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Breastfeeding brings benefits for mothers with MS

Breastfeeding brings benefits for mothers with MS 4 A study recently published in JAMA Neurology suggests that mothers with multiple sclerosis who breastfeed their babies exclusively during the first 2 months after giving birth could increase their chances of a 6-month reprieve from the disease. A new study has found breastfeeding may have benefits for […]

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The Shocking Truth About Giving Birth In South Africa

The Shocking Truth About Giving Birth In South Africa 4.5484 Imagine going to a hospital while in labor, only to be told you are lying and then to be sent outside in the street, or being pinched, slapped and rough-handled by medical staff while in labor – in South Africa these awful incidents, and many […]

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How Mangoes Might Affect Blood Sugar and Obesity

How Mangoes Might Affect Blood Sugar and Obesity 4.51 Originally from South Asia, mangoes are now one of the most cultivated fruits in tropical regions. In recent years, the potential health benefits of mangoes have been widely investigated. There are a number of varieties of mango, all of which belong to the flowering plant family […]

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Florida Delays Execution Until Supreme Court Ruling Is Applied

Florida Delays Execution Until Supreme Court Ruling Is Applied brix, convicted of the 1983 killings of two people, was scheduled to die by lethal injection in Florida on Feb. 11. But on Jan. 12, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state’s process for imposing the death penalty, and now the state Supreme Court has […]

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Anti-Cancer Agent Stops Metastasis In Its Tracks

Anti-Cancer Agent Stops Metastasis In Its Tracks 4.56 Like microscopic inchworms, cancer cells slink away from tumors to travel and settle elsewhere in the body. Now, researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College report in today’s online edition of the journal Nature that new anti-cancer agents break down the looping gait these cells use to migrate, […]

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Gardiner Considers Taking Up Armstrong Confirmation

Gardiner Considers Taking Up Armstrong Confirmation Florida Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong Florida Department of Health Senate President Andy Gardiner said late Wednesday he was considering bringing Surgeon General John Armstrong’s nomination to the Senate floor, a potentially dramatic move aimed at breaking a log jam over the agency head’s fate. The confirmation of Armstrong, […]

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Liver Cancer: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Liver Cancer: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment 4745 Liver cancer, also known as hepatic cancer, is a cancer which starts in the liver, rather than migrating to the liver from another organ or section of the body. In other words, it is a primary liver cancer. Cancers that originate elsewhere and eventually reach the liver are […]

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DCF To Move Ahead With Foster-Care Changes After Bill Fails

DCF To Move Ahead With Foster-Care Changes After Bill Fails Wikimedia Commons A bill aimed at reforming the way Florida foster children are placed in group homes died on the last day of the 2016 legislative session. But the bill’s failure isn’t likely to stop efforts by state and national policymakers to try to reduce […]

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New Test For Early Stage Ovarian Cancer Is 99 Percent Accurate

New Test For Early Stage Ovarian Cancer Is 99 Percent Accurate 51 According to a recent study published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research, researchers at Yale School of Medicine have developed a very sensitive and specific blood test that is able to detect early stage ovarian cancer with 99 percent accuracy. The research group, […]

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IQ Tests Are Misleading

IQ Tests Are Misleading 41 Calculating a person’s intelligence using a quotient test (IQ test) is actually very poor and misleading, according to researchers from Western University, Canada. They conducted a study to observe the efficacy of using IQ tests to measure intelligence and published their findings in the journal Neuron. The research team included […]

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