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How to prevent tick and mosquito bites

How to prevent tick and mosquito bites

Lyme disease is a serious infection that comes from being bitten by an infected blacklegged tick (also called a deer tick), they noted. The risk of acquiring Lyme disease in Toronto is relatively lo...

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Fast walkers could live 15 years longer than dawdlers, study claims

Fast walkers could live 15 years longer than dawdlers, study claims

A new study finds a significant difference in life expectancy correlated to walking speed, across all levels of BMIs. They found women who walked briskly had a life expectancy of 86.7 to 87.8 ye...

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Upper Michigan hospital receives 'A' for patient safety

Detroit Medical Center had two of its six hospitals on the list as did McLaren Healthcare Corp.in Grand Blanc and St. Joseph Mercy Health System in Ann Arbor. The hospital's safety rating has consiste...

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New report says low-dose aspirin linked to bleeding in the skull

New report says low-dose aspirin linked to bleeding in the skull

People without a history of heart disease and stroke who took low-dose aspirin were more likely to experience bleeding inside the skull, according to a new study. "Aspirin therapy reduces the cl...

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NY mom fails drug test after eating poppyseed bagel before giving birth

The newborn, Carter Dominguez, tested negative for opiates, but the hospital followed procedure and contacted Child Protective Services . Dominguez told WKBW-TV, "I called my husband freaking out, ...

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Measles cases increase to 839 in US

Measles cases increase to 839 in US

The steep uptick in cases this year has been driven primarily by large outbreaks in NY and Washington state, and represents the country's highest annual measles case count since there were 963 cases...

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Eat well, exercise more: New global guidelines to reduce risk of dementia

Eat well, exercise more: New global guidelines to reduce risk of dementia

In recommendations to counter an expected tripling in the number of people with the degenerative condition in the next 30 years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines are created to help ...

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Georgios Papanikolaou: Papa of the Pap Smear

Georgios Papanikolaou: Papa of the Pap Smear

And behind the unprecedented test is a man who collaborated with his wife in an effort to save women's lives: Georgios Papanikolaou. Monday's Google Doodle paid tribute to Georgios Papanikolaou, t...

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Vietnam culls 1.2m pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide

Vietnam culls 1.2m pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide

Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said today, as the virus continues to spread rapidly in the South-east Asian country. The departm...

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Here’s how much coffee is too much

Here’s how much coffee is too much

They noted that drinking coffee reduced all-cause mortality or risk writing that it decreased death rates, "irrespective of age, overweight status, alcohol drinking, smoking status, and caffeine c...

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Only 14% workers feel comfortable talking about mental health

Only 14% workers feel comfortable talking about mental health

Just over 22% of all UK adults and nearly half of 18-24 year olds said images on social media had caused them to worry about their body image and the majority of adults surveyed think the UK Gover...

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Spears, parents talk in court; evaluation sought

Spears, parents talk in court; evaluation sought

Spears is recovering from stress related to her father's health and her work", the documents state. Pop star Britney Spears attended a court hearing with her parents in Los Angeles on Friday, ...

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Dogs with bacterial disease discovered in Iowa

Dogs with bacterial disease discovered in Iowa

State veterinarian Dr. Jeff Kaisand confirmed multiple cases of Canine Brucellosis originating from a small dog breeding facility in Marion County, Iowa, according to the Iowa Department of Agric...

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HIV-preventing PrEP drugs to be offered free in USA under ‘deal’

HIV-preventing PrEP drugs to be offered free in USA under ‘deal’

President Donald Trump said in a celebratory tweet . Gilead has agreed to donate Truvada until the company's next-generation preventative HIV drug, Descovy, is available. "Will help us achieve o...

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Instagram to block anti-vaccine hashtags | newkerala.com #140309

Instagram to block anti-vaccine hashtags | newkerala.com #140309

For example, a hashtag like #vaccines1234 does not contain anything alarming in its wording, but if it is found to be used in a number of posts to promote verifiably false vaccine misinformation it ...

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Drugmaker will donate meds for USA push to end HIV epidemic

Drugmaker will donate meds for USA push to end HIV epidemic

The donation, which lasts until 2030, will transition to Descovy (emtricitabine+tenofovir alafenamide) if it is approved for use as PrEP, Gilead's proposed follow-up PrEP drug that has fewer side-effe...

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Vermont Care Partners: What is mental health?

Vermont Care Partners: What is mental health?

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. "We need to have more public discourse to dispel the myths about what mental health problems are and are not" states Dr. If ...

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Tourist, 24, dies from rabies after helping stray dog in the Philippines

Tourist, 24, dies from rabies after helping stray dog in the Philippines

After several trips to the emergency room and eventual admission to the hospital, a doctor thought her symptoms looked like rabies , the family said. Rabies is a treatable illness - but can cause a l...

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Princes William and Harry, Kate and Meghan launch new project together

Princes William and Harry, Kate and Meghan launch new project together

Harry, Meghan, Kate and William attended the first annual Royal Foundation Forum together in 2018. William, Kate, Harry and Meghan began meeting with volunteers for Shout as far back as last N...

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Most Pregnancy-Related Deaths in America Are Preventable

Most Pregnancy-Related Deaths in America Are Preventable

But experts say most could have been prevented, particularly the 34 percent caused by heart conditions, and the 12.5 percent caused by infections. The CDC looked at pregnancy related mortality and...

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New analysis predicts top 25 US counties at risk for measles outbreaks

New analysis predicts top 25 US counties at risk for measles outbreaks

At the end of April, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that more than 700 people have caught the virus this year, the highest number of cases in 25 years . The analysis co...

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Phage therapy: 'Viral cocktail saved my daughter's life'

Phage therapy: 'Viral cocktail saved my daughter's life'

Isabelle, for example, had lost two-thirds of her lung function. Physicians turned to the experimental treatment to save 17-year-old Isabelle Carnell-Holdaway, a cystic fibrosis patient in Engla...

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Norwegian Woman Dies From Rabies After Stray Puppy Bite

Norwegian Woman Dies From Rabies After Stray Puppy Bite

After washing and grooming the dog, Birgitte and her friends played with it in the garden. "Birgitte put the puppy in a basket and brought him home". Of these, 31 have been vaccinated, according to ...

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Trump calls on Congress to end ‘surprise medical bills’

Trump calls on Congress to end ‘surprise medical bills’

Patients, Trump noted, often find unknown charges in their bill, something he noted was "not a pleasant surprise". In a news release , Trump said "the seen and unseen costs of health care are still...

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Mongolian Couple Died of Plague After Eating Raw Marmot

Mongolian Couple Died of Plague After Eating Raw Marmot

The deaths prompted authorities to impose a quarantine in the area where the couple lived, a town in the Bayan-Olgii province bordering China and Russian Federation. "Humans usually get plague after b...

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Couples are having less sex, study finds

Couples are having less sex, study finds

It was the title of a critically derided 1971 play loved by audiences, but now, "No Sex Please, We're British", looks more like fact than fiction. The number of men reporting no sex in the same time...

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Philips India launches awareness campaign on the World Asthma Day

Philips India launches awareness campaign on the World Asthma Day

Find out more about World Asthma Day here. World Asthma Day was first celebrated in the year 1998 by the GINA in more than 35 countries. He said although there was no full cure available for the...

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Gov. JB Pritzker introduces bill to legalize marijuana in IL

Gov. JB Pritzker introduces bill to legalize marijuana in IL

Pritzker announced the bill at the Black United Fund of IL alongside fellow Democratic lawmakers. Recreational law would not change Illinois' current medical marijuana program, and dispensaries ...

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CMHA Thompson gets loud during mental health awareness week

CMHA Thompson gets loud during mental health awareness week

The Mental Health Association has 330 locations across the country. For more information on this months events, visit Kern BHRS . "You are here to stand against stigma and to unite and remove the ...

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High levels of sunscreen ingredients end up in the bloodstream, study shows

High levels of sunscreen ingredients end up in the bloodstream, study shows

Participants applied one of either a lotion-sunscreen, cream-sunscreen or two sprays, four times a day for four days on areas of the body uncovered by their swimwear. According to this latest study, t...

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