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Kansas can't block funds to Medicaid after Supreme Court won't hear appeal

Kansas can't block funds to Medicaid after Supreme Court won't hear appeal

After weeks of debate behind closed doors, a divided court turned down appeals backed by 13 conservative states that sought to defund Planned Parenthood . Five federal circuit courts created a right ...

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Don’t Eat Raw Cookie Dough, Warns CDC

Don’t Eat Raw Cookie Dough, Warns CDC

That's because the uncooked eggs in cookie dough could be contaminated with salmonella . Both bacteria are killed in the cooking process, but contaminated food that is not cooked or is undercooked ...

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Doctors say amoebas in tap water turned woman's brain into 'bloody mush'

Doctors say amoebas in tap water turned woman's brain into 'bloody mush'

The 69 year-old, who has not been named, was taken to the Swedish Medical Center near her home in Seattle after suffering a seizure this year. However, instead of using sterile water, she used tap w...

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Johnson warns of European Union 'blackmail' risk under May's Brexit deal

Johnson warns of European Union 'blackmail' risk under May's Brexit deal

Although May's party sought support for the deal ahead of the vote, an increasing number of Conservative MPs have expressed their intention to vote against the Brexit treaty as it stands. "That is...

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Vaccination is the best defense against the

Vaccination is the best defense against the "Flu"

Though the vaccine is imperfect, it lessens the severity and duration of symptoms, and those who get flu after receiving a vaccine are less likely to require hospitalization and less likely to die. To...

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Doctors blame tap water in neti pot for brain-eating amoeba

The report states she used tap water that had been filtered by a Brita water purifier. One year later, she had a seizure , and "lost cognition", according to the report. Since then, more than 2...

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Patient coughs up blood clot shaped like lung

Patient coughs up blood clot shaped like lung

The New England Journal of Medicine shares some of the most fantastic imagery from the often weird and wonderful field of medicine, but sometimes the content can be simultaneously disgusting and yet ...

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Electrocardiogram App and Irregular Heart Rhythm Notifications Available Today

Electrocardiogram App and Irregular Heart Rhythm Notifications Available Today

The health monitoring feature has now only been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the USA, but it appears there is a way to access the ECG feature outside of the U.S., too. Just ta...

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Ocasio-Cortez Claim About Pentagon Wrong — WashPost

Ocasio-Cortez Claim About Pentagon Wrong — WashPost

Referring to an article The Nation last week, Ocasio-Cortez said that an alleged $21 trillion worth of improper financial transactions at the Pentagon would be enough to pay for two-thirds of the $3...

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Infants' Ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar recalled over dosage concerns

Infants' Ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar recalled over dosage concerns

Other side effect may include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, or more rarely, diarrhea. But Tris Pharma, the pharmaceutical company says there haven't been any reports of people getting sick, yet....

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1st baby born using uterus transplanted from deceased donor

The team carefully dissected the uterus from the donor before carrying out the 10-and-a-half-hour operation in September 2016 to insert the organ, which weighed 225g. Ejzenberg stressed that it's rare...

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First baby born using uterus transplant from dead donor, doctors say

First baby born using uterus transplant from dead donor, doctors say

Wellington Andraus, who worked on her transplant team. The baby girl was delivered last December by a woman born without a uterus because of a rare syndrome. Professor Lois Salamonsen, research gr...

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It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

To find a location to get a flu shot in your community, check with your health care provider or local health department. With National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) in full swing, customers ca...

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South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer

South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer

OneBlood says it has found three matches so far, one near London and two in the US, but she will need blood transfusions for the foreseeable future, which means more donors must be found. Around 800 ...

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George H.W. Bush lies in state in Washington

George H.W. Bush lies in state in Washington

Bush . Bush died Friday at 10:10 p.m., McGrath previously confirmed. A highly trained service dog, Sully will now go back into service to help other veterans and is going to Walter Reed Nation...

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Know your HIV status, Agency urges Nigerians

Know your HIV status, Agency urges Nigerians

Based on the latest data by UNAIDS 36.9 million people globally were living with HIV in 2017. In the video clip which lasts no more than two minutes, Varadkar said that "I am in a GP (General Practi...

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China halts scientist's gene-edited baby research

China halts scientist's gene-edited baby research

The Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen said earlier in the week he had been on unpaid leave since February, and it would be investigating the claims . CRISPR has been hailed ...

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CDC Data Show Ohio Valley Still Has Nation's Highest Overdose Death Rates

CDC Data Show Ohio Valley Still Has Nation's Highest Overdose Death Rates

The director of the CDC, Dr. Robert Redfield, commented on the situation, stating, "These sobering statistics are a wake-up call that we are losing too many Americans, too early and too often, to ...

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Ebola outbreak in DR Congo is the 2nd deadliest in history

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo is the 2nd deadliest in history

Al Jazeera reported that "attacks by rebel groups and open hostility by some wary locals have posed serious challenges to health workers". Many new cases have been unrelated to known infections, alar...

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Know Your HIV Status and Take Control

Know Your HIV Status and Take Control

The TCE programme has been aligned with the UNAIDS 90-90-90 strategy which seeks to achieve that 90% of all people living with HIV should know their status; 90% of all those who are diagnosed HIV po...

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Amazon Enters Blockchain With Managed Blockchain & Quantum Ledger

Amazon Enters Blockchain With Managed Blockchain & Quantum Ledger

The vehicle has a deep lens type of camera, which allows it to navigate its surroundings. AWS presaged the launch of the new service earlier this month when it announced that its Amazon Compreh...

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Most New European HIV Cases Last Year Arose In Ukraine, Russia

Most New European HIV Cases Last Year Arose In Ukraine, Russia

Masoud Dara, coordinator of communicable diseases and HIV team leader at WHO Europe. Dr Claire Neill, Specialist Registrar with the PHA, said: "Many people living with HIV have no obvious signs or s...

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These Australian Doctors Swallowed Lego Pieces For Science

These Australian Doctors Swallowed Lego Pieces For Science

Published in the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health (yes, seriously), the painstaking dookie review was undertaken by scientists Andrew Tagg, Damian Roland, Grace Leo , Henry Goldstein and Tes...

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Another year, another decrease in life expectancy in the US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there were more than 2.8 million deaths nationwide in 2017. In the nation's 10 leading causes of death , only the cancer death rate fel...

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More E. coli cases linked to romaine lettuce

More E. coli cases linked to romaine lettuce

The vast majority of the romaine on the market was being grown in the Central Coast region of California at the time of the outbreak, according to the statement. The leafy greens industry agreed to es...

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A second CRISPR pregnancy is already under way, claims rogue Chinese scientist

A second CRISPR pregnancy is already under way, claims rogue Chinese scientist

He Jiankui, an associate professor at the Shenzhen-based Southern University of Science and Technology, apologized to his peers for the controversy as he spoke at the second International Summit on...

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Coli outbreak: 22 cases in three provinces

Coli outbreak: 22 cases in three provinces

Leafy greens were also blamed for an E. coli outbreak a year ago. The CDC announced on November 20 that any and all romaine lettuce products in the USA should be thrown away due to the risk. So f...

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Police increasingly attending mental health calls

Police increasingly attending mental health calls

These crisis intervention teams very often aren't available or are simply suffering themselves from overload, so it's the police that are stuck with the problem and of course it's very demanding, very...

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Chinese Scientist Claims First Gene Edited Babies

Chinese Scientist Claims First Gene Edited Babies

The Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies revealed another woman in his study is possibly pregnant. "The volunteers were informed of the ri...

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Newcastle revival continues with victory at Burnley

Newcastle revival continues with victory at Burnley

Newcastle should have gone 3-1 up five minutes into the second half when DeAndre Yedlin's cross-shot was deflected into the path of Ritchie, who somehow shot wide from just a few yards out. Mikel O...

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