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So Far, So...

I wrote this post a while ago, introducing the fact that my dad has Parkinson’s. At that time, it had been slow going. A few dizzy spells, a little confusion, tripping up the steps every once in a blue moon. 565 more words

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A Little Positivity: Chicago Teen Develops Vaccine That May Fight Colon Cancer (DETAILS)

Kevin Stonewall, 19, could be on his way to curing cancer.

The Chicago teen, who works at a Rush University lab in Ashburn, discovered a critical age-related drawback in an experimental vaccine to prevent colon cancer in mice. 361 more words

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Chief Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone has contracted the deadly disease himself

The “national hero” chief doctor leading the fight against the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in Sierra Leone has himself been infected with the disease, the president’s office has announced… …

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China bubonic plague death: Town of 30,000 placed in quarantine after man dies sparking 'Black Death' outbreak fears

An entire Chinese town of 30,000 people has been quarantined off from the rest of the country after a man living in a nearby village died from bubonic plague.

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Collin County Commissioner Warns of "Illegal Immigrant Tsunami"

COLLIN COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid is warning of an “illegal immigrant tsunami” if “illegal immigrant children” are housed there.  Reid is pushing to keep to the subject on next week’s court agenda. 198 more words

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Lyme Disease is on the Rise

In my last post I talked about making wine drinking habits more environmentally-friendly. On a somewhat related note, last night I watched the documentary, “Somm”, about a bunch of guys preparing for the Master Sommelier test. 642 more words

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Cancer Feels

When you’re told, on that unimaginable afternoon, that you have cancer, your mind goes into a tailspin. You are bombarded with thoughts, concerns, fears, worries, anxiety… you name it, you feel it. 2,138 more words