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Possible 'system intrusion' causes shutdown of La. state websites, internet, email systems

Possible 'system intrusion' causes shutdown of La. state websites, internet, email systems

Websites for the Office of the Governor, Louisiana State Legislature, Office of Motor Vehicles, Department of Corrections, the Louisiana Division of Administration, the Department of Transportation & ...

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Hunter catches bubonic plague after eating a wild rabbit

Hunter catches bubonic plague after eating a wild rabbit

From 2009 to 2018, China reported just 26 cases and 11 deaths. On Nov. 12, two patients also from Xilingol League were being diagnosed with pneumonic plague in Beijing . Both diseases are ass...

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Measles death toll in Samoa rises to 15

Measles death toll in Samoa rises to 15

On Friday , the Samoan government declared that measles vaccinations would be mandatory, and that children under 17 barred from public gatherings and medical facilities unless sick. The immunization ...

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House Democrats release testimony of diplomat who overheard Trump’s Ukraine call

House Democrats release testimony of diplomat who overheard Trump’s Ukraine call

But it won't be easily forgotten. Democrats leading the impeachment process in the US House of Representatives have not formally called Trump as a witness in the inquiry into whether he used foreign...

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Parasitic worm crawled up British tourist's penis and laid eggs inside him

Parasitic worm crawled up British tourist's penis and laid eggs inside him

They swam and canoed in Lake Malawi for three hours every day over a five-day period before heading back home to the UK. He slowly grew to change into so unwell that his immune machine went into ove...

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Do We Really Need Heart Surgeries For Arterial Blockages?

Do We Really Need Heart Surgeries For Arterial Blockages?

Many people also undergo bypass surgery to open up the blocked artery. The results suggest that these patients could have been treated through optimal medical therapy - a combination of medicines ...

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Related deaths rise to 42, cases of illness to 2,172

Related deaths rise to 42, cases of illness to 2,172

But the CDC has not ruled out the possibility that other compounds or ingredients might be contributing to the wave of vaping-related lung illness. Overall, an estimated 49.1 million, or 19.7%, of...

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Keto diet may help you fight the flu

Keto diet may help you fight the flu

This diet is said to share many similarities with the Atkins diet, as it involves drastically reducing carbohydrate intake and replacing it with fat. They found that keto diet could boost a specifi...

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Tsitsipas, Thiem earn dream wins to play for ATP Finals title

Tsitsipas, Thiem earn dream wins to play for ATP Finals title

Stefanos Tsitsipas Beats Roger Federer in ATP Finals 2019 Semis, to Meet Dominic Thiem in Summit Conflict. Rafael Nadal will end the year as the world's top-ranked player and the "big three"...

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Samoa declares state of emergency over deadly measles epidemic

Samoa declares state of emergency over deadly measles epidemic

As of the weekend, it would be a "mandatory legal requirement" for unvaccinated citizens to receive an immunisation injection, the government said in a statement. In Tonga, about 900 km (559.23 miles)...

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Long-term smokers who switch to vaping ‘see health improve within a month’

Long-term smokers who switch to vaping ‘see health improve within a month’

The girl, who has been using e-cigarettes for 6 months, was administered with "oxygen supplementation and ICU admission" due to some pulmonary injuries, the DOH said. The number of additional chemical...

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What to watch for in tonight's Louisiana governor's race

What to watch for in tonight's Louisiana governor's race

As in Louisiana, Kentucky is a deeply conservative state (it voted for Trump by almost 30 points in 2016) and the president had campaigned aggressively for the Republican candidate. The Democrats took...

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Trump unveils plan forcing hospitals to disclose prices

Trump unveils plan forcing hospitals to disclose prices

President Trump is delivering on his promise to make health care prices more transparent for Americans. A coalition of hospitals has vowed to sue in federal court to try to block the requirements, w...

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Nike releasing new shoe designed specifically for doctors, nurses

Nike releasing new shoe designed specifically for doctors, nurses

Officially releasing on December 7, Nike Air Zoom Pulse is an athletic shoe designed for those in the medical profession. Nike's new shoe was not created for athletes such as basketball players ...

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Germany Makes Vaccination Against Measles Compulsory

Germany Makes Vaccination Against Measles Compulsory

The regulation is about to take impact in March of subsequent 12 months, though older youngsters already in class could have till July 31, 2021 to be immunized, the Occasions reviews. Nearly 350,000...

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Germany introduces mandatory vaccination against measles for children

Germany introduces mandatory vaccination against measles for children

Additionally, adults born after 1970 who work with children and are employed by public institutions will also have to be vaccinated against the disease. Measles vaccinations will be made compulsory fo...

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A&E waiting times in England hit worst-ever level

A&E waiting times in England hit worst-ever level

Earlier an NHS spokesperson said that "while hospitals will be opening more beds over the coming weeks", the public should be encouraged to get their flu jab or use "the NHS 111 phone or online servic...

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Democrat Warren outlines three-year path to 'Medicare for All'

Democrat Warren outlines three-year path to 'Medicare for All'

Warren's plan includes numerous provisions meant to reduce costs and complexity, including anti-corruption reforms, limits on lobbying and new rules governing drug prices. Warren previously offered d...

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Rollout of Ebola vaccine begins in Congo

Rollout of Ebola vaccine begins in Congo

The DRC has recently seen the second largest and second deadliest outbreak of Ebola on record. The rate of new cases has fallen substantially in recent weeks, according to government data. In relate...

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FDA puts Dollar Tree on warning over drugs: What you should know

FDA puts Dollar Tree on warning over drugs: What you should know

The discount retailer has received acne treatment pads and other products from foreign manufacturers that have committed "serious" violations of federal standards, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

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Engineering Student Is Ready for Graduate School at Age 9

Engineering Student Is Ready for Graduate School at Age 9

Laurent's learning doesn't stop there - the 9-year-old told CNN that during his Ph.D. studies, he is also going to "study a bit of medicine" to earn yet another degree. CNN reported that young Simo...

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Deadly superbugs pose greater threat than previously estimated — CDC

Deadly superbugs pose greater threat than previously estimated — CDC

A previous report , printed in 2013, estimated that a minimum of 2 million folks within the US gets an antibiotic-resistant infection annually and that not less than 23,000 individuals die from these ...

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Neighbors, classmates describe California school shooting suspect as a ‘quiet kid’

Neighbors, classmates describe California school shooting suspect as a ‘quiet kid’

In the hours after the student opened fire just after 7:30 a.m.at the Santa Clarita high school - killing a 16-year-old girl and 14-year-old boy and wounding three other classmates - details began t...

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CDC: federal investments help to combat antibiotic resistance

CDC: federal investments help to combat antibiotic resistance

Antibiotics first became widely available in the 1940s, and today dozens are used to kill or suppress the bacteria behind illnesses ranging from strep throat to the plague. Suggestions: If superbugs...

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What we know about the suspect in the California school shooting

What we know about the suspect in the California school shooting

Sheriff's officials said they were searching for a male Asian suspect with black clothing who was last seen at the school. One injured student was found in the school choir room, KCBS reported . ...

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The EU approves an Ebola vaccine on a conditional basis

The EU approves an Ebola vaccine on a conditional basis

It has been shown to be effective in protecting people from the Ebola Zaire virus and is recommended by the WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) for vaccines as part of a broader set of Ebol...

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Apple Watch detects irregular heartbeats in US study

Apple Watch detects irregular heartbeats in US study

This has further made it a major target for makers of wearable devices. Marco Perez , MD, associate professor of cardiovascular medicine, is the lead author. The researchers say that shows how digita...

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All you need to know about the flu shot

All you need to know about the flu shot

If you haven't had your flu shot this year, now is the time to hop on it because the flu is running rampant throughout Louisiana. Older people are usually aware of the danger of flu, and health care o...

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Survival Rates For Iowans With Lung Cancer Among Lowest In Nation

Survival Rates For Iowans With Lung Cancer Among Lowest In Nation

It ranks 35th out of the 45 states that had available data. The annual report examines the toll of lung cancer throughout the nation, and outlines steps every state can take to better protect its resi...

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2 in China diagnosed with pneumonic plague

2 in China diagnosed with pneumonic plague

One of the doctors who treated the two plague patients posted about what she saw on WeChat, a social media platform in China . (Yes, the plague.) The patients are said to come from Inner Mongolia A...

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