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    • 05 JUN 13
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    Child’s lung transplant need presents complex ethical dilemma

    (CBS News) Time is running out for a little girl in Pennsylvania. She needs a lung transplant, but rules prevent children her age from getting lungs from adults. Her parents are fighting to change that, and now the battle is now reaching all the way to the Obama administration. There’s a complex ethical dilemma at

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    • 05 JUN 13
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    Child’s lung transplant need presents complex ethical dilemma

    (CBS News) Time is running out for a little girl in Pennsylvania. She needs a lung transplant, but rules prevent children her age from getting lungs from adults. Her parents are fighting to change that, and now the battle is now reaching all the way to the Obama administration. There’s a complex ethical dilemma at

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    • 05 JUN 13
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    Pregancy can cause a woman’s feet to grow permanently, study finds

    It’s true: Pregnancy can permanently change the size of a woman’s feet, a new study has confirmed. A University of Iowa study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation showed that during pregnancy the arch of the foot flattens out, a the woman’s shoe size. “I had heard

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    Video: Parents want exception for a child’s lung transplant

    June 5, 2013 6:31 AM Organ transplant rules prevent children from receiving lungs from adults. CBS News’ Elaine Quijano reports on a Pennsylvania girl whose parents are fighting to change that rule. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/Ki0xyo-X2EY/

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    Video: Parents want exception for a child’s lung transplant

    June 5, 2013 6:31 AM Organ transplant rules prevent children from receiving lungs from adults. CBS News’ Elaine Quijano reports on a Pennsylvania girl whose parents are fighting to change that rule. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/Ki0xyo-X2EY/

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    Pregancy can cause a woman’s feet to grow permanently, study finds

    It’s true: Pregnancy can permanently change the size of a woman’s feet, a new study has confirmed. A University of Iowa study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation showed that during pregnancy the arch of the foot flattens out, a the woman’s shoe size. “I had heard

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    Kathleen Sebelius won’t intervene in girl’s lung transplant case

    PHILADELPHIAU.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius says she doesn’t want to intervene in transplant decisions about a dying Pennsylvania girl when three other children at the same hospital are just as sick. Sebelius, who called the transplant decision “incredibly agonizing” says medical experts should make those decisions. But, relatives of 10-year-old Sarah

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    • 05 JUN 13
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    J&J recalls 32M contraceptive packages outside U.S.

    NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is conducting a voluntary recall of millions of oral contraceptive packages in 43 countries outside the U.S., but says there’s a “very low” risk that the flawed tablets could cause unplanned pregnancies. The birth control pills are being recalled — but only from pharmacies and wholesalers —

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    • 05 JUN 13
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    Medicare patients with cancer starting to feel the sequester pain

    Medicare patients are scrambling to find new places for cancer treatment because clinics hit by sequester budget cuts are turning them away. Oncologists nationwide say that since the cuts went into effect April 1, they have been unable to administer expensive chemotherapy drugs and still stay in business. Jeff Vacirca, chief executive of North Shore

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    • 05 JUN 13
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    CDC: One in five Americans can’t pay medical bills

    When times are tough economically, medical care may suffer. Recent surveys suggest Americans are skipping necessary medical care or not getting prescriptions filled because of cost concerns. Play Video Hospital prices vary widely, report shows A new government report finds about one in five Americans face problems paying their medical bills, but things may be

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    • 05 JUN 13
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    CDC: One in five Americans can’t pay medical bills

    When times are tough economically, medical care may suffer. Recent surveys suggest Americans are skipping necessary medical care or not getting prescriptions filled because of cost concerns. Play Video Hospital prices vary widely, report shows A new government report finds about one in five Americans face problems paying their medical bills, but things may be

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    • 05 JUN 13
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    Walgreens expands care for chronic conditions

    Walgreens announced on Thursday that they will be expanding their Take Care Clinics to include services for certain chronic conditions including hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol and asthma. “With this service expansion, Take Care Clinics now provide the most comprehensive service offering within the retail clinic industry, and can play an even more valuable role in

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    Walking may be just as effective as running for bringing heart benefits

    If you’re a runner, a new study suggests you may be able to slow down and still gain the same health benefits. A study of almost 50,000 Americans finds brisk walking can be just as effective at reducing heart health risks like high blood pressure and cholesterol as going on a full-speed run. “People are

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    • 05 JUN 13
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    Bird Flu infects more in China

    Bird Flu infects more in China Chickens are sold at a market in Shanghai, China, April 4, 2013. A middle-aged man who transported poultry for a living has died from a new strain of bird flu in Shanghai, the fourth death among 11 confirmed cases in China, the government and state media reported Thursday. Read

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