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This Woman Got A Cockroach Stuck In Her Ear And OMG Nope
It all started on April 14 when Holley, who had just bought a new home in Melbourne, Florida, woke up at 1:45 a.m. with a strange, cold feeling in her left ear. "I put my finger in my ear and didn't feel anything, thinking I would feel something wet ...
The risky surgery to remove a woman's 132-pound tumor that grew by 10 pounds every week
The tumor had ballooned to 132 pounds and stretched the patient's abdomen into a 3-foot-wide orb. By the time oncologist Vaagn Andikyan examined the 38-year-old woman, she could no longer walk. And because the tumor was increasing the pressure on her ...
Drug epidemic ensnares 25-year-old pill for nerve pain
WASHINGTON — The story line sounds familiar: a popular pain drug becomes a new way to get high as prescribing by doctors soars. But the latest drug raising red flags is not part of the opioid family at the center of the nation's drug epidemic. It's a ...
Nurse accused of spreading hepatitis C is just 'a scapegoat,' attorney says
TACOMA, Wash. – Police arrested a Washington state nurse accused of stealing drugs and infecting two patients with hepatitis C. The MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital employee was arrested at the Canadian border Thursday night and police say she could ...
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Dangerous 'Juuling' trend among teenagers raises health concerns
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SUNRISE, Fla. - It's a question for any South Florida parent: Is your child "Juul-ing" in school? The popularity of E-cigarettes and vape products came about with many adults trying to quit smoking. But recently huge concerns have surfaced over teens ...
What to know about the outbreak linked to Arizona romaine
It has been three weeks since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its first alert about romaine from Arizona, linking the product to a multistate E. coli outbreak, and the Food and Drug Administration is still looking for the source ...
Doctors Stumped By Rare Eye Cancer Cases In North Carolina, Alabama
A rare form of eye cancer has struck a group of people in two locations in North Carolina and Alabama, confounding medical experts who are trying to determine whether the cases are linked. Ocular melanoma typically affects 6 out of every 1 million ...
Mosquito- And Tick-Borne Diseases Have Tripled, But The CDC Won't Say It's Climate Change
The number of Americans who have gotten sick from mosquito, tick and flea bites more than tripled between 2004 to 2016, according to new figures from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study also said that local and state public ...
Loneliness Rivals Obesity, Smoking as Health Risk
May 4, 2018 -- “The social media paradox”: Pop psychologists have coined the term to describe how social media have allowed us to become more connected to other people than at any time in history -- and yet many Americans report feeling more lonely and ...
Scientists Find Another Possible Explanation for Why Hair Goes Gray
Scientists think they've stumbled upon a newly discovered mechanism that could explain why some people's hair turns gray and others become afflicted with patches of unpigmented skin, a rare, stigmatized condition called vitiligo. Their research ...