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Mom jailed over son's 'senseless' strep throat death - Fox News

21.11.2017

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Mom jailed over son's 'senseless' strep throat death
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Tamara Lovett, 38, of Calgary, was found guilty in January in the 2013 death of her 7-year-old son, Ryan. (iStock). A Canadian mother was sentenced on Friday to three years in prison after her son died of strep throat when she failed to take him to a ...
Canadian mom sentenced to prison in 'senseless death' of 7-year-old with strep throatFOX31 Denver
Mom Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison After Son Dies From Strep ThroatCafeMom
Mom Gets 3 Years in Prison After Son, 7, Dies of Strep ThroatThe Epoch Times
WSMV Nashville -Currency Observer -Gears Of Biz -CBC.ca
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Spit Test May Be Able To Diagnose Concussions In Kids, Study Finds - CBS Local

21.11.2017

CBS Local

Spit Test May Be Able To Diagnose Concussions In Kids, Study Finds
CBS Local
(CNN) — A saliva test may someday be able to diagnose a concussion and predict how long symptoms last, according to a study published Monday in the JAMA Pediatrics. A concussion is one type of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow or jolt to ...
MicroRNAs in Saliva as a Biomarker for Prolonged ConcussionMedscape
Spit test could diagnose concussion in kids, study saysAtlanta Journal Constitution
Spit for ConcussionGenomeWeb
MD Magazine -MedPage Today -Health Imaging -New York Daily News
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Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every state - USA TODAY

21.11.2017

USA TODAY

Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every state
USA TODAY
Excessive drinking claims the lives of tens of thousands of Americans each year and is responsible for about 1 in every 10 deaths among working-age adults. Alcohol abuse also takes a heavy economic toll. A recent study from the Centers for Disease ...

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Ohio gets 370 applications for medical marijuana licenses - WLWT Cincinnati

21.11.2017

WLWT Cincinnati

Ohio gets 370 applications for medical marijuana licenses
WLWT Cincinnati
State officials say they've received more than 300 applications to operate 60 dispensaries that will sell medical marijuana. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy said on Monday that it had received 370 applications to operate the dispensaries the state expects ...
State gets 370 pot dispensary applicationsToledo Blade
Who will sell medical pot? 50 from area apply for licensesDayton Daily News
3 apply for license to sell medical marijuana in Sandusky CountyFremont News Messenger
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Hummus Recall For Listeria Concern In Virginia, Maryland, DC - Patch.com

21.11.2017

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Hummus Recall For Listeria Concern In Virginia, Maryland, DC
Patch.com
An Alexandria, Va. company recalled a hummus product sold throughout Virginia, Maryland and D.C. due to a possible Listeria contamination. By Cameron Luttrell, Patch Staff | Nov 21, 2017 10:31 am ET. 0. Hummus Recall For Listeria Concern In Virginia, ...
Hummus recalled over possible bacterial contaminationYork Dispatch

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The Latest: Startup Could Bring Back Vioxx for Hemophilia - U.S. News & World Report

21.11.2017

U.S. News & World Report

The Latest: Startup Could Bring Back Vioxx for Hemophilia
U.S. News & World Report
A tiny pharmaceutical company is trying to bring back the arthritis pill Vioxx but for patients with a bleeding disorder. Nov. 21, 2017, at 10:42 a.m.. The Latest: Startup Could Bring Back Vioxx for Hemophilia ...
APNewsBreak: Startup could bring back Vioxx for hemophiliaSeattle Times

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Men have higher sex drive after having a vasectomy - Times Now

21.11.2017

Times Now

Men have higher sex drive after having a vasectomy
Times Now
Frankfurt, Germany: A new study suggests that men have a higher sex drive after having a vasectomy. According to the study conducted in Frankfurt University, they were three times more likely to experience an increase in frequency after getting a snip ...
Study Says Men With Vasectomies Have More Sex And Better OrgasmsAskMen
Men have higher sex drive, after vasectomy, says studyDeccan Chronicle
A Vasectomy Improves a Man's Sex Drive and Overall SatisfactionRegal Tribune
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Thousands of strangers gave a sick 9-year-old an early Christmas. He died days after celebrating. - Washington Post

21.11.2017

Washington Post

Thousands of strangers gave a sick 9-year-old an early Christmas. He died days after celebrating.
Washington Post
Jacob Thompson spent nearly half of his short life battling cancer. The 9-year-old boy, who loved penguins, died Sunday, four years after he was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma, a rare cancer that affects mostly young children. As his family had ...
Boy whose wish for Christmas cards went viral diesFox News
9-year-old cancer patient whose Christmas wish went viral passes awayFOX 61
A 9-year-old boy who inspired outpouring of Christmas cards has died from cancerToday.com
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What Is An Iron Lung? Some Polio Survivors Still Use Now-Obsolete Machine - International Business Times

21.11.2017

International Business Times

What Is An Iron Lung? Some Polio Survivors Still Use Now-Obsolete Machine
International Business Times
Have you ever thought of a device in which the human body is encapsulated and then forced to breathe? Well, half-century old 'iron lung' serves this purpose. An iron lung is a non-invasive negative-pressure ventilator used to artificially maintain ...
Polio survivor has spent the last 65 years locked in a machineMetro
The Last Of The Iron LungsGizmodo Australia
America's last iron lungs: Incredible video shows Polio survivors whose life saving-equipment is repaired by car ...Daily Mail
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'Here It Goes': Coming Out To Your Doctor In Rural America - NPR

21.11.2017

NPR

'Here It Goes': Coming Out To Your Doctor In Rural America
NPR
Finding the perfect doctor can be a feat for anyone. And a poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds that 18 percent of all LGBTQ Americans refrain from seeing a physician for fear ...

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Mom sentenced to prison in “senseless death” of 7-year-old with strep throat - kfor.com

21.11.2017

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Mom sentenced to prison in “senseless death” of 7-year-old with strep throat
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CALGARY, Alberta – A Canadian mother has been sentenced to three years in prison after failing to take her 7-year-old son to the doctor for a treatable strep throat infection, officials said. Tamara Lovett, 48, of Calgary, was found guilty in January ...
Mom gets prison for son's 'senseless' death from strep throatNew York Post
Mother sentenced to prison for failing to take dying son to doctors for strep throatNew York Daily News
Mom goes to prison after son, 7, dies from strep throat because she didn't take him to the doctorAOL

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Popular Surgery To Ease Chronic Shoulder Pain Called Into Question - NPR

21.11.2017

NPR

Popular Surgery To Ease Chronic Shoulder Pain Called Into Question
NPR
Research investigating a popular form of surgery aimed at easing chronic shoulder pain doesn't fix the problem, a careful, placebo-controlled study suggests. In the condition known as shoulder impingement, certain movements, such as reaching up to get ...
Common NHS shoulder surgery no better than placebo at relieving painTelegraph.co.uk

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GE CEO Flannery Talks Baker Hughes – GE Future - EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)

21.11.2017

GE CEO Flannery Talks Baker Hughes – GE Future
EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)
The history of GE dates back to Thomas A. Edison. In 1876 Edison opened his Menlo Park, NJ, laboratory, from which came perhaps the greatest invention of the age - a successful incandescent electric lamp. In 1890, Edison established the Edison General ...

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Dog Owners Have Lower Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease, Swedish Data Suggest - NPR

21.11.2017

NPR

Dog Owners Have Lower Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease, Swedish Data Suggest
NPR
Dogs shower their owners with affection and demand walks on a regular basis. And according to medical researchers, a corresponding link between dog ownership and heart health — previously called "probable" by experts — is supported by Swedish data.
Want to live longer? Get a dog…fox8.com
New study shows owning a dog lowers risk of cardiovascular diseaseToday.com
Dr Mark Porter: Is owning a dog really that good for your health?The Times
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The surprising obstacle to curing Alzheimer's: Top doctor explains why patent laws are holding us back - Daily Mail

21.11.2017

Daily Mail

The surprising obstacle to curing Alzheimer's: Top doctor explains why patent laws are holding us back
Daily Mail
Thirty years ago, scientists began to unlock the mysteries regarding the cause of Alzheimer's disease. This knowledge ushered in an era of great enthusiasm that scientists could develop new therapies to either prevent Alzheimer's or significantly slow ...
Large: Bill Gates just gave us 50 million ways to re-think the human brainOnline Athens
Utah leads US with highest rate of Alzheimer's disease; help is availablefox13now.com
Dealing with Dementia: The condition and caregiversUpperMichigansSource.com
Vail Daily News -PR Web (press release) -Kitsap Sun -Cullman Times Online
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Risk of stillbirth is double in pregnant women who sleep on their backs, study finds - Washington Post

20.11.2017

Washington Post

Risk of stillbirth is double in pregnant women who sleep on their backs, study finds
Washington Post
Pregnant women might increase their risk of a stillbirth if they sleep on their backs during their third trimester, a new study has found. The research, published Monday in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, is the largest of its kind ...
Women advised to sleep on side to help prevent stillbirthBBC News
If you're pregnant, sleep on your side – it could prevent stillbirth, study findsMiami Herald
Sleeping position linked to the risk of stillbirthMedical Xpress
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Overweight women may need more frequent mammograms - CBS News

20.11.2017

CBS News

Overweight women may need more frequent mammograms
CBS News
Women who are overweight or obese may need to be screened for breast cancer more frequently, new Swedish research suggests. The reason? Overweight or obese women are at greater risk of having breast cancer detected after the tumor has grown large ...
Another Problem With Being an Overweight Woman? Breast Cancer Tumors Are Likely to Be Larger Yet Harder to DetectNewsweek
Breast cancer tumours 'larger' in overweight womenBBC News
High BMI linked to larger breast cancer tumor sizeHealio
Telegraph.co.uk -Diagnostic Imaging -Business Standard -Daily Mail
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Vaccination: The Cornerstone of Occupational Health, Patient Safety - Infection Control Today

20.11.2017

Infection Control Today

Vaccination: The Cornerstone of Occupational Health, Patient Safety
Infection Control Today
The cornerstone of occupational health this time of year continues to be influenza vaccination, but compliance remains an ongoing challenge. Black, et al. (2017) report that 78.6 percent of survey respondents say they received vaccination during the ...
MEDICAL INSIGHTS: Flu Vaccination NewsAiken Standard
Health District reports flu death, spike in illnessLas Vegas Sun
Fight breaks out after DUI suspect hits cars, home near Torrey Pines and WashingtonNews3LV
Patch.com -Petoskey News-Review -FOX5 Las Vegas -KLAS-TV
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Deadly sugar addiction – why carbs, not fats, are the problem - FOX43.com

20.11.2017

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Deadly sugar addiction – why carbs, not fats, are the problem
FOX43.com
ST. LOUIS -- Some doctors say sugar may be the number one killer in America right now. That may sound like a stretch, but you can see why they make that claim. Diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and obesity can all be partially attributed to too much sugar.
'I Tried The Ketogenic Diet For Weight Loss—Here's What Happened'Women's Health
Medical News Today: No sugar diet plan: What you need to knowMendon Journal
Deadly Addiction of Sugar May Be Demolishing Its LoversSwiftNary
Metro -Facts Herald
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