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Fet with Lou Gehrig's to get in-home care;

A – A + PORTLAND – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has reached an agreement to continue in-home health care for an Oregon veteran with Lou Gehrig's disease, it was announced Friday. Michael Williamson of Springfield sued the federal agency on Jan. 23 in U.S. District Court in Eugene after a VA contract company informed him that his home …

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Murfreesboro police to train officers at Narcan

MURFREESBORO – Officials with the Murfreesboro Police Department are setting up a policy before training their officials about how and when to use Narcan. The department received 560 boxes of nasal spray last month to help combat the ongoing opioid crisis in the county. Narcan, a brand of naloxone, is administered through the nose and can alternate the effect of …

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Experts warn of Lyme disease before the hot weekend

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Since the warm weather of spring is affecting many of us outside, health experts warn about the dangers of ticks and Lyme disease. Catholic medical assistant Joe Magnum said he had already treated several people for Lyme disease this year. New Hampshire has two common types of ticks – the larger American dog market and the smaller …

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Relay honors all cancer victims – News – Progress Index

The great moment of Jackson County resident Beth Baldwin's life was there when her mother Becky Keller took her last breath. Looking at her mother through the progression of terminal cancer was heartbreaking, but Baldwin came from the experience with more respect and appreciation for the gift of life. Baldwin learned that there is no greater honor than caring for …

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Hundreds of walk on Hagerstown YMCA to stamp out cancer | Immediate

Hagerstown resident Sara Mulkey is living evidence that cancer is as deadly as people attack. In 2010 she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. "I got my first free and clear year 2015" said about her forgiveness. But her victory was short-lived. A year later, she got more cruel news when doctors told her she had thyroid cancer. Although she has …

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Kwik Trips Del Monte veggie tray was recalled as illnesses worsened

MILWAUKEE – Del Monte Fresh has recalled vegetable trays sold on Kwik Trip, after reading they are probably linked to an outbreak of infections caused by cyclospora. The number of people getting ill due to the tainted veggie tray is rising. According to Centers for Disease Control, the infection is usually not life-threatening. Symptoms may include the following: Watery diarrhea …

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Texas hospital's heart transplant program resumes after 2 weeks suspension

HOUSTON – A Houston hospital announced Friday that it has re-activated its well-known cardiac transplant program after a two-week suspension of all medical procedures after several deaths this year. Baylor st. Luke Medical Center's decision to suspend its program came after a series of joint reports by Houston Chronicle and ProPublica which reveals the resignation of several top physicians and …

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Hundreds of walk on Hagerstown YMCA to stamp out cancer | Local news

Hagerstown resident Sara Mulkey is living evidence that cancer is as fatal as humans attack. In 2010 she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. "I got my first free and clear year 2015" said about her forgiveness. But her victory was short-lived. A year later, she got more cruel news when doctors told her she had thyroid cancer. Although she has …

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