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West Nile Virus a "Public Health Threat" in Southern N.H

West Nile Virus is a viral disease that affects a horse's neurological system. The Medical Association of Athens (ISA) in a statement urged authorities to step up preventive measures, noting that sp...

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Apple unveils largest, most expensive iPhone

Apple unveils largest, most expensive iPhone

Apple doesn't release sales figures, but estimates from two analysts suggest the company shipped roughly 18 million watches in 2017. The new Apple Watch is offered in two sizes, namely 40mm and 44m...

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US FDA targets e-cigarettes over 'epidemic' of underage use

US FDA targets e-cigarettes over 'epidemic' of underage use

The organisation warned the country's five largest e-cigarette makers that their products - Juul , Blu, MarkTen, Vuse and Logic - could be banned unless the companies could prove within 60 days that ...

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US plans crackdown on e-cigarette firms citing 'epidemic' teen use

US plans crackdown on e-cigarette firms citing 'epidemic' teen use

Gottlieb noted that the FDA continues to support the availability of products to help adult smokers quit, but 'that work can't come at the expense of kids, ' he said. To gain clearance to return to ...

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FDA Considering Ban on Flavored E-cigarettes

Since 2017, FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb has discussed e-cigarettes as a potential tool to wean adult smokers off cigarettes, although that benefit hasn't been proven. Several of the manufacturers ...

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Airport scanner trays 'have more germs than a toilet'

Airport scanner trays 'have more germs than a toilet'

Scientists with the University of Nottingham and Finland's National Institute for Health and Welfare found that the plastic bins we place our belongings in to be scanned by security are the germiest s...

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Prescription Painkiller Boosts Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Risks that were overlooked or unapparent during safety studies that occurred years to decades ago. The increased risks applied to men and women of all ages and also at low doses of diclofenac . The...

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Mosquitoes in Cheshire test positive for West Nile Virus

Mosquitoes in Cheshire test positive for West Nile Virus

West Nile virus is regularly transmitted by mosquitoes around the state, and can be fatal. West Nile virus has been detected in CT every year since 1999. Use Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-r...

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1 in 4 at risk due to lack of exercise

1 in 4 at risk due to lack of exercise

If current trends continue, the global target of reducing sedentary lifestyle by 10% by 2025 will not be met, said the scientists. She says "physical activity has been engineered out of life, with des...

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Embattled Biotech Company Theranos Is Closing Up Shop

Embattled Biotech Company Theranos Is Closing Up Shop

After years of damning headlines, federal investigations, lawsuits, fines, infighting and desperate attempts to save the furniture, Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos is officially dead and buried. In Apr...

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12 passengers on two American Airlines flights report flu-like symptoms

12 passengers on two American Airlines flights report flu-like symptoms

Ten people on board a 14-hour Emirates flight from Dubai were taken to hospital in NY on Wednesday after United States health authorities mobilized to meet the jet ferrying sick passengers. The airc...

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Waterborne diseases claim seven lives, Kerala government issues alert

Waterborne diseases claim seven lives, Kerala government issues alert

Around two million people in the state have come in contact with the flood waters, forcing the government to ask the people to take preventive care. "The Union health ministry has promised us all help...

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Africa declares end of listeria outbreak that killed 200

Africa declares end of listeria outbreak that killed 200

The United Nations had said South Africa's listeriosis outbreak was believed to be the largest-ever worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) increased its technical support to South Afri...

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Blood-Testing Firm Theranos to Dissolve

The Fortress Investment Group loaned $65 million to Theranos previous year, with one condition being that Theranos maintain a cash level that has now been breached-hence the dissolution process that w...

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Mike Pence Honors Senator John McCain At Special Capitol Service

Mike Pence Honors Senator John McCain At Special Capitol Service

Following criticism, the flags were ordered back at half-staff. Meghan McCain's nonverbal language drew attention from the Twittersphere. While several social media users suggested that Meghan M...

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'Cluster' of cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Surrey

'Cluster' of cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Surrey

The Department of Health found six of the 13 water tanks at the Saint Nicholas Houses tested positive for elevated levels of Legionella bacteria. "It can grow and spread within man-made building wat...

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Stryker To Acquire K2M

In a report released today, Craig Bijou from Cantor Fitzgerald maintained a Buy rating on K2M Group Holdings ( NASDAQ: KTWO ), with a price target of $28. Outstanding shares refer to a company's s...

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The new study that will pay you to eat avocados

The new study that will pay you to eat avocados

The chosen participants will be divided into two groups. The announcement was made in the news section of Loma Linda University's website last August 28. You'll also need to attend health screen...

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Yellowstone County man dies of West Nile Virus

Yellowstone County man dies of West Nile Virus

The stadium, surrounded by residential areas, is ready for a Friday night football game. But Davis said individuals can take precaution, too, by using repellants like Deet , wearing long sleeves wh...

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For science, researchers are paying people to avocados

A team composed of researchers from four US colleges is seeking subjects interested in being paid to eat avocados for six months. So if avocados are already a budget line-item for you - or you'd lik...

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Air pollution leads test scores to drop over time

Air pollution leads test scores to drop over time

A number of studies have shown that air pollution causes deaths in large Chinese cities. They also say that the impact of air pollution worsens with age, and affects men with low education the m...

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Racism quickly becomes an issue in Florida governor's race

Racism quickly becomes an issue in Florida governor's race

Not misogynist, not racist, not bigots, they're going to be looking for a governor who is going to appeal to our higher aspirations as a state, " Gillum said ". Republican primary voters adore Tru...

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Sexually transmitted diseases increase for fourth straight year — CDC

Sexually transmitted diseases increase for fourth straight year — CDC

The total surpassed the previous record in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases and marked a larger trend of "sharp increases" in these STDs since 2013. " We are sliding backward ", declared Dr. Gay, bis...

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EA Sports Announces New Plans For Madden NFL Tournaments

EA Sports Announces New Plans For Madden NFL Tournaments

David Katz attended a tournament in Jacksonville on Sunday for competitive players of Madden , a football video game. The two victims were identified on Monday as 22-year-old Elijah Clayton of...

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Backed Candidates Emerge Victorious in Florida, Arizona Primaries

Backed Candidates Emerge Victorious in Florida, Arizona Primaries

More than 1.8 million people voted early or by mail in the 2016 general primary, and over 2.1 million in that year's presidential primary. In the Democratic primary for Florida governor, progress...

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McSally blows out Arpaio, Ward for showdown with Sinema in AZ

McSally blows out Arpaio, Ward for showdown with Sinema in AZ

Senate. Sinema and McSally's Senate runs also create House openings in Arizona , a fast-growing and increasingly diverse state where Democrats are eager to gain a foothold. The Republican victor wi...

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Media use John McCain's death to denigrate Donald Trump

McConnell reflected on the time he was able to spend with McCain this past May at his home in Sedona, Arizona, where he stayed while he underwent treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, glio...

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McCain to be Honored in Arizona, Washington

McCain, a US senator who ran unsuccessfully for president as a self-styled maverick Republican in 2008 and became a prominent critic of President Donald Trump , died on Saturday, his office said . H...

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West Nile Virus Confirmed In Westchester, Nassau, Monroe Counties

West Nile Virus Confirmed In Westchester, Nassau, Monroe Counties

The second is a woman in her 60s from Middlesex County who was not hospitalized during her illness. The first case, reported earlier this month, was confirmed in the Southern Health-Santé Sud region...

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Alcohol: One drink a day is one too many, scientists say

Alcohol: One drink a day is one too many, scientists say

David Spiegelhalter , Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge, also took issue with the findings, citing in a blog post some methodological concerns he i...

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