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Teen can't return home as forced chemo ends

A Connecticut teen who has been forced to have chemotherapy to treat Hodgkin lymphoma will remain in temporary custody of the state for the time being, according to her attorney, Josh Michtom.

A Connecticut juvenile court judge issued a written…


Workplace clinics brings doctor to office

Getting sick can set you back, especially if you need to take time off work to see a doctor, but now telemedicine is bringing the doctor to the office for free.


Cure for MRSA may lie in ancient potion recipe

A new promising cure for the MRSA virus is coming straight from the recipe of an ancient potion.


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5 health care workers complete Ebola monitoring

Five Americans who were monitored for three weeks at an Omaha, Nebraska, hospital after being exposed to Ebola in West Africa have been released, a Nebraska Medicine spokesman said in an email Wednesday.



Research could get stink out of body odor

Sweaty people around the world may one day sing the praises of scientists at the University of York.


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Hospital gown makeovers patients may like

Whether a patient is in the hospital for an organ transplant, an appendectomy or to have a baby, one complaint is common: the gown.


Comparison shop your healthcare online

Patients do not have to rely solely on a doctor referral any longer when it comes to choosing where they want to seek medical treatment. A wide-ranging amount of information is now available online for consumers to check regarding hospital…


New balding treatment coming to Houston

Help is on the way for people struggling with baldness.



Worst foods to eat when you're sick

When you're under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you're craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what's wrong with…


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Ancient potion recipe kills MRSA superbug

It might sound like a really old wives' tale, but a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion for eye infections may hold the key to wiping out the modern-day superbug MRSA, according to new research.


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