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Health Care Trump Slammed for Stripping Some Overseas Troops' Kids of Citizenship Right
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Additionally, the guidance states that leave taken in the United States while stationed overseas will not be considered residing in the United States, even if the person is living in property they own. "The harder it is to become a USA citizen, the fewer people who get to participate in civic life", Cesar Cuauhtemoc Garcia Hernandez, a law professor at the University of Denver, said in an interview.

Health Care Tropical Storm Dorian Expected to Be Hurricane by Labor Day
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Dennis Feltgen says Dorian may also grow in size and could land anywhere from South Florida to SC on Sunday or Monday. As day turned into evening, there was a sense of calm in Puerto Rico. Florida and the Bahamas will also likely experience heavy rain later this week and early next week-with up to 10 inches possible in isolated areas. A Category 3 hurricane would have sustained winds of 111 to 129 miles per hour.

Health Care Study suggests dogs are good for owners' heart health
Author: 0 Study suggests dogs are good for owners' heart health

Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, who conducted the study. The researchers logged details of 2,000 people in Brno, Czech Republic. Anne's University Hospital, and the University of Catania . They then compared dog owners to other pet owners, and those who did not own pets. They scored the participants on the American Heart Association's list of seven ideal health behaviors and factors, also known as "Life's Simple 7": body mass index, diet, physical activity, ...

Health Care New Zealander with measles visited Disneyland
Author: 0 New Zealander with measles visited Disneyland

The teenager visited Disneyland and California Adventure on August 12, the news release said. The health care agency has been working with Disneyland and the nearby hotel to reach people believed to have had contact with the teen. "Measles is spread by air and by direct contact even before you know have it", Dr. Muntu Davis, Los Angeles County's health officer, said in a statement.

Health Care More than 100 vapers have contracted a severe lung disease, per CDC
Author: 0 More than 100 vapers have contracted a severe lung disease, per CDC

Public health officials still are investigating these cases, Pedati said. They are asking doctors and hospitals to tell state health officials about any possible vaping-related lung disease cases they encounter. In April, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration began an investigation into seizures among e-cigarette users. The OHA recently delivered a report to the state Legislature outlining the health risks of vaping products and e-cigarettes.

Health Care Nigeria's three-year milestone takes Africa towards polio eradication
Author: 0 Nigeria's three-year milestone takes Africa towards polio eradication

The GPEI, which is backed by the WHO, Rotary International and others, began its push to wipe out polio in 1988, when the disease was endemic in 125 countries and was paralysing nearly 1,000 children a day globally. "It has involved men and women volunteering in the thousands, sometimes putting themselves in harm's way, some even sacrificing their life for this work".

Health Care First West Nile Virus death reported in Fresno County
Author: 0 First West Nile Virus death reported in Fresno County

Anyone who thinks they have West Nile virus symptoms should contact their healthcare provider. The county says it has treated pools of water in the area to reduce the mosquito population. The Salt Lake County Health Department and the Southwest Utah Public Health Department both confirmed human cases on Monday. "August and September are peak periods of West Nile virus transmission in Fresno County".

Health Care DSHS investigating severe lung disease in e-cigarette users
Author: 0 DSHS investigating severe lung disease in e-cigarette users

DSHS is asking health care providers to watch for cases of severe lung disease and ask about e-cigarette use or vaping in patients with severe respiratory symptoms like cough, shortness of breath and fatigue. Health officials in multiple states said it is still unclear whether there's a connection between the cases or whether vaping definitively caused these illnesses - which led to multiple people being hospitalized.

Author: 0 E-cigarette use might be responsible for critical lung illnesses

The reported cases include 30 from Wisconsin , with 15 confirmed cases and 15 more under investigation. DSHS reminds that vaping is not safe for kids, youth or young adults as most e-cigarettes contain nicotine , an addictive chemical that can affect brain development in their teens and 20s.

Health Care Sixth West Nile Virus case reported in Mississippi
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Using insect repellent containing DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, or products containing IR3535, always following label directions. So far this season, the three mosquito abatement districts in Salt Lake County have detected West Nile virus in 21 different mosquito pools around the county, the news release said.

Health Care World Health Organization pulls 'measles free' status for Britain after cases spike
Author: 0 World Health Organization pulls 'measles free' status for Britain after cases spike

Elimination can only be sustained by maintaining and improving coverage of the MMR vaccine . A second dose is given before school, usually at 3 years and 4 months of age, to ensure best protection. There are 8,000 five year olds in the east of England who are not fully vaccinated. Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, chair of the Royal College of Global Positioning System, said that vaccinations are "simple, easy and highly effective health interventions", reminding the public that in most ...

Health Care First Ebola cases surface in DR Congo's South Kivu province
Author: 0 First Ebola cases surface in DR Congo's South Kivu province

The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fatality, said the provincial government . World Health Organization spokesperson Christian Lindmeier said at the same briefing that dealing with "a highly mobile population on the run - is something that has been underlying this response since the beginning, which is why it is so hard to end it".

Health Care WNV identified in GF County resident
Author: 0 WNV identified in GF County resident

West Nile Virus has been found in Northwestern U.S. states for a number of years now. Mosquitoes breed in shallow, stagnant water. Use insect repellents when you go outdoors. Many more people are infected but do not develop symptoms. Those at greatest risk of serious disease are those with weakened immune systems, diabetes, high blood pressure, or kidney disease.

Health Care Two human West Nile virus cases in Washington County
Author: 0 Two human West Nile virus cases in Washington County

According to the Division, "Vector Control will continue monitoring activities throughout the county, and is increasing surveillance and control in the area of Greenville Loop Road". Even small puddles or containers with water will allow mosquitoes to breed. "We encourage residents to continue taking precautions when they are outside and be vigilant to protect themselves from mosquito bites".

Health Care Schumer says border wall money should be used to fight gun violence
Author: 0 Schumer says border wall money should be used to fight gun violence

Separately, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on Trump to divert $5 billion he's wanted to build his wall along the southern border to investigating domestic terrorism and conducting research on gun violence. A committee aide said a final decision to return has not been made. McConnell has declined to call the Senate back early and instead has instructed the chairs of three Senate committees to work on legislation that can be debated when lawmakers return from their recess on ...

Health Care Man dentures stuck in throat at James Paget Hospital
Author: 0 Man dentures stuck in throat at James Paget Hospital

He returned to the hospital six days later complaining of blood in his mouth and difficulties breathing and swallowing. According to a medical report, the retired electrician was sent home and given mouthwash, antibiotics and steroids to treat what doctors thought were the effects of having a tube down his throat during surgery and a respiratory infection.

Health Care Dayton shooter's friend will stay in jail
Author: 0 Dayton shooter's friend will stay in jail

Federal agents say Kollie, a longtime friend of Dayton, Ohio , gunman, Connor Betts , bought the body armor, a 100-round magazine and a gun accessory used in a mass shooting , but there's no indication that the man knew that his friend was planning a massacre.

Health Care Missing dentures found stuck in United Kingdom man's throat
Author: 0 Missing dentures found stuck in United Kingdom man's throat

An elderly British man thought his false teeth somehow fell out of his mouth during stomach surgery - just to find out they were lodged in his throat for eight days. A series of X-rays finally revealed the problem: a "metallic roof plate and three front teeth" stuck in his larynx. While the man did return to the hospital due to complications following the surgery, he eventually made a complete recovery.

Health Care Ebola drugs found to increase survival rates
Author: 0 Ebola drugs found to increase survival rates

The US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), who cosponsored the trial said the results are " very good news " for the fight against Ebola . 'The best way to end the outbreak is with a good vaccine, as well as to do good contact tracing, isolation, and then, ultimately, treatment'. The trial is being carried out by an worldwide research consortium coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO), the global health arm of the United Nations, which last month ...

Health Care Why Some People Are Boycotting Equinox
Author: 0 Why Some People Are Boycotting Equinox

In a joint statement Wednesday, Equinox and SoulCycle said they do not support the fundraiser and downplayed Ross's role with the brands. In Southern California, Ross' Related Companies owns and manages billions of dollars worth of real estate, including the now under construction Frank Gehry designed The Grand, a highly anticipated landmark development that will complement the adjacent Disney Concert Hall and connect with the nearby arts and cultural institutions through Gehry's distinct ...

Author: 0 Monitoring blood pressure can become as easy as clicking a selfie

They found that the video prediction of systolic blood pressure (the upper number) was nearly 95% accurate. Lee is research chair of developmental neuroscience at the University of Toronto. Through this method, specially designed technology processes imperceptible facial blood flow changes taken from videos captured using a smartphone camera (where red light is reflected from hemoglobin located from under the skin).

Health Care Trump proposes tighter gun control tied to immigration reform
Author: 0 Trump proposes tighter gun control tied to immigration reform

Legislation calling for stronger background checks on would-be gun purchasers passed in February in the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives but have not even been put to a vote in the Republican-led Senate. "We have to put a stop to it". "We should soundly reject language coming out of the mouths of any of our leaders that feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalizes racist sentiments; leaders who demonize those who don't look like us, or suggest that other people, including ...

Health Care Beyond Local: Albertans urged to protect against West Nile
Author: 0 Beyond Local: Albertans urged to protect against West Nile

Summer is slowly coming to an end, but health officials say ticks and mosquitoes are not. In hot, dry weather, mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus breed in stagnant water and multiply rapidly. "It seems to me in Coaldale in this case they did not understand fully, and it turned into a major calamity there". While Albertans may be more concerned about West Nile risk when visiting other countries, Kennedy said most of the cases in the province over the past 15 years were not travel-related - ...