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Babies given solid food early sleep better, study claims

Babies given solid food early sleep better, study claims

The World Health Organisation (WHO ), the American Academy of Pediatrics and other groups recommend exclusive breastfeeding for an infant's first six months, after which solids can be introduced....

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Trump admin temporarily halting some payments under Obamacare program

Trump admin temporarily halting some payments under Obamacare program

It added that the move comes at a critical time when insurance providers are developing premiums for 2019 and states are reviewing rates. Insurance stocks may be a focus in Monday morning's tradin...

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Insurers scramble after Trump suspends billions in ObamaCare payments

Insurers scramble after Trump suspends billions in ObamaCare payments

The Republican Congress tried to repeal the Affordable Care Act at every turn in 2017 and now they are trying to take away the protection it provides for people with pre-existing conditions. About 2...

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Del Monte vegetable trays linked to hundreds of illnesses

Del Monte vegetable trays linked to hundreds of illnesses

The CDC first reported the outbreak in mid-June with the cases in Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota and MI. So far, 212 cases of the infection have been confirmed in multiple states. Therefore, it is unlikel...

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Harvard Researchers’ HIV Vaccine Shows Promising Results In Human Trials

Harvard Researchers’ HIV Vaccine Shows Promising Results In Human Trials

To test the vaccine , the team gathered nearly 400 adults with HIV aged between 18 to 50 from 12 clinics in southern and eastern Africa, Thailand and the U.S.in 2015. "Obviously, the search for an ...

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Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee

Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee

President Trump wants YOU for SCOTUS - if you're one of these two judges. While Trump didn't name the four, top contenders for the role have included federal appeals judges Brett Kavanaugh , Raymon...

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Possible TB Exposure At Buildings On Johns Hopkins Hospital Complex

Possible TB Exposure At Buildings On Johns Hopkins Hospital Complex

According to the received reports, a small bottle of frozen tuberculosis sample accidentally dropped down and fell to the floor with its lid open. This is an ongoing investigation. Fire officials ...

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HPV test better than Pap when screening for cervical cancer

HPV test better than Pap when screening for cervical cancer

One of these methods is co-testing for the human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes 99 percent of cervical cancer. One group got the HPV test to screen for cervical cancer, almost all cases of whi...

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Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest held on Coney Island

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest held on Coney Island

Miki Sudo celebrates after winning the women's annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2018 in Coney Island. The first competition was held in 1972 and was won by Jason Schechter who on...

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Fish pedicure costs woman her toenails, medical expert warns of ‘serious infections’

Fish pedicure costs woman her toenails, medical expert warns of ‘serious infections’

But, there are several risks linked to fish pedicures - for example, when the fish are present, the tubs can not be properly cleaned between one customer's use and another's. That raises the odds fo...

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Drinking Coffee May Help You Live Longer; Try These Foods Too!

Drinking Coffee May Help You Live Longer; Try These Foods Too!

Also a year ago, Spanish researchers reported people who drank at least four cups of coffee a day had a 64 percent lower risk of death than those who never or nearly never drank coffee . That inver...

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West Nile virus found in Elkhart County

West Nile virus found in Elkhart County

West Nile virus is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. When infected with WNV, about 4 out of 5 people will not have symptoms and will develop immunity after clearing the infection. Up...

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Sea lice reported along Florida beaches

Sea lice reported along Florida beaches

Once they get caught in your bathing suit, they can sting repeatedly while you're in the water. Sea lice are not really lice at all. Dave Greenwood, director of public safety for the beach, told t...

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General Electric announces strategic plan to focus on renewable power

General Electric announces strategic plan to focus on renewable power

Trian Fund Management, which holds a stake in GE and has a seat on the board, said it welcomed the moves. LPL Financial LLC now owns 20,890 shares of the company's stock valued at $580,000 after pur...

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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

Each five-year increase spent working as a flight attendant increased risk of non-melanoma skin cancer among women and higher risk of breast cancer in women who had never had children or those who...

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Amazon acquiring online pharmacy PillPack, sending drug retailer shares down

Amazon acquiring online pharmacy PillPack, sending drug retailer shares down

And if Amazon's torrid stock performance in recent months is any indication, the company's shareholders love the deal activity, among other fundamental drivers. "Manchester is proud to be home to inno...

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Kent County offering free HIV walk-in testing this week

Kent County offering free HIV walk-in testing this week

Knowing your HIV status can also help protect future partners. Approximately 500 people in Ingham County are living with HIV. There are several ways to test for HIV , but the most common one is te...

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Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin ranked among best in US

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin ranked among best in US

The rankings will also be published in the U.S. News Best Hospitals 2018 guidebook. The hospital and its family support programs are created to treat the most critically ill children with sophisticate...

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Pharmacist denies woman miscarriage drug on moral grounds

Pharmacist denies woman miscarriage drug on moral grounds

Brian Hreniuc has come under fire for refusing Ms Mone Arteaga miscarriage-inducing medication. ".I was completely shocked". A Valley woman's post went viral after a pharmacist at a Peoria Walgreens...

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FDA Approves First Drug From Marijuana Plant

FDA Approves First Drug From Marijuana Plant

A phase three clinical trial is underway for a third seizure-related condition called tuberous sclerosis complex, which begins in infancy and causes a sudden stiffening of the body, arms and legs, w...

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