• CDC, partners probe 127 polio-like cases in 22 states
CDC, partners probe 127 polio-like cases in 22 states

Symptoms also can include facial droop and weakness, difficulty moving the eyes, drooping eyelids or difficulty swallowing and slurred speech. A spokeswoman for hospital said they have notified the health department and are working with the CDC to learn more about the illness.

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  • New Online Support Group Helps Women Battling Breast Cancer
New Online Support Group Helps Women Battling Breast Cancer

The exact causes of breast cancer are not fully understood and it's impossible to know if it can be prevented. When she saw an item with a pink ribbon logo at the grocery store, she bought it. "If you have a family history of breast cancer , you should begin screening five to 10 years earlier than the age that your first-degree relative develope...

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  • World Mental Health Day and Your Organisation
World Mental Health Day and Your Organisation

Brandy-Williams explained". In this age group, bodily changes, hormonal changes, changing social standing and a maturing mind contribute to complex challenges when it comes to mental health parameters. People wanting to help a depressed teenager could suggest that they talk to an external party like a teacher, doctor or counsellor, and offer to go ...

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  • WCHN, MSK partner in breast cancer clinical trials
WCHN, MSK partner in breast cancer clinical trials

For example, mammograms can find 85 percent of cancers in fatty breasts but only 68 percent of cancers in very dense breasts. The event has become a huge operation for the organiser and her loyal group and every penny goes to Against Breast Cancer, where Ms Chattoe sits on the chair of trustees.

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  • Flu season deaths top 80,000 last year, CDC says
Flu season deaths top 80,000 last year, CDC says

Southwick said children and the elderly are most at risk of serious complications from the flu , and she highly encourages they get a vaccine before flu season gets into full swing. The numbers vary each year depending on how bad the flu season is. The shots are inactivated vaccines, meaning the virus is dead and can not cause influenza.

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  • Aspirin doesn't reduce heart attack risk: Australian study
Aspirin doesn't reduce heart attack risk: Australian study

The study began in 2010 and enrolled participants aged 70 and older; 65 was the minimum age of entry for African-American and Hispanic individuals in the United States due to their higher risk for dementia and cardiovascular disease . They took low-dose aspirin - 100 milligrams - or a placebo every day for a median of 4.7 years. "I've spent th...

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  • CDC: 2017 set record for STD cases
CDC: 2017 set record for STD cases

Officials announced the statistics at the National STD Prevention Conference in Washington, where they cautioned that the diagnosed cases represent only a small fraction of total cases. More than 1.7 million cases were diagnosed in 2017, with 45 percent among 15- to 24-year-old females. Syphilis can be treated with antibiotics. "These n...

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  • Commentators at previous gaming tournament give chilling description of Jacksonville shooter
Commentators at previous gaming tournament give chilling description of Jacksonville shooter

Multiple media reports and social media postings confirmed Taylor Robertson , 27, of Ballard, as one of the two men shot and killed. Investigators believe Katz was in Jacksonville for the Madden 19 tournament , a video game competition and that he might have stayed in town Saturday night.

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  • Trump, Obama and Other Political Figures React to Sen. John McCain’s Death
Trump, Obama and Other Political Figures React to Sen. John McCain’s Death

He was a courageous leader who served Arizona and the United States with tremendous pride, dignity and distinction. "On behalf of myself, Jill, and the entire Biden family, our sincerest condolences go out to Cindy, Doug, Andy, Sidney, Meghan, Jack, Jimmy, Bridget, and the entire McCain family".

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  • Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile | Regional
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile | Regional

Infections may result in fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, a rash, muscle weakness or swollen lymph nodes. Six human cases of West Nile have been reported so far this year in Louisiana. In addition to human cases, one horse, 10 birds and 34 mosquito pools have also tested positive for WNV. West Nile is spread through mosquitoes that have f...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh Supported Broad Leeway For Presidents In Lawsuits, Investigations
Brett Kavanaugh Supported Broad Leeway For Presidents In Lawsuits, Investigations

More recently, in a case involving a pregnant 17-year-old in immigration custody in Texas, Kavanaugh dissented from a court ruling that ordered the girl be released from detention to obtain an abortion. He says, "Because President Trump has said repeatedly that he would nominate judges to overturn the ACA, the Supreme Court vacancy is only furth...

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  • FDA Approves Marijuana-Based Epilepsy Drug
FDA Approves Marijuana-Based Epilepsy Drug

FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb has said that it is committed to this kind of careful scientific research and drug development making these kinds of important medical advances. The drug was found to be effective in reducing the seizure frequency when taken with other medications as compared to placebo. Access is expected to be similar to other...

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  • Thousands join India's Modi for world yoga celebration; some wear masks
Thousands join India's Modi for world yoga celebration; some wear masks

The emphasis on these postures and their sequences, such as the famous Sun Salutations, is a recent development, says India specialist Sita Reddy in " Yoga , The Art of Transformation" (2013). President Ram Nath Kovind, who is on the state visit of Suriname will also participate in the International Yoga Day celebration along with the President...

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  • McConnell Waves Red Flag on Senate Immigration Bill
McConnell Waves Red Flag on Senate Immigration Bill

On May 31, in the name of national security, the president passed steel and aluminum tariffs that threaten trade with the US's closest allies. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Sen Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Sen Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) sponsored the bill.

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  • Go Ahead and Sleep In This Weekend
Go Ahead and Sleep In This Weekend

Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours of shut-eye. The scientific jury is still out on why too much sleep is associated with an uptick in mortality rates. But when the short sleepers sle...

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  • Nipah Virus not an epidemic: Centre
Nipah Virus not an epidemic: Centre

The presence of the Nipah virus was confirmed after tests conducted on Sabith's brother Muhammed Salih, who died on May 18. An emergency meeting of health officials was chaired by District Collector Mir Mohammed Ali to review preparedness of hospitals in case the infection is reported in the district.

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  • Salmonella outbreak sickens 35 in nine states
Salmonella outbreak sickens 35 in nine states

In 2010, a salmonella outbreak sickened hundreds and led to the recall of half a billion eggs . The eggs were sold in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. In response, the government prohibited the company from selling eggs from three IN farms where the contaminated eg...

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  • The school in California shooting occurred
The school in California shooting occurred

The teen was in her Reserve Officers' Training Corps class, and said students were putting sofas and desks in front of the classroom door and windows to barricade themselves inside, Luke said. Officials say a 14-year-old high school student used a rifle to shoot a classmate at their high school in the California city of Palmdale and dumped the gun ...

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  • Corrected: Congo says another suspected death in latest Ebola outbreak
Corrected: Congo says another suspected death in latest Ebola outbreak

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has also mobilized doctors, sanitation and hygiene specialists, to help contain the spread of the disease. Salama said confusion surrounding possible links between the two outbreaks may be stem from nonspecific symptoms of the disease.

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  • Docs replace soldier's ear with one grown inside forearm
Docs replace soldier's ear with one grown inside forearm

U.S. Army surgeons have grown a new ear on soldier's forearm to replace one that was lost in a vehicle accident. Johns Hopkins Hospital also used a similar procedure for a cancer patient who lost her ear, ABC News reports , and earlier this year, doctors in China used a combination of 3-D printing and cartilage harvesting to grow new ears for fi...

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  • One dead from Ebola, 11 others infected, DRC confirms
One dead from Ebola, 11 others infected, DRC confirms

A source at the airport confirmed the development to our correspondent, saying, "Though relevant authorities especially the Port Health Services desk have been doing their job but with the directive coming from the government and the outbreak of the disease in Congo, all hands are now more on deck to arrest any eventuality".

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  • Dhawan blasts Sunrisers past Daredevils
Dhawan blasts Sunrisers past Daredevils

Two of those scoops were in the final over bowled by Bhuvneshwar who proved to be the most expensive bowler for Sunrisers, leaking 51 runs in four overs. SRH coach Tom Moody had insisted that "players like Shikhar Dhawan don't just disappear off the face of Earth" on the eve of the game and the Delhi star chose the flawless setting to roar back ...

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  • Arab League Stresses Need to Review Iran Nuclear Deal
Arab League Stresses Need to Review Iran Nuclear Deal

Mr Falih said Saudi Arabia is not targeting a specific price for oil , discounting a May 4 report in The Wall Street Journal that Riyadh wants to oil to hit at least United States dollars 80 a barrel this year. Saudi Arabia is monitoring the impact of the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal on oil supplies and is ready to offset any sh...

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  • Trump urges West Virginia voters to reject convicted coal baron
Trump urges West Virginia voters to reject convicted coal baron

That would be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who is married to former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, whose family owns a shipping company, which owns a ship upon which drugs were once found. Blankenship has stayed in competition. Many are convinced that a Blankenship win , coming just months after the disastrous Alabama Senate ...

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  • Most polluted cities in India mapped
Most polluted cities in India mapped

According to World Health Organization around seven million people die every year from exposure to polluted air. "While the latest data shows ambient air pollution levels are still dangerously high in most parts of the world, countries also show some positive progress".

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  • Supreme Court Collegium Puts Off Decision on Justice KM Joseph's Recommendation
Supreme Court Collegium Puts Off Decision on Justice KM Joseph's Recommendation

Sources, however, told this newspaper that wide range of issues relating to appointment of judges from High Courts, which did not have representation, was discussed which remained inconclusive. Firstly, a proper (BJP-led) government with almost three-fourth majority has been elected in Uttarakhand. "Secondly, that order was confirmed by Justice (J....

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  • Australia optimistic about India's participation in the Day-Night Test
Australia optimistic about India's participation in the Day-Night Test

Cricket Australia (CA) has confirmed that their opening match of the Test series against India will be held at the Adelaide Oval, however, they are still trying to convince the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to play it under lights.

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  • Federal agency OKs funds for Arizona wildfire
Federal agency OKs funds for Arizona wildfire

Coconino County is evacuating the communities of Moqui Rachettes, Starlight Pines Rachettes, Clear Creek Pines, Tamerron Pines, Ponderosa Pine, Timber Ridge, and Pine Canyon. The Coconino National Forest tweeted that winds were blowing very hard east-southeast with gusts up to 30 miles per hour. High winds in the area pushed the fire to the north...

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  • UEFA charges Bayern for 2 fan incidents at Real Madrid game
UEFA charges Bayern for 2 fan incidents at Real Madrid game

However, Zidane and Madrid have experience of being on the wrong end of a Bayern backlash, having found themselves in the same situation at the quarter-final stage last season. Decisions to make for Zinedine Zidane . Real Madrid are two matches away from a third consecutive Champions League title, and with it, the status of "greatest clu...

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  • Burning Man founder Larry Harvey dies at age 70
Burning Man founder Larry Harvey dies at age 70

On the festival's penultimate night, a huge effigy or Man is set on fire in a massive, jubilant celebration. The festival, created alongside Jerry James was an idea that began 32 years ago at a San Francisco beach . "As he told one of us recently, Larry liked to create "scenes" that made people consider the world in a new way". Burning Man'...

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