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Artificial Cartilage Implants Offer Alternative Treatment For Osteoarthritis In ToesThose suffering from osteoarthritis in the joints of their big toes, like many women who wear high heels, now have a new alternative for treatment – an artificial cartilage implant.
Angelina Jolie Says She Has Suffered From Bell's PalsyActress Angelina Jolie has revealed new health issues since her public split from Brad Pitt last year, among them Bell’s palsy.
New York Bans Electronic Cigarettes At SchoolsGov. Andrew Cuomo signed new legislation prohibiting e-cigarettes in public and private schools.
Officials: Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Tied To Yellow Maradol PapayasThe New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene says Caribena brand yellow Maradol papayas have sickened 47 people nationwide.
‘Forest Bathers’ Tout Health Benefits Of Immersion In NatureFor many people there is nothing more relaxing than a bath, but now some are turning to a new kind of bath.
Study: Popular Heartburn Drug Might Raise Your Risk Of Premature DeathThis is just the latest of many studies linking PPIs to adverse side effects, including hip fractures, kidney disease, infections, dementia and esophageal cancer.
Gel Could Protect Prostate Cancer Patients From Side Effects Of RadiationThere was good news Monday, for the hundreds of thousands of men trying to decide which treatment to undergo after a diagnosis of prostate cancer.
Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Still Cause Weight GainResearchers who examined 37 studies involving more than 400,000 people say no-calorie sweeteners may still cause weight gain. 
New Device Could One Day Lead To More Viable Organs For Life-Saving TransplantsRather than putting an organ on ice, the machine pumps oxygen-rich blood, nutrients and medications through the liver to keep it working and warm.
FDA Panel Approves Immunotherapy Program To Fight CancerA Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has just unanimously recommended the approval of the first-ever living drug to fight leukemia.
Experimental Blood Test Could Detect Pancreatic Cancer EarlyPancreatic cancer will strike 53,000 Americans this year, and sadly, most of them will die within a year. But an experimental blood test may be able to detect the lethal disease at an early stage.
Woman’s ‘Mental Health Day’ Request Takes Social Media By StormImagine asking your boss for a mental health day instead of a sick day? What would the reaction be?

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