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Slap on a Flu Patch? New Vaccine Would Skip the Needle

A new patch could let people ditch needles and give themselves the flu vaccine — opening the possibility of getting your annual flu immunization in the mail instead of at the doctor's office.<p>Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology developed the patch and found it works well when people …

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Philip Seymour Hoffman death ruled an accidental drug overdose

Philip Seymour Hoffman's death has been ruled an accident by the New York City medical examiner.<p>Hoffman died from acute mixed drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine, the medical examiner stated.<p>The Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in …

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Cancer patient's leg kept alive by being attached to arm

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/regions/north_east/1056000/1056952_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534458764_3169894b7558203e586b2307a27fe091<p><b>Surgeons removed a man's tumour and rebuilt his body using leg muscles and tissue they had removed and attached to his arm to keep alive.</b><p>The …

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Ancient gladiator school discovered in Austria

An ancient Roman gladiator school has been discovered in Austria, complete with cell blocks, a training arena and a bath complex, archaeologists say.<p>The buried remains of the school at the site of Carnuntum, near Vienna were detected not through excavations but through remote-sensing techniques. …

In Rare Unison, U.N. Demands That Syria Allow Humanitarian Aid

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously called on Syria to immediately allow the delivery of humanitarian aid to millions of needy people in the war-torn country.<p>Veto-wielding Russia and China, which have been strong supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime in the past, …

Flu deaths in California rise to 302, but appear to be slowing

The total confirmed deaths from the flu in California rose to 302 this week, as this year's flu season continues to wane.<p>Twenty-four flu deaths were confirmed Friday, a drop from late January and early February when an average 50 people died each week.<p>This year's flu season struck early, and …