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  1. Nearly indestructible virus to be used to treat diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | UPI

    Scientists at the University of Virginia studying the SIRV2 virus discovered how it survives in very harsh environments and hope it will help them to use genetic therapy to battle diseases. The research spotlighted similarities between the virus and the methods which bacterial spores use to survive, including the way that SIRV2 forces itself into an A-form, which allows it to protect its DNA.

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  2. A study of gay fruit flies suggests that being homosexual might carry an evolutionary advantage.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South Wales Guardian

    They have been conserved in animals - including humans - because they are linked to fitness traits that help survival, scientists believe. But the genetic influence on survival associated with fruit fly "gayness" appeared to affect females rather than males, causing them to be less fertile.

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  3. NH-Sen: Planned Parenthood & Other Goups Slam Kelly Ayotte's (R) Sham OTC Birth Control BillRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    So last week, U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte and Cory "Personhood" Gardner introduced a new over the counter birth control bill: Gardner is sponsoring the Allowing Greater Access to Safe and Effective Contraception Act with Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H. Their bill also would repeal the Affordable Care Act's restriction on the use of health, medical and flexible savings accounts to purchase over-the-counter drugs without a prescription. "It's time to allow women the ability to make their own decisions about safe, effective, and long-established methods of contraception," Gardner said, in a news release.

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

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    Mr. Shimoji... )--Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on delivering innovative therapies to patients with kidney disease through the biolog... )--Seagate Technology plc , a world leader in storage solutions, to participate in the following investor conference: Event: Bank of America Merrill ... )--Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. today announced that Paul Flanders, Chief Financial Officer, will hold a fireside chat at the Stephens Spri... )--Orthofix International N.V. today announced that it will participate in the Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, June 4th at 8:... )--Alkermes plc announced today that its corporate presentation will be webcast live at the Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference on Monday, June 1, 2015,... SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. of ... (more)

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  5. Calgary clinic on wheels celebrates 3 years caring for vulnerable familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    From the outside, it looks like a super-sized RV, but you won't find a kitchen or bedroom inside the Ronald McDonald "Caremobile." Instead, you'll find a doctor's office and dentist's chair.

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  6. Chiropractor recommendation / 2nd opinion anyone?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Sand Trap

    Story goes.... I was playing a small tourney among a bunch of friends and back went on the 2nd day of a four day session. Of course i played through to the end.

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  7. Flu, pneumonia, suicide among main concerns in public health reportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Infectious and chronic diseases, mother-and-child health issues and injuries are the priorities identified by public health officials in a draft assessment being presented this week to the Southern Nevada Health District board. The assessment prioritizes influenza and pneumonia; pre-term and teen births, and low birth weights; and suicides and drug poisonings as being issues of greatest importance to public health officials in Southern Nevada.

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  8. Gay flies 'suggest evolution bonus'A study of gay fruit flies...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Northern Echo

    They have been conserved in animals - including humans - because they are linked to fitness traits that help survival, scientists believe. But the genetic influence on survival associated with fruit fly "gayness" appeared to affect females rather than males, causing them to be less fertile.

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  9. Star high school student-athlete is among over 25 dead in stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KURB-FM Little Rock

    She had friends everywhere in her hometown of Devine, Texas, southwest of San Antonio. At Devine High School, she was student council president and co-editor of the yearbook.

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  10. Gay flies 'suggest evolution bonus'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Evesham Journal

    Research involving fruit flies points to the possible existence of inherited "gay genes" on the male Y chromosome They have been conserved in animals - including humans - because they are linked to fitness traits that help survival, scientists believe. But the genetic influence on survival associated with fruit fly "gayness" appeared to affect females rather than males, causing them to be less fertile.

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  11. Just one alcoholic tipple a day can damage the hearts of elderly women, research has shown.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Evesham Journal

    A study of 4,466 people with an average age of 76 found that "moderate" drinking led to small reductions in heart function, but only among women. Among men, "heavy" drinking - consuming more than 14 beverages a week - was associated with enlargement of the wall of the heart's main pumping chamber.

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  12. Leesburg teen fights rumors about illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... told me they were saying, 'Oh, she's was doing drugs,' and stuff like that. I'm not, like, the only drugs I'm on is medicine. Like, I have to take like 34 pills a day," said Lexi Bognar. "To see my daughter in the state that she's in, uh, and ...

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  13. FTC approves Reynolds' purchase of cigarette rival LorillardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Reynolds American's proposed $25 billion acquisition of rival Lorillard has cleared a key regulatory hurdle to move closer to completing a deal that will unite some of the nation's top cigarette brands. The Federal Trade Commission gave its consent Tuesday after wrapping up a 10-month review that concluded Reynolds' previously announced divestiture plans will be enough to preserve competition in the U.S. cigarette market.

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  14. The Un-Candidate: Elizabeth Warren, Live and UncensoredRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Re/code

    Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren may not be running for the White House next year, but her influence in the Democratic party appears only to be rising, thanks to the left-leaning side of the party which has embraced her unabashedly liberal point of view. In response to the 2008 financial crisis, Warren, a former Harvard Law professor, was tapped by the White House to set up the Consumer Financial Protection Board to ensure consumers are better protected from large financial institutions.

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  15. Eye Protection'? Porn Stars Say New California Regs Go Too FarRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Breitbart.com

    Adult film performers in California could soon be required to wear condoms and goggles to prevent exposure to bodily fluids, and producers would have to pay for medical visits and Hepatitis B treatments, under a new set of safety procedures recently released by the state Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board . The 21-page proposal , released by the Board on Thursday, outlines new standards for ensuring that porn performers remain safe from sexually transmitted diseases and bloodborne pathogens.

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  16. Drug to boost women's sex drive struggles for government approval as debate rages over need for itRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Post

    Seventeen years after Viagra, the blockbuster anti-impotency pill, hit the market, not a single medicine has been formally approved for sexual problems in women. Now, the makers of a drug that purports to boost a woman's libido by targeting her brain are launching their third attempt to win American government approval, amid a debate over whether there has been a gender bias in the high-stakes field of sexual pharmacology - or a manufactured cure for a medical disease that may not exist.

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  17. Genderless underwear company uses breast cancer survivors as modelsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mashable

    Genderless underwear company Play Out recently featured breast cancer survivors that have undergone double mastectomies without reconstruction as models in order to challenge the way we perceive fashion, gender and bring awareness to breast cancer. Abby Sugar, the owner of the Play Out told Mashable that the models featured in the campaign are her good friends.

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  18. Armour: Curry returning to game wasn't bad callRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    ... on the tools that we have," said Micky Collins, director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Sports Medicine Concussion Program. "We want to make sure the right clinicians have the right knowledge and know how to use those tools. We ...

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  19. Prescribing the best medicine for patientsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. I read with interest recent mainstream media reports suggesting that an army of pharmacists would be descending upon GP surgeries to solve the current recruitment difficulties our medical colleagues are facing.

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  20. Study warns of untested Lyme disease 'cures'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | InsideHalton.com

    A rash in the pattern of a bulls-eye, which formed after a tick bite on this Maryland woman's right upper arm, who subsequently contracted Lyme disease is shown in a photo released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's a condition most doctors don't actually believe exists.

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