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What Is 'Dry Drowning'? 4-year-old Girl Hospitalized After Playing With Pool Noodle

Newsweek - 7 hours ago
A mother in Florida has warned fellow parents about the dangers of so-called “dry drowning,” following an incident in which her 4-year-old daughter was hospitalized after swallowing pool water....

How Drinking Alcohol May Affect The Bacteria In Your Mouth

Forbes - 4 hours ago
There may be another reason to watch your mouth when you drink alcohol. As you may have found out the hard way, alcohol can coax some embarrassing or inappropriate information out of your mouth. But,...

Promiscuous monkeys are having sex with other species, research shows

Fox News - 2 hours ago
"Jimmy" is a hybrid male monkey in Dr. Kate Detwiler's study group in Gombe National Park. (Credit: Maneno Mpongo / Gombe Hybrid Monkey Project). Sex-mad monkeys have been sexually...

Visitor exposed public to measles in Minnesota, Wis., Iowa

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 2 hours ago
Exposures to measles at various public places over four days this month are being reported in southeastern Minnesota, neighboring counties in Wisconsin and in Iowa. Minnesota and Wisconsin health...

New postpartum guidelines urge 'fourth trimester' treatment for mom after baby

Chicago Tribune - 3 hours ago
As mothers around the world marvel that Kate Middleton went home from the hospital mere hours after giving birth to her third child Monday, the largest group of women's doctors in the U.S. is...

Synthetic cannabinoids, laced with rat poison, tied to fourth death in Illinois

CNN - 54 minutes ago
(CNN) A fourth death in central Illinois has been connected to synthetic cannabinoid use, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported Tuesday. Since March 7, synthetic cannabinoids have...

Autoimmune Treatment May Be Tucked Away in the Back of Your Fridge

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - 2 hours ago
That little box you put in the refrigerator and freezer to prevent odoriferous gases from tainting your food may hold the key to reducing the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like...

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