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Indianapolis Woman Dies From Misdiagnosed Necrotizing Fasciitis: What Are The Symptoms Of Flesh-Eating Disease?
50-year-old Carol Martin from Indianapolis died two months after contracting necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating bacteria while vacationing in Florida. Her husband, Richard Martin, said that she would have been saved if the doctors ...
Congo, UN deploy specialists to tackle Ebola epidemic
KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Democratic Republic of Congo and U.N. agencies began deploying emergency teams of specialists over the weekend to try to prevent the spread of an Ebola epidemic suspected to have infected more than 30 people, they said on ...
Michigan Officials Will Regulate CBD Oil As Marijuana, But Texas Officials Consider Crackdown
A report from 'Reason' posited that Texas' proposed crackdown on CBD products might be harmful to patients who use the substance for their chronic health conditions. Michigan Officials Will Regulate CBD Oil As Marijuana, But Texas Officials Consider ...
New Jersey residents may have been exposed to measles at several places, including Newark Airport
New Jersey residents may have been exposed to measles after two people with the virus visited several places, including Newark Liberty International Airport, in recent weeks, the state's health officials announced. New Jersey Department of Health said ...
CDC hides ticks on a poppyseed muffin. Thanks for ruining muffins forever, some say
The Centers for Disease Control just wanted to warn people about the connection between ticks and Lyme disease. But photos of a poppyseed muffin with five ticks hidden amid the seeds posted to Twitter by the agency May 4 with the caption, "Ticks can be ...
For six decades, 'the man with the golden arm' donated blood - and saved 2.4 million babies
In 1951, a 14-year-old Australian boy named James Harrison awoke from a major chest operation. Doctors had removed one of his lungs in a procedure that had taken several hours - and would keep him hospitalized for three months. But Harrison was alive, ...
Stress made 74% of people feel 'unable to cope'
Stress is taking its toll with almost three quarters of Scots who took part in a survey feeling unable to cope in the past year. In the poll, commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation, more than a third of people (35%) had experienced suicidal ...
Thousands join Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure run along lakefront
Thousands of runners participated in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure along Chicago's lakefront on Sunday. In a sea of pink, survivors and supports turned out despite the cold and rain to help raise funds for those fighting breast cancer and ...
Treating diabetes and cancer may be possible, thanks to Vitamin D therapy
NEW YORK: Enhanced activation of Vitamin D by protecting beta cells may be a potential new approach for treating diabetes as well as other diseases, including cancer, researchers have suggested. When beta cells -- the cells in the pancreas that produce ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Unsettled issues at the Minnesota Legislature: Drugmakers must help pay for opioid solutions
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Nearly everyone has been affected by the opioid crisis. More than 2 million Americans struggle with opioid addiction today, most of whom need access to treatment. Societal losses are devastating. Over the past six years, more than 200,000 Americans ...