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US military veteran receives world's first total penis and scrotum transplant
A U.S. serviceman severely injured several years ago in an IED blast in Afghanistan has received the world's first total penis and scrotum transplant, surgeons at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine announced Monday. The man, whose identity ...
'Whole Again': A Vet Maimed by an IED Receives a Transplanted PenisNew York Times
Johns Hopkins performs world's first 'total' penis transplant, on veteran wounded by IED blastBaltimore Sun
Veteran Receives Penis Transplant To Repair War WoundNPR
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ABC News

What to know about 'dry drowning' after 4-year-old's incident
ABC News
The story of Elianna Grace, a 4-year-old girl recently hospitalized for a case of "dry drowning" in Sarasota, Florida, has sparked fear amongst parents about whether their children are safe playing in the water. Elianna's mother Lacey brought her to ...
Mom Shares Urgent Warning After Pool Noodle Game Lands Her Daughter in the HospitalCafeMom
4-Year-Old Girl From Florida Nearly Dies From Dry DrowningTech Times
?Mom's hunch may have saved life of girl who nearly died days after inhaling water?WCVB Boston
Wink News -Independent Recorder -The Western Journal -Bradenton Herald
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Comparison of Rates of Firearm and Nonfirearm Homicide and Suicide in Black and White Non-Hispanic Men, by US ...
Annals of Internal Medicine
The extent to which differences in homicide and suicide rates in black versus white men vary by U.S. state is unknown. Objective: To compare the rates of firearm and nonfirearm homicide and suicide in black and white non-Hispanic men by U.S. state and ...
The disparities in how black and white men die in gun violence, state by
Suicide and homicide rates show large racial disparities across US statesEurekAlert (press release)

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Washington Post

Source of E. coli-contaminated romaine lettuce still a mystery, FDA says
Washington Post
Eight sick prisoners in Nome, Alaska, have provided a clue to authorities about the origin of a nationwide outbreak of dangerous E. coli infections from romaine lettuce, but U.S. officials said Monday they still haven't pinpointed the source of the ...
E. coli outbreak: CDC says if you don't know source of romaine lettuce, don't eat itCBS News
Is the Current Tainted Romaine Panic Affecting People's Salads?Slate Magazine
People across the US are throwing away romaine lettuce due to an E. coli outbreak ? here's how to avoid getting sickBusiness Insider
WebMD -Food Poison Journal
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Forget the Double Helix?Scientists Discovered a New DNA Structure Inside Human Cells
An artist's impression of the i-motif DNA structure inside cells, along with the antibody-based tool used to detect it. Illustration: Chris Hammang. Guided by the work of Rosalind Franklin, James Watson and Francis Crick discovered the the twisted ...
In human cells, scientists find DNA that looks like a twisted knot instead of a double helixLos Angeles Times
A Mysterious New Form of DNA Was Just Discovered in Human CellsLive Science
Humans have another type of DNA inside our cellsNew York Post
Newsweek -The Inquisitr -Big Think (blog) -ZME Science
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Brainstorm Health: Trump Delays Drug Price Speech, Hepatitis A Outbreak, Romaine Lettuce
Happy Monday, readers?I hope you had a wonderful weekend. This is Sy. Indiana health officials are urging residents who plan on traveling to Kentucky or Michigan to get Hepatitis A vaccines as an outbreak of the virus in the states leads to a mounting ...
Michigan officials speak on Indiana travel warning for hepatitis A virusWNDU-TV
Amid outbreak, Kentucky residents flocking to get hepatitis A va - WDRB 41 Louisville NewsWDRB
Hepatitis A: Who's at risk and how it's spread, according to health officialsWXYZ
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Measles warning issued for patrons of Des Moines, Ankeny restaurants
Patrons of two chain restaurants in the Des Moines metro may have been exposed to measles, the Iowa Department of Public Health is warning. The restaurants were visited by a confirmed measles patient from Missouri. Anyone who was at the same location ...
Public health officials warn of measles exposure in two metro restaurantsKCCI Des Moines
Measles warning for central IowaKIMT 3
Iowa Department of Public Health Issues Measles

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Artificial sweeteners: Where do we stand?
Could the no-calorie sweetener you rely on to replace sugar in your diet actually cause weight gain instead of the weight loss you were expecting? The answer may be yes, according to a new study. "Artificial sweeteners are not risk-free," said Brian ...
Study: Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Diabetes, ObesityU.S. News & World Report
Artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes and obesityYahoo News
Could Artificial Sweeteners And Diet Soda Also Lead To Diabetes?Forbes
Gizmodo -Newsweek -USA TODAY -POPSUGAR
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Popular Science

New poop sample analysis reveals interspecies monkey romance
Popular Science
"Jimmy" is a hybrid male monkey in Dr. Kate Detwiler's study group in Gombe National Park. Maneno Mpongo / Gombe Hybrid Monkey Project. In 1994, when Kate Detwiler, then a junior in college, rode the bus to her research site in Gombe National Park ...
First genetic evidence of ongoing mating between 2 distinct species of guenon monkeysEurekAlert (press release)
Promiscuous monkeys discovered mating with other species, finds researchThe Independent
Different Species of Monkeys are Having Sex Now, but Biologists Don't MindInverse
Daily Mail
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Redesigning Maternal Care: Ob-Gyns Are Urged to See New Mothers Sooner And More Often
This story was co-published with ProPublica. Doctors would see new mothers sooner and more frequently, and insurers would cover the increased visits, under sweeping new recommendations from the organization that sets standards of care for obstetrician ...
Supporting New Moms with '4th Trimester' Care Could Save LivesHealthline
Why These New Postpartum Care Recommendations Are So Important for New MomsWhat To Expect When You're Expecting (blog)
Influenza Vaccination Recommendation Clarified for Pregnant WomenPrecisionVaccinations
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
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