• School boys will soon be given cancer vaccine
School boys will soon be given cancer vaccine

It's believed that 5 per cent of all cancers are liked to the HPV virus , including cervical, penile, anal and genital cancers, which this vaccination can protect against. That would include some 30,000 cancer cases in males. Mary Ramsay, head of immunisation at PHE, said: "This universal programme offers us the opportunity to make HPV-related d...

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  • Bernie Sanders Rebuffs Biden, Says He and AOC Have Agenda 'America Needs'
Bernie Sanders Rebuffs Biden, Says He and AOC Have Agenda 'America Needs'

Biden: "I think Ocasio-Cortez is a brilliant, bright woman, but she won a primary". Pressed about his ability to take on Trump in a hypothetical general election matchup following his bruising debate performance , Biden sought to dispel any concerns.

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  • Ebola kills child in Uganda as two new cases confirmed
Ebola kills child in Uganda as two new cases confirmed

In its weekly situation report , the WHO said the boy identified as Uganda's first patient and his mother are from Uganda and had been in the DRC's Mabalako health zone, where they attended the burial of the boy's grandfather, who had died from Ebola in the community on Jun 1.

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  • Measles: Cases top modern record, Chicago launches measles vaccine finder
Measles: Cases top modern record, Chicago launches measles vaccine finder

Decades ago, before widespread use of the measles vaccine, about 3 million to 4 million people a year became sick with the disease in the United States with 400 to 500 deaths a year. The two jurisdictions account for the majority of the cases this year, with a total of 643. Vaccinations against the highly contagious virus are widespread across ...

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  • Are you protected from getting measles?
Are you protected from getting measles?

According to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ), the main reason behind this is inadequate vaccination of the general population. According to the state department of health , many Hoosiers do not know their vaccine status, or have been given an inactive strain of the virus once.

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  • Tenn. health department confirms first measles case of 2019
Tenn. health department confirms first measles case of 2019

US measles cases have surged again, and are on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years. Over the past year, the largest numbers have been in Ukraine , Madagascar and India, with each reporting more than 60,000 cases. The attendant was breathing through a respirator, reported The Times of Israel . During an outbreak, people are...

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  • Once Again Confirmed Cases of Measles Skyrocket in Hudson Valley
Once Again Confirmed Cases of Measles Skyrocket in Hudson Valley

The declaration comes after the NYC Health Department issued Commissioner's Orders last week to all yeshivas and day care programs serving the Orthodox Jewish community in Williamsburg. But unvaccinated children and adults pose very real dangers to infants too young to be vaccinated, to people with compromised immune systems (such as those underg...

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  • Braun: Have a concrete plan for health care
Braun: Have a concrete plan for health care

What makes this widespread Republican subscription to asinine conspiracy theories about election stealing especially risky is that it reflects and feeds their leader's inability to accept electoral setbacks as legitimate. Trump said in a series of tweets on April 1 . "So we don't have a misunderstanding about that", McConnell said Tuesday. Ve...

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  • Chicago Police Open Internal Investigation Into Alleged Leaks In Jussie Smollett Case
Chicago Police Open Internal Investigation Into Alleged Leaks In Jussie Smollett Case

Additionally, "dozens" of workers at Northwestern Memorial Hospital have been fired for improperly reviewing the medical records of Smollett. Smollett has maintained that he is a victim and has denied all the allegations that he staged the incident.

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  • Beto O'Rourke Supports US Marijuana Legalization
Beto O'Rourke Supports US Marijuana Legalization

O'Rourke said Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey in 2017 and his tweeting to then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions to bring an end the Russian Federation investigation were potential examples of obstruction of justice. "So if you want Elizabeth to build a campaign to compete in this race, you've got to be in this race with her". A wo...

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  • Measles Outbreak Has Cost Washington More Than $1 Million
Measles Outbreak Has Cost Washington More Than $1 Million

Its complications include severe diarrhea, pneumonia, blindness, and even death, according to the DOH. Nine out of 10 unvaccinated people who are exposed to the virus will contract it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  • Washington state declares state of emergency following measles outbreak
Washington state declares state of emergency following measles outbreak

Health officials are looking at a number of other suspected cases. Of those cases, 24 confirmed cases involved children 10 years or younger, and nine more involved children between the ages of 11 and 18, ABC News reported . Rep. Paul Harris, who represents Clark County, says his bill in the House is aiming to get personal exemptions off the tab...

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  • Kamala Harris begins presidential campaign
Kamala Harris begins presidential campaign

The senator from California is speaking at a rally in her hometown of Oakland, the formal kickoff of her campaign for the nomination. MA senator Elizabeth Warren and South Bend Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg have announced exploratory committees - used to determine whether a potential candidate should run for office.

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  • Sleep deprivation accelerates Alzheimer's brain damage
Sleep deprivation accelerates Alzheimer's brain damage

AD results from both genetic and environmental risk factors, such as aging, which combine to result in epigenetic changes, leading to gene expression changes, but little is known about how that occurs. When the mice were disturbed during times they were typically asleep or resting, their tau levels doubled. According to Brendan Lucey, MD the same...

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  • Health Stocks Prepare for Market Jolt After Obamacare Ruling
Health Stocks Prepare for Market Jolt After Obamacare Ruling

Despite the ruling , Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) has stated that the exchanges remain open and 2018 and 2019 coverage will not be impacted. The Texas judge agreed. "Nearly a decade of constant and cynical assault on what was supposed to be a compromise bill has pushed the Democratic Party left on health care policy , and persuaded Dem...

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  • Google Fit update brings home screen widgets
Google Fit update brings home screen widgets

The update hasn't hit any of my devices yet, but it's coming this week according to Google - keep your eyes peeled. Following a massive redesign of the Fit app, Google is adding new Wear OS features and widgets. Last but not least, Google Fit on Wear OS is getting guided breathing exercises similar to what we've seen on Samsung's Gear/Gal...

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  • Trump urges Democrats to join hands, but remains defiant
Trump urges Democrats to join hands, but remains defiant

Democrats have promised to hold oversight hearings on the Trump administration when they take control in January. As of early Wednesday, Democrats had won 219 races and the Republicans 193, with winners undetermined in 23 races. In Kansas, Democrat Sharice Davids beat a GOP incumbent to become the first gay Native American woman elected to ...

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  • Man dies from extremely rare ‘SQUIRREL DISEASE’ after eating rodent’s BRAINS
Man dies from extremely rare ‘SQUIRREL DISEASE’ after eating rodent’s BRAINS

Judging by his brain scans and other tests, the man had likely come down with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), a form of the rare and universally fatal neurodegenerative ailment . What is Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)? A variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob (vCJD) captured the public attention in the 1990s when people in the United Kingdom de...

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  • 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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