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  1. Colorado in grip of widespread flu outbreak, with Weld County hit hardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denver Post

    Charles Chaney receives his free flu shot from Walgreens Pharmacy Manager Asfaw Haileselassie at the annual Rock Bottom Thanksgiving Gathering. Influenza activity is widespread and increased significantly last week in Colorado, the state health department says, with every indication this flu season will be severe.

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  2. Kent and Canterbury Hospital dialysis patients left 'freezing' for two weeks due to boiler breakdownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Kent Online

    Patients endured "tortuous and freezing" conditions for more two weeks on a ward at Kent and Canterbury Hospital because of a boiler breakdown. Up to 40 of them suffering with kidney failure struggled to keep warm while undergoing dialysis on the Thomas Becket ward.

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  3. Dutch PM agrees to change health bill to avoid government collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said in a letter to parliament late Thursday that his party would revise a health bill that was blocked in the senate, potentially staving off the collapse of his fragile center-right coalition government. Earlier on Thursday Rutte was forced to pull out of an EU summit to deal with a mounting political crisis over the bill, which has highlighted a deep divide between his Liberal party and the left-of-center Labour, with which he shares power.

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  4. Owasso councilman donates kidney to Oologah manRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Chris Kelley, left, looks on as Paul Kropp wipes a tear away as they talk about their kidney transplant surgery at Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2014. Kelley, an acquaintance, donated Kropp a kidney.

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  5. Latest evidence on using hormone replacement therapy for treating menopausal symptomsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Hormone replacement therapy is the most effective treatment for menopausal symptoms, in particular for younger women at the onset of the menopause, suggests a new review published today in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist . The review highlights that menopausal symptoms , including hot flushes and night sweats are common, affecting around 70% of women for an average of 5 years but may continue for many years in about 10% of women.

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  6. Tooth loss linked to slowing mind and bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... gums might be a sign of declining thinking skills among the middle-aged, a new study contends. The Institute of Medicine defines health literacy as the degree to which a person is able to obtain, understand, and process basic health information and ...

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  7. Lack of evidence for effect of PT on venous leg ulcer healingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Further research is needed to examine the effect of physical therapy or exercise on healing and quality of life in patients venous leg ulcers , according to research published online Dec. 17 in JAMA Dermatology . Elizabeth Yim, M.P.H., from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and colleagues conducted a systematic review to examine the effect of physical therapy on healing and quality of life outcomes in patients with VLUs.

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  8. President Obama -- Cuban Cigar Crisis ... La Foto Es VerdadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TMZ.com

    Move over Monica ... there's a new controversial cigar in the White House -- a Cuban fingered by President Obama in a photo many thought was fake, but we've learned it's the real deal. The original pic shows Obama Wednesday night ... sampling the aroma of what's alleged to be a Cuban cigar.

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  9. Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: StudyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | US News & World Report

    In what scientists say is a first, a new analysis suggests that some blood types place women at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes. How much higher? According to a team of French researchers, women with blood type B positive appear to face a 35 percent greater risk for developing type 2 diabetes than women with blood type O negative.

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  10. Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma DrugRead the original story

    1 hr ago | US News & World Report

    Prostaglandin analogue eye drops -- a common form of glaucoma drug -- significantly reduce the risk of vision loss in patients with the eye disease, a new study finds. British researchers led by David Garway-Heath, of the Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology in London, tracked outcomes for more than 500 people newly diagnosed with open-angle glaucoma -- the most common form of the disease and one of the leading causes of blindness.

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  11. Area health officials meet to discuss patients not adhering to prescription guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WJRT

    ... of, can I afford to take them?" Forty-seven percent of patients would rather take out the trash than take their medicine, and 10 percent would rather have a cavity removed. While some patients just don't want to take their meds, for many in our ...

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  12. Fruit could lower risk of depression in womenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Food Technology

    Women who eat fewer than two serves of fruit a day face a greater risk of developing depression, University of Queensland research has found. The university's Professor Gita Mishra said the findings of a six-year study of more than 6,000 Australian women revealed a clear link between fruit consumption and the development of depressive symptoms.

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  13. Flu season strikes Allen County; Area hospitals limit visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Journalgazette.net

    County health officials are recommending restrictions on visitations at area hospitals in response to a sudden rise in influenza in the area and the county's first influenza-related death this season. The restrictions recommend that anyone going to a healthcare facility seeking treatment should wear a mask when they are in public areas if they have a cold or flu-like symptoms, such as fever, cough and muscle aches.

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  14. Flu season expected to be bad this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - This flu season is expected to get worse and it's already concerning to doctors in northeast Arkansas. Despite getting the vaccine, many people are still getting infected with the flu, Dr. Shane Speights, Vice President of Medical Affairs at St. Bernards told Region 8 News.

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  15. Flu season begins with high number of casesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Flu season has started earlier in Southwest Florida and it's claiming more patients than this time last year. The increase in cases is leaving some pharmacies fresh out of flu fighting medications.

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  16. December 18, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

    THANKS FOR JOINING US AT 5:30.. NEWS 4 AT SIX WITH MICHAEL AND CAROL STARTS NOW..

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  17. 160-Pound Newborn Rhino Receiving Special CareRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NBC San Diego

    The 3-week-old greater one-horned rhino calf weighed 160 pounds at birth. Every mother's dream, right? But for this big boy, that is actually the lower end of the 160-176 pound norm for these tough-skinned newborns.

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  18. Invasive procedures down with noninvasive prenatal testingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    The number of invasive diagnostic procedures, including amniocentesis, is down significantly after the introduction of noninvasive prenatal testing , according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal of Clinical Ultrasound . Joseph R. Wax, M.D., from the Maine Medical Center in Portland, and colleagues compared maternal demographics, aneuploidy risk factors, rates of genetic counseling , invasive diagnostic procedures, and trisomy 21 detection in women at increased risk for aneuploidy, before and after the availability of NIPT.

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  19. Serotonin Neuron SubtypesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bioscience Technology

    A single class of brain cells produces serotonin. In trying to understand how these serotonergic neurons do so many jobs, neuroscientists have proposed that they come in different subtypes that have different properties and responsibilities.

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  20. New Findings Demonstrate Effective Treatment for Diabetes PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bioscience Technology

    Type 1 diabetes patients who have developed low blood sugar as a complication of insulin treatments over time are able to regain normal internal recognition of the condition after receiving pancreatic islet cell transplantation, according to a new study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, published online in Diabetes . Severe hypoglycemia-a life-threatening complication of insulin treatment for T1D-can occur when the body's defense mechanisms against low blood sugar are broken down over a long period of time, causing shakiness, irritability, confusion, lightheadedness, shortness of breath, and even seizures or loss of consciousness.

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