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U.S. Babies, Toddlers Eat Way Too Much Added Sugar, Study Finds

To assess added sugar , researchers counted any calorie-containing sugars that were added to a food item, including cane sugar, high-fructose ...

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Blood donations needed in summer months

Lily Dotson and her family know how serious blood shortages can be for patients. O negative blood donors are considered "universal", and their b...

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Africa’s Oldest Baobab Trees Are Dying Suddenly

All of the dead or dying baobabs detailed in the latest study are located in Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa, Botswana and Zambia , and all a...

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United States toddlers are consuming too much sugar finds study

Now, according to the CDC, all these pediatric illnesses are triggered by a higher added sugar consumption than normal in toddlers across the ...

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How Did a Tick Temporarily Paralyze a Little Girl?

She then took Kailyn to the Medical Center where the doctors ran a number of blood test and took a CT scan. "PLEASE for the love of god check ...

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Kumaraswamy rejects Modi’s fitness challenge

Here is what Kumaraswamy tweeted: "Dear @narendramodi ji I am honoured& thankU very much for d concern about my health I believe physical fit...

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Salmonella outbreak hits pre-cut melons just in time for summer

Because it is possible that products shipped between April 17 and June 7, 2018, could still be on store shelves, this recall extends to both ret...

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Do You Know What’s Growing On Your Kitchen Towel?

Towels that were used for multiple purposes - such as those used for wiping utensils, drying hands, holding hot implements, and cleaning surface...

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World Health Organization chief says Ebola outbreak in Congo is stabilising

His optimism was echoed by Peter Salama , MD, the WHO's deputy director-general of emergency response. "There's been very strong progress in ...

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DOJ Argues Parts Of Obamacare Are Unconstitutional After Mandate Repeal

In this case , California is leading a group of Democrat-led states in defending the law. "I am at a loss for words to explain how big of a d...

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PEC Relay for Life - an evening in support of fighting cancer

I relay for my spouse who developed thyroid cancer in 2006. Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Sh...

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Trustees report warns Medicare finances worsening - 6/6/2018 12:55:22 AM

The trust fund for Medicare is set to become insolvent in 2026 - three years earlier than last year's official projection. Some 58.4 million...

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In dolphin gangs, everybody knows everyone’s name

These alliances can last decades, and have been the subject of intense study for decades as well. "All bottlenose dolphins (male and female) h...

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Honeybees understand abstract concept of zero

Howard placed sugar water under the card that contained the least amount of symbols and, eventually, the bees understood the concept of greate...

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In the future, blood tests could predict your due date

Another set of women was tested using this model, which went on to accurately identified four out of five women who experienced premature birth...

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NYC doctor charged in 3 overdose deaths

Choy is being charged with second degree manslaughter in connection with their deaths. Choy was arrested in March in Wisconsin and extradited ...

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Arkansas Man Admits Intentionally Contracting HIV To Infect Others

This Monday, a Northwest Arkansas tribunal sentenced Stephen Koch to 50 years in prison after the prosecution managed to prove that the accu...

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U.S. Justice Department says Obamacare individual mandate unconstitutional

They further cast the administration's brief, which was filed in federal court Thursday, as an "attack" on both the rule of law and the stabilit...

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Saudi Arabia bans fruit and vegetables from Kerala state

Seventeen people - 14 in Kozhikode and three in Malappuram districts in Kerala - have died due to Nipah virus infection so far. Read Also: ...

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President Trump signs VA Mission Act

The sweeping measure has bipartisan support and is part of an effort urged by Trump to improve wait times and care for millions of veterans. P...

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Education linked to higher risk of short-sightedness

The researchers analyzed the data for 44 genetic variants associated with myopia and 69 genetic variants associated with years of schooling usin...

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Cut melons linked to salmonella outbreak in Michigan, Indiana

It's not just Walmart pre-cut melon. The CDC said people can contract the virus from touching live poultry or their environment, even if the bir...

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From Punjab to Rajasthan, Anthony Bourdain’s rendezvous with Indian cuisine

The American celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain , host of the popular CNN food-and-travel show Parts Unknown , has died at the age of 61, the t...

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CDC report reveals more than 45,000 Americans took their own lives in 2016

Anne Schuchat, the agency's principal deputy director. A range of strategies could help prevent suicides, from expanding access to mental and ...

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CEO of Athenahealth steps down: company considering sales

Swiss Retail Bank has 0.01% invested in athenahealth, Inc . (NASDAQ:ATHN). 4,278 are held by Great West Life Assurance Can. Raymond James Svcs ...

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Chemotherapy not needed for all women with early breast cancer

The results are sure to accelerate the decline in chemotherapy for the disease. The two most recent studies it is funding look at tomosynt...

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University of Arizona Looks to Improve Cancer Survivor Lives

The proclamation was read as Saint Lucia commemorated National Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday June 3, 2018, with a gathering of members of Faces...

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Justice Dept. Says Crucial Provisions of Obamacare Are Unconstitutional

In a court case filed by Texas and 19 other states, the Justice Department said the requirement for people to have insurance - the individual ma...

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NHS England fingered over failure to forward patient correspondence

It follows a similar incident in which more than 700,000 patient records went undelivered under the NHS Shared Business Services contract - ...

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People could catch flu from dogs, scientists warn

Five years ago, scientists uncovered viruses jumping between birds and dogs . And so it was in 2009 - avian flu jumped to pigs, mixed with ...

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