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Trump to declare national emergency to fund wall: White House

Trump to declare national emergency to fund wall: White House

The House of Representatives later also backed the measure, by 300 to 128. "As you can tell from Vice President Mike Pence's comments no one is confident enough to say that the president is going to...

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Eating these kinds of foods may cut your life short

Eating these kinds of foods may cut your life short

The chances of someone dying in the next seven years increases the more sugary drinks, factory-made breads and biscuits, candies and chocolate bars, mass-produced and packaged snacks, ready meals and ...

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Health officials say e-cigarette use among teens rising

Health officials say e-cigarette use among teens rising

To put the 4.9 million users in perspective, the CDC explained it was the equivalent of more than one in four high school students and about one in 14 middle school students. The agency specifically c...

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Scott Morrison's Response To The Medivac Bill Is Reopening Christmas Island

Scott Morrison's Response To The Medivac Bill Is Reopening Christmas Island

History has shown this to be the case, most starkly with the so-called "Tampa election" in 2001 when a deeply unpopular John Howard staged a dramatic recovery in the polls by campaigning on border sec...

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Mom urges parents to vaccinate kids after measles outbreak

Mom urges parents to vaccinate kids after measles outbreak

Since the beginning of January, at least 55 children below the age of four have died because of measles in Manila. The last case of measles in North Dakota was an adult living in Cass County in 20...

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John Dingell Dictated Final Public Words to Wife: 'God Bless America'

John Dingell Dictated Final Public Words to Wife: 'God Bless America'

And he firmly believed Trump needed to be held to account, saying last August that the president's "entire criminal operation is on the brink of collapsing and honestly there is not enough popcorn i...

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Measles Outbreak Declared in Philippine Capital, Nearby Areas

Measles Outbreak Declared in Philippine Capital, Nearby Areas

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles disagreed, saying he did not believe compulsory immunization was needed. Twenty-two people recorded dead as a result of a measles outbreak in the Manila metropolit...

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Denton County Public Health reports first case of measles

Denton County Public Health reports first case of measles

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that children get two doses in order to be fully protected. Ten states including Texas have reported measles cases; the states are Califor...

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Measles cases in Europe ‘highest in decade’

Measles cases in Europe ‘highest in decade’

It's so contagious that it can live in an air space for two hours. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, if a person has measles, 90 per cent of those in proximity will als...

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Maybe Pot Isn't Bad For Sperm Count After All

Maybe Pot Isn't Bad For Sperm Count After All

The results were surprising - and show how much more there is to learn about the link between marijuana use and fertility, the scientists said. For this recent study, researchers analysed health sur...

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HSE warns of measles outbreak in Donegal

Fever is followed by the onset of cough, runny nose, and/or eye inflammation. Measles can be transmitted to others from four days prior to four days after the rash appears. Most people born before 1...

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Public Health reports no new Clark County measles cases

Public Health reports no new Clark County measles cases

And, separate measles cases have been reported in 10 states so far this year. Measles is a potentially very serious, though extremely preventable viral infection which is usually spread from person ...

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Monday marks World Cancer Day

Monday marks World Cancer Day

More than half-a-million new cervical cancers were diagnosed in the world in 2018, said the IARC. She made the plea in a tweet on World Cancer Day, which falls on February 4. As early as 2015 th...

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Vaping Most Effective for Getting Smokers to Quit

Vaping Most Effective for Getting Smokers to Quit

After one year the participants were assessed for smoking status, including biochemical tests to ensure that those who claimed to have quit smoking really had. They addressed the possible long-term sa...

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Scope of the Measles Outbreak and Why It's Worsening

Scope of the Measles Outbreak and Why It's Worsening

In Oregon and Washington State health officials are trying to control an outbreak of measles that has already infected dozens of people. Misinformation is circulating on social media, said Dr. B...

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Eating breakfast to lose weight `may not help´

Eating breakfast to lose weight `may not help´

Scientists from the Monash University in Melbourne looked at 13 controlled trials of mostly United Kingdom and USA subjects from over the past 28 years, and analysed the data. "If you eat breakfast,...

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Bell Let's Talk Day helps raise awareness about mental health

Bell Let's Talk Day helps raise awareness about mental health

Since the " Bell Let's Talk " initiative began, Bell has donated more than $93.4 million to mental health organizations, which in turn has helped more than 6 million people. We are here for you whe...

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Measles - Get vaccinated now

Thus far, Brazil has reported most of the imported measles cases during 2018. One person has been hospitalized, and the governor of Washington has declared a state of emergency. The vaccine has been...

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One Case Of Measles Confirmed In Champaign County

One Case Of Measles Confirmed In Champaign County

In 2000, the US healthcare department announced that measles has been eliminated because of a well-distributed vaccination program. Public health officials in Washington say people may have ...

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Bell Let's Talk Day activities held at Cornwall Community Hospital

Bell Let's Talk Day activities held at Cornwall Community Hospital

Shelby Meyer, vice president external for the Medicine Hat College Students' Association, stands next to a display for Bell Let's Talk on Wednesday, Jan. High-profile partners in this year's Let's T...

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Apple teams with Aetna on app that rewards users for healthy living

Apple teams with Aetna on app that rewards users for healthy living

Users who try to meet those goals, or succeed, earn points they can put toward gift cards or use to offset the cost of the Apple Watch . All Attain health data will be encrypted "on the device , i...

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Hawaii quarantines Washington kids till they beat measles: ‘They are gone, thankfully’

Hawaii quarantines Washington kids till they beat measles: ‘They are gone, thankfully’

Twenty-five of the Clark County cases are between the ages of 1 and 10; 10 are between 11 and 18; and one case is between 19 and 29. In 2018, six cases of measles were reported among BC residents:...

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Measles Outbreak 2019: What Are the Symptoms, How Does It Spread?

In light of the outbreak in Washington, the BCDC is advising British Columbians to review and update their immunization status at any time, and especially prior to any travel. Thirty-five of the confi...

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Scientists expect cure for cancer in 1 year

AEBi CEO Dr. Ilan Morad said by using this anti-cancer cocktail, "we made sure that the treatment will not be affected by mutations; cancer cells can mutate in such a way that targeted receptors are d...

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Measles Outbreak Worsens In Washington As Governor Declares Public Health Emergency

Public health officials scrambling to contain a measles outbreak in the U.S. Northwest warned people to vaccinate their children Monday and anxious that it could take months to contain the highly ...

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Washington Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

Measles is perfectly preventable thanks to vaccines, but due to people who stand to gain from vaccine skepticism, some parents are choosing to put their children and many other people at risk. The m...

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Brexit 'Plan C': what is in the Malthouse Compromise?

Brexit 'Plan C': what is in the Malthouse Compromise?

Further delays could occur tomorrow, when the House of Commons vote on the Prime Minister's Brexit deal . "It will involve reopening the Withdrawal Agreement, a move that will have limited appetite...

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BC officials preach caution following measles outbreak in Washington State

BC officials preach caution following measles outbreak in Washington State

Clark County - which is in the southwest part of Washington and close to Portland - has a lower vaccination rate than almost any other county in the state. On January 22, Clark County officials in Was...

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Alleged Kamala Harris affair sheds light on cronyism in Calif. government

Alleged Kamala Harris affair sheds light on cronyism in Calif. government

It's the longtime catchphrase for Orlando attorney John Morgan's law firm, Morgan & Morgan, and is featured on billboards, TV ads and radio ads. Brown, 84, supported Harris in her successful 2003 ru...

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Data of 14200 HIV positive people leaked in Singapore

Data of 14200 HIV positive people leaked in Singapore

It is said that the confidential information is in the illegal possession of one Mikhy K Farrera Brochez, a male USA citizen who was residing in Singapore , on an employment pass, between January 200...

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