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Trump urges Americans to get measles vaccine

Trump urges Americans to get measles vaccine

Public health officials say decades of medical research proves vaccines are safe and effective at preventing once-common childhood illnesses like measles and mumps . The US outbreak has been blamed i...

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Pinellas Health Department investigating measles case in 72-year-old man

Pinellas Health Department investigating measles case in 72-year-old man

It's been described by the NHS chief as a "public health timebomb". "With measles cases nearly quadrupling in England in just one year, it is grossly irresponsible for anybody to spread scare stor...

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Measles Outbreak in Michigan Linked to Crisis in NY

Measles Outbreak in Michigan Linked to Crisis in NY

The parents of three children might also be summoned and fined for not vaccinating their children as per the Emergency Order . Israeli health officials issued an alert earlier this month about a ...

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READ: Bernie Sanders' Full 10 Years of Tax Returns

READ: Bernie Sanders' Full 10 Years of Tax Returns

During his town hall on Monday, Sanders , naturally, failed to say whether or not he himself would pay the wealth tax he has long championed. If Rettig declines to turn over the records by the new de...

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NY mandates vaccinations to contain measles

NY mandates vaccinations to contain measles

The CDC blames measles outbreaks across the United States on two factors: an increase in the number of people who bring measles into the country from overseas and pockets of unvaccinated people li...

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Deadly, drug-resistant fungus spreading through hospitals — CDC

Deadly, drug-resistant fungus spreading through hospitals — CDC

Its name is derived from "auris", the Latin word for ear. "The sicker you are, the more of a problem you have with your immune system, the more procedures you have done, then you will be much more p...

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NY measles emergency declared in Brooklyn

Those who didn't get the vaccine or are not immune to the virus may be fined $1,000. Those who are uninsured will pay what they can afford, de Blasio said , and those who cannot afford the vaccinati...

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New Jersey measles outbreak in Ocean County

New Jersey measles outbreak in Ocean County

However, businesses in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan could be affected. People who may have been exposed elsewhere were being notified directly, the Health Department said. The measles vac...

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Trump says ObamaCare replacement vote will happen after 2020 election

Trump says ObamaCare replacement vote will happen after 2020 election

President Donald Trump has taken control of the Republican Party in every state he needs to win next year, after enduring 2016 power struggles in important battlegrounds like OH and New Hampshire. ...

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U.S judge strikes down rule allowing 'skimpy' health insurance plans

U.S judge strikes down rule allowing 'skimpy' health insurance plans

Bates blocked a rule that was finalized a year ago that allows small businesses and self-employed people to band together to purchase insurance known as association health plans. Bush. "Was this a g...

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Rashida Tlaib continues to push Trump impeachment despite Mueller findings

Rashida Tlaib continues to push Trump impeachment despite Mueller findings

People are anxious, especially my part of the country about children being born with diabetes and how they are going to get health care. In the meantime Democrats will try to paint the administratio...

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Trump Justice Dept. Asks Court of Appeals to Erase Obamacare

Trump Justice Dept. Asks Court of Appeals to Erase Obamacare

Trump's administration is asking a federal appeals court to strike down the entire health care law. It creates a national reinsurance program to offset high medical bills for insurers and thereby...

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Can drinking hot tea increase your risk of oesophageal cancer?

Can drinking hot tea increase your risk of oesophageal cancer?

The researchers said that it would be "reasonable" to extrapolate their results to other types of hot drink. "Our research has also shown that people can reduce their risk of oesophageal cancer...

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4 new suspected measles cases in Washington

4 new suspected measles cases in Washington

A fourth measles case has been confirmed in Canterbury - a young woman who, like two of the other three confirmed cases, has connections with Rangiora. So far, only three states - Mississippi , Wes...

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Trump administration issues rule that could cost Planned Parenthood tens of millions

Trump administration issues rule that could cost Planned Parenthood tens of millions

Last month, a USA judge in California blocked a Trump administration birth control coverage rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from tak...

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State AG threatens legal action over Trump emergency declaration

State AG threatens legal action over Trump emergency declaration

Building the wall was a key election promise by Mr Trump . Speaking on the Senate floor, Mr McConnell sought to reassure politicians unsure of the President's position before taking a vote on the...

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Measles Outbreak Appears To Be Increasing Vaccination Rates

Measles Outbreak Appears To Be Increasing Vaccination Rates

Also fueling the spread of measles are adults who received only one shot of vaccine, instead of the two routinely given today, and may now need booster shots, Jankovic said. The vaccines include MMR, ...

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Health Officials Say 5 Cases Of Measles Confirmed In Texas

Health Officials Say 5 Cases Of Measles Confirmed In Texas

Already in 2019, we're on our way to our sixth case in Texas. Health officials in Texas have confirmed there are 5 cases of the Measles in the Lone Star state, with a 6th waiting to be confirmed. ...

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Northwest measles outbreak revives debate over vaccine laws

Northwest measles outbreak revives debate over vaccine laws

A measure introduced by Republican Rep. Paul Harris of Vancouver, Washington - the epicenter of the current outbreak - would remove the personal exemption specifically for the combined measles , mump...

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Democrat hopes to extend her unbeaten run to presidential race

Democrat hopes to extend her unbeaten run to presidential race

At the same time, Democratic candidates have shown increased willingness to put gun safety at the center of their campaigns. Harris , who had recently graduated law school, was appointed to her job...

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