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There are now 41 cases of Measles in MI

There are now 41 cases of Measles in MI

Among those, Washtenaw County now has its first case of the disease. Measles is a highly-contagious disease which is spread through the air and by person-to-person contact. "A single dose of measl...

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Drug-resistant superbug an emerging threat in NYC

Drug-resistant superbug an emerging threat in NYC

Royal Brompton Hospital alerted the British government and infected patients when the fungus could not be removed, but made no public announcement to warn the public about the outbreak, The New Yor...

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Superbug Fungus Sickens More Than 300 In New York State

Because symptoms can vary greatly, a laboratory test is needed to determine whether a patient has a C. auris infection. Since then the fungus has spread imperceptibly throughout the world. The fun...

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Coli outbreak in Tennessee Rebekah Pewitt 4:48 PM, Apr 05, 2019

Coli outbreak in Tennessee Rebekah Pewitt 4:48 PM, Apr 05, 2019

The investigation is still going on and the reason for the outbreak is yet to be identified, the agency said. The most recently reported E coli infection began on March 29th. No deaths and no cases ...

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Flu cases still high as first human universal vaccine trial begins

This novel flu vaccine was created to provide long-lasting protection for all age groups against multiple influenza subtypes, including seasonal flu viruses and those that can cause deadly pandemics. ...

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FDA warns of potential violations at 21 stem cell clinics, manufacturers

FDA warns of potential violations at 21 stem cell clinics, manufacturers

The projections showed in this report are taken from previously proved research methodologies and hypothesis. The report reveals realistic data of the global Adipose Stem Cells (ASCS ) market . Is t...

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Just 20-minute 'nature pill' can lower your stress

Just 20-minute 'nature pill' can lower your stress

Mary Carol Hunter, leading scholar for the study, said that the research provides sufficient scientific base for doctors to recommend nature to those experiencing high stress as a kind of "drug" while...

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The HPV Vaccine Is Dramatically Cutting The Risk Of Cervical Cancer

The HPV Vaccine Is Dramatically Cutting The Risk Of Cervical Cancer

The UK-wide vaccination programme launched for girls a decade ago has been so successful that it will be extended to boys this year. In the Scottish case, it is offered to girls between 11 and 18. "...

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Amazon’s Alexa Is Taking a Cautious But Determined Step into Healthcare

Amazon said Thursday that it expects to enable additional health companies to use the HIPAA-compliant software. Amazon is planning to create and launch six HIPAA-compliant healthcare skills for ...

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Debris Field Created by India's Anti-Satellite Test Threatens the ISS

Debris Field Created by India's Anti-Satellite Test Threatens the ISS

India has been on the defensive following the March 27 test that Nasa branded a " terrible thing " that had created new dangers for astronauts aboard the ISS . NASA has identified approximately 400...

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'I hugged her for five minutes': Kentucky toddler beats stage 4 cancer

'I hugged her for five minutes': Kentucky toddler beats stage 4 cancer

It was just the end of January that she was celebrating the end of five rounds of chemo. In a lifetime, not many will go through what Molly has overcome. "She would just bounce back after every trea...

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6 states, DC sue over changes to school lunch rules

6 states, DC sue over changes to school lunch rules

In December, the Agriculture Department unveiled its final plans to loosen those standards, which mandated that carbohydrate-rich foods-like pizza, pasta or hamburger buns-be made with whole grains, a...

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One in five deaths worldwide are linked to bad diet, study finds

One in five deaths worldwide are linked to bad diet, study finds

Deaths related to diet have increased from eight million in 1990, largely due to increases in the population and population ageing, the report said . Eating too few fruits and vegetables and too mu...

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Ottawa residents asked to check vaccine records to prevent local measles spread

Ottawa residents asked to check vaccine records to prevent local measles spread

Ottawa Public Health also strongly encouraged people to ensure they are vaccinated. And they warn the public, and in this case, officials say others in the Baltimore region may have been exposed. Mo...

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Even 1 Alcoholic Drink a Day Can Increase Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Even 1 Alcoholic Drink a Day Can Increase Stroke Risk, Study Finds

About 16 in 100 men and 20 in 100 women will have a stroke in their lifetime in the UK. It had been thought that low levels of alcohol consumption might have a protective effect against stroke, as wel...

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Poor Diet Kills More People Globally Than Tobacco And High Blood Pressure

Poor Diet Kills More People Globally Than Tobacco And High Blood Pressure

More than 130 scientists from almost 40 countries worked on the analysis. Diet that includes less whole grains, while too many unhealthy elements, accounted for every fifth death globally. In some c...

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Cyclone-hit Mozambique launches cholera vaccination

Cyclone-hit Mozambique launches cholera vaccination

WHO is supporting the Ministry of Health to coordinate the oral cholera vaccination campaign, including working with partners to ensure an appropriate cold chain storage and providing logistical sup...

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Measles cases top last year's total

Measles cases top last year's total

The number of measles cases in recent years. An outbreak is considered three or more cases in one area. It is emblematic of a series of fierce, sometimes connected measles outbreaks - in places as d...

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Cigna caps insulin prices at $25

Typically, Cigna and Express Scripts customers who use insulin pay about $41.50 out of pocket for a 30-day supply. On average, Cigna says patients paid almost $42 a month in out-of-pocket expenses...

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HSE warns of measles outbreak in Dublin

Health officials want anyone who believes they may be infected to isolate themselves and stay at home. More information is available at the Ottawa Public Health website (oph.ca). "People planning to t...

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Congo Ebola outbreak spreading faster than ever

Congo Ebola outbreak spreading faster than ever

Still, Reuters reports the past two weeks have seen a record high of new cases. The new documented cases follow the global organisation less than three weeks ago saying Ebola was largely contain...

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Mozambique cholera cases now above 1,400; vaccines arrive

Mozambique cholera cases now above 1,400; vaccines arrive

Turkey's state-run relief agency created tent city for people in Mozambique , hit hard by last month's fatal tropical Cyclone Idai . Moyo previously said that as many as 300 bodies had been washed...

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These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts

These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts

Following a Mediterranean diet involves eating lots of plants, whole grains, healthy fats (such as olive oil) and lean proteins, and cutting back on processed foods, red meat and refined sugars. Ever...

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1 in 5 deaths globally linked to unhealthy diets

The report, which tracked trends in consumption of 15 dietary factors from 1990 to 2017 in 195 countries, showed that nearly every region of the world could benefit from rebalancing their diets. In Ja...

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Medical tech better than ever as Mick Jagger has heart surgery

Medical tech better than ever as Mick Jagger has heart surgery

On Saturday (March 30), the Stones announced the postponement of their North American tour due to Jagger's medical condition. Don't fret, his doctor says she will be back on the stage soon. It's most ...

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One in five deaths worldwide linked to unhealthy diet

One in five deaths worldwide linked to unhealthy diet

The UK ranked 23rd (127 deaths per 100,000), and the U.S. ranked 43rd (171 deaths per 100,000) after Rwanda and Nigeria (41st and 42nd). This led to 1 in 5 deaths in 2017 being linked to bad diets. C...

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Hundred of deaths in India caused by poor diet: Lancet study

The UK ranked 23rd (127 deaths per 100,000), and the U.S. ranked 43rd (171 deaths per 100,000) after Rwanda and Nigeria (41st and 42nd). The study, which examined consumption and disease trends betw...

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FDA Investigating Reports of Seizures After Vaping

FDA Investigating Reports of Seizures After Vaping

The FDA said numerous reports it had received lacked enough information to identify a specific brand or sub-brand of e-cigarettes. There could be other factors that contributed to the patients' seiz...

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Infants too young for vaccination infected in Australian measles outbreak

Infants too young for vaccination infected in Australian measles outbreak

Patricia Schnabel Ruppert. Two doses are about 97% effective. Measles is a highly contagious disease, spread through the air by coughing or sneezing, or by direct contact. Francis Darr, MD., and c...

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Americans borrow $88B annually to pay for health care

Americans borrow $88B annually to pay for health care

Beyond that, there were 65 million adults who chose not to seek treatment for a medical issue because of the cost, according to the survey. Americans are anxious about more than their personal healt...

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