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Thousands of strangers gave a sick 9-year-old an early Christmas. He died days after celebrating. - Washington Post

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Thousands of strangers gave a sick 9-year-old an early Christmas. He died days after celebrating.
Washington Post
Jacob Thompson spent nearly half of his short life battling cancer. The 9-year-old boy, who loved penguins, died Sunday, four years after he was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma, a rare cancer that affects mostly young children. As his family had ...
Boy whose wish for Christmas cards went viral diesFox News
9-year-old cancer patient whose Christmas wish went viral passes awayFOX 61
9-year old boy who requested Christmas cards, dies after battle with cancerWILX-TV
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Twins Born With Heads Attached Defy Odds and Leave Hospital a Year After Surgery to Separate Them - Newsweek

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Twins Born With Heads Attached Defy Odds and Leave Hospital a Year After Surgery to Separate Them
Newsweek
Just in time for Thanksgiving, a set of twins born attached at the head are headed home from the hospital after over a year, ABC News reported today. One of the twins, Abby Delaney, had previously been cleared to be discharged. But her sister, Erin ...
Formerly conjoined twins sent home 5 months after separationABC News
Twins born joined at the head go home after 485 daysChicago Tribune
Formerly conjoined twins, separated with rare procedure, going home from CHOPPhillyVoice.com
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Cigarette companies set to debut anti-smoking ads, a decade late - New York Daily News

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Cigarette companies set to debut anti-smoking ads, a decade late
New York Daily News
Cigarette companies are finally airing anti-smoking ads on TV, a decade after the federal government forced them to do so. (Mark Lennihan/AP). BY Constance Gibbs. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 1:32 PM. Cigarette ads were ...
Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delayABC News
Big Tobacco Will Finally Run Court-Ordered Anti-Smoking AdsMedPage Today
Tobacco Companies Forced to Correct Lies About Deadly Products After Two-Decade Legal BattlePR Newswire (press release)
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Study: More Than 4 in 10 Cancers Preventable - WebMD

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Study: More Than 4 in 10 Cancers Preventable
WebMD
Nov. 21, 2017 -- Nearly half of cancer cases in the U.S. may be preventable, according to a new study. Some things that raise your risk of cancer are out of your control, like whether your parents had cancer. Others you can avoid, like smoking, eating ...
Nearly half of US cancer deaths blamed on unhealthy behaviorWashington Post
Study calculates contribution of risk factors to cancer in the USMedical Xpress
Fresh look at cancer shows smoking, obesity top causesNBCNews.com
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Spit Test May Be Able To Diagnose Concussions In Kids, Study Finds - CBS Local

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Spit Test May Be Able To Diagnose Concussions In Kids, Study Finds
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(CNN) — A saliva test may someday be able to diagnose a concussion and predict how long symptoms last, according to a study published Monday in the JAMA Pediatrics. A concussion is one type of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow or jolt to ...
MicroRNAs in Saliva as a Biomarker for Prolonged ConcussionMedscape
Spit test could diagnose concussion in kids, study saysAtlanta Journal Constitution
Spit for ConcussionGenomeWeb
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Odds Are, They're Taking Your Blood Pressure All Wrong - NPR

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Odds Are, They're Taking Your Blood Pressure All Wrong
NPR
When was the last time you were asked to sit without saying a word for five minutes before your blood pressure was measured? If your answer was "I never remember doing that," you're in good company. Yet that is one of the many rules that medical ...
Old advice now new again — exercise, sleep and eat your veggiesPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Dr. Samadi: New guidelines mean 50% of people have hypertensionNew York Daily News
AHA announces changes to blood pressure standardsEMS1.com
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Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every state - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every state
USA TODAY
Excessive drinking claims the lives of tens of thousands of Americans each year and is responsible for about 1 in every 10 deaths among working-age adults. Alcohol abuse also takes a heavy economic toll. A recent study from the Centers for Disease ...

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Mom jailed over son's 'senseless' strep throat death - Fox News

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Mom jailed over son's 'senseless' strep throat death
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Tamara Lovett, 38, of Calgary, was found guilty in January in the 2013 death of her 7-year-old son, Ryan. (iStock). A Canadian mother was sentenced on Friday to three years in prison after her son died of strep throat when she failed to take him to a ...
Canadian mom sentenced to prison in 'senseless death' of 7-year-old with strep throatFOX31 Denver
Mom Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison After Son Dies From Strep ThroatCafeMom
Mom Gets 3 Years in Prison After Son, 7, Dies of Strep ThroatThe Epoch Times
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Neurologist accused of sexually abusing patients - New York Post

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Neurologist accused of sexually abusing patients
New York Post
Seventeen women from New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania are accusing a prominent neurologist of using his sought-after treatments as leverage to extract sexual favors. The women claim that Dr. Ricardo Cruciani, 63, former chairman of the neurology ...
Ex-Drexel neurologist pleads guilty to sex assaults, gets probationPhilly.com
Neurologist pleads guilty to charges he groped patientsKIRO Seattle
Ex-Drexel neurologist dodges jail time, pleads guilty to sexual misconductMetro US

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Babies Learn What Words Mean before They Can Use Them - Scientific American

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Babies Learn What Words Mean before They Can Use Them
Scientific American
(Reuters Health) - Babies begin to learn words and what they mean well before they begin talking, and researchers are beginning to understand how they do it. "I think it's especially intriguing that we find evidence that for infants, even their early ...
Babies Start Connecting Words Early OnPhilly.com
Babies Can Understand Words Before They Can TalkImmortal News
Babies may be able to link certain words and concepts, research suggestsThe Guardian
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