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  1. Health and Fitness: It's not your fault, but it is your responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Aiken Standard

    Eating well and being physically active are two of the most important things you can do to promote good health. But knowing you should do these things does not always mean it is easy to actually do them.

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  2. 'Wonderfully mad' Oliver Sacks dies after cancer fightRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Watford Observer

    Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat, has died aged 82. She said that Dr Sacks died at his home in New York City in the early hours of Sunday morning, surrounded by the things he loved, including his partner Billy and personal assistant Kate Edgar. JK Rowling paid tribute to the writer on Twitter, describing him as a "great, humane and inspirational" man who had "life well-lived".

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  3. Oliver Sacks, renowned neurologist, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WMDT

    ... sort of cancer cannot be halted." The British-born Sacks, who was on the staff of the New York University School of Medicine, is perhaps best known as the inspiration for the doctor portrayed by the late actor Robin Williams in the 1990 film ...

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  4. Self-confidence in and perceived utility of the physical examination: ...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Little is known about the differences in attitudes of medical students, Internal Medicine residents, and faculty Internists toward the physical examination. We sought to investigate these groups' self-confidence in and perceived utility of physical examination skills.

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  5. The predictive value of physical examination findings in patients...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    It can be difficult to differentiate acute heart failure syndrome from other causes of acute dyspnea, especially when patients present in extremis. The objective of the study was to determine the predictive value of physical examination findings for pulmonary edema and elevated B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with suspected AHFS.

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  6. What's up, Doc? 'Cancer Ninja' cartoons use humor to break down serious subjectRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Advocate

    While treating patients as a radiation oncologist at the University of Chicago, Dr. Andrew Howard noticed that many didn't seem to understand their diagnoses. Beyond being understandably unable to take in all the information - something common when hearing upsetting news - many were mixing up basic information about their treatment, like chemotherapy versus radiation.

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  7. Shire PLC Earns "Overweight" Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "overweight" rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings Net reports.

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  8. Cancer Q&A: Do I need to get screened for prostate cancer?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Advocate

    A prostate cancer screening is when a doctor performs tests to look for prostate cancer in a patient who is not exhibiting any symptoms. The two tests used for prostate cancer screenings are the prostate-specific antigen test and a digital rectal exam .

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  9. Jefferies Group Reaffirms Buy Rating for Shire PLCRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "buy" rating reissued by equities research analysts at Jefferies Group in a research report issued on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings Net reports. They presently have a GBX 6,450 target price on the biopharmaceutical company's stock.

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  10. Local author Constance Vincent to speak at Menlo Park Library on September 5Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | InMenlo.com

    Menlo Park resident Constance L. Vincent, Ph.D. , author of Not Going Gently: A Psychologist Fights Back against Alzheimer's for Her Motherand Perhaps Herself, will speak at the Menlo Park Library on Saturday, September 5 at 11:00 am. Vincent, a psychologist and former university professor, became very interested in the roots of Alzheimer's, as well as prevention of the disease, when her own mother became afflicted.

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  11. Sirius Minerals PLC Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Beaufort SecuritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "speculative buy" rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Beaufort Securities in a research report issued on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Several other brokerages have also issued reports on SXX.

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  12. Central Indiana county's syringe exchange off to slow startRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    A syringe exchange program aimed at slowing the spread of hepatitis C in a central Indiana county is off to a disappointing start, health department officials there say. Only three people have signed up for the program and a total of 54 needles were exchanged during the program's first month, Kellie Kelley , Madison County Health Department spokeswoman, told The Herald Bulletin .

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  13. heroes: Oliver Sacks dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Anorak

    Oliver Sacks has died. The metastatic melanoma finally took the life of the great neurologist and writer.

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  14. Middlesex teen shot dead in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Kyle Winkey was pronounced dead at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. Acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park's office said Winkey was found with several gunshot wounds after police responded to a convenience store on the 1300 block of West Third Street in Plainfield.

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  15. Hong Kong father with rare blood disease at pains to pay for million-dollar medsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... on his condition. Dr Raymond Wong Siu-ming, clinical associate professor of the Chinese University's department of medicine and therapeutics, said PNH is life-threatening as it triggers severe complications, such as blood vessel blockages and ...

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  16. Houston boy, 14, dies after battle with brain amoebaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS News

    A 14-year-old boy has passed away after coming into contact with a rare amoeba while swimming in a lake north of Houston. Relatives said in a Facebook post late Saturday evening that Michael Riley Jr. succumbed to the ravages of the brain-eating amoeba.

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  17. NYU medical center inks 40,000-sqft deal at Essex CrossingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Real Deal

    ... and women, and provide "primary care, ambulatory surgery, urgent care, cardiac procedures, orthopaedics and sports medicine, plastic surgery, and more." The Tisch Center will be located at site 6 of Essex Crossing, at the corner of Delancey and ...

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  18. John Daly out of hospital and back on courseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    John Daly was out of the hospital and playing golf again today less than 24 hours after he was stricken on the course with what he says was a collapsed lung. The two-time major champion was taken by ambulance to Baptist Medical Center on Sunday NZT after he collapsed on the 18th tee during an outing at Deerfield Country Club.

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  19. Sunnday dialogue: Know that the Lord, He is GodRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    So often when we face uncertainty, discouragement and trials, we pause and ask ourselves, "Where is God !" However, when we are riding high on life and things are going our way and everything is coming up roses, God must ask, "Where are My People?" So often we use God like a medication that we take from the medicine cabinet to take when there is something wrong. We don't go around thinking all day long, that the Tylenol, Advil, Motrin are all right there in the cabinet protecting me against that next headache, that next pain.

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  20. RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Focus turns to U.S. data as China slowdown loomsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Aug 28 After a dizzying two weeks that saw a rapid plunge and rebound in equity prices, investors are looking forward to a week of economic data that may provide clarity on the likelihood of a near-term U.S. interest rate hike and help tamp down the market's recent wild swings. The economic figures will culminate in Friday's jobs report that should reveal more about the strength of the U.S. economy.

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