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A Hidden Cancer Could Have Killed Me—If It Wasn’t for This Routine Test

Jen BabakhanDec 07 Jim O’Connell prides himself on being health conscious in every way, so when he received a prostate cancer diagnosis—and the news that it was aggressive—he was shocked Courtesy Jim O’ConnellWhen Jim O’Connell moved to New York City in 1997, he signed up with a new doctor who ordered a basic panel of… Read More »

Doc: 2 boys killed in NJ outbreak were in ‘irreversible shock’ when they arrived at hospital

A New Jersey doctor who manages the pediatric emergency room where two severely ill boys from the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation were taken is claiming that the children were allegedly too sick to save when they arrived. They are among the 10 children who have died in an adenovirus outbreak at the facility… Read More »

A $10 bet almost killed me

“I’ll give you ten bucks to eat that.” That was the dare facing 17-year-old Liam McGuigan on a school footy trip on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. His response: “It won’t kill me.” Liam picked up a slug, put it in his mouth and swallowed it. He now realises how incredibly lucky he is to be telling… Read More »