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  1. Raw Tuna Suspected as Source of Salmonella Outbreak: CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HON

    Raw tuna is suspected as the source of a salmonella outbreak that has now sickened 53 people in nine states, according to U.S. health officials. No deaths have been reported.

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  2. Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older AdultsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HON

    Consuming more omega-3 fatty acids -- found in many types of fish -- may benefit people at risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at 40 mentally healthy adults, aged 65 to 75, who had the gene variant APOE e4, which put them at risk for late-onset Alzheimer's.

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  3. Treating Gum Disease Might Help Prostate Symptoms: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HON

    The study included 27 men, age 21 and older, who had prostatitis and moderate to severe gum disease. The men underwent treatment for gum disease and showed significant improvement in their gums within four to eight weeks, the study authors said.

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  4. New blood donors needed in Manitoba, says leukemia survivorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Canadian Blood Services said the decision to close clinics was based on a number of factors, including the volume of units collected, labour and transportation costs, and the distance to the nearest production site. Amanda Kerr is not able to donate blood herself since she was diagnosed with leukemia in February 2010 but she gives her time to Canadian Blood Services as a volunteer advocate, to try and attract new blood donors.

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  5. Apple Queen supports Alzheimer's researchRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lincoln Times-News

    The 18-year-old North Lincoln High School senior was crowned Lincoln County's Apple Queen last July, and she's hoping her newfound popularity comes in handy on Saturday for a good cause. Hord is hosting an "Apples for Alzheimer's" community walk from 6-8 p.m. at the CMC-Lincoln walking trail.

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  6. Take the 'Charlie Brown challenge' and share a dog's story of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Sophie's Circle Dog Rescue , located in Central Florida, shared this sweet story and video of Charlie Brown today on their Facebook page. They are trying very hard to find this big love a new forever home.

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  7. Kim Evans steps down as coach of Auburn women's golf programRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Auburn's Head Coach Kim Evans stops in to speak to her team after they finished their final round in the 2013 NCAA Women's Golf East Regional at Auburn University Club on Saturday, May 11, 2013 in Auburn, Ala. The news was announced in a news release Friday.

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  8. Baystate gets top marks in new 'Common Care' rankings by U.S. News & World ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... and Women's Hospital , which are both in Boston. Dr. Evan Benjamin, senior vice president for quality and population health and chief quality officer for Baystate Health , said in a written statement in reference to the "Common Care" rankings: "This ...

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  9. Exhibitions of Birds Cancelled for 2015 Due to Avian InfluenzaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WHO-AM Des Moines

    ... further spread of the virus to other poultry. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Iowa Department of Public Health consider the risk to the public related to HPAI H5 infections to be very low. No human infections of the virus have ever been ...

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  10. Senate approves requiring vaccinations for day care workersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The state Senate on Friday approved the bill by Democratic Sen. Tony Mendoza of Artesia, sending it to the Assembly on a 34-3 vote. SB792 passed a week after senators approved a more controversial bill mandating that California schoolchildren be vaccinated as part of an effort spurred by recent outbreaks of measles and whooping cough.

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  11. CVS To Buy Out Omnicare For $10.4 BillionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

    Under its strategy to expand into assisted-living prescriptions and long-term care facilities, CVS Health has taken over Omnicare, which is known for its drugs for the elderly people, whose numbers are currently on a rise in the US. The Rhode island-based CVS Health has bought Ohio based Omnicare for $10.4 billion in an effort to spread into the market catering to senior patients.

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  12. Star of "Heroes Never Die" Mostafa Abdollahi dies at 60Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    Veteran actor/director Mostafa Abdollahi, who was one of the leading actors of acclaimed TV series "Heroes Never Die", passed away at Tehran's Parsian Hospital on Thursday morning after 13 years of battling blood cancer. He was admitted to the hospital on May 8 but went into a coma on Wednesday and died a day after, Persian news media reported.

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  13. Life expectancy for Iranian women increases to 81 yearsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    The chairman of women's health conference, which was held in Shiraz University, says life expectancy has reached 81 for Iranian women and 76 for Iranian men, IRNA reported on Thursday. Life expectancy is a statistical measure of how long a person or organism may live, based on the year of their birth, their current age and other demographic factors including gender.

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  14. Panel backs bill aimed at boosting Maine vaccination ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Health and Human Services Committee voted 9-3 in support of Democratic Rep. Linda Sanborn's bill on Friday. It would require parents to consult with their doctor and get a form signed if they wish to opt out for philosophical reasons.

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  15. Two-thirds of children with mental disorders don't get helpRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Abbotsford News

    ... than it did in 2008. Similarly, over the last seven years, provincial spending on Children and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) services has failed to keep up with inflation , much less the number of clients. This comes despite repeated pleas - from ...

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  16. Lower cost dental care with or without insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... the downside is time commitment. Visits can take twice as long compared with private practice due to extensive health histories taken, students who work slower than experienced dentists, and time taken for supervisors to check their work. Norma ...

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  17. How to Convince Workers to Quit Smoking - by Making a BetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Knowledge@Wharton

    Employers wary of the rising costs of health care have plenty of reasons to encourage workers to quit smoking - but what is the right incentive to convince the employees? In a paper titled " Randomized Trial of Four Financial-Incentive Programs for Smoking Cessation ," which was published this month by the New England Journal of Medicine , researchers from Wharton and the University of Pennsylvania worked with CVS Health to see what types of incentives would be the most effective in getting 2,500 study participants - all CVS employees or their relatives - to cease using tobacco.

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  18. Helping dementia patients rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

    ... disease, and Affect, a 52-week long study, will test a theory that amlodipine, used to treat angina, can improve the health of patients affected by subcortical ischemic vascular dementia. We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we ...

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  19. "Colby Pharmaceutical Company - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances Profile" PublishedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    The company develops biologic and small molecule drugs for for cancer, infection, inflammation and pain. Its products include CPC-410, CPC-507, CPC-703 and CPC-1001.

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  20. Amid Celebrity Show Offs, $30 Million Raised at AIDS GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Amid celebrity schmoozing, glamorous fashions, musical performances and the frequent banging of the auction hammer, the French Riviera's annual star-filled amfAR gala brought in its expected share of drama - with celebrity invitees including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Sienna Miller and Adrien Brody . But, importantly, Thursday's celebrity auction in Cap d'Antibes, at the luxurious Hotel du Cap-Eden Roc, raised in excess of $30 million for the fight against AIDS, a cause for which Elizabeth Taylor, one of the organization's founders, fought until her death in 2011.

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