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Demand for measles blood tests increase amid national outbreak

There were 17 measles outbreaks in 2018, but most of the cases were from outbreaks in New York state, New York City , and New Jersey - mainly among unvaccinated members of Orthodox Jewish communi...

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Deadly 'kissing bug' spreads throughout the United States, including Utah

Experts call the blood-sucking insect the "Kissing Bug" because it's known to crawl around your mouth and eyes, biting as you sleep. The parasite causes Chagas disease , which can have serious cardia...

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Sea Hero Quest generates 17,600 years of Alzheimer's research

Sea Hero Quest was developed as a partnership between researchers at University College London, the University of East Anglia and Alzheimer's Research UK. Most people associate Alzheimer's with m...

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Measles cases climb to 704 for the year, CDC says

Measles cases climb to 704 for the year, CDC says

So far, even the hundreds of measles cases reported in the USA this year pale in comparison with the 1950s, when millions of people each year got measles. At that time, officials said that "in the c...

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‘Screen time shouldn’t exceed 1hr for children under five’

‘Screen time shouldn’t exceed 1hr for children under five’

However these strict rules sometimes generate more guilt that useful corrections in parenting decisions. Findings from studies involving older children have associated screen time with behavioral an...

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'The face of health-care crisis': Cancer patient calls out N.S

'The face of health-care crisis': Cancer patient calls out N.S

In a video that has racked up more than a million views and 0,000 shares, Inez Rudderham, who was diagnosed with cancer after two years of waiting to see a doctor, stares straight into the camera and ...

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Teens 15-18 can work out at Planet Fitness free all summer

Teens under 18 must bring a parent or guardian to sign up. After a waiver is signed by a parent/guardian, teens can then work out alone. Classes are offered at least once a day, Monday through Friday....

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Three confirmed cases in one family, all unvaccinated

Three confirmed cases in one family, all unvaccinated

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this week it has recorded 695 cases of measles from 22 states this year - the highest tally since measles was thought to be eliminated from the U....

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Skipping breakfast linked to heart disease death risk

Skipping breakfast linked to heart disease death risk

Among the participants, 5.1% never ate breakfast, 10.9% rarely ate breakfast, 25% ate breakfast some days and 59% ate breakfast every day. CBS 2 reports that researchers found that, "people age 40...

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Deadly Kissing Bug Close To New Jersey: Here's How To Stay Safe

Deadly Kissing Bug Close To New Jersey: Here's How To Stay Safe

Chagas disease earned the name, the "Kissing Bug", because the bugs that transmit the disease typically bite people's faces. A potentially deadly insect nicknamed the "kissing bug" was found in DE ...

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Measles cases hit highest level since 2000

Measles cases hit highest level since 2000

The Center of Disease Control said the majority of people who got measles were unvaccinated. While the Senate had first sought a bill that would have removed the philosophical exemption for all r...

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Gunmen kill polio vaccine worker, wound another in Pakistan

Gunmen kill polio vaccine worker, wound another in Pakistan

He said both victims were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital. Security officials in Pakistan told AFP that authorities have instructed polio teams to remain "vigilant" amid the violence. The ...

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Blood-sucking 'kissing bug' reported throughout southern USA, moving north

Blood-sucking 'kissing bug' reported throughout southern USA, moving north

Called "the kissing bug" because it often bites sleeping humans near the mouth, the insect may carry the Trypanosoma cruzi parasite. The parasite causes Chagas disease , which can have serious car...

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3 confirmed measles cases in Atlanta area

SCDHS is working with the New York State Department of Health to investigating the case, and will take appropriate action based on the findings, officials said Thursday. Symptoms include fever, cough,...

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More than 300 quarantined amid measles fears at Los Angeles universities

More than 300 quarantined amid measles fears at Los Angeles universities

UCLA officials learned from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) on Monday that a student "had contracted the measles", and had been on campus while contagious, the universi...

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US Sees Largest Measles Outbreak Since 2000

Up to now, the biggest single US measles outbreak in recent years was in 2014, when 383 cases were reported in the Amish community in nine OH counties. At the Clark County Board of Health meeting Wedn...

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Scientists Translate Brain Signals Into Speech

Scientists Translate Brain Signals Into Speech

In an.mp3 file released on the Nature website, you can hear two iterations of the same sentence-one as it was recorded by the person saying it, and one as it was reconstructed by an AI studying the ...

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Oregon Senate To Consider Bill Allowing Lottery Winners To Remain Anonymous

Oregon Senate To Consider Bill Allowing Lottery Winners To Remain Anonymous

This said, Bobby Singleton of Greensboro did get an amendment added that said the prohibition on video gaming and video lottery terminals did not apply to any form of bingo or pari-mutuel betting (the...

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Quarantines at 2 LA universities amid United States measles outbreak

Karen Smith, director of the California Department of Public Health, told the Associated Press. A few may need to remain in quarantine for up to seven days. "We have arranged for those who live on c...

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Malaria is still major health challenge facing Nigerians

Malaria is still major health challenge facing Nigerians

He urged all member states to allocate adequate resources and to work across sectors and strengthen cross-border collaboration. Mr Moeti noted that the pace of progress must be accelerated if the wo...

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Don't Confuse Kissing Bug With Harmless Boxelder Bug

The Coloradoan reports the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are saying the kissing bug has now been reported in Colorado. The insect has the disgusting tendency to target humans'...

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Polio vaccination fiasco in Peshawar

Polio vaccination fiasco in Peshawar

Hundreds of children were brought to different hospitals in Peshawar after alleged reaction of anti-polio drops in metropolis, causing fear and panic in the city and violent protest by the parents a...

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World's first malaria vaccine to go to 360,000 African children

World's first malaria vaccine to go to 360,000 African children

The vaccine is being called RTS , S. It is the first, and to date, the only, vaccine that has demonstrated it can significantly reduce malaria in children. More than 90 percent of cases occurred in A...

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Planet Fitness challenge invites teens to work out for free this summer

Planet Fitness challenge invites teens to work out for free this summer

During the sweepstakes period, teens may enter by visiting any Planet Fitness location with their parent orlegal guardian and signing up for the Summer Challenge. You can find a list of those locati...

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The new World Health Organization screen time for kids limits are super-strict

The new World Health Organization screen time for kids limits are super-strict

Infants shouldn't be restrained for more than one hour at a time in strollers, high chairs or strap-on carriers. " Healthy physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep habits are established ...

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Depending on age, you may need booster for protection from measles — CDC

Depending on age, you may need booster for protection from measles — CDC

CNN analyzed data from 22 states that have reported confirmed cases of the measles this year and determined 681 cases have been declared. State Health Officer Dr. The CDC said some 71 of these cas...

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'Kissing Bug' related to fatal disease confirmed to be in Delaware

It has already been spotted in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Chagas disease , which can lead to heart failure and severe gastrointestinal complications in extreme cases, is transmitted by ...

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Popular e-cigarettes tainted with toxic bacteria and fungus

Popular e-cigarettes tainted with toxic bacteria and fungus

They found impurities associated with conditions like asthma and chronic obstructive lung disease were present in almost a quarter of all single-use e-cigarette cartridges. Cartridges were found to ha...

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US measles cases hit highest mark in 25 years

Immunisation was "very effective" in preventing measles and the vaccine that protects against measles is the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine. Scared of the side effects of vaccination, many p...

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IL affected in ground beef recall after growing E. coli outbreak

IL affected in ground beef recall after growing E. coli outbreak

K2D Foods, doing business as Colorado Premium Foods in Carrolton, Georgia, is recalling about 113,424 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. Orange, Florida, and Norcross,...

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