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Health Care 'Zombie deer' disease reported in 35 Kansas counties
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It can take up to two years before the animals begin to show symptoms. The NDOW check stations have been set up at truck stops near state borderlines in order to keep this infectious disease out of Nevada. "It is possible that the number of human cases will be substantial and will not be isolated events", he told a hearing with lawmakers. They said one worrisome scenario is hunters dumping parts from an infected animal, which could lead to ravens or other scavengers spreading the disease.

Health Care Everything You Need To Know About Extinction Rebellion's Latest Protest
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London police said some 135 climate activists had been arrested . According to CityNews , the group has also filed a notice of demonstration with the Toronto police. Meanwhile activists in London, some wearing yellow safety helmets with "Rebel at Work" painted on the side, glued or chained themselves to cars parked in the middle of roads or to street lamps, making it hard for police officers to detain them.

Health Care Climate change protest expected to block Bloor Street Viaduct
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Police said 33 activists were taken to their premises and three were arrested for resisting orders by anti-riot officers. Organizers have not said how long they plan to block the bridge but at around noon, police began arresting some of the protesters in an attempt to reopen the roadway.

Health Care GM talks have 'taken a turn for the worse,' union says
Author: 0 GM talks have 'taken a turn for the worse,' union says

Terry Dittes, vice president of the GM Department for the UAW, chastised GM for not offering any reason for rejecting the union's latest proposal. In a sign of how tense the talks have gotten on Sunday, Dittes sent a letter to Scott Sandefur, vice president of Labor Relations for GM North America, to scold him for a lack of response to the union's offer.

Health Care Trump suspends entry of immigrants who can't pay for healthcare
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Doug Rand, an Obama White House immigration official, said some 23,000 Indians are likely to be impacted by the rule (not necessarily denied, but affected). The figure dwindles to 8 percent when it comes to American citizens. "They are stifling legal immigration of workers who contribute to the economy". "The administration is on-the-record wanting to cut legal immigration, and particularly wanting to cut legal immigration of lower-skilled, lower-paid immigrants who are probably less ...

Health Care Supreme Court Takes First Abortion Rights Case With Kavanaugh on the Bench
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She notes that the justices have also agreed to take Louisiana's related appeal, asking whether abortion providers even have the right to sue on behalf of patients, which may be significant. Mia Raven, policy director at Yellowhammer Fund in Alabama, said if Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt precedent is overturned, most of the clinics in Alabama and in the South that provide abortion would be in danger of closing.

Health Care National flu vaccine delay causing Manitoba to hold off on flu ads
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It may be harder this year for Canadians to get their flu shots because of delays in producing and distributing the vaccine . For the first time, all primary school children will be offered free vaccination, and will be joined by over-65s, pregnant women and patients with underlying health conditions - bringing up the total to nearly 30 million.

Health Care LA County Reports More Vaping Illnesses
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The case brings the total number of cases in ME to five. In a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine , the researchers said they examined lung biopsies from 17 patients who had vaped and were suspected to have a vaping-related respiratory problems.

Health Care Women in pink pajamas raise money to fight breast cancer
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The event supports breast cancer awareness and prevention. "If you aren't suspecting it", he tells them, "you're maybe going to overlook symptoms in the breast area a little while longer whether it be distortion of the nipple breast area, or pain or a lump".

Health Care Elizabeth Warren relies on small donors to raise $24.6 million
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Elizabeth Warren's campaign has fired its national organizing director, Richard McDaniel, after "multiple complaints regarding inappropriate behavior", the campaign said Friday. Her campaign has $25.7 million cash on hand. The RNC is allowed to accept donations of up to $35,000, while Democratic candidates are limited to donations of $2,800.

Health Care Eastern equine encephalitis death reported in CT is 10th nationwide
Author: 0 Eastern equine encephalitis death reported in CT is 10th nationwide

It is fatal for about 30% of the people who get it and numerous survivors have ongoing neurological problems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The species of mosquito feeds nearly exclusively on birds. Triple E is a rare virus transmitted by mosquitoes. The results tell state officials about next steps on how to combat the disease.

Health Care Montcalm County aerial spray for EEE may take place Thursday
Author: 0 Montcalm County aerial spray for EEE may take place Thursday

For those in Allegan County who have already sent an email with their name and full residential address to eee@michigan.gov, an area of 1,000 by 1,000 feet would not be sprayed around the residence. Individuals can still request to opt their property out of spraying. Just last week, the state of MI and health departments in the area announced 14 counties would get aerial spraying to kill off the mosquitoes carrying this deadly disease.

Health Care Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Georgia's 'Heartbeat' Abortion Ban
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The bill, signed in May by Republican Governor Brian Kemp, was scheduled to become law on 1 January. He wrote that the legislation was "in direct conflict with current Supreme Court precedent, which this Court is bound by and must follow" and that the plaintiffs "have therefore established a substantial likelihood of success on the merits".

Health Care Racial Disparity Continues in Breast Cancer
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Some men who are undergoing hormone treatment for prostate cancer experience the growth of gynecomastic tissue, and often teenage boys notice this type of breast-tissue growth while they're going through the hormonal changes of puberty. Treatment for male breast cancer is generally the same as for female breast cancer. MDC T President and a cancer survivor, Thokozani Khuphe, who is also the founder of the Thokozani Khuphe Cancer Foundation (TKCF), has also urged women and men to go for early ...

Health Care New Cases Of Vaping-Related Illnesses In Mass. Reported To CDC
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MA has gone the farthest, issuing a four-month ban on all vaping products - flavored or not. "Prior to the outbreak of lung injury associated with vaping in Wisconsin and IL this past August, vaping-associated lung injuries were unreported and not tracked by public health agencies", said Dr.

Health Care Reducing Red Meat May Not Be Worth It
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You can dig right in without worry that you're risking your health, a complex new research study reported on Monday. That's potentially important, since replacing red meat with an equivalent plant protein, like beans or nuts, would likely have a different effect than replacing those calories with refined carbohydrates or other processed foods.

Health Care Red meat unhealthy? Maybe not, after all
Author: 0 Red meat unhealthy? Maybe not, after all

Public health officials for years have beseeched Americans to limit their consumption of red meat and processed meats, fearing they may be linked to certain diseases. Dr Giota Mitrou, director of research at the WCRF, warned people against interpreting the study to mean they could eat as much red meat as they want.

Health Care Aerial spraying to combat EEE to begin in SW Michigan
Author: 0 Aerial spraying to combat EEE to begin in SW Michigan

Health officials in MA are confirming another death, making it the fourth death in that state from EEE. "If an individual wishes to opt out of the application, under Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development rules, an area of 1,000 by 1,000 feet would not be sprayed around the residence", an MDHHS official said in a previous MLive article.

Health Care Flu Shot Clinics Coming up at the St. Cloud VA
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The official flu season started Sunday and runs through May 16, 2020. The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this potentially serious disease.

Health Care Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline recall versions of generic Zantac
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Those drugs were contaminated with cancer-causing impurities through manufacturing flaws at pharmaceutical ingredient plants in China and India. NDMA is classified by Health Canada as a probable carcinogen. Earlier this week, Novartis-owned Sandoz recalled 30-count, 50-count and 500-count bottles of prescription ranitidine capsules, and overseas, British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is recalling ranitidine products in India and Hong Kong (it does not sell versions of the drug in the US).

Health Care A record snowstorm is threatening Montana this weekend
Author: 0 A record snowstorm is threatening Montana this weekend

During this time, a low pressure center will move southward into the Pacific Northwest, sending plenty of moisture into the northern Rockies. These winds, combined with the snow that is forecast will lead to whiteout conditions. According to the NWS, this weekend's storm is "only the first phase of a prolonged period of cold and wet weather". The heaviest amount of snow, 2-3 feet (60-91 cm), with an AccuWeather Local StormMax™ of 48 inches (122 cm) is forecast along the east-facing ...

Health Care No cases in Branch County, but more EEE in state
Author: 0 No cases in Branch County, but more EEE in state

Those are a mixture of six compounds found in chrysanthemum flowers that are toxic to insects. "We are now in a public health emergency and aerial applications provide the most effective option to suppress the outbreak by reducing mosquito populations".

Health Care Warren and Biden virtually deadlocked in new national poll
Author: 0 Warren and Biden virtually deadlocked in new national poll

Though well within the margin of error, this is the first time that a candidate other than Biden has had the numerical lead in the primary since Quinnipiac began asking the question in March. "For me, this is about opportunity", she said Wednesday. Democratic Wall Streeters are so scared of Warren that they could do more than sit out 2020's general election, according to CNBC .

Health Care Get flu-ent in the facts about flu shots
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends flu vaccine for all individuals six months of age and older. Since time travel isn't a thing-that we know of-you can at least mentally prep yourself with the knowledge of how long the flu usually lasts. "Painless", Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar pronounced after getting his own flu shot at a news conference Thursday.

Health Care 12th vaping-related death reported in the US
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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is now requiring health care providers to report any suspected cases to the state. The health department says three of the four indicated a history of vaping THC, the ingredient in marijuana that produces a high.

Health Care Health officials report first death related to vaping in Mississippi
Author: 0 Health officials report first death related to vaping in Mississippi

The agency also reported 12 deaths linked to the illnesses. Two more Americans have reportedly died from vaping-related illnesses this week, bringing the death toll in a recent spate of e-smoking fatalities to 11. USA public health officials have been investigating the lung illnesses but have not linked it to any specific e-cigarette product. The Mississippi death was announced by officials in that state Thursday.