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Health

Transfusion rejections pose challenges to surgeons

By Ben Schmitt and Wes Venteicher
The Pittsburg Tribune-Review

PITTSBURGH - No matter how desperate the situation, Patricia Hawk won't accept another person's blood in her veins. Receiving transfused blood could be lifesaving, but … Full story    

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Transfusion rejections pose challenges to surgeons

PITTSBURGH - No matter how desperate the situation, Patricia Hawk won't accept another person's blood in her veins. Receiving transfused blood could be lifesaving, but … Full story    
Published:  June 26, 2016

Fixes for back

One half of all Americans admit to having back pain. Chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined - more than … Full story    
Published:  June 26, 2016

New for-profit medical schools on the rise

BOISE, Idaho - For-profit medical schools are starting to pop up around the country, promising to create new family doctors for underserved rural regions. Rural … Full story    
Published:  June 26, 2016

Health Digest

Nurse from Circle Home recives state award LOWELL, Mass - Michelle Michaud, RN, a Nashua resident and visiting nurse at Circle Home, received an award … Full story    
Published:  June 26, 2016

Blood Drives

The American Red Cross will hold these blood drives. For more information or to reserve a time, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org. Noon-5 p.m. June … Full story    
Published:  June 26, 2016

UN’s WHO: Drink no longer deemed carcinogen

LONDON - The World Health Organization's research arm has downgraded its classification of coffee as a possible carcinogen, declaring there isn't enough proof to show … Full story    
Published:  June 19, 2016

Stand up for your child

I write today as a cynic. I'm not proud of my cynicism, but I accept it and I've worked hard to earn it. It's taken … Full story    
Published:  June 19, 2016

FDA approves stomach-draining treatment

WASHINGTON - A new weight loss device offers a novel approach to cutting calories: draining them from the stomach before they are fully digested. The … Full story    
Published:  June 19, 2016

Cancer: When to give up, fight on

CHICAGO - Two months before Joe Clark died of colon cancer at age 31, a doctor gently told him it was time to stop treatment. … Full story    
Published:  June 12, 2016

Mud: healthier than Purell?

When I was growing up, we played in the mud. We made pies, we went exploring, we swam in ponds, we caught tadpoles and frogs, … Full story    
Published:  June 12, 2016

Blood Drives

The American Red Cross will hold these blood drives. For more information or to reserve a time, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org. 1-6 p.m. June … Full story    
Published:  June 12, 2016

4 in 10 women in US are obese

NEW YORK - The nation's obesity epidemic continues to grow, led by an alarming increase among women. For the first time, more than 4 in … Full story    
Published:  June 12, 2016

Nurse works with staff who treated her

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - As a child, Rachel Oliver Smith had dreams of one day becoming a ballerina or princess, but then she met the nurses … Full story    
Published:  June 12, 2016

How food, drink producers shape nutrition

NEW YORK - It was a startling scientific finding: Children who eat candy tend to weigh less than those who don't. Less startling was how … Full story    
Published:  June 5, 2016