• Careful with your Honey Smacks. They may give you salmonella
Careful with your Honey Smacks. They may give you salmonella

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) had later linked the illness to pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe and mixed fruit in eight states. The Food and Drug Administration is now advising consumers to throw away any Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal regardless of size or "best by if used" dates.

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  • West Nile Virus symptoms can be misleading
West Nile Virus symptoms can be misleading

Most people who contract the virus have no clinical symptoms of illness, but some may become ill three to 15 days after the bite of an infected mosquito. "Taking just a few minutes to remove any standing water from your yard, apply recommended mosquito repellents, and ensure your window and door screens are free of holes can help protect you and yo...

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  • David Spade donates $100000 to mental health charity after sister-in-law Kate's death
David Spade donates $100000 to mental health charity after sister-in-law Kate's death

The same week that Spade and Bourdain killed themselves, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study covering 1999-2016 showing that the suicide rate in the US has been increasing for years in almost all states and across demographic lines.

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  • New York Blood Center needs donors for summertime blood supply
New York Blood Center needs donors for summertime blood supply

It helps patients suffering from life-threatening conditions to live longer, better quality lives, and supports complex medical and surgical procedures. It's easy to donate blood . According to the statistics, it has been noted that only 62 countries are getting sufficient blood supplies from the voluntary and unpaid blood donors whereas 40 countr...

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  • Justice Department move on health law has risks for GOP
Justice Department move on health law has risks for GOP

Becerras pledge came in response to an announcement from the administration Thursday that it would not defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act in court. John McCain's dramatic "thumbs down" vote last July, the Trump administration has taken other steps that Obamacare advocates say weaken the law. For years Democrats ran from the health-c...

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  • How to have tough conversations about mental health
How to have tough conversations about mental health

According to the USA Today , the deaths of Spade and Bourdain have led to a rise in the number of calls made to suicide prevention hotlines. "Until they can get to their counselor the next day, but it also maybe how to link them up with immediate resources like going to the hospital or some more of a crisis or triage".

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  • Multi-state Salmonella outbreak connected to Walmart pre-cut melons
Multi-state Salmonella outbreak connected to Walmart pre-cut melons

Health officials are warning a multi-state Salmonella outbreak has been linked to pre-cut melon. Cases have been reported in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and OH in patients ranging from 23 to 87 years old. Other recalls may be coming as the U.S. Drug and Food Administration learns more. Whole melons are not included. Young children, the ...

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  • At a fashion show, Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered
At a fashion show, Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered

In New York, it's up 28.8 percent. She said celebrity suicides also typically prompt an increase in calls to suicide help lines. About 45,000 people died from suicide in 2016 alone. White non-Hispanics have the highest rates in urban areas, while Native Americans and Alaska Native non-Hispanics having the highest rates in rural areas.

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  • Google doodle honors Dr. Virginia Apgar, inventor of the Apgar score
Google doodle honors Dr. Virginia Apgar, inventor of the Apgar score

The Apgar score rates key health metrics like heart rate, respiration , muscle tone, reflex response, and color, on a scale from 0-10. Born and raised in Westfield, New Jersey to a musical family, she was the youngest of the three children.

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  • President Trump signs VA Mission Act
President Trump signs VA Mission Act

O'Rourke also commended Trump, the chairmen and members of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee and other entities responsible for the passage of the bill. "We have a responsibility to provide our Veterans with the care they deserve, while also being good stewards of the taxpayer dollar", the administration said in a statement .

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  • What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal
What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal

The increasing suicide rates are the result of a number of factors. "Suicide is more than a mental health issue", Schuchat said. While Nevada is making progress, there's still room for improvement. So what can you do personally? - Ask them if they are thinking about killing themselves. Thomas Delaney, a faculty member at the University of...

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  • Medicare trust funds will be insolvent starting 2026
Medicare trust funds will be insolvent starting 2026

For the first time since 1982, U.S. Social Security costs more than the program brings in. Some 45 million retirees and six million dependents receive Social Security benefits. The report did not change its insolvency date for Social Security, projecting it has enough funding until 2034. "The administration's economic agenda - tax cuts, regulat...

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  • Chemotherapy can be avoided with common breast cancer
Chemotherapy can be avoided with common breast cancer

More than two years on, she is cancer-free and says she has "gone back to normal everyday life", even enjoying strenuous hiking and kayaking trips. A group of metastatic breast cancer experts has urged policymakers to empower patients with greater choice and participation in their treatment and care, to improve the quality of life of patients,...

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  • Leaders campaign across southern Ontario a week before voting day
Leaders campaign across southern Ontario a week before voting day

Trailing in the polls with less than a week until the June 7 election, the Liberals have dropped the H-bomb - as in hash - on Doug Ford. "It's pretty rich for a premier who has lost the confidence of a majority of the people of this province to say she knows what is best".

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  • One million people in France quit smoking previous year
One million people in France quit smoking previous year

The other area of awareness is the feasible actions that governments and the public can take to reduce the risks to heart health posed by tobacco. Of the over 7 million tobacco-related deaths annually, about 3 million are from heart diseases and stroke, and close to 900,000 are non-smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke.

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  • Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements provide no health benefit, study finds
Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements provide no health benefit, study finds

Dietary supplement industry associations are pushing back on negative conclusions drawn from a new meta-analysis on efficacy of vitamins and minerals for preventing cardiovascular disease . "The latest research of vitamins and heart disease risk is neither unexpected nor surprising", he said in a statement . "This review concluded that money sp...

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  • John Goodman Breaks His Silence on Roseanne Cancellation
John Goodman Breaks His Silence on Roseanne Cancellation

She also faulted Iger for not apologizing to Trump after ESPN personality Jemele Hill called Trump a "white supremacist". There has been a ton of reactions to USA network ABC's decision to cancel its popular sitcom Roseanne after its star, Roseanne Barr , tweeted a racist comment about former Barack Obama staffer Valerie Jarrett .

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  • How a weekend sleep-in could help you avoid an early death
How a weekend sleep-in could help you avoid an early death

The researchers also came to the surprising conclusion that regularly having more than eight hours a sleep a night could also be connected with a higher mortality rate. Hopefully, additional research will find further evidence to support the ethos of work hard, sleep hard. The new study focused only on the link between sleep duration and longev...

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  • Kerala: Toll in Nipah virus outbreak rises to 12
Kerala: Toll in Nipah virus outbreak rises to 12

Three doctors had played a crucial role in identifying the Nipah virus that caused the deadly fever in Perambra near Kozhikode in Kerala . "In the Bangladesh and India outbreaks, consumption of fruits or fruit products (e.g. Officials are optimistic that samples of the second person, who is also in his mid-20s, will prove negative, as he h...

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  • Indian nurse who died battling Nipah virus hailed as hero
Indian nurse who died battling Nipah virus hailed as hero

Samples were taken from the dead bats and sent for investigation. Biosecurity level 4 is the classification for Nipah Virus for laboratory personnel to adhere to. On Friday, the advisory, again issued by the department, brought down the number of districts to two - Kozhikode and Malappuram."When the government Health Department issues an adviso...

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  • Incognito held by police in Florida after gym altercation
Incognito held by police in Florida after gym altercation

He signed with the Miami Dolphins in 2010 and was one of the central figures in the Jonathan Martin bullying scandal in 2013. "I can fully appreciate and understand people going through tough times and mental illness but his behavior was irrational".

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  • Obesity Linked to 12 Types of Cancer in New Report
Obesity Linked to 12 Types of Cancer in New Report

It's also important not to rely on supplements and nutritional needs should be met through diet alone where possible. Reversing a historic trend, rates of lung cancer among younger white and Hispanic women have surpassed those of men - and the change can not be fully explained by gender differences in smoking behavior, researchers said Wednesda...

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  • FDA: Teething anesthetics could be deadly for children
FDA: Teething anesthetics could be deadly for children

If companies do not comply, FDA officials warn that they could take regulatory action to remove these products from the market. Products containing benzocaine carry serious risks and provide little to no benefits for treating oral pain, including sore gums due to teething, the FDA says .

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  • Sleep expert: Weekend sleep-in's good but not a total fix
Sleep expert: Weekend sleep-in's good but not a total fix

People who slept too much, regularly conking out for eight hours or longer a night, also had a worse mortality rate. A study of almost 40,000 people by Sweden's Karolinska Institute found that adults under the age of 65 who slept fewer than five hours per night on average were significantly less healthy than those who got between five and eight...

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  • Harvey Weinstein To Surrender Following Sexual Assault Charges
Harvey Weinstein To Surrender Following Sexual Assault Charges

Weinstein has been charged with raping one woman and forcing another to perform oral sex on him, the New York Times reported , citing unidentified law enforcement officials. The district attorney and police have been investigating Weinstein for months, under growing pressure from the Time's Up movement and Hollywood actresses to bring the disg...

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  • Who is Olga Tokarczuk - Man Booker Prize 2018 victor?
Who is Olga Tokarczuk - Man Booker Prize 2018 victor?

Since 2016, it has rewarded an English-language translation of a single work of global literature. The Man Booker International prize delivers a reliable increase in sales for the winning book. Since then, her bestselling books have been translated into more than 25 languages. Han's The Vegetarian, which won in 2016, sparked a 400% increase in ...

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  • U.S. court bars Donald Trump from blocking users on Twitter
U.S. court bars Donald Trump from blocking users on Twitter

Jameel Jaffer, the Knight Institute's executive director, said in a release that his organization was pleased. " The president's practice of blocking critics on Twitter is pernicious and unconstitutional , and we hope this ruling will bring it to an end", he added.

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  • Astros pay tribute in 'We Play For Santa Fe' shirts
Astros pay tribute in 'We Play For Santa Fe' shirts

Abbott has previously expressed interest in a program run out of Texas Tech University where adults are trained to go to schools and screen students who could pose a danger to themselves or others. "I felt like it's a pattern with these shootings, and nothing has changed after each one of them". He said that's especially true when talking about p...

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  • Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North
Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North

Some in the U.S. government worry that Moon may be prepared to accept a less-stringent version of North Korean denuclearisation than Washington wants. North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests at its Punggye-ri site, the first in 2006. Sceptics say the site has already outlived its usefulness with six successful nuclear tests in the bag and ca...

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  • Ryanair On 'Pessimistic Side Of Cautious'
Ryanair On 'Pessimistic Side Of Cautious'

The improved performance came despite a drop of 3 percent in air fares, rising fuel prices and the fall-out from last September's rostering error . Profits have jumped 10pc at Ryanair for the last 12 months to March. "LaudaMotion has a valuable portfolio of slots at many congested airports in Germany, Vienna, and Palma de Mallorca, " he said...

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