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Medical Leon County responds to health rankings
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Overall as a state, 14 percent are listed as being in poor or fair health. That's still true: Health Department workers can't do anything about the county unemployment rate and certainly don't have any magic bullet to reduce childhood poverty rates.

Medical USA regulators appreciate less amount nicotine cigarettes
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The smokers were broken up into groups, and given cigarettes with different amounts of nicotine; the control group smoked normal cigarettes (with 15.8 mg of nicotine each), and each group had progressively less potent cigarettes, with the lowest group smoking cigarettes with just 0.4 mg of nicotine each.

Medical NC flu deaths set another record, but the worst is over
Author: 0 NC flu deaths set another record, but the worst is over

The state Department of Health reports 197 people have died as a result of the illness, the most since the department began tracking the deaths in 2000. "But it's good that it looks like we're done, for the most part with the more deadly H3N2 virus strain". Two of the flu-related deaths for the week ending March 10 were reported in Wake County.

Medical High Midlife Cardio Fitness May Ward Off Dementia in Women
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Study author Doctor Helena Herder, of the University of Gothenburg in Sweden , said: "These findings are exciting because it's possible that improving people's cardiovascular fitness in middle age could delay or even prevent them from developing dementia".

Medical Health Care Prices drives U.S. spending
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But a new study that looks at the main drivers of healthcare costs finds that common explanations for healthcare spending may be wrong. Per capita spending for prescription drugs in other nations ranged from $466 to $939. "It is quite challenging to disentangle the share of worldwide differences in spending driven by differences in the quantity of care used and differences in the prices paid for that care, given how hard it is to measure quality and intensity of care", Katherine Baicker, ...

Medical MI officials report 1st measles case of 2018
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The illness has a 10 - 12 day incubation period and initially presents with a high fever, red eyes, cough, runny nose, photophobia and is followed by a red, raised body rash starting on the head and face that then progresses to the rest of the body.

Medical IndiGo, GoAir announce more flight cancellations
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Yesterday morning, a Lucknow-bound IndiGo flight from Ahmedabad had to make an emergency landing due to a mid-air engine failure. Three days after DGCA grounded 11 aircraft fitted with faulty A320neo engines, low-priced carriers IndiGo and GoAir continued to reel under the impact with both airlines reporting 48 flight cancellations on Wednesday.

Medical Suspected herdsmen kill 25 in fresh plateau attack
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Another source said the attackers invaded the village in a commando style and perfected their dastardly acts within few minutes. The two soldiers were killed by herdsmen who opened fire on the troops' convoy, Mr. The governor's aide called on the affected communities to embrace peace, saying efforts were on to unravel the immediate and remote causes of the problem.

Medical Yorkshire smokers urged to quit by using e-cigarettes
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Healthcare professionals working in the region will be encouraged to support smokers who choose to quit by vaping. Thousands of smokers are turning to e-cigarettes, with three million Britons now believed to use the battery-powered devices containing nicotine.

Medical Texas' Ban on 'Sanctuary Cities' Can Begin, Appeals Court Rules
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In a new ruling, a federal appeals court has upheld most of Texas law targeting sanctuary cities in what some are calling the toughest state-level immigration measure in the country. "With one exception, SB 4's provisions do not, on their face, violate the Constitution", the court's opinion reads. The plaintiffs' attorneys admitted Wednesday that they were not surprised at the ruling due to the 5th Circuit's conservative leanings, so it's unclear how much faith they will have in pleading ...

Medical Study ranks Boone County in top 10 healthiest counties in Missouri
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It's the eighth year in a row that Beaufort County topped the list. But the county's rank of 83 percent of ninth-graders who graduate within four years is far below the rate of 95 percent for top-performing counties. " Health rankings change slowly, and health improvement may take decades, but we are not waiting around for nothing to happen". That's compared to 20 percent in Jackson County, 16 percent in Eaton County and 10 percent of Clinton County kids are living below the poverty level.

Medical Lead poisoning may hasten death for millions
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All participants underwent a medical examination and a test on their lead level. "Our study calls into question the assumption that specific toxicants, like lead, have 'safe levels, ' and suggests that low-level environmental lead exposure is a leading risk factor for premature death in the U.S., particularly from cardiovascular disease", Lanphear said in a press release.

Medical Buhari says no rest until last kidnapped girl released
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The two men discussed the use of negotiations to bring back the abducted schoolgirls, the statement said, adding that Nigeria was working together with worldwide organizations and negotiators, to ensure that the girls are released unharmed by their captors.

Medical Case Keenum to Broncos shifts outlook of AFC West
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Although Kirk Cousins has been touted as the top quarterback to hit free agency this year, the Broncos, after extensive evaluation of all their options, felt more comfortable with Keenum. Five of the top seven passers in the franchise's history, including Elway at No. 1, have arrived either by trade or by free agency. "That was always fluid too, but he was our target".

Medical IGP Refusal to Relocate to Benue: I'm Surprise
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Governor Ortom said the sending of two delegations to assess extent of damage caused in the state as a result of herdsmen and farmers conflict ahead of the President's visit was a sign of hope that the IDPs would return to their homes. The state government on Friday suspended the mass burial of fresh victims of suspected herdsmen attack in the state. "Your Excellency, we plead with you to take steps to reduce the sufferings of these over 170,000 countrymen in the eight internally displaced ...

Medical Presidency bars PUNCH, others from covering Buhari's Benue visit
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The Nigeria Police have arrested 145 suspects in connection with the recent farmers-herdsmen clashes in Benue, Plateau and Nasarawa states. He, however, said that the meeting was not the best place to expose the inefficiency of his appointees, and appealed to Benue people to exercise restraint and live in peace with their neighbors.

Medical San Francisco, Cleveland fertility clinics experience rare malfunction on same day
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Dr Carl Herbert, president of the facility, said doctors called patients on Saturday to inform them of the failure. "There was a gradient between the top of the cryo tank and the bottom and the bottom stayed at the proper levels so we are now looking at what specimens existed in that gradient, but obviously our concern is that there is potentially compromised embryos and our fear is a significant number of embryos and eggs have been compromised", Dr.

Medical INX Media case: ED can't arrest Karti till March 20
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Karti Chidambaram was arrested last month for allegedly taking money to facilitate Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to INX Media in 2007 when his father was the Finance Minister in the UPA government. Jail authorities should ensure proper security and safety as per rules, he said. The first bench of the Madras High Court , comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice Abdul Quddhose, which heard oral arguments submitted on the plea, posted the matter for ...