Poliolike illness that paralyzes children may be caused by viral infection: study

This post was originally published on this siteThe mysterious polio-resembling illness that sickened hundreds of children last year may have been caused by a viral infection, according to a new

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Disneyland visitor with measles may have exposed others to disease: health officials

This post was originally published on this siteA person infected with measles who recently visited Disneyland in California may have exposed others to the disease, Los Angeles health officials

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Woman contracts flesh-eating bacteria after insect bite, nearly loses foot: ‘I felt like I had been stabbed’

This post was originally published on this siteA British woman claims she developed a rare bacterial infection after she was bitten by an insect while on vacation. Faye Wilkes, 41, was

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Antibiotics caused man’s gut to turn carbs into alcohol

This post was originally published on this siteA 46-year-old man developed the rare, but very real condition known as auto-brewery syndrome (ABS), colloquially referred to as “drunkenness

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Dad’s skin cancer battle leaves him with massive chunk missing from neck, back

This post was originally published on this siteA 37-year-old Australian father of two is warning others to undergo a routine skin check after losing a large chunk of flesh on his back and neck to

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Jennifer Garner partakes in Breast Cancer Awareness Month by sharing video of mammogram appointment

This post was originally published on this siteJennifer Garner wants you to get your breasts checked. This week, the 47-year-old actress posted a video of herself at her annual mammogram

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Mosquito-borne EEE kills another Massachusetts resident; man remembered for ‘huge giving heart’

This post was originally published on this siteA 58-year-old Massachusetts man has died from the rare but serious mosquito-borne Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus, according to his

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Legionnaires’ disease outbreak linked to North Carolina state fair kills 3rd person: officials

This post was originally published on this siteA third person has died following an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human

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Rare EEE virus kills 5th Michigan resident, officials say

This post was originally published on this siteA fifth person in Michigan has died of the rare but dangerous mosquito-borne Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), state health officials announced

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Stressed-out pregnant women may be less likely to have a baby of a certain sex, study finds

This post was originally published on this siteWomen who experience high levels of stress during their pregnancy may be at an increased risk of having a premature or low-birthrate baby. But

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