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Sleeping with a light on outside the room resulted in a small weight gain , according to the study. The researchers analysed health and lifestyle data on almost 44,000 U.S. "We know that light late at night delays our internal clocks", he wrote in a comment. The study wasn't a controlled experiment and so it can't prove whether or how exposure to artificial light at night might directly cause obesity.
  • Measles patient traveled through Fort Payne, state health officials say

    Measles patient traveled through Fort Payne, state health officials say

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    The last major USA measles outbreak happened in 2014, and 667 people were infected. The highest number of annual cases since 2000 was 667 recorded in 2014. The United States tops the list of high-income countries with the most children not receiving the first dose of the vaccine between 2010 and 2017, at more than 2.5 million.
  • US measles cases hit highest mark in 25 years

    US measles cases hit highest mark in 25 years

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    Officials say the outbreak in ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods began in October when an unvaccinated child became infected while visiting Israel , CNN reported. Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus that is spread by direct contact with nasal or throat secretions of infected people.
  • Officials confirm case of measles in East Tennessee

    Officials confirm case of measles in East Tennessee

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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.
  • Measles cases in Bay of Plenty rise to six

    Measles cases in Bay of Plenty rise to six

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    Those born before 1957 or who previously had measles or had two measles vaccine shots are considered immune because of the vaccine's high rate of effectiveness. "Public health [officials] need to apply different measures to deal with outbreaks, which takes time and energy and diverts resources from other important public health issues".
  • Questions of Barr’s Accuracy Will Fall to Mueller

    Questions of Barr’s Accuracy Will Fall to Mueller

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    The Democratic majority on the House Judiciary Committee voted to authorize Nadler to issue a subpoena for Mueller's work product and evidence if necessary, but Barr's comments on Tuesday suggested that might not be necessary - although granting access to Nadler might also take place after the redacted Mueller report has been released.
  • NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak, mandates vaccinations

    NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak, mandates vaccinations

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    While not keen on the idea of forcing people to take medical precautions, she said , "You have to weigh the public health issues". Also each year, among reported cases, an estimated 400 to 500 people died, 48,000 were hospitalized, and 1,000 suffered encephalitis (swelling of the brain) from measles .
  • NYC declares health emergency over measles outbreak

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    The outbreak is primarily affecting the Orthodox Jewish community. As part of the declaration, unvaccinated individuals living in those ZIP codes who may have been exposed to measles will be required to receive the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine in order to protect others in the community and help curtail the ongoing outbreak , said the Mayor's office.
  • Dangerous, Drug-resistant Candida Auris Fungus Found In New Jersey

    Dangerous, Drug-resistant Candida Auris Fungus Found In New Jersey

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the so-called "Superbug" has reached CT. The spread of the fungus has been called a "serious global health threat" by the CDC . But hospitals are not obliged to inform patients if they have the infection, which is most commonly contracted in hospitals, according to an alarming new feature by the New York Times .
  • Health officials confirm measles case in Maryland resident | Lexington Herald Leader

    Health officials confirm measles case in Maryland resident | Lexington Herald Leader

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    The individual had been exposed to another confirmed measles case from Tarrant County at their mutual workplace in Dallas County in March. The individuals range in age from 8 months to 63 years. A new social media video launched by the Public Health Agency (PHA) highlights the importance of getting the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine, particularly given recent measles outbreaks in continental Europe.
  • Judge blocks Trump’s small-business health insurance plan

    Judge blocks Trump’s small-business health insurance plan

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    I imagine Trump will tell us why the Republican plan will cost less than Obamacare: "Mexico will pay for it". Health care is back in the spotlight in Washington this week after the Justice Department weighed in on a lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act.
  • Trump suggests deferring GOP health plan push to after 2020

    Trump suggests deferring GOP health plan push to after 2020

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    Trump accuses Democrats of seeking "a socialist takeover of American healthcare", and is certain to take that argument onto the 2020 campaign trail. McConnell did, however, tell Trump that the senate would do what they could to pass bills that would lower the cost of health care .
  • 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 .