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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

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

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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Air quality to worsen in Vancouver, Edmonton after brief respite

Air quality to worsen in Vancouver, Edmonton after brief respite

Children, elderly folks and people with respiratory illness could experience scratchy throats, itchy eyes and coughs. Air quality is expected to worsen throughout the day. Monday in order to reduce ...

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This is why medical school is free at NYU

This is why medical school is free at NYU

The average medical student at a public university graduated with $181,179 of debt. The NYU School of Medicine said Thursday current and future medical students will be awarded full tuition scholar...

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World's Oldest Cheese Discovered In Egyptian Tomb Contains Potentially Deadly Bacteria

World's Oldest Cheese Discovered In Egyptian Tomb Contains Potentially Deadly Bacteria

They also considered the characteristics of the canvas fabric, deducing that it was more suitable for containing a solid rather than liquid. Ancient Egyptians may have dodged a potentially life-thre...

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New Haven police make arrest after dozens of overdoses

The majority of people overdosed on suspected synthetic marijuana at the CT city park and another two people nearby fell ill with similar symptoms around 8 a.m. The slew of overdoses comes as the Ce...

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Should You Wear Boxers Or Briefs? Science Finally Has The Answer

Should You Wear Boxers Or Briefs? Science Finally Has The Answer

They sought to test the theory that briefs, being more constricting, raise scrotal temperature and have a negative effect on fertility. "There seems some compensation, but this compensation is not suf...

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Devin Nunes Talks About Protecting Trump on Leaked Audio

Devin Nunes Talks About Protecting Trump on Leaked Audio

But Nunes said that resistance to Rosenstein's impeachment was mostly about scheduling. House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan threw water on the idea when it was introduced before the August recess in Congress...

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West Nile fever confirmed in Kozhikode

West Nile fever confirmed in Kozhikode

The child, from the Southern Health region, was likely exposed in early July and experienced neurological symptoms, the province said. The case comes amid what the health department called a "surge"...

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New York City Bans Smoking in Public Housing Apartments

New York City Bans Smoking in Public Housing Apartments

Smokers now have to light up at least 25 feet from a building. Thousands of public housing tenants are being forced to put their cigarettes out starting Monday. "We've brought in some community memb...

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Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day

Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day

To celebrate, some restaurant chains will be offering special deals. Dine-in only, while supplies last for new users at participating locations. Get a FREE gourmet hot dog at your nearby Dog Haus ...

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Outrage from Advocates as the U.S Freezes Funds for Obamacare Payments

Outrage from Advocates as the U.S Freezes Funds for Obamacare Payments

Some companies that had expected hundreds of millions of dollars in risk-adjustment payments fear the funds may fall through, while others that had expected to owe hundreds of millions wonder if they ...

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