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Teacher donates kidney to student

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:21:25 GMT2016-09-24T19:21:25Z

Most people have a story or two about teachers who really gave of themselves. But Natasha Fuller's most likely trumps everyone's.


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What is a traumatic brain injury?

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:54:17 GMT2016-09-23T21:54:17Z

Cell phone video released Friday recorded Rakeyia Scott, the wife of Keith Lamont Scott, who was fatally shot by Charlotte police, screaming, "He has a TBI," or traumatic brain injury.


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How Clinton, Trump stack up on health care

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:02:42 GMT2016-09-23T16:02:42Z

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have wildly divergent views on how to handle health insurance. A new report from Rand Corp., funded by the non-partisan Commonwealth Fund, seeks to put some numbers on the impact of each candidates' proposals on health...


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Wells Pharmacy Network recalls hundreds of products

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:39:26 GMT2016-09-22T23:39:26Z

A major recall has been issued for all sterile products recently produced by the compounding pharmacy Wells Pharmacy Network.


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Smoking leaves 30-year legacy on your DNA

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:02:36 GMT2016-09-22T18:02:36Z

Smokers have a "footprint" of their addiction on their genes that could be used to identify, and develop treatments for, smoking-related diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to a new study published Tuesday.


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FDA's app competition to help fight heroin overdose

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:09:58 GMT2016-09-22T17:09:58Z

The US Food and Drug Administration announced a challenge to the tech wizards of Silicon Valley this week: build an app to combat opioid overdoses.


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Gonorrhea in Hawaii shows antibiotic resistance

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:02:19 GMT2016-09-22T17:02:19Z

Seven gonorrhea patients in Hawaii make up the first known US case cluster in which the sexually transmitted infection showed reduced susceptibility to the single available effective treatment option, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sa...


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'Fault in Our Stars' wife dies days after husband

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:06:17 GMT2016-09-22T16:06:17Z

Katie Prager, the wife in the real "Fault in Our Stars" couple, died Thursday after complications from cystic fibrosis and a lung transplant. She was 26 years old.


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Should I worry about chromium-6 in drinking water?

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:33:07 GMT2016-09-22T00:33:07Z

The Environmental Working Group reported Tuesday that dangerous levels of chromium-6 contaminate tap water consumed by millions of Americans. This is the carcinogenic chemical featured in the true story turned Hollywood movie "Erin Brockovich,"


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Lawmakers say EpiPen hikes made Mylan executives 'filthy rich'

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:54:57 GMT2016-09-21T23:54:57Z

Mylan CEO Heather Bresch insisted Wednesday that the outrage swirling around her company's decision to dramatically hike the cost of its EpiPen has been overblown. Bresch said the company's profit on its $609 EipPen two-packs is about $50 per pen. She...


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