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What the end of My Health opt-out means

What the end of My Health opt-out means

Six million already have the record and a further 300,000 opted in the past four months. The amendment, presented by One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson and supported by Labor, occurred during a mor...

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Camp Fire Death Toll Grows to 63, More Than 600 Still Missing

Camp Fire Death Toll Grows to 63, More Than 600 Still Missing

At least 56 people have been confirmed dead so far in the Camp Fire, which erupted a week ago in the drought-parched Sierra foothills 175 miles (280 km) north of San Francisco and now ranks as one of ...

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World Diabetes Day being observed today

World Diabetes Day being observed today

Diabetes is one of the most deadly non-communicable diseases in the world. The nutrient profile of almonds - low on the glycemic index and providing a powerful nutrient package including dietary fibre...

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'Rabid' raccoons turn out to be drunk on fermented crabapples

'Rabid' raccoons turn out to be drunk on fermented crabapples

Neighbors had reported two raccoons that they thought were rabid to police, but it turned out they were just drunk on fermented crabapples, the Milton Police Department wrote on its Facebook p...

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Study claims social media 'increases depression and loneliness'

Study claims social media 'increases depression and loneliness'

Limiting the use of social media per day leads to reductions in loneliness and depression , a study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania shows. Their study was based on a sample of 196 Fa...

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The federal government is begging everyone to move more

The federal government is begging everyone to move more

Giroir, M.D., and Don Wright, M.D., M.P.H., U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. According to the report, only around 26 percent of men and 19 percent of women actually get the recommended am...

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Sandoz recalls losartan products that contain impurity

Sandoz recalls losartan products that contain impurity

The affected product was distributed nationwide on or after October 8, 2018. This comes after another recall was issued for several blood pressure medications that contained valsartan . The agenc...

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Cases of polio-like illness, AFM, rise in US

Most of the cases have occurred among children between the ages of 2 and 8. Nearly all complained of fever and respiratory illness three to 10 days before suddenly experiencing paralysis in their arms...

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Majority of Americans are concerned about health threat posed by antibiotic resistance

Majority of Americans are concerned about health threat posed by antibiotic resistance

In a speech delivered on his behalf at the launch of the World Antibiotic Awareness Week ( WAAW ) in Accra yesterday, he also stressed the need for a clamp down on the activities of unauthorised sup...

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Congo ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation's history

Congo ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation's history

Nigeria experienced an Ebola outbreak in 2014, leading to the deaths of eight persons - most notably Stella Adedavoh, a medical doctor. Kalenga said no other epidemic in the world is as complex as...

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Smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure increase women's risk of heart attack

Doctors should also be better at spotting female patients at risk. "Overall, more men experience heart attacks than women". The researchers found the "excess risk" of having a heart attack among w...

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Surgeons in Australia separating conjoined girls from Bhutan

Surgeons in Australia separating conjoined girls from Bhutan

Conjoined twins, 15-month-old girls, were separated in an intense six-hour surgery in Australia on Friday. Since then, they have been staying at a property at Kilmore, north of Melbourne , which is...

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N. Idaho woman over 50 is state's first flu death of season

N. Idaho woman over 50 is state's first flu death of season

Donna Arnett, an epidemiologist and dean of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, who was not involved in the new research, said the increased risk of heart failure hospitalization fo...

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Pregnant women urged to have free flu vaccine

Pregnant women urged to have free flu vaccine

About 80 percent of the deaths were in children who had not received a flu vaccine . Most of the vaccines this year will be quadrivalent, as well, meaning they will protect against four different str...

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San Francisco to Tax Big Businesses to Raise Money to Help Homeless

San Francisco to Tax Big Businesses to Raise Money to Help Homeless

C would likely succeed in reducing homelessness in San Francisco and "improving health outcomes and reducing the use of acute and emergency services in the city". It could also cost the city 725 to 87...

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CVS Earnings, Merger With Aetna Look Good to Investors

CVS Earnings, Merger With Aetna Look Good to Investors

Following previous thoughts, for short-term or active investment approach moving average with a short time frame will react much quicker to price changes interpretation. Institutions generally purc...

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Uganda, at high risk for Ebola, starts vaccinating medics

Uganda, at high risk for Ebola, starts vaccinating medics

The region has also seen 189 deaths, 154 of which were in confirmed Ebola patients. To alert worldwide travelers to the DRC of the expanding Ebola situation, the US Centers for Disease Control and P...

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Early rising women at lower risk of breast cancer Study

Early rising women at lower risk of breast cancer Study

The research, which is being presented at the NCRI Cancer Conference in Glasgow, also found that breast cancer risk increased by 20 per cent for every hour a women slept beyond the recommended a...

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Red meat tax could save thousands of lives but faces backlash

Red meat tax could save thousands of lives but faces backlash

Not only is it associated with increased rates of coronary heart disease, stroke , and type 2 diabetes , but there is also convincing evidence that red and processed meat can cause cancer . Regul...

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FDA Approves DSUVIA Sublingual Synthetic Opioid Formulation & Delivery System

FDA Approves DSUVIA Sublingual Synthetic Opioid Formulation & Delivery System

The painkiller Dsuvia will be restricted to limited use only in health care settings, such as hospitals, surgery centers and emergency rooms, but critics worry the opioid will fuel an already grim ...

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Health secretary unveils plans for greater focus on ill health prevention

Health secretary unveils plans for greater focus on ill health prevention

People will be encouraged to take more responsibility for managing their own health, as part of the Government's latest NHS strategy focusing on prevention. He said: "He asked about the economic cause...

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10th child dies from adenovirus outbreak at NJ medical facility

10th child dies from adenovirus outbreak at NJ medical facility

According to health department spokeswoman Nicole Kirgan, state health officials were notified of respiratory illness at the facility on October 9, and the facility notified parents 10 days later, on ...

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Northern Trust Corp Grows Stake in Fitbit Inc (FIT)

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB increased its position in shares of Fitbit by 69.7% during the 1st quarter. Fitbit h...

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Don't let the flu get you this holiday season

Don't let the flu get you this holiday season

At best, a flu vaccine will have a 60% efficacy at reducing the risk of illness. "We are very saddened by this death and send condolences to the loved ones of this person", said State Epidemiologi...

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Parkinson's disease 'may' start in gut

Parkinson's disease 'may' start in gut

Parkinson's disease is an incurable brain disease that affects the senses, memory and mood. Researchers looked at a half million people in Sweden and found those whose appendix had been removed earl...

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Delegation promotes Affordable Care Act enrollment

Delegation promotes Affordable Care Act enrollment

If you don't qualify for tax credits on the ACA market, you can still sign up for a plan with the ACA, or you can look at available off-market plans. "They exclude pre-existing conditions and coverage...

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Booms and Busts in Milk Protein Hydrolysates Market

Booms and Busts in Milk Protein Hydrolysates Market

Functional Protein market report is inclusive of other pivotal parameters such as competitive insights pertaining to the business space as well as the industry chain analysis , that have been enum...

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Breakthrough Treatment Helps Paralyzed Patients Walk with Assistance

Breakthrough Treatment Helps Paralyzed Patients Walk with Assistance

With the implant, Mzee can now walk over half a mile while using a walker. The field of spinal cord injury is poised to take a giant leap forward in the treatment of what was until very recently consi...

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DHEC confirms 2 new cases of measles in SC

DHEC confirms 2 new cases of measles in SC

Healthcare professionals should immediately report clinically suspected measles cases to their regional public health office. DHEC has notified healthcare providers to be on alert for patients with ...

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Oklahoma flu season hospitalizes 32 so far, no deaths reported

Oklahoma flu season hospitalizes 32 so far, no deaths reported

It will take place on the second floor of the Police Department Thursday from 3pm-5pm. Health officials are urging all Americans over six months old to get a flu shot now as flu activity is expected...

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