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Inspirational Cystic Fibrosis Patient Is Dead at 21

Inspirational Cystic Fibrosis Patient Is Dead at 21

She had over 2,50,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel. She was born with cystic fibrosis - a genetic disease that floods the body with mucus and causes frequent lung infections - in 1997. A C...

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South Africa declares end of listeria outbreak that killed 200

South Africa declares end of listeria outbreak that killed 200

Not a single factory‚ except Tiger Brands‚ had the ST6 strain of listeria that caused the outbreak. This does not mean that people will no longer suffer from listeriosis - remember, listeriosis ...

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The plastic airport security trays are harbingers of disease

The plastic airport security trays are harbingers of disease

Viral contamination of standard passenger pathways and procedures in an airport - such as security screening trays - "have the potential to be especially problematic if a severe pathogen with an indir...

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'Little justification' for prescribing diclofenac, researchers warn

Researchers concluded: "Diclofenac poses a cardiovascular health risk compared with non-use, paracetamol use, and use of other traditional non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs". The British Heart Fou...

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Dying Australian man granted last wish: a McDonald's caramel sundae

In a Facebook post , Smith said that it was the last meal that he was able to eat by himself and that the family was grateful for what the QAS had done: "Mum and I can not thank QAS enough for all th...

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Why going through security at airports could make you ill

About 10 percent of what you touch at the airport is carrying a virus - and the most heavily infested place is one you can not avoid. The most common virus found in the study was rhinovirus, whic...

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Blood-testing startup Theranos reportedly to dissolve

The news comes as Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command face criminal charges on accusations that they defrauded investors, doctors, and patients. Theranos, with Holmes at the...

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Nurse discovers 28-year-old colleague was premature baby she cared for

Nurse discovers 28-year-old colleague was premature baby she cared for

When Vilma recognised my name, it truly sank in that I was one of these babies . "I said, 'Yes, I was actually born in this hospital, '" Seminatore said. Vilma said she was initially in shock about th...

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Kerala: 19 die of leptospirosis in Kozhikode

Kerala: 19 die of leptospirosis in Kozhikode

With leptospirosis cases and related mortality rates showing a spike in the state, the Health Department has found themselves in a catch-22 situation. Leptospriosis ( also called Weil's disease ) ...

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What Is Your Heart Age? 80% Get Higher Age In NHS Test

Worryingly, of the more than 1.9 million over 30s who have already done the test, 78% had a heart age higher than their actual age, Public Health England said. As part of the campaign, Amazon and Omro...

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Legionnaires' disease hits three NYCHA residents in harlem

Legionnaires' disease hits three NYCHA residents in harlem

The report came on the same day state health officials raised the number of confirmed cases in Hampton from 12 to 14. A hotel in Hampton, N.H., has been ordered to take action after the bacteria tha...

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Microwave weapons caused headaches for diplomats in Cuba

Microwave weapons caused headaches for diplomats in Cuba

Since 2016, USA diplomatic staffers and their family members in Cuba and China have complained of hearing unexplained sounds and then developing symptoms similar to those of a traumatic brain injur...

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Vice President Mike Pence Makes A Visit To Vermont

Vice President Mike Pence Makes A Visit To Vermont

McCain's story was the American story, Biden said: "Grounded in respect, decency, basic fairness". Biden also spoke about glioblastoma, the cancer that took the lives of his son Beau, McCain and Se...

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Experts drop kids' age limit for rear-facing vehicle seats

Experts drop kids' age limit for rear-facing vehicle seats

Once kids outgrow a rear-facing seat, they should use a forward-facing safety seat with a harness until they reach its height and weight limits. Experts want your child staying in the rear-facing au...

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Officials investigating ‘cluster’ of Legionnaires’ disease cases in Surrey

Legionnaires' disease is caused by a bacteria known as Legionella, which is commonly found in the natural environment, including freshwater, groundwater and the soil. Symptoms usually appear two to 10...

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Two Horses with West Nile Virus in Delaware

Two Horses with West Nile Virus in Delaware

This year, the Tarrant County Health Department tested 3,430 mosquito samples at the public health agency's North Texas Regional Laboratory and 102 samples from Tarrant County have come back positive ...

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FDA Warns of Common Diabetes Meds' Link to Dangerous Genital Infection

FDA Warns of Common Diabetes Meds' Link to Dangerous Genital Infection

These cases were identified between March 2013 and May 2018 which is a really big deal, especially when we compare it to the only 6 recorded cases in more than 30 years in patients which took other an...

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Cannabis Extract Reduces Psychotic Symptoms

Cannabis Extract Reduces Psychotic Symptoms

The latest findings underscore the complexity of the cocktail of chemicals found within the marijuana plant, at a time when cannabis laws are becoming more liberalized in many countries. "As these...

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Saudi medical students allowed to stay in Canada

Saudi medical students allowed to stay in Canada

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland refused to give ground in a dispute with Saudi Arabia on Monday, saying her country would "always stand up for human rights around the world". German Fore...

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Six cases of West Nile reported in Lancaster County

Six cases of West Nile reported in Lancaster County

Harrison County Mosquito Control has handed out flyers in the area, and workers on spray trucks are doing extra spraying to kill adult mosquitoes, Director Gene Fayard said. Follow the directions on ...

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Get Paid To Eat Avocados, Possibly Lose Weight

And he is paying people to eat them in an attempt to prove his theory that the popular edible can help people lose weight. Researchers from a bunch of U.S universities are offering participants in a...

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Pollution ‘hugely’ impacts intelligence with language skills most affected, research reveals

Pollution ‘hugely’ impacts intelligence with language skills most affected, research reveals

Although the research was conducted in China , its results hold relevance around the world, with a substantial part of the global population breathing unsafe air. Language ability was hit more th...

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Potentially life-threatening blood pressure prescription mix-up leads to recall

Potentially life-threatening blood pressure prescription mix-up leads to recall

Accord Healthcare has recalled one lot of 12.5-milligram hydrochlorothiazide tablets because the 100-count bottle was discovered to contain 100 spironolactone tablets. The hydrochlorothiazide tabl...

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Nurse under investigation, not seeing patients after anti-vaccine post

A children's hospital in Houston has fired a nurse with an anti-vaccination point of view after sharing information about a patient's measles case on a Facebook anti-vaccination forum. The nurse s...

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Verify: Is coconut oil really 'pure poison' as one Harvard professor said?

Verify: Is coconut oil really 'pure poison' as one Harvard professor said?

Karin Michels , an adjunct professor of epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health , said in a now viral YouTube video of a 50-minute lecture in German that coconut oil is fa...

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Populist Republicans at risk of losing John McCain state's state of Arizona

Populist Republicans at risk of losing John McCain state's state of Arizona

Jeff Flake on the ballot Tuesday, both the late senator and President Trump - who did little to hide his disdain for McCain - have factored into the bitter primary there. Arpaio gained notoriety for ...

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Andrew Gillum to face Ron DeSantis in Florida governor race

Andrew Gillum to face Ron DeSantis in Florida governor race

DeSantis tied himself closely to Trump in the primary, and it paid off. Florida's agriculture commissioner Adam Putnam had been the one leading in the polls until President Donald Trump div...

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John McCain Honored With Tribute in Senate Chamber

John McCain Honored With Tribute in Senate Chamber

It's quite clear that the GOP base prefers Trump's scorched earth politics and attacks on political institutions and traditions that McCain revered. " John McCain was a man for all seasons - a voice ...

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Donald Trump pays tribute to John McCain and lowers White House flag

Donald Trump pays tribute to John McCain and lowers White House flag

Vice-President Mike Pence will reportedly attend on behalf of the Trump administration. When asked if he was bothered by slights from the White House - President Trump refusing questions on the se...

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CDC: 2017 set record for STD cases

CDC: 2017 set record for STD cases

That's the highest number ever reported nationwide, breaking the record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases, according to the CDC. "I think over the last five years, we've seen a rapid increase i...

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