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HHS Rolls Back Protections for Transgender People

HHS Rolls Back Protections for Transgender People

Two dozen USA states and municipalities sued the Trump administration earlier this week to stop the enforcement of the rule, which is nearly certain to be challenged in court. Asked about the charge...

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CBD could help treat Opioid addiction

CBD could help treat Opioid addiction

The researchers looked at 42 drug-abstinent men and women - ages 21 to 65 - with heroin use disorder. New York-based researchers tested the non-intoxicating phytocannabinoid, which is extracted fr...

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Cannabis Testing Market Modest Situation Among the Top Manufacturers, With Sales, Revenue

Cannabis Testing Market Modest Situation Among the Top Manufacturers, With Sales, Revenue

Key Strategic Developments: The study also includes the key strategic developments of the Cannabis Testing market , comprising R&D, new product launch, M&A, agreements, collaborations, partnersh...

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USA measles cases increase to 25-year high

USA measles cases increase to 25-year high

Included in the outbreak are Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Je...

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Study reveals why we gain weight when we eat processed foods

But mice are not people, as critics of such studies are quick to point out. Lisa Leake from Charlotte completely overhauled her family's diet in 2010 and eliminated ultra-processed food in their d...

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Car Seats are For Cars Only, Pediatricians Warn In New Statement

So when no longer traveling, the best to transfer your sleeping baby to a crib or a bassinet. Over a decade, almost 12,000 babies in the United States died while sleeping - about 3% of them while in...

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NMDOH confirms first measles case since 2014

NMDOH confirms first measles case since 2014

Measles used to be a commmon childhood disease, but it can cause deadly cases of encephalitis, a type of brain swelling. Oklahoma requires all kindergartners to be vaccinated for several diseases, i...

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TPH conducts tick surveillance for Lyme Disease prevention

TPH conducts tick surveillance for Lyme Disease prevention

Ticks can be hard to spot since they vary from the size of a poppy seed to a pea, said Christine Navarro, Toronto Public Health associate medical officer of health, at the press conference. "Get Tic...

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Upper Michigan hospital receives 'A' for patient safety

UP Health System-Marquette, War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Twice annually, Leapfrog uses publicly available data and sends each hospital a questionnaire to fill out to come up with the grades. ...

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Google Doodle honors 'Pap Smear' inventor Georgios Papanikolaou

Google Doodle honors 'Pap Smear' inventor Georgios Papanikolaou

It allows doctors to diagnose and treat cervical cancer early on in the disease's progression. Georgios was born in the town of Kymi, on the Greek island of Euboea on May 13, 1883. But while you'd...

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With dementia cases set to triple, WHO issues guide to cut risk

With dementia cases set to triple, WHO issues guide to cut risk

Hearing aids also may not reduce dementia risk, but older people should be screened for hearing loss and treated accordingly. "The scientific evidence gathered for these Guidelines confirm what we hav...

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Swine fever spreads in Vietnam, 1.2m pigs culled

Swine fever spreads in Vietnam, 1.2m pigs culled

During a teleconference held on Monday by the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung assigned the ministry to issue documents guidin...

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Two coffees a day could help you live longer, research suggests

Two coffees a day could help you live longer, research suggests

The study analysed previous studies on benefits of drinking coffee by looking at 40 studies that included around 3,852,651 participants of which there were 450,256deaths. Coffee drinking was also ...

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Mental health first aid lift for ScotRail staff

Mental health first aid lift for ScotRail staff

In the podcast, Dr Driscoll went on to discuss idealised images of both the male and female body, as well as our preferences when it comes to facial shape. Westminster is already consulting on reforms...

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Bacterial disease transmitted from dogs to humans confirmed at commercial breeding facility

Bacterial disease transmitted from dogs to humans confirmed at commercial breeding facility

Iowa officials say a dog breeding facility in the central part of the state has been linked to canine brucellosis - a zoonotic disease that can be transferred to humans. "Arthritis ( joint pain )...

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Number of measles cases in U.S. hits 25-year-high

Number of measles cases in U.S. hits 25-year-high

That's the most since 1994, when 963 were reported for the entire year. In an April 25 news release , the CDC blamed the recent outbreak on "an unvaccinated traveler" - either someone from another ...

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Gilead to donate HIV drug to USA government prophylaxis scheme

Gilead to donate HIV drug to USA government prophylaxis scheme

President Donald Trump said in a celebratory tweet. In the email , Brooks emphasised that this change is not in response "to current discussions with the United States government to broaden acces...

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Many Maternal Deaths Months After Delivery — CDC

Many Maternal Deaths Months After Delivery — CDC

It could be a chain of events that are triggered or activated by the pregnancy , its physiological effects and its complications. A little more than 30 percent of the deaths occurred during pregna...

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Support for mental health easier to access than many employers realise

Support for mental health easier to access than many employers realise

If you feel that you may be struggling with any mental illness then please seek help and reach out. The CDC also reported suicide as a symptom often associated with mental illness. In America today,...

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Experimental virus cocktail saves teenager given one per cent chance

Now, the BBC reports that Isabelle is "learning to drive and studying for her A-levels". But they hope the case will spur more efforts to try the approach on more "superbug" infections and help counte...

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Tourist, 24, dies from rabies after helping stray dog in the Philippines

Tourist, 24, dies from rabies after helping stray dog in the Philippines

Birgitte Kallestad, 24, traveled to the Southeast Asian nation with friends in February. Its believed she became infected with the disease when the puppy bit her after they had taken it back to th...

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Twelve killed after clashes in DR Congo Ebola epicenter

Twelve killed after clashes in DR Congo Ebola epicenter

The virus has killed more than 1 000 people since the outbreak - the second largest ever - began previous year. The Merck vaccine could run short if the outbreak continues, and doses should be halve...

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Most of us are having sex less than once a week

Most of us are having sex less than once a week

Although sexual inactivity was highest among those under age 25, the middle-age folks seemed to have the steepest declines in sexual activity. However, more than half of women and almost two thirds ...

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Researchers build AI that can help predict breast cancer

Researchers build AI that can help predict breast cancer

The most common process for diagnosing and screening breast cancer is the mammogram test. So, doctors have always looked for methods of early detection to identify cancer patients. Lehman who was on...

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With measles on the rise, vaccine is still best defense

With measles on the rise, vaccine is still best defense

Health care workers are required to receive two doses of a measles-containing vaccine, or have a blood test showing that they are immune. Measles is a highly contagious viral disease and one of th...

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Burger King rivals McDonald's Happy Meal with 'unhappy' meals

Burger King rivals McDonald's Happy Meal with 'unhappy' meals

And, good eyes, there's no "happy" option, like its competitor McDonald's has. "With the pervasive nature of social media, there is so much pressure to appear happy and ideal", the company said in a...

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Social media has "tiny" effect on teens

Some 12,000 British teenagers were analysed over an eight-year survey of United Kingdom households and researchers found that spending more time on sites such as Facebook has a "trivial" impact on h...

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Unvaccinated KY teen who sued health department gets chickenpox

Unvaccinated KY teen who sued health department gets chickenpox

After an outbreak , students who weren't vaccinated were ordered to stay away from Our Lady of the Assumption Church school, in the U.S. state of Kentucky, and activities. The Health Department said ...

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LA County confirms 7th measles case

LA County confirms 7th measles case

Of every 1,000 children with measles, one or two will die, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. City officials said that the Health Department is working with the neighboring...

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Germany mulls fines to boost measles vaccination rates

The SPD also supports mandatory measles vaccinations for children in daycare centers and schools. German health minister Jens Spahn has drawn up a draft legislation which would also see children...

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Bubonic plague kills two in Mongolia

Bubonic plague kills two in Mongolia

Yersinia pestis is treatable with antibiotics if started early enough. The man named Citizen T, aged 38, died after hunting and eating marmot meat; his pregnant wife, 37, died soon after, reported ...

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Mental Health week is here

Mental Health week is here

Osceola County Commissioner Brandon Arrington presented a proclamation to Osceola County Children's Cabinet this afternoon, Monday, May 6, 2019, declaring the month of May as National Children's Me...

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Measles case reported at UC Irvine

Measles case reported at UC Irvine

Health Departments across the country and in the Mid-Atlantic are reporting measles outbreaks. Orange County health officials said he had been vaccinated and had no history of worldwide travel. and 4 ...

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National Nurses Week Honors Those That Serve Others

National Nurses Week Honors Those That Serve Others

But nursing is more than bedside care. The week, which always concludes on Florence Nightingale's birthdate, recognizes the changes that have taken place since Ms. Also, the Master of Science in Fam...

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Halle Berry broke three ribs rehearsing for 'John Wick 3'

Halle Berry broke three ribs rehearsing for 'John Wick 3'

Are you excited for the final installment of the John Wick trilogy? Cape Town - Halle Berry has shared that she broke three ribs while rehearsing for her role as an assassin in John Wick: Chapt...

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