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FDA warns against using teething remedies for babies

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The FDA said parents and caregivers should stop using the products and companies should stop selling them. It is also asking for new warnings on benzocaine products for adults. However, the babies experiencing these problems should get medical attention immediately. Out of 119 cases reviewed in detail, mostly involving adults (with the benzocaine-containing product most commonly used during transesophageal echocardiography), 36 reported methemoglobinemia levels of 30% to 55% - a normal ... Read More »

US President Trump Cannot Legally Block Followers On Twitter, Rules US Judge

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A United States judge in NY on Wednesday ruled that President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users from his account on the social media platform based on their political views. " Trump's personal Twitter account has become a public forum and this court concluded that he can not block those who disagree with him and only allow those who agree with him". Read More »

In Congo outbreak, Ebola vaccine faces reality tests

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The city of about one million people is a transport hub on the Congo River, prompting fears that the virus could now spread further, threatening the capital Kinshasa and surrounding countries. The risk to countries in the region was now "high", raised from "moderate", but the global risk remained "low", the World Health Organization said. Read More »

Tennessee joins states suing OxyContin maker

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Stenehjem says depending on how the settlement progresses goes, the state could amend its complaint to add other manufactures or bring separate suits. Anesthesiologist Dr. Carlos "Nick" Lee explained to legislators how more doctors are trying to strike a balance when managing a patient's pain, but it's often hard. Read More »

Trump admits to reimbursing lawyer who paid off porn star

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The US president's filing states he repaid Michael Cohen, his personal lawyer, for an expense between $100,001 and $250,000. Cohen made a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford , shortly before the November 8, 2016, presidential election in exchange for her staying silent about an alleged affair she had with Trump. Read More »

15:33Mobile Lab in DRC's Bikoro to Tackle New Ebola Outbreak

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Children's Fund (UNICEF). After that, vaccination of health care workers and people who have been in contact with cases will begin. Of the 39 cases of Ebola reported since April 5, two have been confirmed using laboratory tests. dollars from the Central Emergency Response Funds, and the Welcome Trust has provided 2 million pounds sterling for critical research needs. Last week, Peter Salama, deputy director-general of emergency preparedness and response at the World Health Organization, ... Read More »

TALAT: Surf lights up blue in San Diego

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A red tide is sparking a light show on some California beaches. The Birch Aquarium at Scripps now has a display called, " Infinity Cube " that explains the phenomenon. Bioluminescence expert Michael Latz , a scientist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, explained the red tide phenomenon. While it is unknown is how long the red tide will last - the one in 2013 lasted one week - it is predicted that this particular red tide could last between a week to a few monrhs. Read More »

Ebola outbreak kills 17 in Congo: health ministry

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Learn how to make money online. Last year's Ebola outbreak in DRC was recorded about a year after graduating in West Africa the most deadly epidemic of the disease. Doctors Without Borders is one of the organizations who will assist the WHO, and the response will be modelled after the methods used in a 2017 Ebola outbreak that occurred in another DRC province. Read More »

CervicalCheck boss steps down amid smear test blunder

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Not only were they looking for proof of any personal injury or hurt - but they were also calling on her to prove that this was materially and specifically related to the delay in providing her with her false negative smear test result. 'I have sent in a senior team to CervicalCheck, they have pulled the files of all 206 women, these are women that would have been in 15 different hospitals around the country, a lot of different clinicians'. Read More »

FDA Cracks Down On Juul E-Cigarettes Popular In Schools

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In response to reports of adolescents using its products, Juul has invested in education and prevention efforts such as "secret shoppers" who test to make sure retailers are not selling to minors, Juul Labs' chief administration officer Ashley Gould told CNBC in December. Read More »

Israel Threaten to Destroy S-300 Russian Missile System in Syria

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If Israel attacks them, they said, it will suffer "catastrophic consequences". They repeatedly blamed the rebels and opposition activists for possessing and deploying chemical weapons . Israel has not taken sides in the Syrian civil war, but its air force has carried out dozens of airstrikes during the fighting, a lot of them believed to have been aimed at suspected arms shipments to Hezbollah. Read More »

Puerto Rico hit by islandwide blackout again after hurricane

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Workers had been removing a fallen tower when the machine got too close to an energized line and an electrical ground fault caused the outage, according to Mammoth Energy, Cobra's parent company. A general view shows buildings after Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), the island's power company, said Wednesday that a major power line failure in southern Puerto Rico cut electricity to nearly all customers, in San Juan, Puerto Rico April 18, 2018. Read More »

Visit of Prime Minister of India to Sweden (16-17 April 2018)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a short walk with the Prime Minister of Sweden, Stefan Lofven from Sager House to Rosenbad, in Stockholm . "PM urged Icelandic companies to look at India as an investment destination in blue economy and geothermal energy and strengthen cooperation in education, tourism and culture", Kumar said. Read More »

Britain accuses Moscow of spying on Skripals for at least five years

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Referring to the 2006 death of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, Sedwill said Russian Federation had the operational means to carry out such an attack against Skripal. It published the unusual allegations in an 8,000-word report on the incident after the Kremlin was accused of using a military grade nerve agent in Salisbury, on March 4. Read More »

A drink a day could be deadly, study finds

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The study also found that alcohol consumption was linked with an increased risk of stroke or heart failure , as well as an increased risk of death from hypertensive disease ( high blood pressure ) or an aortic aneurysm . Tim Chico, professor of cardiovascular medicine at the University of Sheffield, reckons the study is proof that drinking lots and getting away with it is "too good to be true". Read More »

"Despicable!" Melbourne woman who faked cancer jailed for scamming $40K

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Hanna Dickenson, a 24-year-old Australian woman, duped her family and accepted an amount of about A$40,000 (31,000 USD) after telling them that she was suffering from terminal cancer and required medical treatment overseas. Another person gave money on four separate occasions. Photographs Dickenson posted to her Facebook page led one of the scam's donors to voice suspicions to the police that things weren't on the up-and-up. Read More »

Chemical weapons watchdog to send inspectors to Syria

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President Trump on Wednesday issued a stern warning to Russian Federation, tweeting that he will direct an air strike at Syria in response to last week's chemical attack and chastising the Kremlin for its support of Syrian President Bashar Assad . Read More »

Barcelona defeat to Roma is down to Lionel Messi - pundit

However, goals from Edin Dzeko, Daniel De Rossi, and Kostas Manolas made Barcelona suffer a 3-0 defeat as the La Liga giants were stunningly knocked out of the Champions League on the away goal rule. Iniesta signed a "lifetime contract" with Barça as recently October, but it is increasingly expected that he will end his 22-year association with the club at the end of the season. Read More »