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Excessive sweating is real and there's a new drug to treat it

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FDA approves new drug for excessive perspiration.

Friday, Jul 20

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Girl suffers chemical burns while making 'slime' for YouTube vid: 'It was just awful,' mom says

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One English schoolgirl has learned her lesson after making slime for a YouTube tutorial that left her hands covered in chemical burns.

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Girl suffers chemical burns making homemade slime

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One English schoolgirl has learned her lesson after making slime for a YouTube tutorial that left her hands covered in chemical burns.

Illnesses linked to McDonald's salads sicken over 160, CDC confirms

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Heath officials now say 163 cases in 10 states are likely linked to McDonald's salads.

Thursday, Jul 19

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Salmonella outbreak extends its reach across 26 states

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A salmonella outbreak has affected 26 states and left at least 40 people hospitalized, and health officials say a single source of the strain has not been found.

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Parents whose newborn babies died from herpes warn about deadly virus

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They're speaking out about their heartbreaking stories to educate others.

Kansas mom warns of hot temperatures after teen son with autism dies of heat exhaustion

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A teenage boy with autism in Lawrence, Kansas died last week from heat exhaustion, his mother said. Now, she’s warning others about the dangers of the scorching summer temperatures.

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K2 drug wreaking havoc in DC, with possible links to 4 deaths, officials say

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A batch of synthetic marijuana that is putting users into a zombie-like state in scenes reminiscent of the horror film “Night of the Living Dead” may be tied to at least four deaths and more than 140 cases of illness in the Washington, D.C…

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New Jersey dad infected with flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing to lose fingers, some toes

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A New Jersey father who contracted a flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing at Matt’s Landing in Maurice River in early July will reportedly need to have his fingers amputated in order to prevent the spread of infection — and his family…

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Woman has leg amputated after infection from shaving cut

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"The pain was absolutely sheer hell."

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Link seen between ADHD and digital media: study

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A study released Tuesday by the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests a direct relationship between computer screen time among teens and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Liver damage, liver cancer spiked over last decade -- with alcohol, unemployment seen as factors: study

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Deaths from cirrhosis, a form of liver damage, and liver cancer have dramatically increased in the last decade, according to a study published Wednesday.

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Flesh-eating bacteria in raw oysters kill Florida man, health officials say

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A man who ate raw oysters at a Florida restaurant has died after contracting an infection from the Vibrio vulnificus bacteria, health officials say.

Wednesday, Jul 18

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Arkansas woman claims brown recluse spider bite led to leg amputation

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An Arkansas woman claims that she had to have her leg amputated after she was bitten by a brown recluse spider.

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Minnesota man, 26, receives his third heart

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Jaren Winnings discovered in the fall that the heart he received at 8 years old was failing.

Nurse reunites with girl she saved from nearly drowning at apartment complex pool

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The off-duty nurse who saved an 8-year-old from nearly drowning at their apartment complex’s pool last month was recently reunited with the young patient and her grateful family.

Vermont woman reveals horrific wild parsnip burns in warning about dangerous plant

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A Vermont woman who received the equivalent of second-degree chemical burns to her legs after falling into a wild parsnip plant is warning the others about the dangers of the seemingly harmless herbage.

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Does eating beef jerky cause psychiatric symptoms?

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Here's a strange bit of health news: A new study found that people with bipolar disorder who eat pepperoni, salami and other dry, cured meats might be at much higher risk of developing mania — a mental state characterized by an intensely…

Service dog training program offers hope, rehab to inmates and soldiers

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Rehabilitation can come in a multitude of ways, but for one Army soldier and an inmate, it comes on four legs in a golden-lab mix service dog named Hawkeye.

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Teen gets sick, dies in front of 90 classmates at band practice

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A 17-year-old girl became sick and died in front of about 90 of her fellow students at a Long Island high school on Monday night, a report said.

Urgent care centers often prescribe unnecessary antibiotics

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Patients with common colds and respiratory illnesses may be more likely to get antibiotics - which don’t work for these conditions - when they go to an urgent care clinic, a U.S. study suggests.

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Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly to have cancer checkup after 'something came up'

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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will travel to New York City next month for an unexpected checkup after “something came up” during his recovery from surgery for oral cancer.

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Designer babies may be 'morally' acceptable, UK ethics council decides

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The United Kingdom’s leading ethics body has issued its support for the science behind genetically modified babies, calling it “morally permissible” so long as altering the DNA of the fetus is in its future interests and does not further…

Tuesday, Jul 17

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Kansas mom claims flesh-eating infection developed after spider bite

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A Topeka, Kansas woman has been hospitalized for 40 days and has undergone 14 surgeries after she was infected with a “flesh-eating” bacteria called necrotizing fasciitis.

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Why heart attacks kill more women than men

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New research finds that more women die from heart failure than men.

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CDC chief says fentanyl almost killed his son

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The head of the nation's top public health agency says the opioid epidemic will be one of his priorities, and he revealed a personal reason for it: His son almost died from taking cocaine contaminated with the powerful painkiller fentanyl.

Police grant vet's wish to use night-vision goggles before going blind

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Gold is 75 percent blind and wanted to try on the goggles before he completely loses his sight.

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A magnetic wire could one day pull cancer cells from your blood

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Scientists think that magnets could be utilized in the body to detect tumor cells that other diagnostic techniques might miss.

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Man gets a 3-pound tumor removed from his neck

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Somai, a 55-year-old farmer from India, thought the growing lump below his jaw was a swollen thyroid gland, but scans revealed it was a 3-pound sub-mandibular tumor that needed to be cut out immediately.