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31 min ago | News Herald

First stop before the beach: The dermatologist's office

Beach season is in full swing, and with it comes the return of barely there clothing as people across the country look to escape the summer heat.

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Related Topix: Dermatology, Plastic Surgery

4 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Chiropractor had past allegations of impropriety

Allegations against Paul D. Thompson, 54, were investigated as far back as 1991, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported .

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Related Topix: Health, Chiropractic, Little Canada, MN, Vadnais Heights, MN

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Truckers at 2 Calif. ports OK cooling off period

A Democrat running for Congress in conservative central Washington has removed an online campaign video that showed him blasting an elephant-shaped pinata with a shotgun.

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Related Topix: Truckers, Long Beach, CA, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, Tracy Morgan

Rock Hill Herald

Philly-area woman married 1 day before her death

"In all honesty, it was her looks and that she was five years older than me," Bill said.

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Related Topix: Cystic Fibrosis, Health, Fibrosis, Saint Joseph's University, Delaware County, PA, Philadelphia, PA

WFAA-TV Dallas

Workers struggle in Hamptons, playground for rich

This is a town where people are so rich that a $2 million home can be badly in need of renovation.

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Related Topix: Nursing, New York

San Jose Mercury News

Biz Break: Yahoo, Salesforce and Microsoft go shopping for startups

Today: Yahoo picks up an Israeli video startup, Salesforce agrees to buy Palo Alto big-data startup RelateIQ for $390 million, and Microsoft scoops up a San Jose company.

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Related Topix: Salesforce, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Celebrities, Katie Couric, Marketing

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

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

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