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Why the U.S. could experience its deadliest flu season in 2019

Why the U.S. could experience its deadliest flu season in 2019

Also, a pediatric death in California in September - which is early for the first death - also could indicate that a more virulent strain of flu is circulating, Shah said. The flu shot is free at th...

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Public Safety Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

Public Safety Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer remains a killer of women, but, as always, early detection and treatment remain the best defense in fighting the disease. Mammograms are safe and the most effective screening tool used...

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California Governor Signs Ban on Small Plastic Bottles in Hotels

California Governor Signs Ban on Small Plastic Bottles in Hotels

The ban on plastic bottles holding less than six ounces will go into effect on January 1, 2023 for hotels with more than 50 rooms, and one year after that for hotels with 50 or fewer rooms. "Little ...

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Owning a dog could help you live longer, new research suggests

Owning a dog could help you live longer, new research suggests

The clinician scientist noted that it's a team that does not account for variables that can explain the difference in health outcomes between dog owners and the rest of the population. Although both...

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Kate Livingstone: Taking good care of our mental health

Kate Livingstone: Taking good care of our mental health

I know from speaking to Emma that mental health is also a subject being widely discussed in primary schools with both Jack and Sophie regularly taking part in health and wellbeing events and telling t...

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IN vaping-related deaths now up to 3

IN vaping-related deaths now up to 3

Twelve deaths have come in ten states. "I urge anyone who is using these products to consider stopping, especially if you are vaping THC". As of Tuesday, 1,299 confirmed or probable cases of lung in...

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Firefighters Battle Blaze in Northern Los Angeles

Firefighters Battle Blaze in Northern Los Angeles

A wildfire fueled by Santa Ana winds broke out after 9pm in Los Angeles , forcing the closure of several highways because of heavy smoke. Authorities ordered mandatory evacuations in the Porter...

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Health Officials Warn Of Sicknesses Linked To Turtles

Health Officials Warn Of Sicknesses Linked To Turtles

Investigation of the OutbreakEpidemiologic and traceback evidence indicate that contact with pet turtles is the likely source of this outbreak . Of 17 people interviewed, 12 reported contact with pet...

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Michigan probes Detroit-area hospital's 7 Legionnaires cases

Michigan probes Detroit-area hospital's 7 Legionnaires cases

Authorities say they have confirmed 134 cases of Legionnaires' disease among people who attended the fair on Fletcher, NC between September 6 and September 15, CNN reports. About 7,500 United States...

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Childhood obesity rate: Where does NY rank?

Childhood obesity rate: Where does NY rank?

Richard Besser , president and chief executive of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation . The data comes from the 2017 and 2018 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH), along with analysis condu...

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Chris Cuomo Mocks Personal Pronouns at Gay Rights Town Hall

Chris Cuomo Mocks Personal Pronouns at Gay Rights Town Hall

The backlash, as it nearly always does, came in swiftly and severely. "Please do better in the future". In the face of mounting criticism Cuomo quickly backtracked and issued an apology for his comm...

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New report highlights delays in diagnosing secondary breast cancer

New report highlights delays in diagnosing secondary breast cancer

A South Surrey auto glass-repair shop is aiming to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society this month, by donating $ 2 from every windshield-wiper sale. According to the release, early detection a...

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Singapore to ban sugary drink ads in fight against diabetes

Singapore to ban sugary drink ads in fight against diabetes

Robert Cohen, a diabetes researcher at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in OH, who wasn't involved in the study. But the label may also be used to promote healthier drinks. Researchers...

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World Leaders Hope to Raise $14Billion For Global Fund

World Leaders Hope to Raise $14Billion For Global Fund

Beside French President Emmanuel Macron , who hosted the replenishment conference and had urged governments to open their wallets wide, Sands said the target was even slightly exceeded, reaching $14....

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3 things to know about the flu shot

3 things to know about the flu shot

These components have been updated from last year's vaccine to better match the strains being seen. Yes, my friends, the season of falling leaves and Halloween screams is upon us, but there is one m...

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Scientists uncover major cervical cancer breakthrough

It protects against four types of HPV including the kind linked to 70 per cent of cervical cancers and the kind that cause roughly 90 per cent of genital warts. Professor McMillan, of the Griffith U...

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Ecuador: defiant protesters parade captured officers as unrest drags on

Ecuador: defiant protesters parade captured officers as unrest drags on

Vice President Otto Sonnenholzner told reporters that authorities have arrested a "significant number of foreign citizens" over the past week, many of whom confessed to having been paid between 40 and...

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Case of measles confirmed in Boston, first in six years

Case of measles confirmed in Boston, first in six years

A Boston resident has tested positive for measles. BPHC urges anyone who does not know their measles immunization status to get vaccinated with at least one dose of the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (...

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Donors gather in France to fund fight on AIDS, TB, Malaria

Donors gather in France to fund fight on AIDS, TB, Malaria

US Microsoft founder, Co-Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, left, and Irish rock band U2 singer Bono arrive at the City Hall of Lyon, central France , Wednesday Oct.9 2019, ...

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‘Ban eating on public transport’: Health chief calls for crackdown

‘Ban eating on public transport’: Health chief calls for crackdown

She said: "Over time our environment has become very unhealthy without us realising". The measures include: "Prohibit eating and drinking on urban public transport, except fresh water, breastfeeding...

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Mental health education should start early in school, says Sadag

Mental health education should start early in school, says Sadag

According to a portion of the study's findings, almost half of millennials (ages 23-38) and 75% of Gen Z-ers (ages 4-22) voluntarily left job roles in the past for mental health reasons, which is ...

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Kansas sees rise in syphilis cases, newborns with disease

Kansas sees rise in syphilis cases, newborns with disease

The state's case rates of primary and secondary syphilis , congenital syphilis and gonorrhea improved from 2017 to 2018, showing the Louisiana Department of Health's efforts towards STD prevention ...

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Most pregnant women not getting vaccinated — CDC

Most pregnant women not getting vaccinated — CDC

By doing our best to stay well, we reduce the risk to more vulnerable members of our community, including the pregnant women. "Also, if you have symptoms it's important to seek evaluation especially...

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Eating on public transport should be banned, claims report

Eating on public transport should be banned, claims report

But Dame Sally said: "The government ambition is to halve childhood obesity by 2030 - in England, we are nowhere near achieving this". "Children have a right to grow up in a healthy environment, but...

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The City raises awareness on breast cancer

The City raises awareness on breast cancer

Since then, the foundation has covered the cost of over 500 mammograms at hospitals in Pittsburgh, Memphis, Jonesboro, Ark., and Charlotte, N.C. "This can be life-changing for these women", DeAngelo t...

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Mice heavily exposed to e-cig vapor develop lung cancer

The FDA is now hammering out its guidance to eliminate all non-tobacco flavors of e-cigarettes, including mint and menthol, from the market to deter underage usage. A related study conducted by the Un...

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First Confirmed Flu Case of Season in Delaware

First Confirmed Flu Case of Season in Delaware

The health department offers flu vaccines for adults and children beginning at 6 months old. "Getting the flu shot is the best way to prevent getting sick but handwashing is a big one", Clark sa...

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Deaths of 3 infants at Pennsylvania hospital linked to waterborne bacterial infection

Out of the eight infants infected with pseudomonas at Geisinger, four have been "successfully treated", one is now responding to treatment, and three others have died "which may have been a result of ...

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What Awareness did WHO spread on World Mental Health Day?

What Awareness did WHO spread on World Mental Health Day?

The survey results, published ahead of World Mental Health Day on 10 October , also revealed that nearly half (44%) of HR professionals thought poor mental health, anxiety or stress accounted for b...

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Prince Harry And Ed Sheeran Meet Up For Mental Health Project

In the clip, Sheeran approaches a door, ringing the bell, which is set to the tune of " God Save the Queen ". The light-hearted video shows Ed Sheeran reaching Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's h...

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