People with HIV have a greatly increased risk of a common heart rhythm disorder that's a leading cause of stroke, a new study shows. The increased risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) from HIV is similar to or higher than known risk factors such as diabetes ...

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ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 15 (UPI) --Dolphins in Florida waters are carrying potentially deadly bacteria that show increased resistance to antibiotics, according to new research published this weekend. The presence of the resistant germs in the Indian River ...

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(CNN)A Missouri woman is fighting to keep three monkeys she claims have provided her emotional support for years. Texanne McBride-Teahan may lose possession of the animals after a neighbor in ...

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For some, there’s nothing better than a daytime snooze. Whether it’s a lazy Sunday afternoon or simply a Tuesday after work, the evening is only improved by a half hour of extra z’s. But for those who only sleep after the sun goes down, a nap during ...

Gov. Cuomo bans flavored e-cigarettes in New York after vaping illnesses, deaths
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is banning the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes in New York through an emergency executive action. The move comes amid a high-profile investigation into vaping-related illnesses in New York. Cuomo announced the executive ...   USA Today  
Yes, you’re being bugged by a new (for us, anyway) mosquito
Ouch… No, scratch that. Not all of the many, many mosquito bites you’ve suffered this summer – those bites that, weirdly, are mostly around your ankles – are super painful. But they are itchy. And they’re potentially bad news. The ankle biters ...   Orange County Register  
JK Rowling donates over $19M to multiple sclerosis research in honor of her late mother
J.K. Rowling, the beloved creator of the "Harry Potter" universe, has donated more than $19 million to multiple sclerosis (MS) research in honor of her late mother, who suffered from the chronic neurological condition. The donation from Rowling, 54, was ...   Fox News  
California bill on 'abortion pill' access at public universities goes to governor's desk
California lawmakers passed a bill Friday that would require on-campus clinics at all public universities in the state to offer the “abortion pill” to students seeking to terminate their pregnancy at up to 10 weeks, according to reports. The state ...   FOX News on MSN.com  
'I was non-stop Juuling up a storm': 10 college students on their vaping addictions
(CNN)The CDC, FDA, White House and a who's who of officials in suits want young people to stop using e-cigarettes amid a mysterious outbreak of hundreds of vaping-related lung illnesses. But what do actual vapers think? CNN went to New York City's ...   CNN  
Cuomo: New York to urge against vaping, echoing US warnings
New York's health commissioner is urging people to stop vaping, echoing recent warnings about the habit from the federal government. Dr. Howard Zucker said in a statement Saturday that people should abstain from vaping while "the definitive cause of ...   Chicago Tribune  
Man's 20-foot tapeworm linked to this eating habit
Many guys around the world enjoy beef. But one man in China happened to have an affinity for eating it raw, which can lead to getting infected—or inhabited—by harmful organisms. In this case, the man ingested a tapeworm with one of his raw beef meals.   Fox News  
Late-night win for California newspapers: Lawmakers OK 1-year exemption to AB 5 for carriers
On the final day of California's legislative session, the state's newspaper industry won a temporary reprieve in a fight over pay for carriers. In the early hours of Saturday, the Assembly voted 62-4 to send AB170 to the governor’s desk. The "carveout ...   Baxter Bulletin  
The Startup That Manipulated Data to Get a Miracle Drug to Market
The startup had something incredible: a cure for babies with a deadly neurological disease. Last year, the company was snapped up by pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG NVS -2.79%, and by this past May, its drug was the most expensive on the market.   Wall Street Journal  
This med student was given last rites before finding a treatment that saved his life. His method could help millions
(CNN)It was just after Christmas in 2013 and David Fajgenbaum was hovering a hair above death. He lay in a hospital bed at the University of Arkansas, stricken with a rare disease. His blood platelet count was so low that even a slight bump to his body ...   CNN