• 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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  • Financial services jobs 44% more likely to cause stress-related mental illness
Financial services jobs 44% more likely to cause stress-related mental illness

Community is calling on employers across the United Kingdom to run mental health first aid training for employees. "We need to get the Mental Health Fund up and running and conclude the conversation of having the NHIS cover mental healthcare in the nation", Dr Appau said.

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  • Kavanaugh Releases Surprise Op-Ed Before Confirmation Vote
Kavanaugh Releases Surprise Op-Ed Before Confirmation Vote

A vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation could come as early as this weekend. Trump, pushing the Senate to confirm Kavanaugh to a lifetime job on the top USA court, said on Twitter after the FBI finished its investigation that the allegations against his nominee were "totally uncorroborated".

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  • Houston scientist wins Nobel Prize for breakthrough cancer treatment
Houston scientist wins Nobel Prize for breakthrough cancer treatment

Researchers working under the direction of Allison and Honjo discovered methods of removing constraints on "T cells" that fight invaders by modulating immune responses. "I'm honored and humbled to receive this prestigious recognition", Allison said in a statement. He announced about a year later that he no longer needed treatment.

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  • Sequelae, norepinephrine, epinephrine: Christine Blasey Ford uses science to describe her assault
Sequelae, norepinephrine, epinephrine: Christine Blasey Ford uses science to describe her assault

The outgoing senator was a friend and fan of Kavanaugh's until the sexual misconduct allegations became public. I do not recall the events described by Dr. A key undecided Republican senator says he'll vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court . No matter what the committee recommends, majority leader Mitch McConnell can still call...

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  • Two mental-health patients in sheriff’s van drown in S.C. floodwaters
Two mental-health patients in sheriff’s van drown in S.C. floodwaters

They are Nicolette Green, 43, of Myrtle Beach and Windy Newton, 45, of Shallotte, N.C., according to the coroner, Jerry Richardson. Both Richardson and Thompson stressed that the women were not restrained. The sheriff's deputies survived after rescue teams arrived on the scene and brought them to safety. Thompson said it took rescue crews abo...

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  • Daily aspirin unlikely to help healthy older people live longer, study finds
Daily aspirin unlikely to help healthy older people live longer, study finds

McNeil and colleagues noted that adherence to the assigned treatment was 62.1% and 64.1% among aspirin and placebo recipients, respectively, during the final year of trial participation. "The increase in cancer deaths in study participants in the aspirin group was surprising, given prior studies suggesting aspirin use improved cancer outcomes", Dr.

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  • U.S. senator John McCain dies after battle with brain cancer
U.S. senator John McCain dies after battle with brain cancer

His family had announced that Mr McCain, who left Washington in December, had chose to stop treatment on Friday. "In the year since (his diagnosis), John has surpassed expectations for his survival", the family said Friday . McCain found Putin's growing influence on the world stage particularly worrisome. Hillary Clinton said of the late senat...

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  • Former Plano councilman says West Nile almost killed him
Former Plano councilman says West Nile almost killed him

An infected mosquito bite sent healthcare executive Ben Harris to Medical City Plano past year. In a two-page press release, Interior Health said two dead ravens from the Kimberley area tested positive for West Nile. A key step in the prevention of West Nile is reduction of mosquito breeding grounds. Install screens on windows . Avoid acti...

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  • Dwayne Johnson serenades Stephen Colbert with sweet Samoan song
Dwayne Johnson serenades Stephen Colbert with sweet Samoan song

Earlier this week, Johnson told The Associated Press he hopes " Skyscraper " will honor the amputee community. "I was honoured to play an amputee, and to make sure that I did right by them", Johnson said on the red carpet for the film's United States premiere Tuesday night.

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