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Pre-cut melons linked to Illinois Salmonella outbreak

Pre-cut melons linked to Illinois Salmonella outbreak

Those who reported illness said they had eaten pre-cut cantaloupe, watermelon, honeydew melon, or a fruit salad mix with melon. So far, 60 people have been infected with the outbreak strain, and 32 of...

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It shows the growing severity of the issue

Suicides in Kansas rose 45 percent over the past 17 years, far outpacing the nation as a whole, according to a new federal report that said Kansas had one of the largest increases. Overall, the rate...

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How Kate Spade Hoped to Be Remembered, in Her Own Words

How Kate Spade Hoped to Be Remembered, in Her Own Words

Designer Kate Spade , who was found dead at her NY home in an apparent suicide , suffered from depression and anxiety, her husband says. Spade leaves behind a design legacy that included over ...

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Experimental immunotherapy treatment used to fight breast cancer

Experimental immunotherapy treatment used to fight breast cancer

It's a terrible part of life for most of us. Researchers at the U.S. National Cancer Institute gave the experimental treatment, which has since been licensed to Gilead Sciences Inc . About 17 p...

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Why did Wynne say she won't be Ontario's premier?

Why did Wynne say she won't be Ontario's premier?

Only the New Democrats can prevent the Progressive Conservatives under Doug Ford from forming government in Ontario next week, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said Friday in her most direct pitch yet to Lib...

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No threat to Kerala from Nipah virus, says Indian Medical Association

No threat to Kerala from Nipah virus, says Indian Medical Association

Though tested negative for the virus, Thalassery native Roja (39) died of high fever in Kozhikode Medical College today sending alarm bells across the region which accounted 17 deaths due to NiV, fi...

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Don't Wait Till 50 for Your Colon Cancer Screening

Don't Wait Till 50 for Your Colon Cancer Screening

Richard Wender of the ACS told NPR , noting a sharp increase in deaths from colon and rectal cancers among men and women under age 50. The numbers: this year more than 130,000 people be diagno...

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These 8 incredible things happen to your body once you quit smoking

These 8 incredible things happen to your body once you quit smoking

According to her, the World No Tobacco Day is a chance for governments and the public to take firm action. The tobacco-free standards were also implemented at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. But i...

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Those who wear glasses are smarter

Those who wear glasses are smarter

Among the findings, the research showed the respondents to be the most intelligent were wearers of glasses . A team led by the University of Edinburgh found significant small signals from 148 gen...

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Obesity hits one in 25 primary school children

Obesity hits one in 25 primary school children

Dr Modi Mwatsama, of the Obesity Health Alliance, said: "This is a superb report that reflects what obesity campaigners have always been saying - the United Kingdom is in the midst of an obesity epi...

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Cast of 'Roseanne' Might Star in a New Series Without Roseanne Barr

Cast of 'Roseanne' Might Star in a New Series Without Roseanne Barr

Announcing the cancellation of Roseanne , ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey piously commented in a statement, " Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with...

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Cockroach milk could be creeping on to the menu

While a little hard to swallow, the unusual milk crystal produced by certain cockroaches has more essential protein and amino acids than just about any other superfood . Nevertheless, several compani...

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Nipah Virus Kills 10, More Than 90 Quarantined

Nipah Virus Kills 10, More Than 90 Quarantined

A case of Nipah Virus is suspected. Moosa (61), had been battling for his life for the past few days in a private hospital here and was on ventilator support, Kozhikode district medical officer ...

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Scientists Say You Should Sleep in Past Noon on the Weekends

Scientists Say You Should Sleep in Past Noon on the Weekends

The study found that people who sleep five hours or less per night including the weekends had higher mortality rates. But channeling your inner cat and sleeping too much can be just as bad for yo...

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Tests show bats are not source of Nipah virus

Tests show bats are not source of Nipah virus

Nipah virus which has claimed at least almost a dozen lives in Kerala did not spread through bats, a report has said. A Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala , western India, has sparked global concerns...

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Eating an Egg Every Day Could Prevent Heart Disease, Study Says

Eating an Egg Every Day Could Prevent Heart Disease, Study Says

Researchers at Peking University Health Science Center found that the simple and cheap food, once thought to raise unhealthy cholesterol levels, dramatically protects the heart . And daily egg consum...

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Nipah Virus: These are the areas affected by NiV in India

Nipah Virus: These are the areas affected by NiV in India

Ten people have lost their lives to Nipah in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts so far and 19 are undergoing treatment in various hospitals, including one in Waynad. Treatment for human cases is m...

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Incognito taken into custody for psychiatric examination

Incognito taken into custody for psychiatric examination

His troubles come just a month after the former Buffalo Bills offensive lineman said he was retiring from the National Football League due to liver and kidney problems. Are you with the f*****g gove...

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Scientists finding opioids and antibiotics in shellfish

Scientists finding opioids and antibiotics in shellfish

Instead, they were used specifically to measure levels of pollution in the waters of Puget Sound , according to a May 9 statement from the Puget Sound Institute (PSI) at the University of Washingto...

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Cutting out booze and bacon dramatically reduces cancer risk

Magdalena Taube and colleagues at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have shown that obese people who undergo stomach-shrinking bariatric surgery and lose a quarter of their weight have a dramatic...

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FDA: Don't use teething products with benzocaine

FDA: Don't use teething products with benzocaine

The FDA said that benzocaine can have a rare, but serious side effect on children, and especially those under 2 years old. Oral products for adults to treat sore throats, canker sores and irritati...

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National Basketball Association coach slams 'idiotic' NFL anthem stance

National Basketball Association coach slams 'idiotic' NFL anthem stance

Asked for a clarification, Davis said in a text message to the Bay Area News Group that he had indeed abstained but would not comment until "I have spoken with players". The browner - and richer - t...

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IPL 2018, KKR v SRH: 5 players battles to look forward to

IPL 2018, KKR v SRH: 5 players battles to look forward to

Sunrisers , on the other hand, stumbled into the second eliminator after Williamson inserted West Indies T20 Captain Carlos Braithwaite into the 18th over, in Braithwaite's second IPL match, only ...

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Harvey Weinstein Arrested on Charges of Rape, Sex Abuse and More

Harvey Weinstein Arrested on Charges of Rape, Sex Abuse and More

He is now out on bail, wearing a monitoring device. Weinstein is charged with rape, sexual misconduct , sex abuse and the committing of a criminal sex act against two women, the New York Police D...

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Rift Between Pompeo And Bolton At Heart Of North Korea Summit Failure

Rift Between Pompeo And Bolton At Heart Of North Korea Summit Failure

Earlier on Twitter, Trump had noted "very good news to receive the warm and productive statement from North Korea ". But the summit is now unlikely to go ahead after US President Donald Trump c...

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Trump Abruptly Cancels North Korea Summit With Kim Jong Un

Trump Abruptly Cancels North Korea Summit With Kim Jong Un

Politically, Trump had invested heavily in the success of the planned summit. This year though has seen warmer relations, including the release of three USA detainees in North Korea . So was Japan's ...

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President Trump Can't Block Users From His Twitter Account, Judge Rules

President Trump Can't Block Users From His Twitter Account, Judge Rules

Columbia University's first amendment organization, the Knight Institute, chose to take up O'Reilly's case, arguing that Trump was violating her First Amendment rights by doing so-even if it's fr...

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'Right-to-try' bill heads to Trump's desk: 8 things to know

'Right-to-try' bill heads to Trump's desk: 8 things to know

The vote Tuesday was the third time the House attempted to pass a right-to-try measure, having failed once to get enough votes to fast-track the bill. And that means they won't be able to come back la...

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Eagles QB Carson Wentz is barely limited at OTAs

Eagles QB Carson Wentz is barely limited at OTAs

I've never obviously had an injury of this magnitude with this type of timetable for return and everything", said Wentz. On Tuesday, at the start of organized team activities, Doug Pederson announ...

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Police have allegedly arrested activist Wael Abbas

Police have allegedly arrested activist Wael Abbas

Following the raid, Abbas was blindfolded, transported to an unknown location and prevented from contacting his lawyer, according to the Arab Network for Human Rights. Abbas' arrest has been seen as t...

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