Medical

Dying UK girl convinces judge to let her body be frozen

That statement came from a letter the British teen, known only as J.S., wrote to a judge during her legal fight to be frozen once she died of the rare and terminal cancer she was diagnosed with previous year. Jackson said his decision was based on resolving the dispute between the parents and did not represent a finding on the validity of cryogenic preservation as a way to come back to life in the future. Read More

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French conservatives voting in first presidential primary

The victor of the two-round November 20-27 contest is forecast by opinion polls to meet - and beat - far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in the second round of the presidential election in May. The victor of the two-leg primary from the conservative party "Les Républicains" will have a good chance of going all the way to the presidential run-off next spring. Read More

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Will Legal Marijuana Lead To More People Smoking Tobacco?

Will Legal Marijuana Lead To More People Smoking Tobacco?

Subsequent votes could have extended the moratorium for up to two years. Proposition 64 included a tax for recreational marijuana when it becomes available in 2018. Ohio Gov. John Kasich in June signed a medical marijuana bill into law. On the one hand, he talks with Steve DeAngelo, the executive director of Harborside Health Center in Oakland, already a medical marijuana powerhouse with three dispensaries, its own growing and manufacturing facilities, and 200 employees. Read More

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Mom Sues Daughter For Getting Sex Change Without Permission: 'I Was Robbed'

Mom Sues Daughter For Getting Sex Change Without Permission: 'I Was Robbed'

As Kaardal explained, "Medical service providers determine whether a teenage child is emancipated", which allows minors to receive "elective, non-emergency medical procedure (s)". Anmarie Calgaro sued her daughter, after she kicked her daughter out for being trans, for getting trans treatment https://t.co/J3A8YRGd5e - Glimmers of Joie (@Theobromia) November 18, 2016 Calgaro and attorney Erick Kaardal are challenging a state law that allows minors to access medical care without the consent ... Read More

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Black women more likely to have advanced breast cancer

While 25 percent of black African and 22 percent of black Caribbean breast cancer patients were found to be in the late-stage of the disease, the figure stood at 13 percent for white women. "Less clinical trials involving male breast cancer are available to help try and find better treatments or a cure because it's rarer", Dr. Leon said. Read More

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Maine chooses to legalize marijuana for recreational use

Maine chooses to legalize marijuana for recreational use

MA adults will soon be able to legally grow and smoke marijuana, with some exceptions. Californians were reaffirming the death penalty, Proposition 62, according to the returns. "They're going to have to address it", he said. "This is the moment everyone in the industry has been waiting for", Ogilvie said. "A huge amount of the price that people are paying is simply because it's illegal", O'Keefe said. Read More

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Arun Jaitley dismisses rumours of nano Global Positioning System chip on Rs 2000 note

Arun Jaitley dismisses rumours of nano Global Positioning System chip on Rs 2000 note

If you are a daily WhatsApp user then you might have come across a message that stated that the new 2000 Rupee note going to be issued on 10 of November 2016 i.e. However, RBI has refused this suggestion and has been validated by an official statement from the Finance Minister of India, Mr Arun Jaitley. These super awesome chips are, in fact, so powerful, they can send a signal even if they are kept buried 120 meters below the ground. Read More

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Syrian Kurds push ahead in their offensive toward Raqqa

The jihadists have lost control of seven eastern districts of Mosul to Iraqi special forces who broke through their lines last Monday. "The battle will not be easy", the official said . With aircraft and advisers deployed around Syria, Russia has warned Turkey against advancing more than 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) into Syria, said the second USA official. Read More

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Check smoke alarm batteries when clocks fall backward

Check smoke alarm batteries when clocks fall backward

Home fires take the lives of more than 2,500 people each year in the United States alone. " Smoke alarms need to be tested monthly and checked for a fresh battery every year". If any smoke alarms (battery operated or hardwired) are over 10 years old, or if the unit is so old its age can not accurately be determined - replace them right away! That's because you can not see carbon monoxide or smell it. Read More

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Autistic Black Teen Gets Lost And Then Assaulted

Autistic Black Teen Gets Lost And Then Assaulted

Adding: 'If that man had been black and Chase had been white, and that ( police) report went in, he'd have been in jail'. Chase Coleman is a 15-year-old kid who has been running cross-country for three years. The man claimed that his vehicle was broken into earlier and the memory of that incident caused him to confront the teen, who is non-verbal because of his autism. Read More

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Peanut Allergy Skin Patches: Study Shows Increased Tolerance in Kids

Peanut Allergy Skin Patches: Study Shows Increased Tolerance in Kids

The study is sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In previous studies, doctors have reported positive results using oral immunotherapy to treat peanut allergies. The idea is to train the immune system to recognize peanut proteins as safe, so that it doesn't go into overdrive and cause anaphylaxis, which comes on suddenly and can kill unless patients get immediate medication such as epinephrine. Read More

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Jury awards more than $70M to woman in baby powder lawsuit

Read the original story here. Multiple sources confirmed to HarrisMartin that the verdict total was just over $70 million and was entered against all the remaining defendants, including Johnson & Johnson and Imerys Talc. False . Talc, a natural mineral comprised of magnesium, silicon and oxygen, is often used in powders meant to absorb moisture and reduce friction. Read More

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Think Pink Bingo spreads breast cancer awareness

Think Pink Bingo spreads breast cancer awareness

The woman received a stage I breast cancer diagnosis on July 21, 2014 and endured a double mastectomy on September 21, 2014. The Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center opened its doors in 2008 and is created to provide a peaceful setting for patients faced with the prospect of breast cancer to process their diagnoses. Read More

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