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Australian bodybuilder with rare disorder dies eating high-protein diet
(CNN) Meegan Hefford, a 25-year-old bodybuilder, was found unconscious on June 19 in her Mandurah, Western Australia, apartment, according to CNN affiliate Australia News 7. Days later, Hefford was pronounced dead. Only after her death did her family ...

Washington Post
South Carolina sues drug manufacturer over opioid crisis
ABC News
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson, left, stands next to Rep. Eric Bedingfield, whose son died last year of a drug overdose, on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at his offices in Columbia, S.C. Wilson on Tuesday announced the state had sued Purdue ...
"What kind of society do you want to live in?": Inside the country where Down syndrome is disappearing
KTVQ Billings News
Agusta, age 7. On average, Iceland has two people with Down syndrome born each year. CBS NEWS. The laboratory at Landspitali University Hospital, the country's main medical center, where the majority of Icelandic women's prenatal blood tests are ...
Teen Drug Overdoses Doubled From 1999 to 2015, CDC Reveals
From 1999 to 2015, while America was grappling with wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the worst economic crisis since the Depression, another tragedy quietly unfolded — the death rate of teenagers overdosing on drugs more than doubled. In 2015 alone ...

Los Angeles Times
Drink to your health? It depends on how much drinking you do, study shows
Los Angeles Times
This just in, and it's definitive (for now): People who drink alcohol in moderation — especially older people, women and non-Latino white people — are less likely to die of any cause than are teetotalers or people who consume heavy doses of alcohol ...

The Indian Express
Lack of sleep tied to higher risk of diabetes in kids
Reuters Health - Children who don't get enough sleep may be more likely to develop diabetes than kids who typically get enough shuteye, a UK study suggests. That's because each additional hour of sleep children get at night is associated with a lower ...

NBC New York
13-Year-Old NJ Boy Dies From Mix of Heroin and Fentanyl
NBC New York
Loved ones are mourning a 13-year-old South Jersey boy who died from a mix of heroin and fentanyl in June. NBC10's Brandon Hudson has the details. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017). A middle schooler from the Jersey Shore is another young victim of ...

New York Daily News
Alternative medicine for cancer more than doubles death risk
New York Daily News
Traditional medical treatments for cancer are more effective than alternative medicines, according to a new study. (XiXinXing/Getty Images/iStockphoto). BY Ariel Scotti. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 4:00 PM. Crystal healing stones are ...

West Nile virus found in York County
York County officials in are urging local people who have been bitten by a mosquito in the last 5 days to watch for symptoms and to get checked out by a doctor. WCNC 3:19 AM. EDT August 16, 2017. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST.

New York Post
Woman born without vagina raising money so she can have sex with boyfriend
New York Post
The family of a woman born without a vagina has launched a crowd-funding campaign for surgery that would allow her to have sex with her boyfriend. Kaylee Moats, from Arizona, suffers from Mayer Rokitansky Küster Hauser syndrome (MRKH) — which ...

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