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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

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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