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Understanding male breast cancer

Understanding male breast cancer

However what's Put on It Pink Day and the way is it linked to Breast Most cancers Consciousness Month? Addressing the ceremony, Alvi said that by raising awareness about breast cancer, Pink Ribbon...

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MDH: 2 more Minnesotans die due to vaping complications

MDH: 2 more Minnesotans die due to vaping complications

DPHHS continues to work with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, and local public health as this ongoing national investigation continues. The ...

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Poor diets damaging children's health worldwide, warns UNICEF

Poor diets damaging children's health worldwide, warns UNICEF

Nearly two million children in England live in food poverty and one in three are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school, Unicef said. It points out that nutrition is not about g...

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Flu jab 2019: Do YOU need a flu jab?

Flu jab 2019: Do YOU need a flu jab?

Pharmacies will receive vaccine from the Ministry of Health in November. There is also a high-dose vaccine specifically for seniors, public health noted, which can be obtained through a doctor or a ...

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Health departments offer flu season reminders

Health departments offer flu season reminders

Wash hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and warm water, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. There has been an early flu season in Wisconsin. In Indiana, there were 113 influenza-associate...

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Five things you need to know about the fourth Democratic debate

Five things you need to know about the fourth Democratic debate

After Warren seemed to suggest other candidates were protecting billionaires, Klobuchar pounced. For Sen. Bernie Sanders , the debate was a test of his stamina following a heart attack two we...

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Titans-Broncos: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Titans-Broncos: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

But with Tennessee off to a disappointing 2-4 start, Tennessee is quickly watching their season go downhill, and watching Vrabel make the switch to Ryan Tannehill at quarterback instead of Marcus M...

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How to treat the mysterious vaping-linked illness, according to CDC

How to treat the mysterious vaping-linked illness, according to CDC

Manufacturers selling devices for cannabis often make vague claims that their products are intended for use with extracts and leaves, which could include nicotine and tobacco. Almost 60 percent of pat...

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Donald Trump stays quiet on Democratic debate as Warren claims frontrunner status

Donald Trump stays quiet on Democratic debate as Warren claims frontrunner status

Former Vice President Joe Biden also said the " Medicare for All " costs - projected to exceed $30 trillion over the course of a decade - would be more on a yearly basis than the entire federal budget...

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State health department logs 49 cases of vaping illness

TDH in partnership with CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating these cases as part of a nationwide outbreak of severe pulmonary disease among people who use ecigarettes or va...

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California becomes first U.S. state to push back school start time

California becomes first U.S. state to push back school start time

The new start times go into effect by July 1, 2022, or when a school's collective bargaining agreement with its employees expires, whichever is later. Sleep experts say teens have unique biological sl...

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Don't be a walking biohazard in flu season

Don't be a walking biohazard in flu season

It is scientifically proven to help protect you. However, you may still catch the flu, even with a vaccine, because the virus has the ability to change after (or even before) the vaccine is administer...

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Salt Lake Police officers wear Breast Cancer Awareness badge

Salt Lake Police officers wear Breast Cancer Awareness badge

A more recent 2017 study found similar links between diets higher in dairy and breast cancer . The dome of the Missouri Capitol building will be lit pink in honor of breast cancer awareness m...

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Dog Owners Live Longer

Dog Owners Live Longer

In the study , nearly 182,000 people were recorded to have had a heart attack , with almost 6 per cent being dog owners, and nearly 155,000 people were recorded to have had an ischemic stroke , w...

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Federal judge blocks Trump administration rule targeting low-income immigrants

Federal judge blocks Trump administration rule targeting low-income immigrants

The policy, at least for now, has been blocked from going into effect. "The rule is simply a new agency policy of exclusion in search of a justification", the judge wrote. Previously it applied to...

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Texas records 1st death linked to e-cigarette use

Texas records 1st death linked to e-cigarette use

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 1,000 confirmed or probable vaping illnesses have been reported nationwide as of last week. "These deaths are heartbreaking", said State Healt...

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Saddle Ridge Fire burns dozens of homes in Los Angeles

Saddle Ridge Fire burns dozens of homes in Los Angeles

Terrazas said emergency officials received the first reports of the fire around 9 p.m. Thursday and that it was located near the 210 freeway at the Yarnell Street exit. Earlier Friday, LAFD tweeted ...

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Louisiana Ranks High on STD Report

Louisiana Ranks High on STD Report

Virginia Bowen, an epidemiologist at the CDC , said social, cultural and economic factors may contribute to increases in reported STD cases. According to the agency, three sexually-transmitted diseas...

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Should eating be banned on public transport?

Should eating be banned on public transport?

But we need to remember that they are more likely to be healthy eating and eating. the society and environment we live in. The measures include: "Prohibit eating and drinking on urban public transpo...

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CDC warns pregnant women in the United States aren’t getting vital vaccines

CDC warns pregnant women in the United States aren’t getting vital vaccines

The Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ( CDC ) has recommended that all pregnant women should be vaccinated against influenza and whooping cough to provide protection to the baby against ...

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Flu season started early this year

Flu season started early this year

Saqib Shahab said. Publix is basically paying you to get your flu shot. "One of the benefits of influenza vaccine is that you can help protect people around you - and that's particularly important",...

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Dog ownership linked to longevity in stroke and heart attack survivors

Dog ownership linked to longevity in stroke and heart attack survivors

What they found is that if you want to improve your health, a dog may be an even better way to do that than first thought. The respondents were between the ages of 40 and 85 who had a ischemic strok...

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Global Fund raises $13.92bn to fight AIDS, TB, malaria

Global Fund raises $13.92bn to fight AIDS, TB, malaria

The fund says the money will help save 16 million lives and avert 234 million infections by 2023. Held every three years, the conference aims to raise at least 14 billion USA dollars to help save 16...

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Social media users speak about mental health after Every Mind Matters launch

Social media users speak about mental health after Every Mind Matters launch

Meghan picks up where her husband leaves off, assuring viewers "there's a new way to help turn things around" when facing mental health struggles. Nikki Joule, Policy Manager at Diabetes UK , said:...

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Media urged to create awareness about breast cancer

Media urged to create awareness about breast cancer

Funds to support the services are raised every year by donors through the Conejo Free Clinic's Mammogram Fund so that all care can be provided to patients without charge. "This event was crucial for t...

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Mental health awareness in Pakistan

Mental health awareness in Pakistan

Over half (52 per cent) said it's been their largest health-care cost increase over the past five years. The Union Program Council partnered with Peer Advocates for Mental Wellness and Success, Cou...

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Three STDs reach record high in US

Three STDs reach record high in US

Leading the rise in nationwide increases, the USA saw a 40% rise in newborns born with congenital syphilis since past year, about a 14% increase overall. There were more than 115,000 syphilis cases ....

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J&J Hit With $8 Billion Jury Award Over Antipsychotic Drug

J&J Hit With $8 Billion Jury Award Over Antipsychotic Drug

J&J is facing a series of complaints in state courts for failing to properly warn of Risperdal's side effects, including in Pennsylvania, California and Missouri. Lawyers arguing on behalf of Murray s...

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Trump 2020 Rips 'Radical Leftist' Minneapolis Mayor

Trump 2020 Rips 'Radical Leftist' Minneapolis Mayor

The president said Tuesday he stands with the great police officers of Minneapolis, after they were banned from wearing their uniform at political rallies while off duty. Trump weighed in as well, e...

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New Zealand measles reaches United States

New Zealand measles reaches United States

Acting Director of the Communicable Disease Control Directorate, Paul Effler, said measles was a serious and highly contagious viral illness spread by tiny droplets released when infected people coug...

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