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New York City To Roll Out Program Guaranteeing Health Care to Residents

New York City To Roll Out Program Guaranteeing Health Care to Residents

The $100million plan would reach 600,000 uninsured New Yorkers, including undocumented immigrants, low-income residents who can't afford current insurance plans, and the "young invincibles" who don't ...

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First pediatric flu death reported to NJ Department of Health

First pediatric flu death reported to NJ Department of Health

The 2017-2018 flu season killed the most people since the late 1970s, the CDC also said at the time. Residents should also remember that it takes about two weeks for the flu shot to take full ef...

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Dovish Fed Chief Powell Delivers What the Markets Wanted

Dovish Fed Chief Powell Delivers What the Markets Wanted

The head of the Fed, once confirmed by the Senate, can only be removed "for cause", not a policy disagreement. But some investors have anxious that that process could push long-term rates higher at ...

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Kentucky Health Officials Report Widespread Flu Activity

Kentucky Health Officials Report Widespread Flu Activity

The Oklahoma State Department of Health said 247 people have been hospitalized in the state since the flu season officially began September 1. It was the highest flu-related death toll in at least 40 ...

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Flu vaccine still available at Iroquois County Public Health Department

Flu vaccine still available at Iroquois County Public Health Department

Coloradoans should protect themselves and others now - before flu season peaks. Looking at the new NORC report , Webby worries about "the quarter of people [age] 60-plus that are not getting vaccin...

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MP startles parliament, reveals he is HIV positive

MP startles parliament, reveals he is HIV positive

There's been a lot of progress in the fight against AIDS over the past 30 years, but as the 30th World AIDS Day is observed on December 1 - people still die from the disease. It comes after Labour M...

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40 million people with diabetes will be left without insulin by 2030

40 million people with diabetes will be left without insulin by 2030

The report drew data from the International Diabetes Federation and other studies, and looked at the needs of people with type 2 diabetes across 220 countries. "Despite the UN's commitment to treat ...

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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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