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Long hours linked to depression in women but not men, study suggests

Long hours linked to depression in women but not men, study suggests

Researchers studied over 20,000 adults and found that women who work more than 55 hours a week had more symptoms of depression than women working a standard 35 to 40-hour work week. Two-thirds of men ...

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Roche Acquires Spark Therapeutics for Dollars 4.3 Billion

Roche Acquires Spark Therapeutics for Dollars 4.3 Billion

Under the terms of the merger agreement, Roche will promptly commence a tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Spark Therapeutics common stock, and Spark Therapeutics will file a recommen...

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Ontario health-care transformation to be unveiled today

Ontario health-care transformation to be unveiled today

In a release, the Ontario government says that integrating multiple provincial agencies and specialized provincial programs into a single agency would provide a central point of accountability and o...

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School Warns Momo Challenge Is Hacking Peppa Pig And Fortnite

School Warns Momo Challenge Is Hacking Peppa Pig And Fortnite

Free Hess writes on her blog , PediMom.com, about a video she says give suicide instructions to children. "I think it's extremely unsafe for our kids", Dr Hess told the news outlet. "We rely on b...

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Democrats block Senate GOP anti-abortion effort

Democrats block Senate GOP anti-abortion effort

Opponents, noting the rarity of such births and citing laws already making it a crime to kill newborn babies, said the bill was unnecessary. As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke on ...

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Spain tops Bloomberg's list of world's healthiest nations

Spain tops Bloomberg's list of world's healthiest nations

Iceland came in third place, Japan fourth, Switzerland fifth, Sweden sixth, Australia seventh, Singapore eighth and Norway ninth. The index evaluated nations on variables that include life expecta...

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Contagious person on plane

Contagious person on plane

On Tuesday Washington State had 62 confirmed cases of the measles and Vancouver had nine. A British Columbia health authority says that two new measles cases have been reported in the province, brin...

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10 cases of measles now diagnosed in Vancouver outbreak, vaccinations way up

10 cases of measles now diagnosed in Vancouver outbreak, vaccinations way up

This case brings no newly identified locations where people could have been exposed to measles. Hayden says the response to a call for people to get vaccinated has been fantastic and the health auth...

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Health authority confirms 2 more measles cases in B.C. Lower Mainland

Health authority confirms 2 more measles cases in B.C. Lower Mainland

A measles outbreak in Vancouver may be more far-reaching than first suspected: a case of the measles has popped up in Edmonton. One was a passenger who arrived in Vancouver on February 11 on Philipp...

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Person with confirmed case of measles flew in, out of Alberta

Alberta Health Services is warning the Edmonton area that a person with a lab-confirmed case of measles visited Leduc while infectious. Drop off locations: Paradise Inn and Suites , 7118 Sparrow Dr...

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Flu activity reaches new seasonal high — CDC

Flu activity reaches new seasonal high — CDC

The flu vaccine will be fully effective after two weeks, and, Roberts said, it will not cause any illness itself. According to Brammer, this vaccine is 62 percent effective against H1N1 and 44 perce...

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Measles exposure risk in Richmond, Steveston, Canada Line

Please note that this is a localized outbreak and that students who are attending schools not connected to the outbreak have not been exposed. It starts with fever, cough, runny nose, and red, watery ...

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Ohio girl dies 1 day after strep throat and flu diagnosis

Ohio girl dies 1 day after strep throat and flu diagnosis

The district had additional counselors at Western Row Elementary Thursday for students who may have needed help processing. Sable was the youngest of the Gibson's children. The Journal-News reporte...

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Hormel: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

Hormel: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

Many successful investors have created a plan that they have been able to adhere to through the thick and thin. The one thing that most stock market followers would agree on is that there is rarely an...

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FDA Chief Warns Feds May Take Action on Vaccinations

FDA Chief Warns Feds May Take Action on Vaccinations

There were only two cases in Manitoba reported in 2018 altogether, both in the Interlake-Eastern health region. Silvina Mema will be speaking with reporters today and Castanet will update after th...

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Trump To Bar Family Planning Clinics From Abortion Referrals

Trump To Bar Family Planning Clinics From Abortion Referrals

The administration plan also would prohibit federally funded family planning clinics from being housed in the same location as abortion providers. Title X grant recipients were already banned from c...

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Zombie Deer Disease Detected in NY

Zombie Deer Disease Detected in NY

At present, there is little solid evidence proving whether or not chronic wasting disease could be spread to humans, but the World Health Organization has emphasized the importance of keeping the agen...

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Vancouver measles outbreak sending unvaccinated youth to doctors for shots

Vancouver measles outbreak sending unvaccinated youth to doctors for shots

Hayden said that instituting a system where a child is excluded from school because they are not vaccinated is a big burden for the child considering it's not their choice. Vancouver Coastal Health (V...

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Philippines says 136 people have died in measles outbreak

Philippines says 136 people have died in measles outbreak

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Monday said that a massive immunisation drive that was initiated last week in Manila and four other provincial regions is most likely to restrict the outbreak f...

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14-year-old girl dies of flu in San Diego

14-year-old girl dies of flu in San Diego

Authorities previously confirmed that a 12-year-old boy from Milford and a 4-year-old girl from Framingham had died from flu-related complications. The teen was among five additional deaths announce...

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Experts Concerned ‘Zombie Deer’ Disease Could Spread To Humans

Experts Concerned ‘Zombie Deer’ Disease Could Spread To Humans

The fatal disease degrades the brains, spines and bodies of the animals it infects, and there are no known treatments or vaccines. Minimize how much you handle the organs of the animal, particularly...

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'Zombie deer disease' has impacted wildlife in 24 states

'Zombie deer disease' has impacted wildlife in 24 states

There's a potential risk it could spread to humans, the agency added. In the House, GOP Rep. John Joyce of Pennsylvania - whose 13th District would have been affected by a since-halted effort to c...

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Mass Chaos Clears Theatre During ‘Hamilton’ Performance In San Francisco

Mass Chaos Clears Theatre During ‘Hamilton’ Performance In San Francisco

The incident happened at the SHN Orpheum Theatre when a woman suffered a medical emergency at about 10 p.m. San Francisco police said the woman collapsed at the same time as a scene on stage involving...

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Measles cases now up to 9

Measles cases now up to 9

While most people in Canada have been protected through vaccination , those who haven't been immunized or need a measles shot can get vaccinated for free at City Centre Urgent Primary Care Centre . ...

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Duchess steals the show in Gucci at gala dinner

Duchess steals the show in Gucci at gala dinner

The Duchess opted for a floor-length Gucci gown . Just before Valentine's day, the Duchess of Cambridge , Kate Middleton stepped out for a public appearance and oh-boy she nailed it with her s...

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Low-severity flu season — CDC

Low-severity flu season — CDC

This year's flu shot is already outperforming the vaccine issued during the tough 2017-2018 influenza season, federal health officials reported Thursday. "There's still a lot more flu season to co...

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Trump to sign border bill, declare emergency -McConnell

Trump to sign border bill, declare emergency -McConnell

Mr. Trump has been demanding US$5.7-billion for the wall from Congress since December as part of a larger government spending bill. It was a political fiasco for Trump and an early triumph for Pelosi....

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Women are being put off smear tests by 'shame' over HPV virus

Women are being put off smear tests by 'shame' over HPV virus

The warnings come after the charity surveyed more than 2,000 women on HPV, a common infection spread through skin-to-skin contact usually during penetrative or oral sex. "Every woman has the choice ...

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What diet drinks may do to women over 50

What diet drinks may do to women over 50

African-American women also had a higher risk of stroke . The research, published in the journal Stroke , included data from 81,714 post-menopausal women (who were aged 50-to-79 at the start of th...

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Trump Gains Weight, Now Considered Obese

Trump Gains Weight, Now Considered Obese

Someone with a weight of 240 pounds and at Trump's 6-foot-3 height - a BMI or Body Mass Index of 30.4 - is considered obese and past year Trump had been advised to change his diet and get more exercis...

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Experts warn deadly ‘zombie’ deer disease could eventually spread to humans

Experts warn deadly ‘zombie’ deer disease could eventually spread to humans

Now there are no vaccines for the disease, which is transmitted through animal-to-animal contact or indirectly through contaminated drinking water or food. Also, the disease should not be underestimat...

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Youth Smoking Rate Stops Dropping after Decades of Declines

Youth Smoking Rate Stops Dropping after Decades of Declines

While the number of middle and high school cigarette smokers has been falling steadily since 2011, the number of vapers has increased dramatically, from 1.5 percent to the 20.8 percent previous year. ...

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Second case of measles reported in the Vancouver area

Second case of measles reported in the Vancouver area

An uptick in measles cases in any given year can be caused by global travelers who bring the virus back to the U.S. Measles also can spread quickly in areas with "pockets of unvaccinated people", the ...

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Mental health issues affecting one in seven kids in the U.S

Mental health issues affecting one in seven kids in the U.S

Researchers looking at data from a survey of almost 50 million kids, ages six through 18, filled out by their parents, found that 7.7 million children had at least one mental health condition. Of th...

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Dr Congo Ebola Death Toll Passes 500: Health Ministry

Dr Congo Ebola Death Toll Passes 500: Health Ministry

The DRC is battling the second largest Ebola-outbreak in history. Of the 97 children who lost their lives, 65 were younger than five years old. Heather Kerr, Save the Children's country direct...

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