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Around 1.4 billion people worldwide are physically inactive, reveals World Health Organization study

Around 1.4 billion people worldwide are physically inactive, reveals World Health Organization study

The health problems associated with inactive exercise , according to the report include heart disease , type-2 diabetes and some cancers . In fact, no improvement has been seen in worldwide l...

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Kids 6 months and older need a flu shot now, doctors warn

Kids 6 months and older need a flu shot now, doctors warn

This ACIP approval is a change from the last 2 seasons . The shot does provide a more consistent protection against the strains of the virus, but due to some children being afraid of vaccines, or fu...

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First Official Image Of Brie Larson As Captain Marvel

First Official Image Of Brie Larson As Captain Marvel

Larson dons the iconic costume on the cover of the new issue of Entertainment Weekly , which was unveiled Wednesday . He's already made his way to what looks like a bustling city and, if you know ...

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No immediate ruling in GOP's latest 'Obamacare' lawsuit

No immediate ruling in GOP's latest 'Obamacare' lawsuit

The researchers attributed the small increase in the number of undocumented immigrants reporting they had health insurance and a usual source of care to the introduction, after the passage of the heal...

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Listeriosis Outbreak Officially Over - Motsoaledi

Listeriosis Outbreak Officially Over - Motsoaledi

Listeriosis, a serious, but treatable and preventable disease is caused by the bacterium , Listeria monocytogenes. The Minister said that at the beginning of the outbreak scientists said that i...

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Airport security screening trays have more germs than a toilet

Airport security screening trays have more germs than a toilet

Trays have a tendency to collect germs - whether in the airport or on the plane. You probably wash your hands after using the airport bathroom-but what about after going through the security line? O...

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Cystic fibrosis activist Claire Wineland dies aged 21 after double lung transplant

Cystic fibrosis activist Claire Wineland dies aged 21 after double lung transplant

The YouTube star was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at birth and she underwent a nine-hour lung transplant surgery last week, but she suffered a stroke after it and her family had to make the dec...

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Indian state battles 'rat fever' outbreak after worst floods in a century

Indian state battles 'rat fever' outbreak after worst floods in a century

The number of dead from the monsoon floods , which began earlier than usual at the end of May, has risen to 486 in the state of Kerala, the government said. Those engaged in cleaning operations shoul...

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'Do not eat or sell any' Honey Smacks cereal, CDC says

'Do not eat or sell any' Honey Smacks cereal, CDC says

As of yesterday, the agency reports 130 cases in 36 US states, with 34 hospitalizations and no deaths. Delaware, Minnesota and ME are the latest states to join the list of 36 states where illnesse...

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Embattled blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve

Embattled blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve

Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the scandal-plagued company, was indicted by federal prosecutors in June for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and the public in a multi-million dollar scheme. T...

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Nurse discovers colleague was premature baby she once treated

Nurse discovers colleague was premature baby she once treated

Now, he has returned to the hospital as a colleague in the same hospital. Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford shared the tale of the serendipitous reunion on Facebook , and the powerful s...

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Young Elephant Dies Suddenly From Herpes, Taronga Zoo Staff 'Heartbroken' (File)

Young Elephant Dies Suddenly From Herpes, Taronga Zoo Staff 'Heartbroken' (File)

In a statement, the zoo said the virus is present in nearly all Asian Elephants , both in the wild and in zoos, "however it only causes illnesses in some young elephants and when it does is nearly al...

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Deadly 'rat fever' strikes Kerala after worst floods in a century

Early symptoms of leptospirosis such as high fever, muscle ache, vomiting, red eyes and chills are similar to those of other diseases, making it hard for health workers to diagnose. However, due to th...

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Ebola control measures seem to be working in Congo, WHO saysNaija247news

Ebola control measures seem to be working in Congo, WHO saysNaija247news

On Wednesday WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said it was too soon to say whether the outbreak was stablising due to the difficulty of identifying new cases near rebel-controlled areas. The WH...

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Fraser Health investigating outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Surrey

Fraser Health investigating outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Surrey

Nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said there were 6,100 cases in 2016. There are now a total of 14 confirmed cases of Legionnaire's disease associated with Ashworth Avenue bet...

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Microwave weapons suspected in United States embassy ailments

Microwave weapons suspected in United States embassy ailments

Frey - most likely caused the trauma. Doctors and scientists examined 21 of the more than three dozen people affected at the now-abandoned building, concluding that microwaves are "a main suspect" i...

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Vice President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend

Vice President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend

Biden said he thought of Sen. With members of McCain's family in attendance, Pence said Americans "marveled at the iron will of John McCain " and praised him for holding fast "to his faith in A...

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NH officials: 2 more Legionnaires' cases reported

NH officials: 2 more Legionnaires' cases reported

Every year, there are between 200 and 500 cases of Legionnaires' disease in the city, according to health officials. In a release, Fraser Health said it is investigating the source of the bacteria. ...

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Cannabis Component May Offer Treatment For Psychosis

Cannabis Component May Offer Treatment For Psychosis

Details of the study appeared in JAMA Psychiatry , in an article titled, "Effect of Cannabidiol on Medial Temporal, Midbrain, and Striatal Dysfunction in People at Clinical High Risk of Psychosis:...

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HCA Healthcare, Inc. (HCA) Stock within Traders Radar

About shares traded. Wuhan General Group (OTCMKTS:China, Inc) has 0.00% since August 30, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 3.51% the S&P500. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale increased Editas Medic...

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Changes in breakfast and dinner timings can reduce body fat

The authors found that the participants who changed their meal times lost more fat . Researchers found that people who shifted their mealtimes dropped on Average over two times as much body fat...

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Certain diabetes drugs must warn of deadly flesh-eating genital infection, FDA says

Certain diabetes drugs must warn of deadly flesh-eating genital infection, FDA says

Food and Drug Administration says. From the FDA's release which occurred this Wednesday, we can see more than a dozen drugs listed which will have to warn of the infection from now on. If Fournier'...

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Mediterranean diet helps elderly people live longer

Mediterranean diet helps elderly people live longer

Olive oil is among the key ingredients which makes a difference and can also be considered a natural alternative to Viagra if consumed regularly. The study, presented at the European Society of Card...

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Investors Sell Shares of K2M Group (KTWO) on Strength (KTWO)

The trend for the past 10-days shows that the Reis, Inc was in BULLISH territory and K2M Group Holdings, Inc. was in BULLISH territory. Shares of K2M Group Holdings, Inc . Moving down to price ch...

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Second Boston resident diagnosed with West Nile virus

Second Boston resident diagnosed with West Nile virus

A woman in her 50s was diagnosed with the disease Monday, and the first three human cases in the state this year were reported on August 24, DPH spokeswoman Ann Scales said in a statement Monday. Peop...

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Climate change projected to boost insect activity and crop loss, researchers say

Climate change projected to boost insect activity and crop loss, researchers say

The study, in the journal Science, uses data from across the globe to make a mathematical prediction that links the response of insects to temperature with the damage that is done to crops when the c...

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A study will pay you to eat avocados! Who's in?

A study will pay you to eat avocados! Who's in?

You also must be at least 25 years old and either 40 inches around the waist if you're a man or 35 inches around the waste if you are a woman. But hey, if you're selected as a subject, you'll receiv...

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New recommendations to keep your kids safe in the vehicle

New recommendations to keep your kids safe in the vehicle

Rear-facing seats absorb the impact from the body in the case of vehicle crash or sudden stop. "The AAP chose to update its recommendations to reflect how the science has evolved", the organization s...

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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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