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SFgate
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RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Wildlife officials in Vermont are monitoring a moose believed to have a fatal disease in Rutland County. They say the moose has remained near a road for several..
LONDON (AP) — A British man with a terminal disease is attempting to overturn the country's laws on assisted suicide. The charity Dignity in Dying said in a statement Friday that 6..
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials have ordered the pool and spa at a Long Island fitness club closed after two cases of Legionnaires' disease were confirmed. Newsday reports (http:/..
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A red panda, a species listed as endangered, has died at a suburban Philadelphia zoo. It was the second of triplets at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown to ..
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The former Dane County sheriff's deputy who killed his wife and her sister in 2014 has been ordered released to his parents. The Wisconsin State Journal (http:..
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A western Kansas family is outraged after game wardens killed a deer that was allowed inside their house and took walks with the family. Kim Mcgaughey, of rura..
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A red panda, a species listed as endangered, has died at a suburban Philadelphia zoo. It was the second of triplets at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown to ..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Health officials are warning of a "widespread" flu outbreak in the San Francisco Bay Area, which has already included three flu-related deaths. The East Bay Ti..
FILE - In this April 14, 2007, file photo, producer Sam Lovullo, center left and singer Willie Nelson, right along with the cast of the television show "Hee Haw" accept the Enterta..
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For most people, the thought of drinking a glass of live bacteria is about as appetizing as downing a cup of lake water. But bacteria are what we're buying wh..
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signs the first piece of legislation emanating from the Flint water crisis at Grace Emmanuel Church in Flint, Mich., Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Flint Democrati..
In this Nov. 28, 2016, photo, dried seahorses are displaying in plastic jar for sale in a traditional Chinese medicine shop in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Off a remote Cambodian island, ..
Fox News
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Symptoms of dry-eye disease were more common in children who spent more time on smartphones and less time outdoors than other young people, a study in BMC Ophthalmology found. When..
Fox News’ Janice Dean is one of the 2.3 million people worldwide living with multiple sclerosis (MS). She appeared on Fox & Friends Friday with Nancy Davis, chairwoman of the R..
A British woman whose father and grandfather died of Alzheimer’s has inherited the mysterious and incurable disease herself at age 36. The Scottish Sun reported that Carla Brammall..
With a goal to better study how organs form during embryonic development, researchers have successfully used stem cells to generate human stomach tissues in a petri dish that produ..
NEW YORK –  Two dozen high school football players died in recent years from traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, and the annual death count has been growing slightly, ac..
Ebola has been found lingering in patients’ --- and --- milk several days after conventional tests can detect it in blood. But now, scientists have confirmed another likely ha..
Dry January, aka ditching alcohol in the first month of the new year, is an annual tradition for many people. For some, it’s part of a New Year’s resolution to drink less, while ot..
Alternative medicine practitioners like homeopaths and acupuncturists may claim to treat allergies or asthma, but a study in Canada found that many there offer remedies that are un..
NEW YORK –  Research from Spain confirms that senior women are three times more likely than their male peers to fracture a hip but also finds risk factors differ for men and w..
Cleveland.com
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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Flu cases in Northeast Ohio and across the state are starting to rise, public health officials warn, but there's still ample time to get a flu shot. About 60 peo..
LYNDHURST, Ohio--I am tired of all the nonsense we as American citizens are being fed while big business - and the government - continue to ignore the health and well-being of the ..
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The sports world in 1917 included a few milestones and anomalies: Born * The famed horse Man o' War - who won 20 of 21 races - lived 1917-1947. * Larry O'Bri..
Henry J. Heimlich, the Cincinnati surgeon whose "bear-hug" maneuver has been credited with saving the lives of tens of thousands of choking victims but whose aggressive self-promot..
CINCINNATI -- It's official: Ohio leads the nation in opioid-related overdose deaths. There were almost 2,700 cases in 2015, which is a 28 percent increase from 2014, according to ..
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The one for the other thumb will tie the Bear. That might happen Monday night when Nick Saban could win his sixth college football championship when his Alabama C..
CLEVELAND, Ohio - It took 20 years for the seed of an idea to become a building. In November, the first renters moved into A Place for Us, an unusual senior apartment complex on Cl..
Would you recognize someone if you just got a glimpse of their shoulder? Or, perhaps the back of their knee? The answer in both cases is probably not, unless maybe there was a spec..
Tech Times
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Scientists working on a malaria vaccine have reported that the vaccine has passed a critical milestone in human life safety trials. The solution employed a genetically modifie..
Men who maintain low levels of vitamin D may have increased risk of chronic headache, a new Finnish study warns. The research team from University of Eastern Finland analyzed data ..
A cure for skin cancer could soon be on the horizon after researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) developed a new chemical compound that can significantly reduce the sprea..
The latest figures released by the American Cancer Society reflect a 25 percent reduction in deaths from cancer since 1991, hailed as the peak year for cancer mortalities. While ca..
The advent of zombie-themed movies and TV series has prompted questions about what could happen if a zombie apocalypse indeed happens in the real world. One study has looked at the..
Scientists looking to understand human stomach diseases can now use an artificially grown tissue designed to recreate the normal processes of the organ such as producing acids and ..
Forbes
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According to U.S. News’ annual diet ranking, the classic Mediterranean Diet ranks Number 2. And right behind it at Number 3 is the newer MIND diet, developed by a team at Rush Univ..
Share in Regeneron opened down 5.23% Friday morning after a court ruling on Thursday determined that its cholestorol-lowering drug Praluent infringes on rival Amgen's patents...
Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association have claimed that exercise can mitigate the calories and health impacts of sugary drinks. The Praxis Project disagrees and..
Most drug companies are retreating from the business of creating drugs against viruses and, especially, bacteria. But a well-funded startup being announced today is taking the chal..
I didn't research fasting because I was looking for a weight loss: I ran across it in research about cognitive enhancement. A few years ago, I suddenly developed a health problem w..
USA Today
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The 60-year-old Star Wars star and her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds, 84, were laid to rest together Friday at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills. Wochit Carrie..
DENVER – Flu cases are spiking on both coasts, while the middle of the United States has so far seen little activity, according to federal officials. New York City and New Jersey i..
The 60-year-old Star Wars star and her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds, 84, were laid to rest together Friday at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills. Wochit Carrie..
The people who knew and loved Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds the most — as mother, daughter and sister — gathered to say goodbye to them Thursday at a private memorial serv..
Problems of police brutality — seen in the killings of young black men by law enforcement all across the country — have been widely cast as a failure of our cri..
LifeNews
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Another one of Donald Trump’s choices for his administration is rattling abortion activists this week. This time, they are upset by the choice of Katy Talento as a health policy ad..
Christian leader Franklin Graham criticized Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe for prioritizing money above babies’ lives this week after the governor claimed a bill to ban late-term ab..
With new super majorities in the Kentucky House and Senate, Republican lawmakers are moving quickly to do what they could not in the past: enact new protections for unborn babies a..
Every time Republicans talk about trying to defund government funding for the largest abortion provider in the country the media freaks out about the GOP’s “war on women.” Thursday..
MedlinePlus
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THURSDAY, Jan. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've discovered signs that the Ebola virus could lurk in the lungs and reproduce in a recovering patient, a finding th..
THURSDAY, Jan. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that children who've had a concussion should undergo comprehensive eye exams to see if they're ready to go back to s..
THURSDAY, Jan. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People who are active in local community groups may have slightly sharper mental skills at the age of 50, a new study suggests. British r..
THURSDAY, Jan. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People who take heartburn drugs such as Prilosec and Nexium may be at increased risk of two potentially serious gut infections, a new stu..
NYMAG
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A new addition to President-elect Donald Trump’s impending White House policy team is a woman who believes birth control causes miscarriages and abortions, in addition to limiting ..
My friend called my neti pot gross and dangerous. Is she right? Nasal irrigation can be a godsend for people with nagging allergies or chronic sinus infections, since the fluid was..
“Marriage … You’re in it for life in theory,” my husband ruminated while recording an episode of his podcast recently as he sidelined to talk about our union, which just reached th..
Growing up, my house smelled like three things: mothballs, Tiger Balm, and Chinese medicine. It wasn’t exactly the stuff of ambient candles — I don’t expect that Byredo is going to..
UPI
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BERLIN, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Researchers in Germany have made progress in treating a rare form of encephalitis, an inflammatory disease that affects the central nervous system. A team f..
BOSTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- A new study from Boston University has found that using patterns of biomarkers aids in predicting how a person is aging and their risk for age-related disea..
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have found a key genetic driver for a rare form of --- cancer. Dr. Celi..
FRIDAY, Jan. 6, 2017 -- Glaucoma affects more than 3 million Americans, but that number is expected to surge to more than 4 million by 2030, eye experts say. Glaucoma is a group of..
BBC News
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Almost 1,000 fewer people are dying from heart disease in Wales every year but more can be done, the health secretary has said. Vaughan Gething said he wanted to build on "great pr..
If research suggesting that people who live close to major roads could have a higher risk of dementia has prompted thoughts of clean, traffic-free countryside living, then you are ..
If 2016 seemed politically tumultuous, 2017 promises to be equally tumultuous on the technology front. The pace of change is accelerating at a dizzying rate, with profound implicat..
Chicago Tribune
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Dear Amy: Due to a job layoff last year, our 32-year-old daughter has been living with my husband and me. She recently returned to work, but receives a low salary and no health ins..
It took me awhile to perfect the cookie recipe. I experimented with ingredients: Blueberry, Strawberry, Sour Diesel, White Widow, Bubba Kush, AK-47 — all strains of cannabis, ..
Despite renewed national attention to the dangers of lead plumbing, most schools and day care centers still aren't required to guarantee the safety of drinking water provided to ch..
Fox Business
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British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK)recently submitted a license application to the Food and Drug Administration for its new shingles vaccine, Shingrix, for..
Making bold predictions actually isn't too hard to do. Having them come true is another story altogether. Nevertheless, a new year is now upon us, and I can't resist the urge to ma..
Every year, the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show gets bigger and glitzier. The products are another story. The IoT craze may be spawning a generation of smart products, but what..
Hattiesburg American
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Joanie Calloway, charged with attempted accessory after the fact of capital murder and first-degree hindering prosecution in connection to the murder of Hattiesburg polic..
Community calendar for Jan. 5
Hattiesburg American
Today •Meeting: Pine Woods Audubon Society, 6:30 p.m., Hattiesburg Zoo’s Education Center. Speaker: Hattiesburg arborist Andy Parker on importance of trees. Program begins at 7 p.m..
Community calendar for Jan. 6
Hattiesburg American
Jan. 9 •Event: Pesticide Applicator Training, 6 p.m., Forrest County Extension Service Office, 952 Sullivan Drive. Training fee: $10, check or money order only. Reservations: (601)..
Los Angeles Times
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Two doctors who today make Glendale and La Cañada their homes were part of the Children's Hospital Los Angeles' 300th pediatric liver transplant that was performed late last year. ..
Sam Lovullo, who as producer and co-creator of "Hee Haw" brought country music and homestyle humor to millions of American homes, has died at age 88, his publicists said Thursday. ..
Elle Macpherson, at 52, has the kind of physique that teen girls covet. But the supermodel-turned-entrepreneur’s attitude toward her figure -- and her life -- has changed since she..
NJ.com
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Sandy is a 3-year-old feline who was found skinny and alone, living in some bushes in Paulsboro in late 2015. Slowly she began to approach the kind woman who would bring her f..
Jim Six, long-time columnist, police reporter, and feature writer for the South Jersey Times, continues to show improvement from his ongoing battle with cancer. His booming voice m..
ASBURY PARK -- When music artist manager Bob Benjamin was diagnosed with Parkinson's 20 years ago, he tapped into his industry connections to raise money to help find a cure for hi..
Reuters
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PRAGUE Czech authorities ordered a cull of thousands of chickens and ducks around outbreaks of bird flu on two small farms in the southeast on Friday, as reports of the disease cam..
HONG KONG A 62-year-old man traveling from mainland China died in Hong Kong from bird flu on Friday, the second such death this winter, the Hospital Authority said. The man, who vi..
SANTIAGO Chile's Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG) said on Friday that the strain of bird flu detected at a turkey production plant in the country's central Valparaiso region..
The Huffington Post
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(Reuters Health) - Alternative medicine practitioners like homeopaths and acupuncturists may claim to treat allergies or asthma, but a study in Canada found that many there offer r..
Scientists have shown conclusively that treatment not only improves the health of people infected with HIV, it also stops transmission of the virus that causes AIDS. That public he..
Dr. Feelgood: Dealer or Healer? is the thought-provoking documentary about Dr. William Hurwitz, who was convicted of over 50 counts of narcotics distribution for too generously pre..
The News Star
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"I have a routine. When my kids are sleeping, I get up, and I walk the house. I make sure that they're OK, that, you know, they're sound asleep. And Jordan, he likes to fall o..
The 2016 calendar year produced several notable athletic stories at Louisiana Tech. From the historic success in football and baseball and the heartbreaking news of a cancer diagno..
A strong work ethic developed from watching her father work a large farm in Dawson, Minnesota, a desire to help others and some prodding by her mother-in-law led Jean Hartzog ..
The Seattle Times
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LONDON (AP) — A British man with a terminal disease is attempting to overturn the country’s laws on assisted suicide. The charity Dignity in Dying said in a statement Friday that 6..
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A red panda, a species listed as endangered, has died at a suburban Philadelphia zoo. It was the second of triplets at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown to ..
I WAS invited by the White House to hear the remarks by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Obama, who met at Pearl Harbor last month. My path to this historic event b..