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Israeli Hospital to Deploy Tumor-Freezing Technology

A private Israeli hospital in Haifa will start using IceCure Medical Ltd.’s tumor freezing technology within the next few months to fight benign breast tumors and cancerous kidney tumors without the need for surgery, the Israeli medical devices firm said.

Robert Goodman, who teaches history at Palm Beach Gardens Community High School, exhausted the 38 allotted sick days from his job and needed 20 more to recover from his round of chemotherapy. His coworkers donated 75.

Coworkers Donate 75 Sick Days to Teacher Fighting Cancer

A Florida public school teacher fighting colon cancer and in need of 20 additional paid sick days while undergoing surgery and chemotherapy received an overwhelming response from his colleagues, who donated their sick days.

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Texas Babysitter Charged for Infant’s Deadly Overdose

A North Texas woman has been accused in the death of an infant authorities say was given an antihistamine while in her care. Now, she faces a charge of criminally negligent homicide, a state jail felony.

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North Koreans Refuse Chinese Medicine After Vaccine Scandal

North Koreans are reportedly refusing to use Chinese medicine because they fear the products might be unsafe in light of a major scandal in China involving the manufacturing of faulty vaccines, a report revealed on Wednesday.

Chinese centers for disease control have been distributing illegal vaccines. File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI

Vaccine Scandal Prompts Unusually Loud Anti-Government Protests in China

Angry parents and teachers demonstrated outside government buildings in Beijing over the past two days, lodging an unusually vigorous public complaint against the communist government for its handling of defective vaccines from one of China’s largest biotech firms.

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Xi Orders ‘Thorough Investigation’ as Fake Vaccine Scandal Embarrasses China

A huge scandal involving hundreds of thousands of defective vaccines given to Chinese children rocked the world of Chinese medicine in July, leading to multiple arrests. Chinese President Xi Jinping called the vaccine scandal “vile and shocking” and ordered a “thorough investigation” by both the Chinese Food and Drug Administration and anti-corruption agencies.

This image released by Kelly Swink Sahady shows Gal Gadot, dressed as Wonder Woman kissing Sahady's daughter Karalyne during a visit to Inova Children's Hospital in Falls Church, Va. Gadot signed autographs and posed for photos with patients and staffers and they posted some of the pictures to social media. …

Gal Gadot Visits Children’s Hospital as Wonder Woman

DC Comics’ Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot shocked kids at a children’s hospital in Virginia with a Friday visit in full superhero costume during a break in filming for her second solo action film.

LIVINGSTON, SCOTLAND - JUNE 29: Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, addresses a NHS rally at the Howden Park Centre on June 29, 2018 in Livingston.Scotland.Mr Corbyn, outlined how future UK Labour government could provide more money for pubic investment and services in Scotland on a visit to Livingston. …

Delingpole: The NHS Is 70. Time to Put It out of Its Misery

Britain has been celebrating the 70th birthday of the National Health Service (NHS) with services in Westminster Abbey, a specially commissioned symphony, eulogies from government ministers, and endless hagiographies on the BBC.

President Donald Trump speaks about his plan to combat opioid drug addiction at Manchester Community College, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Manchester, N.H., even as more Republicans are telling Trump in ever blunter terms to lay off his escalating criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller and his Russia probe. But …

Taxpayers Fund ‘Study’ Linking Trump Support to Opioid Abuse

In an interview with NPR, Goodwin said that, in reviewing places hardest hit by opioid abuse and those with strong Trump support, “there was a clear overlap between counties that had high opioid use … and the vote for Donald Trump.”

China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the inauguration ceremony of the Chinese sponsored Vietnam-China Cultural Friendship Palace in Hanoi on November 12, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / KHAM (Photo credit should read KHAM/AFP/Getty Images)

Xi Jinping Demands Drug War with ‘Chinese Characteristics’

The Chinese communist regime launched a campaign against illicit drug trafficking Thursday, led by Communist Party leader Xi Jinping’s demand Tuesday that authorities create “a path with Chinese characteristics to contain drug-related problems and win the war on drugs in the new era.”