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According to MOH, the confidential information is in the illegal possession of Mikhy K Farrera Brochez, a male United States citizen who was residing in Singapore , on an employment pass, between January 2008 and June 2016 . The statement said that the online information had been taken down but Brochez was still in possession of the same. It is indeed curious that the ministry held out until the information was actually leaked to inform the public of the illegal possession of confidential ...
  • Is milk important? Canada food guide 2019 says otherwise

    Is milk important? Canada food guide 2019 says otherwise

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    Meat used to be its own food group in the old guide, but there aren't even food groups in this new version that can best be summed up by the picture on the cover: a big salad accompanied by some whole wheat bread, a veritable vegan feast. Additionally, Health Canada and Indigenous Services Canada are committed to working with First Nations, Inuit and Métis to support the development of distinctions-based healthy eating tools, as part of the revision process.
  • President Ocasio-Cortez? No Chance

    President Ocasio-Cortez? No Chance

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    I mean her idea, it's not even proposed, but her idea to raise marginal tax rates in the United States to 70 percent on any income earned over $10,000,000. Ocasio-Cortez criticized various publications, including The Hill and Politico , for publishing articles about a recent interview she had with Stephen Colbert's " The Late Show ".
  • EC threatens legal action against ‘EVM hackathon’ organisers

    EC threatens legal action against ‘EVM hackathon’ organisers

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    The hacker had claimed that while it was not possible to hack individual EVMs, since they contain a pre-bluetooth era old-fashioned chip, it was possible to tweak them with the help of algorithms. "The 2014 general elections were rigged", he claimed. "In 2014, the UPA was in power, not us", said Prasad. It also pointed out that when opposition parties alleged tampering of the machines previous year, the Commission had issued an open challenge for anyone to "come forward and take an ...
  • First flu death reported in New Hampshire

    First flu death reported in New Hampshire

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    These new fatalities increase the 2018-2019 flu season total to 19. Two were associated with an influenza A pdm09 virus, the most frequently identified influenza virus type this year. The Centers for Disease Control released the latest numbers Friday morning. WakeMed Health & Hospitals has reported 53 positive tests for influenza in the week ending January 12, the highest weekly so far, in the Raleigh organization's seven emergency departments in Wake County, according to a spokeswoman.
  • Governor DeSantis wants to move forward with smokable medical marijuana

    Governor DeSantis wants to move forward with smokable medical marijuana

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    If it doesn't do so by mid-March, he said he will drop an appeal filed under his predecessor, now U.S. Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), a strong advocate of prohibiting medical marijuana. DeSantis also stated he wants the amended law to address licensing limits. Former Gov. Rick Scott, who is now a USA senator, and his administration appealed the ruling, but his successor, DeSantis, said he believes patients should be allowed to smoke the cannabis treatment if their doctors order it.
  • Report urges ‘radical changes’ to world’s diet

    Report urges ‘radical changes’ to world’s diet

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    The global diet must reduce red meat and sugar consumption by half and increase their intake of vegetables, fruits and pulses, according to the new report by EAT-Lancet Commission, published on Wednesday (16 January). Feeding a growing population of 10 billion people by 2050 with a healthy and sustainable diet requires a transformation of eating habits, improving food production and reducing food waste.
  • Walgreens, Microsoft to develop digital health services

    Walgreens, Microsoft to develop digital health services

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    Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 8,207 shares in the company, valued at $652,292.36. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company's historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research , might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date.
  • Man Ends Up In Hospital After Injecting Semen To Cure Back Pain

    Man Ends Up In Hospital After Injecting Semen To Cure Back Pain

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    The man, who had been suffering from regular bouts of backache throughout is life, made a decision to take matters into his own hands, purchased a hypodermic needle online and started injecting himself with his own semen . The IMJ report said he devised the " cure " independent of any medical advice. This time around, he had injected three " doses " of semen, entering both his blood vessels and his muscles.
  • Opioids Are Taking More Life Than Road Accidents

    Opioids Are Taking More Life Than Road Accidents

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    Over 70,000 deaths were reported due to opioid overdose in 2017, the CDC reported. Last month, the CDC reported life expectancy in the United States of America decreased from 2016 to 2017 due to increased medicine overdoses and also suicides.
  • Oh come on, that's no way to treat long-term back pain

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    He had been injecting himself with an undisclosed dose of semen once a month, for at least 18 months. The case study reveals that the man "devised this cure without any independent medical advice". The paper states that as per research, it is the first such case found in medical literature. Despite seeking professional help at Adelaide and Meath Hospital, he left before doctors had a chance to remove the offending semen.
  • Rand Paul heading to Canada for hernia surgery

    Rand Paul heading to Canada for hernia surgery

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    Paul is scheduled for surgery at Shouldice Hospital, which touts itself as a world leader in "non-mesh hernia fix". Paul, who is not covered by the Canadian health care system, will pay out of pocket for the operation, an aide told Politico .
  • CDC: Up to 84000 Americans hospitalized with flu in past three months

    CDC: Up to 84000 Americans hospitalized with flu in past three months

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    An estimated 6 million to 7 million people have had the flu so far this season. So far this year, 16 children have died from flu. "If you are sick with flu-like illness, CDC recommends that you stay home for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone except to get medical care or for other necessities", the CDC said.
  • Surreal feeling that audience has accepted 'Uri…' says Vicky Kaushal

    Surreal feeling that audience has accepted 'Uri…' says Vicky Kaushal

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    While Uri: The Surgical Strike received mostly positive reviews, The Accidental Prime Minister got mixed reviews as some found it a good movie, while some others called it a propaganda film. Uri: The Surgical Strike is an Indian action film based on the fictional 2016 Indian Army's surgical strikes on Pakistan Administered Kashmir as a retaliation for the Uri attack.
  • The Best Fiber-Rich Foods To Reduce Chronic Illness Risks

    The Best Fiber-Rich Foods To Reduce Chronic Illness Risks

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    According to a recent study, high intake of dietary fibre and whole grains is linked to reduced risk of non-communicable diseases as compared to people who eat lesser amounts. Fibre is the indigestible parts of plant foods, such as vegetables, fruit, grains and beans that keep the digestive system healthy. However, the same study also found that only one in 10 of the participants actually consumed the recommended daily fiber intake.
  • Study links belly fat to smaller brain

    Study links belly fat to smaller brain

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    In hard numbers, 1,291 people who had a BMI of 30 or higher and a high waist-to-hip ratio had the lowest average gray matter volume, at 786 cubic centimeters; 514 people with a BMI of 30 or higher but without central obesity had an average gray matter volume of 793 cubic centimeters.
  • Women Develops Rare Condition That Leaves Her Unable To Hear Men

    Women Develops Rare Condition That Leaves Her Unable To Hear Men

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    She knew something wasn't quite right when she woke up one morning to find she couldn't hear a word her boyfriend was saying. Ms Chen went straight to the hospital, where she was seen by a ear, nose, and throat specialist. The good news is that when RSHL is detected quickly, chances are good that the hearing loss can be reversed, Kraskin said. In this condition, the plot of the audiogram runs from the upper-left-hand corner of the graph and travels downwards like a ski-slope.
  • Apple, Qualcomm spar over CEOs' comments on settlement talks

    Apple, Qualcomm spar over CEOs' comments on settlement talks

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    CNBC shared some of the major points earlier today, but one of the more interesting parts that came out of the full interview was Cook's stance on how the iPhone XR - the company's other iPhone it launched late a year ago alongside the iPhone XS and XS Max - is faring out there in the market.
  • Marion County hospitals to temporarily restrict visitors due to high flu activity

    Marion County hospitals to temporarily restrict visitors due to high flu activity

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    Alabama is one of 19 states reporting high levels of the flu. That's more than double the 195 logged during the same period in 2017. "If it looks like viruses are starting to change in specific ways (which can impact how well the vaccine works), this can trigger health authorities to recommend different viruses for vaccine production", the CDC states on its website, www.cdc.gov.
  • Traffic Deaths In NYC Hit 100-Year Low | Somers

    Traffic Deaths In NYC Hit 100-Year Low | Somers

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    De Blasio appeared on MSNBC on Tuesday morning to unveil his new plan to provide affordable medical care for all New Yorkers, regardless of their income or immigration status. We want to increase the amount of healthcare that people can reach. Half of that group can't get health insurance due to their immigration status, de Blasio said, while the remainder includes young people who don't think they need coverage and people who find the Affordable Care Act exchanges unaffordable or ...
  • Kenny Omega to AEW All Elite Wrestling after nixing WWE

    Kenny Omega to AEW All Elite Wrestling after nixing WWE

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    Also, All Elite Wrestling (AEW) wanted to sign Niven, but it appears she will choose WWE over them. Following the AEW rally, Jericho has been listed as a part of the WWE alumni . While the showing of talent was impressive and the hype was definitely real, there were still a lot of deeper questions in the air about the future of AEW that weren't fully answered.
  • NHS 10-year plan launched in bid to save 500000 lives

    NHS 10-year plan launched in bid to save 500000 lives

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    About 23,000 premature deaths could be prevented by putting 100,000 people with heart complaints through a healthy living and exercise programme every year. The blueprint for spending over the next decade will see an enhanced investment in Global Positioning System, community care and mental health. Our Long Term Plan will ensure the NHS continues to be there, free at the point of use, based on clinical need, not ability to pay, better resourced with more staff.