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1 hr ago | WKRC-AM Cincinnati

Punk Rock Icon Tommy Ramone Loses Battle With Cancer

The last original member of the seminal punk band the Ramones is dead, reports Variety.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Punk, The Ramones

5 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

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: Cancer, Health, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Fresno Bee

FDA weighs cancer risk of fibroid removal devices

The panel of Food and Drug Administration experts also said Friday that women who do undergo the procedure should sign a written consent form stating they understand the serious risks of laparoscopic power morcellation, in which electronic tools are used to grind tissue and remove it through a small incision in the abdomen.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Uterine Cancer, Health

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, Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Stars and Stripes

911 tapes depict response to collapse of veteran at Albuquerque hospital

Emergency dispatch tapes released Friday reveal further details about efforts to revive a Vietnam veteran who collapsed with a heart attack in a Veterans Affairs hospital in Albuquerque.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Nursing, Kirtland AFB, NM

NorthJersey.com

Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

WTVR Richmond

Anthrax investigation turns up a distressinga issues at CDC

Concluding its investigation into the unintended anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the CDC says it has found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following protocol.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

KCTV5

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, Arthritis, Health

Merced Sun-Star

CDC safety lapses shut 2 labs, stop shipments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also shut down two of its laboratories where the recent safety lapses took place.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

Lexington Herald-Leader

Adams County approves Natchez hospital sale

Pending the signature of the buyers and approval of the federal bankruptcy court, The Natchez Democrat reports the agreement will officially make Community Health Systems the bidding stalking horse and probable buyer of the hospital.

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Community General Hospital, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry

WFAA-TV Dallas

Doctor: Ex-Atlanta schools head can't endure trial

A doctor says Atlanta's former school superintendent can't endure a trial in the system's test cheating case due to her health.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Oncology

Science Daily

What you eat may affect your body's internal biological clock

Food not only nourishes the body but also affects its internal biological clock, which regulates the daily rhythm of many aspects of human behavior and biology.

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Related Topix: Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Bono's daughter Eve Hewson simplifies billing

Eve Hewson speaks onstage during the "The Knick" segment of the BBC America 2014 Summer TCA on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, Nursing

KEPR CBS 19

WellPoint CEO: Insurer readies for technology wave

WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish says that when people ask what a doctor's appointment will be like in the future, they assume that patients will physically have to visit an office.

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Related Topix: Wellpoint Health Networks, Insurance, Associated Press

The Macon Telegraph

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

In this undated file image provided by Johns Hopkins Medicine in 2005 Dr. Deborah Persaud, a pediatric HIV expert at Johns Hopkins' Children's Center in Baltimore, holds a vial.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Infectious Diseases

Ruidoso News

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, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

WFAA-TV Dallas

Biographical information on Joseph Swedish

CAREER: Former CEO of the health care systems Trinity Health Corp. and Centura Health Corp. Also has served as an executive for the hospital operator HCA Holdings Inc. and as a board member for the insurer Coventry Health Care, which competitor Aetna Inc. acquired in 2013.

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Related Topix: Coventry Health Care, Children's Specialized Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Aetna, Insurance, University of North Carolina Charlotte, North Carolina, Duke University

Sunherald.com

U of I to receive health care innovation award

The grant is among $360 million in prospective innovation awards announced Wednesday by new Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell.

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Related Topix: Nursing

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, Health, Massage Therapy, Fitness, Yoga

Wed Jul 09, 2014

News Journal

Cancer drug finds new use as fertility treatment

The study focused on women with polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, one of the most common causes of infertility in women.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Breast Cancer

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