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Kansas Boy With Special Needs Told to Remove Varsity Jacket, Mom Says

A Kansas mom is outraged after her son, who has special needs, was forced by his school to remove his varsity letter jacket.<p>Jolinda Kelley of Wichita, Kansas, bought a varsity letter for her son Michael's letter jacket after he was recognized for participation for playing basketball, but she says …

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles Is Playful, Wicked Brain Candy

Christina Ricci was born to play an 19th-century ax murderer, as it turns out.<p>A Fall River, Massachusetts, jury in 1893 couldn’t determine whether or not Lizzie Borden killed her parents, and neither has anyone since. But according to the 2014 Lifetime Original Movie,* Lizzie Borden Took an Ax*, …

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Success for first non-beating heart transplant in Europe

Surgeons say that new technique will allow far more donor hearts to be used and could increase transplantation by up to 25%<p>Surgeons in Cambridge are hailing as a success the first heart transplant operation in Europe to use a non-beating heart.<p>Medical teams at Papworth Hospital spent more than a …

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1 dead, 3 injured in bridge collapse on I-35 in Salado, Texas

Emergency personnel responded Thursday to a bridge collapse along Interstate 35 in Central Texas that killed one and injured three, Fox4News.com reported.<p>The Bell County Sheriff's Department says the accident happened late Thursday morning in Salado. That's about 40 miles north of Austin. Lt. …

Google to build robot surgeons with Johnson & Johnson

Pair have entered collaboration to develop robotic tools for surgeons<p>Google is to team up with healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson to build robotic surgeons in the Silicon Valley giant's latest foray into healthcare.<p>The tech giant will work with J&J medical device division Ethicon to develop new …

Election 2015: Cameron promises 'seven-day NHS' by 2020

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/politics/1156000/1156213_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524813201_a54bf579f4a35f4f218d551ab0f3d857<p><b>All hospitals in England will provide "a truly seven-day NHS" by 2020 under a future Conservative government, David Cameron has said.</b><p>At the party's …

Skin may help spot Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease

<b>Scientists have proposed a new idea for detecting brain conditions including Alzheimer's - a skin test.</b><p>Their work, which is at an early stage, found the same abnormal proteins that accumulate in the brain in such disorders can also be found in skin.<p>Early diagnosis is key to preventing the loss of …

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Baby born inside amniotic sac described as ‘medical miracle’

Silas Philips entered the world wrapped in a perfect package.<p>The baby delivered via emergency Cesarean section at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., was born still inside his mother’s amniotic sac.<p>Curled up in the fetal position, the tiny body and head could be seen through the …

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Hip fracture patients more likely to die if released within five days

Patients sent home within five days were twice as likely to die within six years than those who recovered in hospital for 15 days or more.<p>Older people who suffer hip fractures are more likely to die if they are discharged from hospital within five days, a study has shown.<p>Many hospitals are under …

4 Crazy Predictions For The Future Of Health Care: Human Augmentation, Hacked DNA, And More

In the next 20 years, we’ll see groundbreaking research, from bionic exoskeletons to smartphones that diagnose cancer, start to change our lives.<p>Look across all the research and innovation taking place in biology and medicine now, and you can only imagine what health care could be like in 20 years. …

California police seek help in probe of family shooting, baby's death

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> Police in California are pleading for help from the public in the investigation into the shooting of three people and the death of a baby who was later found in a dumpster.<p>Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna admits that investigators do not have enough information to answer the …

Teen Murders Pregnant Woman, Cuts Her Fetus Out of Womb

The 17-year-old reportedly had a miscarriage and had become obsessed with "finding another baby" to claim as her own.<p>A 20-year-old Mexican woman was murdered and had the fetus cut out of her body by a teenager she met on Facebook, multiple outlets are reporting.<p>Nathaly Cartas Leon (pictured above) …

HIPAA/Medical Release for Emergency Situations?

My partner and I live several hours away from anyone we're legally related to. There's a surgery in the cards in the next year or so for him, which …

Woman Awarded $1.12M After Being Arrested While Taking Photos Outside a Military Base

A New York woman has been awarded $1.12 million in damages after being arrested back in 2009 while taking photographs outside a military base.<p><i>The</i> …

Why Didn't Toxic Waste Cause a Cancer Epidemic, Like We Expected in the 1970s?

There are hundreds of hazardous waste sites in the U.S.—but only three have been linked to excess cancers.<p>Like so many people who fear their health has been damaged by living near a hazardous waste site, the veterans of Camp Lejeune, a polluted Marine Corps base in Jacksonville, North Carolina, …

Combining The DNA Of 3 People Raises Ethical Questions

In a darkened lab in the north of England, a research associate is intensely focused on the microscope in front of her. She carefully maneuvers a long glass tube that she uses to manipulate early human embryos.<p>"It's like microsurgery," says Laura Irving of Newcastle University.<p>Irving is part of a …

Drug companies shake their rattlebag at the poor

Fay Schopen (Opinion, 12 December) cheerleads what she considers the American ease of pill-popping. Even a casual glance at the medicating patterns in my country reveal that the poor, and people of colour, especially children, are those that are prescribed the most pills. And this is not because …

The Future of HealthTech - Ambulance Drones

In December 2013, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos caused quite a stir with the announcement of his company’s plans to offer 30-minute product deliveries via unmanned aerial vehicles (more commonly referred to as “drones”). Drones have been deployed by the U.S. military since the 1970s, for purposes ranging …

How to hack your taste buds

Why does toothpaste give orange juice a weird aftertaste? It’s one of many surprisingly easy ways to trick your tongue – and your brain – into experiencing strange flavours, says Veronique Greenwood. What's going on?<p>Your tongue is not a blank slate. What you've just eaten can change the flavour of …

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Father in missing family case arrested after police standoff

<b>(CNN) —</b> A California highway standoff ended Thursday when SWAT teams surrounded and arrested a father being sought in an Amber Alert along with four of his missing children, Montebello Police Department Capt. Luis Lopez told reporters.<p>The four children were recovered safely from the vehicle, Lopez …

Argoed cannibal murder: Prayers for Cerys Marie Yemm

<b>A woman murdered in an act of cannibalism has been remembered in prayers at a church service.</b><p>Cerys Marie Yemm, 22, died after being attacked by Matthew Williams at a hostel in Argoed, Caerphilly county.<p>Police used a Taser stun gun on the 34-year-old and he later died.<p>Reverend Charlotte Moss, of …

Nurse who fought Ebola quarantine moving out of Maine: report

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and publicly fought quarantine orders in New Jersey and Maine after returning to the United States last month has decided to move away from her home state, a newspaper in Maine reported.<p>Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend, Ted Wilbur, plan to leave Maine …

Uncle: Mom of boy found dead got psychiatric care

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — An uncle of a 6-year-old autistic boy found dead after his mother told police she threw him from a bridge on the Oregon …

Wi-Fi hot spot named after terror group delays LAX flight

A transatlantic American Airlines flight was delayed Sunday after a passenger noticed a portable Wi-Fi connection named "Al-Quida Free Terror Nettwork."<p>American Airlines Flight 136 was scheduled to fly from Los Angeles International Airport to London, but a passenger's discovery of the poorly …

Up to three Ebola-infected travelers might fly each month

<b>(CNN) —</b> Up to three Ebola-infected travelers might board an international flight each month in West Africa, according to a new study, and potentially spread the deadly virus to other countries.<p>Scientists used a model to predict that, on average, three people who are infected with Ebola will leave …