Resilience and quality of life go hand in hand for heart defect survivors

Melissa Jeng had her first surgery when she was 3 days old—and the first of four open-heart surgeries at 8. Since then, she’s also had over a dozen heart procedures. “I got to the point where I would call them tune-ups,” the 52-year-old from Seattle said. “None of it feels good, but it is what it is, and you have […]

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With winter at hand, the virus whips up winds of uncertainty – The Denver Post

Coronavirus cases spiking nationwide. A chill, existential and literal, setting in once more. And now: a winter likely to be streaked by a soundtrack of sirens instead of silver bells. It was winter when the pandemic began, and it will be winter long before it’s over. Weary and traumatized from months of death and confinement, Americans are being handed mixed […]

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Hand sanitizer has an expiration date. Does it matter amid coronavirus outbreak?

The Food and Drug Administration just pointed out something about bottles of hand sanitizer people are hoarding during the coronavirus pandemic: They have an expiration date. It’s likely few notice the fine print while grabbing handfuls off shelves in recent weeks. It’s hard enough just to find a bottle lately. Should we worry, given 86,000 Americans have been infected with […]

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The ‘worst hand, foot and mouth disease doctors have EVER seen’

The ‘worst hand, foot and mouth disease doctors have EVER seen’: Mother, 41, releases shocking pictures of her toddler battling the infection doctors dismissed as chickenpox Emma Reavley noticed red spots on her daughter Emily’s neck on April 25   Doctors at Hemel Hempstead’s Urgent Care Centre said it was chickenpox  Youngster was diagnosed when her temperature ‘skyrocketed’ to 39°C (102°F) […]

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Mailman loses part of finger after dog bites hand through door slot

A woman tried claiming the postman who had his finger bitten off by her dog as he pushed post through the letterbox had it coming because he was "trespassing." (SWNS) A mailman has lost the tip of his ring finger to a bull terrier after he attempted to push his customer’s letters through a slot in the front door. The dog’s […]

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