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Fans love Ariana Grande and Kim Kardashian's cute Twitter exchange

Fans love Ariana Grande and Kim Kardashian's cute Twitter exchange

But early in the interview , Grande notes that the song isn't just about Manchester . The young singer explained mental health was something important that many people took for granted because the...

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Plastic pollution: 'Stop flushing contact lenses down the loo'

Plastic pollution: 'Stop flushing contact lenses down the loo'

What is more, contact lenses are different from plastics used in other products, such as polypropylene, found in everything from auto batteries to textiles. Where do these lenses get after the sludge ...

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UK group warns hospitals could run out of drugs post Brexit

UK group warns hospitals could run out of drugs post Brexit

Poor co-ordination by ministers and health service bosses means there has been a failure to prepare for the United Kingdom to be left without a Brexit deal, a leaked letter from NHS Providers said. La...

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The new Google Fit has you earning Move Minutes and Heart Points

The new Google Fit has you earning Move Minutes and Heart Points

Google's trying to get you off the couch, by simplifying the look of its "Fit" app to measure just two things: how much you move, and how good that is for your heart. WHO director-general Dr Tedros Ad...

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More blood pressure meds recalled due to cancer risk

More blood pressure meds recalled due to cancer risk

The International Agency for Research on Cancer classifies NDMA as a "probable human carcinogen". The initial recall was announced last month of 28 valsartan medications and Health Canada says all o...

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Smoky air returns to Seattle through at least Wednesday

Smoky air returns to Seattle through at least Wednesday

Air-quality readings are off the chart in parts of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley as smoke from B.C. wildfires heads south. Air quality statements blanket parts of western Canada as smoke f...

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Contact Lenses Add to Microplastic Pollution in Waterways

Approximately 14 billion contact lenses get discarded every year in the USA, and about 3 billion are flushed down the toilet or put down the sink. Researchers concluded that microbes in the wastewat...

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Measles warning to holidaymakers after cases in Europe hit eight-year high

Measles warning to holidaymakers after cases in Europe hit eight-year high

Public Health England officials said the majority of cases we are seeing are in teenagers and young adults who missed out on their MMR vaccine when they were children. Measles is a highly contagious ...

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16 nurses from same ICU unit pregnant

16 nurses from same ICU unit pregnant

Arizona was pregnant. Of course, it's all a massive coincidence, but bloody hell it's odd. The nurses are due between September and February. However, in the hospital now there's a shortage of n...

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72K Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2017, CDC estimates

72K Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2017, CDC estimates

In New Jersey, opioid overdose deaths increased 27 percent. The CDC estimates deaths attributed to synthetic opioid use rose sharply in 2017, while deaths attributed to heroin, methadone and presc...

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Diet moderate in carbs could be key to longer life

Diet moderate in carbs could be key to longer life

Scott Solomon, of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. Low-carb diets that replace carbohydrates with proteins and fats from plant sources are associated with lower ris...

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Positive hit for West Nile virus

Positive hit for West Nile virus

Between July 8 and July 28, officials say a record number of 195 mosquito pools, a collection of trapped mosquitoes, tested positive for West Nile in New Jersey, which is double the amount during the ...

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Study finds moderate carbohydrate diets may be ideal for long-term health

Study finds moderate carbohydrate diets may be ideal for long-term health

Moderate consumers of carbohydrates (50-55 per cent of energy) had the lowest risk of mortality, said researchers from the Brigham and Women's Hospital in the US. "On an "average" 2,000 kcal-a-day...

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Is vaping safe? Here's what we know about e-cigarettes

Is vaping safe? Here's what we know about e-cigarettes

If parental influence goes a long way in impacting a child's habits, again health experts feel that if less adults are smoking regular cigarettes, less children will want to smoke them too. The Univ...

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A contact lens was embedded in woman's eyelid for 28 years

A contact lens was embedded in woman's eyelid for 28 years

The lens was unscathed when discovered, according to the network, engulfed in the eyelid's soft tissue, only to chip as doctors removed it. A 14 year old girl in United Kingdom around three decade...

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Android 9 Pie launched for entry-level phones

Android 9 Pie launched for entry-level phones

For starters, Google has managed to shrink down its size with an additional 500MB compared to the Oreo Go edition . After Google had released Android Pie last week , a few smartphone manufactu...

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UK Woman Had Contact Lens in Eye for 28 Years

UK Woman Had Contact Lens in Eye for 28 Years

Dr Sirjhun Patel and his eye specialist colleagues, Lai-Ling Tan and Helen Murgatroyd, recounted the discovery in the " British Medical Journal " ( BMJ ) this week, explaining how the 42-year-old pati...

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Synthetic marijuana causes spike in CT overdoses

Synthetic marijuana causes spike in CT overdoses

It is now unclear why so many people fell victim to a K2 overdose in the same vicinity and in such a short period of time. The agency forecast that the final... "We have no deaths reported". At firs...

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Weed-killing chemical found in popular breakfast foods

Weed-killing chemical found in popular breakfast foods

An activist group said that glyphosate has been found in Cheerios, Lucky Charms, and Quaker Old Fashioned Oats, Fox Business reported. In the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency (EP...

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Nearly 80 overdose on synthetic pot in park near Yale

People suffering from the suspected overdoses were found beginning at 7:30 a.m., with more cases appearing throughout the day, showing symptoms of vomiting, nausea, or even unconsciousness. Local offi...

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Inside A 3,200-Year-Old Egyptian Tomb, World's Oldest Cheese Found

Inside A 3,200-Year-Old Egyptian Tomb, World's Oldest Cheese Found

If confirmed, it would also be the earliest evidence of the disease. To the untrained eye, the ancient cheese looks like little more than an unappetizing mass of white mush, more like wet concrete...

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FDA Issues Nationwide Recall Of Thyroid Medication Over Risk Of Impurities

FDA Issues Nationwide Recall Of Thyroid Medication Over Risk Of Impurities

Last month, the FDA recalled pills for heart failure and high blood pressure from three companies: Major Pharmaceuticals, Solco Healthcare, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Inc. A full list of rec...

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Cruciferous vegetables found to protect against colon cancer in mice

Cruciferous vegetables found to protect against colon cancer in mice

Researchers from the Francis Crick Institute showed that mice fed on a diet rich in indole-3-carbinol (I3C), a chemical produced when people digest vegetables from the Brassica genus, were protected...

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FDA Approves First Generic EpiPen

FDA Approves First Generic EpiPen

The brand name version is by far the most popular epinephrine auto-injector on the market. No details are available regarding the cost of the new generic or precisely when it will be available. "W...

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Dozens overdosed in one New Haven park Wednesday

Dozens overdosed in one New Haven park Wednesday

Officials said 76 people overdosed Wednesday and 17 more fell ill Thursday. Authorities confirm the substance was synthetic cannabis and that other drugs weren't involved in the substance. 'This is ...

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Measles outbreak affects 21-states, including Illinois, CDC says

Measles outbreak affects 21-states, including Illinois, CDC says

This year, the number of measles cases in the United States is expected to surpass that number. While vaccinations have kept measles to low levels in the US, it's still common in many parts of the w...

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UNICEF Supports Response against Ebola in Democratic Congo

UNICEF Supports Response against Ebola in Democratic Congo

North Kivu is densely populated with more than one million displaced people, and while this is Congo's 10th Ebola outbreak, health officials have said the local population is not familiar with the d...

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NYU medical school to offer free tuition to all students

NYU medical school to offer free tuition to all students

Robert I. Grossman, Dean of NYU School of Medicine and CEO of NYU Langone Health in a statement. "We thought it was a moral imperative because it's very hard for medical students to incur the debt b...

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More Than 70 Overdose On K2 In New Haven Park On Wednesday

Three overdoses took place on Tuesday night, with dozens of others happening on Wednesday. Authorities said the patients had smoked "K2", a synthetic cannabinoid, mixed with the powerful opioid fent...

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Johns Hopkins Ranks No. 3 Among Best Hospitals In The U.S.

Johns Hopkins Ranks No. 3 Among Best Hospitals In The U.S.

The website ranked the nation's top 50 hospitals in 16 specialties. The publisher updated its metrics for this year's rankings, including more of a focus on patient outcomes. "Mayo Clinic's worl...

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