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62 cases of AFM confirmed across 22 states: CDC

Messonnier stressed the rarity of the condition, emphasizing that it happens in fewer than one in a million children in the U.S. So far this yea...

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Mysterious paralyzing illness among children reported in 22 states, including New York

In extreme cases, paralysis and death can occur. No geographic clustering has been found and there is no other "unifying factor to explain the p...

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First flu cases reported in Sedgwick County

The child, who was healthy before getting sick with the flu, had no known health conditions, according to the department of health . You ca...

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Hundreds expected to converge on Parliament demanding 'game changing' breast cancer medicines

But Tatum had problems with her community hospital from the start: unreliably scheduled appointments, missing mammogram records, lost biopsy rec...

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Breast cancer plate marks 10 years, $3 million raised

Aiello also commended Olean firefighters for wearing pink in October in recognition of those who have fought the disease. "The establishment o...

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C-section use doubled globally since 2000

They said millions of women each year may be putting themselves and their babies at unnecessary risk by undergoing C-sections at rates "that hav...

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Supporting Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer in women after skin cancer. Early breast cancer usually does not have any symptoms, so women a...

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10 cases of AFM reported in IL

Centers for Disease Control can confirm the diagnosis, according to Arnold. In 2014, 120 children were diagnosed with AFM. "The CDC has indi...

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'Polio-like' illness cases continue to rise

The hospital is now working with the health department and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to administer testing to confirm if the ...

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Analyst Looks at Democrats' House, Senate Prospects

Normally, Senate rules require up to 30 hours of waiting time for each nominee ― something Democrats typically take advantage of to delay action...

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Stigma remains as world celebrates Mental Health Day

Youth are also affected: one in five aged 13-18 experience a severe mental disorder. "It's these people who need to be at the heart of what we...

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Study examines how climate change is stressing us out

Combining the responses with meteorological data, researchers found that an average maximum temperature greater than 30 degrees Celsius can in...

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UK Sport announces new strategy to help athletes deal with mental strains

The lack of awareness and the severe shortage of mental health professionals in the country add to the problem. "Stigma is not the only reas...

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The high economic toll of mental illness

Another point is that mental health problems can affect all age-groups. Seb Bowen has tackled the Three Peaks Challenge and is raising money...

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HWW all set to organise 'Breast Cancer Awareness' session

Finally, for a special touch, go to 1-800-Flowers any time you place your floral 0rder. She hasn't gone to an event since. "And sometimes, she s...

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Over A Dozen Misconduct Complaints Against Kavanaugh Reach Chief Justice Roberts

Mr Trump apologised to Mr Kavanaugh and his family for "the bad suffering you have been forced to endure". Kavanaugh gave a forceful, emotiona...

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Polio-Like Disease AFM Is Affecting Kids Around the Country

Senator Amy Klobuchar is calling on the federal government to look into recent cases of a rare illness after six cases were reported in Minneso...

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Senate Dems lose health care vote, hope it's campaign fodder

In an interview with The Associated Press , the Kentucky Republican cited the Trump administration's "extraordinary" success with the GOP-contr...

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Rare Polio-like Illness On The Rise In Children

A rare but potentially severe condition that causes weakness or even paralysis in the arms and legs of children is on the rise, the Centers fo...

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Mental health services for young fail to live up to the promise

There are not enough specialised hospitals or specialised psychiatric hospital beds for children and adolescents. Originally from Sheffield, s...

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‘Pretending they’re enslaved’: Kavanaugh protesters outside Supreme Court mocked on Twitter

Trump also tweeted that previous evening had been a "great" night at the White House honoring Justice Kavanaugh. As Trump, the other eight c...

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Flu season: doctors told how not to catch the flu

The CDC recommends getting a flu shot by the end of October, and both health systems as well as pharmacists, nursing facilities and many workp...

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Xero champions mental health awareness and support in the workplace

We have taken the lead and run a session in every region and nation of the United Kingdom for our workplace representatives, so they can support...

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Oldham Library celebrates World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day , on Wednesday is an opportunity to talk about mental health and raise awareness of what can be done to look after it. ...

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Trump apologizes to Kavanaugh, says he was 'proven innocent'

Kavanaugh, in turn, attacked the Dem senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee for what he called an orchestrated "hit" meant to exact reveng...

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This Is Brett Kavanaugh's First Question as a Supreme Court Justice

The president also falsely asserted that Kavanaugh was "proven innocent". Kavanaugh will take part in an entirely ceremonial swearing-in two d...

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Trump's United Nations envoy Nikki Haley quits, denies 2020 ambitions

Haley at the White House on Tuesday morning, Mr. Trump said she had done an "incredible job". "We'll be speaking all the time, but we'll miss yo...

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Using vitamin D supplements 'does not prevent fractures or falls'

The Department of Health now recommends that all children under five should take a daily supplement, along with pregnant and breastfeeding wome...

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Caldwell County Health Department Reschedules Annual Flu Drive-Thru Clinic

For doctors , one alarming and frustrating fact is that many people fail to get vaccinated at all. "2,680 patients with flu in confirmed flu ...

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About 37 Percent Of Americans Eat Fast Food Every Day

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For example, while about 32 percent of lower-income folks ate fast food daily, more than 36 percen...

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