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Teen receives double lung transplant after vaping-related illness Doctors at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit performed what they believe is the United States' first double lung transplant on a patient whose lungs were damaged after vaping, according to the hospital.
CNN.com | 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Jimmy Carter recovering at hospital following surgery Former President Jimmy Carter was recovering at a Georgia hospital following surgery Tuesday to relieve pressure on his brain, his foundation said.
United Press International | 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
High cancer rates in 3 Suffolk communities discussed Several residents at a state Health Department meeting called for more studies on why three central Suffolk County communities have high rates of cancer.
Newsday.com | 1 hour, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bolivian Senate head assumes interim presidency Read full story for latest details.
Telegraph.co.uk | 1 hour, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Polio in Nigeria: 'I opposed vaccinations until my son caught polio' A Nigerian father who used to chase health workers away from his home has a change of heart.
BBC News | 2 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
General election 2019: Labour vows to outspend Tories on the NHS The party says it would tax the "wealthiest" to cut hospital waiting times if it wins the election.
BBC News | 3 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
13% of Americans say they know someone who died after they couldn't afford health care The survey doesn't confirm that a lack of care directly caused death. But it suggests that the skyrocketing health care costs are keeping US adults from seeking treatment.
CNN.com | 4 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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At least 200 elephant deaths blamed on Zimbabwe drought At least 200 elephants have died in Zimbabwe since October amid a severe drought in the southern African country, wildlife officials said.
United Press International | 4 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Plastic threads found in oysters, clams along Oregon coast Microplastics are showing up inside clams and oysters on the coast of the Pacific Northwest. New research out of Oregon suggests the majority of most of the pollution inside bivalves is comprised of microthreads.
United Press International | 4 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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ANTHRAX may be the key to shrinking bladder tumors by 30% in 3 minutes A combination of anthrax and a growth factor found on the surface of bladder cancer cells allowed Purdue University researchers to target and kill tumors with unprecedented speed.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend