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Hawaii toddler with eczema suffers severe "lobster" red, oozing skin reaction to steroid cream

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE UNDER A young Hawaiian boy suffered a severe skin reaction that contained painful, oozing and sometimes bloody red scabs after his parents used a steroid-based cream prescribed to treat his eczema. Christ and Matt Chun, parents of 20-month-old Colby, applied the cream to a stain of eczema originally found on the child's ear. Eczema is a skin …

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Some people – maybe even you-have special poop that can save lives

Photo: Sara S. Davis (Getty Images) There are plenty of people who are exceptional in one way or another. But a new review published this week suggests that even the poop we make can be extraordinary. It argues that some of us are superfecal graft donors, with poops uniquely suited to treating digestive and intestinal problems. Our protrusion is filled …

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Cocaine levels in Thames river probably not making fish 'hyperactive'

Londoners' cocaine habit may show no signs of lesson, but the high levels of the drug detected in the Thames is not harming its wildlife, an expert has said. New research by a team from King's College London (KCL ) water examined examined). They found the class A drug, which was present in users' urine and then flushed into the …

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Flu outbreak reported at Clinton schools

CLINTON, Miss. – Clinton schools, authorities said, and Clinton schools, authorities said More than 550 of the school districts 5,335 students were absent Friday, authorities said. Students were absent that day. Clinton Public Schools were closed Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr.

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Cambridge University launches Decoder, a brain education app

Usually, it is because you are distracted, if you have to browse through your phone, or you want to be distracted, from what you are going to work on. But if you have difficulty concentrating in general, don't worry. There is an app for that. Researchers at Cambridge University's Institute of Behavioral and Clinical Neuroscience have developed a brain education …

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When to take aspirin to prevent heart problems

People without heart problems who took a daily low dose aspirin had a lower risk of heart attack, stroke and death. But the modest benefits achieved are balanced by a great risk, published research on Tuesday in the newspaper JAMA showed. The daily dose increased the risk of bleeding in the gut or skull. "This questions the net benefit of …

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9 states experience high flu-like activity

January 22, 2019 The influenza season is in full swing, and according to this week's FluView report, seasonal influenza activity remains elevated in the US, as the flu is widespread in most of the country. A total of 19 influenza-associated child deaths have so far been reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the 2018-2019 season. …

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Alexandria sees 4 opioid doses, 2 deaths in 72 hours

"We do not know at this time if it was because it was a bad party, if it is troubled or mixed with other drugs or just extremely concentrated," said Alexandria Police Capt. Gregg Ladislaw. WASHINGTON – Four people overpaid on opioids in Alexandria, Virginia during a 72-hour period during the holiday weekend Martin Luther King Jr., leaving two people …

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New Zealand study looks like "super poopers", Australia / NZ News & Top Stories

WELLINGTON (DPA) – A group of Auckland researchers who investigated the results of fecal transplant studies believe they have found that the boy of so-called super-donors provides significantly better than average results. Fecal transplants of these donors can be used to treat intestinal diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease and perhaps also help prevent Alzheimer's and cancer, researchers led by …

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We can still avoid a repeat of last year's deadly flu season

Since the flu season is approaching its annual peak, between eight and nine and a half million people in the United States have already suffered from various strains of the respiratory virus, according to new estimates released on Friday by federal health officials. The report, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also estimates that about 100,000 people have …

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