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  1. Tourette Syndrome Awareness hosts walk, meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Cape Gazette

    Newark native Regina Reynolds is the Youth Ambassador for the Tourette Syndrome Association and is currently finishing her freshman year at Boston College. A first-ever 5K Walk for Tourette Syndrome Awareness in May offered organizers a way to reach families statewide with offers of services and support.

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  2. .com | Thousands of potential doctors won't make the cutRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | News24

    As deadlines loom for applications to study medicine at the country's universities next year, with some as soon as this weekend, thousands of potential doctors again won't make the cut. Some excelled at school, however the lack of space and resources leave most would-be doctors having to scramble to find an alternative life calling.

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  3. Smoking ban extended to patios, walking trails, playgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | CBC News

    Health Minister Victor Boudreau has introduced a bill that will ban smoking in any public place where children might be exposed to the smoke. The list includes: Boudreau says not only will the restrictions limit people's exposure to second-hand smoke, "it will also further de-normalize tobacco use and reduce the amount of time children are exposed to smoking as a socially acceptable activity."

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  4. Cornwall hospital board chair faces sanctions, suspensionRead the original story

    37 min ago | Seaway News

    ... be "red, swollen and painful" while she was cared for by Turcotte. A chiropodist, also called a doctor of chiropody medicine, is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems, such as bunions, heel pain, spurs ...

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  5. World Health Assembly Concludes With Actions On Range Of IssuesRead the original story

    37 min ago | Intellectual Property Watch

    The 68th World Health Assembly , which took place from 18-26 May, was characterised as one of the most successful annual assemblies ever by Margaret Chan, World Health Organization director general. From the standpoint of intellectual property, access and innovation, this may be debatable.

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  6. Aging population to send cancer cases soaring: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Chilliwack Times

    The annual number of new cancer diagnoses in Canada will increase by 40 per cent by 2030, the Canadian Cancer Society predicted in a report released Wednesday. But the cancer society was quick to point out that demographics will fuel the increase, not a heightened risk in developing the disease.

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  7. Quadruplets born to 65-year-old mom still in critical phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Evening Sun

    Doctors say the week-old quadruplets born prematurely to 65-year-old Annegret Raunigk in Berlin are still in intensive care, but have been gaining a little weight and are being given their mother's milk through feeding tubes. Neeta and her three brothers - Dries, Bence and Fjonn - weighed between 655 grams and 960 grams each at birth.

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  8. Preemie quads born to German mom, 65, fragile, but gaining weightRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | IVillage

    Neeta and her three brothers - Dries, Bence and Fjonn - weighed between 655 grams and 960 grams each at birth. Their exact weight today is not known because they are too fragile to be put on a scale.

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  9. Bad communication by health workers leads to deadly mistakesRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | CBC News

    Poor communication between doctors and nurses is causing deadly medical mistakes, according to a health-care journalist and patient safety advocate. "They are trained to do their individual job, they are trained to do their technical job, but they aren't given the kind of practice in communication and team building that is now routine in the aviation industry and is the reason why it's so safe to fly whereas 40 years ago it was pretty risky."

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  10. Gardening tips for optimum wellnessRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Examiner.com

    Gardeners have different reasons for growing their own. Some simply enjoy the solitude and the connection to the earth.

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  11. The Problem with Mechanical Investment Strategies and How You Can Find Your Own IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | GuruFocus.com

    I'm still a control freak when it comes to my portfolio because ultimately I'm the one responsible for losing it or making it grow. My very first lesson of a 100% loss on a high fee variable life insurance, was a real life example of how I'm the one that cares the most about my portfolio.

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  12. How A Spouse's Stress Can Affect Your Blood PressureRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Switched

    ... relationships or marriages, is related to poor physiological outcomes, Kristen Peek, a professor of preventive medicine and community health at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, said by email. "Older husbands tend to be dependent ...

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  13. 31 groups will share in Meyer Memorial Trust's $2.6M largesseRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Business Journal

    The city's third-largest charitable group has awarded some $2.6 million to Oregon groups during April and May. Among other significant gifts, Meyer Memorial Trust, which counts assets of more than $795 million, gave $532,000 to 11 Habitat for Humanity projects throughout the state. Another six grants, worth $613,000, went to watershed programs covered by the Willamette River Initiative.

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  14. Cancer patients' viral picRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Fox News

    A photo that captured a shared moment between two children undergoing chemotherapy to treat cancer at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh has gone viral, resulting in countless well-wishes and messages of encouragement for the two girls. Tazz Jones, mother of 5-year-old Maliyah Jones, said they hadn't known fellow patient Madelina DeLuca that long before the photo was taken.

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  15. Measure Banning Electronic Cigarettes for Minors Passes LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The Illinois House has passed a bill to outlaw possession of electronic cigarettes by anyone under eighteen. The sponsor says the bill treats the product as if it were a real cigarette.

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  16. How one rural Alabama hospital bucked the trend and will reopen its labor & deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Alabama Live

    There is a great need here, and it's worth spending a career trying to be part of the community. A Tuscaloosa native, he originally thought about going into the international mission field.

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  17. Pension reform talks down to wireRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Korea Herald

    The main political parties agreed Wednesday on the details of a reform bill lowering pension allowances to retired public officials, a day before lawmakers were expected to put the draft law to a final vote in the legislature. But the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy's protest against a government enforcement decree authorizing investigations into last year's Sewol ferry disaster kept the parties deadlocked into the evening on an array of negotiations on the bills to be put to a vote at this month's last plenary session.

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  18. Five hospitalized after Bourne Route 6 accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Cape Cod Times

    Five people were taken to area hospitals after a chain reaction accident in the westbound lane of Route 6 between Exits 2 and 1 Tuesday night. Three children and an adult in a minivan were taken to Cape Cod Hospital with injuries that were not considering life-threatening, according to a Sandwich fire official.

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  19. Nation on alert over spread of MERSRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Korea Herald

    A doctor who treated South Korea's first MERS patient was confirmed to have been infected with the disease Wednesday, sparking fears that it is more contagious than previously thought. The 50-year-old, whose name was withheld, became the first member of the local medical staff to have caught Middle East respiratory syndrome, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  20. Dedicated hospice volunteers thanked for their hard workRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Malvern Gazette

    DEDICATED volunteers at a Worcester hospice are being applauded for their hard work as part of a national week celebrating those who give up their time for a good cause. As part of next week's National Volunteers Week the army of generous people who lend their skills and expertise to help patients, families and staff at St Richard's Hospice are being invited to a series of events thanking them for their dedication.

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