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California man's face transplant cost $1.5 million, medical center says
A face transplant that gave Cameron Underwood -- a 26-year-old California native who attempted to kill himself two years ago -- a new lease on life cost more than a million dollars. To date, the procedure -- it was performed by the face transplant team ...
Just Great: CDC Confirms a Busy Year for 'Polio-Like Condition'
The CDC has confirmed 116 cases of the “polio-like condition” acute flaccid myelitis that have been followed by the sudden onset of paralysis, mostly affecting children. Because parents didn't have enough anxiety fodder between anti-vaxxers, looming ...
Animal rights activists plan rally outside Oregon Zoo over Lily the elephant's death
PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland residents and the animal rights activists are planning to rally at the Oregon Zoo entrance Saturday evening to protest zoo animal captivity after Lily the elephant died Thursday. The rally and vigil is scheduled to begin at 5 ...
World AIDS Day 2018: 30 questions about HIV/AIDS answered
People around the world on Saturday will observe the 30th annual World AIDS Day, an event aimed at spreading awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. To mark the 30th anniversary of the world's first global health day, here are 30 frequently asked questions ...
Dark web dealers voluntarily ban deadly fentanyl
Major dark web drug suppliers have started to voluntarily ban the synthetic opioid fentanyl because it is too dangerous, the National Crime Agency has said. They are “delisting” the high-strength painkiller, effectively classifying it alongside mass ...
2 high blood pressure medications added to recall of heart drug
(NEW YORK) — A Food and Drug Administration recall of a heart medication due to a cancer-causing chemical now includes two blood pressure medications. Teva Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall of its amlodipine/valsartan combination tablets ...
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New data shows Americans are dying younger because of suicide, drug abuse
Summit Daily News
Summit County has become famous for having the highest life expectancy in America. Yet it seems Summit is at the top of a slowly eroding mountain, as a recent CDC report revealed a decline in American life expectancy for the third consecutive year ...
Utah researcher says premature use of embryonic gene editing 'shocking'
SALT LAKE CITY — A prominent University of Utah researcher was among those rocked by the revelation at a Hong Kong conference this week that a Chinese researcher crossed ethical boundaries in performing gene editing experiments on human embryos ...
Toronto pop-up spa staffed exclusively by HIV-positive 'healers'
Toronto's Healing House is thought to be the world's first spa staffed exclusively by HIV-positive therapists, or "healers." To mark World AIDS Day, Casey House, a hospital that provides care for patients with HIV, launched the pop-up spa, which will ...
Busoga Kingdom Minister Sheila Birungi dedicated her life in fighting HIV /AIDS
WORLD AIDS DAY. Every year, AIDS DAY is celebrated on December 1st To Raise Awareness about HIV/AIDS and to demonstrate international solidarity in the face of the Pandemic. The Day is an opportunity for public and private partners to disseminate ...