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‘Miracle Kitten’ Cassidy Is A Tiny, Adorable Fighter After Surviving Nine Weeks Alone

Native New Yorker, University of Virginia graduate, runner, and sometimes stand-up performer.<p>When helpless kittens narrowly survive harsh conditions …

Meet Noodle, The Adorable Labrador Puppy Saved From Drowning By Sailors

Cute

New blood drawing technique could mean less needle pokes at the hospital

Afraid of needles? Soon you may have one less thing to fear. Two companies, Intermountain Healthcare and Velano Vascular, are exploring new tech that …

Health Care

Drink Your Rooibos? Natural Cancer Remedies -- Sorting Fact From Fiction

Kareemah Gamieldien, <i>Cape Peninsula University of Technology</i><p>When it comes to natural remedies for cancer therapy, many patients are given anecdotal advice about the usefulness of alternative traditional medicines. They are also often told to combine these with their conventional medication for added …

U.S. firefighter gets world's most extensive face transplant

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A volunteer firefighter from Mississippi whose face was burned off during a home fire rescue received the world’s most extensive face transplant, New York University Langone Medical Center said on Monday.<p>After a 26-hour surgery performed at the New York hospital in August, …

Here's How An iPhone Helps One Teen (And His Mom) Manage Diabetes

Blake Atkins gets a lot of texts from his mother when he's at school. But unlike most teenagers, this 16-year-old doesn't seem to mind.<p>That's because four years ago, Atkins was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. And now, his mother, Lori, has a way to find out and let him know when his blood sugar …

Diabetes

Many nurses happy with pay, would still change careers

Many U.S. nurses are satisfied with their pay but a lot of them would choose a different job or career path if they could, a new survey suggests.<p>Overall, nurses typically earn more - $95,000 to $170,000 - with advanced degrees that let them specialize in areas such as anesthesia, midwifery and …