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21-month-old Kentucky girl beats stage 4 cancer

21-month-old Kentucky girl beats stage 4 cancer

Now, after five rounds of chemotherapy treatments, she's in remission. While undergoing chemo and radiation, Molly had to spend 130 days in the hospital. "I mean it would knock her down for a few da...

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Vermont joins states suing USDA over school lunches

Vermont joins states suing USDA over school lunches

Ms. James said 99 percent of those students qualified for free or reduced-price meals before 2017, when the city made school lunches free for all students. The Act directed the USDA to issue revised n...

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Bad Diets Kill 1 in 5 People on the Planet

Bad Diets Kill 1 in 5 People on the Planet

Of these, 10,000 deaths were from heart disease, 913,000 were from obesity-related cancers, and almost 339,000 from type 2 diabetes. Israel , France, Spain, and Japan were among the countries with th...

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5 more measles cases confirmed totaling 39 in metro Detroit

5 more measles cases confirmed totaling 39 in metro Detroit

March 28, 5:30 to 9 p.m.: Real Canadian Superstore, 760 Eagleson Rd. The Department wants to inform anyone who visited 4000 Old Court Road In Pikesville, Md., on Tuesday in Baltimore County that the...

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Study challenges health benefits of moderate drinking

Study challenges health benefits of moderate drinking

Those with decreased alcohol intake also had lower blood pressure and a reduced risk of a stroke. At least for stroke, the genetic evidence now refutes the claim that moderate drinking is protective...

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Poor diet linked to 1 in 5 deaths globally

Poor diet linked to 1 in 5 deaths globally

The balanced Mediterranean diet many Israelis enjoy mean they are up to ten times less likely to die from causes related to what they consume than the citizens of Uzbekistan, which recorded 892 diet-r...

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Mozambicans line up for cholera vaccines to fight outbreak

Mozambicans line up for cholera vaccines to fight outbreak

Cases also have been confirmed in some outlying communities and vaccinations will begin there on Thursday. The vaccination target represents around 80 percent of the people affected by the cyclone, ...

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CDC investigates E.coli outbreak in several states

Eight people have been hospitalized, and no one has died. No deaths were reported. The CDC says the investigation is still ongoing and officials have not yet identified a specific food item, grocery...

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Congo Ebola outbreak spreading faster than ever

Congo Ebola outbreak spreading faster than ever

The number of cases hit a record 57 the following week and then jumped to 72 last week, said World Health Organization spokesman Christian Lindmeier. Mixed with militia violence and community fears, a...

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Mozambique cyclone death toll climbs to 598, cholera spreads

Mozambique cyclone death toll climbs to 598, cholera spreads

Monday's count of cholera cases had been 1,052. After the awful cyclone of March 14th 2019, Mozambique has reported its first death from Cholera . This is not the first time that cholera outbr...

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FDA warns some e-cigarette users have reported seizures after vaping

FDA warns some e-cigarette users have reported seizures after vaping

Some of the seizures were among first-time vapers, and others were among people who frequently used e-cigarettes. The release notes that the FDA is not sure yet whether e-cigarettes are causing the ...

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Senate Republicans invoke nuclear option to limit nomination debate time

Senate Republicans invoke nuclear option to limit nomination debate time

President Trump said Tuesday Republicans "can't run away from healthcare" as a political issue and must campaign on a comprehensive reform plan ahead of the 2020 election. Senate Majority Leader Mit...

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Health officials advise people to get vaccinated to protect against measles outbreak

Health officials advise people to get vaccinated to protect against measles outbreak

Measles is a highly contagious disease, spread through the air by coughing or sneezing, or by direct contact. The last time MI had as many measles cases was nearly 30 years ago in 1992 when 65 cases...

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Americans Borrow $88 Billion Annually to Pay for Health Care

Americans Borrow $88 Billion Annually to Pay for Health Care

Furthermore, close a quarter had to reduce spending to afford medicines or healthcare and 65 million adults did not take treatment for their health problem because of cost issue. Americans are not tha...

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Trump, Russia and the Mueller report: Is it really case closed?

Trump, Russia and the Mueller report: Is it really case closed?

It was just four pages of willfully uninformative information, a summary Barr gave to Congress last Sunday of the conclusions of special counsel Robert Mueller›s final report that is nearly 400 page...

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E-cigarettes haven’t made teen smoking cool again, study indicates

E-cigarettes haven’t made teen smoking cool again, study indicates

Pupils were asked if they had ever smoked, and if they were regular smokers (at least once a week). For example, between 1999 and 2015, the percentage of British teens who thought it was OK to try a s...

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Donald Trump Postpones 'Really Great' Healthcare Plan Until After 2020 Election

Donald Trump Postpones 'Really Great' Healthcare Plan Until After 2020 Election

Trump's shift - he tweeted Congress will vote on a GOP plan after the elections "when Republicans hold the Senate & win back the House" - makes it clear the health care debate will be left for voter...

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Arizona part of record-breaking number of United States measles cases in 2019

Arizona part of record-breaking number of United States measles cases in 2019

The outbreak has affected 15 states, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Wash...

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Why we must be on guard against measles community outbreak

Why we must be on guard against measles community outbreak

The vaccine used to prevent measles is MMR - measles, mumps, rubella - and county statistics indicated 82.7 percent of those with the virus have had no vaccine; 3.8 percent have had one MMR, another...

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Trump’s battle with ‘Obamacare’ moves to the courts

Trump’s battle with ‘Obamacare’ moves to the courts

The case is now before the US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in the Crescent City. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hinted Thursday he would not be leading President Trump's push to repeal Obama...

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Artificial intelligence can predict premature death

Artificial intelligence can predict premature death

Machine Learning models have already been implemented in the medical world, using quantitative power to detect cancer. New AI-based system can predict premature death risks occurring due to chroni...

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U.S. begins organ transplants from living donors who have HIV

U.S. begins organ transplants from living donors who have HIV

People with HIV were historically discouraged from donating a kidney due to the concern their remaining kidney would be damaged by HIV or the medications used to treat it. The recipient no longer need...

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A bottle of wine is as risky as 10 cigarettes

A bottle of wine is as risky as 10 cigarettes

The research team said that the comparison between alcohol and cigarettes can help inform the public that moderate levels of drinking were still a public health risk for women, as well as men. based...

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NY county declares measles emergency

NY county declares measles emergency

Ed Day, the County Executive said, "We will not sit idly by while children in our community are at risk". "This is a public health crisis and it's time we sound the alarm". Health officials say the ...

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Trump's revived health care battle leaves Senate GOP wary

The new rules would also reclassify association plans from more regulated "small group" plans to less regulated "large group" plans - thus creating a new avenue for cheap junk insurance policies tha...

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