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Climate Change Is Bad for Our Mental Health

Climate Change Is Bad for Our Mental Health

One signified there had been mental health difficulties over the 30 days. Especially significant given the dire United Nations climate change report is the authors' finding that people affected by...

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Senate confirms 15 more judges, wrapping up a GOP priority

The message to Republican voters: Democrats are employing radical tactics that are only growing worse. That's when the GOP began accusing Democrats of condoning "mob rule" after raucous demonstrators ...

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Event highlights mental health issues

Event highlights mental health issues

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-29-year-olds. Heather says, "Approximately one-half of chronic mental illness begins by the age of 14". "Our message is that, by redirecting yo...

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McConnell Warns Of 'Scary Prospect' If GOP Loses Senate Control In Midterms

McConnell Warns Of 'Scary Prospect' If GOP Loses Senate Control In Midterms

For Democrats, Indiana has been a fairly bright spot in the Senate, with incumbent Democrat Joe Donnelly holding his own against Republican challenger Mike Braun. With police standing by, a small gro...

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Selena Gomez has been hospitalised after reportedly suffering an 'emotional breakdown'

Selena Gomez has been hospitalised after reportedly suffering an 'emotional breakdown'

Fans of the star took to social media on Thursday to show their support and pray for her. We're told Selena was released days later but had to be re-admitted late last week because her low blood c...

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A fifth of employees attended work suffering mental health issues previous year

A fifth of employees attended work suffering mental health issues previous year

A mental health advocate in California, who has recently been awarded by the State Senate, said on Wednesday that her priority now is to help raise the awareness of mental illnesses among young Chin...

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Polio-like disease on the rise in Minnesota

Polio-like disease on the rise in Minnesota

These symptoms are remarkably similar to polio or the West Nile Virus. For reasons not fully understood, AFM affects mainly children. "They may have facial weakness, facial drooping, unable to spe...

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Global mental health report blasts South Africa for Esidimeni

It is believed that mental health issues start before 14 years of age and 75 percent of youth identify the problems before they reach 24 years. World Health Organization in a press statement relea...

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HPV Vaccination Now Available To Ages 27 To 45

HPV Vaccination Now Available To Ages 27 To 45

In a study in approximately 3,200 women 27 through 45 years of age, followed for an average of 3.5 years, Gardasil was 88 percent effective in the prevention of a combined endpoint of persistent inf...

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UPMC confirms 3 suspected cases of rare disease that paralyzes children

The disease, which attacks the nervous system, is not contagious from person to person but may be spread by a virus or the likes of mosquito bites . Amaran Moodley from the Blank Children's Hospi...

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McConnell to AP:

McConnell to AP: "'Nobody's going to beat" Murkowski

But he didn't say that was such great news. She almost jeopardized Kavanaugh's confirmation and did historic harm to the Senate confirmation process, but McConnell still considers her a Republica...

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Lady Gaga Pens Emotional Op-Ed About Mental Health Stigma

Lady Gaga Pens Emotional Op-Ed About Mental Health Stigma

Gaga and Adhanom mentioned some of the high-profile celebrities who've died by suicide over the past year, including celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and designer Kate Spade. For many, these can be tim...

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Klobuchar Calls for CDC Investigation of Polio-Like Illness

Klobuchar Calls for CDC Investigation of Polio-Like Illness

There are actually two local, recent cases but six children have been diagnosed recently in Minnesota. The Colorado Department of Health and Environment also reported an additional 14 cases of chi...

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Free flu vaccine clinics this week at Community Hospital East

Free flu vaccine clinics this week at Community Hospital East

Although 90 percent of last year's flu victims were over the age of 65, the sickness still managed to kill 180 children and teenagers , which is still a record high count according to the Centers for...

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Trump crows over win in bitter Supreme Court battle

Trump crows over win in bitter Supreme Court battle

The all-male line-up on the Republican side drew attention during the confirmation hearings for Kavanaugh, who was accused of sexual misconduct in high school and college. Under the guise of electio...

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Brett Kavanaugh swearing in ceremony

Brett Kavanaugh swearing in ceremony

In a swearing-in ceremony at the White House, following a torrid confirmation process that divided America, the USA president slammed Democrat opponents for having waged a "campaign of personal de...

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Clive Police Cruiser Dressed in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Clive Police Cruiser Dressed in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

I personally have had family members who have suffered with breast cancer. While the development of breast cancer in any one individual remains unpredictable, many factors can influence a person's o...

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GKR launches support initiative for Mental Health & Wellbeing

GKR launches support initiative for Mental Health & Wellbeing

Spending more time with children, too, can help. The chairman of the Nigerian Psychological Association, Federal Capital Territory Chapter, Dr Emmanuel Alhassan, in a statement to mark this year's...

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22 tested positive in Jaipur, PMO seeks detailed report

22 tested positive in Jaipur, PMO seeks detailed report

The Siwan resident, who studies in Jaipur , visited home between August 28 and September 12 to appear for an exam. An unidentified health ministry official said the department had discovered that C...

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6 Minnesota children sickened by polio-like illness — CDC

6 Minnesota children sickened by polio-like illness — CDC

In 2014, a large outbreak coincided with a national outbreak of severe respiratory illness causes by enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), but intensive investigations have not consistently found a specific pat...

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NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Dismisses Homeless Activist: I'm 'Doing My Workout'

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Dismisses Homeless Activist: I'm 'Doing My Workout'

According to Bklyner , the group is involved with the Coalition for the Homeless' House Our Future campaign , which is asking de Blasio to commit to increasing the 15,000 housing units to be created ...

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Criminal probe launched over backlog of body parts at UK disposal sites

Criminal probe launched over backlog of body parts at UK disposal sites

The UK government's Department of Health said there was no risk to the public. The Environment Agency was first alerted to the fact that Healthcare Environment Services Ltd had a backlog of waste ...

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Record number of human West Nile cases reported in Virginia

Record number of human West Nile cases reported in Virginia

The information came as part of an announcement of nine new cases. The previous record was 33 cases in 2012, the statement says . This compares with just one confirmed case past year, said the Ha...

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Chance the Rapper Donates $1 Million to Chicago Mental Health Services

Chance the Rapper Donates $1 Million to Chicago Mental Health Services

During the announcement, Chance explained that a major focus for the initiative stems from wanting "to change the way that mental health resources are being accessed". "This year, 20 more schools will...

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What’s best for Kids - Flu Shot or Spray?

What’s best for Kids - Flu Shot or Spray?

Colder times of the year tend to see an exponential rise in influenza cases. The influenza virus is cyclical. The 2017-2018 flu season was a bad one. The spray, FluMist, is quadrivalent and was re-a...

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Man's vision changes after taking high dose of erectile dysfunction drug

Man's vision changes after taking high dose of erectile dysfunction drug

The study, which examines erectile dysfunction drugs and their impact on vision, is based on the case of a 31-year-old patient who visited an urgent care complaining of red-tinted vision that fail...

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Aspirin may lower risk of ovarian cancer

Aspirin may lower risk of ovarian cancer

NSAIDs taken in quantities of at least 10 tablets per week for multiple years increased the risk of ovarian cancer by 34%. In 400 BC, Hippocrates described the ability of salicylic tea to relieve f...

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HIV-positive mother donates liver to save her child’s life

HIV-positive mother donates liver to save her child’s life

Faced with the only chance to save a child's life, doctors in South Africa have performed a medical first - transplanting part of the liver from an HIV-positive mother to her child who does not have...

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Vitamin D Supplements Are Largely Worthless

Vitamin D Supplements Are Largely Worthless

Vitamin D is produced naturally in the body when we are exposed to sunlight, but as we cover up in the colder winter months and see less daylight, some people develop a deficiency. They did caveat th...

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Artificial Sweeteners are Toxic on Digestive Gut

Artificial Sweeteners are Toxic on Digestive Gut

The researchers examined six sweeteners: aspartame (E951), Sucralose (Е955), saccharin (E954), neotame (Е961), Advanta (E969) and Acesulfame (E950), and 10 sports supplements that contain these sweete...

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Bhutan's First Conjoined Twins To Be Evaluated Before Separation Surgery

Bhutan's First Conjoined Twins To Be Evaluated Before Separation Surgery

A number of tests and scans had to be carried out because doctors had little information on the girls' condition before the arrival of the twins and their mother in Melbourne from Bhutan in the Hima...

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Two-year-old boy in hospital with meningococcal disease

So far 64 people have been urged to take antibiotics as a precautionary measure. SA Health is working with officials from a Para Vista Childcare Centre where the boy attended, to contact staff a...

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Flea-borne typhus outbreak in Pasadena

Flea-borne typhus outbreak in Pasadena

The city of Pasadena is reporting an outbreak of typhus, a day after cases surfaced in neighbouring Los Angeles. But it was a cluster of nine associated cases discovered downtown between July and Sept...

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Study casts doubt on the benefits of light drinking

Study casts doubt on the benefits of light drinking

While light drinking was found to reduce the risk of heart-related problems, a new study suggests daily drinking eliminates said benefit, increasing one's mortality risk in the process. He pointed o...

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Australia Could Virtually Eradicate Cervical Cancer In Less Than 50 Years

Australia Could Virtually Eradicate Cervical Cancer In Less Than 50 Years

The study predicted that annual cases in Australia would drop to four in 100,000 by 2035 - a potential elimination threshold, the researchers suggested. They did add however that this progress depen...

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