• Walmart pre-cut melons linked to multi-state Salmonella outbreak
Walmart pre-cut melons linked to multi-state Salmonella outbreak

Fruit salad containing melon purchased at Walmart, Kroger, Jay C or Payless stores in the affected states. The US Food and Drug Administration, which is investigating the outbreak alongside the CDC, is working to identify a supplier of pre-cut melon to stores where ill people shopped.

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  • 'Remarkable' therapy beats terminal breast cancer
'Remarkable' therapy beats terminal breast cancer

A groundbreaking study has concluded that most women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer can avoid going through chemotherapy thanks to a new genetic treatment. The study followed women with intermediate score between 11 to 25 who opted for endocrine ( hormone) therapy and others who were treated with endocrine therapy as well as chem...

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  • No need for chemo in many breast and lung cancers, studies show
No need for chemo in many breast and lung cancers, studies show

Sparano, associate director for clinical research at the Albert Einstein Cancer Center and Montefiore Health System in NY. Women with one of the most common forms of breast cancer may not need to endure chemotherapy, a landmark new study published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine said.

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  • Grail blood test shows promise in early detection of lung cancer
Grail blood test shows promise in early detection of lung cancer

Anne-Renee Hartman, vice president of clinical development at Grail, said in a telephone interview. Dr Eric Klein , lead author, from the Cleveland Clinic in OH, told the Daily Telegraph: 'This is potentially the holy grail of cancer research , to find cancers that are now hard to cure at an earlier stage when they are easier to cure, and we h...

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  • Tobacco and Heart Disease
Tobacco and Heart Disease

These include making indoor public and workplaces smoke-free and insisting that tobacco packaging carries warnings that demonstrate the health risks for users. In Asia, regulators in Japan and Korea allow smokers access to smoke-free products, and the results have been impressive with millions having already switched from cigarettes.

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  • New Zealand to cull 126,000 cows to eradicate disease
New Zealand to cull 126,000 cows to eradicate disease

They say all the infections found so far can be traced back to a single farm, and that the bacteria likely arrived in New Zealand 18 months before they were first identified. Although all farming lobby groups have supported the decision, many farmers are reported to be angry about the cost and loss of their herds. Federated Farmers National Presi...

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  • Deadly Virus Carried by Bats Hits India, Raising Fears It Will Spread
Deadly Virus Carried by Bats Hits India, Raising Fears It Will Spread

The symptoms that start appearing five to 14 days after infection include dizziness, headache, fever, nausea, drowsiness and confusion. Healthcare workers caring for patients should put in place standard precautions including washing hands.

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  • Sleeping in on the weekend can add years to your life
Sleeping in on the weekend can add years to your life

This new study is actually fairly revolutionary when it comes to sleep sciences. The mortality rate among participants with short sleep during weekdays, but long sleep during weekends , did not differ from the rate of the reference group.

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  • Now 10 confirmed Ebola deaths in Congo
Now 10 confirmed Ebola deaths in Congo

Vaccinators will need to carefully explain that some people who receive the vaccine may still get sick because protection is not immediate or because some of them may already have been infected when they were vaccinated, Berkley said . Yesterday the DRC health ministry said there are 52 cases, 31 confirmed, 13 probable, and 8 suspected. It has war...

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  • FDA: Teething anesthetics could be deadly for children
FDA: Teething anesthetics could be deadly for children

The danger the products pose could come in the form of methemoglobinemia , a condition in which the oxygen level in blood dips dangerously low; it can be fatal. The agency said Wednesday that various gels containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger.

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  • Weekends Sleeping In Could Help You Live Longer, Study Finds
Weekends Sleeping In Could Help You Live Longer, Study Finds

Not getting enough sleep can increase the risk of developing risky conditions like dementia, and could even lead to an early grave. Member of the World Association of Sleep Medicine Alex Bartle told Larry Williams catch-ups in weekends can be helpful but people shouldn't rely on it.

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  • Harvey Weinstein Surrenders To Authorities On Sexual Assault Allegations
Harvey Weinstein Surrenders To Authorities On Sexual Assault Allegations

The detective also said that in 2013, Weinstein kept a woman in a room against her will "and engaged in sexual intercourse with informant by forcible compulsion", even though she had "clearly expressed her lack of consent to the act". The rape charge stems from an allegation by a woman who has not been publicly identified. Now, actress Rose McGo...

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  • Police Apologize for Arrest of Bucks Guard Sterling Brown
Police Apologize for Arrest of Bucks Guard Sterling Brown

Police had also handcuffed and booked Brown before eventually releasing him without charging him. Morales' apology on Wednesday came as police released body-camera footage that showed how a simple interaction over an illegally parked auto quickly escalated.

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  • Rusal says Deripaska has not formally resigned
Rusal says Deripaska has not formally resigned

Since then, Deripaska has moved to reduce his role in the companies that he manages, including resigned from the board of Rusal, Russia's largest aluminum producer, to alleviate sanctions pressure. Deripaska and his UC Rusal and En+ were subject to sanctions on April 6. Oleg Deripaska attends an agreement signing ceremony with the Krasnoyar...

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  • Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane
Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane

There also were plans to install metal plugs in the wells as an additional stopgap measure. Puna supplies 25% of the Big Island's power, and had been built smack in the rift zone of Kilauea. The occurrence of new lava vents, now numbering about two dozen, have been accompanied by flurries of earthquakes and periodic eruptions of ash, volcanic roc...

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  • Kelly Sued for Sexual Battery, False Imprisonment, Transmitting Sexual Disease
Kelly Sued for Sexual Battery, False Imprisonment, Transmitting Sexual Disease

During the time with him, Rodgers says Kelly would regularly lock her in secluded rooms and areas as punishment for failing to please him sexually. According to the lawsuit, Kelly met her after a concert in San Antonio. Faith Rodgers also claims to have epilepsy and is accusing R. Kelly of plying her with alcohol, knowing that it aggravated ...

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  • World Health Organization in emergency talks as Ebola cases spread
World Health Organization in emergency talks as Ebola cases spread

An IFRC spokeswoman said the organization is "kick-starting its response" using stocks of medicine, disinfectant and informational posters left over from last year's outbreak. World Health Organization now calls the risk to the public in Congo "very high" and the regional risk high, with the global risk low. Ebola , endemic in Congo, is often tran...

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  • Your Body Clock Is Linked To Risk Of Developing Mood Disorders
Your Body Clock Is Linked To Risk Of Developing Mood Disorders

Individuals with lower relative amplitude were found to be at greater risk of several adverse mental health outcomes. Dr. Laura Lyall, the research's lead author, said that the team had found a "robust association" between the disruption of circadian rhythms and the mood disorders.

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  • Iran slams USA 'disregard for worldwide law' in United Nations letter
Iran slams USA 'disregard for worldwide law' in United Nations letter

However, some companies are already responding to the United States call to disengage from Iran and stop trade with the country. Mr Trump pulled American support for the worldwide nuclear agreement and threatened to impose a wave of new sanctions on Tehran, which could hit a number of British and European firms who do business with the Middle Eas...

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  • Amazon Go cashier-less stores are coming to Chicago and San Francisco
Amazon Go cashier-less stores are coming to Chicago and San Francisco

Amazon promises customers will never have to wait in line or pull out your wallet. Amazon's cashier-free grocery store of the future is coming to San Francisco and Chicago . Another woman in Chicago said she'd still like to have face-to-face interaction with cashiers and baggers. The announcement came after the San Francisco Chronicle repo...

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