• Florida child reportedly gets state's first case of paralyzing polio-like disease

    Florida child reportedly gets state's first case of paralyzing polio-like disease

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they haven't found the cause. There is no specific treatment for AFM , the CDC says . "At this time, the exact causes or source of this disease is unknown". AFM symptoms include sudden muscle weakness in the arms or legs, sometimes following a respiratory illness. In some individuals, health officials have determined that the condition was from infection with a type of virus that causes severe respiratory illness.
  • Health Minister expresses concern over increasing mental health problem

    Health Minister expresses concern over increasing mental health problem

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    We often follow the capabilities of the mental health to underpins so that we can successfully learn and can master the skills. The report warned that 10-20% of adolescents suffer from ailments that could have long-term impacts on their mental health , including emotional disorders, anxiety, psychosis and self-harm.
  • UMN preps for flu season

    UMN preps for flu season

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    Dr David Rogers, Medical Director at NHS North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group said: "We are encouraging people who are eligible to take a moment to plan when they can have the jab". Remember, some folks think the flu is any gastrointestinal illness - that's a common misconception. Myth 4. I never get the flu - and it's all about me! "I would urge anyone who is eligible for the vaccine to get it".
  • Protests as Kavanaugh on Supreme Court

    Protests as Kavanaugh on Supreme Court

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    Kavanaugh, a veteran of such proceedings after 12 years on an influential USA appeals court, looked at ease as he asked several questions during two hours of lively oral arguments involving a federal sentencing law for repeat offenders. In 2016 Democrats attempted to fill the vacancy resulting from the passing of former Justice Antonin Scalia . The cases, involving a Florida robbery and burglaries in Tennessee and Arkansas, challenged the types of crimes that qualify as violent felonies ...
  • WCHN, MSK partner in breast cancer clinical trials

    WCHN, MSK partner in breast cancer clinical trials

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    Now the American Cancer Society professor in the departments of medicine and genome sciences at the University of Washington, King has a straightforward explanation for focusing on breast cancer: she described the disease as one of the easiest cancers to diagnose and a common cause of death.
  • American, Japanese cancer researchers share Nobel Prize in medicine

    American, Japanese cancer researchers share Nobel Prize in medicine

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    Allison , 70, "realised the potential of releasing the brake and thereby unleashing our immune cells to attack tumours", the Nobel jury said during Monday's prize announcement in Stockholm . The therapy "has now revolutionized cancer treatment and has fundamentally changed the way we view how cancer can be managed", the statement added.
  • Kavanaugh and Ford Have Testified. Here's What Happens Next

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    News of the ABA's letter, which was addressed to Republican Sen. Collins and Murkowski have appeared to be the most outspoken Republican senators in seeking additional investigation into the allegations of inappropriate behavior that have surfaced against Kavanaugh in recent days.
  • Bodies recovered of mental health patients almost 24 hours after drowning

    Bodies recovered of mental health patients almost 24 hours after drowning

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    The deputies were rescued from the van's roof, police said. In a statement emailed to reporters, Horry County Sheriff Phillip Thompson identified the women as Windy Newton, 45, and Nicolette Green, 43. 'Tonight's incident is a tragedy, ' he said. "We are just very sorry that this event has taken place". They were women who voluntarily sought help.
  • Health officials continuing to monitor measles outbreak

    Health officials continuing to monitor measles outbreak

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    Those 21 states include the District of Colombia, Arkansas, California , Connecticut, Florida , Illinois , Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri , Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.
  • United States election meddling: Trump reverses course again

    United States election meddling: Trump reverses course again

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    Among several Americans who the Russian Prosecutor's Office has said it wants to interrogate in connection with its case against Browder is the former US ambassador to Russia , Michael McFaul , who on July 17 called on the State Department to "push back" against the Russian interrogation requests.
  • Trump Administration Freezes Payments Required By The Affordable Care Act

    Trump Administration Freezes Payments Required By The Affordable Care Act

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    The Trump administration's decision Tuesday to slash funding to nonprofit groups that help Americans buy individual health insurance coverage sparked outrage from advocates of the Affordable Care Act. "We urge the Trump administration to back off of this risky and destabilizing plan, and instead begin working on bipartisan solutions to make coverage more affordable", said Brad Woodhouse, the executive director of Protect Our Care, a progressive group that supports Obamacare.