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(Reuters health) – As medical and recreational marijuana becomes legal in more and more places, experts worry there isn’t enough science on the risks and benefits of the drug, especially for patients with heart disease. FILE PHOTO: An employee holds marijuana while posing in a photo illustration at a dispensary in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June […]

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – An elderly man suffering Parkinson’s Disease and dementia was given 10 times his medication and had unexplained bruising when he died at an Australian aged care facility, his widow told an inquiry into the A$20 billion ($14 billion) aged care sector. A Royal Commission inquiry into Australia’s aged care industry began hearings […]

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Striving for a supercharged golf swing could play havoc with your back, according to US doctors. The modern “X-factor” swing favoured by many professionals may hit balls harder and further but it can also put extra strain on the spine, the Barrow Neurological Institute experts say. They look at the example of Tiger Woods in […]

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Woman with massive tumors on legs faces incurable disorder A Brazilian woman who developed massive tumors on her legs caused by a rare genetic disorder has already undergone several surgeries to remove the growths but said it has damaged her relationships and even caused her to lose her job. Karina Rodini said the disease, neurofibromatosis, […]

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(Reuters health) – A program that combines home modifications with specialized counseling may help seniors disabled by aging stay in their homes longer, a new study suggests. The program helped seniors regain independence and accomplish more activities of daily living, such as bathing, walking across a small room, dressing themselves, grooming, using the toilet and […]

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(Reuters health) – Whole-body cryotherapy – a trendy procedure that exposes the naked body to subzero temperatures – isn’t backed by evidence and can be risky, doctors say. Spas and gyms advertise cryotherapy as a way to treat sore muscles, back pain, and skin problems. But a report in the Journal of the American Academy […]

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Moments after a Sterling Heights, Mich., man made the final, heart-wrenching decision to take his near brain-dead wife off life support, she started breathing. Nearly four months later and against all odds, she is home making a full recovery. Karl DeLeeuw believes his wife, Michele, is a living miracle. “I just thank God that I was saved,” […]

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A viral outbreak at a New Jersey pediatric facility has killed another child, health officials confirmed Friday, bringing the total number of fatalities to 11. In a news release posted to the department’s website, officials said the child died Thursday night at an unidentified New Jersey hospital. “The child had been a resident of the […]

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(Reuters) – Kevin Love is one of the toughest players in the NBA but the embodiment of that type of masculinity is ‘outdated’ and ‘dangerous’ and stops men from seeking help for depression and anxiety, according to the Cleveland Cavaliers forward. FILE PHOTO: Jun 3, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers center Kevin Love (0) […]

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