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38-Year-Old Skeleton Removed From Woman, 62

38-Year-Old Skeleton-Removed From …Newser

38-Year-Old Skeleton-Removed From …

(Newser) " Jyoti Kumar went to the doctor after she started experiencing constant abdominal pain"and experts in the Indian city of Nagpur discovered the cause was a baby skeleton that had been inside her for 38 years. Kumar, 62, had an ectopic ...

WHO says 70 die from illness in Congo, denies Ebola link

70 Die From-Hemorrhagic …

KINSHASA/DAKAR (Reuters) - At least 70 people have died in northern Democratic Republic of Congo from an outbreak of hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, denying that the illness was Ebola. A WHO report dated ...

US Ebola Patients Released From Hospital

US Ebola Patients-ReleasedABC News

US Ebola Patients-Released

Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly have been cured of the Ebola virus and released from Emory Hospital in Atlanta.

Twitter Reacts To The Peanut And Almond Butter Recall, Proving We're Addicted

Peanut  Almond-Butter RecallThe Huffington Post

Peanut Almond-Butter Recall

It's always butter better to be safe than sorry, which is exactly why you need to throw out that peanut and almond butter in your cupboard. As the Associated Press announced earlier this morning, a world-wide recall for nut butter has been issued due to ...

Schilling: Tobacco gave me cancer

Schilling: Tobacco-Gave Me CancerESPN

Schilling: Tobacco-Gave Me Cancer

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling revealed Wednesday for the first time the type of cancer he was battling -- squamous cell carcinoma, a type of mouth cancer -- and detailed the painful treatment and recovery process that caused him to lose 75 ...

Ice Bucket Challenge co-founder dies in diving accident

ICE Bucket Challenge-Co-Founder DiesUSA Today

ICE Bucket Challenge-Co-Founder Dies

Corey Griffin, 27, died in a Nantucket diving accident, hours after he raised $100,000 for a Lou Gehrig's disease charity in honor of his friend who inspired the ice-bucket challenge sensation. Nantucket Police tell the Boston Globe that Griffin dove into ...

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, Olympic Gold Medalist, Walks For The First Time Since ATV Accident

Amy Van-Dyken-Rouen …The Huffington Post

Amy Van-Dyken-Rouen …

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, a six-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming, has taken her first steps since an ATV accident in June left her paralyzed from the waist down. On Thursday, she posted two video clips on Instagram showing her standing up and walking with ...

Ebola outbreak speed ‘unprecedented’

Ebola Outbreak-Speed …Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Ebola Outbreak-Speed …

The World Health Organization has said the speed and extent of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is “unprecedented”. The WHO’s Dr Keiji Fukuda expressed concern over so-called “shadow zones”, areas which cannot be reached and where patients are ...

3D-printed vertebra used in spine surgery

3D-Printed Vertebra-Used In Spine SurgeryCBS News

3D-Printed Vertebra-Used In Spine Surgery

Surgeons in Beijing, China, have successfully implanted an artificial, 3D-printed vertebra replacement in a young boy with bone cancer. They say it is the first time such a procedure has ever been done. During a five-hour operation, the doctors first ...

'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland has doubled since 2009

'Suicide Tourism' To-Switzerland DoubledCNN

'Suicide Tourism' To-Switzerland Doubled

(CNN)-- The law on assisted suicide in Switzerland isn't clear, according to a paper published in the journal Law, Ethics and Medicine this week. That's why, the authors say, people from other countries are traveling to the state of Zurich for the "sole ...

Doctors save patient with 20-pound tumor

Man With 20-Pound-Tumor SavedYahoo News

Man With 20-Pound-Tumor Saved

Doctors in New York have removed a 20-pound tumor from a man's body, saving his life. The patient, 76-year-old Frank Bollettieri, did not even realize he had the tumor until he had an X-ray after a fall. The basketball-sized growth was a type of soft ...

2.2 million bean bag chairs recalled after choking deaths (+video)

Beanbag Chairs-RecalledThe Christian Science Monitor

Beanbag Chairs-Recalled

Furniture manufacturer Ace Bayou Corp. and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled 2.2 million bean bag chairs Friday after two children suffocated on the bags’ filling beads. “The zippers on the bean bag chairs can be opened and ...

DEA tightens rules on hydrocodone combination pills

DEA Tightens Rules-On Hydrocodone …CNN

DEA Tightens Rules-On Hydrocodone …

(CNN)-- One person dies every 19 minutes from a prescription drug overdose in the United States. On Thursday, the Drug Enforcement Administration tried to combat this epidemic by saying it will tighten controls on hydrocodone products, some of the most ...

Ebola Outbreak Enters Sixth Month With No End in Sight

Ebola Outbreak Enters Sixth Month With No End In SightABC News

Ebola Outbreak Enters Sixth Month With No End In Sight

Though two American aid workers have recovered from Ebola, the outbreak continues to spread in West Africa with no end in sight. At last count, the virus had killed at least 1,427 people and sickened 1,188 more " numbers thought to “vastly ...

Women Heart Attack Survivors Face Worse Health Outcomes Than Men

Women Heart Attack Survivors Face Worse Health Outcomes Than MenHNGN

Women Heart Attack Survivors Face Worse Health Outcomes Than Men

Women heart attack survivors experience worse outcomes than men, a new study by the Yale School of Medicine shows. The research led by Dr Harlam Krumholz, the director of the Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, examined ...

New study suggests treatment possibility for autism

New Study Suggests Treatment Possibility For AutismYahoo News

New Study Suggests Treatment Possibility For Autism

Washington (AFP) - People with autism have too many synapses -- the connectors by which brain cells send and receive signals -- according to a new study that may point to a treatment for the complex disorder. The extra synapses in autistic brains are the ...

Cigarettes With Low Nicotine Levels Did Not Increase Smoking

Cigarettes With Low Nicotine Levels Did Not Increase SmokingUniversity Herald

Cigarettes With Low Nicotine Levels Did Not Increase Smoking

(Photo : Flickr/CC) Cigarettes with low levels of nicotine could reduce addiction, according to a recent study. Cigarettes with low levels of nicotine could reduce addiction, according to a recent study. Researchers from the University of Waterloo found ...

Happenings and Meeting - Hopkins County

Happenings And Meeting - Hopkins CountySurfKY.com

Happenings And Meeting - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/23/14) " The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: Poppy and Clover will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at 4075 Dalton Road Providence. For more information, call (270) 339-2341 or ...

Woman brings life-like dolls into hospital, leaves in handcuffs

Woman Brings Life-like Dolls Into Hospital  Leaves In HandcuffsKFOR-TV

Woman Brings Life-like Dolls Into Hospital Leaves In Handcuffs

CALIFORNIA -A woman who created a scare at a California hospital after bringing life-like dolls into Mercy Medical Center has now been arrested. The hospital released these images of the woman and her husband yesterday. KFSN was interviewing Tonya ...

This Couple Tried to Sneak Into a Maternity Ward With Fake Babies

Couple Tries To Sneak Into California Maternity Ward With Fake BabiesABC News

Couple Tries To Sneak Into California Maternity Ward With Fake Babies

A couple carrying swaddled dolls they treated like real babies tried to sneak into the maternity ward of a northern California hospital ... "It's not illegal to have a fake baby," McLaughlin said. A security guard suspicious of the couple's intentions ...

Potentially deadly virus found in Florida chickens

Potentially Deadly Virus Found In Florida ChickensFLORIDA TODAY

Potentially Deadly Virus Found In Florida Chickens

Three chickens in central Florida have tested positive for the potentially fatal West Nile virus. The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County advised residents Friday to protect themselves against mosquito bites. Some of the recommended measures ...

3-D printing creates custom knee replacements

3-D Printing Creates Custom Knee ReplacementsSan Francisco Gate

3-D Printing Creates Custom Knee Replacements

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) " For some patients who have had knee replacement surgery and undergone the subsequent physical therapy, getting the second knee replaced is not an idea they relish. But with a new technology available, the prospect may not be as ...

Clinics offer rabies shots for only $5

Clinics Offer Rabies Shots For Only $5Robesonian

Clinics Offer Rabies Shots For Only $5

LUMBERTON " Beginning Monday, the Robeson County Veterinary Medical Association will hold a week-long Rabies Vaccination Clinic at all 32 fire departments across the county. During the biannual program, rabies vaccinations will be offered at a discounted ...

Baby and Child expo brings education and entertainment for local families

Baby And Child Expo Brings Education And Entertainment For Local FamiliesTuenTo23 23ABC

Baby And Child Expo Brings Education And Entertainment For Local Families

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Pediatric Heart Center is holding a baby and child expo to educate parents on everything from after school programs to dental care, Saturday morning. The expo is being held at the Rabobank Convention Center, 1001 Truxtun Ave ...

Women’s group donates to Living Well Clinic

Women’s Group Donates To Living Well Clinic

XENIA " Living Well Clinic was a recent recipient of a more than $10,000 donation from Greene County’s 100 Women Making a Difference. The gift was used to purchase equipment for the clinic. There are four examination rooms at the clinic, located at 215 S.

Scott Tech program begins efforts

Scott Tech Program Begins EffortsMonett Times

Scott Tech Program Begins Efforts

A support services fair for people participating in the work experience program was held this week at the Scott Regional Technology Center. The program helps people, many of whom are dealing with developmental disabilities, as they move to life and work ...

Angela Brown Treats Son's Head Injury With Cannabis Oil: 'He Was In So Much Pain'

Angela Brown Treats Son's Head Injury With Cannabis Oil: 'He Was In So Much Pain'The Huffington Post

Angela Brown Treats Son's Head Injury With Cannabis Oil: 'He Was In So Much Pain'

A mom desperate to ease the constant pain her son suffers because of a traumatic brain injury, faces criminal charges for treating him with medical cannabis oil. Angela Brown, 38, of Madison, Minnesota, has been charged with possession of a controlled ...

Henry Ford Health System launches app for ordering, managing medications

Henry Ford Health System Launches App For Ordering  Managing MedicationsThe News-Herald

Henry Ford Health System Launches App For Ordering Managing Medications

Henry Ford Health System has launched a free app for patients to order and manage their medications. The Henry Ford Rx app is available to patients who use Henry Ford’s 28 retail pharmacies throughout metropolitan Detroit. It allows patients to: The user ...

Marijuana Use Among Juvenile Hall Youth at High: Study

Marijuana Use Among Juvenile Hall Youth At High: StudyNBC 4 Southern California

Marijuana Use Among Juvenile Hall Youth At High: Study

Marijuana use among youth booked into Juvenile Hall in San Diego County is at the highest rate seen in the past 14 years, according to a newly-released report from SANDAG. The study, which included interviewing 136 youth at Juvenile Hall within 48 hours of ...

Dot opens health center for workers, families

Dot Opens Health Center For Workers  FamiliesPal-item.com

Dot Opens Health Center For Workers Families

Dot Foods is providing something new for its employees " a family health center. Full-time employees and their families can get wellness exams, physicals and acute care at the new facility, located in a former service station across Indiana 1 from the ...

Smokers Don't Increase Cigarette Consumption When Nicotine Levels Are Low

Smokers Don't Increase Cigarette Consumption When Nicotine Levels Are LowHNGN

Smokers Don't Increase Cigarette Consumption When Nicotine Levels Are Low

Debunking previous theories, a new study found that smokers don't increase consumption while smoking low-level nicotine cigarettes. One of the potential methods to reducing smoking is to reduce the nicotine levels in cigarettes. This reduces addiction ...

Woman arrested for bringing life-like dolls in hospital

Woman Arrested For Bringing Life-like Dolls In HospitalKSDK

Woman Arrested For Bringing Life-like Dolls In Hospital

MERCED, Calif. - Tonya Boehs says she hasn't left her apartment since Monday. That's when Mercy Medical Center sent out these two pictures: Depicting Tonya and her husband with life-like dolls. "For the sake of security I've never even considered taking ...

Woman arrested for trying to enter maternity ward with fake baby

Woman Arrested For Trying To Enter Maternity Ward With Fake BabyHouston Chronicle

Woman Arrested For Trying To Enter Maternity Ward With Fake Baby

A Merced woman was arrested for allegedly trying to enter a maternity ward on two occasions while carrying a lifelike baby doll, police said. Tonya Whiteny, 42, was booked on suspicion of trespassing after trying to enter the newborn baby unit of Mercy ...

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