• What The New Egg Study Means For The Beloved Breakfast Food
What The New Egg Study Means For The Beloved Breakfast Food

Scrambled, poached or over easy: No matter how you take your eggs , there's not really a sunny side to a new study that links egg consumption with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Speaking to Reuters Health about the study in question, study coauthor Norrina Allen, an associate professor of preventive medicine at Northwestern Univer...

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  • Health Department: Over 100 Measles Cases Reported In Brooklyn
Health Department: Over 100 Measles Cases Reported In Brooklyn

Encephalitis-a unsafe condition that involves swelling around the brain-happens in about 1 in every 1,000 measles cases. She added that a "lack of action today will have disastrous consequences for children tomorrow". Fewer than 10 cases a year of SSPE are reported in the USA, but it's much more common in developing countries with lower vacci...

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  • FDA Chief Warns Feds May Take Action on Vaccinations
FDA Chief Warns Feds May Take Action on Vaccinations

John Wiesman, the secretary of the state Department of Health , said in a news conference before Wednesday's hearing that the legislative efforts are "about keeping our kids safe from unnecessary diseases". Pan warned Adams about campaigns on social media to scare parents away from vaccinations. "While we do not have a case at this time, we co...

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  • Congress moves ahead with deal to avoid shutdown
Congress moves ahead with deal to avoid shutdown

The president had demanded $5.7 billion of funding for a wall on the border, but congressional Democrats refused to provide any funding for a wall after retaking the House of Representatives. President Donald Trump is set to declare a national emergency to receive funding for his proposed border wall on the U.S. -Mexico border - which would mak...

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  • Children Among 5 Confirmed Cases Of Measles In Texas
Children Among 5 Confirmed Cases Of Measles In Texas

Galveston County Health District also confirmed a case involving a boy whose age ranges from 12 to 24 months old, according to KTRK-TV in Houston . Both vaccines are typically given in two doses to young children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . "You are having an increase of people that haven't been immunized, t...

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  • Measles case confirmed in Denton County
Measles case confirmed in Denton County

The comparatively high percentage of unvaccinated children in parts of northern OR and Washington, combined with the current outbreak, has led local officials to take drastic measures to prevent further outbreaks. Between January 13 and February 2, 2,739 children and 1,754 adults were vaccinated compared to 630 children and 60 adults over the same ...

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  • Instagram Egg Partners with Hulu for Post-Super Bowl Event
Instagram Egg Partners with Hulu for Post-Super Bowl Event

Since it was uploaded January 4, their picture of a lightly speckled brown egg, resplendent on a sheer white back drop, has been liked over 52 million times . In a separate statement, the team thanked fans for their support and invited everyone to use the hashtags #talkingegg or #egggang to "share the message and help to normalise the conversa...

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  • New York City mayor announces $100 million health care program
New York City mayor announces $100 million health care program

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan that would guarantee healthcare for 600,000 low-income New Yorkers, with Bronx residents expected to get priority. Workers would have the right to use this time for any reason they choose, though the Mayor will allow businesses to require up to two weeks of notice, and have "reasonable exceptions for granting...

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  • First pediatric flu death reported to NJ Department of Health
First pediatric flu death reported to NJ Department of Health

The child, who has not been identified for privacy reasons, lived in the "central region of the state" and died in late December, the New Jersey Department of Health said in a news release . Many medical clinics and pharmacies offer flu shots. Each year there is a different vaccine , and the vaccinations protect people from several strains ...

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  • Dovish Fed Chief Powell Delivers What the Markets Wanted
Dovish Fed Chief Powell Delivers What the Markets Wanted

Employment data showed the United States added 312,000 jobs in December, much above analyst expectations, strengthening the case of those who have argued that markets have overreacted to signs that U.S. That flexibility, he added, applied as well to the monthly reductions to the Fed's balance sheet . This response no doubt helped the market to rec...

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  • What will this flu season be like?
What will this flu season be like?

One man is dead from the flu and contributing issues, marking Iowa's first flu-related death of the 2018-2019 influenza season. The Center of Disease Control said knowing the difference can help a person to a faster and easier recovery. Get the flu vaccine, as well as the pneumococcal vaccine (a secondary illness), if you are able. During the 201...

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  • Judge Declares ObamaCare Unconstitutional, Trump Celebrates on Twitter
Judge Declares ObamaCare Unconstitutional, Trump Celebrates on Twitter

He ruled that the individual mandate was now unconstitutional. At issue was the individual mandate , the provision in Obamacare that requires everyone to have health insurance or face a penalty in the form of a tax. The decision Friday finding the ACA unconstitutional comes just before the end of a six-week open enrollment period for the p...

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  • George HW Bush Saluted as a 'Great Man'
George HW Bush Saluted as a 'Great Man'

Controversial as a politician, the 41st president has been feted in death as the embodiment of a public servant - with some of the commemorations pointedly contrasting him with the current White House occupant. As official Washington paid its respects inside the Capitol, Americans queued up outside the Capitol Visitor Center for their chance. Bus...

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  • Gene-editing scientist under scrutiny by Chinese officials
Gene-editing scientist under scrutiny by Chinese officials

Chinese scientist He Jiankui speaks at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing in Hong Kong . During the presentation on Wednesday, He, said , "For this specific case, I feel proud". At 3-5 days a few cells were removed from the embryos to check for editing. Lovell-Badge said Thursday that the organizers had felt it was "...

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  • Statement from HHS Secretary Alex Azar ahead of World AIDS Day
Statement from HHS Secretary Alex Azar ahead of World AIDS Day

Today, we have greater means than ever before at our disposal to prevent HIV infection, through traditional prevention methods, antiretroviral medicines for prophylactic treatment, interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission and treatments to suppress the virus in people living with HIV, which can drastically reduce the likelihood of onwa...

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  • China orders halt to gene editing after outcry over babies
China orders halt to gene editing after outcry over babies

A prominent American scientist is warning against a backlash to the claim that a Chinese scientist has helped make the world's first gene-edited babies. He explained that eight couples - comprised of HIV-positive fathers and HIV-negative mothers - had signed up voluntarily for the experiment; one couple later dropped out.

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  • 40 million with diabetes could be without insulin by 2030
40 million with diabetes could be without insulin by 2030

The estimates suggest that making insulin widely accessible in Asia could more than double numbers of insulin users from 21 million to 48 million people. The limited production of insulin affects Africa and Asia, in spite of UN's high commitment to treat this non-communicable disease. The researchers conclude in the journal The Lancet that of a...

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  • October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Norfolk construction staff switched their normal hats a high visibility jackets for pink ones to do their bit for Breast Cancer Now. To get screened for breast cancer, you can make an appointment at the Goshen Retreat Women's Health Center, located at 1135 Professional Drive.

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  • Selena Gomez is getting 'stronger every day'
Selena Gomez is getting 'stronger every day'

She was said to be down and emotional over a low white blood cell count after her kidney transplant . The news outlet says the "downward emotional spiral" Gomez experienced now has led her to receive dialectical behavior therapy . The 26-year-old has been vocal about her struggles with mental health and lupus . Gomez has been focused on ...

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  • Women more prone to mental disorders: Doctors
Women more prone to mental disorders: Doctors

Peng had worked as a Chinese teacher for more than 10 years before devoting herself to mental health advocate and educator, providing information to reduce prejudice against mental health and reduce stigma among caregivers. The commission estimates that 13.5 million deaths every year could be averted if the underlying mental ill-health proble...

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