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North-central Minnesota man nearly dies from fungus found near lakes, rivers
Scott Donahue shares his story about being hospitalized three months with the blastomycosis, which killed his dog in 2018. Written By: Lorie Skarpness / Forum…
Sep 21, 2019 21:00 UTC Health Read More

More high-blood pressure medication recalled over carcinogen concerns
Recalls continue of blood pressure medications due to the present of an unacceptable level of an acid considered to contribute to cancer risk at certain levels of…
Sep 21, 2019 17:56 UTC Health Read More

Stopping Alzheimer's: How one family is fighting the disease every day
World Alzheimer's Day: How one family is fighting Alzheimer's.
Sep 21, 2019 13:34 UTC Health Read More

The Big Number: Those who nap about twice a week are 48 percent less likely than others to face serious heart illnesses
Don't feel guilty about sneaking in a nap now and then: It might be good for your heart. People who napped once or twice a week were 48 percent less likely…
Sep 21, 2019 12:59 UTC Health Read More

7 dead from rare disease spread by mosquitoes
At least seven people have died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a rare disease spread by mosquitoes. At least 27 people have been infected in six states.
Sep 21, 2019 12:32 UTC Health Read More

Resident of Connecticut dies from rare mosquito-borne disease
Connecticut public health officials say an East Lyme resident has died after testing positive earlier this month for a mosquito-borne disease.
Sep 21, 2019 12:16 UTC Health Read More

Why Do Babies Lose Their Hair?
Whether your baby has a thick mop of hair or just a few strands, most of it will fall out before she's six months old.
Sep 21, 2019 12:11 UTC Health Read More

More blood-pressure pills recalled over cancer-causing chemical
Torrent Pharmaceuticals is expanding a recall of blood-pressure medication possibly tainted with a cancer-causing chemical. The expansion is the fifth by…
Sep 21, 2019 11:10 UTC Health Read More

More blood-pressure pills recalled over cancer-causing chemical
A carcinogen ID'd in recalled losartan tablets is the same one that prompted Novartis to halt distribution of generic Zantac meds.
Sep 21, 2019 01:05 UTC Health Read More

Doctor: Utah women aren't getting screened for breast cancer regularly
An annual mammogram is the best way to detect breast cancer early, according to Dr. Brett Parkinson, medical director at Intermountain Healthcareu2019s…
Sep 20, 2019 19:08 UTC Health Read More

Should you try a subscription meal delivery kit? A dietitian weighs in
What's for dinner? That can be a loaded question at the end of a busy day, when your decision-making brainpower is practically used up. Deciding what to eat…
Sep 20, 2019 17:06 UTC Health Read More

Scientists identify new family of drugs which could combat prostate cancer
A new family of drugs which inhibit the activity of a protein associated with prostate and other cancers has been reported by scientists from the University of Bath.
Sep 20, 2019 16:20 UTC Health Read More

Nearly 1 in 25 US adults uses marijuana EVERY DAY, study finds
As people get older, they are less likely to use marijuana as often, according to University of Nebraska research. Over 11% of young adults with medical…
Sep 20, 2019 15:58 UTC Health Read More

Researchers find way to kill pathogen resistant to antibiotics
Researchers have demonstrated a new strategy in fighting antibiotics resistance: the use of artificial haem proteins as a Trojan horse to selectively deliver…
Sep 20, 2019 15:44 UTC Health Read More

Woman's Blood Turns a Shocking Shade of Blue After She Used Tooth-Numbing Gel
A woman in Rhode Island went to the emergency room when her skin and blood took on an odd hue: She was turning blue, according to a new report of the…
Sep 20, 2019 15:27 UTC Health Read More

LIRR passengers warned of measles exposure
The Nassau County Health Department says a person infected with the measles rode the Long Island Railroad last week, and they want riders to be aware.
Sep 20, 2019 14:35 UTC Health Read More

Pregnant bride dies after suffering stroke moments before wedding, baby saved
A pregnant bride died from a stroke minutes before arriving at the altar, leaving her groom a single father when doctors managed to save their baby's life.
Sep 20, 2019 14:29 UTC Health Read More

Gut bacteria prefer to chow down on certain dietary fibers
Certain human gut bacteria thrive when they feed on specific types of ingredients in dietary fibers, according to a new study. The work—conducted in mice…
Sep 20, 2019 14:24 UTC Health Read More

Sanford docs to vaping patients: Stop now
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — If you're a patient at a Sanford Health facility and you smoke e-cigarettes, your doctor has something to tell you: stop. Sanford's chief…
Sep 20, 2019 13:59 UTC Health Read More

Should you get the flu shot? What to know about the 2019-20 flu season
Here's what you need to know about this year's flu season.
Sep 20, 2019 13:47 UTC Health Read More

Ancient viruses could help kill cancers
DNA "echoes" of viruses that infected our ancestors millions of years ago could help the immune system to identify and kill cancer cells, according to new…
Sep 20, 2019 13:22 UTC Health Read More

Dengue virus becoming resistant to vaccines and therapeutics due to mutations in specific protein
Researchers from Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS), in collaboration with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)'s Bioinformatics…
Sep 20, 2019 11:00 UTC Health Read More

Woman’s staggering 18-STONE weight loss after ditching her 30,000-calorie-a-day diet
WEIGHING in at a staggering 30 stone, Norma Dibrell had become completely obsessed with food. She was gorging on an extreme 30,000 calories a day and…
Sep 20, 2019 10:44 UTC Health Read More



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