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Elite skiers use dynamite to clear path to stranded Alps resorts

Authorities in Switzerland turned to dynamite on Wednesday to clear a path to the ski resort of Zermatt where more than 13,000 tourists are snowed in. Helicopter teams used controlled explosions to trigger avalanches and clear dangerous areas of snow so the train line to the town could be safely reopened. …

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Kidney Dialysis Might Not Extend Survival of Elderly

THURSDAY, March 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Dialysis does not significantly improve survival for elderly kidney failure patients, a new study indicates. The findings suggest that conservative care may be a reasonable option for some kidney failure patients over 80. The researchers don’t say that dialysis treatment should not be …

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Peritonitis Causes & Symptoms + How to Get Your Health Back

Peritonitis is a serious infection or inflammatory response that can either be confined to the peritoneum (abdomen) or widespread. What can cause peritonitis? A number of things can trigger peritonitis. Peritonitis is usually caused by infection from bacteria or fungi that enter through a leakage or a hole in the digestive …

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FDA Approves Experimental Zika Test for Blood Donations

WEDNESDAY, March 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) — An experimental test to check blood donations for the Zika virus has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The decision to allow use of the test in areas with active mosquito-borne transmission of the virus means that collections of whole …

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