Inside Edition anchor Deborah Norville is recovering after surgery
The 60-year-old host revealed in early April that, when the lump was first spotted years ago, it was benign. But recent tests revealed it had turned cancerous and she needed surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Eight measles cases reported in New York's Westchester County
Westchester County neighbors Rockland County, where 168 people have contracted measles, prompting schools to temporarily ban unvaccinated children. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Maria Menounos describes devastating brain tumor diagnosis as mother was also battling cancer
Maria Menounos, 40, revealed in an interview with Fox News Radio that she was experiencing symptoms related to her brain tumor, but brushed them aside because she was 'busy'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Smiling really DOES make you happier: Study finds expressing happiness influences the brain
University of Tennessee psychologists looked at nearly 50 years of data testing whether facial expressions can lead people to feel the emotions related to those expressions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Historians release collection of images showing ways tobacco has been used since the 1500s
The Wellcome Trust has released a collection of images that show the timeline of tobacco's use in Britain since the 16th century - from a life-saving stimulant to a deadly habit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Twin sisters, 32, diagnosed with breast cancer just three months apart
Ashley Huffman, 32, from Michigan, was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2018. Her twin sister, Danielle Jones, was diagnosed just three months later in February 2019. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Parents of a non-verbal autistic schoolboy, 11, claim he spoke his first full sentence
Danny Bullen, who lives in Tenerife with his parents, traveled to the US last month for the treatment. The following day, the 11-year-old allegedly asked his mother for more crisps in Spanish. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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A third of cancer patients turn to alternative medicine - but many do not tell their doctor
Lead author Nina Sanford, MD, said there should be policies that make it compulsory for doctors to discuss complementary medicines with cancer patients so they can better advise and treat them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Scientists believe they could DOUBLE survival time for pediatric brain cancer
A new study from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has found that blocking a gene that helps glioblastoma grow and spread may increase survival time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Finger-bending gadget could diagnose Parkinson's in 30 seconds 
The high-tech finger-bender, developed in Melbourne, Australia's Bionics Institute, could help medics spot symptoms earlier than ever before, at a crucial time for treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Men who take a drug to tackle prostate disease are a THIRD more at risk of type 2 diabetes  
A study by the University of Edinburgh found men with enlarged prostates who are prescribed drugs called 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors to make urination easier are more at risk of the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Democratic Republic of Congo sees WORST EVER day for Ebola with 18 new cases in 24 hours
Some 751 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the second worst outbreak in history. Global chiefs will meet on Friday to decide if it is an international concern. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Muslims have the highest life satisfaction thanks to a feeling of 'oneness'
Previous research has found that both religion and a feeling of connection or 'oneness' raises overall life satisfaction. Muslims are the most 'one' and the most satisfied, according to new German research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Gruesome picture shows a man's collapsed iris after he was struck in the eye by a bungee cord
The unnamed 48-year-old, from Taiwan, suffered pain, double vision and blurriness for one week. A check-up revealed his iris was deformed, with the 'upper portion sagging downward'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Toddler born with a tongue 'TWICE the size it should be' has surgery
Baker Roth's parents, from Jenks in Oklahoma, hope the procedure will help him eat and breathe easier, and allow him to make sounds so he can eventually talk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Husband with dementia has finally been able to reconnect with his wife - using a 'Music Memory Box'
The box filled with memorabilia plays songs that are personal to the person with dementia. Steve Garrity, 82, of Bristol, hasn't spoken to his wife, Monica, 74, for five years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother, 28, reveals she nearly died after TWO botched breast implants advertised on Instagram
Holly McCulloch, 28, of Greasby, Wirral, always felt down about her B-cup chest, particularly as she got older. She therefore booked herself into a clinic that charged £2,700 for a five-day, all-inclusive stay. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Shocking video reveals dozens of mites, worms, midges and creepy crawlies lurking on vegetables
Biomedicine student Martin Kaae Kristiansen, 28, from Denmark, used a microscope to film the abundance of organisms on vegetables from the store. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Scientists dismantle cancer piece-by-piece to reveal its weak spots
Scientists led by the Wellcome Sanger Institute looked at 30 cancer types including ones which are difficult to treat. The large study has been described as 'powerful' by Cancer Research UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Brooklyn families rally to sue New York City over mandatory measles vaccination order
Michael Sussman, a civil rights lawyer, says there are not enough cases to warrant a state of emergency, and he plans to have a case filed against the city by Friday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Talking therapy could cure IBS better than drugs, study reveals
A study of more than 500 patients by the University of Southampton found that counselling over the phone or online greatly reduced painful symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Miracle twin girls defy 5% survival odds after doctors perform life-saving surgery in the womb
Keziah Harvey, 30, of Staffordshire, had surgery while she was 16 weeks pregnant to save her girls. Matilda and Felicity, now eight months, had twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Man diagnosed with Parkinson's at 31 is wrongly thought to be DRUNK even by nurses
Ryan Cameron, 36, of Bedfordshire, was shocked at a diagnosis which normally comes over the age of 50. He has been called a 'grumpy git' due to having less facial expressions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Traffic-related air pollution causes FOUR MILLION cases of asthma each year
The global research, published in a prestigious medical journal, ranked the UK the 29th worst out of 194 countries for the rate of children developing asthma from traffic pollution. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mourning the loss of a loved one increases your risk of heart disease by 64%
A study by the University of Iceland and the Karolinska Institute found people who suffer from disorders like PTSD are considerably more at risk of heart failure within the first of a traumatic event. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Pollen counts are soaring across the US - making allergy symptoms worse each year
Pollen counts have been rising in several states across the US, including Illinois, North Carolina and Tennessee, and experts say that warmer weather from climate change could be to blame. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Having very low cholesterol DOUBLES the risk of hemorrhagic strokes in women, study finds
A new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, has found that women with cholesterol 70 mg/dL were twice as likely to have a stroke compared to women with 100 mg/dL. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Nebraska father loses his leg after mystery infection that left him with just 7% chance of survival
Father-of-two Jason Wasmund, 43, of Kearney, Nebraska, developed a mystery infection in his left leg in mid-February that turned into sepsis. Doctors had to amputate to save his life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Boston Children's Hospital sues Saudi Prince for $3.5 million in medical bills
Saudi Prince Abdelilah bin Abdelaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Faisal Al Saud allegedly promised to sponsor the girl's care at Boston Children's Hospital, but has only paid $750,000, the suit alleges. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Americans spent a record $16.5 billion on plastic surgery last year
Botox, though one of the least expensive procedures at $397 a pop, was the biggest money grabber, taking in $2.95 billion, according to the latest American Society of Plastic Surgeons report. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Boy, 14, died for an hour after drowning and then came back to life
John Smith, 18, fell into a frozen lake in St Charles, Missouri, in January 2015 and was underwater for 15 minutes. He was declared dead but later. while in the hospital, his heart started beating again. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Three-parent baby born in first ever clinical trial to test the technique
The 32-year-old Greek woman had four failed IVF attempts before she heard about the trial by Spanish doctors. On Tuesday, she gave birth to a 6.5-pound boy, and both mother and baby are in good health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Tucking into animal organs like tongues and tripe is good for the planet
A study by the University of Denmark suggests that eating animals from 'nose-to-tail' would reduce the carbon footprint of the giant global meat industry by reducing greenhouse gases. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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FDA approves osteoporosis shot that rebuilds bones at the same rate a teenager's skeleton grows 
On Tuesday, the FDA approved Evenity, the brand name for a drug that can make older women's bones regrow at rates seen in teenagers and cut their risk of spinal fractures by up to 73 percent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'World's fattest child' lost more than half his body weight
Arya Permana, 13, of Karawang, West Java in Indonesia, was once considered the heaviest child in the world thanks to his diet of instant noodles, fizzy drinks and deep-fried chicken. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Man develops kidney failure after taking 12 TIMES the recommended amount of vitamin D
The man had been prescribed a high dose by a naturopath in his home, Canada. But his kidneys struggled to malfunction and a year after being treated, have still not recovered. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Model 'was left BLIND' after her battle with Crohn’s disease
Natalie-Amber Freegard, from Swindon, revealed she was just 'hours away from dying' when she was rushed to hospital after collapsing and losing her sight at home. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Eating 200g of meat every day may raise your risk of an early death by 23%
A study by the University of Eastern Finland found those who eat more than 200g (7oz) of meat a day over 20 years may be 23 per cent more likely to die prematurely. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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World Health Organization pulls its support for controversial 'planetary health diet'
The UN body planned to support the launch event of the scientific group behind the controversial 'planetary health diet', dismissed as 'nanny-state' madness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Boy, nine, left with a gaping hole in his leg after 'poisonous spider caused his flesh to decay'
Bobby Barnett, of Essex, was told by doctors his bite was from a gnat. But the wound got worse over the next week leading him to spend time in hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Employees who deliver 'service with a smile' are more likely to drink heavily
A study by Pennsylvania State University and the University at Buffalo suggests people in public-facing jobs who often force a grin or resist an eye-roll are more likely to hit the bottle. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Government's plan to ban junk food adverts before 9pm 'will cut just TWO calories a day'
Health ministers revealed plans to ban adverts with foods high in salt, fat and sugar in March as childhood obesity rates have reached a record high in Britain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Women with deadliest form of breast cancer could be saved after simple test found by scientists
Triple negative breast cancer is so aggressive it can resist chemotherapy. Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have discovered a test which could detect the women most at risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Autism symptoms reduced 50% in children who received fecal transplants, study finds
The study by Arizona State University, which involved 18 children, builds on the theory that the neurological condition may be rooted in the gut, rather than the brain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Volunteering once a week can give you the same 'high' as exercising
Volunteering just once a week can elicit the same ‘high’ as exercise, research suggests. Research commissioned by the Royal Voluntary Service discovered the link. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Teenagers with mental health conditions are being turned away by the NHS, officials warn 
Teenagers with mental health conditions are being refused NHS treatment unless they have tried to take their own lives, the Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield has warned. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Teen bitten by a snake in Texas was flown to Arizona to get nearest supply of anti-venom medicine
Anthony Rodriguez, 17, of Texas, was bitten by a rattlesnake last week, but had an allergic reaction to traditional antivenom medication. He had to be flown to Arizona to receive a new drug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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MDMA reopens a 'window in the brain' that lets PTSD victims form new bonds
MDMA increases levels of the 'love hormone' in mice and allows them to form close and trusting social bonds and reshape their memories in otherwise impossible ways, a Johns Hopkins study suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Virtual reality reduced Parkinson's symptoms for 10 people
A new technique developed by researchers at the University of Utah restored dynamic movement in 10 patients who trained on the system three times a week for six weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Are YOU kidding yourself in bed? Survey reveals 75% of us think we're better than average
A new survey has found that both men and women view more attractive people as having fewer sexually transmitted diseases, being more sexually skilled and more likely to cheat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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