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    • 29 MAR 19
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    Surgeons perform first organ transplant from an HIV-positive donor

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    • 28 MAR 19
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    Teen dies from tapeworm infection in brain

    When a young man in India started having seizures, doctors scanned his brain and found a grim image: His brain was dotted with parasitic cysts — the result of a severe and ultimately fatal tapeworm infection. The 18-year-old man was taken to the emergency room after having so-called tonic-clonic seizures, in which a person loses consciousness and

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    • 28 MAR 19
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    $80 million awarded to man who claimed weed killer caused cancer

    A federal court civil jury awarded a California man $80 million over his claim that the weed killer Roundup caused cancer, months after the same jury found Roundup was substanial factor in causing his non-Hodgkin’s lymphona. The six-person jury in San Francisco returned its verdict in favor of Edwin Hardeman, 70, who said he used

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    • 27 MAR 19
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    Judge strikes down 2 states’ Medicaid work requirements

    The Trump administration’s efforts to push the poor toward self-sufficiency were dealt a blow Wednesday, when a federal judge ruled Medicaid work requirements undermined the program’s mission of providing health care for the needy. U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg in Washington, D.C., blocked work requirements for low-income people in two states – Arkansas and Kentucky.

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    • 27 MAR 19
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    Army recruit gets flesh-eating disease at basic training, loses leg

    Stockton, Calif. — A Stockton, California, family is calling for consequences after their son contracted a rare flesh-eating disease, CBS Sacramento reports. The family of Dez Del Barba, a 21-year-old soldier who enlisted in the California National Guard late last year, says a lack of medical treatment at an army base led to his condition. Del

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    • 27 MAR 19
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    Sausage products recalled over possible metal contamination

    North Country Smokehouse is recalling more than 2,600 pounds of ready-to-eat sausage products that could contain metal. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the recall Saturday for the company, which is based in Claremont, New Hampshire. The USDA said the ready-to-eat kielbasa sausage items were produced Feb. 7 and 8. The recall includes: 1-pound

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    • 26 MAR 19
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    N.Y. county declares state of emergency over measles

    Health officials in Rockland County, New York have declared a state of emergency amid an ongoing measles outbreak. The county is prohibiting unvaccinated children under the age of 18 from going out in public spaces for 30 days, CBS New York reports. There have been 153 confirmed cases of measles in Rockland County, which sits

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