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Cholera crisis hits grim threshold in Yemen
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Cholera crisis hits grim threshold in Yemen

August 14th, 2017 | by Contributor
People infected with cholera lie on beds at a hospital in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen, on May 14, 2017. Reuters The three-year-old civil war in Yemen hit a grim threshold on Monday. According to the World Health...
Morning Rounds: Colon cancer deaths, stroke rates among women
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Morning Rounds: Colon cancer deaths, stroke rates among women

August 12th, 2017 | by Contributor
August 12, 2017, 7:37 AM| Dr. Tara Narula joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a surprising and concerning rise in colon cancer death rates among younger Americans, a new study that shows stroke rates are...
JetBlue investigating cabin odors, illnesses that diverted three flights within two weeks
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JetBlue investigating cabin odors, illnesses that diverted three flights within two weeks

August 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
August 11, 2017, 6:37 PM| Mysterious fumes have caused problems for passengers and crew aboard three JetBlue flights in the past two weeks, including two on Thursday night. The planes were all Airbus A320s. Passengers and crew...
How do parents of preemies fare years later?
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How do parents of preemies fare years later?

August 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
Parents of preemies face many difficulties in the early days, but a new study finds that over the long run most do fine. istockphoto The early life of a very premature baby can be a hectic and stressful time for parents. But once...
FDA: Deaths tied to weight-loss balloon treatments
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FDA: Deaths tied to weight-loss balloon treatments

August 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
Illustration of the Orbera balloon system FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has received reports of five deaths associated with liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems used to treat obesity. In an alert issued...
One step closer to using pig organs in human transplants
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One step closer to using pig organs in human transplants

August 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
An average of 22 people die in America every day while waiting for organ transplants, but a group of researchers from the biotech company eGenesis hope to eventually change that statistic by using organs from cloned pig cells....