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  1. How to Create a World With More Birthdays.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNN

    My teen aged son the other day asked me where the 90% cure rate for pediatric cancer comes from... "Mom, it doesn't make sense when so many children are dying." Select one of the options below.

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  2. Meningitis B: Britain to offer a nationwide vaccination programme against diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Independent

    The illness is the most common cause of bacterial meningitis that kills one in ten infected babies and leaves many more maimed for life Steve Connor is the Science Editor of The Independent and i. He has won many awards for his journalism, including five-times winner of the prestigious British science writers' award; the David Perlman Award of the American Geophysical Union; four times highly commended as specialist journalist of the year in the UK Press Awards; UK health journalist of the year and a special merit award of the European School of Oncology for his investigations into the tobacco industry.

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  3. Leonard Nimoy's Son To Make DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    The actor, who played Mr. Spock in the sci-fi series, passed away earlier this month , aged 83, after a battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The star's son, Adam Nimoy, will pay tribute to his father in his film For the Love of Spock, and he has recruited Zachary Quinto , who played the same character in J.J. Abrams' movies based on the cult show.

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  4. Hip fracture patients in long-term care are less likely to receive osteoporosis therapyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... sensing that is not A study evaluated the relationship between nutritional conditions in early life and adult health, and found that famine exposure during the first pregnancy trimester was associated with increases in A big bowl of mashed potatoes. ...

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  5. Indiana governor: New law 'not about discrimination'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

    Republican Gov. Mike Penc... . Indiana State Representative Christina Hale addresses the crowd during the rally.

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  6. The insane ways the human body changes during long-term spaceflightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Living in a world with microgravity where you're just inches from exposure to the vacuum of outer space can have a profound influence on the human body. Most astronauts only spend six months at a time in that environment on the International Space Station , floating 250 miles above the Earth.

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  7. Here Comes The Pain Again, Falling on My Head Like a Ton of BricksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    My apologies to the Eurythmics. I hear this song a lot when my pain starts to build.

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  8. Responses to UBC vaccine paper a problem for free scientific inquiry and expressionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

    Vancouver scientist Chris Shaw is no stranger to controversy. He played a role in opposing the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, even penning an impressive polemic against the event called Five Ring Circus.

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  9. School: Overweight notes sent home with so-called 'fat' kids stirs outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... suffers from a liver disease, and Heidi said her son and their family "did not need a letter reminding us of his health struggles." According to the CDC chart, a 7-year-old girl's healthy BMI should fall between the 13.5 to 17.5 range. Kylee scored ...

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  10. Mental health funding puts focus on community careRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Northern Life

    ... Photo by Jonathan Migneault. Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault's announcement Friday of a $2.3-million investment in mental health care services in Sudbury and the surrounding area, points to the province's focus on community care, Thibeault said. "Our ...

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    4 hrs ago | Daily Star

    While he thought he was booked in for a prostate check, an admin error meant he underwent a full body scan which uncovered a patch of cancer on his lung. However, thanks to an extensive operation and treatment, Peter, 74, has now been given the all clear by doctors after a "long and slow" recovery.

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  12. Nursing homes changing attitude toward deathRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Even in nursing homes, where hundreds of thousands of people die each year, death has long been a touchy subject. Administrators thought they were doing residents and staff a psychological favor by whisking dead bodies out back doors and carrying on as usual.

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  13. Bill makes it easier to change gender on birth certificatesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... ng considered by the General Assembly would allow a transgender person to provide a written statement from a licensed health care provider verifying that person has undergone surgical, hormonal or other treatment that's clinically appropriate.

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  14. Read "Captivology" And Learn How to Grab Your Customers AttentionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Small Business Trends

    I can tell you that I sat down to write this particular book review at least three times. I would write a sentence or two and something would grab my attention as being more important than the next sentence.

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  15. Russian theater director fired over Wagner operaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

    Co... . Several thousand people carry patriotic flags as they demonstrate against the proposed production of Wagner's Tannhauser, outside the state theater, in Novosibirsk, about 2800 kilometers east of Moscow, Sunday,... MOSCOW - Russia's cultural minister has fired the director of a Siberian theater whose staging of Wagner's opera "Tannhauser" offended the powerful Russian Orthodox Church.

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  16. Texas Scientists Find Antibiotic Resistance Blowing in WindRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

    ... Prevention. The cattle industry is pushing back, saying the report misrepresents the risk of super bacteria to human health. Dr. Sam Ives, a veterinarian working with the Texas Cattle Feeders Association, said antibiotic use in the industry is ...

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  17. Team of 'All-Star Researchers' to Cure Hep BRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

    The Baruch S. Blumberg Institute in Bucks County said this week it has recruited what it is calling a team of four "all-star researchers" who will focus exclusively on developing a cure for hepatitis B. The four principal scientists - Timothy Block, Drs.

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  18. Proposed NJ Law Requires Docs to Talk About AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

    Some physicians are objecting to a New Jersey measure that would mandate conversations with their patients about drug addiction when prescribing pain medication. A measure under consideration in the state Legislature would require physicians to inform patients about the addictive properties of opioid drugs, which, when abused, can lead to heroin addiction.

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  19. Vitamin D receptors in intestine, kidney and thymus of streptozotocin diabetic rats.Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Our data confirms previous reports of intestinal and kidney compensatory growth, low plasma 1,25 2D3 and up regulation of intestinal VDRs during untreated diabetes. All of these parameters were normalized in diabetic rats treated with exogenous insulin.

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  20. New insights into the use of biomarkers of diabetic nephropathy.Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Diabetic nephropathy is a major microvascular complication of diabetes characterized by increasing albuminuria and progressive loss of kidney function. Increased excretion of albumin into the urine is a key feature of DN, and its assessment is considered to be an early marker predicting the onset and progression of DN.

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