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The facility and its animals are in quarantine as the dogs undergo clinical testing. The bacterial disease can be passed not only to other dogs but humans as well through fluids. Heinz said the most hard thing about this disease is dogs can't get rid of it like humans can and usually have to be put down to prevent the spread to other dogs or humans.
  • Measles Case Confirmed, Possible Exposures In Baltimore Area

    Measles Case Confirmed, Possible Exposures In Baltimore Area

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    A county in New York City's northern suburbs, meanwhile, declared a state of emergency last week over a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people since last fall, hoping a ban against unvaccinated children in public places wakes their parents to the seriousness of the problem.
  • Kevin McCarthy Is Not Behind Trump Administration's Latest Obamacare Move

    Kevin McCarthy Is Not Behind Trump Administration's Latest Obamacare Move

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    While Donald Trump's administration has tied itself to a court case created to strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare , House Democrats put forward new legislation aimed at strengthening the ACA. Asked how Republicans can repeal Obamacare with Nancy Pelosi wielding the speaker's gavel, Sen. "On Day One, the first day, as we were sworn in the 116 Congress, the House voted to intervene against Republicans' monstrous health care lawsuit", Pelosi said.
  • DOJ to Court: Obamacare Unconstitutional

    DOJ to Court: Obamacare Unconstitutional

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    Republicans , meanwhile, hope to prove the existence an anti-Trump conspiracy at the Justice Department. A federal judge in Texas ruled in December that the law's individual mandate "can no longer be sustained as an exercise of Congress's tax power" and further found that the remaining portions of the law are invalid.
  • Ebola cases in DR Congo exceed 1000

    Ebola cases in DR Congo exceed 1000

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    According to a statement by World Health Organisation (WHO), seen by TUKO.co.ke, more than 96 000 people had been vaccinated against the disease in DRC alongside health workers in Uganda and South Sudan. " In the past weeks IRC teams have run a series of community meetings to understand their concerns as well as establishing focal points within affected neighborhoods and villages ".
  • Piping hot tea raises esophageal cancer risk

    Piping hot tea raises esophageal cancer risk

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    According to a new study, regularly drinking very hot tea could increase the risk of oesophageal cancer . The researchers compared drinking less than 700ml of tea per day at less than 60°C with drinking 700ml per day or more at 60°C or higher.
  • Does Taking Aspirin Daily Prevent Heart Attacks? Think Again

    Does Taking Aspirin Daily Prevent Heart Attacks? Think Again

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    Recent research suggests that the chance of bleeding, given the blood-thinning effect of aspirin, may be too high and the evidence of benefit-the number of heart attacks or strokes that are actually prevented-is not sufficient enough to make a daily aspirin worth taking for most adults in this setting.
  • Second HIV remission ignites hope for cure

    Second HIV remission ignites hope for cure

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    The patient ceased taking medication to treat HIV in September 2017 and has been in remission since. Almost one million people die annually from HIV-related causes. Prof Graham Cooke , National Institute for Health Research research professor and reader in infectious diseases from Imperial College London , said the results were "encouraging".
  • Sweeping changes on the way to health-care system in Ontario

    Sweeping changes on the way to health-care system in Ontario

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    The association recommended Ontario help hospitals and the home and community care sector to have "direct collaboration;" increase the capacity to provide mental health and behavioural support in long-term care and in the community; allow health care providers to coordinate care; and develop a provincial health care capacity plan.
  • Self-harm clips hidden in kids' cartoons

    Self-harm clips hidden in kids' cartoons

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    Tony Stower, head of child safety online at the NSPCC told the BBC: "Tech giants have a responsibility to protect children on their platforms, but YouTube and YouTube Kids keep failing to tackle disturbing videos like this". According to the Washington Post , Andrea Faville, a spokesperson for YouTube , said that the company is working to make sure that its platform is "not used to encourage risky behavior and we have strict policies that prohibit videos which promote self-harm".
  • Measles outbreak - time to get vaccinated if you are not

    Measles outbreak - time to get vaccinated if you are not

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    World Health Organization said the historic annual figure was three times higher than that of 2017 and 15 times greater than the record low reported in 2016. In the WHO's European region, which covers almost 900 million people, some 82,600 in 47 countries contracted measles a year ago - the highest number this decade.
  • Measles cases confirmed in Harris County

    Measles cases confirmed in Harris County

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    Matt Richardson, Director of Public Health. In 2013, 27 cases of measles were reported in Texas; 16 of the 27 confirmed cases were in Tarrant County, according to the DSHS. The United States is now facing not one but three measles outbreaks, and once again the main culprit is people's refusal to get vaccinated. Health officials said it takes two doses of the MMR vaccine to protect you against Measles, Mumps and Rubella - and it will give you peace of mind if you come down with similar ...
  • U.S. measles outbreak could be prevented

    U.S. measles outbreak could be prevented

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    A measles outbreak in the Portland, Ore., area has revived a bitter debate over "philosophical" exemptions to childhood vaccinations as public health officials across the Northwest scramble to limit the fallout. More than 95 percent of individuals who get the vaccine after 12 months of age will develop an immunity to all three viruses. Measles is a potentially very serious, though extremely preventable viral infection which is usually spread from person to person.
  • Kamala Harris’s CNN Townhall Was Most Watched Ever for a Single Candidate

    Kamala Harris’s CNN Townhall Was Most Watched Ever for a Single Candidate

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    And at a town hall event last night, Sen. So far she has largely evaded attempts to pigeonhole her, allowing supporters to pitch her as a candidate that can unite the disparate... She's promising free everything. A visit to the state Sunday by former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper, who is contemplating a presidential bid, illustrated the challenges ahead for those fighting for attention in a rapidly growing field expected to eventually grow to the largest in a generation.