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Tiny 3D printed human heart created by scientists in transplant breakthrough

Tiny 3D printed human heart created by scientists in transplant breakthrough

Previously, only simple tissues - without the blood vessels they need to live and function - had been printed, according to a press release from the university. After being mixed with the hydrogel, th...

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Measles Cases Jump 20% in One Week

Measles Cases Jump 20% in One Week

That order was overturned by a state judge, a decision being appealed by Rockland officials. Several measles outbreaks in NY state are contributing to this year's unusually high measles rates. Measles...

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New York City mayor Bill de Blasio orders mandatory measles vaccinations

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio orders mandatory measles vaccinations

The two redacted cases are of children in Washtenaw County and Oakland County, which authorities said had a false positive test result. According to de Blasio, four Brooklyn ZIP codes are covered un...

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Mayor declares public health emergency amid measles outbreak in Brooklyn

Mayor declares public health emergency amid measles outbreak in Brooklyn

The Brooklyn outbreak has been tied to an unvaccinated child who contracted the disease during a trip to Israel, which has recently seen a high incidence of measles , the Washington Post reported...

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Swallowed toys, coins, batteries spark rise in tot ER visits

Swallowed toys, coins, batteries spark rise in tot ER visits

They found that more than 759,000 children who are under the age of 6 have been evaluated by doctors for swallowing a small object between 1995 to 2015. The study wasn't a controlled experiment create...

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Pentagon's new transgender policy takes effect amid ongoing legal fight

Pentagon's new transgender policy takes effect amid ongoing legal fight

Pollock signed a statement with two former US surgeons general and two other former military surgeons general, saying they are "troubled by the Defense Department's characterization of the need to und...

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CDC concerned about fatal, drug-resistant fungus found in healthcare facilities

CDC concerned about fatal, drug-resistant fungus found in healthcare facilities

Outside the US, C. auris has been discovered in over 20 countries worldwide, according to the CDC . As concerns have heightened at hospitals and other healthcare facilities around the country abou...

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‘Body brokers’ charged with selling diseased human remains

‘Body brokers’ charged with selling diseased human remains

It is not illegal to dismember and broker human body parts, but it is illegal to sell remains that tested positive for infectious disease . Donald Greene Sr. faces a felony for intentionally concea...

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The Source of That Mysterious E. Coli Outbreak Has Likely Been Found

The Source of That Mysterious E. Coli Outbreak Has Likely Been Found

No single supplier, distributor or brand has been identified as the source of the outbreak. The outbreak started in early March. Of these, 17 people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been r...

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Texas Tech agrees to end use of race in admissions

Texas Tech agrees to end use of race in admissions

Eric Bentley, vice chancellor and general counsel of the Texas Tech University System, said in an agreement letter that the medical school is "committed to exploring race-neutral alternatives to enh...

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Biggest measles outbreak since 2000 strikes 19 states

Biggest measles outbreak since 2000 strikes 19 states

Oxiris Barbot, New York City Health Commissioner, said that the objective of the order is to make MMR vaccine easily available to people, not fine or penalize anyone. "I don't expect that people are...

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White House steps up attacks as Mueller report release nears

White House steps up attacks as Mueller report release nears

In the Republican-controlled Senate, the threat of a subpoena is significantly lower for Barr, but he'll still have to face off with Democratic senators who are likely to push him on the report redact...

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Measles emergency in NYC

America's largest urban area, New York City, has taken the extraordinary move of making vaccinations mandatory for some people who may have been exposed to the measles virus in a hard-hit, predominant...

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Bill to replace r-word with intellectual disability passes the senate

Bill to replace r-word with intellectual disability passes the senate

The measure closely mirrors legislation former Republican Gov. Scott Walker signed in 2012 removing "mental retardation" from state law. Tony Evers ordered the deletion weeks ago. "It's time for R...

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Traffic Pollution Caused Asthma Among 350000 Kids in India

Traffic Pollution Caused Asthma Among 350000 Kids in India

Traffic emissions can contribute up to 80% of ambient nitrogen dioxide in cities. The government of Taiwan recently backtracked on a plan to deal with the ever-severe issue of air pollution by phasi...

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Barr Has A 'Team' Looking Into The Mueller Investigation

Barr Has A 'Team' Looking Into The Mueller Investigation

He easily kept his poise, deftly defusing their attempts to make him look like he has something to hide simply because he's committed to upholding the requirements and fundamental traditions of our ju...

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Measles outbreak: NYC threatens $1,000 fines for unvaccinated Williamsburg residents

Measles outbreak: NYC threatens $1,000 fines for unvaccinated Williamsburg residents

To encourage immunization, the city has created the slogan, "Don't wait". "There is a very strong anti-vaccination propaganda movement in these communities, and they're very effective", said Blima M...

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New Cancer Treatment Shows Success, 'Vaccine' Patients In Full Remission

New Cancer Treatment Shows Success, 'Vaccine' Patients In Full Remission

The treatment "has broad implications for multiple types of cancer", said lead author, Dr. Joshua Brody , director of the lymphoma immunotherapy program. The first injection contained stimulants ...

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Feds break up $1.2B Medicare scam targeting seniors

Feds break up $1.2B Medicare scam targeting seniors

Attorney in South Carolina Sherri Lydon said. Prosecutors said the DME companies allegedly paid kickbacks and bribes in exchange for the referral of Medicare beneficiaries by physicians in cahoots w...

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Whitening products may cause tooth decay, claim researchers

Whitening products may cause tooth decay, claim researchers

Researchers did three studies and found that the active ingredient in the strips, hydrogen peroxide, can damage the tissue beneath your teeth enamel. The most common side effect that dentists see af...

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New Study Finds That Dogs Can Smell Cancer With Incredible Accuracy

New Study Finds That Dogs Can Smell Cancer With Incredible Accuracy

The researchers plan to use canine scent detection to develop a non-invasive way of screening for cancer. Researchers from BioScentDx carried out the study, and hope the findings could lead to n...

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Calcium supplement warning from scientists

Calcium supplement warning from scientists

When considering nutrient intake alone and the associated risk of death, researchers found that adequate intake of vitamin K and magnesium were linked to lower mortality risk, and adequate intak...

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DE BLASIO'S NYC: Mayor Declares 'Health Emergency' as Measles Outbreak Hits Brooklyn

DE BLASIO'S NYC: Mayor Declares 'Health Emergency' as Measles Outbreak Hits Brooklyn

Meanwhile, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention elevated its response to measles , establishing a larger team to focus on outbreaks that have sickened 465 people nationwide this y...

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NYC mayor orders mandatory measles vaccinations amid 'health emergency'

In an April 9 interview on WAMC with Alan Chartok, chief executive office of the Northeast Public Radio station, New York Governor Andrew Cumo said he thought the debate over parental rights to ...

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NYC declares health emergency over measles outbreak

The city's largest outbreak since 1991 of the once virtually eradicated virus has mainly been confined to the Orthodox Jewish community in the borough's Williamsburg neighborhood, with 285 cases c...

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Vitamins from Food - Not Supplements - Linked with Longer Life

The study also demonstrated that people who consume high doses of calcium (1,000mg per day or more) in the form of dietary supplements presented a 53% increased risk of death from cancer, with autho...

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Four measles cases linked to Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty

Four measles cases linked to Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty

There are no public exposure sites for the Wayne County case. While measles is a highly contagious virus, Sutfin said exposure sites are not required to follow any special guidelines, as the virus...

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NYC orders mandatory vaccines for some amid measles outbreak

NYC orders mandatory vaccines for some amid measles outbreak

Health officials have largely blamed the outbreaks on small but vocal anti-vaccine advocates who scare well-meaning parents by spreading risky lies and misinformation about life-saving vaccines and th...

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MI measles outbreak continues, 41 cases confirmed including first in Washtenaw

Known exposure sites in Oakland County are listed at Oakgov.com/health . There are no public exposure sites for the Wayne County case. Measles is a highly contagious, vaccine-preventable disease th...

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Just one drink daily can raise stroke risk

Just one drink daily can raise stroke risk

The study comes after research published a year ago concluded there is no healthy level of drinking. "The genetic evidence shows the protective effect is not real". Because the variants have specific ...

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