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More than 30 people overdose at downtown CT park; synthetic pot suspected

Police Chief Anthony Campbell said one of three people arrested in connection with the overdoses apparently gave K2 away for free in an effort t...

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New Haven police make arrest after dozens of overdoses

Chief Mark Vendetto, New Haven Fire Department. Fire, police, and EMS personnel have said they will continue to staff a command post on the ...

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Measles sickens over 100 people in 21 states, including CT

Symptoms develop between six and 19 days after infection, and include a runny nose, cough, sore eyes, a fever and a rash. In 2014, the United St...

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Orca abandons body of her dead calf after 17-day journey

An audio recording from earlier this month apparently featured the mother's "mournful and prominent" calls, Q13 Fox reported. Since then, J35 ...

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Team gives medication to sick killer whale at sea

By the time biologists from the Center for Whale Research arrived at her side, the calf was dead. J50 is breathing normally, taking deep div...

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Swap your briefs for boxers to have better quality sperm

As part of the study , the men in couples who were seeking fertility treatments were quizzed about their underwear choices and which underw...

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West Nile-infected mosquitoes found in Wyoming

The primary mosquito that transmits EEE breeds in freshwater swamps. St. Louis County has its first confirmed case of West Nile Virus this...

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BCMVCD: West Nile Virus "Out of Control"

West Nile fever generally resolves itself without treatment, but unsafe brain infections such as encephalitis or meningitis can develop in 1 out...

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Women more likely to survive heart attack if treated by female doctor

Women often have heart attacks at an older age, which increases the risk of a more severe one; they might also delay going to the hospital ...

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Opelousas General Health System Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week & National Breastfeeding Month

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), breast milk is the preferred and most appropriate source of nutrition for infants, adapti...

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The health ministry is investigating reports of viral hemorrhagic fever. GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo , Aug 1 (Reuters) - Four cases ...

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Trump's short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less

The Trump administration's recent freeze of payments to insurers with sicker customers is another swipe at Obamacare. "To restore these to 364...

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MI blood donor tests positively for West Nile

Mosquitoes like this one can infect human beings with the West Nile Virus. There are no vaccines or medications to treat WNV. People who have ...

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FDA Warns Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' Devices Unproven

But, the agency notes, there's no proof that these devices are effective for any of the "rejuvenating" procedures companies claim and some celeb...

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Man Loses Limbs After Infection From Dog's Lick

Manteufel's wife, Dawn, said her husband was the picture of health before contracting the bacteria. The disease had made it look as if someone h...

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HUD implements nationwide smoking ban in public housing

The ban was passed under the Obama administration in November 2016. The rule prohibits the use of tobacco products in public housing living un...

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Indianapolis teen hospitalized for a WEEK after 'hot water challenge'

Kyland Clark and his friend were looking up the challenge on YouTube when they made a decision to prank each other. The so-called "Hot Water...

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DEP reports first human case of West Nile Virus

This type of protection may be necessary for people who must work in areas where mosquitoes are present. On July 18, the Massachusetts Departm...

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All You Need To Know About Hepatitis, Its Symptoms And Cure

But, before we talk about causes, prevention and dietary changes for hepatitis, let's understand what hepatitis is and how it affects people. An...

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After 11 babies die, Dutch halt Viagra pregnancy study

Previous research in rats suggested the drug might boost blood flow in the placenta and promote a baby's growth, The Guardian reported . Half...

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Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences to stop output after drug safety scandal

A nurse prepares a vaccine to be given to a child in a hospital in Beijing, China, April 13, 2016. China's pharmaceutical industry has been pl...

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CVS pharmacist fired after refusing to fill transgender woman's hormone prescription

Hilde Hall penned a blog post on the American Civil Liberties Union's ( ACLU) website on Thursday stating that he was "humiliated" when a pharm...

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Chemicals in beef jerky and hot dogs linked to mania

The study was conducted on both humans and rats and the researchers found that the rats exhibited hyperactivity, similar to the mania in humans....

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West Nile virus detected in North Shore mosquitoes

They're most active in the two-hour span before sunset and generally dusk and dawn. County Vector Control officials said West Nile virus has b...

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Man dies after eating raw oyster, Florida Health said

Since the beginning of year in Florida there were 16 cases of Vibrio vulnificus infection. There are approximately a dozen different types...

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Russia Slams Proposal to Question Trump Summit Translator

The White House and the U.S. State Department are at odds over an offer by Russian President Vladimir Putin to allow U.S. prosecutors access t...

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Deals for National Hot Dog Day

Here are the best promotions for National Hot Dog Day 2018. JJ's Red Hots- Their All America hot dogs are on sale for $2. That's why havin...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit to focus on Afghan conflict on second day

Partners including European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker therefore left the discussion. "What they're doing is spending - at a muc...

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $4.7B in ovarian cancer suit

Six of the 22 women died. Jurors announced the award for compensatory damages Thursday in a lawsuit that included 22 plaintiffs. As this blo...

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Trump Administration Aims to Steer People Toward Junk Health Plans Over Obamacare

Insurers are already saying the decision will force them to set their premiums even higher in 2019 to make up for this uncertainty, which is lik...

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‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

Florida has two people sick. At that time, 73 people in 31 states had confirmed cases of salmonella poisoning. " All Honey Smacks cereal was r...

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Donald Trump nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Vance - the conservative author of the bestseller Hillbilly Elegy and a student of Kavanaugh's at Yale Law School - wrote in the Wall Street ...

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Where Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh stands on key business issues

Democrats and others on the left reacted negatively to the president choosing Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the nomination. His father, also a l...

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Trump has chosen his Supreme Court nominee, source says

The finalists are believed to be four federal judges: Brett Kavanaugh , Raymond Kethledge , Amy Coney Barrett and Thomas Hardiman . A sou...

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Arizona woman finishes 2nd at Nathan's hot dog eating contest

Eleven-time champion Joey Chestnut downed a world-record 74 franks on his way to victory, while the judges had initially counted just 64. ML...

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