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Michigan girl, 15, contracts toxic shock syndrome

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 3:49 PM A courageous 15-year-old Michigan girl is fighting for her life after contracting toxic shock syndrome, which is often caused by the use of tampons. Rylie Whitten became ill earlier ...

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World’s oldest man dies aged 112 in Japan

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 9:08 AM Koji Sasahara/AP Yasutaro Koide has died at the age of 112. He is seen in August 2015, holding the Guinness World Records certificate as he is formally recognized as the world’s ...

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Khloe K. tells Kris Jenner she doesn’t want BRCA test

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, January 15, 2016, 11:45 AM Kris Jenner wants her daughter to get a preventative cancer screening — but the “Kocktails with Khloe” star says “we’re all going to die” anyway. Khloe Kardashian, 31, spurned her ...

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Daily Checkup: Magnets battle depression

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, January 17, 2016, 2:00 AM The Specialist: The director of the adult psychopharmacology program at Mount Sinai, Dr. Dan Iosifescu is a psychiatrist who specializes in difficult-to-treat mood and anxiety disorders. He is a 15-year ...

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Ebola reemerges in Sierra Leone after woman dies of disease

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday, January 18, 2016, 3:10 PM Aurélie Marrier d’Unienville/AP A corpse has tested positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone, an official said Friday, the day after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak over in West Africa. ...

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Colo. school dismissed teen’s warning signs of violence

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday, January 18, 2016, 4:46 PM Mary McGregor/AP Arapahoe High School senior Karl Pierson shot fellow student Claire Davis at the school on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, before killing himself. DENVER — Administrators at a suburban Denver ...

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Scented candles, cleaning products release cancerous agents

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, January 18, 2016, 2:03 PM Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images Common scents found in candles can release cancer-causing toxins. Citrus-scented products could be killing us. Sweet-smelling chemicals in some fragrant candles, air fresheners and ...

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Bernie Sanders to release health records before Clinton asks

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Sunday, January 17, 2016, 10:06 PM He’s not going to drop and give you 100 pushups, but Bernie Sanders plans to show he’s physically fit to serve as President amid a report that a super ...

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Drinker’s near-death goes viral

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, January 14, 2016, 12:50 PM Courtesy of Hanna Lottritz Hanna Lottritz says that she drank herself into a coma. At 20, a college student nearly drank herself to death. And as she turns 21, Hanna ...

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Advice from the experts on how to best organize your life

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 2:31 PM Catherine Yeulet/iStockphoto/Getty Images January is the perfect time of year to get organized after the Christmas scramble. It’s the season of resolutions and fresh starts — no wonder January is ...

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