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Health Authority Investigating What Could Be Oregon's 1st Vaping-Related Death

Health Authority Investigating What Could Be Oregon's 1st Vaping-Related Death

Summit County Public Health (SCPH) is asking residents to stop vaping. "We recommend that individuals do not vape", said Dr. Mark Hurst, Medical Director of Health at ODH. "We would like them to do mo...

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Teenager left blind after living off diet of crisps and chips

Teenager left blind after living off diet of crisps and chips

Atan said . Eventually, his loss of vision was so severe he met the criteria for being registered blind . Taylor says he'd like to know more about how the teen ended up with permanent vision l...

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Two are hospitalized with vaping-related lung injuries in Stanislaus County

Two are hospitalized with vaping-related lung injuries in Stanislaus County

Additional pulmonary illnesses are also under investigation by the CDC and the FDA. Between Thursday and Tuesday, 298 patients across 25 states, including OH, were hospitalized with severe pulmonary...

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'Give me a kiss and better dementia care' Barbara Windsor tells PM

'Give me a kiss and better dementia care' Barbara Windsor tells PM

The letter, which was signed by more than 100,000 Brits, read: "We are writing to you as people affected by dementia, their families, friends and supporters". Dame Barbara Windsor has delivered a lett...

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Evacuation Ordered for SC Coast as Dorian Threatens

Evacuation Ordered for SC Coast as Dorian Threatens

County officials will also begin bridge closures once wind speeds hit 39 miles per hour. The National Hurricane Center forecasts the center of Dorian is to stay off shore while paralleling the SC co...

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Police Say Texas Gunman Called 911 Before Shootings

Police Say Texas Gunman Called 911 Before Shootings

FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs said his agency responds to Texas frequently. Despite that assessment, however, Ator began his rampage a mere 15 minutes after the call ended, opening...

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Dozens reportedly killed in California boat fire

Dozens reportedly killed in California boat fire

There are numerous fatalities in the boat fire that's taking place off the coast of Southern California , according to Bill Nash, Ventura County PIO. One suffered minor injuries. Coast Guard offici...

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Measles outbreak 'serious but majority of Aucklanders need not worry'

Measles outbreak 'serious but majority of Aucklanders need not worry'

Measles cases have been confirmed in more than 50 schools in the Auckland region since the beginning of this year's outbreak. The DHB spokesperson couldn't reveal any further details about the child...

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President Trump on Texas Mass Shooting: Thanks Law Enforcement

President Trump on Texas Mass Shooting: Thanks Law Enforcement

A white male in his 30s who was known to police killed four people and wounded 21 others on Saturday in a gun rampage between the west Texas cities of Midland and Odessa that started with a traf...

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DNC to recommend scrapping virtual caucus plans in Iowa and Nevada

DNC to recommend scrapping virtual caucus plans in Iowa and Nevada

Iowa's proposal would allow people to cast their vote via phone at one of six virtual caucuses, while Nevada planned two days of virtual voting. During a recent test, it was determined the system was ...

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Police identify Texas gunman in attack that left 7 dead

Police identify Texas gunman in attack that left 7 dead

Authorities originally thought there were two shooters driving two vehicles, but Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke told a press conference on Saturday evening that he believed there was only one. Th...

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Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton to open plant-based burger chain

Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton to open plant-based burger chain

Dubbed Neat Burger , the flagship location will open in London on Monday, with 14 franchises to come in the following two years. With the number of United Kingdom vegans soaring from 150,000 in 201...

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Lewis Hamilton Partners With Beyond Meat To Launch Vegan Burger Chain

Lewis Hamilton Partners With Beyond Meat To Launch Vegan Burger Chain

We're not preaching or shaming people for eating meat. "Today we announce the launch of Neat Burger, a plant-based restaurant chain with a commitment to ethical practices and being kinder to our wor...

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Lewis Hamilton launches vegan burger chain to 'disrupt' fast food

Lewis Hamilton launches vegan burger chain to 'disrupt' fast food

The chain will launch in London on Monday with plans to expand to NY and Los Angeles over the next two years, Bloomberg reported. According to Hamilton, the partnership is about more than just the...

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HRT for menopause increases breast cancer risk

HRT for menopause increases breast cancer risk

The menopausal transition most often begins between ages 45 and 55, causing symptoms to appear due to changes in the body's production of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone. "In the study it...

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Buffalo Bills Release RB LeSean McCoy

Buffalo Bills Release RB LeSean McCoy

In 12 games during the 2018 National Football League season, McCoy rushed for 479 yards on 145 carries and added 29 catches for 210 yards receiving and two touchdowns. "So I mean, we'll see on Sundays...

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New Zealand measles outbreak prompts travel warning, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories

New Zealand measles outbreak prompts travel warning, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories

New Zealand health ministry in a statement asked travellers to get vaccinated against measles at least two weeks before travelling to the country as the country faces its worst measles outbreak in o...

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Mumps outbreak in detention centers exposed nearly 900 migrants — CDC

Mumps outbreak in detention centers exposed nearly 900 migrants — CDC

A new government report finds more than 900 cases of risky and highly contagious mumps have occurred at 57 US migrant detention facilities over the past year, with almost half of cases occurring in Te...

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Ex-NYPD detectives get probation for having sex with woman in custody

Ex-NYPD detectives get probation for having sex with woman in custody

Earlier they were arraigned on 50 counts, including first-degree rape , first-degree criminal sexual act, and second-degree kidnapping. The "credibility issues" prosecutors referenced were raised b...

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State health officials issue warning about mosquito-borne disease

State health officials issue warning about mosquito-borne disease

But officials' latest warning comes after the department confirmed four additional cases in horses - for a total of seven this year - a bellwether that the disease could still actively spread. Alway...

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Red wine drinkers have better gut health

Red wine drinkers have better gut health

They also studied other groups in the US and the Netherlands. The participants are all twins enrolled in health research programmes, BBC reported. The team even noted a slight reduction in the hor...

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Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of Democratic presidential race

Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of Democratic presidential race

Gillibrand's campaign announced in a memo following her decision that she will relaunch her Off the Sidelines PAC to support women candidates. But Gillibrand has faced the most questions about bei...

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Children on frontline of fight to stop spread of Ebola

Children on frontline of fight to stop spread of Ebola

More than 25% of fatalities from the disease have been children in an epidemic with a higher than usual death rate. She was admitted to Bwera health centre where she is being treated, the ministry sa...

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More vaping illnesses reported, many involving marijuana

More vaping illnesses reported, many involving marijuana

The Office of Communications says that health centers, schools, and parents should be aware that this outbreak is occurring and should be on the lookout for symptoms, which include shortness of brea...

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Maryland health agencies investigating cases of severe lung illness linked to vaping

Maryland health agencies investigating cases of severe lung illness linked to vaping

In a blog post, Siegel said that in every case of lung disease where a liquid was identified, it was oil-based THC and not the alcohol-based liquids in most e-cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes have ...

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USA agency: Hospital forced nurse to participate in abortion

USA agency: Hospital forced nurse to participate in abortion

In its announcement, HHS finds that UVMMC has committed violations of the federal Church Amendment - the so-called "conscience clause" - named for the late liberal Idaho Democratic Senator Frank Ch...

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J&J bolts higher after verdict in Oklahoma opioid case

J&J bolts higher after verdict in Oklahoma opioid case

The death tolls per capita have been most severe in places with the highest prescription rates - but as prescription rates have started falling as the scale of the problem became clearer, death rates ...

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Trump administration policy change on children's citizenship causes widespread confusion

Trump administration policy change on children's citizenship causes widespread confusion

This policy update does not deny citizenship to the children of United States government employees or members of the military born overseas. Children of USA citizens who do not meet technical residenc...

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City finds first mosquitos with West Nile Virus this year

City finds first mosquitos with West Nile Virus this year

The Utah County Health Department Mosquito Abatement District detected the virus in a pool in the Footprinter Park area in Provo, according to a news release. "People with certain medical conditions, ...

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Final lineup for sole night of ABC Democratic primary debate

Final lineup for sole night of ABC Democratic primary debate

The DNC formally notified the campaigns Thursday that their candidates had qualified for the debate. The formal announcement made official what had already become apparent: that many candidates wo...

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Encouraging: Biden Tells Supporters He's 'Not Going Nuts'

Encouraging: Biden Tells Supporters He's 'Not Going Nuts'

Instead, in a meeting with a small group of black journalists on Tuesday afternoon, less than a mile away from White House and the office he hopes to claim for himself, Biden insisted black voters...

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Missouri health leaders issue warning about lung disease tied to vaping

Missouri health leaders issue warning about lung disease tied to vaping

Sara Siddiqui, a pediatrician at the NYU-Langone Huntington Medical Center, said, " Vaping is now an epidemic in our youth". "Vaping's promoted as a safer alternative when, in reality, it's not". Mak...

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Fitbit debuts fitness and health Premium subscription service

Fitbit debuts fitness and health Premium subscription service

It's also offering a smartwatch that looks like an Apple device, but at a much lower price, and best of all, it's offering Alexa integration that gives you a nice break from Apple and Google. Fitb...

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B.J. Penn knocked down in bar fight in Hawaii

B.J. Penn knocked down in bar fight in Hawaii

The man who fought Penn spoke to TMZ afterward and explained what happened in the video where he's on the ground. It is now unclear what started the fight. While he's been penciled in to face Nik Le...

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New Zealand teen may have spread measles at Disneyland

New Zealand teen may have spread measles at Disneyland

They said the teen girl had measles when she arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on August 11 and booked into the Desert Palms Hotel in Anaheim, the Associated Press reported. Vaccination...

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