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Young girl wakes up from two-week coma: 'Our Christmas miracle is happening'
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:48:16 GMT
The family of a Florida teen with cystic fibrosis was shocked and amazed after their 17-year-old daughter unexpectedly woke up from a two-week coma last week, but say prayer is still needed.
Woman had left breast removed after contracting sepsis in implant
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:25:52 GMT
A waitress in Nevada has undergone her fourth reconstructive surgery in two years after she developed sepsis in her left breast implant and had to have it removed in order to save her life.
Jimmy Dean sausage recalled over potential metal contamination
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:45:19 GMT
More than 29,000 pounds of certain Jimmy Dean sausage products were recalled following reports they possibly contained pieces of metal.
Terminally ill mom dies week after dream wedding
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:00:00 GMT
A terminally-ill mother has died just days after friends organized her dream wedding in just 36 hours.
Doctors caught between struggling opioid patients and crackdown on prescriptions
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:35:42 GMT
Doctors are opting to stop prescribing legal opioids – even to people who are left bedridden without them -- as insurers, pharmacies, state medical boards and state and federal law enforcement authorities warn them about overstepping federal opioid prescribing guidelines (issued in 2016 by the Centers for Disease Control) and the regulatory or third-party limits that followed on the number of pills and daily dosage they can give patients. Some have stopped prescribing opioids after being faced with losing their medical license or getting arrested.
Boy, 6, diagnosed with flesh-eating bacteria after positive strep test
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:05:38 GMT
A 6-year-old boy in Mississippi is fighting for his life after a flesh-eating bacteria infection sneakily spread through his legs for days.
Surgeons separate 3-day-old conjoined twins in 5-hour operation
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:37:10 GMT
Surgeons in India posed for a celebratory selfie after successfully separating 3-day-old conjoined twins in a painstaking operation.
James Bond has a 'severe' drinking problem, researchers argue
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 19:40:58 GMT
He’s blowing well over a 0.07.
As doctors taper or end opioid prescriptions, many patients driven to despair, suicide
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:29:34 GMT
Doctors and medical establishments are sharply reducing doses of – or altogether no long prescribing -- pain medications, leaving many among the estimated 20 million Americans who suffer from daily debilitating chronic pain to consider ending their lives, and many others to kill themselves.
Romania hospital reports 39 babies diagnosed with superbug
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:26:28 GMT
Romanian authorities say the number of babies diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in the capital has risen to 39.
Henna tattoo leaves girl, 3, with chemical burn in shape of cat
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:17:45 GMT
A 3-year-old girl has been left with horrific chemical burns and permanent scars covering her arm - thanks to a black henna tattoo she got on vacation.
Patient coughs up blood clot in shape of lung passage: report
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 06:46:13 GMT
A patient dying from heart failure last month coughed up a blood clot in the shape of his right lung’s bronchial tree nearly 6-inches in length, according to a photo from the New England Journal of Medicine.
Don't eat raw cookie dough this holiday season, CDC warns
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 03:01:41 GMT
Holiday baking season is in full swing and many people will begin baking cookies for Santa, however the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say you may want to think twice before you start snacking in the kitchen.
Michigan boy, 12, rakes leaves to raise money for gravestone of friend who died of cancer
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 02:17:48 GMT
A 12-year-old Michigan boy is working odd jobs to raise money for a special Christmas gift: a gravestone for his best friend.
9 ways to handle holiday food when you have diabetes
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 12:00:54 GMT
During the holiday season, however, when pies, cookies and indulgent recipes are everywhere you look, it can be even more challenging to keep your sugar intake levels steady.
Should you run outside in winter?
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 12:00:54 GMT
When the temperature dips below freezing and the ground becomes a sheet of ice, the bitter cold wind drives many athletes and weekend warriors indoors.  
Washington woman dead from brain-eating amoeba after using neti pot filled with tap water, report says
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 21:10:24 GMT
A Seattle woman whose brain was partly a “ball of bloody mush” after rare brain-eating amoebas infected her likely contracted the organisms after she using a neti pot full of tap water to clear her sinuses.
Generic drugmaker to sell alternative to EpiPen injectors
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 18:47:48 GMT
Generic drugmaker Sandoz announced plans Thursday to start selling an alternative to the EpiPen in the U.S. early next year.
Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 18:35:21 GMT
The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight.
Mom with cancer whose search for bone marrow donor went viral gives birth to twins
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:59:02 GMT
A California mother who was diagnosed with leukemia while pregnant with twins gave birth to a boy and girl on Thursday, named Rainy and Ryan.