Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa hospitalized with head, neck injuries after being stretchered off field

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa sustained neck and head injuries after being slammed to the ground Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals and was stretchered from the field. The Dolphins said Tagovailoa was conscious, had movement in all his extremities and was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center for further evaluation. More...

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By admin On Thursday, September 29th, 2022
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Drinking several cups of coffee every day is linked to a longer lifespan, research finds

It turns out that drinking a few cups of coffee each day may actually do more than just give you a jolt at work — it might even help you live longer.  Two to three cups of coffee a day is associated with More...

By admin On Thursday, September 29th, 2022
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Top surgery drastically improves quality of life for young transgender people, study finds

The quality of life of young transmasculine people dramatically improves after receiving top surgery — a mastectomy procedure that removes breast tissue — according to a study by Northwestern Medicine. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 28th, 2022
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Uganda is racing to contain a deadly Ebola outbreak

A member of the Ugandan medical staff of the Ebola Treatment Unit stands inside the ward in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda on September 24, 2022.  More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 28th, 2022
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Overdose deaths spurred by fake pills containing fentanyl — and some are designed to look like candy, DEA says

An increasing number of fake prescription pills that contain potentially deadly fentanyl are helping drive overdose death rates to record levels in the U.S., including some now manufactured in rainbow colors More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 28th, 2022
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Family gets reprieve from $2,700 ambulance bill after report spotlights the charges

Peggy Dula is as surprised as she is relieved. The 55-year-old resident of St. Charles, Illinois, had been fighting a $2,700 ambulance bill for nearly a year. Now, the amount she owes from her September 2021 More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 27th, 2022
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California attorney general warns town against abortion ban as governor signs 13 reproductive health bills

A city in California is considering legislation that would ban abortions within the city. In response, California Attorney General Rob Bonta warned Temecula’s city council not to pass such legislation, More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 27th, 2022
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U.S. ramps up search for undetected polio, as vaccinations stall in New York

Health authorities in New York’s Rockland County say they have seen the pace of their emergency polio vaccination effort stall in recent weeks, amid fierce opposition from anti-vaccine groups. The first More...

By admin On Friday, September 23rd, 2022
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“You’re not alone”: Suicide attempts among teen girls increased 50% during pandemic, CDC finds

Bethlehem, Connecticut — Emma Wanstall has learned it’s OK to ask for help. The 18-year-old former cheerleader started treatment for her mental health in July after she fell into a deep depression during More...

By admin On Friday, September 23rd, 2022
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Buy and bust: After Platinum Health took control of Noble sites, all hospital workers were fired

The news, under Noble Health letterhead, arrived at 5:05 p.m. on a Friday, with the subject line: “Urgent Notice.” Audrain Community Hospital, Paul Huemann’s workplace of 32 years, was letting More...