• Two mental-health patients in sheriff’s van drown in S.C. floodwaters
Two mental-health patients in sheriff’s van drown in S.C. floodwaters

The deputies took refuge on top of the van, and high-water rescue teams dispatched to the scene saved them. The women who died have been identified by the Marion County coroner as Nicolette Green, 43, of Myrtle Beach, and Wendy Newton, 45, of Shallotte, N.C.

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  • Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks — WHAT'S HAPPENING
Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Trogdon said flash flooding will last for several days and river and marine flooding could last up to a week. This time, the biggest danger isn't flash floods. Florence was one of two major storms threatening millions of people on opposite sides of the world. And a 77-year-old man died when he was knocked over by wind , he said.

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  • US mulls ban on flavored e-cigarettes amid youth 'epidemic'
US mulls ban on flavored e-cigarettes amid youth 'epidemic'

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced the plan Wednesday, saying the agency is giving the manufacturers of Juul , Vuse, MarkTen, Blu, and Logic-which make up more than 97% of the U.S. More generally, the FDA wants Juul and the other companies to contemplate "the particular youth appeal of their products", which involves features, such as styl...

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  • Widely Used Painkiller Linked To Increased Risk For Heart Attack And Stroke
Widely Used Painkiller Linked To Increased Risk For Heart Attack And Stroke

Average age was 46 to 49 years among participants starting NSAIDs and 56 years among those starting paracetamol . Shock new findings show Diclofenac - a drug used to treat back pain, headaches and arthritis - is linked to "major cardiovascular events".

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  • Days After McCain's Death, Arizonans Head To Polls In State Primary
Days After McCain's Death, Arizonans Head To Polls In State Primary

A Trump ally there is looking for a boost from an endorsement by the president in his race for governor against the more establishment choice. Florida is a major presidential battleground state. Can a blue wave crash tornado alley? Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum could surprise Democrats here. In Oklahoma , where term-limited Republican Mary...

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  • Coconut oil could be pure poison: declares Harvard professor
Coconut oil could be pure poison: declares Harvard professor

Interestingly, a video of her speech which was uploaded on YouTube has now received over 900,000 views. Translated by Business Insider , Michels argues "coconut oil is more unsafe than lard because it nearly exclusively contains saturated fatty acids, ones that can clog the coronary arteries".

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  • First West Nile Virus death in Utah in 2018 confirmed
First West Nile Virus death in Utah in 2018 confirmed

No human cases of West Nile have been confirmed in the county, Emergency Management said. August and September are when the majority of West Nile cases occur. West Nile has been detected in several birds collected in Kalamazoo County, according to The Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department.

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  • Manitoba affected by BC wildfire smoke, special air quality alert in effect
Manitoba affected by BC wildfire smoke, special air quality alert in effect

Wildfire smoke is the culprit behind the poor air quality. Officials have extended the air quality advisory for the Bay Area through Tuesday , saying they expect winds to blow smoke into the area. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for parts of Minnesota including a portion of south-central Minnesota from...

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  • Scientists step closer to making universal blood
Scientists step closer to making universal blood

Whereas type A or B blood can only receive transfusions from (or make donations to) others with the same blood type , medical professionals can use type O blood with any of the three other major blood types: A, B, or O. Using this approach, Withers and team were able to home in on enzymes used by bacteria to remove sugars from glycosylated pro...

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  • Harvard expert’s criticism of coconut oil widely shared online
Harvard expert’s criticism of coconut oil widely shared online

Sacks said he was surprised by the negative backlash he received after the American Heart Association advisory came out previous year. While three quarters of the United States public considered coconut oil to be healthy, the review noted that only 37% of nutritionists agreed.

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  • New York University offers free tuition to all medical students
New York University offers free tuition to all medical students

Additionally, students who are not saddled with six-figure debt after graduation can pursue fields that may not be as high-paying but still important, such as pediatrics and obstetrics, NYU said in a press release. "That's too late if we wish to expand the pipeline to bring forth the broadest, most talented group of students, and to give them the f...

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  • New Haven Mayor Toni Harp gives update on K-2 overdose outbreak
New Haven Mayor Toni Harp gives update on K-2 overdose outbreak

A new report estimated a record 72,000 Americans died past year from drug overdoses , a rise of around 10 percent, the Centres for Disease Control said on Wednesday. Hawk said some people got better with the help of naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal drug, while others didn't. Nationally, overdose deaths reached a record level of 72,000 in 20...

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  • West Nile Virus Activity Reported in 40 States and District of Columbia
West Nile Virus Activity Reported in 40 States and District of Columbia

Anyone concerned about mosquitoes should avoid being out at dawn and dusk. Greene County Public Health (GCPH) recently received notice from ODH that the positive result came from a pool of mosquitoes in Beavercreek in the neighborhood of N.

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  • WHO joins hands with Health Ministry to launch hepatitis control programme
WHO joins hands with Health Ministry to launch hepatitis control programme

The event is organized by the WHO in cooperation with the Mongolian government to mark World Hepatitis Day . 15%-20% of all chronic liver disease and hepatocellular cancer HCC in India are caused by HCV . World Health Organization has chose to observe 28th July as " World Hepatitis Day " to create awareness among people about the infection, it...

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

Stop by participating Burger King restaurants today to get a classic grilled hot dog for only 79 cents. To get the deal, the company says you have to download the app before Wednesday and you also will get a coupon for a free milkshake for downloading.

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  • Obamacare 'navigator' program cut further by Trump administration
Obamacare 'navigator' program cut further by Trump administration

Insurers rely on the funding, which serves as a backstop for those who wind up with a high share of costly enrollees. Technically, the administration has only suspended risk adjustment payments , not permanently ended them. Almost 9 in 10 people buying coverage on the ACA exchanges qualify for federal subsidies based on their incomes, and the am...

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  • Put The Honey Smacks Down, CDC Warns After Salmonella Outbreak
Put The Honey Smacks Down, CDC Warns After Salmonella Outbreak

At least 30 of the 100 have been hospitalised, while no deaths have been reported , the CDC said. The FDA is sending out this reminder because it has learned some retailers are still selling the cereal. In addition, the agency has advised the public to report any sales of the cereal to the FDA Consumer Complaint Coordinator in their area. The...

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  • Collins And Murkowski Hedge Their Bets After Kavanaugh Announcement
Collins And Murkowski Hedge Their Bets After Kavanaugh Announcement

That's why Brett Kavanaugh , President Trump's new Supreme Court nominee, probably isn't surprised that a certain Minnesota Law Review piece he wrote in 2009 about sitting presidents and indictments is getting plenty of attention. Cashman signed a letter, organized by Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill , backing the 53-year-old Kavan...

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  • Woman eats 37 hot dogs to win July 4 eating contest
Woman eats 37 hot dogs to win July 4 eating contest

Eager to continue his dominance in the competition, Chestnut displayed a jaw-breaking eating endurance as he quickened the tempo by eating seven hot dogs in a minute. But Chestnut has said he has capacity for even more . Her goal for the big day is ten; this will be her second year competing, and the first time joined by her daughter.

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  • June 27 is National Hiv Testing Day
June 27 is National Hiv Testing Day

It is expected more than 1,500 people will participate in the initiative and the pilot project will lead to more newly identified patients with HIV in the month of June across the country, compared to other months of the year. He says that CAMP Rehoboth and other agencies in DE have been working hard to reach those who are afraid to get tested. ...

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  • U.S. health officials approve first marijuana-based prescription drug
U.S. health officials approve first marijuana-based prescription drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Epidiolex, a cannabidiol oral solution for the treatment of seizures related to epilepsy . Side effects included sleepiness, sedation, lethargy, elevated liver enzymes, decreased appetite, diarrhea , rash, weakness, insomnia, poor quality sleep and infections.

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  • Moving lump on woman's face turns out to be worm
Moving lump on woman's face turns out to be worm

Per LiveScience , the woman first photographed the lump below her eye near the nose before it moved to her eyelid and then to her lip, where the infestation caused some serious swelling. Soon after the lump's latest migration, the 32-year-old woman went to an eye doctor, who also observed a "superficial moving oblong nodule at the left upper eye...

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  • Video game addiction is now being recognised as a mental health condition
Video game addiction is now being recognised as a mental health condition

This means that those diagnosed will be entitled to be treated by the NHS. Separately, the WHO listed " hazardous gaming ", which is when a pattern of gaming "appreciably increases the risk of harmful physical or mental health consequences to this individual or others around this individual".

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  • CDC warns residents in 8 U.S. states of cut-fruit Salmonella outbreak
CDC warns residents in 8 U.S. states of cut-fruit Salmonella outbreak

Caito Foods has seized production and distribution of the melons. -Stores selling the pre-cut melon (with brand name if applicable): Walmart (Freshness Guaranteed); Whole Foods /Amazon (Whole Foods Market); Costco (Garden Highway); Kroger (generic label distributed by Renaissance Food Group); Walgreens (Delish); Trader Joe's (Trader Joe's); Jay...

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  • Could Trump admin. help take ObamaCare down?
Could Trump admin. help take ObamaCare down?

Angus King, an independent who caucuses with the Democrats, slammed the Trump administration on Friday for not defending the ACA in court. "The Justice Department has a long-standing, durable, bipartisan commitment to defend acts of Congress ".

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  • How to have tough conversations about mental health
How to have tough conversations about mental health

Reidenberg understands the complexities of suicides, pointing out there are nearly always multiple causes, including mental illnesses , substance abuse, a life change such as a job loss or a break up. Family members or friends concerned about someone who is struggling can ask directly about suicide and remove firearms or any other means the pers...

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

In its Vital Signs report , the CDC said that almost 45,000 Americans died by their own hand in 2016. "But I think the truth is, you really make it less likely, because they know there's somebody who cares about them, and you can help them get help".

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  • Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons — CDC
Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons — CDC

The cases have been reported in all regions of the state. Both stores have removed all cut melon associated with this outbreak, MI health officials say. Symptoms usually hit 12 to 72 hours after eating food contaminated by the salmonella bacteria, and may be severe enough to require hospitalization.

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  • Medicare, Social Security running out of money faster than expected
Medicare, Social Security running out of money faster than expected

Medicare's Hospital Insurance Trust Fund, which is known as Medicare Part A and covers inpatient care for older Americans, will be depleted in 2026, three years earlier than projected last year. CMS is also increasing choice in Medicare Advantage, which will have new benefit choices in 2019. Medicare trustees say the trust fund that covers Medicare...

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  • African-American men with prostate cancer show stronger response to hormone therapy
African-American men with prostate cancer show stronger response to hormone therapy

However, numerous men who were at death's door have been on the drug for more than 18 months and show no signs of the disease'. Researcher Professor Johann de Bono commented on the findings: "This is the first evidence that a subset of prostate cancer patients do spectacularly well on immunotherapy".

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  • Smoking dips, awareness yet to rise: World Health Organization study
Smoking dips, awareness yet to rise: World Health Organization study

Around 40,000 people die of smoking-related diseases in the country every year, and numerous diseases like cancers, cardiovascular diseases and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are leading death causes in Vietnam, he noted. A study past year found that despite decades of tobacco control policies, population growth had meant there was an in...

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  • New field staff for Mycoplasma bovis eradication
New field staff for Mycoplasma bovis eradication

Found in Europe and the USA, the bacteria can cause cows to develop mastitis, pneumonia, arthritis and other diseases. Authorities insist the decision is to stop future production losses and is unrelated to food safety. Farming is vital to the economy in New Zealand, whose isolation has helped protect it from some diseases which affect herds elsewh...

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  • Sleep in this weekend
Sleep in this weekend

But when the short sleepers slept in on the weekends , their mortality rate did not differ from that of the consistent seven-hour-a-night sleepers. But Dr Stuart Peirson, an expert on the human "body clock" but who was not involved in the research, said the study offered a more nuanced view than previous research, which had suggested that both v...

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  • New Orleans Saints react to NFL's new national anthem rules
New Orleans Saints react to NFL's new national anthem rules

How's that working for you, Commish? Freedom of speech does not exist for National Football League players now, we get fined for protesting for something we believe in, FINE ME! In changing the policy, Goodell and the owners who supported the change, showed that they were more concerned with how racist and white supremacist enabler Trump and ...

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  • Harvey Weinstein surrenders to police, faces rape charges
Harvey Weinstein surrenders to police, faces rape charges

Weinstein's spokesman Juda Engelmayer and his lawyer Benjamin Brafman both declined to comment to Reuters on Thursday on the charges. Someone inside asked me how Mr. Handcuffed and silent, he ignored a a lineup of reporters snapping photos and shouting questions. After the hearing, Nicholas described Weinstein as "lumbering" out of the courtro...

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  • Filmmakers protest in solidarity with Palestine at Cannes
Filmmakers protest in solidarity with Palestine at Cannes

People get very upset at you if you, like, don't wear heels or something-whatever. However, according to the Hollywood Reporter , festival director Thierry Fremaux later said that the existence of a high heel policy was just a rumor . Stewart isn't the first to go barefoot at Cannes , in 2016 actress Julia Roberts went shoeless to the premiere o...

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  • FDA approves first non-opioid to treat withdrawal symptoms in adults
FDA approves first non-opioid to treat withdrawal symptoms in adults

Lucemyra is an oral, specific alpha 2-adrenergic receptor agonist that decreases the arrival of norepinephrine. Gottlieb said the FDA wants to "strike the right balance" between making policies that give patients who need opioids the proper accessibility and preventing opioid exposures that lead to new addictions .

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  • Disillusionment appears to help Shiite cleric in Iraq vote
Disillusionment appears to help Shiite cleric in Iraq vote

The ballot Saturday saw a record low turnout, as only 44.5 percent of eligible voters headed to the polls in the lowest participation rate since the 2003 US-led ouster of Saddam Hussein. The final results were due to be announced later on Monday. As a result, he can argue that he is the only credible politician representing a "national coalition"...

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  • United States scientists transfer memory from one snail to another by transplanting RNA
United States scientists transfer memory from one snail to another by transplanting RNA

Study coauthor David Glanzman of the University of California, Los Angeles, has been working on the cell biology of learning and memory for almost 40 years, and says for the majority of that time he believed memory was stored at synapses.

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  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Been Cancelled But The Show Could Live On
Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Been Cancelled But The Show Could Live On

That would follow a similar template from " The Mindy Project " after it was canceled by Fox and moved to Hulu . There could be life left in one of the cleverest shows out there, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, yet. While Last Man on Earth and The Mick were both shows with moderate viewership, the cancellation of Brooklyn Nine-Nine is quite surpr...

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  • Meghan McCain Sounds Off on White House Aide on 'The View'
Meghan McCain Sounds Off on White House Aide on 'The View'

In a statement , the White House said that they respect McCain and are offering him and his family prayers, but did not deny that the comment was made. McCain announced previous year that he had been diagnosed with brain cancer , and he issued a statement Wednesday calling on his fellow senators to oppose Gina Haspel , Trump's nominee for Ce...

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  • Carrie Underwood Talks Face Injury on 'Today': 'It Just Wasn't Pretty'
Carrie Underwood Talks Face Injury on 'Today': 'It Just Wasn't Pretty'

After her accident, the country music star initially pulled away from the spotlight to heal, but in recent months she's shared Instagram photos of herself in the studio and working out. Priorities! So that's why my left hand's fine. "I see absolutely nothing wrong with Carrie Underwood's face". "Then I walked inside and took the canine leashe...

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  • E. coli outbreak spreads to another state
E. coli outbreak spreads to another state

There's a lag in reporting, and the most recent illness began two weeks ago. "Do not eat, buy, or sell romaine lettuce unless you can confirm it is not from the Yuma growing region", said Kirk Smith, manager of the Foodborne, Waterborne, Vectorborne, and Zoonotic Diseases section.

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  • Women In England May Have Died After Breast Cancer 'Screening Error'
Women In England May Have Died After Breast Cancer 'Screening Error'

But a computer error in 2009 has resulted in 450,000 women in England not being invited to their final breast cancer screening. Apologising "wholeheartedly and unreservedly" for suffering caused, Mr Hunt told Commons today: "Many families will be deeply disturbed by these revelations, not least because there will be some people who receive a lett...

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  • The terrifying link between climate change and infectious disease, in one chart
The terrifying link between climate change and infectious disease, in one chart

Overall, the researchers tallied a little more than 642,600 cases of disease transmitted by insect bites between 2004 and 2016. In reality, the situation is even worse, says the head of the research group Lyle Peterson, because not all after insect bites apply to the doctors, and in addition, there are unrecognised cases.

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  • All 1500 cervical cancer cases will be reviewed
All 1500 cervical cancer cases will be reviewed

Grainne Flannelly, the clinical director of the government-run CervicalCheck program, which provides free smear tests to women between 25 and 60, resigned over the weekend. While insisting that cancer screening "does work", he acknowledged that there had been "appalling communication failures". "I could be another one of those women and if I ha...

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  • Netflix Reveals 13 Reasons Why Return Date With Stunning Promo!
Netflix Reveals 13 Reasons Why Return Date With Stunning Promo!

The tapes were just the beginning... Porter the guidance counselor, Brandon Flynn as Justin Foley, Justin Prentice as Bryce Walker, Alisha Boe as Jessica Davis, Christian Navarro as Tony Padilla, and Tommy Dorfman as Ryan. It's executive-produced by singer/actress Selena Gomez . This isn't the first time that the show has used vintage tech...

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  • Chris Hughton Slams 'Shameful' Burnley Fans For Booing Gaetan Bong
Chris Hughton Slams 'Shameful' Burnley Fans For Booing Gaetan Bong

The Cameroon defender was jeered every time he touched the ball by home supporters, a response to his recent claim that he had been racially abused by Jay Rodriguez, now with West Brom but still revered in these parts from his time with Burnley .

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  • Were Analysts Bullish easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) This Week?
Were Analysts Bullish easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) This Week?

Jefferies maintained Marshalls plc (LON:MSLH) rating on Tuesday, November 1. Peel Hunt reissued their buy rating on shares of Tarsus Group (LON:TRS) in a research note published on Wednesday, April 4th. Therefore 80% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating by Liberum Capital given on Wednesday, February 14. In Wednesday, November 8 report Shore C...

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  • The FDA is cracking down on Juul e-cig sales to minors
The FDA is cracking down on Juul e-cig sales to minors

The FDA's announcement comes after Udall and a group of 10 senators pressed for a crack-down on the blatant and widespread efforts to market and sell e-cigarettes to youth. Juul began in August requiring purchasers of Juul on its website to be at least 21. E-cigarettes and other vaping products have grown into a $4 billion market in the USA despite...

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