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  1. Dartmouth-Hitchcock eyes affiliation for home, hospice careRead the original story

    4 min ago | Washington Times

    Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system is exploring a partnership to improve access to home health care and hospice services in New Hampshire and Vermont. The health system is considering a formal affiliation with Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire to strengthen both organizations' ability to reach patients.

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  2. Institutions like hospitals can help local mid-size farmsRead the original story

    4 min ago | Washington Times

    At Oregon Health & Science University recently, the lunch offerings included sandwiches made with organic chicken breast - locally sourced - on focaccia bread, baked locally and delivered daily. Plus salad made from local greens.

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  3. For escapee, prison now will mean 23 hours a day in a cellRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Prison escapee David Sweat, is wheeled in to Alice Hyde Medical Center, after being shot and captured Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Malone, N.Y. ROMULUS, N.Y. >> The surviving escapee from a prison break and three-week manhunt will spend 23 hours a day in a maximum-security cell, much more confined than he and a fellow murder convict were in the prison from which they managed a getaway, officials said Sunday. David Sweat, who was shot and wounded during his June 28 capture, was taken early Sunday from Albany Medical Center to the infirmary at the Five Points Correctional Facility in the central New York town of Romulus, the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision said in a news release.

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  4. Formerly Escaped Convict David Sweat Is Back In PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Gawker

    In a press release , the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision announced that Sweat was released from Albany Medical Center on Sunday and transferred to a maximum-security prison in Romulus, NY, the Five Points Correctional Facility, where he will spend his first 24 hours in the infirmary. According to prison officials, once he is healthy enough-Sweat was shot twice by a federal officer-Sweat will be held in the prison's special housing unit.

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  5. Lack of awareness heightens diabetes risk, study finds | GustafsonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

    Only about 10 percent of people who are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes know about their condition, which makes it hard to take proactive measures while there is still time to prevent the full-blown disease, according to a new study . Lack of awareness keeps a vast part of the population with elevated blood sugar who is not yet diabetic but can lead to worsening outcomes from making important lifestyle changes, such as cutting back on sodas and sugary foods as well as losing weight and getting more exercise, says Dr. Anjali Gopalan of the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, the lead author of the study.

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  6. Fifty-Nine-Year-Od Woman Cured of Osteoarthritis With Gold Knee ImplantRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Rediff.com

    A 59-year-old woman who was suffering from acute osteoarthritis and could not walk without a support successfully underwent a new knee implant surgery. It all started with the ignorance of mild knee pain for Anjali Kore that turned into ...

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  7. Victor Adler is, by definition, a chess masterRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Victor Adler never reached the level of Grand Master in the chess world, but he certainly put the "international" in International Master. He was born 67 years ago in the Ukraine.

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  8. Preventing Type 1 diabetes with a pillRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Examiner.com

    With diabetes on the rise throughout the world, scientists are looking for new ways to not only control the disease, but to, perhaps, prevent it from taking hold in the first place. This is especially true for juvenile diabetes , which is considered to be genetically based and triggered by a virus or other infection that prevents the pancreas from producing insulin.

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  9. Indiana county could become 3rd to seek needle-exchangeRead the original story

    17 min ago | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    An eastern Indiana county that's facing a surge in hepatitis cases tied to needle-sharing among intravenous drug users could soon become the state's third county to request approval for a needle-exchange program under a new state law. Wayne County Health Department Director Eric Coulter says the department's board of directors is moving closer to asking state health commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams to approve a needle exchange to help the county combat a surge in hepatitis C cases and a growing number of HIV cases.

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  10. Authorities surround prison escapee David Sweat afterRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | St. Cloud Times

    David Sweat, one of two killers who was recaptured more than three weeks after escaping a maximum security prison in New York, was released from a hospital Sunday and returned to prison, authorities said. Notorious New York escapee returned to prison David Sweat, one of two killers who was recaptured more than three weeks after escaping a maximum security prison in New York, was released from a hospital Sunday and returned to prison, authorities said.

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  11. Chicopee Man Killed In Head-On Crash With Police CruiserRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | CBS Local

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  12. Red, white, and bluefinRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | San Diego Reader

    A1 2 Day - A3 4 Day: The fishing has been red-hot, even if the weather hasn't. There are still bluefin tuna within A1 2 day range, the bass bite has been steady and yellowtail are testing anglers and gear from the border to Los Angeles and north.

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  13. South Korea's MERS concerns more about politics than healthRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Crofs Blogs

    South Koreans tend to perceive the outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome as a political issue, not a health issue, illustrating a different attitude from what they showed during the flu pandemic that hit the country in 2009, a study revealed Sunday. According to research led by a public health professor at Seoul National University, Koreans appeared to be more concerned about politics than the deadly virus itself, with the popular words used on Twitter in relation to the outbreak being ones with political meanings, like response, president and quarantine.

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  14. Staying Ahead Of Alzheimer's DiseaseRead the original story

    39 min ago | Law Professor Blogs Network

    Alzheimer's is a terrible disease that impacts the lives of millions of people. Many people who have a genetic disposition to getting Alzheimer's are making major changes to their lifestyles in order to try to stay ahead of the disease.

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  15. McMillin: United Way of Wilson County expands service areaRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Lebanon Democrat

    United Way of Wilson County is thrilled to announce it is growing. Although we would love to report this means we've managed to expand our financial campaign by great leaps and bounds, the growing we have to report is different in nature, but no less exciting.

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  16. Alternative baby formula avoids lactose, soy complicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Times of Israel

    Mothers who don't breastfeed but find their babies are lactose-intolerant and so can't be fed with cow's milk are in a bind. Nondairy baby formulas are mostly based on soy, which may eliminate the lactose intolerance issue but comes with its own package of health problems, according to Uriel Kesler and Hamutal Yitzhak, owners of Heart Baby Food, a company that has developed a line of health-oriented baby products like whole-grain cookies, baby bottles free of the chemical BPA, and other items.

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  17. Vanessa Williams Marries Fianc Jim SkripRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The Item Extra

    Vanessa Williams celebrated America's birthday with a special celebration of her own! The singer and actress tied the knot with fiance Jim Skrip on Saturday, July 4, People reports. Williams announced her engagement to Skrip in September 2014 during an appearance on The Queen Latifah Show after Latifah joked about her new sparkler.

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  18. David Sweat, New York Prison Escapee, Released From Hospital And Heads Back To LockupRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Switched

    David Sweat is headed back to prison nearly a month after he and fellow inmate Richard Matt made a stunning escape from the Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York. Sweat, 35, was released Sunday morning from the Albany Medical Center where he was being treated for gunshot wounds to the abdomen sustained during his capture last week.

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  19. Police identify Chicopee resident who died in collision with cruiserRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | MassLive.com

    The Chicopee police cruiser is seen in the parking area of the City Hall Annex on Front Street, while the civilian Mercury Mountaineer SUV sits at the entrance the parking lot. CHICOPEE - A 37-year-old man who died in an accident with a police cruiser has been identified as a city resident.

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  20. Nurse drops newborn baby at hospital, fracturing his skullRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    A hospital and police are investigating what might have caused a veteran nurse to drop a newborn baby, fracturing his skull. Jacqueline Hunt, the baby's mother, told WPXI-TV that a pediatrician said the nurse was feeding and burping her 1-day-old son, Eli, at Uniontown Hospital when the nurse became "drowsy and fell asleep and dropped him."

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