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NYC Mayor Announces Health Care Coverage For All New York City Residents

NYC Mayor Announces Health Care Coverage For All New York City Residents

Trump's Republican party has pushed to repeal the 2010 Obamacare program, which expanded health care to most uninsured Americans, while the liberal wing of the Democratic party has called for a federa...

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Powell says he would reject any Trump request to resign

Powell says he would reject any Trump request to resign

Powell said that ISM report was already off a historically high level and remains strong. By Rich MillerFederal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has managed to assuage fickle financial markets by...

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Thailand's legislature legalizes medical use of marijuana

Thailand's legislature legalizes medical use of marijuana

The law specifies that this culture would be framed, and the use of cannabis limited to a medical and non-recreational use. The new year could bring a new medical marijuana market in an unlikely p...

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What Obamacare ruling could mean for your health care

What Obamacare ruling could mean for your health care

U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor in Fort Worth agreed with a coalition of Republican states led by Texas that the Affordable Care Act, the signature health-care overhaul by President Barack Obama, ne...

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Google Fit update brings home screen widgets and a breathing coach

Google Fit update brings home screen widgets and a breathing coach

Several months later Google is back with yet another update that adds some nifty features to the Android app. Google said that the update is the result of user feedback and that the update comes...

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Doctors blame tap water in neti pot for brain-eating amoeba

Although the risk of infection to the brain is extremely low, people who use neti pots or other nasal-irrigation devices can almost eliminate it by following directions printed on the devices, includi...

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Chinese baby-gene editing scientist 'proud of his work'

Chinese baby-gene editing scientist 'proud of his work'

David Baltimore, chair of the organizing committee of the Hong Kong summit and 1975 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine, noted in his opening remarks on Tuesday that scientists can only do gene...

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Scientist in gene-editing controversy ran second experiment on human embryos

Scientist in gene-editing controversy ran second experiment on human embryos

In this October 10, 2018 photo, He Jiankui is reflected in a glass panel as he works at a computer at a laboratory in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong province. Annas also faulted He for cond...

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98 mn Indians will have diabetes by 2030: Lancet

98 mn Indians will have diabetes by 2030: Lancet

As the number of people living with diabetes continues to rise, the access to insulin needed to meet growing demand will fall short, a new study predicts. "Despite the UN's commitment to treat n...

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CDC Alert: Romaine Lettuce Unsafe to Eat in Any Form

CDC Alert: Romaine Lettuce Unsafe to Eat in Any Form

The cases have been reported across 11 different states. The agency is working with the U.S. FDA to determine the source of the romaine lettuce that the ill individuals were exposed to. If you have ...

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UN vows to tackle DR Congo rebels, contain Ebola

UN vows to tackle DR Congo rebels, contain Ebola

This vaccine was also used in the Ebola outbreak in Equateur province in May-July 2018. The World Health Organization and Ugandan Health Ministry are inoculating at least 2,100 workers, the ministr...

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Democrats have a plan if Trump fires Mueller in 'Saturday Night Massacre'

Democrats have a plan if Trump fires Mueller in 'Saturday Night Massacre'

The president responded: "Too bad, Mike". Democrats were able to ride opposition to Trump to wins in more Democratic-leaning states like NY and deep-red states like Oklahoma. However, overall, just 24...

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Sacramento Kings Bring Breast Cancer Awareness to the Court

Sacramento Kings Bring Breast Cancer Awareness to the Court

With no family history of breast cancer to alert her to any risk, Elaine believes it is vital for women to pay attention to their bodies. The incidence of breast cancer is 25.8 per 100,000 women and i...

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Local doctors: Chances of AFM extremely low, despite rising number of cases

Local doctors: Chances of AFM extremely low, despite rising number of cases

AFM outbreaks appear to follow a pattern, according to the CDC report , with a spike in cases coming every two years in the late summer and early fall. Possible causes being considered include vir...

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Doctors Suspect Man Died Of Extremely Rare Disease After Eating Squirrel Brains

Doctors Suspect Man Died Of Extremely Rare Disease After Eating Squirrel Brains

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , there have only been four confirmed cases of vCJD ever been reported in the US. According to the man's family, he liked to hunt and u...

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CDC Investigates Cases Of Rare Neurological 'Mystery Illness' In Kids

It's also important to note that the number of known or suspected cases is small, so the odds of contracting the illness are extremely low. Most of the cases involve children, officials said. Sympto...

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Cases of mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states

Cases of mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states

Among the cases under investigation are five reported to Maryland health officials in recent weeks, a health department spokeswoman said Tuesday. The CDC says it seems to be following an every othe...

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Police, fire departments raising funds for cancer center

Police, fire departments raising funds for cancer center

Other Pink Week events include a Pink Shabbat on October 19 at the synagogue in which congregants are encouraged to wear pink for breast cancer awareness, a few events limited to Sisterhood members ...

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Illinois, Colorado, Washington report cases of polio-like illness in children

It is a neurological condition that impacts the brain and the spinal cord, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , there is no cure for AFM. These states include Californi...

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Kavanaugh sex assault claims were 'all made up'

Kavanaugh sex assault claims were 'all made up'

West Virginia's Joe Manchin was the only Democratic Senator to vote in favor of Kavanaugh's confirmation while Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) voted present and Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) was not prese...

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GE Chief Out After Barely A Year On The Job

GE Chief Out After Barely A Year On The Job

To pay off debt and jump-start the stock, Flannery announced plans to sell many of GE's businesses, including its century-old railroad division, Thomas Edison's light-bulb unit , Baker Hughes and...

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In apparent change of tactics, Trump openly mocks accuser of Brett Kavanaugh

The fight over Kavanaugh's nomination to a lifetime job on the top USA court comes against the backdrop of the #MeToo movement fighting sexual harassment and assault that has toppled a succession of p...

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2 detainees drown as van swept into floodwaters in SC

2 detainees drown as van swept into floodwaters in SC

According to a corrected report from local media , a Horry County Sheriff's Office van carrying two people described as "mental health patients" were chained inside and died while the two deputi...

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Dolphins swimming in flood water caused by Hurricane Florence

Dolphins swimming in flood water caused by Hurricane Florence

The National Hurricane Center says in its 5 a.m. update Sunday that excessive amounts of rain are still being dumped in North Carolina and the effect is expected to be "catastrophic". "We want you hom...

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Common painkiller poses risk to heart health

The risk was apparent for both men and women of all ages and with low doses of diclofenac , the study in the BMJ reported. "Considering its cardiovascular and gastrointestinal risks, however, there...

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McConnell slows push to name building for McCain

McConnell slows push to name building for McCain

The conventional wisdom, with which I don't quarrel, is that McSally gives the GOP a much better chance of holding the Arizona seat than her main rival, Kelli Ward, would have. "America is stronger ...

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Kasich Calls White House 'Shameful' Because Flag Is Back to Full Staff

Kasich Calls White House 'Shameful' Because Flag Is Back to Full Staff

John McCain , while President Donald Trump appeared to ignore questions about the Arizona senator in the Oval Office Monday morning. Not half in honor of Senator John McCain . McCain was the decid...

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Former Presidents Barack Obama & Bill Clinton Remember Senator John McCain

Former Presidents Barack Obama & Bill Clinton Remember Senator John McCain

But he and running mate Sarah Palin lost to Barack Obama . McCain would be the 13th former senator, according to the Architect of the Capitol . President Donald Trump said , via Twitter , ...

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Third case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Bay County

Third case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Bay County

Mosquitoes become infected by feeding on an infected bird and can pass the virus to humans, horses or other hosts when they bite. About 80 percent of the infected people have no symptoms, and expert...

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Google announce the all new Google Fit

Google announce the all new Google Fit

Google Fit has been in dire need of a major update for quite a while now, and less than two months before Google's expected fall hardware event where we're anticipating the company's first Pixel Watc...

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