• Chief Justice Roberts transfers Kavanaugh complaints to 10th Circuit
Chief Justice Roberts transfers Kavanaugh complaints to 10th Circuit

McConnell warned, "So this business of presidential harassment may or may not quite be the victor they think it is". "After an unnecessarily partisan, divisive national debate, Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation was a victory for those who value fairness, process, and the presumption of innocence", Hatch said in response to the poll .

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  • General Electric ditches boss John Flannery and takes $23bn hit
General Electric ditches boss John Flannery and takes $23bn hit

GE, however, has not seen such gains, particularly when it comes to its power business which was hit by problems with its latest generation of gas turbines and posted a $10 billion loss a year ago. In other words, exactly the opposite of the situation at GE. The announced leadership changes resulted in a almost 14% stock price increase in pre...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation completes interview of Kavanaugh's high school friend
Federal Bureau of Investigation completes interview of Kavanaugh's high school friend

The president warned about a unsafe and "damn sad situation" in the country where a man's life can be destroyed over accusations over misconduct and are assumed guilty instead of innocent. "I don't know. But I had one beer", Trump said , to laughter from the crowd. The fight over Kavanaugh's nomination to a lifetime job on the top United States ...

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  • Explained: The cancer therapy that got two immunologists a Nobel
Explained: The cancer therapy that got two immunologists a Nobel

Before going to see her, I checked her scan report. This screenshot shows the official Nobel Prize Twitter account. Anderson Cancer Center. Honju works at Japan's Kyoto University. The new treatments represented "a landmark in our fight against cancer", the Nobel Assembly at Sweden's Karolinska Institute said in announcing the winners.

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  • Women Die In Flooded Van Driven By South Carolina Deputies
Women Die In Flooded Van Driven By South Carolina Deputies

Floodwaters in North Carolina were still quite high as of September 19. They were about halfway through the trip by 6 p.m., on Highway 76 near the Little Pee Dee River, when the van encountered the running water. Sixteen North Carolina rivers were at major flood stage Tuesday, with an additional three forecast to peak by Thursday. Aides say Pre...

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  • Three killed and two injured in warehouse shooting in Maryland, US
Three killed and two injured in warehouse shooting in Maryland, US

Moseley was once a security guard at the facility where the shooting occurred, a law enforcement official said. Walter Zambrano, who said he worked at the distribution centre, said he was in the bathroom when the shooting broke out and saw nothing as he hid, frightened for his life.

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  • Florence weakens to depression, flood risk rises
Florence weakens to depression, flood risk rises

Hundreds were rescued in New Bern, a city of 30,000 at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent rivers. He says waiting out a storm can also deplete resources. Authorities on Saturday warned residents displaced by a killer hurricane that its devastation was far from over, as Florence dumped "epic amounts of rainfall" across the southeastern United...

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  • Diclofenac increases the risk of heart strokes
Diclofenac increases the risk of heart strokes

Use of diclofenac , a commonly used NSAID for treating pain and inflammation , is linked to increased risk for cardiovascular events. The research team, led by Dr Morten Schmidt from the Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark examined starting the use of the drug compared with no NSAIDS, beginning the use paracetamol and starting other tra...

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  • Longtime US Senator and war hero John McCain lies in state
Longtime US Senator and war hero John McCain lies in state

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee said that McCain deserves "a significant memorial" in the nation's capital but that senators have time to decide what the best memorial is. Ducey said to the rest of the world, McCain "was Arizona". Ducey said McCain's fight for America wasn't over adding "it's a fight all Americans are obligated to ...

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  • Shortly After John McCain's Death, White House Raises Flags to Full Staff
Shortly After John McCain's Death, White House Raises Flags to Full Staff

President Trump did not issue a formal proclamation following his death but did tweet his condolences to McCain's family. The Arizona Republican, whose relationship with President Trump has always been fraught, died on Saturday at the age of 81 after battling brain cancer.

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  • Sen. John McCain dead at 81
Sen. John McCain dead at 81

McCain, who died following a battle with brain cancer, will also lie in state at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix, a Republican official who is involved with planning told the newspaper. " John put principle before politics. I'd like to see us recover our sense that we are more alike than different", he wrote. Former President George W.

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  • Gut Enzyme Could Help Solve US Blood Shortages
Gut Enzyme Could Help Solve US Blood Shortages

Per the UK's National Health Service ( NHS ), blood group A features A-type antigens on the red blood cells, along with anti-B antibodies - the handcuffs that pin down and identify threats to the immune system - within the plasma. 21) at a meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Boston. The team found an entire family of enzymes that ...

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  • Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

To date this year, Public Health Ontario has reported five human cases in the province. "One bite from one infected mosquito can make a person sick", CVMVCD General Manager Jeremy Wittie said. -Repair: Keep mosquitoes outside. Empty plastic wading pools at least once a week and store indoors when not in use. Use mosquito repellents containing D...

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  • A Harvard Prof Warns That Coconut Oil Is ‘Pure Poison’
A Harvard Prof Warns That Coconut Oil Is ‘Pure Poison’

The professor went on to say that there's no studies that show coconut oil has significant health benefits, and that saturated fatty acids can clog your arteries. The advisory paper recommended against ingesting coconut oil because of its high saturated fat content. Coconut oil contains around 86% saturated fat and around one-third more s...

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  • Google’s Fit Redesign Turns Activity Tracking Into a Game
Google’s Fit Redesign Turns Activity Tracking Into a Game

Google's revamp simplifies its tracking program, which it first launched in 2014 as a competitor to Apple's HealthKit. The new features are called " Move Minutes " and " Heart Points ". Heart Points are the more extreme of the two and will only generate during activity that gets your heart moving. Today, Google announced the redesigned Goog...

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  • New mobile app maps air quality across the state
New mobile app maps air quality across the state

Seattle's Space Needle was swathed in haze on Monday, and it was impossible to see nearby mountains. "The millions of vehicles on Bay Area roads during these hot summer months create unhealthy air quality and make breathing more hard for many", said Jack Broadbent, executive officer of the air district.

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  • New York University makes tuition free for all medical students
New York University makes tuition free for all medical students

That's a major deterrent for qualified premedical students considering a medical degree. The cost can also discourage some students from pursuing a career in the medical field at all. Speaking to CNN , Rafael Rivera, NYU's associate dean for admissions and financial aid said: "The debt can scare people away". So far, the school has raised $450...

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  • West Nile Virus Activity Reported in 40 States and District of Columbia
West Nile Virus Activity Reported in 40 States and District of Columbia

The mosquito was found in a trap near the intersection of Lower Marine Road and Bass Drive on the East side of Troy. "Since West Nile Virus has been detected, the community is being advised to protect themselves". Although humans and horses can become ill from the infection, the disease cannot be spread from people or horses. Empty any unused flowe...

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  • Wearing Loose Pants Can Improve Your Sperm Count
Wearing Loose Pants Can Improve Your Sperm Count

They sought to test the theory that briefs, being more constricting, raise scrotal temperature and have a negative effect on fertility . Your underwear choices might also affect the quality of your sperms. "Men who may benefit the most are men who've been trying a while and continue to struggle getting their partners pregnant". But before you ...

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  • Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile In Wethersfield
Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile In Wethersfield

According to test results received by the health unit on Tuesday, mosquitoes collected from a trap located in Wyoming on August 1 tested positive for the virus . Make sure you wear long sleeved clothing and bug spray with DEET and be extra cautious around dusk and dawn. The state only had four cases until then, but reported 14 positive cases las...

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  • Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus
Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus

The vector index, which measures human risk for infection, remains lows in Weld County, but health officials say that could change in the coming weeks. No vaccine has been discovered yet for the infection. DRAIN standing water around your house weekly. Common places water can accumulate are outdoor features like potted plants and birdbaths, s...

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  • Smoking no longer allowed in public housing
Smoking no longer allowed in public housing

The smoking ban will not apply to chewing tobacco or electronic cigarettes. Tenants are still allowed to smoke on the premises, but only in certain areas. Each housing agency can also create additional smoke-free areas if they choose. Public housing was an exception until Monday, when the New York City Housing Authority and the Department of Health...

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  • Man's legs, hands amputated after contact with dog's saliva
Man's legs, hands amputated after contact with dog's saliva

Through a blood test, doctors diagnosed Manteufel with an infection caused by Capnocytophaga canimorsus , a bacteria often found in dog and cat saliva. The bacteria more often impacts people with a weakened immune system. If you have one of these conditions and are bitten by a cat or dog, the CDC recommends calling your doctor immediately to des...

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  • Transgender Woman Says CVS Refused To Fill Her Hormone Prescription
Transgender Woman Says CVS Refused To Fill Her Hormone Prescription

But when she gave her prescription to the pharmacist, he denied her the medication without giving a reason, she wrote. "He just kept asking, loudly and in front of other CVS staff and customers, why I was given the prescriptions", she said.

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  • Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day
Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day

Get Big Bite hot dogs at 7-Eleven for only $1 on July 18. In addition, the restaurant chain will go a step further on Thursday, July 26 when National Chili Dog Day will be recognized. Who doesn't love a tasty hot dog? Dine-in only, while supplies last for new users at participating locations. If you're not in on chili dogs... we might have to end...

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  • West Nile found in Chatham County; How about Beaufort County?
West Nile found in Chatham County; How about Beaufort County?

Jason Cabaj, Medical Officer of Health, Calgary Zone. This is the first positive indicator of West Nile Virus in the county for 2018. The case is in Hinds County. Take extra care during peak mosquito biting hours. What Are the Symptoms of West Nile? The incubation period for the virus is anywhere from three days to two weeks.

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  • FDA flags sale of recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal
FDA flags sale of recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal

According to the CDC, Salmonella mbandaka bacteria have been found in unopened Honey Smacks cereal in California, as well as opened boxes collected from the homes of ill people in Montana, New York and Utah. "The FDA has learned that some retailers are still selling this product". The salmonella illnesses started in March and may include more c...

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  • Judgment day for law on abortion as Trump nominates Supreme Court judge
Judgment day for law on abortion as Trump nominates Supreme Court judge

Trump has spent the weekend discussing his options with allies and will announce his pick at 9 p.m. EDT Monday from the White House. Let's say it's the four people. Barrett has been somewhat dismissive of the notion of following Supreme Court precedents, the doctrine known as stare decisis. Barrett has said she believes life begins at conception.

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  • Another Cup? More Coffee Could Be Linked to Longer Life Span
Another Cup? More Coffee Could Be Linked to Longer Life Span

Blood samples and detailed medical histories, including health and lifestyle questions, showed that 33% of people drank between two and three cups of coffee a day. Additionally, it took into account a wide range of drinking habits, from no caffeine up to eight cups of coffee per day , while also exploring associations with decaf and instant coff...

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  • Doctors Remove 50-Pound Cyst From Woman's Ovary
Doctors Remove 50-Pound Cyst From Woman's Ovary

Kayla Rahn had been spending months trying to find ways to lose the 50 pounds that she thought she had put on extremely fast. "I legit looked like I was a solid nine months pregnant ". "She was seeking help from multiple physicians, and we had missed it - as a medical community, we had missed it", Jones said, emphasizing the need for patients to...

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  • Doctors Among Dozens Charged in Southland Health Care Fraud Sweep
Doctors Among Dozens Charged in Southland Health Care Fraud Sweep

Federal officials launched a massive crackdown on health care fraud across the country, targeting 601 people blamed for $2 billion in fraud losses. Of those charged, 162 defendants, including 76 doctors, were charged for their roles in prescribing and distributing opioids and unsafe narcotics.

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  • FDA Approves Medicine Containing Cannabis for the First Time
FDA Approves Medicine Containing Cannabis for the First Time

The move marks several firsts. The approval of Epidiolex may help open the door to more CBD research , as it helps to lift one regulatory hurdle. Epidiolex is reportedly an oral solution meant to treat seizures that are known to be associated with two particular types of epilepsy, the Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, and Dravet syndrome , fo...

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  • Migrating bump on woman's face turned out to be a worm
Migrating bump on woman's face turned out to be a worm

Five days later, the lump had moved to above her left eye. This parasite fails to reach maturity in human hosts, but still are able to crawl around, triggering an uncomfortable sensation under their skin. "A physical examination showed a superficial moving oblong nodule at the left upper eyelid", reads the case report. In humnans, D. repens u...

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  • Alzheimer's may be triggered by herpes virus
Alzheimer's may be triggered by herpes virus

In this study, researchers initially performed RNA sequencing on more than 600 samples of postmortem tissue of people with and without Alzheimer's, looking to quantify which genes were present in the brain and whether any were associated with the development of the disease.

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  • Almost 70 percent with common breast cancer could skip chemo, study says
Almost 70 percent with common breast cancer could skip chemo, study says

This year, about 260,000 new cases of breast cancer are expected in women in the United States, and 41,000 deaths . Across the European Union, we have seen positive results for breast cancer care as more women are being diagnosed and treated earlier, leading to higher survival rates.

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