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Houston Texans QB Brian Hoyer gets starting job back The Sports Xchange Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien announced Friday that Brian Hoyer will start at quarterback against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 6.
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Biological sisters meet a decade after being separated as embryos Jamie Benassi (right), ten, from Newtown, Ohio, and Piper Joseph (left), nine, from La Grange, Kentucky, met each other for the first time last year.
Mail Online | 6 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Nerve-transfer operation allows paralysed patients to move their arms and hands again Surgeons at Washington University performed the surgery on nine patients, and all reported new movement. It works to reroute healthy nerves, bypassing the spinal cord to reattached to damaged nerves in the arm.
Mail Online | 6 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Travelers at risk without vaccines A new study finds many Americans travel overseas without making sure they're fully vaccinated, putting themselves and others at risk of serious illnesses
CBS News | 6 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Many Americans travel abroad without key vaccines Experts recommend travelers consult a doctor two months before going overseas
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Rohingya trafficking victims endure stress of limbo, stranded in Thailand By Alisa Tang RATTAPHUM, Thailand (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The strapping 23-year-old Rohingya Muslim was matter of fact as he described being forced onto a boat in Myanmar for a tortuous two-month-long journey, beaten and kicked by traffickers as he
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Pain-Pill Guidelines for Kids Spark a Fierce Debate A recent FDA decision to approve OxyContin for children as young as 11 has triggered a fierce debate between lawmakers and some addiction specialists and families of children with serious medical conditions.
Wall Street Journal | 8 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Sientra suspends sales of medical implants made by Brazilian contract partner (Reuters) - Breast implant maker Sientra Inc said it has placed a temporary hold on sales of medical implants made by a Brazilian contract manufacturer, sending its shares down 11 percent in extended trading. Sientra also said it recommends that plastic s
Yahoo! News | 8 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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New Treatment Could Prevent Lyme Disease Infection Researchers developing ways to prevent Lyme disease report promising results with an approach that stimulates the immune system to ward off infection.
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Tai chi can help build strength, relieve pain By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) - For people with chronic illnesses ranging from cancer to arthritis, Tai chi exercises may improve walking, build strength and reduce pain, according to a new analysis of past research. The slow and gentle movements o
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