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New STD cases hit record high in US, CDC says
(CNN) In 2016, Americans were infected with more than 2 million new cases of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia, the highest number of these sexually transmitted diseases ever reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
Man (35) in vegetative state for 15 years 'showing signs of consciousness'
A 35-year-old man who had been in a vegetative state for 15 years is showing signs of consciousness after receiving a pioneering treatment based on nerve stimulation. In the month since a vagus nerve stimulator was put into his chest, the man, who was ...

CBS News
US pays high price for obesity
CBS News
A U.S. adult who is "healthy" but obese could eventually cost society tens of thousands of dollars in medical care and lost wages, a new study estimates. Using a computer model, researchers estimated the financial toll that obesity typically takes at ...
Woman Once Considered the World's Heaviest Dies After Losing More Than 700 Lbs.
The woman once considered to be the world's heaviest passed away Monday due to complications from her weight, including heart disease and kidney malfunction. Over the last year, Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, 37, found herself at the center of a worldwide ...

Los Angeles Times
City, county officials blame each other for growing hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego
SAN DIEGO — Finger-pointing started Monday over what appears to be a delayed response to the deadly hepatitis A outbreak ravaging San Diego County, as public records to and from city and county officials began to be released. In one email from June, ...

Suspected Lung Tumor Turns Out To Be A Playmobil Traffic Cone
A British man is breathing easier after doctors determined that a suspected lung tumor was actually a Playmobil traffic cone. Doctors at a respiratory clinic in Preston, England, made the discovery after the patient, a 47-year-old handyman, was ...

1 In 5 Teens Reports A Concussion Diagnosis
Concussions have gotten a lot of attention in recent years, especially as professional football players' brains have shown signs of degenerative brain disease linked with repeated blows to the head. Now, a new analysis confirms what many doctors fear ...

Deseret News
Are pregnant women who get flu shots at risk for miscarriages?
Deseret News
FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, a sign telling customers that they can get a flu shot in a Walgreen store is seen in Indianapolis. Kids may get more of a sting from flu vaccination this fall: Doctors are gearing up to give shots only, because ...

Eyewitness News
Newly discovered protein could help diagnose chronic brain disease: study
Eyewitness News
Boston University released research this past summer that found signs of CTE in 110 out of 111 deceased former National Football League players. Picture: Cancer treatment · Brain cancer · Cancer care · Cancer crisis. Email; Print ...

Baltimore Sun
Susan G. Komen awards $1.7 million in grants to Maryland researchers
Baltimore Sun
Susan G. Komen, the world's leading breast cancer organization, said Tuesday it has given $1.7 million in grants to four Maryland researchers to study treatments for the most aggressive forms of breast cancer. The funding was part of $30.7 million the ...

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