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Using machine learning to predict risk of developing life-threatening infections

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Staphylococcus epidermidis is an ubiquitous colonizer of healthy human skin, but it is also a notorious source of serious nosocomial infections with indwelling devices and...
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Keystone island flaps for reconstruction following lower leg skin cancer resection: a comparison with split-thickness skin grafts

1 day ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

The lower leg is a common site for skin cancer in older patients. For all but the smallest defects, split thickness skin grafts remain the mainstay of reconstruction in this...
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Woman, 94, had acupuncture needles buried along her spine for 30 YEARS 

Woman, 94, had acupuncture needles buried along her spine for 30 YEARS 

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

The unnamed woman, believed to be from Toronto, visited a traditional Korean Hari acupuncture clinic in the Canadian city just once. Hari involves leaving needles beneath the skin.
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What Lots Of People Get WRONG About Migrants

What Lots Of People Get WRONG About Migrants

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

Unless your entire family was native to this country, at some point, someone in your familial line made the trek across land, air, or sea to come here for a better life. Maybe...
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Why We Always Visit Black Santa

Why We Always Visit Black Santa

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

The same question comes about every Christmas season. One of my four kids, while hanging an ornament on the tree or opening her advent calendar, will ask, “Mom, is Santa pink...
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4-year-old healthy female presents to ED with a rapidly worsening rash

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

A 4-year-old healthy female presented to the ED with a rapidly worsening rash. Two days before, she had seen her primary care physician for bumps on her cheek, which were...
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Iskra Lawrence Didn't Hold Anything Back When Posting This Unedited Photo of Her Cellulite

2 days ago   |   Health

We can always count on Iskra Lawrence to bring the body-positive inspo we need to get through the day. In a recent Instagram post, the model got real about something we all...
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GW researchers review studies on treatments for prurigo nodularis

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Prurigo nodularis is a disabling chronic skin condition characterized by severely itchy, crusty, firm papules and nodules that often occur on the arms and legs, but can appear...
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10 Beauty Trends That Will Be Huge in 2019, According to Pinterest

2 days ago   |   Health

So many unexpected beauty trends-from flannel hair to cleansing oils to jade rollers -took 2018 by storm. But believe it or not, 2019 is going to be jam-packed with even more...
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People Everywhere Are Drinking Collagen-Here's Why

2 days ago   |   Health

At a recent dinner with girlfriends, our conversation took an odd turn and I learned that half the group swore on the magic of drinking collagen. WTF, my friends are actually...
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Obamacare Will 'Likely' Survive Judge's Ruling, Obama Tweets

Obamacare Will 'Likely' Survive Judge's Ruling, Obama Tweets

He reassures Americans as he reminds people to sign up for the health care program before the deadline. Read more ...

Squeezing in a Workout After Your Flu Shot Could Make the Vaccine More Effective

Squeezing in a Workout After Your Flu Shot Could Make the Vaccine More Effective

Just got your flu shot and wondering if it's safe to push through your usual workout? Your arm might be sore for a couple days, but that's no reason to avoid the gym. "There is... Read more ...

New evidence PROVES that air pollution affects the placenta of developing babies

New evidence PROVES that air pollution affects the placenta of developing babies

Women tend to be even more careful about their lifestyle and diet when they're pregnant, but there's one thing they might be forgetting. According to a study, even unborn... Read more ...

Bad back? Ayurvedic massage can reduce chronic lower back pain

Bad back? Ayurvedic massage can reduce chronic lower back pain

Many people try massage for relaxation and pain relief. In Ayurveda, massage and physical therapy have often been used to treat patients with chronic pain syndromes and... Read more ...

Priest Torments Mourners By Condemning Teen's Death By Suicide At His Funeral

Priest Torments Mourners By Condemning Teen's Death By Suicide At His Funeral

During 18-year-old Maison Hullibarger's funeral, a priest criticized him for dying by suicide When Jeff and Linda Hullibarger met with Father LaCuesta ahead of their son's... Read more ...

Most Accurate Tool Yet to Predict Asthma in Kids: Study

Most Accurate Tool Yet to Predict Asthma in Kids: Study

Pediatric Asthma Risk Score will become the most common tool used to predict asthma in young children and help prevent the common airway disease from developing, reveals a new... Read more ...

How Allergies in Infants are Impacted by Diet During Pregnancy?

How Allergies in Infants are Impacted by Diet During Pregnancy?

In a longitudinal study of pregnant women across US, many of the women avoided certain allergenic foods to prevent food allergies in infants. Read more ...

BREAKING: Obamacare ruled unconstitutional by federal judge. era of forced...

BREAKING: Obamacare ruled unconstitutional by federal judge. era of forced government health insurance tyranny comes to an end

In a stunning ruling that's sending shock waves across the nation, a federal judge has ruled that Obamacare - the deceptively named “Affordable Care Act” - violates the United... Read more ...

New study explains why having a lower calorie intake is healthier for you

New study explains why having a lower calorie intake is healthier for you

A study from the University of Geneva backs the age-old knowledge that losing weight requires reducing your caloric intake. However, the researchers say it's not so your body... Read more ...

Two-year-old with severe epilepsy `unable to obtain' cannabis

Two-year-old with severe epilepsy `unable to obtain' cannabis

Jorja Emerson's family fought for weeks to secure the landmark prescription from a private hospital in London - but they have now been told they face a further delay in... Read more ...