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Florida leads the country in new HIV cases. Truvada was registered for PrEP in August 2017, and Pharmac has worked closely with the New Zealand AIDS Foundation to support them in preparing a funding application for PrEP, which was reviewed by Pharmac's clinical advisers and given a high priority for funding in November 2017, Ms Fitt said.
  • Super Bowl 2018: Pink responds to critics of national anthem

    Super Bowl 2018: Pink responds to critics of national anthem

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    The mom of two concluded, "As far as the gremlins that got me into this mess, you can cough at me for the rest of your lives". She was overjoyed to get the job, writing on Instagram that she'd wanted to do it ever since she saw her "my idol, Whitney Houston own this song" at the Super Bowl in 1991.
  • Flu blamed for 2 child deaths in New York City

    Flu blamed for 2 child deaths in New York City

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    The CDC says the peak of the flu season is not here yet, and that the season will not end until May. Her's is the second pediatric, flu-related death of the season, the city said Monday. With the flu spreading like wildfire, so too are the myths surrounding the virus and its vaccine . A second child has died in New York City of flu-related illness, as the city and nation cope with the worst flu season in almost a decade, the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said on Monday.
  • Khloé Kardashian And Other Family Members React To Kylie Jenner's Birth Announcement

    Khloé Kardashian And Other Family Members React To Kylie Jenner's Birth Announcement

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    The video also shows Jenner holding Kim Kardashian's newest baby, Chicago; Christmas and birthday parties; and her indulging in fast-food cravings. This is Kylie's moment, to do Kylie's thing, and Kim just showed up with the baby. Directed by Tyler Scott and featuring music by Jacob Wilkinson-Smith, the film sees Jenner's friends and family waxing poetic about her pregnancy, as well as lovey-dovey moments with rapper Travis Scott , who is the baby's father.
  • Unlicensed Doctor Infects 40 People With HIV, Including Children

    Unlicensed Doctor Infects 40 People With HIV, Including Children

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    The incident came to light after health authorities set up a two-member panel after reports of high number of HIV cases were reported from the region. Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh has assured action against the culprits and "those who practice without a license". "He used a single syringe on all of them", said Bangarmau Councillor Sunil.
  • Dow plunges more than 1100, largest single-day point drop in history

    Dow plunges more than 1100, largest single-day point drop in history

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    The Dow was much lower then, so the decline was significantly worse in percentage terms. Gains for 2018 have been wiped out, according to numerous reports . Wall Street stocks extended losses on Monday in rollercoaster trading as concerns grew that strength in the USA economy would result in rising inflation .
  • Statewide average gas prices rise 4 cents

    Statewide average gas prices rise 4 cents

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    Nationally, the average price of gasoline Sunday was $2.60 per gallon, up from $2.58 the previous Sunday, while Georgia's average of $2.49 was up by a penny in the same period, the auto club said. This was the first measurable growth in US crude supplies in the last 11 weeks, thanks to lower refinery runs, higher crude oil production and imports.
  • Donovan Mitchell replaces Aaron Gordon in Slam Dunk contest

    Donovan Mitchell replaces Aaron Gordon in Slam Dunk contest

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    However, with Gordon out of the lineup, it gives Mario Hezonja a nice chance to string together some more strong games. The Indiana Pacers guard has put up career numbers in his first season with the team after spending time with the Orlando Magic and Oklahoma City Thunder .
  • Health officials warn of rise in influenza, urge vaccinations

    Health officials warn of rise in influenza, urge vaccinations

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    There are some indications flu epidemic is peaking in the West. Still, anyone can be affected by the flu and there are steps everyone can take to prevent its spread. It can be mild, severe, and can lead to death. In addition to health care settings, flu vaccines are also available at pharmacies for children as young as two years old.
  • Hot tea can increases your risk of esophageal cancer

    Hot tea can increases your risk of esophageal cancer

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    However, a recent study shows that in smokers and alcohol drinkers hot tea can cause esophageal cancer much faster. "If you do frequently drink extremely hot tea, maybe this study should persuade you that it might be worth reconsidering that habit - but you'd probably do a lot more to reduce your risk of oesophageal cancer by giving up smoking and not drinking too much alcohol".
  • California Girl Scout sells 312 boxes of cookies near pot dispensary

    California Girl Scout sells 312 boxes of cookies near pot dispensary

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    Girl Scouts San Diego say that they will not be setting up booth sales for a week but the individual Scouts are permitted to sell from wagons as long as they are with a guardian. Customers seemed to appreciate that their purchases are teaching the young girls much more than just how to sell cookies. they're shaping their futures.
  • Supreme Court on 'khaps'

    Supreme Court on 'khaps'

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    The bench condemned khap panchayats for inciting violence and demanded that the Centre do more to curb honour killings. Speaking on the petition, the Supreme Court said, "Whether it is parents, society or anyone, they are out of it. When the lawyer appearing for Khap Panchayats (Caste Panchayat) objected over marriages between Sapindas (same gotra marriage), as they are considered siblings, the CJI retorted: "Who are you to interfere?" Rest 97% is triggered by religion, caste and ...