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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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Cardiff City have been promoted to the Premier League

Cardiff City have been promoted to the Premier League

Neil Warnock says his Cardiff City side will "ruffle a few feathers" in the Premier League next season. However, frustration soon turned to elation when news filtered through that promotion riv...

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Taking prescription drugs off the street with national program

Taking prescription drugs off the street with national program

From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, there are about 100 collection sites open around Minnesota. But, even with the Take Back Program's success, the pill problem has continued to get worse over the y...

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Anticholinergic Drug Use and Dementia: What's the Link?

Anticholinergic Drug Use and Dementia: What's the Link?

The association was also seen with antidepressants (adjusted OR 1.11, 95% CI 1.08-1.14, P 0.01), they wrote in The BMJ . The team drilled down to see whether there were links between different clas...

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Monkey Loses Court Fight Over Selfie Copyright to Human

Monkey Loses Court Fight Over Selfie Copyright to Human

Another member of the panel, Judge N. Randy Smith, added a partially concurring opinion , arguing that the case should be dismissed because " next friend " status - the legal relationship PETA cl...

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Longview Anti-Drug Coalition taking back unused prescription drugs Saturday

Longview Anti-Drug Coalition taking back unused prescription drugs Saturday

Removing these drugs from home will also decrease the likelihood residents will become dependent upon them or use them outside of a doctor's recommended guidelines. The Take-Back initiative is one of ...

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Record Store Day special vinyl LPs includes Bowie, Prince and Taylor Swift

Record Store Day special vinyl LPs includes Bowie, Prince and Taylor Swift

It has increased our contact with music lovers through out the region, allowed us to build our network of musicians locally and nationally, promote music and playing music to people that hadn't consid...

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Tuning in to Record Store Day in Delco

Tuning in to Record Store Day in Delco

Band, Squadron and more , along with exclusive beer from Deviant Libation. "Without that connection, a record is just a piece of plastic like anything else". Wax Trax will be carrying as many vinyl ...

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Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals resume rivalry in Pune

Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals resume rivalry in Pune

CSK suffered their first loss of the season in their last match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Mohali recently, as former player Ravichandran Ashwin and co completed a thrilling last-ball finish...

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Bruno Sammartino Receives Ten-Bell Salute at WWE Live Event

Bruno Sammartino Receives Ten-Bell Salute at WWE Live Event

Sammartino took the title from Buddy Rogers at Madison Square Garden on May 17, 1963, before relinquishing the belt after a loss to Ivan Koloff on January 18, 1971. As we previously reported, Samm...

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Reward offered in Minn. fugitive wanted in 2 murders

Reward offered in Minn. fugitive wanted in 2 murders

Lee County Undersheriff says while Riess "may look like anyone's mother or grandmother, she's an absolute cold-blooded murderer". Authorities say Riess transferred close to $10,000 from a bank account...

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Gronk won't be at start of Patriots' offseason program, still weighing future

Gronk won't be at start of Patriots' offseason program, still weighing future

The New England Patriots tight-end's future has been subject to speculation since he admitted he was contemplating retirement after the Patriots lost the Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles ...

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Terrifying New Study Breaks Down Exactly How Drinking Will Shorten Your Life

Terrifying New Study Breaks Down Exactly How Drinking Will Shorten Your Life

The researcher found that those people who drink about five glasses of wine a week or more may have the higher risk of early death. Italians, Portuguese and Spanish drinkers are warned that consuming ...

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BJP Lawmakers' Fast

BJP Lawmakers' Fast "Farcical", Says Congress

The Congress party in all seriousness announced a day-long fast on Monday, which was led by Congress President Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi , however, pictures of party workers relishing Chole Bharture ...

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CSK matches to move out of Chennai

CSK matches to move out of Chennai

Visakhapatnam, Thiruvananthapuram, Pune and Rajkot are the names doing the rounds. Asked why Pune was selected, an IPL source told PTI that captain Dhoni knows the conditions well and logistical...

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Young & old gather to honour Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Young & old gather to honour Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The memorial service will be held at the Majwemasweu stadium in Deeplevel in Brandfort on Wednesday morning. After Mandela was imprisoned on Robben Island, Madikizela-Mandela embraced her own lead...

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14 killed as Canada ice hockey team's bus crashes

14 killed as Canada ice hockey team's bus crashes

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police , which confirmed the toll had risen from 14 to 15, did not say how numerous victims were players or coaches of the Humboldt Broncos team, which hails from a town ...

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Will focus on expanding Nokia portfolio, retail presence in India: HMD Global

Will focus on expanding Nokia portfolio, retail presence in India: HMD Global

It comes with a 5.5 inch pOLED QHD display , with a resolution of 1440*2560 pixels. The internal storage capacity of the device is 64GB which can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. It must...

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