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The Big Number: 40 push-ups linked to better heart health in men

The Big Number: 40 push-ups linked to better heart health in men

This is the first known study to look at a link between push-up capacity and cardiovascular disease outcomes later in life. Then, the subjects of the study were followed for ten years to see if th...

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Vancouver sees measles outbreak with 9 cases

Vancouver sees measles outbreak with 9 cases

Measles is so contagious that if someone has it, 90 percent of the people around that person who are not immune will become infected, said the DSHS in a website post. "If you look at the CDC pink book...

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Diet drinks may cause stroke, heart diseases

Diet drinks may cause stroke, heart diseases

Diet drinks may seem like healthier options than sugary sodas and fruit drinks, but studies haven't all backed up their health benefits. More than 31 percent are more likely to have a clot-based str...

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Facebook allows ads to promote anti-vaccine content

Facebook allows ads to promote anti-vaccine content

A sponsored ad found by Quartz journalist Jeremy Merrill shows the anti-vaccination organization Stop Mandatory Vaccination targeting women ages 20 to 60 who have expressed interest in pregnancy livin...

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Flu vaccine doing a relatively good job this season

Flu vaccine doing a relatively good job this season

Also, he said today's report underscores the need for better flu vaccines. Although influenza A H1N1 viruses have been most common across the nation, H3N2 viruses are predominating in the Southeast....

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Donald Trump will declare 'state of emergency to get funding for wall'

Donald Trump will declare 'state of emergency to get funding for wall'

Mr Trump will sign a border security bill to avoid a government shutdown after warning his wall was "very, very on the way". "Trump is declaring a national emergency to bypass Congress , to bui...

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Clark County's measles case count stays at 53

Clark County's measles case count stays at 53

While parents are understandably concerned about doing everything they can to safeguard their children's health, in the case of vaccinations many have allowed fear and misinformation to steer them a...

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Vaping is erasing gains made against US teen smoking

Vaping is erasing gains made against US teen smoking

That pushed their overall tobacco use rate from 19.6 percent to 27.1 percent in 2018. Another growing problem is the popularity of vaping through the use of electronic cigarettes, also known as e-ci...

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Derryn Hinch to vote with Labor and pass refugee medical transfer bill

Derryn Hinch to vote with Labor and pass refugee medical transfer bill

It lost a vote on the Medivac Bill 75 to 74. "I'm not sure if it's going to have any great effect (on votes) but I do think it's a precursor to what the government's going to try and do in the elect...

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Teenager, 18, finally gets vaccinations and attacks his anti-vaxxer parents

Teenager, 18, finally gets vaccinations and attacks his anti-vaxxer parents

Lindenberger posted his plea on the subreddit r/NoStupidQuestions back in November looking for a way to get vaccinated on his own. He wrote: "God knows how I'm still alive". Now that he's 18, Lind...

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Beer Before Wine Won't Make You Fine, Says Hangover Study

Beer Before Wine Won't Make You Fine, Says Hangover Study

Two, controls could not be found who were willing to participate in a study on drinking alcohol by abstaining. THURSDAY, Feb. 7, 2019 ( HealthDay News ) - In drinking lore, it's said that having...

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Christopher Dingell remembers his father, the longest serving congressman in history

Christopher Dingell remembers his father, the longest serving congressman in history

Dingell died Thursday at age 92 while with his wife at their home in Dearborn, a Detroit suburb. "He was my love", Debbie Dingell said by phone late Thursday, sobbing. John Dingell responded:...

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Cannabis: Sperm count and testosterone could increase after use

Cannabis: Sperm count and testosterone could increase after use

Chan School of Public Health . In their study , they found that men who had smoked marijuana have an average of 62.7 million sperm per milliliter of ejaculate. He said: "These unexpected finding...

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Pea-sized pill delivers insulin shot from inside the stomach

Pea-sized pill delivers insulin shot from inside the stomach

Additionally, they demonstrated that the gadget would be tailored to ship different protein medicine. Several years ago, Traverso, Langer, and their colleagues developed a pill coated with many ti...

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DOH declares measles outbreak in NCR - Philippines

DOH declares measles outbreak in NCR - Philippines

Department of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III made the declaration during a media conference urging parents to vaccinate their children, the Bangkok Post reported. Then-president Benigno Aquino a...

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Measles outbreak sends vaccine demand soaring, even among the hesitant

Measles outbreak sends vaccine demand soaring, even among the hesitant

Kids can also start getting the flu vaccine at 6 months of age. As of February 1, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had confirmed 79 individual cases of measles from 10 ...

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Measles case confirmed in Denton County

Measles case confirmed in Denton County

It is also 15 times a record low recorded in 2016. Since Jan. 1, 50 cases of measles have been confirmed in Clark County, with 11 more cases suspected, officials said. Washington is one of many stat...

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New emojis include gender inclusive couple, people with disabilities, garlic and more

New emojis include gender inclusive couple, people with disabilities, garlic and more

According to The New York Times , the latest update continues a trend toward greater emoji diversity , which began a few years ago when a range of skin tones was introduced. Not to forget, there's ...

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Women's brain 3 years younger than men's: study | #AsiaNewsNetwork

Women's brain 3 years younger than men's: study | #AsiaNewsNetwork

The difference is consistent from early adulthood into the senior years, reports the Guardian . In the battle of the sexes, women may just have their male counterparts beat when it comes to brain h...

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CT reports 2nd measles case in New Haven County

CT reports 2nd measles case in New Haven County

People may have been exposed to the unsafe disease at more than three dozen locations, many in neighboring OR, such as Portland International Airport and the Moda Center, home to the Portland Trail B...

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Northwest measles outbreak revives debate over vaccine laws

Northwest measles outbreak revives debate over vaccine laws

State records in Washington show that during the 2004-05 school year, vaccination rates for kindergartners in Clark County were above 91%. There is a measles outbreak in Clark County, Washington,...

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Skipping breakfast could be good for weight loss

Skipping breakfast could be good for weight loss

Conducted mostly on obese people from the United States or United Kingdom over the last several decades, those 13 trials looked at the links between eating (or skipping ) breakfast and body weight ,...

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Scope of the Measles Outbreak and Why It's Worsening

USA officials scrambling to contain a measles crisis in the U.S. are warning people to vaccinate their children, fearing it could take months to contain the outbreak due to a lower-than-normal vaccina...

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What’s #BellLetsTalk? Athletes, celebs show support for mental health awareness

The Newmarket resident announced last October she was withdrawing from competition, revealing that she had been struggling with her mental health. Wednesday was the annual Bell Let's Talk Day, whe...

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Too Much Screen Time Can Have Lasting Consequences for Young Children's Brains

Too Much Screen Time Can Have Lasting Consequences for Young Children's Brains

Many studies have looked at the connection between screen time and developmental issues at one point in time , but by following the children over many years, Madigan and her team could learn more a...

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Brexit deal amendments set to boost Sterling further

Brexit deal amendments set to boost Sterling further

Georgiades said although Cyprus wants to "definitely avoid" a no-deal Brexit and would opt to "pause the process" in order to give negotiators more time to hammer out terms that are "benign and less...

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State of Emergency Declared Over Washington Measles Outbreak

State of Emergency Declared Over Washington Measles Outbreak

Most of the cases involved children younger than 10, the Clark County Public Health Department said in a statement . The measles vaccine is available as a combined measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) ...

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The pool of unvaccinated children is fueling measles outbreak

One person has been hospitalized in the outbreak. And public health officials like Sammons have expressed concern over the small but growing number of unvaccinated children in the United States. D...

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Singapore officials blame American for leaking patients' HIV records

Singapore officials blame American for leaking patients' HIV records

Ler Teck Siang who was once the head of the Ministry of Health's National Public Health Unit. He was deported after a conviction for numerous fraud and drug-related charges almost two years ago, t...

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Measles Outbreak in Washington and Oregon Cause a State of Emergency

Measles Outbreak in Washington and Oregon Cause a State of Emergency

MULTNOMAH COUNTY- Oregon State Health officials say a case of measles is confirmed in Multnomah County. Last year, there were 17 outbreaks and about 350 cases of measles in the U.S. "These costs cou...

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