• Trump says GOP working on tax plan for middle class
Trump says GOP working on tax plan for middle class

The President pointed at one supporter and said, "Oh no, she said Creepy Joe". Former US Vice President Joe Biden spoke during a rally at the Culinary Workers Union Hall Local 226 in Las Vegas on Saturday. Unless offset by spending reductions, any new tax cut would add to the deficit, which reached US$779 billion (S$1 trillion) in Mr Trump's fi...

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  • Health unit puts to rest rumours of flu shot shortage
Health unit puts to rest rumours of flu shot shortage

Elderly and children are the two groups most susceptible to the flu with the potential to kill. However, it's been recently shown that human respiratory mucus protects flu viruses that are in aerosols and in droplets on a surface from decay regardless of the humidity.

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  • Let’s raise support to promote breast cancer prevention
Let’s raise support to promote breast cancer prevention

Fourth St., Fulton. However, in women over 50 the death rates have decreased. Some 40% of United States women have dense breast tissue , which alone increases the risk of breast cancer and can make mammogram screening more hard. a good way to celebrate is to choose an annual mammogram". Those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, or recupera...

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  • Salmonella Outbreak: CDC Says It’s Drug-Resistant
Salmonella Outbreak: CDC Says It’s Drug-Resistant

The Centers for Disease Control reported that so far the outbreak has reached 92 people in 29 states. This particular strain of salmonella has been found in both live chickens and raw chicken products, which the CDC says could mean it is "widespread in the chicken industry".

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  • AFM in 22 states: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
AFM in 22 states: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The rare but serious disorder affects a person's nervous system, specifically the spinal cord. The CDC has confirmed 62 cases in 22 states, including Texas, and the rest are being investigated. Geography also does not appear to be a factor, with the confirmed cases spread across 22 of the 50 USA states. Some patients recover completely, while ...

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  • With flu season approaching what can you do to prepare
With flu season approaching what can you do to prepare

In 2003, Moise's 6-and-a-half-month-old son Ian died from flu complications . Regional health authorities will begin to host public flu shot clinics starting October 22, including at community health offices. While not ideal, the best way to prevent catching one of the influenza viruses is with the seasonal flu vaccine. Last year's influenza...

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  • Case of AFM confirmed in Ohio
Case of AFM confirmed in Ohio

Doctors say the most serious cases can lead to respiratory failure. "We recommend seeking medical care right away if you or your child develop sudden weakness of the arms or legs". "That's important because enteroviruses cause the common cold", Ellerin said. Despite extensive laboratory and other testing, CDC has not been able to find the ...

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  • 7th Case of Rare Disease Diagnosed
7th Case of Rare Disease Diagnosed

At a press briefing Tuesday, Dr. Nancy Messonnier , director of CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases , said, "We want to encourage parents to seek medical care right away if you or your child develops symptoms of AFM , such as sudden weakness and loss of muscle tone in your arms or legs".

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  • CDC: 'Mystery illness' leaving dozens of children paralyzed
CDC: 'Mystery illness' leaving dozens of children paralyzed

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received reports of 127 patients under investigation for acute flaccid myelitis this year. Of those, 30 states said they had cases that were confirmed, suspected or being investigated - including 15 states that said they had confirmed cases in 2018.

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  • 127 cases of polio-like illness under investigation, CDC says
127 cases of polio-like illness under investigation, CDC says

Additional symptoms can include facial drooping or weakness, difficulty swallowing and slurred speech. Federal health officials are anxious about an increase in a mysterious and rare condition that mostly affects children and can paralyze arms and legs, with 127 confirmed or suspected cases reported as of Tuesday.

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  • First child in Florida has died of flu this season, state reports
First child in Florida has died of flu this season, state reports

You can find out more about how to protect yourself from the flu and where to get the shot in Muskoka here. The child, the first to die in the state, had not received a flu vaccination. They say getting a flu shot is the best way to prevent from getting sick, and passing it along to others. 30 percent of the respondents thought flu shot is a cons...

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  • Condominium Rentals Hawai'i Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Condominium Rentals Hawai'i Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Annual mammogram appointments can lead to the early detection of breast cancer, which is key for less invasive and perhaps more affordable treatment options, local health professionals say. "Those guidelines just don't apply to young African-American women", said Dana Wint, a spokeswoman with the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force.

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  • Breast cancer survivors, fighters #PinkOut Chicago Bulls game — ADVOCATE TRINITY HOSPITAL
Breast cancer survivors, fighters #PinkOut Chicago Bulls game — ADVOCATE TRINITY HOSPITAL

While breast cancer rates are higher among women in more developed regions, rates are increasing in almost every region globally. Some of the walkers came with larger groups of people from places like local churches, showing solidarity for their community members fighting the disease.

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  • Worldwide C-Section Births Rapidly On The Rise, Experts Call For Reduction
Worldwide C-Section Births Rapidly On The Rise, Experts Call For Reduction

A special series of three papers published in The Lancet reveal the alarming rate of c-section births worldwide, and focuses on the optimization of c-section use. However most countries used C-section above the recommended level (63%, 106/169 countries). "The global and regional increases in C-section use were driven both by an increasing propo...

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  • Children In New York Sickened By Polio-Like Virus
Children In New York Sickened By Polio-Like Virus

So far this year, the CDC said there have been 38 confirmed cases across 16 states. Oishei Children's Hospital says it's probable a 3-year old child named Kameron has acute flaccid myelitis. The number of cases has been increasing since 2014 with a total of 362. The cause of any individual case of AFM can be hard to determine, and often, no cause...

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  • Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Through Proper Screening
Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Through Proper Screening

It is recommended that women get screening mammograms beginning at age 40 and continuing annually. This year, the goal is to raise $10,000 for the center, said Police Chief David Honda, and the two departments have engaged in a friendly rivalry to see who can sell the most badges.

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  • Rare Polio-like Illness On The Rise In Children
Rare Polio-like Illness On The Rise In Children

It has been compared to polio because the condition can also lead to paralysis . He was among those who treated a 12-year-old boy diagnosed last month with AFM at a Minneapolis hospital. Three cases were reported in 2017, and one earlier in 2018 before the current six cases. "This is certainly the largest outbreak of enterovirus A71 we've seen i...

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  • Pollsters Have Some Devastating News For Senate Democrats
Pollsters Have Some Devastating News For Senate Democrats

That remains the likely outcomes because there are essentially two different elections going on - one, in the Senate, in mostly pro-Trump, conservative, rural states and one, in the House, in upscale, diverse, suburban congressional districts.

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  • Educating the youth on mental health is critical
Educating the youth on mental health is critical

He said that changing dynamics of society with increasing culture of nuclear family/ disturbed family/ higher divorce rates lead to mental health issues in youth. Delving deeper than this, financial insecurity is shown to be a major cause of poor mental health . "If we all work together as a community that's going to be really powerful", she...

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  • Study examines how climate change puts Americans' mental health at risk
Study examines how climate change puts Americans' mental health at risk

This led research scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nick Obradovich, to study the effects of climate change on issues such as depression, anxiety and stress. Exposure to a month with higher average temperature (over 30 degree C) was associated with more mental health issues. The researchers extrapolated that over a 30-day peri...

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  • Lady Gaga's open letter on mental health is a must-read
Lady Gaga's open letter on mental health is a must-read

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), one in five adults - that's 43.8 million - experience mental illness in any given year. President Ram Nath Kovind has warned of a mental health epidemic in India but despite this grim reality a mere ten percent of those who require mental healthcare can avail it.

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  • Half of mental health disorders arise in adolescence
Half of mental health disorders arise in adolescence

One in five adults experiences mental illness in any given year, and 17% of high school students report seriously considering suicide. Better mental health support in the workplace can save United Kingdom business up to £8 billion a year, while early intervention for people can help reduce the cost of treating people with these conditions.

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  • Colfax paints the town pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Colfax paints the town pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Marchbanks is the director of sisterhood and philanthropy assistant for Zeta and said she is busy during Think Pink week. You know, I had an early diagnosis. Bryan Health says even though it was raining, the event was a success, and they can't wait for next year. Roehr tells us the answer you may hear vary.

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  • Chief Justice Roberts sends Kavanaugh complaints to Colorado court
Chief Justice Roberts sends Kavanaugh complaints to Colorado court

Republicans are madder about the Kavanaugh controversy than Democrats are and more determined to vote in the upcoming elections because of it. Trump apologized to Kavanaugh and his family for "the bad suffering you have been forced to endure".

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  • Rare, polio-like illness detected in Pittsburgh area
Rare, polio-like illness detected in Pittsburgh area

We've been reporting about the polio-like illness affecting two children here in Chicago , nine in northern IL and others across the country, but how concerned should parents be about the spread to their children? Dr. Her pediatric intensive care doctor says the road to recovery will be a long one with much physical therapy. All the children s...

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