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Too many children injured by baby walkers, study finds

Too many children injured by baby walkers, study finds

But of the children injured, 91 percent had a head or neck injury. "I view infant walkers as inherently risky objects that have no benefit whatsoever and should not be sold in the USA", says Dr. Je...

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Daily aspirin unlikely to help healthy older people live longer, study finds

For people trying to prevent a second heart attack or stroke, evidence in support of baby aspirin therapy remains strong. It also did not prolong "healthy independent living" - life free of dementia o...

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Cholera : Cuban medical brigade to help stop outbreak in Zimbabwe

Cholera : Cuban medical brigade to help stop outbreak in Zimbabwe

A Cholera outbreak that has rocked Zimbabwe's capital Harare in recent weeks has reportedly forced the University of Zimbabwe to postpone its graduation ceremony that had been slated for Friday....

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Human case of West Nile virus identified

Human case of West Nile virus identified

The West Nile virus has killed 22 people in Greece so far this year, with 202 reported cases, according to the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) on Thursday. Healthcare prov...

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Florence punishes Carolinas with torrential rain, flooding; eight dead

Florence punishes Carolinas with torrential rain, flooding; eight dead

In its initial onslaught along the coast, Florence buckled buildings, deluged entire communities and knocked out power to more than 900,000 homes and businesses. "This is a 500- or 1,000-year event". ...

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Apple ups ante on larger iPhone screens

Apple ups ante on larger iPhone screens

Schiller says the new iPhone can take even more detailed bokeh photos, these pictures blur the background and give more emphasis to the portrait. Apple shares closed on Wednesday at $221.07, down ...

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Missouri Mom Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Terminally Ill Daughter's Pain Meds

Missouri Mom Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Terminally Ill Daughter's Pain Meds

A Missouri mother listed as the primary caregiver for her 20-year-old terminally ill daughter has been charged with taking the woman's pain medication after the family's doctor tipped off police about...

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West Nile Virus Still a Threat in New Bedford

West Nile Virus Still a Threat in New Bedford

To date, 12 mosquito traps in York Region have tested positive for the virus this year. Although the cases have been reported throughout Serbia , most incidents have been registered in Belgrade (14...

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IPhone Xs officially unveiled with 120Hz HDR screen and 512GB of storage

IPhone Xs officially unveiled with 120Hz HDR screen and 512GB of storage

If you have been on an iPhone Plus you could go with the iPhone XS , which has with 5.8-inches a larger screen than the iPhone 8 Plus (5.5-inch), but why compromise? They hit stores on Septem...

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Calling teen vaping 'epidemic,' officials weigh flavor ban

Calling teen vaping 'epidemic,' officials weigh flavor ban

US health officials are sounding the alarm about rising teenage use of e-cigarettes, calling the problem an "epidemic" and ordering manufacturers to reverse the trend or risk having their flavored v...

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United States government considers ban on flavored e-cigarettes over youth 'epidemic'

United States government considers ban on flavored e-cigarettes over youth 'epidemic'

If the ban were to happen, Altria Group is mostly likely to benefit, Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog wrote in the note today. The four others are owned by cigarette companies. Gottlieb noted that ...

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Prince William Gets Candid About His Own Mental Health Sturggles

He said at an event in March that "while work can provide a great sense of fulfillment, it can - at times - be a significant source of stress and negatively impact our mental health". The survey revea...

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FDA puts e-cigarette companies on notice over teen access

FDA puts e-cigarette companies on notice over teen access

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced the plan Wednesday, saying the agency is giving the manufacturers of Juul , Vuse, MarkTen, Blu, and Logic-which make up more than 97% of the United States e...

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‘Step change’ needed to address mental health in the workplace

Speaking at an event back in March, Prince William said "while work can provide a great sense of fulfillment, it can - at times - be a significant source of stress and negatively impact our mental h...

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Two Nigerian travellers import monkeypox into UK

Two Nigerian travellers import monkeypox into UK

Following his diagnosis, he was taken to a specialist unit at the Royal Free Hospital in London . Most people who contract the disease typically recover within a few weeks, but in about 10% of case...

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Cape May County Man Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Cape May County Man Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Karen Smith in a press release. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) confirmed two deaths in California due to West Nile virus in Glenn County and Yuba County. "Unfortunately you can st...

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US officials call teen vaping an ‘epidemic,’ weigh flavor ban

US officials call teen vaping an ‘epidemic,’ weigh flavor ban

In a speech in Washington , FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a number of steps the government planned to take as part of a broader crackdown on the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes to chil...

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Only one in three people on organ donation register in Harborough area

Only one in three people on organ donation register in Harborough area

While most places outside London have a shorter transplant waiting list than that, Leeds, Kirklees, Sheffield, Doncaster and Manchester all have more people who need an organ. To raise awareness on th...

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55-year-old woman gets Black Hairy Tongue after Car Crash!

55-year-old woman gets Black Hairy Tongue after Car Crash!

The 55-year-old woman from the U.S. was admitted to hospital after sustaining a severe crush injury to both legs, according to a case report by the New England Journal of Medicine . Louis. Black ha...

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African Swine Fever Accelerating in China

African Swine Fever Accelerating in China

It is not harmful to humans. Specialists from China and nine countries close by and considered to be at risk from a spread of the disease are attending the meeting running from Wednesday (05/0...

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Ohio Democratic candidate criticizes GOP over Affordable Care Act

Ohio Democratic candidate criticizes GOP over Affordable Care Act

The administration's move has left the defense of the Affordable Care Act to a coalition of 17 other attorneys general, led by California Democrat Xavier Becerra. A federal judge in Texas seemed sym...

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The dirtiest place at the airport is in the security line

The dirtiest place at the airport is in the security line

A new study has revealed the most germ-filled spot in an airport - and no, it's not the crowded waiting areas or the passport checking counter or even the bathrooms, as many would think. "These b...

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Popular NSAID pain reliever linked to serious heart health risk

The risk was apparent for both men and women of all ages and with low doses of diclofenac , the study in the BMJ reported . Current concerns about the cardiovascular safety of NSAID use mean that ...

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West Nile Virus case reported in Carson City-Douglas County area

West Nile Virus case reported in Carson City-Douglas County area

Common symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle aches. If you are experiencing this type of illness, it is important to seek medical treatment. Adults: Spray insect repellent onto your hand...

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Blood-testing company Theranos is set to dissolve

Blood-testing company Theranos is set to dissolve

In March, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it had reached a settlement with Holmes over its accusations that she and former Theranos President Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani engaged in " ...

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12 passengers sickened on 2 flights arriving at Philadelphia airport

12 passengers sickened on 2 flights arriving at Philadelphia airport

In an another apparently unrelated health scare, passengers on four Southwest Airlines flights in Texas may have been exposed to measles in the last 16 days. "Approximately 100 passengers, including s...

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World Health Organization reveals 1.4 billion people risk disease from lack of exercise

World Health Organization reveals 1.4 billion people risk disease from lack of exercise

Insufficient physical activity rose 5 percent in high-income countries, and increased just 0.2 percent in low-income countries. And women were found to be more sedentary throughout the world , ...

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Mental health at the heart Nicola Sturgeon's new programme for government

Mental health at the heart Nicola Sturgeon's new programme for government

Ahead of unveiling her Programme for Government , Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced £16.7 million additional funding to help Scotland lead the way in transforming to a low car...

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Flu season is around the corner - is your family prepared?

Flu season is around the corner - is your family prepared?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts more than 50,000 deaths from the flu and its complications", emergency room physician Dr. Ryan Stanton says, "We've been seeing cases in mid-Aug...

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First Look At Brie Larson In ‘Captain Marvel’ Released

First Look At Brie Larson In ‘Captain Marvel’ Released

The colours pop and, most importantly, she looks raring to go into battle. However, we were expecting a bit more. According to Marvel Studios president Kevin Fiege, who spoke to The Toronto Sun...

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