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WHO Insists on Strengthening Malaria Control

WHO Insists on Strengthening Malaria Control

Scaling up current malaria interventions would prevent an additional two billion malaria cases and four million deaths by 2030, provided that those interventions reach 90 percent of the population in ...

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New Zealand teen with measles visited Disneyland, may have exposed visitors

New Zealand teen with measles visited Disneyland, may have exposed visitors

The girl, visiting from New Zealand, was contagious with the measles when she spent time at various Southern California attractions including Disneyland, Universal Studios and Madame Tussauds in Holly...

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Physical activity at any intensity linked to lower risk of early death

Physical activity at any intensity linked to lower risk of early death

Sitting at a desk for nine-and-a-half hours a day increases the risk of early death, a study has found. The study analysed existing research on physical activity and mortality in almost 36,400 adult...

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PD: Georgia Mother kills adult children, then turns gun on self

PD: Georgia Mother kills adult children, then turns gun on self

In the days before the killings, the mom wrote about enjoying her vacation with her daughter in Italy. The Edwards family was well-known within their Atlanta community. "Chris and Erin were lovely...

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DE issues advisory after reports of illnesses tied to vaping — Trending

DE issues advisory after reports of illnesses tied to vaping — Trending

There are no reported deaths, but some are on life-support - and these are young people who should not be getting so sick. Patients reported using an electronic vaping device within a few weeks of the...

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Four Iowans who vape report respiratory issues

Four Iowans who vape report respiratory issues

Caitlin Pedati. In a statement provided to Fox News, officials said the confirmed case was first reported Tuesday. According to the Center for Disease Control, there are 153 possible cases reporte...

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Step towards eradicating disease: Nigeria hails 'historic milestone' after 3 years polio

Step towards eradicating disease: Nigeria hails 'historic milestone' after 3 years polio

Nigeria marks three years on Wednesday since its last case of wild polio virus (WPV). The virus was last detected in the country's northeastern state of Borno in August 2016. While fighting jihadist...

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United Kingdom to work toward attaining its 'measles-free' status back!

United Kingdom to work toward attaining its 'measles-free' status back!

Around 90,000 or one in seven five-year-olds in England have not received their second MMR dose and nearly half of these children are residing in London itself. The WHO in 2019 has declared anti-vac...

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Health officials warn of potential hepatitis A exposure at Newport News restaurants

Health officials warn of potential hepatitis A exposure at Newport News restaurants

Thirteen deaths have occurred - more than half of them in East Tennessee. The virus causes liver inflammation, often resulting in fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, ...

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Tennessee Requests Info on Vaping and Respiratory Illness

The Alabama Department of Public Health is asking clinicians around the state to report any possible cases of serve lung illnesses potentially associated with vaping. The department says some sympto...

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USPSTF Updates Recommendation for Breast Cancer Gene Mutation Assessment

USPSTF Updates Recommendation for Breast Cancer Gene Mutation Assessment

But mutations cluster in families, and the US Preventive Services Task Force has long recommended that doctors screen women who have relatives with BRCA-related cancers and refer those who might benef...

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Human case of West Nile confirmed in Bay County

Human case of West Nile confirmed in Bay County

In the Las Vegas/Clark County area, health officials have declared an outbreak of West Nile virus (WNV) after receiving reports of 28 cases of the disease in humans - the highest case count in a seaso...

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DOH upholds permanent ban on Dengvaxia

DOH upholds permanent ban on Dengvaxia

THE Department of Health (DOH) has upheld the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) permanent revocation of the Certificates of Product Registration (CPR) of dengue vaccine Dengvaxia, thus affirming th...

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Bayer to sell off animal health business for $7.6bn

Bayer to sell off animal health business for $7.6bn

The deal is the latest in the fast-growing animal health market, which has recently seen Elanco floated by Eli Lilly and Co and rival United States drugmaker Pfizer also spinning off its veterinary ...

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Doing housework could substantially lower risk of 'early death,' study says

The findings are in line with previous studies which have repeatedly suggested that sedentary behaviour has a negative effect on health and is linked to premature death, while keeping active can incre...

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Air Pollution Can Cause Mental Health Problems

Air Pollution Can Cause Mental Health Problems

It also found a "strong association" between polluted soil and an increased risk of personality disorder. The data was so shocking that the researchers made a decision to compare the data with another...

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HHS to provide $23 mln to Merck for Ebola vaccine production

HHS to provide $23 mln to Merck for Ebola vaccine production

The trial, which took place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), tested four drugs against the Ebola outbreak. "The best way to protect people at home from Ebola is to stop the virus from ...

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Kirsten Gillibrand drops controversial rapper from her official playlist

Kirsten Gillibrand drops controversial rapper from her official playlist

Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand unveiled a plan Tuesday address the "mental health crisis" in the United States and remove the stigma that she said has existed for too long. G...

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Would you take a blood test that predicts when you'll die?

Would you take a blood test that predicts when you'll die?

The breakthrough was made after taking blood samples from 44,168 people. To gauge how well these biomarkers might indicate actual risk of death, the researchers analysed them against a cohort of ove...

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US public health agency probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

US public health agency probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are examining 94 cases in 14 states, a lot of them involving adolescents and young adults. Thirty of these reports have been in Wisconsin where the...

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Reported illnesses among vapers reaches 150 possible cases

The only connection in these cases are vape products, however health officials say they can't confirm a direct link between lung illnesses and usage of vape products. As of Tuesday, the states with re...

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Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine

Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine

That hypothesis is consistent with a 2018 analysis that found the long-term decline in smoking among teenagers and young adults accelerated as vaping became more popular. "E-cigarettes are adver...

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Health officials link mysterious lung diseases to vaping

Around a third of those cases happened in Wisconsin alone, according to the CDC. It also provided consultation to the Wisconsin , Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, and California departments of healt...

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11 Hoosiers with history of vaping have lung illnesses — CDC

11 Hoosiers with history of vaping have lung illnesses — CDC

Several other states, including Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and California, also share in the concern. The agencies reported that the affected patients used an electronic vaping device within a ...

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Young Doctor From Kearny Falls To His Death On Vacation In Spain

Young Doctor From Kearny Falls To His Death On Vacation In Spain

After his residency at KRMC's trauma center, he had plans to move to Boston to work at an intensive care unit and Wednesday Kelly next year. The page described the new position as "his life's ultima...

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Tusk rejects PM's call for Irish border backstop to be scrapped

Tusk rejects PM's call for Irish border backstop to be scrapped

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in fact rejects a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland with his rejection of the so-called backstop. Mr Johnson also leaves the door open for a f...

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Fluoride in Water May Be Lowering Your Child's IQ, New Study Finds

Fluoride in Water May Be Lowering Your Child's IQ, New Study Finds

The message from public health experts, however, is "don't panic". Because of the differing results between genders, the study suggest a differential association between girls and boys, which some...

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West Nile virus: Maricopa County case count rises

West Nile virus: Maricopa County case count rises

DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, and IR3535 are effective repellents recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . West Nile virus is endemic in Los Angeles County, and...

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Nearly 100 People Have Reported Vaping-Related Lung Diseases

Nearly 100 People Have Reported Vaping-Related Lung Diseases

In the United States, Juul Labs, in which Altria Group Inc has a 35 percent stake, is the dominant e-cigarette maker. Since June 28, states have reported 94 possible cases of severe lung illness tie...

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UK's Johnson slams 'mumbo-jumbo' about vaccines after measles rates rise

UK's Johnson slams 'mumbo-jumbo' about vaccines after measles rates rise

Health officials urged parents to book jabs before children return to school, amid warnings that Britain has lost its "measles-free" status. Boris Johnson is not backing compulsory immunisation bef...

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