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Alzheimer's may be triggered by herpes virus

Alzheimer's may be triggered by herpes virus

They designed their study to map and compare biological networks underlying Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's groups have used this day to bring awareness to the disease. "It could be that viruses ac...

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People of different nationalities join mats on International Yoga Day

People of different nationalities join mats on International Yoga Day

On the northern facade of the United Nations building in NY a laser projection of yoga postures has been in place since Monday. The suggestion that June 21 be celebrated as International Yoga D...

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Google AI can predict when patients will die

Google AI can predict when patients will die

A new artificial intelligence-powered system created by Google is able to predict, with awesome accuracy, if a patient will die within 24 hours from the time of admission into a hospital. The person...

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Donald Trump to end policy separating migrant kids from their parents

Donald Trump to end policy separating migrant kids from their parents

Trump has been trying to win over Congressional support on immigration amid a crisis along the border involving the separation of immigrant children from their families. "You started it, you can st...

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World Health Organization declares compulsive video gaming a mental disorder

World Health Organization declares compulsive video gaming a mental disorder

There's a difference between just enjoying playing video games and being addicted, mind; in fact, there are three primary criteria by which it's judged. Previous editions had categorised sexual dysf...

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Five things you should know about the Prime Minister's NHS funding pledge

Five things you should know about the Prime Minister's NHS funding pledge

Mrs May is under fire for claiming that a spending boost worth around £20bn extra per year by 2024 will be part-paid for by a " Brexit dividend ", despite economists saying that leaving the European U...

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ESA Issues Statement On WHO

ESA Issues Statement On WHO "Gaming Disorder" Diagnosis

For instance, some people working on stroke have always been pushing for it to be moved from circulatory diseases, where it has been for 6 decades, into neurological disease, where it now sits in ICD-...

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White Doctor Fired After Video Shows Her Mocking Black Patient’s Serious Condition

White Doctor Fired After Video Shows Her Mocking Black Patient’s Serious Condition

Dr. Beth Keegstra was reportedly examining 20-year-old Samuel Bardwell who was rushed to El Camino Hospital , reports theDaily Mail. The video has been viewed 4.4 million times as of writing. ...

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Immigration rules relaxed for NHS workers

Immigration rules relaxed for NHS workers

The immigration policy director at business lobby group London First, Mark Hilton, described the decision as "a step in the right direction", but added: "It's time for Government to accept that arbi...

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Cut fruit recall: 4 Alabama stores now part of melon recall

Cut fruit recall: 4 Alabama stores now part of melon recall

It is possible that some stores may be mentioned on the retailer list a couple of times because they received more than one shipment or more than one product. The FDA has posted a full list of retail...

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West Nile Virus Reported In Michigan, Marking First Case Of 2018

West Nile Virus Reported In Michigan, Marking First Case Of 2018

On Tuesday, the Canyon County officials made an announcement that the mosquitoes which were collected near Parma test positive for the West Nile Virus. Insect repellant containing DEET is also recomme...

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Is Your Workplace Making You Fat?

The study analysed the food or beverages 5,222 employees bought at work from vending machines or cafeterias, or got free in common rooms, meetings or social events. Listing calories, and nutritional...

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Your medications could be causing depression

Your medications could be causing depression

Over one-third of participants were taking medications that had depression as a possible side effect . Over 200 commonly used medications studied include birth control pills, blood pressure medic...

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World Blood Donor Day on June 14

World Blood Donor Day on June 14

The American Red Cross is dropping the letters A, B and O from its logo. World Blood Donor Day is an annual event celebrated every year on June 14 by the people in many countries around the world. T...

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PM Modi posts exercise video after Kohlis challenge, nominates Kumaraswamy

PM Modi posts exercise video after Kohlis challenge, nominates Kumaraswamy

Modi tweeted, "Here are moments from my morning exercises". On Twitter, Modi said he also walks "on a track inspired by the Panchtatvas or 5 elements of nature - Prithvi, Jal, Agni, Vayu, Aakash ...

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How to have tough conversations about mental health

How to have tough conversations about mental health

Indiana's suicide rate increased more than 30 percent from 1999 to 2016, according to a recent federal report . That report comes on the heels of two well-known celebrities taking their lives t...

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Justice Department won't defend Affordable Care Act provisions in court

Justice Department won't defend Affordable Care Act provisions in court

The DOJ claimed in court Thursday that the health care law's protections relating to pre-existing conditions are now improper, because the individual mandate was repealed. A definitive court ruling "c...

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Kate Spade's brother slams speculation over sister's mental health issues

Kate Spade's brother slams speculation over sister's mental health issues

The letter has gone viral, with thousands of people sharing it on social media. Andy, Kate and David Spade together on the red carpet in 2001. Andy Spade said he had conversed with his wife th...

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How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

Research found that firearms were the most common method of suicide by people both "with and without a known diagnosed mental illness". But the hope in knowing that so numerous millions of Ameri...

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Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon: Quarterly profit forecasts hurt economy

Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon: Quarterly profit forecasts hurt economy

Dimon , chairman of the Business Roundtable , noted that the group of CEOs also support companies moving away from the practice and instead, focus on long-term value creation. Dimon said Thursday th...

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Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons — CDC

Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons — CDC

Thirty-one people have been hospitalized in this outbreak, the CDC said, and no deaths have been reported. Six people are sick in IL, 11 in IN, 32 in MI, 10 in Missouri and one in Ohio. Salmonella ex...

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Frays in that Social Security Blanket…

Frays in that Social Security Blanket…

Here's the problem. There are no such "trust funds". This would leave the fund depleted by 2034, matching last year's forecast. In a companion report , federal officials said the Social Securit...

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Kate Spade was under treatment for depression, anxiety -Husband

Kate Spade was under treatment for depression, anxiety -Husband

Their daughter, Frances Beatrix , who spent time with each of them, was with Andy when her mother died, the Times reported. He said she "sounded happy" the night before her death , and added t...

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Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemotherapy

Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemotherapy

The results from the phase 3 TAILORx study were presented at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, and are published in The New England Journal of Medic...

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FULL LIST: Ohio announces sites for medical marijuana dispensaries

FULL LIST: Ohio announces sites for medical marijuana dispensaries

The board received 376 dispensary applications, 18 from Lucas County. Locally, Ohio Cannabis Clinic LLC on County Road 621 near Coshocton was granted a license. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy didn't giv...

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Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne admits she won't win provincial election — NewsAlert

Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne admits she won't win provincial election — NewsAlert

A Liberal source told The Canadian Press about a dozen ridings in which the party thinks they have a reasonable shot at winning, but Wynne's own riding was not among them. "They just make no sense and...

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Chemo not needed in some early breast cancer patients

A woman with late-stage breast cancer that had spread throughout her body is now completely clear of the disease, thanks to a treatment that used her own immune cells to destroy the cancer. "But there...

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ABC gets it, but Roseanne Barr and Donald Trump do not

ABC gets it, but Roseanne Barr and Donald Trump do not

Barr had retweeted people comparing those celebrities' treatment by the network to her own, insinuating there was a double standard at play. "Since the show was called Roseanne , they do not know h...

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Obesity Linked to 12 Types of Cancer in New Report

Reversing a historic trend, rates of lung cancer among younger white and Hispanic women have surpassed those of men - and the change can not be fully explained by gender differences in smoking behav...

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FDA Warns Infant Teething Medications Are Unsafe

FDA Warns Infant Teething Medications Are Unsafe

The health agency is also asking that companies add warnings for adults and children age 2 and up to oral-health products containing benzocaine , a common ingredient in pain-relieving oral gels, sp...

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Texas shooting suspect's dad says son may have been bullied

Texas shooting suspect's dad says son may have been bullied

The talks came in the aftermath of Friday's massacre at Santa Fe High School that killed eight children and two teachers in the latest example of the mass shootings that have become a pervasive part...

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Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker Prize 2018 for Flights

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker Prize 2018 for Flights

It is for a single work of fiction that has been translated into English and published in Britain in the past year. " Flights " recounts a sheaf of stories on Tokarczuk's theme, including the 17th c...

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Baltimore County officer shot, reports say

Baltimore County officer shot, reports say

A number of officers who have died in the line of duty is up this year. The officers who have died at the hands of gunshots is up. " In 1986, Officer Robert W. Volunteer firefighter Logan Kurek says...

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Romaine lettuce safe to eat — CDC

Romaine lettuce safe to eat — CDC

Seventy-five people have been hospitalized. The latest reported illness started on May 2, 2018. People get sick from Shiga toxin-producing E. coli an average of 3 to 4 days after swallowing the ge...

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Surgeon general helps fellow passenger who passed out on flight

Surgeon general helps fellow passenger who passed out on flight

Dr. Adams tweeted Wednesday that he stepped up when the crew on his flight asked if there was a doctor on board to help the passenger. Delta responded to Adams tweet, thanking him for his service...

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