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Georgia Department of Health confirms first vaping death

Georgia Department of Health confirms first vaping death

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 805 confirmed and probable cases have been reported, up 52% from the 530 reported a week ago. The confirmed deaths include two in California, tw...

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New Research Says Nuts Could Help You Avoid Weight Gain - Sort Of

New Research Says Nuts Could Help You Avoid Weight Gain - Sort Of

There was a 3% lower risk of obesity for those having half a serving of any nuts per day, a 15% lower risk for having half a serving per day of walnuts, and an 11% lower risk for those having half a s...

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Woman Mistakes Wasabi for Avocado Leading to Heart Condition

Woman Mistakes Wasabi for Avocado Leading to Heart Condition

Wasabi and avocado might look similar when on a plate, but there's no mistaking them once it's consumed. After consuming the wasabi, the woman found herself dealing with some chest pains, but decide...

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State's 1st death from vaping-related illness — Georgia

The department says all had pneumonia without any known infectious cause. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that they are investigating over 500 cases of illness associated to va...

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Kaiser Permanente reaches tentative agreement with workers to avoid strike

Kaiser Permanente reaches tentative agreement with workers to avoid strike

The four-year agreement will cover 85,000 unionized health care employees in 11 local unions across the country, including 3,100 health care workers in Colorado. Kaiser says the contract settlement wi...

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Some plastic with your tea?

Some plastic with your tea?

Steeping a single, empty plastic teabag at 95 degree Celsius releases around 11.6 billion microplastics and 3.1 billion plastic nanoparticles into the water, according to the authors of the study pu...

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First death from West Nile Virus recorded in Lucas County

First death from West Nile Virus recorded in Lucas County

In 2017, there were five deaths. In 2016, there were 17 human cases including four deaths. Health officials say most West Nile virus cases and other diseases transmitted by mosquitoes typically happ...

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Tanzania summons World Health Organization representative over Ebola complaint

Tanzania summons World Health Organization representative over Ebola complaint

Since then, World Health Organization says it was told by unofficial sources that a 27-year old man suspected of carrying the virus was admitted to a hospital. "If you had said at the beginning of the...

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Demi Moore Says She And Former Husband Ashton Kutcher ‘Don’t Hang Out’

The That '70s Show alum was initially silent about the book , which some took as him being okay with the Ghost star airing out their dirty marital laundry. She and Willis, with whom she maintaine...

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Third Mass. resident dies from EEE virus, state says

Third Mass. resident dies from EEE virus, state says

Two people have also been diagnosed with West Nile Virus, which is also carried by mosquitos. Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis (EEE) is a a rare cause of brain infections, according to the Centers ...

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Recent 'awful' flu seasons may have spurred vaccine uptake, pharmacist says

Recent 'awful' flu seasons may have spurred vaccine uptake, pharmacist says

Skepticism sometimes declines following a year where the vaccine is a good match. Beginning in October of each year, Albertans six months and older will be able to receive the influenza vaccine, fre...

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Charlie Baker calls for 4-month vape, e-cigarette sales ban

Charlie Baker calls for 4-month vape, e-cigarette sales ban

Bans on sales of flavored vaping products took effect this month in NY and MI, and the Trump administration said it plans to enact a similar regulation at the federal level. In 2017, one in five of al...

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3rd person dies from EEE in MA, health officials say

Bharel's comments came Friday as the state announced that a man in his 70s from Bristol County had become the second person to die after contracting the illness. In addition to a rising number of EEE ...

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‘Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola’

‘Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola’

The disease can spread rapidly and similarly rapid measures are needed to control it, including hand-washing regimes and quarantines. On Sept. 12, 2019, World Health Organization was informed by uno...

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DRC announces plans to use second Ebola vaccine

DRC announces plans to use second Ebola vaccine

Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo are planning to use a second vaccine to treat the Ebola virus. Instead, the Tanzanian government officially stated that it has ruled out Ebola ...

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Blood Pressure Medicine Recall

Blood Pressure Medicine Recall

More specifically, the expanded recall includes "an additional 3 lots of Losartan Potassium Tablets USP and 2 lots of Losartan Potassium/Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP", the FDA said in a stateme...

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B.C. pharmacists warn of hard flu season

B.C. pharmacists warn of hard flu season

How the flu season is in Australia is usually a good indicator of the severity of how it will be in Canada. A recent survey shows that 36 per cent of B.C. Insights West conducted the online survey f...

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Mosquito-borne virus spreads to New Jersey with two more confirmed cases

Mosquito-borne virus spreads to New Jersey with two more confirmed cases

Mosquitoes continue to be active until the first heavy frost". In the neighboring state of MA, officials have tallied 10 human cases of EEE and two fatalities, while Rhode Island has reported three ...

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Alzheimer's walk takes over Williamstown

Alzheimer's walk takes over Williamstown

All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. "We are committed to creating a future without Alzheimer's", said Chri...

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Florida: Six-year-old arrested for throwing tantrum; grandmother shocked

Florida: Six-year-old arrested for throwing tantrum; grandmother shocked

According to officials the second transport officer verified that approval was not obtained and the process for the 6-year-old was stopped immediately. 'Our Department strives to deliver professional ...

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Zantac maker halts heartburn drug's distribution after cancer concerns

Zantac maker halts heartburn drug's distribution after cancer concerns

A distribution halt is not the same as a full recall, and it means that generic Zantac ( ranitidine ) remaining on store shelves can still be sold, CBS News reported. "The FDA is not calling for ind...

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Woman Undergoes Multiple Surgeries After Contracting Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Following her visit, Sharp said her thumb began throbbing and she experienced difficulty sleeping, although at the time she believed she was coming down with the flu. Doctors operated on her successfu...

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Drug to treat depression better for easing anxiety new research finds

Drug to treat depression better for easing anxiety new research finds

Participants who took sertraline were twice as likely to report better mental health overall compared to participants who received the placebo, indicating taking the antidepressant still had a mea...

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Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Market 2019-2025 | AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Sanofi, Valneva, Lupin

Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Market 2019-2025 | AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Sanofi, Valneva, Lupin

Swine flu viruses can induce genetic changes or mutations so that these are easily transmissible among humans. The Influenza Vaccine market has grown at a CAGR of approximately 65% between 2008 and ...

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Influenza Vaccine Market Rising Trends, Analysis With Top Key Players

After Trivalent flu vaccine quadrivalent vaccines offered, which comprise two influenza B strains along with the standard two influenza A strains (H3N2 and H1N1). But if the strain that appears during...

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Philippines vaccinations as polio returns

Philippines vaccinations as polio returns

A mother watches as a health worker administers a polio vaccine in Manila . Also on Friday, the Health Department also signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Rotary International's 10 Distri...

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Democratic presidential candidates make their pitch in third round of debates

Democratic presidential candidates make their pitch in third round of debates

The almost three-hour event was the first time the top candidates in the crowded field were able to debate on one night together. The Democratic National Committee announced on Friday the next debat...

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Vaping criminal probe announced by FDA as illnesses rise to 530

Vaping criminal probe announced by FDA as illnesses rise to 530

Officials say he developed mild respiratory symptoms that worsened, leading to hospitalization on August 22 before being taken to Mercy St. Louis on September 4. The Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

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Philippines: National Dengue Alert declared as cases top 100K

Philippines: National Dengue Alert declared as cases top 100K

Many of those who died from the disease this year were children. Regions where dengue has become an epidemic are Mimaropa , Western and Central Visayas, and Northern Mindanao, according to the Heal...

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Walmart To Ban E-Cigarettes

Walmart To Ban E-Cigarettes

The nation's largest retailer said Friday that it will complete its exit from e-cigarettes after selling through current inventory. Sam's Club is a membership-only retail outlet owned by the Arkansas ...

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