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Transplanted Feces Cures Drug-Resistant Gut Infection

Posted January 17th, 2013 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A Dutch research team says transplanting human feces from a healthy person to a sick person can cure a common and severe intestinal infection that antibiotics cannot control. The human gut is filled with billions of useful and protective bacteria. But those bacteria can be wiped out when people with infections are treated with a […]

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Hillary Clinton Hospitalized With Blood Clot

Posted December 30th, 2012 at 8:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been hospitalized with a blood clot after a recent concussion. The State Department says Clinton’s doctors found the clot in a follow-up exam Sunday. They said it was connected to the concussion she suffered after a fall several weeks ago. Clinton is being treated with anti-clotting medication at […]

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Former President George H.W. Bush Leaves Intensive Care in Texas Hospital

Posted December 29th, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been moved out of intensive care and into a regular room at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. The 88-year-old Mr. Bush entered the hospital last month for bronchitis and was moved into intensive care last Sunday after developing a fever. A Bush family spokesman says the former president’s […]

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Ex-President George H.W. Bush In Intensive Care in Texas Hospital

Posted December 26th, 2012 at 11:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been moved to an intensive care unit at a hospital in Houston, Texas. The 88-year-old former president was admitted to the hospital last month suffering from bronchitis. His spokesman says Mr. Bush was moved to the intensive care unit Sunday after a “series of setbacks,” including a persistent […]

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Ex-President George H.W. Bush In Intensive Care in Texas Hospital

Posted December 26th, 2012 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Doctors in Houston, Texas say former president George H.W. Bush is in intensive care and in “guarded” condition at a local hospital . The 88-year-old Mr. Bush is battling what doctors call a “stubborn fever.” He entered the hospital last month with a severe cough. Mr. Bush served one term as U.S. president from 1989 […]

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Doctors: Health of Ex-President George H.W. Bush Worsens

Posted December 26th, 2012 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Doctors in Houston, Texas say former president George H.W. Bush’s condition has worsened. The 88-year-old Mr. Bush is in a hospital battling what doctors call a “stubborn fever.” The former president entered the hospital last month with a severe cough. A Bush family spokesman says he is in “guarded” condition. Mr. Bush served one term […]

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Hillary Clinton Faints, Suffers Concussion

Posted December 15th, 2012 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has suffered a concussion after fainting at home, according to the State Department. A statement Saturday from Philippe Reines, deputy assistant secretary of state, says that while suffering from a stomach virus, Clinton became dehydrated and fainted. Reines says she is recovering at home. He says at the recommendation […]

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Study: After-School Activities Influence Teens’ Mental Health

Posted November 20th, 2012 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The choice of an after-school activity might lead to better mental health… or depression. The finding comes from two new studies that looked at teens’ extracurricular activities and the youngsters’ states of mind. An analysis of teens involved in arts programs such as music, drama and painting found that they were more likely than teens […]

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Happiness May Lead to Wealth

Posted November 20th, 2012 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Money may not buy you happiness, but happiness can improve your financial bottom line. A study by researchers from University College London finds that young people who report a higher level of happiness and satisfaction with their lives earn higher levels of income later in life. The impact is significant: using a 5-point scale, a […]

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Drink Black Tea, Prevent Diabetes?

Posted November 7th, 2012 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Coffee or tea? Tea – especially black tea – might be a better choice. A mathematical analysis found that the prevalence of type 2 diabetes is low in countries where people drink a lot of black tea. The disease — a chronic, life-threatening condition that reduces the body’s ability to turn sugar, or glucose, into […]

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