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Updates in Health News:

She chose to die so she could give birth. Now her newborn is dead, too.

Washington Post - 11 hours ago
The headaches began in March. The couple didn't think much of them — until Carrie DeKlyen began vomiting. An initial scan showed a mass in her brain. More tests showed that it was a form of...

Flint's lead-poisoned water had a 'horrifyingly large' effect on fetal deaths, study finds

Washington Post - 10 hours ago
The fertility rate in Flint, Mich., dropped precipitously after the city decided to switch to lead-poisoned Flint River water in 2014, according to a new working paper. That decline was primarily...

How national drugstore plans to help in fight against opioid abuse

Sacramento Bee - 56 minutes ago
In a bid to fight against an increasing number of opioid overdoses, a national drugstore is putting new limits on prescriptions and looking to educate patients. According to a release on the CVS...

Chlorine + pee = breathing trouble for waterpark workers

Medical Xpress - 6 hours ago
(HealthDay)—Another summer ends, and at least some of America's waterpark attendants may be breathing easier, a new report finds. The research—conducted at an unnamed indoor waterpark in Ohio...

Gender stereotypes are destroying girls, and they're killing boys

USA TODAY - 9 hours ago
It doesn't matter where in the world you live. Lessons about gender start early, and they have lifelong consequences. A new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health found many norms around...

Hospital Staffers Fired After Calling Babies 'Mini Satans' On Social Media

HuffPost - 1 day ago
Two corpsmen at the Naval Hospital Jacksonville in Florida have been fired after sharing images of themselves inappropriately handling newborns and calling the babies “mini Satans.” The employees...

Long before deadly hepatitis A outbreak, San Diego was warned about lack of bathrooms

Los Angeles Times - 13 hours ago
As San Diego officials scramble to stop a deadly hepatitis A outbreak linked to a lack of public restrooms downtown, they can't say they weren't warned. A San Diego Union-Tribune review of...

Here's what would happen to Jimmy Kimmel's son if Graham-Cassidy passes

The Denver Channel - 1 day ago
Jimmy Kimmel, left, says Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy lied to him about things he would include or change about a health care bill currently proposed in congress. Getty Images. Copyright Getty...

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