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Washington Post
A sleeping mother suffocated her newborn in the maternity ward. Now she's suing the hospital.
Washington Post
Monica Thompson had given birth to her first child, a baby boy, and was almost ready to take him home from the hospital. It was nearly midnight one Sunday in the summer of 2012 when Thompson, who had undergone a Caesarean section a few days earlier, ...

CNN
5 deaths reported while using weight loss balloon treatment, FDA says
CNN
Five people who were using an obesity treatment that places balloons inside their stomachs have died since 2016, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. Four of the deaths involved people using the Orbera Intragastric Balloon System and one ...

National Geographic
100-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica Is 'Almost' Edible
National Geographic
British explorer Robert Falcon Scott likely brought the cake with him to Antarctica, where it's stayed in "excellent condition." Famously indestructible, a fruitcake has withstood a century in the coldest, windiest, and driest place on Earth ...

New York Times
Programs That Fight Teenage Pregnancy Are at Risk of Being Cut
New York Times
Latavia Burton in Anderson, S.C., where a campaign to prevent teenage pregnancy is in place. Credit Travis Dove for The New York Times. ANDERSON, S.C. — At age 14, Latavia Burton knows something about teenage pregnancy. Her mother gave birth to ...

Forbes
More Than Papayas - And What You Need To Know About Salmonella And Food Outbreaks
Forbes
The CDC expanded its warning to not eat Maradol papayas imported from the Carica de Campeche farm in Mexico today, after three more states reported illnesses. HLB Specialties. Unripened Maradol papayas. The papayas are sold under the brand names ...

wwlp.com
West Nile virus found in sentinel chickens in Delaware
Washington Post
DOVER, Del. — State officials say two mosquito-borne viruses that carry potentially serious health risks for humans have been detected in so-called sentinel chickens in Delaware for the first time this year. Officials say West Nile virus was recently ...

Washington Post
One in eight American adults are alcoholics, study says
Washington Post
A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry this month finds that the rate of alcohol use disorder, or what's colloquially known as “alcoholism,” rose by a shocking 49 percent in the first decade of the 2000s. One in eight American adults, or 12.7 percent ...

Forbes
Southwest Airlines Employee Goes Extra Miles To Help Cancer Patient
Forbes
Pictured here are Southwest airlines planes on the tarmac at Chicago's Midway Airport. (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images). Good customer service makes a big difference...especially for those struggling with major health problems. Here's what ...

USA TODAY
Scientists closer to using pig organs in humans, working on 'Pig 2.0'
USA TODAY
Scientists at an American biotechnology company achieved an important milestone in their quest for animal-to-human organ transplant: Creating piglets free of a retrovirus that has plagued advancement. Researchers at Cambridge, Massachusetts-based ...

Deccan Chronicle
Artificial sweeteners up the risk of weight gain, diabetes, says study
Deccan Chronicle
Sweet taste fools the body's metabolism into believing that we are consuming more calories, scientists say. Sweetness signals the presence of energy and its intensity reflects the amount of energy present (Photo: Pixabay). Washington: Diet foods and ...

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