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5 The Deadly Ebola Virus

April 4, 2014 — Perhaps no virus strikes as much fear in people as Ebola, the cause of a deadly outbreak in West Africa. The World Health Organization reports more than 1,200 cases of Ebola in the countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone as of…

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0 What Are Dry Drowning and Secondary Drowning?

What is dry drowning? What is secondary drowning? While “dry drowning” and “secondary drowning” are not official terms, dry drowning happens when someone breathes in small amounts of water during a struggle, Orlowski says. That triggers the muscles in their airway to spasm and…

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1 Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer

WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Painful or itchy skin lesions could be a warning sign of skin cancer, researchers report. “Patients sometimes have multiple lesions that are suspicious looking, and those that are itchy or painful should raise high concerns for non-melanoma…

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0 Could a single injection stop diabetes?

Current drugs for regulating blood sugar in type 2 diabetes – which occurs when the body becomes desensitized to insulin – come with the risk that blood sugar levels drop too low. Now in a study of mice with the equivalent of type 2…