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Obesity pioneer given knighthood PDF Print E-mail
Obesity pioneer given knighthood
Obesity pioneer given knighthoodProf Stephen Bloom - knighted for services to medical science

A pioneer in the field of obesity and diabetes research has received a knighthood in the New Year's Honours list.

Professor Stephen Bloom, from Imperial College London, is described as an "outstanding clinical academic" who...

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Idaho teen loses cancer fight after delivering son (AP) PDF Print E-mail
Idaho teen loses cancer fight after delivering son (AP)

POCATELLO, Idaho – Jenni Lake gave birth to a baby boy the month before her 18th birthday, though she was not destined to become just another teenage mother.

That much, she knew.

While being admitted to the hospital, she pulled her nurse down to her at bed level and whispered into her ear. The nurse would later repeat the girl's words to comfort her...

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New Drugs Raise Hope for Patients With M.S. PDF Print E-mail

Three years ago, Kristie Salerno Kent, a singer-songwriter, was standing in a security line at the airport on her way home from a gig when her legs went numb. “From the waist down, it felt as though I was trying to walk through a bowl of oatmeal,” said the 38-year-old musician, who has multiple sclerosis.

She inched her way to a security...

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Cancer benefit changes criticised PDF Print E-mail
Cancer benefit changes criticised
Cancer benefit changes criticisedThe government said it now agreed that all forms of cancer treatment were debilitating

The government has rewritten plans to change benefits for cancer patients following criticism from charities.

But Macmillan Cancer says the changes could have devastating consequences.

Previously, only...

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Why hospital rooms don't work PDF Print E-mail

Editor's note: CNN.com will be bringing you a series of interviews with amazing individuals who were...

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