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2 dead after van swept away in S. Carolina amid Florence flooding

When a high-water rescue team arrived on the scene, the 2 sheriffs were on top of the van and the women still inside, dead. Neither woman wa...

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Don't forget to get your flu shot

Frank Rhame, an infectious disease specialist with Allina Health, appeared on KARE-TV to talk about the flu and what we can expect this year. ...

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Women chained in police van drown in Hurricane Florence floods

Two people being transported in an Horry County Sheriff's Office vehicle died Tuesday when the vehicle was overcome by floodwaters , the SC ...

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Human case of West Nile virus identified in Simcoe Muskoka

Charles Gardner, Medical Officer of Health for the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. Samples were submitted to the National Veterinary Servic...

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IPhone X Cases Will Fit iPhone XS And Vice Versa

The trillion dollar company also revealed an upgraded version of its Watch during a launch event at its headquarters in Cupertino, Californ...

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E-cigarette use is an 'epidemic', FDA chief says

US health officials on Wednesday declared the teen use of e-cigarettes an epidemic and issued more than 1,300 warning letters and fines to ent...

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United Kingdom painkiller Diclofenac ‘increases risk of HEART ATTACK by 50%’

Now a groundbreaking study of more than six million people, the biggest of its kind, has linked them to "major cardiovascular events". According...

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Blood-testing startup Theranos said to be closing

According to a copy of the email published by the Wall Street Journal , the company's investment banking partner "reached out on our behalf t...

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Almost 40% of South Africans risk deadly disease from lack of exercise

The study based its assessment on self-reported activity levels from 358 population-based surveys in 168 countries, consisting of around 1.9 ...

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Nurse discovers her Colleague was a Preemie she Cared for in 1990 ❤

It was Vilma Wong that discovered that her new colleague was the child she cared for 28 years ago after she thought Brandon's name sounded fam...

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Blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve

Theranos is shutting down, The Wall Street Journal said on Tuesday night, citing a shareholder email . The move comes after federal prosecu...

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Pence: ‘John McCain served his country honorably’

Before McCain died, the former Arizona senator asked that Trump not attend his funeral, notes the Hill . "And John McCain served his country ...

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Source Identified as Hampton Hotel in Legionnaires' Outbreak

The NH DHHS says tests carried about by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC "detected the presence of the Legionella bacteria...

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Health Experts: Number of West Nile cases in Virginia about average

Dress: Protect yourself from bites by wearing long-sleeved shirts and trousers while outside. Earlier this week, the Maine CDC said an adult...

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Trump slams Democratic primary victor as a 'failed Socialist Mayor'

DeSantis thanked Trump from the stage of his own victory party in Orlando, promising to always take conservative "principled positions". He als...

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Record High Number Of STI Infections In US

Experts say many factors have contributed to the rapid rise, though the biggest one may be less frequent condom use. " We are sliding backward...

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This is the exact amount of alcohol you should be drinking

More than 95 percent of men and women drink alcohol in Denmark, the team found, while in Pakistan and Bangladesh - both Muslim countries where t...

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DeSantis To Floridians: Don't 'Monkey This Up' By Voting For Andrew Gillum

He was elected mayor in 2014. Sanders (I-VT) said of Gillum's victory. "We now rank 47th in America in average instructional staff salary", ...

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Kyrsten Sinema wins Democratic primary election for US Senate seat

She's played up her allegiance to Trump but faces two outspoken conservative opponents: Former state Sen. Their presence in the race forced Mc...

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West Nile virus cases in Greece jump in 2018

Officials say that the woman in her 70s and woman in her 50s both were hospitalized and released, and the woman in her 60s was not hospitalized....

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Health experts warn that no amount of alcohol consumption is safe

He added, "Although the health risks associated with alcohol starts off being small with one drink a day , they then rise rapidly as people dri...

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Coconut oil is pure poison: Harvard professor

However, not all scientists are so dogmatic as Karin Michels . Despite the saturation fat, health experts say there is no need to completel...

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Gut Bacteria Enzyme Can Transform a Blood Cell's Type

To identify the enzymes, Withers collaborated with a colleague who uses metagenomics to study ecology. Using type O negative blood in transf...

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Alcohol is a leading cause of death, disease worldwide, study says

Just 0.8 per cent of Pakistani men and 0.3 per cent of Bangladeshi women drank alcohol. The researchers proposed that alcoholic drinks be made...

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West Nile Virus Found in Portage Co

A resident of Dane County is the first person confirmed infected with the virus in the state in 2018. The health authority says no human cases...

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Coconut oil is 'pure poison' that increases cholesterol, says Harvard professor

In a post on Harvard Medical School's website , Walter C. Willett, M.D. Harvard School of Public Health, department of nutrition said that "wha...

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Undocumented Immigrant Charged With First Degree Murder In Death Of Mollie Tibbetts

Police said Rivera admitted to approaching Tibbetts while she was out running. Last week, authorities investigating the disappearance said the...

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Brigham and Women's Researchers Find Moderate Carb Intake Is Best

Maximum rejection of carbohydrates leads to a reduction in life expectancy. The latest research suggests that if you get two choices of lo...

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Google’s Fit Redesign Turns Activity Tracking Into a Game

Google Fit , while functional hasn't been quite on par with competitors since its launch. Speaking of those goals - there's a visible component ...

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Officials warn again of air health in smoky Seattle

The sun is seen through smoky air as it sets Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, behind the Narrows Bridge in Tacoma, Wash. The air quality in the Pacific ...

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Drug overdoses hit new high in 2017 — CDC

Deaths involving cocaine also went up significantly, but deaths from heroin, prescription opioid pills and methadone fell previous year, the da...

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Contact lens lost in woman's eye for 28 years

Doctors performed an MRI scan and noticed a pea-sized lump situated under her left eyebrow, which seemed to have grown over a six-month period....

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World’s oldest cheese found in Egypt

Eating the world's oldest cheese may prove deadly as scientists believe that it has been contaminated with the bacterium known as Brucella me...

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NYU To Cover Tuition For All Medical Students

School officials cited a shortage of researchers and primary care physicians, due to rising tuition and huge loans, totaling hundreds of thousan...

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`Cautious scepticism´ urged over e-cigarette safety

According to lead study author, Professor David Thickett, while e-cigarettes are safer in terms of cancer risk than ordinary cigarettes, there m...

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