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Rugby player who swallowed garden slug as dare has died, 8 years after health nightmare began
Sam Ballard never did anything wrong, if you ask family and friends. The teenager from Sydney's upper north shore was having a laugh and some red wine with mates in the backyard, “trying to act like grown ups”. It was 2010 and it was a night that would ...
FDA Approves Controversial New Opioid
Occupational Health and Safety
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the marketing of an opioid named Dsuvia, with FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb posting a lengthy statement defending the decision. In it, he repeatedly cited its usefulness on battlefields to treat ...
Skin cancer deaths rates soar, mostly for men: study
Skin cancer deaths among men have soared in wealthy nations since 1985, with mortality rates among women rising more slowly or even declining, researchers told a medical conference in Glasgow Sunday. Reasons for the discrepancy between sexes are ...
How To Get Your Coworkers To Get The Flu Shot Because No One Wants To Get Sick
To the chagrin of needle-phobes everywhere, the time to get your flu shot is now. Last winter, an estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications, marking the disease's highest death toll in at least 40 years, according to the AP. One of ...
Jury Orders pH Miracle Book Author Robert Oldham Young To Pay Cancer Patient $105 Million
A San Diego jury has ordered the author of the bestselling pH Miracle books to pay a large sum to a cancer patient. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, naturopathic practitioner Robert Oldham Young was ordered to pay $105 million to Dawn Kali, ...
Neuroscientists Debate A Simple Question: How Does The Brain Store A Phone Number?
You hear a new colleague's name. You get directions to the airport. You glance at a phone number you're about to dial. These are the times you need working memory, the brain's system for temporarily holding important information. "Working memory is the ...
Wellcome and Gates join bold European open-access plan
The Wellcome Trust has also announced how it will implement the plan, which could provide a blueprint for others. Richard Van Noorden. Search for this author in: Pub Med · Nature.com · Google Scholar · Share on Twitter · Share on Facebook · Share via E ...
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Beaumont to build new $40 million mental health hospital in Dearborn
Detroit Free Press
Beaumont Health is to announce details Monday about its plan to build a new mental health hospital in Dearborn in conjunction with Pennsylvania-based Universal Health Services. Construction on the $40 million free-standing hospital is to begin in early ...
Acute flaccid myelitis: Mom traveling to DC to fight polio-like illness
BREMERTON, Wash. - A devastating disease is infecting children across the country. A mother from Washington state says there's more to be done to fight AFM, which causes debilitating paralysis in children. Content Continues Below. She is leading a ...
Pancreatic cancer patients get a boost from beer
RAPID CITY, S.D. -People suffering from one of the deadliest forms of cancer got support Sunday from consumers of potent potables. To support pancreatic cancer patients, visit npcf.us. Photo Date: Nov. To support pancreatic cancer patients, visit npcf.us.