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Genetic studies hint alcohol isn’t linked to breast cancer after all

By Clare Wilson Breast cancer may not be linked to heavy drinkingKlaus Vedfelt/Getty Could the health risks from booze be overblown? A new study has found that low levels of alcohol do not cause cancer, and even heavy drinking doesn’t cause breast cancer – contrary to official UK warnings. The question of how much alcohol… Read More »

Sheraton Atlanta hotel cleared to reopen after outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease

The source of the outbreak at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel has been traced to its cooling tower, the Georgia Department of Public Health now says. Public health officials also found Legionella bacteria in a decorative fountain in the atrium. There have been 13 lab-confirmed cases ”of Legionnaires’ disease, including one death, and 66 probable cases… Read More »

Man undergoes emergency surgery after dentures found lodged in throat days following procedure

Say Goodbye to Dentures Getting rid of dentures for good can take months to complete, but a revolutionary procedure allows patients to get complete dental implants in just one day A 72-year-old man’s dentures were found lodged in his throat eight days after he had surgery, leading to complications and forcing him to later undergo… Read More »

Connecticut man has leg amputated after contracting flesh-eating bacteria during beach day: report

A Connecticut man has reportedly lost a leg after contracting necrotizing fasciitis, or flesh-eating bacteria, following a day at a local beach. Bruce Kagan, 68, went swimming at Hammonasset Beach State Park in June. A few days later, on June 30, he was admitted to the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain because he felt… Read More »

FDA investigating 127 reports of seizures after vaping

A customer holds a bottle of flavored vape juice while exhaling vapor from an electronic cigarette at the NXNW Vapor store in Sacramento, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration is investigating 127 cases of people suffering from seizures after vaping, the agency announced Wednesday. The agency received… Read More »