• 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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  • Artificial ovary fertility treatment developed by scientists
Artificial ovary fertility treatment developed by scientists

Susanne Pors , a co-author of the new study, said . Chemotherapy drugs can render a woman infertile as they can destroy ovaries. The chemical process left a "decellularized scaffold" made up of proteins and collagens, the normal material that connect cells.

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  • Coli outbreak is over as new evidence points to tainted water
Coli outbreak is over as new evidence points to tainted water

This E. coli outbreak was the largest in the U.S.in more than a decade, according to Time . In 2006, almost 200 people were sickened by tainted spinach in 26 states; a single California produce company was at the center of that outbreak.

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  • Human lifespan may not have peaked after all
Human lifespan may not have peaked after all

The study showed that people between the ages of 105 and 109 (semi-supercentenarians) had a 50 percent chance of living or dying within the year, and were expected to live at least another 1.5 years. Some experts say the probability of dying increases with age, even old age", de Beer said. That's not what happened, though. The last surviving pe...

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  • Jahi McMath Dies: Girl Was at Center of Debate on Brain Death
Jahi McMath Dies: Girl Was at Center of Debate on Brain Death

Dr. Alan Shewmon, a retired UCLA neurologist and critic of brain death diagnoses, said previous year in court documents Jahi's body had not deteriorated as expected . The family raised money for a private jet and flew her to a Catholic hospital in New Jersey. Winkfield said she is thankful for the last four years she had with her daughter and ...

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  • Pharmacy stocks are getting slammed after Amazon buys PillPack (AMZN, WBA)
Pharmacy stocks are getting slammed after Amazon buys PillPack (AMZN, WBA)

Walgreens Boots Alliance (RL) announced a $10 billion stock buyback and raised its dividend as the drug store giant reported issued its first quarterly earnings as a Dow Jones industrial average component. Amazon did not say how much it was paying for PillPack. An Amazon package is seen after being delivered in London, Britain February 29...

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  • Flight Attendants Have Higher Rates of Many Cancers, Study Says
Flight Attendants Have Higher Rates of Many Cancers, Study Says

The flight-crew rate was 0.15% compared with 0.13% for uterine cancer; 1.0% compared with 0.70% for cervical cancer; 0.47% compared with 0.27% for stomach or colon cancer; and 0.67% compared with 0.56% for thyroid cancer. The findings suggest that additional efforts should be made in the U.S.to minimize the risk of cancer among flight attendants, i...

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  • Cannabis Medicine To Treat Epilepsy Officially Approved By FDA
Cannabis Medicine To Treat Epilepsy Officially Approved By FDA

Epidiolex's approval also marks the first time the FDA has approved a drug to treat Dravet syndrome . The drug is made from purified cannabidiol, or CBD, a compound found in the cannabis plant. According to Dr. Angel Hernandez, of the Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich., these results prove that pharmaceutical-grade CB...

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  • Woman 'humiliated' by Walgreens over drugs to end pregnancy
Woman 'humiliated' by Walgreens over drugs to end pregnancy

For Arteaga to speak out publicly about this requires incredible strength, and while she says, "It was comforting to know I'm not the only one", I am furious that this pharmacist's actions forced Arteaga to speak out on behalf of women who have to deal with this.

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  • Herpes virus may play role in Alzheimer's, study says
Herpes virus may play role in Alzheimer's, study says

Results of the study were published online in Neuron on June 21. What the study looks like, is that the herpes virus interacts with molecular "pathways" as well as with Alzheimer's risk genes. The theory that viruses could contribute to the development of dementia arose in the 1950s. Dudley notes that this study could potentially translat...

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