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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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Republicans Optimistic Senate Will Confirm Any of Trump's Supreme Court Picks

Republicans Optimistic Senate Will Confirm Any of Trump's Supreme Court Picks

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania arrive on Air Force One, Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Washington as they return from Trump National Golf Club in Be...

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Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

Those who consumed five or more cups a day had no higher risk than those who consumed none. So there you have it: a habit that so many of us enjoy that is suggested, once again, to actually be goo...

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Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Springfield

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Springfield

There were three human cases of West Nile virus reported in 2017. As of June 27 , mosquitoes in Elkhart County and Carroll County have tested positive for West Nile virus . Cover exposed skin by w...

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Amazon agrees to buy PillPack, an online pharmacy

Amazon agrees to buy PillPack, an online pharmacy

PillPack has also developed expertise in battling with payers and pharmacy benefit managers to have its services covered, and Amazon will bring new clout to those negotiations. Evercore ISI analysts...

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Local Services for National HIV Testing Day

Local Services for National HIV Testing Day

In June 2017, the programme once again excelled by exceeding the target of testing 1,000 people by 194.5 percent with 1945 people knowing their HIV status. "Your work is unending but it is worth i...

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Moving Lump On Woman's Face Was Worm Crawling Inside Skin

Moving Lump On Woman's Face Was Worm Crawling Inside Skin

For two weeks, the woman snapped pictures as the blemish traveled leaving bumps just above her eye as it made its way down her face to her lip, causing her mouth to swell. But mosquitoes can pick it u...

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'Gaming disorder' will soon be classified as a mental health condition

'Gaming disorder' will soon be classified as a mental health condition

The latest version of the ICD was released on Monday to include the condition - which is characterised by "a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour which may be online or offline". The ...

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Red Cross seeking additional blood donors

Red Cross seeking additional blood donors

Right now, reserves are below that minimum. "South African big business has the power to change the fact that our country faces constant blood shortages - and save lives at the same time". The numbe...

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What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal

What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal

Suicide has become the 10th leading cause of death in the US, and is one of three leading causes that are on the rise, the CDC said . The others are Alzheimer's disease and drug overdoses. In Baltimor...

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US Social Security, Medicare finances worsening

US Social Security, Medicare finances worsening

This would leave the fund depleted by 2034, matching last year's forecast. The program provides health insurance to some 60 million people, most of whom are over 65 years old. Trump administration off...

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Study finds women with early breast cancer may avoid chemotherapy

Study finds women with early breast cancer may avoid chemotherapy

Countless breast cancer patients in the future will be spared millions of dollars of chemotherapy thanks in part to something that millions of Americans did that cost them just pennies: bought a p...

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Obesity now linked to 12 different cancers

While fast foods and processed snacks high in fat, starches and sugar should be limited, people are encouraged to eat more wholegrains, fruits, vegetables and beans as part of a regular cancer-prevent...

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US warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

US warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

This is not the first warning about benzocaine from the FDA . In 2012, Health Canada asked companies to add new risk statements to the packaging and labelling of licensed benzocaine products (ex...

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