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How To Run 30 Health Tests On a Single Drop of Blood

Source: Smithsonian Institution Online A drop of blood can tell you a lot about a person—whether he or she might have heart disease, an STD or diabetes, for instance, or tell-tale signs of certain cancers. But having blood drawn is somewhat of an arcane process, sometimes...
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The Measles are back. Thank a “Vaxx-Denier.”

Source: The Daily Beast …There is currently an outbreak of measles in New York City. Considered eliminated in the United States in 2000, last year saw a record number of outbreaks around the country. It’s only three months into 2014, and not only is the nation’s largest...
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Prime Healthcare Services could rob NJ taxpayers of millions

Source: NJ.com Health Editorial A for-profit company with a track record of buying struggling community hospitals and turning them into profit-making enterprises has set its sights on New Jersey. If it’s successful in its bid to purchase Saint Mary’s Hospital in Passaic, Saint...
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Featured Video: Trisomy Awareness Month

Trisomy Awareness: What the Human Genetic Code Can Lose In The Translation – http://Trisomy.org Trisomy is the result of our chromosomal wiring getting crossed. Normally, human beings have 23 pairs of chromosomes, one from each parent. But if a third chromosome turns up as...
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Nine-month-old baby may have been cured of HIV, U.S. scientists say

Source: Reuters A 9-month-old baby who was born in California with the HIV virus that leads to AIDS may have been cured as a result of treatments that doctors began just four hours after her birth, medical researchers said on Wednesday. That child is the second case, following an...
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Video: Medical Marijuana Commercial Debuts in New Jersey

MarijuanaDoctors.com New Jersey Page Source: Your HHRS News New Jersey is one of twenty-one states (plus the district of Columbia), that have legalized medical marijuana. This week, MarijuanaDoctors.com made history by debuting a commercial for its services in New Jersey....
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