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Confirmed West Nile virus in MI

Confirmed West Nile virus in MI

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services have tested mosquitoes in several counties across the state that were confirmed to contain the West Nile Virus . The Foreign and Commonwealth Of...

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Thousands caught in Sydney vaccine bungle

Thousands caught in Sydney vaccine bungle

Sydney Local Health District's Clinical Director of Public Health, Dr Leena Gupta, said a range of vaccines on the National Immunisations Scheme, including the Measles Mumps and Rubella vaccine and Wh...

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Teen's Vape Explodes in His Mouth, Shattering His Jaw

Teen's Vape Explodes in His Mouth, Shattering His Jaw

The healing process wasn't an easy one: Adams had to get temporary braces and plates on his jawbones. The mother says she immediately drove her son to the hospital in their hometown, but ultimately ...

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West Nile virus detected in Canyon County mosquitoes

West Nile virus detected in Canyon County mosquitoes

With that in mind, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is encouraging horse owners to visit with their veterinarian about vaccinating their horses against mosquito-borne illnesses like West N...

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Cleveland Clinic Children’s and Rainbow Babies receive top marks in national report

Cleveland Clinic Children’s and Rainbow Babies receive top marks in national report

Of the 189 surveyed pediatric facilities for 2018-2019, 86 were ranked among the top 50 in at least one specialty. Like a year ago, PCH ranked in all 10 specialties , but once again, it did not mak...

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Fecal Transplant May Be Linked To Patient’s Death, FDA Warns

Afterward, both patients developed an infection with a strain of Escherichia coli bacteria that's resistant to multiple types of antibiotics. Fecal transplants are typically used as a treatmen...

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Tanzania 'in danger' following ebola cases in neighbour Uganda: minister

Tanzania 'in danger' following ebola cases in neighbour Uganda: minister

The minister began a tour of the frontier regions on Saturday to assess the measures in place at ports and border posts to deal with potential incoming ebola cases. "I would like to alert the public t...

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Trump touts administration's expansion of HRAs as win for small business

Trump touts administration's expansion of HRAs as win for small business

President Donald Trump on Friday announced a new government rule allowing businesses an alternative to providing workers with a company-administered health insurance plan. This HRA rule will be ...

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Changing your meat-eating habits could mean a longer life

Changing your meat-eating habits could mean a longer life

The results showed that people who increased their red and processed meat intake by at least half a serving per day over the eight years had a 10 per cent higher risk of dying in the subsequent eight-...

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Noninvasive laser detects, kills melanoma cells in bloodstream

This harmless heating creates a tiny acoustic wave that gets picked up by the ultrasound detector. The device correctly identified all 19 healthy patients, and detected CTCs in 27 of 28 melanoma patie...

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Lowndes Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile

Lowndes Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile

The Shelby County Health Department said Tuesday that the virus was found in two south Memphis zip codes. At this time previous year, no West Nile-positive mosquitoes had been detected, Gordon said....

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New York ends religious exemptions for vaccines amid measles outbreak

New York ends religious exemptions for vaccines amid measles outbreak

Gov. Andrew Cuomo , signed the measure minutes after the final vote. There are several major hotspots in and around NY - particularly in areas with large Orthodox Jewish communities such as Brookl...

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Health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Vancouver airport

Health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Vancouver airport

Two worldwide flights and a domestic flight - all on June 9 - are covered by the alert, which was also shared by the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC). Infants under one year of age, pregnant wo...

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Eating red meat can cut your life expectancy, say scientists

However, reducing red meat intake while increasing healthy protein sources, such as eggs and fish, whole grains and vegetables over time may lower the risk, the researchers say. "Keeping these finding...

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Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda

Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda

There have been four declarations of public health emergencies since 2005, when WHO's regulations came in: swine flu in 2009, polio in 2014 when there was a resurgence after near eradication, Ebola ...

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Increasing red meat intake may also increase the risk of death

Increasing red meat intake may also increase the risk of death

For the research, the team used data from 53,553 female nurses, ages 30 to 55, from the famous cohort study, the Nurses' Health Study (NHS), as well as from 27,916 male health professionals, aged 40...

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Daily HIV prevention pill urged for healthy people at risk

Daily HIV prevention pill urged for healthy people at risk

USPSTF also recommended screening for adolescents and adults aged 15 to 65 years for HIV infection, as well as screening for younger adolescents and older adults who are at an increased risk, the ar...

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Global Weight Loss Products Market Growth 2019

Global Weight Loss Products Market Growth 2019

Technological developments which we have given in this report prompts new openings and welcomes new players both individuals and start-ups. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors,...

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Chickenpox Vaccine Linked To Lower Shingles Rate

Chickenpox Vaccine Linked To Lower Shingles Rate

Using records from six integrated US health organizations, researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research combed through the data of more than 6 million children ages 17 years and y...

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Alabama Legalises Chemical Castration Against Pedophiles

Alabama Legalises Chemical Castration Against Pedophiles

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed into law legislation that would require certain sex offenders to be chemically castrated before their parole. The bill was sponsored by Republican Steve Hurst of Mun...

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ME gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions

ME gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions

Meanwhile, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican, signed a bill Monday passed by state lawmakers in May that states abortion is a "fundamental right" and also protects the right to contraception, st...

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Experimental Treatment Could Slow Down Type 1 Diabetes In High-Risk Individuals

Experimental Treatment Could Slow Down Type 1 Diabetes In High-Risk Individuals

Those given the drug developed the autoimmune disease in an average of 48 months. The drug is being developed by Provention Bio Inc . and is not yet approved by the FDA. Investigators tested teplizum...

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Three hospital patients die after listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches

Three hospital patients die after listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches

The Good Food Chain had been supplied with meat produced by North Country Cooked Meats which subsequently produced a positive test result for the outbreak strain of listeria and has since voluntarily ...

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Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo

Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo

Since the epidemic began in August in eastern Congo, the Congo health ministry said on Monday that it had recorded 2,062 cases including 1,390 deaths. Health officials have feared the spread of the vi...

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Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity

Mounting research suggests disrupting that typical sleep-wake cycle may contribute to poor health, increasing risks for high blood pressure, diabetes, depression and obesity. The study involved near...

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LA County warns of possible measles exposure at LAX

Students who spent time at Washington Dulles International Airport earlier this week may be at risk of exposure to measles. Ansher added that people who believe they might be infected should reach o...

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Beyond Meat top choice for Wall Street after bullish results

Beyond Meat top choice for Wall Street after bullish results

In point of fact, although Beyond Meat's vegan burgers feel, taste and smells like real meat, it was prepared of yellow pea protein, vegetable starch and canola oil. McDonald's, meanwhile, has not t...

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12 million patients affected

12 million patients affected

But from August 2018 to March, the hacker was able to access names, birthdays, addresses, phone numbers, dates of service, account balances and other information. A screenshot of the news release publ...

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AMCA Healthcare Hack Widens Again, Reaching 20.1M Victims

AMCA Healthcare Hack Widens Again, Reaching 20.1M Victims

OPKO Health said that the payment card data of at least 6,600 of its patients had been exposed. Nevertheless, AMCA also stated that another portion of data that was provided by consumers included ba...

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Number of measles cases surpasses 1000 in US

It's unclear whether the 2019 outbreak will reach the mark set in 1992, when there were 2,126 cases of measles reported in the US, according to historical CDC data. The virus often manifests as a comb...

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White meat just as bad as red beef for cholesterol

White meat just as bad as red beef for cholesterol

If you love meat but have switched from beef to white meat to cut cholesterol, you may be wasting your time and taste buds. Moreover, the study was small and relatively short lived, he said. (LDL, o...

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Marcia Cross Discovered Her Anal Cancer Was Linked to Husband's Throat Cancer

Marcia Cross Discovered Her Anal Cancer Was Linked to Husband's Throat Cancer

She went on to say that there are " people who are ashamed" of the strain of the disease, but shouldn't be. Like you did something bad, you know, because it took up residence in your anus? Speaking...

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More than 2,000 infected with Ebola in Congo as outbreak intensifies

More than 2,000 infected with Ebola in Congo as outbreak intensifies

Nearly 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest outbreak of the disease in history, CNN reports. E...

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Red meat? White meat? Study says it really doesn't matter

Red meat? White meat? Study says it really doesn't matter

Turning a conventional wisdom on its head, researchers have found that consuming red meat and white meat, like poultry, have equal effects on blood cholesterol levels. According to the researchers, th...

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Marcia Cross' anal cancer likely linked to husband's throat cancer through HPV

Marcia Cross' anal cancer likely linked to husband's throat cancer through HPV

In an interview with CBS This Morning , Cross, who wants to break the stigma surrounding the disease, said she was visiting her gynaecologist in November 2017 when the doctor noticed something suspic...

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