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She rejected chemotherapy and chose to die of cancer — so she could give birth to her child – Washington Post

Washington Post She rejected chemotherapy and chose to die of cancer — so she could give birth to her childWashington PostThe headaches began sometime in March. They didn't think much of them, other than that they were possible migraines — until she started vomiting. An initial scan showed a mass in Carrie DeKlyen's brain. More […]

'I think I did it': Man says he killed wife in his sleep after drinking cough medicine – fox4kc.com

fox4kc.com 'I think I did it': Man says he killed wife in his sleep after drinking cough medicinefox4kc.com"I had a dream, and then I turned on the lights and she's dead on the floor," he said. "I have blood all over me, and there's a bloody knife on the bed. And I think I did […]

$26 million federal grant to boost HIV treatment in Indiana – WHIO

WNDU-TV $26 million federal grant to boost HIV treatment in IndianaWHIOThe Indiana State Department of Health has received a $26 million federal grant that officials say will help provide treatment and counseling to people with HIV. The agency says the 2017 Ryan White Supplemental Award will make more services available …Indiana State Department of Health […]

Judge opens door for lawsuit over girl declared brain dead – ABC News

ABC News Judge opens door for lawsuit over girl declared brain deadABC NewsFILE – In this Dec. 20, 2013 file photo, Nailah Winkfield, mother of 13-year-old Jahi McMath, cries before a courtroom hearing regarding McMath, in Oakland, Calif. A California judge ruled that McMath, a teen girl declared brain dead more than three …Judge weighs […]

Ketogenic diet could help us live longer, but could also lead to weight gain – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz Ketogenic diet could help us live longer, but could also lead to weight gainStuff.co.nzThe ketogenic diet is based on the basic idea that the body will always burn glucose (which breaks down from the carbohydrates) before it burns ketones (which are the breakdown of fat). By replacing most of the carbs in our diet […]

Posing as Doctor's Staff, Drug Company Fueled Opioid Scripts, Report Says – Medscape

Medscape Posing as Doctor's Staff, Drug Company Fueled Opioid Scripts, Report SaysMedscapeEmployees of Insys Therapuetics allegedly used a variety of ruses with insurers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) to get reimbursement approval for their fentanyl spray (Subsys), including posing as doctor's office employees and being deceitful …and more » Source: Health

Health Highlights: Sept. 5, 2017 – Bloomington Pantagraph

SCVNEWS.com Health Highlights: Sept. 5, 2017Bloomington PantagraphA public health emergency has been declared in San Diego County, Calif. over an outbreak of the liver disease hepatitis A that has caused 15 deaths and nearly 400 hospitalizations. Homeless people have been hit hardest in the outbreak that began last …County Supes Order Public Hepatitis A ReportSCVNEWS.comSan Diego […]

Blood clot risk — and other problems — might be tied to how tall you are – CNN

CNN Blood clot risk — and other problems — might be tied to how tall you areCNN(CNN) How tall you are might hold clues to your risk of various health problems, such as blood clots, according to a new study. Height can be an independent predictor of your risk for venous thromboembolism, or VTE, also […]

HPV researchers, Planned Parenthood win prestigious Lasker medical awards – Washington Post

Washington Post HPV researchers, Planned Parenthood win prestigious Lasker medical awardsWashington PostThe Lasker Awards, among the most prestigious in medicine, will go to two National Cancer Institute researchers whose work led to the development of vaccines that prevent cervical cancer, and to Planned Parenthood for providing “essential health …2017 Lasker Awards for Basic and Clinical […]

Wife of man killed by West Nile: "It started with a headache" – WRCB-TV

WRCB-TV Wife of man killed by West Nile: "It started with a headache"WRCB-TVA mosquito surveillance trap hangs from a tree in Ringgold with a notice from the Georgia Department of Health. It's designed to catch mosquitoes so researchers can learn more about them and so health officials can monitor Zika and West Nile activity.West Nile […]