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Patient's stifled sneeze leads to ruptured throat, hospital

Philly.com (Health) 1/15 12:36P
LONDON (AP) - Doctors in England say stifling a big sneeze can be hazardous for your health in rare cases, based on the very unusual experience of a man who ruptured the back of his throat when he tried to stop a sneeze.

Warning: Stifling sneezes can be health hazard in rare cases

Philly.com (Health) 1/15 12:34P
LONDON (AP) - Tempted to stifle a loud or untimely sneeze? Let it out instead, doctors in England warned Monday based on the very unusual case of a man who ruptured the back of his throat when he tried to suppress a sneeze.

Pet Owners Warned Of Dog Flu

CBS Philly (Health) 1/15 11:13A Health – CBS Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Some people are worried about their pets getting the flu because so many people are infected. There is canine influenza, more commonly known as the dog flu, and the symptoms are similar to what humans get. But it s not the...

Trump gets 'excellent health' report from WH doctor

Philly.com (Health) 1/15 2:29A
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's White House physician says he is in "excellent health" after Trump received his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed military hospital. He underwent a physical examination amid suggestions in...

MossRehab Becomes First In US To Use New Robotic Technology For Rehab

CBS Philly (Health) 1/13 3:00P Health – CBS Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) A local rehab hospital is testing equipment that is helping patients improve physical and cognitive ability. It looks like a chair with parts that move in all directions which let patients work on improving physical strength,...

Breast cancer caused by genetic mutation gets first approved treatment

Philly.com (Health) 1/12 10:59A
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first treatment for advanced breast cancer caused by inherited mutations in BRCA genes. The agency initially approved AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical's Lynparza (olaparib tablets) in 2014 to...
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