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    1. Problems at Clinic Where Joan Rivers Treated

      Nov. 11, 2014 -- An investigation cites numerous problems at the clinic where Joan Rivers suffered brain damage due to lack of oxygen while undergoing a procedure to treat chronic reflux disease. Staff at Yorkville Endoscopy in Manhattan "failed to identify deteriorating vital signs and provide time

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    2. Year 1 of Legal Marijuana: Lessons Learned in CO

      Nov. 6, 2014 -- When the first legal sales of recreational marijuana in modern history began Jan. 1 in Colorado, it was a bold experiment fraught with unknowns. Would kids get easy access to the drug? Would stoned drivers make the highways more dangerous? Would drug addiction problems increase? Whil

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    3. Long-Term Shift Work May Drain the Brain: Study

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Working non-standard hours -- often called "shift work" -- for many years is not only hard on the body, but may also dull the mind, new research suggests. According to the study, those who do shift work for more than 10 y

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    4. Possible Causes Behind Age-Linked Memory Loss

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One possible reason for memory decline in older age may be that brain networks become less able to maintain their separate functions, a new study suggests. The findings suggest the brain has a harder time with memory when i

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    5. Sleep Duration Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Risk

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Not getting the right amount of sleep might raise your risk of ulcerative colitis, a new study suggests. Those who sleep less or more than the recommended seven to eight hours per night may be more prone to develop

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    6. Ban Most Edible Pot Products: CO Health Officials

      Oct. 21, 2014 -- Edible forms of marijuana such as brownies, cookies, and candies should be banned, Colorado health officials say. In a submission to state marijuana regulators, the Department of Public Health and Environment says these edible marijuana products "are naturally attractive to children

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    7. Did Nose Cells Help Paralyzed Man Walk?

      Oct. 21, 2014 – A group of doctors and scientists say a paralyzed man has been able to walk again after surgery in which nerve cells from his nasal cavity were transplanted into his spinal cord. Darek Fidyka, a 38-year-old Bulgarian who was left paralyzed from the chest down when he was stabbed in a

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    8. Joan Rivers's Cause of Death

      Oct. 17, 2014 -- Joan Rivers died of complications while having medical procedures to check her voice box and vocal cords and to determine whether she had acid reflux, according to a New York City medical examiner's report released Thursday. It said the 81-year-old comedian's death on Sept. 4 was du

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    9. Brain Chemical May Help Control Tourette 'Tics'

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A particular brain chemical may help people with Tourette syndrome suppress the disorder's characteristic "tics," scientists report. They hope their discovery paves the way to new therapies for the developmental neurologic

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    10. Memory Slips in Senior Years and Dementia Risk

      By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy elderly people who begin reporting memory lapses are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with dementia roughly a decade later, new research suggests. Evaluating more than 500 seniors, scientists found t

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