Face transplant patient celebrates life in public
BALTIMORE — In the 15 years between a shotgun blast that ravaged the bottom half of Richard Norris' face and the face transplant that ended a hermit-like life for him, the man from rural southwest Virginia faced cruelty from strangers, fought addiction and contemplated suicide.Continued ...
Susquehanna Health's Lifecenter hosts healthy eating program for kids
MUNCY — In celebration of the bounty of summer and to encourage healthy living, Susquehanna Health and Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania will offer a free Kids in the Kitchen program on Wednesday, July 17 at The LifeCenter in the Lycoming Mall.Continued ...
Exercising restraint: Working out can improve chances of staying off drugs
I like to run. Apparently, this gets me high.Continued ...
Last year, researchers at the University of Arizona published a study in the Journal of Experimental Biology examining the “neurobiological rewards“ of treadmill running in 10 humans, eight dogs and eight ferrets.
Government report: Smooth launch unsure for health law
WASHINGTON — There's no guarantee that President Barack Obama's health care law will launch smoothly and on time, congressional investigators say in the first in-depth independent look at its progress.Continued ...
To ease shortage of organs, grow them in a lab?
NEW YORK — By the time 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan finally got a lung transplant last week, she’d been waiting for months, and her parents had sued to give her a better shot at surgery.Continued ...
Her cystic fibrosis was threatening her life, and her case spurred a debate on how to allocate donor organs. Lungs and other organs for transplant are scarce.
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