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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

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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President Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen returns to Democratic Party

President Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen returns to Democratic Party

Cohen was formerly a registered Republican. Cohen changed his registration online with the Albany-based New York State board of elections around noon, according to Axios . After years working for T...

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Minnesota kids diagnosed with rare, polio-like disease

Minnesota kids diagnosed with rare, polio-like disease

In addition to the pair of cases at CHOP, three cases are also being treated in Pittsburgh , 6ABC reported . AFM is a rare condition that affects the nervous system, specifically the spinal cord. ...

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Sworn-in Kavanaugh seeks new tone

Sworn-in Kavanaugh seeks new tone

He said this would lead to "wasting a lot of time , but we'll just have to fight it out because there's a lot of haters and they're just absolute haters". Several justices asked whether pinching amou...

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Selena Gomez hospitalised after 'emotional breakdown'

Selena Gomez hospitalised after 'emotional breakdown'

Gomez is now at a psychiatric facility on the East Coast, getting dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), which treats a variety of mental health issues. Another insider said Selly had "a couple of tough...

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GE Stock Soars After CEO John Flannery Unexpectedly Ousted

GE Stock Soars After CEO John Flannery Unexpectedly Ousted

While GE's businesses other than Power are generally performing consistently with previous guidance, due to weaker performance in the GE Power business, the company will fall short of previously i...

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Kavanaugh accused of throwing ice at man in 1985

At a rally later in Southaven, Mississippi, Mr Trump mocked last week's Senate testimony by Prof Christine Blasey Ford , without mentioning her by name. She also told the Senate committee that Judg...

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2 dead after van is swept away in S. Carolina

2 dead after van is swept away in S. Carolina

Rescue crews needed about 45 minutes to find the van, which was underwater at that point, and plucked the Horry County deputies from the roof, the sheriff said. It is not immediately clear why such a ...

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Law enforcement official: Three people killed in Maryland shooting

Law enforcement official: Three people killed in Maryland shooting

Snochia Moseley was identified as the suspect in the mass shooting that left three people dead on September 20 at a Rite Aid distribution warehouse in Maryland . The sheriff said the suspect, wh...

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455 people rescued after Florence flooded New Bern, North Carolina

455 people rescued after Florence flooded New Bern, North Carolina

More than 100 people were rescued and up to 75 more were awaiting rescue on Saturday morning, according to a town official. He said that on Saturday morning, the floodwaters around his home had drop...

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Hampton NH resort ordered to address Legionella problem

Hampton NH resort ordered to address Legionella problem

At this point, officials aren't suggesting at-risk people to avoid Guildford. "The Health Department will evaluate the building's plumbing to look for evidence of Legionella bacteria in the building...

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Mosquitos in ME test positive for West Nile virus

Mosquitos in ME test positive for West Nile virus

OPH is targeting areas where the county is seeing the disease-carrying mosquitoes and will continue to conduct adult mosquito control events. The press release cites the four D's as the best way to ...

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Florida primary victor says black opponent would 'monkey up' the state

Florida primary victor says black opponent would 'monkey up' the state

DeSantis also described Gillum , who won the Democratic nomination for governor in an upset, as an "articulate spokesmen for those far left views," but said after watching Democratic primary deb...

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John McCain honored at Arizona State Capitol

John McCain honored at Arizona State Capitol

Ducey said that McCain "brought us above politics", so with "humor and humanity and without compromising the principles he held so dear". Cindy McCain , wife of, Sen. "So, I was really taken aback ...

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Gov. Rick Scott orders flags at half-staff to honor McCain

Gov. Rick Scott orders flags at half-staff to honor McCain

John McCain , are back at full-staff. On Saturday, President Donald Trump ordered that the flags be flown at half-staff in honor of McCain's passing. The Arizona Republican, whose relationship w...

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There Is No 'Safe' Level of Alcohol Consumption

However, that study's big takeaway was that even one drink a day could shorten life expectancy; long-term reduction in alcohol use added one to two years to life expectancy at age 40. Lucy Rocca...

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West Nile virus confirmed in Gwinnett County

West Nile virus confirmed in Gwinnett County

The Ohio Department of Agriculture confirmed the first positive cases of West Nile Virus in Ohio horses for 2018. The City of Ottawa also says West Nile Virus has been spotted in local mosquitoes....

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Missing 20-Year-Old College Student, Mollie Tibbetts, Found Dead in Iowa

Missing 20-Year-Old College Student, Mollie Tibbetts, Found Dead in Iowa

Based on his age (24) and the time he has been in the country (4-7 years) Rivera might have been eligible for DACA assuming he met the other requirements, such as arriving before he was 16, not having...

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Smoky air returns to Seattle through at least Wednesday

Smoky air returns to Seattle through at least Wednesday

Doctors say if you feel unwell at all during the period of poor air quality to see a doctor immediately. "But at these levels, I think all of us should be keeping an eye on it and doing what we can to...

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World's oldest cheese found in Egyptian tomb

World's oldest cheese found in Egyptian tomb

Ancient Egyptians may have dodged a potentially life-threatening bout of illness by not eating the cheese , after researchers found the specimen contained signs of a bacterium known to cause brucell...

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Wear boxers instead of briefs for higher sperm count

Wear boxers instead of briefs for higher sperm count

The increased FSH may be compensatory mechanism by the body to counter the effects of the tighter underwear , the researchers said. However, I think it is a reasonable low cost and low risk lifestyle...

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West Nile-infected mosquitoes found in Wyoming

West Nile-infected mosquitoes found in Wyoming

Four out of five people infected with West Nile virus will not show any symptoms, but, in rare cases, severe illness including meningitis or encephalitis, or even death, can occur. "Dallas County He...

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Hologic warned over inappropriate marketing of vaginal rejuvenation procedures

Hologic warned over inappropriate marketing of vaginal rejuvenation procedures

The "safety and effectiveness" of procedures promising to treat vaginal conditions related to menopause is unclear, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Monday. If its concerns are not addr...

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Public housing nationwide goes smoke-free on Tuesday

Public housing nationwide goes smoke-free on Tuesday

Smoking will not be allowed in or near public housing units starting on Tuesday, due to a newly-implemented rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Not only does smoking impact...

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Wisconsin Man Almost Dies After Being Licked By His Dog

Wisconsin Man Almost Dies After Being Licked By His Dog

Contact with a dog's saliva, which is likely what happened to Greg Manteufel, is enough to cause an infection. Dawn Manteufel said her husband was perfectly healthy, but what they initially thought ...

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National Hot Dog Day 2018 freebies & deals TODAY

National Hot Dog Day 2018 freebies & deals TODAY

Love's Travel Stops: Love's Travel Stops (Love's) is partnering with Schwab Meat Co.to give Customers free hot dogs in celebration of the day Wednesday, July 18. Kwik Trip : Through Thursday, corn ...

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J&J Slumps on $4.7 Billion Award to Cancer Patients

J&J Slumps on $4.7 Billion Award to Cancer Patients

The company now faces about 9,000 talc-cancer cases in state and federal court, according to published reports , with the bulk of state court cases in Missouri, New Jersey, and California, according ...

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Trump's Supreme Court pick would solidify court's conservative bent, experts say

Trump's Supreme Court pick would solidify court's conservative bent, experts say

Opposition figures wasted no time in assailing Kavanaugh, warning his confirmation would usher in the erosion of civil liberties and long-held rights, while conservatives were quick to drum up support...

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Trump nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Trump nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby described Kavanaugh's nomination as "an excellent choice". Susan Collins said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh , has...

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