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Supreme Court refuses to hear expedited ObamaCare appeal

Supreme Court refuses to hear expedited ObamaCare appeal

In December 2019, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that a key tenet of Obamacare was unconstitutional . "The individual mandate is unconstitutional because it can no longer be read a...

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Killer immune cell could be a 'universal' cancer therapy

Killer immune cell could be a 'universal' cancer therapy

But "CAR-T cells have to be engineered for each patient individually, to take into account the fact that each person's immune cells have their own molecular "signature"-making the therapy very expensi...

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China coronavirus claims fourth victim as more screenings added

China coronavirus claims fourth victim as more screenings added

The outbreak is believed to have started from people who picked it up at a fresh food market in the city of Wuhan in central China . Researchers raced to identify the virus behind the outbreak,...

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"B" flu strain most common in Iowa | 1040 WHO

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh has also advised that Trinidad and Tobago need not panic over the so-called "Wuhan virus" emerging out of that district in China, a deadly respiratory illness belie...

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Cervical Cancer Could Soon Be Eliminated Because Of This New Screening Method

Cervical Cancer Could Soon Be Eliminated Because Of This New Screening Method

The National Health Services (NHS) has rolled out a new method, recently, wherein patients were initially examined for HPV infection and only those who tested positive for the virus will be examined f...

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NHS Boss Accuses Loot Boxes of

NHS Boss Accuses Loot Boxes of "Setting Kids Up for Addiction"

In a statement on the NHS website, the organisation linked the monetisation mechanic to gambling addiction, adding that it was particularly concerned about the impact on children. "No firm should se...

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Michelle Obama Drops Workout Playlist Featuring Frank Ocean, Meek Mill & More

Michelle Obama Drops Workout Playlist Featuring Frank Ocean, Meek Mill & More

You might not be able to work out with Michelle Obama , but now you can now sweat to the same playlist she uses. Burna Boy's 'My Money, My Baby' is number four on the famous playlist with Ameri...

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Korea confirms 1st China coronavirus case, 6 suspected cases in Taiwan

Korea confirms 1st China coronavirus case, 6 suspected cases in Taiwan

Coronaviruses are a broad family of viruses, but only six (the new one would make it seven) are known to infect people . Officials in China have linked the viral infections to a Wuhan seafood and ...

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Increased ill health linked to early menopause

Increased ill health linked to early menopause

Scientists from The University of Queensland in Brisbane looked at more than 5,000 women aged 40-to-50 over 20 years. One investigation proposes a similar DNA that makes a lady experience the chang...

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SARS-like virus spreads in China, reaches third Asian country

SARS-like virus spreads in China, reaches third Asian country

So far more than 200 people have been confirmed to be infected with the virus in Wuhan , with almost 140 cases being confirmed over the weekend. Finding cases elsewhere in China is to be expected...

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Rebel Wilson shows her weight loss in a new Instagram post

Rebel Wilson shows her weight loss in a new Instagram post

The Pitch Perfect star showed off her incredible weight loss transformation as she donned an all-black workout outfit at the gym. A recent post by a Sydney based personal trainer Jono Castano Acer...

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AFC Championship Game preview: 5 things to watch in Chiefs vs. Titans

AFC Championship Game preview: 5 things to watch in Chiefs vs. Titans

After leading the National Football League in rushing, Henry has been on a roll in the postseason. "He's just a big guy ... honestly he should be running harder at his weight and his size". In that sp...

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Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial disclosure delay

Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial disclosure delay

Other Democratic candidates have included transportation in their climate plans . Bloomberg, who is putting out a suite of climate plans, is the first to issue a specific strategy on transportation, ...

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Sen. Sanders admits impeachment trial may hurt his presidential campaign

Sen. Sanders admits impeachment trial may hurt his presidential campaign

Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) at 11.3 percent and Sen. Klobuchar, that day, did not break double digits, finishing that day's polling with just 8.7 percent. Biden, while still in the lead, but dropped 11.3 per...

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Selena Gomez: The Problem With Dating in Hollywood Is This

Selena Gomez: The Problem With Dating in Hollywood Is This

In a way, that's what the journey of this album is for Selena , with many speculating that many of its songs are about her relationship and subsequent breakup with Justin Bieber , who proceeded to m...

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CDC to Screen for Deadly New Chinese Virus at Three US Airports

CDC to Screen for Deadly New Chinese Virus at Three US Airports

A second person has died from a new coronavirus that has caused an outbreak of pneumonia in central China, health authorities said. The number of people infected by a mystery SARS-like virus that ...

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Trump administration to roll back school lunch rules and allow more pizza

Trump administration to roll back school lunch rules and allow more pizza

For instance, instead of being required to offer higher quantities of nutrient-dense red and orange vegetables such as carrots, peppers and buttternut squash, schools would have more discretion over t...

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Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Worldwide Than Thought

Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Worldwide Than Thought

In the United States, sepsis is the most common cause of in-hospital deaths, and costs more than US$24 billion (RM97.7 billion) each year. According to the study, it is estimated that there were 48.9 ...

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Mosquitoes that can’t spread dengue is created in lab

Mosquitoes that can’t spread dengue is created in lab

These engineered mosquitoes have a gene that codes for a single-chain bit of a human monoclonal antibody that has a broadly neutralizing effect against the dengue virus. Scientists from Australia'...

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Multiple s*xual partners increases risk of cervical cancer - NGO

Multiple s*xual partners increases risk of cervical cancer - NGO

Cervical cancer can be prevented with regular pap smears and the Human Papillomavirus vaccine, health officials said. In recognition of National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month (January), the Union ...

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1 in 5 Deaths Are Due to Sepsis, Study Finds

1 in 5 Deaths Are Due to Sepsis, Study Finds

Sepsis is a life-threatening disease caused by the body's immune system going into overdrive to fight a bacterial infection, damaging organs and tissue. Sepsis was more prevalent among females than ma...

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Sepsis linked to 1-in-5 deaths worldwide, study shows

By age, the incidence of sepsis peaks in early childhood, with more than 40% of all cases occurring in children under 5. Sepsis arises when the body overreacts to an infection, and blood vessels all...

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Trump administration announces proposals to loosen guidelines for school meals

Aimed at reducing food waste, the new rules will allow schools to cut the amount of fruit and vegetables served at breakfast and lunch, effectively freeing them up to make up the calories with pizza, ...

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Five dead from flu-related illness in Sask. since Sept.: SHA

Five dead from flu-related illness in Sask. since Sept.: SHA

A total of 12 people have died in the province so far this flu season - eight of the deaths were reported in Edmonton, while the south, Calgary, central and north zones each reported one case each. ...

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Many in USA are inactive, with Southerners faring worse

By state, Colorado had the lowest number of people who live a sedentary lifestyle or physical inactivity at 17.3 percent, while Puerto Rico had the highest prevalence at 47.7 percent. In 7 states (Ten...

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Man gets locked inside gym called 24 Hour Fitness

Man gets locked inside gym called 24 Hour Fitness

They told me they'd call me back. The gym manager said opening hours changed from 24 hours in December to 4 in the morning until midnight. Doesn't the name suggest that they stay open 24 hours?...

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Whose blood vessels age faster, men or women? Study finds

Whose blood vessels age faster, men or women? Study finds

However, says researcher Susan Cheng, "Our research not only confirms that women have different biology and physiology than their male counterparts, but also illustrates why it is that women may be mo...

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Park: 170 visitors fall ill after visiting Yosemite

Park: 170 visitors fall ill after visiting Yosemite

Most of the cases took place in the first week of January. The park said officials and medical professionals with the National Park Service Office of Public Health are investigating the cause of t...

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Thais find second case linked to China mystery virus

Thais find second case linked to China mystery virus

The enigmatic illness has caused alarm because of its connection to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), which killed almost 650 people across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003. "They a...

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Flu activity remains high with 44 related deaths - HSE

Flu activity remains high with 44 related deaths - HSE

Researchers analysed 60 days of data from 47,248 Fitbit users living in the USA to try and predict when they would get sick. During each week, a user was identified as abnormal if their weekly avera...

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