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Former Pennsylvania governor was diagnosed with Parkinson's 3 1/2 years ago

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said Monday that he was diagnosed 3½ years ago with Parkinson’s disease, but said he believes that treatment has stopped the progression of the disease and he has maintained his quality of life. The 74-year-old Rendell made the announcement at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia with officials and doctors from the University of Pennsylvania ...

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World Health Organization adds gaming disorder to disease classifications

“Having recognition from the WHO is significant,” said Dr. Petros Levounis, chair of psychiatry at the New Jersey Medical School at Rutgers University. WHO’s ICD-11 is used widely outside the United States for classifying all disease. In the U.S., the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is used to define mental illness. It mentions gaming ...

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Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said Monday that he was diagnosed 3½ years ago with Parkinson’s disease, but said he believes that treatment has stopped the progression of the disease and he has maintained his quality of life. The 74-year-old Rendell made the announcement at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia with officials and doctors from the University of Pennsylvania as part ...

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'Are you dying, sir?' ER doctor suspended after video shows her mocking patient

[unable to retrieve full-text content] ‘Are you dying, sir?’ ER doctor suspended after video shows her mocking patient  WCVB Boston Doctor suspended for taunting patient  The Star Beacon California hospital suspends ER physician after video reveals her taunting 20-year-old patient  Becker’s Hospital Review Clonazepam Withdrawal Symptoms, Length, and Treatment – American Addiction Centers  American Addiction Centers Bay Area doctor suspended after incident with patient ...

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Giant hogweed, plant that causes blindness and third-degree burns, discovered in Virginia

“Giant Hogweed” sounds like a mythical plant that the students of Hogwarts may study, but it’s real – and it’s dangerous. The plant grows in the wild and touching it can cause third-degree burns and even blindness. Giant hogweed was recently spotted in Virginia for the first time and may also grow in other states. Warnings have been issued in previous ...

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'Are you dying, sir?' ER doctor suspended after video shows her mocking patient

[unable to retrieve full-text content] ‘Are you dying, sir?’ ER doctor suspended after video shows her mocking patient  KCRA Sacramento California hospital suspends ER physician after video reveals her taunting 20-year-old patient  Becker’s Hospital Review Doctor Suspended After Mocking Patient Suffering From Anxiety Attack  Tech Times Medication Guide – FDA  FDA Bay Area doctor suspended after incident with patient goes viral  SFGate Full coverage Source ...

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Dangerous plant that can cause 3rd-degree burns, blindness found in multiple states

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Dangerous plant that can cause 3rd-degree burns, blindness found in multiple states  WCNC.com Plant that causes third-degree burns, blindness found in Virginia  WPIX 11 New York Giant Hogweed, a plant that can cause burns and blindness, found in Virginia  KTVB.com **Safety Alert** Giant Hogweed… – Isle of Wight County Virginia | Facebook  Facebook Dangerous plant that can cause blindness, ...

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Weed that can cause blindness found in Virginia

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Weed that can cause blindness found in Virginia  WTSP.com Dangerous plant that can cause 3rd-degree burns, blindness found in multiple states  WHAS11.com Giant Hogweed, a plant that can cause burns and blindness, found in Virginia  KTVB.com **Safety Alert** Giant Hogweed… – Isle of Wight County Virginia | Facebook  Facebook Dangerous plant that can cause blindness, severe burns spotted in ...

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