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First West Nile Virus Cases Reported in Kansas

First West Nile Virus Cases Reported in Kansas

Northeast and southeast regions are at moderate risk for WNV infections. Health officials said the confirmed case of West Nile virus is a reminder for all residents to use protection against mosquit...

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Man has limbs amputated after dog lick led to severe blood infection

These bacteria are found in the mouths of cats and dogs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Doctors told him a blood infection had spread to all four of his limbs a...

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Court ruling not needed to stop end-of-life care

Court ruling not needed to stop end-of-life care

The case landed in the courts because Mr. Y had not drawn up directives to refuse treatment, but his family was certain he would not want to be kept alive. Supreme Court Justice Jill Black dismissed t...

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NYC public housing buildings are now smoke

NYC public housing buildings are now smoke

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Smoking isn't allowed in many places and now not even in your home if living in public housing. Each agency may also choose to ban electronic or e-...

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Bernie DEFENDS $32 TRILLION Healthcare Plan — CATASTROPHIC COST

Bernie DEFENDS $32 TRILLION Healthcare Plan — CATASTROPHIC COST

Blahous argues that the estimates for the $ 32 trillion price tag are relatively conservative because they assume that Sanders' bill achieves its goals of reducing payments to health providers, as we...

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Blue badge parking permits extended to autistic and mentally ill drivers

Transport Minister Jesse Norman said: "Blue badges are a lifeline for disabled people, giving them the freedom and confidence to get to work and visit friends independently". The new criteria, it said...

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Teen suffers severe burns from

Teen suffers severe burns from "Hot Water Challenge"

Kyland said last week, he and his friend were looking up the Hot Water Challenge on Youtube. While he was sleeping, his friend poured water on him as a joke. "I can guarantee it", Dr. Ed Bartkus, the ...

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West Nile Virus located in mosquitoes in Springfield Township

West Nile Virus located in mosquitoes in Springfield Township

The virus became a concern last week when samplings of mosquitoes collected in the Keystone Heights area tested positive. The virus has also been found in Amherst, Northampton, Springfield and Pittsfi...

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WHO focuses on

WHO focuses on "Test.Treat.Hepatitis" on World Hepatitis Day

Countries in the region have committed to eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030. Jabbour confirmed that 325 million people in the world suffer from Hepatitis B and viral Hepatitis C , which leads...

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Mosquitoes in Clay, Glynn counties test negative for West Nile

Mosquitoes in Clay, Glynn counties test negative for West Nile

You should avoid going outside at dawn and dusk because mosquitoes are most active at that time. Mosquito dunks kill the mosquito larvae but are safe to humans and animals. For more information, con...

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A parasite found in cat poop could be reducing fear of failure

A parasite found in cat poop could be reducing fear of failure

This behavior makes mice and whatever else more likely to get eaten by a cat, and thus benefits the parasite and its life cycle. It looked at professionals attending business events and found they...

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Putin "ready" to visit D.C., invites Trump to Russian Federation

Trump's Helsinki performance in the U.S. He said the worldwide deal on Iran's nuclear program, from which Trump has withdrawn, was also an area that needed U.S. US intelligence agencies concluded ...

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Ebola outbreak in Congo declared over

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared over

Health Minister Oly Ilunga made the announcement in a statement on Tuesday following "an observation period of 42 days during which no new confirmed cases have been observed, and in conformity with ...

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15 detained in China rabies vaccine scandal

15 detained in China rabies vaccine scandal

The chairman of Chinese pharmaceutical company Changsheng Biotech, accused of falsifying data on its vaccines, has been arrested for questioning along with three other company executives, the firm sai...

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LifePoint Health, RCCH HealthCare Partners To Merge

LifePoint Health, RCCH HealthCare Partners To Merge

Shorter or longer time frames are used for alternately shorter or longer outlooks. Moving average of LifePoint Health, Inc. LifePoint Health (NASDAQ: LPNT ) last announced its earnings results...

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Family of Toronto shooter condemns his 'horrific actions'

Family of Toronto shooter condemns his 'horrific actions'

Many are pointing out much Toronto has already endured this year in light of April's deadly van attack , when a 25-year-old driver intentionally rammed into pedestrians along Yonge Street in North ...

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Prince Harry and Sir Elton John unite to beat HIV

Prince Harry and Sir Elton John unite to beat HIV

The duke has in recent years followed in the footsteps of his mother Diana, Princess of Wales - a pioneer in the fight against Aids - by raising awareness about HIV/ Aids and encouraging people t...

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'No evidence to support' ISIS was behind Toronto attack

'No evidence to support' ISIS was behind Toronto attack

The Special Investigations Unit has not confirmed if the suspect was shot by police or if his injuries were self-inflicted. A second victim, Reese Fallon , 18, an aspiring nurse, was out with frien...

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Viagra in pregnancy study stopped after 11 babies die

Viagra in pregnancy study stopped after 11 babies die

Half of the 183 mothers in the trial had been treated with sildenafil while the other half were treated with a placebo. Previous studies have shown that sildenafil would have a positive effect on ...

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China vaccine scandal sparks fear and fury

China vaccine scandal sparks fear and fury

A hospital staff walks past a poster with information on rabies vaccine in Beijing, China , Monday, July 23, 2018. Censors and regulators struggled to stay abreast of the public's response to the...

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Pregnancy and childbirth may protect some women from developing dementia

Pregnancy and childbirth may protect some women from developing dementia

Women with 3 or more children had a lower risk, however, those with 3 or more miscarriages had a much higher risk. Another study of 133 elderly women in the United Kingdom found that the more months...

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First malaria drug in 60 years given approval

First malaria drug in 60 years given approval

The FDA says the drug is effective and approves it for use in the United States but points out that there are important side effects to be aware of. Tests for this deficiency are therefore highly re...

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26 raccoons found dead in Central Park: health officials

What is happening to the raccoons, and what should humans do when they encounter one in Central Park? The Health Department and NYC Parks have confirmed that raccoons in Central Park have been infec...

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Liver Cancer Death Rates In The US Are On The Rise

Liver Cancer Death Rates In The US Are On The Rise

The researchers found that deaths for certain groups of people decreased between 1999 to 2008 - but rose sharply starting in 2009. For the study, Dr. "These data underscore gaps in care and opportun...

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Bayer pulls controversial birth control off market after years of complaints

Bayer pulls controversial birth control off market after years of complaints

Bayer marketed Essure as the only device able to provide permanent sterilization to women without surgery or anesthesia. Bayer reiterated Friday that "The benefit-risk profile of Essure has not chan...

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