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Marijuana use may increase sperm count

Marijuana use may increase sperm count

In the new study, the researchers analyzed details from 662 men who were evaluated for infertility from Ys 2000 to 2017 at the Massachusetts General Hospital Fertility Center. But the researchers ...

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Idaho measles vaccination rates are lower in North Idaho

Idaho measles vaccination rates are lower in North Idaho

The revelation prompted public health officials in Oregon's Deschutes County and in Hawaii to issue alerts, although no cases were confirmed in either location. Recognize the symptoms. Early signs of ...

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As Count Rises, Health Officials Say Measles Outbreak Could Last Months

As Count Rises, Health Officials Say Measles Outbreak Could Last Months

Writer Mariel Gaza pointed out that, notably, the core areas where measles began to spread rapidly are those whose local laws allowed parents to refuse vaccination for their children for whatever pers...

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Officials Urge Vaccinations Amid Northwest Measles Outbreak

Public health officials struggling to contain the highly contagious virus say the outbreak is a textbook example of why it's critical to vaccinate against childhood diseases. "We're having our childre...

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US citizen leaks data on 14200 people in Singapore with HIV

US citizen leaks data on 14200 people in Singapore with HIV

Last week, Brochez disclosed online the personal information including the names, ID numbers, phone numbers and addresses of 5,400 Singaporeans diagnosed with HIV up to January 2013 and 8,800 foreigne...

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Kamala Harris Hits Campaign Trail, Drawing 20000 in Hometown Rally

Kamala Harris Hits Campaign Trail, Drawing 20000 in Hometown Rally

She added she didn't listen to those who doubted her when she successfully ran for district attorney in San Francisco and later attorney general of California ― so she's not going to start listening t...

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Gum disease-causing bacteria could spur Alzheimer's

Gum disease-causing bacteria could spur Alzheimer's

Later studies on the mice found that a lack of sleep also sped up the spread of clumps of toxic tau in the brain , which could cause brain damage and dementia. But does it mean people should be m...

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De Blasio Says City Will ‘Guarantee Health Care For All New Yorkers’

De Blasio Says City Will ‘Guarantee Health Care For All New Yorkers’

In 2013, Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx announced a new "Integrated Wellness Program" targeting seriously mentally ill people with chronic health problems-the same population that tends to be uninsured...

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Wall Street soars as USA jobs boom

Wall Street soars as USA jobs boom

All three of those events addressed issues that investors have been particularly concerned about over the past several months. The Dow and Nasdaq's respective climbs added to gains earlier in the da...

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Marijuana Legalised In Thailand For Medicine Purpose

Marijuana Legalised In Thailand For Medicine Purpose

There were 13 members who abstained from the vote, CNN reported . The move is under consideration in neighbouring Malaysia , while New Zealand's government earlier this month enacted a law liber...

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ObamaCare ruling should be upheld by Supreme Court: Judge Napolitano

ObamaCare ruling should be upheld by Supreme Court: Judge Napolitano

The new ruling is "the third chapter in the trilogy" of major challenges to the Affordable Care Act , Henneke said. When Congress in 2017 effectively repealed the mandate that compelled Americans...

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Los Angeles Rams: 4 predictions for Week 15 against the Eagles

Los Angeles Rams: 4 predictions for Week 15 against the Eagles

Eagles coach Doug Pederson said Wentz would sit out Wednesday's practice with back "soreness" and "tightness" and would not commit to Wentz playing Sunday against the Rams. Pederson added that Wentz's...

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Google Fit update brings home screen widgets

Google Fit update brings home screen widgets

The most popular addition for Android loyalists is likely to be the new widgets, showing your goal progress in a neat little octagon or your step count, calories burned, and miles traveled. This ena...

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Health Department urges Vermonters get flu shots

Health Department urges Vermonters get flu shots

The highest rates of hospitalization were among adults 65 or older and children younger than 4; both age groups saw slightly more than 3 flu-related hospitalizations per 100,000 people. "That's the st...

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Brain-eating amoebas kill woman who used tap water in neti pot

It was microscopic amoebas that were feasting on her brain. "After a month of using non-sterile water for nasal lavage without success, she developed a quarter-sized red raised rash on the right sid...

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China clamps down on gene-editing after birth of 'AIDS resistant twins'

China clamps down on gene-editing after birth of 'AIDS resistant twins'

He has spoken at the Human Genome Editing Summit at the University of Hong Kong for the first time about his work since the uproar. Germline gene-editing refers to genetic changes in every cell, t...

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Scientist's claim of gene-edited babies creates uproar

Scientist's claim of gene-edited babies creates uproar

Robin Lovell-Badge, group leader and head of the Division of Stem Cell Biology and Developmental Genetics at the Francis Crick Institute, said "gene editing is not something to be scared about", and...

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According to Lancet study, 98 mn Indians may have diabetes by 2030

According to Lancet study, 98 mn Indians may have diabetes by 2030

However, while this report indicates an expected increase in worldwide insulin use, various research is showing how people with type 2 diabetes can come off insulin by eating a healthy, real-food diet...

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CDC: Romaine lettuce not safe to eat, should be thrown away immediately

CDC: Romaine lettuce not safe to eat, should be thrown away immediately

Across 11 states , 32 people have become sick, including 13 people who needed hospitalization, the CDC said. Officials were uncertain of the source of the tainted lettuce. The new warning includes...

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Uganda vaccinates front-line health operatives against Ebola

Uganda vaccinates front-line health operatives against Ebola

Ebola broke out in Eastern DRC province in August this year and it has since killed about 200 people according to World Health Organization report and it reportedly continues to spread to areas close ...

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Trump Mocks GOP Losers Who Kept Their Distance from Him

Trump Mocks GOP Losers Who Kept Their Distance from Him

And, indeed, after Mr Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday, putting the Mueller probe in jeopardy, Democratic Congressman Jerry Nadler warned that he meant to lead a House Judic...

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Nearly 300 screened for breast cancer

Nearly 300 screened for breast cancer

Clinical Nurse Specialist Addie Mitchell at Breast Cancer Care told The Sun that a majority of women don't regularly check their breasts, so having Alexa to guide them "will help empower many with...

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Breast cancer survivor works to let others know of hereditary risk

Breast cancer survivor works to let others know of hereditary risk

Taylor received 30 radiation therapy treatments for about six weeks and underwent a double mastectomy in September 2015. She rarely encounters inflammatory breast cancer cases, though the Cancer Ins...

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Here's what you need to know about acute flaccid myelitis

Here's what you need to know about acute flaccid myelitis

So while it is a scary condition, it is also extremely rare and affects less than one in every million people in the United States - even with the spike in cases. There is no evidence to support a "...

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Man died of mad cow-like disease after eating squirrel's brain

Man died of mad cow-like disease after eating squirrel's brain

The patient was diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob, which is a degenerative disease of the brain, which triggers the destruction of cells. Only a few hundred cases of vCJD have ever been reported , a...

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