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4th Annual Living Life In Pink Breast Cancer Walk

4th Annual Living Life In Pink Breast Cancer Walk As a key part of its commitment to corporate social responsibility, Dubai Customs has been actively engaged in the worldwide breast cancer awareness campaigns for the last five years, with more than 1,000 women employees having benefitted. [Full Article...]

EU Agency: Air Pollution Still Exceeds Limits, Must Improve

EU Agency: Air Pollution Still Exceeds Limits, Must Improve In low income countries nearly all (98%) of children under five are exposed to levels of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) higher than World Health Organization recommended limits. According to the air quality monitoring data released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Monday, the pollution levels in nine UP cities of the state had crossed 350 and were recorded as high as 430. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle applauded for speaking Māori in New Zealand suffrage speech

Meghan Markle applauded for speaking Māori in New Zealand suffrage speech Prince William and Prince Harry with their wives Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex . New Zealand was the first country in the world to give women the right to vote, and is led by a female prime minister, Jacinda Ardern , the nation's third female leader. [Full Article...]

Saturday is National Take Back Day

Saturday is National Take Back Day First St., Elmhurst . It is an opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted and unused prescription and over-the-counter drugs . The drugs will later be destroyed by the DEA . "You hear all of these things about pain pills and that's the reason why I wanted to get rid of them", Stutlz said. The service is free and anonymous with no questions asked. [Full Article...]

Trump Wants ‘Revolutionary’ Changes to Medicare Drug Payments

Trump Wants ‘Revolutionary’ Changes to Medicare Drug Payments Mr. Trump says the plan to peg prices under Medicare Part B to an " international pricing index " will correct a "rigged" system in which Americans effectively subsidize drug innovation and lower costs in nations like Germany, Japan and Canada. [Full Article...]

CDC Investigating More Cases of Polio-Like Syndrome

CDC Investigating More Cases of Polio-Like Syndrome Adam Kassam, a senior resident physician in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Western University. The Illinois State Health Department, however, is investigating a possible case that involves an adult. "I am frustrated that despite all of our efforts we haven't been able to identify the cause of this mystery illness", said Messonnier. "You can see enterovirus particles in the motor neurons."... [Full Article...]

Cleveland Cavaliers Tickets Are Going for an Absurdly Low Price

Cleveland Cavaliers Tickets Are Going for an Absurdly Low Price Korver led the way with 21 for Cleveland, but Detroit had an answer for every Cavs scoring run in the second half. Neither the Brooklyn Nets nor the Cleveland Cavaliers (post-LeBron) are expected to draw big crowds anytime soon. Ross kept the Magic within striking distance with 12 points on 5-for-7 shooting. The (1-3) Lakers have struggled out the gate this season with LeBron. [Full Article...]

Dubai Customs Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer

Dubai Customs Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer His grandmother died of the disease. Streator Post Office employees were dressed in black and pink T-shirts with the breast cancer ribbon logo. She says she's amusing about the word, "lucky". If you ignore it, then you run the risk that it spreads. A woman holds the hand of her mother who is dying from cancer during her final hours at a palliative care hospital. [Full Article...]

CT reports 1st flu death of season

CT reports 1st flu death of season Flu seasons can be unpredictable, but peak flu activity is usually between late December and March each year. NSW has recorded its mildest flu season in five years - partly thanks to a jump in people getting vaccinated. This virus is spread by droplets, what that means basically, if you are coughing, sneezing, nasal secretions, this is the way it spread so if I cough and you are right next to me... [Full Article...]

Four Cases Of Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Diagnosed In New York

Four Cases Of Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Diagnosed In New York The CDC said that it's working with state and local health departments to investigate the possible cases. The cases are spread out across the country, for instance it is not showing geographic clustering in the appearances in 2014, 2016, and 2018. [Full Article...]

Eating Organic Foods Can Help Cut Cancer Risk, New Study Finds

Eating Organic Foods Can Help Cut Cancer Risk, New Study Finds Specifically, those who primarily eat organic foods were more likely to ward off non-Hodgkin lymphoma and postmenopausal breast cancer compared to those who rarely or never ate organic foods. They also align with those of another study that showed a negative relationship between eating organic food and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, he said . There are several limitations to this current study, whic... [Full Article...]

Viral outbreak kills 6 children at NJ facility

Viral outbreak kills 6 children at NJ facility The kids are pediatric residents with "severely compromised immune systems" at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, the state Department of Health said in a statement . "This is an ongoing outbreak investigation", the department said in its statement. Officials say the strain affecting children at the clinic, number seven, is associated with communal living and "can... [Full Article...]

Northumberland Club says it with flowers (and cupcakes) for breast cancer event

Northumberland Club says it with flowers (and cupcakes) for breast cancer event According to the African Cancer Organization, breast cancer is the most frequent cancer among women, with more than two million, being diagnosed of the disease annually. Tens of thousands of people walked to find a cure for breast cancer Sunday at Jones Beach. Conventional mammography captures the breast in a 2-dimentional (2-D), or "flat" picture in which abnormalities may be hidden by overlappi... [Full Article...]

Better cardiorespiratory fitness linked to longer life Study

Better cardiorespiratory fitness linked to longer life Study Diabetes and heart disease, obviously not great, either. It is important to note that the study analyzed findings over a large population, and individual patients should always check with their healthcare provider before starting an exercise program. [Full Article...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Walk in West Point

Breast Cancer Awareness Walk in West Point National Library of Medicine says. It is estimated that one in 28 women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime. "It's not common to get breast cancer in your early twenties, but it does happen". the highest 25%), more than 1,100 additional breast cancer deaths could be prevented each year. "We're excited to partner with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians on its Project Pink ... [Full Article...]

Why life expectancy in 2040 could be lower than it is today

Why life expectancy in 2040 could be lower than it is today Spain is set to overtake Japan as the country with the longest life expectancy, according to a study . Spanish people, who in 2016 were ranked fourth in terms of life expectancy with 82.9 years, are projected to have an average lifespan of 85.8 years in 2040 - the longest in the world. [Full Article...]

Novartis Seeks Radiopharmaceutical Expansion With Purchase of Endocyte

Novartis Seeks Radiopharmaceutical Expansion With Purchase of Endocyte Novartis plans to acquire Endocyte, a biopharmaceutical company, to accelerate the development of innovative radioligand technology for treating cancer. "We are also excited about the opportunity to break into the prostate cancer arena with a near-term product that has the potential to make a meaningful impact for patients in great need of more options". [Full Article...]

No Confirmed Cases Of Ebola In Uganda -Health Ministry

No Confirmed Cases Of Ebola In Uganda -Health Ministry A WHO declaration of a so-called public health emergency of worldwide concern (PHEIC) would have aimed to draw the world's attention and hopefully elicit a greater worldwide response to a health crisis with global implications. Steffen said the outbreak was being tackled with a strong response. Meanwhile, 18,000 people have been vaccinated against Ebola in Congo, "including 7,000 health/frontlin... [Full Article...]

Man dies of rare disease after eating squirrel brains

Man dies of rare disease after eating squirrel brains Only a few hundred cases of vCJD have ever been reported , a lot of them in the United Kingdom; just four cases have ever been confirmed in the US. In this case, eating contaminated cow meat wasn't the issue - another animal was to blame. [Full Article...]

Samuel U. Rodgers hosts 'Crucial Catch' breast cancer awareness event

Samuel U. Rodgers hosts 'Crucial Catch' breast cancer awareness event Self-screening and regular mammograms, for women 40 and older, are critical tools in early diagnosis. Also, keep in mind to give yourself regular breast self-exams and get annual breast exams from your doctor after the age of 40. Statewide, nearly 30 percent of cancers are diagnosed at the more advanced Stage 3 or 4. To screen oneself for breast cancer, the National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc... [Full Article...]


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