Tag: growth

(Reuters Health) – Suicide rates grow more slowly in states that increase their minimum wage, according to a U.S. study that suggests this might be one strategy for curbing deaths by suicide. Although a small proportion of the population works for minimum wage, people living in low-income households have a higher risk of suicide than […]

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WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTO BELOW A writer in the U.K. said she’s more motivated than ever to get active and be adventurous after <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/medical-research/surgery” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>doctors removed a watermelon-sized cyst that had been growing on her ovary. Layla Cummins, who said the cyst caused her to look pregnant, told SWNS that she hadn’t noticed anything […]

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A single mom has revealed that she was dumped after a botched microblading treatment left her with four eyebrows. Jami Ledbetter was born without brows and was excited when her daughters bought her a Groupon voucher to get eyebrows semi-permanently tattooed on. But the mom of three says she was too embarrassed to leave her […]

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FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson’s drug Balversa won U.S. approval as the first targeted therapy for advanced bladder cancer, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday. The list price of the drug, known chemically as erdafitinib, […]

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During a head-on car collision in Melbourne, Australia, then-<a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/healthy-living/childrens-health” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>16-month-old Jackson Taylor suffered a serious spinal injury. The boy’s head had separated from his spinal cord in what was literally an “internal decapitation,” reported 7 News Melbourne. The accident happened when Jackson’s mother, Rylea Taylor, collided with a young man on the […]

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A 6-year-old’s attempt at faking sick to miss school has left her “red-in-the-face” after the marker she used to cover herself in phony chickenpox turned out to be permanent. Lily Schooley, who was allegedly dreading an upcoming spelling test, had reportedly seen a similar stunt pulled on YouTube. The Cornwall student reportedly asked to borrow […]

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Pregnant women in England will be able to get a new type of blood test to check for the potentially life-threatening condition pre-eclampsia. NHS England is making PLGF testing more widely available as evidence suggests it speeds up diagnosis which could save lives. Mums-to-be who develop pre-eclampsia have dangerously high blood pressure which can damage […]

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(Reuters) – Non-invasive heart valve replacement systems from Medtronic Plc and rival Edwards Lifesciences Corp proved as good or better than open heart surgery in younger, more active patients for whom the surgical option was deemed low risk, according to trial results that had been scheduled to be presented on Sunday. Both companies already have […]

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In a finding sure to crack the heart of egg-lovers everywhere, <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/medical-research” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>a new study</a> says the breakfast staple is a high source of dietary cholesterol, which is linked to increased risk of <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/heart-health” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>heart disease</a> and premature death. The sunny-side down news comes from Northwestern University researchers, who […]

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(Reuters health) – The once-common pesticide DDT has long been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. Now, research suggests that women’s age at first exposure to DDT may influence when in life the risk for breast malignancies is greatest. Women exposed to DDT before age 14, particularly in infancy and early childhood, were […]

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