Woman’s lost contact lens found in her eyelid – 28 years later

Nearly three decades ago, a 14-year-old in the United Kingdom got hit in the eye during a game of badminton and lost her contact lens. No big deal, right? Well, 28 years later, doctors found the missing contact… embedded in a cyst in her left eyelid. It’s not like the woman was looking for it the entire time, though. Instead, at age 42, More...

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By admin On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Indiana moms demand answers amid spate of kids’ cancer cases

An Indiana community is demanding answers after recent testing revealed toxic airborne contaminants in some homes, including three chemicals linked to cancer. Many believe the contamination has led to more pediatric More...

By admin On Sunday, August 12th, 2018
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How to make the most of your vacation

New research shows people living in Colorado, Virginia and Arizona take the most vacation time from work. The advocacy group “Project: Time Off” finds last year, Americans used around 17 vacation More...

By admin On Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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Jury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million in Roundup cancer trial

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco jury on Friday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company’s popular Roundup weed More...

By admin On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Stay hydrated, but drinking too much water can be deadly, doctors warn

Tamara Hew-Butler, PhD, FACSM, is Associate Professor of Exercise and Sports Studies at Wayne State University With August football practice fast approaching, every coach’s favorite cheer will be to “stay More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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“Dopesick”: Author reveals impact of painkillers on the opioid epidemic

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is making a change in the way it evaluates addiction treatment drugs, which could lead to more options for addicts to get help. The FDA will now look at whether potential More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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For first time, federal health officials agree radioactive waste and cancer may be linked

The federal government confirms some people in the St. Louis area may have a higher risk of getting cancer. A recent health report found some residents who grew up in areas contaminated by radioactive waste More...

By admin On Sunday, August 5th, 2018
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Maternal mortality: An American crisis

Can it be true that women giving birth in America are more at rick than women in dozens of other countries? Erin Moriarty has the stories behind the statistics: Fearless is how Charles Johnson describes his More...

By admin On Saturday, August 4th, 2018
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How does dog saliva turn into a life-threatening infection?

MILWAUKEE — A Wisconsin man was preparing for additional surgeries after having part of his legs and forearms amputated because of a dog lick that led to a rare blood infection, his wife said Thursday. Greg More...

By admin On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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Hand, foot, and mouth disease cases flare up in several states

A contagious childhood illnesses with a memorable name appears to be spreading across several states. Doctors are reportedly seeing more and more cases of hand, foot, and mouth disease — and children aren’t More...

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