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Air pollution ‘linked to higher glaucoma risk’

Air pollution ‘linked to higher glaucoma risk’

The participants were asked whether they had glaucoma and underwent ocular testing which measured intraocular pressure, and a laser scan of the retina. The study's first author, Dr Sharon Chua of UCL'...

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OCDSB prepares for teacher job action on Tuesday

OCDSB prepares for teacher job action on Tuesday

The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation say their members are withdrawing some administrative services, such as putting comments on rep...

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Man dies from rare skin-rotting disease after being licked by dog

Man dies from rare skin-rotting disease after being licked by dog

Authorities described the person as being "healthy" earlier than being licked, however he introduced with excessive fever and labored respiratory earlier than going to the hospital. Capnocytophaga Can...

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Buttigieg talks impeachment at presidential debate

Buttigieg talks impeachment at presidential debate

Sen. "The American people understand that the current healthcare system is not only cruel - it is dysfunctional", Sanders said . One of them, of course, was South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg . Butti...

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Flu season is picking up, particularly in the South and the West

Flu season is picking up, particularly in the South and the West

Residents can also get the shot at their family doctor's offices. "We're seeing a steady increase in flu cases in recent weeks, a sign that influenza activity in the region is growing", said Wilma W...

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Dozens of Migrants Rescued Off Italy; Up to 20 Feared Missing

Dozens of Migrants Rescued Off Italy; Up to 20 Feared Missing

Two men, an Eritrean and a Libyan, said they had been unable to locate their wives after the rescue. A Reuters cameraman on the ship saw migrants huddled under a makeshift shelter on deck as the shi...

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Samoa measles outbreak kills 20, mostly children, Asia News & Top Stories

Samoa measles outbreak kills 20, mostly children, Asia News & Top Stories

The government has identified 1,644 suspected cases of measles, more than doubling over the past week, with deaths rising to 20 from six, it said on Friday (Nov 22). Meanwhile the Samoa Ministry of He...

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UK Tories plan property tax hike for foreign buyers

UK Tories plan property tax hike for foreign buyers

Foreign individuals and companies buying properties in the United Kingdom will be forced to pay more stamp duty under Conservative proposals to help more Britons get on the housing ladder. Berkeley Gr...

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Samoa measles death toll hits 20; eleven children critical

Samoa measles death toll hits 20; eleven children critical

Members of the public could therefore have been exposed to the disease. The death toll from a measles epidemic in Samoa has increased to 20 as the outbreak rages, with hundreds of new cases emerging...

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Over 80% of adolescents don’t exercise enough, putting health at risk

Over 80% of adolescents don’t exercise enough, putting health at risk

The study , " Global trends in insufficient physical activity among adolescents", used available data sets from 146 countries to analyze how many children are not meeting recommendations for physi...

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San Diego Flu Cases Continue to Rise

San Diego Flu Cases Continue to Rise

Influenza B was found in a Meaford resident and serves as reminder for people to get vaccinated by health care providers and at most pharmacies, a Grey Bruce Health Unit news release suggested Thu...

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Don’t eat romaine lettuce from California’s Salinas Valley, CDC says

Don’t eat romaine lettuce from California’s Salinas Valley, CDC says

Robert Tauxe, director of the CDC's Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases told USA Today . At this time, romaine lettuce that was harvested outside of the Salinas region has ...

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More Middle-Class Incomes Eaten By Rising Health Insurance Costs

More Middle-Class Incomes Eaten By Rising Health Insurance Costs

The report examined trends in United States employer coverage over the past decade and found that average employee premium contributions and deductibles across single and family policies increased fro...

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Trump administration to consider raising legal vaping age to 21

Trump administration to consider raising legal vaping age to 21

He returned multiple times to this theme of "counterfeit" and black market e-cigarettes flooding in to fill the vacuum if a flavor ban were imposed. "As the president has said, there is a serious pr...

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New life-threatening lung injury linked to vaping, identified

New life-threatening lung injury linked to vaping, identified

More than 2,100 illnesses and 42 deaths related to vaping have been reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. "For me, this case is not surprising, not unexpected and it goes along with th...

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Fiona Hill's gender critique during public impeachment testimony gets applause online

Fiona Hill's gender critique during public impeachment testimony gets applause online

Embassy in Ukraine , on November 21, in a public hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump . Trump is likely to face an impeachment vote in the House of Representative...

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Human affected person build in suspended animation for the first time

Human affected person build in suspended animation for the first time

Tisherman said his team has used the technique, officially called emergency preservation and resuscitation (EPR), on at least one patient, as part of a US trial on the procedure. He described the proc...

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Highly Contagious Virus Outbreak Prompts More Than 40 School Closures in Colorado

Highly Contagious Virus Outbreak Prompts More Than 40 School Closures in Colorado

Mesa County Valley School District 51 has closed all of its 47 schools through Thanksgiving break due to the spread of two contagious stomach viruses among student and staff. The MCPH has asked doctor...

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Ketogenic Diet Helps Tame Flu Virus

Ketogenic Diet Helps Tame Flu Virus

The researchers learned that the keto diet allowed the subjects' immune systems to attack the virus more aggressively by producing gamma T cells , which effectively work to target the disease and sta...

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Fuel Management Software Market

Fuel Management Software Market

The vital Mecial Data Management Software insights, opportunities in existing and emerging segments are explained. What are sales, revenue, and price analysis by types and applications of Fuel Mana...

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Anal cancer cases and deaths increasing in US

Anal cancer cases and deaths increasing in US

He mentioned in a press release: "Our findings of the dramatic rise in incidence amongst black millennials and white girls, rising charges of distant-stage illness, and will increase in anal most canc...

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First case of swine flu this season in Bhatinda

First case of swine flu this season in Bhatinda

The influenza virus infection causes the flu and usually comes on suddenly. "It's not 100 per cent ideal in preventing influenza, but it's roughly going to cut your odds of getting a flu in half",...

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Chinese hunter catches bubonic plague after eating wild rabbit

Chinese hunter catches bubonic plague after eating wild rabbit

Pneumonic plague can purchase from bubonic plague and ends in a intense lung an infection producing shortness of breath, headache and coughing. It's considered the most risky because it's highly cont...

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Nigeria Marks National Antibiotics Awareness Week

Nigeria Marks National Antibiotics Awareness Week

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention said in its first report since 2013 that at least 8.2 million people develop antibiotic-resistant infections each year. Studies have revealed that over 80...

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Democratic National Debate In Atlanta: Where To Watch

Democratic National Debate In Atlanta: Where To Watch

Biden's debate performances thus far have not been pivotal moments for him, and the only points at which other candidates have overtaken him came in the months since primary debates began. "Thanks, an...

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State bans vape products containing vitamin E acetate

State bans vape products containing vitamin E acetate

In Washington , where there have been 15 confirmed cases since April, health officials adopted an emergency rule banning the sale of flavored vapor products in October . The Centers for Disease Co...

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Samoa measles outbreak claims lives of 15 children

Samoa measles outbreak claims lives of 15 children

The proclamation legally mandates that all Samoan citizens receive an MMR vaccination and bans minors from public gatherings. Director General of the Ministry of Health Leausa Dr. Samoa is the worst...

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IHH Healthcare committed to Fortis Healthcare takeover

IHH Healthcare committed to Fortis Healthcare takeover

Fortis has stated that it is now evaluating the judgement and "exploring legal means to address it in an expeditious manner keeping in mind the best interest of all stakeholders". "Consummation of the...

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Man becomes dangerously sick from a feather duvet

Man becomes dangerously sick from a feather duvet

The report focuses on a 43-year-old man who sought medical help in November 2016 for chronic malaise, fatigue and breathlessness, which he said he'd been experiencing for about three months. Early rec...

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Trump impeachment inquiry: Two top aides testify to 'improper' call

These were allegedly used to bribe the Ukrainian leader to either find or invent dirt on Hunter Biden, the son of the former vice president and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. The...

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#TooFarLeft Trends After Obama Tells Democrats to Remain ‘Rooted in Reality’

Acknowledging that candidates must "push past" his achievements, Mr. Obama urged his party's candidates not to push too far, as he urged them to adopt a message that would allow them to compete in all...

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Heart patients may not need surgery, study shows

Heart patients may not need surgery, study shows

Among those with daily or weekly angina at the start of the study, 50 percent of those treated invasively were angina- free after a year, compared to 20 percent of those treated with medications and l...

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President Trump announces new health care rules to promote transparency

President Trump announces new health care rules to promote transparency

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association President Scott Serota said in a statement that publishing negotiated rates for services "may have negative, unintended consequences - including price increases - ...

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Cincinnati Zoo 'devastated' by the death of Kimba the giraffe

Cincinnati Zoo 'devastated' by the death of Kimba the giraffe

He reportedly underwent a successful procedure to fix his hooves last week, but experienced complications afterwards. He came to the Cincinnati Zoo in 2008.

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Federer credits Tsitsipas for beating him

Federer credits Tsitsipas for beating him

Tsitsipas had a torrid time completing the frame as he saw six set points fly by but on the seventh, Federer wilted. It's been quite a journey for Tsitsipas, who first met Thiem at the O2 Arena in...

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