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Pioneering NZ study to aid war on rheumatic fever - Otago Daily Times



Otago Daily Times
 
Pioneering NZ study to aid war on rheumatic fever 
Otago Daily Times
A first-of-its-kind study involving a University of Otago medical researcher could lead to better treatment for a cruel disease affecting children in our poorest, most over-crowded homes. Acute rheumatic fever is a complication of a sore throat caused ...

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Can Babies Get Strep Throat? Pediatricians Explain - Romper



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Can Babies Get Strep Throat? Pediatricians Explain 
Romper
?As a result,? explains Patton, ?infants do not need antibiotic treatment for exposure to strep throat.? Gina Posner, M.D., a pediatrician at MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center in Fountain Valley, California tells Romper that everyone can get ...

 


Outbreak of scarlet fever reported at primary school in Warrington - Warrington Guardian



Warrington Guardian
 
Outbreak of scarlet fever reported at primary school in Warrington 
Warrington Guardian
Potential complications include ear infection, throat abscess and pneumonia. Public Health England said the parents of any child who does not show signs of improvement within a few days of starting treatment should seek urgent medical advice. Long-term ...

 


New Memoirs Try to Get the Balance Right - New York Times



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New Memoirs Try to Get the Balance Right 
New York Times
Given a misdiagnosis of rheumatic fever as a child, Arlene revels in what she perceives as a legacy of family fragility and seeks out rare diagnoses as if on a vision quest, namely a group of connective tissue disorders called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome ...

 


Funeral arrangements announced for Myrtle Hall-Smith, who sang with Billy Graham Crusades - Greenville News



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Funeral arrangements announced for Myrtle Hall-Smith, who sang with Billy Graham Crusades 
Greenville News
She was a sickly child, suffering from rheumatic fever, but in elementary school, she discovered that she had a talent for singing. Her first performance came at a Nicholtown Elementary School talent show. She eventually transferred to St. Anthony's ...

 


William 'Bill' Henry Beia Sr. - Cadillac News



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William 'Bill' Henry Beia Sr. 
Cadillac News
He was always proud that he graduated with his class despite spending an entire year during high school in Munson Hospital recovering from rheumatic fever. Bill remained a Bulldog supporter his entire life and stayed close with many classmates, even ...

 


Bobby Darin Who? Jonathan Groff Gets It Now - New York Times



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Bobby Darin Who? Jonathan Groff Gets It Now 
New York Times
And with good reason: childhood bouts with rheumatic fever had left the performer's heart severely weakened; he would die at 37. He nonetheless proceeded at a breakneck pace: marrying movie sweetheart Sandra Dee; collecting an Oscar nomination; holding ...
Jonathan Groff, Elena Shaddow, and More Celebrate Bobby Darin Broadway World

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Carson McCullers's last visit to Ireland was full of illumination and glare - Irish Times



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Carson McCullers's last visit to Ireland was full of illumination and glare 
Irish Times
The American writer Carson McCullers, the centenary of whose birth occurred last year, made a trip to Galway in March 1967, five months before she died. Given the poor state of her health, it was an unlikely undertaking. But she was determined to visit ...

 


Rheumatic ailments - E-Pao.net



Rheumatic ailments 
E-Pao.net
Imphal, January 10 2018: A joint coordination committee for rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease has been formed under the Directorate of Health Services, Government of Manipur and the State Health Society, according to an official report. A ...

 


The 10 most unusual celebrity baby names of 2017 - INSIDER



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The 10 most unusual celebrity baby names of 2017 
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The power hip-hop couple named their daughter Rumi after the sublime 13th-century Persian poet, who penned some of their favorite verses. Too bad it sounds so much like "rheum," meaning "phlegm," like the beginning of rheumatism or rheumatic fever. Now ...