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Adults Over 45 Might Need To Get Another Measles Vaccine

Adults Over 45 Might Need To Get Another Measles Vaccine

That brings Clark County's measles outbreak to 68 confirmed cases. Chun said that people who are concerned about contracting measles should talk to their doctor. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), ranki...

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School Warns Momo Challenge Is Hacking Peppa Pig And Fortnite

School Warns Momo Challenge Is Hacking Peppa Pig And Fortnite

On her blog , Hess says "self-harm and suicidal-promoting content" is a big problem. Enlarge / Man giving kids wrist-slitting tips in the middle of a cartoon found on YouTube. She recorded it, ...

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Pelosi Could File Legal Challenge if Trump Declares National Emergency

Pelosi Could File Legal Challenge if Trump Declares National Emergency

She also said that she may file a legal challenge if Trump went through with the national emergency . In addition to funding the Department of Justice, Department of Agriculture, Department of ...

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Officials confirm 3 more measles cases in Portland area

Officials confirm 3 more measles cases in Portland area

The DSHS is encouraging health care providers in the Houston area to consider a diagnosis of measles for patients showing symptoms after five cases were confirmed this week. The measles vaccine is r...

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More Exemptions and Less Vaccination: The 2 Factors Driving US Measles Outbreaks

More Exemptions and Less Vaccination: The 2 Factors Driving US Measles Outbreaks

A report published by the European Commission previous year and compiled by a team led by Larson found that measles immunization coverage has fallen in 12 EU countries since 2010, and that seven out...

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Instagram's record breaking egg uses fame for good

Instagram's record breaking egg uses fame for good

As pieces of the broken shell began to fall away, the advertisement urged, "If you're struggling too, talk to someone". The team told The NYT that they weren't keen on sharing more about the causes ...

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What's going on with the latest measles outbreak?

What's going on with the latest measles outbreak?

Of the confirmed cases, most patients were under 10 and at least 34 patients were not immunized. Last week, Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency because of the outbreak. The best protecti...

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Some Colleges In At Least 12 States Shut Due To Flu Outbreaks

Some Colleges In At Least 12 States Shut Due To Flu Outbreaks

Further, the Center for Disease Control shows that last flu season, stretching from fall 2017 into spring 2018, almost 200 deaths in Kansas were directly linked to the flu. The flu vaccine contain...

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Two More Flu-related Deaths Reported in San Diego County

Two More Flu-related Deaths Reported in San Diego County

As peak flu season nears, Greene County Public Health officials report flu hospitalizations are down so far. Arnold Monto , professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Pub...

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Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth

Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth

The Hacienda HealthCare company's CEO Bill Timmons resigned from his position after news of the sexual assault went public. Hacienda HealthCare said it welcomed the DNA testing of employees as d...

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Wisconsin Department of Health Services says flu activity is rising

Wisconsin Department of Health Services says flu activity is rising

This year's flu season started earlier than usual, according to reports from the Public Health Agency of Canada. "For it to just take her life, nothing prepares you for how fast it moves", said Alliso...

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Federal judge strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional

Federal judge strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional

With the mandate's repeal, the U.S. Supreme Court's 2012 ruling that Obamacare was constitutional could no longer be considered valid. The case against the ACA, also known as Obamacare, brought ...

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Trump meets Bush family ahead of funeral

Trump meets Bush family ahead of funeral

Bush over the weekend, his beloved service dog was by his side to the end. As official Washington paid its respects inside the Capitol, Americans queued up outside the Capitol Visitor Center for t...

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AWS makes Amazon.com personalization service available to all

AWS makes Amazon.com personalization service available to all

AWS's provisioning and management services give customers granular control over their environments, but many organisations also want prescriptive guidance and help setting up a secure, multi-account...

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Thousand Oaks Shooter Posted to Instagram During Incident

Thousand Oaks Shooter Posted to Instagram During Incident

Long made others feel uncomfortable going back to his teens. Neighbours of Ian David Long described the man who shot and killed 12 people at a country music bar as distant in public but combative ...

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Early Birds May Have Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Early Birds May Have Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Rebecca Richmond told British newspaper The Independent. The study was presented Tuesday at the U.K.'s National Cancer Research Institute ( NCRI ) annual cancer conference, in Glasgow, Scotland. C...

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Amid deepening addiction crisis, FDA approves new form of powerful opioid

Amid deepening addiction crisis, FDA approves new form of powerful opioid

The Food and Drug Administration's approval of a powerful new opioid stirred up fierce opposition in some consumer and healthcare circles after it was announced Friday, continuing debate about the age...

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9th Child Dead From Flu-Like Adenovirus Outbreak at New Jersey Center

9th Child Dead From Flu-Like Adenovirus Outbreak at New Jersey Center

One staff member was also diagnosed but has since made a full recovery, officials said. The New Jersey Department of Health says the medically fragile child with a respiratory illness died Saturday ...

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BMT Thinks Pink in October for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BMT Thinks Pink in October for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BMT has committed to making a $5,000 donation to the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Five years later - years which included surgery , radiation and che...

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Selena Gomez receiving treatment after suffering emotional breakdown

Selena Gomez receiving treatment after suffering emotional breakdown

Gomez says she is not trying to hide anything, and it is her life. This time, however, her reaction was much worse. "I'm in chemotherapy. You're a-holes.' I locked myself away until I was confident an...

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Children having inadequate sleep risk mental illness - Psychiatrist

Children having inadequate sleep risk mental illness - Psychiatrist

Heather says, "Approximately one-half of chronic mental illness begins by the age of 14". Sport and active recreation are not only one of the most cost-effective ways of supporting mental health , ...

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Senate gets FBI Kavanaugh report; Trump rejects Democratic criticism

Senate gets FBI Kavanaugh report; Trump rejects Democratic criticism

He was nominated by Trump to succeed retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, who was seen as a swing vote on the court. The North Dakota senator defied warnings that opposing the judge could hurt her in an...

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American, Japanese win Nobel for cancer research

American, Japanese win Nobel for cancer research

One of Carter's treatments was a drug that blocked the immune-cell "brake" studied by Honjo . Therapies based on his discovery proved to be strikingly effective in the fight against cancer. He was ...

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Women Drown While Chained in Flooded Police Van During Hurricane Florence

Women Drown While Chained in Flooded Police Van During Hurricane Florence

Two female mental patients chained in the back of a county sheriff's van drowned when the vehicle in which they were traveling was overcome by floodwaters, police said. The incident is being investi...

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Beach hotel pushes back on CDC in Legionnaires' testing

Beach hotel pushes back on CDC in Legionnaires' testing

Legionnaire disease has been causing quite havoc in New Hampshire's Hampton, and a fifth case of the outbreak was reported on Monday. "The Department of Health will evaluate the building's plumbing t...

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'An American hero': Touching tributes flow for John McCain

'An American hero': Touching tributes flow for John McCain

My heart is broken. Eight years later, here was a man who openly professed his love of money, who had avoided military service because of a foot problem he later said had healed itself, a man who ...

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MI health department says one dead from West Nile

MI health department says one dead from West Nile

IH and the B.C. Centre for Disease Control say the risk of infection from handling birds is very low. If you need to move a dead bird, precautions should be taken. Symptoms of the disease include feve...

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West Nile infected mosquitoes found in Louisville

West Nile infected mosquitoes found in Louisville

The city of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at a mosquito trap located in the 6000 block of Walkers Park South in the New Territory subdivision. Use them according to label ...

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Trump expects ‘big results’ from Helsinki summit

Trump expects ‘big results’ from Helsinki summit

But in return, Putin said he would expect the U.S. to allow Russian investigators to question what he called fugitives on American soil. "So certainly as the leader of a country you would have to hold...

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Trump Administration Cuts Funding For Obamacare Navigator Program

Trump Administration Cuts Funding For Obamacare Navigator Program

In the short term, $10.4 billion in payments tied to the 2017 benefit year, which were scheduled to go to health insurance companies, will not be paid. During the past year of the Obama administration...

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Video Game Addiction Officially Named A Disorder By World Health Organization

Video Game Addiction Officially Named A Disorder By World Health Organization

This week, the World Health Organization - arguably the leading source for designating what things are bad for us - announced that "gaming disorder" will be included in the latest edition of their ...

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Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

But there are probably many other factors", CDC principal deputy director Dr. Anne Schuchat told NBC News . Mental-health problems, often undiagnosed, are usually involved and experts say knowin...

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'Tobacco Breaks Hearts' main theme for World No Tobacco Day

'Tobacco Breaks Hearts' main theme for World No Tobacco Day

He noted that most people are aware that tobacco use causes cancer and lung diseases, but many don't know that tobacco also causes heart diseases and stroke , the world's leading killers. The org...

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Roseanne Barr blames controversial tweets on her taking of sleeping pill Ambien

Roseanne Barr blames controversial tweets on her taking of sleeping pill Ambien

A day after the network pulled the plug on the hit " Roseanne " reboot in response to her tweet about Valerie Jarrett , a longtime adviser and close friend of former President Barack Obama , the...

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World Health Organization wants trans fats in food eliminated

World Health Organization wants trans fats in food eliminated

He also appended that there are also some Latin American countries where trans fat amount is high but they are already putting a lid on it. Branca said that there are some countries where the risk...

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