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Florida nurse holds live Q&A on Facebook after video goes viral

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Lockler, who works at numerous emergency rooms in the Northwest Florida territory, said she sat down in her auto after work on Saturday with the plan to communicate something specific from a medicinal services proficient's point of view. "And if you don't have a true life emergency, this would not be the time to come to the emergency room", explaining that there's consistently dozens of patients waiting at the hospital for hours without flu, who go on to leave with it because they're sitting ... Read More »

The Cancer Vaccine Was Successfully Tested On Mice

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The method works by using two agents to reinvigorate cancer-fighting T cells directly in the tumor. A pair of molecules-a type of DNA snippet called CpG and an antibody against the immune cell protein OX40-produced the best results. And because the agents are injected directly into the cancerous tumor, they are prescreened to recognize only cancer-specific proteins. Because the two agents are injected directly into a tumour, only T cells that have infiltrated it are activated. Read More »

Railway Budget 2018: Piyush Goyal hints at goodies for commuters

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Redevelopment of 600 major railway stations, CCTV system and WI-FI in all stations and trains were announced in order to provide more amenties to passengers. A University for Railways will be set-up in Vadodara to impart training to the workforce who would be deployed for high speed railway projects. Of the total 160-km lines, some parts will be elevated. Read More »

FOX 2's Jasmine Huda at the 'Go Red for Women' luncheon

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National Wear Red Day is meant to help raise awareness of heart disease, in particular among women. Did you know that 80 percent of heart disease in women is preventable through diet, exercise and knowing your key health numbers? In 2003, the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute took action against a disease that was claiming the lives of almost 500,000 American women each year - a disease that women weren't paying attention to. Read More »

Breast cancer treatment increase heart disease risks

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Some breast cancer therapies may put patients at an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases including heart failure, the American Heart Association (AHA) warned Thursday. And this is despite an increase in the number of diagnoses, so that breast cancer mortality is down by 40 per cent since the 1980s, and 78 per cent of British women with the illness are now alive ten years later, double a generation ago. Read More »

Flu cases on the rise across North Fork, health officials say

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Hospitals have been admitting a high volume of patients with the flu or flu-like symptoms. "Coryell Memorial Healthcare System is experiencing similar test results, which is a very high percentage of patients testing positive for influenza", said Ron Pundt, CMHS Laboratory Director. Read More »

Cancer warnings to be posted in coffee shops in California

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It's also found in potato products, grain produce and coffee, the FDA says , and that boiling and steaming don't create the chemical . "While we encourage consumers to do their research and make good choices, the amount of acrylamide in coffee is negligible and does not present a risk - even when consumed in larger or more frequent quantities", they add. Read More »

Nutritionist claims pizza is a healthier breakfast than cereal

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Get over it and chow down. Amer also shares,"You may be surprised to find out that an average slice of pizza and a bowl of cereal with whole milk contain almost the same amount of calories". Of course, size matters. Seriously, it's better for you than cereal. . Those who used the largest bowl, which held 18 ounces, poured 282 percent more granola than a single serving. Read More »

Alzheimer's blood test promises detection years before symptoms develop

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Significantly, the study shows it is possible to look in the blood to see what is happening in the brain. Dementia, of which Alzheimer's is the most common form, affects close to 50 million people worldwide and is expected to affect more than 131 million by 2050, according to the non-profit campaign group Alzheimer's Disease International. Read More »

New York State inmates to receive free tablets

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New York State plans to provide every inmate with a free computer tablet from a Florida-based company that provides services to prison systems. Tablets make digital education easier, and inmates that embrace their education in prison are less likely to reoffend when they are released. Read More »

CDC Director Resigns After Her Stock Purchase Exposed

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Fitzgerald's financial holdings were reviewed by the HHS Ethics Office, and she was instructed to divest of certain holdings that may pose a conflict of interest", the latter agency said. "The resignation puts the final nail in the conflict-of-interest controversies that have plagued Brenda Fitzgerald's appointment as CDC director from the beginning", said David Fidler, an adjunct senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations. Read More »

Join WQAD News 8 and Go RED this Friday!

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This nationwide campaign is underway to raise awareness that women need to protect their hearts. Local hospitals will be wearing red and encourage you to, as well. Finally, know your numbers for blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and BMI. "This data reinforces what we've known for some time - that there is still a great need for more awareness and, particularly, action when it comes to prevention of heart disease in women", said Suzanne Steinbaum, D.O., a preventive cardiologist ... Read More »

OK Flu-Related Deaths Jumps To 92; More Than 2500 Hospitalizations

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Doctor Stephanie Rickey, a pediatrician at Advocare Atrium in Marlton, New Jersey , says the office has been inundated with kids coming in with the flu. A LaRue County resident also is among the 61 deaths, officials said. Dr. Rickey says along with other viruses, there are several different flu strains now going around. Read More »

Monmouth Poll: Trump sees uptick in approval rating

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Donald Trump's approval rating in CT is 31 percent and only a half dozen states have a less favorable view of the president, according to a new Gallup poll . The poll also showed a dramatic increase, from 24 to 37 percent, of respondents who think America is heading in the "right direction", in the last month. Read More »

SpaceX Launch Of Falcon Rocket With GovSat Payload

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California based space manufacturing company SpaceX has successfully launched the GovSat 1 communications satellite into space. Thankfully, Elon Musk's tweets provide at least the beginning of an answer for the several oddities. The firm livestreamed Wednesday's Falcon 9 launch on its YouTube channel. It is also likely that the rocket would have less fuel left over to safely return for a landing on SpaceX's drone ships in the ocean since the satellite was being delivered to a ... Read More »

Eagles pip Sudan to reach CHAN Final

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Before Okechukwu's goal, Sudan had a glorious opportunity to grab the lead in the 15th minute, but Ajiboye was quick to read the danger. Nigeria is to play host country Morocco who earlier in the day defeated Libya 3-1 in final of the championship on Sunday in Casablanca. Read More »

Trump proclaims new USA era in maiden State of the Union address

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The hour-and-20-minute speech felt nearly a half hour too long, Tuman said , largely because of the many guests he invited in an effort to put a human face on his talking points. Now, Americans hear from the president nearly every day and, frequently, throughout the day. Ms. Speier said that "compromise is possible, but you don't say, 'This is the compromise.' You sit down and negotiate". Read More »

I see a 'super blue blood moon' rising

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The blue moon also will be a super moon , which occurs when it is at or near its closest point to the earth, or perigee. Here's how it breaks down. Hluchan said the eclipse will start around 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday, but you can snooze the alarm just a little. It's a super moon , which means it's closer to the earth than usual. Read More »

Rep. Hartzler in Virginia train crash, reports one killed

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An official with Albemarle County Fire & Rescue declined to comment immediately on the number of injuries or fatalities but said the agency would provide more information once they know the extent of the casualties. The office of Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., said the lawmaker and doctor was helping people who were injured. In a statement, the White House said there were no serious injuries among members of Congress or their staff. Read More »

Brain pacemaker may delay Alzheimer's symptoms

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Doctors at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center surgically implanted wires into the frontal lobes in the brains of 3 Alzheimer's patients. "The frontal lobe is responsible for things like problem solving, organisation and good judgment". Read More »

Interrupted sleep could be an early sign of Alzheimer's disease, finds study

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Dementia is the name given to a collection of symptoms that result from damage to the brain . The monitoring tracked out who experience fragmented periods of activity during the day and sleep disruption at night. One recent study found that even disrupting someone's sleep for a night could lead to a spike in Alzheimer's-related proteins. As well as completing a detailed sleep diary, the subjects all wore tracking devices created to record movements day and night. Read More »

Tampa Bay area bridges included in deficient bridge report

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Of the approximately 17,450 bridges in NY, 1,837 - or 10.5 percent - are classified as "structurally deficient", according to new data from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association. So many bridges are in need of fix, says the report , that if placed end-to-end they'd stretch almost from New York City to Miami. The I-75 bridge in south Sarasota County had been declared structurally deficient in 2016 before it was fixed last spring. Read More »