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Antimicrobial resistance causing 700,000 deaths annually, health experts claim

Antimicrobial resistance causing 700,000 deaths annually, health experts claim

This means that antibiotics will no longer be able to treat illnesses like pneumonia, tuberculosis, strep throat, and other bacterial infections effectively. Amoxicillin and amoxicillin/clavulanic a...

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Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace begins this week

Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace begins this week

If the person refuses to give one, the SCC says do not do business with them. In some states, and for some types of plans, premiums will decline. The 2019 sign-up season begins just days before Tues...

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Ptcl organizes breast cancer awareness

Ptcl organizes breast cancer awareness

Breast Cancer survivor Brandy Williamson said, "Nobody can get rid of cancer if we don't do some research". "Here at the hospital", said Natasha Hartman, supervisor for mammography at Martha's Vi...

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Six Children Dead in Viral Outbreak at New Jersey Pediatrics Center

Six Children Dead in Viral Outbreak at New Jersey Pediatrics Center

Dr. Amesh Adalja, a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security, who is not involved in the outbreak investigation, agreed that the deaths in this outbreak may be partial...

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2 cases of polio-like illness confirmed in Wisconsin

2 cases of polio-like illness confirmed in Wisconsin

A rare polio-like illness has been confirmed in a Florida girl, the state's first case of acute flaccid myelitis , television station WFTS reported . Five children in Maryland have contracted sy...

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United Kingdom companies can't afford to ignore mental health issues

United Kingdom companies can't afford to ignore mental health issues

The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worl...

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Six Minnesota Children Under 10 Have Contracted a Rare 'Polio-Like' Illness

Six Minnesota Children Under 10 Have Contracted a Rare 'Polio-Like' Illness

State health officials have issued an alert to doctors after six Minnesota children were diagnosed with a rare, polio-like disorder that causes reduced mobility or paralysis in the arms and legs. "T...

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Flu season on the horizon

Flu season on the horizon

Michael Isaac, Manitoba's acting chief provincial public health officer. Most standard-dose shots that people get this year will be quadrivalent, meaning they can protect against four viruses. The lig...

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Brett Kavanaugh ‘a victim of lies and deception’

Brett Kavanaugh ‘a victim of lies and deception’

Mr Kavanaugh's elevation to the high court had been considered safe until California university professor Christine Blasey Ford went public with explosive allegations that he had sexually assaulted ...

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Rockport police fundraising for breast cancer research

Rockport police fundraising for breast cancer research

The Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Pink Out Game with Tahlequah Middle School on Thursday. Temple Israel of West Palm Beach will also provide its annual "Worship in Pink" service ...

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Who is Nobel Medicine Prize victor James P Allison?

Who is Nobel Medicine Prize victor James P Allison?

Allison went into cancer research because he always wanted to be the first person to figure something out. "I never dreamed my research would take the direction it has", he said. "The temporary acti...

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Trump shaken by Ford, but backs Kavanaugh after hearing

Trump shaken by Ford, but backs Kavanaugh after hearing

Christine Blasey Ford will testify, in a highly anticipated Senate hearing Thursday, that she believed Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh was going to rape her at a high school house party i...

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Women die in flooded van driven by SC deputies

Women die in flooded van driven by SC deputies

Rescue crews needed about 45 minutes to find the van, which was underwater at that point, and plucked the Horry County deputies from the roof, the sheriff said. "It makes it seem like someone took a...

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Low dose aspirin risks overwhelm benefits in healthy elderly

But the new worldwide study followed 19,114 seniors for an average of 4.7 years. It found that for older people with no history of heart attack, stroke or congestive heart failure taking a daily ...

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Boxing Made John McCain

Boxing Made John McCain

The six-term Republican senator and one-time GOP presidential nominee has been away from Washington since December. Thank you for all your continued support and prayers. "And the spirit that drove him...

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CDC studying measles outbreak in NC, other states

CDC studying measles outbreak in NC, other states

It can be accompanied by flu-like symptoms such as a fever and runny nose. The CDC's 2018 midyear measles report appears high in comparison with recent years. Numerous cases in the U.S.in 2014 we...

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Amazon acquires PillPack online pharmacy, upending drug delivery business

Amazon acquires PillPack online pharmacy, upending drug delivery business

The service is available in 49 states, with its main pharmacy located in Manchester, New Hampshire. The company serves patients who take multiple medications, sorting those medications into individual...

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