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2 hrs ago | Evening News

Skin cancer cases more than double in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire

Skin cancer cases in the east of England have more than doubled over the last 20 years, new figures out today show.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health, Natural Disasters

6 hrs ago | PerrSpectives

Epidemic of GOPer Virus Will Kill Thousands in Red States

Imagine that the Centers for Disease Control warned that America was about to be hit by a preventable epidemic of a deadly, though curable, virus.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US News, Medicaid, Health, Nathan Deal, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

10 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Ohio hog farms hit by disease that kills baby pigs

The disease is causing worry for the hog industry because severe strains of the virus can wipe out a farm's entire supply of baby pigs.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Life, Food, Pork, Meat

14 hrs ago | Townhall

18 Stats That Prove That Government Dependence Has Reached Epidemic Levels

The corporations are on welfare and so is a large portion of the US citizenry . Votes are bought with a program.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Opinion

18 hrs ago | CBS News

Morning Rounds: Risk of death, heart attacks drops sharply for diabetics

A new federal study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that heart attacks and deaths from diabetes dropped by more than 60 percent between 1990 and 2010.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Natural Disasters

22 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Natural Disasters, North Carolina

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Dementia, it's all in the mind

Is it possible, from a scientific point of view, that former NSW premier Barry O'Farrell had a ''senior moment'' when he forgot about the $3000 bottle of wine he received as a gift? Kind of.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters

Bellingham Herald

U.N. struggles to stem Haiti cholera epidemic

But on that score, it is still very far behind. In some ways, Haiti is even less equipped to tackle cholera than it was three years ago.

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Related Topix: Cholera, Health, Natural Disasters

Ohio.com

Ohio heroin overdose deaths, dubbed epidemic, hit new record

In this April 11 photo, Heidi Riggs talks about the 2012 heroin overdose death of her daughter, Marin Riggs, 20, who died only 18 months after first becoming addicted, in Upper Arlington.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Upper Arlington, OH

Suria

Philippines boosts MERS monitoring after...

The Philippines said Saturday it was stepping up its defences against the deadly MERS virus, with the large numbers of Filipino workers in the Middle East seen as potential carriers.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Fire destroys 3 homes at Jersey shore community

In this photo provided by Joanne Dollarton, people watch as fire engulfs three homes near the beachfront, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Sea Isle City, N.J. .

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Related Topix: Fire, Sea Isle City, NJ, Natural Disasters

Fri Apr 18, 2014

EDGE

Body Counts

Long time HIV survivor Sean Strub has played a central role in the movement for self-empowerment of the HIV infected.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters

Weyburn This Week

USDA orders hog farms, labs to report infections from virus that has killed millions of pigs

Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of the disease, the federal government announced Friday.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Disasters, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Agriculture, Science

KTVN Reno

Bryant U. cracks down on selfies at graduation

An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Natural Disasters

ABC News

USDA Orders Farms to Report Pig Virus Infections

The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year.

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US News, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science

ABC15.com

USDA orders farms to report deadly pig virus

The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year.

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US News, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science

WTVG-TV Toledo

Virus killing piglets in Ohio and Michigan

The cold winter we just came through helped fuel a virus in pigs. It's threatening pork production and pushing up prices.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Natural Disasters, Lucas County, OH

WTNH

Forum on drug abuse hears from recovering addicts

People who abused heroin and other drugs described how they quit as officials called for a comprehensive approach to deal with what they called an epidemic and scourge.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, New Haven, CT

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Marion Star

Heroin overdose deaths hit record high in Ohio

A record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012, the state Department of Health said as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and a public health crisis.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ohio, Natural Disasters, Cuyahoga County, OH, Cleveland, OH, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Live Science

Big Data and the Flu: How Wikipedia Can Track Influenza

By monitoring the number of times people look for flu information on Wikipedia, researchers may be better able to estimate the severity of a flu season, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Natural Disasters, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

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