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Two more Zika cases confirmed in Laredo

Miami-Dade County reported the most travel-related cases at 223. As of September 21, there were 3,358 confirmed cases of the virus in the U.S. Nationwide, 749 pregnant women are infected with Zika, according to the CDC. Long-delayed funding to comb...

Clay County resident becomes state's 693rd travel-related Zika case

Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection has been reported in Saint Kitts and Nevis, the two-island country in the West Indies. Public Health Minister Piyasakon Sakolsatayadorn said authorities needed to be thorough in their investigatio...

Peres' neurological condition 'irreversible' following stroke, doctors say

Doctors said Peres" condition deteriorated drastically and that his neurological condition was "irreveriable' after suffering extensive cerebral bleeding following a stroke. The former hawk turned dove is widely respected both in Israel and overseas,...

Kentucky woman dies just days after losing husband to cystic fibrosis

Debbie continued, "I know Dalton was waiting with open arms, as well as both her grandmother's and a host of family and friends that have gone before her". When a suitable donor match was available, Dalton Prager received a double lung transplant. ...

Britney Spears' Abs Are Your Monday Morning Workout Motivation

It only seemed fitting since the princess of pop needed to "cut loose", according to her caption on Instagram . The "Toxic" hitmaker also shared several snapshots of herself leaping through the air. From her Instagram videos , it looks like the...

Study estimates 100000 deaths from Indonesia haze

This "revolutionary" study performed for the first time provides a number of deaths attributed to forest fires in 2015 but it is a " conservative estimate ", according to Greenpeace. "As last year's fires raged, the Indonesian government said 43 mill...

Don't Give Codeine to your Children, Doctors Warn

In a new report , the American Academy of Pediatrics increases its warnings about prescribing codeine for children. Despite the lack of evidence that codeine does not work, many physicians still prescribe it for children. The report's conclusi...

Lions roll into Motor City against Titans still on a roll

Last week, the Detroit Lions' defense seemed to have success early in the game when they were being aggressive and pressuring Andrew Luck , but once they backed off the pressure, he started to have success. They had three touchdowns called back becau...

Isabelle Dinoire, The World's First Face Transplant Recipient, Has Died At 49

Initially, her immune system almost rejected the transplant twice - but a year later, doctors said she was gaining more and more sensitivity and facial mobility, and she got a new dog. "Once I had seen Isabelle's disfigured face, no more needed to ...

Opioid use decreases in US states that legalize medical marijuana

New research shows a decline in the use of opioid painkillers in U.S. states that allow people to treat pain with medical marijuana, affirming the fears of Big Pharma who have been vigorously seeking to frustrate efforts to legalize the herb.

Bernie Sanders makes his case for voting Clinton on Late Night

Sen. Elizabeth Warren of MA, the Harvard law professor from Oklahoma who many hoped would jump into the presidential race, will make two stops in OH this weekend to help turn the tide toward Mrs. That's not the case in California, where Democrats ten...

Biggest earthquake hits South Korea

The earthquakes, of magnitude 5.1 and 5.8, occurred on Monday night near the city of Gyeongju , according to South Korea's meteorological agency. The tremor was felt nationwide from adjacent cities of Ulsan and Busan to as far north as capital ...

Student Dies of Brain Infection Linked to Maryland

The 19-year-old girl's fate changed in what may have been a blink of the eye, as she contracted the deadly amoeba ( Naegleria fowleri ) while swimming in the Octoraro Creek and North East Creek on August 20, per The Daily Mail . "It really progres...

Taylor opens 2nd season as Bills starter facing former team

No one expected the quiet, soft-spoken Taylor to say much of anything Wednesday because he rarely does on any day, regardless of the opponent, or the subject at hand. The Ravens have become very effective with fire-zone blitz packages in recent seaso...

US says will look into India's visa concerns

India and USA have agreed to focus on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and would work jointly towards addressing the issues of finance and market access for the SMEs, Commerce &Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said at a joint press briefing af...

As Trump courts Latinos, Clinton links him to radical fringe

It's also true that in 2010, Clinton praised Byrd upon his death as a "true American original, my friend and mentor" in a video recorded for the State Department. "Every time an African-American citizen, or any citizen, loses their job to an illegal ...

FDA Issues Emergency Authorization For Roche Zika Test

Friday's directive lists 11 states that will need to begin screening blood in the next month due to their location or because of the influx of travelers from Zika outbreak countries. With FDA approval, Roche's test can be used to screen patients ...

Singapore confirms 41 cases of Zika virus

Richard Hatchett, acting director for ASPR's Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). Seventy-eight have tested negative and five cases are pending, the reports said. Singapore, a major regional financial center and busy tran...

Virginia Hepatitis A cases linked to Tropical Smoothie increases to 35

The Department of Health released a health alert on August 19, which stated that the chain's frozen strawberries sourced from Egypt were associated with the infectious Hepatitis A liver disease. Individuals who have not been previously vaccinated...

FDA Says All Blood Donations Should Be Tested for Zika

On the list: Alabama, Arizona, California, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, South Carolina and Texas. The state's 43 travel-related cases of the mosquito-borne virus are located in 12 counties, including eight in Charl...

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Kratom - the opioid withdrawal plant - linked to salmonella in 20 states

California is reporting the highest number of cases (28). In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, CDC workers look through microscopes at as an image of a skin biopsy is display...

Heavy rainfall impacting your Wednesday — ALERT DAY

Get ready for a week of spring-like temperatures, rain and t-storms. After an isolated shower on Tuesday , the next round of rain will bring another quarter inch on Wednesday . T...

Attacks out of proportion: Oxfam chief

She invited victims to come forward "for justice to be done" for them, saying she was "here for all the women who have been abused". Mr Clarken added: "This review marks the be...

Today's quake in England and Wales: Massive for British standards

Videos on social media showed people gathered outside Swansea University, which was holding an open day, after an apparent evacuation. The 4.4 magnitude quake struck approximate...

North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

United Nations monitors say they found 15 shipments of coal from North Korea to Russia, China, South Korea, Malaysia, and Vietnam that violated United Nations caps on North Korea...

Supreme Court stays execution of inmate who lawyers say is not competent

Lawyers for the state of Alabama countered that Madison's lawyers raised the override issue with the Supreme Court the day before his scheduled execution, and the delay warrants ...

People expanded out of Africa 40000 years sooner than we thought

But there is still a considerable amount of disagreement in the field about when anatomically modern humans left the continent and spread across Eurasia. In the last decade alone m...

Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard

Similar reports have come from different parts of the state, where the bandh was peaceful. Autorickshaws and cabs were few and costly, and some aggregators resorted to surge pricin...

Cognitive Tests Prove Mental Fitness Of President Trump

I know where the bandwidth exists. I want to begin to fix a broken immigration system. Lemire reported from NY . He said Durbin and Republican Sen. Both parties have struggled fo...

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1300 'rebel' Rohingyas

The UN and other organisations have also repeatedly pointed out the existence of clear evidence of abuse, with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling the operation "a te...

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With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

There have been 38 reported deaths in Dallas County, three in Tarrant County and two in Denton County. The number for those in the oldest category (85 and older) almost doubled ...

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

The Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.is now on the receiving end of a wave of bad reviews, dropping its score on review website Yelp down to two stars. In the past, ...

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

The Enola Holmes Mysteries are a series of novels from Nancy Springer that follow Sherlock Holmes' much younger sister Enola as she takes on her own cases. The novels feature ...

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Playing video games obsessively could be classified as a mental health disorder from 2018, once the World Health Organization (WHO) goes ahead with proposed changes and updates...

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

While that drop may not seem like much, it's the second time in as many years life expectancy has gone down: In 2014, the figure was projected at 78.9 years . "Demographically, we...