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Stroke Center medical director, The Hospital of Central ConnecticutNearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year, and more than 137,000 people die from a stroke. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States. This unfortunate situation could be improved if people knew more about stroke warning signs and...
Gulf Daily News, Manama, BahrainDOCTORS at Bahrain's main hospital have been accused of snubbing sickle cell patients because they are "too scared" to implement new rules about morphine doses. Campaigners yesterday claimed patients in severe pain had been refused admission to...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Groups representing pediatricians and geneticists issued new recommendations on Thursday to provide doctors with guidance about when to test a child's DNA for genetic conditions. The recommendations are the first collaboration...
The Kansas City StarLast August, before the Chiefs' season opener against Atlanta, one remorseful NFL player knew he had to make two calls. Tamba Boimah Hali wanted his family to hear it from him first, instead of the from media. One call was to his Mama, the woman who...
WashingtonThe Glenholme School, a boarding school for young people who struggle with various learning differences, recently hosted a charity concert to benefit The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, raising funds and awareness for the local children's charitable...
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Wedged between Lake Michigan and a small boat harbor in the far reaches of Jackson Park on the city's South Side, La Rabida Children's Hospital is all on its own, in more ways than one. The tiny, independent pediatric specialty hospital is known for...
Valley 610At least one member of Allentown City Council will not be present for the much-anticipated vote on the city’s water and sewer lease tonight. Councilman Cynthia Mota has been hospitalized in Venezuela for nearly a month and is still not well enough...
The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass.Members of Calvary Baptist Church lauded the Rev. Gregory Thomas for leading the congregation for a quarter of a century at an appreciation service and reception. But the celebration was bittersweet as Thomas announced he is retiring at the end of the...
The Sanford Herald, N.C.Whether they were alone, with family or with a larger support group, hundreds of people came to Kiwanis Park in Sanford Saturday morning with one goal in mind: helping those who suffer from cystic fibrosis. There were massages, hot dogs, a silent...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Thanks to commercials for erectile dysfunction drugs, men know to seek medical attention for "erections lasting more than four hours," but a new study suggests a blood disorder is the cause of many prolonged erections. While...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Each year in the U.S. an average of a dozen high school and college football players die during practices and games, according to a new study that finds heart conditions, heat and other non-traumatic causes of death are twice...
NEW YORK -- For the first time, Raif Adelberg presented his cashmere-heavy Raif fall-winter 2013 menswear runway collection during New York Fashion Week, staging a runway show Saturday in the New York Public Library at Lincoln Center as part of Details...
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