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Air pollution in Afghan capital may be deadlier than war

Air pollution in Afghan capital may be deadlier than war

Ghani, flanked by his top security advisors, said the decision to release the three Taliban prisoners had been "very hard and necessary". The American University of Afghanistan released a statement ...

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Trump adds Dreamers to his 'no angels' club

Trump adds Dreamers to his 'no angels' club

Microsoft President Brad Smith accompanied the Dreamers , as they're called, for the 80-minute hearing in which the court considered several legal challenges to Trump's decision. "He exemplifies xeno...

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Europe gives go ahead to market Ebola vaccine

Now, the European Union has authorised the marketing and commercial use of the vaccine. The European Commission adopted the decision granting marketing authorization to the company Merck Sharp &...

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Woman dies from vaping-related illness as outbreak spreads

State health officials reported five new cases of vaping-related lung injury to the Centers for Disease Control on Monday, doubling the total number of case reported to the federal agency from MA as G...

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18 children die from pneumonia every hour in Nigeria

18 children die from pneumonia every hour in Nigeria

Ironside said,"Pneumonia is caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi, and leaves children fighting for breath as their lungs fill with pus and fluid". Nigeria, India, Pakistan, the Democratic Republic o...

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Cannabis-Based Medicines Approved for Use in England and Wales

Cannabis-Based Medicines Approved for Use in England and Wales

The MS Society said that while it welcomes the decision to fund a cannabis-based treatment on the NHS in England, more must to be done to make medical cannabis available to everyone with the condit...

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Flu Has Arrived, Deaths Reported in Washoe and Clark Counties

Flu Has Arrived, Deaths Reported in Washoe and Clark Counties

The flu vaccine is also available and can be administered at local pharmacists. "I welcome last year's increase in uptake of the flu vaccine among healthcare workers but we want such a positive deve...

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Vitamin E acetate likely culprit behind vaping-linked lung injury epidemic

Vitamin E acetate likely culprit behind vaping-linked lung injury epidemic

In addition to a general recommendation by CBC that no nicotine- or THC-based vaping product be used, CDC specifically recommends that people should not buy any type of vape product off the street...

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Buttigieg Cautions Party against ‘Going Back’ to Obama Presidency in New Video

Halper added that the error was due to "transcribing a noisy recording at a loud rally". A Los Angeles Times reporter apologized after misquoting Pete Buttigieg , initially indicating the South B...

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CDC identifies Vitamin E acetate as likely cause of vaping illnesses

CDC identifies Vitamin E acetate as likely cause of vaping illnesses

The CDC was quick to warn that vitamin E acetate wasn't confirmed as the cause, and that there may be multiple factors involved in the occasionally deadly illnesses. The 29 patients from whom rese...

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Google is gathering health data from millions of people

Google is gathering health data from millions of people

Google introduced "Project Nightingale" a year ago with St. Louis-primarily based Ascension, in accordance to the report , citing folks common with the subject and inner files. Its recent acquisiti...

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Doctor accused of performing hysterectomies without consent

Doctor accused of performing hysterectomies without consent

The employee claimed Perwaiz's patients were receiving their "annual cleanouts", and said many people weren't sure of what procedures they were supposed to be undergoing. Her medical records, she la...

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Man contracts dengue fever after having sex

Man contracts dengue fever after having sex

A complete analysis of both infected men's reproductive samples made sure that they had dengue, and both had the same strain circulating in Cuba. In September this year, a Spanish man was found to be ...

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Three infants killed due to breast milk infection

Three infants killed due to breast milk infection

The hospital has since switched to single-use equipment. The bacteria is common and usually harmless, but can cause serious illness or death among patients who are very young, very old, or have unde...

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NICE Make Official Recommendations for Medical Cannabis on NHS

Clinical trials have proven the oral resolution, which accommodates cannabidiol (CBD), may cut back the variety of seizures by as much as 40% in some youngsters. that could make a difference to care",...

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Bernard Tyson, CEO of healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente, dies at 60

Bernard Tyson, CEO of healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente, dies at 60

We all will miss his tremendous presence in our lives", the company said in a statement. Tyson was the first African American to head Kaiser Permanente as CEO when he took that position in 2013 afte...

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Father of Atatiana Jefferson dies of heart attack weeks after her killing

Father of Atatiana Jefferson dies of heart attack weeks after her killing

My daughter was 28. He was 59-years-old. Atatiana Jefferson was shot in her home by a white officer, who quickly resigned and was charged with murder in what is likely to serve as a stress test ...

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Democrats make gains in off-year elections

Democrats make gains in off-year elections

Trump , I hope you can tell that Kentucky is Trump Country", said Cameron during a Trump rally on Monday. The Virginia campaign, for example, came in the midst of a major strike by autoworkers at ...

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New UK visa rules: Half fees, fast-track approval for health professionals

New UK visa rules: Half fees, fast-track approval for health professionals

Under the new system, NHS visa costs will be reduced from £928 now to £464. The party's frontbench said medical professionals will be given "preferential treatment" over applicants with other jobs a...

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Nunes demands Schiff testify in private as part of House impeachment inquiry

Nunes demands Schiff testify in private as part of House impeachment inquiry

The Republicans want to hear from former Vice President Joe Biden's son, a former director of Ukraine gas company Burisma Holdings; Devon Archer , another former board member, and Alexandra Chalup...

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Democrats release Fiona Hill, Lt. Col. Vindman impeachment transcripts

Testifying before the committees, Hill shared that she was "shocked" by Trump's 25 July call with Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky , adding that it was "clear" to her that the White House wa...

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Bacteria that killed 3 infants traced to hospital equipment

Bacteria that killed 3 infants traced to hospital equipment

The Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., is pictured on January 6, 2016. The infants who were sicked contracted an infection caused by pseudomonas bacteria. The hospital said some premature ...

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'Very important' vaping decision will be issued next week

'Very important' vaping decision will be issued next week

President Trump said on Friday that a final decision on vaping products will be issued next week. "We're going the be coming out with a very important position on vaping". Juul Labs will halt sa...

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Flu shot can provide effective immunity for people living with HIV

Flu shot can provide effective immunity for people living with HIV

Aimee Sisson. "This supports universal access to antiretroviral therapy for people who test positive for HIV and provides evidence underpinning the guidance for seasonal flu vaccination in people li...

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Possible chemical culprit found in vaping illness outbreak

Possible chemical culprit found in vaping illness outbreak

The CDC said the lack of THC in five of those samples does not definitively indicate the patients didn't use the drug, because THC can be hard to detect in samples taken from lungs. About two months...

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Judge strikes down Trump moral-objection rule for health care

Judge strikes down Trump moral-objection rule for health care

NY attorney General Letitia James led the lawsuit on behalf of 19 states and the District of Columbia, which argued that the policy allows Americans to "openly discriminate and refuse to provide neces...

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US Veteran Who Received Penis and Scrotum Transplant Feels ‘Whole Again’

As for costs, the surgical team at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine estimate the transplant to cost somewhere between $300,000 and $400,000 - although the surgeons performed the operation free of ch...

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Student: CVS workers rejected Puerto Rico ID, asked for visa

In a Facebook post , Arlene Payano Burgos wrote that her son, José A. Guzmán-Payano, now a junior at Purdue University, was prevented from buying Mucinex last month after the employees saw his ID, as...

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Democrats give Warren's

Democrats give Warren's "Medicare for All" plan the cold shoulder

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) said "not as I understand it" when asked if he would vote for Warren's plan... Ben Cardin (D-Md.) doubted it would come up for a vote at all.

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Federal Judge Vacates Trump’s

Federal Judge Vacates Trump’s "Conscience" Rule for Healthcare Workers

Engelmayer also concluded that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) falsified its reasons for creating the rule. U.S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer said while some conscience provision...

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