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Hot dogs and other cured meats may cause mania, new study finds

Hot dogs and other cured meats may cause mania, new study finds

A study of more than 1,000 people, including those with psychiatric disorders, found people who had consumed processed meat were three and a half times more likely to have been hospitalised for mania....

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National Hot Dog Day 2018: The deals on Staten Island

National Hot Dog Day 2018: The deals on Staten Island

No matter how you enjoy your hot dog, today is the ideal day to do it. Download the Dog Haus app and you'll get a free hot dog on July 18 for National Hot Dog Day 2018. Free pretzel dog for the f...

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Blood pressure medicine may contain carcinogen

Blood pressure medicine may contain carcinogen

Major Pharmaceuticals is committed to patient safety and is partnering with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to notify customers who may be in possession of Valsartan tablets supplied by Tev...

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An orange a day keeps blurred vision away, study finds

An orange a day keeps blurred vision away, study finds

Bamini Gopinath, lead researcher and associate professor from the University of Sydney, said the study strongly suggested that flavonoids in oranges helped prevent against the eye disease among th...

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West Nile Virus found in mosquitos in five CT towns

Philip Armstrong, Medical Entomologist at the CAES. There have been no reports of human infections, but the Utah Department of Health urged Utahns to take precautions.

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World’s oldest bread found at prehistoric site in Jordan

World’s oldest bread found at prehistoric site in Jordan

Dr. Amaia Arranz-Otaegui and Ali Shakaiteer sampling cereals in the Shubayqa area. So we now know that bread-like products were produced long before the development of farming. But the flat bread foun...

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Common heart drugs recalled due to contamination

Common heart drugs recalled due to contamination

The announcement was made a week after 22 countries had conducted their separate recalls of the same valsartan products. Valsartan is off patent and is used as a component of other generic medicin...

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New Zealand scientists undertake the first 3D colour x-ray

New Zealand scientists undertake the first 3D colour x-ray

CERN's physics lab helped with the imaging technology while Universities of Otago and Canterbury helped with developing the X-ray. Similar to a camera, the device, named Medipix3, collects indivi...

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USA reports North Korean breach of United Nations sanctions

USA reports North Korean breach of United Nations sanctions

A confidential United States report sent to UN Security Council and seen by AFP news agency, estimated that at least 759,793 barrels of oil products had been delivered to North Korea between January...

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The best and worst states to retire

The best and worst states to retire

South Dakota, with its rugged Badlands terrain and Mount Rushmore, came in first thanks to low taxes and cost of living. "Residents in the other top states feel similarly". "For retirees, especially t...

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Certain dog food ingredients linked to heart disease

The disease affects dogs' heart muscles and can often lead to congestive heart failure . "Highly unusual" reports of these dogs contracting the disease prompted the FDA to investigate their food so...

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Mosquitos in Jefferson County test positive for West Nile Virus

Jennifer Barritt, biologist with the city's Mosquito Control , said the samples were collected on June 25, and those three are areas that historically had West Nile virus positives. Wear a long-sleev...

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STD You May Not Have Heard of Could Be Next Superbug

STD You May Not Have Heard of Could Be Next Superbug

In men, the bacteria can cause infection in the urethra while in women it can cause inflammation of the reproductive organs, which can cause pain and some bleeding. genitalium infections has been tha...

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Virginia teen suffers third-degree burns from Giant Hogweed plant

Virginia teen suffers third-degree burns from Giant Hogweed plant

According to North Carolina State University , giant hogweed is a Class "A" North Carolina noxious weed and is only found in Watauga County. Sap from the plant can cause burns, blisters and blind...

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Trump Declares Himself 'Genius' After NATO Meeting

Trump Declares Himself 'Genius' After NATO Meeting

After Trump spoke, French President Emmanuel Macron said nothing had changed from NATO's earlier commitment, despite Trump's claims. "It's very detailed", Macron said, according to France 24 . "I...

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U.S. judge allows lawsuits over Monsanto's Roundup to proceed to trial

U.S. judge allows lawsuits over Monsanto's Roundup to proceed to trial

The company had told Chhabria in March that none of the plaintiffs' specialists fulfilled scientific or legal requirements for admissibility and urged the judge to dismiss the cases. As a result, the ...

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First Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Schuylkill County

First Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Schuylkill County

Additional mosquitoes in CT have tested positive for West Nile Virus. The first sign of West Nile virus has shown up in Windsor and Essex County. Warren County has the most cases so far with eight...

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Trump administration guts grants to help those in need get Obamacare

Trump administration guts grants to help those in need get Obamacare

They are the public face of the Affordable Care Act in North Carolina for legions of residents stumped by the complexities of health insurance. The agencies in a statement said that they were seek...

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Johnson & Johnson shares dip after massive talcum powder judgment

Johnson & Johnson shares dip after massive talcum powder judgment

The prosecution argued that Johnson & Johnson were aware that its talc is contaminated with asbestos since 1970s but did not warn their customers about the risks involved. The women in the St Louis tr...

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'Do not eat this cereal': CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

'Do not eat this cereal': CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

Symptoms of salmonella infection include diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps and typically present 12 to 72 hours after exposure to the bacteria. While most recover within a week, some illnesses c...

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UAE recalls some hypertension medicines over cancer fears

UAE recalls some hypertension medicines over cancer fears

NDMA is classified as a probable human carcinogen (a substance that could cause cancer) based on results from laboratory tests. One-hundred-and-four drugs were cleared of the measure Monday while the ...

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Trumps weighs in on breastfeeding debate, defends formula

Trumps weighs in on breastfeeding debate, defends formula

Ultimately, Russia introduced the policy, which the United Nations-affiliated body then passed largely intact. A government spokesperson called the reports "patently false" on Monday. President ...

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Breastfeeding is best for babies, but what about their sleep-deprived parents?

Breastfeeding is best for babies, but what about their sleep-deprived parents?

Researchers then tracked the health and behaviour of all the babies for a period of three years via questionnaires filled out by parents. More than 1300 healthy breastfed three-month-old babies were...

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'Stealth' STI Mycoplasma genitalium risks becoming a superbug

Thousands of women risk infertility because Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) is developing resistance to antibiotics, according to sexual health specialists who are urging doctors to test before treatment...

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Ontario health official: Decriminalize all drugs

Ontario health official: Decriminalize all drugs

A June report from Toronto Public Health also called on the province to add legal protection for the city's supervised injection sites for 12 months at a time as opposed to six, and add more "managed ...

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Fitness App Polar Flow Inadvertently Reveals Military Personnel Locations, Addresses

Fitness App Polar Flow Inadvertently Reveals Military Personnel Locations, Addresses

Unfortunately, in doing this, the company made it incredibly easy to map out and identify sensitive militaristic locations , from US bases to Turkish patrol areas. "We found the names and addresses o...

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Trump Administration Freezes Payments Required By The Affordable Care Act

Trump Administration Freezes Payments Required By The Affordable Care Act

The administration said it was withholding $10.4 billion in the so-called "risk adjustment" payments, citing a district court ruling from earlier this year in New Mexico. "People spin the administra...

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

Photos taken by the family show the discoloration and swelling. VNF is referred to as a flesh-eating bacteria because the infection results in tissue damage and death. The family is now warning othe...

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Maryland insurers say Trump Administration to cut health payments destabilizes market

Maryland insurers say Trump Administration to cut health payments destabilizes market

All in all, the program was slated to shift $10.4 billion among insurers in 2017, according to the agency. The risk-adjustment program has been a source of frustration for small insurers and ACA co-op...

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'Babies given solid food sooner sleep better'

The results, based on data from 1,162 infants and taking into account factors such birth weight and whether children had eczema, reveal babies introduced to solids from three months slept, on average,...

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