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    • 12 SEP 18
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    Doctors remove pumpkin-size fibroid from woman’s uterus

    Doctors in Singapore successfully removed a so-called giant uterine fibroid weighing about 61 lbs. (28 kilograms) from a 53-year-old woman’s abdomen, according to a new report of the case.   Medically speaking, a fibroid earns the descriptor “giant” when it weighs in at 25 lbs. (11 kg). In the woman’s case, however, the mass tipped

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    • 12 SEP 18
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    Doctors remove pumpkin-size fibroid from woman’s uterus

    Doctors in Singapore successfully removed a so-called giant uterine fibroid weighing about 61 lbs. (28 kilograms) from a 53-year-old woman’s abdomen, according to a new report of the case.   Medically speaking, a fibroid earns the descriptor “giant” when it weighs in at 25 lbs. (11 kg). In the woman’s case, however, the mass tipped

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    • 11 SEP 18
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    At least 15 men near Ground Zero after 9/11 have breast cancer

    As the nation remembers the lives lost during the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, some are working to bring awareness to first responders and others still suffering from 9/11-related illnesses. “We’re only now beginning to understand and witness the long-term effects of that work and the full extent of the sacrifices of all of

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    • 10 SEP 18
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    1 in 5 college students so stressed they consider suicide

    College can be so stressful that many students think about killing themselves, and some even try, a new study suggests. Among more than 67,000 students surveyed, over 20 percent said they experienced stressful events in the last year that were strongly associated with mental health problems, including harming themselves and suicidal thoughts or attempts, researchers

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    • 10 SEP 18
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    Star-studded Stand Up To Cancer telethon raises record $123M

    LOS ANGELES — Stand Up To Cancer says its sixth celebrity-filled telethon was its most successful yet. The organization said Sunday that the fundraiser received more than $123 million in pledges from the U.S. and Canada. Matt Damon, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jon Hamm and Winona Ryder were among the stars participating in Friday’s telecast. Musical

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    • 09 SEP 18
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    Crohn’s patients test experimental stem cell treatment

    It’s a painful, chronic, and for some, untreatable condition. More than 700,000 Americans suffer from Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation of the digestive tract that can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition.  Now, scientists in the UK have launched a new clinical study to test the

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    • 09 SEP 18
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    Crohn’s patients test experimental stem cell treatment

    It’s a painful, chronic, and for some, untreatable condition. More than 700,000 Americans suffer from Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation of the digestive tract that can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition.  Now, scientists in the UK have launched a new clinical study to test the

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