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They are likely to debate the findings of a new report from WHO, which states that mental health should be explicitly included in global policy as mental health problems kill more young people than any other cause worldwide. On past occasions, the singer has reminded audiences that mental health is equally important to a person's well-being as physical health. Because of culture-related factors, such as family conflict, perceived discrimination and ethnic identity, many Chinese ...
  • Nikki Haley Resigning as U.S. Ambassador to United Nations

    Nikki Haley Resigning as U.S. Ambassador to United Nations

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    Nevertheless, the announcement surprised many in the Trump administration. There was no immediate reaction from Haley or indication that the study was connected to her resignation. As ambassador, Haley was an outspoken and often forceful envoy - someone whom foreign diplomats looked to for guidance from an administration known for haphazard and inconsistent policy positions.
  • Local Residents Raise Money For Cancer In Pink Themed Campaign

    Local Residents Raise Money For Cancer In Pink Themed Campaign

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    This accounts for 15 percent of global cancer deaths. The abbreviated breast MRI is only provided to women with dense breasts who have had a mammogram within the previous 12 months, are age 40 or over, have no symptoms of breast disease, no history of breast cancer and no gene mutation.
  • Cancer Researchers Win 2018 Nobel Prize For Medicine

    Cancer Researchers Win 2018 Nobel Prize For Medicine

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    Allison , a renowned immunologist, on Tuesday shared the Nobel Prize for his discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation. Allison's insight, Perlmann said, was to trigger the brakes instead. As a researcher, "I like being on the edge and being wrong a lot". Arnault, 72, is married to a member of the Swedish Academy which selects the Nobel Literature Prize victor, and his cultural club Forum received generous funding from the Academy.
  • Flannery ousted at GE after less than 2 years

    Flannery ousted at GE after less than 2 years

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    Last week, shares in the company fell seven percent, pushing GE's market capitalization below $100 billion and causing Wall Street analysts to cut their price targets. The deal expanded GE's exposure to gas, coal and nuclear power . Since then, GE has announced the sale of several divisions, including its rail and health technology units.
  • Klobuchar Grills Kavanaugh On Drinking At Nomination Hearing

    Klobuchar Grills Kavanaugh On Drinking At Nomination Hearing

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    Kavanaugh found himself prompted under questioning to define frat house phrases from his yearbook like "ralph" - a slang verb meaning to vomit from too many drinks - in a Supreme Court nomination hearing. "I'm sorry about that". "She was willing to come forward, not to just a jury box of strangers...for the nation", said Klobuchar. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) about the definition of the term "ralph".
  • Our opinion: Get vaccinated for flu season

    Our opinion: Get vaccinated for flu season

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    Last year's flu-related deaths included 180 children, the highest in a regular (non-pandemic) flu season since 2012-2013, although not as high as the 358 children who died during the 2009 flu pandemic. 27 press conference, the CDC announced this past flu season was the deadliest in 40 years. Flu vaccination has become even more critical as the understanding of post-flu illness has increased over the past 10 years, said William Schaffner , M.D., medical director at the National ...
  • Sanders says Democrats were ‘absolutely disgraceful’ and ‘exploited’ Kavanaugh, Ford

    Sanders says Democrats were ‘absolutely disgraceful’ and ‘exploited’ Kavanaugh, Ford

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    The vote was initially scheduled for earlier, and after Democrats failed to force Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, to call additional witnesses to testify some Democratic members on the committee walked out of the hearing. Supreme Court. Kavanaugh angrily said he was innocent and the victim of "grotesque and obvious character assassination". The Tennessee Republican, who isn't on the Judiciary Committee, said that Kavanaugh is "qualified to serve".
  • World Alzheimer’s Day: Why US Dementia Rates Will Likely Double By 2060

    World Alzheimer’s Day: Why US Dementia Rates Will Likely Double By 2060

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    Despite decades of research and hundreds of millions of dollars, the precise cause of the neurodegenerative disease - which leaves victims suffering from memory loss, disorientation and behavioural problems - remains poorly understood. The report also addressed the need to support caregivers of Alzheimer's and dementia patients and the importance of early diagnosis. Most American adults are anxious they'll develop Alzheimer's , but they're also optimistic that there will be a cure for ...
  • Flu Shots Available At Margaret Mary Health Starting Oct. 1

    Flu Shots Available At Margaret Mary Health Starting Oct. 1

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    But this isn't because the vaccinations don't work for most people. The Floyd County Health Department, 16 East 12 Street, Rome, is now offering flu vaccines on a walk-in basis. Months after the state's deadliest flu season in at least 30 years, health officials said Wednesday that they already are seeing an unusual uptick in cases as they prepare for the next season.
  • Supermarket Yogurt May Contain More Sugar Than You Think

    Supermarket Yogurt May Contain More Sugar Than You Think

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    The researchers note that yoghurt is an important source of nutrients including calcium, protein and vitamin B12, and is linked to digestive benefits. Dietary guidelines recommend low-fat and low-sugar dairy products. Yogurts marked as "desserts" contained the most sugar , with an average of 16.4 grams per 100 grams.
  • Low-dose aspirin doesn't extend healthy living in older people

    Low-dose aspirin doesn't extend healthy living in older people

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    Though aspirin has been around for more than 100 years, it was unclear whether healthy older people should take it as a preventive to keep them healthy for longer, he says, adding "aspirin is the most widely used of all preventive drugs and an answer to this question is long overdue".