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Appeals Court Signals Sympathy to Bid to Strike Down Obamacare

Appeals Court Signals Sympathy to Bid to Strike Down Obamacare

O'Connor had agreed with the plaintiff states that the law was nullified in its entirety when Congress zeroed-out tax penalties for the individual mandate in 2017. "Today we saw an administration pr...

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Biden apologizes for comments on segregationist Democrats after criticism

Biden apologizes for comments on segregationist Democrats after criticism

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker , who'd demanded an apology from Biden for his mid-June comments, said he felt "a sense of gratitude" that the former vice president was willing to admit fault. The bill...

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Appeals court panel grills Democratic defenders on constitutionality of Obamacare

Appeals court panel grills Democratic defenders on constitutionality of Obamacare

Republicans including President Donald Trump have repeatedly and unsuccessfully tried to repeal the ACA since it was passed in 2010. Texas and the other Republican-led states that have sued to inv...

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NHS Expands HPV Vaccination Program to Now Cover Boys

NHS Expands HPV Vaccination Program to Now Cover Boys

HPV causes 99% of cervical cancers as well as 90% of anal, about 70% of vaginal and vulvar cancers and more than 60% of penile cancers. 'We are pleased that the HPV vaccine will be given to Yea...

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Quitting alcohol could boost women's mental well-being

Quitting alcohol could boost women's mental well-being

Moderate drinkers meant 14 drinks or less per week for men and seven drinks or less per week for women. About 64 per cent of men were nondrinkers (abstainers and former drinkers) and nearly 88 per c...

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West Nile Virus Confirmed in New Jersey

It's just one of the active surveillance techniques being used to try and track the potential spread of Lyme Disease and West Nile Virus in Ontario. Mild symptoms include flu-like illness with fever, ...

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Common cold virus could kill bladder cancer cells, according to new study

Common cold virus could kill bladder cancer cells, according to new study

A bladder cancer charity called the study " very exciting " if larger studies confirmed the findings. Hardev Pandha, Principal Investigator of the study and Professor of Medical Oncology at the Univ...

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Biden defends his response to Kamala Harris busing question

Biden defends his response to Kamala Harris busing question

At the debate, she seemed to support federal intervention to force districts to utilize busing, and sharply criticized former Vice President Joe Biden for his record on the issue. When reporters ask...

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12-Year-Old Walks After Overcoming Flesh-Eating Bacteria

12-Year-Old Walks After Overcoming Flesh-Eating Bacteria

On the family's last day of vacation, June 14, Lynn Fleming took them to Coquina Beach, one of her favorite spots, they said. "She fell where there was a little divot in the ocean, she hit a rock or...

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Salmonella warning issued for pig ear pet treats sold in MI

Salmonella warning issued for pig ear pet treats sold in MI

Symptoms of Salmonella infection can include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. People with symptoms of Salmonella infection should consult...

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Mold at children's hospital killed 1, sickened 5

Bernal said the additional closures were needed so crews could access and fix the hospital's air system. "We are deeply saddened that one of our patients died after developing an Aspergillus infecti...

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CDC Warns Americans Of Fecal Parasite That Can Live In Pools

CDC Warns Americans Of Fecal Parasite That Can Live In Pools

Hundreds of outbreaks resulted in over 7,400 confirmed cases, tied predominantly to public swimming pools and water playgrounds. Untreated water (such as lakes) and drinking water caused 22 more c...

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Researchers One Step Closer to Find Cure for HIV

Researchers One Step Closer to Find Cure for HIV

Current HIV treatment involves daily, lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART) which suppresses the virus' ability to replicate, but doesn't eliminate the virus from the body. Khalili said. Just over...

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Man claims racial profiling for arrest while attached to IV

Man claims racial profiling for arrest while attached to IV

Dukes said he's filed a complaint with the city, and according to his Facebook post, is working with an attorney. Police are now investigating why Shaquille Dukes, 24, was arrested outside the ...

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Cockroaches Have Become Even Harder To Kill, Study Finds

Cockroaches Have Become Even Harder To Kill, Study Finds

Even if a small number of cockroach offspring developed a resistance to a particular insecticide, numerous newborn bugs could develop a cross-resistance in which a population that is eliminated in a...

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Alcohol's secondhand harms prevalent among U.S. women and men

Alcohol's secondhand harms prevalent among U.S. women and men

The study involved analyzing data on 8,750 adults who answered survey questions from two databases : the 2015 National Alcohol's Harm to Others Survey and the 2015 National Alcohol Survey. Researcher...

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West Nile Virus confirmed, found in horses in Iowa

West Nile Virus confirmed, found in horses in Iowa

She said vehicles will be equipped with a flashing yellow rooftop light, West Nile virus signs and "Makes Frequent Stops" caution sign. West Nile virus is an arboviral disease that people can contac...

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Boys will be offered HPV vaccine in September

A commonly used vaccine, Gardasil 9, is created to protect against nine HPV strains, seven of which are responsible for 90 percent of HPV-related cancers . Schmeler said there are also cost and globa...

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Drug-Resistant Staph Infection Cases Confirmed in Pittsburgh Hospital - Including 6 Babies

Drug-Resistant Staph Infection Cases Confirmed in Pittsburgh Hospital - Including 6 Babies

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website says about 5% of patients in USA hospitals carry MRSA in their nose or on their skin. While treatment usually involves antibiotics and draina...

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Woman dies from flesh-eating infection she got at the beach

Woman dies from flesh-eating infection she got at the beach

Doctors had battled to save her leg which they said was infected with a flesh-eating bacteria called necrotizing fasciitis . The family visited Coquina Beach, just a short distance from St. The n...

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Location of Fat on a Woman's Body Can Reveal Heart Disease Risk

Location of Fat on a Woman's Body Can Reveal Heart Disease Risk

All of them had normal body mass index and were followed for 18 years. The research found that women in the top 25 per cent of those who stored most fat around their middle or trunk (apple-shaped) h...

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Mum dies after cutting leg on beach and contracting a flesh-eating bug

Mum dies after cutting leg on beach and contracting a flesh-eating bug

She was left with a 3/4 inch graze below her knee which she described as "small cut". "We got the swelling down, but it just kept bleeding", he said. Doctors said she had contracted necrotizing fas...

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Crypto: Parasite in pools making people sick, CDC wants

Crypto: Parasite in pools making people sick, CDC wants

Though it's nearly never fatal, one death has been reported since 2009, according to the CDC. Outbreaks of Cryptosporidium , Crypto, in the United States has increased on average by 13% each year f...

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'Conscience objection' rule for medical care delayed after legal challenge

'Conscience objection' rule for medical care delayed after legal challenge

Democratic lawmakers, as well as a coalition of civil rights groups, have filed separate lawsuits against the administration fighting against the rule that they feel will strip women and homosexuals a...

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Harris clarifies debate answer on eliminating private insurance

Harris clarifies debate answer on eliminating private insurance

On Wednesday night, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio were the only two candidates to raise their hands when asked if they would scrap private insurance. S...

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New Research Shows Parkinson's Disease Originates in the Gut

New Research Shows Parkinson's Disease Originates in the Gut

The idea that Parkinson's begins in the gut is a controversial one first proposed in 2003. Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic disorder characterized by the malfunctioning and death of vital nerve...

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62 people sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas

62 people sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas

Consumers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island who have whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico in their homes should not eat them. Talk to your health...

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Sleep Habits Could Affect in Development of Breast Cancer New Research Suggest

Sleep Habits Could Affect in Development of Breast Cancer New Research Suggest

Nonetheless, experts cautioned that other breast cancer threat factors similar to alcohol consumption and being obese have a more considerable influence than sleep and mentioned there was no cause to ...

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Cure for baldness in sight as scientists make "critical breakthrough"

The team showed it could be done in 2015, but then the hair appeared haphazard and unnatural. The technology was carried out on mice and will likely have human trials. Now with refined techniques, t...

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Medtronic Recalls Insulin Pumps Over Concerns For Hacking Risk

Medtronic Recalls Insulin Pumps Over Concerns For Hacking Risk

If a patient is using one of the pumps, they could be at risk of "an unauthorized person with special technical skills and equipment" connecting to the device and changing how much insulin is delivere...

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