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World's largest study of dementia finds it's not well understood

World's largest study of dementia finds it's not well understood

Dr. Ríona McArdle, a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Newcastle University's Faculty of Medical Sciences, led the Alzheimer's Society-funded research. "Correctly identifying what type of dementia someone...

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South Bend and IL officials address investigation of late abortion doctor's property

South Bend and IL officials address investigation of late abortion doctor's property

Glasgow did leave open the possibility that IL authorities could investigate a statement Klopfer once made that he performed an abortion of a 10-year-old IL girl who had been raped by her uncle, even ...

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Related lung disease cases reach 530 as FDA opens criminal investigation

Related lung disease cases reach 530 as FDA opens criminal investigation

Plisco runs the hospital's extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program. A Missouri man in his mid-40s died this week at Mercy Hospital in what health department officials say is the first vap...

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Thomas Gallatin: Colbert Advises Warren on Tax Increases

Thomas Gallatin: Colbert Advises Warren on Tax Increases

The survey interviewed 1,219 likely Democrat primary voters following the Houston debate on September 13-16, 2019, and asked, "If you consider yourself a Democrat, who is your first choice for the...

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Deadly Mosquito Borne Disease Claims Three Michigan Lives

Deadly Mosquito Borne Disease Claims Three Michigan Lives

Wajid Ahmed says while the disease has been identified in Ontario, with a horse diagnosed a year ago, there have no human cases. Some states this year are reporting elevated cases of Eastern equine...

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Related Illnesses Climb As Federal Officials Reveal Criminal Investigation

Related Illnesses Climb As Federal Officials Reveal Criminal Investigation

Some of the increase is likely related to reporting of cases that happened before the CDC alerted states to the problems it was seeing among people who use e-cigarettes. Dr. Jennifer Layden, the chief...

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Ocasio-Cortez Backs Liberal Challenger To Dem Congressman

Ocasio-Cortez Backs Liberal Challenger To Dem Congressman

Kirsten Gillibrand and California Rep. Ro Khanna. Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass ., two progressives at the front of the 2020 Democratic presidential field. "This is a real quo...

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Washoe County Confirms First Human Case of West Nile Virus

Washoe County Confirms First Human Case of West Nile Virus

The DOH reports that mosquitos that transmit West Nile Virus are most active at dawn and dusk, although they can bite at any time of day. "But we know the West Nile Virus exists in nearly every part...

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Walk to End Alzheimer's planned for Point Gratiot Park Saturday

Walk to End Alzheimer's planned for Point Gratiot Park Saturday

We'd love for you to join us October 5 at Kleiner Park for the annual walk . Part of the money raised will also fund continued Alzheimer's and dementia research in IN and around the world. "So peop...

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First vaping hospitalization reported in Canada

The country's first reported case of severe pulmonary illness came on Wednesday following the request from Ontario's minister of health Christine Elliot to release the data on the disease . Grade 1 s...

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10-year-old Texas girl dies from brain-eating amoeba infection

10-year-old Texas girl dies from brain-eating amoeba infection

According to reports, Lily Mae swam at the Brazos River and Lake Whitney in Texas during a Labor Day trip. Family members said Lily fought hard but ultimately succumbed to the infection. Symptoms of...

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Risk of global pandemics that can kill millions, panel warns

Risk of global pandemics that can kill millions, panel warns

Governments across the world are being warned to prepare for a very serious threat which could take the form of a flu-like pandemic, having the potential to kill 80 million people. The Ebola virus und...

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Flu jab vaccine: How you could get a free vaccine?

Flu jab vaccine: How you could get a free vaccine?

To identify new, transformative concepts that could lead to the development of a universal flu vaccine , the Grand Challenge for Universal Influenza Vaccine Development launchedin April 2018 with a c...

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New Mexico governor announces free college tuition plan for residents

New Mexico governor announces free college tuition plan for residents

Lujan Grisham's office said the state legislature - where Democrats control both houses - will need to decide how to fund the rest of the program and will take up the matter in early 2020. "I think ...

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Time Magazine releases photo of Trudeau in brownface makeup

Time Magazine releases photo of Trudeau in brownface makeup

The school in question was West Point Grey Academy, in Vancouver, B.C. At the time Trudeau was a 29-year-old teacher at the school. 'He attended with friends and colleagues dressed as a characte...

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US CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses

US CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses

The CDC said September 6 that they were looking into over 450 reported cases, before announcing September 13 that they had narrowed that number down to 380 across 36 states and the U.S. The activatio...

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NY Democrats favor Joe Biden in 2020 presidential primary

NY Democrats favor Joe Biden in 2020 presidential primary

Two percentage points in a poll with a one percentage point margin of error may not mean too much, but she's the only candidate with the highest measurable change in support from prior polls. In the...

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Trump administration plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Trump administration plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Robert Redfield, said Monday. Even without the risk of lung disease, vaping may be harmful to soldiers' health, Army public health officials said. He said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent...

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Donald Trump: I’ll ban flavour vapes to shield young

Donald Trump: I’ll ban flavour vapes to shield young

It's unclear what effect Trump's Friday shift could play on those plans, given that counterfeit products were not mentioned during that Oval Office briefing. "An entire generation of children risks be...

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MLB Pitcher Felipe Vazquez Accused Of Soliciting 13-Year-Old Girl

MLB Pitcher Felipe Vazquez Accused Of Soliciting 13-Year-Old Girl

Police said they seized electronic devices that will be used in the investigation. It was not immediately known if the charges in Pennsylvania were related to or independent of the Florida inves...

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Trump makes clear he's calling the foreign policy shots post Bolton

Trump makes clear he's calling the foreign policy shots post Bolton

US President Donald Trump , who said he had disagreed "strongly" with Bolton on policy, announced on Tuesday via Twitter: "I asked John for his resignation, which was given to me this morning". "Bo...

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GM Workers Strike in Rochester

GM Workers Strike in Rochester

Almost 50,000 United Auto Workers walked off the job and onto the picket line. "We're not just fighting for union members but for working families throughout the country", Clarence Brown, Presiden...

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USA drug authority says cancer-causing contaminant found in heartburn medicine

USA drug authority says cancer-causing contaminant found in heartburn medicine

Ranitidine is an over-the-counter and prescription histamine-2 blocker, which decreases the amount of acid that the stomach creates. It is dispensed as syrup and tablets of 150mg. The FDA encourages p...

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Tropical Storm Humberto is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane Sunday

Tropical Storm Humberto is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane Sunday

It is expected to become Category Two Hurricane by Tuesday. Late Sunday, Humberto strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane. Humberto was about 1078 kilometres west of Bermuda on Monday evening, ...

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Cuomo moves to impose 'emergency' statewide ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Cuomo moves to impose 'emergency' statewide ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Period", Cuomo told the public in Manhattan today. The order is the latest assault on what each of the three governors called the crisis of vaping, a way to inhale flavored "juice", sometimes cont...

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House Oversight probing whether Chao improperly helped her family's company

House Oversight probing whether Chao improperly helped her family's company

Leaders of the Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee said in a letter to Chao they were troubled by media reports she may have used her role in the Trump administration to boost Foremo...

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Two more vaping-related lung disease reported | Department of Health

Two more vaping-related lung disease reported | Department of Health

On Aug. 29, the health department alerted health care providers to watch for vaping-related illnesses. The patients' symptoms match what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have asked s...

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DR Congo ex-minister accused of $4.3 million embezzlement - International

DR Congo ex-minister accused of $4.3 million embezzlement - International

Ilunga quit his position as health minister in July after he was stripped of his responsibility as head of Congo's Ebola response team. In a statement on Monday, his attorneys said $1.9 million of...

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10-year-old Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba while swimming

10-year-old Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba while swimming

Awareness- We it to continue to spread as quickly as this Amoeba. Her family thought it was a viral infection at first, but after visits to the family doctor and Lily having trouble sleeping, the fami...

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Times apologizes for tweet, revises Kavanaugh article

Times apologizes for tweet, revises Kavanaugh article

We deleted a previous tweet regarding this article. The Times recounted the story of Yale classmate Max Stier , claiming that Kavanaugh was witnessed "with his trousers down at a different drunke...

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Research reveals stigma remains as Australia marks World AIDS Day

Research reveals stigma remains as Australia marks World AIDS Day

Our emphasis now is on getting young men tested and obviously everyone tested and whoever tested positive must be on treatment immediately without delay. There are fundraising events which take place ...

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CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases

CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases

That's a smaller number of illnesses than the agency had previously stated because it has updated the way it reports cases of lung disease associated with e-cigarette use. The CDC, "having the benefit...

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Kevin Hart Released From Hospital 10 Days After Car Wreck

Kevin Hart Released From Hospital 10 Days After Car Wreck

Kevin Hart attends The MOMS Mamarazzi event to celebrate "The Upside" on January 9, 2019 at the New York Institute of Technology in New York City. "He's already walking. Officer Haver said there's ...

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US Officials revise vaping illness count to 380

US Officials revise vaping illness count to 380

Vapers who develop symptoms including cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, fever or weight loss should seek medical care, Adirim said. Meanwhile, the City of Se...

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Trump Administration Announces Plans to Ban Flavored E-cigarettes

Trump Administration Announces Plans to Ban Flavored E-cigarettes

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said the FDA is drafting a plan that will remove all flavored vaping products from shelves except plain tobacco. Preliminary data from the latest su...

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