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She was named world’s ugliest dog, but ‘She’s just darling’

Toronto Star / News 96 sources

Martha, a 125-pound Neapolitan mastiff, has droopy red eyes, uncontrollable drool, baggy skin and bragging rights after winning the dubious annual distinction.

Yemen cholera outbreak now 'worst in the world'

Sky News / World 20 sources

The cholera outbreak in Yemen has now become the worst in the world, the United Nations says.

US doctor prescribed so many painkillers, she's been charged with murdering her patients

On November 21, 2012, Sheila Bartels walked out of the Sunshine Medical Centre in the US state of Oklahoma with a prescription for a "horrifyingly excessive" cocktail of drugs capable of killing her several times over.

Opioid crisis threatens GOP ObamaCare repeal

The Hill 4 sources

Fears that cuts to Medicaid could exacerbate a national opioid epidemic that took more lives last year than the Vietnam War have emerged as a huge threat to the Senate GOP's ObamaCare repeal-and-replace bill. The legislation includes a $2…

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Devastated mum couldn't see her newborn baby after pregnancy made her go blind

Daily Record 2 sources

Leah Fisher was 'left with eyes like a 90-year-old' - but miraculously recovered after six laser ops to restore her sight

Eid Al Fitr to start on Sunday in UAE, moon-sighting committee confirms

ABU DHABI // The moon-sighting committee in UAE has announced that Sunday will be the first day of the month of Shawwal and the first day of Eid Al Fitr.


Officials: 2 mumps cases confirmed at Harvard University

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Health officials at Harvard University say two members of the school community have been diagnosed with mumps.

South Carolina health officials find West Nile virus

The Eagle / News 4 sources

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina health officials say samples from mosquitoes trapped in Beaufort County have tested positive for the West Nile virus.


Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

Fox News / U.S. 96 sources

Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion.

Trump officials oppose funding museum for victims of Tuskegee syphilis study

Justice department fighting use of unclaimed money from settlement for museum honoring black men who were not given treatment for disease


Giant tickers: Elite athlete’s heart shows benefits of exercise

THE big-hearted efforts of elite endurance athletes are unlocking secrets that could save average Australians from heart disease and related issues. A Melbourne study into the cardiovascular systems of endurance athletes — whose hearts are…


Judge sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, dismisses suit

The Eagle / News 10 sources

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge has ruled in favor of one of the nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care, clearing the company of wrongdoing in an alleged $20 million scam to bilk the federal government.

NASA calls out Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop for promoting space-inspired ‘healing stickers’

RT.com 36 sources

NASA is debunking advertising put out by Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand ‘Goop’ claiming that a range of ‘healing stickers’ contains the same material used by the space agency’s astronauts. Read Full Article at RT.com


Health fears over Melbourne legionnaires’ disease outbreak

THERE are fears of a possible legionnaires outbreak as health authorities warn of two people hospitalised with the disease. Both people infected with the disease reported a gym in Frankston and used its spa facilities in the lead up to…


When is Eid? Where to celebrate end of Ramadan in London or New York

Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated throughout the world as Muslims mark the end of their month-long fast.

Saturday, Jun 24

Nevada's on-again, off-again marijuana sales back on

SFGate / News 22 sources

The licensees could include as many as 25 medical dispensaries in the Las Vegas area and four others in Reno that already have medical retail licenses and local business licenses, "as long as the inventory they sell as retail meets the…

Friday, Jun 23

Food & Wine Magazine Will Leave New York for Alabama

The move reflects a changing business in which traditional food magazines, and a Manhattan address, are less important.

Inside Gwyneth Paltrow's first wellness summit, In Goop Health

“Are you missing something?” the crystal shaman wants to know.

'Half-human' lamb in South Africa terrifies both locals and the internet

AsiaOne 10 sources

Put down whatever you're eating or drinking right now before you proceed with this piece of news. Residents and farmers of Lady Frere in Eastern Province, South Africa have been living in fear since a sheep gave birth to a 'half-human,…

Trump Wanted 'Heart' in the GOP Health Care Bill. He Didn't Get It

NBC News / Politics 886 sources

The Senate bill is easy to summarize: It cuts health spending and uses the savings to finance large tax cuts for wealthy Americans and medical companies.

Thursday, Jun 22

French lifestyle blogger Rebecca Burger 'killed by exploding whipped cream dispenser'

Stuff.co.nz 129 sources

A popular French lifestyle blogger has been killed in a freak accident involving an exploding whipped cream dispenser.

What to Look For In the Senate Health Care Bill

NBC News / Politics 145 sources

Republican leaders are set to release their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare Thursday morning after weeks of closed-door negotiations, here's what to watch.

Car crashes leap in states with legalized marijuana: Study

In this May 25, 2016 photo, Oregon Liquor Control Commission member Marvin Revoal, left, moves an artificial marijuana plant during a hearing at the OLCC in Portland, Ore. as, from left, commission member Pamela Witherspoon, commission…

Senate GOP reveals Obamacare repeal bill but still lacks the votes

POLITICO 522 sources

After weeks of work behind closed doors, the GOP released its plan and is now trying to find the votes to pass it.

Wednesday, Jun 21

Fidget spinners named among possible summer hazards for kids

ABC27.com / News 22 sources

Thinking of getting your kid the wildly popular fidget spinner? A consumer watchdog group is warning parents to think again.

Deadly Heat Waves Could Threaten 3 in 4 People By 2100

WASHINGTON — If humans fail to drastically cut carbon emissions, 3 in 4 people on the planet could be exposed to deadly heat waves by the end of the century, a new study has found.

Fears mount that Obamacare repeal will put life-saving treatments for opioid epidemic out of reach

Los Angeles Times 55 sources

There weren’t always strollers jamming the lobby of First Step Home, one of this city’s growing number of drug treatment centers.

Tuesday, Jun 20

Capitol Report: Senate Democrats hold scavenger hunt to find Republican health-care bill

MarketWatch 103 sources

Senate Democrats broadcast a mock scavenger hunt on social media to try to find the Republican health-care measure and express frustration with the GOP’s process.

Carla Fendi dies aged 79

The fashion designer - who is one of five sisters Paola, Anna, Franca, Carla and Alda who inherited the Italian fashion house Fendi their parents Edoardo and Adele Fendi set up - has tragically passed away after battling with a long-term…

India's no-meat, no-lust advice for pregnant women ridiculed

Malnutrition and anemia, or iron deficiency, are key factors behind India's having one of the world's highest rates of maternal mortality, with 174 of every 100,000 pregnancies resulting in the mother's death in 2015.