• World health experts warn against 'Disease x'
World health experts warn against 'Disease x'

It added that special populations such as refugees, internally displaced populations, and victims of disasters, constitute potential victims of the listed diseases . "Just the way we didn't anticipate Zika, we didn't think there would be an Ebola that would hit cities". Chief executive at the Research Council of Norway , John-Arne Rottingen...

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  • More lawsuits filed against University Hospitals over fertility clinic disaster
More lawsuits filed against University Hospitals over fertility clinic disaster

When WJZ spoke to Elliott and Amber Ash last week, they were devastated their frozen embryos at Ahuja Medical Center outside Cleveland might be destroyed. The couple received notification of the failure on Friday and over the weekend, were told by physicians that their embryos are no longer viable. The clinic also has brought in a multidiscplinar...

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  • Phillies signing Jake Arrieta to three-year deal worth $75 million
Phillies signing Jake Arrieta to three-year deal worth $75 million

Both people spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Sunday because the contract is pending a physical. Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports the deal as $75 million over three years. Chicago made a last-ditch call to Arrieta, gauging his interest in a deal similar to what Darvish eventually agreed to. New manager Gabe Kapler's motto through...

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  • Hokies lose huge 2nd half lead, fall to Notre Dame 71-65
Hokies lose huge 2nd half lead, fall to Notre Dame 71-65

This was the fourth straight year that Duke and Notre Dame have met in the ACC tournament. But in the month of March, inexplicable things tend to pile up in droves. The Irish then cut the lead to two points off a layup from Pflueger and then took the lead off a three-pointer to beat the shot clock from Colson to go on top 60-59 with two minut...

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  • Akufo-Addo attends International Solar Alliance Summit In India
Akufo-Addo attends International Solar Alliance Summit In India

Saudi Arabia and other Gulf nations, that are traditionally oil exporting nations, have also confirmed their participation. India, a founding member of the International Solar Alliance , on Friday said that membership of the body will be thrown open to all countries that want to join the grouping, with no restrictions on duration of sunlight or ...

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  • Mohammed Shami makes big claim in response to wife Hasin Jahan's allegations
Mohammed Shami makes big claim in response to wife Hasin Jahan's allegations

Top Indian cricketer Mohammad Shami has been charged with domestic violence following a complaint by his wife . Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami is in the news not for his cricketing exploits but for all the wrong reasons. But his career has now been rocked by his wife's shocking allegations, which were also made on her Facebook page on T...

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  • Former student pleads guilty in drunk driving, manslaughter case from 2016
Former student pleads guilty in drunk driving, manslaughter case from 2016

Before she takes the test, she can be heard on video saying, "I (expletive) somebody's life up" and, "I just want them to be okay, I just want them to be okay". The newlyweds were expecting their first child together A moving photo shows the couple announcing their pregnancy. "The baby was just ideal", Guerrero's aunt, Diane Castillo, told Peopl...

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  • Erdogan: Turkish forces to sweep across northern Syria after Afrin, Manbij
Erdogan: Turkish forces to sweep across northern Syria after Afrin, Manbij

Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency reported the capture of Jandairis on Thursday, saying members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) were pushed out of the city center following intense clashes. Turkey launched the operation on January 20 to clear the People's Protection Units (YPG), which Ankara considers a terror group affiliated ...

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  • Toys 'R' Us prepares to shut down stores following failed bankruptcy deal
Toys 'R' Us prepares to shut down stores following failed bankruptcy deal

The bad news for fans of certain big chain toy stores fronted by giraffes keeps rolling in. Toys "R' Us had a worse than expected holiday season and had already filed for bankruptcy past year". Bankrupt toy seller Toys "R" Us could liquidate all of its USA stores as early as next week, according to reports. The retailer, reportedly, has n...

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  • Thomas unemployment rate rises to 6.7% in February
Thomas unemployment rate rises to 6.7% in February

Although the province's unemployment rate nudged up one-tenth in February, B.C. still has the lowest jobless rate in the country at 4.8 per cent. The labour market in Canada added a total of about 15 000 jobs in February, less than expected, but enough to reduce the unemployment rate to 5.8%.

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  • United Nations rights official says
United Nations rights official says "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya continues

The "systematic violence" against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar still persists, and only its nature has changed, a top human rights official of the United Nations said on Tuesday after meeting refugees in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. File image of Rohingya refugees. Gilmour spoke to refugees who recounted abductions by security forces and at ...

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  • UCLA Basketball legend Kevin Love opens up about mental health
UCLA Basketball legend Kevin Love opens up about mental health

In the short time I've been meeting with the therapist, I've seen the power of saying things out loud in a setting like that. "But I remember leaving the hospital thinking, 'Wait. This led to some of the other players being angry with Love, who then reportedly came clean about his panic attacks. Kevin Love has had a tense year , and on Tuesday...

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  • 23andMe Granted FDA-Approval for Genetic Test on Cancer Risk
23andMe Granted FDA-Approval for Genetic Test on Cancer Risk

The three hereditary mutations detected by the test occur in about 2% of Ashkenazi Jewish women but are far more rare in the general population (0-0.1%). Furthermore, only a small percentage of Americans carry one of these 3 mutations. The regulator said it reviewed data for the company's test under a pathway for low-to-moderate risk devices that a...

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  • Opioid Crisis Worsens: ER Admissions Up 30 Percent
Opioid Crisis Worsens: ER Admissions Up 30 Percent

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. UW Hospital has seen an increase in overdoses involving prescription opioids and illicit opioids, such as heroin and illegally formulated fentanyl , said Dr. According to CaroMont Health in Gastonia, the rate of emergency room visits for opioid-related issues in Gaston County is twice the state average...

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  • Skirmishes flare at Michigan State University before Richard Spencer speech
Skirmishes flare at Michigan State University before Richard Spencer speech

Spencer blamed the low attendance at his talk on the protests. A spokeswoman for the Michigan State Police said the department was assisting with crowd control but declined to say how many people had been detained or arrested. Katie Kuhn of Lansing led some anti-Spencer chants. Spencer is also known for coining the term "alt-right", a moveme...

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  • Pakistani ruling party gains control of senate
Pakistani ruling party gains control of senate

Forced to run as independents by court order in the aftermath of Nawaz's ousting, expect the PML-N to rely heavily on Punjab to bring them the majority of their senate seats. Sharif has alleged he is the victim of a conspiracy by Pakistan's deep state to damage civilian power. Furthermore, the former secretary general of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insa...

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  • Seahawks deal Bennett for WR, 5th-round pick
Seahawks deal Bennett for WR, 5th-round pick

The Philadelphia Eagles have reportedly traded for Seattle Seahawks defensive end, Michael Bennett . Johnson has top-end speed and has ran a 4.36 40 which would open up the Seattle offensive if given the opportunity. Bennett entered the National Football League as an undrafted free agent with the Seahawks in 2009 but spent the majority of hi...

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  • E-cigarette use exposes teenagers to toxic chemicals says new study
E-cigarette use exposes teenagers to toxic chemicals says new study

On the other hand, Rubinstein believes that the toxins present in e-cigarettes are given by the glycerin and propylene glycol additives that give the specific flavors of each brand in part. 9.7%). Acrolein "is toxic to humans following inhalation, oral or dermal exposure", the Environmental Protection Agency says . "Absent Food and Drug Admini...

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  • ED Opioid Overdose Visits Jump 30% in One Year
ED Opioid Overdose Visits Jump 30% in One Year

The CDC also looked at data from the National Syndromic Surveillance Program BioSense platform which analyzes 45 states and found increases in all regions of the US with the largest increase in the Midwest (70 percent). 'Coordinated action between [emergency rooms], health departments, mental health and treatment providers, community-based organi...

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  • Melania Trump Says 'Change' Is Needed During WH Opiods Summit
Melania Trump Says 'Change' Is Needed During WH Opiods Summit

The father of victim Andrew Witkoff said he still remembers the embrace then-businessman Trump gave him while Andrew's family was struggling to get him "detoxed". Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway believes some of the President's ideas would have support. "When it comes to the death penalty, I'm totally against it".

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