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{FD} College footballer dies after complaining of illness following game

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A senior offensive lineman for College of Wooster died suddenly after helping his team to a 38-20 victory over Ohio Wesleyan on Saturday. Continue reading

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{FD} Mail carrier battling cancer delivers hope to fellow patient on her route

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A mail carrier who has been fighting ****** cancer for the last seven years delivered a surprise at one of the houses along her route after hearing that a resident was dealt a similar diagnosis. Continue reading

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{FD} 9-year-old dies of head trauma at soccer practice

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The family of a 9-year-old boy who died after a soccer goal post collapsed on him said he was “full of life and joy.” Continue reading

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{FD} 8-year-old Australian girl dies from flu during ‘horrific’ season

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Health officials in Australia are warning about the “horrific flu season” after an 8-year-old girl died of the viral infection on Friday. Continue reading

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{FD} Family listens to dead son’s heart 11 years after transplant

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Grieving family members traveled from Ohio and packed into an Indiana school library on Saturday for a chance to listen to the heart of their relative that saved the life of a first-grade teaching assistant 11 years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Hawkeye fan wave brings joy to 4-year-old patient, family

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One Iowa boy and his family were especially grateful for the Hawkeye’s newest football tradition that sees thousands of fans stand in their seats at Kinnick Stadium and wave to the patients inside University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Continue reading

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{FD} One shot for all vaccines? Study holds promise

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Potential good news for kids—and the parents who hate to watch them squirm when faced with a needle. Continue reading

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{FD} Why drinking during pregnancy is still out

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For many Americans, alcohol is their social drink of choice. Continue reading

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{FD} Identical twins give birth hours apart at same hospital

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Identical twin sisters who both partnered with men named William gave birth just hours apart from each other at the same Massachusetts hospital last month. Continue reading

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{FD} It took doctors years to diagnose me with IBS — and I finally feel better

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She tried laxatives, probiotics, and all kinds of out-there remedies. But nothing eased this 22-year-old student’s chronic constipation and bloating until she decided to take charge of her health and seek answers. Continue reading

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{FD} From homeless to finish line: Tulsa man trains for Route 66 Marathon

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After a life of hardship and discovery, he’s coming back full circle. Continue reading

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{FD} Lady Gaga’s chronic pain: What is fibromyalgia?

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Singer Lady Gaga recently revealed that she has fibromyalgia; the painful condition is often hard to diagnose, and its causes are still unclear. Continue reading

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{FD} Outbreak of disease carried by mosquitoes halts blood donation in Rome

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Italian health officials have banned residents across half of Rome from donating blood because of an outbreak of the painful, mosquito-borne illness Chikungunya. Continue reading

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{FD} Dental work tied to heart infections in people with artificial valves

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Invasive dental procedures may raise the risk of rare but serious infections in people who have prosthetic heart valves, a recent French study suggests. Continue reading

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{FD} Marijuana with ‘CBD’ may pose less risk to long-term users

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Marijuana with relatively high levels of a compound called cannabidiol may be less risky to smoke over the long term, because this ingredient may counteract some of the drug’s harmful effects, according to a new study in mice. Continue reading

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{FD} Hospital staff circulated photos of patient’s genital injury, investigation reveals

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Two doctors at a Pennsylvania hospital were suspended after a witness claimed a number of hospital staffers formed a “cheerleader type pyramid” to take photos and videos of a patient with a genital injury. Continue reading

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{FD} Pharmacist accused of trying to kill mother with insulin

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A Pennsylvania pharmacist is accused of trying to kill her own mother with a series of insulin injections. Continue reading

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{FD} Man’s bladder stone was almost as big as an ostrich egg

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When a man in California went to the hospital because of bladder problems, doctors found a large reason for his pain: a mineral stone nearly the size of an ostrich egg, according to a new report of the case. Continue reading

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{FD} 12-year-old drives to safety after dad suffers seizure

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A 12-year-old girl’s heroic actions were honored by her local sheriff’s department after she calmly called 911 to report her father had a seizure while driving. Continue reading

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{FD} Martin Shkreli controversies: A timeline of events

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Martin Shkreli, the former biotech CEO known for hiking up the price of a life-saving drug, was convicted on federal charges he deceived investors in a pair of failed hedge funds. Continue reading

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{FD} Paralyzed pup to participate in Chicago Marathon

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Gordon, an incomplete paraplegic, was shot and did prison time before finding running. Continue reading

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{FD} Baby born 4 months premature ready to head home

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A baby boy who was born weighing less than 1.5 pounds at just 22 weeks gestation is finally ready to head home after spending four months in the hospital. Continue reading

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{FD} Could rare brain-eating amoeba thrive in Irma’s aftermath?

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In the aftermath of a hurricane, the media’s initial focus is on property damage and search and rescue operations, but there are long-term effects that can linger for years, long after the media has lost interest in recovering areas. Continue reading

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{FD} Nevada campaign urges women not to use pot while pregnant

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The state of Nevada is preparing a public information campaign to address the use of marijuana by pregnant women and highlight the potential harm the drug can do to a fetus. Continue reading

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{FD} Bill Gates: Trump’s proposed budget cuts could reverse gains in global health

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{FD} Transplant patients hold old hearts in their hands

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Baylor University Medical Center provides the service to educate heart transplant patients about healthy lifestyles. Continue reading

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{FD} Is it safe to get vaccines when you’re pregnant?

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Are vaccines during pregnancy safe? Health’s medical editor weighs in on what moms-to-be should know. Continue reading

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{FD} Here’s what foods are dangerous for dogs

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The following foods dangerous for dogs can send your four-legged to the vet. Continue reading

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{FD} Boston University to study brain of ex-NFL linebacker

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The brain of former University of Colorado and NFL football player Drew Wahlroos, who killed himself earlier this month, has been donated to Boston University. Continue reading

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{FD} Instagram removes photos of boy with rare disorder, mom claims

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A furious mom has blasted Instagram for removing a photograph of her 12-year-old son who has a facial deformity, after another user complained about the image. Continue reading

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{FD} Menopause hormone therapy not linked to premature death

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Women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease menopause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats may be no more likely to die prematurely than women who don’t take hormones, a new study suggests. Continue reading

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{FD} Middle-age women can choose Pap smear or HPV test for cancer screening

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Middle-aged women can choose which test to undergo for cervical cancer screening, according to a draft recommendation from an influential group backed by the U.S. government. Continue reading

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{FD} Study prompts call to examine flu vaccine and miscarriage

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A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu. Continue reading

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{FD} Pregnant woman allegedly set on fire by boyfriend gives birth 7 weeks early

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A pregnant woman who was allegedly set on fire by her boyfriend in Maryland gave birth seven weeks early to a baby girl, reports said. Continue reading

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{FD} Dallas sees 177 percent spike in K2-related 911 calls

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Dallas police and firefighters say there has been a dramatic increase in the number of K2-related overdose calls, stressing already thin resources. Continue reading

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{FD} Cardiac patients contract rare infection at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans

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A number of patients suffered a rare infection while being treated at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, with one parent claiming the number was around a dozen, Fox 8 reported. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecting the dots between HPV and oral cancer

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Nobody likes the sound of an infection dubbed the human papillomavirus (or HPV). Continue reading

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{FD} San Diego begins ‘sanitary street washing’ of downtown after ******* homeless people cause deadly hepatitis outbreak

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San Diego has begun sanitary street washing efforts after county officials demanded the city act on a plan to address the “fecally contaminated environment” downtown. Continue reading

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{FD} San Diego begins sanitary street washing to combat hepatitis A outbreak

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San Diego has begun sanitary street washing efforts after county officials demanded the city act on a plan to address the “fecally contaminated environment” downtown. Continue reading

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{FD} 51-year-old grandmother gives birth to 5th child

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An Australian grandmother who had her first child in 30 years and has 10 grandchildren recently gave birth to her fifth child at the age of 51, saying she “breezed through it.” Continue reading

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{FD} Lung recipient meets donor’s family year after transplant

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A Virginia family grieving the loss of their 20-year-old daughter who was killed in a car accident last year met the woman who received her lungs on Sunday. Continue reading

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{FD} Nutrigenomics: Harnessing the power of food to change your genes

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One of the best ways to achieve a healthier life is through good nutrition. Continue reading

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{FD} Doctor suspended after 4 patients test positive for Hepatitis C

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An osteopathic doctor in Westchester County has been ordered to stop practicing immediately after four of his patients tested positive for a strain of Hepatitis C. Continue reading

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{FD} New drug providing long-awaited hope for ALS community

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Radicava was approved by the FDA in May. Advocates hope it’s the first in a new line of drugs that can help people with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Continue reading

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{FD} Your old dental fillings probably contain mercury — are they dangerous?

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What you need to know about the potential toxins lurking in your mouth from amalgam cavity fillings. Continue reading

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{FD} Newlywed’s leg ravaged by spider bite while on Jamaica honeymoon

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A newlywed bride is lucky to be alive after she was bitten by a venomous spider on her honeymoon. Continue reading

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{FD} Rescue dog dies after eating cupcake made with sugar substitute

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A city-wide alert went out for pet owners in Alameda, California, after a devastated couple shared a harrowing tale about their 2-year-old rescue dog who died after getting into the garbage. Continue reading

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{FD} Veteran and military suicide prevention

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Twenty veterans on average die by suicide every day — with experts working toward reducing that figure. Continue reading

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{FD} Hurricane Irma: How to prepare for health effects

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At just the beginning of hurricane season, several major storms have already posed devastating threats to the U.S. As you know, Hurricane Harvey took a serious gouge out of Texas recently, flooding many low-risk streets, taking lives, demolishing homes… Continue reading

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{FD} Third grader uses CPR to save unconscious mom

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A third grader was recognized by his school on Thursday for his heroic actions that helped to save his mother’s life. Continue reading

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