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December 8, 2018 7:14 PM Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. The hospitals told Reuters in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies 156

December 7, 2018 4:59 PM Mom with cancer whose search for bone marrow donor went viral gives birth to twins

Susie Rabaca, 36, delivered a boy and a girl on Thursday and now faces a bone marrow transplant. (Fox 11) A California mother who was diagnosed with leukemia while pregnant with twins gave birth to a boy and girl on Thursday, named Rainy and Ryan. Susie Rabaca, whose search for a bone marrow donor went viral last month, is reported to be doing well, according 149

December 6, 2018 6:13 PM Washington Redskins QB Alex Smith suffering from complications after surgery on broken leg, reports say

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith’s right ankle bent in an awkward direction during a play against the Houston Texans. Smith was carted off the field. Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is reportedly battling post-operation complications after surgery on his broken fibula and tibia, which he suffered in a game more than two weeks ago. Smith 139

December 5, 2018 7:27 PM Florida firefighter donates kidney to help save stranger

Heidi Hughes, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is thankful and says she intends to take good care of Blair's gift. (iStock) The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports doctors at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, removed a kidney from 41-year-old Edgewater firefighter David Blair on Nov. 15 and prepped 33-year-old Heidi Hughes to receive it. The surgery 156

December 5, 2018 2:34 PM Sierra Leone doctors strike over conditions, nurses may follow

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Doctors in Sierra Leone’s public hospitals were on strike on Wednesday to protest against low wages and poor working conditions, and nurses said they may follow suit. Sierra Leone is one of Africa’s poorest countries and its public hospitals lack equipment. The 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic killed nearly 4000 people, including more than 250 medical 149

December 4, 2018 8:10 AM 'L&HH' Star Lyrica Anderson Says She Had Health Scare After Giving Birth

'Love & Hip Hop' star Lyrica Anderson tells us her health got so bad after giving birth to her son, she felt like she was about to die. Lyrica says after welcoming her and A1's baby boy, Ocean Zion Bentley, into the world Friday ... her health quickly deteriorated. She says things got so bad, doctors had to give her toothbrushes to itch her skin. Yikes 85

November 29, 2018 8:37 PM 'Echo chamber' surrounds parental decisions about childhood flu vaccine

(Reuters Health) - Although the annual flu vaccine is recommended for all children older than 6 months, about a third of parents say their child won’t receive one this year, according to a new U.S. poll. Parents seem to make decisions in an “echo chamber” of information that reinforces their beliefs about flu vaccines, the co-directors of the National 175

November 29, 2018 10:39 AM NFL Network reporter Kimberly Jones leaves hospital after health scare: 'The surgeons saved my life'

NFL Network reporter Kimberly Jones left a Virginia hospital’s vascular unit and thanked doctors for saving her life after being hospitalized for two weeks. Jones was staying at the Inova Fairfax Heart & Vascular, but it wasn’t clear what she was in the hospital for. “The surgeons saved my life, against big odds. The nurses have been great, the techs 128

November 25, 2018 4:41 PM Report: Redskins quarterback Smith's playing future uncertain

The Washington Redskins remain optimistic that quarterback Alex Smith will return from the severe leg injury he suffered last week, but doctors reportedly have a wait-and-see approach with the 34-year-old’s playing future. Smith suffered a compound fracture and a spiral fracture in his right leg in a loss to the Houston Texans. Coach Jay Gruden said last Monday 88

November 25, 2018 1:54 AM Ex-Vikings DT Floyd withdraws grievance

Former Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd has withdrawn the grievance that he filed with the NFL Players Association against the team, according to a report. Floyd had filed the complaint because the Vikings had put him on the non-football injury list in 2017 instead of the physically-unable-to-perform list. Had he been on the latter list, he would 114