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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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Hurricane Fernanda weakens to Cat. 2 storm in E. Pacific

Tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area by late Tuesday and Tuesday night. A tropical storm watch was in effect for Barbados, St. The Atmospheric Infrared Soun...

Jagga Jasoos Box-Office Collection : It earns Decent amount on Opening day

Disney India's comedy-musical Jagga Jasoos is made on a budget of Rs 110 crore. According to a Bollywood Hungama report, War for the Planet of the Apes earned Rs 2.20 crore o...

Meningitis B vaccines may fight the rise of super-gonorrhoea

Evidence from a mass vaccination campaign for an outbreak of bacterial meningitis in New Zealand had unexpected results: reduced rates of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhe...

The First Gonorrhoea Vaccine May Be On The Horizon

A vaccine targeting the specific strain of bacteria causing meningococcal disease in the New Zealand outbreak was eventually "developed in a collaboration between Chiron Vaccines...

House leader: Revenue vote now set for weekend

Lawmakers will be in session Saturday to take up the final pieces of what could be a $5 billion tax increase to pay for a $36.5 billion spending bill, and Republicans are lining up...

Want to know which Tour de France stages will decide the race?

Australian Richie Porte yesterday dismissed talk of him being the Tour de France favourite as mind games by rival Chris Froome's Sky team . "I think it could be free for a...

Over 100 People End Their Lives Under California's "Right To Die" Law

The report found that 21 people died of underlying causes, while outcomes were undetermined for 59 individuals who received prescriptions . Of that group, only 111 had taken the p...

House Republicans Applaud Passage Of Bills Cracking Down On Sanctuary Cities

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters earlier this week that the bill's aim of cracking down on state and local governments for releasing illegal immigrants earl...

There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana

The institute compared collision claims before and after legalisation, with collision claim rates of comparable states where marijuana is still illegal, to determine whether collis...

Gorkhaland stir: Paramilitary jawan, GJM supporter die in fresh violence

However, Amar Rai said his son has no political affiliations and he was released later. A vehicle was also set on fire. The situation in Darjeeling continues to remain volatile...

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Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

And Americans can still self-certify under a general license that they are traveling to Cuba for legitimate reasons. On Friday, President Trump travels to Miami to announce h...

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

With the results in from all 650 constituencies, the Conservatives won 318 seats - down from 331 at the 2015 election - while Labour was on 262, up from 229. Further, May will re...

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

The bill, which already passed in the Senate, now heads to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy . Aresimowicz says the bill allows Sportech to have eight more off-track betting lice...

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

The signing of the Paris agreement (on climate) by India was under no pressure, or greed or fear. Citing India's ethos and cultural heritage, Swaraj said that this commitment...

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Scott proposed $85 million for Enterprise Florida to use for business incentives, but lawmakers did not provide any of that funding. Though lawmakers insist they will pass legisl...