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Apple will stop storing your Siri voice recordings by default

Apple will stop storing your Siri voice recordings by default

The company plans to resume the practice later in the autumn/ fall time period, when software updates are rolled out to the legion of users, after three changes are enacted. Under the changes, Apple w...

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Attorney General Josh Stein Files Lawsuits Against Eight E-Cigarette Companies

Attorney General Josh Stein Files Lawsuits Against Eight E-Cigarette Companies

The lawsuits allege they are marketing to young people with candy and dessert flavors, as well as social media ads. He said he's asking courts to shut down their marketing and sales to underage people...

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Johnson & Johnson must pay $572 million in landmark opioid case

Johnson & Johnson must pay $572 million in landmark opioid case

Shares of Johnson & Johnson stock were up 2% in after-hours trading. A slew of lawsuits have hit pharmaceutical companies and pharmacy groups across the United States relating to the opioid crisi...

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of presidential race

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of presidential race

Gillibrand is the seventh noteworthy Democratic candidate to suspend her bid for the presidency this year and the fifth to do so this month. She needed to get at least four such polls and accrue 130,0...

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FDA approves new add-on drug to treat Parkinson's disease

But once the on-off phenomenon begins, the ON period is when the drug seems to be working, but the OFF period is when it doesn't work as well or at all. "We are committed to helping make additional tr...

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Study finds that optimists live longer because they manage stress better

Study finds that optimists live longer because they manage stress better

They were asked how much they agreed with statements including, for women, "In uncertain times, I usually expect the best". When compared on their initial levels of optimism, the team found that the...

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More mosquito traps test positive for West Nile virus

More mosquito traps test positive for West Nile virus

Health officials also received notification of a positive Saint Louis Encephalitis (SLE) virus human case. It's unclear what has led to the increase in cases in 2019, especially considering West Ni...

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Peloton Gears Up for IPO

Peloton Gears Up for IPO

As with most tech unicorns making their public debut this year, Peloton's IPO grand plans face concern over its lack of profit margins and widening quarterly losses. Subscribers pay between $19 an...

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Trump administration ending automatic citizenship for U.S. troops' children born overseas

Trump administration ending automatic citizenship for U.S. troops' children born overseas

Currently, children born to USA citizens stationed by their government in a foreign country are legally considered to be "residing in the United States", allowing their parents to simply obtain a cert...

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Hurricane Dorian Intensifying, Impacting Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Hurricane Dorian Intensifying, Impacting Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Puma Energy says it will shut both Bayamon and Guaynabo 2 oil product terminals in Puerto Rico as part of its storm protocol. Forecasters say the track that Tropical Storm Dorian takes in the Ca...

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‘Dramatic resurgence’ of measles seen in Europe, WHO reports

‘Dramatic resurgence’ of measles seen in Europe, WHO reports

Measles is considered eliminated when there is no endemic disease transmission for one year or more in a specific geographic area. "If high immunization coverage is not achieved and sustained in ev...

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Lawsuit claims Penn State, Franklin pressured doctor to clear players

Lawsuit claims Penn State, Franklin pressured doctor to clear players

Lynch is suing Franklin, athletic director Sandy Barbour and Penn State, among other defendants, alleging they conspired to remove him from his roles in retaliation for having reported Franklin's dema...

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Clothing lined with 'super material' graphene could prevent mosquito bites

For the study, researchers managed to convince a group of participants that were willing to endure a fair few mosquito bites. "With the graphene, the mosquitoes weren't even landing on the skin pa...

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MI investigating link between respiratory illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

MI investigating link between respiratory illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the patient, based in IL, was suffering from pulmonary illness from the use of e-cigarettes. Yet another court case has been launched aga...

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Fitbit Aria Air smart scale trims the price tag

Fitbit Aria Air smart scale trims the price tag

That's because the new Versa brings critical features that Fitbit previously lacked compared to competitors like Apple . Here are our first impressions. Support for Amazon's voice assistant is ...

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B.J. Penn knocked down in bar fight in Hawaii

B.J. Penn knocked down in bar fight in Hawaii

A woman repeatedly screams "get off" as Penn is stopped. The fight ended up on the ground with Penn in mount, legs hooked in, and dropping punches. It is now unclear what started the fight. A TMZ re...

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Measles-hit teen visited California tourist places

Measles-hit teen visited California tourist places

The teen has since returned to New Zealand , according to officials. The reason the world now knows about her trip is that it turns out she was infected with one of the most contagious diseases on ...

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Red wine is good for gut health, study finds

Red wine is good for gut health, study finds

A team of researchers from the college analyzed the effect of beer, cider, red wine, white wine and spirits on the gut microbiome (GM) and subsequent health in a group of 916 United Kingdom female twi...

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Heart disease deaths in USA on rise

Heart disease deaths in USA on rise

Mortality related to hypertension, though infrequent, increased slightly over the same time period. Medical advancements have led to the decline in deaths related to diabetes, stroke, and heart dise...

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People, horses, deer infected with mosquito-borne disease in SW Michigan

People, horses, deer infected with mosquito-borne disease in SW Michigan

Humans aren't the only ones affected by the risky disease. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reminding Michigan residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites. MI ...

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Sen. Isakson To Retire, Cites Parkinson's And 'Growth' On Kidney

Sen. Isakson To Retire, Cites Parkinson's And 'Growth' On Kidney

In a statement issued after his release, Isakson's office said that symptoms of his Parkinson's disease could lengthen the recovery process. Now, Georgia Gov. "I will not be a candidate for the...

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Mass. woman in Bristol County dies after EEE infection

Mass. woman in Bristol County dies after EEE infection

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has not yet confirmed that there has been a fourth case. Thirty-seven communities in MA have been confirmed by the Department of Public Health to be a...

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Macron plays down Trump absence at G7 climate talks

Here's the wrap-up of Day 3. Read the wrap-ups of Day 1 and Day 2 here . He said it was a sign that China is serious about reaching a deal and that talks would begin soon . The leaders earlie...

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Duke University shrink: Trump may be worse than Hitler, Stalin, and Mao

Duke University shrink: Trump may be worse than Hitler, Stalin, and Mao

Stelter was later ridiculed on social media for allowing Dr. Frances to claim "Trump is as destructive a person in this century as Hitler, Stalin and Mao were in the last century". Lance Dodes dia...

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Wales has highest ever bank holiday temperature

Wales has highest ever bank holiday temperature

Forecasters said temperatures would continue to climb through the rest of the day. "The temperatures will likely rise further, close to what we had yesterday". Wales enjoyed a record 28.6C in Hawar...

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255 cases of resistant Salmonella tied to beef, soft cheese — CDC

255 cases of resistant Salmonella tied to beef, soft cheese — CDC

The strain did not react to ciprofloxacin and had "decreased susceptibility" to azithromycin - two antibiotic drugs commonly prescribed to treat salmonella infections. "You can prevent infection by ...

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First Case of Vaper Dying from Mysterious Lung Disease Reported In US

First Case of Vaper Dying from Mysterious Lung Disease Reported In US

The IDPH states, "Anyone who is experiencing any type of chest pain and difficulty breathing after vaping or after using e-cigarettes weeks or months before the symptoms were present is asked to seek ...

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Blood test 'may detect ovarian cancer up to two years earlier'

Blood test 'may detect ovarian cancer up to two years earlier'

The revolutionary blood test checks for four proteins released into the bloodstream by the most common type of ovarian cancer and hence make it easier to diagnose ovarian cancer. The cancer is hard ...

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Daily 'polypill' reduces risk of heart attacks by up to 40%

Daily 'polypill' reduces risk of heart attacks by up to 40%

Researchers said the study could be a gamechanger, especially in poor countries and for people who don't stick to a multi-tablet regimen. But this was the first study large enough to show that a po...

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Want a healthy heart? Get a dog

Want a healthy heart? Get a dog

The study links owning a dog to better heart health. They gave each a score for their body mass index, diet, physical activity, blood pressure, blood glucose, total cholesterol and whether or n...

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