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Investigators have been tracing back the romaine eaten by people sickened in the outbreak. The growing and harvesting of romaine lettuce has shifted to the winter growing regions of California's Imperial Valley, the desert region of Arizona in and around Yuma, and Florida.
  • Women chirpiest in the morning less likely to develop breast cancer

    Women chirpiest in the morning less likely to develop breast cancer

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    Rebecca Richmond told British newspaper The Independent. "In other words, it may not be the case that changing your habits changes your risk of breast cancer; it may be more complex than that", she noted. There is good news if you are a morning person. Starr, a breast cancer survivor, who is a part of the corporate sponsor Houlihan Lawrence, has been involved in these types of marches for years.
  • Uganda to vaccinate health workers against Ebola

    Uganda to vaccinate health workers against Ebola

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    At least some 3,000 frontline health workers in the five high-risk districts of Kabarole, Bunyangabo, Kasese, Bundibugyo, and Ntoroko , which border the DRC, are targeted. While the vaccine is not available for public use and is considered experimental, it's being handed out under a compassionate use program, the World Health Organization said.
  • FDA Approves New Opioid Despite Concerns Over Abuse And Misuse

    FDA Approves New Opioid Despite Concerns Over Abuse And Misuse

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    The drug approved Friday is a 30-microgram pill form of sufentanil , a powerful, 34-year-old opioid commonly used after surgery and in emergency rooms. Scott Gottlieb. The military wants to explore whether the pill can be used as a battlefield painkiller that is less cumbersome than liquid analgesics.
  • What Canadians need to know about Tuesday's United States midterm elections

    What Canadians need to know about Tuesday's United States midterm elections

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    Pretending your schools was special based upon where your family could afford to live was, in my cynical opinion , delusional. It will be a tempestuous two years certainly. What it would mean: Imagine a scenario in which Democrats lead 50-49 on Election Day in the Senate , and the eyes of the country - and the deep pockets of out-of-state money - descend on Mississippi.
  • Hospital offers help for Health Insurance Marketplace

    Hospital offers help for Health Insurance Marketplace

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    She says there are several low-priced plans - and even plans with no premiums at all - that will give you a discount based on income. When asked about how the 1322 waivers will play out, Mr. "Low-cost plans are available and New Jerseyans should visit GetCovered.Nj.gov to find out if they qualify for financial assistance with coverage". Last year's insurers are back, and Molly Moffett, who heads ACA enrollment efforts for the Community Health Council of Wyandotte County, said the premiums ...
  • Budget giveaways will benefit rich families 14 times more than the poor

    Budget giveaways will benefit rich families 14 times more than the poor

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    The budget, which was delivered by chancellor Philip Hammond on 29 October, details that the tax only applies to businesses with annual revenues of £500 million or more, and will come into effect in April 2020. "It's clearly not sustainable, or fair, that digital platform businesses can generate substantial value in the United Kingdom without paying tax here in respect of that business", Hammond said during his budget presentation to the British parliament.
  • Breast cancer treatment: No chemotherapy for early detection

    Breast cancer treatment: No chemotherapy for early detection

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    More than RM60,000 was raised through sales of a total of 25 golf flights as well as donations in aid of Breast Cancer Welfare Association (BCWA), National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM) and Persatuan Kanser Network (KanWork). In Tennessee, 5,590 women will be diagnosed this year, and 920 will die from the disease. In Twisting Fate , an empowering and informative memoir, the leading oncologist opens up about what it was like to go from doctor to patient and shares practical tips for dealing ...
  • Get on social media, track complaints: Supreme Court to CPCB

    Get on social media, track complaints: Supreme Court to CPCB

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    Singh said only farmers can not be blamed for pollution due to crop burning as the Ministry of Earth Sciences has said pollution load from transport was around 41 per cent. Dr Maria Neira, Director, Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health, WHO, said, "Air Pollution is stunting our children's brains, affecting their health in more ways than we suspected".
  • Ninth child dies from adenovirus at medical center

    Ninth child dies from adenovirus at medical center

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    A staff member at the facility also became ill, but has since recovered. Twenty-five pediatric cases of adenovirus have been connected to the outbreak at this facility, officials said. The ninth child became ill before October 22 and died on October 28, the New Jersey Department of Health said. Officials say the outbreak occurred between September 26 and October 22.
  • 'Pink Walk' organised to raise breast cancer awareness

    'Pink Walk' organised to raise breast cancer awareness

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    One in eight American women may face the condition in their lifetime but screening and quick action can save lives. She said everything's going well for her - well enough that she spoke about her fight with breast cancer to a crowd of city officials and downtown merchants at the "Winning Wednesday Breast Cancer Awareness Day" on the steps of City Hall Wednesday evening.
  • Organic Foods To Reduce Cancer Risks

    Organic Foods To Reduce Cancer Risks

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    At least three of them - glyphosate, malathion and diazinon - probably cause cancer , and others may be carcinogenic as well, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer. "This is a very difficult area to study, and it's very hard to accurately assess habitual consumption of organic food", says Frank B. Hu, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the department of nutrition, Harvard T.H.
  • State health officials investigating 5th suspected case of polio-like disease

    State health officials investigating 5th suspected case of polio-like disease

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    The cases are spread out across the country, for instance it is not showing geographic clustering in the appearances in 2014, 2016, and 2018. Most of the cases have been children. "It was one of the most horrific experiences of my life", said Palacios, of Columbus, Georgia. One linking thread is the timing, with the peak of the condition coming late in the summer and early autumn.
  • 6 children dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at rehab center

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    The outbreak has left six children dead and 12 others sick. "This is an ongoing outbreak investigation", the department said in its statement. The strain in the New Jersey outbreak is No. Adenovirus is a family of viruses that typically impact young children and cause mild illness, according to the Health Department. After experiencing cases of adenovirus in its pediatric unit, the center notified government health agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , ...
  • Shropshire builders don pink hard hats for breast cancer charity

    Shropshire builders don pink hard hats for breast cancer charity

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    In light of Breast Cancer Awareness Month , Danat Al Ain Resort in collaboration with Mediclinic Al Ain hosted Pink Power, a weekend walkathon last 19 October 2018. There are common misconceptions among college women about breast cancer, so this website serves as a place for them to learn more about the risks and how to deal with the diagnosis.
  • CDC: Antibiotic-resistant salmonella outbreak includes Virginia

    CDC: Antibiotic-resistant salmonella outbreak includes Virginia

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    Of the infected people, 21 were hospitalized but no deaths have been reported. The CDC said on Thursday that it is seeing 92 cases of salmonella from raw chicken products, including everything from pet food to chicken tenders. Most salmonella symptoms include Diarrhea, chills, vomiting, headache, blood in stool, nausea. Washing raw poultry and other raw meats before cooking is not advised - as germs can spread to other kitchen surfaces or utensils.