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    Girl, 3, makes miracle recovery before pulling the plug

    A three-year-old girl from Alabama made a remarkable recovery when she began breathing on her own as doctors prepared to take her off life support. Lacey Jane Ayers was in a horrific car accident Saturday afternoon while coming home from Christmas shopping with her mother, father and newborn brother...
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    California fires have exposed 1.6m people to lethal smoke

    As the California fires rage, the smoke blanketing the state is putting nearly 1.6 million residents of three counties at risk for lung and heart problems. The fine particles of burned materials in smoke embed themselves into our lungs, causing burning and irritation in the short term, but exposure...
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    Christmas decorations make you feel better and fight less

    Holiday decorating done right can help to prevent family conflicts by putting you and yours in the right mood, experts say.  The color schemes and decor of the season happen to also be the same ones that psychologists say tend to lift spirits and and create an evolutionary sense...
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    Doctor shares post that reveals a day as a stretched GP

    A TV doctor has shared an ‘eye-opening’ post on social media that reveals a single day working as an over-stretched GP – as she hit out at the 10-minute GP consultation period. Dr Zoe Williams, who regularly appears on This Morning to dish out health advice, explained some of the...
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    Gay people are more likely to have trouble sleeping

    Gay men are more likely to have trouble nodding off and require medication Lesbians more at-risk of waking feeling unrested and struggling to stay asleep Due to them being more likely to smoke and suffer severe psychological distress Over a year, up to 40 percent of US citizens report...
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    WACA Q&A: Why are England so bad in Perth?

    On Thursday the final Ashes Test at the famous WACA ground in Perth will get underway, with England seeking a win to get themselves back in the series. History will be against Joe Root’s side – they have only ever won one Test in the western Australian outpost back...
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    Woman 'prescribed' orgasms by doctor to treat depression

    A woman has revealed how her doctor ‘prescribed’ her orgasms to treat her depression. Penny Sullivan – not her real name – had pulled her own hair out as a youngster, and suffered anorexia and bulimia. After struggling with low moods, anxiety and anger for decades she was finally...
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    Elderly woman has a tumour TWICE the size of her head

    Teresita Briones, 79, had a small blemish on her right cheek removed 5 years ago But she began to suffer complications within a few months of the short operation Jaw began to swell and by the end of 2012 a large bulge had started to appear Teresita refuses to...
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    'Heat-not-burn' tobacco is still a health risk

    ‘Heat-not-burn’ tobacco products are harmful to health even if they are safer than conventional cigarettes. Although ‘smokeless’ products expose users to up to 90 per cent fewer harmful chemicals, limited data means their precise risk is unclear, according to a Committee of Toxicology (COT) report presented to Public Health...