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Washington measles outbreak puts Guam on alert

Washington measles outbreak puts Guam on alert

It was transmitted locally, meaning the patient was not infected while travelling overseas, Dr. Althea Hayden of the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority said at a news conference on Wednesday. With the...

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Progress erased: Youth tobacco use increased during 2017-18

Progress erased: Youth tobacco use increased during 2017-18

In addition, the frequency in which high school e-cigarette users were using these products increased by almost 40 percent between 2017 and 2018. "Raising the legal age of purchase for all tobacco pro...

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Teen gets vaccinated at 18 despite anti-vaxxer parents

Teen gets vaccinated at 18 despite anti-vaxxer parents

One such teenager, Ethan Lindenberger from OH, asked for help from the Internet on how to get vaccinated after his parents refused to do so when he was growing up. Friday, Washington lawmakers heard...

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'Ultraprocessed' Foods Tied to Higher Death Risk

'Ultraprocessed' Foods Tied to Higher Death Risk

According to the study, ultraprocessed foods are those that "contain multiple ingredients and are manufactured through a multitude of industrial processes". For example, some of the processes used to ...

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Veterans will soon have access to VA medical records on iPhone

Veterans will soon have access to VA medical records on iPhone

This week the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced new rules that would promote such easy access. Doctors' progress notes, documentation of health-care encounters that serve as t...

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Miracle baby REMOVED from womb during pregnancy - before being put back

Miracle baby REMOVED from womb during pregnancy - before being put back

The procedure was carried out on Bethan Simpson's child after tests revealed it had spina bifida . Bethan Simpson is one of the first mums-to-be to have the pioneering surgery after her unborn daug...

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Medivac bill passes in the House of Representatives and Senate

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced he will reopen the Christmas Island detention facility, ahead of the changes, to deal with a potential influx of illegal boat arrivals. "We would urge De...

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Devastating blow for Scott Morrison after historic vote

Devastating blow for Scott Morrison after historic vote

Immigration policy requires asylum seekers intercepted at sea to be sent to camps in PNG and its northern island of Nauru, and they can not set foot in Australia, even if they are found to be refugees...

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Women at risk of breast cancer ‘should be screened in their thirties’

Women at risk of breast cancer ‘should be screened in their thirties’

Breast cancer is the UK's most common cancer, with around 55,000 women and 350 men being diagnosed each year in the United Kingdom - and it is estimated that around 5-15% of cases are linked to a fami...

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Measles case confirmed in Vancouver; not linked to Washington outbreak

Measles case confirmed in Vancouver; not linked to Washington outbreak

Lindenberger showed his mother an article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) about how vaccines don't cause autism, but it did little to change her mind. Another teenager, who...

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Exercise protects against Alzheimer’s disease

It is especially beneficial at the hippocampus region of the brain which is necessary for memory and learning. Ottavio Arancio, M.D., along with researchers at the Federal University of Rio de Janei...

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Measles Cases Confirmed In Clark County, 1 New Oregon Case Suspected

Measles Cases Confirmed In Clark County, 1 New Oregon Case Suspected

According to the Post , the bill would preserve existing religious and medical exemptions to vaccination requirements. The CDC insists the two-dose measles vaccine is safe and 97 percent effective....

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For Preventing Hangover, Wine First or Beer First?

For Preventing Hangover, Wine First or Beer First?

Hangovers are likely to be influenced by ingredients other than pure alcohol , such as colourings and flavourings, it is therefore suggested that dark spirits such as rum and Bourbon may cause a mor...

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CDC Plans on-the-Ground 'HIV Elimination Teams' for Trump Plan

CDC Plans on-the-Ground 'HIV Elimination Teams' for Trump Plan

More than one million Americans live with the disease. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the agency will happily move forward on the administration's new initiative...

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It’s Time to Talk

It’s Time to Talk

People are being urged to use Time to Talk Day to have a meaningful conversation about their mental health, whether that's face-to-face, over the phone, or on social media - because social media isn...

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China says tests of human immunoglobulin are HIV negative

China says tests of human immunoglobulin are HIV negative

The NHC, citing global medical literature and findings, maintained chances of contracting HIV infection are extremely low for patients that have been administered the contaminated blood plasma. So, ...

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Typhus Outbreak May Force Removal of All Carpets at City Hall

City County President Herb Wesson submitted a motion Wednesday requesting the city conduct an investigation into the "scope of vermin and pest control issues" in City Hall and its adjoining buildings....

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Tortoise-Inspired Capsules Deliver Insulin To The Stomach Without Injections

Tortoise-Inspired Capsules Deliver Insulin To The Stomach Without Injections

The capsule contains a tiny needle that is made nearly completely of freeze-dried insulin, and a spring - all held in place by a disc of sugar. The capsule is about the size of a blueberry. The resear...

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Pakistanis advised to avoid non-essential travel to Philippines after Measles Outbreak

Pakistanis advised to avoid non-essential travel to Philippines after Measles Outbreak

For the whole year of 2018, NCR registered 3,646 measles cases as compared to 351 cases in 2017. Manila - The health department in the Philippines announced on Thursday an outbreak of measles in t...

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Chronic Pain Tops The Reasons Patients Seek Medical Marijuana

Chronic Pain Tops The Reasons Patients Seek Medical Marijuana

To examine patterns of use, the researchers grouped patient-reported qualifying conditions (i.e. the illnesses/medical conditions that allowed a patient to obtain a license) into evidence categories ...

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Measles case confirmed in Denton County

Measles case confirmed in Denton County

The infection is easily preventable by a vaccine. No UK deaths were reported in 2018. That's a huge rise in a county where vaccination rates lag - only 76.5 percent of kindergartners had all the r...

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All horse racing across the United Kingdom cancelled on Thursday

All horse racing across the United Kingdom cancelled on Thursday

Horses that have contracted equine flu can develop a high fever, coughing, nasal discharge and sometimes swelling of the lymph nodes. But the British Horseracing Authority has now taken the step t...

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Measles outbreak spreads to Texas

Measles outbreak spreads to Texas

Demand for measles vaccines leapt 500 percent last month in Clark County , Washington-a hotbed for anti-vaccine sentiment that has now become the epicenter of a ferocious measles outbreak. Health off...

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59 new emojis coming in 2019 to promote gender and racial inclusivity

Updates will start hitting in April and continue through the end of the year, according to Emojipedia . All 59 new emojis for 2019. Numerous new icons are tied together by the theme of inclusivi...

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Study Finds Cannabis Might Not Lower Sperm Count After All

Study Finds Cannabis Might Not Lower Sperm Count After All

In the new research 1,143 semen samples were collected from 662 men between 2000 and 2017. It found that men who reported ever using cannabis actually had higher sperm counts on average than men w...

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Clark County reaches 50 measles cases; OR confirms three new cases

In response to a cluster of five cases of measles in northwest Harris, Galveston and Montgomery counties, the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is trying to raise awareness of the risk and ...

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Rick Perry is the designated survivor during SOTU address

Rick Perry is the designated survivor during SOTU address

Only Senate-confirmed secretaries (and natural-born citizens) in the line of succession to the presidency can assume control of government in a crisis. But this year, the pool of eligible survivors is...

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Texas' 6 confirmed measles cases include 4 children who were being vaccinated

Beckham said new cases of measles are becoming more common than before, saying the last time they had a confirmed case was previous year. Three confirmed measles cases in Harris County, one in Galve...

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NDP say more leaked documents show PC healthcare plan includes privatization

NDP say more leaked documents show PC healthcare plan includes privatization

Ontario's Opposition says it has obtained more government documents that show a plan to create a health "super agency" is final, despite the health minister saying proposed changes to the system are s...

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Cancer Fueled by Obesity On Rise in Millennials

Cancer Fueled by Obesity On Rise in Millennials

Still unexplained, however, is why the six other forms of cancer classified by the UN's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as related to obesity did not also show similar rates of in...

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