Flint children's blood lead levels rose in water crisis, US officials say...

DETROIT -Federal health officials on Friday confirmed that the blood lead levels of children in Flint, Michigan, rose after the city switched to the Flint River as the source of its drinking water, exposing residents to...
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24 June 2016, 16:31

The truth about stress giving you gray hair...

When you spot that first silvery strand in your hair, it's hard not to have a brief moment of panic, followed by quickly combing through your locks to see if there are any others. And if it has not happened to you yet,...
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460
24 June 2016, 9:15

& # X27; I left the hospital sicker than when I went in'...

About one in every 25 hospital patients will acquire an infection during their stay, according to the CDC. Pennsylvania-based publicist Alicia Sheerin, 45 is among the unlucky ones who went to the hospital for help....
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24 June 2016, 9:15

Male doctors, female nurses & # x3a; Subconscious stereotypes hard to budge...

The conscious mind is quick to adapt to information that flies in the face of stereotype, but the subconscious may ignore even the most glaring of facts, new research finds. When people are given two names, Jonathan and...
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618
23 June 2016, 21:58

Abortion pill requests spike in Zika outbreak countries...

NEW YORK (AP) - Online requests for abortion pills spiked dramatically this year in Brazil, Ecuador and some other Latin American countries that ban abortions, an indication that women may be choosing to end pregnancies...
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262
23 June 2016, 21:58

McIlroy out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns...

Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the Zika virus, saying Wednesday it is "a risk I am unwilling to take." "After...
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558
23 June 2016, 21:43

& # X27; My kid got sunburned because of mislabeled sunscreen'...

Jumping on a report that found many sunscreens overstate their protection factors, a Brooklyn, New York, parent has filed a class-action lawsuit against the makers of Banana Boat Sunscreen, saying he bought a bottle of...
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700
23 June 2016, 21:43

& # X27; My shark attack was the best thing that ever happened to me'...

As the cold ocean water around him turned red, Paul de Gelder's mind flashed back to a Shark Week show he'd once seen. "My brain screamed: 'Punch him in the face! Punch him in the eyes! 'But as soon as I reached my arm...
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355
23 June 2016, 21:29

Florida boy battling brain cancer named honorary firefighter...

A Florida boy battling brain cancer got to take a break from treatment recently after local firefighters named him one of their own for the day. Cameron Fulling, 9 enjoyed the honor Wednesday, when firefighters at the...
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691
23 June 2016, 21:29

Women less likely to get life-saving cardiac arrest treatments...

Women in cardiac arrest in the U.S. are less likely than men to receive life-saving treatments, and less likely to survive, a study found. Compared to men, fewer women received cooling therapy to prevent brain damage,...
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520
23 June 2016, 21:24

When parents use egg donors, telling kids early may be best...

When children learn at an early age that their parents used an egg donor, the disclosure process is easier than when the kids do not hear the facts until they're older, a recent study suggests. Researchers surveyed 72...
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564
23 June 2016, 21:24

Is blood in your urine cause for concern?...

The sight of blood in your urine is enough to make anyone panic. It does not always indicate a serious problem, but it's important you get it checked out with your doctor. Blood in the urine is known as hematuria. There...
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456
23 June 2016, 21:13

EPA says filtered Flint, Michigan drinking water safe...

DETROIT -Federal officials said on Thursday it is safe for anyone to drink properly filtered water in Flint, Michigan, where a public health crisis erupted after residents were exposed to dangerously high levels of...
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226
23 June 2016, 21:13

North Carolina woman gives birth to rare identical triplets...

A North Carolina woman recently welcomed three identical girls that she and her husband conceived naturally- a one in 1 million chance. Fox 8 reportedthat Kimberly Fradel and her husband, Gavin Fradel, have resorted...
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568
23 June 2016, 16:12

How mushrooms fueled a scientist's flight out of North Korea...

Lee T.B. fled North Korea not because he suffered from dire poverty or persecution at home, as many other defectors have. He did it for mushrooms, and to fulfill his wife's dying wish. He has studied the fungi for...
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492
23 June 2016, 16:12