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Almost half of Edmontonians won’t get flu shot

The Department of Health and Community Services says 125,000 people across Newfoundland and Labrador received the flu shot in 2017 through the province's publicly funded vaccination program. Influen...

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For some with cancer, ‘pink October’ can’t end soon enough

For some with cancer, ‘pink October’ can’t end soon enough

Jasmine Harris was 26 working as a health coordinator at a hospital when she felt a lump in her breast while taking a shower. The campaign will officially kick off on October 18. Remember the earlier ...

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Obstetricians say about the

Obstetricians say about the "epidemic" of caesarean sections

They said millions of women each year may be putting themselves and their babies at unnecessary risk by undergoing C-sections at rates "that have virtually nothing to do with evidence-based medicine...

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Children From Washington Hit With Rare Disease Similar To Polio

Children From Washington Hit With Rare Disease Similar To Polio

The most severe symptom of AFM is respiratory failure that can happen when the muscles involved with breathing become weak. From August 2014 to August 2018, the CDC reported receiving information ...

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Climate-Change Heatwaves Will Cause Mental Health Crises in Miami, Study Warns

Climate-Change Heatwaves Will Cause Mental Health Crises in Miami, Study Warns

And over five years, a one degree Celsius increase in average temperature results in an even greater prevalence of mental difficulties. They not have said that a 1.5 degree rise is enough to tip the b...

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Klobuchar asks CDC to investigate cases of rare, polio-like illness

Klobuchar asks CDC to investigate cases of rare, polio-like illness

Scott Lindquist, state infectious disease epidemiologist at the Department of Health. On Friday, the Minnesota Department of Health announced there have been a total of six reports of pediat...

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Senate Confirms 15 More Judges, Wrapping Up a GOP Priority

Senate Confirms 15 More Judges, Wrapping Up a GOP Priority

In the Senate, Republicans are trying to hold on to three Republican-held districts where the Democratic aggregate vote in the primary was higher than the Republican vote: Miloscia's seat, Republica...

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Learn More About Mental Health Awareness in Teens with NAMI Sarasota

Learn More About Mental Health Awareness in Teens with NAMI Sarasota

And we have to change this. Tuesday's opening session was attended by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who previously launched the Heads Together mental health campaign with Prince Harry. I used...

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Mental Health Summit READ MORE

Mental Health Summit READ MORE

William immediately demurred and pushed Kate forward saying: 'My wife, she's the arty one!' The Duke and Duchess viewed the work of contemporary fine artist Dario Vargas, who had painted an origin...

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This Is Why Every Day Should Be World Mental Health Day

This Is Why Every Day Should Be World Mental Health Day

Peng said she still remembered when she asked the audience to raise their hands if they were afraid of mental illnesses at a Chinese community event in the Bay Area three years ago, nearly everyone of...

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Klobuchar Calls for CDC Investigation of Polio-Like Illness

Like many children, Julia Payne , the toddler at Lurie, started to show signs of weakness and problems breathing on her own after a prolonged cold, said Dr. The cause of AFM, and the reason for the r...

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New study shows promise for targeting breast cancer metastasis

New study shows promise for targeting breast cancer metastasis

However, radiation from mammograms use less radiation than chest X-rays and expose you to only about a tenth of the amount of radiation you are exposed to in nature. Stage 0 and 1 breast cancers hav...

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Dem Group Files Kavanaugh Ethics Complaints, Sent to Circuit Court

Dem Group Files Kavanaugh Ethics Complaints, Sent to Circuit Court

Fresh off the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, questions arose about what Republicans might do if another vacancy opens on the court in 2020 - and Republican leadership doesn...

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Chief Justice John Roberts orders new investigation into Brett Kavanaugh

Chief Justice John Roberts orders new investigation into Brett Kavanaugh

He denied the allegations. Hyde-Smith tweeted a video that afternoon in which she suggested accusers of President Trump's Supreme Court pick and Democratic opponents were on the side of "evil." ...

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10 common signs of mental illness to watch out for

10 common signs of mental illness to watch out for

Unlike costly physical illnesses like cancer, where expenses are largely hospital-based, mental health costs are often indirect, such as not being able to work. The harmful use of alcohol and illicit ...

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What is acute flaccid myelitis, the mysterious polio-like disorder affecting kids?

What is acute flaccid myelitis, the mysterious polio-like disorder affecting kids?

Between August 2014 and August 2018, the CDC received information on 362 cases of AFM nationwide. It can arise from a viral infection but environmental and genetic factors could also cause the illne...

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Trump seeks to use battle over Kavanaugh to spur Republican voter turnout

Trump seeks to use battle over Kavanaugh to spur Republican voter turnout

Republicans said at the time that the Senate should wait until a new president was elected to fill the vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. But the Democrats' outrageous antics i...

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Flu season on the horizon

Flu season on the horizon

Although flu experts knew it was a rough season previous year, they had no idea how bad it actually was. You must be logged in to view this content. The flu vaccine remains the best defence against ...

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Nevis Health minister calls for acceptance of youth with mental illness

Nevis Health minister calls for acceptance of youth with mental illness

This said there is clearly more work to be done, since the MHFA survey revealed only 60 percent of employees think that their line manager is genuinely concerned for their wellbeing, although this is ...

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Walking for wellbeing: Wild Women Mental Health Hike

Walking for wellbeing: Wild Women Mental Health Hike

Spark Foundry will mark World Mental Health Day by closing all Australian offices, asking staff instead take the day to reflect on their own mental health. "These children being raised by nannies ...

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