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Sugary drinks linked with increased risk of death, study shows

Sugary drinks linked with increased risk of death, study shows

The next step, Malik explains, was to examine how sugary beverages relate to the risk of premature death. And what about replacing sugary drinks with artificially sweetened drinks? However, it i...

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More than 1 egg a day could increase risk for heart disease

More than 1 egg a day could increase risk for heart disease

Older studies suggesting that link led to nutrition guidelines nearly a decade ago that recommended consuming no more than 300 milligrams of cholesterol daily; one egg contains about 186 milligrams....

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Daily low-dose aspirin is no longer recommended as heart attack preventative

Daily low-dose aspirin is no longer recommended as heart attack preventative

Taking a low-dose aspirin every day has always been known to cut the chances of another heart attack, stroke or other heart problem in people who already have had one, but the risks don't outweigh the...

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Massive study using Apple Watch spots heart issues, with limits

Massive study using Apple Watch spots heart issues, with limits

Eighty-four percent of the time, participants who received irregular pulse notifications were found to be in atrial fibrillation at the time of the notification. The study used the Series 3 Apple Watc...

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Drop In Nigeria’s HIV Epidemic Excites US

Drop In Nigeria’s HIV Epidemic Excites US

According to the report, the number of women living with HIV/AIDS is double the number of men living with the virus. He noted that the U.S had also assisted the organisation in its goal of eradicati...

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Florida governor wants suspended sheriff's lawsuit dismissed

Florida governor wants suspended sheriff's lawsuit dismissed

Gov. Ron DeSantis did as he said he would and put three conservative justices on Florida's Supreme Court immediately after taking office. My encouragement to you is to vote your conscience, but wh...

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Five Tips To Reducing Risk Of Kidney Disease

Five Tips To Reducing Risk Of Kidney Disease

The day is celebrated in 66 countries including Nigeria. She told Cayman 27 those with risk factors for chronic kidney disease shouldn't wait for next year's World Kidney Day to get screened. In c...

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Going to work on an egg linked to increased heart risk

Going to work on an egg linked to increased heart risk

But the Northwestern researchers said their study suggests those guidelines may have to be looked at yet again. One large egg contains about 186 milligrams of dietary cholesterol in the yolk. "Good" c...

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Bernie Sanders' staff unionizes in presidential campaign first

Bernie Sanders' staff unionizes in presidential campaign first

Sanders, a progressive who is a staunch supporter of unions, said on Twitter he was "proud that our campaign is the first presidential campaign to unionize". UFCW said Sanders' campaign had agreed t...

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Measles Outbreak In Clark County, Washington, Up To 71 Confirmed Cases

Measles Outbreak In Clark County, Washington, Up To 71 Confirmed Cases

Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, Dr Ramon Pink says general practice teams have already begun vaccinating those who need it most - that's those most at risk of harm if they get measles . Welli...

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Flu season is not over yet

Flu season is not over yet

Since flu-associated deaths in children became a nationally notifiable condition in 2004, the total number of flu-associated deaths nationally among children during a regular season has ranged from ...

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Unvaccinated students not to attend school

Unvaccinated students not to attend school

The new rules came into force on Tuesday and are part of the so-called "Lorenzin law", named after former Italian Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin. The required vaccinations are polio, diphtheria, ...

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Air Pollution Killing More People Than Smoking, Say Scientists

Air Pollution Killing More People Than Smoking, Say Scientists

In Europe alone, the excess number of deaths is almost 800,000 a year and each of these deaths represents an average reduction in life expectancy of more than two years, he said. Authors of another...

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How Trump wants to whack Medicare and Medicaid spending

How Trump wants to whack Medicare and Medicaid spending

The annual White House budget, released Monday , also seeks to move more than $1 trillion in Medicaid spending to a system of block grants allowing states more control in allocating the funds, in a...

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New Zealand faces risky measles outbreak with 25 confirmed cases

New Zealand faces risky measles outbreak with 25 confirmed cases

The incident is related to an out-of-state case of measles that was contracted by the recipient while traveling. "All of these cases followed a measles case imported from overseas". People are consi...

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Unvaccinated children in Italy banned from preschool under new law

Italian children have been told not to turn up for school or preschool if they are not vaccinated . Historically, pro-vaccination schemes have been met with scepticism in Italy. In British Columbi...

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Justin Bieber Instagram post addresses feeling

Justin Bieber Instagram post addresses feeling "disconnected and weird"

A month seeking help for depression , Justin Bieber admits he's still struggling with his mental health. While he remained vague about what issues he was facing, he emphasized on the need to be pra...

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Alzheimer’s and brain health could soon be detected using an eye exam

Alzheimer’s and brain health could soon be detected using an eye exam

A study at Duke Eye Center may have found a suitable method, however, and it involves small blood vessels in the retina. This is due to changes in the retinal nerve layers with mild cognitive impa...

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White House unveils $4.7T budget with billions for border wall, defense

White House unveils $4.7T budget with billions for border wall, defense

The budget also calls for $8.6 billion for the completion of a wall to secure the southern border. Total US military spending of $750 billion would be larger than the 2018 military spending of the...

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Esketamine, a Treatment for Depression, Receives FDA Approval

Esketamine, a Treatment for Depression, Receives FDA Approval

Dennis Charney , dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NY. Sage Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SAGE ), for example, revealed in January that its drug, SAGE-217 met primary and secondary endp...

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Congo's Mai Mai militiamen attack Ebola treatment centre

Congo's Mai Mai militiamen attack Ebola treatment centre

Congo's Ministry of Health had also shared a picture of healthcare workers on Twitter shortly after it reopened. Congo's health ministry in a statement said forces had surrounded the center after bein...

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California man learns he’s dying from doctor on video shown on robot

California man learns he’s dying from doctor on video shown on robot

The machine could only reach the right side of the bed but Mr Quintana was hard of hearing in his right ear, requiring his granddaughter to repeat everything the remote doctor said. The family of a U....

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Pakistan pushes against polio vaccine misinformation

Pakistan pushes against polio vaccine misinformation

Facebook has chose to remove content involving anti-vaccination information in an effort to stop the spread of misinformation. The pages, operating with names such as "Anti Far Right Extremists", "A...

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Flu activity still high, linked to 8 new kids' deaths — CDC

Flu activity still high, linked to 8 new kids' deaths — CDC

Sparking a second wave of high activity and severe infections. Earlier this year, the prominence of H3N2 led World Health Organization officials to postpone the decision about which strains should g...

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Interior Health confirms measles case in 100 Mile House

Interior Health confirms measles case in 100 Mile House

The vaccine is free at local community health centres or pharmacies may also have it available. It's reminding people measles is highly infectious, and anyone who's not immunised and comes within tw...

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'I'm troubled': Inuit politician reacts to PM apology in Nunavut

'I'm troubled': Inuit politician reacts to PM apology in Nunavut

While Prime Minister's Office staff in the capital of Nunavut voiced hope initially that Trudeau could arrive later in the evening, the whiteout conditions and wind chill temperatures of -45 C - winds...

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‘Captain Marvel’ rockets to a record-breaking $153M debut

Like the "Force Awakens" sequel "The Last Jedi", " Captain Marvel " had to tangle with trolls who sought to lessen the film's impact. Captain Marvel scored an enormous opening weekend at the box o...

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'Elderly man told he's going to die via video-link'

Ms Wilharm said she had to repeat what the doctor said to her grandfather, because he was hard of hearing in his right ear and the machine could not get to the other side of the bed. "It did not repla...

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32 cases of measles confirmed in Greater Manchester

32 cases of measles confirmed in Greater Manchester

Public Health England (PHE) has confirmed as many as 32 cases of measles across Greater Manchester. That's according to public health officials on Wednesday, who said the infected person is a resident...

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Electronic cigarette users face higher risk of heart attack, study shows

Electronic cigarette users face higher risk of heart attack, study shows

In their analyses, researchers looked at the rates of high blood pressure, heart attack , stroke, coronary artery disease , diabetes and depression/anxiety among those who reported using e-cigarette...

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