• Mike Pence Honors Senator John McCain At Special Capitol Service
Mike Pence Honors Senator John McCain At Special Capitol Service

In opening his speech, Pence said , "The president asked me to be here on behalf of a grateful nation, to pay a debt of honor and respect to a man who served our country throughout his life". John McCain , social media customers read a lot into the survey on daughter Meghan's face. "In my years in Congress and as vice president, we didn't always...

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  • 'Cluster' of Legionnaires' disease cases reported in B.C.: health authorities
'Cluster' of Legionnaires' disease cases reported in B.C.: health authorities

The bacteria is commonly found in freshwater, groundwater and soil. It says public health officials are now trying to track down the source of the bacteria. Legionnaires' disease is caused by a bacterium called Legionella. The hot tubs are located at the Sands Resort and Harris Sea Ranch, which remain open for business.

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  • KDHE: Most of Kansas now at high risk for West Nile Virus
KDHE: Most of Kansas now at high risk for West Nile Virus

But Davis said individuals can take precaution, too, by using repellants like Deet , wearing long sleeves when outdoors and perhaps most important, eliminate any standing water around the home. Expressing concern over the number of reported cases (133), the ISA called on the Health Ministry and the Attica Regional Authority to work with experts an...

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  • Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum wins Democratic nomination in Florida gubernatorial race upset
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum wins Democratic nomination in Florida gubernatorial race upset

DeSantis: Florida voters shouldn't " monkey this up " by voting for black candidate. The DeSantis campaign said it would be "absurd" to characterize his remarks as racist. The most plausible argument I've seen for the theory that DeSantis did it deliberately and strategically, not innocently, came from Josh Barro, who wondered if DeSantis was...

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  • STD Cases In The US Reached A Grim New High In 2017
STD Cases In The US Reached A Grim New High In 2017

Nearly half of chlamydia cases were in girls and women ages 15 to 24. In 2016, we saw roughly 200,000 fewer cases compared to 2017, and back in 2013, the number was 600,000 less than 2017's figure. The most common condition reported to the CDC was chlamydia , with more than 1.7 cases diagnosed previous year. Men who have sex with men made up n...

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  • Arizona primaries being held just days after McCain's death
Arizona primaries being held just days after McCain's death

Senate, was endorsed by rejected Senator Jeff Flake ....and turned it down - a first!" The Victory Fund's words were echoed by LGBTQ newspaper the Washington Blade , which called Sinema's primary win "a significant victory" as she has become "the first openly bisexual person to win a major party nomination to run for a U.S.

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  • Primary day in Florida and Arizona [UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT]
Primary day in Florida and Arizona [UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT]

DeSantis rode Trump's endorsement to victory in the GOP race, underscoring the president's broad appeal in Republican primaries. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum didn't just shock Florida , he shocked the nation Tuesday, scoring a major victory for the party's progressive wing, putting himself in a position to become the state's first blac...

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  • Here’s What You Need To Know: John McCain’s Funeral Schedule
Here’s What You Need To Know: John McCain’s Funeral Schedule

Wednesday would have been his 82nd birthday. Military personal carry the casket of Senator John McCain into the Capitol rotunda for a memorial service. Others, like Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Schumer didn't discuss the idea with other senators before making the announcement. "This man was trusted and he was tested, quality in increasin...

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  • Trump's brand of politics has eclipsed McCain's
Trump's brand of politics has eclipsed McCain's

Mr Trump has now repeated this honour for Mr McCain , saying this recognised the "longstanding service" he had given. Trump feuded with McCain and has refused to talk about him since his death on Saturday. The flags were returned to full-staff on Monday morning. That's standard procedure when a member of the Senate passes away. Besides ...

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  • Third West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Bay County
Third West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Bay County

West Nile virus has been confirmed outside of New York City in Nassau, Westchester and Monroe Counties, according to state health department officials. To reduce risk of exposure to the virus, Utahns should use repellent, wear long sleeves and trousers after dusk, remove standing water outside their homes, clean their gutters and keep grass and w...

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  • To stay healthy, avoid alcoholic drinks - including red wine
To stay healthy, avoid alcoholic drinks - including red wine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends women limit alcohol consumption to one drink per day and men two drinks per day, but it's easy to unknowingly go over these limits. "This study is extremely important because it sheds light on the unsafe impact of alcohol - which is greatly minimized in our culture", said Joseph ...

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  • HRC President Issues Statement on the Passing of Sen. John McCain
HRC President Issues Statement on the Passing of Sen. John McCain

John McCain following the senator's death. McCain had been away from the Senate floor since last December, remaining at his Arizona home for treatment of glioblastoma - the same form of brain cancer that took the life of another Senate giant, Democrat Ted Kennedy, in 2009.

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  • Is coconut oil a superfood or dietary scourge?
Is coconut oil a superfood or dietary scourge?

This lecture about coconut oil- which has fallen from grace in the recent years- has gone viral on YouTube , garnering more than a million views. Nutrition professor Karin Michels has surprised many health buffs when she called coconut oil " pure poison ", but she may actually have a point.

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  • Former NYC health commissioner Tom Frieden arrested on sex charges
Former NYC health commissioner Tom Frieden arrested on sex charges

The married father-of-two is accused of grabbing the buttocks of a 55-year-old woman he knew during a dinner party at his home last October. The woman filed a complaint in July, police confirmed to AFP. Jose Castro, president and CEO of Vital Strategies, the parent nonprofit of Resolve to Save Lives, said he was informed in April by Frieden "that a...

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  • UBC researchers transform blood types with human gut enzyme
UBC researchers transform blood types with human gut enzyme

In contrast, type A , B and AB red blood cells have specific antigens on their surfaces, meaning that people with type A blood can donate only to type A or type AB recipients, and people with type B blood can donate only to those with type B or type AB.

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  • No amount of alcohol is good for your health
No amount of alcohol is good for your health

However, it's hard to estimate the risks for a person who drinks fairly infrequently - such as someone who has one drink every two weeks - so the findings might not necessarily apply to this population. On average, each day women consumed 0.73 alcoholic drinks, and men drank 1.7 drinks. Ukrainian women came in first, with more than four drinks a...

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  • Test positive for West Nile virus
Test positive for West Nile virus

The West Nile virus is in Gwinnett County, and health officials are investigating as one person recovers from the illness. A total of 401 human WNV infections have been reported in Europe with 22 deaths according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

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  • No More Pap Smears? New Guidelines for Women 30 and Older
No More Pap Smears? New Guidelines for Women 30 and Older

Alternatively, women ages 30 to 65 can be screened for cervical cancer with the Pap test alone every three years, according to the guidelines . Added panelist Melissa Simon, MD, of Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago: "Most cases of cervical cancer occur in women who have not been regularly screened or appropriatel...

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  • Coconut oil is 'pure poison,' Harvard professor says in talk on nutrition
Coconut oil is 'pure poison,' Harvard professor says in talk on nutrition

Coconut oil is a healthier option than choosing butter or margarine, but to improve your health, you're better off trying heart-healthy oils like olive oil, canola oil, or sunflower oil. Based on the fact that they contain a lot of unsaturated fatty acids, experts recommend olive or rapeseed oil as an alternative and, while it can't be used for coo...

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  • Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota
Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota

For information on current air quality conditions in your area and to sign up for daily air quality forecasts and alert notifications by email, text message, phone, or the Minnesota Air mobile app visit MPCA's Air Quality Index webpage.

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