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Kamala Harris Calls for Attention on Reproductive Rights at Debate

Kamala Harris Calls for Attention on Reproductive Rights at Debate

Former-prosecutor Harris was speaking at the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) forum in Iowa when she was asked if she would prosecute President Trump. Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris, was...

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New study finds e-cigarettes can help smokers quit

New study finds e-cigarettes can help smokers quit

Reports suggest the time series analysis examined the association between current use of e-cigarettes and use of e-cigarettes during a quit attempt. And, when the increase in use of e-cigarettes flatt...

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Poor diets damaging children’s health

Poor diets damaging children’s health

The Unicef report laid bare the alarming rate at which poor diets and a "failing" food system are damaging children, saying that "millions are eating too little of what they need and millions ar...

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Patrick Mahomes expected to miss 'about a month' after knee injury

Patrick Mahomes expected to miss 'about a month' after knee injury

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes left the Thursday night matchup against the Denver Broncos with a knee injury . NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's James Palmer...

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Jennifer Garner Encourages Women To Get Mammograms In Cute Way

She ends her doctor's visit with a victory dance while quietly chanting, "Done!" She had to be patient once again as she awaited her results, but the actress wasted time by playing around with a sur...

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BMS, Pfizer turn to Fitbit for atrial fibrillation detection

BMS, Pfizer turn to Fitbit for atrial fibrillation detection

Researchers have projected that 8 million people in the USA will be affected by AFib this year, and the number is expected to rise as the population ages. "We're in a new era of healthcare , where we...

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Pelosi drug bill would save $345B - CBO

Pelosi drug bill would save $345B - CBO

A separate analysis issued Friday by actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that the Pelosi bill would lower US spending on health care by $481 billion over a decade, in...

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It Pays to Compare Using Medicare's New Plan Finder

It Pays to Compare Using Medicare's New Plan Finder

With nearly 600 trained APPRISE counselors in the commonwealth, the APPRISE Program provides free, confidential, objective, and easy-to-understand information about Medicare Advantage Plans, prescript...

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Obese people who lose weight after age 47 tend to die earlier

Obese people who lose weight after age 47 tend to die earlier

Those who went from being obese to a healthy weight between middle age and later in life had a 30% increased risk of dying early from any cause and a 48% increased risk from heart disease, researchers...

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MA reports more vaping-related lung illnesses

MA reports more vaping-related lung illnesses

However, national and state data reviewed by the CDC suggests that products containing THC, the chemical in marijuana responsible for causing "highs" have been linked to most of the cases and play a m...

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Paint town pink and support the Rotorua Breast Cancer Trust walk

Paint town pink and support the Rotorua Breast Cancer Trust walk

The research over the years has supported a diet low in fat and high in plant-based foods to decrease our overall risk of cancer. That equates to the devastating statistic of almost one death every 45...

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Health Department administers over 250 vaccines during free flu clinic event

On Wednesday, Clinic Supervisor Connie Werner said the department held a Community Flu Clinic to administer vaccines to anyone 18 and older, with or without insurance. FALSE . "No, it's not possible t...

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Kenya launches cervical cancer vaccine

Kenya launches cervical cancer vaccine

Apart from the anogenital cancers, HPV can also infect the mouth and throat and cause oropharyngeal cancer when one performs oral sex on an infected person. "We can do much better than that". Benda ...

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Gila County Public Health Department October flu shots in schools this week

Gila County Public Health Department October flu shots in schools this week

Stephanie Ross, also a certified nurse practitioner at Franciscan Health, said there are often misconceptions about the flu vaccine that linger each year, including the notion that the flu vaccine c...

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Where to Get Free Flu Shots, Including CVS, Walgreens, and More

Where to Get Free Flu Shots, Including CVS, Walgreens, and More

The CDC released a report that said almost half of pregnant women skipped the flu shot past year. Every year in Scotland, two thirds of people who end up in intensive care because of flu have a hea...

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Warren Left $30 Trillion Short of Paying for Her Health Plan

Warren Left $30 Trillion Short of Paying for Her Health Plan

Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for not providing a full explanation for her Medicare for All plan at Tuesday night's Democratic presidential primary debate. Whew, if you're Warren. "I do think it is app...

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‘1 in 3 children under 5 undernourished or overweight’

Across the world, 149 million children are stunted, or too short for their age while 50 million children are too thin for their height. "This is to really scale up our nutrition program, especially ...

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Prince Harry, Ed Sheeran share spoof video for World Mental Health Day

Prince Harry, Ed Sheeran share spoof video for World Mental Health Day

Ed Sheeran is teaming up with the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle , the Duke and Duchess of Sussex , for World Mental Health Day . And Aleyna beamed as Harry, 35, played her the voicemail during h...

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Royal Papworth Hospital rated 'outstanding' in all categories

Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge is where the first successful United Kingdom heart transplant was carried out in 1979. The hospital earned the top rating across all five areas, including patien...

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MSM STD rates up dramatically CDC finds

MSM STD rates up dramatically CDC finds

All three of the infections have been at or close to their highest rates in the 30 years. Gonorrhea more than doubled over the past 10 years from 611 to 1,496 cases. "More partners, more chances to ge...

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Buttigieg, O’Rourke clash over assault-rifle buyback plan

Buttigieg, O’Rourke clash over assault-rifle buyback plan

O'Rourke when asked how he planned to take away assault weapons from American gun owners, registered or unregistered. O'Rourke said he believed the government should enforce a mandatory buyback of a...

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1299 cases of vaping related injury reported in 49 USA states

1299 cases of vaping related injury reported in 49 USA states

Doctors are reporting that patients' recoveries have varied, with some patients appearing to make full recoveries and others continuing to have trouble breathing. "Therefore, the possibility that nico...

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UNICEF reports excess weight as the new form of child malnourishment

UNICEF reports excess weight as the new form of child malnourishment

Despite growing technological advances to address health and nutrition, the world has lost sight of "the most basic fact: If children eat poorly, they live poorly", the agency's executive director, H...

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Fifth death in MI from mosquito-borne EEE infection

Fifth death in MI from mosquito-borne EEE infection

As of October 3, at least 11 people had died and more than 30 cases had been confirmed. MDHHS said Michiganders should continue taking precautions until there is a sustained period of freezing tempe...

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Lung injury outbreak: CDC warn against certain vaping products

In Colorado, there have been eight reported vaping related illnesses this year, with just over half becoming hospitalized. They also advise that people "consider refraining" from using vaping prod...

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Sanders and Warren Are Widening the Democratic Party's Left Lane

Sanders and Warren Are Widening the Democratic Party's Left Lane

Bernie Sanders interjected to castigate some of his 2020 primary rivals-namely former vice president Joe Biden and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg-for again repeating right-wing talking po...

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Wellness ministry boosts community mental health care

Wellness ministry boosts community mental health care

Howden (formerly known as Punter Southall Health & Protection) researched workplace wellbeing in their "Employee Wellbeing Research 2018: How employers, CEOs and Government are driving new agendas" re...

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Bernie Sanders: ‘Elizabeth Warren is a capitalist through her bones. I’m not’

Bernie Sanders: ‘Elizabeth Warren is a capitalist through her bones. I’m not’

Bernie Sanders said during an interview with ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Sanders says he was "dumb" not to have listened to the symptoms he was experiencing before he was stricken with a heart atta...

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New law bans most animals from circuses in California

New law bans most animals from circuses in California

Gavin Newsom has cleared his desk for the year after acting on hundreds of bills over the weekend, signing several measures that failed in previous years while issuing more than 100 veto messages. ...

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California bans sale, manufacture of fur products from 2023

In addition to the sale of new fur , the legislation includes a ban on the display for sale , trade, manufacture and distribution of new fur products in the state. There's a fine of up to $1,000...

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