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Overdose total hits 76 in CT park near Yale

Overdose total hits 76 in CT park near Yale

No deaths have been reported, and officials said most patients have been discharged from hospitals. He said he hoped releasing the names and photos of the suspects as well as pictures of the K2 would ...

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New study finds moderate carb diet is healthy

New study finds moderate carb diet is healthy

But replacing carbohydrates with more plant-based proteins and fats, such as legumes and nuts, was actually found to slightly reduce the risk of mortality. In a study that included 15,400 people, res...

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CDC monitoring measles outbreak in Kansas, 20 other states

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in Kansas, 20 other states

In 2017, a total of 14,451 measles cases were reported across 30 nations in Europe - more than three times the number reported in 2016, according to a surveillance update from the European Centre fo...

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New York University makes tuition free for all medical students

New York University makes tuition free for all medical students

People have already applauded the NYU Medical School scholarship online. But critics say that plan is riddled with loopholes , and a new report found that only 3 percent of public college student...

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Weed-killing poison found in breakfast cereals, other foods

Weed-killing poison found in breakfast cereals, other foods

The report comes days after a landmark ruling that awarded a California groundskeeper $289.2 million claiming Monsanto's weed killer Roundup caused him to have cancer . EWG is working to get ...

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Starbucks Crashes The Protein Shake Business With Cold Brew

Starbucks Crashes The Protein Shake Business With Cold Brew

The new drinks, which feature the coffee chain's popular cold brew coffee mixed with plant-based protein powder, can be customized however you like, but Starbucks has created two to get you started....

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Overdose total hits 76 in New Haven; probe continues

Three people were arrested, including people who were found on the Green with the drug on them. As Fire Chief John Alston Jr. spoke to reporters in New Haven, Connecticut, about a spate of drug over...

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More than 30 people overdose at downtown CT park; synthetic pot suspected

Wednesday morning, officials said. This is in addition to the more than 70 that were reported between Tuesday night and Wednesday. Alston said that based on the evidence at the scene, the drug was s...

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California Among 21 States Being Monitored by CDC for Measles Outbreak

California Among 21 States Being Monitored by CDC for Measles Outbreak

The U.S. had a record year for measles in 2014, with 667 cases reported to the CDC . According to the CDC, in 2017, 118 people from 15 states and the District of Columbia were reported to have meas...

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FDA recalls thyroid medication

FDA recalls thyroid medication

The medications, Levothyroxine and Liothyronine , are being recalled in their tablet form in the 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg and 120 mg dosages. The Food and Drug Administration has issued a vo...

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Health officials warn of hepatitis A in western Arkansas

Health officials warn of hepatitis A in western Arkansas

Myatt said he felt fine Tuesday, but his mom is not taking any chances after reading about the Health Department's warning on Facebook . Typical symptoms of hep A include fever, fatigue, loss of appe...

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Ditching tight pants 'improves sperm count'

Ditching tight pants 'improves sperm count'

If you wear boxer shorts, your sperm will pack more of a punch. The researchers looked at several factors that affect sperm quality beyond total count, such as motility (their ability to swim), morp...

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Study finds link between eye diseases and Alzheimer's

Study finds link between eye diseases and Alzheimer's

They were part of the Adult Changes in Thought database started in 1994 by Dr. Eric Larson, who is at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute. Because our eyes are connected to the cent...

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33 reported dead in Congo Ebola outbreak

33 reported dead in Congo Ebola outbreak

The latest flare-up was announced one week after Congo's government declared the end of another outbreak in northwestern Congo that is believed to have killed 33 people as well. Health authorities say...

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Experts arrive in region of Congo's new Ebola outbreak

Experts arrive in region of Congo's new Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo's Ministry of Health has warned it has 26 cases of haemorrhagic fever in the area, 20 of which have died. GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo , Aug 1 (Reuters) - Fo...

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Officials warn about West Nile as suspected infection tested

Officials warn about West Nile as suspected infection tested

Wallace, Executive Director of the Weld County Health Department, stated in a press release. Birds are the natural hosts of West Nile virus. Experts say most people who are infected have no symptoms...

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FDA warns about vaginal 'rejuvenation' device claims

FDA warns about vaginal 'rejuvenation' device claims

The devices are not created to work on large areas or for reshaping procedures such as those performed during vaginal rejuvenation. The FDA is warning consumers against serious risks of some "vagi...

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Public housing smoking ban in effect nationwide

Public housing smoking ban in effect nationwide

The new rule will affect more than 940,000 public housing units across the country, according to HUD. They say this will help with health issues regarding second-hand smoking. "There's been a lot of...

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Man has all limbs amputated after dog's lick leads to infection

Man has all limbs amputated after dog's lick leads to infection

In late June, doctors found that blood tests revealed an infection caused by the bacteria capnocytophaga . "It hit him with a vengeance". "Greg is going to need several more surgeries, lots of time...

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Court backs agreed end-of-life decisions

Court backs agreed end-of-life decisions

The Supreme Court made the ruling as it quashed an appeal regarding a case in which relatives of a man left in a permanent coma by an extensive brain injury chose to withdraw the treatment keeping him...

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'Hot Water Challenge' reportedly leaves teen with second-degree burns

'Hot Water Challenge' reportedly leaves teen with second-degree burns

Hopefully the lesson Clark learned can promulgate throughout the internet faster than the challenge itself, showing young people that boiling water, whether tossed on someone or ingested, is nothing t...

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Danforth shooter was previously known to police for 'online activity'

Danforth shooter was previously known to police for 'online activity'

Monica Hudon of the Special Investigations Unit said an autopsy on Hussain's body was completed but noted that the results would not be released until their probe ended. His family has said his ment...

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Elton John Criticizes Russia Over Its Treatment Of LGBT People

Elton John Criticizes Russia Over Its Treatment Of LGBT People

Sure, there has been significant progress in the fight against AIDS in the last two decades, but the failure to prevent the disease from occurring among children is what's ultimately slowing the fight...

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Putin Invites Trump to Moscow for a One-on-One Meeting

White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders said on Friday morning that "President Trump looks forward to having President Putin to Washington after the first of the year". Referring to the proposal for a ...

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Global standoff against malaria intensifies with GSK's new 'cure'

Global standoff against malaria intensifies with GSK's new 'cure'

While the FDA approval of the drug vouches for its effectiveness, the administration warns that the drug comes with side effects you should be aware of. Professor Ric Price from Oxford university said...

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Transgender Arizona woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill prescription

Transgender Arizona woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill prescription

I handed over the three prescriptions that my doctor, who specializes in hormone therapy, had just given me. "I was finally going to start seeing my body reflect my gender identity and the woman I'v...

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Trump thanks Novartis, Pfizer for not raising drug prices

Trump thanks Novartis, Pfizer for not raising drug prices

Merck's announcement comes days after Novartis decided against raising US prices on its prescriptions drugs, and Pfizer recently postponed planned price increases for almost 100 drugs, a decision t...

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Man Dies Of Bacterial Infection After Eating Oysters In Restaurant

Man Dies Of Bacterial Infection After Eating Oysters In Restaurant

Florida Health tells ABC7 Sarasota that the man ate the bad oyster on July 8th and died two days later from a gastro-intestinal illness. If you are experiencing these symptoms and think you might...

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"Multidrug-resistant" salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey hits 26 states

Some people have to be hospitalized, and in rare cases salmonella causes death. Interviews with sick patients suggest the contaminated products involved different turkey brands and products-includ...

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Here's How Britney Spears and Sam Asghari Secretly Started Dating

Here's How Britney Spears and Sam Asghari Secretly Started Dating

Spears' new tour is her first since 2011's Femme Fatale Tour and the conclusion of her hugely successful Piece of Me residency show in Las Vegas last December. "I would tell that Britney just to b...

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National Hot Dog Day 2018: The deals on Staten Island

National Hot Dog Day 2018: The deals on Staten Island

Once customers have the barcode, they can redeem one item per person per transaction. In addition, the restaurant chain will go a step further on Thursday, July 26 when National Chili Dog Day will be ...

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Common blood pressure drug recalled for possible cancer link

Common blood pressure drug recalled for possible cancer link

The FDA called NDMA a "probable human carcinogen". "The supplier has stopped distributing its valsartan API and the FDA is working with the affected companies to reduce or eliminate the valsarta...

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Heatwave causes spike in insect bite calls to NHS

Heatwave causes spike in insect bite calls to NHS

Data from the Public Health England show that about 9,000 calls were made to the NHS 111 helpline on July 8, which is about double the baseline number. I am self-medicating with creams and an oral ant...

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Trap tests positive for West Nile virus

Trap tests positive for West Nile virus

Jason Cabaj, Medical Officer of Health, Calgary Zone. People and animals across 30 states have tested positive for West Nile Virus as of July 10. "Residents are urged to do their part to prevent mos...

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Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward

Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward

Johnson's cancer ", Lombardi said during his opening statement. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last September concluded glyphosate is likely not carcinogenic to humans. Farmers in Calif...

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay £3.6bn in talc asbestos cancer case

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay £3.6bn in talc asbestos cancer case

The jury's decision came after more than five weeks of testimony by almost a dozen experts on both sides, according to an online broadcast of the trial by Courtroom View Network. Of the 22 plaintiffs ...

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Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

As part of that strategy, Democrats are focusing on Republicans Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, who both helped doom the repeal of the health care law. "Where we have leverage ...

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Brett Kavanaugh: 5 Things On Trump’s Supreme Court Justice Nominee

Brett Kavanaugh: 5 Things On Trump’s Supreme Court Justice Nominee

Corker says Kavanaugh served "honorably" on the D.C. Circuit Court and "understands the importance of upholding the Constitution". Mr Trump is securing a conservative judiciary for a generatio...

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Polar's fitness app exposed its users' sensitive location details

Polar's fitness app exposed its users' sensitive location details

An investigation by a group of Dutch journalists found that the app Polar Flow made joggers' runs public on an online map accessible for all users. Just six months after competing fitness tracking...

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Judgment day for law on abortion as Trump nominates Supreme Court judge

Judgment day for law on abortion as Trump nominates Supreme Court judge

Of those, the shortlist is understood to have boiled down to four judges from various USA courts of appeal - Amy Barrett, Thomas Hardiman , Brett Kavanaugh and Raymond Kethledge . "I'm not sure I'...

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