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Confirmed case of measles in St. Clair County infant

The statement emphasized the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine has been scientifically affirmed over decades of use against the highly contagious and sometimes fatal disease. Before the measle...

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Two clients of 'vampire facial' spa diagnosed with HIV

Two clients of 'vampire facial' spa diagnosed with HIV

Additional laboratory testing on specimens from the two clients indicates recent infection with the same HIV virus - increasing the likelihood that the two HIV infections may have resulted from a proc...

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HIV treatment breakthrough as drugs stop transmission of virus after unprotected sex

HIV treatment breakthrough as drugs stop transmission of virus after unprotected sex

The study, published in the Lancet medical journal on Thursday , assessed the risk of HIV transmission between serodifferent gay male couples - where one partner is HIV-positive and one is HIV-negati...

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Cruise ship quarantined for measles case heads to Curacao

Cruise ship quarantined for measles case heads to Curacao

The ship left St. Lucia late Thursday after spending two days under quarantine. The vessel had arrived in St Lucia from Curacao on Tuesday, when it was placed under quarantine by health authorities ...

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Mental Health Awareness Activated In New iHeart Campaign

The proclamation aims to bring mental health to the forefront of people's minds this month in Summit County, with the ultimate goal of improving the overall mental health system. "This year, during Me...

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Drone Technology Delivers Organ due for Transplant

Drone Technology Delivers Organ due for Transplant

The patient who was discharged from UMMC on Tuesday said "This whole thing is unbelievable". The drone has already previously transported various medical-related cargo, including blood tubes and...

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CDC sparks Twitter debate after reminding people not to wash raw chicken

CDC sparks Twitter debate after reminding people not to wash raw chicken

In a tweet sent out on April 26, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) linked to a series of steps that can help eliminate the chances of food poisoning while cooking at home. Alth...

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Drinking diet soda more likely to make you gain weight

Drinking diet soda more likely to make you gain weight

She says that children and teens, like people of all ages, should follow the federal government's guidelines for a healthy diet, one that emphasizes water instead of soft drinks, plenty of fruits and ...

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Amid National Outbreak, Indiana Expands Access To Measles Vaccine

Amid National Outbreak, Indiana Expands Access To Measles Vaccine

Only people who received two doses of the measles vaccine as children are protected for life, according to the CDC. "So, again, we're encouraging parents to get their kids vaccinated". Infants ages 6 ...

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Declining Sense of Smell Linked to Risk of Death

Declining Sense of Smell Linked to Risk of Death

In the future, as these potential health implications are unveiled, it may not be a bad idea to include a sense of smell test as part of your [doctor's] visit. 'It's always prudent to talk to a physic...

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ fans exposed to measles at midnight premiere, LA officials say

‘Avengers: Endgame’ fans exposed to measles at midnight premiere, LA officials say

The woman, who is in her 20s, reported having recently traveled to a country with widespread measles activity, the agency added. Officials say a traveler confirmed to have had the highly-contagious ...

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Day later, USA Gymnastics withdraws doctor's hiring

Day later, USA Gymnastics withdraws doctor's hiring

The Indianapolis Star reports the suit alleges those survivors include dozens of people identified in secret files kept by the Indianapolis-based organization. But USA Gymnastics released a subsequen...

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Man suffers serious stroke by cracking his neck

Man suffers serious stroke by cracking his neck

Dr. Vance McCollom at Mercy Hospital in Guthrie, Okla., points to an x-ray showing damage to Josh Hader's vertebral artery. They're locked in. They completely understand what's going on, but they can'...

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Two Test Positive for HIV After 'Vampire Facial'

Two Test Positive for HIV After 'Vampire Facial'

It is also known as the plasma-rich protein facial (PRP) and involves injecting plasma, typically from your own blood, into the face with a micro-needling pen. That scare prompted the state's health ...

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Trump Administration Announces Protection For Religious Health Care Providers' Conscientious Objections

In 2018, the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division of the OCR was established at HHS to investigate these types of violations previously ignored by the Obama administration. "These federal laws pr...

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Starbucks is welcoming in the summer with new food and drink options

Starbucks is welcoming in the summer with new food and drink options

Starting on Tuesday, the drink will join the permanent menu at all Starbucks stores in the US and Canada. Last week, Starbucks announced that the S'mores Frappuccino would return after it was pulled...

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Burger King's Meatless 'Impossible Whopper' Set to Roll Out Nationwide

Burger King's Meatless 'Impossible Whopper' Set to Roll Out Nationwide

The vegan Whopper of Impossible Foods took the test in St. Louis 'exceedingly well.' The Impossible Whopper is not just like any other veggie burger . To do this, Burger King partnered with Impo...

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Crowd rallies at Ontario legislature against health system changes

Crowd rallies at Ontario legislature against health system changes

Ford and Varney went on to discuss other topics such as Prime Minister Trudeau's carbon tax and the previous Liberal Government. The Ford government has no mandate for any of this having promised to i...

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Measles kills two in Switzerland as cases rise

Measles kills two in Switzerland as cases rise

Measles is easily spread through the air when someone coughs or sneezes, or through contact with mucus or saliva from an infected person. Infected people can spread measles to others from four days ...

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New Form Of Dementia LATE Can Be Mistaken As Alzheimer's Disease

New Form Of Dementia LATE Can Be Mistaken As Alzheimer's Disease

The evidence has been building for years, including reports of patients who didn't quite fit the mold for known types of dementia such as Alzheimer's . Genetic risk factors for LATE have some ove...

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Health officials confirm first case of measles in Orange County for 2019

Health officials confirm first case of measles in Orange County for 2019

She was not aware she was sick when she attended a showing of the blockbuster movie in Fullerton, the station said. A woman with measles went to the opening screening of Avengers: Endgame in O...

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Scientology cruise ship quarantined over confirmed case of measles

Scientology cruise ship quarantined over confirmed case of measles

The report says the ship has been quarantined since Monday, when the case was confirmed in a female crew member who is being held in isolation on the ship. She also cited the current situation in the ...

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Each pound of extra fat increases risk of disease and early death

Each pound of extra fat increases risk of disease and early death

A study of almost 440 overweight and obese adults showed six out of 10 had a "meaningful response" after taking the pills, which are marketed as Plenity. For example, a history of any cardiovascular...

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Medicare for All bill gets first hearing on Capitol Hill

Medicare for All bill gets first hearing on Capitol Hill

In a sign that industry jitters and strident healthcare lobbying may be justified, the House Rules Committee examined the chamber's Medicare for All legislation , and committee Chairman Rep. "I's w...

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Fading sense of smell may show the risk of early death

A team of scientists at Michigan State University in the U.S. analysed more than 2,000 patients aged between 71 and 82. "There are lots of differences between the people who could smell well and tho...

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Starbucks Debuts Bright Pink 'Dragon Drink' As a New Permanent Menu Item

Starbucks Debuts Bright Pink 'Dragon Drink' As a New Permanent Menu Item

The Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino features a blend of mocha sauce and Frappuccino chips combined with coffee, milk and ice, and layered on top of whipped cream and chocolate cookie crumble and fi...

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As measles cases climb, some Americans might need another shot

As measles cases climb, some Americans might need another shot

April 2019 will end with more than 700 confirmed cases across 22 states, according to the CDC . The majority of these cases occurred in children under the age of 18 who had not been vaccinated. We c...

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‘Vampire facial’ at spa tied to 2 HIV cases, health officials say

Tierney Murphy said. Cabinet Secretary Kathy Kunkel said Monday that more than 100 clients of the spa have already been tested, but that the department wanted to ensure everyone was aware of possi...

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NMDOH: 2 former spa clients confirmed to have HIV

Owner Luly Ruiz told KOAT News in September that she was cooperating with the health department, but only used disposable needles, and took care to open each new needle in front of her client. The N...

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Health department to monitor as care home giant goes into administration

It operates Layden Court Care Home in Maltby and Balmoral Care Home in Woodhouse. Four Seasons houses 22,000 elderly residents across 322 homes, including six in Fife, two in Angus, one in Perth and...

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