• China’s June trade with North Korea falls by more than half
China’s June trade with North Korea falls by more than half

This is stated in the official document, which Washington presented to the members of the UN Security Council. The sanctions also introduced a limit of 4 million barrels per a twelve-month period as of 22 December 2017 for the supply, sale or transfer of crude oil to North Korea.

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation states to increase defence funding
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation states to increase defence funding

The new communique says 24 allies will meet the 20% guideline by 2024. He said that the decision to reach two per cent, which had been very hard to achieve in Bulgaria, would be fulfilled in the term of office of the next government, Radev said.

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  • Lawsuits Alleging Roundup Causes Cancer To Advance
Lawsuits Alleging Roundup Causes Cancer To Advance

The ruling Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria allows hundreds of lawsuits against Roundup's manufacturer, Monsanto, to move forward. While evidence that glyphosate - the active ingredient in Roundup - can cause Hodgkin's lymphoma is "rather weak", the opinions of the three experts are not "junk science" that should be excluded from a...

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  • First positive West Nile mosquito pool found
First positive West Nile mosquito pool found

Just a few weeks into the official summer season and mosquitos, people and animals across 30 states have tested positive for West Nile Virus. "This first case of 2018 is a reminder that each year we have WNV cases in MS and that all Mississippians need to act now to reduce their risk of infection regardless of where they live in the state".

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  • Trump Administration Aims to Steer People Toward Junk Health Plans Over Obamacare
Trump Administration Aims to Steer People Toward Junk Health Plans Over Obamacare

All of these acts take direct aim at the heart of the Affordable Care Act and the viability of individual health insurance markets everywhere. The agency also said that the people confused by health insurance benefits can use insurance agents and brokers for help.

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  • Health Canada urges consulting doctor after blood pressure drug recall
Health Canada urges consulting doctor after blood pressure drug recall

The offending impurity is N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which has been listed as a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer . EMA and United Kingdom regulators are working together to investigate the extent of the issues and any possible impact for patients. "We continue to undertake an urgent review of all these...

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  • $4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder
$4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder

J&J dropped 1.4 per cent in late trading after closing at US$127.76 in NY. The company said it is disappointed with the latest verdict plans to file an appeal. "Some (of the plaintiffs) are truly on their death bed and fighting for every day of their lives, and several of them came back for the jury verdict and were hugging the necks of those jur...

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  • ‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella
‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

Those symptoms can last between four and seven days, and such illnesses send about 23,000 people to the hospital every year, according to the CDC. Thirty people have been hospitalized. But efforts to recall the product were not successful. Within 12 to 72 hours after infection, fever, stomach aches, and diarrhea begin. Most people recover with...

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  • Health Care Primer: The Sabotage And Retaliation Edition
Health Care Primer: The Sabotage And Retaliation Edition

The Affordable Care Act's (ACA) "risk adjustment" program is meant to incentivize health insurers to cover individuals with pre-existing and chronic conditions by collecting money from insurers with relatively healthy enrollees to offset the costs of other insurers with sicker ones, according to Reuters.

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  • Hero or villain? Trump's court pick is in for a fight
Hero or villain? Trump's court pick is in for a fight

Still, they could try to sour the hearings by attacking Kavanaugh and trying to complicate the proceedings whenever possible. Two large wooden doors behind the podium slid open and Trump walked out. He is a Yale Law School graduate. He's taught "hundreds" of students, primarily at Harvard Law School, that the separation of powers enshrined in the...

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  • 8 out of 13 now rescued from Thailand cave
8 out of 13 now rescued from Thailand cave

The rescue workers need 20 hours before the third operation , Osatanakorn said Monday afternoon, according to a Guardian reporter. The global effort to save the group has paired divers in "buddy teams" with the remaining eight boys and their coach .

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  • FDA: Parasites In Del Monte Vegetables Causing ‘Explosive’ Diarrhea
FDA: Parasites In Del Monte Vegetables Causing ‘Explosive’ Diarrhea

Those who were sickened bought the vegetables in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. The CDC is recalling a Del Monte vegetable tray sold at Kwik Trip and Kwik Star locations after there have been 212 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis in people from Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and MI.

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  • Trump meeting focuses on Supreme Court candidates Kavanaugh, Hardiman
Trump meeting focuses on Supreme Court candidates Kavanaugh, Hardiman

Kennedy's exit has afforded Trump the opportunity to replace the frequent swing vote on the court with a reliable conservative judge and influence the judiciary for decades. Democrats have little leverage as they try to halt the nomination - though the court's rightward lurch could stoke liberal turnout in the midterm elections in which the House o...

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  • HIV Vaccine Candidate Triggers Desired Immune Responses in Humans and Monkeys
HIV Vaccine Candidate Triggers Desired Immune Responses in Humans and Monkeys

At this level, the vaccine proved to be capable of protecting the participants from the deadly virus. However, he warned: "The challenges in the development of an HIV vaccine are unprecedented, and the ability to induce HIV-specific immune responses does not necessarily indicate that a vaccine will protect humans from HIV infection ".

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  • People possibly exposed to tuberculosis at Johns Hopkins
People possibly exposed to tuberculosis at Johns Hopkins

This is an ongoing investigation. However, Willis said staff will be retrained and policies reviewed because of the incident. A statement from the hospital said the bacteria, used primarily for medical research, may have been inadvertently released while in transit.

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  • Eating nuts could boost male fertility
Eating nuts could boost male fertility

The findings of the study were presented at a meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE 2018) in Barcelona. Although these are statistically significant results from a randomized trial with a high level of scientific evidence, Salas-Huetos emphasized that subjects in the study were all healthy and apparently fe...

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  • Hot dog eaters weigh-in for Nathan's Famous 2018 competition
Hot dog eaters weigh-in for Nathan's Famous 2018 competition

Competitor Carmen Cincotti was also credited with eating 45 hot dogs , until it was discovered that he had consumed 64. This year's championship will be held July 4 and televised on the ESPN family of networks. Competitive eating is a worldwide sport and Joey "Jaws" Chestnut is ranked number one . However, offshore sports books don't mind l...

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  • Fish pedicure causes woman to lose toenails
Fish pedicure causes woman to lose toenails

If you are on holiday and you just can't resist the ticklish temptation, then do your research into your chosen treatment facility and ensure they are reputable and clean. The beauty craze has been banned in 10 U.S. states - including NY - because of health concerns. In fact, one clinical trial found that doctor fish were a useful treatment for...

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  • HPV test should replace Pap test for cervical cancer screening, study suggests
HPV test should replace Pap test for cervical cancer screening, study suggests

Tests that look for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, are more accurate than traditional Pap tests at detecting the precancerous lesions that lead to cervical cancer , according to a Canadian study of more than 19,000 women. The study found that nearly six women in 1,000 that came negative with only Pap test had pre-cancerous lesions. In most ...

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  • New study reveals coffee drinking may boost life expectancy
New study reveals coffee drinking may boost life expectancy

That's because a massive new British study, examining the coffee habits and longevity of almost 500,000 adults, says there's an unmistakable across-the-board increase in longevity among people who drink lots of coffee. The sheer number of studies out there on this subject proves that scientists are fascinated with coffee . The study didn...

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