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In Iowa, the confirmed cases of canine brucellosis originated at a commercial breeding facility in Marion County, at which small dogs are bred. "We are in the process of notifying the individuals who have custody of the exposed dogs", read a statement from Keely Coppess, a spokesperson for the state's Agriculture Department.
  • U.S. House fails to override Trump veto, upholding border wall emergency

    U.S. House fails to override Trump veto, upholding border wall emergency

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    Tuesday's vote bolsters Trump's drive to build a wall along the boundary with Mexico, a hallmark of his 2016 presidential campaign and a priority of his presidency. "As I predicted, 16 states, led mostly by Open Border Democrats and the Radical Left, have filed a lawsuit in, of course, the 9th Circuit!" Even with his veto remaining intact, Trump may not be able to spend the money for barriers quickly because of lawsuits that might take years to resolve.
  • South Canterbury still measles free but concern deepens

    South Canterbury still measles free but concern deepens

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    Canterbury's District Health Board said: "The number of confirmed cases.is likely to rise further over the coming days and weeks". People who were born before 1969 or have had two shots of the MMR vaccinations are considered "fully protected" Pink said, but those aged between 29 and 50 who have only had one measles vaccination are not considered immune, and will require an additional shot.
  • Ministry: No Measles outbreak in Barbados

    Ministry: No Measles outbreak in Barbados

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    The new surge in cases has not "happened overnight", she added. "Just as the serious outbreaks we are seeing today took hold in 2018, lack of action today will have disastrous consequences for children tomorrow". The UNICEF recommends vaccinating to prevent the infection with measles as there are no medicines against it. UNICEF highlighted several countries that had no reported measles cases in 2017, but reported cases in 2018.
  • DEVELOPING: Trump Administration Issues Revised Guidelines for TITLE X Funding

    DEVELOPING: Trump Administration Issues Revised Guidelines for TITLE X Funding

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    The new regulation was announced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as part of Title X, a government family planning program that serves about 4 million people. Next steps for the Title X network aren't clear as Planned Parenthood and other interested parties eye a lawsuit. In short, participating providers will no longer be required to offer both pregnancy or abortion counseling, as they were before.
  • Trump to declare 'national emergency' to fund wall

    Trump to declare 'national emergency' to fund wall

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    The bill would provide nearly $1.4 billion for 55 miles of additional border fencing identical to that already in place, far less than the $5.7 billion Trump had demanded before the 35-day government shutdown that began in December. Pelosi said there was no crisis at the border with Mexico that requires a national emergency order. "I do not believe that it was meant to apply to a situation where funds have already been allocated for specific purposes by the Congress and then would be ...
  • Measles cases in Europe 'highest in decade'

    Measles cases in Europe 'highest in decade'

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    This has led to a drop in vaccination rates, with the number of unvaccinated children totalling more than 100,000 previous year. These opt-out parents are not choosing to do so exclusively because of parental fears about autism or side effects.
  • Health Officials Say 5 Cases Of Measles Confirmed In Texas

    Health Officials Say 5 Cases Of Measles Confirmed In Texas

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    According to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention , 79 cases of measles had been reported in the United States by January 31, 2019. Clark County officials said that a majority of the patients affected, 41, were not vaccinated. Signs embrace an excessive fever, coughing, runny nose and watery, pink eyes between seven and 14 days after infection, the U.S. National Library of Medicine says.
  • That Viral Egg Finally Cracked And Now We Know Who's Behind It

    That Viral Egg Finally Cracked And Now We Know Who's Behind It

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    Cape Town - The egg that became famous for dethroning Kylie Jenner's post as the most-liked on Instagram has hatched, revealing a supportive message. Given the large number of children exposed to social media, it's refreshing that the group elected to promote a positive message. The big tease with the World Record Egg may be related to Hulu's purchase of a 30-second ad in CBS's Super Bowl LIII broadcast .
  • Measles Cases Confirmed In Washington State

    Measles Cases Confirmed In Washington State

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    Recent data compiled by Idaho health officials show about 3,800 school-age children in the state likely are not fully immunized for the measles. The vaccine provides protection against the illness well into adulthood, but Sammons warns that for those who are too young to be vaccinated or who have chosen not to vaccinate, the illness can be highly contagious and even deadly.
  • Comatose woman gave birth to boy, attorney says

    Comatose woman gave birth to boy, attorney says

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    He says the family is aware of the intense public interest in the case but is not prepared emotionally to speak about it. In addition, the Arizona Department of Economic Security conducted a health and wellbeing check on every patient at the facility and is cooperating with the police investigation.
  • Bronx Gets Priority in de Blasio's NYC Care Initiative

    Bronx Gets Priority in de Blasio's NYC Care Initiative

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    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday a plan to provide primary and specialty care for roughly 600,000 residents who now use the hospital emergency rooms in the city as primary care. 'Emergency rooms are the default health care provider for so many people in this country. Under NYC Care, a full spectrum of health care services, ranging from general practitioners to specialty care including cardiologists, pediatricians and gynecologists, will be made available on a sliding ...
  • New Jersey Health Department Confirms First Pediatric Flu Death Of Season

    New Jersey Health Department Confirms First Pediatric Flu Death Of Season

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    School absenteeism because of the flu is reported weekly. On Thursday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported the first influenza-associated death in Oklahoma County for the 2018-2019 flu season . Those previous seasons were dominated by H3N2, an influenza A strain that is particularly hard on older adults and which typically carries a higher risk of complications like pneumonia that can lead to hospitalization or death, said Dr.
  • Flu cases on the rise; H1N1 most prevalent strain

    Flu cases on the rise; H1N1 most prevalent strain

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    Among those with influenza A subtype information, 272 (79.3%) were H1N1 and 71 (20.7%) were H3N2. The Christmas and New Year holidays are opportune times for the respiratory virus to spread, health department officials said, noting close family time and work celebrations frequently are breeding grounds for the flu.
  • Federal Judge Rules Obamacare is Unconstitutional

    Federal Judge Rules Obamacare is Unconstitutional

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    The decision by U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor is nearly guaranteed to go to the Supreme Court. Because the mandate is an essential part of the ACA in the judge's view, that led him to rule that the entire health law should be struck down.
  • Vaccination is the best defense against the

    Vaccination is the best defense against the "Flu"

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    Pathologists at Houston Methodist developed a real-time website to track flu cases, just in time to assist physicians, the CDC and patients for the fall 2018 flu season. More than 300 sites in Vermont offer flu vaccine, including supermarkets, pharmacies and health care providers. "We're struggling a little bit by the perception that flu is not really a deadly disease, which of course we know it is", he said.
  • Taoiseach takes HIV test to mark World Aids Day

    Taoiseach takes HIV test to mark World Aids Day

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    President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, which marks its 15th anniversary this year. In 2011, when this data was first recorded, there were 355 people per 100,000 who were HIV positive . We are also one of the countries that originated UNITAID in 2006, financing 60% of its work on innovative treatments, diagnosis and prevention. "These men's HIV statuses were entirely avoidable".
  • Male 9/11 Survivor Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

    Male 9/11 Survivor Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

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    A woman holds the hand of her mother who is dying from cancer during her final hours at a palliative care hospital. But that's not what someone fighting cancer wants to hear, she said. Though Fultz's story is not unusual, Jackson said it not very common. "I ensure that my patients are provided with the necessary information about their diagnosis, their genetics and their treatment options so that together we can determine the most appropriate and successful treatment plan to fit their ...
  • Six children dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at New Jersey facility

    Six children dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at New Jersey facility

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    Adenoviruses usually just cause mild illnesses. "The combination of a worse strain of adenovirus together with a fragile population has led to a more severe outbreak", it added. "I have been briefed by [Commissioner of Health] Dr. Elnahal, who has assured me that the Department of Health has recommended vital measures to enhance protections against the further spread of infection and will continue its active on-site surveillance".
  • Peterborough Labour Party calls for World Mental Health Day support

    Peterborough Labour Party calls for World Mental Health Day support

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    The move, meant to tackle the tragedy of 4,500 people taking their own lives in England each year, comes on World Mental Health Day. "If we wait until people are adults we have waited too long", she said. This blog originally appeared on the foundation's website . The theme of this year's World Mental health Day is spot on, but the changing world that we need to see is the one that is able to contribute positively to the prevention of difficulties and the development of good mental ...
  • Rare, polio-like condition appears in USA again

    Rare, polio-like condition appears in USA again

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    Between August 2014 and August 2018, the CDC received 362 cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). The number of cases of the illness, also known as AFM, is the highest in the state since 2014, when there were three reported cases, the health authorities said.
  • Lines outside court for Kavanaugh's first day

    Lines outside court for Kavanaugh's first day

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    In front of a packed courtroom, Chief Justice John Roberts welcomed the newest judge on the nine-member panel and wished him a "long and happy career". Ford's claims, while not hearing a word of contrition from the newest justice, was hard for many Americans who have experienced sexual misconduct firsthand", Roth added.
  • KINK/Portland, OR Goes PINK For The Month Of October

    KINK/Portland, OR Goes PINK For The Month Of October

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    She says many women feel a false sense of security when a mammogram or ultra sound comes back normal. She has a team of six survivors that she manages and connects with new patients. Early detection is key to fighting breast cancer , and can lead to an easier treatment plan. "That's what really matters". Last year, the Pink Ribbon Bagel 100% Day resulted in a one-day total of more than 13,000 bagels sold.
  • Grassley Releases List Of 10 People FBI Interviewed During Investigation

    Grassley Releases List Of 10 People FBI Interviewed During Investigation

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    In an earlier tweet, Shah said the White House is "fully confident" that the Senate will confirm Kavanaugh, whose nomination has been roiled by the allegations of three women about his behavior more than three decades ago. The sound of protesters, some victims of sexual assault, outside the U.S. Capitol today. "We did not agree that the White House should tie the FBI's hands", she said.
  • American, Japanese win Nobel for lifesaving cancer research

    American, Japanese win Nobel for lifesaving cancer research

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    Allison, 70, "realised the potential of releasing the brake and thereby unleashing our immune cells to attack tumours", the Nobel jury said during Monday's prize announcement in Stockholm . "When we showed (Professor Ralph) Reisfeld a paper we wrote, he actually said, 'I don't want my name on it". Although the concept of using the immune system against cancer arose in the 19th century, initial treatments based on the approach were only modestly effective.
  • What’s next for Brett Kavanaugh: Senate committee votes Friday morning

    What’s next for Brett Kavanaugh: Senate committee votes Friday morning

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    Judge Kavauaugh has said he may have met Ms Ford but denies any assault took place. Multiple allegations of sexual assault have surfaced against Kavanaugh over the last 10 days after Dr. Two sexual assault survivors confronted Sen. Meanwhile, there were signs the remarkable testimony before the panel in which Kavanaugh angrily declared his innocence and Ford calmly recounted the moment in which she says he attacked her had registered negatively with two organizations whose support ...
  • 3.4M chickens, 5,500 hogs dead in Florence flood

    3.4M chickens, 5,500 hogs dead in Florence flood

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    The bodies were recovered later that evening. Neither woman was handcuffed or restrained, Richardson said. Both deputies "attempted to extricate the persons being transported", the news release said. "Just like you, we have questions we want answered". Don't Drown?' Gross negligence has robbed two families of their loved ones. A statement sent by the Green family, including her other living child, to WLTX , added: "We want those who are responsible to be held accountable".
  • Think twice before starting to take daily aspirin

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    Taking aspirin every day does not significantly reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke in healthy people over 70, a study has found. The study, involving 19,114 older people - 16,703 in Australia and 2,411 in the United States - began in 2010 and enrolled participants aged 70 and older.
  • US Senator John McCain dies after brain tumour battle

    US Senator John McCain dies after brain tumour battle

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    I've been as lonely as a person can be and I've enjoyed the company of heroes. The support extended to Israel's numerous offensives against Palestinians, including the 2014 bombardment of Gaza, which killed more than 2,250 residents of the besieged territory, the vast majority of them civilians.