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Mike Bloomberg campaigns as the 'un-Trump' in Philadelphia

Mike Bloomberg campaigns as the 'un-Trump' in Philadelphia His campaign also said it plans to open 11 additional field offices throughout the state this weekend, pressing forward on plans to expand the campaign's footprint into the largest operation of any Democratic presidential candidate in Texas. [Full Article...]

Go Red for Women Raising Awareness for Women's Heart Health

Go Red for Women Raising Awareness for Women's Heart Health Evidence shows that childhood risk factors play a significant role in the development of heart disease in adults, and that is why is so important to be aware of the "trickle up" effects of unhealthy eating habits, sugar overconsumption and lack of exercise into adulthood. [Full Article...]

President Trump likely to be acquitted in impeachment trial

President Trump likely to be acquitted in impeachment trial Constitution to give Congress the power to remove a president for committing "high crimes and misdemeanors" as a remedy to constrain evil. "You are being asked to do this when tonight citizens of Iowa are going to be caucusing", Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow said. [Full Article...]

San Francisco Bay Area reports 1st coronavirus case

San Francisco Bay Area reports 1st coronavirus case The Santa Clara County Health Department will be holding a press conference at 2 p.m.to provide more information on the case. Business Insider reported that the man had recently traveled from Wuhan and Shanghai, and arrived back in the U.S.at the San Jose International Airport one week ago. [Full Article...]

United States bans travellers from China as coronavirus toll spikes

United States bans travellers from China as coronavirus toll spikes The United States has confirmed seven cases: three in California , two in IL, one in Arizona and one in Washington state. Sars was also estimated to have cost the global economy more than $US30bn. Starting on Sunday, the USA will funnel all flights coming from China to just a few airports including John F. Kennedy Airport in New York and Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, accordi... [Full Article...]

Facebook will remove some coronavirus conspiracy theories

Facebook will remove some coronavirus conspiracy theories The overall number of US women who die due to pregnancy or childbirth complications has remained steady, but there are some significant race- and age-related disparities, a new USA government report shows. Free advertising credits have been provided to health organizations looking to run coronavirus education campaigns on Facebook and Instagram. And it's getting help from the health ministries a... [Full Article...]

Statement by Premier Doug Ford on Bell Let's Talk Day

Statement by Premier Doug Ford on Bell Let's Talk Day The team has been instrumental in the creation of the recently launched Peer Support Space. Throughout the day we will be listening to what the people of Ontario have to say, as we build a comprehensive and connected mental health and addictions system that makes it easier for people to get the services and supports they need. [Full Article...]

Japan reports case of mystery virus behind China outbreak

Japan reports case of mystery virus behind China outbreak Around 44 suspected cases were reported in the month of December. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been consulting with global experts on the public health risks of the outbreak to decide if an emergency meeting is needed, he said. [Full Article...]

Sri Lankans cautioned of mysterious Chinese coronavirus

Sri Lankans cautioned of mysterious Chinese coronavirus Staff at airport quarantine stations will ask travelers about their health , and check for symptoms associated with the virus , such as fever and coughing. On Thursday , German researchers stated that they have developed the first diagnostic test for the newly detected mysterious virus . China health officials report that most of the patients infected with the virus have had exposure to ... [Full Article...]

New Coronavirus May be Cause of Outbreak in China

New Coronavirus May be Cause of Outbreak in China Treatment failed to improve his symptoms and he died on January 9 due to heart failure. There have been no new cases reported since January 3 and no indication of the disease transmitting among humans, authorities said . "There is no clear evidence proving human-to-human transmission". But outside experts have noted that it can be hard to exclude that at this early point in the outbreak. [Full Article...]

Number of flu deaths rise, one reported in Lancaster County

This season so far has been particularly deadly for children, with 27 deaths reported through December 28. The latest increase in flu cases comes after State Health Commissioner Dr. For more information on influenza and vaccination, visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website . The organization estimates that flu has resulted in between 9.2 million and 35.6 million illne... [Full Article...]

China probes pneumonia outbreak amid SARS fears: state media

China probes pneumonia outbreak amid SARS fears: state media A odd pneumonia-like infection that first popped up in the Chinese city of Wuhan just days ago is beginning to spread, with the total number of infected individuals climbing from 27 to at least 44. University of Hong Kong microbiologist Yuen Kwok-young acknowledged similarities between the Wuhan virus, SARS and the deadly 1997 outbreak of bird flu but said there was no need for panic. [Full Article...]

First flu deaths reported in Idaho

First flu deaths reported in Idaho The data provided by HUHS Senior Director of Nursing and Health Promotion Maria Francesconi represents a 15.5 percent year-over-year increase in flu shots. Four of the six already had health conditions, which may have made them more prone to complications from the flu. The CDC previously said a total of 5.98 million government-funded free flu shots would be available at 4,000 contracted health c... [Full Article...]

Merck receives FDA approval for Ebola vaccine

Merck receives FDA approval for Ebola vaccine Roger M. Perlmutter, president of Merck Research Laboratories, said in a statement Friday. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that the Ebola vaccine Ervebo has been approved for administration in individuals 18 years of age and older. [Full Article...]

Lawmakers debate impeachment ahead of committee vote on articles

Lawmakers debate impeachment ahead of committee vote on articles Pelosi signaled that Democrats should support the articles and vote to send them to the Senate for trial and suggested House passage of the impeachment articles is all but guaranteed. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., a staffer for a member of the Judiciary Committee during Watergate and who sat on the committee herself during the Clinton impeachment. [Full Article...]

SCOTUS denies First Amendment challenge to Kentucky ultrasound abortion law

Next month, it will consider a Louisiana law that requires physicians to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. In the past, SCOTUS has been quick to strike down regulations perceived as an "undue burden" on abortion access, including in 1992's Planned Parenthood v. [Full Article...]

Biden: Harris Could Become Vice President or a Supreme Court Justice

Biden: Harris Could Become Vice President or a Supreme Court Justice Look, I started working with Kamala Harris during the housing crisis when she was attorney general of California and I was setting up the consumer agency. She described, in a statement, her decision to quit the race as "one of the hardest decisions of my life", adding that her campaign "simply doesn't have the financial resources we need to continue". [Full Article...]

Sierra Leone's President Bio hails people living with HIV as courageous

Sierra Leone's President Bio hails people living with HIV as courageous The main thing, Hull said, is that BC has been able to demonstrate the concept of treatment as prevention; people who are able to receive medication for their health mean there's less of a risk for them to pass it on to loved ones. "We have to urgently redirect our focus and address the relationship between HIV/AIDS and Sexual and Gender-based violence, especially in humanitarian and conflict sett... [Full Article...]

Scientists find a ‘strong culprit’ in vaping-related deaths

Scientists find a ‘strong culprit’ in vaping-related deaths There have been 2,051 lung illnesses and 39 deaths linked to vaping, according to the CDC's latest numbers. It isn't clear how widespread the use of vitamin E acetate is in e-cigarette and vaping products. But none of them were found in the lung fluid samples. THC, the active ingredient in marijuana , was found in the majority of samples and nicotine was found in about half of samples. [Full Article...]

Gov. Bevin requests recanvass of Tuesday's vote tally

Gov. Bevin requests recanvass of Tuesday's vote tally Still, while the election results may ease Democrats' fears about their impeachment efforts backfiring politically, Republicans are unlikely to alter their calculations about sticking with the president. Even so, those races - and other contests in MS and New Jersey that saw no changes in power Tuesday - were embraced by Trump and the Republican Party as key tests of the president's popularity. [Full Article...]


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