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SARS-like virus spreads in China, reaches third Asian country

SARS-like virus spreads in China, reaches third Asian country

So far more than 200 people have been confirmed to be infected with the virus in Wuhan , with almost 140 cases being confirmed over the weekend. Finding cases elsewhere in China is to be expected...

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Rebel Wilson shows her weight loss in a new Instagram post

Rebel Wilson shows her weight loss in a new Instagram post

The Pitch Perfect star showed off her incredible weight loss transformation as she donned an all-black workout outfit at the gym. A recent post by a Sydney based personal trainer Jono Castano Acer...

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AFC Championship Game preview: 5 things to watch in Chiefs vs. Titans

AFC Championship Game preview: 5 things to watch in Chiefs vs. Titans

After leading the National Football League in rushing, Henry has been on a roll in the postseason. "He's just a big guy ... honestly he should be running harder at his weight and his size". In that sp...

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Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial disclosure delay

Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial disclosure delay

Other Democratic candidates have included transportation in their climate plans . Bloomberg, who is putting out a suite of climate plans, is the first to issue a specific strategy on transportation, ...

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Sen. Sanders admits impeachment trial may hurt his presidential campaign

Sen. Sanders admits impeachment trial may hurt his presidential campaign

Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) at 11.3 percent and Sen. Klobuchar, that day, did not break double digits, finishing that day's polling with just 8.7 percent. Biden, while still in the lead, but dropped 11.3 per...

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Selena Gomez: The Problem With Dating in Hollywood Is This

Selena Gomez: The Problem With Dating in Hollywood Is This

In a way, that's what the journey of this album is for Selena , with many speculating that many of its songs are about her relationship and subsequent breakup with Justin Bieber , who proceeded to m...

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CDC to Screen for Deadly New Chinese Virus at Three US Airports

CDC to Screen for Deadly New Chinese Virus at Three US Airports

A second person has died from a new coronavirus that has caused an outbreak of pneumonia in central China, health authorities said. The number of people infected by a mystery SARS-like virus that ...

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Trump administration to roll back school lunch rules and allow more pizza

Trump administration to roll back school lunch rules and allow more pizza

For instance, instead of being required to offer higher quantities of nutrient-dense red and orange vegetables such as carrots, peppers and buttternut squash, schools would have more discretion over t...

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Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Worldwide Than Thought

Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Worldwide Than Thought

In the United States, sepsis is the most common cause of in-hospital deaths, and costs more than US$24 billion (RM97.7 billion) each year. According to the study, it is estimated that there were 48.9 ...

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Mosquitoes that can’t spread dengue is created in lab

Mosquitoes that can’t spread dengue is created in lab

These engineered mosquitoes have a gene that codes for a single-chain bit of a human monoclonal antibody that has a broadly neutralizing effect against the dengue virus. Scientists from Australia'...

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Multiple s*xual partners increases risk of cervical cancer - NGO

Multiple s*xual partners increases risk of cervical cancer - NGO

Cervical cancer can be prevented with regular pap smears and the Human Papillomavirus vaccine, health officials said. In recognition of National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month (January), the Union ...

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1 in 5 Deaths Are Due to Sepsis, Study Finds

1 in 5 Deaths Are Due to Sepsis, Study Finds

Sepsis is a life-threatening disease caused by the body's immune system going into overdrive to fight a bacterial infection, damaging organs and tissue. Sepsis was more prevalent among females than ma...

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Sepsis linked to 1-in-5 deaths worldwide, study shows

Sepsis linked to 1-in-5 deaths worldwide, study shows

By age, the incidence of sepsis peaks in early childhood, with more than 40% of all cases occurring in children under 5. Sepsis arises when the body overreacts to an infection, and blood vessels all...

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Trump administration announces proposals to loosen guidelines for school meals

Trump administration announces proposals to loosen guidelines for school meals

Aimed at reducing food waste, the new rules will allow schools to cut the amount of fruit and vegetables served at breakfast and lunch, effectively freeing them up to make up the calories with pizza, ...

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Five dead from flu-related illness in Sask. since Sept.: SHA

Five dead from flu-related illness in Sask. since Sept.: SHA

A total of 12 people have died in the province so far this flu season - eight of the deaths were reported in Edmonton, while the south, Calgary, central and north zones each reported one case each. ...

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Many in USA are inactive, with Southerners faring worse

By state, Colorado had the lowest number of people who live a sedentary lifestyle or physical inactivity at 17.3 percent, while Puerto Rico had the highest prevalence at 47.7 percent. In 7 states (Ten...

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Man gets locked inside gym called 24 Hour Fitness

Man gets locked inside gym called 24 Hour Fitness

They told me they'd call me back. The gym manager said opening hours changed from 24 hours in December to 4 in the morning until midnight. Doesn't the name suggest that they stay open 24 hours?...

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Whose blood vessels age faster, men or women? Study finds

Whose blood vessels age faster, men or women? Study finds

However, says researcher Susan Cheng, "Our research not only confirms that women have different biology and physiology than their male counterparts, but also illustrates why it is that women may be mo...

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Park: 170 visitors fall ill after visiting Yosemite

Park: 170 visitors fall ill after visiting Yosemite

Most of the cases took place in the first week of January. The park said officials and medical professionals with the National Park Service Office of Public Health are investigating the cause of t...

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Thais find second case linked to China mystery virus

Thais find second case linked to China mystery virus

The enigmatic illness has caused alarm because of its connection to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), which killed almost 650 people across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003. "They a...

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Flu activity remains high with 44 related deaths - HSE

Flu activity remains high with 44 related deaths - HSE

Researchers analysed 60 days of data from 47,248 Fitbit users living in the USA to try and predict when they would get sick. During each week, a user was identified as abnormal if their weekly avera...

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Women's Fear of Parasites Could Have Led to Humans Developing Less Hair

Women's Fear of Parasites Could Have Led to Humans Developing Less Hair

According to a new study , if a woman runs screaming from hair-dwelling creatures such as lice, ticks, fleas and the like, she's likely to find men with beards much less attractive. In fact, men...

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Minor charged with manslaughter in Texas school shooting

Minor charged with manslaughter in Texas school shooting

The suspect remains at large and all students were told to leave the school, Fox 26 Houston reported. District Attorney Kim Ogg said that based on evidence gathered so far, the shooting does not a...

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'You called me a liar,' Warren told Sanders post-Iowa debate

'You called me a liar,' Warren told Sanders post-Iowa debate

Elizabeth Warren accused Bernie Sanders of calling her a liar before a national television audience during a tense, post-debate exchange in which she refused to shake his outstretched hand. "I do w...

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Jakub Voracek Scores in OT, Flyers Beat Blues 4-3

Over is 4-0 in Blues last 4 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game and 4-0 in Flyers last 4 games as a road underdog. Hart has been solid for the club this year with the...

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Scientists: Wealth increases life expectancy by 9 years

Scientists: Wealth increases life expectancy by 9 years

Dr Paola Zaninotto, lead author of the report from UCL, said: 'While life expectancy is a useful indicator of health, the quality of life as we get older is also crucial. "These contextual factors c...

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UnitedHealth reports Q4 net income surge, 2019 profit at $13.84B

UnitedHealth reports Q4 net income surge, 2019 profit at $13.84B

The stock has a market cap of $6.02 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.93, a P/E/G ratio of 2.35 and a beta of 0.72. UnitedHealth earned $3.54 billion in the final quarter of 2019, with adjusted per share...

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Virginia Governor Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Pro-Gun Rally

Virginia Governor Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Pro-Gun Rally

State police are already making security plans, aiming to avoid a repeat of the chaos seen in Charlottesville in 2017, when a march by white nationalists erupted in violence that led to the death of a...

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Deaths caused by cancer continue to decline in the US

Deaths caused by cancer continue to decline in the US

Melanoma experienced the steepest decline in cancer mortality due to immunotherapy drugs ipilimumab (Yervoy, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company) and vemurafenib (Zelboraf, Roche), approved by the FDA in 201...

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Burnout could increase risk of heart rhythm disorder

Garg. The new study found burnout might help trigger a-fib. Garg of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. "Vital exhaustion is associated with increased inflammation and heig...

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