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  1. Inspiring mum faced cancer to save sonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Argus

    ... choice." Mrs Van Tromp said she also wanted to highlight the need to provide more training and information to health staff about cancer during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Henry's birth was captured on camera by photographer Lesley Taylor as part of ...

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  2. Generator Ventures, Ziegler LinkA age Longevity invest in CareLinxRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PE Hub

    CareLinx Inc., a company specializing in home care for the elderly and the chronically ill, announced today that it received investments from Generator Ventures and Ziegler LinkA age Longevity Funds, prominent venture capital firms focused on aging and long-term care. The investments bring CareLinx's total capital raise to $5 million, which the company plans to use to expand its staff and launch national marketing initiatives.

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  3. Whidbey sailor attempting new feat to battle Parkinson's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Whidbey News-Times

    Petty Officer Michael McCastle warms up before he scales a 20-foot rope in preparation for his May 16 feat to raise money for Parkinson's research. McCastle, who attempted to break a world record for pullups last year, will climb the rope repeatedly to reach the height of Mount Everest, 29,029 feet.

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  4. 18-wheeler wreck closes part of I-20 in LongviewRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KLTV Tyler

    Police and the Longview Fire Department are on the scene controlling traffic. Police tell us it happened Wednesday near mile marker 596 around 5 a.m. They say one of the drivers was taken to the hospital.

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  5. Delayed Spring Weather May 'Surprise Attack' Allergy SufferersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | LongIsland.com

    ... for three months or longer, go see your doctor. If prescribed allergy medications -USE AS DIRECTED. Plan for good health: it's recommended that sufferers know their allergens. Ask your doctor to get tested to find out what you're allergic to, so you ...

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  6. Epilepsy drug could help treat Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... models, and patients with the disease," said Nygaard, a researcher with the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health. "Both of these drugs are likely to be tested in larger clinical trials in Alzheimer's disease over the next five to 10 years." ...

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  7. Developing a Mental Framework for Effective ThinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Time

    Becoming a better thinker means understanding the way you think and developing a way of approaching problems that allows you to see things from multiple lenses. These lenses, or mental models , are built on the foundations of physics, biology, math, psychology, as well as history and economics.

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  8. Rallies to target MLA officesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Cape Breton Post

    The Nova Scotia Citizens' Health Care Network is organizing rallies outside nine MLA offices around the province on Wednesday at noon. Patients, concerned citizens and health professionals will call on the Liberal government to reject competitive bidding in home care and instead move to protect care and caregivers.

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  9. Brain chemical may offer new clues in treating chronic painRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Ball-and-stick model of the dopamine molecule, a neurotransmitter that affects the brain's reward and pleasure centers. Credit: Jynto/Wikipedia A chemical in the brain typically associated with cognition, movement and reward-motivation behavior-among others-may also play a role in promoting chronic pain, according to new research at The University of Texas at Dallas.

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  10. Zoologger: The mammal with the stretchiest nerves on the planetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Scientist

    Species : Balaenoptera physalus Habitat : Any ocean near you, sometimes diving to depths of more than 500 metres to catch prey Some nerve! Stretch our nerves just a few millimetres and we recoil in pain - which makes a fin whale's bungee-rope-like nerves even more impressive. They can stretch to more than twice their normal length.

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  11. Sun safety advice UV got to listen toRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Gainsborough Today

    ... means there's no need for using sunbeds or baking in the sun." Dr Rupert Suckling (pictured), Director of Public Health, said: "The summer is a great time of year, where we all enjoy spending time outside with friends or family while the weather is ...

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  12. Smartphone apps for calculating insulin dose: a systematic assessmentRead the original story

    1 hr ago | BioMed Central

    ... -risk apps may require coordinated surveillance and action at national and international levels involving regulators, health agencies and app stores.

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  13. Researcher develops bird flu vaccine using virus commonly found in dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers at the University of Georgia have used a virus commonly found in dogs as the foundation for a new vaccine against H7N9 influenza, more commonly known as bird flu. H7N9 is one of several influenza virus strains that circulate in bird populations, and the first human cases were reported in China in March 2013, according to the World Health Organization.

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  14. Hey, it's me...Kathy: Good news, enthusiasm and some bone tipsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Truro Daily News

    I went out and shovelled off the step and cleaned off the truck so the snow wouldn't freeze when it got colder. I didn't think I would be able to lift the snow shovel but I did.

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  15. 'Life after diagnosis': Dementia Diaries, stigma and the mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Journalism.co.uk

    ... hustings to address issues around dementia . Keith asked senior parliamentary representatives, including minister for health Jeremy Hunt, about "the need for a care plan which is worthy of its name", he said in his report, "and looked at also the ...

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  16. Adequate network by law vs. realityRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Balloon Juice

    ... ones that have gotten awful reviews on Yelp or one of the rate-my-MD sites (and none of them specialize in women's health, and they're all men). I wonder, when does a 'narrow network' become a 'nonexistent network'? That is a damn good question, and ...

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  17. Right-hander Stephen Strasburg of Washington Nationals leaves start after three inningsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | BTF's Baseball Primer

    "He's got a little issue under his shoulder blade. Had it last start," Nationals manager Matt Williams said after the game.

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  18. Actinium to Host Key Opinion Leader Event Focused on Bone Marrow...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Freshnews

    Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical Company developing innovative targeted payload immunotherapeutics for the treatment of advanced cancers, announced today that it will host a Key Opinion Leader Breakfast on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 from 8:00 to 9:30 am Eastern Time at the NY Palace Hotel . This event will be webcast during that time at http://lifesci.rampard.com/20150512 .

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  19. CEL-SCI Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common StockRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Freshnews

    SCI Corporation announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of $35.0 million of its common stock. CEL-SCI intends to grant the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $5.25 million of its common stock.

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  20. ARIAD Announces Commercial Distribution Agreement for Iclusig (ponatinib) in TurkeyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    Gen Ilac was granted the exclusive right to sell Iclusig as an investigational product in Turkey on a named-patient basis and will provide associated medical affairs and regulatory support. ARIAD retains the option to file for marketing authorization at a later date and, if approved, to hold the Marketing Authorization for Iclusig in Turkey.

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