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News Larry Fitzgerald to speak at John McCain memorial service

Glowering in public and near-silent for two days, President Donald Trump relented under pressure Monday by tersely recognising Senator John McCain's "service to our country" and re-lowering the White House flag. "Sen. McCain was an American hero and cherished member of The American Legion". Rick Davis, former presidential campaign manager for McCain who is serving as a family spokesman, read the farewell message Monday at a press briefing in Phoenix. Consulte Mais Informação

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Furrows on the forehead may lead to heart disease down the line

Furrows on the forehead may lead to heart disease down the line

According to the study by the European Society of Cardiology , assessing brow wrinkles could be an easy, low-priced way to identify people in a high-risk category for cardiovascular disease. People concerned about their heart health should learn their numbers for cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index, and "get treatment if your risk factors or elevated", Arnett said. Consulte Mais Informação

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State reports year’s first human cases of West Nile virus

State reports year’s first human cases of West Nile virus

A woman in her 70s from Worcester County, a woman in her 60s from Middlesex County, and a woman in her 50s from Suffolk County all were infected, according to a press release issued Friday by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. A single bite by a Culex tarsalis can expose a person to West Nile virus. On Aug. 16 , New York City health officials also announced that more mosquitos were testing positive for the virus within the five boroughs. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ebola spreads to Democratic Republic of Congo conflict zone

Ebola spreads to Democratic Republic of Congo conflict zone

Of them, 77 have been confirmed by laboratory tests. This is Congo's tenth outbreak of the virus and the first in North Kivu province, which aside from the resident population hosts an estimated 1 million people displaced by fighting. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of World Health Organization, on Saturday congratulated the DRC's government for making several experimental treatments available in this Ebola outbreak, calling it "a global first, and a ray of hope for people with the disease". Consulte Mais Informação

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A baby poo smoothie

A baby poo smoothie

It boosted the short-chain fatty acids in the gut bacteria of mice during experiments - making them more resistant to illnesses that attack the immune system. The School of Medicine team designed the study to examine the effects of probiotic strains derived from healthy human fecal samples and to determine how they worked. Consulte Mais Informação

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There's No Healthy Level of Alcohol Consumption

There's No Healthy Level of Alcohol Consumption

A massive new study, published this week in the journal The Lancet , claims to show that there is no "safe level" of alcohol consumption - not even a glass of red wine with your meal. The " less is better, none is best " finding jibes with the World Health Organization's long-standing position, but is at odds with many national guidelines, especially in the developed world. Consulte Mais Informação

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There’s No Safe Level of Alcohol Consumption, According to New Study

There’s No Safe Level of Alcohol Consumption, According to New Study

For the study , the team looked at alcohol use and its health effects in those aged between 15 and 95 across 195 countries between 1990 and 2016. Alcohol has been found to be a leading risk factor for death and disease worldwide and is associated with almost one in 10 deaths in people aged 15-49 years old, according to the new study, published on Friday in medical journal The Lancet . Consulte Mais Informação

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Kim Kardashian's 20 Pound Weight Loss Has Fans Miffed

I was nearly 140 forever and now I'm like 116 and it just feels good, ' she said. I didn't see results right away, but when you stick with something and you're consistent, you will. 'I've been working out really hardcore with a bodybuilder for one year. I used to just eat anything and everything and I loved it. "The idea that Kanye may think they - especially the younger ones - are better looking than her really hurts". Consulte Mais Informação

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Coconut oil is 'pure poison,' says Harvard professor

Coconut oil is 'pure poison,' says Harvard professor

But Dr Karin Michels , professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and director of the Institute for Prevention and Cancer Epidemiology at the University of Freiburg, said it is "one of the worst things you can eat". Michels based her warning on the high proportion of saturated fat in coconut oil, which is known to raise levels of so-called LDL cholesterol , and so the risk of cardiovascular disease. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tom Frieden arrested on sex charges

Tom Frieden arrested on sex charges

Former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Tom Frieden turned himself in to authorities Friday to face charges that he groped a woman he knew past year, according to law enforcement officials. He stayed, taking a job heading the city's tuberculosis control. Dr. Thomas "Tom" Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in a 2016 photo. Consulte Mais Informação

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Record Measles Outbreak in European Union Causes Dozens of Deaths

Record Measles Outbreak in European Union Causes Dozens of Deaths

The global health body said France, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Russia, Serbia and Ukraine have had more than 1,000 cases each in 2018. Hardest hit with outbreaks has been Ukraine, with more than 23,000 affected. "The current high number of measles cases reflects pockets of suboptimal coverage and an accumulation of susceptible individuals over time", said Dr Muscat. Consulte Mais Informação

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Congo approves more experimental Ebola treatments

Congo approves more experimental Ebola treatments

Health workers commenced the administration of the US -developed mAb114 treatment to patients last week, the first time such treatment would be used against an active outbreak. It is the tenth time Ebola has struck the DRC since 1976. It is often fatal. In light of this, the government has already deployed 35 new medics at several borders, including providing training to 80 more medical experts Ms Mwalimu called upon people to avoid direct contacts with body fluids and bodies of the people ... Consulte Mais Informação

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