• Drinking hot tea doubles risk of cancer
Drinking hot tea doubles risk of cancer

But those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study . Georgina Hill, a health information officer at Cancer Research UK commented on the study, saying: "This study adds to the evidence that having drinks hotter than 60°C may increase the risk of oesophageal (food pipe) cancer, but most ...

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  • ‘London patient’: second case ever of HIV remission
‘London patient’: second case ever of HIV remission

While transplant is not the ideal option for HIV patients, it does offer hope in terms of where the researchers can take this. Ravindra Gupta , an HIV biologist who helped treat the man, told Reuters that his patient is " in remission " but warned that it's "too early to say he's cured".

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  • HHS unveils policy blocking Title X funds to abortion providers, referrers
HHS unveils policy blocking Title X funds to abortion providers, referrers

For Teresa McCann-Tumidajski, executive director of Maine Right to Life, an anti-abortion group, this change "makes common sense". 'The Protect Life Rule does not cut family planning funding by a single dime ...'(Kaylee McGhee, Liberty Headlines) President Donald Trump finalized the Protect Life Rule on Friday, which redirects government fundi...

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  • Despite outbreaks elsewhere, no measles cases in Interior Health - yet
Despite outbreaks elsewhere, no measles cases in Interior Health - yet

Since that time, multiple large and high-quality studies have been conducted that demonstrate there is not an association between autism and MMR vaccine. In 2015, an outbreak in the Lanaudière region affected 163 people. Last year, six cases were reported. If you think you have contracted measles, be sure to alert your doctor before you go fo...

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  • Men who have smoked marijuana are more fertile
Men who have smoked marijuana are more fertile

Researchers have investigated whether using cannabis affects a man's fertility. They noted that the average age of the men at the time of sample collection was 36 years and of these participants, 55 percent had used marijuana at some point in their lives.

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  • One case of measles confirmed in Bell County
One case of measles confirmed in Bell County

Statewide in Washington, orders for measles vaccine jumped about 30 percent, climbing from 12,140 doses to 15,780 doses, figures showed. Denton County Public Health officials said Wednesday there's one confirmed case of measles in the county.

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  • No new Vancouver-area measles cases -- but don't relax yet
No new Vancouver-area measles cases -- but don't relax yet

This is the most common cause of death from the illness. They succumb when complications become too severe. It's about people who don't believe the scientists making decisions for other people's children. People may have been exposed to the unsafe disease at more than three dozen locations, many in neighboring OR, such as Portland International A...

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  • Washington Governor declares state of emergency over measles outbreak
Washington Governor declares state of emergency over measles outbreak

Alan Melnick, Clark County Public Health director, said in a news release. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") say the number of cases in the USA has almost tripled in the previous year. Clark County Public Health, 360-397-8021. People may have been exposed to the disease at about four dozen locations, including Portland In...

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  • 1 in 4 kindergartners aren't fully vaccinated in county with measles outbreak
1 in 4 kindergartners aren't fully vaccinated in county with measles outbreak

Molly Solomon from Oregon Public Broadcasting reports . It can also be hard to catch early signs of the illness; symptoms generally start to appear seven to 14 days after infection, meaning that people can spread the disease before they know they are sick.

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  • Team Of Scientists Claim They'll Have Cancer Cure Within 'A Year'
Team Of Scientists Claim They'll Have Cancer Cure Within 'A Year'

The treatment is called MuTaTo, or multiobjective toxin. MuTaTo is comparable to an antibiotic and incorporates a multipronged approach using an amalgamation of several peptides for each cancerous cell, making it much harder for these malignant cells to evade treatment.

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  • Kamala Harris begins presidential campaign
Kamala Harris begins presidential campaign

Kamala Harris stated Monday that she feels "very strongly" about fully embracing the single-payer health insurance system, which would overhaul the entire American health care market. Ms Harris's campaign is expected to highlight her career as a prosecutor. Listing the various proposals that have been introduced, she argued that legislators ha...

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  • Poor sleep increases risk of Alzheimer's disease
Poor sleep increases risk of Alzheimer's disease

This same bacteria causes periodontal disease which creates gum infection and potential tooth loss when left untreated. What's more, autopsies have shown that protein plaques can appear in people who had no Alzheimer's disease. "Human CSF tau also increased over 50% during SD". What did the research involve? "Some people think the stigm...

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  • CDC: 11 sickened in salmonella outbreak linked to hedgehogs
CDC: 11 sickened in salmonella outbreak linked to hedgehogs

They may be cute - if prickly - but lab tests in an ongoing investigation show that pet hedgehogs are probably to blame for a multistate salmonella outbreak . There isn't any common supplier of hedgehogs that links the 11 cases, according to the CDC, which is investigating the matter. Households "might consider a different pet" if they have ch...

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  • Gorgeous moment disabled baby hears her sister's voice for the first time
Gorgeous moment disabled baby hears her sister's voice for the first time

The grateful mom posted a video of Scarlet getting her first set of hearing aids at Atlanta Hearing Associates in Milledgeville, Georgia. "It was fantastic", mom Carol Benjamin of Madison, Georgia, told "Good Morning America". A heartwarming video of a baby girl from Georgia hearing properly for the first time has gone viral on social media. "B...

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  • Why this year's flu is hitting kids hard
Why this year's flu is hitting kids hard

Designing the correct immunization against flu means guessing which strain or strains will be the big ones, and then making an effective deterrent. Last year, when the more virulent H3N2 virus was predominant, millions more got sick, almost 1 million were hospitalized, and as many as 80,000 died, according to the CDC .

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  • Apple will produce a smaller iPhone
Apple will produce a smaller iPhone

This decline in production would have been decided before the warning on the results of the last quarter whose turnover should be $ 84 billion instead of the 89 to 93 billion initially anticipated. Summit Trail Advisors LLC raised its stake in Apple by 17,669.4% during the 1st quarter. Apple did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for ...

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  • Marion County hospitals to temporarily restrict visitors due to high flu activity
Marion County hospitals to temporarily restrict visitors due to high flu activity

We agree, getting a flu shot makes sense. Flu activity tends to peak between December and February but can last as late as May. The hospital has not set a date when they anticipate to lift the restriction, but said that they will continue monitoring news about the flu season and then assess whether it will be safe to welcome children visitors...

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  • De Blasio says every resident in NYC will be guaranteed health care
De Blasio says every resident in NYC will be guaranteed health care

The option will also provide healthcare to undocumented immigrants, said de Blasio, because they are still part of the community. "New York City will begin guaranteeing comprehensive health care to every single resident regardless of someone's ability to pay or immigration status, an unprecedented plan that will protect the more than half-a-m...

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  • These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts
These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts

The Nordic diet , focused on vegetables, whole grains, fatty fish and berries, is tied for third place in the best plant-based diets on U.S. News and World Report's newly-released list of best diets for 2019. In the book, Blatner says you don't have to cut out meat entirely to reap the health benefits of a vegetarian diet. And no, unfortunately...

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  • The best overall diets for 2019
The best overall diets for 2019

The diet has always been linked to many health benefits, including lower risks of cancer and heart disease , better kidney health and a healthier gut . The Harvard School of Public Health and a think tank called Oldways created a diet based on the general eating principles of these places , according to US News.

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  • Swedish hospital isolates patient amid Ebola suspicion
Swedish hospital isolates patient amid Ebola suspicion

The patient's identity is still unknown, but is now in isolation at a University Hospital in Uppsala. He visited "mostly urban areas in Burundi , where there isn't thought to be any active Ebola as far as we know", Köhler said. The Ebola epidemic in West Africa ended two years ago after claiming the lives of as many as 11,300 people across Sierr...

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  • Sandra Bullock's New Netflix Movie Inspires People To Take 'Bird Box' Challenge
Sandra Bullock's New Netflix Movie Inspires People To Take 'Bird Box' Challenge

But some birds can talk, and they might actually have something to say about a scary movie that relies so heavily on their flighty sixth sense for danger. Bier explained the thought process behind the all-in directorial choice, noting that Netflix doesn't "have any inhibitions at all" when it comes to such shocking sights and that the Bird Box ...

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  • Louisiana police department offers to test residents’ meth for the Zika virus
Louisiana police department offers to test residents’ meth for the Zika virus

They're encouraging anyone who has crystal meth to bring it to their local police department for a free test. The department's cheeky post quickly went viral, garnering more than 3,300 shares. A police department in Louisiana says they're offering a rather unusual service . The Gratis Police Department made an nearly identical post earlier thi...

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  • Doctor exposed to Ebola placed in quarantine after return to US
Doctor exposed to Ebola placed in quarantine after return to US

Doctor Adaora Okoli, a physician in the region emphasized the causes leading to the worldwide response to Ebola as saying, "if there's no threat to the global community, the global community will not do anything". "We are not aware of any other United States citizens with potential exposures to Ebola at this time, and there is no health risk to the...

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  • With deadline looming, Affordable Care Act enrollment is down in Missouri, Kansas
With deadline looming, Affordable Care Act enrollment is down in Missouri, Kansas

We are encouraging consumers who need health insurance to join the millions of people who have gone to HealthCare.gov and found health insurance. In spite of that, so far 95,000 people have signed up in CT. The group estimates 146,000 South Carolinians are eligible for insurance plans that would carry no premiums next year. The Trump administra...

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  • Planned Parenthood sends abortion patients to Knoxville
Planned Parenthood sends abortion patients to Knoxville

Supreme Court on Monday announced that it would not hear appeals from Kansas and Louisiana that would have eliminated Medicaid funding from Planned Parenthood . Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri. Five regional courts of appeal have said they do, while one has said they do not. Unfortunately, with lower courts permanently altering th...

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  • Doctors say amoebas in tap water turned woman's brain into 'bloody mush'
Doctors say amoebas in tap water turned woman's brain into 'bloody mush'

When doctors did a CT scan, they found what they thought was a tumor but later discovered was dead tissue in her brain during an operation. But when Cobbs operated to remove the mass, "it was just dead brain tissue", making it hard to determine what it actually was.

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  • Toddler with rare blood type sparks worldwide search for donor
Toddler with rare blood type sparks worldwide search for donor

The girl, Zainab, is battling a very aggressive form of cancer called neuroblastoma . Donors must be exclusively Pakistani, Indian or Iranian descent. But of those, only three donors have her rare blood type - including one in London. The organization said statistics show the only people who are likely to be a match for her are people of Pak...

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  • Health Department to Host Free Flu Shot Drive-Thru in Orlando
Health Department to Host Free Flu Shot Drive-Thru in Orlando

National Influenza Vaccination week is a national awareness campaign focused on highlighting the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond. Flu shots are covered by Medi-Cal, Medicare, and by most insurance plans. Today, December 4, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported its first labora...

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  • British MP reveals he is HIV positive
British MP reveals he is HIV positive

The virus that causes is AIDS is no longer considered a deaths sentence for people who have the infection. "We still have a significant problem across the world with HIV, and so it's important to get the education out and particularly to focus with our youth so that they can get protection".

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