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Illinois Budget Impasse 'Destroying' State's Mental Health Services, Providers Say

Progress Illinois - ‎3 hours ago‎
As the state budget impasse enters its eleventh month, Progress Illinois examines how mental health services and providers have been impacted.
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Talc link to cancer not proved, say experts despite $55m lawsuit

Irish Independent - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Evidence linking talcum powder to ovarian cancer remains inconclusive despite a court jury in the US granting an award of $55m (€47.8m) to a woman who claimed it caused her to develop the disease.

Kids waiting two years to see arthritis doctors

Irish Independent - ‎May 2, 2016‎
In a survey by Arthritis Ireland, 32pc of parents revealed they have been waiting over six months for a rheumatology appointment, while 16pc have been waiting over two years.
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Start competition lets pupils create clinical trials

Irish Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
Can listening to music at lunch time help to reduce stress at exam time? Does doing 20 jumping jacks every day at school result in increased fitness?

HSE unable to pay €10m emergency nurses pay deal

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The HSE has told the Government it does not have the money to pay for a €10 million deal agreed with nurses to avoid strikes in hospital emergency departments before the general election.

Case study: Marie Cunningham is 58, but feels 90

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Maire Cunningham is 58 but says she “feels like 90” due to the pain caused by the curvature of her spine. “Walking is really bad as I am so bent over and I have to use crutches to help hold me up as I get exhausted,” she says.
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15 ways to help someone with an eating disorder

Irish Independent - ‎12 hours ago‎
Up to 200,000 people in Ireland - mostly female - are believed to be affected by eating disorders, while an estimated 400 new cases emerge each year.
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HSE issues warning on Lyme disease

Irish Independent - ‎10 hours ago‎
The HSE has issued a warning about lyme disease, urging people who take part in outdoor pursuits to protect against the disease. Share.
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Dead Could Be Brought 'Back To Life' in Medical Trial

Discovery News - ‎4 hours ago‎
In recent years, the nascent field of resuscitation science has been taking a radically different approach to medicine, treating death as a process - a potentially reversible process - rather than an event.
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Mum thought she was sick from Disneyland rides - she was pregnant with triplets

Metro - ‎May 2, 2016‎
A woman who thought a Disneyland ride had made her ill has given birth to triplets. Kate Smith, 34, from Liverpool, was enjoying a family holiday in Disneyland, Florida, when she started to feel nauseous - something she blamed on overdoing rollercoasters.

Hunt for despicable 'baby killers who murdered tot born without legs by throwing him from moving car'

Irish Mirror - ‎14 hours ago‎
WARNING: Upsetting content. The baby boy, said to be around a week old, still had his umbilical cord attached, according to reports.

Little girl could DIE if she eats a chicken nugget because of rare condition

Irish Mirror - ‎9 hours ago‎
Little Kaitlyn Branchfield could slip into a coma just by eating a chicken nugget because of an incredibly rare condition. The brave five-year-old was diagnosed with ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) deficiency when she was just 15 months old - a ...
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Gene mutation explains why some dogs work for treats

Free Malaysia Today - ‎54 minutes ago‎
For dog owners whose pets may like to munch too much, knowing that there may be a biological reason behind their dog's begging could help. Labrador Scientists have discovered a genetic mutation that appears to make certain dogs, like Labrador retrievers ...
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Study: Flu vaccine for pregnant women a 'public health priority' - ‎9 hours ago‎
SALT LAKE CITY - Flu shots for pregnant women are a "public health priority,” according to authors of a large study being released Tuesday that found the vaccine confers a significant protection for newborns in the first six months of their lives ...
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Australia To Charge $45 Per Pack Of Cigarettes

ValueWalk - ‎8 hours ago‎
Smokers in Australia will be expected to pay more than $45 for a pack of cigarettes by 2020. The price rise will come as part of a new tax regime planned by the Australian government.
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Budget 2016: How did health experts react? - ‎3 hours ago‎
No big surprises for health in the 2016 federal budget, but there are some issues to watch out for, academic experts warn. To help pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) the government will scrap the carbon tax compensation to new ...
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Whooping cough outbreak at Calgary Waldorf School prompts reminder to vaccinate kids - ‎7 hours ago‎
Health officials are reminding parents that vaccinations help prevent the spread of contagious diseases after a whooping cough outbreak at Calgary Waldorf School.