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Jimmy Kimmel eviscerates Republican Senator who lied to him about healthcare

Jimmy Kimmel eviscerates Republican Senator who lied to him about healthcare

The current bill's sponsors tout their effort as a "moderate" reform meant to shore up the country's health insurance policies by giving states more control over how health care dollars are spent. T...

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Huge sinkhole swallows portion of home in Florida

Huge sinkhole swallows portion of home in Florida

The sinkhole was 25 by 15 feet. "The tub was sinking and the window was coming loose, and I said, 'It's time to go, '" said homeowner Ellen Miller. The family has tried to collect what they could from...

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CDC says to get flu shot before end of October

CDC says to get flu shot before end of October

Ahead of the Island's flu season the Health Department is due to roll out three new vaccination initiatives from the start of October with a key focus on vaccinating young children, who can act as "su...

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Toy gun popular with kids can cause serious eye injury, warn doctors

Toy gun popular with kids can cause serious eye injury, warn doctors

But in a report published Monday in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports , doctors warn that popular toy Nerf guns really can put eyes at risk. This may damage vision leading to blurring of vision....

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Spain police raid Catalan government headquarters amid independence row

Spain police raid Catalan government headquarters amid independence row

However, Catalan nationalists have reacted angrily to the arrests, with the leader of Ezquerra Republican (ERC) in Congress telling Rajoy to "take his dirty hands" off Catalonia , while Deputy Cat...

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The World Runs Out of Antibiotics, Says WHO

The World Runs Out of Antibiotics, Says WHO

The authors have also said that numerous new drugs that are being developed are drugs which patients have already developed drug resistance to and are mostly modifications of now existing antibiotics....

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Petition: Investigate Mayor Faulconer for Criminal Negligence in Hepatitis A Outbreak

Petition: Investigate Mayor Faulconer for Criminal Negligence in Hepatitis A Outbreak

Anyone who was exposed to the virus but is not covered by a medical insurance plan, and wants to be evaluated for hepatitis A vaccination may go to any County public health center, where vaccination...

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The Justice Department has reportedly opened an insider trading investigation at Equifax

Atlanta-based Equifax discovered the hack in July, but only informed consumers last week. A security freeze prohibits access to a consumer's credit report without express, case-by-case permiss...

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Boxing superfight ends in draw

Boxing superfight ends in draw

Given that the matchup was so closely contested, it might seem surprising that the result was met with such dismay across the boxing community. "I did not agree with the 118-110", Donaire said. Earlie...

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IL reports first West Nile-related death of 2017

IL reports first West Nile-related death of 2017

A release from the Illinois Department of Public Health says a person from Kankakee County passed away in September from the virus. There are now 37 human cases in IL. In rare cases, severe illness su...

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Quitting your diet can help you lose MORE weight - this is how

Quitting your diet can help you lose MORE weight - this is how

This trend, called the New Nordic Diet , incorporates the traditional foods eaten in Nordic countries such as Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Iceland. Researchers from the University of Tasmania, Aust...

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Cuomo warns Dems about making deal with Trump on DACA

Cuomo warns Dems about making deal with Trump on DACA

Trump is ending the program with a six-month window, saying it gives Congress the opportunity to pass legislation to extend the protections for people brought to the U.S.as minors. Implemented by ...

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"Grey's Anatomy" star Kate Walsh reveals brain tumor diagnosis

I figured, okay, I'll change up my workout routine, I'll go back to mellow stuff like hiking". She eventually started noticing other symptoms, like swerving into the right lane while driving and iss...

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USA pediatrics academy releases first tattoo recommendations for adolescents

USA pediatrics academy releases first tattoo recommendations for adolescents

In the report, published today, the AAP urges tattoo artists and piercers that teens and young people need to be screened for mental health concerns, and made aware that unsanitary piercing and tattoo...

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Trump, on victims of Hurricane Irma: 'It was such a small number'

Trump, on victims of Hurricane Irma: 'It was such a small number'

About 4.3 million homes and businesses, or about nine million people, were without power in Florida and nearby states yesterday, according to Reuters. For scores of people, the air conditionin...

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Delhi police arrests Al-Qaida terror suspect

Delhi police arrests Al-Qaida terror suspect

According to police, Haq's real name is Shami Ur Rahman. Police have seized arms, laptop, phone, Bangladesh currency and sim cards from his possession. The special cell of Delhi Police is now looking ...

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Skin patch melts 'love-handles' in mice

Skin patch melts 'love-handles' in mice

Scientists believe the treatment could also be used to combat obesity and diabetes . This patch is different, administering the drugs over time to the fat tissue. By differentiate, the skin patch goe...

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India Bids Farewell To Marshal Of IAF Arjan Singh

India Bids Farewell To Marshal Of IAF Arjan Singh

Arjan Singh, Marshal of the Indian Air Force (IAF), died on Saturday at the age of 98. After the death of Indian Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh on Saturday night, the late officer was taken to Brar ...

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Caribbean braces for another tropical storm as wave strengthens

Caribbean braces for another tropical storm as wave strengthens

The government of Antigua and Barbuda has issued a Hurricane Warning for St. Kitts, Nevis, and Montserrat. The National Hurricane Center said it could place parts of North Carolina on a tropical s...

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Almost 1.9 million still without power in US Southeast after Irma

Almost 1.9 million still without power in US Southeast after Irma

There are 1,001 variables involved with restoring power after it's been wiped out by a storm. "While we are very happy to see that progress has been made, until we are back to 100 percent, we can't ...

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