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December 28, 2018 5:18 PM Minnesota hospital staff welcomes 32 babies in 2018: 'If we try to do a playdate, it’s going to be pure chaos'

And next year is shaping up to be another “baby boom” too. Thirty-one members of the staff at the St. Cloud Hospital’s Family Birthing Unit in St. Cloud, Minn., welcomed a total of 32 babies in 2018 ─ one had twins ─ doubling the previous in-house record set by staffers years before. “A while back they had 15 or 17 in one year and that was a lot, so I think 155

December 27, 2018 11:13 AM 'Selfie wrist' an emerging hazard of digital age, doctor warns

Young flamenco dancers take a selfie before performing in the street during the 26th International Ballet Festival in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. (Associated Press) Your next selfie could be your most painful one, a California doctor has warned. Dr. Levi Harrison, a San Francisco-based physician, is warning people about selfie wrist caused by people 158

December 24, 2018 3:09 AM South African musician plays guitar while undergoing brain surgery

In this photo supplied by the Department of Neurosurgery, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, taken earlier this month during surgery South African musician, Musa Manzini, plays a guitar during brain surgery. (OnyekaValentine Ilorah for Department of Neurosurgery, Inks Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, via AP) JOHANNESBURG 153

December 18, 2018 5:03 PM Tennessee dad faces fatal, untreatable illness as family hopes for cure

Tony Gibson, a 32-year-old welder and ironworker, initially showed symptoms of confusion and forgetfulness earlier this year. (iStock) A Tennessee father who was given a year to live after being diagnosed with an extremely rare degenerative illness now requires 24-hour care at a nursing facility as his family hopes for a cure for the currently untreatable 135

December 18, 2018 2:04 AM US 'bans Yemen mum from visiting dying toddler in California'

The Yemeni mother of a dying boy in California is being prevented from seeing him due to a US ban on visitors from her country, the family says. Two-year-old Abdullah Hassan was born with a brain disease that doctors say he will not survive. His relatives say his mother wants to see him one last time before they take him off life-support. His father 123

December 17, 2018 11:21 PM St. Louis woman, 18, serenaded by Jason Mraz dies while waiting for new lungs

Madison Taliaferro, 18, "passed away peacefully" on Saturday at the St. Louis Children's Hospital Missouri, after she lost a "courageous-long-fought battle," a funeral home obituary stated. (Google Earth) A Kansas teen with cystic fibrosis who was recently serenaded by Jason Mraz reportedly died while awaiting a new pair of lungs. Madison Taliaferro 162

December 14, 2018 6:18 PM Man left paralyzed for 2 days after taking weight loss supplements, report says

It turned out the man, originally from Brazil, had been taking Killer Bee’s fat burner for two months, which triggered his TPP. (iStock) A man was left "paralyzed" for two days after common weight loss supplements triggered toxicity in his blood. The 33-year-old was admitted to hospital suffering weak arms and legs but had no history of spinal trauma 120

December 13, 2018 6:30 PM Tunisia doctors protest against wage disclosure

TUNIS, (Reuters) - - Hundreds of lawyers and doctors in Tunisia protested on Wednesday against a new law that will force them to disclose their salaries as part of a government bid to raise taxes. The North African country is under pressure from foreign donors to increase tax revenues to cut a budget deficit. Parliament passed on Monday a bill which 95

December 12, 2018 5:52 PM Opioid maker Insys paid physician assistant kickbacks, U.S. jury hears

CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) - A former physician assistant in New Hampshire put his own greed ahead of medical obligations by taking kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc to prescribe patients its highly addictive fentanyl spray, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday. Assistant U.S. Attorney Seth Aframe told a federal jury in Concord, New Hampshire, at the start 144

December 10, 2018 4:29 PM Zainab Mughal: Nottingham woman donates blood for toddler with cancer

A British blood donor says she feels "privileged" to help a two-year-old girl receive crucial cancer treatment in the United States. Zainab Mughal, who lives in Florida, suffers from neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer that mostly affects babies and young children. She also has one of the rarest blood types in the world. The donor, a mother-of-two from Nottingham 114