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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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Prabhas Birthday Gift, Saaho First Look Poster is Out!

The mystique poster further raises anticipation levels by keeping the viewer guessing about Prabhas' character and the genre of the film. Prabhas's much loved royal avatar has been...

Trump Discusses 'Range of Options' to Respond to North Korean Aggression

Meanwhile, China - North Korea's closest ally and trading partner - expressed alarm at how far the rhetoric on both sides had gone, warning of the increased risk of a "fatal misj...

Coatesville students to collect donations to fight breast cancer

Visit your local Post Office during the month of October and all year round and purchase breast cancer research stamps to support the fight for breast cancer research. "Some ...

United States expels 15 diplomats from Cuban Embassy in Washington

The US government on Tuesday ordered 15 Cuban Embassy diplomats to leave the country in response to the alleged acoustic attacks targeting American diplomats in Cuba. USA official...

3 hurricanes now active in the Atlantic basin: Irma, Jose and Katia

The storm was named on Tuesday and became a Category 1 hurricane on Wednesday afternoon when its maximum sustained winds hit 75 miles per hour . The storm is forecast to begin...

E-cigarettes could help you quit smoking

Researchers wrote: 'These data indicate that e-cigs should not be considered safe and that they induce significant deleterious effects'. The Tamil Nadu Tobacco Control Coalition ...

Delhi hotel employee molested by senior gets fired for reporting incident

In the CCTV footage, the security manager was seen pulling the victim's saree and trying to undress her. "Dahiya, who is a resident of Kakrola Village in Dwarka More, then aske...

Massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh, seven killed

The army along with the local authorities and the National Disaster Response Force are carrying out a search and rescue operation. One of the buses was going from Chamba to Manal...

With strict regulation, gene editing is our future

Scientists for the first time have successfully edited genes in human embryos to fix a common and serious disease-causing mutation, producing apparently healthy embryos, accord...

Charlie Gard's Parents Drop Request to Let Him Die at Home

Charlie Gard's parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates speak to the media outside the High Court in London , after they ended their legal fight over treatment for the terminally ...

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2 Cases Of West Nile Virus In Minnesota — CDC

2 Cases Of West Nile Virus In Minnesota — CDC

While the arrival of the virus is not a cause for alarm, Brunson said, people should take precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes that might carry the disease. Mosquitoes h...

World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

A team of researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, the University of Georgia , and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, say that although plastic materia...

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

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

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

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...