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Man Offers Truck, Kidney to Anyone Who Can Help Save Dying Wife
SANGER, Calif. - A California man desperate to save his wife's life is offering a truck and his own organ in exchange for a liver. Verlon Robinson's wife Marie is suffering from cirrhosis of the liver. The disease, which can't be cured, will lead to ...
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Romaine outbreak now exceeds footprint of 2006 spinach outbreak
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On Wednesday, the footprint of the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak became more extensive than the historic and deadly 2006 fresh spinach outbreak. In the May 9 update, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta added four states and 28 ...
How to handle tick season in North Carolina
The CDC has a witty apology for all those it offended with its warning on Twitter about tick season. The agency posted a photo of a poppy seed muffin and asked people to spot the five ticks resting on its top to prove just how small ticks can be and ...
Task force issues new ovarian cancer testing guidelines
Oriana Sousa, who had a rare, aggressive form of ovarian cancer, works out in Portugal on Feb. 10. Traditional treatments failed, but with immunotherapy her tumors shrank so much that there is no evidence of disease.
Thirdhand smoke is widespread and may be dangerous, mounting evidence shows
First came doctors' warnings about cigarettes. Then came discoveries about the danger of secondhand smoke. Now, a growing number of scientists are raising the alarm about thirdhand smoke — residual chemicals left on indoor surfaces by tobacco smoke.
Army hospital ear transplant surgery reportedly done with ear 'grown' in soldier's arm
Physicians at an Army medical facility in Texas were able to surgically give a soldier a brand new ear that was "grown" in her arm after she lost the use of her own following a car accident, according to a report Monday. Surgeons at William Beaumont ...
Study finds little bang for the buck in Zika blood testing
Screening blood donations for the Zika virus netted only a few infections at a cost of more than $5 million for each positive test result, according to new research. The study was the first large look at the impact of guidelines set two years ago, when ...
Woman Plagued By 'Waterfall'-Like Runny Nose for Years Discovered to Have Brain Fluid Leak
For more than two years, Kendra Jackson has dealt with a continuous and annoying runny nose that caused her to lose sleep as she coughed, sneezed and blew her nose day and night. The 52-year-old turned to doctors and specialists to help find a ...
There Is A New Ebola Virus Outbreak In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo
On Tuesday, the ministry of health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo confirmed a new outbreak of Ebola virus in the northwestern region of the country. Share On facebook Share · Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin · Share On email Email ...
'Allergy explosion' across much of the country linked to climate change
The spring allergy season is hitting much of the country especially hard — and researchers are blaming climate change for more intense pollen counts. Breaking News Emails. Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, ...