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Google Fit app adds widgets, guided breathing exercises for Wear OS

Google Fit app adds widgets, guided breathing exercises for Wear OS

Google is also making it so that the Google Fit home screen will show your last workout. So you can view your Heart Points, Move Points and additional activity tracking metrics without having to lau...

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Then lowers - risk of breast cancer

Then lowers - risk of breast cancer

Dr. David Agus, director of USC Norris Westside Cancer Center, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the findings. Besides late childbirth, women who had a family history of breast cancer or who had a...

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Health Secretary orders review into over-prescribing in the NHS

Health Secretary orders review into over-prescribing in the NHS

It now means 1.1 billion prescriptions for medicines are dispensed every year by family doctors, known as Global Positioning System. The Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has announced £...

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Flesh-Eating Amoeba Kills US Woman by Devouring Her Brain

When used correctly, neti pots are safe. Neti pots are used to pour saline into one nostril and out of the other to irrigate the sinuses, usually to fight allergies or infections. According to the C...

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Excessive Screen Time Affects Children’s Brain Patterns

Excessive Screen Time Affects Children’s Brain Patterns

The study - which involves scanning the brains of 4,500 children - eventually aims to show whether screen time is addictive, but researchers need several years to understand such long-term outcomes. Y...

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Say no to raw cookie dough, CDC warns

Say no to raw cookie dough, CDC warns

Making cookies this holiday season? Flour and raw eggs especially can contain bacteria and salmonella respectively. In 2016, an outbreak of E. coli infections linked to raw flour made 63 people ...

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Brain-eating amoebas kill woman who used tap water in neti pot

Brain-eating amoebas kill woman who used tap water in neti pot

It turned out, her brain was riddled with a brain-eating amoeba called Balamuthia mandrillari . For a month, she tried to get rid of it using a neti pot with tap water instead of using sterile wa...

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Baby from dead donor's womb gives infertile hope

Baby from dead donor's womb gives infertile hope

A womb transplant is performed by removing the womb from the donor and transplanting it into the recipient by connecting the two major veins and a series of arteries, ligaments and vaginal canals, a...

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Cabinet splits over second referendum on Brexit deal

Cabinet splits over second referendum on Brexit deal

However, before the Brexit deal can be set in stone the UK Parliament needs to approve it before the deal can come into effect. "A lot of people have a ideal vision of what they think Brexit sho...

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UCHealth Goes the Extra Mile to Protect Patients During Flu Season

UCHealth Goes the Extra Mile to Protect Patients During Flu Season

Although flu vaccines are not flawless, they are the best way to prevent getting the flu. "With the influenza vaccination we can often prevent infection and if somebody does happen to get influenza,...

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Uterine cancer rates rising, particularly among black women

Uterine cancer rates rising, particularly among black women

Leon-Ferre. These findings were presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium . Breast Cancer Index holds guidelines designation from the American Joint Committee on Cancer for cancer s...

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Man coughs up part of lung while being treated for heart failure

Man coughs up part of lung while being treated for heart failure

The New England Journal of Medicine shares some of the most incredible imagery from the often weird and wonderful field of medicine, but sometimes the content can be simultaneously disgusting and yet...

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Doctors say amoebas in tap water turned woman's brain into 'bloody mush'

A year on, the woman started to develop some unusual symptoms, such as a odd red rash around the outside of her nasal passage. Doctors performing brain surgery on the 69-year-old woman in January we...

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Groundbreaking 10- minute cancer test developed by scientists

Groundbreaking 10- minute cancer test developed by scientists

And-perhaps best of all-the test doesn't rely on fancy equipment such as a DNA sequencing instrument. The gold nanoparticles were contained in a solution which turned from a reddish colour to blue...

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First Baby Born Using Uterus Transplanted From Deceased Donor: Doctors

The transplant womb was taken from a mother-of-three who had died from bleeding on the brain. The case involved connecting veins from the donor uterus with the then-32-year-old's recipient's veins, ...

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WashPost: Ocasio-Cortez Claim About Pentagon Wrong

WashPost: Ocasio-Cortez Claim About Pentagon Wrong

A study out a year ago, according to the HuffPost says that only 51 per cent of Republican senators offer paid internships and just 31 per cent of Democrats do. "$21 TRILLION of Pentagon financial...

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Apple’s anticipated ECG app rolls out today in watchOS 5.1.2

Apple’s anticipated ECG app rolls out today in watchOS 5.1.2

It is estimated that AFib can affect up to two percent of the younger population and nine percent of those aged 65 and older in the U.S. With Apple Watch , AFib can be easily identified - and recogni...

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Infant liquid ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar recalled

Infant liquid ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar recalled

Tris Pharma said the product was used as a pain reliever or fever reducer, and was packaged in 0.5 ounce bottles. The affected products contain expiration dates of February, April or August 2019 at ...

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Research reveals stigma remains as Australia marks World AIDS Day

Research reveals stigma remains as Australia marks World AIDS Day

He told the Press Association that there were "low level elements of stigma [surrounding HIV] in every day life". And despite progress against homophobia, 38% of participants said they would behave ne...

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Health Departments to offer free flu shots this week

Health Departments to offer free flu shots this week

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting its first laboratory-confirmed case of influenza for the 2018-2019 flu season. Seasonal flu outbreaks begin as early as October and can last as ...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mocks Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Mike Huckabee

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mocks Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Mike Huckabee

But this time, she's addressing an ex-politician who had criticism of the representative-elect's alleged comparison between her election victory and putting a man on the moon. The former Arkansas gove...

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First baby born after uterus transplanted from deceased donor

First baby born after uterus transplanted from deceased donor

Ten attempts were made - in the United States, the Czech Republic, and Turkey - before the success reported this week. The patient was a 32-year-old woman with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) ...

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DNA 'fingerprint' brings prospect of fast test for cancer

DNA 'fingerprint' brings prospect of fast test for cancer

Dr. Jeffrey Weber, the deputy director of the Perlmutter Cancer Center at New York University's Langone Health, called the new study "great science" and applauded the idea of looking for a way to dete...

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GSK to sell Bangladesh's stake to Unilever

GSK to sell Bangladesh's stake to Unilever

In 2018, the GSK health food drinks portfolio delivered a total turnover of around EUR550m, primarily through the Horlicks and Boost brands. Nearly 90% of the turnover is in India. HUL's top managem...

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South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer

South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer

She now receives treatment at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood. Zainab's initial diagnosis of high-risk Neuroblastoma came a few weeks ago. While three donors have been found, OneBlood sa...

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