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Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Eating Oyster At Florida Restaurant

Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Eating Oyster At Florida Restaurant

The county, according to the department , didn't have any cases or deaths in 2017, and three confirmed cases and one death in 2016. A Florida man's bacteria infected oysters eaten at a restaura...

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President Trump took Russia's side against his own country

President Trump took Russia's side against his own country

Less than 24 hours after proclaiming Tuesday his "full faith and support for America's great intelligence agencies", Trump at first seemed to contradict those agencies once again. "Look at what we've ...

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National Hot Dog Day 2018 freebies & deals TODAY

National Hot Dog Day 2018 freebies & deals TODAY

Get a FREE gourmet hot dog at your nearby Dog Haus when you download their app and register. Yes, the hot dog is only one dollar! Get Big Bite hot dogs at 7-Eleven for only $1 on July 18. Nati...

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FDA recalls heart and blood pressure medicines due to cancer-causing substance

FDA recalls heart and blood pressure medicines due to cancer-causing substance

The FDA said the reason the NDMA was in the medications is "thought to be related to changes in the way the active substances was manufactured". The medicines which were said to contain N-nitros...

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Tips to prevent West Nile Virus infection this summer

Tips to prevent West Nile Virus infection this summer

Targeted, truck-mounted aerosol spraying is also performed to help control the mosquito population in certain areas of Boston. Cover exposed skin by wearing a hat, long sleeves and long trousers in ...

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USA urges United Nations to halt all oil transfers to North Korea

USA urges United Nations to halt all oil transfers to North Korea

The North Korea U.N. mission did not immediately react to a demand for a comment on the US allegation. The U.S. report notes that Russian Federation and China have reported to the sanctions commit...

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Missouri ranked as 15th best state to retire in

Missouri ranked as 15th best state to retire in

Bankrate .com rated Arkansas , Louisiana , Maryland , New Mexico and NY the five worst states to retire in. NY was the worst - not a huge surprise given the state's high cost of living, high ta...

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay £3.6bn in talc asbestos cancer case

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay £3.6bn in talc asbestos cancer case

In St. Louis, jurors have ordered the company to pay $55 million, $70 million, $72 million and $110 million. Johnson & Johnson has denied that its products contain asbestos and said it "remain...

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Scientists: a New infection that is sexually transmitted, causes infertility

Scientists: a New infection that is sexually transmitted, causes infertility

The association has "launched new guidelines for the treatment and diagnosis of the disease, which recommend a specific diagnostic test: a nucleic acid amplification test ", reports the The Daily ...

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First 3D colour X-ray of a human using CERN technology

First 3D colour X-ray of a human using CERN technology

CERN's physics lab helped with the imaging technology while Universities of Otago and Canterbury helped with developing the X-ray. Finally, on July 10, they released the world's first x-rays of the v...

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Engineered cancer cells can fight primary and metastatic cancer

Engineered cancer cells can fight primary and metastatic cancer

Next, the researchers, in collaboration with colleagues from the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at the University of California, Los Angeles, outfitted normal T cells with new receptors c...

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Mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus in Windsor

Mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus in Windsor

With temperatures warming and mosquitos coming out of hiding, Alberta Health Services is once again reminding the public about the threat of West Nile Virus - something that just won't go away. Mosqui...

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First trial over Roundup weed killer cancer claim underway

First trial over Roundup weed killer cancer claim underway

When the wind was gusty, it would cover his face, Wisner said. Dewayne Johnson, a 46-year-old father of two, says he is sick because of contact with Roundup, the top-selling weed killer made by the ...

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Trump administration slashes funding for Obamacare outreach program

Trump administration slashes funding for Obamacare outreach program

If you're been buying insurance through the Affordable Care Act exchanges, here's more news you need to know. Typically, agencies publish proposed rules to allow time for public comment before the...

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Johnson & Johnson told to pay nearly $4.7 billion in baby powder lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson told to pay nearly $4.7 billion in baby powder lawsuit

The company's shares dropped in after-hours trading. The jury has initially awarded $550 million in compensation and added $4.1 billion in punitive damages. J&J sought to protect the image of Baby P...

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USA salmonella outbreak: 'Do not eat Honey Smacks,' shoppers told

USA salmonella outbreak: 'Do not eat Honey Smacks,' shoppers told

Kellogg in June recalled an estimated 1.3 million cases of its Honey Smacks cereal from more than 30 USA states due to the potential for Salmonella contamination. Consuming products contaminated with...

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Ministry recalls some medicines containing valsartan over cancer fears

Ministry recalls some medicines containing valsartan over cancer fears

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued a recall yesterday (July 10) of all batches of valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide 160/12.5mg film-coated tablets - used to treat high b...

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Multivitamins do not protect heart health

Multivitamins do not protect heart health

Study lead author Dr. Joonseok Kim is an assistant professor of Cardiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham . He explained that while the study indicated multivitamins and mineral supp...

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US Stance on Breastfeeding Resolution Questioned

US Stance on Breastfeeding Resolution Questioned

US delegates pushed for removal of resolution language calling on governments to "protect, promote and support breast-feeding." . According to a report by The New York Times however, the Unite...

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Father may lose all four limbs after contracting flesh-eating bacteria in NJ

But the next day, the lower half of his right leg was in severe pain and swelling. Vibrio is specifically contracted after consuming raw or undercooked seafood or exposing a wound to seawater, the CD...

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Babies given solid food early sleep better, study claims

Babies given solid food early sleep better, study claims

Researchers from the United Kingdom and U.S. looked at data collected as part of a clinical trial exploring whether early introduction of certain foods could reduce the chance of an infant developing...

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Polar Fitness Trackers Reveal All About Military Personnel

Polar Fitness Trackers Reveal All About Military Personnel

A statement from the company last week, confirms that public location data "could provide insight into potentially sensitive locations" however they claim it is not the case for all users as "there ...

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Trump administration freezes risk adjustment payments

Trump administration freezes risk adjustment payments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said it had to put the payments on hold, after a US district court judge ruled the government arrived at the formula that guides the payouts in a flaw...

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Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under Obamacare

Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under Obamacare

In a weekend announcement, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said the administration is acting because of conflicting court ruling in lawsuits filed by some smaller insurers who questio...

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More Boys Rescued From Thailand Cave

But rescuing the remaining five people, who include the boys' 25-year-old soccer coach , could take more than one operation, Narongsak said. All preparations, including replacing the oxygen cylin...

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SUPREME SHOWDOWN: Trump Teases 'EXCEPTIONAL' Court Pick

SUPREME SHOWDOWN: Trump Teases 'EXCEPTIONAL' Court Pick

In his conversations over the weekend, Trump expressed renewed interest in Hardiman _ the runner-up when Trump nominated Gorsuch, said two people with knowledge of his thinking who were not authoriz...

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Del Monte 'small veggie trays' result in 212 confirmed parasite cases

Del Monte 'small veggie trays' result in 212 confirmed parasite cases

The CDC said on Thursday that the outbreak is linked to Del Monte 6-, 12-, and 28-ounce plastic clamshell vegetable trays. Symptoms include frequent bowel movements, loss of appetite, weight loss, s...

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New HIV Vaccine discovered, Hopes rises for treatment

New HIV Vaccine discovered, Hopes rises for treatment

It's one of just five vaccines to ever make it that far in testing, but those that have weren't effective enough to go further. Barouch reminded that this is the "fifth HIV vaccine concept" th...

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WH Suspends $10.4B in Obamacare Insurer Payments

The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the agency that oversees the program, is considering the temporary halt of payments to insurers...

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Sentinel chickens, mosquito pools test positive for viruses in Norfolk

Sentinel chickens, mosquito pools test positive for viruses in Norfolk

Use insect repellants with DEET according to the manufacturer's directions. Repellents containing permethrin are meant for clothing and gear and should not be applied directly to the skin. Verify ...

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European Canines Replaced Ancient New World's Breeds

European Canines Replaced Ancient New World's Breeds

The researchers analyzed the remains of the most ancient dogs found in North America, and determined their progenitor. These ancient dogs thrived for thousands of years, but were all but wiped o...

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RSPCA rescues over a dozen drunk gulls

Officials from an RSPCA centre in West Hatch, Taunton, Somerset , said the birds struggled to stand, but seemed to recover after vomiting. Seagulls have been nursed back to health after more ...

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'I'm walking': Heartwarming moment girl, 4, with cerebral palsy takes first steps

'I'm walking': Heartwarming moment girl, 4, with cerebral palsy takes first steps

The achievement has been called a "dream come true" by her family. The now-viral clip shows Maya sitting on a small bench and teetering for her first two steps before plopping back down on the seat....

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Possible release of tuberculosis bacteria investigated in Baltim

Possible release of tuberculosis bacteria investigated in Baltim

WMAR reports that a hazmat investigation is underway after tuberculosis was reportedly released into two Johns Hopkins cancer centers. A Johns Hopkins spokesman said the building has been cleared ...

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Diet rich in nuts may improve sperm count, quality

The findings were presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (Eshre) taking place in Barcelona, Spain. According to Salas-Huetos these factors are a...

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HPV test better than Pap when screening for cervical cancer

HPV test better than Pap when screening for cervical cancer

The HPV test identified significantly more precancerous lesions earlier, and four years after the women were initially screened, they received both an HPV test and a Pap test. "In fact, at the con...

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Artificial ovary fertility treatment developed by scientists

Artificial ovary fertility treatment developed by scientists

Scientists successfully grafted follicles, the precursors to eggs, onto a biological "scaffold" which then grew normally. The findings of the study were disclosed through a research paper released d...

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Longer Work Hours Linked To Increased Risk Of Diabetes

Longer Work Hours Linked To Increased Risk Of Diabetes

Women who work long hours may face a higher risk of diabetes. "If you think about all the unpaid work they do on their off-hours, like household chores for example, they simply do more than me...

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4th of July 2018 fireworks

4th of July 2018 fireworks

In keeping with the Independence Day tradition, thousands are expected to gather on the Greenville Town Common today for a celebration music, fun, food and fireworks - but for the first time in 46 ...

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Fish pedicure blamed for woman's lost toenails

Fish pedicure blamed for woman's lost toenails

The woman, in her 20s, went to the doctor after noticing that her toenails looked abnormal - a problem she'd had for about six months, the report said. The popularity of fish pedicures peaked about ...

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