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  1. Parents should lose right to take children out of sex education, Lib Dems sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | IcNetwork

    All children would have take part in all parts of sex and relationships under a Lib Dem motion approved today Welsh Liberal Democrats have backed a motion which would remove a parent's right to exclude their child from any part of Sex and Relationships Education . Lib Dem activist Cadan ap Tomos introduced the motion by warning about rates of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.

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  2. Youngster Sells Cards for Friend Battling CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sports Collectors Daily

    A Massachusetts boy's decision to sell his sports card collection to help a friend with cancer treatment expenses has touched off a wave of support over the last couple of weeks. Brady Kahle is just nine years old but his selfless gesture awed both his family and strangers around the country.

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  3. ASCO Offers Recommendations on Using Biomarker Tests to Guide...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Journal Watch

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology has published a new set of recommendations to help clinicians determine which biomarker tests are clinically useful in guiding adjuvant systemic therapy in women with early-stage invasive breast cancer. For those interested, the guidelines can be found in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .

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  4. New Bacteria Species that Causes Lyme Disease DiscoveredRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Journal Watch

    Scientists report the discovery of a new species of bacteria in the upper Midwest of the U.S. that causes a unique presentation of Lyme disease. Their findings appear in the Lancet Infectious Diseases .

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  5. Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Coast Reporter

    President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there shouldn't be a panic on this." The virus is spreading rapidly through Latin America.

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  6. USPSTF Finalizes Recommendations on Depression Screening in Children and AdolescentsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Journal Watch

    Dr. Joffe is an associate editor with NEJM Journal Watch Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, from which this story was adapted. See full coverage at the link below.

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  7. Union raises concerns about Wagga Hospital staffingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | ABC News

    The NSW Nurses and Midwives Association' claims more beds cannot be opened at the new Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital, in the state's south, due to a lack of funding. The union met with the Murrumbidgee Local Health District on Monday to discuss its concerns about staffing at the new hospital.

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  8. TX Starts Student Loan Repayment for Mental Health ProsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | NBC Dallas

    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board launched its Loan Repayment Program for Mental Health Professionals, with the goal of expanding the state's mental health workforce and improving access to mental health services in Texas. The new program offers student loan repayment assistance for qualified psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, psychiatric mental health advanced practice nurses and clinical social workers who agree to provide direct care to underserved Texans.

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  9. New Lyme disease causing bacteria discovered by researchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WPMT-TV York

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic and health officials from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota, report the discovery of a new species of bacteria that causes Lyme disease in people. Until now, Borrelia burgdorferi was the only species believed to cause Lyme disease in North America.

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  10. Why do some people bruise easily? Some common reasons explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | ABC News

    We've all sported the odd black and blue mark from a knock, but for some of us, the slightest bump seems to result in a multi-coloured extravaganza, which might last as long as several weeks. Other people might find they bruise a lot, even if the bruises themselves are not spectacular, but they cannot recall the impacts that would explain the marks.

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  11. Planning Commission OKs Marin General Hospital building planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Marin Independent Journal

    Design plans for a new main hospital building at Marin General Hospital received the unanimous approval of the Marin County Planning Commission Monday. The new 253,159-square-foot hospital building will link seamlessly to Marin General's existing west wing and will contain 114 private rooms, including 19 intensive care unit beds.

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    Monday Feb 8 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Emergency Operations Center has been moved to Level 1, the agency's highest level, due to the risk of Zika virus transmission in the U.S., officials said today. The Level 1 activation is "reflecting the agency's assessment of the need for an accelerated preparedness to bring together experts to focus intently and work efficiently in anticipation of local Zika virus transmission by mosquitoes," the agency said in a statement.

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  13. Man hospitalized with mysterious injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | 10News

    A man is on the hunt for answers after he woke up with mysterious injuries after a night of drinking in Mission Valley. "I just want to know what happened to me and why I'm in all this pain right now," said Emmanuel Garcia.

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  14. Trial begins for man accused of kidnapping, raping senior nursing home residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KVIA-TV El Paso

    The trial of a man accused of kidnapping and raping a woman living in a nursing home is underway in Las Cruces. Peter Dillon Lucero, 25, was visiting a relative at the Good Samaritan Society Center, near Memorial Medical Center, when he allegedly entered the room of a 50-year-old woman and raped her.

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  15. Ft. Detrick Researcher's Grandfather First Identified Zika VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    ... in April, 1948, from 80 africanus mosquitoes." Dr. A.J. Haddow was an administrative dean of the faculty of medicine, and professor of administrative medicine at Glasgow University in Scotland. He was also part of the Yellow Fever Research Institute ...

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  16. Chopped: Congress Prepares To Slash Obamacare's Bloomberg-Inspired Calorie CountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Daily Caller

    The House of Representatives could soon vote to tear a slice out of an Obamacare rule that forces restaurants and vending machines to have calorie counts. Obamacare, as it stands, requires the Food and Drug Administration ensure that restaurants and other outlets selling food print calorie counts.

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  17. Health authorities on high alert over potential Brunswick measles outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Four cases of the highly contagious viral illness have been confirmed in Brunswick and East Brunswick in the past week. Dr Roscoe Taylor, the state's acting chief health officer, said a common source was yet to be identified, but authorities were concerned more people may had already contracted the highly infectious illness after coming into contact with the four patients.

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  18. St. Joe's faces clash with rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The London Free Press

    Roman Catholic hospitals and nursing homes shouldn't be forced to hasten the death of patients or make referrals to those who will perform physician-assisted death, the head of St. Joseph's Health Care has said. Dr. Gillian Kernaghan was circumspect Monday when asked how Catholic health-care providers would act after physician-assisted death becomes an option June 7. But months earlier, she was outspoken at a conference hosted by an institute of the University of Toronto that was billed as the Medical Aid in Dying Conference.

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  19. Turning the page on America's chronic disease crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    After rising steadily for decades, U.S. life expectancy has flat lined for three consecutive years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study also finds that chronic conditions like heart disease, cancer, stroke, and kidney disease remain among the leading causes of death in the United States.

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  20. Hugh Jackman Tweets about cancer. Source: TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    An example of what happens when you don't use sunscreen. Basal cell. Mildest form of cancer.

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