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28-year-old man suffers serious stroke after popping his neck

There is also a safer way to crack your neck, the doctor said. The episode happened March 14. "It just ended up popping". Nearly immediately after hearing the pop, Hader's left side started to go...

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Trump Administration Outlines Case to Strike Down Obamacare

Trump Administration Outlines Case to Strike Down Obamacare

The switch, which the administration disclosed in late March, has confounded many people in Washington, even within the Republican Party, who came to realize that health insurance and a commitment to ...

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Scientology measles ship docks in Curacao

Scientology measles ship docks in Curacao

Lucia for measles is due to arrive on Saturday back at its home port on the island of Curacao, where it will face similar restrictions, a top health official there said. The number of measles case...

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Eat walnuts daily, it can lower heart disease risk

Eat walnuts daily, it can lower heart disease risk

Kris Etherton also said that when contenders consumed whole walnuts the witnessed enhanced interests than when the consumed a diet with same fatty acid profile as walnuts without consuming the nut...

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CVS Health's first-quarter earnings get a boost from Aetna

CVS Health's first-quarter earnings get a boost from Aetna

Adjusted for one-time charges, company net income was $2.11 billion, or $1.62 per diluted share, versus $1.5 billion, or $1.48 per diluted share, in the fiscal year prior. With our differentiated coll...

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CDC Reminds Consumers To Not Wash Raw Chicken, Dividing The Internet

CDC Reminds Consumers To Not Wash Raw Chicken, Dividing The Internet

It's estimated that almost 1 million people every year come down with an illness after eating poultry contaminated with harmful bacteria. But many voicing their opinions on social media still insist...

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Church of Scientology measles quarantine: Cruise ship heading to Curacao today

It was unclear what the crew member was doing in Europe. Passengers were stuck on the Freewinds after a female crew member tested positive for measles. If they have already caught the disease, the v...

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Diet soda doesnt help kids cut calories

Diet soda doesnt help kids cut calories

While scientists remain unconvinced of the benefits of diet drinks in helping people lose weight, experts have tried to offer parents practical advice. The findings suggest that the best choice for ki...

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Premature newborn dropped on head in delivery room — GRAPHIC

Premature newborn dropped on head in delivery room — GRAPHIC

Derrick and Monique Rodgers are like any parents with newborn twins. Almost three months later, the mother says Morgan has begun exhibiting behaviors that she believes are not normal. "Like I had to...

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Death toll tops 1,000 in Congo Ebola outbreak

Death toll tops 1,000 in Congo Ebola outbreak

The outbreak that was declared in eastern Congo in August is already the second deadliest in history, and efforts to control it have been complicated by a volatile security situation and deep communit...

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Crowd rallies at Ontario legislature against health system changes

Crowd rallies at Ontario legislature against health system changes

The rally was organized by the Ontario Health Coalition , which says it's concerned that the changes will lead to privatization of some health services - a suggestion the province has denied. An up t...

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HIV drugs stop sexual transmission of AIDS virus, say doctors

HIV drugs stop sexual transmission of AIDS virus, say doctors

Researchers did note that a drawback of the study was that most of the couples had already been having sex without condoms for more than six months before the start of observations. Dr. Jennifer Avegn...

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Measles confirmation includes warning to anyone at Pittsburgh airport on April 16

Measles confirmation includes warning to anyone at Pittsburgh airport on April 16

Andrew Pavia, chief of the division of pediatric infectious diseases at Primary Children's Hospital. People born in the 1960s could be at risk, according to Martinez. Since then, the most measles ca...

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2 diagnosed with HIV after getting facials at New Mexico spa

The VIP Spa itself closed on September 7th previous year, after an inspection identified "practices that could potentially spread blood-borne infections, such as HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C to c...

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Scientology cruise ship sets sail for Curacao after measles quarantine

Scientology cruise ship sets sail for Curacao after measles quarantine

Lucia because of a confirmed case of measles . Chief Medical Officer, Dr Merlene Fredericks-James, said that the authorities had received the information from two reputable sources. Lucia, Thursday...

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Measles case confirmed in Pittsburgh: health officials

Measles case confirmed in Pittsburgh: health officials

Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services. The infection starts with cold-like symptoms and sore red eyes followed by a high temperature and a red-brown blotchy rash . Can I ...

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Poor sense of smell linked to early death

Poor sense of smell linked to early death

A loss of smell can decrease appetite, leading to harmful weight loss. Dr Honglei Chen from Michigan State University said poor sense of smell becomes more common as people age, and there's a li...

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‘Avengers’ Moviegoers In California May Have Been Exposed To Measles

‘Avengers’ Moviegoers In California May Have Been Exposed To Measles

She was not aware she was sick when she attended a showing of the blockbuster movie in Fullerton, the station said. The situation occurred over the weakened at an AMC movie theater in Orange County....

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Blue Origin reaches space again on latest New Shepard test flight

Blue Origin reaches space again on latest New Shepard test flight

EDT, throttled up to full thrust and quickly boosted the stubby rocket into a clear morning sky atop a brilliant jet of flaming exhaust. It marked the 11th uncrewed test of Blue Origin's New Shepard...

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USA Gymnastics’ director of sports medicine lasts just 1 day

USA Gymnastics’ director of sports medicine lasts just 1 day

The question of why any such conflict was not made apparent during the hiring process was put to USA Gymnastics - which responded that it could not comment further as it was a personnel matter. Leung ...

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It seems like Alzheimer’s but peek into brain shows a mimic

It seems like Alzheimer’s but peek into brain shows a mimic

It's thought to affect around 20% of adults over 80. And it may account for about 17% of all cases of dementia. The authors reported no competing interests. However, LATE combined with Alzheimer's-w...

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Man Suffers Stroke After Cracking His Neck

Man Suffers Stroke After Cracking His Neck

Hader, 28, from Guthrie, Oklahoma, suffered a serious stroke by cracking his neck. The cause of the stroke? "It is hard for me to walk with my left leg". The wire is then pulled back through the arter...

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Barack Obama Pays Tribute to John Singleton

Barack Obama Pays Tribute to John Singleton

Over the years, Singleton helmed a string of hit films, but he was perhaps best known for Boyz n the Hood , which he wrote and directed fresh out of USC film school. His family issued a statement, sa...

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Arizona DHS: Traveler at Tucson Airport had measles

Arizona DHS: Traveler at Tucson Airport had measles

The potential exposure comes as the number of confirmed cases in the United States continues to rise, with 704 cases this year as of April 26, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent...

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Scientists find cocaine in all samples of shrimp from rural UK county

Scientists find cocaine in all samples of shrimp from rural UK county

Other drugs, including ketamine , pesticides and pharmaceuticals, were also found. "The presence of pesticides which have always been banned in the United Kingdom also poses a particular challenge as...

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Burger King plans nationwide roll out of vegan Impossible Whopper

Burger King plans nationwide roll out of vegan Impossible Whopper

The fast-food restaurant recently did a trial run of the plant-based burger at St. Louis in early April. Burger King announced on Monday that it plans to extend testing of their vegan Impossible W...

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Starbucks rolls out summer drinks amid solid sales growth

Starbucks rolls out summer drinks amid solid sales growth

Vanilla syrup combined with Frappuccino Roast Coffee and milk, blended with ice, and layered over marshmallow whipped cream with milk chocolate sauce. Next time you walk into Starbucks, expect to see ...

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Why ‘The Brady Bunch’ Measles Episode Is Getting Grief

Why ‘The Brady Bunch’ Measles Episode Is Getting Grief

And McCormick is upset that her character is being used to further the misconception. "Having the measles was not a fun thing", she said, per NPR . She continues, "We never said, 'Oh my God, your...

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Scientology cruise ship quarantined over confirmed case of measles

Scientology cruise ship quarantined over confirmed case of measles

The Pan American Health Organization and Caribbean Public Health Agency are working with St. Lucian officials, said Dr. Merlene Fredericks-James, the island nation's chief medical officer. While Fre...

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Medicare for All bill gets first hearing on Capitol Hill

Medicare for All bill gets first hearing on Capitol Hill

Five of the nine Democrats on the panel, commonly referred to as the "Speaker's committee", have endorsed the bill, while four have not. "What is not disruptive is expanding Medicare, which is a very ...

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'Avengers' moviegoers in California may have been exposed to measles

'Avengers' moviegoers in California may have been exposed to measles

The health department warned of "potential exposures" at a Giant Eagle Market District at 5550 Centre Ave. on Friday and Sunday and an Aldi at 5631 Baum Blvd. UPMC is notifying and evaluating patients...

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Losing sense of smell can be fatal sign

During the total follow-up period of 13 years, about 1,200 study participants died. Those who had a poor sense of smell were 46 per cent more likely to die within 10 years than those who possessed...

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'Completely avoidable' measles outbreak hits 25-year high in US

'Completely avoidable' measles outbreak hits 25-year high in US

But some people should consider getting re-vaccinated, even if they'e gotten some form of the vaccine, he says . Though New Jersey hasn't been hit almost as hard as New York City and Rockland Coun...

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'Vampire facial' patients have contracted HIV, health officials warn

'Vampire facial' patients have contracted HIV, health officials warn

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is urging people who visited a now-closed Albuquerque spa to get themselves tested for HIV after two people contracted the virus following a so-called 'v...

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Patient’s new kidney delivered by drone

Patient’s new kidney delivered by drone

While organs are now transplanted by commercial aircraft or charter flights, drones could open the door for faster and more efficient deliveries . The recipient: She is a 44-year-old woman from B...

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