• Theranos is reportedly closing after failing to sell itself

    Theranos is reportedly closing after failing to sell itself

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    Theranos, which owes at least $60 million to unsecured creditors, will turn over its assets and intellectual property to credit and investment firm Fortress, says the e-mailed letter , first reported by The Wall Street Journal . Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George Schultz, and former U.S. Senators William Frist and Sam Nunn). She carefully crafted her image as well, wearing nearly entirely black turtleneck sweaters that earned her the moniker in Silicon Valley as 'the next ...
  • Scores of passengers taken ill on flight to NY

    Scores of passengers taken ill on flight to NY

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is evaluating ill passengers aboard two global flights that arrived in Philadelphia from Paris and Germany Thursday afternoon, a CDC official said. Ten people who were sickened on a Dubai-to-New York flight-from-hell tested positive for some form of flu or cold virus, city health officials revealed Thursday.
  • Lack of train places one in 4 individuals in danger, World Health Organization says

    Lack of train places one in 4 individuals in danger, World Health Organization says

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    Regina Guthold of the WHO said in a press release. High-income countries had insufficient physical activity two times higher than low-income countries and that rate increased by five percent between 2001 and 2016. According to Guthold, the downward trend in physical activity found in the newest study can not be explained by including more countries in the analysis.
  • Nurse discovers her Colleague was a Preemie she Cared for in 1990 ❤

    Nurse discovers her Colleague was a Preemie she Cared for in 1990 ❤

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    In 1990, neonatal intensive care nurse Vilma Wong cared for a premature baby , Brandon Seminatore , who weighed about 1kg. I asked who he was and his last name sounded very familiar. It was here when Wong spotted Seminatore and asked him who he was. "Meeting Vilma was a surreal experience ", Brandon told Standford Children's .
  • Dozens of passengers on Emirates plane suddenly fall ill mid-flight

    Dozens of passengers on Emirates plane suddenly fall ill mid-flight

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    Emirates flight 203 from Dubai landed in NY at approximately 9:10 a.m. Wednesday morning and was quickly quarantined. Local media outlets initially reported that around 100 passengers reported feeling ill. An Emirates superjumbo in NY has been met by ambulances, police and disease control experts after passengers became unwell. In a statement , Emirates said that "about" 10 passengers became ill and local health authorities were alerted "as a precaution ".
  • Woman dies of rat fever in flood-ravaged Kerala

    Woman dies of rat fever in flood-ravaged Kerala

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    Two of those who died on Monday were volunteers who actively participated in cleanup operations after the flood. "Guidelines have also been issued to private hospitals on how to treat patients with rat fever ", Dr Saritha R, the director of health services in Kerala , said.
  • South Africa declares end of listeria outbreak

    South Africa declares end of listeria outbreak

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    The overall response to listeria and the testing of every factory cost R12-million‚ said health director-general Precious Matsoso. The Minister said that at the beginning of the outbreak scientists said that it would be hard to find the source but they managed to trace it.
  • Blood-testing startup Theranos said to be closing

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    Theranos is shutting down, The Wall Street Journal said on Tuesday night, citing a shareholder email . The move comes after founder Elizabeth Holmes settled a shareholder lawsuit in July aimed at recovering whatever can be salvaged from the fallen blood testing startup.
  • Health Department investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx

    Health Department investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx

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    Legionnaires' disease is caused by inhaling contaminated water vapor, but it is not contagious between people. No one answered the phone at the hotel Monday morning. Test results are still pending for environmental samples taken from other locations in the affected area. Health officials said the two cases in the Bronx are "not considered an outbreak or related ted to cooling towers".
  • Biden Eulogises Friend John Mc Cain As 'giant Among All Of Us'

    Biden Eulogises Friend John Mc Cain As 'giant Among All Of Us'

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    Nearly a quarter of McCain's fellow senators, Democrats and Republicans, traveled to Arizona to remember him during a carefully executed program that began at the Arizona State Capitol, continued to the Baptist church where he worshiped and ended at the Phoenix airport, where hundreds of Arizona National Guardsmen gave him one final salute.
  • Experts Decide to Drop Age Limit of Rear-Facing Car Seats

    Experts Decide to Drop Age Limit of Rear-Facing Car Seats

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    The new findings are based on child size rather than age. Norton Children's Hospital Prevention and Wellness coordinator Sharon Rengers said parents had been told that children should ride in rear facing seats until the age of two. "It's best to keep your child rear-facing as long as possible". This typically happens when a child is between 8-12 years old and at least 4 feet, 9 inches.
  • WEST NILE VIRUS: How to protect your family during Labor Day weekend

    WEST NILE VIRUS: How to protect your family during Labor Day weekend

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    Delaware's Office of the State Veterinarian says it's confirmed two cases of West Nile Virus in horses. And so far this year in DE two cases of West Nile have been found in humans. However, four out of five people infected with West Nile virus will not show any symptoms. About one in 150 people will become severely ill, with symptoms like stiff neck, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, muscle weakness, convulsions or paralysis.
  • EA cancels remaining Madden qualifiers in wake of shooting

    EA cancels remaining Madden qualifiers in wake of shooting

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    He said when the shooting started, he immediately dropped to the floor. "And all I can think about is getting my phone so I can text some of my family", Montagnino said, choking up with emotion. One witness described the "pop pop pop" sounds that "didn't stop". A livestream of the Jacksonville qualifier captured gunfire , shouts and screams about 1:30 p.m.
  • Air pollution is making us dumber, study shows

    Air pollution is making us dumber, study shows

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    The researchers monitored the math and verbal skills of 20,000 people in China over four years to form their conclusions, BBC reported on Tuesday. The result of that action, if allowed to stand, will subject all USA citizens to higher levels of air pollution in the name of boosting profits for fossil fuel companies.
  • QAnon supporters are ecstatic Ron DeSantis won in Florida last night

    QAnon supporters are ecstatic Ron DeSantis won in Florida last night

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    Ron DeSantis , fresh off a Trump-endorsed victory in the Florida gubernatorial primary, was under fire Wednesday for using a "racist dog whistle", in a television interview about his opponent. He went on Fox News to talk about the upcoming race against, Gillum, who would be the state's first black governor if elected in November. They believe their best opportunity to win is to remind registered Democrats, independent voters and even some Republicans about Trump's volatile temperament, his ...
  • STDs have rapid rise in United States, set new record

    STDs have rapid rise in United States, set new record

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    In 2016, we saw roughly 200,000 fewer cases compared to 2017, and back in 2013, the number was 600,000 less than 2017's figure. " We are sliding backward ", declared Dr. Primary and secondary syphilis diagnoses increased 76 percent (from 17,375 to 30,644 cases). Men who have sex with men made up nearly 70 percent of syphilis cases.
  • McSally blows out Arpaio, Ward for showdown with Sinema in AZ

    McSally blows out Arpaio, Ward for showdown with Sinema in AZ

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    The GOP total came to nearly 35 percent of what Trump won in Florida in 2016. -Arizona: Andres Cano appears to have squeaked to victory in the Democratic primary for the state house district that includes parts of Pima. He's the Democrats' highest-performing statewide candidate of the last 12 years, having nearly won his 2014 race for state superintendent. In the Democratic primary, former HHS Secretary Donna Shalala faces tough challenges from State Rep.
  • Congo Approves Four More Experimental Ebola Therapies

    Congo Approves Four More Experimental Ebola Therapies

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    So far, 97 people who may have been exposed to the virus by the doctor have been identified, and vaccinations have begun in the town after WHO and health experts reached it with an armed escort earlier this week. "We are going to have to operate in some very complex environments", Salama said. He also warned that another wave of cases is expected. About 500 healthcare workers have been vaccinated against Ebola, as have 600 children, Salama said.
  • First human case of West Nile virus confirmed

    First human case of West Nile virus confirmed

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    It was only the second time since WNV was first detected in the commonwealth in 2000 that public health officials have raised the risk level statewide. Apply insect repellent containing DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, or IR 3535 according to label instructions. Culex tarsalis are a type of mosquito that typically feed between dusk and dawn and often go unnoticed when biting.
  • No level of alcohol consumption is safe, researchers say

    No level of alcohol consumption is safe, researchers say

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    The guidelines also address "special occasions" where women should have no more than three drinks and men no more than four on a single occasion. It analysed 694 global data sources in addition to 592 prospective and retrospective studies on alcohol consumption and found that approximately a quarter of the planet (2bn people) were drinkers, 63pc of who were male.
  • United States senator John McCain dies at 81 after losing cancer battle

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    As the son and grandson of four-star Navy admirals, McCain followed in their footsteps by attending the U.S. Naval Academy, where he continued to rebel against regulations and graduated near the bottom of his class. "As young pilots in SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape School) we learned what John McCain endured". Melania Trump thanked McCain for his service.