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A 2-year-old's kidney transplant was put on hold — after his donor father's probation violation
Washington Post
A father in Georgia who had prepared to donate a kidney to his 2-year-old son said last week that he is being forced to wait after a recent stint in county jail. Anthony Dickerson's son, A.J., was born without kidneys, and Dickerson, who is a perfect ...
Toddler's kidney transplant stalled after donor dad violates probation, family claimsFox News
Mom: Hospital is endangering toddler son for dad's mistakesABC News
Toddler denied kidney transplant due to dad's probation violationNew York Daily News
Newsweek -Atlanta Journal Constitution -BET
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One in nine American men has oral HPV, study finds
(CNN) About one in nine American men is infected with the oral form of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Nationwide, rates for oral HPV infections are 11.5% of men and 3.2% of ...
7 Million American Men Carry Cancer-Causing HPV VirusNew York Times
More men than women infected with oral human papillomavirusReuters
High Prevalence Rates for Oral HPV Infection in US MenMedscape
MedPage Today -EurekAlert (press release) -Quartz -Healio
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What to know about hepatitis A, as California outbreak triggers state of emergency
ABC News
Police officers remove a tent left by the homeless during efforts to sanitize neighborhoods to control the spread of hepatitis A, in San Diego, Sept. 25, 2017.more +. 0 Shares. Email. As California finds itself in the grips of the largest person-to ...
State of emergency clears way for California to purchase more hepatitis A vaccinesFox News
California Declares State of Emergency in Hepatitis A OutbreakFood Poisoning Bulletin
Gov. Jerry Brown declares state of emergency over California's hep A outbreakBecker's Hospital Review
Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, -San Diego Entertainer Magazine (blog) -Pharmaceutical Processing
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The Cannabist

Meet a reluctant medical marijuana doctor in the heart of the Bible Belt
The Cannabist
His rules are stricter than state regulations: To get a prescription from Texarkana physician Dr. Joseph Parker, a medical cannabis patient must be diagnosed with a qualifying condition by a different physician and willing to reduce use of a more ...
Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research findsWCPO
Attaining a reasonable middle ground on medical
Legal marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study findsWashington Post
MERRY JANE (blog) -Civilized -Westword
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Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'
The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark. "Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive ...
Mindfulness Apps Aim To Help People Disconnect From Stresswfit

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Plague outbreak leaves 57 dead, more than 680 infected in Madagascar
(CNN) The plague outbreak in Madagascar is continuing to spread at unprecedented rates, with 57 deaths and more than 680 cases. The latest figures are from October 12. An estimated 329 of these cases, and 25 deaths, were in the capital, Antananarivo.
In Madagascar, plague outbreak now threatens largest citiesABC News
A disturbing plague outbreak is devastating MadagascarBusiness Insider
Fatal Madagascar plague appears to have spread to Seychelles, WHO saysFox News
Outbreak News Today -Pulse Headlines -Coastweek
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Good News, Bad News on Breast Cancer Survival Rate
More women are surviving breast cancer, but more than 40,000 will still die from the disease this year. Living with it hasn't gotten much easier, either. breast cancer survival. Early detection and better treatments helped prevent 322,000 breast cancer ...
Breast Cancer More Lethal for Blacks Than WhitesHealthDay
Insurance plays significant role in breast cancer disparitiesEurekAlert (press release)
The White House's Pathetic Breast-Cancer PinkwashingDaily Beast
AAFP News (blog) -Statesman Journal -Richmond Register -Washington Post
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FOX Carolina

West Nile case confirmed in Spartanburg; officials spray for mosquitoes
FOX Carolina
Officials in the City of Spartanburg said they will be spraying for mosquitoes after an individual in city limits was diagnosed with West Nile Virus. Authorities said they cannot confirm the person contracted the virus in the city, but said as a ...
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Palm SpringsKESQ
Case of West Nile virus confirmed in city of SpartanburgSpartanburg Herald Journal
Case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Upstate, officials sayWYFF Greenville
Midland Reporter-Telegram -Hockessin Community news -Community Impact Newspaper -Auburn Citizen
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New York Times

Covering Condoms: A Notoriously Slippery Subject
New York Times
Size gauges used by the Boston-based Global Protection Corp. during production of their custom condoms. Credit Global Protection Corp. Writing about condoms presents a conundrum. Reproductive health is serious, but condoms are almost guaranteed ...
Men don't wear condoms for a very embarrassing reasonNew York Post
Measure for Pleasure: MyONE Perfect Fit now offers condoms in 60 sizesPR Newswire (press release)
Does size matter? Company offering custom-sized condoms says
Pulse Headlines -Metro -Bustle -TheHealthSite
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Hindustan Times

Being overweight cuts life span by two months for every extra kilo we put on
Hindustan Times
According to recent research, being overweight cuts life expectancy by two months for every extra kilo we put on. fitness Updated: Oct 16, 2017 16:31 IST. Asian News International. Diabetes also has a negative influence on life expectancy which was ...
How do genes and lifestyle choices affect lifespan?Medical News Today
Fitness, Education, Quitting Smoking Keys to LongevityNewsmax (blog)
How to live longer: Doing THIS will add YEARS to your
Times of Malta -TheCable -ExpressNewsline -The Hans India
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