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Police Calling For CCTV and Dashcam Footage Following Sydney CBD Attack

Police Calling For CCTV and Dashcam Footage Following Sydney CBD Attack

Ney is also accused of stabbing a 41-year-old woman who was believed to be a random pedestrian. Two northbound lanes of Clarence Street, including the bus lane, reopened about 5:30pm, along with two...

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Social media use may harm teens' mental health

Social media use may harm teens' mental health

The research , published Tuesday in the journal The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, involved interviews with nearly 10,000 children between the ages of 13 and 16 in England. By 2014, this had increa...

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Flight Attendant Dies After Contracting Measles

Flight Attendant Dies After Contracting Measles

She was diagnosed with encephalitis , or swelling of the brain , a complication of measles . "El Al mourns the death of a member of the airline's flight crew", the airline said in a statement to ...

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DR Congo anti-Ebola coordinator delighted by drug breakthrough

DR Congo anti-Ebola coordinator delighted by drug breakthrough

In an extension of the original study patients have immediately been switched to receive either Regeneron's REGN-EB3 or Ridgeback's mAb114 after they were found to block the virus' progression. A clin...

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West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Davis County

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Davis County

West Nile Virus has been found in Northwestern U.S. states for a number of years now. When a mosquito feeds on an infected bird, it can pick up the virus and transmit it to other noninfected birds. A...

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Dozens Of US Teens Hospitalised With Lung Disease After Vaping

Dozens Of US Teens Hospitalised With Lung Disease After Vaping

The chief medical officer at the hospital, Dr. Emily Chapman, outlined a pattern of cases with a similar but unusual path. But inside Children's Hospital, lies proof they're not. The negative health e...

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New drugs to beat Ebola

New drugs to beat Ebola

A vast Ebola outbreak in West Africa from 2013 to 2016 became the world's largest ever when it spread through Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and killed more than 11,300 people. Further, REGN-EB3 cur...

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Toronto resident infected with West Nile virus

Toronto resident infected with West Nile virus

West Nile virus is transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito. Those who get sick develop symptoms two to 15 days later. The case was lab-confirmed in an adult resident in Toront...

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El-Zakzaky, wife arrive Abuja Airport enroute to India

El-Zakzaky, wife arrive Abuja Airport enroute to India

Others are that: "Each of the defendants/applicants shall undertake to return to Nigeria to continue their trial as soon as they are discharged from the hospital, and shall also be responsible for the...

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Gov. Pritzker signs bill making state's medical marijuana program permanent

Gov. Pritzker signs bill making state's medical marijuana program permanent

A student's parent or guardian must provide written authorization and provide a copy of the registry identification card of the student and parent or guardian. Nurse practitioners and physicians assis...

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Mosquito traps test positive for West Nile in Summit County

Mosquito traps test positive for West Nile in Summit County

The virus was previously confirmed in Lehigh County this year. It has been confirmed as the first human case of West Nile in Toronto in 2019 and it serves a reminder to always take the proper prec...

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Dentures missing after surgery found in senior's throat

Dentures missing after surgery found in senior's throat

Doctors initially suspected his symptoms were the result of a respiratory infection, possibly mixed with the after-effects of having been intubated during the surgery. Six days later, he was in the em...

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Ebola outbreak: Scientists believe they've found life-saving drug according to study results

Ebola outbreak: Scientists believe they've found life-saving drug according to study results

REGN-EB3, mAb114 and Zmapp are monoclonal antibodies that bind to glycoprotein on the Ebola virus and neutralize its ability to infect other cells. A vast Ebola outbreak in West Africa become the ...

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Four infected with mosquito-borne illnesses in Tulare County, health officials say

Four infected with mosquito-borne illnesses in Tulare County, health officials say

Boulder County Public Health and Longmont officials urge residents to take necessary precautions to protect themselves. The virus is expected to become widespread in the county this fall. Around Cal...

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Eating more plant-based foods may be linked to better heart health

Eating more plant-based foods may be linked to better heart health

Casey M. Rebholz, Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the USA, and lead researcher of the study said , "Eating a larger proportion of plant-based foods and a s...

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Navy: Use of CBD, Hemp Prohibited for Sailors, Marines

Navy: Use of CBD, Hemp Prohibited for Sailors, Marines

This latest report provides a deep insight into the Global Cbd Hemp Oil Market covering all its essential aspects. And marijuana companies are getting into the game, too, adding CBD companies and ...

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Eat plants, conserve land to curb climate change - IPCC

Eat plants, conserve land to curb climate change - IPCC

To do this, people have used more and more land and freshwater resources resulting in what scientists say is a spike in emissions. Desertification of agricultural lands in India is getting worse...

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The NBA Is Reportedly Implementing New Mental Health Policies

The NBA Is Reportedly Implementing New Mental Health Policies

When I first started getting into Australian rules football, one of the things that struck me the most was how the sport treated mental health and mental illnesses among its players. A licensed psychi...

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'Selfies' Might Someday Track Your Blood Pressure

This could be life-changing technology as high blood pressure can lead to heart diseases among many other ailments. Also, the cohort was racially homogeneous as the majority was of East Asian descen...

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FDA investigating link between vaping and seizures

FDA investigating link between vaping and seizures

At this time, the administration said they can not definitively determine if e-cigarettes directly cause seizures and other neurological events. Other information sought by the FDA includes: any use...

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Philippines declares dengue outbreak an epidemic

Philippines declares dengue outbreak an epidemic

The vaccine, now licensed in 20 countries according to the World Health Organization, is approved for use for those aged nine and older. The Philippines declared an initial "national dengue alert" in ...

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Philippines Declares Dengue Fever Outbreak National Epidemic

Philippines Declares Dengue Fever Outbreak National Epidemic

In a recent meeting in Quezon City, the families of the victims had pushed the Office of the Ombudsman to subpoena the (DOH), Philippine Health Corporation (PhilHealth) and the Social Security System ...

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Dark chocolate can help lower the risk of depression

Dark chocolate can help lower the risk of depression

Chocolate is widely reported to have mood‐enhancing properties and several mechanisms for this link have been proposed. The study looked at whether different types of chocolate are associated with moo...

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Authorities seek leads in mass shootings that left 31 dead

Authorities seek leads in mass shootings that left 31 dead

Obama's statement Monday was a rare occasion when the former president, who has generally avoided commenting on politics since leaving office, spoke out. Trump did not indicate in his tweets on Monda...

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Obama on Mass Shootings: Reject Racism From Leaders

Obama on Mass Shootings: Reject Racism From Leaders

Donald Trump has been widely criticized for confusing Dayton , the site of one of this weekend's shootings in which nine people were killed, with another OH city, Toledo. Trump's Monday morning spee...

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Rwanda backs DRC's Ebola response efforts

Rwanda backs DRC's Ebola response efforts

Both the wife and child were doing well in treatment, Congo's new Ebola response co-ordinator, Jean-Jacques Muyembe, told reporters on Friday. The current goal is to strengthen surveillance and bring ...

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President Trump condemns ‘racist hate’ and white supremacy after mass shootings

Texas natives and Democratic presidential candidates Beto O'Rourke and Julián Castro both thanked Obama for his statement on Twitter Monday . Such language, Obama said , "has no place in our polit...

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Obama: Americans must not let racist views become normalized

In a rare public statement Monday about twin mass shootings that have rattled the nation, former President Barack Obama offered a forceful rebuke of the growing gun violence in America, denouncing n...

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Beyond Local: Albertans urged to protect against West Nile

Beyond Local: Albertans urged to protect against West Nile

This year in Europe, 33 human West Nile virus (WNV) infections have been recorded, with the bulk of the cases seen in Greece. Twenty-three human cases, with one fatality, were reported a year ago. M...

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Julianne Hough Comes Out as 'Not Straight'

Julianne Hough Comes Out as 'Not Straight'

Julianne Hough is happily married to Brooks Laich , but in a new interview , she revealed that it was only recently that she told her husband that she is 'not straight'. "But I choose to be with yo...

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‘Ridiculous’: Trump slams Tulsi Gabbard for claims of ‘supporting Al Qaeda’

‘Ridiculous’: Trump slams Tulsi Gabbard for claims of ‘supporting Al Qaeda’

The first round victor Warren got 8 percent support in the conducted survey. "But I am going to be out here competing", Harris said , adding that she is "fully prepared and equipped to compete on a v...

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Doctors' Strike Against NMC Bill Continues, Healthcare Services Affected

Doctors' Strike Against NMC Bill Continues, Healthcare Services Affected

They also threatened to continue their strike for an indefinite period if their concerns regarding the Bill were not addressed. The Resident Doctors' Association and the students' union of All Ind...

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Binge drinking ranks high among older adults, research shows

They looked at the prevalence of current (past-month) binge alcohol use, defined by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) as five drinks or more on the same occasion for men...

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Uganda Launching New Experimental Ebola Vaccine Trial

Uganda Launching New Experimental Ebola Vaccine Trial

About 45,000 people a day go through the main border post, an immigration official said. Since the beginning of the epidemic, only around half of the new reported Ebola cases have been identified as...

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Woman undergoes amputation after catching infection from pet

Woman undergoes amputation after catching infection from pet

Marie said she would keep her dogs and was looking forward to returning home. And be aware of the symptoms, which include high heart rate, extreme pain and clammy skin. A person could be exposed t...

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