Holiday Season Tied to Spike in Heart Attacks – PsychCentral.com

PsychCentral.comMore people have heart attacks during the holiday season compared to other times of the year, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Melbourne. They believe this may be due to more difficult access to hospitals,...

Red Cross pleads for 5000 extra blood donors between Christmas...

The AgeWhen blood supplies run low, a paediatric cancer ward is a confronting place to be. Tamara Miles and her husband know the anxiety that comes when a hospital has exhausted its inventory of the blood type a seriously ill...

Child Ear Infections Should Be Properly Treated – Beacon Transcript

Beacon TranscriptA new study went to show that child ear infections should be properly treated with longer cures. Beacon Transcript – A new study went to show that child ear infections should be properly treated with longer cures, despite the...

Boil order issued in Lindon over E. coli contamination –...

Charlotte ObserverResidents in the northern Utah city of Lindon are being advised not to drink tap water before boiling it now that E. coli has been detected in the city's water supply. The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/2inF0F6 ) that city...

Video: Officer tases 91-year-old at nursing home – wwlp.com

wwlp.comJust a word of warning, the video may be difficult to watch for some viewers. (CNN) – Police have released bodycam video of a controversial tasing at a nursing home in Kansas. It shows officers tasing a 91-year-old Alzheimer's patient...

Liver transplant wait lists should be shorter – Albuquerque Journal

Albuquerque JournalAbout 7,000 people get a liver transplant each year in the United States, while 17,000 remain on waiting lists at transplant centers. Who should get a lifesaving transplant has always been a complex calculation. But it has blown up...

FDA Suggests Limits on Lead in Cosmetics – Arizona Daily...

Arizona Daily StarFRIDAY, Dec. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has suggested setting a limit on how much lead can be in cosmetics ranging from lipstick and eye shadow to blush and shampoo. Although it...

FDA approves Biogen’s spinal disease therapy – The Boston Globe

The Boston GlobeSign up for the Talking Points newsletter, a carefully curated recap of the most important business news, delivered fresh each afternoon, Monday through Friday. Federal regulators on Friday approved a Biogen Inc. drug as the first treatment for...

Baby gets new liver after just 40 minutes on registry...

WYFF GreenvilleA Waukesha baby is recovering at a Chicago hospital following a liver transplant after one of the shortest stays on the organ registry that anyone can remember. Advertisement. The McCabe family, from Waukesha, was complete with the birth of...

Baby gets new liver after just 40 minutes on registry...

WMUR ManchesterA Waukesha baby is recovering at a Chicago hospital following a liver transplant after one of the shortest stays on the organ registry that anyone can remember. Advertisement. The McCabe family, from Waukesha, was complete with the birth of...

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