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Chicago Police open internal investigation into alleged leaks in Jussie Smollett case

Chicago Police open internal investigation into alleged leaks in Jussie Smollett case

Dozens of workers at Northwestern Memorial Hospital may have been fired for improperly reviewing the medical records of Jussie Smollett , who was treated at the emergency room after he claimed he h...

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Ariana Grande's Starbucks Collab Has Arrived: See The Drink

Ariana Grande's Starbucks Collab Has Arrived: See The Drink

The drink, which is now available at all stores across the United States and Canada, is available in two flavors-caramel and cinnamon-and can be ordered iced or hot. The drink will have espresso, cold...

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'London Patient case not a viable large scale strategy for HIV cure'

'London Patient case not a viable large scale strategy for HIV cure'

Unexpectedly, the stem cell treatment - from a donor with a mutation of the CCR5 gene, which is a co-receptor for the HIV-1 infection - ended up with Brown's HIV going into remission, where is has...

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GE to sell biopharma business to Danaher for $21.4 billion

GE to sell biopharma business to Danaher for $21.4 billion

With GE BioPharma having produced $3 billion in 2018 revenues, the valuation of this deal, at a hair over 7 times sales, looks like great news for GE, whose own stock commands a valuation of less than...

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No cases of measles in Interior, according to local health authority

No cases of measles in Interior, according to local health authority

The alert was in response to an outbreak of nine cases in Vancouver, which was tracked to an unvaccinated Canadian child who reportedly contracted the disease on a family trip to Vietnam. Others at ri...

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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

But the draft laws are yet to clear the Senate , where they are expected to return on Wednesday. In the first version of its position, Labor suggested the minister could reject transfers if the refug...

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The Effect of Cannabis on Sperm Stuns Researchers

The Effect of Cannabis on Sperm Stuns Researchers

According to a team at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health , men who had smoked marijuana had higher sperm concentration and count than men who had never inhaled. "There could be a no...

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Number Of Rockland Measles Cases Increases As Bill Is Introduced Regarding Vaccines

Number Of Rockland Measles Cases Increases As Bill Is Introduced Regarding Vaccines

Pierce County has a vaccination rate of 90 percent and has not had any reported cases of measles so far, but that could just be a matter of time. During the last measles outbreak, more than a quarte...

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Clark County measles outbreak grows to 35 cases

Clark County measles outbreak grows to 35 cases

Luckily, there has only been one hospitalization thus far. There are another nine suspected cases. But those who are unvaccinated have a 90 percent chance of catching measles if they breathe the v...

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Records of 14 200 Singapore HIV patients leaked online

Records of 14 200 Singapore HIV patients leaked online

The ministry said it was working "with relevant parties to disable access to the information". The affected individuals included 5,400 Singaporeans and 8,800 foreigners who had been diagnosed with...

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Alleged Kamala Harris affair sheds light on cronyism in Calif. government

Alleged Kamala Harris affair sheds light on cronyism in Calif. government

I ask why she is laughing in homage to the question that Esquire asked annually about Richard Nixon, but I know why she is laughing. "We've seen the moves already by Harris, so I think she will be a f...

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Memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s can be restored

Memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s can be restored

The authors of the new study published in Science Advances propose that Alzheimer's develops when gingipains accumulate fast enough to cause a patient to show symptoms. "We will have to see th...

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Mayor De Blasio Shuts Down Rumors About Possible Presidency Bid

Mayor De Blasio Shuts Down Rumors About Possible Presidency Bid

NYC Care is set to launch later this year in the Bronx borough, becoming available across the entire city by 2021, according to a statement. "Health care is a right, not a privilege reserved for t...

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De Blasio unveils bill to guarantee paid vacations for nearly all workers

De Blasio unveils bill to guarantee paid vacations for nearly all workers

In this city we are going to make that a reality in this city we are taking that ideal and putting it into practice. It will also guarantee health care access to those ineligible for insurance, incl...

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NYC Mayor Unveils

NYC Mayor Unveils "Health Care For All" Plan

There are approximately 600,000 New Yorkers without health care coverage. De Blasio makes it sound as though illegal immigrants have not been able to get health care until now. Part of the idea NYC ...

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U.S. stocks rally after strong jobs data, dovish Fed comments

U.S. stocks rally after strong jobs data, dovish Fed comments

All three of those events addressed issues that investors have been particularly concerned about over the past several months. On December 19, the Federal Reserve increased the interest rate for...

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Mediterranean diet named No. 1 eating plan for 2019

Mediterranean diet named No. 1 eating plan for 2019

U.S. News & World Report , in collaboration with a panel of health experts , evaluated and ranked 41 diets . WW also retained the #2 spot for "Easiest to Follow" diet , which speaks to the livabili...

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Thailand Legalizes Medical Marijuana in a

Thailand Legalizes Medical Marijuana in a "New Year’s Gift" to the People

The decision to legalize these two products is under consideration in a neighboring country Malaysia, whereas New Zealand's government had passed a law earlier this month to liberalize the medicinal u...

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US judge finds obamacare unconstitutional

US judge finds obamacare unconstitutional

O'Connor ruled that under the logic of the landmark 2012 Supreme Court ruling that upheld the law, the individual mandate , which required that most Americans obtain health insurance or pay a tax...

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Google Fit app adds widgets, guided breathing exercises for Wear OS

Google Fit app adds widgets, guided breathing exercises for Wear OS

Google Fit's ( Android ) newest updates have arrived just in time for the holidays. Google launched a Fit widget that you can pin to your device home screen. Last but not least, if you're using a ...

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Health Reforms in Youth Education: Combatting the Anti-Vaccination Movement

Health Reforms in Youth Education: Combatting the Anti-Vaccination Movement

Those at highest risk for having complications from the flu include children under 5 years old, people 65 years and older, pregnant women, and people of any age with certain chronic medical conditions...

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Seattle Woman Dies After Brain-Eating Amoeba Enters Her Body

Dr Cobbs told the Seattle Times: 'There were these amoebas all over the place just eating brain cells. When Dr Cobbs next operated on the woman, the growth had grown to the size of a baseball, and...

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Solemn public pays tribute as Bush lies in state in Rotunda

Solemn public pays tribute as Bush lies in state in Rotunda

Bush. Trump's relationship with the Bush family has been tense. America's VetDogs , the organization that assigned Sully to former President Bush in June after he was diagnosed with Parkinson's...

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Scientist behind gene editing claims second pregnancy under way

Scientist behind gene editing claims second pregnancy under way

Joyce Harper, professor in genetics and human embryology at University College London (UCL) said, "Today's report of genome editing human embryos for resistance to HIV is premature, risky and irrespo...

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First Genome-Edited Babies? - Hit & Run

First Genome-Edited Babies? - Hit & Run

In the videos , He claims to have used CRISPR-Cas9 not to prevent a heritable disease in the twins, but to try to give them extra protection against developing HIV in the future. He added that he h...

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Coli on romaine lettuce sickens 32

Coli on romaine lettuce sickens 32

One of those had suffered kidney failure . People with symptoms of an E. coli infection , such as severe stomach cramps, diarrhea (often bloody), and vomiting, and think you might have gotten sick...

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United States issues health alert on romaine lettuce

United States issues health alert on romaine lettuce

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak prompts warning for areas of Canada, entire US . Officials in both countries are collaborating to investigate an outbreak reported in Ontario, Quebec and several ...

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Do not eat romaine lettuce — CDC warns

Do not eat romaine lettuce — CDC warns

As of November 20, 2018 , there have been 18 confirmed cases of E. coli illness investigated - three in Ontario and 15 in Quebec - all of whom ranged in age from five to 93. Consumers should avo...

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Australian surgeons separate conjoined twins from Bhutan

Australian surgeons separate conjoined twins from Bhutan

Dr Crameri said they would separate the liver, but one "unknown" was whether the girls shared a bowel. About 18 people were in the operating theatre - including Bhutanase paediatric surgeon Dr Karma...

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Richard Neal: Democrats plan to ask for Trump tax returns

Richard Neal: Democrats plan to ask for Trump tax returns

But during a testy news conference, he vowed to adopt a "warlike posture" if Democrats investigated him. Yesterday's results in OH and Florida serve as a reminder to Democrats of challenges the part...

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Texas woman has breast cancer surgery on Facebook Live

Texas woman has breast cancer surgery on Facebook Live

This is why inflammatory breast cancer should be on the radar of every OB-GYN physician, McKinney says. CII, in association with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)-National Institute of...

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Case of mysterious paralyzing illness reported in Kentucky, Ohio

Case of mysterious paralyzing illness reported in Kentucky, Ohio

About 90 percent of the cases are children who have suffered muscle weakness or paralysis. Additional symptoms include facial drooping or weakness, difficulty moving the eyes, difficulty swallowing ...

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NY man reportedly dies after eating squirrel brains

NY man reportedly dies after eating squirrel brains

They began digging through hospital records after seeing four suspected cases of CJD crop up within the span of six months last winter in the U.S. - an unusually high number for a rare disease that ...

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One confirmed case of polio-like virus in Ohio

At least 65 more cases are under investigation , said Dr. Nancy Messonnier , director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases . The CDC also does not yet know who may ...

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Two Mass. children contracted rare muscle-weakness syndrome this year, officials say

Two Mass. children contracted rare muscle-weakness syndrome this year, officials say

All told 386 cases of AFM have been confirmed since 2014, more than 90 percent in children younger than 18. Maryland's first case was reported September 21. Nancy Messonnier , of the CDC. "As a ...

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