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Separated Triplets Offer A Glimpse Into 'The Wild West Of Psychology'

Bobby Shafran got an unexpectedly warm welcome on his first day at college in 1980.<p>"Immediately everyone greeted him like he'd been there for years," says filmmaker Tim Wardle. "Guys coming up to him, slapping him on the back, girls are kissing him. He's never been there before — he doesn't know …

When A Boy Sticks Magnets Up His Nose, Doctors Have To Get Ingenious

Kids stick things in their nose, ears, and mouth all the time; it may be another way for them to explore and learn.<p>But getting those objects out be challenging, and can take some creativity. Like when an 11-year-old boy put button magnets up both nostrils, where they locked tightly onto his …

Forget Freud: Dreams Replay Our Everyday Lives

Thanks to Sigmund Freud, we all know what it means to dream about swords, sticks and umbrellas. Or maybe we don't.<p>"For 100 years, we got stuck into that Freudian perspective on dreams, which turned out to be not scientifically very accurate," says Robert Stickgold, a sleep researcher and associate …

Multifaceted Role of the Nurse Navigator Includes Palliative, Supportive Care

June 17, 2017<p>Share this content:<p>Palliative care throughout the continuum of care addresses a variety of patient needs.<p><b>The following article features</b> …

Man wounded near Millennium Park, second shooting at intersection in 9 months

People thought they heard fireworks as they strolled near Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago on a warm evening Thursday.<p>But it was gunfire, a man in his 20s shot in the abdomen at Monroe Street and Michigan Avenue. It was the second shooting at that intersection in nine months.<p>"This …

U.S. cancer survivors living longer than ever before

As the American population ages, more older adults will survive cancer and live with other chronic conditions that will burden the health care …

California bill would crack down on opioid doctor shoppers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As a defensive strong safety on his high school football team, Aaron Rubin was no stranger to injury treatment. He'd apply …

Cop Quietly Pays For Family's Essentials After Shoplifting Bust

"These officers do these type of things a lot, but we don't always know about it."<p>A kindhearted cop in Redmond, Washington, came to the rescue of a family after the mother and father were allegedly caught trying to shoplift essential items for their children.<p>The Redmond Police Department officer …

Some Muslims Don’t Believe in Evolution Either. Why Are Christians So Much More Zealous About It?

For some Christian creationists, the scientific theory of evolution is an existential threat to their faith—one they feel they must publicly oppose. …

Religion

The Strange Perils of Running a Novelty Item Empire

Top-secret torpedoes and government agents get involved.<p>Archie McPhee. A mecca of nonsense. (Photo courtesy of Archie McPhee)<p>Handerpants, underwear …

Haunting photos show a ghost town destroyed by nuclear disaster Fukushima, and the residents who dared to go back

The devastating string of events caused thousands of deaths, and over 100,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes in the Fukushima Daiichi area.<p>Photographers Carlos Ayesta and Guillaume Bression were on the ground on the days after the diaster, documenting the horrific events — but their …

Fukushima

Lawsuit: Maggots found on intensive care patient in Florida

ORANGE PARK, Fla. (AP) — A family is suing a Florida hospital where staff reported finding maggots while examining a 76-year-old woman.<p>The children of Dorothy Mooneyham of Orange Park seek over $15,000 damages from the Orange Park Medical Center. In the lawsuit filed Thursday in Clay County, …

40 years after Entebbe: Netanyahu to visit site of daring hostage-rescue mission

By Ruth Eglash<p>, Reporter<p>JERUSALEM — It was an audacious rescue mission, one that has taken on mythical proportions and is the subject of books and movies.<p>On June 27, 1976, Palestinian and German terrorists hijacked an Air France flight making its way from Tel Aviv to Paris. The 248 passengers from …

Israel

MedRec: Electronic Medical Records on the Blockchain

Today, you have more access to information about your health than ever before. From the personal tracking offered by Fitbit and Apple Watch to the …

Tim Tebow prays with family during in-flight medical emergency

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tim Tebow made a name for himself on football fields, but passengers on a recent Delta flight got a different glimpse of the former NFL star.<p>Tebow rushed to the aid of a family that was dealing with a medical emergency on a Phoenix-bound Delta flight Sunday, praying with them and helping …

Tim Tebow

Straight Talk About Palliative Care: What Everyone Should Know

A Conversation With the Center to Advance Palliative Care's Diane Meier<p>By<p>Barbara Sadick<p>Ask most people what palliative care is, and they'll likely say it's where doctors and nurses help people die.<p>But they'd be wrong.<p>Palliative-care teams offer comfort and support, relieving pain and easing stress, …

Palliative Care: Who Do We Serve?

by: Eric Widera (@ewidera)<br>Some of the best evidence for palliative care comes from interventions focused primarily on individuals with advanced …

Health Care

Vicar of Baghdad: 'When I invited Isil to dinner they said, "Yes, we’ll come, but we’ll chop off your head." Rather kind of them to warn me'

For more than 10 years, Canon Andrew White presided over the only Anglican Church in Iraq, a role that led him to be known universally as the Vicar of Baghdad.<p>But his old parish of St George’s has become too dangerous, and today he leads a peripatetic life, spending time with his displaced …

FACT CHECK: Causes of Death in the United States

CLAIM<p>A list of statistics shows the leading causes of death in the United States through the first half of 2016.<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>A graphic purportedly …

'Explosive' Healthcare Spending at End of Life Uncommon | medicare, spending, end of life, study

A study of spending patterns finds end-of-life healthcare spending begins far earlier than the last few months of a patient's life. Nearly half the …

Health Care

Earth's companion: asteroid locked in game of leapfrog with planet

Scientists have discovered a small asteroid, labelled 2016 HO3, that bounces up and down through Earth’s orbit – but it’s 38 times farther away than the moon<p>The Earth has an asteroid companion traveling in orbit with it around the sun, Nasa astronomers have discovered.<p>The small asteroid has a …

Astronomy

As F1 roars into Baku, activists tell drivers: help our fight for human rights

The asphalt has been laid over Baku’s ancient cobbled streets, many residential buildings have been covered with false fronts for the cameras, and bling-built new ones are on proud display. Well away from the limelight of this weekend’s 3.7-mile grand prix circuit through the city are Azerbaijan’s …

The government offers $130 billion to college students. Why aren’t more applying for it?

By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel<p>, Reporter<p>The federal government provides more than $150 billion in grants, loans and work-study funding for college students, yet the number of high school students filing out financial aid applications to access that money is waning.<p>A trove of data released this week by …

College & University

Family of U.S. boy killed by alligator 'overwhelmed' by support

(Reuters) - The parents of a 2-year-old boy snatched away and drowned by an alligator in Florida have been “overwhelmed with the support and love” that have poured in since the tragedy captured national attention, the family said in a statement on Saturday.<p>Lane Graves, a 2-year-old boy who was …

Walt Disney World Resort

The Two Words Fathers Should Say to Their Children

“Watch me, dad. Watch me.”<p>There are few imperatives a father hears more often from his children than “watch me.” It’s a plea for us to recognize that …

Patients greeted by robot at Belgian hospital

OSTEND, Belgium (Reuters) - A Belgian hospital has just welcomed its newest staff member: Pepper, a humanoid robot that speaks 19 languages.<p>New recruit "Pepper" the robot, a humanoid robot designed to welcome and take care of visitors and patients, holds the hand of a new born baby next to his …

The head of the American Medical Association calls many health apps pure “snake oil”

In the 1850s, America was full of self-proclaimed doctors peddling patent medicines that, if they didn’t kill you, rarely cured you. It took doctors and regulators decades to extinguish fraud and ban toxic products. Now, claims Dr. James Madara, head of the American Medical Association (AMA), we …

Digital Health

Can doctors actually predict how long patients have left?

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p><i>My aunt was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer. Her doctor said she had about six months to live. But she died just over one month later. Are doctors usually this bad at predicting how long patients will survive?</i><p><b>THE ANSWER</b><p>Unfortunately, doctors get it wrong more often than they get …