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Mother of Daughter With Down Syndrome Mails Letter to Doctor Who Recommended Abortion

Mother of Daughter With Down Syndrome Mails Letter to Doctor Who Recommended Abortion

Courtney Baker said her doctor suggested an abortion after her now 15-month-old daughter was given a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, ABC News reported Tuesday. Baker said she feels closure. A Florida mother wrote a poignant letter to her prenatal specialist over a year after he daughter with Down syndrome was born. When Courtney Baker was pregnant with her third ...

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Nature Made Recall Vitamins After Possible Staph, Staphylococcus and Mold Contamination

Nature Made Recall Vitamins After Possible Staph, Staphylococcus and Mold Contamination

Nature Made manufacturer Pharmavite announced Tuesday that it was recalling certain vitamins such as some adult gummies products after possible micro-organism contamination. A number of popular Nature Made vitamin products are under recall because they could contaminated by Salmonella or Staphylococcus aureus bacteria. Pharmative reports the products are being removed from store shelves nationwide immediately. According to the company, the ...

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Virginia Boy Reportedly Suffers 1st and 2nd Degree Burns After Wearing Sunscreen on Beach Trip

Virginia Boy Reportedly Suffers 1st and 2nd Degree Burns After Wearing Sunscreen on Beach Trip

BELLE HAVEN, FAIRFAX COUNTY – Liam Sayers, 3, suffered first and second degree burns even after his mother applied SPF 50 Banana Boat kids spray sunscreen during a beach trip over Memorial Day weekend, multiple outlets reported. A summer-like weekend led to first and second degree burns for three-year-old Liam Sayers on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. “I had too much sun,” Liam ...

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Texas Health Agency Confirms 1st Locally-Acquired Case of Chikungunya in Cameron County

Texas Health Agency Confirms 1st Locally-Acquired Case of Chikungunya in State

The Texas Department of State Health Service said a Cameron County resident contracted the disease in November and was diagnosed in January. It is spread by the same mosquitos that transmit Zika. The Texas Department of State Health Services on Tuesday confirmed a case of chikungunya that was contracted in the state. DSHS said a Cameron County resident got sick ...

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Maintaining Key Lifestyle Factors Can Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer by 30 Percent

Maintaining Key Lifestyle Factors Can Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer by 30 Percent

The study published in JAMA Oncology found that maintaining a healthy weight, not smoking, limiting alcohol and not using hormone therapy after menopause were key factors. Women who carry common gene variants linked to breast cancer can still cut their risk of the disease by following a healthy lifestyle, a large new study suggests. In fact, lifestyle might be especially ...

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Four Patients Allege Lab Denied Access to Their Myriad Genetics Test Results in Legal Complaint

Four Patients Allege Lab Denied Access to Their Myriad Genetics Test Results in Legal Complaint

On May 19, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint with the U.S. government over the lab’s refusal to release the full details of four patients’ test results on the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Genetic-testing firm Myriad Genetics is facing a legal challenge from people who say the company refused to give them access to their own genomic data, ...

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First Penis Transplant in the US Performed at Massachusetts General Hospital

First Penis Transplant in the US Performed at Massachusetts General Hospital

A man from Halifax, Mass., who had his penis removed due to penile cancer, underwent the experimental 15-hour operation earlier in May. The organ was transplanted from a deceased donor. A cancer patient has received the first penis transplant in the United States, a Boston hospital said Monday. Massachusetts General Hospital has confirmed that Thomas Manning of Halifax, Massachusetts, received ...

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A New and Totally Bizarre Side Effect of Tylenol, Study Says

A New and Totally Bizarre Side Effect of Tylenol, Study Says

The study from researchers at Ohio State University found the pain-killing substance acetaminophen, found in Tylenol, dulled subjects’ emotional responses and ability to feel positive emotions. Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol that’s also found in prescription painkillers, appears to lessen a person’s ability to empathize with others, a study published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience found. Researchers ...

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Missouri: 32 People Exposed to Rabies

Missouri: 32 People Exposed to Rabies

HOWELL COUNTY, MISSOURI – A case of rabies involving an 8-week-old dog near the Moody area was reported to the Howell County Health Department, officials said. Those who were exposed have started prophylactic shots. The first confirmed case of rabies has been reported to the Howell County Health Department by the Missouri State Public Health Lab in Jefferson City. The ...

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Anticholinergic Drugs May Be Linked to Cognitive Hurt Brain

Anticholinergic Drugs May Be Linked to Cognitive Hurt Brain

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers found that anticholinergic drugs, including Benadryl, Demerol and Dimetapp, may increase the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia. Older adults might want to avoid a using class of drugs commonly used in over-the-counter products such as nighttime cold medicines due to their links to cognitive impairment, a research team led by scientists at the ...

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