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'Gene Drives' Are Too Risky for Field Trials, Scientists Say - New York Times

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New York Times

'Gene Drives' Are Too Risky for Field Trials, Scientists Say
New York Times
In 2013, scientists discovered a new way to precisely edit genes — technology called Crispr that raised all sorts of enticing possibilities. Scientists wondered if it might be used to fix hereditary diseases, for example, or to develop new crops. One ...
Conservation demands safe gene drive - PLOSPLOS

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Johnson & Johnson wins California lawsuit claiming asbestos in talc caused cancer - Reuters

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Reuters

Johnson & Johnson wins California lawsuit claiming asbestos in talc caused cancer
Reuters
(Reuters) - A California jury on Thursday ruled in favor of Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who said she developed the cancer mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos in the company's talc-based products including J&J's Baby Powder.
J&J wins California lawsuit claiming asbestos in baby powder caused cancerSeeking Alpha
A Win for Johnson & Johnson in Baby Powder-Mesothelioma CaseFairWarning
J&J wins lawsuit on 'cancer-causing' talc productsEJ Insight
India TV -CVN News (blog) -Daily Mail
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FDA OKs New Therapy for Some Hemophilia Patients - U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report

FDA OKs New Therapy for Some Hemophilia Patients
U.S. News & World Report
U.S. regulators have approved the first new treatment in nearly two decades to prevent internal bleeding in certain patients with hemophilia, an inherited blood-clotting disorder. Nov. 16, 2017, at 4:54 p.m.. FDA OKs New Therapy for Some Hemophilia ...
FDA Clears First-in-Class Emicizumab for Hemophilia AMedscape
FDA approves new treatment to prevent bleeding in certain patients with hemophilia AFDA.gov
FDA Approves New Hemophilia A TreatmentPharmacy Times
HealthDay -Healio -Reuters -MedPage Today
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Vets, Cancer Patients 'Undesirable,' Man Says At Pot Meeting - Patch.com

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Patch.com

Vets, Cancer Patients 'Undesirable,' Man Says At Pot Meeting
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Oliver Curme, who appeared to be against a medical marijuana dispensary, said his comments were meant to be taken as "satire." By Alex Newman, Patch Staff | Nov 16, 2017 11:36 am ET. 0. Vets, Cancer Patients 'Undesirable,' Man Says At Pot Meeting.
Boston Man Says Offensive Comments MisconstruedLeafly
Boston man says shocking comments on vets with PTSD, breast cancer patients were misunderstoodBoston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
'Outrageous' comments about cancer patients, vets with PTSD were 'in satire'WCVB Boston
Task & Purpose -Boston.com -CBS Boston / WBZ -Boston magazine
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Smokers urged to quit as Great American Smokeout is underway - Tribune-Review

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Fortune

Smokers urged to quit as Great American Smokeout is underway
Tribune-Review
That's the message Thursday from Acting Health Secretary and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine as she encouraged Pennsylvania residents to take part in a Great American Smokeout event near them to learn more about ways to quit cigarette smoking.
Commentary: How Can We Help People Quit Smoking? Pay Them.Fortune
Help available to those wishing to quit smokingOnline Athens
Don't Vape Your Health AwayUConn Today
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Heart attack strikes American Heart Association president - CNN

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CNN

Heart attack strikes American Heart Association president
CNN
(CNN) The president of the American Heart Association, Dr. John Warner, had a minor heart attack Monday during the organization's scientific conference taking place in Anaheim, California, according to a press release. Warner, CEO of UT Southwestern ...
President of American Heart Association has heart attack at organization conferenceNew York Daily News
American Heart Association president suffers mild heart attack during heart health conferenceInternational Business Times UK
President of American Heart Association recovering after heart attackStandard Republic
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Ohio Woman Who Posed with 20000 Bees on Her Belly in Maternity Shoot Suffers Stillbirth - PEOPLE.com

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Ohio Woman Who Posed with 20000 Bees on Her Belly in Maternity Shoot Suffers Stillbirth
PEOPLE.com
The Ohio mom of three who made headlines in August after posing with 20,000 bees on her belly in a shocking maternity shoot has suffered a stillbirth. “Yesterday evening we had to hand over our precious child and say goodbye to his physical body ...
Beekeeper whose maternity shoot went viral reveals her baby was stillbornBabyCenter (blog)
Ohio woman who took pregnancy photo with 20000 bees shares heartbreaking newsEverythingLubbock.com
Akron mother whose bee pregnancy photos went viral has stillborn soncleveland.com
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Mom Who Took Maternity Pics With Bees Shares Heartbreak - Newser

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Newser

Mom Who Took Maternity Pics With Bees Shares Heartbreak
Newser
(Newser) – An Ohio mom whose photos from her maternity shoot went viral over the summer shared sad news online this weekend: The baby she'd been carrying, a little boy she and her husband named Emersyn Jacob, died in utero, reports the Cincinnati ...

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Coffee Consumption May Decrease Stroke Risk - Neurology Advisor

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Neurology Advisor

Coffee Consumption May Decrease Stroke Risk
Neurology Advisor
HealthDay News — Increased coffee intake is associated with reduced risk of heart failure (HF) and stroke, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions, being held in Anaheim, California. Laura Stevens, from ...
Eat more leafy greens and whole grains to lower heart failure riskMedical News Today
Coffee-Rich, Plant-Based Diets May Be Best For Heart HealthForbes
Eating a Plant-based Diet Could Help Reduce The Risk of Heart FailureNews18
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Yankees' David Robertson on the devastating toll of pancreatic cancer - CBS News

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CBS News

Yankees' David Robertson on the devastating toll of pancreatic cancer
CBS News
Pancreatic cancer is the world's toughest cancer to treat, with a five-year survival rate of just 9 percent in the United States. It kills more people every year than breast cancer and is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.. Yet, unless ...
Know the Symptoms and Risks of the Deadliest Major CancerHuffPost
Pancreatic cancer: Is an 'electronic nose' the answer to achieving early diagnosis?EurekAlert (press release)
Pittsburgh organizations raise awareness about pancreatic cancerWPXI Pittsburgh
NBC Southern California -WKOW -NorthJersey.com -Irish Health
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Broken heart can cause same type of long-lasting damage as a heart attack - The Independent

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The Independent

Broken heart can cause same type of long-lasting damage as a heart attack
The Independent
Severe emotional stress can prompt a sudden heart condition that poses the same sort of long-term damage as a heart attack, new research has found. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy – or “broken heart syndrome” - affects at least 3,000 people in the UK and is ...
'Broken heart syndrome' may lead to long-term heart damage, says studyInquirer.net
​'Broken Heart Syndrome' Is A Real Thing And At Least 3000 Brits Suffer With It A YearLADbible

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Family warns others after woman dies following liposuction procedure - fox2now.com

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CBS News

Family warns others after woman dies following liposuction procedure
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LOS ANGELES – In her family's eyes, Irma Saenz already was an image of beauty – a loving daughter, sister and aunt – but now they are warning others after they say a liposuction procedure left her dead. “Why why did you do it?" said Irma's sister ...
Californian woman dies after undergoing liposuction in MexicoPulse Headlines
Southern California woman dies after going to Mexico for cheaper liposuction surgeryKYMA
Woman dies after undergoing liposuction procedure in Mexico, family saysFox News
International Business Times UK -New York Daily News -Daily Mail
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Medical first: Doctors attempt to gene-edit a living patient's DNA - CNN

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CNN

Medical first: Doctors attempt to gene-edit a living patient's DNA
CNN
(CNN) A man may soon be forever free of the previously incurable disease he was born with 44 years ago. On Monday, in a medical first, Brian Madeux received an experimental in-body gene-editing treatment intended to cure him of Mucopolysaccharidoses ...
US scientists try 1st gene editing in the bodyFox News
In a first, scientists edit genes inside a man's body to try to cure a disease. What's next?Washington Post
First gene-editing in human body attemptBBC News
TIME -MIT Technology Review -ABC News -Science Magazine
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Water department issues boil water notice after E.coli found - SFGate

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Water department issues boil water notice after E.coli found
SFGate
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — The Westerly Water Department has issued a boil water notice after E. coli bacteria was found in the water supply. The state Department of Health said Wednesday that water customers should boil water used for human ...
Boil-water notice issued for WesterlyThe Providence Journal
Westerly issues boil-water order after tests detect E. coliWPRI 12 Eyewitness News
Drinking water warning issued for areas of Stonington, Westerly, RIWTNH Connecticut News (press release)
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