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Claim involves death of child after stay in detention centre

Claim involves death of child after stay in detention centre

The baby's health improved, but then worsened until she and her mother were released. The claim accuses medical staff of failing to provide Mariee Juarez with adequate care after the girl became sic...

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Ketamine May Be Good For Treating Depressions Due To Opioid-Like Characteristics

Ketamine May Be Good For Treating Depressions Due To Opioid-Like Characteristics

Ketamine, a drug that's shown promising results in a number of small studies as a treatment for depression , could be producing its effects by lighting up the brain's opioid system , the circuitry t...

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Department of Corrections Orders Immediate Lock Down of All State Prisons

Two state-funded halfway houses in Berks County, ADAPPT in Reading and the Wernersville Community Corrections Center in South Heidelberg Township, were included in an immediate statewide lockdown of c...

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Saudi Arabian medical residents can stay in Canada for now

Saudi Arabian medical residents can stay in Canada for now

More than 1,000 Saudi medical students ordered to leave Canada because of a diplomatic row have been granted an extension that would allow them to complete their training, Ottawa confirmed Tuesday. Va...

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Why longer holidays can add years to your life

Why longer holidays can add years to your life

But the participants were also asked to record whether and when they were going on vacations. Half were given instructions to exercise, eat healthily, achieve a healthy weight and stop smoking, while ...

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Holy Guacamole! Researchers paying for avocado lovers to partake in study

Southern California avocado lovers: You may have found the most cost-effective way to eat the magical, traditionally pricey fruit and get paid to do it. There are also looking for participants not t...

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State Prisons on Lockdown

Because of the illnesses in Pennsylvania, all mailrooms at state prisons are closed. The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary, John Wetzel, has announced that all Pennsylvania state co...

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UNICEF prepares DR Congo school children for Ebola response

UNICEF prepares DR Congo school children for Ebola response

Besides the vaccine tested during the pandemic of 2014-2015, the authorities have already approved the use of four additional experimental therapeutic molecules, namely ZMapp, Remdesivir, Favipiravir ...

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Officials investigate 2 probable cases of West Nile Virus in Montgomery County

Officials investigate 2 probable cases of West Nile Virus in Montgomery County

There have also been 22 human cases of West Nile confirmed to date for 2018 with two residents contracting the virus in the Will and DuPage County portions of Aurora. - Use an EPA-approved repellent o...

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Air Pollution Is Making Us Dumber

Air Pollution Is Making Us Dumber

The study also suggested that pollution could increase the risk of degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia . Air pollution is known as the "invisible killer" and the W...

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Could Your Forehead Wrinkles Be A Sign of Heart Disease?

Could Your Forehead Wrinkles Be A Sign of Heart Disease?

Individuals were given a zero for no wrinkles, while those who had numerous deep wrinkles were assigned a score of "three". The participants were followed for about 20 years, during which 233 of t...

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1 dead, 17 sick from salmonella in Empire Kosher chicken

1 dead, 17 sick from salmonella in Empire Kosher chicken

While illnesses related to this outbreak occurred in September, the CDC only began investigating in June after the New York State Department of Health said "several" of those who have become ill "...

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Blood pressure drug recalled over potentially life-threatening label mix-up

Blood pressure drug recalled over potentially life-threatening label mix-up

The FDA says there could be a labeling mix-up, after finding a bottle filled with different medication inside. Accord's tablets are round, light peach-colored pills with an "h" on one side and the n...

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A New Discovery May Explain What Makes The Human Brain Unique

A New Discovery May Explain What Makes The Human Brain Unique

Researchers have discovered a new type of inhibitory neuron present in human, but not mouse, brains . The cells have not been seen in animals used in the lab and display "anatomical features neve...

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In Upset, Progressive Bests Dem Frontrunner In Florida Gov Primary

In Upset, Progressive Bests Dem Frontrunner In Florida Gov Primary

Facing off in the Democratic primary were former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham , former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine , billionaire Jeff Greene , Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and Orlando-area bu...

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STD cases hit an all-time high in the US

STD cases hit an all-time high in the US

In the previous year, cases of primary and secondary syphilis grew more than 10%. "It is evident the systems that identify, treat, and ultimately prevent STDs are strained to near-breaking point". A...

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'Not blood and soil': McCain's farewell message to Americans criticizes Trump

'Not blood and soil': McCain's farewell message to Americans criticizes Trump

Following the senator's death, Trump posted a tweet that offered his "deepest sympathies and respect" to McCain's family but made no mention of McCain's storied service in the military and in the Se...

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John McCain's brother calls death an 'incredible shock'

John McCain's brother calls death an 'incredible shock'

The more he humiliated you, the more he liked you. You'd thank your lucky stars. "Either way, serving alongside John was never a boring affair". We always do. Friction increased earlier this year af...

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Ex-NHLer Shane Doan to serve as pallbearer at McCain's memorial service

Ex-NHLer Shane Doan to serve as pallbearer at McCain's memorial service

A senior White House official rejected the notion of Trump as persona non grata, saying for example that it is not the norm for sitting presidents to attend the funerals of former first ladies, in par...

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John McCain's wife Cindy could take Arizona Senate seat until 2020

John McCain's wife Cindy could take Arizona Senate seat until 2020

Tributes have flooded in for the former presidential candidate and navy pilot, whose family said had chosen to end his treatment for brain cancer after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of the ...

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Resident dies after contracting West Nile Virus

Resident dies after contracting West Nile Virus

Health officials are especially concerned for people over 50 and people with compromised immune systems, as they are most likely to develop the disease. Officials at the state Health Department said T...

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US Senator John McCain dies aged 81

US Senator John McCain dies aged 81

Even while he battled cancer and moved back to his Arizona home for treatment, McCain continued to stay relevant in the political arena. But the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age r...

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Cholera Outbreak in Algeria Triggers Fears in Neighboring Countries

Cholera Outbreak in Algeria Triggers Fears in Neighboring Countries

Algerian Health Authorities announced on Sunday that there are more confirmed cases of cholera in northern provinces, according to official APS news agency. Morocco is not the only country in the regi...

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Weight-loss drug Belviq seems safe for heart, study finds

Patients taking the weight loss drug, as well as receiving lifestyle counselling, lost an average of 4.3kg in the first year, the researchers claimed. "At the moment you either get support and advic...

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"Maverick" Senator John McCain dies

Former President George W. Bush , who defeated McCain in the 2000 Republican presidential primaries, also In 1967, his plane was shot down on a bombing mission over North Vietnam . Speaking to th...

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Response to DRC outbreak going well

Response to DRC outbreak going well

Mahecic said: "Despite security challenges, a UNHCR team accessed the area north of Beni, earlier this month, and conducted humanitarian assessments in Oicha and Eringeti districts. Military escor...

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There’s No Safe Level of Alcohol Consumption, According to New Study

There’s No Safe Level of Alcohol Consumption, According to New Study

The study includes responses from 592 studies and 28 million people worldwide. "The recommendation has been that if you drink - and that's the key caveat - don't drink more than moderately". Tuberculo...

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Anti-vaccination lies 'spread by Russian trolls to impact United States elections'

Anti-vaccination lies 'spread by Russian trolls to impact United States elections'

While the research found that posts relating to vaccinations represented a small proportion of the total sent out by the accounts, the study provides an insight that the Russian disinformation campaig...

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'Kissing bugs' are spreading their loving bite throughout the south

'Kissing bugs' are spreading their loving bite throughout the south

The American Heart Association warned about Chagas disease caused by a parasite spread by the kissing bug. A odd disease called the Chagas is said to be spread by an insect called the "kissing bug...

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John McCain: Hero at home, hawk in Middle East

John McCain: Hero at home, hawk in Middle East

Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on the web, and at your doorstep. On Saturday, McCain's wife tweeted , "My heart is broken. Although the presidency would elude M...

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Avian flu, distemper may be to blame for rash of seal deaths

Avian flu, distemper may be to blame for rash of seal deaths

Volunteers and staff from Marine Mammals of ME have been working long days, and are still responding to reports of 10 sick or dead seals each day, said Lynda Doughty, executive director. NOAA said it ...

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Sen. John McCain Has Died

Sen. John McCain Has Died

During the 2008 election, McCain put in two appearances on Saturday Night Live , including one opposite Tina Fey, who played VP candidate Sarah Palin (watch it below). McCain's move into politics a...

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Eye exam may predict Alzheimer's, say researchers

Eye exam may predict Alzheimer's, say researchers

Alzheimer's disease is diagnosed when symptoms appear, but past research has indicated that abnormal proteins may accumulate in the brain for years before those symptoms arise. For this study, however...

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No amount of alcohol is safe, new study warns

No amount of alcohol is safe, new study warns

A new study on global alcohol consumption , said to be the largest and most detailed of its kind, says the "safest level of drinking is none". This standard is written into the Dietary Guidelines...

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Six new West Nile virus cases reported in Manitoba

Six new West Nile virus cases reported in Manitoba

So far, only two of the cases have required patients to be hospitalized for symptoms related to the virus. That's because ongoing warm and dry conditions are ideal for Culex tarsalis, the type of mosq...

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