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Shaved heads favor pediatric cancer research

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) – Dozens of people cut their facial hair or shave their heads Sunday to raise money to support childhood cancer research. Pat Schrager organizes the annual St. Baldrick's Foundation event at the 84th Street Pub & Grille in Byron Township, south of Grand Rapids. "We became involved because a friend of our daughter had leukemia at …

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Why frequent heavy snoring can send you to early digging: Standard

People who snore, wake their wife. [File, Standard] People who snore loudly while sleeping are not only a nuisance to their partners but risk their own lives, according to medical experts. Medics has been alarmed by the increasing number of Kenyans, especially couples visiting health facilities are looking for ways to help their partners stop snoring at sleep. In an …

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Shocking toll of young patients enrolled in hospitals with mental disorders associated with cannabis

Children who are young as nine are hospitalized with serious cannabis-related diseases, show figures. More than 3,400 patients under the age of 19 were adopted last year due to mental and behavioral disorders triggered by the drug. Doctors see a whole new generation with serious problems, increasingly buying cannabis through social media. James Hamilton, formed 11 years with his retirement …

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Low vaccination rate to be managed

Published Mar 24, 2019 at 16:44 (Updated March 24, 2019 at 4:44 pm) A working group has been set up to handle vaccination problems. The Ministry of Health has created a working group to address the fear of Bermuda's lack of immunization. The working group contains departmental staff, general practitioners and the general public and will concentrate on education. The …

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Were you exposed to brass in Shasta County?

REDDING, Calif. – A person in Shasta Dounty has contracted measles. Shasta County Public Health said the patient is currently isolated from others to prevent the spread of the highly contagious measles. The health department reaches out to all those people have been in contact with the last eight days. They want to talk to anyone who worked at or …

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Weekly meal plan: Low carb vegan meals!

During busy weeks, it may be a burden to prioritize eating well and getting full nutritious, satisfying and good food. Never fear, your weekly meal plan is here! We bring you weekly ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert every day of the week, so you can be sure that you eat right and make your body happy and run. …

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How an air pollution study from 1993 changed history

In the 1970s, London's smog became a distant memory. The last big smogen had occurred in 1962 and it looked as if Britain's city problems for air pollution had been resolved. The world's leading medical research council's air pollution unit at London's St. Bartholomew's hospital was shut down. In the eyes of the government, it had done its job. There …

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Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Often jaw can be a sign you have the condition

Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition that can lead to serious health complications if left untreated. It causes a person's blood sugar (glucose) to become too high and without treatment, eye problems, kidney problems, nerve damage, heart attack and stroke can occur. Symptoms of type 2 diabetes are not always easy to detect, but an expert says it is …

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