• Think Twice Before Starting to Take Daily Aspirin
Think Twice Before Starting to Take Daily Aspirin

The study involved over 19,000 people, of which 9,525 received aspirin and 9,589 recruited in placebo group. No detectable benefit seen from regular use of low-dose aspirin for people 70 and older who don't have heart disease, researchers say.For decades, a daily dose of aspirin has been widely considered a way to protect healthy people from c...

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  • Legionnaires' disease hits three NYCHA residents in harlem
Legionnaires' disease hits three NYCHA residents in harlem

Benjamin Chan, right, sits as part of a panel of state health officials in Hampton, N.H., in August after the discovery of several cases of Legionnaire's disease . Legionnaires' disease symptoms are very similar to other types of pneumonia and can include a cough, shortness of breath, fever, muscle aches, and headaches.

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  • With Donald Trump's support, Republican Ron DeSantis wins primary for Florida governor
With Donald Trump's support, Republican Ron DeSantis wins primary for Florida governor

Later in the hour, the Fox News anchor read the DeSantis camp statement and felt the need to address his remarks, saying "We do not condone this language and wanted to make our viewers aware that he has since clarified his statement". Gillum also won the support of nationally prominent progressives like NY congressional candidate Alexandria Oc...

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  • PM Modi Condoles US Senator John McCain's Death
PM Modi Condoles US Senator John McCain's Death

McCain ran for president in 2000, but ultimately lost the Republican primary to George W. Bush . I've known great passions, seen incredible wonders, fought in a war, and helped make a peace. He tweeted: 'My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain . The ticket failed to gain lasting traction in the face of an...

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  • Test positive for West Nile virus
Test positive for West Nile virus

Eden Wells, Chief Medical Executive at the MDHHS. People over the age of 50 and those with compromised immune systems are more at risk than the general population. Avoid outdoor activities at dusk and dawn . This is when mosquitoes that can carry the virus are most active. Maintain window and door screening to help keep mosquitoes outside.

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  • Amazon is buying PillPack
Amazon is buying PillPack

The service is available in 49 states, with its main pharmacy located in Manchester, New Hampshire. The firm says it is 'designed to provide the best possible customer experience in the US for people who take multiple daily prescriptions'.

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  • Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne admits she will lose provincial election
Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne admits she will lose provincial election

True progressives must unite around the New Democrats this Thursday and I am disappointed that Wynne is trying to set herself up as the power behind the throne in a minority government. Ford had little to say about the announcement, noting only that the election is about change and people are fed up. Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne takes her camp...

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  • Tobacco and Heart Disease
Tobacco and Heart Disease

Francois Bourdillon is the director of the public health agency. The WHO said , "The tobacco epidemic was one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced, killing more than seven million people each year". Developing countries: Over 80% of tobacco smokers live in low- and middle-income countries (LMICS). "There is com...

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  • 5 dead, almost 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak
5 dead, almost 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak

It takes two to three weeks between when a person becomes ill with E. coli and when the illness is reported to CDC . Two deaths from the current outbreak occurred in Minnesota, and one each in Arkansas, California, and NY. "It is unlikely that any romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region is still available in stores or restaurants, due t...

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  • Obesity is linked to 12 different cancers
Obesity is linked to 12 different cancers

For cancer prevention, it's best not to drink alcohol. People should limit alcohol consumption, not use supplements for cancer prevention and try to meet nutritional needs through diet alone, the report authors said. The number of new cases of cancer is expected to rise by 58% to 24 million globally by 2035 as more countries adopt "Western" lif...

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  • FDA: Don't use teething products with benzocaine
FDA: Don't use teething products with benzocaine

You repeat all of the above in what seems like an endless loop of desperation as you attempt to soothe your very uncomfortable little one. The over-the-counter benzocaine products is a sample of a product that poses a serious safety risk with not apparent demonstrated benefit.

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  • Man Booker International Prize 2018: Olga Tokarczuk wins £50000 award
Man Booker International Prize 2018: Olga Tokarczuk wins £50000 award

It is for a single work of fiction that has been translated into English and published in Britain in the past year. The book combines tales of modern-day travel with the story of a 17th-century anatomist who dissected his own amputated leg and the journey of composer Frederic Chopin's heart from Paris to Warsaw after his death.

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  • Baltimore police officer fatally shot; 'armed suspect' on free
Baltimore police officer fatally shot; 'armed suspect' on free

Shawn Vinson said she was assigned to the Parkville precinct and would have been a four-year veteran in July. 'The suspect who committed this bad crime remains at large, and @MDSP are assisting Baltimore County Police in their search. A witness described a chaotic ordeal to WBAL-TV, saying the officer drew her gun after pulling over the vehicle...

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  • Rockets in 60 seconds: Players confident they'll bounce back in Game 4
Rockets in 60 seconds: Players confident they'll bounce back in Game 4

As a devout Christian, two-time NBA Most Valuable Player and the most famous athlete to ever grow up in Charlotte, Curry is routinely placed on a pedestal. No matter what questions I've been asked over the first two games, or what the expectations was, I had the highest expectations for myself. And you've just got to - find whatever you want to get...

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  • Heads Up: The CDC Says Romaine Lettuce Is Safe To Eat Again
Heads Up: The CDC Says Romaine Lettuce Is Safe To Eat Again

It is estimated that 47.8 million people in the United States get affected with food-borne illnesses every year, which leads to about 127,000 people getting hospitalised and death of over 3,000 people. At 172 since the outbreak was first reported on April 10. Health officials said Wednesday that almost two dozen more cases have been reported sinc...

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  • Trump's Surgeon General Jumps Into Action In Medical Emergency On Delta Flight
Trump's Surgeon General Jumps Into Action In Medical Emergency On Delta Flight

Adams jumped up and said he was a doctor, and while the passenger did regain consciousness, Adams told the crew the plane needed to return to the gate so the passenger could go to the hospital. Adams was flying to Jackson as he was scheduled to make a visit at the University of Mississippi Medical Center on Thursday to carry on discussions on what ...

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  • Congo's Ebola outbreak reports 1st confirmed urban case
Congo's Ebola outbreak reports 1st confirmed urban case

Until now, all the confirmed Ebola cases were reported from Bikoro health zone, which is also in Equateur Province but at a distance of almost 150 km from Mbandaka. The World Health Organization dispatched its first set of about four thousand shots to the Kinshasa on May 16, 2018. As of yet, the WHO Contingency Fund for Emergencies, The Wellcom...

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