• Breast Cancer is a Leading Cause of Deaths Among Women
Breast Cancer is a Leading Cause of Deaths Among Women

The radiologist who read Johnsons films that day, Dr. Mia Jackson, medical director of imaging at the Shimberg Breast Center at St. Josephs Womens Hospital, confirms that a 2-D mammogram may not have picked up the cancer. Estrogen-blocking medications, such as selective estrogen receptor modulators and aromatase inhibitors, reduce the risk of breas...

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  • Nobel-winning therapy weaponises immune system against cancer
Nobel-winning therapy weaponises immune system against cancer

Clinical studies document successful fights against melanoma, lymphoma, lung cancer and renal cancer, and further studies indicate therapy combining CTLA-4 and PD-1 treatments could be even more effective for melanoma patients. "They are living proof of the power of basic science". Honjo, 76, meanwhile, vowed to push ahead with his work. The du...

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  • Ban on smoking in public houses now in effect
Ban on smoking in public houses now in effect

Public housing authorities were given more than two years to begin implementing and enforcing the policy, announced two years ago by the HUD. Senior director of health promotions for the American Lung Association Pat McKone says this rule will protect nearly two million Americans nationwide, including 690,000 children from being exposed to seco...

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  • Kellogg's Honey Smacks: officials warn against cereal after salmonella outbreak
Kellogg's Honey Smacks: officials warn against cereal after salmonella outbreak

The CDC warns the public not to eat any Honey Smacks cereal from any size package and with any "best if used by" date. It's still not clear how the contamination might have occurred. The FDA says the third-party facility that makes Honey Smacks hasn't made any since June 12, two days before the recall. Florida and Colorado are the latest states...

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  • Fresh grounds for coffee: Science shows it may boost longevity
Fresh grounds for coffee: Science shows it may boost longevity

The researchers found that the more cups of coffee people drank, the less likely they were to die during the study period. Over 10 years of follow-up, more than 14,000 people died. A new study published this week in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine has found evidence that moderate amounts of coffee a day can improve longevity.

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  • 6 medical professionals in Orlando included in health care fraud crackdown
6 medical professionals in Orlando included in health care fraud crackdown

Over the past decade, both the Justice Department and U.S. Attorney's Office have coordinated yearly efforts to spotlight the latest crackdown on healthcare fraud offenders from Miami to West Palm Beach by agents with the FBI, Health and Human Services and Internal Revenue Service.

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  • New Zealand Plans To Kill 150,000 Cows
New Zealand Plans To Kill 150,000 Cows

The bacteria, Mycoplasma bovis , can cause cows to develop ailments such as mastitis, pneumonia, and arthritis. It has been made clear by the officials that all the cows belonging to an infected farm will be killed even if they are healthy.

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  • FDA Approves First Non-Opioid For Management Of Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms
FDA Approves First Non-Opioid For Management Of Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

Lofexidine Hydrochloride, also referred to as the brand name Lucemyra, is now FDA Approved. Lucemyra is an oral medication that reduces the release of norepinephrine, which is believed to be associated with opioid withdrawal symptoms. The guidelines were not well received by patients, who said the guidelines led to less doctors prescribing opio...

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  • Saudi Arabia, Gulf Allies Join Israel in Backing US Iran Move
Saudi Arabia, Gulf Allies Join Israel in Backing US Iran Move

The Houthis, who are allied with Iran , control much of northern Yemen , including the capital, and have fired dozens of missiles across the border at Saudi Arabia . While Trump's decision has pleased allies in Israel and Persian Gulf countries like Saudi Arabia , it pits the United States against its closest European allies, leaves the futur...

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  • E. Coli Outbreak Reaches Minnesota, With Ten Cases Reported
E. Coli Outbreak Reaches Minnesota, With Ten Cases Reported

One person from California is dead as a result of the infection. Unfortunately, particular brands of romaine lettuce aren't always labeled to indicate where they are grown. coli O157 infection is ruled out", the CDC said. That outbreak was caused by a similar strain of the bacteria, which tends to cause more severe illness, the CDC said.

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  • CDC: Lettuce-Linked E. Coli Outbreak Spreads To Wisconsin
CDC: Lettuce-Linked E. Coli Outbreak Spreads To Wisconsin

Three more states have reported ill persons: Mississippi, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. Of the first 87 patients who became ill, 46 have been hospitalized, which officials conceded is a higher than normal hospitalization rate for E. The growing season in the Yuma region runs from November to March and then moves north to Salinas, California, for the...

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  • Demos in Warsaw in support of sick United Kingdom boy Alfie Evans
Demos in Warsaw in support of sick United Kingdom boy Alfie Evans

Tom Evans and Kate James, the parents of Alfie Evans, are meeting doctors on Thursday to discuss taking their son home . Although Evans' degenerative neurological condition was not definitively diagnosed by the doctors, some experts believe the toddler has Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome (MDS) - the same disease that affected Charlie Gard ...

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  • Deutsche Bank posts sharp decline in net profits
Deutsche Bank posts sharp decline in net profits

Deutsche Bank said on Thursday that it wants to focus its corporate finance business on industries that align with its European clients or areas where it has a leadership position. Among 2 analysts covering Deutsche Bank AG Common Stock (NYSE:DB), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Garth Ritchie was elevated to the sole head of corporate an...

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  • Judge blocks parents from taking sick baby to Vatican hospital
Judge blocks parents from taking sick baby to Vatican hospital

A "last-ditch appeal" in which the Italian ambassador granted Alfie citizenship of Italy in order to take him to Rome for treatment failed on Monday. During another three-hour hearing on Tuesday at the Family Division of the High Court sitting in Manchester, Paul Diamond, from the Christian Legal Centre representing the parents, suggested the all...

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  • Syria strikes send 'clear message' on chemical weapons: British PM
Syria strikes send 'clear message' on chemical weapons: British PM

Former British general and military expert Jonathan Shaw was abruptly cut off by a Sky News host after he cast doubt on the veracity of an alleged chemical weapons attack in the Syrian city of Douma. "It was a successful mission", White said. "We've attacked the heart of the Syrians' chemical weapons program". Minister of the Armed Forces F...

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  • Plenty of smiles in forecast for final round of ANA Inspiration
Plenty of smiles in forecast for final round of ANA Inspiration

The 2017 rookie of the year and joint player of the year joined Lindberg at the head of the leaderboard, with the overnight leader having managed a five-under-par round. That was back in 2003, and Wie played grown-up golf between giggling discourses on Oreo cookies and Krispy Kreme doughnuts. You have to be really straight off the tee.

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  • [THOMAS STARR KING] Protect Students, Not Guns
[THOMAS STARR KING] Protect Students, Not Guns

As people continued to pile in, students spoke to the crowd and expressed why they were marching: to send a message to politicians. Given the laws of physics, and the fact that both discussions were at the same time, she could be at only one of them, she said; she was in River Vale, but got near-constant texts from Rockleigh.

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  • Brother of Parkland shooting suspect trespassed at school 'to soak it in'
Brother of Parkland shooting suspect trespassed at school 'to soak it in'

Court documents obtained by the Associated Press show school officials and a sheriff's deputy recommended that Cruz be involuntarily committed for a mental evaluation in September 2016. That law allows for involuntary commitment for mental health examination for at least three days. Investigators are still working to determine how Cruz was able...

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  • Boy, 9, Shoots Sister Dead In 'Argument Over Video Game Controller'
Boy, 9, Shoots Sister Dead In 'Argument Over Video Game Controller'

Officials have said that the bullet entered her brain causing the teenager to die shortly after in hospital. The pre-teen was rushed to Le Bonheur's Children's Hospital in Memphis and her condition is not known at this time. I can't answer that. Reiterated Sheriff Cantrell, 'We don't know yet what kind of charges or if charges will be pr...

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  • England Sevens into Cup quarter final in Las Vegas
England Sevens into Cup quarter final in Las Vegas

In the bronze medal match, Fiji beat South Africa 26-22, while New Zealand beat Australia 17-12 to claim fifth place. Argentina will be up against South Africa in the 1st semi final match with hosts U.S. Australia lost 29-17 to South Africa in their quarter-final while New Zealand were beaten 14-10 by Fiji. Springbok Sevens captain‚ Philip Sn...

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  • National Basketball Association player suspended for throwing soup at an assistant coach
National Basketball Association player suspended for throwing soup at an assistant coach

Smith will return to practice on Friday and resume game action Saturday night when the Cavs host the Nuggets, per the report. Jones previously played for the Cavs and during Thursday's shootaround he engaged in some trash talk with George Hill during a shooting contest.

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  • CBI books Simbhaoli Sugars for Rs 110-Crore loss to OBC
CBI books Simbhaoli Sugars for Rs 110-Crore loss to OBC

He made this remark while highlighting a bank fraud allegedly committed by a Delhi based jewellery outlet. The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against Ghaziabad-based Simbhaoli Sugars on charges of causing a loss of about Rs110 crore to state-run Oriental Bank of Commerce .

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  • US's Jerusalem Embassy Set to Open in May, Could Get Adelson Funds
US's Jerusalem Embassy Set to Open in May, Could Get Adelson Funds

The U.S. Embassy will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, based on information from three State Department officials. State Department lawyers, meanwhile, were examining whether it is legal to accept private donations to fund a diplomatic mission, following a proposal by Las Vegas casino magnate and pro-Israel hawk Sheldon Adelson to pay fo...

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  • World's BIGGEST brain tumour removed after patient told it was INOPERABLE
World's BIGGEST brain tumour removed after patient told it was INOPERABLE

Mr. Pal is recuperating in the Intensive Care Unit and in stable condition. "It was an extremely daunting and complex surgery", the hospital's head of neurosurgery Trimurti Nadkarni said. Doctors are now waiting to see whether Pal will regain his eyesight. Mr Pal needed a transfusion of 11 units of blood and then spent three days on life suppor...

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  • US women's hockey team breezes past Finland, will play for gold
US women's hockey team breezes past Finland, will play for gold

Four years ago when the games wrapped up in Sochi, fans were most likely expecting to see their favorite National Hockey League players in Pyeongchang. In women's hockey, the United State will be trying to win its first gold medal since 1998. The Americans will have to be at their best to best Canada, and here are a handful of things Team USA nee...

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