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Louisville Records 5th Hepatitis A Death, 9th Statewide

Louisville Records 5th Hepatitis A Death, 9th Statewide

There were no cases of hepatitis A among Northern Kentucky residents previous year. A fifth person has died in Louisville from hepatitis A, according to the Louisville Metro Department of Public Hea...

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At Least Two Dozen People Overdosed in a Connecticut Park Today

At Least Two Dozen People Overdosed in a Connecticut Park Today

The New Haven green is a meeting place for the homeless population in the city. "Whoever is doing it, is doing it on objective, handing it out for free, not even buying it, bad intentions from the s...

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Android Pie (Go edition): All the features business pros need to know

Android Pie (Go edition): All the features business pros need to know

While everyone - even in low-income countries - wants to own the shiniest iPhone or Galaxy S handset, those who can't have to contend with low specced devices, ideal for Google's Android Go edition...

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Roundup Chemical Linked to Cancer Found in Children's Cereals: Group

Roundup Chemical Linked to Cancer Found in Children's Cereals: Group

Top U.S. retailers such as Home Depot, Target, Walmart and Amazon are sticking by Monsanto's controversial weedkiller Roundup one week after a California jury awarded a school groundskeeper $ 289 mill...

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Both high- and low-carb diets can reduce longevity, says study

Both high- and low-carb diets can reduce longevity, says study

Those who had a moderate carb intake had four years added to their life expectancy compared to those with very low carb consumption, and one year more than those with high consumption. While direct co...

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Girl gets a remarkable face transplant after shooting herself in face

At an all-time low, a rash decision to kill herself changed Ms Stubblefield's life. "As a face transplant patient, you have a new identity". Her brother kicked in the bathroom door and found a gir...

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World's oldest cheese discovered in 3,200 year-old Egyptian tomb

World's oldest cheese discovered in 3,200 year-old Egyptian tomb

Brucellosis is still around today, and present in Australia - past year there was concern about the disease spreading from pigs to humans and dogs in Queensland and New South Wales. At the time, re...

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Will The New Generic EpiPen Be Cheaper? : Shots

Will The New Generic EpiPen Be Cheaper? : Shots

The newly approved generic offers an alternative for patients who, until now, have been able to use only the brand-name EpiPen. Mylan introduced its own authorized generic form of the EpiPen in la...

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Dozens Overdose In Connecticut Park On Tainted Synthetic Marijuana

The mass overdose came as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released provisional figures showing 70,689 people died from drug abuse a year ago. opioid crisis. One patient who...

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Congo uses experimental Ebola treatment on patients

Congo uses experimental Ebola treatment on patients

The latest attack occurred as the World Health Organization director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, was visiting the area to see the response to the Ebola outbreak, which is being carried ou...

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'Dr Bumbum' charged with murder after death of patient

Dozens of deaths among women in Latin America have been put down to the use of synthetic polymers such as the one Dr Furtado is alleged to have used. This created a "prohibited risk", elevated by th...

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NY University offers free tuition for all medical students

NY University offers free tuition for all medical students

NYU School of Medicine is the first private USA medical school and the only one ranked in the top 10 to offer free tuition to all its students, the university said in a press release. It has raised mo...

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Mass Overdose Leaves Connecticut Park Strewn with Dozens of Drugged-Out Victims

Authorities in CT arrested a 34-year-old man after more than 30 people were found suffering overdose symptoms at or near the New Haven Green. Authorities found more than two dozen people suffering...

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76 overdoses reported in New Haven; 1 person arrested

76 overdoses reported in New Haven; 1 person arrested

Three of them happened Tuesday night. Alston said it's unclear what was the cause of the overdoses, but officials suspect it may have been synthetic cannabinoids , known as K2, that were likely lac...

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'Dr Bumbum' Denis Furtado is charged with murdering patient

'Dr Bumbum' Denis Furtado is charged with murdering patient

The medic, whose real name is Dr Denis Furtado, performed a buttock-enlarging operation on Lilian Calixto, helped by his mother. Dozens of deaths among women in Latin America have been put down to t...

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Vaping Is Bad For The Immune System, Says Study

Vaping Is Bad For The Immune System, Says Study

A third of the cells were exposed to plain e-cigarette fluid, a third to different strengths of the artificially vaped condensate with and without nicotine and another third were exposed to nothing fo...

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Organ donor opt-out system 'unlikely' to increase donations

Organ donor opt-out system 'unlikely' to increase donations

The study was a psychology experiment involving a total of almost 1,300 people from a number of different countries with different systems of organ donation, including the US, UK, Germany, Austria, S...

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More than two dozen overdose around downtown CT park

But some overdosed again, including one person who was treated for three separate overdoses. New Haven Green is a large park and recreation area in the city's downtown. Officials said the blood of...

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PM raises eyebrows with

PM raises eyebrows with "weight loss competition" proposal

With its white sand beaches, handsome waters and lush vegetation, it's a place many long to escape to for serenity. The region is not alone in struggling with obesity, and going by the 2016 World Fa...

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FDA issues voluntary recall of thyroid tablets

FDA issues voluntary recall of thyroid tablets

Both are synthetic thyroid hormones used when a person's thyroid gland is no longer functioning properly. The FDA has issued a voluntary recall for the medications because of potential problems w...

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Starbucks Launches Plant-Based Protein Beverages

Starbucks Launches Plant-Based Protein Beverages

The 16-ounce grande size drinks are made up of cold brew coffee, coconut or almond milk, and pea and brown-rice protein. Cacao Protein Blended Cold Brew has 10 grams of plant-based protein. The Cacao ...

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CDC monitoring spread of measles in 21 states

CDC monitoring spread of measles in 21 states

According to the CDC , in 2017, 118 people from 15 states and the District of Columbia were reported to have measles. In 2015, 188 people contracted measles. Measles is a contagious virus that spread...

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Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 108,010 shares in the company, valued at $8,887,062.80. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 1.2% compared to the same quarter...

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More blood pressure, heart failure medications added to FDA recall

More blood pressure, heart failure medications added to FDA recall

The European Medicines Agency, similar to the FDA in the US, said it is working with worldwide partners to review the impact of the NDMA found in valsartan from Zhejiang Tianyu, but "there is no immed...

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Algoma district residents reminded to protect themselves against West Nile Virus

Algoma district residents reminded to protect themselves against West Nile Virus

The commission sent out an alert on August 10 to the Hackettstown Police Department, which alerted residents on Facebook that 12 new samples of mosquitoes tested positive for the West Nile virus in Wa...

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'Safe' vaping could cause lung damage

'Safe' vaping could cause lung damage

The researchers "caution against the widely held opinion that e-cigarettes are safe". But scientists and health officials across the world are now divided over the safety of e-cigarettes. While vap...

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Police warn of ‘dangerous narcotics’ after seven fatal overdoses in 12 days

Police warn of ‘dangerous narcotics’ after seven fatal overdoses in 12 days

Const. David Hopkinson told Global News late Tuesday evening investigators suspected the drugs are part of a lethal batch of fentanyl or carfentanil. They say the two synthetic opioids have either con...

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Alleged Fredericton gunman wounded by police in abdomen: Court document

Alleged Fredericton gunman wounded by police in abdomen: Court document

One local politician told the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal when Burns was hired that the city was "very excited" to have her on board. "Such a senseless tragedy, we never want this to happen agai...

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Teens' Depression Treatments Improve Parents' Mental Health

Teens' Depression Treatments Improve Parents' Mental Health

RHITU CHATTERJEE, BYLINE: We tend to think of depression as affecting individuals, but Myrna Weissman says. Participants in the study comprised of 325 teenagers who were diagnosed with depression ...

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Youngest American Woman To Receive Full Face Transplant, One Year Post-Op

A young woman has been given a second chance at life after undergoing a face transplant . Now, at 22, she is featured on the cover of National Geographic magazine's September issue, released ...

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Wallaceburg mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus

If you think you have contracted West Nile virus contact your doctor or other health care provider. However, the chances of getting West Nile Virus from an infected mosquito are low, according to th...

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Northwestern Memorial ranked best hospital in IL

Northwestern Memorial ranked best hospital in IL

Carmichael's Mercy San Juan Medical Center and Sutter Roseville Medical Center claimed spots this year on U.S. News & World Report's rankings of best regional hospitals, knocking Kaiser Permanente Ros...

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Woman’s death attributed to infection from dog saliva

Woman’s death attributed to infection from dog saliva

Her death comes just weeks after another Wisconsin resident, Greg Manteufel contracted the same infection, ultimately leading to the amputation of parts of his arms and legs . Within a week of be...

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Wisconsin woman's death linked to bacteria from dog saliva, doctors believe

Wisconsin woman's death linked to bacteria from dog saliva, doctors believe

Doctors told Dan that Sharon tested positive for capnocytophaga. Capnocytophaga is a common bacteria in dogs and cats that can in rare cases be harmful to humans. Signs a person has become infected ...

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Blue Light, Blindness May Go Together, New Study Shows

Blue Light, Blindness May Go Together, New Study Shows

According to a research by the University of Toledo in the US, exposure to blue light continuously might cause poisonous molecules to be generated in the eye's light-sensitive cells and lead to macu...

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