Health

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May 20, 2018 - 2:26 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The only way to test for symptoms of stomach or esophageal cancer is to undergo an upper endoscopy, a test that can be invasive, cost thousands of dollars and has a small percentage of success in actually finding a tumor. Researchers in the U.K. wanted a diagnostic tool that would be...
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May 20, 2018 - 7:41 am
(BROOKLYN, New York) -- More than two dozen people at the same street corner had to be rushed to the hospital after suffering a bad reaction to synthetic marijuana in Brooklyn on Saturday night. Police sources told New York ABC station WABC-TV that officers reported to a street corner in the...
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May 17, 2018 - 8:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years, according to a government report released Thursday.
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May 09, 2018 - 4:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Four more states are reporting illnesses in a food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.
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April 27, 2018 - 4:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A nasty strain of bacteria that can cause severe illness is what's driving a food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, health officials said Friday.
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April 25, 2018 - 5:27 pm
You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart?
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April 21, 2018 - 8:41 am
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states.
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April 18, 2018 - 9:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — So you want to have a baby. Would you like a dark-haired girl with a high risk of someday getting colon cancer, but a good chance of above-average music ability?
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April 13, 2018 - 2:41 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An online pharmacy that bills itself as Canada's largest was fined $34 million Friday for importing counterfeit cancer drugs and other unapproved pharmaceuticals into the United States, a sentence that one advocacy group called too light for such a heinous crime.
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April 13, 2018 - 2:35 pm
Many doctors recommend them, but fish oil supplements failed to help people with dry eye when put to a scientific test.
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