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Mom: 'Uncertainty' after surgery on twins joined at head

Mom: 'Uncertainty' after surgery on twins joined at head

Jadon came out of surgery around 8 a.m. Friday, while Anias' surgery was completed around 1 p.m. Friday - almost 27 hours after surgeons first began operating. She found a surgeon who had separated twins like hers in the past and resolved to move forward. God please give me my baby back. The babies were born September 9, 2015 and immediately sent to the intensive care unit.



Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Rates, Report Finds

These trends are unique to black women; overall, the trends for the last few decades have shown less incidence and mortality from breast cancer. The declines in mortality are largely due to more education about breast cancer, cancer screening, and better treatment, she added.


Another Miami neighborhood has active Zika transmission

Another Miami neighborhood has active Zika transmission

The state designated Little River a transmission zone after confirming two women and three men contracted the virus in the area. More than 1,000 cases of Zika have been confirmed in Florida. Yet despite the apparent legislative solution, the governor says times are still dire for Florida, which hasn't received any money from the $1.1 billion package.


Frank Iero rushed to hospital with serious injuries in Sydney

Frank Iero rushed to hospital with serious injuries in Sydney

The guitarist was set to play Sydney's Metro Theatre with his band Frank Iero And The Patience on Thursday ( October 13 ) but that show has now been cancelled. Park Street remains closed while investigations continue by officers from Sydney City Local Area Command. The bus was reportedly not carrying any passengers at the time, but the driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital for mandatory tests.


Pew Poll: Public's Attitude Shifts Dramatically In Favor Of Marijuana Legalization

Pew Poll: Public's Attitude Shifts Dramatically In Favor Of Marijuana Legalization

Pew asked poll respondents the following yes/no question: "Do you think the use of marijuana should be made legal or not?" Three years after commercial marijuana markets first opened in Colorado and Washington , the nonprofit organization, which favors marijuana legalization, acknowledges that it is "too early to draw any line-in-the-sand conclusion about the effects of marijuana legalization".


A&E departments under pressure as care services reach 'tipping point'

A&E departments under pressure as care services reach 'tipping point'

This includes at Derriford Hospital, where a year ago inspectors reported that A&E "consistently failed" to meet the national standard requirement to discharge, admit or transfer 95% of patients within four hours of arrival. Behan said: "Unless the health and social care system finds a better way to work together, I have no doubt that next year there will be more people whose needs aren't meet, less improvement and more deterioration".