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Boy, 13, who had heart transplant dies on 1st day of school - Washington Post
GOSHEN, Ohio ? A 13-year-old boy who received a heart transplant months ago has died on the first day of school. WCPO-TV in Cincinnati (http://bit.ly/2fQHKL5 ) reports Peyton West died Thursday. His family says he was born with hypoplastic left heart ...

Pediatricians say Florida hurt sick kids to help big GOP donors - CNN
St. Augustine, Florida (CNN) When he was 11 years old, LJ Stroud of St. Augustine, Florida, had a tooth emerge in a place where no tooth belongs: the roof of his mouth. LJ was born with severe cleft lip and palate, which explained the strange eruption ...

Sheriff: Coyote That Bit Woman on New York Trail Had Rabies - U.S. News & World Report
Authorities say a coyote shot by an environmental conservation officer after it attacked a woman on a rural New York trail has tested positive for rabies. Aug. 18, 2017, at 4:35 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Sheriff: Coyote ...

Exposure To Artificial Lighting Ups Risk For Breast Cancer - Tech Times
Research finds link between exposure to artificial light and breast cancer. Artificial lighting includes street lamps, business signs, and other night time lighting around our homes. ( Kai Stachowiak | Pixabay ). A long-term study found that women who ...

Health Highlights: Aug. 18, 2017 - Arizona Daily Star
Australian researchers report that a pill to treat peanut allergy still worked four years after it was given. For 18 months, 24 of 48 children were given a daily probiotic that contained Lactobacillus rhamnosus and a peanut protein, the scientists ...

Americans injuring themselves grooming pubic hair - CBS News
Should you consider trimming or shaving "down there," proceed with care -- a new study finds injuries tied to pubic hair grooming are more common than you might think. Cuts, burns and infections are reported more than a quarter of the time, according ...

FDA OKs Pfizer Drug for Rare, Fast-Killing Type of Leukemia - U.S. News & World Report
FDA approves new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed. Aug. 17, 2017, at 5:35 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. FDA OKs Pfizer Drug for Rare, Fast-Killing Type of ...

Walnuts for Weight Loss? - New York Times
Walnuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and other substances and, in moderation, have been linked to reduced risk of obesity and diabetes. They may also efficiently reduce appetite. Researchers now may have found out why. They had nine hospitalized ...

FDA Assembles Plasma Sample Panel for Zika Test Developers - Medscape
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has assembled a panel of human plasma samples to help regulators and public health professionals evaluate serological tests for Zika virus infection. "At the onset of the Zika virus outbreak, when little was ...

Capitol Watch: Lawmakers are connecting with constituents - Fort Worth Star Telegram
In New York state government news, lawmakers are using the summer to connect with constituents back home and a Senate task force takes aim at tick-borne illnesses. Also, a second lawmaker is calling for an investigation following an Associated Press ...

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