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Washington Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

Washington Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

Clark County Public Health has identified 35 confirmed cases and 11 suspected cases since January 1, when it first began investigating the outbreak. A measles outbreak in Washington State has trig...

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Student dies from leftover pasta

Student dies from leftover pasta

A young student tragically died after eating a bowl of pasta that he had made nearly a week earlier. The video, which was published on 21 January this year, discusses liver function and the bacter...

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Health Minister says sorry for data-leak of 14200 HIV-positive individuals

Health Minister says sorry for data-leak of 14200 HIV-positive individuals

Leow Yangfa, a spokesman for LGBT charity Oogachaga, said the group was concerned people who have not disclosed their HIV status to employers, family or friends could face repercussions due to the l...

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BC residents warned of measles outbreak in Washington State

BC residents warned of measles outbreak in Washington State

Papich said there has been one suspected case so far in Spokane County, but it was determined to not be measles. Get push notifications with news, features and more. Though the measles MMR vaccine h...

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State of emergency declared in USA measles outbreak

State of emergency declared in USA measles outbreak

As of Saturday, there were 31 cases of the measles in Clark County , which sits on the state's southern border, just across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon . Idaho authorities have issued ...

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Swaying makes us nod off quicker and helps memory

Swaying makes us nod off quicker and helps memory

Aurore Perrault, another researcher at the faculty, said: "To see if this also affected memory, we subjected our participants to memory tests: they had to learn pairs of random words in the evening ...

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11 sickened in salmonella outbreak linked to hedgehogs — CDC

11 sickened in salmonella outbreak linked to hedgehogs — CDC

At least 11 people in eight states have been affected by a salmonella outbreak that the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says is likely linked to pet hedgehogs . It's still unclear...

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Health officials encourage Albertans to get their 'very effective' flu shot

Health officials encourage Albertans to get their 'very effective' flu shot

The flu season typically peaks between Christmas and New Year's Eve, said Waters. "The flu season is not over". Island Health is still encouraging people, especially care givers, to be vaccinated an...

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Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Stake Boosted by Affiance Financial LLC

Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Johnson & Johnson during the first quarter worth $105,000. WP Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Johnson & Johnson in the second q...

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New Canada food guide has P.E.I. dairy farmers 'very concerned'

New Canada food guide has P.E.I. dairy farmers 'very concerned'

Policy interventions - including those that educate consumers and shape which foods are readily available - are essential to ensuring the evidence-based food guide recommendations are put into practic...

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Santa Clara County reports first flu death of season

Santa Clara County reports first flu death of season

Gullicksrud said people who have not been vaccinated yet can absolutely get their flu shot now. Nineteen people have died because of the swine flu (H1N1) in Georgia this winter, the Georgian Nationa...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Quotes Three Bible Verses In Tweet About Climate Change

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Quotes Three Bible Verses In Tweet About Climate Change

But, maybe more importantly what happens is you really have to study what's happened to Venezuela. The 29-year-old lawmaker thanked Relevant for sourcing the Bible verses in her tweet . "The obli...

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23 confirmed measles cases in Clark County, 20 not immunized

23 confirmed measles cases in Clark County, 20 not immunized

In 2000, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) declared that measles was effectively "eliminated" in the United States, because the disease was not being transmitted continuously, yea...

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China clones gene-edited monkeys for sleep disorder research

Scientists knocked out BMAL1, a core circadian regulatory transcription factor, using gene editing at the embryo stage. The clones also displayed elevated levels of anxiety, as well as "schizophreni...

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Canada's Food Guide Receives First Major Revamp in 12 Years

Canada's Food Guide Receives First Major Revamp in 12 Years

According to Bronson, four million Canadians are considered food insecure, defined as lacking reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. In eliminating specific food and ...

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Gum infection could be linked to Alzheimer’s, study says

Gum infection could be linked to Alzheimer’s, study says

While the exact mechanisms of this infection are something researchers are still trying to isolate , a litany of papers argue the deadly spread of Alzheimer's goes way beyond what we used to th...

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Migrants pose no disease risk to settled population, report highlights

Migrants pose no disease risk to settled population, report highlights

Zsuzsanna Jakab, the organization's regional director for Europe. As migrants and refugees are likely to change their lifestyle to engage in less physical activity and consume less healthy food, they ...

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How to Prevent Kids' Colds

How to Prevent Kids' Colds

The researchers noted that vitamins and supplements are not regulated the way that drugs are, and that they do not need to be proven to work in order to be sold. Doctors said colds are the result of v...

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Liberals want a woman to replace O'Dwyer

Liberals want a woman to replace O'Dwyer

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said that "it's not her going which is the issue" but that it was unclear how the Liberal Party would promote another woman in their frontbench. After the Liberal part...

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Bleeding risks may offset aspirin’s benefit vs heart disease

If 10,000 people without heart disease took no aspirin for a year, 61 of them would have a heart attack or stroke, explained Kevin McConway, emeritus professor of applied statistics at The Open Univer...

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Aspirin cuts risk for heart attack, stroke, but increases major bleeding risk

Aspirin cuts risk for heart attack, stroke, but increases major bleeding risk

Aspirin can help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke , but it also increases major bleeding in patients who use it regularly, a new study says. The review, led by experts at King's College Lon...

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NHS says contraceptive pill can be taken every day of the month

NHS says contraceptive pill can be taken every day of the month

Before the pill became available to married women in the United Kingdom in 1961, American obstetrician and gynaecologist, John Rock, devised the "break" in the pill, hoping this would help it to imita...

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Election Commission Rubbishes London Hacker's Claims On EVMs

Election Commission Rubbishes London Hacker's Claims On EVMs

On the EVMs, it said, "These EVMs are manufactured in Bharat Electronics Ltd. & Electronics Corporation of India Ltd. under very strict supervisory and security conditions. He said that he and his tea...

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Study Links Opioid Marketing to Increased Prescriptions by Doctors

Study Links Opioid Marketing to Increased Prescriptions by Doctors

The most common type: meals provided to doctors. A new study suggests hospitals and regulators should do more to limit drugmakers' marketing interactions with physicians, after finding a link betw...

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Spice Girls: Victoria Beckham Admits She'll Feel 'Left Out' Of Reunion Tour

Spice Girls: Victoria Beckham Admits She'll Feel 'Left Out' Of Reunion Tour

Would you like to see Saara Aalto joining the Spice Girls? The Dancing On Ice star, 31, explained Mel C asked her to join them on stage, during a chance meeting in Finland. While Victoria's sp...

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IN flu-related deaths double in 1 week

IN flu-related deaths double in 1 week

The health agency said that 12 of those who have died, or 55 percent, were known to be vaccinated against the flu . But the centre says people coming down with the flu will likely remain high for...

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Walmart, CVS Health settle pharmacy feud: 4 things to know

Cornerstone Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 71.6% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Co...

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Congo-Kinshasa: Six More Dead in DRC Ebola Outbreak

Congo-Kinshasa: Six More Dead in DRC Ebola Outbreak

Health authorities also confirmed 237 cases of "persons cured", with a further "200 suspect cases still under investigation". AT LEAST 16 people have died as a result of the worsening outbreak of Eb...

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DeSantis leads on medical marijuana

DeSantis leads on medical marijuana

Last May, a judge ruled that approved patients can smoke medical marijuana . "People have told me that, yeah", DeSantis said and burst out laughing, clapping Morgan on the back. DeSantis also s...

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Fitbit, National Institutes of Health (NIH) launch Fitbit BYOD project

Fitbit, National Institutes of Health (NIH) launch Fitbit BYOD project

The National Institutes of Health's (NIH) program, part of the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) which launched in 2016 , aims to enroll more than one million U.S. The ultimate goal is to better pr...

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Buy And Hold, And Diversify :: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., (NASDAQ: WBA)

Buy And Hold, And Diversify :: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., (NASDAQ: WBA)

These ups and downs are a normal part of investing in the stock market. Stocks that become widely publicized and popular in the media may not be the right addition to the individual investor's portfol...

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14 kids with measles in SW Washington; most not immunized

14 kids with measles in SW Washington; most not immunized

According to a news release posted on Thursday, 13 of the confirmed cases involve children ages 1 to 10 years old, with 14 of the patients identified as "unimmunized". The initial child with measles w...

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Elderly People Can Protect Their Aging Brain From Dementia With Housework, Exercise

Elderly People Can Protect Their Aging Brain From Dementia With Housework, Exercise

People without dementia had an average of 180,000 counts per day and people with dementia had an average of 130,000 counts per day. In this study , researchers used modelling to assess relationship...

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Flu on the rise in the Mid-Ohio Valley

Flu on the rise in the Mid-Ohio Valley

It estimates that up to 84,000 people have been hospitalized nationwide, but said the severity is now lower than it was last season. Between 69,000 and 84,000 individuals have been hospitalized due to...

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Earth could be saved through ‘dramatic change’ to our diets

Earth could be saved through ‘dramatic change’ to our diets

Based on a 2,500 calories a day diet, the targets consist of a daily combined intake of up to 60 per cent in carbohydrates, such as whole grains, 15 per cent in protein, such as meat, eggs and fish, w...

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