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Young people dying from flu

Young people dying from flu

Adopting good health habits to stop the spread of germs can be a big help in avoiding the flu. "We are far from the peak for the time being as the epidemic limit for our country is 500 cases per 100...

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Ex-Manager Speaks out After Arizona Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth

Ex-Manager Speaks out After Arizona Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth

Staff at the facility in Phoenix , Arizona were apparently unaware that the patient - who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade - was pregnant before she had a baby boy. "We will ...

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Flu now ‘widespread’ in Pa., here’s more on what you should know

Flu now ‘widespread’ in Pa., here’s more on what you should know

Right now, the hospitalization rate is still relatively low compared with previous year, and deaths are still below epidemic levels, she said. The Nebraska influenza surveillance system is a collabo...

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Eight-Year-Old Guatemalan Boy Died in US Custody on Christmas Eve

Eight-Year-Old Guatemalan Boy Died in US Custody on Christmas Eve

The mother of a 7-year-old girl who died while in USA custody this month was too despondent to attend her daughter's funeral in an impoverished mountain village in Guatemala on Christmas Day. "This is...

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Key Turning Points To Take Off: - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., (NASDAQ: WBA)

Key Turning Points To Take Off: - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., (NASDAQ: WBA)

The stock's 9-day MACD is -4.19 and this negative figure indicates a downward trading trend. We should stay away from such stocks as there is a liquidity risk involved. The stock analysts must have an...

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The new ObamaCare ruling will be overturned and could backfire on Republicans

The new ObamaCare ruling will be overturned and could backfire on Republicans

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: "We expect this ruling will be appealed to the Supreme Court". Most legal experts, including conservatives who oppose the mandate, believe th...

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Federal judge strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional

Federal judge strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional

Obamacare is fatally flawed and should be considered null and void, a federal judge said Friday in a bombshell ruling that sides with state Republicans who argue the GOP-led Congress' decision t...

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Solemn public pays tribute as Bush lies in state in Rotunda

Solemn public pays tribute as Bush lies in state in Rotunda

In a deeply divided political climate, Washington witnessed a rare moment of unity on Monday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle came together to remember George H.W. Sen. Tom Carper released ...

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Research reveals stigma remains as Australia marks World AIDS Day

Research reveals stigma remains as Australia marks World AIDS Day

Tokugha Yepthomi, senior medical consultant, Christian Institute of Health Sciences & Research (CIHSR), Dimapur. "In addition, more than three in five (15.3 million) people are accessing life-saving...

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Educational institutes, others mark the day

Educational institutes, others mark the day

The aim of the event was to sensitize people from all walks of life on HIV/AIDS and motivate them to come forward and get tested to know about their HIV status while ensuring that all HIV positive ...

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Most New European HIV Cases Last Year Arose In Ukraine, Russia

Most New European HIV Cases Last Year Arose In Ukraine, Russia

In the East, there are 51.1 new HIV cases in 100,000 people, which is far more than the 6.4 new diagnoses for the same number of people in the West. "Once diagnosed, individuals are less likely to p...

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98 mn Indians will have diabetes by 2030: Lancet

98 mn Indians will have diabetes by 2030: Lancet

People with type 1 diabetes require supplemental insulin. They then analysed 14 studies to project more than 60% of the global type 2 diabetes population for HbA1c, treatment and weight data. They pre...

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ACA enrollment period begins in Delaware

ACA enrollment period begins in Delaware

When asked about how the 1322 waivers will play out, Mr. Southwell said, "At least 40 states have already extended short term health insurance durations to between six to 12 months, demonstrating a ...

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Researchers Look at Potential Downsides of Cancer Screenings

Researchers Look at Potential Downsides of Cancer Screenings

The Breast Cancer Screening Tests market is anticipated to increase at a significant CAGR of XX% during the years 2018-2023. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a Lewisville nurse and b...

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U.S. CDC confirms 62 cases of rare polio-like neurological condition

Nancy Messonnier , director for the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases , during a teleconference call with reporters . Another kind of virus was found in only some of the...

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Trump Apologizes to Kavanaugh for all the Trouble Caused

Trump Apologizes to Kavanaugh for all the Trouble Caused

For some students, the allegations against Kavanaugh, including crossing a line of sexual impropriety while drunk at social gatherings, parallel situations faced by survivors of sexual assault on camp...

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Rare cases of a nervous system disorder being reported

Rare cases of a nervous system disorder being reported

According to the Centers for Disease Control, just 362 cases across the country were reported from August 2014-2018. Fourteen cases have been reported in Colorado and six in Minnesota, a lot of them...

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Ventnor Man Dies from Rare Brain-Eating Amoeba

Ventnor Man Dies from Rare Brain-Eating Amoeba

BSR Cable Park voluntarily closed after the CDC required testing of its waters after learning that a New Jersey man, who recently died , had been a guest at the park. "The worst-case scenario was...

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What Arizona and Florida primary winners mean for November

What Arizona and Florida primary winners mean for November

And while the #MAGA crowd was enthused their president could put someone over the top like that, another online collective was just as excited. Trump weighed in Wednesday on Twitter saying that no...

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Under pressure, Trump re-lowers White House flag for McCain

Under pressure, Trump re-lowers White House flag for McCain

McCain's colleagues in the Senate from both sides of the aisle called on Trump to lower the flag. The flags will be lowered beginning Wednesday with a public viewing in Arizona, until Sunday when he...

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Senator John McCain Dies Shortly After Stopping Brain Cancer Treatment

Senator John McCain Dies Shortly After Stopping Brain Cancer Treatment

Mr McCain was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour in July past year and had been undergoing treatment. "With his usual strength of will, he has now chosen to discontinue medical treatment ", ...

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Woman Becomes Youngest Person Ever to Receive Face Transplant

Woman Becomes Youngest Person Ever to Receive Face Transplant

Now, at 22, she is featured on the cover of National Geographic magazine's September issue, released on Tuesday (Aug 14) in a piece titled "The Story of a Face ". "I felt so guilty that I had put my ...

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Colo. Resident has serious form of West Nile Virus

Colo. Resident has serious form of West Nile Virus

Dr. Garvey says that, until the state's first hard frost, whether it's for work or play, being outside means there's a risk for West Nile virus. "We advise everyone to take the appropriate precautio...

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No evidence Islamic State responsible for Toronto attack

No evidence Islamic State responsible for Toronto attack

There was no immediate explanation for the knife attack and police were also seeking a motive for Hussain's overnight shooting spree in Toronto . His family has said he suffered from lifelong "severe...

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CVS fires Fountain Hills pharmacist who denied hormone prescription to transgender woman

CVS fires Fountain Hills pharmacist who denied hormone prescription to transgender woman

Hall said she was mortified and distressed, adding that the pharmacist wouldn't hand the prescription note back to her so she could take it to another drugstore. All CVS pharmacy staff are made aware ...

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FDA flags sale of recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal

FDA flags sale of recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal

Among 77 with available information, 30 (39%) have been hospitalized, the FDA said . The source of the outbreak remains under investigation. No deaths have been reported , the CDC said. Florida has ...

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World Health Organization classifies 'Gaming Disorder' as a disease

It's hoped the new official classification will encourage gamers to seek help for their addiction and others take their disorder more seriously. Has your child been treated for a gaming disorder? ...

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Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

CDC officials said suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. almost 45,000 people died by suicide nationwide in 2016, the report found. If you are in need of help, the local suicide pre...

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Recent CDC report finds rates increasing

Recent CDC report finds rates increasing

If you know someone who is thinking about suicide, you should not leave them by themselves. The most recent overall suicide rates (2014-2016) varied four-fold; from 6.9 per 100,000 residents per...

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Trump administration will not defend sections of Affordable Care Act

Trump administration will not defend sections of Affordable Care Act

Texas and its allies have asked the court , in Texas et al. v. US et al. Ironically, the existence of that financial penalty in the law was what had saved the individual insurance mandate from bein...

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Long weekend sleep may compensate for short weekday sleep

Long weekend sleep may compensate for short weekday sleep

Differences between weekend and weekday sleep were most pronounced at a young age. "The duration of sleep is important for longevity", said Thorbjorn Akersted of the Stress Research Institute in...

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World Health Organization says Ebola poses a 'very high' risk to the Congo public

World Health Organization says Ebola poses a 'very high' risk to the Congo public

Only one of the 25 dead has been confirmed as Ebola , it said, adding that no new health professionals have been contaminated. "One new case of Ebola virus disease has been confirmed in Wangata, ...

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Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Egg Recall Sickens 12 More

Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Egg Recall Sickens 12 More

Since the initial outbreak announcement on April 16, public health officials have reported a dozen more cases of Salmonella infection to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Check y...

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Congo confirms one dead from Ebola, 11 others infected

Congo confirms one dead from Ebola, 11 others infected

DRC has experienced several Ebola outbreaks since 1976, and the country is familiar with managing the disease . There are various hemorrhagic fevers including Ebola . Ebola often spreads to huma...

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Texas now linked to Romaine Lettuce poisoning outbreak

Texas now linked to Romaine Lettuce poisoning outbreak

To date, New Jersey has eight cases - an increase of one from the last CDC update - NY has four (an increase of two) and CT has two. Minnesota Tuesday reported it has illnesses with onset dates in...

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