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House Democrats set hard deadline for Trump to cough up tax returns

House Democrats set hard deadline for Trump to cough up tax returns

Democrats based their request on the panel's jurisdiction over IRS enforcement of the tax laws regarding USA presidents. "Mnuchin so far has only postponed responding to Democrats' request and said h...

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NY measles outbreak spreads to more counties

NY measles outbreak spreads to more counties

The city's health department is doubling down on its earlier order that yeshivas and daycare programs in Williamsburg be sanctioned if they failed to exclude unvaccinated students. Authorities said th...

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Five things to know about the Ontario budget

CHILD-CARE TAX CREDIT: The government is creating a new tax credit to help low- and middle-income families pay for child care. Once fully implemented, these changes are expected to provide Ontario bus...

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Barr challenged on Trump exoneration question

Barr challenged on Trump exoneration question

CHANG: That is a redacted version of the special counsel's report on the Russian Federation investigation. Jerry Moran. He said that though he did not have specific evidence of wrongdoing, "I do have ...

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Georgia confirms 17 sickened in multistate E. coli outbreak

It's possible we could see reports appear from other bordering states, but the outbreak appears to be localized to the eastern portion of the US. The source of this particular outbreak remains a myste...

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Barr to release Mueller report ‘in a week’

Barr to release Mueller report ‘in a week’

During a congressional hearing, Barr was repeatedly challenged by Democrats who raised suspicions that he may have misrepresented Mueller's report to paint the Republican president in a better light. ...

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Immunotherapy Turns Tumors Into Cancer Crushers

Immunotherapy Turns Tumors Into Cancer Crushers

This method injects immune stimulants directly into a tumor. To address this, the researchers developed an in ISV, combining Flt3L, radiotherapy, and a TLR3 agonist, which recruited, antigen-loaded ...

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Vitamin Supplements Don't Help You Live Longer, New Study Shows

The study analyzed information from more than 27,000 adults in the USA ages 20 and up who took part in a national health survey between 1999 and 2010. Finally, to calculate mortality outcomes for each...

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Bernie Sanders to release tax returns by Monday

Bernie Sanders to release tax returns by Monday

Sanders' hesitancy to release his returns, especially as numerous other candidates have been transparent, has prompted some Trumpian comparisons. "We are going to release 10 years of our tax returns, ...

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How NYC plans to enforce its measles vaccination order

How NYC plans to enforce its measles vaccination order

The city said it would help everyone covered by the order get the vaccine if it was not quickly available through their regular medical provider. Of those infected, 246 were children, NY health co...

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Feds break up $1.2B Medicare orthopedic brace scam

Feds break up $1.2B Medicare orthopedic brace scam

They were lured by an worldwide telemarketing network involving call centers in the Philippines and Latin America, the Department of Justice said. One of the largest healthcare frauds in American hi...

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HPV vaccine to be introduced for boys in Northern Ireland

Elected representatives in Northern Ireland have welcomed two recent announcements for health protections in the region- a new and improved bowel cancer screening test and the extension of the HPV v...

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Dogs can sniff out cancer in blood with astonishing accuracy

Dogs can sniff out cancer in blood with astonishing accuracy

Not only are they cuddly, snuggly, and our overall favorite furry friends in the whole wide world, but dogs may also be able to detect cancer in blood simply by using their acute sniffers. BioScentDx,...

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NY orders measles vaccinations in Brooklyn amid outbreak, mayor says

NY orders measles vaccinations in Brooklyn amid outbreak, mayor says

The MMR vaccine protects against measles, mumps, and rubella. "This is an unusual action", New York Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledged, "and it's because of the sheer extent of the crisis". Tuesd...

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Study Finds About 25 Percent of Japanese Adults Are ‘Sexually Inexperienced’

Study Finds About 25 Percent of Japanese Adults Are ‘Sexually Inexperienced’

The authors said while it had been suggested that an increasing number of Japanese adults were sexually inexperienced, their study was the first to address this issue using nationally representative...

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New York City declares public health emergency amid growing measles outbreak

New York City declares public health emergency amid growing measles outbreak

She also urged parents to avoid the practice of "measles parties", which she said has contributed to the outbreak. It is the first time New York City has ordered mandatory vaccinations in rece...

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41 confirmed cases of Measles in MI

41 confirmed cases of Measles in MI

Melissa Stockwell, with Columbia University Medical Center, told Newsweek . Dahlman said they identified patients that are lacking one or both of the MMR vaccine and sent them letters asking them...

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NY measles emergency declared in Brooklyn

NY measles emergency declared in Brooklyn

More than 280 people in Brooklyn and Queens have come down with measles since September. "There's no question that vaccines are safe, effective and life-saving", de Blasio said in the news relea...

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MI measles outbreak continues, 41 cases confirmed including first in Washtenaw

One case was earlier reported in Wayne County. All exposure sites are listed on the county's website . Ottawa Public Health says if you feel unwell and think you have measles, to call ahead before ...

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Just one drink daily can raise stroke risk The Morung Express

Just one drink daily can raise stroke risk The Morung Express

Drinking alcohol moderately may not be as healthy as people or some researchers think. Although these genetic variants greatly reduce the amount people drink, they are unrelated to other lifestyle fac...

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Drug-resistant superbug an emerging threat in NYC

Drug-resistant superbug an emerging threat in NYC

However, some C. auris infections have been resistant to all three main classes of antifungal medications, making them more hard to treat. Of the three patients here, one recovered, one died, and ...

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A deadly drug resistant fungus threatens the world

A deadly drug resistant fungus threatens the world

People with weak immune system are falling prey to this quietly spreading fungal infection across the globe which as of now has no permanent treatment according to Doctors. The first case in Singapore...

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Source still unknown in 72-case, 5-state E coli outbreak

Source still unknown in 72-case, 5-state E coli outbreak

Public health investigators are using the PulseNet system to identify illnesses that may be part of this outbreak. With more than 70 people sickened, this E. Those infected are said to range in age...

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What Do The Technicals Boil Down To For Universal Health Services (UHS)?

What Do The Technicals Boil Down To For Universal Health Services (UHS)?

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The 14-day ADX for Universal Health Services ( UHS ) is standing at 12.02. This ...

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Poor Diet Kills More People Globally Than Tobacco And High Blood Pressure

Poor Diet Kills More People Globally Than Tobacco And High Blood Pressure

The study found that eating and drinking better could prevent one in five deaths around the world. Additionally, 255 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) - which equal the sum of life year...

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Two dead after salmonella outbreak at Winnipeg personal care home

Two dead after salmonella outbreak at Winnipeg personal care home

As it investigates, the agency is offering Canadians safety tips to avoid infection, including washing your hands before and after preparing food and not eating raw or undercooked meat, poultry, fish,...

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Stem Cell Banking Market Competitive Developmental and Business Overviews to 2025

Stem Cell Banking Market Competitive Developmental and Business Overviews to 2025

It also sent a more formal letter of warning to a company that makes umbilical cord blood products that have been used by such stem cell companies, and accused it of legal violations and safety la...

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Research finds Israel has world's healthiest diet

Research finds Israel has world's healthiest diet

Lack of those foods is a more significant predictor of diet-related illness and death than over-consumption of sugar and red meat, which gets most of the dietary attention. U.S. co-author Professor Wa...

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New measles case confirmed on Vancouver Island

New measles case confirmed on Vancouver Island

Island Health confirms a person in the region has developed the highly infectious disease, pushing the number of cases to three, although officials say the latest one does not appear related to the tw...

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U.S. Measles Cases Already Top Last Year’s Total

U.S. Measles Cases Already Top Last Year’s Total

That already eclipses last year's 12-month total of 372. The federal government said that in 2018 the United States experienced 17 measles outbreaks, most concentrated in the state of New York , ...

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6 states, DC sue over changes to school lunch rules

6 states, DC sue over changes to school lunch rules

The changes announced last December 6 affect the federally funded National School Lunch Program, which was started by President Harry Truman in 1946 and feeds more than 30 million, mostly lower-income...

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Unhealthy Diet Is Leading Risk Factor for Death Globally, Study Finds

Unhealthy Diet Is Leading Risk Factor for Death Globally, Study Finds

The study says, "The countries with the lowest rates of diet-related deaths were Israel (89 deaths per 100,000 people), France, Spain, Japan, and Andorra". "It's important both policy makers and the...

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When Using Moisturizers With Sunscreen, Don't Miss Around the Eyes

When Using Moisturizers With Sunscreen, Don't Miss Around the Eyes

The research team at the University of Liverpool studied how 84 people (62 women and 22 men) put on both SPF moisturiser and sunscreen, then took photos with a UV-sensitive camera showing how well...

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Maryland reports first case of measles amid national outbreak

Maryland reports first case of measles amid national outbreak

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Ottawa Public Health is urging people to take precautions following a confirmed case of measles in the city, and is working with area health-care provi...

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Study challenges health benefits of moderate drinking

Study challenges health benefits of moderate drinking

It was known that stroke rates were increased by heavy drinking, but it wasn't known whether they were increased or decreased by moderate drinking. Even light-to-moderate drinking increases blood p...

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