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  1. Oklahoma City Barons: Brandon Davidson has grown into a solid defenseman for BaronsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    Earlier this month, Brandon Davidson appeared in his 100th game with the Oklahoma City Barons. It's a testament to his determination considering he's been sidelined a combined four months since he turned pro three years ago.

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  2. Jennifer Aniston dishes on her 'drunk singing' in 'Cake'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    Part of the art of acting lies in navigating the subtleties of and transitions between emotions. From scene to scene and moment to moment, an actress may find herself laughing, crying, shouting, whispering or drunk singing? Indeed, at least for Jennifer Aniston in the Daniel Barnz-directed drama "Cake," which finds her portraying a woman who becomes fascinated by the suicide of a member of her chronic-pain support group.

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  3. Cancer curing vaccine? Immunotherapy may provide key to cureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WPBF

    In a WPBF 25 News special report -- Tiffany Kenney follows a South Florida woman who battled breast cancer and says the vaccine helped her beat the disease. See how this cutting-edge treatment works. MORE INFO: http://www.penniesinaction.org/

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  4. Is "vaping" a viable alternative to smoking?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Thursday marks the Great American Smokeout . It's a nationwide effort encouraging people to quit smoking.

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  5. Covered California Insurance Signups Outpacing Last Year's Enrollment NumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    Individual insurance sign-ups under California's health care exchange were running ahead of pace from a year ago, when the marketplace opened for the first time, state officials reported Thursday. According to Covered California, 11,357 consumers selected an insurance plan in the first four days of the second round of open enrollment that began Tuesday.

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  6. Affordable Care Act enrollment stats fudgedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 4029TV.com

    Only 6.7 million Americans were enrolled in Affordable Care Act health insurance plans as of mid-October, not 7.1 million, the Obama administration admitted Thursday. Health Secretary Sylvia Burwell acknowledged the error, calling it a mistake.

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  7. Effect of health insurance type on health care utilization in...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | BioMed Central

    ... persists after correcting for a number of factors in Korea. In this study, we sought to examine whether the type of health insurance, wage-based contributory insurance (Health Insurance, HI) or government-subsidized public assistance (Medical Aid, ...

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  8. HealthPartners details plans for new St. Paul neuroscience clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TwinCities

    HealthPartners has released new details about a neuroscience center that the nonprofit health care organization plans to open at 295 Phalen Blvd. When it opens in early 2017, the four-story structure would be the largest free-standing neuroscience center in the Upper Midwest. To make room, the nation's largest consumer-governed nonprofit health care organization will demolish a one-story building that currently houses a therapy clinic associated with Regions Hospital's rehabilitation institute.

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  9. PICO, PICOS and SPIDER: a comparison study of specificity and...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | BioMed Central

    Central Manchester Hospitals Site, Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust, Research and Innovation 3rd Floor, Rawnsley Building, Hathersage Road, Manchester M13 9WL, UK BackgroundQualitative systematic reviews are increasing in popularity in evidence based health care. Difficulties have been reported in conducting literature searches of qualitative research using the PICO search tool.

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  10. Hospital Administrator presents two-pronged nursing home strategyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Citing the need to discuss "the elephant in the room," North Valley Hospital District Administrator Linda Michel outlined a dual plan to cope with continuing financial losses at the North Valley Extended Care nursing home facility at the Thursday, Nov. 13, board of commissioners meeting. The commissioners unanimously approved the recommendations formulated by Michel and the district's senior administrators that formed a pair of teams: one, to find a way to make the nursing home financially viable; the other, to come up with a contingency plan to close the facility if the first team is unable to come up with such a plan.

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  11. Judge: Monroe letter belongs to auction buyerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KLTV Tyler

    A Los Angeles judge has ruled that a letter by Marilyn Monroe in which she described the difficulties of performing belongs to a buyer who purchased it at auction for $130,000. City News Service reports the ruling Wednesday is in favor of the auction house Profiles in History and against 75-year-old Anna Strasberg, the widow of Lee Strasberg, who was Monroe's acting mentor.

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  12. What Does Super Jonny Do When Mum Gets Sick?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    When Auckland mother of four, Simone Colwill was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease life changed. "All of a sudden I found myself in the sub-world of the chronically ill."

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  13. Political intelligence Bearing bad news: It's all in the timingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boston.com

    ... of power not just inside government but in the spheres adjacent to it. Quincy Medical Center is owned by Steward Health Care, which made the decision to shutter the teaching hospital despite consenting three years ago to a 10-year "no close" policy ...

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  14. career goals seemed on track if not admirable.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Time

    Barbie has a body-image problem, and her sales are down, but she has a lot more to offer than most fashion dolls It may be time for Barbie to get a whole new wardrobe and some fun new accessories: Aging Jilted Barbie, complete with stained bathrobe, bottle of red wine and copy of Eat, Pray, Love . That's because Barbie is being pushed out in favor of younger, sluttier dolls with bigger heads.

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  15. Former Cowboy Michael Irvin fears for his sons who play footballRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lebanon Democrat

    If you have ever watched Michael Irvin do his very public business, you know he's never needed a megaphone. On television or radio or simply chatting in an otherwise quiet restaurant, his volume is set on high.

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  16. Editorial: Bill would free postal service of tethersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... in letter delivery. The agency is also burdened by an unusual statutory requirement that it fund future retiree health benefits 75 years in advance of when they would arise. Two years ago, it defaulted on payments to this fund. Various bills have ...

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  17. Tushka Girl Gets Double Lung TransplantRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KXII-TV Sherman

    Tushka 7th grader, Morgan Flynn, has been in Texas Children's Hospital in Houston since July waiting for a double lung transplant. But on Friday, the prayers of her family, friends and community were answered.

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  18. Regaining its healthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

    It's heartening news that one no longer has to add the qualifier "troubled" when talking about Jackson Health System. As the Miami Herald reported this week, JHS closed the books in the black for the third straight year.

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  19. Triclosan linked to liver damage, cancer in miceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... ability to metabolize and expel the compound from our bodies. "It is challenging ... to translate findings to human health," the authors wrote. But such questions will be central to both the FDA's and EPA's reviews. And the study does elucidate a ...

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  20. Better cancer fertility care urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Shopper

    A charity is calling for medics to talk to breast cancer patients about their fertility options at the point of diagnosis Only one in 10 women diagnosed with breast cancer are being offered the chance to have fertility treatment, despite the disease leaving them potentially unable to have children, a study has found. According to Breast Cancer Care, 88% of women under 45 were not referred to a fertility clinic to discuss the possibility of freezing eggs or embryos ahead of cancer treatment.

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