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Man sues after doctors remove wrong testicle
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Man sues after doctors remove wrong testicle

June 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
HUNTINGDON, Pa. — A Pennsylvania jury has awarded $870,000 to a man whose surgeon removed the wrong testicle. Steven Haines, 54, sued Dr. V. Spencer Long, whom Haines went to see in 2013 after suffering pain in his right...
Teens as sedentary as 60-year-olds, study finds
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Teens as sedentary as 60-year-olds, study finds

June 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
Here’s some compelling evidence that Americans have become a sedentary bunch: Research suggests that the average teen is no more active than the average 60-year-old. Researchers analyzed data from more than 12,500 people of...
Mom’s grief spurs bill targeting opioid dealers in deaths
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Mom’s grief spurs bill targeting opioid dealers in deaths

June 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
State considers a new criminal classification of “homicide by sale of an opiate-controlled substance,” punishable by 15 to 25 years in...
“Human Project” asks 10,000 to share very personal data
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“Human Project” asks 10,000 to share very personal data

June 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
The 20-year study aims to gain insights into health, aging, spending patterns and more, but data security worries...
Lawsuit: Inmates threatened with confinement if they discussed one topic
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Lawsuit: Inmates threatened with confinement if they discussed one topic

June 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
The lawsuit says after inmates tried to tell relatives about the scabies outbreak over the phone, their phone privileges were...
Fitness program aimed at truckers
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Fitness program aimed at truckers

June 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
About 3.5 million truckers work long hours sitting behind the wheel, and it’s not easy for them to stay healthy, which is a requirement for them to keep their commercial licenses. Dr. Jon LaPook reports about the fitness...