viral after she shared moving photos of her 6-year-old son, who is blind and autistic, touching Santa’s face and feeling his suit as they shared a special moment. Continue reading

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{FD} Tough new opioid policies leave some cancer and post-surgery patients without painkillers

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New federal and state hard lines on painkiller prescriptions are affecting even cancer patients and people fresh out of major surgeries. Continue reading

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{FD} Health experts offer solutions for unintended consequences of opioid crackdown

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The most urgently needed first step to addressing the misunderstandings about Centers for Disease and Prevention opioid prescribing guidelines, many clinicians and health experts say, is for the agency to clarify – in a high-profile way– what the guid… Continue reading

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{FD} Dad claims food poisoning led to rare paralyzing disorder

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A gym-mad dad was paralyzed from the nose down by a rare immune disorder triggered by a chicken curry meal. Continue reading

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{FD} Michigan State Police escort home girl with life-threatening disease

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A 6-year-old girl in Michigan got “a very special escort home” upon her release from a months-long hospital stay, police revealed Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Young girl wakes up from two-week coma: ‘Our Christmas miracle is happening’

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The family of a Florida teen with Cystic Fibrosis was shocked and amazed after their 17-year-old daughter unexpectedly woke up from a two-week coma last week, but say prayer is still needed. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman had left ****** removed after contracting sepsis in implant

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A waitress in Nevada has undergone her fourth reconstructive surgery in two years after she developed sepsis in her left ****** implant and had to have it removed in order to save her life. Continue reading

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{FD} Jimmy Dean sausage recalled over potential metal contamination

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More than 29,000 pounds of certain Jimmy Dean sausage products were recalled following reports they possibly contained pieces of metal. Continue reading

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{FD} Terminally ill mom dies week after dream wedding

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A terminally-ill mother has died just days after friends organized her dream wedding in just 36 hours. Continue reading

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{FD} Doctors caught between struggling opioid patients and crackdown on prescriptions

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Doctors are opting to stop prescribing legal opioids – even to people who are left bedridden without them — as insurers, pharmacies, state medical boards and state and federal law enforcement authorities warn them about overstepping federal opioid pre… Continue reading

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{FD} Boy, 6, diagnosed with flesh-eating bacteria after positive strep test

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A 6-year-old boy in Mississippi is fighting for his life after a flesh-eating bacteria infection sneakily spread through his legs for days. Continue reading

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{FD} Surgeons separate 3-day-old conjoined twins in 5-hour operation

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Surgeons in India posed for a celebratory selfie after successfully separating 3-day-old conjoined twins in a painstaking operation. Continue reading

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{FD} James Bond has a ‘severe’ drinking problem, researchers argue

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He’s blowing well over a 0.07. Continue reading

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{FD} As doctors taper or end opioid prescriptions, many patients driven to despair, suicide

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Doctors and medical establishments are sharply reducing doses of – or altogether no long prescribing — pain medications, leaving many among the estimated 20 million Americans who suffer from daily debilitating chronic pain to consider ending their liv… Continue reading

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{FD} Romania hospital reports 39 babies diagnosed with superbug

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Romanian authorities say the number of babies diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in the capital has risen to 39. Continue reading

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{FD} Henna tattoo leaves girl, 3, with chemical burn in shape of cat

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A 3-year-old girl has been left with horrific chemical burns and permanent scars covering her arm – thanks to a black henna tattoo she got on vacation. Continue reading

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{FD} Patient coughs up blood clot in shape of lung passage: report

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A patient dying from heart failure last month coughed up a blood clot in the shape of his right lung’s bronchial tree nearly 6-inches in length, according to a photo from the New England Journal of Medicine. Continue reading

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{FD} Don’t eat raw cookie dough this holiday season, CDC warns

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Holiday baking season is in full swing and many people will begin baking cookies for Santa, however the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say you may want to think twice before you start snacking in the kitchen. Continue reading

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{FD} Michigan boy, 12, rakes leaves to raise money for gravestone of friend who died of cancer

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A 12-year-old Michigan boy is working odd jobs to raise money for a special Christmas gift: a gravestone for his best friend. Continue reading

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{FD} 9 ways to handle holiday food when you have diabetes

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During the holiday season, however, when pies, cookies and indulgent recipes are everywhere you look, it can be even more challenging to keep your sugar intake levels steady. Continue reading

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{FD} Should you run outside in winter?

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When the temperature dips below freezing and the ground becomes a sheet of ice, the bitter cold wind drives many athletes and weekend warriors indoors.   Continue reading

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{FD} Washington woman dead from brain-eating amoeba after using neti pot filled with tap water, report says

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A Seattle woman whose brain was partly a “ball of bloody mush” after rare brain-eating amoebas infected her likely contracted the organisms after she using a neti pot full of tap water to clear her sinuses. Continue reading

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{FD} Generic drugmaker to sell alternative to EpiPen injectors

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Generic drugmaker Sandoz announced plans Thursday to start selling an alternative to the EpiPen in the U.S. early next year. Continue reading

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{FD} Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

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The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom with cancer whose search for bone marrow donor went viral gives birth to twins

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A California mother who was diagnosed with leukemia while pregnant with twins gave birth to a boy and girl on Thursday, named Rainy and Ryan. Continue reading

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{FD} Man’s wife dies 6 days after giving birth, now on a mission to educate parents on maternal mortality

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The U.S. continues to see maternal death rates rise and yet 60 percent of these deaths are preventable, according to the CDC. Fox News’ Dr. Manny Alvarez, a high-risk obstetrician, discusses three of the most common types of pregnancy complications and… Continue reading

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{FD} Researchers inch closer toward male contraceptive gel — but will men use it?

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You’d think male birth control would have progressed a bit farther by now. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman nearly lost top lip after getting botched fillers at ‘Botox’ party

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When Rachael Knappier went to a “Botox party” at a friend’s home at the end of August, she planned to indulge in a shot of the wrinkle eraser in her forehead and a glass of fizz with her pals. Continue reading

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{FD} Colorado dad welcomes baby girl, loses wife on same day

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A Colorado father who welcomed his baby girl on the same day he lost his wife is receiving help from his Littleton community after a fundraiser was started on Facebook. Continue reading

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{FD} Chemicals found in makeup, soap, other personal care products may speed up puberty in girls, study says

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Makeup, toothpaste, and soap: What do these everyday personal care items have in common? According to a recent study, certain chemicals found in them could contribute to girls hitting puberty earlier. Continue reading

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{FD} NYC health officials ban unvaccinated kids from school amid measles outbreak in Orthodox Jewish community

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Health officials in New York are requiring students who attend Jewish schools in certain zip codes to get the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine amid a measles outbreak that has sickened at least 39 children in the Orthodox Jewish community since October. Continue reading

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{FD} Man coughs up part of lung while being treated for heart failure

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A 36-year-old California man who was admitted to the intensive care unit with chronic heart failure was coughing so severely that he hacked up a piece of his lung. Continue reading

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{FD} Company recalls infant Ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS

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A pharmaceutical company has issued a recall for three lots of infant ibuprofen distrubted to stores nationwide. Continue reading

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{FD} Formerly conjoined twins head home after 7 surgeries

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Twin sisters headed are home this weekend for the first time in separate car seats, seven months after they were born joined at the belly, with their liver and intestines fused together. Continue reading

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{FD} Haiti boy gets ‘miracle’ treatment for tumor with help of Christian missionary, Jewish doctor, Muslim family

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A young Haitian boy received a life-saving treatment after a series of miraculous encounters – with a Christian missionary, a Jewish doctor, and a Muslim family – but it wasn’t easy. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida firefighter donates kidney to help save stranger

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 A Florida firefighter has donated a kidney to help a stranger. Continue reading

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{FD} Domestic assault survivor who underwent face transplant loses sight 11 years after lye attack

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A New Hampshire woman who survived a horrifying domestic assault 11 years ago and underwent a face transplant in 2013 said she has lost her sight after contracting an infection. Continue reading

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{FD} Disneyland tower suggested as Legionnaires’ disease source

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A health official testified that a cooling tower that provides mist to make Disneyland visitors comfortable was the likely source for 22 cases in a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak last year near the theme park. Continue reading

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{FD} Blood test can detect cancer in 10 minutes, researchers claim

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A simple blood test has been developed that can diagnose cancer in just 10 minutes. Continue reading

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{FD} Man’s eyes, neck swell in bizarre reaction to hair dye

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A man feared he was going blind after his head doubled in size when he had a bizarre extreme reaction to hair dye. Continue reading

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{FD} Trip to chiropractor led to brain cyst discovery, woman says

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A women’s chiropractic procedure to manipulate her neck may have inadvertently led doctors to discover a large cyst in her brain that had likely been there for decades. Continue reading

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{FD} Baby born using ****** transplanted from deceased donor in medical first

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Brazilian doctors are reporting the world’s first baby born to a woman with a ****** transplanted from a deceased donor. Continue reading

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{FD} Cases of ‘polio-like’ illness that’s paralyzing children appears to have ‘peaked,’ CDC says

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Cases of a rare illness called Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) that has affected more than a hundred Americans this year appears to have peaked, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman claims she lost eye after parasite got stuck behind contact lens during shower

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A Belgian woman claims she lost her right eye after a parasite got stuck behind her contact lens when she took a shower, causing her to develop a rare but serious eye infection. Continue reading

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{FD} Clemson University students, visitors warned after confirmed mumps case

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Health officials are warning anyone who visited or was around Clemson University near the end of November to be on alert after a case of mumps was connected to campus. Continue reading

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{FD} Sculptor unknowingly poisons self with own art, will ‘never fully recover’

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When a sculptor in Toronto started feeling ill in 2013, she had no idea that her art was the reason why. Continue reading

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{FD} Beef recall expands to 12 million pounds over salmonella fears

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More U.S. beef is being recalled because it may be contaminated with salmonella. Continue reading

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