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Portable ultrasound device can spot cancer – The Hindu

October 29th, 2017
The HinduScientists have developed a novel smartphone-based portable ultrasound machine that can help detect cancer easily at home. The machine called Butterfly IQ is a pocket-sized ultrasound device, which is the size and shape of an electric razor ...This Doctor...

2-year-old denied kidney transplant rushed to emergency room – WBIR-TV

October 29th, 2017
WBIR-TVA 2-year-old boy who had been denied a kidney transplant from his father after his dad violated his probation, was rushed to the emergency room Sunday morning for treatment of a peritonitis infection. Author: Michael King. Published: 11:41 AM EDT...

Thousands Attend Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Hartford – NBC Connecticut

October 29th, 2017
NBC ConnecticutSunday's rain didn't dampen the spirits of the thousands who filled Hartford's Bushnell Park for the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. Under a sea of umbrellas, survivors and their families walked in the pouring rain knowing they...

2-year-old denied kidney transplant rushed to emergency room – WXIA-TV

October 29th, 2017
WXIA-TVA 2-year-old boy who had been denied a kidney transplant from his father after his dad violated his probation, was rushed to the emergency room Sunday morning for treatment of a peritonitis infection. Author: Michael King. Published: 4:57 PM EDT...

Doctors prepare for deep dive into Las Vegas shooter’s brain – Charlotte Observer

October 29th, 2017
Charlotte ObserverScientists are preparing to do a microscopic study of the Las Vegas gunman's brain, but whatever they find, if anything, likely won't be what led him to kill 58 people in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history,...

Doctors prepare for deep dive into Las Vegas shooter’s brain – ABC News

October 29th, 2017
ABC NewsFILE - This undated photo provided by Eric Paddock shows his brother, Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock. On Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest festival killing dozens and wounding hundreds. Paddock left...

Opioid epidemic shares chilling similarities with the past – Petoskey News-Review

October 29th, 2017
Petoskey News-ReviewNEW YORK (AP) — While declaring the opioid crisis a national public health emergency Thursday, President Donald Trump said: "Nobody has seen anything like what's going on now." He was right, and he was wrong. Yes, this is the...

IN Focus: What will opioid declaration mean here in Indiana? – Fox 59

October 29th, 2017
Fox 59INDIANAPOLIS - Hoosiers impacted by the opioid crisis are reacting to President Trump's declaration of a national public health emergency. While the declaration isn't a magic bullet, a lot of people are hoping it at least gets the conversation...

I lived with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis for years. But a recent test says I may not have it after all. – Washington Post

October 29th, 2017
Washington PostTwenty years ago, at age 39, I began having memory and cognitive problems. My primary-care doctor and my neurologists said I was stressed and depressed. I also was diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, or MCI. Ten years later, I...

Do marijuana users have more sex? – Inquirer.net

October 29th, 2017
Inquirer.netNew research in the United States has found that those who use marijuana regularly also seem to be having more sex. Carried out by the Stanford University School of Medicine, the large-scale study looked at 28,176 American women with an...

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