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Woman gets life-changing bionic eye implant

Woman gets life-changing bionic eye implant

Courtesy Wills Eye Hospital Dr. Allen Ho examines Fulton after her surgery. After decades in the dark, Fran Fulton can finally see the light. Fulton, 66, is one of just 21 people in the U.S. to receive the newly FDA-approved ...

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NBC’s Peter Alexander shares sister’s story of living with degenerative illness

NBC’s Peter Alexander shares sister’s story of living with degenerative illness

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy There’s no sibling rivalry here. “Today” show correspondent Peter Alexander interviewed his sister, Becky, about the condition that’s causing her to lose both her vision and hearing in ...

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Fourth doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

Fourth doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone has lost a fourth doctor to Ebola after a failed effort to transfer her abroad for medical treatment, a government official said Sunday, a huge setback to the impoverished country that is battling the ...

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Head of clinic where Joan Rivers stopped breathing forced out

Head of clinic where Joan Rivers stopped breathing forced out

Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News NYPD police officers walk in the Yorkville Endoscopy, where comedian Joan Rivers heart stopped during a procedure. The clinic’s director  is reportedly stepping down. Jeff Bachner/for New York Daily News Yorkville Endoscopy allegedly let Joan ...

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30 children drink bleach at Jersey City daycare: report

30 children drink bleach at Jersey City daycare: report

google The kids were taken from the daycare after reportedly drinking bleach. A total of some 30 children at Jersey City daycare were taken  to the hospital after accidentally drinking bleach, according to reports. Several ambulances rushed to The Growing ...

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Anti-anxiety drugs may heighten Alzheimer’s risk: study 

Anti-anxiety drugs may heighten Alzheimer’s risk: study 

People who use benzodiazepines such as Xanax and Valium over a long period of time might have a higher risk of Alzheimer ‘s disease, a new study in BMJ says. The new study builds on previous research that found an ...

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Fourth U.S. aid worker with Ebola arrives at Atlanta hospital

Fourth U.S. aid worker with Ebola arrives at Atlanta hospital

David Tulis/AP An airplane transporting an American infected with the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa lands at Dobbins Air Reserve Base on Tuesday. ATLANTA — The fourth American aid worker sickened with the Ebola virus arrived Tuesday morning for ...

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Possible Ebola case reported at Miami-area hospital

Possible Ebola case reported at Miami-area hospital

LUC GNAGO/REUTERS A poster in Sierra Leone describing Ebola symptoms. The current outbreak is the world’s worst. A potential Ebola case has been admitted to a Miami-area hospital, according to a report. The patient is being treated, a Centers for ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Eviction feared over dog that helps ill woman

EXCLUSIVE: Eviction feared over dog that helps ill woman

Harriet Woodard Elizabeth Woodard, 32, says her pooch Olivia is a life-saver. When ailing Elizabeth Woodard needs help, she can always rely on her guardian angel dog. The Upper East Side woman says her pet pooch Olivia can sense symptoms ...

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Americans’ trust in others is diminishing, study says

Americans’ trust in others is diminishing, study says

Ryan McVay/Getty Images Americans are more distrustful these days than they were in the 1970s, a new study says. Trust in American adults is decreasing, according to new numbers in the journal Psychological Science. From 1972 to1974, 46% of adult ...

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