• ‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella
‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

Common effects of salmonella is the result of a fever, cramps, or diarrhea within 12 to 72 hours of being exposed to the bacteria. The CDC said illnesses after June 19 may not have been reported yet because it takes an average of two to four weeks between the time a person becomes ill and when their illness is reported.

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  • Health Canada urges consulting doctor after blood pressure drug recall
Health Canada urges consulting doctor after blood pressure drug recall

The decision was given following the previous announcements of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), Health Canada and other medical management authorities on the withdrawal of Valsartan-containing medicines produced by the mentioned company.

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  • Supreme Court pick works Capitol Hill; Dems warn of rightward tilt
Supreme Court pick works Capitol Hill; Dems warn of rightward tilt

The 25.6 million figure cited by Nielsen covers viewers who watched Fox News , ABC, NBC, CBS, MSNBC, Fox and CNN during Mr. Trump's announcement Monday, and excludes smaller networks and other formats. John Roberts now serves as the chief White House correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC). In 2011, the dispute over the President Barack Obama...

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  • US threatened nations over breastfeeding resolution
US threatened nations over breastfeeding resolution

Our commander-in-tweet could feel the outrage building, so he got mad online in return. "Malnutrition and poverty are the precise settings where you absolutely do need to breastfeed, because that's the setting where access to safe and clean water for reconstituting powdered formula is often impossible to find", Dr.

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  • WH Suspends $10.4B in Obamacare Insurer Payments
WH Suspends $10.4B in Obamacare Insurer Payments

The Trump administration on Monday announced another nail in the coffin of Obamacare, declaring it would withhold the payment of risk-adjusted premiums to insurers. "It will create more market uncertainty and increase premiums for many health plans - putting a heavier burden on small businesses and consumers, and reducing coverage options", A...

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  • Trump Nominates Kavanaugh to Supreme Court
Trump Nominates Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

But he says with his final four options "you can't go wrong". "With the Mueller situation, with the overreach of presidential power, we shouldn't put him on the bench". "Obviously, even if we had every Democrat, we need two Republicans". Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, to oppose any nominee who threatens the Roe v.

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  • People Sickened From Parasite Outbreak Linked to Del Monte Vegetables
People Sickened From Parasite Outbreak Linked to Del Monte Vegetables

Those affected have been diagnosed with cyclosporiasis , an intestinal infection caused by the cyclospora parasite. The trays being recalled have a "best if used by" date of June 17. The condition has been linked to "6 oz., 12 oz., and 28 oz. vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots, and dill dip", which ...

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  • Conservative ad blitz for Supreme Court nominee
Conservative ad blitz for Supreme Court nominee

The four names on the shortlist are reportedly Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Thomas Hardiman of the 3rd U.S. He served with Judge Maryanne Barry, President Trump's sister. By installing Gorsuch and another, similar candidate on the court, Trump can tell conservative voters that he kept his promise...

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  • Vaccine against HIV on the horizon after 'promising' drug test results
Vaccine against HIV on the horizon after 'promising' drug test results

The potential development of this HIV vaccine , which is entirely safe for humans, is quite promising, and the next phase would be to test it on 2,600 women in southern Africa. Scientists also carried out a parallel study where they gave rhesus monkeys the vaccine to protect them from getting simian-human immunodeficiency virus - a virus sim...

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  • Human West Nile virus case confirmed in Oklahoma County
Human West Nile virus case confirmed in Oklahoma County

Use an outdoor flying insect spray where mosquitoes rest. Dawn and Dusk: Protect yourself all day and night, and wear repellent outdoors during these prime times for mosquito activity. To protect yourself against mosquitoes, health officials recommend using insect repellent, repairing torn window screens, wearing long sleeves and trousers, an...

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  • ‘Drunk’ seagulls have been confusing the RSPCA in Somerset
‘Drunk’ seagulls have been confusing the RSPCA in Somerset

RSPCA vet David Couper urged vets to look out for the signs after he treated a number of the gulls at the charity's West Hatch Wildlife Centre in Taunton. They're not sure what exactly has caused the birds to appear "drunk", but they suspect the birds might be getting into waste from nearby breweries , the BBC reported.

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  • Baltimore: hospital evacuated due to tuberculosis threat
Baltimore: hospital evacuated due to tuberculosis threat

Landon King, executive vice dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. This is an ongoing investigation. "Although we believe that this was a one-time event with no risk to anyone on campus, we take this event seriously and will conduct a thorough review of existing procedures, retrain staff and make any other needed improvements", Willis ...

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  • Joey Chestnut Wins 11th Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest
Joey Chestnut Wins 11th Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest

Sudo fell short of the 41 hot dogs she consumed previous year but still beat out second-place finisher Mischelle Lesco of Tuscon, Arizona, who chowed down 28 wieners and buns. Back in 2016, Chestnut put away 70 hot dogs. Ms Lesco ate 28 sausages and buns. Ten-time victor Joey "Jaws" Chestnut will confront 20 other men during the men's competi...

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  • HPV Test Beats Pap
HPV Test Beats Pap

More women were referred for colposcopy after HPV tests at the start of the study: 57 per 1,000 women compared with 30.8 per 1,000 women after smear tests - but the reverse was true at 48 months. However, because all women who were HPV test negative in the study also received a Pap smear, additional cases of early cancer were detected. The st...

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  • Coffee is good for you, more science shows
Coffee is good for you, more science shows

Nonetheless, the researchers say coffee drinking could be a crucial part of a healthy diet. Overall, coffee drinkers were about 10-15 percent less likely to die than coffee abstainers. That study is particularly important, as it shows these benefits apply to African Americans, Native Hawaiians, Japanese Americans, Latinos, and white people.

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  • Artificial ovary could help women conceive after chemotherapy
Artificial ovary could help women conceive after chemotherapy

According to Pors and her team, if the ovarian tissues can be bioengineered onto a scaffold and seeded with previously frozen early-stage follicles, these could go on to develop naturally and could help in bringing the fertility back in the patient without the risk of her getting possible cancer cells reintroduced within her body.

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  • Need Fourth of July Plans? We've got you covered
Need Fourth of July Plans? We've got you covered

The Animal Services Unit is also warning pet owners that that fireworks lead to a lot of missing pets on Fourth of July. Gulfport : There will be a parade along Beach Boulevard starting at 6 p.m., with a fireworks display visible from Gulfport Beach at 9 p.m.

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  • Woman loses toenails after fish pedicure
Woman loses toenails after fish pedicure

The report's author said the woman had no other medical history that could be linked to her condition. Though it does not meet the legal definition of a pedicure , the practice of sticking your feet into a tub filled with diminutive omnivorous fish from the species Garra rufa has been a popular spa service worldwide for more than a decad...

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  • Extreme heat expected today and tomorrow with dangerously high heat indices
Extreme heat expected today and tomorrow with dangerously high heat indices

Tonight most of our showers and storms should dissipate after 8pm. Temperatures there have been in the mid-90s since Sunday , and the heat will continue through Thursday , to highs around 93, before dropping back to average, or 77 degrees, on Friday .

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  • Woman feeding sharks gets dragged into water
Woman feeding sharks gets dragged into water

The shark which measured 6.6 ft (just over 2m) sucked her right index finger into its mouth, full of razor-sharp teeth. The woman was feeding fish to a shiver of tawny nurse sharks when one of them bit her and hauled her into the sea. Brunning admits she was in the wrong that day. She warned others to be careful and not hand-feed sharks. "I'...

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  • Amazon deal shakes healthcare sector
Amazon deal shakes healthcare sector

Parker, co-founder of PillPack , said in the press release . But the prospect of major retailers like Amazon getting into the business has roiled the traditional pharmacy world even further. The move is aimed to improve health care for the three companies' more than a million combined USA employees and also at the same time make it more cos...

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  • West Nile virus found in Marquette
West Nile virus found in Marquette

Water troughs provide excellent mosquito breeding habitats and should be flushed out at least once a week during the summer months to reduce mosquitoes near paddock areas. Manitobans can reduce the number of mosquitoes around their homes by eliminating standing water. Instead, people must "fight the bite" to help prevent infection.

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  • Amazon's new pharmacy deal ruined a perfectly good earnings report for Walgreens
Amazon's new pharmacy deal ruined a perfectly good earnings report for Walgreens

MarketWatchPillPack is geared towards patients who take multiple daily prescriptions. The deal is expected to close during the second half of 2018. TJ Parker, PillPack's co-founder and chief executive, said: "Together with Amazon, we are eager to continue working with partners across the healthcare industry to help people throughout the Uni...

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  • Flight attendants get more uterine, thyroid and other cancers
Flight attendants get more uterine, thyroid and other cancers

Chan School of Public Health in Boston. As a group, they get certain cancers more than the general population, according to a new study . The flight attendants answered questions about their flight schedules, as well as any diagnoses of cancer.

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  • Exposure to radiation, carcinogens puts flight attendants at high risk of cancer
Exposure to radiation, carcinogens puts flight attendants at high risk of cancer

Which cancer risks are increased in flight attendants? The study, published in the journal Environmental Health , suggested some but not all of the increased incidence was linked to the time spent in the job - meaning doing it for less than five years raises the risk.

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