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The researchers followed almost 30,000 adults over three decades and found that eating three or four eggs a week was tied to a 6 percent higher risk of heart disease and an 8 percent risk of dying from any cause. "In general, foods that are higher in dietary cholesterol, such as fatty meats and high-fat dairy products, are also higher in saturated fats ". Cholesterol's role in the development of heart disease has been discussed for more than three decades, said Dr.
  • Measles Outbreaks in U.S. Coasts has Local Health Officials Concerned

    Measles Outbreaks in U.S. Coasts has Local Health Officials Concerned

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    One dose is about 93% effective at preventing measles if you come in contact with the virus. Before mass vaccination, 400 to 500 people in the US died of the measles every year. By definition, a "Fully Immunized Child" (FIC) is an infant who has "received one dose of BCG, three doses each of OPV, DPT, and Hepatitis B vaccines, and one dose of measles vaccine before reaching one year of age".
  • Healthcare boss resigns after coma patient gives birth

    Healthcare boss resigns after coma patient gives birth

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    The Phoenix Police Department declined a request to comment. Detectives have asked men at the Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix to give buccal swabs, Thompson said. Alejandro Benally, chief of the San Carlos Apache Police Department, said that the matter is under the jurisdiction of the Phoenix Police Department and that his department would assist the department in any way possible.
  • McHenry County health official says flu season not at peak, encourages vaccinations

    McHenry County health official says flu season not at peak, encourages vaccinations

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    School absenteeism because of the flu is reported weekly. A four-year-old died from complications stemming from influenza - the first pediatric flu-related death in Riverside County this season , health officials said Wednesday. Individuals who are at the highest risk for experiencing complications of influenza include children under 2 and adults over 65. The Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is temporarily banning children under the age of 12 from visiting in order to prevent the ...
  • WRAPUP 2-Powell tells markets Fed is flexible and aware of risks

    WRAPUP 2-Powell tells markets Fed is flexible and aware of risks

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    Employment data showed the USA added 312,000 jobs in December, much above analyst expectations, strengthening the case of those who have argued that markets have overreacted to signs that U.S. Since mid-December, investors have been expressing disagreement with Powell's assessment of the economy, saying the Fed had it all wrong and that the economy was weakening.
  • First Iowa flu death of the season reported by IDPH

    First Iowa flu death of the season reported by IDPH

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    Caitlin Pedati. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, then throw away the tissue and wash your hands. If you haven't already, please take the time to get a flu vaccine and make sure everyone in your family has received theirs, as well.
  • US judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional, Democrats vow to appeal

    US judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional, Democrats vow to appeal

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    In this photo from November 29, 2018, US President Donald Trump points to the press while walking to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House. And yet, Republicans have made it clear that their priority is attacking access to critically-needed health care, protections for people with pre-existing conditions, and insurance for young people.
  • Parish Health Units offering flu shots next week

    Parish Health Units offering flu shots next week

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    More people have come down with the flu locally this year than normal, according to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit. Visitors with flu symptoms and visitors younger than 12 years of age are prohibited from visiting these high-risk areas: all intensive care units, oncology inpatient floors and pediatric units.
  • Men urged to get tested & know their status

    Men urged to get tested & know their status

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    December 1 marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day , a time to raise awareness for the deadly disease and rally around those affected by the HIV virus. "It is so important for people living with HIV to be better represented across public and political spheres, and as a serving MP to be openly living with the virus, Lloyd is already impacting positive change".
  • Chinese scientist pauses 'gene-edited baby' trial after outcry

    Chinese scientist pauses 'gene-edited baby' trial after outcry

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    But details of the experiment , which has not been independently verified, triggered an immediate backlash and He said the trial had been "paused". "For this specific case, I feel proud, actually, I feel proudest". He, who said he was against gene enhancement, said eight couples were initially enrolled for his study while one dropped out. This indicates that the research of gene editing in China not only has a promising potential, but is also responding to the public's needs, stated Liang ...
  • Coli Infections Linked To Romaine Lettuce

    Coli Infections Linked To Romaine Lettuce

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    To date, all products that have been tested have been negative for E. coli . After posting the advisory Tuesday, the FDA investigated the outbreak over the Thanksgiving holiday period. This advice includes all types or uses of romaine lettuce, such as whole heads of romaine, hearts of romaine, and bags and boxes of precut lettuce and salad mixes that contain romaine, including baby romaine, spring mix, and Caesar salad.
  • Millions of diabetics could be left without insulin by 2030

    Millions of diabetics could be left without insulin by 2030

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    While Type-2 diabetes is expected to rise by more than a fifth, from 406 million in 2018 to 511 million in 2030 globally, India along with China and the U.S. This translates to a 20 per cent rise in demand for the drug, with only 38 million likely to have access to it according to current resources. The study also predicts using a higher treatment target for A1C levels, a measure for tracking blood glucose, could reduce the number of people who need to use insulin.
  • Viral outbreak leads to deaths of 6 children at NJ facility

    Viral outbreak leads to deaths of 6 children at NJ facility

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    The Health Department said it was conducting an investigation at the centre, which has been cited in the past for health code violations, and had a two out of five star rating on health inspections from the federal Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
  • Training course for construction mental health launched

    Training course for construction mental health launched

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    According to her, the intention to create the new ward was because; "We don't want to put children being treated for mental health issues with children that were being treated for substance abuse so that those suffering substance abuse do not influence the others", adding; "We are having these challenges".
  • Six children diagnosed with ‘Polio-like’ paralyzing illness in Minnesota

    Six children diagnosed with ‘Polio-like’ paralyzing illness in Minnesota

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    Possible causes of AFM include viruses, environmental toxins and genetic disorders. But other viruses may also be to blame. There were only 33 reported cases past year, according to the CDC . AFM is a rare, polio-like condition that affects an individual's nervous system and can cause sudden arm and leg weakness, according to the CDC . Most patients must be hospitalized.