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AP WAS THERE: Probable cause of AIDS found

WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men. The AIDS epidemic had begun.
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U.S. soldier convicted of WikiLeaks crimes granted name change

Former U.S. soldier Bradley Manning, who is serving 35 years in prison for turning over classified files to WikiLeaks, can exchange the name Bradley for Chelsea to reflect her desire to be treated as a woman, a judge in Kansas ruled on Wednesday. ...
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Early Sign of Kidney Disease Often Ignored, Study Says

WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Too much protein in your urine -- an early sign of kidney disease and a risk factor for heart disease -- often goes undetected and untreated, a new study finds. Researchers also found that many people ...
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A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An occasional glass of wine might help keep your kidneys healthy, new research suggests. And for those who already have kidney disease, which puts one at higher risk for cardiovasc...
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Athletic Trainers First Line of Treatment for Young Basketballers: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High school basketball players in the United States suffered 2.5 million injuries over six seasons and athletic trainers dealt with many of them, a new study finds. Researchers examined data from baske...
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People Seek Out Health Info When Famous Person Dies

WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The deaths of well-known people offer an opportunity to educate the general public about disease detection and prevention, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 1,400 American...
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People With Kidney Disease Show Higher Cancer Risk in Study

WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults with moderate kidney dysfunction may face a higher risk of developing cancer than those with healthy kidneys, a large study suggests. Researchers found that among near...
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Spectrum Pharma to seek cancer drug approval in third quarter

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc said it expects to seek U.S. marketing approval for its blood cancer drug in the third quarter, after the treatment was shown to be safe and effective in a key mid-stage trial. The injectable drug, Captisol-enabled me...
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Health Highlights: April 23, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Artificial Retina Restores Vision Four Americans have received an artificial retina since it was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administrat...
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Wall St. edges down after six-day S&P rally; AT&T falls

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday as weakness in AT&T and biotech names inspired investors to take profits following six straight days of gains, though a rally in Boeing limited losses. AT&T Inc fell 3.4 ...
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Justin Bieber's Miami trial pushed back to July

By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - A Miami judge on Wednesday agreed to delay pop star Justin Bieber's trial until July 7 on charges stemming from the Canadian singer's January arrest when he was caught allegedly drag racing on Miami B...
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TSX higher, lifted by CN Rail; banks weigh

By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index edged narrowly higher in early trade on Wednesday, with better-than-expected profits at Canadian National Railway Co offset by dips in heavyweight bank shares. CN's results,...
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Wall Street edges lower following six-day S&P rally

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday as strong results from Boeing failed to inspire investors to keep pushing equities higher following six straight days of gains. Better-than-expected corporate earnings ha...
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Wall St edges lower following six-day S&P rally

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday as strong results from Boeing failed to inspire investors to keep pushing equities higher following six straight days of gains. Better-than-expected corporate earnings ha...
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Decision-making input linked to more satisfied cancer patients

By Allison Bond NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Regardless of whether cancer patients sought to be involved in decisions about their treatment, those who were ended up more satisfied with their care, according to a recent study. "Now more than ...
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For Many Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs

TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study reminds men with erectile dysfunction that there's help out there that doesn't require a prescription: diet, exercise and other lifestyle changes. Losing weight, eating b...
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Health Tip: When Lifestyle Disrupts Sleep

(HealthDay News) -- Getting enough sleep is essential for good health, but there are lifestyle choices that can get in the way. The American Psychological Association mentions these factors that can affect sleep: Stress at work, school, at home or...
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Health Tip: Signs Your Child Has An Overuse Injury

(HealthDay News) -- Children's bodies are still growing, which can make them more susceptible to overuse injuries as they enjoy sports and physical activity. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons offers these warning signs of overuse injuri...
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Earnings shine but string of Wall St gains stalls

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dipped at the open on Wednesday despite upbeat corporate earnings as buyers appeared scarce following the longest streak of daily gains on the S&P 500 so far this year. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 9.02 po...
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Futures imply lower open after recent rally

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Wednesday as the latest corporate earnings failed to inspire investors to keep pushing equities higher following six straight days of gains on bot...
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