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Smokeout tobacco use with Great American Smoke Out

Smokeout tobacco use with Great American Smoke Out

By quitting - even for 1 day - smokers will be taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing their cancer risk, but health officials hope this day will motivate you to quit for a lifet...

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Millions more of Americans may now have high blood pressure

Millions more of Americans may now have high blood pressure

Dr. Larry Gordon from Aspirus said the association most likely made the changes to be proactive and lower the risk of people being diagnosed with more serious illnesses later on. The report said: "Peo...

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Disneyland Is Source Of Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak

Disneyland Is Source Of Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak

Legionnaires' disease appear to be on the rise, with Orange County reporting more than 55 cases this year. The victims were aged between 52 and 94. One individual, who did not visit the park, died...

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Lifelong Protection Against Flu? New Vaccine Shows Promise

Topham, the study's author and the Marie Curran Wilson and Joseph Chamberlain Wilson professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at URMC. Experts worry it could be a hard season if H3...

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Baby foods test positive for arsenic and lead

Baby foods test positive for arsenic and lead

The same study determined 80 percent of baby formula contains the deadly poison as well. Their study concluded that all the chemicals pose serious threats to developing infants. MORE | The U.S. Food ...

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Brown Automotive Group Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Brown Automotive Group Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fortunately, today's breast cancer screening technology has advanced tremendously since 1985, and since I was diagnosed with cancer more than 11 years ago. Professor Jacques Simard, from Laval Univers...

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Trump steps up attack on National Football League with new anthem protests petition

Trump steps up attack on National Football League with new anthem protests petition

Total lack of respect to our great country! The NFL and NFLPA released a statement Tuesday describing the meeting as "productive" and a step in the right direction to "promote positive social ch...

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Mulvaney: We'll Help Puerto Rico Rebuild; Must 'Fix Itself' From Debt

Mulvaney: We'll Help Puerto Rico Rebuild; Must 'Fix Itself' From Debt

Trump notably called Hillary Clinton a "nasty woman" during the presidential debates and the phrase was quickly reclaimed by those women who opposed him. Fred Papali, a physician from Baltimore wit...

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Help our fellow American citizens in Puerto Rico

Help our fellow American citizens in Puerto Rico

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the U.S. President Donald Trump heard Rossello's request and ordered the waiver. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted Thursday morni...

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WRHA Reduces Number of Public Health Flu Clinics

WRHA Reduces Number of Public Health Flu Clinics

Investigators from the University of Nottingham said their study is the first to examine several psychological and behavioral factors that have been shown to affect how well vaccinations work. During ...

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Saudi Arabia to end ban on women driving

Saudi Arabia to end ban on women driving

Barely a week after a senior Saudi scholar said women in the country should not be allowed to drive because they have " a quarter the brainpower of men ", Saudi Arabia's king issued a decree that wo...

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Crackdown on Catalonia referendum officials

Crackdown on Catalonia referendum officials

The eurozone and its single currency is facing big threats, as Catalonia votes whether to split from Spain - even though the referendum put on by separatists this weekend has been branded illega...

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West Ham United launch shirt auction in aid of Mexican earthquake relief

West Ham striker Javier Hernandez admits that the London derby against Tottenham Hotspur will be special, but he has stressed that he plays with the same kind of passion and attitude in all gam...

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Hurricane Maria damage as Puerto Rico loses power before storm's path hits

The last Category 4 hurricane landfall in Puerto Rico occurred in 1932, and the strongest storm to ever hit the island was San Felipe in 1928 with winds of 160 miles per hour. Puerto Rico has be...

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Chelsea FC's run of red cards leaves coach Antonio Conte bemused

Chelsea FC's run of red cards leaves coach Antonio Conte bemused

Chelsea are third with 10 points. Every game against Arsenal is always very tough, we knew very well what type of game we had to face. The result is also Arsenal's first point at Stamford Bridg...

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India shares Myanmar's concern about 'extremist violence': PM Modi

India shares Myanmar's concern about 'extremist violence': PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi appreciated the measures taken by Myanmar towards peace and national reconciliation and commended the on-going peace process in the country. Former president Asif Zardari had award...

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Lewis wins for Houston, donates $195K check

Lewis wins for Houston, donates $195K check

The American golfing star had promised earlier in the week to donate her prize money to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort. She is one shot ahead of a trio of players - Mexico's Gaby Lopez (64), D...

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3-magnitude 'explosion' detected in North Korea, says USGS

3-magnitude 'explosion' detected in North Korea, says USGS

According to the USGS , the seismic activity - which the scientific agency has not identified as an quake per se - occurred 24 kilometers east northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea. Pacific island t...

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Japan, South Korea agree to seek stronger United Nations resolution against N. Korea

Japan, South Korea agree to seek stronger United Nations resolution against N. Korea

Britain "will be working with our worldwide partners, as we have done previously, but we will be re-doubling our efforts with our global partners to put pressure on North Korea to stop these illegal a...

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Bawana Bypoll: AAP's Ram Chander defeats BJP's Ved Prakash by 24052 votes

Bawana Bypoll: AAP's Ram Chander defeats BJP's Ved Prakash by 24052 votes

But the result of the by-election for the Delhi assembly seat of Bawana has done exactly that. AAP candidate Ram Chander received 42042 votes after 17 rounds of counting, whereas the Congress nomine...

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Sterling scores and red as Man City beat Cherries

Sterling scores and red as Man City beat Cherries

After recovering from a poor opening 13 minutes City dominated possession, although Bournemouth were always a threat with Jermain Defoe , making his first start since joining, and Josh King both li...

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President Trump is dividing the country

President Trump is dividing the country

That gathering, where 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed while peacefully protesting the hate groups that had descended on Charlottesville, caused a massive wave of outrage - but a wavering resp...

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Saudi Arabia led coalition to blame for half of Yemen children deaths

Saudi Arabia led coalition to blame for half of Yemen children deaths

They are the first special Saudi forces in Aden since a Saudi-led coalition in 2015 started fighting Shiite Houthi rebels to restore Yemeni President Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi's internationally recogniz...

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S Korean Leader Prohibits US From Attacking N Korea Without Seoul's Content

The newspaper accused Moon of intending to "kick the buck for the escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula to the DPRK and carry out his treacherous "north policy" with the backing of outsiders...

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White rights activist Richard Spencer denied at University of Florida

White rights activist Richard Spencer denied at University of Florida

Spencer is a leader in the "alt-right" movement, blamed for a deadly outburst following a "Unite the Right" rally Saturday in Charlottesville that left one person dead after a auto plowed into a gro...

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After 16 Years, Another 9/11 Victim Identified

After 16 Years, Another 9/11 Victim Identified

The remains of a victim from the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center have been identified, a few weeks shy of the tragedy's 16th anniversary, the New York City medical examiner's office announced ...

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Long Island to get 4 new medical marijuana dispensaries

Long Island to get 4 new medical marijuana dispensaries

Integrating five additional registered organizations into the industry utilizing a phased-in approach was a recommendation of the Department's two-year report on the Medical Use of Marijuana Under th...

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'Consider e-cigarettes in tobacco control plans', study recommends

'Consider e-cigarettes in tobacco control plans', study recommends

For the study , published today in the journal BMJ , researchers analyzed survey data from over 160,000 people spanning nearly 15 years. "Use of e-cigarettes was associated both with a higher quit...

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First Human Embryos Edited in US

First Human Embryos Edited in US

Although none of the embryos were allowed to develop for more than a few days - and there was never any intention of implanting them into a wombâ€"the experiments are a milestone on what may prove t...

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Seven civilians killed by vehicle bomb in North Sinai

Seven civilians killed by vehicle bomb in North Sinai

The announcement came a day after seven civilians were killed in a foiled attack on a checkpoint with an explosives-laden vehicle. Panic stricken-civilians can be seen running for cover in the video...

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Charlie Gard's dad yells, mom weeps after brain scan called 'sad'

Charlie Gard's dad yells, mom weeps after brain scan called 'sad'

The highest courts in the United Kingdom and Europe have sided with the medical professionals at the Great Ormond Street Hospital, repeatedly ruling that continuing treatment offers no benefit to litt...

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Family Of Minneapolis Police Shooting Victim Hires Philando Castile Lawyer

Family Of Minneapolis Police Shooting Victim Hires Philando Castile Lawyer

Justine Damond's devastated Australian family are poised to file a massive civil lawsuit in the United States courts against the City of Minneapolis and the police officer who shot her dead. WILLIA...

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Aids Deaths Halve As More Get Drugs

Aids Deaths Halve As More Get Drugs

Deaths linked to AIDS have dropped by half in the past decade, according to a new report . The latest progress report from UNAIDS shows significant strides towards achieving the 90-90-90 target...

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International Indian Film Academy 2017 awards in NY

International Indian Film Academy 2017 awards in NY

Our ELLE June covergirl Sonakshi Sinha contributed to the blinding flash of bling in a sheer mermaid gown from La Bourjoisie, while Disha Patani pulled a Bella Hadid at Cannes earlier this year in an ...

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Americans Are Feeling Great Again - but it's not because of Trump

Americans Are Feeling Great Again - but it's not because of Trump

The president who came closest to that mark was Gerald Ford, who saw a 39 percent approval rating six months into his term. Respondents also seem to hold a more negative view of Trump's capabiliti...

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