• Eating eggs increases the risk of heart disease
Eating eggs increases the risk of heart disease

But the study was observational, showing that people who eat lots of eggs have greater health risks but not a cause and effect. "A more appropriate recommendation would be eating egg whites instead of whole eggs or eating whole eggs in moderation, for the objective of reducing risk of cardiovascular disease and death", he said .

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  • Vaccination debate goes before House committee as measles cases rise
Vaccination debate goes before House committee as measles cases rise

Anna Lisa Ong-Lim, president of Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines. For children and adults who require medical exemptions to vaccines, due to illnesses or allergic reactions, a failure to vaccinate is a failure to protect them from diseases due to circumstances out of their control.

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  • New Trump Policy Prohibits Abortion Referrals at Family Planning Clinics
New Trump Policy Prohibits Abortion Referrals at Family Planning Clinics

The Trump administration will ban taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions and from being housed in the same building as abortion providers. A group representing family planning clinics decried the administration's decision. The rule intends to provide a clear line between abortion and family planning.

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  • Outbreaks of measles not now impacting Kansas
Outbreaks of measles not now impacting Kansas

Dr. Naus said as far she knows, ambulance attendants in Ontario are the only people in Canada who are under mandatory immunizations, with medical exemptions for that group. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to make sure they are up to date on their Mumps Measles Rubella (MMR) vaccination and to seek care if they experience symptoms.

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  • Donald Trump to sign bill, declare emergency for border wall funding
Donald Trump to sign bill, declare emergency for border wall funding

On Wednesday , Mr. Trump was leaning towards signing the bill and painted the just over $1 billion included for border security in it as progress. The compromise measure keeps departments running through the fiscal year but without the $US5.7 billion Trump wanted for the border wall with Mexico.

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  • Number of measles cases in Europe trippled in 2018
Number of measles cases in Europe trippled in 2018

These recommendations now include two doses of the measles, mumps, rubella ( MMR) vaccine in order to fully protect children against measles and prevent outbreaks like the one now sweeping Washington. Washington is one of 17 states that allow a philosophical exemption for vaccinations. The immunization rate in Clark County in December 2018 was j...

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  • Three measles cases confirmed in Houston area
Three measles cases confirmed in Houston area

Harris County Public Health reported on Monday that the patients are two boys under the age of 2 and a woman between the ages of 25 and 35. The outbreak in Clark County, Washington, involves 49 confirmed cases of measles and nine suspected cases, according to local public health officials.

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  • Instagram Egg Speaks Out In Super Bowl Ad
Instagram Egg Speaks Out In Super Bowl Ad

Remember when a photo of an egg stole Kylie Jenner's record for "most likes" on an Instagram post? "If you're struggling too, talk to someone", the video continues. The Hulu Super Bowl 2019 ad is apparently not featuring the egg, but will be trailer for Season 3 of the Handmaid's Tale . It was not a branded sponsorship, nor a new TV seri...

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  • New measles cases discovered in Houston amid outbreaks elsewhere
New measles cases discovered in Houston amid outbreaks elsewhere

The reason, according to an article in the Hartford Courant , is that the majority of Connecticut's population has been vaccinated. With 47 cases confirmed in the Pacific Northwest, health experts say the solution to stopping the spread is very simple: the vaccine works and if you're not sure if you've had it, a blood test can determine if you...

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  • Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth
Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth

It's also unclear if staff members at the Hacienda de Los Angeles facility were unaware of the pregnancy until the birth. "When you have a loved one committed to palliative care, when they are most vulnerable and dependent upon others, you trust their caretakers".

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  • Bill de Blasio unveils plan for universal health care
Bill de Blasio unveils plan for universal health care

De Blasio explained a day earlier that the plan, referred to as "NYC Care", will reach almost 600,000 New Yorkers and cost taxpayers at least $100 million. The plan also rests on recent efforts to strengthen the shaky finances of the NYC Health + Hospitals system, which nevertheless "still faces substantial financial challenges", according to a for...

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  • Don't let the flu get you, get your flu shot now
Don't let the flu get you, get your flu shot now

With the flu now in its peak season , experts at Auburn University's Harrison School of Pharmacy encourage people to take advantage of the vaccine . "You may get some chills, you may get some body aches, but that's the vaccine working". Appointments are also now being accepted for the flu vaccine .

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  • Global stocks soar on dovish Fed, strong U.S. jobs data
Global stocks soar on dovish Fed, strong U.S. jobs data

Early Friday, the Labor Department said that us employers added the most workers in 10 months as wage gains accelerated and labor-force participation jumped, suggesting the underlying economy is holding up amid falling stock prices. That flexibility, he added, applied as well to the monthly reductions to the Fed's balance sheet . At the conf...

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  • Flu-related deaths in Arkansas rise by 4, now stands at 10
Flu-related deaths in Arkansas rise by 4, now stands at 10

And activity is "starting to increase" in this season, Schultz said. The dominant flu strain this year is H1N1 - the same virus that was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization in 2009 after it caused hundreds of thousands of deaths around the world.

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  • Federal judge declares Obama health care overhaul unconstitutional
Federal judge declares Obama health care overhaul unconstitutional

Judge Reed C. O'Connor struck down the law, siding with a group of 18 Republican state attorneys general and two GOP governors who brought the case. That tax measure eliminated the penalty for not having insurance. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise boasted his chamber passed a law to replace Obamacare in May 2017, however, leaving the situation i...

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  • Most US adults haven't gotten a flu shot this season
Most US adults haven't gotten a flu shot this season

Pediatric deaths occur in people younger than 18. The percentage of outpatient visits for influenza-like illnesses (ILI) is 2.2%, the same as the national baseline, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) FluView report for the week ending Dec 1.

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  • Empowered women and girls will stop HIV/AIDS epidemic
Empowered women and girls will stop HIV/AIDS epidemic

Commenting on the announcement, Deborah Gold, chief executive of National Aids Trust, said: "Although no one is obliged to be open about their status, and it isn't always an easy decision, the same stigma that makes it hard to say you have HIV is a stigma that is gradually eroded by people being open and proud".

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  • British MP becomes first to reveal to parliament that he has HIV
British MP becomes first to reveal to parliament that he has HIV

Only one other MP has ever announced they have the HIV virus - former Labour cabinet minister Chris Smith, who revealed it in a newspaper in 2005. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was present when Mr Russell-Moyle made the announcement, of which he felt "relieved" to have done so.

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  • Scientist claiming gene-edited babies reports possible 2nd pregnancy
Scientist claiming gene-edited babies reports possible 2nd pregnancy

Who are the investors supporting He Jiankui , the Chinese scientist behind the gene-edited babies? China allows in-vitro human embryonic stem cell research for a maximum period of 14 days, China's Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Xu Nanping clarified.

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  • Is it now safe to eat romaine lettuce? Not yet
Is it now safe to eat romaine lettuce? Not yet

The CDC has advised consumers to throw away any romaine lettuce they have in any form, such as whole heads, hearts or salad mixes containing it. This notice has been updated to include three additional cases of E. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said it is continuing its own investigation in conjunction with the Public Health Agency...

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  • Diabetes: 40 Million Will Be Left Without Insulin By 2030, Study Predicts
Diabetes: 40 Million Will Be Left Without Insulin By 2030, Study Predicts

However, not all people with diabetes require insulin . The untreated person affected by diabetes were affected by the deterioration of heart, kidney, eyes, nerves, blood vessels, stroke, and the major complication is that these high sugar level patients can not undergo surgery because the healing of a surgical wound is slow and complicated.

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  • 'Pink Walk' organised to raise breast cancer awareness
'Pink Walk' organised to raise breast cancer awareness

Dr Cathy Farnon, Associate Specialist with the Southern Trust's Breast Cancer Team says: "We know that one in eight women will develop a breast cancer in their lifetime and that a family history, particularly of breast and ovarian cancer can contribute to increased risk".

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  • World Mental Health Day focuses on children
World Mental Health Day focuses on children

He urged those close to people with mental illness to remain patient and supportive. We can not say that suicide is a black and white situation, as Gaga and Ghebreyesus wrote: "Suicide is the most extreme and visible symptom of the larger mental health emergency we are so far failing to adequately address".

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  • Minnesota grapples with outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis
Minnesota grapples with outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh confirmed on Tuesday evening that three children suspected of having acute flaccid myelitis are being treated. The CDC has acknowledged that 362 cases of AFM have been reported since 2014. A 2016 report found there were 120 cases recorded across 34 states from August through December 2014. This condition ...

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  • Lines outside court for Kavanaugh's first day
Lines outside court for Kavanaugh's first day

Speaking later Monday at the National Press Club, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said that based on his own travels over the past several days, he believes the Republican base "is very much activated" as a result of the Kavanaugh fight.

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