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Jutanugarn captures LPGA's Canadian Open

World number two Ariya Jutanugarn now leads after carding a 17 under 67 which leaves her two shots clear of South Korean In Gee Chun. "After I...

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Hurricane Gaston reforms, moves northwest in the Atlantic

The system's chance of development into a tropical depression remains mid-level at 40 percent over the next 48 hours and 60 percent over the nex...

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The Brother Of The Syrian Boy From That Iconic Photograph Has Died

The image of Omran Daqneesh, the young Syrian boy sitting quietly in an ambulance, bloodied and covered with dust, is another vivid reminder of ...

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Teenage pregnancy prevention programme 'more likely' to make girls become pregnant

The study monitored 1,267 girls aged 13 to 15 who got a VIP and 1,567 who received the standard health education curriculum. The robot babies ar...

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Hurricane Gaston weakens to tropical storm in the Atlantic

That's when the wind shear will drop, potentially allowing the disturbance to become better organized. The system had tropical storm force win...

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Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson in Vermont

Thirty-three states now recognize the Libertarian party on their ballots, according to Ballotpedia , while 21 recognize the Green Party . B...

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FDA wants donated blood tested for Zika virus

So far, the FDA is asking blood banks in 11 states to begin testing for Zika within the next four weeks: Alabama, Arizona, California, Georgia, ...

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Zika can hide in vagina, baby's bloodstream

It can last a bit longer in urine and saliva, but even that goes away after a couple of weeks, leaving antibody testing of the blood as the only...

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Berkeley reports decrease in sugar consumption since it levied soda tax

If soda sales continue to wane and more cities implement taxes like Berkeley and Philadelphia, there could be significant implications for packa...

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Florida: 5 New Zika Cases Including 1 In The Tampa Bay Area

Zika outbreak was seen. With that in mind, the state is offering free Zika tests for pregnant women and Zika prevention kits, as well. "If w...

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Zika won't hurt South Florida tourism in long run

It is most unsafe to pregnant women, due to the virus' link to microcephaly , a devastating birth defect where babies are born with smaller tha...

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Monroe County health officials confirm Zika virus case

Zika has been tied to a severe birth defect known as microcephaly , in which babies are born with abnormally small heads and under-developed br...

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Epipen cost on the rise

The cost of the EpiPen has increased by more than 480% since 2009, skyrocketing to its current price of over $600, CBS News reports. Tracy...

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Inbee Park wins golfing gold, Ko silver

She has played poorly all year because of ligament damage in her left thumb, leading to speculation she was going to retire. By contrast, this...

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Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign

The candidate said he is "very appreciative for his great work in helping to get us where we are today, and in particular his work guiding us ...

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Calcium supplements may risk older women with certain health conditions

The study involved 700 dementia-free women between the ages of 70 and 92 who were followed for five years. The researchers also conducted comp...

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Mom seeks replacement for autistic daughter's favorite shirt. Internet responds with gusto

Her current one is nearly unwearable, and eBay has gone dry. In a report in Fox2, Deborah asked her Facebook friends to share her post or just...

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Lazy Contact Care Can Mess Up Eyes Long Term

According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , almost one in five contact lens-related eye infections reported to ...

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School to Parents: Don't Drop Off Forgotten Lunches, Books

It concludes by saying, "Your son will learn to problem-solve in your absence". Catholic High parents were not surprised by the sign and knew ...

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Video Footage Of Ryan Lochte And Teammates Being Confronted By Security

The Brazilian police have said that USA swimmer Ryan Lochte and three of his teammates were not victims of a robbery and security guards only ...

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Maricopa County confirms first two West Nile virus deaths of 2016

Currently, there is no West Nile Virus vaccine. Borenstein said that people should take steps to avoid mosquito bites, including wearing long ...

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Caster Semenya grabs 1st in Women's 800m heats

After qualifying comfortably for the semifinals, she strode past reporters in the Olympic Stadium without talking. With due patriotism, South ...

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The Fastest Growing Healthcare Careers at the Moment

But if you want to be certain that there will be plenty of job openings waiting for you once you complete your degree program and become certifi...

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Yellow fever vaccination drive starts; global spread warned

Attempts to bring the outbreak under control by vaccinating more than 10 million people in DRC was due to start this week after delays due to sh...

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Runners help each other after fall, lifting Olympic spirit

The moment was a ideal embodiment of the Olympic Creed uttered by IOC founder Pierre de Coubertin: "The most important thing in the Olympic Game...

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Communist group members in Milwaukee to 'support revolution'

The curfew earlier applied to teenagers up to and including 16-year-olds. It's in the custody of the state Justice Department, which is leading ...

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Commercial companies to help with mosquito control in Miami-Dade County

DSHS said the man sought medical attention after becoming ill. Central Florida is the second most likely area in the United States where a Zik...

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Most Kids Score Low on Heart Health

The researchers analyzed data from 2007-2008 from federal government surveys and found that almost 91 percent of children did not have healthy d...

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Frustration abundant, GOP could be near Trump breaking point

Trump, known for his hate-filled rhetoric and high self-regard, is apparently feeling a bit less confident these days about his chances of winni...

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Wounded police dog found after Arkansas shooting

Kina, a German Shepherd, was shot twice in the neck and back while she waited in her handler's vehicle during the gunfight Wednesday. Police...

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Mosquito numbers dropping in Miami's Zika zone

Raul Pino regarding yesterday's announcement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that it has added an area north of Downto...

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Being more physically fit reduces risk of five chronic diseases: Research

Study authors observed that, to a certain point, the more a person exercised, the lower his or her risk of all five conditions. It was found tha...

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Texas Infant With Zika Dies

Florida is the only USA state to report active transmission of the virus by mosquitoes, with at least 370 cases reported across the state - th...

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3 babies test positive for bacteria at Maryland hospital

Two babies recently died at the hospital, a spokesman told WTOP's broadcast news partners at NBC Washington . The Washington Post reports t...

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Prayers sought for 11-year-old brain-eating amoeba patient

The family thanked "the doctors, nurses and staff at Beaufort Memorial Hospital and the Medical University of SC who worked so hard to help her ...

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