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TV anchor Michelle Velez has cancer after molar pregnancy – TODAY

A news anchor from Las Vegas is reporting on her own heartbreaking story. Michelle Velez revealed on Thursday that she has a rare form of cancer that was caused by a pregnancy complication. When I was diagnosed with a molar pregnancy, I was completely overw…

4 People Now Dead from Legionnaires’ Outbreak Linked to Hot Tub Display at a State Fair – PEOPLE Great Ideas

Four people have now died from a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that has been traced back to a hot tub display at a North Carolina state fair. As of Oct. 18, there are 141 confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease and four deaths that began at the NC Mountain…

Doctors Completely Missed My Brain Swelling and Sent Me to a Mental Health Facility for Schizophrenia Instead – Yahoo Lifestyle

This article is part of Health's series, Misdiagnosed, featuring stories from real women who have had their medical symptoms dismissed or wrongly diagnosed. I'm probably just dehydrated. That's what I told myself when I noticed a twitch in my right pinky fin…

Which foods are beneficial for a healthy gut microbiome? – Medical News Today

New research finds an association between healthy bacterial compositions and certain dietary patterns and food groups. What is more, the findings suggest that "diet is likely to become a significant and serious line of treatment" for conditions such as Crohn'…

Mom of Two Shares Her Breast Cancer Battle: ‘Getting That Mammogram Saved My Life’ – PEOPLE Great Ideas

Jennie Smythe had no idea her life was about to change when she walked into a routine mammogram appointment in November 2018. The CEO of Girlilla Marketing in Nashville didn’t think twice about the procedure at the Vanderbilt Breast Center — until she was as…

After Taking Antibiotics, This Man’s Gut Started Brewing Alcohol Whenever He Ate Carbs – IFLScience

In 2011, an otherwise healthy man in the US injured his thumb so severely he required antibiotics. Doctors prescribed oral cephalexin, a common antibiotic used to treat infections.  One week after completing his course he began to experience some curious sym…

Early cancer detection is goal of transatlantic research alliance – Nature.com

A lung cancer cell: imaging advances are enabling researchers to sniff out ever-smaller tumours. Credit: Anne Weston, EM STP, The Francis Crick Institute/SPL Catching cancer early, when it is at its most treatable, is the focus of a new international researc…

Antibiotics caused man’s ‘drunkenness disease,’ report says: ‘No one believed him’ – Fox News

A 46-year-old man developed the rare, but very real condition known as auto-brewery syndrome (ABS), colloquially referred to as “drunkenness disease," after finishing a round of antibiotics, according to a recent report. The man, a U.S. resident who otherwis…

Diabetes And Alzheimer’s Disease Risk: Scientists Explore The Link : Shots – Health News – NPR

Brain scientists are offering a new reason to control blood sugar levels: It might help lower your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. "There's many reasons to get [blood sugar] under control," says David Holtzman, chairman of neurology at Washington Uni…
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