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Smartphone sperm test could screen for infertility
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Smartphone sperm test could screen for infertility

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
What would happen if screening for male infertility was just about as easy as taking a pregnancy test in your home bathroom? That’s the question researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General...
Counterfeit condoms allegedly from China seized in Puerto Rico
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Counterfeit condoms allegedly from China seized in Puerto Rico

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Federal authorities in Puerto Rico say they have seized more than 40,000 counterfeit condoms that allegedly came from China. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Wednesday that it could not...
Verdict for pharmacist in deadly meningitis outbreak
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Verdict for pharmacist in deadly meningitis outbreak

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
BOSTON – The former co-owner and head pharmacist of a Massachusetts company blamed for a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak in 2012 has been found guilty of dozens of racketeering and mail fraud charges, but not guilty...
Gene therapy: What personalized medicine means for you
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Gene therapy: What personalized medicine means for you

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
Thuy Truong thought her aching back was just a pulled muscle from working out. But then came a high fever that wouldn’t go away during a visit to Vietnam. When a friend insisted Truong, 30, go to an emergency room, doctors...
9 deaths linked to rare cancer from breast implants
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9 deaths linked to rare cancer from breast implants

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
Nine deaths from a rare form of cancer have been linked to breast implants, the Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday. Red flags were raised in 2011 regarding the safety of breast implants and their possible link to a...
Trump warns GOP holdouts over health bill vote
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Trump warns GOP holdouts over health bill vote

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
The crucial House vote on the GOP plan to replace Obamacare is one day away. President Trump’s reputation as a deal-maker will be on the line in the first major test of his legislative agenda. With no support from...