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Though made of gold, the particles turn the water pink. The portable, affordable test could help detect cancer far sooner than current methods, according to the authors of the study in the December 4 issue of Nature Communications . Researchers from the University of Queensland just developed a new approach to expedite the detection of not just one cancer, but all of its kind.
  • More to cancer awareness campaign than just going pink

    More to cancer awareness campaign than just going pink

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    Some people think that if they have people in their family with breast cancer, it means they'll get it too. Horning said the results offered new hope for people struggling with a hard disease where patients and doctors desperately need new treatment options.
  • Compulsory flu jab urged for staff in emergency wards

    Compulsory flu jab urged for staff in emergency wards

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    The Fluad® vaccine will be offered to everyone aged 65 years and over in Northern Ireland. The Canadian Sentinel Practitioner Surveillance Network researches the annual efficacy of the vaccine. "So you can get a reaction, but you can't get the actual influenza from it", Huffer says. Where can you get the flu vaccine? And right now, the view is good.
  • Local organizations work to support those battling breast cancer

    Local organizations work to support those battling breast cancer

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    That is why the availability of health care coverage is not a strong predictor for the test itself, yet it extremely facilitates a woman's decision to seek screening services. Photo courtesy: Grays Harbor Community Hospital . "Therapies such as photodynamic therapy (PDT), involving light and a photosensitizing chemical substance, which used in conjunction with molecular oxygen can cause cell death, offer a high degree of control that is effectively used to manage cancer in early to advanced ...
  • Arizona health officials confirm 2 cases of rare illness paralyzing kids

    Arizona health officials confirm 2 cases of rare illness paralyzing kids

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    The condition is not new, but the CDC said it saw an increase in cases beginning in 2014. Health officials don't have an exact cause of AFM. In total, there have been 386 confirmed cases since 2014. Once diagnosed, some patients have recovered quickly, but some continue to have paralysis and require ongoing care, Messonnier said. Although symptoms resemble polio , no evidence of poliovirus has been found in specimens from any case diagnosed so far, Messonnier said.
  • Hot Stock to Watch: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

    Hot Stock to Watch: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

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    The current EPS for the company has recorded at $10.8. The relative volume of the stock is 1.53, while its market cap is $249.05 Billion. Moving average strategies are also popular and can be tailored to any time frame, suiting both long term investors and short-term traders.
  • Kansas records its first flu death of the season

    Kansas records its first flu death of the season

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    Last flu season , 92 people died in hospital of the flu in Alberta. Most flu deaths are among the elderly, children, pregnant women and those with compromised immune systems. While previous studies have shown that a flu shot can reduce a pregnant woman's risk of flu illness, this is the first study to show vaccination protection against hospitalization.
  • CDC Confirms Oklahoma Case of Rare, Polio-Like Disease

    CDC Confirms Oklahoma Case of Rare, Polio-Like Disease

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    Although symptoms may appear similar to polio , AFM is not polio and it is not contagious. Polio was eradicated in the U.S.by vaccination. "We're actually looking at everything". This can require urgent ventilator support (breathing machine). Most people recover quickly from a polio infection, but it can cause fever and stiffness.
  • 'Spike Out Cancer' game is Tuesday in Forestville

    'Spike Out Cancer' game is Tuesday in Forestville

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    A day filled with laughs, hugs, connections and Redskins football made for a special day for everyone in attendance. A camp for medical checkup was also organised during the event. Please join the Lady Hornets and the Forestville Sports Boosters in their fight against breast cancer in the high school gym at 4 Academy Street in Forestville.
  • Majority of Americans want Kavanaugh investigated further; Women leading the charge

    Majority of Americans want Kavanaugh investigated further; Women leading the charge

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    Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii. Trump drew fresh ire last week when he ridiculed Christine Blasey Ford, the first of Kavanaugh's three women accusers. Sen. Nadler is in line to lead the House Judiciary Committee should the Democrats prevail. The statement said the D.C. Circuit complaints "do not pertain to any conduct in which Judge Kavanaugh engaged as a judge", an apparent indication that the D.C.
  • Ghana To Mark World Mental Health Day Today At Osu Presby

    Ghana To Mark World Mental Health Day Today At Osu Presby

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    To help alter perception paving the way for a more nurturing road forward and certainly to tackle this thick fog called stigma! Too many people with mental health problems are made to feel isolated, ashamed and worthless, but with the right support, those of us with mental health problems can recover and have equal opportunities in all areas of life.
  • Another chance to talk about mental health

    Another chance to talk about mental health

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    Now mental health received less than 5%, even in these richer nations. And this week sports organisations and youth groups will also spend some time with each of their teams or groups before or after training or meeting to discuss mental health .
  • Spotlight on Cayman's youth as Minister recognizes Mental Health Day

    Spotlight on Cayman's youth as Minister recognizes Mental Health Day

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    On World Mental Health Day there's been a focus on mental well-being in young people . One of these is the pressing question of mental health and how our population is coping with it. Half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14, but most cases go undetected and untreated. The same survey revealed that 26 percent of respondents were afraid of being categorised as mentally ill.
  • Efforts honored to promote mental health among Chinese Americans

    Efforts honored to promote mental health among Chinese Americans

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    Issues such as homelessness, exposure to violence and perceived racism are some factors that can worsen the effects of mental health illness in African Americans. We live in a country where waiting lists are months long, misdiagnoses are rampant, medication is handed out as a quick-fix, and many (but not all) doctors are still dismissing symptoms as well, essentially, nothing.
  • McConnell to AP: Gender gap hurts GOP but Kavanaugh helps

    McConnell to AP: Gender gap hurts GOP but Kavanaugh helps

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    He jumped in with his first question after most of the other justices had spoken. Kavanaugh began his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee with a 45-minute, 5,200-word opening statement to instead issue a fiery denunciation of Democrats, accusing them of wanting "revenge for the Clintons" and on Trump's election as president.
  • Avon Philippines Launches Breast Cancer Awareness Crusade

    Avon Philippines Launches Breast Cancer Awareness Crusade

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    The first is believing you're not at risk because no one in your family has cancer . Loh also shared that Watsons is proud to stand as a platform to communicate and educate its customers, "and let them know that they are not alone in facing the challenges of breast cancer , and that support is there for them".
  • India Is One of The Most Depressed Countries In The Whole World

    India Is One of The Most Depressed Countries In The Whole World

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    And this is just the tip of the iceberg! Half of mental health disorders arise before the age of 14, but most cases are not detected or treated until much later, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization . For many players, mental health can be a hard subject to talk about. Less than one percent of global aid is donated to mental health; even in developed countries, the issue is dismissed.
  • McConnell to AP:

    McConnell to AP: "'Nobody's going to beat" Murkowski

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    President Trump announced during a a political rally in Iowa Tuesday that his administration will allow year-round sales of gasoline with higher blends of ethanol, a perk for farmers anxious about Trump's trade wars and a setback for those concerned about the effects of ethanol on the environment.
  • MCKELVEY: Make the U.Va. flu clinic more accessible

    MCKELVEY: Make the U.Va. flu clinic more accessible

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    Recent studies show that flu vaccination reduces the risk of the flu by between 40 and 60 percent among the overall population during seasons when most circulating flu viruses are well-matched to the flu vaccine, according to the CDC. Konopacka said the vaccine takes a couple of weeks to build up resistance in your body, so they recommend adults get it before November and the holiday season.
  • Xero drives awareness to fight stigma of mental health

    Xero drives awareness to fight stigma of mental health

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    We've seen cuts to local councils and to mental health services, a lack of inpatient beds and a reduction of training for staff. But today, they can no longer to brushed under the carpet. It could be that they have entered college, have started a job for the first time or are living overseas alone. This can have a negative impact on how a person feels and how well they cope with everyday stresses.
  • Mental Health Inquiry Welcome But Help Needed Now

    Mental Health Inquiry Welcome But Help Needed Now

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    Roundtable event at Barclays in Park Row Leeeds focusing on Mental Health in the workplace.' Jodie Hill (Thrive Law). On World Mental Health Day today themed 'Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World, ' experts said that many children are facing mood disturbances, including depression .
  • Flu vaccination campaign launched with plea to get immunised

    Flu vaccination campaign launched with plea to get immunised

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    She stressed that for those at risk, flu can be serious and result in complications that can lead to treatment in hospital. Some years are very bad and others less severe. The Florida Hospital Centra Care in Carrollwood is offering free shots on Monday. NHS Forth Valley Consultant in Public Health Medicine Dr Henry Prempeh said: "Vaccination provides the best defence against flu and getting it early is vital".
  • CDC urges public to get flu shot before the end of October

    CDC urges public to get flu shot before the end of October

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    To improve effectiveness different flu vaccines recommended for different age groups are being introduced this year. The Health Department will again offer the high-dose influenza vaccine this year. A higher dose of protection in the vaccine is added to give older people a better response and is meant to make it more effective. "Anyone that you know will be around babies you want to make sure they have that flu vaccine ", said McNichols.
  • Flu vaccine clinics in Alberta to open October 15

    Flu vaccine clinics in Alberta to open October 15

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    Last year, faculty and staff were encouraged to sign up for vaccine appointments ahead of the expo. "It was just a tremendous amount of disease". This season accounted for the deaths of 180 children. You can get your flu shot without leaving your auto Tuesday. Although people who are moderately or severely ill should wait to recover before getting the shot.
  • Washoe County Health District Urges Residents to Get Flu Shots

    Washoe County Health District Urges Residents to Get Flu Shots

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    I haven't really had the flu . He added, "It's frustrating because it's preventable". "One hundred and eighty families put a child in the grave a year ago because of a vaccine-preventable infection", Dr. Schaffner . The season peaked in early February and it was mostly over by the end of March. Fatal complications from the flu can include pneumonia, stroke and heart attack.
  • Protesters confront Jeff Flake after he announces Kavanaugh vote

    Protesters confront Jeff Flake after he announces Kavanaugh vote

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    Mark Judge, a high school classmate of Kavanaugh's who Ford claims was in the room while she was sexually assaulted, has agreed to cooperate with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Flake requested the Senate vote be delayed for one week to let the FBI conduct an investigation. But a spokesman for the committee told AFP the letter lacked credibility and the panel had no way to investigate the matter because the complaint was anonymous.
  • American Bar Association: Delay Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote Until FBI Investigates

    American Bar Association: Delay Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote Until FBI Investigates

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    Prosecutor Rachel Mitchell, who was detained by Republicans on the committee to question Ford , would later tell Ford that she was "struck" by the fact that Ford appeared "terrified". Brett Kavanaugh is a step closer to being confirmed to the US Supreme Court despite allegations of sexual assault still hanging over him. Michael and Kelly Malesardi have a son who is a junior at Georgetown Prep and say he and his friends are saddened by how their school has been tarnished by the events ...
  • What’s next for Brett Kavanaugh: Senate committee votes Friday morning

    What’s next for Brett Kavanaugh: Senate committee votes Friday morning

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    But by the time she finished detailing her allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers, Ford was being widely praised as credible and fearless. The nearly nine hours of intensely emotional testimony came against the backdrop of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and assault and had millions of Americans riveted to their TV screens and smartphones.
  • Senate panel says it will vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh nomination

    Senate panel says it will vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh nomination

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    Kavanaugh denied the accusation. "Such grotesque and obvious character assassination-if allowed to succeed-will dissuade competent and good people of all political persuasions from serving our country", he continues. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., that her certainty was "100 percent". Kavanaugh was up next, and he, also fighting tears at times, was passionate and furious.
  • Lawyer for second Kavanaugh accuser says her client is 'willing to testify'

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    All the three allegations have been denied by the Supreme Court nominee. When a male senator read Kavanaugh's denial, Ford appeared to shudder. It turned indignant, deeply personal, and emotional again. But any sense of potential closure or comity ended the moment Kavanaugh started to speak. They followed the lead of Kavanaugh, who at times interrupted Democrats and asked them whether they had misbehaved themselves.
  • New Apple Watch Series 4 steals the show

    New Apple Watch Series 4 steals the show

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    The new Apple Watch Series 4 will have a 40mm & 44mm option and come in two different models. Of course, some of the participants are wearing the new Apple Watch Series 4, which allows you to take in the larger edge-to-edge display in all of its glory.
  • The iPhone 9 could look really premium, hints leak

    The iPhone 9 could look really premium, hints leak

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    Despite having a larger 6.1in screen compared to the iPhone 8's 5.8in display , the iPhone XR actually has a smaller overall build and, presumably, a lighter weight. Coupled with that is a new gyroscopic sensor that not only makes fitness tracking more accurate but now enables a new safety feature called fall detection.
  • The FDA Threatens To Ban Vaping Products Due To Teenage Use

    The FDA Threatens To Ban Vaping Products Due To Teenage Use

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    The Food and Drug Administration is threatening to pull flavored electronic cigarettes like Juul off the market if the tobacco industry doesn't do more to combat growing use of the products by children and teens. "There is no question that a lot of the youth use is being driven by Juul", Gottlieb said. In its bid to wean adult smokers from traditional cigarettes, the agency has sought to make a wider range of "reduced risk" tobacco products available to consumers.
  • First Official Look at Brie Larson in 'Captain Marvel' Costume

    First Official Look at Brie Larson in 'Captain Marvel' Costume

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    Marvel Studios has revealed the first look at Captain Marvel starring Brie Larson as the titular character. A photo leaked months ago of a green and black costume. She will eventually return to earth to to take on the Skrulls as they wage a galactic war with the Kree . It's directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck .
  • DeSantis Walks Back

    DeSantis Walks Back "Monkey It Up" Comment Regarding Gillum

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    DeSantis is taking a page directly from the campaign manual of Donald Trump ", Andrew Gillum said on Fox News on Wednesday afternoon, hours after DeSantis made the monkey comment on the same cable news network. "Some worry that we are beyond a point in American politics where you can come to the middle", said Susan MacManus, a political analyst and retired political science professor at the University of South Florida.
  • Memorial tributes to Senator John McCain open in Arizona Capitol

    Memorial tributes to Senator John McCain open in Arizona Capitol

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    Despite being a Republican, Schaefer said McCain was known for being controversial within his own party. Almost as many say President Trump should be invited to the funeral for John McCain as say he should not be invited. McCain, Roberta, 106 years young - you raised a remarkable son, and we are truly blessed to have you among us still. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) was asking to be the first Republican co-sponsor of Schumer's proposed resolution.
  • Donald Trump calls Andrew Gillum 'a failed Socialist Mayor'

    Donald Trump calls Andrew Gillum 'a failed Socialist Mayor'

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    Rep. Ron DeSantis sailed to victory in Florida's Republican primary for governor Tuesday, defeating a longtime favorite of the GOP establishment with a campaign based largely around the president. "What we're going to do, however, is to stay very, very super-concentrated on what are the experiences, the everyday experiences of people in this state, and what we as the next governor can do to make their lives better", Gillum said.