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'Considerable fog' complicates search for ailing orca J50

While the salmon-feeding idea has not yet received approval from Canadian officials, Cottrell says Canada is prepared to give the green light to a plan to administer antibiotics by dart or with a pole...

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Democratic Republic of the Congo tests positive for Ebola outbreak

Democratic Republic of the Congo tests positive for Ebola outbreak

The strategy is the same that was used to contain the previous outbreak in Congo's Equateur province in which more than 3,300 people were vaccinated. The North Kivu Provincial Health Division notifi...

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Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile In Wethersfield

Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile In Wethersfield

DCHHS said there is now no vaccine or specific treatment for West Nile virus. Health officials are urging residents to take steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites after Indiana's first huma...

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Vermont reports 1st death due to Lyme carditis

Vermont reports 1st death due to Lyme carditis

Lyme carditis, listed as the cause of nine deaths worldwide between 1985 and 2014, is extremely rare, according to CDC statistics cited in the release. The Vermont victim lived in Franklin County and ...

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Too much sleep can increase stroke, heart disease risks

A sleep duration of ten hours a night was linked with a 30% increased risk of dying compared to sleeping for seven hours, a 56% increased risk of dying from a stroke and a 49% increased risk of dying ...

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Fentanyl and cocaine drug deaths rise

Fentanyl and cocaine drug deaths rise

The latest data showed the North East of England had a significantly higher rate of drug deaths than other regions - 83 per million people - followed by the North West of England and Wales. The north-...

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HMC: Nearly 35,000 new Organ Donors Registered since Ramadan

HMC: Nearly 35,000 new Organ Donors Registered since Ramadan

Jackie Doyle-Price, Secretary of State for Mental Health and Inequalities, said the changes could save up to 700 lives every year, but she said organ donation remained a gift. The legislation, which w...

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Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other location-sharing apps

Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other location-sharing apps

Otherwise, the Pentagon warned, using gadgets can potentially create "unintended security consequences and increased risk to the joint force and mission", states the 'DoD Policy on the Use of Geoloc...

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Chloe Learey: Celebrating Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Chloe Learey: Celebrating Breastfeeding Awareness Month

OGHS has also recently earned The Gift designation The Gift is an evidence-based designation program for Louisiana birthing facilities created to increase breastfeeding rates and hospital success by i...

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Scientists transplant lab-grown lungs into pigs - they worked fine

Scientists transplant lab-grown lungs into pigs - they worked fine

The doctors are hoping that within a decade, lab-grown human lungs will be transplanted into patients to save them from chronic lung diseases, cystic fibrosis and anything that threatens life and lung...

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Named the risk of failure from alcohol

Named the risk of failure from alcohol

With people who drank more than 14 units a week the dementia risk increased by 17% with every additional seven units per week. Current government guidelines recommend a maximum of 14 units of alcoho...

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Another Ebola outbreak hits DRC days after previous outbreak declared over

Another Ebola outbreak hits DRC days after previous outbreak declared over

Four of six samples later tested positive for the haemorrhagic virus. Worldwide health experts have arrived in the region. They said the fact that they had caught the virus so early showed that pr...

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Trump administration makes it easier to buy alternative to Obamacare

Trump administration makes it easier to buy alternative to Obamacare

Democrats immediately branded Trump's approach as "junk insurance", and a major insurer group warned that consumers could potentially be harmed. "It may not cover every condition, but it's a really ...

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Child becomes first Manitoban infected with West Nile Virus in 2018

Child becomes first Manitoban infected with West Nile Virus in 2018

We have a health alert out of Scioto County where the West Nile Virus has been found in some mosquitoes in the Portsmouth area. One Kentucky health department has announced it has found mosquitoes w...

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Kourtney Reacts to Kim's ''She Doesn't Want to Be a Kardashian'' Line

Kourtney Reacts to Kim's ''She Doesn't Want to Be a Kardashian'' Line

Her stance in the trailer is that Kourtney does the least work of the entire family, but still expects them to accommodate her schedule. She sure wanna live that Kardashian life though, and BTW thi...

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My Health Record: Greg Hunt promises to redraft legislation after public outcry

My Health Record: Greg Hunt promises to redraft legislation after public outcry

The Australian Digital Health Agency admits there has been nine data breaches. Call it a win for the power of people, the government will rework My Health Record's legislation to prevent unaut...

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If You're Tempted to Eat Raw Centipedes, Don't

If You're Tempted to Eat Raw Centipedes, Don't

But the parasite can penetrate the brain and spinal cord, which can lead to meningitis-an infection of the fluid around the brain-and, in rare instances, paralysis and death. "Further questions about ...

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Man Loses Both Legs After Being Licked by Dog | Trending

Man Loses Both Legs After Being Licked by Dog | Trending

These bruises were clots, which blocked the flow of blood to his extremities, resulting in the death of tissues and muscles. " Why him? Why did this happen to us? ". He will have more surgeries agai...

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Congo declares new Ebola outbreak with four confirmed cases in eastern province

The Ministry of Health of the Democratic of the Congo (DRC) informed WHO that four out of six samples tested positive for Ebola virus at the Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale (INRB) in Kinsha...

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FDA warns companies about 'deceptive' vaginal rejuvenation claim

FDA warns companies about 'deceptive' vaginal rejuvenation claim

The FDA said it was "deeply concerned" people were being injured with these procedures. As a further step, the FDA has sent notifications to Alma Lasers , BTL Aesthetics, BTL Industries, InMode, Cy...

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'Medicare for all' projected to cost $32.6 trillion

'Medicare for all' projected to cost $32.6 trillion

It concludes the Sanders Medicare-for-All plan would increase federal budget commitments by about $32 trillion over its first 10 years of implementation. His 2016 presidential campaign website cites a...

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Bacteria in dog saliva causes Wisconsin man to lose both legs

Bacteria in dog saliva causes Wisconsin man to lose both legs

The amputations were necessary after the infection caused Manteufel's blood pressure to drop drastically, which severely reduced blood flow to his limbs and led to tissue death. Then doctors had to re...

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Smoking ban in all public housing takes effect nationwide

Smoking ban in all public housing takes effect nationwide

Housing and Urban Development rule that bans smoking in public housing, the New York City Housing Authority announced its comprehensive smoke-free policy. Tenants with repeated violations could be evi...

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Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in the San Fernando Valley

Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in the San Fernando Valley

The health unit is also asking residents to reduce the amount of mosquito breeding sites by removing standing water around their house and cottage. West Nile Virus is transmitted to people and anima...

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West Nile Virus found in London trap

West Nile Virus found in London trap

Health officials said the confirmed case of West Nile virus is a reminder for all residents to use protection against mosquito bites throughout the summer and into the fall. Get rid of mosquito breedi...

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Dog infection: Man loses both legs after pet LICKED him

In a review of more than 450 patient cases, just 27 percent had contracted the bacteria from scratches, licking, or unspecified contact with dogs or cats. "We can't wrap our heads around it that all o...

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Legal rulings not needed to remove life-support, London court says

Legal rulings not needed to remove life-support, London court says

Although Mr Y had not drawn up any advance decision as to whether to refuse treatment, his family and medical team agreed it would be in his best interests for his feeding tube to be cut. One of them,...

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Blue Badge for autistic drivers

From next year, those with less immediately obvious conditions will have the same right to a badge as those with physical disabilities, the Department for Transport said. There are about 600,000 au...

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15-year-old severely burned in hot water viral challenge

15-year-old severely burned in hot water viral challenge

When Kyland fell asleep, he says his friend heated up some water and poured it on him. They discourage anyone from doing the challenge and say burns from the hot water could permanently damage or di...

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Lake County mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile Virus

Lake County mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile Virus

Crews will be spraying for mosquitoes in Laurel this weekend after an insect with West Nile Virus was found in Prince George's County. "The hot weather we've had this summer is flawless for both Wes...

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