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Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states

Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states

Measles is common in Europe, Asia, the Pacific and Africa, officials say, and travelers with measles can spread the disease to people in the US who have not been vaccinated. In all, 527 people at CRMC...

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Another round of overdoses reported on New Haven Green

Officials said most of the overdoses happened on the New Haven Green throughout the day on Wednesday. But some overdosed again, including one person who was treated for three separate overdoses. A "...

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Human case of West Nile Virus reported in Cascade County

Human case of West Nile Virus reported in Cascade County

Some of the early symptoms include can include a fever, weak muscles, aches and pains, confusion and even sensitivity to light or tremors. While WNV can infect people of all ages, people over the age ...

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Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

Peter Haywood, Program Director with Southwestern Public Health, says this isn't too much of a shock. "Typically we see our increases just historically in kind of early to mid-August, so we'll just ...

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HUD Nationwide Smoking Ban Goes In Effect Tuesday

HUD Nationwide Smoking Ban Goes In Effect Tuesday

The new policy only applies to all lit tobacco products and does not include e-cigarettes. Rhonda White, vice president of the Van Dyke Resident Association, speaking in a promotional video , said 25...

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Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day

Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day

The chain of travel stops is giving away free hot dogs on July 18 to consumers who present a barcode at checkout. Flashback: Hot dogs are on display on stage ahead of the Nathan's Famous Fourth o...

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Trump administration cuts grants to help people get Obamacare

Trump administration cuts grants to help people get Obamacare

The excuse Seema Verma, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is giving is that they believe the navigators don't sign up as many people as private entities like insuran...

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FDA flags sale of recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal

FDA flags sale of recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal

The statement said salmonella strains had been found in both unopened and leftover samples of Honey Smacks at several locations. So far people from 33 states have been affected. The recall effor...

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Defending champ Joey Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

Defending champ Joey Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

For 102 years, Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs have held their annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4 in Coney Island. "I have the greatest job in the world and my life revolves around my love for food ...

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Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

The research, which was published in the JAMA medical journal, states that over the 10-year study, 14,225 participants died . We all metabolise coffee at different rates, which alters our sensitivity...

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Justice Department charges 601 in healthcare fraud, opioid probe

Justice Department charges 601 in healthcare fraud, opioid probe

Charles Gerardi is accused of billing Medicare for unnecessary psychotherapy and billing for psychotherapy when he was actually performing medication management. Among those charged were 76 doctors, 2...

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The FDA has Approved the First Marijuana-Based Drug in the US

The FDA has Approved the First Marijuana-Based Drug in the US

The move marks several firsts. Therefore, patients will not be able to access Epidiolex until CBD is rescheduled by the DEA, which is expected to take place within 90 days, according to GW Res...

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Lump that moved across woman’s face leads to stomach-churning find

Lump that moved across woman’s face leads to stomach-churning find

The bump first appeared below her left eye, then reappeared on her upper left eyelid five days later. The lump them migrated to her top lip, causing it to swell and itch a little, resulting in a b...

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Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Between 1999 and 2016, suicide rates in these states, along with Vermont, New Hampshire and SC, rose 38 percent to 58 percent. Though mental health is often blamed for suicides, more than half of the ...

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Kasich calls on Trump to condemn Roseanne's tweets

Kasich calls on Trump to condemn Roseanne's tweets

For the second day in a row, President Donald Trump made the Roseanne Barr controversy about himself. Ms Jarrett revealed that Mr Bob Iger, head of ABC parent company Disney, had called to tel...

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Turnbull welcomes Trump's N Korea meeting

Turnbull welcomes Trump's N Korea meeting

North Korea said it considered the matter closed when the late Kim Jong Il , Kim Jong Un's father, met Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi in Pyongyang for a second summit meeting in May 2004. Asked...

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Congo announces 1st death amid Ebola outbreak

Congo announces 1st death amid Ebola outbreak

Cases have already been reported in three separate locations around Bikoro, and Mr Salama warned there was a clear risk the disease could spread to more densely populated areas. The World Health Org...

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May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month

The report The Government's Green Paper on Mental Health: Failing a Generation , said "the speed of delivery will leave hundreds of thousands of children with no improvements in provision for several...

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Cardiff up to Premier League, promotion record for Warnock

Cardiff up to Premier League, promotion record for Warnock

There was also a fourth sojourn in a Premier League hot seat - when appointed to Crystal Palace in 2015 - and he lasted all of four months on that occasion. I didn't think we would get in the play...

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India moving from women development to women-led development: PM Modi

India moving from women development to women-led development: PM Modi

PM Modi lauded the efforts of BJP workers and citizens whose resistance, he said, forced Congress to drop the project. Modi's open support for the JDS supremo had raised many eyebrows including th...

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Vet implanted heroin in puppies for Colombia drug ring

Vet implanted heroin in puppies for Colombia drug ring

A veterinarian from Colombia was charged with illegally smuggling narcotics into the United States by surgically implanting packets of liquid heroin into the bellies of puppies, USA prosecutors said...

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Diseases From Ticks and Mosquitoes Have Tripled

Diseases From Ticks and Mosquitoes Have Tripled

Zika was the most common disease borne by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas reported in 2016, with 41,680 cases reported, followed by Lyme disease , with 36,429 cases, nearly double the number in 2004. Ov...

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Nashville Predators fall to Winnipeg Jets 4-1 at Bridgestone Arena

Nashville Predators fall to Winnipeg Jets 4-1 at Bridgestone Arena

P.K. Subban - He had a solid possession game (41 for, 21 against, 66.1 CF%), but the Predators blueliner was on the ice for three goals against in a 4-1 Game One loss against Winnipeg. That the Jets a...

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National Prescription Drug Takeback Day location finder

National Prescription Drug Takeback Day location finder

The event is held twice a year and during the last event in the fall the DEA collected almost a million pounds of drugs. Unused medications in homes helped fuel the heroin and opioid crisis that has...

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Jerry Jones: Witten to take 'a few more days' to mull retirement

Jerry Jones: Witten to take 'a few more days' to mull retirement

The network is citing sources who say the Cowboys are aware that Witten may be looking to hang up his cleats, but that Witten hasn't made his final decision. Witten was a constant at the captains'...

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