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AA Gill: Final article describes cancer fight

BBC / UK 13 sources

Critic AA Gill, who died on Saturday, said he could not get potentially life-extending cancer therapy.

Former U.S. Senator Kay Hagan is in intensive care, brother says

Fox News / U.S. 21 sources

Former U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat who represented North Carolina, has been hospitalized after falling seriously ill, her family said.

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Smartwatch can help detect signs of heart attack for at-risk patients

A new device isn't for those who just want to track their activities, exercise and sleep— though it does that too. iBeat is a heart-monitoring smartwatch designed to reduce death from cardiac incidents

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Drug meant for depression could help cut pain in breast cancer patients

A drug typically used to treat depression and anxiety can significantly reduce joint pain in postmenopausal women being treated for early stage breast cancer, says a study. The research conducted a trial to test whether duloxetine, a…

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Dane County completes presidential election recount with no major discrepancies reported

Madison.com / News 3 sources

Dane County finished its recount of ballots cast in the Nov. 8 presidential election Saturday night, well ahead of Monday’s deadline and under budget, County Clerk Scott McDonell said.

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Kylie Jenner cradles and coos over newborn niece Dream Kardashian on Snapchat

Daily Mail Online 6 sources

On Saturday, Kylie Jenner uploaded a Snapchat video of herself cradling her newborn niece Dream Kardashian, daughter of her half-brother Rob Kardashian and his fiancée Blac Chyna.

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Duchess Of Cambridge Kate Middleton Adorned With Princess Diana Tiara

The Inquisitr 9 sources

The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, has made another appearance in a famed piece of Princess Diana’s past. In London, Thursday, Kate emerged from her royal transport wearing the Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara for an annual reception at…

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Kylie Jenner's pop-up shop brings hysteria to LA mall

Kylie Jenner brought retail madness and thousands of fans to LA's Westfield Topanga mall on Friday (09Dec16) when she opened her first ever pop-up shop.

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Sushma stable after kidney transplant: AIIMS

The Hindu 33 sources

: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj “successfully” underwent a kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday. Her condition is stable, according to a state...

Saturday, Dec 10

Officials: South Beach halts Zika’s spread, but risks remain

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Florida declared its crisis with local transmission of Zika over for the season Friday in a welcome announcement ahead of peak tourism months, but health authorities warned that travelers would continue bringing the…

4 more likely homegrown Zika cases found in Texas

Fox News / Health 31 sources

State officials have announced four more cases of Zika that are believed to have been transmitted in Texas, almost two weeks after announcing the first such case.

Conjoined Twins Recovering After Successful Separation Surgery

NBC News / Health 17 sources

Two young California sisters born joined at the abdomen are recovering after a successful separation operation. KCRA's Vicki Gonzalez reports.

GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal path worries health care industry

WASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, key health care industry groups are telling the incoming Republican administration and Congress that it's not a good idea to repeal the 2010 health care law without clear plans to address the consequences.

Friday, Dec 9

Report: Life expectancy in the U.S. is shrinking

AJC.com / U.S. 58 sources

The average life expectancy of an American is getting shorter, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. A new report from the NCHS reveals that eight of the 10 leading causes of death in the U.S. have increased, such as…

A grim tally soars: More than 50K overdose deaths in US

Fox News / Health 26 sources

More than 50,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, the most ever.

Stocks set more records as health care companies join rally

Some of the largest gains are going to industries that have been left out of the post-election rally, including health care companies and makers of household goods.

Florida lifts Zika infection zone in Miami Beach

CBC.ca / World 37 sources

All areas in Florida cleared of active Zika transmission, governor declares

Thursday, Dec 8

Surgeon General: E-cigarettes risk 'moving backward' on ...

CSMonitor.com / USA 130 sources

On Thursday, US surgeon general Vivek Murthy recommended that electronic cigarettes be incorporated into existing tax and marketing policies designed to ...

U.S. Senate joins House to pass sweeping new health bill

Reuters 25 sources

(Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to support sweeping legislation that will reshape the way the Food and Drug Administration approves new medicines.

‘Greenery’ is Pantone’s color of the year for 2017

Pantone Color Institute on Thursday plucked fresh and zesty “greenery” as the color of the year for 2017

US life expectancy down for 1st time in 22 years – study

RT.com 58 sources

The life expectancy of Americans decreased in 2015, compared to 2014 – the first drop in over two decades. The newly-released report also shows mortality rates were up for most of the 10 leading causes of death. Read Full Article at RT.com

Wednesday, Dec 7

Trump Vows to 'Bring Down Drug Prices'; Biotech Stocks Fall

Bloomberg 22 sources

President-elect Donald Trump, whose victory last month was greeted with a surge in pharmaceutical stocks, declared himself an opponent of high drug prices in an interview with Time magazine. “I'm going to bring down drug prices. I don't…

Have hay fever or hives? If Obamacare is repealed, you could be denied health insurance again

As Congressional Republicans double down on their promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act but defer a replacement for as long as several years, healthcare stakeholders and experts are stepping up their warnings of the consequences of…

I shamed people with fake Christmas trees. Now I have one

Our family’s move over to the faux side this holiday didn’t play well on Instagram.

Hospital industry warns of ‘crisis’ if health law is repealed

Trade groups sent a letter to Trump arguing their clients could face massive financial losses if the Affordable Care Act is rescinded in a way that causes a surge of uninsured patients.

Tuesday, Dec 6

Driving on 5 hours of sleep is like driving drunk

WASHINGTON — Drivers who skimp on just a couple of hours of sleep nearly double the risk of a crash, making drowsy driving about as dangerous as drunken driving, according to a report released Tuesday. A review of thousands of crashes…

Rash moves: Shaving your pubic hair increases risk of contracting STIs, research finds

According to new research, "extreme grooming" of pubic hair has been linked to an increased chance of sexually transmitted infections (STI). Read more. Half of men say they now trim or shave their leg hair – but why? A paper published in…

Despite Zika and Trump, Art Basel boasts a strong showing

Miami Herald 4 sources

In a year of upheaval — Zika, Brexit, a grueling U.S. presidential election — art stands strong. The barometer was Miami Art Week. A week ago, anchor fair Art Basel … Click to Continue »