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Infection Caused U.S. Uterus Transplant to Fail

Infection Caused U.S. Uterus Transplant to Fail Blood supply to implanted organ was compromised, forcing its removal WebMD News from HealthDay By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A common fungus caused the complication that forced Cleveland Clinic doctors to remove a transplanted …

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Obama Seeks to Expand Opioid Addiction Treatment

Obama Seeks to Expand Opioid Addiction Treatment March 29, 2016 — President Barack Obama traveled to Atlanta on Tuesday to shine a light on the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic, which continues to get worse. More than 28,000 Americans accidentally overdosed on opioids in 2014, according to the National Center for …

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Pregnant Travelers, Tough Choices on Zika Testing

Pregnant Travelers, Tough Choices on Zika Testing Feb. 26, 2016 — Pregnant women who recently traveled to areas where the Zika virus is being spread by mosquitoes are facing a dilemma — whether or not to get a blood test to check for the infection. That’s the recommendation by the …

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Many Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations

Many Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations Outbreaks of measles, hepatitis A could be prevented if people were fully immunized, researchers say WebMD News from HealthDay By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many Americans traveling overseas are not immunized against highly contagious …

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Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds

Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds Chronic skin disorder linked to increase risk for heart attack and stroke WebMD News from HealthDay By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The skin disorder psoriasis appears linked with artery inflammation, raising the odds for …

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Migrating Birds May Bring Exotic Ticks to U.S.

Migrating Birds May Bring Exotic Ticks to U.S. But, so far, the parasites haven’t been able to thrive in northern climates, experts say WebMD News from HealthDay By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Ticks can travel from Central and South America to …

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Cancer: Palliative Care and Quality of Life

Cancer: Palliative Care and Quality of Life By Susan BernsteinWebMD Feature Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD WebMD Feature Archive A significant improvement in cancer care is a new medical specialty called palliative medicine — care that alleviates the side effects of cancer treatment and eases pain and… Source …

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