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Boy, 13, who had heart transplant dies on 1st day of school
Washington Post
GOSHEN, Ohio — A 13-year-old boy who received a heart transplant months ago has died on the first day of school. WCPO-TV in Cincinnati (http://bit.ly/2fQHKL5 ) reports Peyton West died Thursday. His family says he was born with hypoplastic left heart ...

News 10NBC
Sheriff: Coyote That Bit Woman on New York Trail Had Rabies
U.S. News & World Report
Authorities say a coyote shot by an environmental conservation officer after it attacked a woman on a rural New York trail has tested positive for rabies. Aug. 18, 2017, at 4:35 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Sheriff: Coyote ...

SFGate
State funeral held for 'Pakistan's Mother Theresa'
SFGate
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Mourners on Saturday attended a state funeral for Ruth Pfau, a German physician and nun who earned international acclaim as "Pakistan's Mother Theresa" by devoting her life to the eradication of leprosy in the Muslim-majority ...

CNN
Pediatricians say Florida hurt sick kids to help big GOP donors
CNN
St. Augustine, Florida (CNN) When he was 11 years old, LJ Stroud of St. Augustine, Florida, had a tooth emerge in a place where no tooth belongs: the roof of his mouth. LJ was born with severe cleft lip and palate, which explained the strange eruption ...

89.3 KPCC
Many breast, ovarian cancer survivors should take this genetic test
89.3 KPCC
More than 1 million American women who have had breast or ovarian cancer are not getting a simple genetic test that will determine whether they carry a mutation that puts them at higher risk of a recurrence, according to a UCLA study published Friday.

Modesto Bee
As West Nile cases arise, local efforts to fight the virus are stifled
Modesto Bee
As Stanislaus County confirmed the first two cases of West Nile disease this year, mosquito abatement districts said regulators have shut down their aerial spraying used to control mosquitoes that spread the debilitating illness. The county Health ...

CBS News
Americans injuring themselves grooming pubic hair
CBS News
Should you consider trimming or shaving "down there," proceed with care -- a new study finds injuries tied to pubic hair grooming are more common than you might think. Cuts, burns and infections are reported more than a quarter of the time, according ...

National Post
Health Highlights: Aug. 18, 2017
Arizona Daily Star
Australian researchers report that a pill to treat peanut allergy still worked four years after it was given. For 18 months, 24 of 48 children were given a daily probiotic that contained Lactobacillus rhamnosus and a peanut protein, the scientists ...

Observer-Reporter
FDA OKs Pfizer drug for rare, fast-killing type of leukemia
Observer-Reporter
A Pfizer flag is displayed in November 2015 in front of the company's world headquarters in New York. - Associated Press. TRENTON, N.J. – The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood ...

NPR
Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth
NPR
In recent months, mothers who nearly died in the hours and days after giving birth have repeatedly told ProPublica and NPR that their doctors and nurses were often slow to recognize the warning signs that their bodies weren't healing properly. A study ...

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