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Trump was lending support for Dean Heller , considered the most vulnerable GOP senator on the November 6 ballot as Republicans hope to retain their Senate majority. America was built on basic decency, he said, which was "being shredded right now". The YouTube clip was shot by a man who reports say is the leader of the Miami chapter of the Proud Boys, according to the right-wing blog Big League Politics.
  • 10 cases of rare nervous system disorder reported in IL

    10 cases of rare nervous system disorder reported in IL

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    It can also be caused by poliovirus and non-polio enteroviruses, mosquito-borne viruses (such as West Nile virus or Zika virus) and possibly by non-infectious conditions. The Department's Wadsworth Laboratory is the only laboratory in the state that can confirm EV-D68. The virus that causes polio has been eradicated in most of the world by vaccination, but regular epidemics once swept through, paralyzing thousands of children.
  • Batavia City Fire Department support of breast cancer awareness a step further

    Batavia City Fire Department support of breast cancer awareness a step further

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    Over the past five years, the organization has helped almost 300 women. most in their 20's, 30's and early 40's. The median age of a breast cancer diagnosis in US women is 62, according to the Susan G. "I was going to fight". She found a lump while breastfeeding her 2-year-old son. But then she learned her cancer metastasized to her lungs in 2013.
  • Polio-Like Condition in Kids on Rise Again in US

    Polio-Like Condition in Kids on Rise Again in US

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    The CDC says that there isn't a specific treatment for AFM, but neurological specialists might recommend physical or occupational therapy to help with arm or leg weakness. Since then, more than 350 cases of the illness have been reported in the US over a four-year period. "But just because you catch the virus from somebody that developed AFM, doesn't mean that you will also develop AFM", Dr.
  • Democrats Agree To Confirm More Of Trump's Judicial Nominees - Again

    Democrats Agree To Confirm More Of Trump's Judicial Nominees - Again

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    ANALYSIS | The Democrats' chances of netting at least two Senate seats always seemed like a long shot. McConnell says Republicans learned that lesson when they launched impeachment proceedings against Bill Clinton in 1998. "Honest to God, I would answer that question, but I'm going to let you guys do that assessment", he said. They're accusing Democrats of condoning "mob rule" - a phrase that's popped up in GOP rhetoric since raucous demonstrators opposing Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme ...
  • Stress, Apprehension Not Managed, Could Leads To Mental Illness

    Stress, Apprehension Not Managed, Could Leads To Mental Illness

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    This year's world Mental Health Day was marked under the theme " Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World". The South African Anxiety and Depression Group (Sadag) says companies should talk about mental health in order to create spaces for employees to speak openly about any illness.
  • McConnell to AP: Gender gap hurts GOP but Kavanaugh helps

    McConnell to AP: Gender gap hurts GOP but Kavanaugh helps

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    Kavanaugh's first day on the court was yesterday, when he began hearing arguments in Stokeling v. He emphatically denied the allegations. Kavanaugh officially became a member of the high court Saturday. Heidi Heitkamp defied her state's support for Trump and voted against Kavanaugh's confirmation. Senate Judiciary Committee chair Chuck Grassley says that if he's still chairman in 2020, the Senate will not move to fill any potential vacancy on the United States Supreme Court.
  • Murkowski on Trump: I know Alaska 'better than he does'

    Murkowski on Trump: I know Alaska 'better than he does'

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    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has received complaints about Brett Kavanaugh's statements during hearings on his confirmation to the U.S. Republicans are madder about the Kavanaugh controversy than Democrats are and more determined to vote in the upcoming elections because of it. On Oct.
  • Minnesota Children Diagnosed With ‘Polio-like’ Paralyzing Illness

    Minnesota Children Diagnosed With ‘Polio-like’ Paralyzing Illness

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    Six children in Minnesota have been diagnosed with a rare "polio-like" disease since September, baffling health officials. "It is important to know that even though this is a rare condition and is being reported as a mystery illness, we really do understand much more about the causes of this disease", he said.
  • Global mental health report blasts South Africa for Esidimeni

    Global mental health report blasts South Africa for Esidimeni

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    Gaga and Adhanom mentioned some of the high-profile celebrities who've died by suicide over the past year, including celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and designer Kate Spade. Theresa May has appointed the world's first Minister for Suicide Prevention in a bid to cut the number of people taking their own lives. Public Health England (PHE) is encouraging adults in the Midlands to look after their mental health as they do their physical health, through its new Every Mind Matters campaign.
  • Majority of Americans Say Kavanaugh Shouldn't Be On the Supreme Court

    Majority of Americans Say Kavanaugh Shouldn't Be On the Supreme Court

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    In his speech at the ceremony, Kavanaugh said the emotional Senate confirmation process "tested" him, "but it did not change me". Late Monday, Trump was set to rub salt into opponents' wounds by hosting a formal swearing-in ceremony. He claimed he was the first justice to have an all-female staff. Republicans are madder about the Kavanaugh controversy than Democrats are and more determined to vote in the upcoming elections because of it.
  • The Why: The annual flu shot

    The Why: The annual flu shot

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    But children younger than 2 years, adults 50 and older, pregnant women, young children with asthma and people with compromised immune systems are among those who should not get the nasal vaccine; they should stick with the shot. Between 3,000 to 49,000 people die each year from the flu. "Still, I would say flu mist vaccine for somebody that would not receive any vaccine (otherwise) would be a great idea".
  • World Mental Health Day and Your Organisation

    World Mental Health Day and Your Organisation

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    Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday said United Nations is committed to creating a world where by 2030 everyone, everywhere has someone to turn to in support of their mental health , in a world free of stigma and discrimination. In some countries, the day is celebrated as part of a mental health week. Where can I get help? For too many, lack of first-hand knowledge about mental illness coupled with inadequate support in coping with it is overwhelming.
  • Nikki Haley to Resign as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

    Nikki Haley to Resign as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

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    The president said she "has been very special to me, she has done an incredible job, she is a fantastic person, very importantly, but she is also somebody that gets it". But her tough stance for America, in the face of an oft-concerted, ugly anti-American U.N. force, will be sorely missed. Thank you for representing the values common to Israel and the United States .
  • Drunk Birds Are Going on 'Berry Benders' in Minnesota

    Drunk Birds Are Going on 'Berry Benders' in Minnesota

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    That, paired with the fact many birds haven't yet migrated south, is causing this drunk bird phenomenon. "It appears that some birds are getting a little more "tipsy" than normal", he wrote. "The look that says, "Look man, just turn off the lights and leave (bleep) me alone". The Washington Post reports that the incident in Gilbert is not an isolated one.
  • Real Men Wear Pink campaign comes to Charlottesville

    Real Men Wear Pink campaign comes to Charlottesville

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    Nick, who was joined by over 30 other members of the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff last week, is calling for his constituents to join him as well as thousands of others across the United Kingdom, to sign up and take part in wear it pink during Breast Cancer Awareness Month .
  • Texas Surf Resort Temporarily Closes After Man Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

    Texas Surf Resort Temporarily Closes After Man Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

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    The surf resort has closed pending the test results from the CDC, he said. According to a GoFundMe page , Stabile contracted naegleria fowleri , which the page says has only been diagnosed 143 times in the U.S.in the last 55 years. BSR Cable Park owner Stuart E. Parsons Jr. said it will continue to comply with requests related to the investigation of Fabrizio Stabile's death. The Naegleria fowleri amoeba is a free-living amoeba found in warm freshwater ponds, lakes and rivers, which ...
  • Limiting kids' screen time improves brain function

    Limiting kids' screen time improves brain function

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    The research used data from the ten-year Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development study, which began in September 2016. "We found that more than two hours of recreational screen time in children was associated with poorer cognitive development", said lead author Jeremy Walsh, a researcher at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute .
  • Texas surf resort closed for ‘brain-eating amoeba’ testing

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    A New Jersey man died after contracting a "brain-eating" amoeba called Naegleria fowleri , according to news reports. Fabrizio Stabile's family says the 29-year-old complained of a severe headache on September 16, and by the following day he was incoherent and unable to get out of bed.
  • James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo win Nobel prize for medicine

    James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo win Nobel prize for medicine

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    Allison, professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, worked on a protein known as CTLA-4 and realised that if this could be blocked, a brake would be released, unleashing immune cells to attack tumours. T-cells are a type of white blood cell that play a central role in the body's natural immunity to disease. Allison's interest in the immune system was deepened by an experiment he conducted on mice when he was a graduate student.
  • Flu shot this year updated to protect against influenza A & B

    Flu shot this year updated to protect against influenza A & B

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    Vulnerable populations like children, older adults, and those with weakened immune systems were especially affected by last year's flu. As autumn brings another flu season, CDC director Dr. "Some people, as we get later in the season, think it is too late for them because they already got the flu, but previous year we had an influx of cases where people had gotten one strain of the flu, and then when the other strain came in the area, they got that one, too", Frank said.
  • Health officials working to make flu shot more effective

    Health officials working to make flu shot more effective

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    Flu activity usually begins to increase in October and can last as late as May. That's why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues its annual recommendations on the flu vaccine. "This is important because typically older adults" immune systems become weaker as they age, so they need a turbo-boosted vaccine to protect them'. "There's a little bit of controversy now in the medical literature", Ashton said.
  • Kavanaugh wrongly claims he could drink legally in Md

    Kavanaugh wrongly claims he could drink legally in Md

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    Earlier in the exchange, she told the judge that she understood alcoholism because her father was an alcoholic. The federal judge's drinking habits were under the microscope: Ford alleges Kavanaugh was visibly intoxicated during the assault, and a wealth of evidence indicates he traveled in hard-drinking social circles in high school and college.
  • Limited screen time good for children's brains

    Limited screen time good for children's brains

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    The children also completed a cognition test, assessing language abilities, memory , attention, working memory and processing speed. Limiting screen time for children to two hours or less per day is associated with higher cognitive function, according to research published Wednesday in the journal The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health .
  • Jeff Flake: senator says he will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh

    Jeff Flake: senator says he will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh

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    In calling for the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe before any vote could happen, Carlson urged the Senate to "remain an institution that will reliably follow the law and not politics". As noted by CNN , the letter came after the ABA gave Kavanaugh a " well-qualified " rating for the Supreme Court. "In addition to the ABA, Alan Dershowitz, who is Trump's favorite legal thinker, also just called for an FBI investigation , claiming that "right now there are too many unanswered ...
  • Suspected rebels kill 18 in Congo's east amid Ebola

    Suspected rebels kill 18 in Congo's east amid Ebola

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    At least 69 deaths have been confirmed and 31 probable since the DRC's ministry of health declared the deadly disease outbreak in North Kivu Province last month, according to September 23 situation report. A previous outbreak in a remote part of northwestern part of the country near the Congo River was stamped out after a massive response, yet the ongoing outbreak was discovered a week later, at the start of August .
  • Vikings fear for star who allegedly threatened hotel shooting

    Vikings fear for star who allegedly threatened hotel shooting

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    While waiting for the ambulance to take him to the hospital, Griffen reportedly told an officer about people trying to kill him. "Again, I just hope the best for him". Pico said he meant to meet with Griffen on Saturday at Hotel Ivy, where Griffen had been staying. Authorities later heard from Vikings officials that he'd been ordered away from the team pending a mental health evaluation.
  • Health Department provides vaccination clinic to area schools

    Health Department provides vaccination clinic to area schools

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    The CDC is recommending everyone 6 months old and older get a flu vaccination. It takes up to two weeks for protection to develop after the shot, and there is the rare occasion when a person will become ill during that period of time . Customers get a $5 off $25 coupon when they get the shot at CVS Pharmacy or MinuteClinic. In addition to the quadrivalent flu vaccine, the health department will soon be offering the high-dose flu vaccine for $70 per dose.
  • Aspirin does not reduce heart attack, stroke risk

    Aspirin does not reduce heart attack, stroke risk

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    Its findings could lead to a rethink of global guidelines relating to the use of aspirin to prevent common conditions associated with ageing. Aspirin did not significantly reduce the risk of a heart attack, stroke, or extend life free of disability or dementia among healthy adults over the age of 70, a comprehensive study found.
  • Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van

    Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van

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    Rescue crews needed about 45 minutes to find the van, which was under water at that point, and plucked the Horry County deputies from the roof, the sheriff said. Two deputies were in the van with them, though Wenton and Green were in the back. In North Carolina, transportation officials Tuesday continued advising motorists who ordinarily might take southbound I-95 from Virginia to SC that flooding has made long sections of I-95 in North Carolina impassable.
  • New Apple watch could take bite out of Swiss market

    New Apple watch could take bite out of Swiss market

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    You'll find a second-generation heart sensor coming together with an electrical heart sensor, the latter of which will eventually work with an electrocardiogram app to work out whether your heart is beating normally or if there are signed of atrial fibrillation, which could lead to other issues.
  • Aspirin does not benefit older people

    Aspirin does not benefit older people

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    Experts said the findings showed many older people may be taking the medicine "unnecessarily" and that it is "really of very little benefit". He cautioned that the results do not apply to those with existing conditions such as a previous heart attack, angina or stroke, where aspirin is recommended as a valuable preventive drug.
  • Aspirin doesn't lower heart attack and stroke risks and can increase bleeding

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    Anne Murphy, co-principal investigator of the trial and director of the Berman Center for Outcomes and Clinical Research. Watch the full story above. Problems like stroke and intestinal bleeding occurred in 8.6 per cent of aspirin patients versus 6.2 per cent of placebo patients. A trial of aspirin in the elderly was first called for in the early 1990s.
  • Apple Watch Series 4 Nike+ model will be slightly delayed

    Apple Watch Series 4 Nike+ model will be slightly delayed

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    They will be available in gold, silver and space grey colours. Of course, some of the participants are wearing the new Apple Watch Series 4, which allows you to take in the larger edge-to-edge display in all of its glory. "The completely redesigned Apple Watch Series 4 continues to be an indispensable communication and fitness companion, and now with the addition of groundbreaking features, like fall detection and the first-ever ECG app offered directly to consumers, it also becomes an ...
  • IPhone XR revealed: Price, features and everything you need to know

    IPhone XR revealed: Price, features and everything you need to know

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    However there are new Android phones with similar or better specifications that sell for considerably less than the 2017 iPhone 8 , and Android has a higher market share in Australia than iPhone . "I wouldn't be surprised if it's been scrapped, and they just don't want to say so yet". What's new is that Apple filled out the "forehead" and "chin" area with screen, giving you the whopping 6.5 inches.
  • Dozens missing after strong Japan natural disaster and mudslides

    Dozens missing after strong Japan natural disaster and mudslides

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    Aerial footage showed dozens of landslides exposing barren hillsides near the town of Atsuma in southern Hokkaido, with mounds of reddish earth and toppled trees piled up at the edge of green fields. Kirin Beer and Sapporo Beer both said factories were shut by the power outage, although they said no structural damage was found. The plant's fuel rods are being cooled with emergency power supplied by diesel generators, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters Thursday.