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The CDC Warns Against Kissing or Snuggling Your Pet Hedgehog

The CDC Warns Against Kissing or Snuggling Your Pet Hedgehog

Salmonella was usually transmitted through contaminated foods such as raw meat, breakfast cereal, or pre-cut melon. WGS gives a more detailed DNA fingerprint than PFGE, according to CDC officials...

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Cancer cure in a year, scientists claim

The treatment, known as MuTaTo, is said to essentially be a "cancer antibiotic" that boasts "disruption technology of the highest order". The treatment, which is known as MuTaTo, will use cancer-tar...

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DUP backs ‘Malthouse’ alternative plan to break Brexit impasse

The plans are backed by the European Research Group (ERG), led by Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, and would mean the United Kingdom leaving the EU as planned on March 29th; but what could be controversial for Bre...

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Measles Outbreak Causes Official State of Emergency in Washington

The agency noted the outbreaks were associated with travelers who brought measles back from Israel. Between one and three cases out of every 1,000 are fatal, he said. The airborne illness is so cont...

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar breaks down while paying tribute to George Fernandes

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar breaks down while paying tribute to George Fernandes

Fernandes was known for his opposing stance during the Emergency and served as the Defence Minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's government. A vehement critic of Indira Gandhi, Fernandes played a key...

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The pool of unvaccinated children is fueling measles outbreak

The pool of unvaccinated children is fueling measles outbreak

A measles outbreak in Washington state has health professionals from coast to coast, including in southwest Virginia, sharing the importance of vaccinations. "Two weeks after the exposure you might ...

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Brexit: Labour to back Article 50 extension if deal doomed

Brexit: Labour to back Article 50 extension if deal doomed

In a change to previously announced plans, she was addressing MPs at the start of debate on a series of proposed amendments to the deal, urging them to back proposals from Tory grandee Sir Graham Brad...

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Cancer cure? Scientists claim to expect cure in one year

The treatment is based on technology which introduces DNA coding for a protein, and is essentially a cancer antibiotic. Morad said the company's initial efforts involved attempting to find "individu...

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BC residents warned of measles outbreak in Washington State

BC residents warned of measles outbreak in Washington State

That is a significant increase from Friday's reported numbers when Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency. Thirty-one of the confirmed patients had not been vaccinated against measles. It can...

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Measles outbreak jumps to 30 confirmed cases

Measles outbreak jumps to 30 confirmed cases

The Health District says no other cases of measles have been reported in Champaign County at this time. Twenty-one of the 30 people infected in Clark County are under 10 years old, with eight betwee...

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Kamala Harris wants to eliminate all private health insurance

Kamala Harris wants to eliminate all private health insurance

Harris has fought the Trump administration hard in the past two years, taking the forefront in battles such as dismantling Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's nomination. Gillibrand also said the ...

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Singapore says American leaked 14200 HIV records

Singapore says American leaked 14200 HIV records

The American used a blood sample from his partner, Doctor Siang, as his own to secure a work permit in 2008. The leak comes as Singapore is still dealing with the ramifications of another health-r...

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What parents need to know about Washington state measles outbreak 2019

The majority of those infected were children, with 25 of the 35 confirmed cases impacting children under 10 years old. Washington Department of Health officials announced that as of Monday afterno...

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Washington under state of emergency as measles cases rise

Clark County Public Health said Sunday that the majority of the cases involve children younger than 10. All the cases confirmed were in Clark County, except one man from King County who reported th...

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Nurse charged with rape of disabled Arizona woman who gave birth

Nurse charged with rape of disabled Arizona woman who gave birth

Court records indicate Sutherland's wife filed for divorce three weeks before the victim gave birth. Sutherland was arrested and booked at the Maricopa County Jail on one count of vulnerable adult...

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Ebola Congo outbreak: Virus found in West African bat for FIRST TIME

Ebola Congo outbreak: Virus found in West African bat for FIRST TIME

Bats have always been suspected as natural hosts for the virus, as it can grow and thrive inside the animals without harming them. Legit.ng gathers that after sampling hundreds of bats over the past...

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Briefing: Chinese university fires scientist who modified baby genes

Briefing: Chinese university fires scientist who modified baby genes

While other countries have cloned animals before, this is the first time a multiple set of monkeys was born from a gene-edited donor's fibroblasts. Late a year ago, Chinese scientist He Jiankui se...

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Man with measles in King County came in contact with hundreds

The virus, spread by coughing or sneezing, can remain in the air for up to two hours in an isolated space. Officials say the man had recently traveled to Vancouver, Washington, where a measles outb...

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11 people sick with salmonella after kissing, snuggling hedgehogs

11 people sick with salmonella after kissing, snuggling hedgehogs

No one has died, however one person was hospitalized. As the investigation into the outbreak continues, the CDC warns that hedgehog feces can transmit the illness no matter how healthy and adorable ...

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CANADA: Will the new food guide make your grocery bills higher?

CANADA: Will the new food guide make your grocery bills higher?

New Guide emphasises plants over meat and plays down role of dairy in a healthy diet. Canada has released its updated "Food Guide" for 2019. Instead, the new guide makes four general suggestions:...

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Health Canada's new food guide takes a radical overhaul

Health Canada's new food guide takes a radical overhaul

It also cautions us to be wary of food marketing, which it says "can make it hard for Canadians to make healthy eating choices", and has been shown "to steer food choices in the direction of highly pr...

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26 measles cases in western Washington outbreak

26 measles cases in western Washington outbreak

Health officials in Clark County, Oregon have declared a public health emergency for a measles outbreak in an area with a high rate of unvaccinated children. "Measles outbreaks are of particular con...

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Lead pollution in childhood causes mental problems in adulthood

Lead pollution in childhood causes mental problems in adulthood

Including responses from parents, teachers and colleagues, researchers observed that higher levels of childhood lead exposure were associated with mental disorders as well as personalities reflecting ...

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Recent reports show Greene County flu cases spike in January

Recent reports show Greene County flu cases spike in January

The number of New Yorkers hospitalized by the flu during the past week was 786 a 12% increase from the last report. Geographically, flu is now widespread in 36 states, up from 30 the week before. La...

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Watch the Medical Marijuana Commercial CBS Refuses To Air During Super Bowl

Watch the Medical Marijuana Commercial CBS Refuses To Air During Super Bowl

Acreage Holdings said the ad focused on how medical marijuana has helped people cope with pain, including a child with Dravet's syndrome that suffered from epileptic seizures. Maybe they could includ...

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Fried Chicken, Fish Linked to High Risk of Early Death

Fried Chicken, Fish Linked to High Risk of Early Death

Carried out by researchers at the University of Iowa and the Washington University School of Medicine, the new study assessed the diets of 106,966 women aged 50 to 79 who had enrolled in the Women...

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United Kingdom launches action plan on AMR

United Kingdom launches action plan on AMR

Diagnostic tests for bacterial infections now take 48 hours to produce results, meaning there is a danger that infections are treat without the right information. This new approach will provide a real...

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Aspirin reduces heart attack risk but increases chance of risky bleeding

Aspirin reduces heart attack risk but increases chance of risky bleeding

The picture is less clear for healthy people. For Zheng, deciding whether to put someone on aspirin to prevent a first heart attack often depends on whether there are other reasons for the person to...

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Swine flu death toll reaches 19 in Georgia

Swine flu death toll reaches 19 in Georgia

While flu shots are effective in preventing visits to primary care doctors and admissions to the hospital, chronic conditions and risk factors such as older age may hinder a successful vaccine respons...

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Truth or dairy: Expert says Food Guide changes 'long overdue'

Truth or dairy: Expert says Food Guide changes 'long overdue'

Diana Bronson, Executive Director of Food Secure Canada, says the food guide will encourage vegetable and grain producers that struggle to compete with large, multinational, monoculture farms. Say hel...

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