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  1. 'Maker Space' Allows Kids To Innovate, Learn In The HospitalRead the original story

    55 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

    All around the country, computer hackers, artists, and other do-it-yourselfers are meeting up in "maker spaces," to share tools and build cool stuff together, such as robots or musical instruments. Maker spaces are popping up in all sorts of places: school auditoriums, libraries, under tents at community festivals , and now, even at the hospital.

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  2. Surf, sand and surgery? Inside the world of medical tourismRead the original story

    55 min ago | GantDaily.com

    Or maybe you need to take a few sick days for a routine medical procedure, say getting a pacemaker replaced or doing a bit of cosmetic surgery ? It's a growing phenomenon called "medical tourism." In 2014, it is estimated that more than a million Americans left the country to seek care abroad.

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  3. Treatment for those suffer from sinusitisRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    It affects more people than diabetes, asthmas and heart disease. But as Kimberly Van Scoy show us, a new treatment can help.

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  4. A total of 60 healthy volunteers were inoculated at Oxford University's Jenner Institute last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Hillingdon Times

    Results from an early Ebola vaccine trial are said to be a "tad disappointing" but show that the drug is safe. The trial conducted at Oxford University paves the way for the vaccine, jointly developed by GlaxoSmithKline and the US National Institutes of Health , to be further tested on patients in West Africa.

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  5. Hunt backs major incident criteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham warned the new "enhanced criteria" effectively made it impossible for hospitals to call a major incident A new political row has erupted over the NHS over guidelines issued to hospitals as to when they can declare a "major incident". Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham claimed the new "enhanced criteria" - issued to NHS trusts in the West Midlands - effectively made it impossible for hospitals to declare a major incident, raising concerns about patient safety.

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  6. Calgarians rally to urge province to act on new cancer centre for cityRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Brandon Sun

    More than 100 protesters held a rally at the government's southern Alberta office in Calgary to push for action on a new cancer centre for the city. Myka Osinchuk with the Alberta Cancer Foundation said 43 Albertans are diagnosed with the disease every day and the province can't afford to wait.

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  7. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    57 min ago | Business Wire

    Financial Results For ... )--Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated today reported consolidated financial results for the full-year and quarter ended December 31, 2014.

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  8. More Stores Selling Cigarettes To Minors.Read the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    The majority of tobacco vendors in Michigan did not sell tobacco products to minors in 2014, but the number of retailer violations were up, according to a recent study. The Michigan Department of Community Health report shows that 82-percent of retailers did not sell tobacco to youth under age 18 last year, making it the eighth consecutive year Michigan vendors were in compliance with the federal minimum rate of 80 percent.

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  9. Super Bowl quarterback Tom Brady relies on LDS trainer for guidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Deseret News

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's best friend and trainer, Alex Guerrero, is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A feature in The New York Times on Monday shared a unique insight into the life of Tom Brady, a quarterback for the New England Patriots, who will play in Sunday's Super Bowl.

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  10. Pittsfield man who was shot by police gets suspended sentence for knife assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Berkshire Eagle

    PITTSFIELD >> A Pittsfield man who was shot by police in September 2011 was found guilty of threatening the officer with a knife during the encounter on a rural Lanesborough road. Keith Carnute, 49, was convicted of felony assault with a dangerous weapon in a Jury of Six session of Central Berkshire District Court.

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  11. 12 OYS: Doctor vanishes leaving medical records in limbo, says former patientRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News 12 WRDW

    Scaling roof tops is how Terry Byrd made his living. "I've been a roofer all my life," said Byrd.

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  12. Scientists have linked an earlier menopause to chemicals found in plastics and other productsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wiltshire Times

    ... electrical components and coolants. US lead researcher Dr Amber Cooper, from Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, said: "Chemicals linked to earlier menopause may lead to an early decline in ovarian function, and our results suggest ...

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  13. Now You Can Finally Buy an $8,800 Beanbag ChairRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Phillymag.com

    Behold, the latest collection from fashion darling Alexander Wan g. But it's not wearables-it's a collaboration with Italian furniture company Poltrana Frau on a line of furniture, two beanbag-style chairs and a "trunk bar," which opens up and can hold a set of drink-ware.

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  14. Top Democrat calls for big boost in NIH fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    Sen. Dick Durbin is renewing his effort to boost funding for the National Institutes of Health at a time when he says declining research dollars is "threatening our standing as a leader" in scientific innovation. The bill, the American Cures Act, would create a mandatory funding stream to support research by the NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other agencies.

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  15. This #RuinAWeddingIn5Words Hashtag Is Actually Pretty FunnyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Phillymag.com

    When I heard that the hashtag #RuinAWeddingIn5Words was trending on Twitter, I didn't quite get what the angle would be. Now, though, not only have I scrolled through it myself on Twitter, a few outlets have very nicely rounded up some of the more clever contributions out there, and we have to say, these are pretty funny.

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  16. Backing It UpRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Nuvo.net

    Improve your sex life by getting that burning question answered by one of the world's foremost experts on sex, Dr. Debby Herbenick of Indiana University's Kinsey Institute. Submit anonymously here! I have been having really bad lower back issues after a work injury.

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    IHOP restaurants are celebrating the tenth anniversary of National Pancake Day on March 3, 2015, once again offering one free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes to guests to enjoy in our restaurants in the hopes that they will pay it forward by making a voluntary donation to their local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Shriners Hospital for Children, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or other local charities. Participating IHOP Restaurants plan to give away millions of free pancakes," from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 to celebrate this "Decade of Giving".

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  18. Study: Insurers may using drug costs to discriminateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    ... of dollars. Most people pay a co-pay as low as $10 per medication. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine only examined HIV drugs, but noted the problem applies to mental illness, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and other ...

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  19. Rubb: Good Old Fashioned Barbecue in ManayunkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Phillymag.com

    After much adieu, Rubb , a beer, bourbon and barbecue joint in Manayunk finally opened. And now, Philadelphia Weekly's Brian Freedman has visited the restaurant and is singing its praises.

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  20. Flying Fish debuts Exit Three BeerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Phillymag.com

    Flying Fish Brewery , New Jersey's largest brewery, began crafting a selection of beers named after each exit on the New Jersey Turnpike in 2012. But when the brewery moved from Cherry Hill to Magnolia, New Jersey, the series was put on hiatus.

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