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Legionella outbreak in Surrey likely from local source

Legionella outbreak in Surrey likely from local source

A hotel in a popular New Hampshire beach town was ordered to take "immediate steps" to address its water system after it tested positive for bacteria that may have caused a Legionnaires' outbreak th...

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Vice President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend

Vice President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend

Both Biden and McCain knew how painful life could be. Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a memorial service to celebrate the life of of U.S. It was McCain's conviction that helped m...

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'Cluster' of cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Surrey

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services' (DHHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been conducting environmental testing to identify a potential source of ...

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Cannabis Extract Regulates Brain Function In Psychosis Sufferers

Cannabis Extract Regulates Brain Function In Psychosis Sufferers

Researchers from King's College London found cannabidiol (CBD ), one of the major chemical components of the marijuana plant, works separately to THC (tetrahydrocannabinol ), which the part that g...

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Late breakfast could help in losing weight

The results of the study were published yesterday in the Journal of Nutritional Sciences . They all work at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences , University of Surrey, Guildford, UK. How mu...

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FDA warns of serious genital infection linked to certain diabetes drugs

FDA warns of serious genital infection linked to certain diabetes drugs

From the FDA's release which occurred this Wednesday, we can see more than a dozen drugs listed which will have to warn of the infection from now on. The 12 cases include only those reported and tho...

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Could seniors boost their longevity with the Mediterranean diet?

Could seniors boost their longevity with the Mediterranean diet?

Turns out the humble olive oil, a favourite drizzled over salads and stirred through pasta dishes alike, is better than Viagra when it comes to helping men in the bedroom. "We already knew that the M...

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Stryker to acquire spinal device maker for $1.4 billion

For this KTWO's 20 days and 50 days MA (moving average) comparison clear the blur picture. When the price over the last 200 days is moving with increasing trend, look for buy opportunities and when ...

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Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Ottawa County

Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Ottawa County

MS reported 63 West Nile cases and two deaths in 2017. "Although we're moving toward the end of summer, West Nile virus remains a risk until the first hard frost", said IDPH Director Nirav D. In som...

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Hungry insects threaten food security in a warming climate

Hungry insects threaten food security in a warming climate

But models assessing the agricultural effects of climate change rarely consider losses due to insects. Prof Deutsch thinks that "by the time we get to a 2-degree warming by mid-century we would ...

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Why scientists are paying people to eat avocados

Why scientists are paying people to eat avocados

Researchers are searching for 250 to participate, in which they will be assigned to one of two groups, at random. When the study is over, successful participants from both groups will receive $300 e...

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Law firm criticizes ICE for toddler's death after release

Law firm criticizes ICE for toddler's death after release

Law firm Arnold & Porter representing the family of the baby, said that 10 days after their arrival in Dilley Mary lost two pounds (almost 1 kg) is nearly 8% of its weight. "Comprehensive medical care...

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Rear-facing vehicle seat guidelines are changed by pediatricians

Rear-facing vehicle seat guidelines are changed by pediatricians

The American Academy of Pediatrics is updating its guidelines to keep kids facing the rear longer to decrease the chance of injury or death in a crash. "This is still the safest way for children t...

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Blood pressure medicine recalled over label mix-up concern

Blood pressure medicine recalled over label mix-up concern

Instead of the blood pressure medication hydrochlorothiazide, the bottles were filled with 100 tablets of 25 mg USP spironolactone , which is used to treat congestive heart failure and cirrhosis....

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KDHE: Most of Kansas now at high risk for West Nile Virus

KDHE: Most of Kansas now at high risk for West Nile Virus

Plus, Kerkering said the health departments are constantly monitoring mosquitoes and chickens for signs of disease. Four cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed this season in MA and another ca...

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For science, researchers are paying people to avocados

Researchers at Loma Linda University, Penn State , Tufts, UCLA and Wake Forest University are seeking about 250 interested participants each this fall to test out the commonly-believed hypothesis tha...

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Air pollution causes huge reduction in intelligence

Air pollution causes huge reduction in intelligence

Comparing the results with records of nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide pollution , they found a strong correlation between air pollution and intelligence, according to a report in The Guardian ...

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CDC: Sexually transmitted diseases increase for fourth straight year

CDC: Sexually transmitted diseases increase for fourth straight year

Almost 2.3 million cases of chlamydia , gonorrhea , and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017, said the Centers CDC. "Sadly, it's not a surprising trend", said Rob Stephenson, a pro...

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A Professor at Harvard, called coconut oil pure venom

A Professor at Harvard, called coconut oil pure venom

Chan School of Public Health , says coconut oil is not healthy, calling it "poison" at least three times in the widely-circulated video. Coconut oil may be a staple for many health-conscious pe...

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Endorsed gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis prevails in Florida GOP primary

Endorsed gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis prevails in Florida GOP primary

In this contest, at least, it was not the Year of the Democratic Woman but the insurgent-progressive uprising that won the battle of the memes. Florida is a closed primary state, meaning voters mu...

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After flag flap, Trump flips back to half-staff

After flag flap, Trump flips back to half-staff

Barack Obama. "So he healed the nation at the time he was hurting". "The Senate is eager to work on concrete ways to keep this momentum going and provide a lasting tribute to this American hero, l...

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GOP slows efforts to rename Senate building for McCain

GOP slows efforts to rename Senate building for McCain

My prayers for Cindy and the handsome McCain family", he wrote. "I'm a Southerner. I'm just saying Russell was a man of his time". If major newspapers, neoconservative opinion makers, and 70-year-ol...

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McCain’s final statement: Americans have ‘more in common’

U.S President Donald Trump bowed to pressure on Monday to honor the late John McCain , ordering that flags be lowered to half-staff across the country, as the late senator fired a parting shot at t...

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Late Senator John McCain Remembered as 'True Supporter of Israel'

Late Senator John McCain Remembered as 'True Supporter of Israel'

After McCain died on Saturday , the flags at the White House were lowered to half staff. Last year, McCain held up Trump's pick for secretary of the Army and other Defense Department positions to...

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John McCain dies at the age of 81

McCain was someone who was well-studied and astute to current issues facing the country, Huckabee added. Part of this outlook was manifested by his backing of a strong US-Israel relationship. The Je...

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West Nile Virus Bad This Season

West Nile Virus Bad This Season

Officials say the man was hospitalized but is now recovering at home. The State of MI has gone from having no human cases of the West Nile Virus to eight cases and one death. Philip Armstrong, Medic...

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Ebola cases reported in DR Congo

Ebola cases reported in DR Congo

Dr. Salama also said so far 14 health workers had been confirmed or probable cases , including one death, so part of the WHO work now is to ensure protection for the health workers, including vacci...

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Alcohol: One drink a day is one too many, scientists say

Alcohol: One drink a day is one too many, scientists say

From young adults to the elderly, drinking beer, wine or spirits significantly contributes to causes of early death, according to a new study . "The study confirms that alcohol is one of the worl...

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John McCain's best Saturday Night Live moments

John McCain's best Saturday Night Live moments

McCain narrowly avoided drowning, but his rescuers took him as a prisoner of war at the Hoa Lo Prison, which earned the infamously ironic nickname the "Hanoi Hilton". McCain had been a frequent crit...

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War hero and presidential candidate John McCain has died

War hero and presidential candidate John McCain has died

Later, McCain said it was faith that pulled him through. When Republicans took control of the Senate in 2015, McCain embraced his new influence as chairman of the Armed Services Committee, pushing...

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FDA recalls dozens of children's medications due to possible microbial contamination

FDA recalls dozens of children's medications due to possible microbial contamination

King Bio initiated the recall after discovering a small amount of products tested positive for microbial contamination. King Bio's recalling nearly a year's worth of 32 homeopathic children's...

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Alcohol in NO AMOUNT is healthy, says new research

Alcohol in NO AMOUNT is healthy, says new research

The report linked alcohol to the deaths of 2.8 million people worldwide in 2016, 2.2% of all deaths in women and 6.8% in men, making it the seventh leading risk factor for mortality and disease. "Ther...

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Story regarding man urinating on child was fabricated

Dean was arrested Wednesday on a charge of felony sex offense excluding assault and commercializing, WWMT News reported . Police were called around 20 minutes after the incident occurred. The group o...

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Cave girl's mum and dad were from different ancient human species

Cave girl's mum and dad were from different ancient human species

This could pose a problem for the scientists who wish to explain away the discovery of Neanderthal or Denisovan DNA in modern humans by claiming it merely comes from a recent ancestor , as we now h...

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Harvard Professor Calls Coconut Oil

Harvard Professor Calls Coconut Oil "Pure Poison", And Here's Why

The YouTube video , basically a 50-minute lecture, has nearly a million views. Coconut oil is about 86% saturated fat , about a third more than butter, which is 52%. It might be all downhill from...

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Tropical sexually transmitted disease can cause genitals to rot away

Tropical sexually transmitted disease can cause genitals to rot away

According to the Lancashire Post , an unidentified woman between the ages of 15 and 25 was diagnosed with the disease, donovanosis, within the past year. "In the absence of any reliable screening te...

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Ex-CDC director Thomas Frieden denies groping allegation

Ex-CDC director Thomas Frieden denies groping allegation

The victim is reportedly a 55-year-old woman who is accusing Frienden of grabbing her behind without her consent. From 2002 to 2009, he served as New York City's health and mental hygiene commissioner...

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Measles cases hit record high in EuropeNaija247news

Measles cases hit record high in EuropeNaija247news

The highest annual total for measles cases between 2010 and 2017 was 23,927 for 2017, and the lowest was 5273 for 2016. The MMR vaccine prevents infection but due to discredited research 20 years ag...

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Tanzania: Govt Intensifies Screening As Ebola Plagues DRC

Tanzania: Govt Intensifies Screening As Ebola Plagues DRC

The treatments ZMapp , Remdesivir, Favipiravir and Regn3450 - 3471 - 3479 can now can be used on those suffering from Ebola, the health ministry said Wednesday. Yesterday, Minister for Health, Commun...

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Irish women having three alcoholic drinks a day

But the authors of the new study insist that any benefits from drinking alcohol are outweighed by the harms. "Although the health risks associated with alcohol start off being small with one drin...

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