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Bizarre Ear Condition Makes Woman Unable to Hear Men's Voices

Bizarre Ear Condition Makes Woman Unable to Hear Men's Voices

She knew something wasn't quite right when she woke up one morning to find she couldn't hear a word her boyfriend was saying. While Ms. Chen was able to hear every word a female ENT said during her ...

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Families furious after woman in vegetative state gives birth at nursing facility

Families furious after woman in vegetative state gives birth at nursing facility

The birth at Hacienda de Los Angeles, a Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix took staff members by surprise. Hacienda didn't immediately respond to INSIDER's request for comment on Tuesday....

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De Blasio announces health care coverage for all New Yorkers

De Blasio announces health care coverage for all New Yorkers

When asked where funding was coming from, de Blasio didn't have an answer. Supporters of Inslee's plan didn't immediately reveal cost estimates for the proposal, but the governor said "we need to ...

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414 children hospitalized, 4 dead amid swine flu surge

414 children hospitalized, 4 dead amid swine flu surge

It takes about two weeks for your body to build up immunity after getting vaccinated, but if you receive the shot now, you'll still be protected for most of the flu season, which runs through May (usu...

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NHS long-term plan promises digital GP appointments for all

NHS long-term plan promises digital GP appointments for all

But acting chief executive of the Royal College of Nursing Dame Donna Kinnair felt the omission of workforce planning was glaring. It's important to note that it's only a plan, therefore there's eve...

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Backstage News On Chris Jericho Joining All Elite Wrestling, WWE's Reaction

Backstage News On Chris Jericho Joining All Elite Wrestling, WWE's Reaction

Nearly immediately, WWE responded by moving the four-time World Champion's biography to the alumni section of its website. "We are going to change the universe, baby!" WWE have now made their move...

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Hospital bans young visitors during flu season

Thirteen flu-related deaths have been reported nationally by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "It can really affect the lungs and affect our ability to get oxygen in our bodies, and t...

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Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth

Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth

Phoenix police are pursuing DNA samples from every male employee at a private care facility where a patient in a vegetative state recently gave birth . It is also unclear if staff members at the H...

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Mediterranean Diet Named Best Diet for 2019

To determine the best diets, a panel of nutritionists and specialists in diabetes, heart health, and weight loss reviewed 41 diets , including the increasingly popular ketogenic, or keto, diet ,...

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Ebola hits EUROPE as disease found in Sweden

Ebola hits EUROPE as disease found in Sweden

Test results were expected late Friday, the statement said , adding that it was "still a suspicion" of Ebola and that other diseases could be blamed. And although Burundi is not known to have any...

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Mediterranean diet named No. 1 eating plan for 2019

Mediterranean diet named No. 1 eating plan for 2019

The Mediterranean diet took over the No. 1 spot from the DASH diet, which had maintained the top ranking for eight years in a row. Every year, U.S. Other diets at the bottom of the list included...

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Looking To Lose Weight In 2019? Here's The Best Diets Rundown

Last year's ranking showed the Mediterranean diet tied with the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet (also known as DASH ), the government-backed plan that emphasizes foods low in sodium bu...

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Blood pressure meds recalled over contamination concern

Blood pressure meds recalled over contamination concern

The finished drug product contains known human carcinogen N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), which is an industrial processing byproduct and also used to make liquid rocket fuel. If you're taking Amlodipin...

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Flu Season in Full Swing in Pennsylvania

Flu Season in Full Swing in Pennsylvania

According to the CDC website, vaccines are recommended to contain H1N1, H3N2 and Victoria lineage-all different types of influenza. Flu viruses are classified by A, B, and C. She was diagnosed wit...

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Mass Attorney General Appeals Affordable Care Act Ruling With Multi-state Coalition

Mass Attorney General Appeals Affordable Care Act Ruling With Multi-state Coalition

Today's filing moves the legal defense of the ACA to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals where Attorney General Herring and his colleagues will appeal the lower court's ruling that the ACA is uncon...

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What is Paygo? Why progressives like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez oppose Pelosi's rule

What is Paygo? Why progressives like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez oppose Pelosi's rule

A House of Representatives rule that gives Congress the authority to cut the pay of an individual federal employee or eliminate entire agency programs will be removed under a proposed rules package fo...

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Judge lets Obamacare stand during appeal process

Judge lets Obamacare stand during appeal process

O'Connor ruled several weeks ago that Obamacare's individual mandate is unconstitutional, and since the mandate can not be separated from the rest of the law, the entire Affordable Care Act is also ...

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US worker put under watch for Ebola virus

US worker put under watch for Ebola virus

Nebraska Medical Center officials said that the physician was transported to the facility from the Congo by private plane and vehicle. "The individual is isolated and under observation at a medical...

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New transparency rules coming to hospitals nationwide January 1

New transparency rules coming to hospitals nationwide January 1

This list of services and prices, called a chargemaster , has previously been hard for prospective patients to access before undergoing a procedure or receiving a medical service. "We are just beginn...

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Flu Activity Increasing Across US, CDC Reports

Flu Activity Increasing Across US, CDC Reports

The latest Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) weekly flu report shows that emergency room visits for flu-like illnesses increased slightly for the week ending December 15, but flu ...

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Tamil Nadu: Pregnant woman transfused with HIV-infected blood at govt hospital

Tamil Nadu: Pregnant woman transfused with HIV-infected blood at govt hospital

An employee of a blood bank attached to a government hospital in Sattur, near Virudhunagar , has been dismissed, while two others have been suspended in connection with the incident, health departmen...

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Drew Barrymore Opens Up About Divorce from Ex

Drew Barrymore Opens Up About Divorce from Ex

The first, is a photo where she looks like how most of us picture her. ET spoke with Barrymore earlier this year, where she opened up about the importance of balancing motherhood with her "me time....

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) EPS Estimated At $1.43

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) EPS Estimated At $1.43

There are countless types of simple moving averages, but the most important ones are three, including SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200. This allows investors pick the most appropriate Zacks Rank based on thei...

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Michigan's first child flu death this season confirmed

Michigan's first child flu death this season confirmed

The Wyoming Department of Health said Thursday the number of flu cases so far this season remains low, but they're beginning to pick up. They say a flu vaccine can prevent against getting the flu ...

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Surgeon General: Take Steps to Stop Teen E-Cig Use

Surgeon General: Take Steps to Stop Teen E-Cig Use

The Surgeon General is urging them to rethink their policies. A survey released Monday showed 37 percent of seniors have tried vaping, up from just under 28 percent in 2017. Adams says parents sho...

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Doctors stunned after young girl’s inoperable brain tumor disappears

Doctors stunned after young girl’s inoperable brain tumor disappears

You have decreased ability to swallow, sometimes vision loss, decreased ability to talk. Despite there being no cure for the disease, Roxli's family made a decision to proceed with an 11-week course...

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Obamacare Will 'Likely' Survive Judge's Ruling, Obama Tweets

Obamacare Will 'Likely' Survive Judge's Ruling, Obama Tweets

The law could now be headed to the top court for the third time. During a panel event previous year about how the legislation passed, turning over a sixth of the US economy to the government, Gruber a...

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GSK and Pfizer to combine consumer health units in £10bn venture

GSK and Pfizer to combine consumer health units in £10bn venture

The two firms are combining their consumer healthcare businesses into one firm with annual sales of £9.8bn. Pfizer - best known for Viagra and Anadin painkillers - would own the rest, though GSK ...

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The Year Of The Vape: Teen E-Cigarette Use Spikes

The Year Of The Vape: Teen E-Cigarette Use Spikes

The increases, based on a representative sampling of 13,850 high school students nationwide, translate to about 1.3 million more adolescents vaping in 2018, the researchers said. He also praised the a...

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After Obamacare Ruling, States Ask Judge to Protect Coverage During Appeal Process

After Obamacare Ruling, States Ask Judge to Protect Coverage During Appeal Process

John Thune, the Senate's current No. 3 Republican. Though the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act has been upheld before, "I'm still nervous", Gobeille said. It's far from clear that Robert...

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