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Surgical death rates on babies kept secret from parents

Health - 6 hours 2 min ago
Take a look at a newborn baby's tiny fist. Now imagine the fist is a heart -- they're about the same size -- and a surgeon must operate on it. It's incredibly risky business. For the most complex types of children's heart surgeries, one out of five patients will die.
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Secret deaths: CNN uncovers high surgical mortality rate for children at a Florida hospital

Health - 6 hours 4 min ago
She was only 7 weeks old, weighed a mere 10 pounds, and had just had delicate surgery to widen a narrowing in her aorta, the vessel that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body. If that wasn't enough, after the surgery, Layla McCarthy stopped moving her legs. The doctors couldn't explain why.
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Researchers hail new cancer treatment

Health - 8 hours 33 min ago
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Can't stop texting while driving? Use this

Health - 8 hours 34 min ago
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Always look on the bright side of stress

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2015 graduation speech wisdom

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Hookup apps blamed for spike in STDs

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Enrique Iglesias injured in concert mishap with a drone

Health - 17 hours 48 min ago
Spanish pop star Enrique Iglesias is seeking treatment after a drone cut his hand during a Saturday concert.
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Cosmetic and weight loss surgery gets a big lift

Health - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 3:48pm
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92-year-old becomes oldest woman to complete marathon

Health - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 1:54pm
Harriette Thompson is tougher than you. Seriously.
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Dehydration: From bad breath to car accidents

Health - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:50am
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The great umbilical cord-cutting debate

Health - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:50am
When to cut one the umbilical cord has become the center of an international debate for decades.
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John Kerry in bike accident

Health - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:10am
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Transplant recipient meets sister of donor

Health - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:04am
When Richard Norris from Virginia received a face transplant three years ago, it transformed his life. Now the sister of the man whose death made that possible has come face-to-face with Norris for the first time.
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Tragedy haunts Joe Biden once again

Health - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:04am
Tragedy has not just afflicted Joe Biden, it has shaped his political soul.
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Defeating the cycle of self-sabotage

Health - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:03am
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'Why I quit': 10 reasons you stopped smoking

Health - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:03am
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My uncle's suicide isn't his legacy

Health - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:03am
"Andrew, I have some really bad news."
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How crisis counselors stay happy

Health - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:03am
Self-care is part of the job description for suicide prevention counselors. Here's what we can learn from them about work-life balance.
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Fit Nation: Swimming past African-American issues with fear and competency in water

Health - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:25pm
"I am breaking the cycle of the fear of water by embracing the water as a new mode of exercise."
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