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LOOK: Patient Sweats Blood, Diagnosed With Rare ConditionThe bizarre symptoms have plagued the woman for the last three years and regularly leave her hands and face in a gory state.
Magic Mushrooms Show Promise For Treating Severe DepressionScientists in London believe "magic mushrooms" can reset the brain and help treat depression. 
Need A Hug? Study Says Soothing Touch Eases Pain Of RejectionResearchers say the power of touch can not only heal physical wounds but mend a person's hurt feelings as well.
Inventor Creates Pill Bottle To Battle Opioid CrisisJoseph Hamilton says his invention will prevent patients from abusing their prescriptions and send information to police if the bottles are broken into.
Lauren's List: Weird Ways To Wind Down Before BedToday's "Lauren's List" has a few of unique ways to speed up the falling asleep process.
Personalized Gene Therapy Shows Promise For Certain Blood CancersThe FDA has approved a new gene therapy for some aggressive types of lymphoma.
Summit Looks To Avoid Another Nursing Home Horror"We are saddened and enraged. Never, ever, ever can we allow it to happen again," said U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL), speaking at a summit Thursday on the nursing home horror in Hollywood that followed Hurricane Irma.
Bipartisan Health Care Deal Looking For White House SupportThe Senate will get its first look at a health care bill which was written by both Republicans and Democrats and enjoys bipartisan support.
Study Shows Plenty Of Americans With High Blood Pressure Aren’t Controlling ItNew research shows many adults with hypertension aren't keeping their pressure at a healthy level.
Scientists Say Your Brain Still Works After Death, And You Know When You're DeadAccording to researchers in New York, a person's brain is still active after death, meaning they can be aware they've passed away.
U.S. Senate Panel Launches Investigation Into Florida Nursing Home DeathsThe U.S. Senate Finance Committee announced Wednesday that it is launching an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of 14 patients at a nursing home in Hollywood, Florida in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
Bipartisan Deal Could Extend Healthcare SubsidiesPresident Donald Trump has expressed initial support for a bi-partisan plan for healthcare which keeps several Affordable Care Act subsidies, even though he used his executive powers to strike them down last week.

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