Portable test helps identify refugees at risk of outbreaks
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Portable test helps identify refugees at risk of outbreaks

Cheap, portable test may help identify people susceptible to disease outbreaks in refugee camps, other remote locations

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Relay for Life to take place Saturday in Ralls County

The American Cancer Society's annual Relay for Life of Ralls County fundraiser will take place Saturday at Mark Twain High School in Center.

After a death, how much can 'broken heart' hurt survivors?
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After a death, how much can 'broken heart' hurt survivors?

Former President George H.W. Bush's hospitalization a day after his wife Barbara's funeral has raised questions about whether stress or a broken heart played a role

Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics
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Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

Opioid overdoses killed 1,354 Americans ages 65 and older in 2016, but Medicare doesn't cover the oldest proven treatment for opioid addiction: methadone

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HIV focus of LSU's 2nd LGBTQ+ health symposium

LSU Health New Orleans is holding a free evening symposium about LGBTQ health, with a focus this year on HIV and AIDS.

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Union opposes changes to state mental health care system

Vermont State Employees Union and University of Vermont Medical Center in dispute over a plan to revamp the state's mental health care system

CDC chief makes $375K, far exceeding his predecessors' pay
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CDC chief makes $375K, far exceeding his predecessors' pay

The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other recent past directors

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Veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant

Doctors at a Baltimore hospital have performed the most extensive penis transplant to date, this one also involving the scrotum and part of the abdominal wall

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Reynolds takes 'first step' in children's mental health plan

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds issued an order to begin establishing a children's mental health service system in the coming years

HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Tiny pacemaker at Blessing; oral surgeon joins QMG; new migraine drug
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HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Tiny pacemaker at Blessing; oral surgeon joins QMG; new migraine drug

A new device in use at the Blessing Heart and Vascular Center is small in size but having a big impact on the quality of life for heart patients. The Micra pacemaker is about one-tenth the size of a traditional pacemaker.