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Willard wrestler continues to fight after receiving lung transplant

Posted: Mon 8:37 PM, Apr 29, 2019 &nbsp|&nbsp Updated: Mon 10:28 PM, Apr 29, 2019 WILLARD, Mo. -- Michael Finley, a junior at Willard High School and a member of the wrestling team, continues to fight after receiving a lung transplant ...

Why food poverty is a health time bomb

Kerry Wright didn’t feel hungry. Not in the way you might expect. Her tummy grumbled, yes, she could hear it. She just couldn’t feel it. She called it “starvation mode”. Wright, a mother of three living in Aberdeen, had hit a low point. But she ...

East Boston elementary school student tests positive for mumps

A third-grader at an East Boston elementary school has tested positive for the mumps, school officials say. Otis Elementary School informed parents via automated phone call Friday of the health issue at the school after officials were made aware of ...

Imperial launches world’s first Center for Psychedelics Research

Exploring the potential for psychedelic therapies The first formal centre for psychedelic research in the world will launch at Imperial College London today. Funded by more than £3 million from five founding donors, the new Imperial Centre for ...

Flu responsible for 40 deaths in NH this season

MONICA HERNANDEZ JOINS US LIVE IN THE STUDIO WITH THE LATEST. >> THAT’S RIGHT, WE’RE LEARNING 40 PEOPLE HAVE DIED FROM FLU-RELATED ILLNESSES SO FAR THIS SEASON IN THE GRANITE STATE. THANKFULLY, NO CHILDREN HAVE DIED FROM IT. NOT AS BAD AS THE ...

Flesh-eating bacteria nearly kills Pinellas County man

OZONA, Fla. (FOX 13) - Fisherman Mike Walton is home from the hospital, nursing a nasty wound after almost losing his life to a flesh-eating bacteria.It started with a minor accident a couple of weeks ago, when he was fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, ...

Hepatitis A outbreak declared in Georgia, one concentration in Atlanta

AJC Local In-Depth: Hepatitis Outbreak Georgia is experiencing a hepatitis A outbreak, the state Department of Public Health said. Since January, 214 cases of hepatitis A have been identified statewide. The uptick started last June, and there have ...

Sitting All Day? Doing This Can Offset The Health Risks

Calling all desk chair inhabitants—aka everyone I know and many, many more. If sitting all day stresses you out like it does me, then today is going to change your life (or at least empower you to do something about it). We’ve heard numerous times ...

FDA OKs first medical device to treat ADHD in children

ATLANTA (CNN) — The first medical device to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was OK'd Friday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Designated for children ages 7 to 12 who are not currently on medication for the ...

A New Paper Reveals The Amazing Evolution of The Human Face

CARLY CASSELLA 22 APR 2019 The human face is unique yet universal, mechanical yet expressive, modern yet ancient. For over 4 million years, our features have slowly morphed into what we see today in the mirror, a brief stop on the way to who knows ...