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Rising obesity rates undermining strides made against heart disease

Rising obesity rates undermining strides made against heart disease

Death rates from high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, and heart disease are on the rise after almost two decades. The researchers found that, while fewer Americans died of heart disease in the USA...

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EEE Found In Town Of Sullivan

EEE Found In Town Of Sullivan

Most recently, on August 26, MA confirmed its fourth case of the deadly disease, which has killed one person. But it's the death rate that's alarming. "According to the MDHHS; both California ence...

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Stacey Abrams won’t run for Sen. Isakson’s seat, spokesperson confirms

Stacey Abrams won’t run for Sen. Isakson’s seat, spokesperson confirms

Rep. Jack Kingston, a Georgia Republican who worked with Isakson at both state and federal levels. The 74-year-old senator was in his third term as senator after representing Georgia's 6th District ...

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Duke shrink: Trump may be worse than Hitler, Stalin, Mao

Frances actually said that suggesting Trump isn't mentally stable is a "terrible insult" to the mentally ill. The first is that it stigmatizes the mentally ill . People on Twitter were quick to cri...

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First vaping-related death found in IL following respiratory illness

First vaping-related death found in IL following respiratory illness

Now, the first possible e-cigarette related death in the United States is being reported by IL health officials. A person who had recently used an e-cigarette and was hospitalized with severe lung...

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MA woman reportedly dies from rare mosquito-borne virus, 3 others infected

MA woman reportedly dies from rare mosquito-borne virus, 3 others infected

Late Saturday night, Teamsters Local 59 had posted on its Facebook page that Sylvia had been stricken with EEE and that her family was "preparing for the worst". Thirty-seven communities in MA have ...

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We are not looking for regime change in Iran

Amid speculation Macron had outmaneuvered Trump as he attempted to salvage the deal, Macron took pains to say Monday he had informed Trump of the invitation to Zarif ahead of time. Trump said there ...

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CDC Warns of Drug-Resistant Salmonella in Beef, Cheese

CDC Warns of Drug-Resistant Salmonella in Beef, Cheese

The risky bacteria was identified for the first time in 2017, causing many severe causes of infestation, approximately 225 Americans in over 30 states became extremely ill. Also, he expects that the n...

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Single polypill reduces risk of heart attacks and strokes

Amit Khera, director of preventive cardiology at Southwestern Medical School in Texas who had no role in the study, said he expected that polypills would start to be used more widely in the next few...

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Fresno County Reports First West Nile Death of 2019

Fresno County Reports First West Nile Death of 2019

In Washoe County mosquitoes have tested positive in much smaller numbers, but there have been human cases this summer. The statement said the city has an annual contract with Vector Disease Control ...

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Dog ownership linked to better heart health UK News

Dog ownership linked to better heart health UK News

The researchers then took the study one step further to see how dog owners' health records differed from all other pet owners. Researchers scored them on seven parametres - body mass index, diet, phys...

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'400000 deaths every year': WHO urges investment drive as malaria fight stalls

'400000 deaths every year': WHO urges investment drive as malaria fight stalls

And some of the world's poorest countries are most affected; the WHO said more than 90% of the 400,000 global deaths each year occur in sub-Saharan Africa. The WHO said the group's work dovetails ...

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Govt launches review of NHS food

Govt launches review of NHS food

The Department of Health and Social Care has launched a review of NHS food in a development that could present new opportunities for fresh produce firms to supply hospitals. "Nursing staff won't see...

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New Zealand girl with measles visited Disneyland, other California destinations

New Zealand girl with measles visited Disneyland, other California destinations

People who have not had measles or the measles vaccine should talk with a health care provider about receiving Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination. There are no most modern studies that someo...

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Strs Ohio Acquires 1,200 Shares of Simply Good Foods Co (NASDAQ:SMPL)

A ratio greater than one indicates an undervalued company, while a ratio less than one means a company is overvalued. Wall street brokerage firm analysts are offering a consensus "Buy" rating on sha...

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Shock Waves in Atlanta Over Murders in Prominent Family

Shock Waves in Atlanta Over Murders in Prominent Family

The entire family was reportedly well-known in Atlanta . On Wednesday Cobb County authorities discovered the bodies of Dr. Marsha Edwards , her 20-year-old daughter, Erin Edwards , and her 24-yea...

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MI probing vaping and lung disease connection

MI probing vaping and lung disease connection

The cases primarily occurred in Wisconsin , but several other states have seen cases, including IL and Pennsylvania. The Blue Ridge Poison Center at UVA Health joins the CDC in alerting the public ...

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Nicotine-free e-cigarettes can damage blood vessels

Nicotine-free e-cigarettes can damage blood vessels

The MRI revealed that about 17.5 percent less blood was flowing through the large femoral artery that runs through the thigh and leg. Counseling on smoking cessation, the harmful effects of both e...

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Reported illness among vapers reaches 150 possible cases

Reported illness among vapers reaches 150 possible cases

Most of the patients reported a gradual start of symptoms that included difficulty breathing, shortness of breath and chest pains before being hospitalized. On Saturday, August 17, the CDC announced ...

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Clark County Experiencing a West Nile Virus Outbreak

The Fresno County Health Department also announced a positive Saint Louis Encephalitis human case. Anyone who thinks they have West Nile virus symptoms should contact their healthcare provider. Ho...

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One simple change proven to boost longevity and reduce early death

One simple change proven to boost longevity and reduce early death

Moderate activity includes include any activities that make you breath harder, such as brisk walking. For adults up to the age of 64, the NHS recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic act...

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Ashkenazi Jewish women should be screened for breast cancer genes

Ashkenazi Jewish women should be screened for breast cancer genes

Women who have "had breast, ovarian, tubal, or peritoneal cancer and have not been tested or who have ancestors associated with BRCA1/2 gene mutations" should also be assessed for risk, Dr. Under th...

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Fluoride exposure during pregnancy tied to lower IQ scores

Fluoride exposure during pregnancy tied to lower IQ scores

The American Dental Association released a statement saying it "remains committed to fluoridation of public water supplies as the single most effective public health measure to help prevent tooth...

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Brussels rejects Boris Johnson’s call for Irish backstop to be scrapped

Brussels rejects Boris Johnson’s call for Irish backstop to be scrapped

However, Tusk, who ostensibly represents the 27 European Union member states, has reacted angrily to Johnson's demands, reiterating that the backstop is an insurance policy to " avoid a hard border " ...

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Tennesseans urged to get hepatitis A vaccine amid outbreak

More than 2,000 cases of the infection have been confirmed in the state. The ACT Health Directorate is working with NSW Health to investigate a cluster of cases of hepatitis A in the South Korean co...

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Controversial Study Links Fluoride in Water to Lower IQ

Controversial Study Links Fluoride in Water to Lower IQ

Water fluoridation may not be as good for you as you previously thought. Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that is present in almost all water sources and is associated with reduced tooth d...

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OC Health Officials Confirm County's First Human Case of West Nile Virus

OC Health Officials Confirm County's First Human Case of West Nile Virus

This follows the discovery of WNV-infected mosquito samples in Bellflower and Long Beach on July 15 and July 10, respectively. Using insect repellent containing DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucal...

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Doctor from NJ falls to his death while vacationing with fiancée

Doctor from NJ falls to his death while vacationing with fiancée

An off-duty nurse at the scene reportedly attempted to save Sirovich and he was airlifted to a hospital, but he died. " Danny was, by far, the person with the most life that we had the pleasure to m...

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UK steps up fight after losing 'measles-free' status

UK steps up fight after losing 'measles-free' status

She went on to explain that we are still "suffering from the now entirely debunked MMR scandal of the nineties, and it is potentially disastrous that as a result so many young people are now susceptib...

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120+ lung disease cases in 15 states could be tied to vaping

120+ lung disease cases in 15 states could be tied to vaping

While officials are still trying to determine which products patients used, some states - including Wisconsin , Minnesota and NY - said the use of both nicotine and marijuana products had been repor...

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Sunwing finalizes winter schedule to operate without Boeing 737 MAX 8

Sunwing finalizes winter schedule to operate without Boeing 737 MAX 8

While Boeing has targeted October, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has not set a timeline for the ungrounding, and it is not yet clear when the 737 MAX will fly again. Qantas is looking for a...

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West Nile Virus Found in Montana Mosquitoes

West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected in Davis County, officials said. Most people exposed to the virus don't get sick, but about 20 percent develop symptoms like headache, fever,...

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Trump suggests move back to institutionalizing the mentally ill

Trump suggests move back to institutionalizing the mentally ill

President Donald Trump says that in the wake of two mass shootings in OH and Texas this month that he wants to focus on mental illness to prevent mass gun violence, not gun control. 'We have to do...

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Ebola spread to new Congo area reflects flawed response, aid workers say

Ebola spread to new Congo area reflects flawed response, aid workers say

Amid the unrest, health workers have vaccinated almost 200,000 people. The outbreak had previously been contained to North Kivu and Ituri provinces, with a few cases in neighboring Uganda. But stopp...

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Sydney Knifeman Killed Young Woman & Took Selfie Before Going on Stabbing Spree

Sydney Knifeman Killed Young Woman & Took Selfie Before Going on Stabbing Spree

Ney is also accused of stabbing a 41-year-old woman who was believed to be a random pedestrian. Michaela Dunn had a passion for travel. Rosebank College principal Tom Galea said the school was "mi...

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