• 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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  • State’s first case of AFM confirmed in Nebraska child
State’s first case of AFM confirmed in Nebraska child

In the most severe cases, the illness can leave a patient paralyzed. AFM is described as a polio-like illness, that affects the nervous system, specifically the area of the spinal cord. The CDC has been monitoring and investigating an increasing number of cases of AFM since 2014. Blood and other tests are usually done to evaluate for other possib...

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  • Amazon embraces blockchain with launch of new services
Amazon embraces blockchain with launch of new services

The new service will let satellite operators get access to a ground station at short notice on a pay-as-you-go basis. "Today, we are giving satellite customers the ability to dynamically scale their ground station antenna use based on actual need".

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  • Scientist claiming gene-edited babies reports 2nd pregnancy
Scientist claiming gene-edited babies reports 2nd pregnancy

While a Chinese scientist claims to have produced the world's first gene-edited babies in Shenzhen, the city's medical ethics authorities say they hadn't received an application to conduct such an experiment and are now investigating the case, according to officials cited by The Beijing News.

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  • CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce
CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce

People with symptoms of an E. coli infection , such as severe stomach cramps, diarrhea (often bloody), and vomiting, and think you might have gotten sick from eating romaine lettuce , should talk to their doctor and report their illness to the health department.

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  • Officials try to account for hundreds missing in fire's wake
Officials try to account for hundreds missing in fire's wake

The White House said on Thursday that President Donald Trump plans to visit the fire zones on Saturday to meet displaced residents. It also accounts for a reported 66 of the 69 fire casualties reported, but those numbers are still shifting.

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  • ACE Applauds Revisions to the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
ACE Applauds Revisions to the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

The recommended amount of physical activity for children between the ages of 6 through 17 remains the same at 60-minutes per day of moderate-to-vigorous activity including activity that increases heart rate such as walking or running, as well as activities to strengthen muscles and bones such as playing sports or jumping rope.

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  • House Republicans elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy as party leader
House Republicans elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy as party leader

Countering the effort, Pelosi and her supporters in the House are arguing that pushing a woman out of Democratic leadership after more than 100 women were just elected to Congress "would be wrong". House Democrats also plan to vote early next year on plans to ensure patients with preexisting medical conditions are protected when shopping for insura...

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  • Conjoined Bhutanese twins separated at Australian hospital , Australia/NZ News & Top Stories
Conjoined Bhutanese twins separated at Australian hospital , Australia/NZ News & Top Stories

A team of medical experts emerged from theatre on Friday afternoon after the six-hour procedure, proudly declaring that the 15-month-old girls, who were joined at the torso and shared a liver, had been separated. "We saw two young girls very ready for surgery, were able to cope very well with the surgery and now in recovery doing very well, " he sa...

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  • Ariana Grande Apologizes to Ex Ricky Alvarez Over 'Thank U, Next' Lyric
Ariana Grande Apologizes to Ex Ricky Alvarez Over 'Thank U, Next' Lyric

The therapy reveal also follows the release of " Thank U, Next ", Grande's new surprise song, over the weekend. After listing her experiences with each boyfriend, Ariana sings " One taught me love / One taught me patience / And one taught me pain / Now I'm so fantastic".

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  • Organic Lamb Sales Market 2018-2023 with Strategic Trends Growth, Revenue
Organic Lamb Sales Market 2018-2023 with Strategic Trends Growth, Revenue

This report will be a valuable assessment for new startups who wish to enter the Organic Soy Protein Concentrate market . The general idea of the Researchvector research team that the report comes in handy for those who are planning to start a business or someone who is planning to expand the business.

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  • Taste of the Cultures in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Taste of the Cultures in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As per the World Health Organization, one in five men and one in six women are likely to develop cancer. It is important to understand breast cancer and the latest medical advances that can help you beat it. From the sample, they determined that the presence of Osteopontin variants can very reliably assess the risk group a patient belongs to, thu...

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  • National Drug Take-Back Day starts Saturday
National Drug Take-Back Day starts Saturday

In the last five years, Minnesota has collected almost 100,000 pounds of prescription drugs through take back events. The post DRUG TAKE BACK: "Don't become an accidental drug dealer" by not disposing of unused medications properly appeared first on WDEF .

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  • Trump Says Goal Of New Proposal Is To Lower Drug Prices
Trump Says Goal Of New Proposal Is To Lower Drug Prices

Currently, doctors and hospitals administering Part B drugs are reimbursed the average price of a drug plus 6 percent. Trump also signed sweeping legislation at the White House on Wednesday tackling the opioid crisis, although some experts say it is only a first step.

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