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English Woman, 22, With One Year to Live Refuses Organ Transplant to Focus on Finishing Bucket List
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, family, health, healthcare, humans, illness, news, society, women )

- 1 day ago -
Channan Petrides, 22, has decided to remove her name from the organ transplant list to focus on finishing her Bucket List.
Cuba Becomes First Ever Country To Eliminate Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV
Health & Wellness  (tags: cuba, health, aids, eliminated )

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Cuba has once again demonstrated that its outstanding health care system is something to admire and learn from, becoming the first country ever to receive validation that it has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV
A Pharma Payment A Day Keeps DocsâEUR(TM) Finances Okay - ProPublica
Health & Wellness  (tags: Pharma payments to docs )

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New data on payments from drug and device companies to doctors
Dermatologists Are Horrified By âEUR~Sunburn ArtâEUR(TM) Trend
Health & Wellness  (tags: sun, sunscreen, women, warning, prevention, protection, risks, safety, humans, health, ethics, children, environment, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 1 day ago -
Sacrificing your health in the name of body art: never a good idea.
Prilosec, Other Heartburn Drugs, Linked to Increased Heart Attack Risk: Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, drugs, family, health, humans, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, warning, women )

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Researchers think drugs like Prilosec may affect the lining of the blood vessels.
A Soldier and His Combat Dog - { Combat Theater } Post Traumatic Stress
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, violence, world, society, treatment, risks )

- 17 hours ago -
A soldier and his combat dog both returned from Iraq with PTSD âEUR" and found support in each other
11-Yo Girls Can Now Get Birth Control Devices Implanted in Them at School, Without Parents Knowing
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, children, IUD, birth control )

- 9 hours ago -
The idea of the state taking on the role of gynecological advisor for girls as young as 11-years-old, without their parents' knowledge, has a slew of ominous implications associated with it.
Veterans to Get Long Overdue Funding in At Least One Budget
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, government, ethics, violence, world )

- 1 day ago -
Late last week the City Council voted to adopt the New York City Fiscal Year 2016 budget. The spending plan, which starts July 1, contains an increase of almost $2.9 million dollars for veterans services.
Five Ways Why Eggs Are An Awesome Breakfast Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: eggs, Breakfast Food )

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Nowadays, most people seem to think that eggs are one the unhealthiest types of food, when it is in fact just the opposite. Many researchers claimed that eggs contain some ingredients harmful for the heart, but that is not true either.
Pharmacist Reveals How Profit-Driven Corporations Run The FDA
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, health )

- 1 day ago -
Registered pharmacist and GCN radio host Ben Fuchs covers the latest on cholesterol, probiotics and mental health.
Ebola Returns to Liberia: Where Did It Come From, and Could It Spread?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola virus, Liberia, africa, disease, health, healthcare, medicine, WHO (World Health Organization), news )

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Ebola is back! The return of Ebola in Liberia âEUR" with three new cases reported this week in the previously Ebola-free country âEUR" is worrisome
Washington Woman Is First U.S. Measles Death in 12 Years - NBC News
Health & Wellness  (tags: )

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A woman living in rural northwestern Washington has died from measles, state health officials said Thursday. It's the first U.S. death in a dozen years.
STDs Lead to âEUR~Most DistinctiveâEUR(TM) Cause of Death in New York
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, STDS, disease, environment, family, humans, healthcare, investigation, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, society, treatment, warning, women )

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Gonorrhea and chlamydia lead to the most "distinctive" killer in New York, according to a new study
An Introduction From a Two-Time Cancer Survivor
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, emotions, coping, breast cancer, melanomaBody-Mind-Spirit )

- 14 hours ago -
Breast cancer and melanoma survivor works on her sense of humor! Please share!
Ask.Screen.Know; Do You Know Your Risk?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Rev Run, Vanessa Simmons, Type 2 Diabetes, Ask.Screen.Knowrisks, disease, prevention )

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Ask.Screen.Know. campaign.encourages people to learn their risk for diabetes and highlight the need for early diabetes detection.
Can Autism Be Measured in a Sniff? -- ScienceDaily
Health & Wellness  (tags: ASD )

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The findings suggest that non-verbal tests related to smell might serve as useful early indicators of ASD, the researchers say.
Genetic Testing for ParkinsonâEUR(TM)s Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: Genetic testing, The Michael J. Fox Foundation, The Parkinson’s Progression Markers In, genetic mutation, Parkinson’s diseaseresearch, disease )

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The ParkinsonâEUR(TM)s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) is The Michael J. Fox FoundationâEUR(TM)s flagship global biomarker study seeking insights into the causes, onset and progression of ParkinsonâEUR(TM)s disease.
10 Reasons Why Hidden Cancer Cure Conspiracy Theories Fail. - The Credible Hulk
Health & Wellness  (tags: )

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Extremely popular on Facebook and other social media is the idea that a cure for cancer has been found but is being suppressed. 
Texas Mom Loses Sight in One Eye From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Mud Run
Health & Wellness  (tags: bacteria, flesh eating bacteria, warning, women, risks, society, prevention, protection, safety, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, environment, family, health, healthcare, humans, news )

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Brittany Williams shows off her badly damaged left eye after it was infected with a flesh-eating bacteria that "melted" her cornea.
Surgeons Replace Heart Valve Without Open Heart Surgery
Health & Wellness  (tags: heart surgey, UCLA, heart valve, 3D printing )

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Thanks to 3D printing technology, surgeons were able to replace a heart valve using a less invasive technique (includes video)

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