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10 Years After Terminal Diagnosis, Minn. Man Still Beating Odds

MONTICELLO, Minn. (WCCO) — Doctors gave him 18 months to live when they discovered he had a brain tumor.

Now, 10 years later, Brian Shea of Little Falls is still beating the odds. 393 more words

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Active Ingredient in Mushrooms Tested As Medicine

HEALTHWATCH – As marijuana has become a more acceptable medical treatment, magical mushrooms have been added to that list! 66 more words

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'Magic Mushrooms' Psychedelic Drug May Ease Anxiety, Depression

NEW YORK (AP) — The psychedelic drug in “magic mushrooms” can quickly and effectively help treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients, an effect that may last for months, two small studies show. 941 more words

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Penguin Robot Provides Help For Children With Autism

BOSTON (CBS) — Children with autism benefit from comprehensive services but those services often come with a hefty price tag.  A local couple has now developed a robot which could one day make services much more affordable and much more accessible. 394 more words

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Kids Eating Healthier & Young People and Old Age

In today’s Healthwatch, kids are now eating healthier than they used to according to a new study, but researchers say their daily diet is far from perfect, and new research suggests more people under the age of 45 are suffering from “old age” health issues 161 more words

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Our NHS And The Voice Of The People

Our West Lancashire  is raising concerns about our NHS. Its members ask for more public involvement. “With delivery of urgent care and community health changing and as questions are raised over the future of our local A&E service, we seek your views on what’s important to you in our local NHS. 171 more words

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West Lancashire Dementia Action Alliance Launch

The Dementia Action Alliance Coordinator for Lancashire and Merseyside Gareth Dowling has arranged for a public launch of the Alliance in the Council Chamber, details below

 

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