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Sudden Outbreak Of Measles Virus In Washington County

Thirteen additional cases were suspected. Measles is considered to be highly contagious; the virus can linger in the air for two hours after...

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Denton County Public Health Confirms One Measles Case

The agency says worldwide travelers returning from Israel and Ukraine-where large outbreaks recently occurred-appear to be spreading the measles...

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Women's brains appear three years younger than men's

To test the hypothesis, Goyal and co-authors analyzed PET imaging of 205 cognitively normal men (n=84) and women (n=121) ranging from 20 to 82 y...

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Obesity sees cancer rates soar in millennials

Cancers related to obesity are on a steep rise among millennials, a new study by the American Society has found. Researchers warned that...

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Measles Outbreaks in U.S. Coasts has Local Health Officials Concerned

The outbreak in Clark County , Washington, involves 49 confirmed cases of measles and nine suspected cases, according to local public health of...

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Kids are using an unhealthy amount of toothpaste, CDC warns

Fluoride also replaces lost minerals in teeth to help make them tougher. "Fluoride is a wonderful benefit but it needs to be used carefully", ...

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Cancer lingers, but fight against it prevails in Turkey and the world

Making a statement on Wold Cancer Day 2019, the body said "Unfounded rumours about HPV vaccines continue to unnecessarily delay or impede th...

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Vaping twice better for quitting smoking than patches, gum

A trial found 18 percent of smokers who used them to quit remained smoke-free after a year, compared with 9.9 percent of those using nicotine-...

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Flu deaths increasing in North Carolina

More than 200 people have been hospitalized for the flu. For the same time period in the 2017-18 flu season, there were 130 deaths. But some...

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Flu season 2019: DEADLY Swine Flu outbreak in India kills 76

With this, the death toll due to the deadly H1N1 virus has reached 17 since January 1. On the direction of Executive Director PIMS Dr Amjad ...

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Vaping much better smoking cessation aid than gum, patches, major study finds

People using NRT were more likely to report feeling sick (37.9% compared to 31.3% of e-cigarette users) while e-cigarette users were more like...

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Number Of Rockland Measles Cases Increases As Bill Is Introduced Regarding Vaccines

If you suspect you have the measles or have been exposed to the virus, the CDC advises people to call their doctor immediately. Although rubell...

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Skip the toast? Why breakfast might not be that important after all

Do you eat breakfast regularly or do you skip it? Eating a hearty breakfast doesn't help people eat less later in the day, and those who hav...

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January 30 is Bell Let's Talk Day

The Bell Let's Talk Toolkit consists of simple everyday tactics that can be used to break the silence, including a conversation guide, workpla...

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What's going on with the latest measles outbreak?

Now, according to an expert, the measles outbreak across the United States got traction due to the before-mentioned anti-vaxxer movement. "My ...

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As Ebola outbreak marks 6 months, health centers a concern

The latest outbreak was declared on August 1 in the region of Beni, a major market town in North Kivu, and quickly spread to neighbouring Ituri ...

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Inslee declares state of emergency over Washington measles outbreak

Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus that is spread by direct contact with nasal or throat secretions of infect...

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Bell Let's Talk having positive impact in C-K

All you need to do is watch it and Bell will donate 5¢ to mental health initiatives. Let's Talk Day was a chance to help shed some light o...

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Belgian student killed after eating plate of five day old pasta

An autopsy later revealed that he'd died suddenly from food poisoning caused by a bacteria called bacillus cereus . As per the report, the ...

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This Health Insurance Giant Wants to Pay for Your Apple Watch

Called "Attain", the Apple Watch app will reward Aetna customers for meeting activity goals and fulfilling recommended tasks, such as getting va...

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Israeli scientists claim they'll have cancer cure in a year

According to a report by the Jerusalem Post an Israeli company has said that it has developed a drug to combat cancer, using peptides. MuTaTo ...

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Children’s development ‘delayed by watching too much TV and computer games’

One in four Canadian children are not developmentally ready for school by the time they start kindergarten, and a new study suggests excessive...

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Brexit: Theresa May asks MPs to support alternative to Irish 'backstop'

Aside from Brady's proposal, the other key amendment expected to garner a large amount of support, possibly enough to be approved by parliament,...

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Once eradicated in U.S., measles outbreak sickens 35 in two states

In the Clark County cases, numerous infected folks visited hubs in the community where there are larger crowds. Since then, two more cases wer...

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BC residents warned of measles outbreak in Washington State

One child has been hospitalized. Officials say it appears nearly all involve unvaccinated children under the age of 10. Measles was eradicat...

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Israeli Scientists: Cure for Cancer Likely in a Year

Ilan Morad, according to the report. "We believe we will offer in a year's time a complete cure for cancer", Aridor said . The treatment,...

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Health professionals urging vaccinations in light of measles outbreak

However, state laws allowing parents to opt out of mandatory vaccinations quickly began eroding those statistics, leading to outbreaks across th...

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State of Emergency Declared Over Washington Measles Outbreak

One person has been hospitalized in the outbreak. There were almost 350 measles cases recorded past year in 26 states and the District of Colu...

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Data of 14,200 HIV patients in Singapore leaked

The exposed records belong to 5,400 Singaporeans diagnosed with HIV before January 2013, and 8,800 foreigners diagnosed before December 2011, ...

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Measles outbreak jumps to 30 confirmed cases

The state of New Jersey only recently declared an end to a flare-up of measles there in which 33 incidents were identified . Inslee said th...

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