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Hospital ship waits for sick Puerto Ricans -- but no one knows how to get on it
 
 
CNN Health News - Sammy Rolon is living in a makeshift clinic set up at a school. He has cerebral palsy and epilepsy, and is bed-ridden. He's waiting for surgery that was scheduled before Hurricane Maria smashed into Puerto Rico. Now he can't even get the oxygen he needs.
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'I felt so low, I couldn't see a way out'
 
 
BBC Health News - A record number of children seek help from Childline over suicidal thoughts and feelings.
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How to break carb cravings, once and for all
 
 
CNN Health News - If you're like many people I know, the thought of giving up pasta and bread in an effort to shed a few pounds (or more) might seem like an unfair punishment -- perhaps even a tease, especially when those foods seem to be on everyone else's plates.
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Mental health care for new mothers in Wales 'unacceptable'
 
 
BBC Health News - There is no mother and baby unit in Wales to help those suffering with mental health illnesses.
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Concern over norovirus increase by Betsi Cadwaladr health board
 
 
BBC Health News - Wales' largest health board urges people to be alert to sickness bug.
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New mom who lost all her limbs after giving birth sues hospital
 
 
FOX Health News - For this new mom, what were supposed to be the happiest days of her life quickly escalated into a terrifying ordeal that left her as a quadruple amputee.
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Male disease too
 
 
BBC Health News - Breast cancer in men is rare but it's still an issue for the 10 men diagnosed with it every year in NI.
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Pregnant woman who survived Las Vegas massacre gives birth 2 days later
 
 
FOX Health News - A pregnant woman and her boyfriend who escaped the Las Vegas shooting welcomed their little bundle of joy into the world just two days after they'd been fleeing gunfire.
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Overdose crisis: Mass naloxone training sessions to be held at UBC
 
 
Vancouver Sun - Health News - The university's Alma Mater Society is organizing events to teach students to recognize and reverse drug overdoses.
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Restaurant chain 'cut sugary drink sales' with price rise
 
 
BBC Health News - A fall in sales of high-sugar drinks in Jamie's Italian restaurant chain was linked to the levy and menu changes.
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Sugary drink sales plummeted after price increase, study says
 
 
CNN Health News - From Colombia to South Africa, France to India, governments around the globe are exploring whether taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages might curb obesity rates. Do these fines actually work to prevent people from choosing sweet drinks?
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What to know about hepatitis A, as California outbreak triggers state of emergency
 
 
ABC Health News - The state's hepatitis A outbreak has infected at least 578 people, killed 18.
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One in nine American men has oral HPV, study finds
 
 
CNN Health News - About one in nine American men is infected with the oral form of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Nationwide, rates for oral HPV infections are 11.5% of men and 3.2% of women: 11 million men, compared with 3.2 million women, the researchers estimated.
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Grey Matters: Halting hidden adviser fees once and for all
 
 
Vancouver Sun - Health News - Wanda Morris In the world of advocacy, those who seek incremental gains often clash with those fighting for big wins. Small steps add up over time, one side says. You can’t baby-step across a chasm, says the other. To improve air quality, do you seek better gas mileage, or an outright ban on gas-powered vehicles? […]
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K2 overdose victim warns against potential dangers amid spike in abuse calls
 
 
FOX Health News - A 26-year-old man who overdosed on synthetic marijuana four years ago is speaking out to warn against the drug amid a rash of K2-related overdose calls in Minnesota.
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Handgun waiting period laws save lives, study says
 
 
CNN Health News - Over 33,000 people in the United States die each year from firearm injuries, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, delaying the purchase of guns by a couple of days could save nearly 1,700 lives a year, according to a study released Monday.
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Health authority faxed private info to North Battleford computer store — again
 
 
Vancouver Sun - Health News - The Saskatoon Regional Health Authority has for the second time this year faxed confidential patient information to a computer store in North Battleford, according to a new report from Saskatchewan’s privacy czar. The latest incident happened last month and resulted in Kelly’s Computer Works receiving a fax containing a patient’s name, health card number and […]
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Regina Catholic wants mandatory Indigenous studies course
 
 
Vancouver Sun - Health News - The Regina Catholic School Division’s commitment to truth and reconciliation is emblemized in a new logo to be displayed in all schools.
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Mom speaks out after cheerleader daughter's overdose death
 
 
FOX Health News - The mother of a former cheerleader who died of an overdose shortly after returning home from rehab wants to see the way insurers cover in-patient therapy and addiction treatment changed.
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State of emergency clears way for California to purchase more hepatitis A vaccines
 
 
FOX Health News - California is expected to place an order for more hepatitis A vaccines after Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency on Friday to combat the deadly outbreak.
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Raw sewage contaminating waters in Puerto Rico after Maria
 
 
ABC Health News - Damage from Hurricane Maria is letting raw sewage pour into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico, forcing people without running water to bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams
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Pay attention to these early signs of ovarian cancer
 
 
FOX Health News - Ovaries are responsible for the hormones estrogen and progesterone that bring on periods, contribute to feminine anatomy and sustain pregnancy.
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Why Americans with MS are going to Russia for treatment
 
 
FOX Health News - An experimental treatment for MS known as HSCT is available in North America, but it’s more accessible and less expensive in Russia.
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Plague outbreak leaves 57 dead, more than 680 infected in Madagascar
 
 
CNN Health News - The plague outbreak in Madagascar is continuing to spread at unprecedented rates, with 57 deaths and more than 680 cases.
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Doctor's research could buy time for snake bite victims
 
 
FOX Health News - A researcher at the University of Arizona is experimenting with a new therapy to help treat rattlesnake bites.
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Exposure to air pollution before birth may shorten lives
 
 
CNN Health News - Pollution affects us even in the womb: Women who are exposed to air pollution during pregnancy have babies with shorter telomeres (a genetic biomarker), a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics found.
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Correction: Pain Gap story
 
 
ABC Health News - Correction: Pain Gap story
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Toddler's kidney transplant stalled after donor dad violates probation, family claims
 
 
FOX Health News - A 2-year-old boy who has been suffering from kidney issues since birth will have to wait a few more months for a transplant after his dad, who was found to be a perfect match, violated terms of his probation.
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Fentanyl, synthetic opioids claim top spot for US overdose deaths
 
 
FOX Health News - Fourteen people overdosed on heroin laced with fentanyl in a span of just four hours Wednesday in Camden, New Jersey, NBC Philadelphia reports.
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Keep live pigs for combat first-aid training, medics say as simulators take over trauma instruction
 
 
Vancouver Sun - Health News - 'The first time a medic gets blood on their hands and tries a life-saving procedure should not be on a fellow soldier with their friends looking on'
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Hip implant patients sue manufacturer
 
 
BBC Health News - More than 300 individuals want compensation for injuries they claim were caused by DePuy metal-on-metal hips.
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Fla. reports first local case of Zika virus transmission in 2017
 
 
AABB SmartBrief news - Florida health officials say the state's first case of locally transmitted Zika virus infection in 2017 has been reported, in -More- 
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Aftermath of Hurricane Maria puts health at risk in Puerto Rico
 
 
AABB SmartBrief news - The population's health is at risk in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, owing in part to the island's severely -More- 
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CytoDyn reports on progress of late-stage study for HIV candidate
 
 
AABB SmartBrief news - The FDA's Data Monitoring Committee will conduct an interim efficacy analysis on 40 participants deemed evaluable in a Phase  -More- 
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HCV patients with kidney disease respond to combo drug
 
 
AABB SmartBrief news - A New Zealand study found the combination of glecaprevir, an NS3/4A protease inhibitor, and Mavyret, or pibrentasvir, an NS5A -More- 
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UK liquid biopsy developer gets $3.7M boost
 
 
AABB SmartBrief news - A further subscription for about 7.5 million new ordinary shares brought in approximately $3.7 million for liquid biopsy deve -More- 
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Biotech firm raises $22.5M to advance shelved blood cancer drug
 
 
AABB SmartBrief news - Fedratinib was a drug developed to treat polycythemia vera and myelofibrosis, but it was shelved because it caused a lethal f -More- 
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Mary Beth Bassett begins term as AABB president
 
 
AABB SmartBrief news - Mary Beth Bassett, BS, MT(ASCP), was installed as president of AABB for the 2017-2018 term at the 2017 annual meeting in San  -More- 
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Failure is an event -- it is not a person.
 
 
AABB SmartBrief news - Zig Ziglar, writer and motivational speaker
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Business is booming for Abbotsford company that turns containers into swimming pools
 
 
Vancouver Sun - Health News - How well is Paul Rathnam’s company Modpools doing converting shipping containers into swimming pools? Well, he recently did a promotion with Walt Disney for its new cable TV series Siren. A mermaid swam in one of its pools at Comic-Con in New York. Plus, Modpools did a shoe launch with Nike — also in New […]
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