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Gemini Erin and Abby Delaney, who were previously associated with the head, flourished after separation operation

Erin and Abby Delaney are joined twins who were associated with the skull. They now thrive over a year after their separation operation led by an interdisciplinary team. Children's Hospital in Philadelphia | YouTube ) Erin and Abby Delaney not only survived the 11 hour operation to be separated but are now thriving 2-year-olds. Formerly conjoined twins were particularly complicated …

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Citing Flu, NJ District Closes All Schools for 2 Days

A school district in New Jersey has canceled classes at all of its schools for two days because so many students are sick with the flu. Clinton Township schools were canceled on Friday and Monday, according to a letter from Superintendent Michele Cone. The letter said students were returning to school before they were fully recovered, "putting themselves and others …

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Washington Governor Declares Measles-Related Health Emergency

Photo: Sean Gallup (Getty) Thousands of people have been infected in a measles outbreak that is currently spreading across the Pacific Northwest, causing Washington Governor Jay Inslee to declare a state of emergency in all counties on Friday. "Measles is a highly contagious disease that can be fatal in young children," inslee said in a statement Friday. "Almost everyone who …

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Influenza case fast school closure, hospital restrictions in Minnesota

Signs of an uptick during the influenza season appear over Minnesota, where Twin Cities hospitals announce precautions to contain the virus and a rural neighborhood distances classes because 20 percent of its students are ill. State health officials said events underline the need to be vigilant and take good public health precautions, although the number of outbreaks in schools and …

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China Clones Genetically Edited Schizophrenic Monkeys

China took a central step in the debate on the genetics of genetics with the revelation that researcher Han Jiankui edited the genes of human embryos to make them immune to HIV. On Thursday, it was reported that the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Neuroscience (CASIN) edited monkey genes to deliberately make them schizophrenic and then cloned the monkeys …

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Lactalis is reminiscent of more than 16,000 baby formula boxes for salmonella

Lactalis has withdrawn a brand of infant formula manufactured at the same Spanish factory in connection with an outbreak of salmonella in France. The withdrawal and revocation measure concerns 16,300 boxes of Picot AR milk sold exclusively in pharmacies since November 29, 2018. Four babies have become ill from Salmonella Poona with results pointing to Modilac branded marketed by Sodilac, …

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After going to Mexico for affordable weight-loss surgery, a woman got sick, had to use a feeding tube and racked up $ 1 million in medical debt

Justine Rodriguez recalled – bariatric surgery for $ 5,000 and a quick trip across the US-Mexico border. Following the operation in Tijuana, Rodriguez back to her home in Idaho, eager to start shedding pounds. [Aweekandahalfshesaidfoundagrapefruit-sizedabscessinherabdomenThreeyearslatershespent$1millioninmedicalbills "God spared my life," said Rodriguez, 33, who now lives in Magna. But she has spent weeks in hospitals and almost two years on a …

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