• 'Pink Walk' organised to raise breast cancer awareness
'Pink Walk' organised to raise breast cancer awareness

That's when Melissa and her sister chose to get tested. The team which developed the guidelines specifically investigated metaplastic breast carcinomas (MBC), a rare but aggressive form of breast cancer, said the university's Amy McCart Reed.

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  • Viral outbreak leads to deaths of 6 children at NJ facility
Viral outbreak leads to deaths of 6 children at NJ facility

Adenoviruses are the cause of everyday infections like the common cold , bronchitis, pink eye and respiratory tract infections, but the highly contagious viruses can be much more unsafe to people with already compromised immune systems. It was not clear when the children died, and there was no information provided on their ages. The strain affl...

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  • Event highlights mental health issues
Event highlights mental health issues

Most employees (72 per cent) want employers to champion the cause of mental health and well-being, according to a survey published today - World Mental Health Day . "It is positive that mental health is being publicly talked about and I am confident that we are moving in the right direction which will ultimately benefit every athlete, coach a...

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  • Minnesota kids suffer rare, polio-like disorder
Minnesota kids suffer rare, polio-like disorder

An investigation is underway to determine what caused these specific cases of AFM. She also requested the agency answer seven questions about its response efforts by October 16 and conduct a member-level briefing for senators seeking more information on the issue.

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  • OPM, HHS Urge Federal Employees to Get Flu Shots
OPM, HHS Urge Federal Employees to Get Flu Shots

Smaller cities tend to have a shorter, but more intense flu season. "Each flu season always seems to be a little bit of a surprise", said Susan Kline, a professor of medicine at M Health. "It's convenient for students because they can stop by and not worry about getting it elsewhere", Albert, said. Vaccines significantly reduce a person's chances...

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  • Battle won, Brett Kavanaugh gets down to business
Battle won, Brett Kavanaugh gets down to business

Following arguably the biggest - and hardest fought - victory of his controversy-strewn presidency, Trump was crowing. Kavanaugh was sworn in Saturday evening after the Senate narrowly confirmed him, 50-48, with only one Democrat voting yes.

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  • Breast cancer ‘most widely spread’ type of cancer in Palestine
Breast cancer ‘most widely spread’ type of cancer in Palestine

Money raised from the Pink Ribbon appeal goes to the Breast Cancer Foundation, which provides support, education and research funding. But at Watertown Regional Medical Center, health officials also believe that awareness is more than just a month .

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  • US Senate plans procedural vote on Kavanaugh in bitter confirmation fight
US Senate plans procedural vote on Kavanaugh in bitter confirmation fight

Kavanaugh was testifying against multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, including gang rape. "This is what democracy looks like!" protesters shouted outside the Supreme Court, voicing their opposition to Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the high court but somehow speaking for everyone on every side on a day of passion, chaos and effect.

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  • Who is Nobel Medicine Prize victor James P Allison?
Who is Nobel Medicine Prize victor James P Allison?

The institute added that therapies based on Prof Honjo's discovery "proved to be strikingly effective in the fight against cancer". Allison's and Honjo's work focused on proteins that act as brakes on the immune system - preventing the body's main immune cells, known as T-cells, from attacking tumors effectively.

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  • Kavanaugh hearing sets stage for high-stakes lobbying in Senate
Kavanaugh hearing sets stage for high-stakes lobbying in Senate

In another statement, Patrick J. Smyth, identified by Ford as being among those downstairs at the party, says "I have no knowledge of the party in question; nor do I have any knowledge of the allegations of improper conduct she has leveled against Brett Kavanaugh '".

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  • Shallotte woman killed when Horry Co. transport van caught in flood
Shallotte woman killed when Horry Co. transport van caught in flood

South Carolina's Department of Transportation ( SCDOT ) ordered Interstate 95 in Florence County closed at around 6:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday evening - hours after this news outlet sounded the alarm about rising flood waters spilling over the banks of the Great Pee Dee River.

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  • Taking Baby Aspirin Every Day Can Actually Have Serious Health Risks
Taking Baby Aspirin Every Day Can Actually Have Serious Health Risks

The new study was created to find out whether low-dose aspirin could prolong healthy, independent living in seniors who had not shown signs of heart disease. Published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Monday, the ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly ( ASPREE) trial was the largest and most comprehensive clinical trial conducted...

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  • John McCain Dies at 81 Following Battle With Cancer
John McCain Dies at 81 Following Battle With Cancer

With his good-natured sales pitches for things like "McCain's Fine Gold" (featuring a cameo from Cindy McCain ) and self-deprecating humor ("I'm a true maverick - a Republican without money"), the Senator held his own with comedy veteran Fey and generated plenty of laughs himself.

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  • Dwayne Johnson Tells Stephen Colbert He's 'Absolutely' Considering A Presidential Run
Dwayne Johnson Tells Stephen Colbert He's 'Absolutely' Considering A Presidential Run

Like I feel like I, you know what it is? Johnson was less willing to talk about his ongoing beef with another Furious co-star, Vin Diesel , who Johnson had called unprofessional. We also spoke with director Rawson Marshall Thurber about enticing Johnson to do the film's stunts and the movie that influenced his desire to make action films.

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  • Amazon To Buy Somerville-Based Online Pharmacy PillPack
Amazon To Buy Somerville-Based Online Pharmacy PillPack

The company's services are aimed at people who take multiple medications, delivering drugs in pre-sorted dose packages. "They've gotta go to the store three or four times a month because the pharmacy can't even fill them the same day", Parker said .

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