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Iowa fire department welcomes six babies in seven months

Brissey Photography(MEDIAPOLIS, Iowa) — There must be something in the water at one Iowa fire station. Six volunteer fire fighters at the Mediapolis Fire Department welcomed six children in the last seven months. “We didn’t have a plan to do this,” Captain Troy Garrison, who welcomed a daughter named Emma four months ago, with his wife Dina, told ABC News. ... Read More »

Cancer Research UK has launched major pancreatic cancer study

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — In an effort to improve survival rates of patients, the cancer research charity Cancer Research UK has launched a major study to find efficient and effective treatment for individual tumors according to a BBC News report. The study is called the PRECISION-Panc project. Researchers at Glasgow University in Scotland will receive over $12 million in funding, BBC reports. ... Read More »

Rise of 'membership medicine' plans against health insurance

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — What if your health coverage was more like a gym membership? Shellee Enfinger and her husband support their family of five by paying $250 per month for health coverage. She said with direct primary care or “membership medicine” she can text her doctors, who are available 24-7. Enfinger said she was paying as much as her mortgage ... Read More »

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