• John Dingell, Longest Serving Member Of US Congress, Dies At 92
John Dingell, Longest Serving Member Of US Congress, Dies At 92

So with that, we give you the greatest hits of John Dingell's colorful Twitter legacy. She said in a statement that Dingell died peacefully at his home in Dearborn, Mich. After a brief stint in the Army near the end of World War II, the younger Dingell earned his bachelor's and law degrees from Georgetown University. "I think he will go dow...

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  • Philippines: measles cases sharply increase in Manila
Philippines: measles cases sharply increase in Manila

The two groups said that the increasing measles cases in the country are alarming. The DOH yesterday said that since 26 January, 441 cases were recorded in Metro Manila, compared to 36 cases in 2018. Measles, locally known as "tigdas", is a highly contagious viral disease that is transmitted via droplets from the nose, mouth or throat of infected...

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  • No British horse racing until Wednesday amid flu outbreak
No British horse racing until Wednesday amid flu outbreak

These will show whether the outbreak has spread further and guide decisions around when racing might resume. Paddy Power have not offered odds on whether the Cheltenham Festival will be cancelled or not, but it is effectively a 5/1 chance that it will, given it starts after March 1st.

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  • Confirmed Measles Cases In Oregon
Confirmed Measles Cases In Oregon

The Pacific Northwest outbreak includes one confirmed case in King County, where Seattle is located, and one in Multnomah County, which includes Portland, Ore. Research has confirmed that vaccines don't cause autism, a common reason cited by parents who reject vaccinations. Symptoms of measles include fever, cough, red eyes, sore throat and...

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  • Washington vaccination rate spikes as measles outbreak continues
Washington vaccination rate spikes as measles outbreak continues

One case of measles has been confirmed in Denton County raising the statewide total to seven, according to health officials. - One case of measles has been confirmed in Bell County. In many countries, anti-vaccine campaigners seek to dissuade parents from getting their children immunized, despite strong scientific evidence that vaccines are s...

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  • Rejoice! Unicode Introduces New Emoji - Like a Wheelchair! And Garlic!
Rejoice! Unicode Introduces New Emoji - Like a Wheelchair! And Garlic!

The victor, though, has to be the waffle topped with a ideal little knob of butter. Animals: You'll see flamingos, sloths and an orangutan emoji . Another notable addition to the emoji library is a drop of blood, which is meant to offer women a new way to talk about menstruation. A new "people holding hands" emoji will let users mix and ...

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  • Women’s brains metabolically younger than men’s, a study has found
Women’s brains metabolically younger than men’s, a study has found

This difference could be why women tend to stay mentally sharp for longer than men, the researchers said. "The typical female brain is more energetically youthful than the typical male brain throughout life". But as people age, their brain undergoes a reduction in aerobic glycolysis, which reaches very low levels by the time they are in their 6...

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  • Health district reports possible measles case in western Bell County
Health district reports possible measles case in western Bell County

Known as the MMR or measles , mumps and rubella vaccine, the vaccine is very effective, the CDC says . Two doses ups the effectiveness to 97 percent. Measles can be exceptionally unsafe for young children and infants. People with measles are contagious from four days before to four days after rash onset.

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  • Eating Breakfast Maybe Not Be That Helpful for Weight Loss After All
Eating Breakfast Maybe Not Be That Helpful for Weight Loss After All

Cicuttini said the study's message isn't that anyone should start skipping breakfast to lose weight . In what may be sad news for lovers of eggs, avocado, and oatmeal, a new study has concluded that people who skip breakfast tend to weigh less than those who eat a morning meal.

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  • Surprise! A bunch of kids who weren’t vaccinated now have the measles
Surprise! A bunch of kids who weren’t vaccinated now have the measles

Alan Melnick, public health director in Clark County, Washington, just north of Portland. Although rubella was declared eliminated from the U.S.in 2004, cases can occur when unvaccinated people are exposed to infected people, mostly through global travel.

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  • Northwest US Measles Cases Prompt Look At Vaccine Exemptions
Northwest US Measles Cases Prompt Look At Vaccine Exemptions

In recent years, however, the viral illness has popped up again from NY to California and sickened hundreds. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") say the number of cases in the USA has almost tripled in the previous year.

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  • Bell Let's Talk Day activities held at Cornwall Community Hospital
Bell Let's Talk Day activities held at Cornwall Community Hospital

Bell originally donated $50 million to launch the initiative. "Not only did we achieve significant new milestones in participation and Bell funding, Canada's leadership in growing the mental health conversation is clearly capturing the attention of the world".

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  • More screen time for toddlers more problems
More screen time for toddlers more problems

A new study published Monday in " JAMA Pediatrics " found that children spending a lot of time staring at screens when they are two and three years old could lead to poor development when they are between the ages of three and five. According to Kalady, the early years are critical for children to spend quality face-to-face time with parent...

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  • United Kingdom preparing 'state of emergency' in case of No Deal Brexit disorder
United Kingdom preparing 'state of emergency' in case of No Deal Brexit disorder

May backed a proposal from a Conservative backbencher calling for the backstop to be replaced by " alternative arrangements ", and called on all lawmakers from her Conservative Party to support it. At the weekend, Ireland's foreign minister, Simon Coveney, stated baldly the backstop simply "isn't going to change". May's "red lines", the negotia...

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  • Washington State Issues State of Emergency Over Measles Outbreak
Washington State Issues State of Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

There are 11 more cases that are yet to be confirmed. Officials say it appears nearly all involve unvaccinated children under the age of 10. One adult is infected, and the rest are teenagers. Most people who are diagnosed as having measles are not vaccinated or did not know their vaccination status. "It's all hands on deck". "Unfortunately I ...

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  • As Count Rises, Health Officials Say Measles Outbreak Could Last Months
As Count Rises, Health Officials Say Measles Outbreak Could Last Months

Inslee stated in his proclamation . He says some of his parents don't vaccinate for religious reasons, because they're anxious about side effects and because they're not convinced vaccinations are effective. But measles is still a big problem in other parts of the world, and travellers infected overseas can bring the virus back and spread it, ca...

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  • US citizen leaks data on 14,200 people in Singapore with HIV
US citizen leaks data on 14,200 people in Singapore with HIV

Personal information belonging to 14,200 individuals diagnosed with HIV has been leaked online by an American living in Singapore and who had illegally accessed the data through his partner. The Ministry of Health sought to have private clinics contribute data to the NEHR via a Healthcare Services Bill introduced to parliament. The ministry s...

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  • Information for B.C. residents about measles outbreak in Washington state
Information for B.C. residents about measles outbreak in Washington state

Health officials say a suspected measles case in King County has been confirmed. The BC Centre for Disease Control , a part of the Provincial Health Services Authority, provides public health leadership through surveillance, detection, treatment, prevention and consultation services.

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  • Kamala Harris Nabs Her First Congressional Endorsement In 2020 Race
Kamala Harris Nabs Her First Congressional Endorsement In 2020 Race

Harris also did not shy away from taking on Trump directly, saying the US welcomes refugees and calling the wall that Trump wants to build at the southern border a "medieval vanity project" that would not actually stop transnational gangs, which she noted she battled as state attorney general.

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  • Stop snuggling hedgehogs, CDC urges amid salmonella outbreak
Stop snuggling hedgehogs, CDC urges amid salmonella outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says pet hedgehogs are "probably" to blame for an eight-state salmonella outbreak . At least one person has been hospitalized in relation to the outbreak but no deaths have been reported at this time.

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