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Measles outbreak sweeping the US, CDC reveals

What should you know about measles? The symptoms typically include: high fever, cough, runny nose and red eyes, followed by an appearance of bl...

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Grieving orca still carrying her dead calf more than two weeks later

The youngest of the group, the southern resident killer whale that's known to marine scientists as J50 hasn't been seen for days, and even bef...

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West Nile Virus Confirmed in Mosquitoes from Barnstable

Neighboring states of CT and MA have reported positive findings of WNV in mosquito samples this year. A total of 106 cases of human infection ...

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I don't need to explain or defend my relationships: Priyanka Chopra

The actress also stated how playing Alex Parrish was very similar to playing a man. "Alex to me is an unapologetic modern female who lives l...

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ND West Nile virus cases more than triple in a week

Faisal Khan, director of the department. Health officials are urging residents to take steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites after I...

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Congolese Locality Reports Four Suspected Ebola Deaths

Authorities in North Kivu Province notified the country's Health Ministry on August 1 of 26 suspected cases of Ebola, including the 20 deaths, H...

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New Policy Prohibits GPS Tracking in Deployed Settings

The Pentagon is banning the use of Global Positioning System on mobile devices in war zones and other sensitive locations, saying that fitness t...

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Britain plans on increasing organ donor to save lives

People who don not want to donate their organs will be able to register their decision through NHS websites, phone calls, and an app which will ...

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Women's Month: Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed regardless of HIV status

Eregie said mothers also benefit from the process, as suckling a baby just an hour after birth kick starts the stimulation of hormones (Oxytocin...

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The Kardashian sisters posed in their underwear

It's a lot of communication instead of letting things go back into the way that they were. Just like North West and Penelope Disick, the adora...

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Trump Broke Constitutional Law by Attacking Obamacare, Lawsuit Says

Next year, there will be no tax penalty for someone who opts for short-term coverage versus a comprehensive plan, so more people might conside...

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Four cases of Ebola confirmed in northeast Congo - health ministry

Twenty people have died from hemorrhagic fevers in a densely populated area near the town of Beni close to the Ugandan border, the ministry sai...

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Health Department confirms first case of West Nile Virus in Shelby County

A statement from the Shelby County Health Department on Thursday says the virus has been detected in mosquitoes throughout the county and offici...

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West Nile mosquitoes found in Westchester

In rare cases, people develop severe illnesses like meningitis, which can be deadly. Symptoms of West Nile are similar to that of the flu, but...

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FDA warns companies about 'deceptive' vaginal rejuvenation claim

The laser devices used in vaginal rejuvenation are cleared for some medical uses. "As a leader in women's health, Hologic has a strong track...

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'Medicare for all' bill estimated at $32.6 trillion, study finds

The insurance industry would be relegated to a minor role. Sanders, looking at the same study , says it shows his " Medicare for All " propos...

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Man’s limbs amputated after dog licks lead to blood infection

Dawn Manteufel said doctors told them her husband's case is not common and more like a "crazy fluke", according to WITI . He was not bitten b...

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Public housing smoking ban in effect nationwide

Smokers residing in public housing won't be able to spark a cigarette in or near their premise starting July 31. "HUD believes that allowing a...

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Family warns of ‘Hot Water Challenge’ danger after teen suffers severe burns

Kyland Clark , of Indianapolis , said that he and his friends were watching videos of the challenge last week on YouTube before he fell asleep,...

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State launching effort to eliminate hepatitis C

Now the greatest challenge is finding people who are undiagnosed and living with hepatitis C, or those diagnosed many years ago and lost to fo...

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Mosquitoes collected in Prince George's Co. carry West Nile

Several areas in Ouachita Parish recently tested positive for West Nile virus in Ouachita Parish. The patient is in Southeast Tarrant County. ...

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Dutch trial with Viagra halted after 11 babies die

The trial used a non-Pfizer manufactured generic version of the drug. A team led by Kenneth Lim at the University of British Columbia is part ...

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CDC investigating Salmonella outbreaks linked to live poultry in backyard flocks

At last check, there were 11 cases reported in Florida and four cases reported in Georgia. The Swiss rolls were sold nationwide under the bran...

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Southwest, Central Kansas At High Risk For West Nile Virus

Since 2000, 134 human cases of West Nile have been diagnosed in CT residents, including three fatalities. Use a mosquito repellent with an E...

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China Is Investigating A Manufacturer For Producing Faulty Vaccines

The Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported that the firm's chairwoman, Gao Junfang, and four senior executives were taken away ...

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Bayer Pulls Controversial Birth Control Device That Sparked Thousands of Lawsuits

Since Bayer will not be able to meet its expected enrollment numbers for this study that relied on enrolling patients who were newly implanted...

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A transgender woman says a pharmacist refused to fill her hormone prescription

Hall had received three prescriptions April 24 from her doctor, who specializes in hormone therapy, she said . That's when my day took a turn...

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State confirms first West Nile Virus death for 2018

The North Dakota Health Department has been urging people to take precautions to protect themselves from the virus, said Jenny Galbraith, survei...

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Drug giant Merck announces lower prices on some medications

Merck said it's cutting the price of Zepatier, a drug that treats hepatitis C, by 60% and reducing the price of six other medications by 10% ...

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Texans infected with drug-resistant salmonella linked to turkey

States that reported included Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, ...

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