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"Dead" Patient Opens Eyes During Organ Harvesting

Posted: 07/09/2013 - The Syracuse Post-Standard reported that the New York State Health Department found St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center negligent in a procedure where a patient, thought to be dead, awoke as a procedure to harvest her organs was about to begin.

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Superbug Poses Danger In Hospitals

Posted: 07/05/2013 - CRE infections develop during medical care when bacteria normally found in the digestive tract develop antibiotic resistance and move to other parts of the body.

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Family Says Sarah Murnaghan Is Accepting Her New Lungs

Posted: 07/04/2013 - The latest video from the family shows Sarah waving, mouthing "hi.." A biopsy shows no rejection of Sarah Murnaghan's donor lungs. The 10-year-old with cystic fibrosis received new lungs last month.

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A Healthy Avatar Could Equal A Healthy You

Posted: 07/01/2013 - A new study published on July 1 in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology showed that women who watched a video on healthy weight-loss habits featuring a character that looked like themselves were able to lose weight.

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Philadelphia Girl Recovering From Second Lung Transplant

Posted: 06/28/2013 - Sarah Murnaghan, 10, underwent her first adult double-lung transplant on June 12 at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia following her headline-making struggle to get added to the adult waiting list.

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Stormont Sees Double With Rare Triplets

Posted: 06/28/2013 - Stormont-Vail's NICU is currently seeing triple - times two! They're caring for two sets of triplets with a trait that makes them even more rare.

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FDA Shutting Down More Than 1,600 Online Pharmacies

Posted: 06/27/2013 - Sites were shut down for selling counterfeit or substandard medication, the FDA says. Officials arrested 58 people and seized more than $41 million worth of illegal medicines.

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Diet, Exercise For Type 2 Diabetics May Not Lower Heart Attack Risk

Posted: 06/26/2013 - A new study revealed that while getting rid of extra pounds could improve physical quality of life, reduce some blood vessel complications, lower the risk of depression and even decrease medical costs -- weight loss did not bring major heart benefits.

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