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Man’s Penis Cut Off By Wife: How Could Doctors Make a New One?

A man from southern California may undergo surgery to reattach or reconstruct his penis after it was reportedly cut off by his wife and thrown in the garbage ...
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Elizabeth Taylor’s Death: What is Heart Failure?

Elizabeth Taylor died this morning (March 23) at the Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, at the age of 79. Her publicist confirmed that the Hollywood actress died from ...
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Manganese May Thwart Deadly E. Coli Infections

The element manganese might prevent the serious effects of some E. coli infections, a new study suggests. In the study, mice exposed to lethal doses of Shiga toxin, ...
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Suicide Victims Found to Have Abnormal Brain Cells

Changes to some of the star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes may play a role in depression, a new study finds. The findings are based on the postmortem examination ...
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Deaths from ‘Stomach Flu’ Double

Deaths from gastroenteritis, or “stomach flu,” more than doubled between 1999 and 2007, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rise was ...
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US Stroke Rate Varies by State

CREDIT: Skypixel | Dreamstime View full size image The rate of adults having strokes hasn’t changed much in recent years, and there are still disparities in stroke rates ...
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Gonorrhea Growing Resistant to Last Remaining Drugs, CDC Warns

CREDIT: Dreamstime View full size image The sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea is becoming increasingly resistant to yet another drug, which now leaves just one medication that can be ...
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Dark Chocolate Lowers Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

CREDIT: Chocolate photo via Shutterstock View full size image Eating dark chocolate every day may lower the risk of having a heart attack or stroke for some people ...
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MRSA Strikes More Hospital Patients, Study Finds

CREDIT: Hospital photo via Shutterstock View full size image The rate of MRSA infections in hospital patients has increased in recent years, according to a new study. Results ...
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Moderate Drinking May Disrupt Sleep

CREDIT: Making a toast via Shutterstock View full size image One drawback of moderate drinking could be that it keeps you up at night, a new study suggests. ...
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