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Judge strikes down new Trump rule on religious objections

Judge strikes down new Trump rule on religious objections

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has said the rule was created to help enforce "conscience protection" laws that have been on the books for decades. The rule stemmed from a 2...

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10 hospitalized after insulin given instead of flu shots

10 hospitalized after insulin given instead of flu shots

Investigators say a pharmacist of forty years was contracted to give the patients flu shots, but somehow the syringes were filled with insulin. The eight residents and two workers members associates...

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What does Australia's flu season mean for Iowa? Hint: Not good things

Residents can also get the flu shot through their health care providers or their local pharmacy. Quadrivalent flu vaccine is still available, but the high dose flu vaccine is sold out. Contrary to rec...

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CDC Says Potential Chemical Culprit in Vape-Related Deaths Identified

CDC Says Potential Chemical Culprit in Vape-Related Deaths Identified

Vitamin E oil, which is not harmful when ingested or applied topically, is sometimes added to black-market vape cartridges as either a thickening agent or to dilute the THC (to increase profits). A go...

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Trump wants to raise minimum age for vaping to 21

Trump wants to raise minimum age for vaping to 21

Last month , more than 50 health and advocacy groups sent letters to US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and first lady Melania Trump, urging the Trump administration to support a pla...

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Teen vaping numbers climb, mint the top flavor for many

Teen vaping numbers climb, mint the top flavor for many

The research was published Monday in the medical journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research . They include a government report indicating that teen vaping numbers have climbed since a year ago. Flavors ...

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First New HIV Strain In 19 Years Identified

First New HIV Strain In 19 Years Identified

The newly discovered substrain falls within the same type behind the global HIV pandemic that kicked off in 1981. When HIV multiplies in the human body, it cripples the immune system, leading to life-...

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NJ Health Department Officials Confirm ShopRite Deli Worker Infected with Hepatitis A

NJ Health Department Officials Confirm ShopRite Deli Worker Infected with Hepatitis A

The vaccine should be received within two weeks after eating food from the deli, officials said. For most people, the latest date would be November 13. Unlike hepatitis B and C, which are blood-born d...

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Running can reduce risk of early death, suggests new study

The research, which has been published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine , took into consideration 14 previous studies that were based on more than 2,30,000 people who were followed for a per...

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Puerto Rican student says CVS worker hassled him over immigration status

Puerto Rican student says CVS worker hassled him over immigration status

An engineering pupil in IN stated he was blocked from shopping for over-the-counter chilly medication together with his Puerto Rico driver's license by a CVS worker who grilled him about his immigrati...

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Running can lower your risk of early death

Running can lower your risk of early death

You may be thinking, "OK, how much running are we talking here?" When the study data was pooled, any amount of running was associated with a 27% lower risk of death from all causes over the peri...

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Protesters demand Melania Trump CANCEL Boston hospital visit

Protesters demand Melania Trump CANCEL Boston hospital visit

The protest comes as Melania was attacked on Twitter for the visit to Boston as she learnt about the program where volunteers take part in cuddling babies that are going through drug withdrawal. "I ...

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Vape shops may be exempt from Trump's flavored e-cigarette ban

Vape shops may be exempt from Trump's flavored e-cigarette ban

Young people smoke electronic cigarettes as they rest in the center of the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, on August 15, 2019. According to the New York State Department of Health , even as cigarette smok...

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Judge strikes down new federal abortion rule

Judge strikes down new federal abortion rule

The rule would have protected "conscience rights" in health care by reinforcing at least two dozen laws that allow doctors, nurses, technicians and other providers to opt out of procedures such as abo...

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Democrat claims victory as Kentucky governor's race remains tight

Democrat claims victory as Kentucky governor's race remains tight

Bevin to undermine these results in the legislature is wrong and should be viewed as a direct attack on the democratic process", McGarvey said in a statement. "If you lose, it sends a really bad me...

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Majority expect Trump to win in 2020

Majority expect Trump to win in 2020

The threshold to earn a podium on stage in December is higher, with candidates required to show 200,000 unique donors and earning 6 percent support in two polls conducted in the early voting states. I...

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Here's a list of $20.35 trillion of Elizabeth Warren tax hikes

Here's a list of $20.35 trillion of Elizabeth Warren tax hikes

The estimated price tag would be an additional $20.5 trillion in new federal spending over ten years. However, they would pay taxes on whatever extra take-home pay they would receive in this new syste...

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Google shells out $2.1B for Fitbit and its health-focused wearables

Google shells out $2.1B for Fitbit and its health-focused wearables

All of this has a familiar ring to it. Google buying Fitbit sounds like a good idea, but Google now does not have an excellent track record in wearables, and combining two mediocre platforms d...

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Price tag for Warren's universal healthcare: $20.5T

Price tag for Warren's universal healthcare: $20.5T

Since then, pressure mounted on her to deliver the details on funding. If this system fails to boost $eight.eight trillion, Warren says she'd make up the distinction by imposing a supplemental con...

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Chicago teachers' strike enters 10th school day

Chicago teachers' strike enters 10th school day

The district and the Chicago Teachers Union reported some progress late last week but talks stalled over the weekend. Lightfoot said the union officials left her office without a deal. A stickin...

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Xintiandi turns pink for breast cancer awareness

Xintiandi turns pink for breast cancer awareness

Women above 40 years of age must have a mammography once a year to make breast cancer a disease of the past. Unfortunately half of these women lose this battle against cancer within five years. An awa...

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Jennifer Aniston Sees ‘Big Difference’ With Intermittent Fasting

Jennifer Aniston Sees ‘Big Difference’ With Intermittent Fasting

The 50-year-old has received over a million likes on each post and her second post garnered 21.2 million likes. Meanwhile, the Derailed actor debuted on the social media platform, Instagram , w...

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Provincial government encourages families to get the flu shot

Provincial government encourages families to get the flu shot

North America's influenza season comes on the heels of an unusually harsh flu season in Australia, which is often a predictor of the type and severity of the flu in the Northern Hemisphere. Children, ...

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Facebook launches healthcare tool for checkup reminders

Facebook launches healthcare tool for checkup reminders

Facebook has a reminder for its USA users: get your flu shot, blood pressure test, cancer screening and other preventive health care from your doctor. "Secondly, your use of the Preventive Health to...

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Cannabis and cannabinoids are increasingly used for treating mental problem

Cannabis and cannabinoids are increasingly used for treating mental problem

The researchers in their trial on 3,000 people, examined the effect of medicinal cannabinoids in patients with depression, anxiety, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Tourette syndrome, ...

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'Game changing' tuberculosis vaccine a step closer

'Game changing' tuberculosis vaccine a step closer

At present, Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine, which was developed in 1921, is given to children to prevent the infection in many countries, including India, which reports the maximum number of ...

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England: Tick-borne encephalitis virus reported for the first time in ticks

They can also be found on cats, dogs, and urban foxes. Dr Nick Phin, Deputy Director, National Infections Service, Public Health England, said "The risk to the general public is now assessed to be v...

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Flu shot clinics open in Edmonton after delay

Flu shot clinics open in Edmonton after delay

Download the Flu Shot Schedule or for more information, contact the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services at 1-800-999-9045. Alberta Health Services immunization clinics in the res...

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Disneyland visitors warned of potential measles exposure

Disneyland visitors warned of potential measles exposure

County Department of Public Health. The individual went to Starbucks at 3006 S. Spulveda Boulevard in West Los Angeles early on the morning on October 16 before going to Disneyland from 9.15 a.m. Wi...

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Vaping-related lung injuries rise to 1,604 cases nationwide — CDC

Vaping-related lung injuries rise to 1,604 cases nationwide — CDC

Shannon Barbare, a spokesperson for the department, said it investigates all reported cases to determine whether they meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's definition of vaping-relat...

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Scientists train rats to drive tiny cars to collect Froot Loops

Scientists train rats to drive tiny cars to collect Froot Loops

Video from the Lambert Behavioral Neuroscience Laboratory at the University of Richmond shows little rats driving little rat-sized vehicles. Moving the auto forward usually led the rats to a sugar...

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DEA's 'Take Back Day' Removes Prescription Pills - and vaping devices - from Circulation

DEA's 'Take Back Day' Removes Prescription Pills - and vaping devices - from Circulation

The Take Back Day is from 10am until 2pm. To find a local community collection site, please visit www.takebackday.dea.gov. "This is a big deal", Scott said. And prescription opioid overdose deaths a...

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Rotary Club celebrates World Polio Day with golf tourney

Rotary Club celebrates World Polio Day with golf tourney

The Brewery to Brewery 0.5K is created to show activity in downtown as well as get area citizens to ask questions about the global fight to end polio. Rotary is in a public-private partnership with th...

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Biden Accuses Trump of ‘Squandering’ Obama Era’s Robust Economic Growth

Biden Accuses Trump of ‘Squandering’ Obama Era’s Robust Economic Growth

The speech is scheduled for 10 a.m. (1400 GMT). But the Biden campaign committed a cardinal sin in public relations: they failed to reserve the domain name before they announced the slogan. "He said...

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Milnrow salon donates earnings to Breast Cancer Now

Milnrow salon donates earnings to Breast Cancer Now

Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States. Early detection through self-exams and mammogram screening can save your life. 'Over the years HMC, as ...

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