• Nearly 21 mn people have access to HIV treatment

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    In June 2016, just before the UN's High Level Meeting on AIDS in New York, UNAIDS made a similar optimistic announcement that two-million more individuals worldwide were on AIDS treatment now than in the prior year, bringing their estimate of those on treatment at that time to 17 million people worldwide.
  • They didn't want a flu shot. It cost them their jobs

    They didn't want a flu shot. It cost them their jobs

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    Essentia has 15 hospitals and 75 clinics in Minnesota, Idaho, North Dakota and Wisconsin. Long said she had worked for the health system since 1998. Prabhu said it was essential that he take a mandatory approach. Essentia Health announced last month that employees would be required to get vaccinated for influenza to help keep patients from getting infected, or else receive a religious or medical exemption.
  • Flu Death Reported In Clark County

    Flu Death Reported In Clark County

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    The health district said there has been an increase in flu activity in Clark County for the 2017 to 2018 flu season. Last year, the first case was reported on November 17. "Young children, older adults and people with certain health conditions may be more at risk for complications" from the flu, Iser said. Canadian organization Public Health Ontario and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences have published new research underscoring the ability of the flu vaccine to reduce ...
  • Different types of alcohol elicit different emotional responses

    Different types of alcohol elicit different emotional responses

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    The survey includes questions on alcohol consumption and the feelings associated with drinking beer, spirits and red or white wine when at home or out. White wine was seen to have a similar impact as red wine - but far less pronounced. And heavy drinkers were more likely to select any drink that was associated for them with feelings of aggression and tearfulness when at home or when out.
  • SC scrambles to find drugs in order to execute inmate

    SC scrambles to find drugs in order to execute inmate

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    Corrections Department Director Bryan Stirling introduced a shield law that would offer protection to the manufacturers and compounding pharmacists who provide the drugs, but it hasn't been passed. The state's injection protocol requires three drugs. Other states have gone to using a single drug. Kittle said. "Since we can't carry out the execution anyway, there is no reason we can contest it".
  • Shootout in Delhi's Dwarka, five criminals arrested

    Shootout in Delhi's Dwarka, five criminals arrested

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    According to the Newspaper, . "The firing lasted for at least 30 minutes before the police team could go inside and overpower the suspects", said Amit Gandhi, who lives in another building in the vicinity and claimed to have had watched the gun battle from his terrace.
  • Chicago To Sue US Steel Over Lake Michigan Chemical Spills

    Chicago To Sue US Steel Over Lake Michigan Chemical Spills

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    Emanuel says the company has repeatedly violated the Clean Water Act, and the City will take the first step towards filing a lawsuit against it Monday morning. "Not only was the discharge way in excess of what is permitted". "Lake Michigan is our most precious natural resource; we must preserve and protect it, and we must pursue and punish those who pollute it".
  • American Heart Association releases new blood pressure guidelines

    American Heart Association releases new blood pressure guidelines

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    Dr. Hogue says there could be more than one factor that affects your blood pressure. Not only do these new regulations bring awareness to the dangers of having blood pressure over 120, they show just what an issue it is in the U.S. Dr. Handel also recommends to watch your salt in-take. With the holidays around the corner, doctors usually see patients with increased blood pressure.
  • Babies Start Connecting Words Early On

    Babies Start Connecting Words Early On

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    Bergelson explained that these babies already can relate the words to each other and comprehend the simple words and their meanings. Using eye tracking, the researchers found that infants looked significantly more at pictures of named objects ("car", for example) when the objects were paired with unrelated objects (like a picture of a vehicle with a picture of juice) than when the objects were paired with related objects (like a picture of a auto with a picture of a stroller).
  • American University police investigate alleged sex offense on campus

    American University police investigate alleged sex offense on campus

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    The attack happened about 3:50 a.m. Sunday, police said. At approximately 3:23 a.m., the unnamed victim got into Jourhdaly's auto, which "she believed was a vehicle for hire". American University spokesman Mark Story declined to confirm whether the victim is a student at the private school, which has an enrollment of more than 13,000 students on its northwest D.C.
  • D'Onta Foreman tore his Achilles during Texans win against Cardinals

    D'Onta Foreman tore his Achilles during Texans win against Cardinals

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    But Foreman didn't get up off the ground after crossing the pylon. Texans trainers looked at Foreman for a few minutes before a cart arrived on the field, and Foreman was driven to the locker room. The selection came after he ran for 2,028 yards during his junior year at Texas, where he won the Doak Walker Award for the nation's best running back in the process.
  • Sleeping on your back could double the risk of stillbirth

    Sleeping on your back could double the risk of stillbirth

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    The researchers studied over 1,000 pregnant women for the study and interviewed them over their sleep behaviors. Around 1 in 225 pregnancies in the United Kingdom end in stillbirth. Furthermore, the position you fall asleep in is something you have an element of control over, whereas nobody can do anything about the position they wake up in.
  • Ex-PDP national chairman's son stabbed to death allegedly by wife

    Ex-PDP national chairman's son stabbed to death allegedly by wife

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    Maryam is the daughter of embattled former Aso Savings boss, Hajia Maimuna Aliyu. Bilyamin Bello was allegedly stabbed to death by his wife, Maryam Sanda, at their Maitama residence in Abuja. It was further gathered that the deceased was planning to divorce his wife before he was allegedly murdered. The couple had a daughter together. He was the son of Haliru Bello, a former leader of the opposition PDP.
  • One in five cancer patients struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder

    One in five cancer patients struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder

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    In their study, Chan and her colleagues tracked outcomes for 469 adults with different types of cancer . This may be because the breast cancer patients received support and counseling in the first year after cancer diagnosis. Many may not want to admit how they feel, the study's lead author said. "But intrusive memories and repeatedly mentally replaying hard aspects of the cancer diagnosis or treatment may be warning signs of PTSD".