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B.B. King's daughter say he was poisoned

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B.B. King's daughter say he was poisoned
Kate StantonLAS VEGAS, May 25 (UPI) -- Two of B.B. King's daughters, Karen Williams and Patty King, believe the blues legend, who died last Thursday, was poisoned by his closest aides.

Chris Hemsworth's wife shares sweet photo of daughter India on the 'Huntsman' set

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Chris Hemsworth's wife shares sweet photo of daughter India on the 'Huntsman' set
Kate StantonLONDON, May 25 (UPI) -- Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky's daughter India visited her father on the set of "The Huntsman."

Man diagnosed with Lassa fever dies in US after Liberia trip

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said.

Similac Advance Infant Formula to Be Offered G.M.O.-Free

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Similac Advance Infant Formula to Be Offered G.M.O.-Free
Abbott, maker of the Similac brand, said a third of consumers said infant formula without genetically modified ingredients would bring “peace of mind.”

Gloria Steinem: Peace walk broke through 'artificial barriers' in North Korea

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Gloria Steinem: Peace walk broke through 'artificial barriers' in North Korea
Elizabeth ShimPAJU, South Korea, May 25 (UPI) -- A group of international women activists led by feminist icon Gloria Steinem crossed the Korean demilitarized zone on Sunday.


Researchers unveil new gene subgroup in prostate cancer

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(University Health Network) Prostate cancer researchers have drawn a molecular portrait that provides the first complete picture of localized, multi-focal disease within the prostate and ... more

Ovarian cancer-specific markers set the stage for early diagnosis, personalized treatments

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(University of California - San Diego) Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have now identified six mRNA ... more

Very overweight teens may double their risk of bowel cancer in middle age

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(BMJ) Being very overweight in your teens may double the risk of developing bowel cancer by the time you are middle aged, suggests research published ... more

New survey shows 36-percent increase in pediatric patients treated with proton therapy

published Fri, May 22 2015 23:00 GMT
(Scripps Health) Results from a new nationwide survey led by Scripps Proton Therapy Center indicate a steady increase in the number of pediatric patients who ... more

This Slinky lookalike 'hyperlens' helps us see tiny objects

published Thu, May 21 2015 23:00 GMT
(University at Buffalo) It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion. Yet this photonics advancement -- called a metamaterial hyperlens -- doesn't climb down stairs. ... more
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Towards an international taxonomy of integrated primary care: a Delphi consensus approach

published Fri, May 22 2015 07:00 GMT
Background: Developing integrated service models in a primary care setting is considered an essential strategy for establishing a sustainable and affordable health care system. The ... more

β-hCG resolution times during expectant management of tubal ectopic pregnancies

published Thu, May 21 2015 07:00 GMT
Background: A subset of women with a tubal ectopic pregnancy can be safely managed expectantly. Expectant management involves a degree of disruption with hospital visits ... more

Evidence-based rules from family practice to inform family practice; the learning healthcare system case study on urinary tract infections

published Sat, May 16 2015 07:00 GMT
Background: Analysis of encounter data relevant to the diagnostic process sourced from routine electronic medical record (EMR) databases represents a classic example of the concept ... more

Informal carers’ health-related quality of life and patient experience in primary care: evidence from 195,364 carers in England responding to a national survey

published Fri, May 15 2015 07:00 GMT
Background: We aim to describe the health-related quality of life of informal carers and their experiences of primary care. Methods: Responses from the 2011-12 English ... more

Psychological impact of lifestyle-related disease disclosure at general checkup: a prospective cohort study

published Thu, May 14 2015 07:00 GMT
Background: Little is known about psychological impact of disclosing lifestyle-related diseases. Previous studies discussed the long-term psychological impact of disease disclosure, and a significant psychological ... more