Charlie Gard granted permanent resident status in US ‘so he can get medical treatment he needs’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Specialists from the hospital say that treatment will not work, and the little boy’s life support should be turned off. His parents, from Bedfont, west London, have already lost battles in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. They also failed to persuade European Court of Human Rights’ judges to intervene. Mr Justice [...]

Baby dies of viral meningitis after deadly kiss – CNN

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Rare form of mad cow disease found in Alabama – Washington Post

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‘How did this happen to a 10-year-old?’: Child dies with heroin and fentanyl in his system – Washington Post

A Florida state attorney is voicing alarm after a 10-year-old boy died with a dangerous opioid mixture in his system — making him one of the state’s youngest victims in the nationwide drug epidemic. The Miami Herald reported that Alton Banks started vomiting June 23 after he returned to his Miami home from a community pool. Authorities said the boy was later found [...]

First Double-Hand Transplant Allows Child to Eat, Dress and Write – Newsweek

An 8-year-old boy is now able to write, eat and get dressed on his own, thanks to a double-hand transplant performed just a few years ago. The case study, published Tuesday in the Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, highlights a procedure performed by a team of doctors at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The patient—still enjoying [...]

Bobcat that bit man, attacked dog tested positive for rabies – Chicago Tribune

Authorities say a bobcat that attacked a large dog and bit a man in the Anthem Country Club area last weekend has tested positive for rabies. The Arizona Game and Fish Department received a call Sunday night that a man was bitten on the hand by a bobcat. The man says the bobcat attacked a [...]

Mother warns about dangers of exposing newborn to human contact – CNN

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As doctored photos flood the Internet, human vision struggles to keep up – Los Angeles Times

Experts estimate that humans take more than 1 trillion photos a year, and that we’re uploading them to Facebook (let alone the rest of the Internet) at a rate of 4,000 per second. How many of these images have been altered, doctored or outright faked? We’ll probably never know, new research suggests. Not only is [...]

Person with measles visited popular New Hampshire beach, officials say – Fox News

Health officials in New Hampshire issued a warning Monday about potential exposure to measles at a popular beach on the Atlantic Ocean. State officials said the out-of-state resident with measles traveled to Hampton Beach on July 9, and spent several hours there at various locations. The infected visitor was in the area from [...]

Discarded Syringes from Heroin Crisis Create Health, Environmental Problems – NBCNews.com

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LOWELL, Mass. — They hide in weeds along hiking trails and in playground grass. They wash into rivers and float downstream to land on beaches. They pepper baseball dugouts, sidewalks and streets. Syringes left by drug users amid the heroin crisis are turning up everywhere. In Portland, Maine, officials have collected more than 700 needles [...]

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