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How common household cleaners could make kids overweight

How common household cleaners could make kids overweight

One of their seven recommendations was to reduce the use of obesogen-containing cleaning products or opt for the eco-friendly ones. The study also found that babies in households using eco-friendly ...

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Air Pollution Risk Found in Pregnant Women

Air Pollution Risk Found in Pregnant Women

Until now, there has been very little evidence that inhaled particles get into the blood from the lung'. The study involved five pregnant London women scheduled to have C-section deliveries . Sci...

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Stop buying baby walkers, doctors warn

Stop buying baby walkers, doctors warn

Gary Smith , the study's senior author and director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital, told CBS News . While some parents may think infant walkers are a...

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Alzheimer's walk raises more the $400,000

Alzheimer's walk raises more the $400,000

Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®. Barton said the easiest way to do it is by going to alz.org/walk and registering online. Yellow flowers are given to care givers. The organization, w...

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OH boy with brain cancer gets early Christmas

OH boy with brain cancer gets early Christmas

Neighbours have come together to bring some festive cheer to Brody Allen, a two-year-old boy who is gravely ill with a rare form of brain cancer . The hospital gave Brody the most aggressive chemot...

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Canada bans use of trans fats in food products

Canada bans use of trans fats in food products

While the ingredient's goal in common foods is to extend their shelf life rather than influence the taste or texture of any of your treats, the loss of that ingredient is definitely going to change th...

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Intake Of Low Dose Of Aspirin Results In Risks Exceeding Benefits

Additionally, higher death rates were reported among those taking aspirin daily although the researchers are skeptical about how much weight to put on the finding since it's an unexpected outcome comp...

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Japanese doctor wins Ig Nobel for self-colonoscopy

Japanese doctor wins Ig Nobel for self-colonoscopy

As noted by ITV News, a amusing aspect of the ceremony was an eight-year-old girl, who kept award winners from giving lengthy speeches by saying the words "please stop, I'm bored" if the acceptance ...

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Missouri mom accused of stealing dying daughter's painkillers

Missouri mom accused of stealing dying daughter's painkillers

Carol Ballweg, 46, reportedly admitted to taking her daughter's fentanyl and oxycodone while authorities conducted a search of her house, according to Fox 2 Now . She also confessed to taking her d...

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France calls for measures after African swine fever found in Belgium

France calls for measures after African swine fever found in Belgium

Denmark has planned to build fences along Germany borders to prevent entry of African swine fever. The fight against the disease is not a public health issue but an animal and economic health issue...

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West Nile Virus Hits Northern Kentucky, 3 Infected

West Nile Virus Hits Northern Kentucky, 3 Infected

Washoe County has it's first West Nile Virus case acquired locally this year. Health officials recommend using insect repellent with DEET, wear long-sleeved shirts, trousers and socks when outdoors....

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Now a tropical storm, Florence spreads watery mayhem across Carolina

Now a tropical storm, Florence spreads watery mayhem across Carolina

The National Hurricane Center downgraded it to a tropical storm on Friday afternoon, but warned that life-threatening storm surges - in which water is pushed by a storm over land that would norm...

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Apple Watch Series 4, Release Date, Specs, Price And What’s New

Apple Watch Series 4, Release Date, Specs, Price And What’s New

Apple Watch Series 4 will begin at $399 United States for the Global Positioning System model, and $499 USA for the cellular equipped model. The iPhone Xs has a 5.8-inch OLED with 2,436 by 1,125 ...

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Global cancer deaths in 2018 to hit 10 million, despite better care

Global cancer deaths in 2018 to hit 10 million, despite better care

They say because of this countries need to consider tailoring how they try to prevent and treat cancer . George Butterworth, from the charity Cancer Research UK, said: "Tobacco is the single bigg...

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Mark Wahlberg Reveals Insane Daily Workout Schedule Starting at 2:30 am

Mark Wahlberg Reveals Insane Daily Workout Schedule Starting at 2:30 am

He goes to bed at 19:30, he revealed. This takes less time than his 9.30am cryotherapy, in which he spends an hour plunged in temperatures below -100C. And I have a lot of Aquahydrate during the day. ...

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Enhanced flu jab to save ‘hundreds of lives’

Enhanced flu jab to save ‘hundreds of lives’

Across the North West, hundreds of thousands of people aged over 65 are set to benefit from the improved vaccine, with 74.6% (972,761) of people in this age group taking up the offer of flu vaccine ...

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Zimbabwe police ban public gatherings in capital to contain cholera outbreak

Zimbabwe police ban public gatherings in capital to contain cholera outbreak

Assistant Commissioner Nyathi also urged members of the public to co-operate with law enforcement agents and other stakeholders as the police try to bring sanity in the affected suburbs and the CBD to...

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Apple iPhone XS, XS Max preorders kick off, some models sell out

Apple iPhone XS, XS Max preorders kick off, some models sell out

The Apple Watch Series 1 was something of a budget option - until it was discontinued this week, the Series 1 sold for $US249. Since the Apple Watch launched in April 2015, most people haven't figur...

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Full-Fat Dairy May Be Good For Your Heart, New Research Shows

Full-Fat Dairy May Be Good For Your Heart, New Research Shows

Consumption of more than two servings of dairy versus no intake each day was linked with a lower risk of death or a major cardiovascular event, including death from cardiovascular causes, non-fatal ...

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Unelected Bureaucrats Consider Banning Adults from Buying Flavored E-Cigarettes

Unelected Bureaucrats Consider Banning Adults from Buying Flavored E-Cigarettes

The use of e-cigarettes has become an epidemic among teens and needs to be stopped, Food and Drug Administration chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb said Wednesday. "We're especially focused on the flavored e-...

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Now is a good time to get your flu shot

Now is a good time to get your flu shot

The flu isn't that serious. "We fully acknowledge that the flu vaccine is not as effective as many of our other vaccines", said the medical examiner. The vaccine this year is a new, improved one...

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Prince William shares his struggles as a first responder

A report by the charity Mind, which was launched in conjunction to Prince William's announcement, revealed that 48% of 44,000 people surveyed said they have experienced a mental health problem in ...

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U.S. threatens ban to fight teenage vaping epidemic

U.S. threatens ban to fight teenage vaping epidemic

It's simply not tolerable. "These five brands now comprise over 97 percent of the USA market for e-cigarettes", the FDA said. This is the largest single enforcement action in agency history. U.S. Sena...

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FDA Threatens to Ban E-Cigarettes If Teenagers Keep Using Them

FDA Threatens to Ban E-Cigarettes If Teenagers Keep Using Them

They noted the survey did not ask specifically about Juul, a sleek, heavily-marketed e-cigarette brand that exploded onto the market and accounts for 70 percent of USA sales, according to analyst esti...

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First ever United Kingdom case of deadly Monkeypox discovered in Cornwall

First ever United Kingdom case of deadly Monkeypox discovered in Cornwall

Early signs of infection of Monkeypox include fever, severe headaches, back pain and muscle pain is emphasized in the world health organization (who ). Monkeypox is transmitted when a person comes in...

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Second case of West Nile virus reported in Maryland

Second case of West Nile virus reported in Maryland

As of September 7, California Department of Public Health has reported 56 human cases of West Nile virus from 21 California counties this year. The risk of serious illness or death from West Nile Vi...

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MERS case revives unhappy memories in South Korea

MERS case revives unhappy memories in South Korea

He was rushed to the emergency room of Samsung Medical Centre in Seoul after he arrived at Incheon International Airport. Pharmaceutical officials said that local drugmakers, such as Ilyang Pharmace...

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South Korea sees first case of MERS in about three years

Government officials hold an emergency meeting to discuss ways to prevent the spread of the MERS virus on September 9, 2018. Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon told Cabinet ministers and officials to be ready...

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Public Health England and Drinkaware launch Drink Free Days

Public Health England and Drinkaware launch Drink Free Days

Drinking alcohol regularly can also increase the number of calories consumed and can contribute to weight gain and obesity. Drinkers should focus on having two alcohol-free days a week, the country'...

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Passengers on 4 Southwest Flights May Have Been Exposed to Measles

Passengers on 4 Southwest Flights May Have Been Exposed to Measles

It said passengers on the flights were told, in a letter from the Dallas County Health and Human Services Department, to keep an eye on potential symptoms until September 11 because the incubation per...

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Hospital groups launch own company to make generic drugs

Hospital groups launch own company to make generic drugs

According to the press release , the generic drug company was created in an effort to address the risks posed to patients from shortages and rising prices of life-saving generic medications. "The m...

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Black ‘Hair’ On Your Tongue? Here’s What It Could Be

Black ‘Hair’ On Your Tongue? Here’s What It Could Be

The answer is not as scary as it seems. The 55-year-old, who was admitted to the hospital after injuring both her legs in a vehicle accident, developed a wound infection for which she was given the ...

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Probiotics supplement may not work, even have side effects

Probiotics supplement may not work, even have side effects

Senior study author Dr. Eran Elinav said the findings suggest that more caution is needed when using probiotics, and that there shouldn't be a "one-size-fits-all" approach to probiotic supplements...

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Richard Sackler, member of clan behind OxyContin, has patent for opioid treatment

Richard Sackler, member of clan behind OxyContin, has patent for opioid treatment

And it comes amid news that the company's former chairman and president, Richard Sackler, has patented a new drug to help wean addicts from opioids. In addition to the more than 1,000 lawsuits a...

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China reports new African swine fever outbreak in NE province

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in NE province

New Zealand Pork is calling for greater border protection against the spread of African swine fever , a deadly pig disease which is sweeping through China and Eastern Europe . Pigs being raised ...

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