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Saturday, Sep 22

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Your 'heart age' may be a risk factor for early death

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Researchers in Britain say four out of five adults have a heart that is “older” than its actual age. That’s a recipe for heart disease.

Friday, Sep 21

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West Nile virus cause of New Jersey man's death, health officials say

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A Lodi, New Jersey man died Saturday after he was infected with the West Nile virus, state health officials said.

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Alcohol abuse kills 3 million a year, most of them men: WHO

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More than 3 million people died in 2016 due to drinking too much alcohol, meaning one in 20 deaths worldwide was linked to harmful drinking, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

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San Jose Earthquakes name girl battling cancer honorary captain

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A 10-year-old California girl’s dream of making a soccer roster came true on Wednesday when the San Jose Earthquakes made her an honorary team captain.

Pregnant couple who fled home ahead of Florence welcome baby boy

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A North Carolina couple who fled their Wilmington home ahead of Hurricane Florence gave birth to a healthy baby boy in Charlotte earlier this week.

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Michigan girl's organs help save 6 others after fatal ATV accident

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The family of a Michigan girl killed in a tragic ATV accident that left her 14-year-old sister severely injured said that she will have the chance to save six others after they decided to donate her organs.

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Woman's swollen pinkie was rare sign of tuberculosis

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A swollen finger is often the symptom of a simple sprain, but for one woman in California, a puffy pinkie was a rare sign of tuberculosis , according to a new report of the case.

Barbie-inspired blogger overcomes anorexia after eating disorder nearly killed her

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A woman whose eating disorder saw her weight plummet to just 75 lbs.

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Pennsylvania girl with diabetes dies after blood sugar drops during sleepover, family says

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A Pennsylvania community is mourning the death of a 10-year-old girl who was discovered unresponsive at a sleepover on Sunday morning.

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Mom diagnosed with 2 cancers given weeks to live

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A single mom who spent over $15,000 on IVF to have miracle twins is preparing to say goodbye to them after being given weeks to live with terminal cancer.

Thursday, Sep 20

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Virginia poultry plant investigated after 50 workers sickened with rare infectious disease

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Health officials are investigating a poultry plant in New Market, Virginia, after 50 employees were recently sickened by Psittacosis, a rare illness humans typically contract through infected birds.

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Cargill recalls more than 132,000 lbs. of beef possibly contaminated with E. coli, USDA says

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Attention, beef lovers: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a recall for more than 130,000 pounds of Cargill Meat Solutions’ ground beef.

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Boy with severe dairy allergy died after classmate put cheese down his shirt: report

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A popular boy with a severe allergy to dairy died after he was "chased with cheese and had it thrown down his t-shirt" at his school, an inquest heard.

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Zika virus targets brain cancer in vaccine study

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While the Zika virus is feared for its ability to severely harm brain development and neurological health, researchers are seeking to use that power in an attempt to target aggressive brain cancer.

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Florida couple weds in hospital days before wife's cancer death

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A Florida woman’s wish to marry her childhood best friend came true hours before her tragic death earlier this month, and now her husband is on a mission to complete the rest of the items that she had on her bucket list.

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Surgeon denies negligence in removing woman's healthy kidney

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A South Dakota surgeon admitted to mistakenly removing an Iowa woman's healthy kidney but denied that he breached the standard of care, according to the surgeon's response to a lawsuit filed by the patient.

Wednesday, Sep 19

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Moms who breastfeed first child for at least 5 months likely to have 'more children overall,' study suggests

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There are numerous benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby alike, such as shedding pregnancy weight and potentially reducing a baby’s risk of contracting certain illnesses. But could breastfeeding for at least five months result in…

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Swimmers warned after diarrhea-causing parasite confirmed in Illinois public pool

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Swimmers in Illinois are being warned about potential illness after a patient who had visited a public pool tested positive for a highly-contagious parasite.

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Michigan schools report viral meningitis cases across several districts: report

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Heads up, parents in Michigan: Three school districts in the state have reported separate cases of viral meningitis, according to a local report.

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Dying boy's Christmas decorations allegedly vandalized, neighbor claims

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Neighbors who have come together to celebrate Christmas early for a dying 2-year-old boy in Ohio said they won’t let the alleged actions of a few vandals stop them from spreading the holiday spirit for him.

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Vietnam War veteran donates life-saving kidney to fellow US airman after reuniting nearly 50 years later

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Two Vietnam War veterans who reunited nearly 50 years after they served in the Air Force together now share more than just experiences.

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Georgia boy, 4, treated for rabies after mom shoots raccoon dead in porch attack

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A Georgia boy is being treated for rabies after he was attacked by an animal on his family’s front porch last week.

Tuesday, Sep 18

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Michigan resident infected with deadly mosquito-borne illness, health officials say

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For the first time since 2016, a Michigan resident has been diagnosed with a case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne virus that can lead to “lasting brain damage” and even death, the state’s Department of Health and…

Minnesota health department reports 'third travel-related case of measles' in less than 6 weeks

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Minnesota travelers, be alert — health officials have a message for you: be on the lookout for measles symptoms.

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Texas couple stung by hundreds of bees outside home

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A Texas man is recovering after spending three days in the intensive care unit after he was stung by about 600 Africanized bees outside of his home.

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4 little girls who beat cancer reunite at hospital for touching photo

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Four little girls who all faced cancer together at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in Florida reunited last week to pose for a monumental photo.

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Syphilis cases up 44 percent in California county

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Health officials are attempting to combat a record-high number of syphilis cases in San Joaquin County after the area saw a 44 percent increase from 2016 to 2017, making it the second highest in the state.

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California boy, 1, bitten by rattlesnake at daycare, dad claims

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A 15-month old boy is home and recovering after a rattlesnake managed to sneak into his San Diego daycare and bite him on the hand.

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Virginia woman severely burned in vape device explosion: report

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It “was like a big smoke bomb went off.”

Turmeric behind woman's liver problems?

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Turmeric supplements are popular these days, but for one woman in Arizona, taking a turmeric supplement may have triggered an uncommon liver problem, according to a new report of the case.