• Deadly Florence trudges inland in Carolinas with 'epic' rain, flooding
Deadly Florence trudges inland in Carolinas with 'epic' rain, flooding

Dozens of electric fix trucks massed to respond to damage expected to hit central North Carolina as rainwater collected into rivers headed to the coast. "Unfortunately we've still got several days to go", Brock Long, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, told Fox News. There is transportation provided for anyone who needs it, th...

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  • Embattled blood-testing company Theranos will dissolve
Embattled blood-testing company Theranos will dissolve

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and former president Ramesh Balwani are facing criminal charges of wire fraud . Starting in a basement located a few blocks away from campus, Holmes transformed her company to be worth over $1 billion in seven years time .

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  • Final farewells for Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol
Final farewells for Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol

McCain will be remembered at the Arizona State Capitol and then at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda before being buried at U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis on Sunday. He also opted to skip the annual Kennedy Center Honors previous year amid a political backlash from some of the honorees, and has faced repeated public rebuffs from athletes invited to the W...

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  • STDs Set New Record in US
STDs Set New Record in US

Nearly half of chlamydia cases were in girls and women ages 15 to 24. " We are sliding backward ", said Jonathan Mermin, M.D., M.P.H, director of CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. The U.S.'s rate of new STD cases has been trending upward for some time now, with each of the past four years resulting in ...

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  • Rep. Martha McSally locks down GOP nomination for Arizona Senate seat
Rep. Martha McSally locks down GOP nomination for Arizona Senate seat

Sinema meanwhile soured past progressive activists Deedra Abboud. At this point it is unclear whether Trump will travel to Arizona is the fall to campaign for McSally, who is up against Congresswoman Kysten Sinema for U.S. Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally wrapped up their nominations early Tuesday night. But Trump turned the Republican prim...

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  • Harvard professor: Coconut oil is pure poison
Harvard professor: Coconut oil is pure poison

Karin Michels attacked the promotion of the oil as a healthy alternative in a lecture in Germany that has been watched almost a million times on YouTube . In comparison, beef drippings contain more than 60% of saturated fat. So, what are the facts surrounding coconut oil? The danger of high cholesterol have been proven.

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  • OH reports its 1st horse West Nile virus cases this year
OH reports its 1st horse West Nile virus cases this year

There have been no reported human cases in the area. Residents of the district should remain vigilant in protecting themselves from mosquitoes and the diseases that they can carry, such as West Nile Virus . Less than one per cent of infected individuals will develop meningitis or encephalitis. Mosquitoes are most active at duck and dawn, so ta...

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  • Coconut oil is 'pure poison,' Harvard professor says in talk on nutrition
Coconut oil is 'pure poison,' Harvard professor says in talk on nutrition

Michels went on to add that coconut oil was one of the worst foods you could eat . "There has been speculation that some of the saturated fat present in coconut oil may be better for us than other saturated fats , but so far there is not enough good-quality research to provide us with a definitive answer".

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  • Health officials continuing to monitor measles outbreak
Health officials continuing to monitor measles outbreak

In 2014, the record for measles diagnoses was set with 667 reports made from 27 states, and 2011 is now in second place with 220 reported cases. In all of 2017, for example, 118 people from 15 states and DC had measles. There were 4,643 reported cases in 2016, according to that agency. Unvaccinated infants are especially vulnerable to complicat...

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  • NYU Medical School Students Will Get Free Tuition
NYU Medical School Students Will Get Free Tuition

New York University has a plan to encourage more medical students to pursue careers in lower-paying specialties: alleviate the six-figure debt that comes with pursuing a medical degree. -Ph.D program have already had their tuition costs covered by the National Institutes of Health. Those range from around $27,000 to $29,000 per year, according to t...

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  • West Nile virus found in Stirling area
West Nile virus found in Stirling area

Health officials note that even a container as small as a bottle cap can become a mosquito breeding ground, so residents should take to eliminate standing water. About 20 percent of infected people will have symptoms such as fever, headache, body aches, nausea, vomiting, swollen lymph glands, skin rash on chest, stomach and back.

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  • Devin Nunes accidentally revealed his master plan to everyone
Devin Nunes accidentally revealed his master plan to everyone

The audio, released by MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and recorded at a closed-door California fundraiser, shows Nunes admitting that collusion with a foreign government is a crime before offering a very narrow definition of that crime. "It's a matter of timing", Nunes said. "If we actually vote to impeach, what that does is that triggers the Senate t...

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  • West Nile Virus found in some mosquitoes in Portsmouth, Ohio area
West Nile Virus found in some mosquitoes in Portsmouth, Ohio area

Three mosquito pools have tested positive for the West Nile Virus, the Portsmouth City Health Department reports. The health department operates a mosquito control program and checks traps set in the community to test for diseases like West Nile, Zika and St.

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  • Free hepatitis testing in downtown PG
Free hepatitis testing in downtown PG

According to him, "Prior report suggested a prevalence of about 10-15 per cent risk in the Nigerian population, and some investigators have found high Hepatitis B prevalence among surgeons; as high as 26 per cent". World Health Organization activities have multiple objectives globally such as supporting testing and treatment, showcasing best pra...

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  • Babies die after pregnant women given Viagra
Babies die after pregnant women given Viagra

The hope was that the drug "can open up some blood vessels in the placenta and then can help the growth of the fetus", Pammi said . 17 of their children were born with a lung condition, . The further growth and development of the children in the stopped Netherlands study will be monitored and the data further analyzed, according to the medical c...

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

There are several restaurants offering freebies and other deals today, and these are the five best places to take advantage of the unofficial holiday. Once you're registered, scan the app in store and enjoy your free hot dog. The first 100 customers at Philly Pretzel Factory locations on National Hot Dog Day get a free pretzel dog .

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  • 'Do Not Eat' Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal, CDC Warns
'Do Not Eat' Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal, CDC Warns

The cases have been reported in 33 states , including New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, California, Maryland and Virginia. "Do not eat this cereal". The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people to stay away warning "Do not eat this cereal" in a Twitter warning issued on Thursday.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh '90 Nominated to US Supreme Court
Brett Kavanaugh '90 Nominated to US Supreme Court

The 2013 United States v. Windsor and 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges rulings on same-sex marriage were both decided by narrow 5-4 rulings, and if confirmed Trump's nominee Brett Kavanaugh would likely flip the court to a 4-5 vote against equality for future cases .

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  • Celebrate America at these fun 4th of July events
Celebrate America at these fun 4th of July events

Starts at 2 p.m. with fireworks at 9 p.m. Snellville - July 4 - Star Spangled Snellville begins at 4 p.m. with family-friendly entertainment, including food vendors, inflatables, train rides and a space ball on the Snellville Town Green.

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  • FDA grants first approval of a cannabis-derived medicine
FDA grants first approval of a cannabis-derived medicine

Epidiolex's effectiveness was studied in three randomized clinical trials involving 516 patients with either Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome , comparing Epidiolex to a placebo . "My biggest fear is that they will shut down places like CW Hemp or other companies in legal states that are producing and distributing high quality hemp ...

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  • International Yoga Day 2018: 10 Facts To Know About The Spiritual Exercise
International Yoga Day 2018: 10 Facts To Know About The Spiritual Exercise

Addressing the large gathering in the backdrop of the iconic British-era building of FRI, Modi said yoga has shown the world the way from "illness to wellness" and enriching lives across the globe. "It has become a powerful unifying force", he said. This is being done as a part of the different kinds of programmes which are being organised and wi...

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  • Jada Pinkett Smith reveals her grandmother taught her about 'self-pleasuring'
Jada Pinkett Smith reveals her grandmother taught her about 'self-pleasuring'

Both Jada and husband Will Smith have had open sex talks with their kids. Pinkett captioned the Instagram posting of the Facebook Watch program: "Back at the table for the episode I've been waiting for you guys to see... Jada went on to reveal her grandmother taught her all about self-pleasure when she was nine. "With the suicides of...

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  • Trump administration's latest attack on Obamacare would gut protections for the sick
Trump administration's latest attack on Obamacare would gut protections for the sick

In its brief , also filed on June 7, the Justice Department abandoned its customary role of defending laws passed by Congress and took the side of Texas, agreeing that the mandate is now unconstitutional. The state has been at the forefront in resisting many Trump Administration policies, including on health care and immigration. Collins,...

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  • How to get help for someone who might be suicidal
How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

It's a hidden problem for many people. "This is essentially a problem everywhere-a problem that's getting worse", says Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of CDC. Dubbed the Werther Effect , it's very real . The U.S. recorded 8,437 suicides in that age group; 233 were in Arizona. Or for global folks, a list of crisis centers can be ...

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  • Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Includes Illinois
Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Includes Illinois

People between the ages of 23 and 87 across the state were reported ill. The departments are urging anyone who purchased pre-cut melon at either Walmart or Kroger to throw it away. The people who became sick reported eating pre-cut cantaloupe, watermelon or mixed fruit salad that had melon in it. The Salmonella lawyers of Marler Clark have repr...

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

Its rate jumped a staggering 40.6 percent between 1999 and 2016, the years covered in the CDC report . States like Idaho, Montana, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, and North and South Dakota have had the greatest increases: 38 to 58 percent.

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  • President Trump signs bill expanding private care for veterans
President Trump signs bill expanding private care for veterans

In addition, VA will increase information sharing with community providers and provide non-network providers with educational support to treat the unique healthcare needs of veteran patients. To address the issue, the Mission Act includes a prompt pay provision. Of critical importance to PVA, the MISSION Act will finally expand the VA Comprehensive...

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  • What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal
What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal

They found that suicide rates increased in every state except Nevada over the past two decades; and half of the country (25 states) saw suicide rates rise more than 30%. Suicide is very often an impulsive act, and a person who contemplates it can readily survive if no lethal weapon is at hand. But in MA, that rate increased 35.3 percent.

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  • U.S. Medicare reserves seen lasting three years less than prior forecast
U.S. Medicare reserves seen lasting three years less than prior forecast

Costs to the fund will also be slightly higher than last year's estimates, "mostly due to higher-than-expected spending in 2017, legislation that increased hospital spending and higher Medicare Advantage payments", the trust fund report said.

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  • Severe obesity rates double during primary school, figures show
Severe obesity rates double during primary school, figures show

More than 22,000 kids in England and Wales aged 10 and 11 are severely obese when they leave primary school, a report by the Local Government Association (LGA ) warned Tuesday. The Health and Social Care Committee's report focusses on a few key areas which it believes require the most urgent attention; the government is then expected to publish ...

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  • Death suspected from West Virginia hepatitis A outbreak
Death suspected from West Virginia hepatitis A outbreak

He said it's unknown how the disease was contracted because health officials had not interviewed the victim. Statewide, there have been 106 confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of Hepatitis A. Eight food establishments in Kanawha, Putnam, and Cabell counties have had a food service worker diagnosed with hepatitis A. No customers of those es...

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  • Two suspected Nipah cases in Hyderabad, people asked to avoid Kerala
Two suspected Nipah cases in Hyderabad, people asked to avoid Kerala

Its natural host are fruit bats of the Pteropodidae family, and it was first identified just 20 years ago in 1998 when an outbreak occurred in Kampung Sungai Nipah in Malaysia . "While the incubation period is long for some, on an average in 90 per cent of cases, the disease manifests itself within two weeks of exposure to the virus", Menon said...

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  • Richie Incognito undergoing involuntary medical evaluation after reported fight at gym
Richie Incognito undergoing involuntary medical evaluation after reported fight at gym

The officers who were responding to the incident met with Incognito in the outdoor pool area, according to the report , and Incognito told them, "There's a guy walking around with head phones on". The Boca Raton Police Department told Buscaglia that Incognito was not arrested, but rather was detained under the provisions of the Baker Act. We'v...

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  • Rose McGowan on Harvey Weinstein Arrest
Rose McGowan on Harvey Weinstein Arrest

Rose McGowan , another one of of Weinstein's accusers, said she wanted to see Weinstein behind bars because "we were sentenced to a prison, we were sentenced to years of it before anybody believed us..." Weinstein has repeatedly denied accusations of non-consensual sex.

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  • Kristen Stewart flouts footwear ban at Cannes Film Festival
Kristen Stewart flouts footwear ban at Cannes Film Festival

Joining Jacir on the "Stand In Solidarity" at the Palestinian Pavilion were her fellow Un Certain Regard jury members, Hollywood actor Benicio Del Toro , Russian director Kantemir Balagov, French actress Virginie Ledoyan and Telluride Film Festival artistic director Julie Huntsinger.

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  • FDA approves drug to help with opioid withdrawal symptoms
FDA approves drug to help with opioid withdrawal symptoms

The studies evaluated benefit using the Short Opiate Withdrawal Scale of Gossop (SOWS-Gossop) to assess opioid withdrawal symptoms that included feeling sick, stomach cramps, muscle spasms/twitching, feeling of coldness, heart pounding, muscular tension, aches and pains, yawning, runny eyes and insomnia.

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  • Baylor Men's Golf Cruises into Final Round at Six-Under
Baylor Men's Golf Cruises into Final Round at Six-Under

Iowa State's men's golf team continued to shine at the Stockton Regional Tuesday, ending the day tied for the lead with No. 7 Alabama at -14. The Bears shot 1-under 287 in Wednesday's final round. WKU's only other NCAA appearance came as a team in 2006. No. 27 UNF is now third at 5-under, while No. 33 Pepperdine is second at 7-under and No. 3...

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  • OxyContin maker faces more lawsuits
OxyContin maker faces more lawsuits

Attorney General Paxton's lawsuit seeks significant penalties from the company for its illegal conduct, and a permanent injunction to prevent future harm to Texans. Stenehjem says Purdue "misrepresented and trivialized" the risk of addiction from prolonged opioid use. Last October, President Trump officially declared the opioid epidemic a nationa...

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  • Fox Revived 'Last Man Standing' Because They Were
Fox Revived 'Last Man Standing' Because They Were "Emboldened by Roseanne"

Fox , spurred by the audience engagement being received by ABC's' " Roseanne " revival, said it made the call to bring back the Tim Allen-led comedy after axing several of its other comedy offerings such as " Brooklyn Nine-Nine " and " The Mick ".

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  • Coli in Arizona romaine sickens almost 150 people across 29 states
Coli in Arizona romaine sickens almost 150 people across 29 states

They live in both metro and greater Minnesota counties. People got sick from April 20 through May 2. Health officials have tied the outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, which provides most of the romaine sold in the USA during the winter.

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