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De Blasio announces health care coverage for all New Yorkers

De Blasio announces health care coverage for all New Yorkers

De Blasio also said the city would not raise taxes to pay for the program and will use the city's public health care system to fund it. The $100million plan would reach 600,000 uninsured New Yorke...

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Families furious after woman in vegetative state gives birth at nursing facility

Families furious after woman in vegetative state gives birth at nursing facility

Of the facility, Cesena said , "Trust has been broken". In addition to working with police, the state is "re-evaluating the state's contract and regulatory authority as it relates to this facility ...

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Flu Shot More Effective Than Nasal Vaccine

Flu Shot More Effective Than Nasal Vaccine

Flu season is well underway in the U.S. There have been 136 cases of influenza reported to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department so far this season, which started earlier than normal in mi...

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Latest Pharmacy News: NHS Long Term Plan envisages 'essential role' for pharmacists

Latest Pharmacy News: NHS Long Term Plan envisages 'essential role' for pharmacists

But the plan cannot escape the harsh reality that the NHS will still face tough decisions on what it can and cannot do. "We will therefore expand geographical coverage of NHS services for people wit...

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Millionaire Finds Out The Sons He'd Raised For 21 Years Aren't His

Millionaire Finds Out The Sons He'd Raised For 21 Years Aren't His

Richard Mason, co-founder of comparison site moneysupermarket.com, is reportedly planning on writing a book about the experience after raising the boys as his own for about two decades and finding out...

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Chipotle tweaked its menu to fit in with trendy diets

Chipotle has introduced a new line of bowls geared for those who may be starting the new year with a diet. The new Lifestyle Bowls are exclusively available through the company's mobile app and webs...

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Over 600 cases of Ebola detected in Congo

Over 600 cases of Ebola detected in Congo

The latest outbreak has a case fatality rate of about 60%. A World Health Organization worker prepares to administer Ebola vaccination during the launch of an experimental vaccine in Mbandaka, Dem...

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Mark Herring and Democratic Attorneys General appeal Obamacare Ruling

Mark Herring and Democratic Attorneys General appeal Obamacare Ruling

The blue states filed a notice of appeal Thursday, the first formal step in bringing their challenge to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. "Our goal is simple: to stand up for the law of the land...

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Clinical trial to develop breath test for cancer launched - EPR

Clinical trial to develop breath test for cancer launched - EPR

The researchers of this latest trial hope successful trials of the technology could lead to its use by general practitioners as a preliminary test for further diagnostic cancer tests. By looking acros...

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Fed Chair Powell Pledges Patience, Sensitivity to Downside Risks

Fed Chair Powell Pledges Patience, Sensitivity to Downside Risks

Powell also said he had not received any direct communication from the White House about unhappiness with the central bank's rate policy, nor had any meeting between the president and him been schedul...

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First Flu-Related Death Reported in Iowa for 2018-2019 Season

First Flu-Related Death Reported in Iowa for 2018-2019 Season

Since then, cases have declined, said Dr. Jia Hu, Alberta Health Services medical officer of health for the Calgary zone. During the last flu season was epidemic in Pennsylvania, almost 260 people...

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Chipotle Introduces New 'Lifestyle Bowls' for Various Diets

Chipotle Introduces New 'Lifestyle Bowls' for Various Diets

The new bowls can be ordered on Chipotle's ( CMG ) app or online. The new line of bowls includes a Paleo Salad Bowl, Keto Salad Bowl, Whole30 Salad Bowl and Double Protein Bowl . The new bow...

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Company voluntarily recalls blood pressure medication over cancer concerns

Company voluntarily recalls blood pressure medication over cancer concerns

It is the second recall of medications that contain valsartan within the past year. The company says it has detected trace amounts of N-nitrosodiethylamine, which has been classified as a probable...

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Swedish hospital investigating a suspected Ebola case, authorities say

Swedish hospital investigating a suspected Ebola case, authorities say

The patient's test results are expected on Friday evening. The Uppsala region is now taking steps to prepare its response if the infection does transpire to be Ebola, including drawing up lists of p...

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Doctors tell parents to cut children's screen time

Doctors tell parents to cut children's screen time

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) says parents must ensure youngsters are not spending too long on smartphones, tablets or watching television, which can disturb sleep patterns...

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Bristol-Myers to acquire Celgene in $74-billion deal, creating pharmaceutical giant

Bristol-Myers to acquire Celgene in $74-billion deal, creating pharmaceutical giant

The combined company will have nine products with more than $1 billion each in annual sales and significant potential for growth in the core disease areas of oncology, immunology and inflammation and ...

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More than 50,000 in Lincolnshire giving up the booze this January

More than 50,000 in Lincolnshire giving up the booze this January

But Mr Hamilton said those who are dependent on alcohol wouldn't sign up anyway, and are at risk as there are cuts to treatment funding year on year. Scientists at the University of Sussex publis...

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Scientists hack plant photosynthesis to boost crop yields by 40%

Scientists hack plant photosynthesis to boost crop yields by 40%

At the moment, we are not growing enough to keep up with demand. He and a team of scientists haves found a way to fix a "glitch" in plant growth-photorespiration. "This process is very similar among a...

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‘Just went haywire’: Teen fighting mystery medical condition after cruise with family

‘Just went haywire’: Teen fighting mystery medical condition after cruise with family

There's nothing they could do", Kendyll said. Two weeks before Christmas, 16 months after her initial ordeal, Jordyn's medical mystery returned with a vengeance. But in spite of her pain and uncertain...

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Looking To Lose Weight In 2019? Here's The Best Diets Rundown

Looking To Lose Weight In 2019? Here's The Best Diets Rundown

The Mediterranean diet got the top ranking in U.S. News' list. It also won best diet for healthy eating, easiest diet to follow, best diet for diabetes, best heart-healthy diet, and best plant-based...

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House Dems Fight Over Pay-Go Rule Changes

House Dems Fight Over Pay-Go Rule Changes

Several provisions could also make it easier for House Democrats to pass legislation rolling back all or part of the GOP tax cuts, which Democrats have pledged to revisit once they officially assume...

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No end for government shutdown after White House meeting

No end for government shutdown after White House meeting

This is also not true. "We know that we have a challenge along the border", Mr McCarthy said. Trump told reporters that he was willing to let the shutdown continue " as long as it takes " for ...

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Accused Cop Killer in Court Wednesday

Accused Cop Killer in Court Wednesday

Singh, 33, was killed on December 26 just before 1 a.m. after he pulled Ariaga over in his a gray Dodge Ram pickup truck because he believed he was under the influence of alcohol, authorities said. ...

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Ocasio-Cortez breaks with Pelosi in key early vote for Democrats

Ocasio-Cortez breaks with Pelosi in key early vote for Democrats

The rules measure, set for a vote on Thursday when the new Congress convenes, will reimpose a "pay as you go" requirement that would allow challenges to legislation that adds to the deficit. House Rul...

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2019 begins with higher prescription drug prices

2019 begins with higher prescription drug prices

Novartis spokesman Eric Althoff said the company plans to raise US list prices on 14 percent of the medicines it sells in the country in 2019, for an average increase of 4.7 percent on those drugs. By...

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Another blood pressure medication recalled over carcinogen concerns

Another blood pressure medication recalled over carcinogen concerns

The impurity N-Nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) was detected in quantities above the acceptable limit in certain tablets containing valsartan, the FDA said. Drugs affected by the recall have expiration date...

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ME sees 1st flu-related death of season

ME sees 1st flu-related death of season

Last season was the deadliest yearfor the flu in decades, both in ME and across the country. The previous high for a regular flu season, based on analyses dating back more than three decades, was 56,0...

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Texas couple welcome 15-pound baby boy

Texas couple welcome 15-pound baby boy

Jennifer told USA Today that nobody expected him to weigh as much as he did. "I was like "Omg really" - I don't think it even registered", mother Jennifer Medlock told CBS News in Dallas-Fort Wort...

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Cops: We're Worried About Zika in Your Meth. Let Us Test It.

Cops: We're Worried About Zika in Your Meth. Let Us Test It.

They're encouraging anyone who has crystal meth to bring it to their local police department for a free test. Please spread the word! The post had almost 400 comments and 2,700 shares by Sunday morn...

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Ebola: American Who Had Been to Congo Monitored After Potential Exposure

Ebola: American Who Had Been to Congo Monitored After Potential Exposure

The individual was transported by private plane and auto, they said. The Democratic Republic of Congo is going through one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history. Ebola can incubate for three w...

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Judge orders Obamacare stay in effect during appeal

Judge orders Obamacare stay in effect during appeal

O'Connor did say the states intervening to defend the ACA failed to show a likelihood they could succeed on appeal at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. O'Connor's decision said the demi...

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'Dry January' can help stay healthy, save money all year

'Dry January' can help stay healthy, save money all year

To study the effects of Dry January on the short- and long-term health of participants, researchers followed more than 3,000 participants who completed at least one of three self-reported surveys ov...

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HopeBand Is a Wearable That Can Detect Opioid Overdoses

HopeBand Is a Wearable That Can Detect Opioid Overdoses

There has to be something out there to save people's lives, so a group of students from Carnegie Mellon University began looking for a solution. The device, called the HopeBand, monitors different h...

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Doctor exposed to Ebola placed in quarantine after return to US

Doctor exposed to Ebola placed in quarantine after return to US

The individual was flown back to the United States on a private plane, not commercial aircraft. Nebraska Medicine cared for three patients with the virus in 2014 and monitored several others for exp...

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Flu cases on the rise in the United States, CDC says

The good news is that 28 states (Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dako...

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