• Docs Back Away From Low-Dose Aspirin for Heart Attack Prevention
Docs Back Away From Low-Dose Aspirin for Heart Attack Prevention

For years, doctors have been recommending aspirin in low doses (75 milligrams per day) to prevent heart attack and stroke. According to USA Today , the trial also suggested taking the pills daily could be linked to major hemorrhages. An aspirin a day keeps heart attacks away-or does it? These guidelines apply to people who have not been previous...

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  • Eggs may be bad for you again, study finds
Eggs may be bad for you again, study finds

The researchers followed almost 30,000 adults over three decades and found that eating three or four eggs a week was tied to a 6 percent higher risk of heart disease and an 8 percent risk of dying from any cause. Dr. Frank Hu of Harvard University noted that most previous studies have shown that eating a few eggs weekly is not linked with risks...

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  • Esketamine Approved for Treatment-Resistant Depression
Esketamine Approved for Treatment-Resistant Depression

The anti-depressants available at present of the likes of Eli Lilly and Co's Prozac impact the neurotransmitters - serotonin and norepinephrine. The FDA approved Spravato, known chemically as esketamine, based on study results that showed patients taking the drug experienced a bigger improvement in their depression levels than patients taking a s...

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  • Oregon Leads Fight Against Trump Anti-Abortion 'Gag Rule'
Oregon Leads Fight Against Trump Anti-Abortion 'Gag Rule'

Washington officials said last week that they plan to sue. He said the costs of the new rule for the Golden State "would be staggering". Prior to the ruling, federal law barred Title X grant recipients from using funds to facilitate abortions.

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  • Trump bars clinic referrals, sets up other abortion obstacles
Trump bars clinic referrals, sets up other abortion obstacles

The policy released Friday by the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) pleased religious conservatives, a key building block of President Donald Trump 's political base. The anticipated ruling is predicted to cut $60 million from Planned Parenthood's coffers. "This rule compromises the oath that I took to serve patients and help them with ...

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  • Measles outbreak in Philippines prompts Public Health to issue warning
Measles outbreak in Philippines prompts Public Health to issue warning

Nine cases of measles have been confirmed in Vancouver. "The change in immunization schedule may have resulted in fewer opportunities to provide the second dose of MMR containing vaccine prior to the seventh birthday, explaining the drop in measles and mumps coverage in 2018", says the report.

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  • Republicans warn Trump against decision to declare emergency to build border wall
Republicans warn Trump against decision to declare emergency to build border wall

There was not support for the president's position. On Wednesday , Trump said that he did not want to see another partial government shutdown , asserting that it "would be a awful thing" and did not want to see "another one". "The shorter answer is nobody knows", said Matt Dallek, an associate professor at George Washington University's Gradu...

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  • European measles cases highest in a decade as pockets refuse vaccination
European measles cases highest in a decade as pockets refuse vaccination

Public health officials have attributed the outbreak to vaccine coverage of less than 50 percent of the population when the outbreak began. It comes as the city of Washington in the United States declared a measles state of emergency, and the measles death toll in south-east Asia continues to rise.

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  • One case of measles confirmed in Bell County
One case of measles confirmed in Bell County

One case of measles has been confirmed in Denton County raising the statewide total to seven, according to health officials. There are now six confirmed reports of measles cases in the state of Texas. Anyone who believes they have measles should contact their health care provider as soon as possible. DCPH is now in the process of identifying an...

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  • Morning Rounds: Measles outbreak and vaccine safety
Morning Rounds: Measles outbreak and vaccine safety

Public health officials said they have not identified any new locations where people may have been exposed to measles . California state Sen. Richard Pan, a pediatrician who sponsored his state's bill, said he got death threats over it and had anti-vaccination advocates jam his phone lines and harass him on social media.

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  • Monetizing the World-Record Egg Instagram
Monetizing the World-Record Egg Instagram

In recent weeks, Egg Gang has posted further pictures of the egg, with slight cracks appearing in each successive image. "The wait is over All will be revealed this Sunday following the Super Bowl ..." "If you're struggling too. Eugene was first posted on Instagram on January 4 as part of an experiment to set a new world record for its number ...

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  • Recent outbreak brings rash of tips to combat spread of measles
Recent outbreak brings rash of tips to combat spread of measles

As a measles outbreak rages in Clark County, health care professionals advise a simple solution: Get vaccinated. Local public health officials are monitoring the outbreak up north , and Jackson County Health Officer Dr. Therefore, a massive measles outbreak in the United States got traction due to the anti-vaxxer movement. You can get measles ...

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  • Parents alerted following measles outbreak
Parents alerted following measles outbreak

Most of the patients are children under 10. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention , one or two out of every 1,000 children infected with measles will die from severe complications . To keep your child safe and strengthen herd immunity, be assured that there is absolutely no evidence to support the idea that vaccines caus...

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  • Harris Whips Through Iowa as She Battles Warren for Top Status
Harris Whips Through Iowa as She Battles Warren for Top Status

Harris's launch has drawn heavily on symbolism. This is something Harris seemed to use to her advantage. Timmy Lerman is not only accusing the senator of sleeping to the top, but is also announcing to the world that she has no idea what "consent" means.

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  • This year's vaccine 72% effective at preventing flu, scientists say
This year's vaccine 72% effective at preventing flu, scientists say

So far in the season beginning in October 2018, the cumulative number of people across the state who have died from the flu is 31, with two being children. Getting vaccinated later, however, can still be beneficial and vaccination should continue to be offered throughout flu season, even into January or later.

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  • Health experts say flu vaccine more effective this year
Health experts say flu vaccine more effective this year

Calgary's flu season isn't over yet, the city's medical officer of health says, as the latest numbers from Alberta Health Services show 1,897 confirmed cases of influenza A in the region so far. He said while most adults and children who get sick are fine after a few days at home, children under six months who develop a fever should be taken ...

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  • Families furious after woman in vegetative state gives birth at nursing facility
Families furious after woman in vegetative state gives birth at nursing facility

Phoenix police are pursuing DNA samples from every male employee at a private care facility where a patient in a vegetative state recently gave birth . "Trust has been severed, period", she said. According to the local station's unidentified source, the facility staff had no idea the patient was pregnant until she began moaning as she went into...

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  • Stocks Soar, Treasurys Plunge as Fears Subside Over Economic Growth, Fed Policy
Stocks Soar, Treasurys Plunge as Fears Subside Over Economic Growth, Fed Policy

In a session emblematic of the elevated volatility that has gripped markets for weeks, all three major USA stock indexes surged more than 3 percent in one of the broadest advances in years. Asked on Friday whether he would resign if Trump requested it, Powell said: "No", adding there were no meetings scheduled between the two men. China's Com...

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  • Flu On The Rise Across Michigan: Still Time To Get Vaccinated
Flu On The Rise Across Michigan: Still Time To Get Vaccinated

When that strain predominated, almost 1 million Americans were hospitalized and 80,000 died. This year's flu season started earlier than usual, according to reports from the Public Health Agency of Canada. Still, most Albertans don't get vaccinated. Health officials say if you haven't already, you should get the flu shot. "It's especially recom...

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  • Walgreens Teams Up with Verily to Tackle Chronic Conditions Efficiently
Walgreens Teams Up with Verily to Tackle Chronic Conditions Efficiently

The SI to Qiwi Plc - American Depositary Shares's float is 0.98%. Moving further back, the stock noticed a performance of 7.78% over the last six months and spotted 0.92% performance since the start of the calendar year. "Additionally, the company has initiated global smart spending and smart organization programs, initially focused on the company'...

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  • Obamacare Ruling Likely to Be Overturned - Slog
Obamacare Ruling Likely to Be Overturned - Slog

States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act - the signature health-care overhaul under President Barack Obama - could lose billions of dollars in federal money and could face significant costs if they try to keep coverage for people newly-covered by the program, S&P said in a release Monday.

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  • Court rules Obamacare is unconstitutional
Court rules Obamacare is unconstitutional

The judge ruled that the law's individual mandate violates the Constitution and therefore the entire ACA violates the Constitution. "Perhaps it is impossible to know which minor provisions Congress would have passed absent the individual mandate ", O'Connor wrote .

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  • George HW Bush’s memorial service at National Cathedral
George HW Bush’s memorial service at National Cathedral

Trump then saluted Bush, a gesture belying the history of antipathy between the Republican president and the Bush family. Meanwhile, Bush's daughter-in-law, former first lady Laura Bush, got a tour of the White House Christmas decorations from first lady Melania Trump.

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  • Half Of HIV Positive People Face Discrimination, New Poll Finds
Half Of HIV Positive People Face Discrimination, New Poll Finds

The original buyers' groups, made famous in the film "Dallas Buyers Club", were set up in the 1980s to import experimental drugs not approved by USA authorities when AIDS treatments were in their infancy and the disease was a death sentence for many.

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  • New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe
New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe

It also found that in the European region, men suffer disproportionately from HIV, with 70 percent of new HIV cases diagnosed in 2017 occurring in men. An estimated total of 102,000 people were living with HIV in the United Kingdom in 2017, with 8% (8,200) unaware of their infection, according to Public Health England (PHE).

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