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Rep. Desjarlais To Undergo Cancer Treatments

U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais' office said the East Tennessee Republican has been diagnosed with early-stage cancer in his neck.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Philly.com

A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All

They found that those with a form of a gene tied to lower levels of drinking generally had healthier hearts.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Udall: Problems with Gardner's birth control plan

Udall made the remarks in response to a question at a news conference to highlight his latest foray into the volatile politics of birth control.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

New York Daily News

Two CDC research labs shut down after several dangerous incidents

In this Oct. 8, 2013, file photo, a sign marks the entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bird Flu, Infectious Diseases

KMBC-TV

5 studies you may have missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Alzheimer's

The Modesto Bee

Patients seek FDA ban on fibroid removal devices

An expert panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers heard impassioned pleas from women with cancer and family members of deceased patients who said they were unaware of the cancer risks of the popular technique for treating fibroids by grinding the tissue and removing it through a small incision in the abdomen.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Uterine Cancer, Business News

CBS 3 Springfield

Man takes foot on 'last adventures' before amputation

Joe with his girlfriend Johnna Hetrick, 27, giving him moral support on his left foot's last adventures.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Medicine, Arthritis, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Missouri enacts law requiring meningitis vaccine

Students living in campus housing at Missouri's public universities will be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis beginning next year.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Bellingham Herald

State wants mediation over Medicaid billing system

Gov. Sean Parnell, in a statement Thursday, said that if mediation doesn't work, "the state is prepared to pursue all remedies available under the contract, including legal action."

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Xerox, Sean Parnell, US Governors

Yahoo!

Britons facing longer working lives

A fresh wave of tax hikes or spending cuts will be needed to meet the growing cost of Britain's ageing population, its financial watchdog has warned.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KIDK CBS 3

Uninsured rate plummets under Affordable Care Act

The reports -- conducted by three major research organizations -- aim to measure the early effect of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Medicaid

Tri-cityherald.com

Trial: dengue shot offers some protection

There is no treatment for dengue, which causes symptoms including fever, severe joint pain, headaches and bleeding.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Travel, Asia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Virus detected in baby 'cured' of HIV

A Mississippi baby scientists said was "functionally cured" of HIV now has detectable levels of the virus in her blood, 27 months after being taken off antiretroviral drugs, her doctors say.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Medicine, Autos

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

A U.S. girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV - and therefore is not cured.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

FOX23

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

A Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for several years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV and therefore is not cured.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS

Berkshire Eagle

Rock Hall planning Everly Brothers tribute show

This July 31, 1964 file photo shows Don Everly and Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers during a performance.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Everly Brothers, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Medicine, Country, Rodney Crowell

KKTV

3 West Nile Risk Areas Identified In Longmont

Boulder County health officials say they've identified three locations in Longmont where mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus.

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Related Topix: Longmont, CO, Boulder County, CO, West Nile Virus

Bellingham Herald

Tennessee accused of failing to follow health law

According to the letter dated June 27, of seven critical success factors required of states, Tennessee had met only one.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid

EDGE

Vermont's Gay Oasis :: Frog Meadow

Vermont's Frog Meadow is billed as "A country bed & breakfast and massage oasis for men."

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Fitness, Yoga

Wed Jul 09, 2014

EDGE

SF's Magnet Celebrates Their 11th Anniversary

Later this evening, July 9, the San Francisco AIDS service organization Magnet celebrates their 11th Anniversary.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Castro (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Gay/Lesbian

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