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Facebook Posts Could Indicate Medical Conditions Better Than Demographics

Facebook Posts Could Indicate Medical Conditions Better Than Demographics

However, Facebook and demographic information combined were more accurate at predicting conditions than just social media posts alone. Looking into 21 different conditions, researchers found that al...

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Lanarkshire hospital linked to fatal listeria outbreak in England

Lanarkshire hospital linked to fatal listeria outbreak in England

The Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has offered its "deepest condolences to the bereaved families", with a spokesperson expressing "sincere regret" that two of its patients had contracted ...

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‘Flesh-eating’ bacteria make an appearance as oceans become warmer

‘Flesh-eating’ bacteria make an appearance as oceans become warmer

Climate change is warming ocean waters around the globe, which affects what can thrive in various parts of the seas. Since 2010, between 700 and 1,200 cases occur each year in the United States, tho...

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Province cutting hundreds of administrative jobs at health agencies, LHINs

Province cutting hundreds of administrative jobs at health agencies, LHINs

As part of the first phase, including the reorganization of six health agencies and 14 LHINs, the government is eliminating duplicative administrative positions, almost half of which are now vacant. H...

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West Nile virus outbreak in Greece

West Nile virus outbreak in Greece

The department said West Nile virus is contracted from the bite of an infected mosquito and is not spread from person-to-person through casual contact. But among those diagnosed in Greece a year ago...

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Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin ranked among nation’s best

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin ranked among nation’s best

The Boston institution, for the sixth consecutive year, took the No. 1 spot in the 2019-2020 rankings put together by U.S. News & World Report. Their expertise covers virtually all pediatric conditi...

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Array BioPharma's stock rockets after $11.4 billion buyout deal with Pfizer

Array BioPharma's stock rockets after $11.4 billion buyout deal with Pfizer

The data "is really a landmark publication in one of the most dismal tumors", Pfizer research chief Mikael Dolsten said in a phone interview. BRAF mutations are estimated to occur in up to 15% o...

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After Ebola spills into Uganda, WHO decides it's not an emergency

After Ebola spills into Uganda, WHO decides it's not an emergency

His Ugandan family, who had crossed the border to care for their father, returned home just a few days before the boy fell sick, followed by two others. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus convened a meeting o...

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Woman admitted to Kericho hospital has no Ebola, tests show

Woman admitted to Kericho hospital has no Ebola, tests show

Despite news that a patient suspected to be infected with the Ebola virus, business in Kericho town went on generally unaffected. "I wish to reassure all Kenyans and our visitors that we do not have ...

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West Nile mosquitoes found in north Fresno

The Consolidated Mosquito Abatement District has notified the Fresno County Department of Public Health (FCDPH) that adult mosquitoes have tested positive for the West Nile virus in the 93710 zip cod...

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FDA warns fecal transplants may contain deadly drug-resistant bacteria

FDA warns fecal transplants may contain deadly drug-resistant bacteria

The infections were resistant to numerous drugs that are used to treat the issues , and tragically one of the two patients died as a result. Fecal transplants have become a hot topic in recent ...

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Scare as Suspected Case of Ebola Reported in Kericho

Scare as Suspected Case of Ebola Reported in Kericho

In the press statement issued by Kericho county on Monday morning, the disease surveillance team took all the necessary precautions to ensure minimal contact between the patient and others at the ho...

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Trump to discuss expanded health care coverage options for small businesses

Trump to discuss expanded health care coverage options for small businesses

President Donald Trump introduces his health-care plan in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday afternoon. "With this new approach there is a potential for employers to shift to a defined c...

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Red Meat Intake May Increase Risk of Early Death

Red Meat Intake May Increase Risk of Early Death

The study also pointed to an association between increasing eating red meat and subsequent mortality risk, but did not necessarily find causality. However, the researchers also found that replacing a ...

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Religious exemption to vaccine mandates ended

Religious exemption to vaccine mandates ended

The current measles outbreak in the United States is the worst in more than 25 years, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as the City of NY has shuttered 10 Orthodox Je...

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Cardi B 'Ain't Getting Surgery Again', Hits Gym Instead

Cardi B 'Ain't Getting Surgery Again', Hits Gym Instead

But let me tell you I havent got a headache ever since. "My breasts gotta [expletive] heal". "I'm canceling millions of dollars in shows, but health is wealth so I have to do what I have to do". She s...

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NY lawmakers vote to end religious exemption for vaccinations

NY lawmakers vote to end religious exemption for vaccinations

Both chambers of the Democratic-controlled Legislature advanced the measure eliminating religious and other nonmedical exemptions for schoolchildren across the state. "We should be taking medical ad...

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Listeria deaths: Two more Brit patients die after eating hospital sandwiches

One is believed to have died after the first three confirmed cases , while the other died before. The Good Food Chain, which supplies 43 NHS trusts across the United Kingdom, voluntarily ceased pro...

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HIV Medicine Association Issues Statement on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Recommendation

HIV Medicine Association Issues Statement on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Recommendation

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of experts that issues recommendations about evidence-based preventive health care, issued final recommendations this week that call for s...

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Could there be a new marijuana ETF on the way?

Could there be a new marijuana ETF on the way?

Solactive provides indexes for several other Global X funds. The Marijuana Index is capitalization-weighted. The established US-listed cannabis ETFs are the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (NYSEArca:...

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Uganda bans public gatherings in Kasese District amid Ebola fears

Uganda bans public gatherings in Kasese District amid Ebola fears

Two people have died so far in the latest Ebola outbreak in Uganda, the Daily Monitor reported. Uganda's health ministry said the boy's grandmother and a 3-year-old sibling were also diagnosed wi...

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Expert Panel Recommends Wider Use Of Daily Pill To Prevent HIV Infections

Expert Panel Recommends Wider Use Of Daily Pill To Prevent HIV Infections

The number of new HIV infections has been dropping - down from 41,200 in 2012 to 38,300 in 2017 - but fewer than half of adults in the USA have ever been tested for the virus. And when people on P...

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Falling asleep with TV, light on could cause weight gain, study finds

Falling asleep with TV, light on could cause weight gain, study finds

Published Monday in the JAMA Internal Medicine , the National Institutes of Health report isn't concrete proof but builds on other evidence that artificial light messes with our metabolism. Sleepin...

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New Mexico Researchers Break Ground in Alzheimer's Study

In the United States alone, there are 5.8 million patients living with Alzheimer's, a brain disease that causes memory loss, mood changes, confusion and difficulty communicating in older people, accor...

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ME governor signs law expanding medical professionals allowed to perform abortions

ME governor signs law expanding medical professionals allowed to perform abortions

It will be enacted 90 days after the Legislature adjourns, which is expected in mid-June. Most states only permit physicians to perform abortions. Following court or agency rulings, almost two doz...

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California to be first state to provide healthcare to undocumented immigrants

California to be first state to provide healthcare to undocumented immigrants

The budget comes after Democratic lawmakers, who dominate the state capitol, scrapped a proposal to accomplish Medi-Cal protection to adults over 65 years extinct. " California believes that health ...

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Alabama Legalises Chemical Castration Against Pedophiles

Alabama Legalises Chemical Castration Against Pedophiles

Ivey, a Republican serving as the 54th governor of Alabama since 2017, has made no public statement on the measure and it was not known if she supported it until yesterday, which was the last day she ...

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Ala. governor signs chemical castration bill into law

Ala. governor signs chemical castration bill into law

Both houses of the Alabama Legislature approved the legislation late last month, after it was put forward by state GOP Rep. Steve Hurst. "People say this is inhumane". Read the original story here. ...

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New Drug May Delay Onset of Type 1 Diabetes for Years

New Drug May Delay Onset of Type 1 Diabetes for Years

Kevan Herold , a Yale University professor, in a news release from the school. The theme of this year's Diabetes Week is to "See Diabetes Differently" as everyone is different, and we want everyone to...

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DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Child in Uganda diagnosed with virus

DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Child in Uganda diagnosed with virus

To prepare for the possibility of imported cases, Uganda has already vaccinated almost 4,700 health workers against Ebola and disease monitoring programs are in place, the WHO said. The outbreak in DR...

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