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Complications can include brain damage, blindness, and hearing loss. In addition to the patient zero, more unvaccinated individuals from the NY metro area have picked up the disease while traveling to Israel over recent months. vaccination rate keep it out? But in recent years, amid worldwide measles outbreaks and an anti-vaccine movement - sustained, in part, by fraudulent research that purported to show a link between autism and a preservative used in vaccines - the numbers have spiked.
  • Medicaid Work Requirements Struck Down

    Medicaid Work Requirements Struck Down

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    In the new Kentucky ruling , Boasberg rejected the latest argument by the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services-that the almost 100,000 people who would lose coverage as a result of work requirements would be dwarfed by the 450,000 who would lose coverage if Kentucky decides that it won't participate in the Medicaid expansion that was part of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Trump doesn't have a plan to replace Obamacare

    Trump doesn't have a plan to replace Obamacare

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    He said that his administration had improved Obamacare during his presidency, but that he wanted to ultimately replace it. The Trump administration has slashed funding for such outreach. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, were all deeply skeptical of a strategy that threatened to negatively affect health care for millions of Americans without a clear plan to fix the damage uprooting the law would cause in practical terms.
  • Health officials on alert after measles case confirmed in Jefferson County

    Health officials on alert after measles case confirmed in Jefferson County

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    Last year, MI had 19 confirmed cases for all of 2018, according to state health department spokeswoman Angela Minicuci, making it the highest level the state has seen since 1994 when 26 cases were reported. - 2:00 p.m. No other vaccines will be available at the clinic. Kroger: 23675 Greenfield Rd .: Southfield, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. March 21 Mapleview Liquor at 6084 W.
  • Senate Dem Completely Dismisses Beto's 2020 Bid

    Senate Dem Completely Dismisses Beto's 2020 Bid

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    O'Rourke also reportedly wrote about murdering children by running them over with a auto. Despite the alumni status of former president Barack Obama, CC '83, the college remains behind numerous other Ivy League undergraduate schools-including Harvard, Yale, and Princeton-in the number of graduates sent to Pennsylvania Avenue.
  • Stem cell transplant shows promise for AIDS treatment

    Stem cell transplant shows promise for AIDS treatment

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    Doctors searched an global registry to find a donor with a double CCR5-delta-32 mutation who was a good enough match. The mutation has also been found in regions of Europe and Western Asia. Haematopoietic stem cells give rise to other blood cells. Professor Ravindra Gupta at University College London said the man is now off anti-AIDS medication.
  • GE surges on RM87b sale of bio-pharma business to Danaher

    GE surges on RM87b sale of bio-pharma business to Danaher

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    The business, which makes equipment for researching, developing and manufacturing biopharmaceuticals and had revenues of around $3 billion past year, will now operate as a separate division within Danaher's $6.5 billion life sciences division after the closure of the deal.
  • Yakima County Health Officials Say So Far No Measles Cases

    Yakima County Health Officials Say So Far No Measles Cases

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    Centre for Disease Control tracks child immunization and reports that 82.1 per cent of children aged seven had been immunized for measles in 2018, compared to 88.4 per cent in 2017 and 90.2 per cent in 2016. Measles, caused by a virus that infects the respiratory tract, can be passed through direct contact and through the air. The U.S.is also experiencing travel-related outbreaks, with 127 cases of measles confirmed in 10 states between January 1 and February 14, with Washington and NY ...
  • University Hospital Limerick cancer patient fronts World Health Organisation HPV campaign

    University Hospital Limerick cancer patient fronts World Health Organisation HPV campaign

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    It also found that almost one in five women (19%) are drinking above the Chief Medical Officer's recommended limit of consuming no more than 14 units per week to stay "low risk" from a range of health conditions, including cancer . However, currently, Rwanda has five hospitals that can provide cancer treatment. Among Israeli women, the most common types are breast, colon and lung cancers .
  • Eating breakfast to lose weight 'may not help'

    Eating breakfast to lose weight 'may not help'

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    Study authors conclude that, "Currently, the available evidence does not support modifying diets in adults to include the consumption of breakfast as a good strategy to lose weight ". The scientists aren't the first to challenge the supposed link between eating breakfast and weight loss. Provides many beneficial nutrients, and boosts your fibre and calcium intake (compared to no breakfast).
  • Kids traveling from Washington develop measles in Hawaii

    Kids traveling from Washington develop measles in Hawaii

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    Inslee stated in his proclamation . "Before the vaccine became available in the '60s and we started mass vaccination, 400 to 500 people in the USA died every year", Melnick explained. Twenty of the cases are in children who have not been vaccinated. "Many countries throughout the world either do not place a priority on or do not have access to vaccinations, so as people from the United States travel overseas, especially individuals who have not been vaccinated, the likelihood of bringing ...
  • Washington measles outbreak is causing concern among Idaho health officials

    Washington measles outbreak is causing concern among Idaho health officials

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    Clark County has already spent more than $100,000 trying to contain the outbreak, and staff is being pulled from other duties, including restaurant inspections, he said. Before the vaccine was introduced in 1963 measles was the single leading killer of children in the world. Last year, there were 17 outbreaks and about 350 cases of measles in the U.S.
  • US flu season poised to be milder than last year's

    US flu season poised to be milder than last year's

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    This suggests that ARGONet produces the most accurate estimates of influenza activity available to date, a week ahead of traditional healthcare-based reports, at the state level across the U.S. Influenza A is the most common form of the virus circulating in Canada , and the majority of these viruses are H1N1. Three preschoolers have died in Saskatchewan as a result of the flu so far this season, according to the provincial health ministry.
  • De Blasio Announces Healthcare For All NYC Residents, Regardless Of Immigration Status

    De Blasio Announces Healthcare For All NYC Residents, Regardless Of Immigration Status

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    When asked why New Yorkers should pay for the health care of undocumented immigrants or young invincibles, De Blasio said they already pay plenty when the community isn't healthy. It will also guarantee health care access to those ineligible for insurance, including illegal immigrants who live in NY. De Blasio makes it sound as though illegal immigrants have not been able to get health care until now.
  • Walgreens partners with Verily to cut healthcare costs

    Walgreens partners with Verily to cut healthcare costs

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  • Teen vaping soars as opioid use, drinking decline

    Teen vaping soars as opioid use, drinking decline

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    Koob, Ph.D., director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. There is a new trend among teens, namely, vaping. More teens also vaped marijuana , with 7.5% of high school seniors saying they used vape pens for weed in the last month, compared to 4.9% past year.
  • What does the latest Obamacare court ruling mean for Pennsylvanians?

    What does the latest Obamacare court ruling mean for Pennsylvanians?

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    Now is the time for genuine health care reform, not more federal meddling in Americans' lives, he said . "We also look to encourage Washington to recognize this for the sea change that it is and to stand down". Sixteen states took the opposite position and argued the changed statute should be upheld. What's Next for Patients Covered Under the Affordable Care Act? Other broadly popular provisions of the law are one that allows young people to stay on their parents' health insurance ...