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Trump says new tax-cut plan may come before November midterm vote

Trump says new tax-cut plan may come before November midterm vote

He said that his administration is "going to figure it out" and that he's "already figured it out", but didn't elaborate on what the administration is doing to stop the caravan from entering the USA, ...

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West Lafayette drug company stocks soar in wake of buyout

West Lafayette drug company stocks soar in wake of buyout

Heading up Endocyte's pipeline is Lu-PSMA-617, a potential first-in-class drug for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). The transaction was unanimously approved by ...

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Everett Lamm, M.D.: Get a flu shot. They work!

Everett Lamm, M.D.: Get a flu shot. They work!

Criticism was directed last season at the vaccine, which was said to not be strong enough to combat H3N2, last year's dominant viral strain of influenza and one that causes more severe disease than ...

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Mad Cow disease confirmed on Scottish farm

Mad Cow disease confirmed on Scottish farm

It has been described as an "isolated case" and did not enter the human food chain, meaning there is no risk to human health, a spokesman for Food Standards Scotland said. More than 180,000 cattle w...

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AFM in 22 states: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AFM in 22 states: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Because the disorder is rare - afflicting less than one in a million people - doctors weren't considering it initially, Hill said. Despite symptoms reminiscent of polio , no AFM cases have tested...

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A terrifying number of Americans died from the flu previous year

A terrifying number of Americans died from the flu previous year

The child had not been vaccinated. Officials say the child was otherwise healthy, with no underlying conditions. "Getting vaccinated can reduce flu illnesses, doctor's visits, missed work and school d...

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Most states facing confirmed or possible cases of polio-like illness

Most states facing confirmed or possible cases of polio-like illness

There were outbreaks of around 100 cases, nationwide, between August and October in both 2014 and 2016. In addition, officials do not yet know the long-term effects of AFM. "[There's] nothing that pro...

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First child in Florida has died of flu this season, state reports

As flu clinics opened around Alberta Monday morning, a new survey suggests a little over half of Edmonton residents plan to get a flu shot this year. The Department of Health and Community Service...

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Rare, polio-like disorder not confirmed in Hawaii

Rare, polio-like disorder not confirmed in Hawaii

The new condition causes paralysis, according to a report by NBC News , and has affected mostly children so far. The condition escalates quickly, and can begin with signs as innocuous as dizziness, t...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Early cancer detection can be the separator between life and death. Start with the right side, put the arm behind your head and, using your left hand, move your fingers - which should be flat and cl...

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Partnering to Raise Money and Help Save Lives

Partnering to Raise Money and Help Save Lives

The "Pretty in Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Brunch" was hosted by Wear it Well Incorporated and Exhale P.U.L.to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer. I'm here for my patients because I'm standi...

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'Polio-like' illness cases continue to rise

'Polio-like' illness cases continue to rise

State officials in Minnesota are warning doctors to be on the lookout for a polio-like illness after six children aged 10 and younger became infected within the last few weeks. In Washington, al...

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Trump Mockingly Invokes ‘The Rules of #MeToo’ at PA Rally

Trump Mockingly Invokes ‘The Rules of #MeToo’ at PA Rally

They said that the change was "consistent with what he told Stephanopoulos on July 2, that constituted his declaration of independence two days before Independence Day, with the key message to Steph...

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Colorado health department reports 14 cases of polio-like illness in children

Dr. Acosta said there is no cure or treatment at this time. For example, in Minnesota , cases of AFM were generally stagnant at about one case per year, but now six children have been confirmed t...

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10 year-old Monmouth boy campaigns for young people's mental health

10 year-old Monmouth boy campaigns for young people's mental health

The article explained that around the world, mental health conditions cost roughly US$2.5 trillion per year, "a figure that is expected to balloon to $6tn by 2030 unless we take action". Parents who...

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For Kavanaugh, a collegial start to Supreme Court career

For Kavanaugh, a collegial start to Supreme Court career

While speaking with CNN - often dubbed as the "fake news" network by President Donald Trump - Clinton turned the focus of her attack on beleaguered and newly confirmed U.S. McConnell went on to po...

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City firm trains staff as mental health 'first aiders'

City firm trains staff as mental health 'first aiders'

Youth are also affected: one in five aged 13-18 experience a severe mental disorder. The Director of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital, Dr Pinaman Appau, who launched this year's celebrations, said w...

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10 common signs of mental illness to watch out for

10 common signs of mental illness to watch out for

In such an environment, it is imperative to spread awareness about mental illness by talking about it more often and holding discussions. Anybody can visit a psychiatrist and psychologist; we should b...

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GOP Voters Madder, More Likely to Vote Because of Kavanaugh

GOP Voters Madder, More Likely to Vote Because of Kavanaugh

Kim Reynolds. Their impeachment of Clinton was less popular among the public than they hoped. After Murkowski expressed her intention to vote against Kavanaugh, both Sarah Palin and Laura Ingraham...

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Rare, polio-like condition appears in USA again

Rare, polio-like condition appears in USA again

According to the CDC , the largest number of cases, about 50, were reported in September 2014 before dropping to single digits in following months. All of the Minnesota cases have been in children y...

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Manitobans encouraged to get flu shot

Manitobans encouraged to get flu shot

SHS employees will also offer students flu shots at "Pancakes with Pat" events. But how does it work, exactly? Other serious complications can set in, such as inflammation of the heart, brain or mus...

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Trump declares Kavanaugh 'proven innocent', internet calls him out

Trump declares Kavanaugh 'proven innocent', internet calls him out

Voters say they are more likely to vote in the upcoming midterm elections because of the controversy surrounding President Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee. With justices seated by seniority, ...

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Xero champions mental health awareness and support in the workplace

Xero champions mental health awareness and support in the workplace

We have commenced the construction of primary health centres across the state to reach all Edo people and residents irrespective of where they reside. It could be that they have entered college, hav...

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Trump crows over bitter Supreme Court justice victory

Trump crows over bitter Supreme Court justice victory

In a swearing-in ceremony at the White House, following a torrid confirmation process that divided America, the U.S. president slammed Democrat opponents for having waged a "campaign of personal d...

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DelDOT promotes breast cancer awareness by lighting Indian River Inlet bridge pink

DelDOT promotes breast cancer awareness by lighting Indian River Inlet bridge pink

Panera Bread's Pink Ribbon Bagels will help fight breast cancer during the month of October. While the development of breast cancer in any one individual remains unpredictable, many factors can in...

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'Team player' Brett Kavanaugh sworn in again as US Supreme Court Justice

'Team player' Brett Kavanaugh sworn in again as US Supreme Court Justice

People hoping to see Justice Brett Kavanaugh's first day on the Supreme Court bench are waiting in long lines outside the court. This comes after Kavanaugh was sworn in over the weekend by retired...

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Vitamin D supplements do not improve bone health, concludes study

Vitamin D supplements do not improve bone health, concludes study

There is "little justification" for prescribing vitamin D to maintain or improve musculoskeletal health and clinical guidelines should be changed to reflect this, a study has suggested. The review f...

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Tipsy birds flying into windows, cars in northern Minnesota

Tipsy birds flying into windows, cars in northern Minnesota

Residents of Gilbert, Minnesota , have been reporting birds flying into windows and cars and acting generally confused. Many birds have not yet migrated south, and those still in town have been eat...

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Buy a bagel to help battle breast cancer

Buy a bagel to help battle breast cancer

NHS responded to confirm information on reduced-cost breast cancer screenings in October, but did not give a statement. It analyses the important factors of the Breast Cancer Predictive Genetic Tes...

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded

According to a statement released by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences , which is responsible for nominating and selecting the Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry , the three honorees "h...

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