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  • Doctor suspended for berating basketball player suffering from anxiety attack - ABC News

    A Northern California emergency room doctor was suspended for her alleged gruff bedside manner after she was caught on a viral cell phone video allegedly mocking, ridiculing and cursing a patient rushed to her Silicon Valley hospital suffering from an ...

  • Invasive plant that causes 3rd-degree burns, permanent blindness discovered in Virginia - Fox News

    Officials in Virginia are warning residents to be on the lookout after an invasive plant was found Tuesday in the northern part of the state that can cause third-degree burns and even permanent blindness. The Massey Herbarium at Virginia Tech said in a ...

  • He's dying of cancer. Now, he's the first patient to go to trial to argue Roundup made him sick - CNN

    (CNN) On bad days, Dewayne Johnson is too crippled to speak. Lesions often cover as much as 80% of his body. Doctors have said they didn't expect him to live to see this day. But Monday marks a milestone: Johnson, 46, is the first of hundreds of cancer ...

  • Sex and Drugs Decline Among Teens, but Depression and Suicidal Thoughts Grow - New York Times

    One in seven high school students reported misusing prescription opioids, one of several disturbing results in a nationwide survey of teenagers that revealed a growing sense of fear and despair among youth in the United States. The numbers of teenagers ...

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  • WHO to classify 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition - WPLG Local 10

    (CNN) - Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances. Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization is set to ...

  • Results Of At-Home Genetic Tests For Health Can Be Hard To Interpret - NPR

    Rita Adele Steyn's mother had a double mastectomy in her 40s because she had so many lumps in her breasts. Her first cousin died of breast cancer. And Steyn's sister is going through chemotherapy for the disease now. So Steyn worries she might be next.

  • Pennsylvania among anti-vaccine hot spots on rise in US - Philly.com

    NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect the announcement Friday that Baylor University researchers had inadvertently inflated their Pennsylvania data. Pennsylvania is one of a dozen states nationwide that have seen increases in parents choosing ...

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  • 'It was either me or the cat': Georgia woman kills rabid bobcat with her bare hands - Washington Post

    DeDe Phillips grew up in the country, and she knew all about bobcats — including how they kill. “They go for your jugular,” the Georgia woman recently told OnlineAthens. “[B]ecause when they can get the vein you're dead in a couple of minutes.” That ...