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Love to miss game against Pistons with sore foot

Love to miss game against Pistons with sore foot

Boston shot just 32 percent in the first half and missed all 11 of its 3-point attempts. "Blake's a handful", Stevens said. "These are big growing pains and we need to get through these", he said....

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Rare Polio-Like Condition Suspected In Ingham County Man

Rare Polio-Like Condition Suspected In Ingham County Man

Local health officials said an Ingham County man is now being monitored for a rare-condition that causes polio-like symptoms. The condition affects the nervous system and affects fewer than 1 mill...

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Being tall can increase cancer risk

Being tall can increase cancer risk

Previous research also showed a connection between height and an increased risk of developing blood clots, having heart problems and diabetes. Among dogs too, the bigger and taller breeds are more at ...

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Eating organic foods cuts cancer risk, study suggests

Eating organic foods cuts cancer risk, study suggests

To arrive at the findings, Baudry and her colleagues analysed data from almost 69,000 people taking part in an ongoing French study of the associations between nutrition and health. He said, "Assess...

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Dubai Customs Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer

Dubai Customs Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer

Vodafone Qatar is raising awareness, throughout the month, about the importance of the early detection of breast cancer among the community and its employees. She rarely encounters inflammatory breas...

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Rare Polio-like Mystery Illness Investigated by CDC

Rare Polio-like Mystery Illness Investigated by CDC

Dr. Jeremy Friedman, pediatrician-in-chief at the Hospital for Sick Children, wouldn't give an exact number, but said doctors at the Toronto hospital have seen less than 20 cases of limb-based paralys...

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People are pooping plastic, new study shows

People are pooping plastic, new study shows

A previous study posted on orbmedia.org earlier this year tested 259 bottles of water from 11 brands across nine countries and discovered that 93 percent of the bottled waters contained microplas...

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6 kids dead in adenovirus outbreak at N.J. hospital

6 kids dead in adenovirus outbreak at N.J. hospital

People with weakened immune systems are at risk of contracting severe illnesses from adenoviruses . The strain of adenovirus seen in the 18 children at the facility is type No. In a statement ...

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First Ever

First Ever "Pink Challah Bake" for Breast Cancer Awareness This Thursday

By comparison, women in the general population have about a 12% -or 1 in 8-lifetime risk of getting breast cancer. The cancer disease burden study of ICMR is relevant not only for all India but also...

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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

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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