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    • 18 MAY 17
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    Told he’d die by age 10, grad with rare disease fulfills dream

    On Saturday, 29-year-old Ryan Dant graduated from his dream school, the University of Louisville. And for him, the relatively ordinary act of walking across the stage in a cap and gown was nothing short of a miracle. Ryan was never supposed to graduate from college. He wasn’t supposed to be able to walk across the

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    • 17 MAY 17
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    Told he’d die by age 10, grad with rare disease fulfills dream

    On Saturday, 29-year-old Ryan Dant graduated from his dream school, the University of Louisville. And for him, the relatively ordinary act of walking across the stage in a cap and gown was nothing short of a miracle. Ryan was never supposed to graduate from college. He wasn’t supposed to be able to walk across the

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    • 17 MAY 17
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    What sunscreen users are doing wrong

    Most people don’t use sunscreen correctly, a new study shows. Experts know using sunscreen properly can reduce the risk for skin cancer. And millions of us know we’re supposed to do it. But to find out what happens when people actually apply sunscreen in real life, researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis set

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    • 16 MAY 17
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    Rare superbug strain found in U.S. city

    A type of bacteria that’s resistant to many widely used antibiotics is unusually common among people in Houston, new research reveals. The superbug, known as Klebsiella pneumoniae, is particularly prevalent in this city of 6 million people, according to scientists. “Finding the otherwise uncommon strain in our city was a very surprising discovery,” said the study’s

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    • 16 MAY 17
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    Mold on baby wipes prompts Honest Company recall

    The Honest Company is recalling certain lots of their baby wipes because of a possible mold contamination problem, CBS Miami reports. In a video on their website, company co-founder Christoper Gavigan explained the problem. “Recently it came to our attention during routine quality testing that certain lots of our wipes were not meeting out high standards,” said

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    • 16 MAY 17
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    Many U.S. travelers skip this vaccine before a trip

    More than half of U.S. travelers who should get the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine before they go abroad are not getting the shot, putting many others at risk when they return home, a new study finds. The research, published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine, is important, experts say, because most measles outbreaks

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    • 15 MAY 17
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    Police officer gives boy "the very best gift we could receive"

    An 8-year-old Wisconsin boy and a police officer will soon share an unusual bond: a kidney. Social media can be thanked for linking up the two. Lindsey Bittorf, a police deputy in Milton, Wisconsin, saw a Facebook plea for a kidney donor from the mother of Jackson Arneson, who was born with a chronic kidney

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    • 15 MAY 17
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    Pregnant mom joins growing push for guaranteed paid maternity leave

    Before her daughter Brooke was born in November of 2015, Alessandra — who asked CBS News not to use her last name — hadn’t given much thought to the politics of motherhood. “A lot of us who aren’t in the situation are blind to it,” she told us. But now, as she’s expecting her second

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    • 14 MAY 17
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    Counting blessings after brush with skin cancer

    May 14, 2017, 6:22 PM| Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. A woman from New York shared her story about the disease with Meg Oliver. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/neuRvlxAY6o/

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    • 13 MAY 17
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    Morning Rounds: Novel drugs and the risks of cotton swabs in ears

    May 13, 2017, 8:00 AM| Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the safety of novel drugs, the risks of children using cotton swabs in ears and a new tool in development that can monitor drug levels in the bloodstream. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/ssXrytvZg-w/

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    • 13 MAY 17
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    Doctors warn about nasty parasite in sushi

    Sushi has a healthy reputation – it can be low fat and high in protein – but a new report serves as a stark reminder that sushi made with raw fish can carry a dangerous parasite. Doctors warn that it’s becoming a greater problem in Western countries as more people eat sushi, and they documented

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    • 12 MAY 17
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    Sushi parasite on the rise, doctors warn

    Sushi has a healthy reputation – it can be low fat and high in protein – but a new report serves as a stark reminder that sushi made with raw fish can carry a dangerous parasite. Doctors warn that it’s becoming a greater problem in Western countries as more people eat sushi, and they documented

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    • 12 MAY 17
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    Couple who lost almost 600 pounds together set to wed

    Frustrated with his ever-growing weight that peaked at 675 pounds, Ronnie Brower began dieting and working out on his way to losing an astounding 458 pounds. His four-year fitness journey, chronicled on Facebook, earned him the admiration of a woman at his gym who similarly was trying to lose a lot of weight. Brower and

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    • 11 MAY 17
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    Hydrotherapy rehab making a splash with dogs

    Charlie was a carefree, happy dachshund, until one day, she fell victim to the sort of back injury so common in her breed. “I have a crate in my bedroom and the dogs sleep in the crate,” Charie’s “mom,” Temple Richardson, tells CBS News. “Every morning, I come and open the crate and walk to

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