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These pests caused more than 96,000 cases of illness in 2016, up from roughly 27,388 in 2004 and part of a continuing increase in insect-borne diseases, CDC researchers said. The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) seconded that conclusion, calling for more federal funding of research into the development of new vaccines to battle these diseases.
  • Life Habits To Make You Live Longer

    Life Habits To Make You Live Longer

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    Men and women who followed a healthy lifestyle were 82 per cent less likely to die due to cardiovascular disease and 6 per cent less likely to die due to cancer compared to the people who lied a unhealthy lifestyle over the course of almost 30 years.
  • Over 2000 women called CervicalCheck helpline since Saturday

    Over 2000 women called CervicalCheck helpline since Saturday

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    The helpline is available from 9am to 5pm on 1800 45 45 55 . "I have made a decision to step aside to allow the programme to continue it's important work", she said. Fianna Fáil's Spokesperson on Health TD Stephen Donnelly, has called on Minister Harris to answer questions in the Dáil tomorrow on the errors relating to the cervical cancer screening programme.
  • Lalu cries political conspiracy after shifted out from AIIMS

    Lalu cries political conspiracy after shifted out from AIIMS

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    On Monday, the AIIMS said Lalu had been referred to it for managing his acute medical condition, but he can now go back to Ranchi Medical College as his condition has improved. "My blood pressure and sugar levels also register a spike frequently". Prasad had been admitted to Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Ranchi on March 17 over complaints of uneasiness while he was lodged at the Birsa Munda Jail.
  • Kylie Jenner Took Travis Scott to Six Flags For His First Time

    Kylie Jenner Took Travis Scott to Six Flags For His First Time

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    The delicious cake was decorated with "AstroWorld" on the side, which is reference to Scott's next project of the same name and the Houston-based theme park that closed in 2005. Kylie seems really happy with her relationship with Scott. Could we be hearing wedding bells in the near future? Do you think Kylie and Travis are ready to tie the knot? He stuck around when she was pregnant with their daughter, and now, he is there to help raise her as well.
  • Toxic caterpillar outbreak risks fatal asthma attacks, officials warn

    Toxic caterpillar outbreak risks fatal asthma attacks, officials warn

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    This year's oak processionary moth larvae emergence was rather late due to the cold weather. Treatment programs are already underway and are expected to continue until May or early June when the creatures prepare to pupate. They swarm in large numbers, proceed in a nose-to-tail line up and down trees, and full-grown caterpillars can be covered in up to 63,000 poisonous hairs, or setae.
  • Eagles Agree To Terms With RB Darren Sproles

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    Eagles coach Doug Pederson had hinted at the possibility of Sproles' return at the owners meeting in March, saying there was mutual interest to negotiate a deal as he dubbed the three-time Pro Bowl player "a big part of our team". In 171 National Football League games, Sproles has rushed for 3,366 yards (4.9-yard average) with 22 touchdowns and caught 532 passes for 4,656 yards and 30 touchdowns with the Chargers, New Orleans Saints and Eagles.
  • Michigan's weekend weather: The end of really chilly weather

    Michigan's weekend weather: The end of really chilly weather

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    A 40 percent chance for rain showers Saturday night transitioning to snow showers with overnight lows in the low 30s. The chance for seeing any precipitation is greatest in the snowbelt, though a spotty mix of rain and snow can't be ruled out to the south of the snowbelt overnight.
  • Newcastle United 0-1 West Bromwich Albion: Not dead yet

    Newcastle United 0-1 West Bromwich Albion: Not dead yet

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    Phillips' 29th-minute strike handed caretaker boss Darren Moore a second victory of his brief reign as the Magpies came up short in their hunt for a fifth straight home win in front of a disappointed crowd of 52,283 at St James' Park . Kenedy looked to have leveled the score in the 34th minute, trading passes with Ayoze Perez but dinking his shot off the outside of the post. Newcastle United substitutes: Darlow, Clark, Manquillo, Hayden, Murphy, Joselu .
  • Crazy Volume Spikes for: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)

    Crazy Volume Spikes for: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)

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    The institutional investor owned 127,601 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 61,148 shares during the period. The institutional investor held 93,100 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $15.76M, up from 78,158 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Former Eagles Kicker David Akers Trolls Cowboys Fans Before Announcing Pick

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    Akers went after the rival Cowboys and their fans and got so much heat that it was simply handsome. He'll team with Pro Bowl tight end Zach Ertz to help Philadelphia's offense create mismatches. But before Akers revealed South Dakota State tight end Dallas Goedert as the Eagles' selection, the onetime Tates Creek High School standout had a message for fans of the Cowboys, Philadelphia's NFC East rival which is hosting the draft at AT&T Stadium in Dallas .
  • Rep. Patrick Meehan resigns amid sexual harassment probe

    Rep. Patrick Meehan resigns amid sexual harassment probe

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    Pat Meehan, whose district covers portions of suburban Philadelphia, said in a statement: "With the knowledge I would not be standing for another term, I have decided that stepping down now is in the interest of the constituents I have been honored to serve".
  • Scientists find genetic variants that increase risk of major depression

    Scientists find genetic variants that increase risk of major depression

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    The Consortium concluded that the genetic basis for major depression is shared with other psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia , and that all humans carry at least some of the 44 variants identified in the study. "This is a game changer", said Patrick Sullivan, director of the Center for Psychiatric Genomics at the University of North Carolina and co-leader of the research.
  • 98 people sick as outbreak of E. coli in romaine lettuce expands

    98 people sick as outbreak of E. coli in romaine lettuce expands

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    The CDC confirmed to Newsweek that this outbreak is the worst multi-state E. coli outbreak in the US since 2006, when almost 200 people got sick from contaminated spinach. That warning remains in effect, the CDC said Friday. Because the growing season in the Yuma region is at its end, the farm is not growing any lettuce at this time.