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Q: What is Devic’s disease? Is it a kind of multiple sclerosis?A: Doctors Devic and Gault first described Devic’s disease (now called neuromyelitis optica or NMO) in 1894 from their experience with 16 patients. NMO is a rare disease of the central nervous system, affecting about 4000 Americans every year. It can affect anyone, but is much more common in women than men, with a mean age of onset of about 40.

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Newton KansanWith the exception of one inning, the Newton Senior Knights Triple-A Legion team looked to be in cruise control all night as it defeated Manhattan 10-6 in its first game of the Triple-A Legion Zone Tournament at Dean Evans...

Updated at 3:41 PM

Do the various phases of the moon affect our health? Many people believe so and some scientific studies say yes, others say no.

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Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavs will sign the No. 1 overall pick to his deal, an agreement that would prevent any...

Updated at 2:45 PM

Companies that insure Detroit's bonds are repeating their pledge to aggressively challenge the city's plan to get out of bankruptcy.

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A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S. and some European and Canadian airlines to cancel flights to Tel Aviv — a reflection of high anxiety over air travel...

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Carrie Preston will reprise her Emmy-winning role as quirky lawyer Elsbeth Tascioni on Season 6 of 

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