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Health care groups oppose GOP bill
The nation's doctors, hospitals and health insurance plans are unified in their opposition to the latest Republican bill to dismantle Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. In a joint statement on Saturday, major groups such as the American Medical ...
GOP hopes for Senate health care bill flickering outABC News
Republicans brace for failure on Obamacare repealPolitico
Republicans tweak Obamacare repeal bill, support tepidReuters
Washington Post -The Hill -TIME -Miami Herald
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09:45pm Sat, September 23, 2017


After 15 years in vegetative state, man responds to nerve stimulation
(CNN) A car accident at 20 years old left a French man in a vegetative state for 15 years. But after neurosurgeons implanted a vagus nerve stimulator in his chest, the man, now 35, is showing signs of consciousness, according to a study published ...
Man Who Woke Up After 15 Years Could Help People Medicine Gave Up OnNewsweek
A man regained consciousness after 15 years in a vegetative state. But what does that really mean?Popular Science
Brain Stimulation Partly Awakens Patient after 15 Years in Vegetative StateScientific American
Fox News -Ars Technica -The Guardian -ABC News
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12:10pm Mon, September 25, 2017

Washington Post

Doctors in three countries tried to save the 'world's heaviest woman.' Now they mourn her.
Washington Post
An Egyptian national believed at one point to be the “world's heaviest woman” died Monday at a hospital in the United Arab Emirates, putting a tragic end to a months-long campaign — spanning three countries — to save her life. Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty ...
'World's Heaviest Woman' Dies Months After Undergoing Surgery to Lose WeightKTLA
World's heaviest woman dies in Abu Dhabi, aged
World's Heaviest Woman Eman Abdul Atti Dies in Abu Dhabi HospitalNewsweek
New York Daily News -FOX 61 -Fox News -New Zealand Herald
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10:41am Mon, September 25, 2017


Sleep Deprivation Could Shave Years Off Your Life
In an interview with The Guardian, Matthew Walker, Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkeley, explains how. Through his work, he's determined that people who don't get enough sleep tend to be less healthy ...
Lack Of Sleep 'Catastrophic' For Your Health, Scientist SaysCBS Local
'Catastrophic' Sleep Loss Fueling Death Rates: ExpertNewsmax
More Light on the Importance of SleepTruthdig
The Guardian -Independent Online -Tech Times -Gears Of Biz
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12:54pm Mon, September 25, 2017


This Test Can Determine Whether You've Outgrown A Food Allergy
An estimated 4 percent of Americans have food allergies, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has concluded that allergies are a growing public health concern. But diagnosing allergies can be tricky, and kids can outgrow them, too. Now, a ...
Dr. Nina: Food allergies a growing, potentially deadly threatPress of Atlantic City
Kids Could Outgrow Their Food Allergies, & It's A Huge Relief For Some ParentsRomper
Parents should expose children to allergenic foods earlyZawya

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03:34am Mon, September 25, 2017

Washington Post

Exhibits at 3 Maryland fairs shut down after swine flu cases
Washington Post
Exhibits at three county fairs in Maryland have been closed after 11 pigs were found to be infected with a strain of swine flu at the Great Frederick fair. The initial results showed the pigs in Frederick were infected with influenza A. It is “not yet ...
Flu Scan for Sep 25, 2017CIDRAP
11 pigs test positive for swine flu at second Maryland fairFox News
Swine flu detected at 2nd Maryland fairWTOP
Outbreak News Today -Baltimore Sun -U.S. News & World Report -CBS Baltimore / WJZ
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07:02am Mon, September 25, 2017

Miami Herald

Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health
Miami Herald
In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact — and to finally customize ways to prevent ...
New initiative aims to create customized health careBenefitsPro
Health Highlights: Sept. 25, 2017HealthDay

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03:11pm Mon, September 25, 2017

Suburban Life Publications

Wheaton senior is fifth West Nile virus case reported in DuPage County
Suburban Life Publications
WHEATON – A Wheaton woman in her 80s is the fifth reported case of West Nile virus in DuPage County in 2017, the DuPage County Health Department reported. “The recent warm weather that followed a cool spell may have caused some people to be less ...
West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in
Unusual Heat Keeps Mosquitoes Biting Into FallNBC 10 Philadelphia
Oswego County adult diagnosed with West Nile
MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog) -Main Line -New Haven Register -WHLT22
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04:09pm Mon, September 25, 2017

The Columbus Dispatch

Abortion on Down syndrome fetus to be banned under Ohio bills
The Columbus Dispatch
A week after Kelly Kuhns learned in a heartbreaking phone call that her son would be born with Down syndrome, abortion was mentioned. She declined. “I loved him already,” said Kuhns, 36, of Plain City. On April 26, 2015, her son Oliver was born ...
Ohio bill seeks to end abortions after Down Syndrome
Should states ban abortions when Down syndrome diagnosed?The Sentinel
Ohio Bill Would Make It Illegal to Abort Babies Because They Have Down SyndromeDaily Signal -Korea Portal (English Edition) -WOSU Public Media
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09:04am Mon, September 25, 2017

Health experts warn travelers after meth found in 7-Up in Mexico
PHOENIX, AZ (WCMH) — Medical professionals are warning individuals traveling to Mexico to be vigilant about eating and drinking after several people were poisoned by drinking contaminated bottles of 7-Up. According to a press release from Banner ...
Methamphetamine poisoning linked to 7UP bottles in MexicoThe Denver Channel
Real Life 'Breaking Bad': Meth-Laced 7Up Leads to Illness and Death in MexicoObserver
Travelers beware: Meth-laced 7Up reportedly causes death in MexicoWashington Post
Tech Times -Newsweek
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05:13am Mon, September 25, 2017