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What is glioblastoma?

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:26:27 GMT

Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive brain tumor, Mayo Clinic doctors tell CNN.(image)

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The future of treatment for glioblastoma

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:04:29 GMT

After being diagnosed with a primary glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain cancer, Sen. John McCain and his family are reviewing treatment options with his doctors at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix.(image)

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Meghan McCain sends moving tribute to her father, her 'rock'

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:21:00 GMT

Meghan McCain, one of Sen. John McCain's seven children, posted a touching statement on Twitter on Wednesday night amid the news of her father's brain cancer diagnosis.(image)

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This 3-D-printed artificial heart actually beats

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:52:44 GMT

A heart of gold may be hard to find, but a heart of silicone may be within reach.(image)

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Why Americans are having less sex

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:27:01 GMT

Today, sex seems more available to us than ever before. With just a swipe on their phones, singles can schedule their next hookup, while committed couples have an apparent "sure thing" every night. This is also known as "the marriage advantage."(image)

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Boy, 6, revived with Narcan after possible opioid overdose

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:22:14 GMT

In what may be a sobering sign of the depths of the opioid crisis in New Hampshire, paramedics had to use Narcan to revive a 6-year-old boy Tuesday morning after a possible overdose.(image)

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10-year-old Miami boy dies after suspected skin contact with fentanyl

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:05:57 GMT

A 10-year-old Miami boy died last month after suspected skin contact with a deadly mixture of opioid drugs, Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle said Tuesday.(image)

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Legionnaires disease sickens 9 at Graceland hotel

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:42:23 GMT

The Guest House at Graceland, a hotel adjacent to Elvis Presley's Memphis home, is the source of a Legionnaires disease outbreak, according to a statement Wednesday from the Shelby County Health Department. There have been nine confirmed cases of the illness.(image)

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Shedding light on the 'other' breast cancer genes

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:10:42 GMT

When Samantha Golkin-Nigliazzo was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 30, she wasn't surprised. Instead, it was the results of her subsequent genetic tests that left her in shock.(image)

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Depression in heart attack survivors is common

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:01:52 GMT

Clyde Boyce has been hospitalized 14 times in the past four years.(image)

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His son tried the experimental treatment Charlie Gard's parents want

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:01:10 GMT

An American father is speaking out about his child's experience with an experimental treatment the parents of Charlie Gard are fighting for their baby to access.(image)

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US Congress takes step toward giving Charlie Gard residency

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:54:11 GMT

A US Congressional committee has voted in favor of giving the terminally ill British baby Charlie Gard and his parents permanent residency so the child can undergo an experimental treatment in the country.(image)

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Can apple cider vinegar help with weight loss?

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:27:23 GMT

Many people believe that apple cider vinegar can help with weight loss, but how much of that is hype?(image)

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24 sickened in salmonella outbreak linked to laboratories in 16 states

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 21:59:13 GMT

Twenty-four people in 16 states were infected with a strain of salmonella from March through June in an outbreak linked to microbiology laboratories, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday. Six people were hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported.(image)

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How bulimics' brains are different

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:07:01 GMT

The brains of women with bulimia respond differently to stress and food compared with women without the eating disorder, according to two separate MRI studies that published this month.(image)

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This diet might prevent dementia

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:52:28 GMT

Following a Mediterranean style diet may lower your risk of dementia by a third, according to new research.(image)

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Teen electrocuted after playing on phone in bathtub

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:52:48 GMT

As she often did, 14-year-old Madison Coe ran a bath to unwind before bed.(image)

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Baby dies of viral meningitis after deadly kiss

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 02:40:41 GMT

Mariana Sifrit, the infant girl who contracted viral meningitis caused by HSV-1 when she was less than a week old, died Tuesday morning, her mother posted on Facebook.(image)

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Doctors find 27 contact lenses in woman's eye

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 05:26:28 GMT

A 67-year-old woman scheduled for routine cataract surgery in November thought it was just dry eye and old age causing her discomfort, she told her surgeons.(image)

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McCain's blood clot may be more significant than first thought

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 22:00:55 GMT

Sen. John McCain, 80, is recovering at his Arizona home following surgery on Friday to remove a blood clot above his left eye, according to his office. The clot was discovered during a routine physical last week, according to a statement.(image)

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What chemicals are in your mac and cheese?

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:16:07 GMT

It's not listed on the ingredient list, but a new survey this week found high concentrations of the chemicals known as phthalates in the cheese powder of macaroni and cheese.(image)

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What to know about acid burns

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:56:02 GMT

A series of acid attacks in London left five men injured over a 70-minute period Friday. One victim is considered to have life-changing facial injuries.(image)

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How tapering off opioids can help people with chronic pain

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 22:45:53 GMT

Last year, when the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention established new guidelines on prescribing opioids, it recommended that long-term opioid users be weaned or tapered off pain pills. A study published this week in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine bolsters this idea, finding that chronic pain patients who taper off opioids can have a better quality of life without them.(image)

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The life-changing science of photographing your clutter

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:45:57 GMT

Picture your favorite childhood stuffed animal. Are you clinging to it even though neither you nor anyone else in your household has played with that creature in years?(image)

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Ohio school district votes to put anti-overdose med in some schools

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 23:34:17 GMT

Middle and high schools in Akron, Ohio, will soon have on-campus access to a prescription medication used to reverse opioid overdoses and prevent overdose deaths.(image)

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