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  1. Ali Carter has been given the all clear following treatment for lung cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cravenherald.co.uk

    The snooker player announced the news on Twitter on Friday evening, saying: "Two beautiful words that I've been waiting for!! 'ALL CLEAR' I can now concentrate on getting my life and career back! #beatingcancer" Carter, who was last year treated for testicular cancer and has battled Crohn's disease for over a decade, revealed he would undergo a course of chemotherapy in May after being diagnosed with lung cancer. The 35-year-old, twice a runner-up at the Crucible, returned to action in October at the General Cup in Hong Kong and ended the tournament as the champion after beating Shaun Murphy in the final.

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  2. Faith Today: The importance of familyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    I could go on a tirade on how family is an important thing for all of us and use the usual emotional swooning which colours every speech in a pro-family rant. From an evolutionary standpoint, family is simply the first mentor we come across when we are born, small, defenseless and fragile.

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  3. Part III: Youth Dealing with DepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Surrey Leader

    ... phase" - moodiness, over-dramatization, or self-indulgence. Now we know much better. Depression is a serious mental health issue that affects about two per cent of B.C. children and adolescents every year. It is more common in girls, but it may be ...

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  4. Carter gets all-clear from cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BBC News

    Snooker player Ali Carter has been given the all-clear by doctors after he was diagnosed with lung cancer in May. Carter, 35, a two-time World Snooker Championship finalist, was fighting cancer for a second time after he had battled testicular cancer in 2013. He said on Twitter: "Two beautiful words that I've been waiting for 'all clear'.

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  5. A Basic Guide to the Countless Birth Control Options Out ThereRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lifehacker

    ... control, the higher the risk is that you'll use it incorrectly and it may fail. When it comes to cost, check your health insurance plan to see what is covered. If you have insurance through the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), Elizabeth Renter ...

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  6. Small Businesses Get Double-Digit Rate Hikes In CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Over 5,000 small businesses in California are facing large health insurance premium rate hikes in 2015, reaching double-digits on average, according to the Los Angeles Times . Aetna, the third-largest health insurer, is upping premiums by as much as 20 percent on small businesses in California beginning Jan.1, sparking state insurance commissioner Dave Jones to roundly criticize the hikes.

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  7. Flu widespread in Massachusetts, Family Care's Dr. Ira Helfand...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... are vaccines against three types of influenza A viruses, as well as an influenza B virus. According to the World Health Organization, annual flu epidemics are estimated to result in about 3 to 5 million cases of severe illness, and about 250,000 to ...

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  8. Flu season, early again, hitting hard in South and MidwestRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Health officials say the flu is now hitting hard in parts of the country, especially the South and Midwest. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reported cases were widespread in 29 states last week.

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  9. Green Mountain Goes BustRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The WV Rebel's Blog

    Vermont has scrapped single payer: "I am not going undermine the hope of achieving critically important health care reforms for this state by pushing prematurely for single payer when it is not the right time for Vermont," Shumlin said to reporters and two boards advising him on health care changes. Legislation Shumlin signed in 2011 put the state on a path to move beyond the federal Affordable Care Act by 2017 to a health care system more similar to that in neighboring Canada.

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  10. McConnell Slams Federal 'Bailout' of Ky. Obamacare ProviderRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has blasted the federal government's decision to provide a secret $65 million loan to one of the largest insurance providers on Kentucky's healthcare exchange, saying it raises questions about the program's stability. The Kentucky Health Cooperative received the loan to keep it afloat financially from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Nov. 10 five days before Kentucky residents began purchasing private health plans on the state-run health exchange.

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  11. Cuomo's Combat Heroin campaign hits New York theaters FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SILive.com

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of the second phase of the Combat Heroin campaign -- a series of public service announcements which will be aired inside New York movie theaters beginning Friday. The campaign has produced 10 new videos highlighting the stories of recovering New Yorkers sharing their experiences with substance abuse, which will be aired before select films, rated PG-13 or R, from now through early January.

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  12. New Ovarian Cancer Drug Gets Fda OkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to treat advanced ovarian cancer, along with a test to identify patients eligible to receive the drug. Lynparza belongs to a new class of drugs called poly ADP-ribose polymerase inhibitors.

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  13. Glaucoma Drug Cuts Vision Loss Risk in HalfRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    Medication that lowers pressure in the eye reduces the risk of vision loss in glaucoma patients by 50 percent, new research finds. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness.

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  14. Report released into Ontario man's death at mental health facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    The family of an Ontario man who died while in custody at a mental health facility in Penetenguishine says a coroner inquest has given them a sense of closure. "I wait five years," said Aganeh's mother Ikram Said.

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  15. Sanders Slams GOP For Maneuvering to Slash Social Security and MedicareRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    U.S. Congressman Tom Price speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday slammed the GOP for jockeying to slash Social Security and Medicare in the next Congress, denouncing the plan as a "moral outrage."

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  16. Prentice says decline in oil revenue means all capital projects now under reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... to get underway in 2016 and be completed by 2020. The centre was billed by the provincial government as the biggest health facility construction project in North America. The A spokesperson for Minister Mandel says no formal decision about delaying ...

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  17. Valley ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    Kelsey Kugler who works at Oaks Springs Ranch in Wildomar said, 'The worst gift I ever got for the holidays was a box of pink razors. I was 12 and begging my mom for a pink razer phone and was devastated.

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  18. Licking County Teen Becomes Second In Ohio To Die From FluRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBNS

    ... than 6 month old who aren't eligible to receive it," said Dr. Mary DiOrio, medical director of the Ohio Department of Health. While influenza-associated pediatric deaths must be reported to ODH, adult deaths are not reportable so total ...

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  19. Lynparza Approved for Advanced Ovarian CancerRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | HON

    Lynparza has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat advanced ovarian cancer associated with defective BRCA genes, the agency said Friday in a news release. Nearly 22,000 women in the United States are projected to be diagnosed this year with ovarian cancer, and more than 14,000 will die from it, the U.S. National Cancer Institute estimates.

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  20. FDA approves AbbVie combo hepatitis C treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Patients with chronic hepatitis C have a new option for treating the liver-damaging virus, with the approval of a combination treatment developed by AbbVie. The Food and Drug Administration approved the sale of a packaged treatment called Viekira Pak made by AbbVie Inc. of North Chicago, Illinois.

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