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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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More victors in HIV stigma fight emerge

More victors in HIV stigma fight emerge

The quilt was established in 1987 and has become a traveling memorial to more than 96,000 people who have died because of AIDS complications. Moreover, one-in-four people living with HIV do not know...

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World AIDS Day 2018,

World AIDS Day 2018, "Know your status", celebrates 30th anniversary

Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Anupriya Patel on Saturday, said, "The HIV/AIDS Programme has focused on more than one million people from high risk group and has kept HIV infection i...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez likens her election win to America's historic moon landing

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez likens her election win to America's historic moon landing

But Ocasio-Cortez's claim that their election victory is on par with the historical moments in American history appears to be exaggerated. "We went to the moon", she said. "We did it. When no one el...

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British MP becomes first to reveal to parliament that he has HIV

British MP becomes first to reveal to parliament that he has HIV

The South African National Aids Council Civil Society Forum says the common stigma against people affected and infected by HIV has lessened over the years. World AIDS Day is a day to remember the mil...

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WHO blames measles rise on misinformation

WHO blames measles rise on misinformation

In 2009 the medical journal the Lancet reported that cases of measles had been exported from Europe to poorer countries in Latin America , a region that had previously eliminated the disease. "...

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Americans dying younger as opioid crisis deepens

Americans dying younger as opioid crisis deepens

That decline may be modest, but it marks the third year in a row that life expectancy at birth has fallen - a noteworthy phenomenon, since the previous multiyear drop recorded by the NCHS was in the e...

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DRC cases reach 426, 2nd largest outbreak on record

DRC cases reach 426, 2nd largest outbreak on record

Of the total cases, 379 have been confirmed, and 47 are probable wherein an additional 87 suspected are under investigation, said the health ministry. Many new cases have been unrelated to known infec...

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CDC: Kentucky ranks fifth in the nation for 2017 overdose deaths

CDC: Kentucky ranks fifth in the nation for 2017 overdose deaths

Officials attributed the decrease to the highest annual increase in suicides in almost a decade, a rise in opiod overdose deaths and diseases like diabetes , pneumonia and influenza . Life expect...

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CVS Health (CVS) Given a $80.00 Price Target by Loop Capital Analysts

The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the business. Loop Capital set a $80.00 target...

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British MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle: I am HIV Positive

British MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle: I am HIV Positive

The MP, who was previously vice president of the European Youth Forum, added: "Those who have HIV or who have recently been diagnosed should know that they are free to pursue every aspect of public li...

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5 ways climate change is bad for your health

5 ways climate change is bad for your health

The recent Special Report on Global Warming by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) outlines the need to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees above the pre-industrial era...

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CDC needs emergency funds to fight rare spinal cord illness, Gillibrand says

CDC needs emergency funds to fight rare spinal cord illness, Gillibrand says

In addition to the 116 confirmed diagnoses, 170 possible AFM cases are now under investigation. On November 13, CDC announced a new task force to investigate the mysterious outbreak. The number o...

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Amid outbreak, lettuce growers conform to label the place romaine is grown

Amid outbreak, lettuce growers conform to label the place romaine is grown

A produce industry group says it expects USA health officials to scale back a public health alert warning people not to eat any romaine lettuce because of an E. They also recommend washing and saniti...

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Life expectancy in the USA continues to fall

Americans can expect to live just over 78 years and six months on average - a 0.1 year drop from 2016, according to the report released on Thursday. Overall, the statistics show a "downward trend...

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Another year, another decrease in life expectancy in the US

Another year, another decrease in life expectancy in the US

The CDC found suicide became the second leading cause of death for 10- to 34-year-olds in 2016, with rates increasing 33% between 1999 and 2017, according to the report . The CDC figures are based m...

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BRITAIN: MP Discloses HIV+ Status To Fight Stigma

A British politician has been given a standing ovation in the House of Commons after revealing he has been HIV positive for 10 years. "I hope that my coming out serves to defy the stigma around th...

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UN chief calls for more efforts to prevent new AIDS infections

UN chief calls for more efforts to prevent new AIDS infections

During 2017, of the 84 new cases diagnosed in Northern Ireland, 45 (54%) occurred through MSM transmission, while 26 (31%) occurred through heterosexual transmission. Activists blame widespread disc...

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US life expectancy declines again in sobering 'wake-up call'

US life expectancy declines again in sobering 'wake-up call'

Deaths by suicide, meanwhile, rose by 3.7% between 2016 and 2017, according to the new report . Life expectancy for the average person in the US dropped slightly in 2017, marking the second time ...

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How Lengthy Does It Take To Poop Lego?

How Lengthy Does It Take To Poop Lego?

After what might have been a painful release, the conclusion seems to be that a toy block should pass through in about 1.71 days on average. There's a lot of Very Important Science being done at the...

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Call to test minor symptoms for cancer

Call to test minor symptoms for cancer

Five-year survival for lung cancer was 14 per cent compared to 21 per cent in Canada, meanwhile 85 per cent of United Kingdom women survive breast cancer for five years versus 89 per cent in Australia...

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AFM confirmed cases increase by 10

AFM confirmed cases increase by 10

A rare, polio-like condition has sickened 116 people in the United States so far this year, the highest number of cases since 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday...

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Obesity may increase asthma risk in children

Obesity may increase asthma risk in children

The team at Duke University in North Carolina, studied the medical records of 500,000 children as they visited the doctor between 2009 and 2015, a total of 19 million appointments. Researchers disco...

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World’s ‘first genetically altered babies’ are born

World’s ‘first genetically altered babies’ are born

The modification was meant to mirror a natural mutation found in a small percentage of people which makes them resistant to the virus. Two girls named Nana and Lulu were born with the genetic changes,...

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Hospital rejects heart transplant patient, suggests she should fundraise

Martin developed congestive heart failure after receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer in 2005 and has undergone "many medications and treatments" since, according to a GoFundMe page created by her...

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