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Cancer survivor uses Times Square billboard to seek kidney

Cancer survivor uses Times Square billboard to seek kidney

I'm someone shopping for a donor match", he says. The massive advertisement - which sits above ones for Broadway shows - features a photo of Marc Weiner, a 53-year-old TV news executive from Great Neck. The ad runs every 7 minutes for about 20 seconds - enough to capture the attention of tourists, who called it a bright idea. "If you want people to read it, Times Square is the place to put it", said Chris Barnett, who was visiting from Hawaii. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Cluster' of Legionnaires' disease cases reported in B.C.: health authorities

'Cluster' of Legionnaires' disease cases reported in B.C.: health authorities

Fraser Health doesn't say how many people are affected, but says it is looking into the source of a cluster of cases in Surrey's Guildford neighbourhood. NYCHA began testing the water supply at the complex about two weeks ago. "People who are exposed to it, specifically people who are at high risk to it may start to see symptoms within two to 10 days". Consulte Mais Informação

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Pence Remembers McCain As Man 'Who Put Country First'

Pence Remembers McCain As Man 'Who Put Country First'

I am glad that they are able to now visit the most attractive state in the country, & I hope they enjoy their time in VT. A ceremony honoring Sen. He recalled that "during long debates in the '80s and '90s, as some of the colleagues who were around then would know, I'd always go over and sit next to John, next to his seat, or he'd come over on the Democratic side and sit next to me", but in 1996 their respective caucuses told the senators that it didn't look good for the two to be ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Two More Legionnaires’ Cases Confirmed In Hampton, NH

At this point, officials aren't suggesting at-risk people to avoid Guildford. Legionnaire's disease is acquired from breathing in small drops of water than contain the bacteria. Legionnaires' disease is a type of pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacteria. They can develop pneumonia, as well as symptoms like fever, fatigue, diarrhea, stomach pain and shortness of breath. Consulte Mais Informação

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Six cases of west nile virus reported in Lancaster county

Six cases of west nile virus reported in Lancaster county

The Health Department states that most people infected with West Nile virus have no symptoms, but about one in five will develop a fever with head and body aches, joint pains, vomiting, diarrhea, or rash. "West Nile virus is here to stay, so the best way to avoid the disease is to reduce exposure to and eliminate breeding grounds for mosquitoes". Residents should also ensure that all doors and windows are tight fitting and screens are in place and intact. Consulte Mais Informação

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FDA warns of rare genital infection linked to diabetes drugs

FDA warns of rare genital infection linked to diabetes drugs

The infection, called Fournier's gangrene , is a rare but life-threatening bacterial infection of the tissue under the skin that surrounds the genital area, the FDA said . In 2017, an estimated 1.7 million United States patients received a dispensed prescription for an SGLT2 drug . The SGLT2 inhibitors approved by the FDA include Johnson & Johnson's Invokana, Eli Lilly & Co's Jardiance, as well those from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Astra Zeneca Plc, Merck & Co and Pfizer Inc. Consulte Mais Informação

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Brain scans show how cannabis extract may help people with psychosis

Brain scans show how cannabis extract may help people with psychosis

A STEADY TRANSITION . Though still classified in the U.S.as a Schedule 1 drug - that is, one with no medical use - cannabis is gaining traction in the medical community. But in people who had cannabidiol, the abnormal brain activity was less severe than for those who received a placebo, suggesting cannabidiol can help re-adjust brain activity to normal levels. Consulte Mais Informação

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Country holds firm in human rights dispute with Saudi Arabia

Country holds firm in human rights dispute with Saudi Arabia

While she did not cite the kingdom by name, Freeland told a gathering of German diplomats in Berlin that "Canada will always stand up for human rights around the world, very much including women's rights". His comments come as the USA imposes several trade disputes with countries such as China, turkey and Russian Federation. "It hits Europe and Germany when the Unites States suddenly and without consulting, introduces random sanctions against Russia, China, Turkey and in the future perhaps ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Air pollution may affect cognitive skills

Air pollution may affect cognitive skills

The study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal, evaluated test scores from both language and math that are conducted by the China Family Panel Studies . When it comes to air pollution, our minds are just as vulnerable to damage as the rest of our body, according to a new study. The data is based on roughly 32,000 people over a four-year period in China. Consulte Mais Informação

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KDHE: Most of Kansas at 'high risk' for West Nile Virus

KDHE: Most of Kansas at 'high risk' for West Nile Virus

Birds provide a reservoir for the virus, and mosquitos that bite infected birds spread West Nile to humans. The first West Nile Virus-related death in the state since 2016 has been reported in Yellowstone County. "Most people with this type of West Nile virus completely recover". Additionally, there has been one confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) which resulted in death. Consulte Mais Informação

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Blood pressure medication recalled over label mix-up that could prove deadly

Blood pressure medication recalled over label mix-up that could prove deadly

The company says it does not believe any other lots are involved in the mix-up. Accord found out about the mix up after a pharmacy called to report it. If the tablets in a bottle of Accord hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg do not match this description, or if consumers are unsure, they should return to their pharmacy or health care provider for confirmation, the FDA said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Backed DeSantis Easily Secures GOP Governor Nod in Florida

Backed DeSantis Easily Secures GOP Governor Nod in Florida

Soderberg is seeking to replace Ron DeSantis , who is running for governor, and will come up against an ardently pro-Trump candidate whatever the outcome of tonight's GOP primary in the Republican-leaning seat. A liberal Democrat backed by Senator Bernie Sanders pulled off an upset in the Democratic primary for Florida governor on Tuesday, setting up a November showdown with a Republican backed by President Donald Trump . Consulte Mais Informação

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Hatch on White House delaying McCain statement: ‘That should not have happened’

Hatch on White House delaying McCain statement: ‘That should not have happened’

Joe Lieberman, Graham and McCain were often referred to as the " three amigos " due to their close relationship. Swindle and McCain shared years filled with torture created to get them to talk. We never hide from history. Mr McCain was one of Mr Trump's sharpest critics, and made clear in one of his final wishes that he did not want the president to attend his funeral. Consulte Mais Informação

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