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GPs sent me away 13 times and dismissed me as neurotic. Now I’ve been told that I am dying of cancer

Source: Daily Mail A mother has been given 18 months to live after  doctors failed to diagnose her cancer more than a dozen times. Ruth McDonagh, 46, pleaded with GPs for two years to test her for the disease but … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Deficiency High Among Trauma Patients

PR Newswire New research presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that 77 percent of trauma patients had deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D. Researchers have linked a lack of vitamin D with … Continue reading

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Project seeks 1 million veterans to give blood, DNA for disease research

Meredith Cohn Baltimore Sun The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for a few good men and women to volunteer for a battle it’s waging at home — against disease. Actually, more than a few are needed. Officials overseeing … Continue reading

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