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No amount of bacon or alcohol is safe, World Cancer Research Fun

(Meredith) – Do you want to reduce the risk of cancer by 40 percent? Stop eating bacon (and all processed meat) and drink alcohol according to a new set of health-related guidelines. The new guidelines from the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) are part of a ten-point plan that helps you reduce your risk of cancer. The guidelines are based …

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"This room becomes holy" with the organ donor's body

The woman was draped and still on the operating table, while nurses and surgical technicians rushed around the room and placed surgical equipment on the tables surrounding her. As the surgeon moved closer to the patient, a tall man walked in the scrubs forward and cleaned his throat. "Time out," said Steven Ashley, and the room became silent. He read …

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Nipahvirus: Bihar, Sikkim, MP, Puducherry Issues Advice for People

In the wake of the outbreak of the Nipah virus in Kerala, which has asserted 13 lives so far, the Bihar government, Sikkim Health Department, Madhya Pradesh Health Ministry and Pudducherry Collector Office have issued advice calling on citizens in their respective states to take cautions against the disease . The nipah virus, spread by fruit flakes, can cause an …

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Ebola: How the virus drew a global health revolution

No buzzing rubbish and gossip, no sputtering of yellow and white taxis or boda boda taxi bikes. Just a terrible silence. It was August 4, 2014 and the government of Sierra Leone had ordered more than 7 million citizens to protect themselves at home and pray. The Ebola epidemic was out of control, and it was time for desperate measures. …

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nipahvirus: Nipah virus horror: No need for panic; adopt good hygiene practices

NEW DELHI: Simple good hygiene practices like regular hand washing and cooking properly before consumption can help you avoid pulling together the brain-damaging Nipah virus that has claimed 12 lives in Kerala until now and led to quarantine of at least 40 others, health experts suggest . The Nipah virus is a zoonotic disease that is transmitted naturally from vertebrates …

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Children injured in casualties with softball on their own

McKenna Hovenga breathes herself for the first time in weeks after she was seriously injured by a broken soft ball. (Medication for McKenna Facebook) The 2 month old baby who was seriously injured in a softball accident earlier this month breathes himself for the first time in weeks. McKenna Hovenga's great aunt, who has kept the infant's hundreds of thousands …

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Lab equipment problems may have affected TB tests

By Associated Press May 25 at 4:09 PM RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia officials say equipment problems that a state laboratory may have resulted in false results for nearly 200 people tested for tuberculosis. Officials said Friday that they have reported affected healthcare providers of the problem recently identified by the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services Officials say an incorrect setting …

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Influenza death case doubled in Iowa this year to 270

CLOSE Bill Gates will make a $ 12 million donation to fund research for a universal influenza vaccine. [19659000] Buzz60 The predominant flu strain this season was H3N2, which usually causes serious diseases, hospital stays and even death, especially for those who are very young or old and Influenza killed twice as many Iowans in winter as a year earlier, …

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Los Gatos doctors are charged audio sold to cure diseases

Feeling a touch of Ebola? Malaria got you down? Typhoid problems again? Or is it a little less exotic and much more common among American people? Diarrhea, perhaps or back pain? Dr. William Gray in Los Gatos has taken care of whether you suffer from Atherton rides or blow from the Eyeballs in Africa – according to Gray. In order …

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Traces of opioids present in the Seattle area Mussels: Two way: NPR

A new study shows that mussels in Puget Sound have tested positive for trace amounts of opioidoxycodone. David Silverman / Getty Images hide caption change caption David Silverman / Getty Images A new study shows that mussels in Puget Sound have tested positive for trace amounts of opioidoxycodone. David Silverman / Getty Images Bay bugs in Washington Puget Sound has …

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