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Mom Beat Cancer In Pregnancy But Dies After Delivering Twins

Just a day after delivering twins, a 30-year-old California woman Jamie Snider, who defied cancer during pregnancy, died of heart failure. Snider’s family and friends are now raising funds for well-being of the newborn. “God decided to call our Jamie home Friday March 17th 2017, the morning after giving birth to her beautiful twins Camila and Nico,” Snider’s friend Larina ...

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Indian Woman Cheats Death After Live Cockroach Pulled From Her Skull

An Indian woman thought she was just having a weird headache, one accompanied by itchiness on top of the usual pain. When she went to the hospital, the cause of her headache was revealed to be a live cockroach that had made its home in her skull. A report from CNN looked at this bizarre case, where the 42-year-old female ...

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Norovirus: Infectious Even After We’re Well – And Hand Sanitizer Won’t Save Us

Norovirus is considered among the most contagious of all viruses. It’s is so contagious that there have been reports of schools shutting down due to student absences. Sometimes, Norovirus will trigger a fever, but the most common symptoms people dread are diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain. It comes on quickly, and can leave its victims vomiting as frequently as every ...

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Planned Parenthood: IUD Insertions Up 900 Percent After Trump’s Election

As previously reported, right now is the time to stock up on Plan B One-Step and consider other forms of birth control. According to new data compiled by analysts for Athenahealth and originally reported by Vox, intrauterine device (IUD) procedures increased 19 percent between October and December 2016. That means that women feared that a Donald Trump presidency could happen ...

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Birth Control Scare: Women Urgently Scheduling Appointments To Get An IUD After Trump Election

A rash of birth control fears are striking women as they urgently schedule appointments with their gynecologists. Women are frantic about making sure they ensure birth control measures are in place before any changes regarding their health care coverage ensues following Trump’s election as President of the United States, USA Today reports. Women are telling each other to make sure ...

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Measles Complication SSPE Kills Children And Adults Years After The Fact

A measles complication that has been known to kill children, and even adults, years after they recover from the illness, isn’t as rare as experts had once thought. Previously, subacute sclerosing panencephalitis, or SSPE, was thought to have affected about one in 100,000 previous measles patients, making it a fairly rare disease in pre-vaccine times. But new research released on ...

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Cranberries Don’t Cure UTIs After All, New Study Claims

Cranberries may be the go-to means of dealing with urinary tract infections, may it be curing them or helping prevent them. But new research suggests that this folk remedy isn’t that effective after all, particularly when taken by older women. It’s been a hotly-debated topic for years, even decades – do cranberries have anti-bacterial capabilities that help people, especially females, ...

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For Women, Sex Gets Better After Age 45 (Study)

Although various studies have linked physical problems like hormonal changes and vaginal dryness to dissatisfaction with sex after age 40, a small but interesting study has suggested the opposite may be true – women are actually more satisfied with their sex lives between the ages of 45 and 60. The finding of the study has to do with psychology: they ...

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Illinois School Apologizes After Nurse Delayed Life-Saving EpiPen Treatment For Teen Suffering Allergic Reaction

An Illinois school district is apologizing after a school nurse delayed giving a teenager a life-saving EpiPen injection when she had a severe allergic reaction, The Chicago Tribune is reporting. 15-year-old Lia Sommer of suburban Chicago has a life-threatening peanut allergy. If she consumes even a minute amount, her body could send her into a life-threatening allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. ...

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10,000 Years After First Fermented Beverages Were Brewed, A Cure For Alcohol Dependence On The Horizon

“It’s like they forgot they were dependent,” Olivier George, leader of a new study published in The Journal of Neuroscience, says of the alcohol-addicted subjects in a new animal model study. Scientists believe that fermented beverages were first brewed as early as the seventh millennium B.C.. Other scientists now say that they have finally discovered a way to completely remove ...

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