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Amid measles outbreak, Ore. eyes vaccine requirements

Amid measles outbreak, Ore. eyes vaccine requirements

A UNICEF report on March 1 said Ukraine led an "alarmingly high" worldwide surge in measles cases, blaming much of it on growing " vaccine hesitancy " that threatens to undo decades of work to get th...

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Doctor Reveals Dangerous Content In YouTube Kids Videos

Doctor Reveals Dangerous Content In YouTube Kids Videos

Hess , from Ocala, Fla., has been blogging about the altered videos and working to get them taken down amid an outcry from parents and child health experts, who say such visuals can be damaging to c...

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Trump will sign border deal, but also declare emergency, McConnell says

Trump will sign border deal, but also declare emergency, McConnell says

She also said that she may file a legal challenge if Trump went through with the national emergency. The funding measure is through the fiscal year, which ends September 30. -Mexico border. Once Mr....

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Measles Outbreak Appears To Be Increasing Vaccination Rates

Measles Outbreak Appears To Be Increasing Vaccination Rates

Children can be vaccinated once they are 12 months old. The New York City measles outbreak continues to persist, with 67 confirmed cases of measles occurring between October and February 6, 20...

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Measles outbreak: 50 confirmed cases

Measles outbreak: 50 confirmed cases

Since the beginning of the year, Clark County Public Health has reported 50 confirmed measles cases and another 11 suspect cases. The Pacific Northwest outbreak includes one confirmed case in King...

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Instagram Egg Partners with Hulu for Post-Super Bowl Event

Instagram Egg Partners with Hulu for Post-Super Bowl Event

If you or anyone you know is struggling with depression and thinking of suicide , know that someone is always there. The spot aired on Hulu following the Super Bowl on February 3, according to Tec...

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Measles cases flood Manila hospital; 7 recent deaths reported

Measles cases flood Manila hospital; 7 recent deaths reported

Hayla Folden, information officer for District 4 of the Georgia Department of Public Health, said there have only been six cases of measles in Georgia in the past 14 years. Measles is still a big pr...

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Patients in Northwest measles outbreak traveled to Hawaii

Patients in Northwest measles outbreak traveled to Hawaii

Of the confirmed cases, most patients are under age 10. Of the 41 confirmed cases, 37 are people who were not immunized and four are unverified. Health officials say the outbreak is a textbook examp...

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Some Colleges In At Least 12 States Shut Due To Flu Outbreaks

Some Colleges In At Least 12 States Shut Due To Flu Outbreaks

The main circulating strain remains as A (H1N1) pdm09, which is well matched to the strains in this year's flu vaccines. Needless to say, many of us prefer to rely on "natural" remedies and avoid an...

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Camden County Will Continue to Give Flu Shots Through February

Camden County Will Continue to Give Flu Shots Through February

The department said last Wednesday that a total of 10 people have now died due to influenza during the flu season that began in September. Flu season. Shahab said the outcome of the virus can be e...

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Kentucky now reporting 'widespread' flu activity; numbers worse than last season

Kentucky now reporting 'widespread' flu activity; numbers worse than last season

Flu activity is on the rise this season in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ), as the number of states reporting higher levels of influenza-like ill...

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Obamacare ruled unconstitutional by USA federal judge in Texas

Obamacare ruled unconstitutional by USA federal judge in Texas

The ruling is expected to be appealed to the Supreme Court and the law will remain in effect until the appeals process is over. Two Republicans - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his Wisc...

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National day of mourning: What's open and what's closed on Wednesday

National day of mourning: What's open and what's closed on Wednesday

As the nation continues to mourn former President George H.W. Bush, a number of federal and state offices will be closed Wednesday. For the special occasion, Sully donned an American flag service ...

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Ebola outbreak in east Congo now world's second biggest

Ebola outbreak in east Congo now world's second biggest

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has documented almost 30 Ebola outbreaks since its discovery in the DRC in 1976. The WHO's emergencies chief, Dr. Many venture out on critical vi...

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Amazon digs into cloud hardware with on-prem racks, data center processors

Amazon digs into cloud hardware with on-prem racks, data center processors

But with AWS' new service, customers can scale their satellite use based on their need. "I think that virtually every application over time will be using these machine learning services". "Custome...

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Eastern Europe has fastest-growing HIV infection rate worldwide

Eastern Europe has fastest-growing HIV infection rate worldwide

Nearly 160,000 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in Europe a year ago, with three-quarters of the new cases arising in Ukraine and Russian Federation, two European health agencies said on November ...

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California gunman who killed 12 died from self-inflicted gunshot

California gunman who killed 12 died from self-inflicted gunshot

But one law enforcement official said Long posted about his mental state and whether people would believe he was sane. But a mental health specialist who assessed Long after sheriff's deputies res...

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FDA Approves Powerful Opioid Pill That’s 10 Times Stronger Than Fentanyl

FDA Approves Powerful Opioid Pill That’s 10 Times Stronger Than Fentanyl

The FDA also released a report on Friday detailing the severity of America's prescription drug abuse and addiction problem. The Redwood City, California-based company expects the pill to be availa...

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9th child dies at Wanaque Center amid adenovirus outbreak

9th child dies at Wanaque Center amid adenovirus outbreak

Among the 25 confirmed adenovirus cases among residents, there have been eight pediatric deaths confirmed with adenovirus, according to the NJ Health Department. William Schaffner, an infectious dis...

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Why all women should be breast aware

Why all women should be breast aware

Even if detected timely, the cancer can be inoperable in some instances, according to McKinney. "Anyone with any questions or concerns can call Breast Cancer Care's expert nurses on 0808 800 6000". ...

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Sponsored: Consider a Career as Mental Health Nurse

Sponsored: Consider a Career as Mental Health Nurse

Seymour highlighted that mental illness usually begins in the early adolescent years, reiterating the troubling statistic that half of all lifetime mental disorders, in most studies , start by age ...

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Hundreds protest outside of Supreme Court ahead of Kavanaugh vote

Hundreds protest outside of Supreme Court ahead of Kavanaugh vote

If it passes, the Senate expects to vote on his final confirmation on Saturday. It is not a done deal, however. Republicans hold 51 seats in the Senate and changed Senate rules a year ago to end f...

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New Jersey Man Dies from 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba

New Jersey Man Dies from 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba

BSR Cable Park's Surf Resort is closed while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) tests for Naegleria fowleri , a rare but highly deadly amoeba, CBS affiliate KBTX-TV reports. BSR C...

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James Allison and Tasuku Honjo Win Nobel Prize

James Allison and Tasuku Honjo Win Nobel Prize

Their work, on stimulating the body's immune system to attack tumours, have produced "strikingly effective" therapies, the Nobel Assembly of Sweden's Karolinska Institute said . Allison said in a sta...

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Family Outraged After Women Die Trapped in Flooded Van Driven by Deputies

Family Outraged After Women Die Trapped in Flooded Van Driven by Deputies

According to the Marion County Coroner, the deceased individuals are Windy Newton, 45, of Shallotte, NC and Nicolette Green, 43, of Myrtle Beach. Chief Deputy Tom Fox said the van was overtaken by w...

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