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Teen gets 232 "teeth" removed in Mumbai

Teen Gets 232-Teeth RemovedCNN

Teen Gets 232-Teeth Removed

(CNN)-- A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed. Ashik Gavai, a 17-year-old student from Buldhana, underwent the six-hour operation, which involved four doctors at Mumbai's ...

New abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

Abuse-Deterrent-Painkiller ApprovedCNN

Abuse-Deterrent-Painkiller Approved

(CNN)-- In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose. On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a drug combining the ...

Ebola Kills Liberian Doctor, 2 Americans Infected

Ebola Kills Top Doctor-In Liberia

One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 ...

Sierra Leone Ebola escapee dies

Sierra Leone Ebola-Escapee DiesCiti FM Online

Sierra Leone Ebola-Escapee Dies

A Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus has died after turning herself in, health officials have told the BBC. Her family had forcibly removed her from a public hospital on Thursday. Saudatu Koroma’s is the first ...

Heated debate over ban on woman playing rugby

Controversy Over Ban-On Gay Men …TVNZ

Controversy Over Ban-On Gay Men …

The banning of a woman from playing men's club rugby in Southland has sparked debate. April Miller says the New Zealand Rugby Union has banned her from playing in the men's team in a Southland-wide club rugby competition. Ms Miller, whose uncle is former ...

Bedtime light ‘may stop cancer drug working’

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Bedtime Light May-Stop Cancer Drug

Even low levels of light in bedrooms may stop breast cancer drugs from working, US researchers have warned. Animal tests showed light, equivalent to that from street lamps, could lead to tumours becoming resistant to the widely used drug Tamoxifen.

California manhunt for tuberculosis-positive patient

Manhunt For-Tuberculosis PatientBBC

Manhunt For-Tuberculosis Patient

Authorities in California are searching for a fugitive homeless man who has refused treatment for tuberculosis and may be contagious. An arrest warrant has been issued for Eduardo Rosas Cruz, 25, of Mexico. Mr Cruz was diagnosed with the illness at a local ...

Newly-found gut virus 'abundant in humans'

New Virus Discovered-In Human Gut

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown virus living in the human ... gut bacteria. Dr Martha Clokie, at the University of Leicester, who was not involved in the research, told the BBC: "What is exciting here is the scientists have produced new ...

Alabama man claims genitals mistakenly amputated

Man Claims Genitals-Mistakenly AmputatedFOX News

Man Claims Genitals-Mistakenly Amputated

An Alabama man who went into surgery for what was supposed to be a routine circumcision filed a lawsuit contending doctors mistakenly amputated his penis, but a hospital said Thursday the claims were without merit. The lawsuit, filed in state court on ...

U.S. Doctor Contracts Ebola in Liberia as Virus Reaches Nigeria

U S  Doctor Contracts-Ebola In LiberiaBloomberg

U S Doctor Contracts-Ebola In Liberia

A U.S. doctor is being treated for Ebola in Liberia as the deadly virus spread to Nigeria, the fourth African country to confirm cases since the worst outbreak of the disease on record started in March. Kent Brantly is in isolation and receiving treatment ...

Ebola outbreak spreads to fourth country

Ebola Outbreak-Spreads To Fourth …CBS News

Ebola Outbreak-Spreads To Fourth …

ABUJA, Nigeria --West Africa's current Ebola outbreak has spread to a fourth country, after an ill Liberian man vomited, had diarrhea and a high fever on an airplane to Nigeria. As soon as the plane landed on Tuesday the 40-year-old Liberian was moved into ...

McDonald's stops serving McNuggets in Hong Kong after meat scare

McDonald's Stops-Serving …FOX News

McDonald's Stops-Serving …

HONG KONG " McDonald's restaurants in Hong Kong have taken chicken nuggets and chicken filet burgers off the menu after a U.S.-owned supplier in mainland China was accused of selling expired meat. The fast food chain said late Thursday that it "suspended ...

Shift workers 'face type 2 diabetes risk'

Shift Workers Face-Diabetes RiskBBC

Shift Workers Face-Diabetes Risk

It is thought that disruption to the body clock affects waistlines, hormones and sleep - which could increase the risk. Diabetes UK said shift workers should eat a healthy balanced diet. The disease can lead to blindness, increase the risk of heart attacks ...

Moms’ Marijuana-for-Kids Campaign Seeks to Quiet Epilepsy

Moms’ Marijuana-for-Kids Campaign Seeks To Quiet EpilepsyBloomberg

Moms’ Marijuana-for-Kids Campaign Seeks To Quiet Epilepsy

April Sintz is fighting to loosen marijuana laws for her 7-year-old epileptic son. She is one of hundreds of moms nationwide who have opened a new front in the drive to expand the drug’s legal use. While supplying pot to a child is bound to raise ...

Forest Pharmaceuticals failed to warn of fatal birth defects from antidepressant use, lawsuit claims

Forest Pharmaceuticals Failed To Warn Of Fatal Birth Defects From Antidepressant Use  Lawsuit ClaimsNatural News

Forest Pharmaceuticals Failed To Warn Of Fatal Birth Defects From Antidepressant Use Lawsuit Claims

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors like Lexapro and Celexa are drugs that manipulate serotonin levels in the brain, affecting neurotransmitter levels. This changes the way the nerves in the brain send messages to each other, effectively detaching a ...

Stroudsburg racer 'Lil Miss' gives the boys a run for their money

Stroudsburg Racer 'Lil Miss' Gives The Boys A Run For Their MoneyPocono Record

Stroudsburg Racer 'Lil Miss' Gives The Boys A Run For Their Money

Under the lights of Snydersville Raceway, 8-year-old "Lil Miss" Shelby McLaughlin shoots past the crowd in her purple-streaked go-kart, flashing a thumbs up as she wins yet another race. Although she has only been racing for 18 months, McLaughlin has won ...

What Is Ebola?

What Is Ebola?ABC News

What Is Ebola?

This weekend the Ebola virus was the cause of grim headlines after two Americans, including a doctor, were reported to be infected with the disease and Liberia's lead Ebola doctor died from the virus. That news is on top of the heavy toll of 1,093 infected ...

At-risk kids learn, teach through dog-training program

At-risk Kids Learn  Teach Through Dog-training ProgramSoutheast Missourian

At-risk Kids Learn Teach Through Dog-training Program

Nikki Wolfe, a volunteer for the EPIC Pals program, walks Max, a 10-month-old dog, around the Community Caring Council offices Thursday in Cape Girardeau. Max has been in the program for four weeks. The bond between kids and dogs has been given new meaning ...

Fight of a lifetime

Fight Of A

Fight Of A Lifetime

Before he was known as Bobby "Bang Bang" Reber in the ring, the former professional boxer was getting into fights at St. Anthony's School in Brier Hill. Robert Reber recalled the first time he ever stepped into the ring at age 1 2. It was love at first fight.

Study: Fist bumps are less germy than handshakes

Study: Fist Bumps Are Less Germy Than HandshakesUSA Today

Study: Fist Bumps Are Less Germy Than Handshakes

A nice firm handshake has long been a mark of good manners and elevated social skills. It is also a very germy way to greet your fellow humans, much worse than a couple of more casual alternatives, a new study shows. "A short, sweet fist bump will transmit ...

Mercy, partner acquire majority stake in Surgery Center

Mercy  Partner Acquire Majority Stake In Surgery CenterSioux City Journal

Mercy Partner Acquire Majority Stake In Surgery Center

SIOUX CITY | Mercy Medical Center -- Sioux City has aligned with Texas-based United Surgical Partners International to jointly acquire majority ownership of the Siouxland Surgery Center in Dakota Dunes. Mercy, a non-profit hospital, was one of the initial ...

Fischer Hired To Lead St. Francis

Fischer Hired To Lead St  FrancisThe Journal News

Fischer Hired To Lead St Francis

An Alton woman who began her medical career as a nurse will be the new president and CEO of St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield beginning Aug. 18. Patricia L. Fischer, RN, MBA, FACHE, who has more than 20 years of health care leadership experience, was ...

FDA warns against dangers of caffeine powder

FDA Warns Against Dangers Of Caffeine PowderThe Boston Globe

FDA Warns Against Dangers Of Caffeine Powder

Consumers should avoid buying pure caffeine powder " sold online and in health food stores as a performance enhancing supplement " advised the US Food and Drug Administration in a safety alert posted last week. In May, a high school senior in LaGrange ...

Feds Failing To Act On Antibiotic Resistance Despite Grave Threat, Health Advocates Warn

Feds Failing To Act On Antibiotic Resistance Despite Grave Threat  Health Advocates WarnThe Huffington Post

Feds Failing To Act On Antibiotic Resistance Despite Grave Threat Health Advocates Warn

Public health advocates are fuming over a new court ruling that they say could hasten the coming of the next pandemic. In a 2-1 decision released Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration need ...

Unhealthy habits more than double risk of metabolic syndrome in childhood cancer survivors

Unhealthy Habits More Than Double Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome In Childhood Cancer Survivors

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related health problems ...

Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

Virus Drugmaker Fights Pediatricians' New AdviceUSA Today

Virus Drugmaker Fights Pediatricians' New Advice

CHICAGO (AP) " A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine. The dispute involves new guidelines from ...

Heroin use on the rise in suburbia

Heroin Use On The Rise In SuburbiaTimes-Herald

Heroin Use On The Rise In Suburbia

Robin Elliot holds a photo of her son Zack, who lost his battle with heroin addiction. Robin helped champion the “911 Medical Amnesty” law, which grants limited prosecution immunity to people who seek help during a drug or alcohol overdose. Editor’s ...

MCLA's Bowman Hall renovation begins

MCLA's Bowman Hall Renovation BeginsBerkshire Eagle

MCLA's Bowman Hall Renovation Begins

NORTH ADAMS -- A $15 million renovation is underway on Bowman Hall at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, with officials expecting the building to be completed by June 2015. "What’s magical about a renovation like this is everything gets some ...

Landisville woman named top employee at hospital

Landisville Woman Named Top Employee At HospitalDaily Journal

Landisville Woman Named Top Employee At Hospital

SOMERS POINT " Community resource coordinator and Landisville resident Iraida Melendez was named Employee of the Month for July at Shore Medical Center. The hospital said she consistently delivers outstanding, patient-centered service and embodies Shore ...

Tropical disease new to Texas could spark outbreak if steps aren’t taken, experts say

Tropical Disease New To Texas Could Spark Outbreak If Steps Aren’t Taken  Experts SayDallas News

Tropical Disease New To Texas Could Spark Outbreak If Steps Aren’t Taken Experts Say

A tropical disease new to Texas could spark an outbreak if doctors are not quick to recognize it, medical experts say. Chikungunya is a virus spread by mosquitoes that causes painful and swollen joints, headaches and high fevers. Eight cases " including ...

Trees Help Reduce the Risk of Respiratory Health Issues

Trees Help Reduce The Risk Of Respiratory Health IssuesScience World Report

Trees Help Reduce The Risk Of Respiratory Health Issues

Previous studies have highlighted the restorative benefits of plants. With trees in particular, the greenery helps convert carbon dioxide into oxygen, which in turn, helps humans thrive. Like Us on Facebook Now, recent findings published in the journal ...

Rock beats paper: Study says fist bumps spread fewer bacteria than handshakes or high-fives

Rock Beats Paper: Study Says Fist Bumps Spread Fewer Bacteria Than Handshakes Or High-fives

NEW YORK " When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does, researchers ...

A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus

A Second American Aid Worker Has Tested Positive For The Ebola VirusNew York Daily News

A Second American Aid Worker Has Tested Positive For The Ebola Virus

BOONE, N.C. (AP) " A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group official said Sunday.

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