• Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states — CDC
Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states — CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there are now 62 cases across 22 states this year. The agency said it is very concerned about it. "We don't know if it's something contagious". Working with local and state health departments and hospitals, the CDC has been able to confirm a number of these cases faster, she said.

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  • Fight breast cancer and get a coffee
Fight breast cancer and get a coffee

Although the risk for breast cancer increases with age, the American College of Radiology recommends that women start annual screenings at age 40. "Annual mammograms can be eliminated for those at high risk", says Olopade, who says that the best way to detect breast cancer in this group is an MRI every six months.

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  • Climate-Change Heatwaves Will Cause Mental Health Crises in Miami, Study Warns
Climate-Change Heatwaves Will Cause Mental Health Crises in Miami, Study Warns

While all three factors were significantly associated with worse mental health, there was a clear hierarchy among them - hurricanes were the worst, followed by long-term warming and short-term temperature changes. Is it possible that climate change can make a harmful impact on our mental health? Finally, the team considered the toll of hurricanes...

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  • Trump apologises to Kavanaugh for bitter campaign, United States News & Top Stories
Trump apologises to Kavanaugh for bitter campaign, United States News & Top Stories

With police standing by, a handful of protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court building, holding signs saying "Shame" and "He sits on a throne of lies", while chanting, "This isn't over, we're still here". Gorsuch responded with a faux grimace of pain. While they may have gotten their base riled up, Democrats seem to have hurt themselves ove...

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  • NYU To Cover Tuition For All Medical Students
NYU To Cover Tuition For All Medical Students

However, students will still have to pay for annual room and board, and other living expenses. Tuition had been set at $55,018 for the coming year. Graduates move towards higher-paying areas of medicine over paediatrics, primary care or gynaecology due to their "staggering student loans".

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  • Manitoba child the province's first human case of West Nile for 2018
Manitoba child the province's first human case of West Nile for 2018

It's the first human case of the virus in Colorado for the 2018 mosquito season. "Mosquito-borne diseases overall are increasing", CDC spokeswoman Kate Fowley told weather.com. Of those, 23 cases involved meningitis or encephalitis. Preventative measures include wearing long-sleeved shirts, long trousers, and using mosquito repellant containing...

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  • Smoking now banned in public housing
Smoking now banned in public housing

HUD announced in November 2016 that all federally-owned public housing must be smokefree by July 30, 2018. The American Lung Association estimated the new rule will protect 2 million people - including 690,000 children - nationwide from secondhand smoke.

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  • Hot dog freebies and weiner deals Wednesday
Hot dog freebies and weiner deals Wednesday

What's in a name: Hot dogs got their nickname "frankfurters" after being invented in in Frankfurt, Germany in 1484. Two hot dogs for $5 through July 22. Customers can redeem one coupon per person per transaction at participating locations in 41 states. Over at Philly Pretzel Factory , the first 100 customers get a free pretzel dog .

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  • Need Fourth of July Plans? We've got you covered
Need Fourth of July Plans? We've got you covered

The only exception to the rule is public displays that have received the proper permits. The Maryland Symphony Orchestra's Salute to Independence concert is slated to begin at 7:30 p.m. To celebrate our freedom and everything that makes America great, we compiled a list of all the festivals, parades, fireworks and fun to make this year's July 4t...

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  • Lump That Moved Across Woman’s Face Leads to Stomach-Churning Find
Lump That Moved Across Woman’s Face Leads to Stomach-Churning Find

Vladimir Kartashev of Rostov State Medical University in Russian Federation wrote in a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine . A further 10 days later, it had moved again, this time puffing up the left side of her upper lip. Five days later, another bump appeared above her left eye. She finally visited a physician who reported a "superfi...

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  • Gaming addiction is now a mental health problem
Gaming addiction is now a mental health problem

People with gaming disorder increasingly prioritize gaming over other activities, even when that could yield negative consequences. "Studies suggest that gaming disorder affects only a small proportion of people who engage in digital- or video-gaming activities", the World Health Organization says on its website.

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  • At a fashion show, Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered
At a fashion show, Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered

In 2016, 745 suicides were reported in Minnesota. Psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz told "CBS This Morning: Saturday" that the best way to start a conversation with a loved one or friend you are anxious about is to simply start with, "Can I talk to you".

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  • Harvey Weinstein charged with rape, sex crime-related offenses against 2 women
Harvey Weinstein charged with rape, sex crime-related offenses against 2 women

He's accused of confining a woman in a Manhattan hotel room and raping her in 2013, according to a court complaint. Weinstein's spokesman Juda Engelmayer and his lawyer Benjamin Brafman both declined to comment to Reuters on Thursday on the charges.

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  • Interview Magazine Shutting Down, Heads for Liquidation
Interview Magazine Shutting Down, Heads for Liquidation

Interview has been embroiled in tabloid drama over the past few weeks, ever since former editorial director Fabien Baron sued the magazine for $600,000. Interview Editor Ezra Marcus told CNNMoney that staffers were informed that the magazine is filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in a meeting on Monday.

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  • FDA clears new tool in fight against opioid epidemic
FDA clears new tool in fight against opioid epidemic

Opioid withdrawal includes symptoms - such as anxiety, agitation, sleep problems, muscle aches, runny nose, sweating, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and drug craving - that occur after stopping or reducing the use of opioids in anyone with physical dependence on opioids.

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  • Campaign for Assembly elections in Karnataka ends
Campaign for Assembly elections in Karnataka ends

In Badami, he is pitted against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah . On a related note, Karnataka goes to polls on Saturday. On days the prime minister wasn't in Karnataka , he used technology to connect with the party's cadres via his personal mobile app.

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  • E. coli outbreak from lettuce shows up in Minnesota
E. coli outbreak from lettuce shows up in Minnesota

They say the cases are both from the metro area and greater Minnesota counties and that 90 percent of those sick are women . Seventeen of the individuals who have been hospitalized developed a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome , which causes the red blood cells to be destroyed.

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  • American Gods season 2 begins production
American Gods season 2 begins production

Fuller and Green served as the showrunners for the first season, and are set to be replaced by Jesse Alexander for the second season. American Gods , Starz's romp through a world in which the gods of classic mythology are being usurped by new gods , is going a skip year between Seasons 1 and 2, according to the first video evidence of Sea...

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  • Power restored to 1 million in Puerto Rico after total blackout
Power restored to 1 million in Puerto Rico after total blackout

A driver drives a vehicle along the street after Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), the island's power company, said on 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.

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  • Night owls 'more likely to die early'
Night owls 'more likely to die early'

There wasn't much difference among people who fell in the middle. "It could be that people who are up late have an internal biological clock that doesn't match their external environment", Knutson said in a statement . After controlling for factors like age, sex, ethnicity, body mass index, smoking status and sleep duration, the researchers disc...

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