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Domestically Acquired Aural Myiasis in a Tennessee Girl

11 monthes ago   |   By Pediatric Emergency Care

We present the rare case of a 12-year-old girl from Tennessee with domestically acquired aural myiasis.
Disclosure: The authors declare no conflict of interest.
Reprints: Dante Allen Pappano, MD, MPH, East Tennessee Children's Hospital, 2018 Clinch Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916 .
Copyright © 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Curious case of the lost contact lens - after 28 years!

11 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

A 14 year old girl in United Kingdom around three decades back took a hit in the eye while playing badminton. She then lost her contact lens which was never found. After 28 years, the doctors have found the lens - it was embedded in a cyst in the inner wall of her left eyelid!
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Eight and Nine-year-olds Experience Body Image Issues

Eight and Nine-year-olds Experience Body Image Issues

11 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

Girls tended to be more dissatisfied with their bodies than boys, but boys with higher hormone levels also felt unhappy with their physical shape.
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Indian and Pakistani Doctors Unite to Save a 3-Year-Old Girl

Indian and Pakistani Doctors Unite to Save a 3-Year-Old Girl

11 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

Indian and Pakistani doctors save a three-year-old infant's life, who suffered from the chronic liver disease.
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Air pollution has lowered US life expectancy, study finds

Air pollution has lowered US life expectancy, study finds

A new study led by Imperial College London has found that emissions from tiny PM2.5 particles has lowered life expectancy in the US by 0.15 years for women and 0.13 years for men. Read more ...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational diabetes or gain weight'

The risk of diabetes during pregnancy reduced by 35% in British women following a Mediterranean diet compared to a diet recommended by health officials. Read more ...

Death rates are soaring among young Americans

Death rates are soaring among young Americans

The uptick, shown in a CDC report today, was so sharp that deaths hit 10-year records for young Hispanic Americans and young African Americans, and a 20-year record for young... Read more ...

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA said today it will have an update on a new regulatory structure for CBD by early fall. The announcement came via a press release on another warning issued to a CBD marketer... Read more ...

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

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US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new study finds 

Analyzing the brain scans of 40 diplomats, the team at Penn State identified differences in the grey matter compared to healthy individuals, leading them to believe something... Read more ...

New public school "history" book teaches students that President Trump is...

New public school "history" book teaches students that President Trump is "mentally ill," supporters "racist"

The government indoctrination racket known as the public school system recently became a little more “progressive” with the addition of a new “American History” textbook... Read more ...

'My husband was given a death sentence after contracting a virus from...

'My husband was given a death sentence after contracting a virus from contaminated blood'

Geraint Jones, who died at the age of 50, was diagnosed with hepatitis C and liver cancer after being given blood from infected donors following a terrible accident at work Read more ...