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Insulin injected instead of flu shots, 10 hospitalised

Insulin injected instead of flu shots, 10 hospitalised

Most patients' suffering symptoms after the medication was administered "were not able to explain the issues", Warring said. All the people who were hospitalized were symptomatic, lying on the ground ...

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"Measles" Wipes Your Immune System's Memory, So It Can't Fight Other Infections

The discoveries additionally fill in as an update that the current year's record-breaking measles flare-ups in the USA will have waiting impacts, Schaffner included. After catching the virus, children...

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US scientists identify new HIV strain, first in nearly 20 years

US scientists identify new HIV strain, first in nearly 20 years

When it comes to HIV-1, there are four different groups: Group M , Group N, Group O, and Group P. Group M is responsible for the majority of the global HIV epidemic, but within Group M there are at l...

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Four extra hours of weekly exercise reduces depression risk by a fifth

Adding four hours of exercise a week could lower the risk of a new episode of depression by 17%, according to the study published November 5 in the journal Depression and Anxiety . Significantly, tho...

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Autonomous UPS drones begin prescription home delivery service

Autonomous UPS drones begin prescription home delivery service

The company said in October that it will initially bring its drone delivery service to USA hospitals and branch out to other industries from there. 'Delivering prescriptions by drone directly to...

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Increased Screen Time Linked to Lower Brain Development in Children

Increased Screen Time Linked to Lower Brain Development in Children

Researchers said those children had lower levels of development in the brain's white matter . The study found that wiring in the brains of children whose families practiced screen habits that ali...

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Researchers identify new strain of HIV

Researchers identify new strain of HIV

The findings were published Wednesday in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes . "This discovery reminds us that to end the HIV pandemic, we must continue to out think this continuo...

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Running - no matter how far - ‘linked to lower risk of earlier death’

Each study was slightly different, with some comparing those who were involved in running groups with those who did not run, while others classified those who ran at least once a month as a "runner". ...

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Student says CVS would not accept Puerto Rican ID

Student says CVS would not accept Puerto Rican ID

Payano says she told him that he needed a USA -issued license. "I had a very bad sore throat", Payano said. "I feel like there's a huge lack of education in terms of Puerto Rican history and how a...

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Melania Trump visits Boston Medical Center amid employee protests

Melania Trump visits Boston Medical Center amid employee protests

On Wednesday, after the first lady left, Walsh sent another e-mail thanking those who disagreed with BMC for hosting Trump for their conduct. The reception was far warmer when the first lady enter...

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Two new vaping-related illnesses reported

Two new vaping-related illnesses reported

Conway told the news outlet that HHS had jurisdiction over e-cigarettes, but not vape shops. Researchers from the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyz...

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Judge strikes down new federal abortion rule

Neither the Health and Human Services Department, nor the Department of Justice immediately responded to a request for comment. Engelmayer says his ruling came in three consolidated lawsuits. The ...

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A type of gut bacteria may increase risk of bowel cancer

A type of gut bacteria may increase risk of bowel cancer

While scientists have found plenty of associations between gut bacteria phenomena and various diseases and conditions, proving a direct link has been more hard. These studies, which are called genom...

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At-home test could boost screening for cervical cancer

At-home test could boost screening for cervical cancer

Even then, it would only be one option for women - as the researchers believe smear tests would continue in their current form. "We chose to assess whether S5 could identify women who had CIN3 pre-c...

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Teen vaping numbers climb, fueled by Juul and mint flavor

Teen vaping numbers climb, fueled by Juul and mint flavor

The government report , surveying nearly 20,000 young people, also found that Juul is the preferred brand for 60% of high school e-cigarette users. A randomly selected third of survey respondents, ...

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Elizabeth Warren reveals long-awaited plan to fund Medicare for All

Elizabeth Warren reveals long-awaited plan to fund Medicare for All

Instead, she said, it would save American households $11 trillion in current out-of-pocket spending. "That system is Medicare for All". "The mathematical gymnastics in this plan are all geared tow...

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Don't go viral, Burnaby; get a flu shot!: Fraser Health

Don't go viral, Burnaby; get a flu shot!: Fraser Health

The clinics are open to kids from six months to six years old, as well as their siblings and caregivers. "For healthy people, having the flu means a few days of feeling miserable, but for young chil...

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New vaccine: Congolese anti-Ebola fighter killed as new vaccine arrives

New vaccine: Congolese anti-Ebola fighter killed as new vaccine arrives

The reporter worked for the local radio station in Lwemba and was "involved in raising the awareness of his community regarding the country's tenth Ebola outbreak", according to the press release. A...

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Deadly salmonella outbreak linked to ground beef

Deadly salmonella outbreak linked to ground beef

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to ground beef. Public health and regulatory officials and the U.S. Don't eat raw or undercooked...

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China nixes online e-cigarette sales to limit youth smoking

The notice comes not long after online platforms and retailers in the US launched similar takedowns amid government scrutiny toward vaping's effect on public health. The decision comes amid a crackd...

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Trump administration signals conclusion of Sino-American trade deal

Trump administration signals conclusion of Sino-American trade deal

The Trump administration is likely to cite the case as an example of what it sees as the overreach of the WTO's dispute system. China's foreign ministry said on Monday that the United States sho...

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Flu season is off to an early start this year

Flu season is off to an early start this year

The latest data available from the Centers for Disease Control shows that flu cases are only sporadic in Washington state as of October 19. Dr. Amy Person, health officer for Benton and Franklin cou...

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State says 2020 ACA health insurance premium rates are generally lower

State says 2020 ACA health insurance premium rates are generally lower

Millions of Americans will begin signing up for healthcare coverage for the coming year Friday as the Affordable Care Act's 2020 open enrollment period begins. Multiple plans are available in Cook Cou...

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Related deaths in United States rise to 37: health agency

Related deaths in United States rise to 37: health agency

The number of U.S. vaping illnesses has jumped again, reaching more than 1,800 cases. Data on age, sex and substances used in e-cigarette, or vaping, products was updated in the MMWR report releas...

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Warren health care plan pledges no middle class tax increase

Warren health care plan pledges no middle class tax increase

Warren appeared at a wide-ranging New Hampshire Public Radio forum this week, and was asked about an estimate that a Medicare for all plan could kill about 2 million jobs in the health industry. ...

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Getting measles 'resets' the body's immune system

Getting measles 'resets' the body's immune system

Now it turns out that the measles virus erases much of the immune system's memory of prior infections. However, many scientists still debate which hypothesis is correct. Not only does it leave a...

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Shocking moment journalist is diagnosed with breast cancer during live, on-air mammogram

Shocking moment journalist is diagnosed with breast cancer during live, on-air mammogram

It also represents members of the DGIF family that are battling, or have battled, breast cancer. One woman shares her story about how early detection played a big role in her recovery. Komen Foundat...

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Chicago gets tentative staff deal as teachers stay on strike

Chicago gets tentative staff deal as teachers stay on strike

The teachers' union has been on strike since October 17, surpassing the length of a 2012 walkout. Mayor Lori Lightfoot did not immediately respond, but she planned to hold her own news conference la...

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Ontario Encouraging Families to Get Free Flu Shot

Ontario Encouraging Families to Get Free Flu Shot

According to New York State's health department, there has only been one flu-associated pediatric death so far this flu season, with 45 cases of the illness confirmed in children under 4 years old. ...

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Could a universal flu vaccine come from an antibody that protects mice?

Could a universal flu vaccine come from an antibody that protects mice?

An expert on neuraminidase, Krammer tested the antibodies against his library of neuraminidase proteins. That site stays much the same across distantly related flu strains because even minor changes c...

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