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Flu is here - but it's not too late to vaccinate

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However, overall the province has given 278,000 doses of the vaccine , up eight per cent from past year. The 74-year-old man was vaccinated but the 64-year-old man was not, the county said. We still need to do more research to determine if it's actually helping prevent transmission of the flu from one person to another. Trevor Phillips, Executive Chairman of hVIVO , said in a press release , "The successful achievement of statistical significance in the primary endpoints from two Phase ... Read More »

De Blasio announces health care coverage for all New Yorkers

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The new NYC Care plan, which de Blasio said will be funded without tax increases, is an expansion of the city's existing MetroPlus plan covering hospital bills for low-income residents. or in Albany?" I want to make sure that's really, really clear. The ultimate solution is single payer health insurance for this whole country, or Medicare for all. Read More »

Flu season underway, not too late to get your flu shot

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While Allison had mild asthma, about half of children who die from the flu are otherwise healthy, according to the CDC . "There were just a lot more cases", she said. You can get a vaccine at any time, but officials recommend getting it as soon as possible. Still, most Albertans don't get vaccinated. Meanwhile, in Minnesota, the number of weekly flu-related hospitalizations remains far below figures in previous years. Read More »

'We were astonished': Man coughs up huge mystery blood clot

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But one man in California shocked his doctors when he coughed up an unusual-looking blood clot: It was in the shape of his lung. The unnamed patient was being treated at the intensive care unit at the University of California San Francisco Medical Centre, which was where reports say he started coughing violently. Read More »

Know Your HIV Status and Take Control

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The fact that the number of deaths among those on treatment and those that are not is nearly the same is an indication that there is a serious problem. He shared that he's now "HIV positive undetectable". "Their reluctance to make the HIV prevention drug PrEP available on the NHS is disgraceful". Read More »

Gene-editing scientist under scrutiny by Chinese officials

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The case shows "there has been a failure of self-regulation by the scientific community" and said the conference committee would meet and issue a statement on Thursday about the future of the field, Mr Baltimore added. "We only found out about it after it happened, and after the children were even born". Other prominent researchers, such as Harvard's George Chruch, said that he thinks attempting gene editing to prevent HIV is "justifiable". Read More »

NEW Loblaw Pulls Romaine from Shelves Due to E. Coli Outbreak

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Grocery giants Empire Company Ltd., Loblaw Companies Ltd. and Metro Inc. said on Wednesday they were temporarily taking hundreds of products containing the vegetable off shelves at thousands of grocery stores that they own. At least one person has died and more than 160 people have reportedly gotten sick in 35 states. 'Retailers will be pulling romaine and possibly all other lettuce/leafy greens from their shelves (a process called quarantining) until the source is found'. Read More »

Heidi Klum wins Halloween with epic Princess Fiona costume

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The pair arrived in a fairy-tale style chariot and even pushed a pram with little ogre babies in it. Previously, the beauty had teased that her costume wouldn't be scary, and would instead be "cute". The supermodel has been hosting star-studded and now legendary Halloween parties since 2000, and her costume reveal has become one of the highlights of the holiday for many. Read More »

Lifestyle Changes To Prevent Breast Cancer In Young Women

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Anastasia Dekantios, co-owner of temporary tattoo website jewelflashtattoos.com, will be hosting a special "pop-up shop" in remembrance of her mother and in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month at The Connection in Summit October 17, from 3 - 6 p.m. Read More »

Cute flaccid myelitis: Three new cases of rare polio-like illness emerge

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Cases of the "polio-like" illness acute flaccid myelitis are surfacing among more children across the US, with reports of the condition that can lead to paralysis and death coming in from several states over the last few days. However, even that may not be enough as AFM can also come on due to environmental factors and genetic disorders. She is now being treated at Lurie Children's Hospital. Read More »

Selena Gomez checks into mental health institution

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She was dejected and emotional over an alarmingly low white blood cell count in the wake of her kidney transplant. After leaving a medical centre, she reportedly had an emotional meltdown and was readmitted to the mental health facility . Read More »

Rally in Chicago against the policy "anti-women" of Trump

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Following arguably the biggest - and hardest fought - victory of his controversy-strewn presidency, Trump was crowing. The organizers of the march of Chicago , which is held under the slogan "let us Walk up to the polls " (#MarchToThePolls), have planned this gathering a few weeks before the parliamentary elections in mid-term, during which the democratic Party hopes to regain control of the House of representatives to the republicans. Read More »

Justice Brett Kavanaugh's Road to the Supreme Court Spurs Controversy

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Senate seat in 2020, accusing Collins of betraying women", Fox News personality Martha MacCallum reported. Pedersen agrees with Fitzgibbon that the attention on the congressional races will have an impact on turnout, and could be a factor in races like the 47th, which overlaps with the 8th Congressional District race between Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Kim Schrier and where incumbent Republican state Sen. Read More »

New Jersey man dies after contracting brain-eating parasite

It's unclear if the park remained closed Sunday morning and the CDC did not immediately respond to The Associated Press' call seeking information on whether others who visited could have Naegleria fowleri . The owner of the surf resort, Stuart E. Parsons Jr., said he will continue to comply with requests related to the investigation of Stabile's death . Read More »

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Immune System Cancer Research

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Allison, a professor at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, discovered that a molecule called CTLA-4 (cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen 4) acts as a "brake" on the immune system; remove the brake and-in many cases-immune cells are unleashed to fight the cancer. Read More »

Bodies recovered of mental health patients almost 24 hours after drowning

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Horry County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Brooke Holden said a sheriff's office van was carrying two "detainees" and two deputies to Darlington on Tuesday night when it was overtaken by floodwaters. In the statement provided by police, HCSO cited two state laws saying officers are "authorized and required to take into custody and transport [the person] to the hospital designated by the certification". Read More »