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'Little evidence' that e-cigarettes promote smoking in teenagers, finds study

'Little evidence' that e-cigarettes promote smoking in teenagers, finds study

The researchers looked at responses to questions on whether people had ever smoked or smoked regularly. Hence, while neither widespread regular youth vaping, nor the renormalisation of smoking, appe...

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Boots warns of possible store closures

The chain has nearly 2,500 stores across the United Kingdom, including in Halifax, Brighouse, Hebden Bridge and Todmorden, employing about 56,000 staff nationwide. Overall earnings for the firm's seco...

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Publishers plan bound editions of Mueller report

Publishers plan bound editions of Mueller report

Through the day, tempers were rising on Capitol Hill. Barr's letter revealed new details about the process of releasing the report (including revealing its length: almost 400 pages, not includin...

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Mozambique races to contain cholera, vaccines will help

Mozambique races to contain cholera, vaccines will help

A devastated mother of a three-year-old boy recalls how he was ripped from her hands by rising flood water during cyclone Idai that hit eastern Mozambique more than a week ago. The cholera cases have ...

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This year’s U.S. measles cases have already surpassed 2018’s total

This year’s U.S. measles cases have already surpassed 2018’s total

Most people who get measles have not been vaccinated. The outbreak has affected 15 states, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New ...

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Trump announces GOP health care reform is coming

Trump announces GOP health care reform is coming

Though the White House insisted a plan was already in the works and Trump repeatedly pledged, "The Republican Party will become "The Party of Healthcare!" That while Democrats focus on Medicare for ...

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Jeremy Bowen: BBC journalist has announced that he has bowel cancer

Jeremy Bowen: BBC journalist has announced that he has bowel cancer

Symptoms of bowel cancer typically involve changes in bowel habits, but Bowen revealed he experienced no common symptoms. "But I thought I should get a test, so I went to my GP, and I'd had none of ...

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Why we must be on guard against measles community outbreak

Why we must be on guard against measles community outbreak

Fennelly and Tan tackle the history, epidemiology, and transmission of the disease, and debate different ways to conquer vaccine hesitancy and make sure immunocompromised children are protected. In ot...

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Republicans' Health Care Plan Is 'Manifold,' Kellyanne Conway Says, Without Details

Republicans' Health Care Plan Is 'Manifold,' Kellyanne Conway Says, Without Details

The Trump administration itself argued in the Texas court that only one part of the law was constitutionally questionable. As health care blogger Charles Gaga explained on ACASignups.net, before t...

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New study calculates alcohol cancer risk in cigarette equivalents

New study calculates alcohol cancer risk in cigarette equivalents

Dr Minouk Schoemaker, scientist at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, who conducts research into the causes of breast cancer , said the study offered an "interesting insight" but the picture...

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Senate GOP Wary in Trump's Revived Health Care Battle

Senate GOP Wary in Trump's Revived Health Care Battle

Unable to pass a health care bill in Congress, the Trump administration made a decision to use regulations to roll back the Affordable Care Act and reshape Medicaid. For instance, Bates noted the Tr...

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This Woman Feels No Pain Thanks to Genetic Mutation

This Woman Feels No Pain Thanks to Genetic Mutation

Before you ask, no- she cannot regenerate her limbs and neither does she have adamantium claws, go scout somewhere else, Professor X. Still, there now seems to be a genetic mutation that can make a ...

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Doctors perform first ever organ transplant from HIV-positive living donor

Doctors perform first ever organ transplant from HIV-positive living donor

One concern associated with HIV-positive donors was the possibility of an HIV-negative recipient acquiring the infection through the transplant. An estimated 1.1 million people in the USA have HIV ...

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Amid crackdown, vaccinations on rise in NY county with many ultra-Orthodox

Amid crackdown, vaccinations on rise in NY county with many ultra-Orthodox

Gary Siepser, CEO of the Jewish Federation and Foundation of Rockland County, said the disease's spread was related to the anti-vaccine movement across the country. "Public places are defined as: a pl...

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Mueller report, almost 400 pages, to be released by mid-April

He says Mueller's report is almost 400 pages long. Attorney General Bill Barr , in a letter to the chairmen of the House and Senate judiciary committees, said he was now redacting sensitive materia...

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US county declares state of emergency amid measles outbreak

US county declares state of emergency amid measles outbreak

A NY county has banned unvaccinated kids from public spaces, such as schools and shopping malls. So far, there have been 153 confirmed cases in Rockland since the outbreak began in October, with...

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Two measles cases confirmed on Vancouver Island

Two measles cases confirmed on Vancouver Island

Richard Stanwick, Island Health Chief Medical Health Officer, said in a press release. The authority is now asking people who may have been exposed to measles to monitor for symptoms including fev...

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Trump's sudden shift to health care scrambles GOP plans

Trump's sudden shift to health care scrambles GOP plans

For Trump, the reset he wants is clear. A new Emerson College poll in Pennsylvania shows every Democrat tested beating Trump in a general election matchup . A GOP senators' lunch on Wednesday broug...

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Judge quashes Trump admin's Medicaid work mandates in Arkansas, Kentucky

Judge quashes Trump admin's Medicaid work mandates in Arkansas, Kentucky

The Medicaid Act sets strict guidelines about how the program can be run, but the Department of Health and Human Services can approve what are called "Section 1115" waivers if a state has a custom-des...

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Teen dies from tapeworm infection in brain

Teen dies from tapeworm infection in brain

The 18-year-old man was taken to the emergency room after having so-called tonic-clonic seizures , in which a person loses consciousness and experiences violent muscle contractions, according to a ne...

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FDA mammography oversight proposals include breast density information

FDA mammography oversight proposals include breast density information

Nuclear medicine equipment service provider since 1975. "As part of our overall commitment to protecting the health of women, we're proposing new policies to modernize our oversight of mammography...

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How many cigarettes in a bottle of wine?

How many cigarettes in a bottle of wine?

They estimate that this is equivalent to five cigarettes a week for men and ten for women. It's the equivalent of smoking about 10 cigarettes a week for women and five for men, according to th...

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Artificial intelligence can predict premature death, study finds

Artificial intelligence can predict premature death, study finds

According to University of Nottingham's Assistant Professor Stephen Weng, the new risk prediction models examine each individual's dietary consumption of meat, vegetables, and fruits per day and take ...

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Centene to buy WellCare Health Plans

Centene to buy WellCare Health Plans

Wiederhorn said that while the price Centene is paying and the "equity-heavy" deal terms represent a "hefty" premium to its own stock valuation, he reiterated his outperform rating as the company has ...

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This hospital to use drones to fly blood samples between buildings

This hospital to use drones to fly blood samples between buildings

The effort will include "numerous planned daily revenue flights" on the WakeMed campus. UPS says the program represents a major milestone for unmanned aviation in the United States. The WakeMed prog...

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Rockland County bans underage people without measles vaccine from public places

Rockland County bans underage people without measles vaccine from public places

In 2018, 17 outbreaks were reported throughout the US, including six throughout New York State and three in New Jersey, most of which started in Orthodox Jewish communities in those states. A state ...

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Over 2K get vaccine booster amid mumps outbreak

She says she was initially "freaked out" by the outbreak (backslash) but now is just focusing on the facts. Fifty years ago, mumps was a childhood rite of passage of puffy cheeks and swollen jaws. I...

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Federal Judge Blocks Medicaid Work Requirement In Arkansas & Kentucky

U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg issued two decisions Wednesday finding that Medicaid work requirements for low-income people in Arkansas and Kentucky pose numerous obstacles to getting healt...

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Doctors recommend sugary drinks tax

Doctors recommend sugary drinks tax

Sugary beverages are cheap, convenient, and heavily marketed to children in the forms of social media and mobile applications, like Fanta's child-friendly advergame app, Fanta Fun Tap , or Snapple's...

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NY county to declare state of emergency over measles outbreak

NY county to declare state of emergency over measles outbreak

A state of emergency is now in effect in Rockland County because of the measles outbreak. "This is a public health crisis and it is time to sound the alarm". The cases are now clustered in eastern...

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