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Woman's incredible journey for a new face

Woman's incredible journey for a new face The idea of putting the young woman through this surgery came after her parents talked to a surgeon in Memphis, Tennessee, where she was flown for treatment after the suicide attempt . Ms Stubblefield was on the transplant list for over a year before a donor was found: Andrea Schneider, a 31-year-old organ donor who had recently passed away, was a match. [Full Article...]

Positive Sample of West Nile Virus Discovered in Atlantic County

Positive Sample of West Nile Virus Discovered in Atlantic County The virus is transmitted to mosquitoes that feed off infected birds. Around one person out of 5 West Nile infected people develops symptoms such as fever among others while around one out of 150 people develop symptoms such as swelling of the brain or the brain tissue, which in certain rare cases, can result in the person dying. [Full Article...]

National Hot Dog Day: Hot To Get Free Franks & More Tasty Deals

National Hot Dog Day: Hot To Get Free Franks & More Tasty Deals Toppings: 86 percent of adults top their dogs with mustard. The day is declared each year by the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, and also coincides with the annual hot dog picnic on Capitol Hill. Dine-in only, while supplies last for new users at participating locations. The first 100 customers at Philly Pretzel Factory locations on National Hot Dog Day get a free pretzel dog . [Full Article...]

US threatens nations over world breastfeeding resolution, shocking health officials

US threatens nations over world breastfeeding resolution, shocking health officials Health and Human Services spokeswoman Caitlin Oakley also described as "patently false" attempts to portray the US position as anti-breastfeeding. " Many women need this option because of malnutrition and poverty", Trump tweeted Monday. [Full Article...]

Trump poised to announce US Supreme Court nominee

Trump poised to announce US Supreme Court nominee Kethledge , a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, is a former Kennedy clerk and a former in-house lawyer at Ford Motor Co. Trump is poised to make his announcement at 9 p.m. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Donnelly's home state of in - a factor that could make the lawmaker more likely to vote in favor should Barrett be the nominee. [Full Article...]

‘Terminal’ breast cancer wiped out by new treatment

‘Terminal’ breast cancer wiped out by new treatment More than 20,000 women in the United Kingdom are diagnosed with hormone-receptor positive, HER2-negative, node-negative breast cancer annually. The new study focused on 6,711 women with early stage, hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, axillary node-negative breast cancers . [Full Article...]

Start colon cancer screening at 45, not 50, ACS urges

Start colon cancer screening at 45, not 50, ACS urges The qualified endorsement of screening at age 45 is reasonable and "will lead to a lot of discussion and investigation", said Douglas Rex, a professor of medicine at Indiana University. As a result, testing could be offered earlier or more often in groups of people at risk (risk-adapted screening). Clinical trials are the "gold standard" for proving that - and most trials of screening have not inc... [Full Article...]

New Zealand to spend $600 million to eradicate cattle disease

New Zealand to spend $600 million to eradicate cattle disease Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she believes it's still possible to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis . The alternative plan, long term management of the disease, was estimated to cost $1.2 billion. " And we have to support them as neighbors, community members, farmers, friends ". A Newshub-Reid Research poll has found New Zealanders are split nearly 50/50 over whether it's right for the taxpay... [Full Article...]

Nipah Virus: Outbreaks in Karnataka, Symptoms & precautions

Nipah Virus: Outbreaks in Karnataka, Symptoms & precautions While officials of the Health department, Animal Husbandry Department and the Forest Department arrived at Burma Papadi School and have taken samples from the dead bats for investigation, they have assured the people that there is no danger of Nipah virus spreading in the area. [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner now has permanent security clearance

Jared Kushner now has permanent security clearance After it became clear that Kushner had actually met with many foreign officials during the presidential campaign, however, he amended his form to reflect more than 100 contacts. Mr Kushner's lawyer Abbe Lowell said in a statement that "Mr Kushner's application was properly submitted, reviewed by numerous career officials and underwent the normal process". [Full Article...]

World Health Organization convenes emergency meeting as Ebola spreads in DRC

World Health Organization convenes emergency meeting as Ebola spreads in DRC Health minister Riek Gai Kok announced on Thursday that the risk of the Ebola spread to South Sudan was high due to the proximity between the two countries. It was the first case in the latest outbreak to be confirmed in an urban environment, sparking fears it would lead to a wider contamination. It is about 93 miles from Mbandaka. [Full Article...]

Trump tries to sink Blankenship in West Virginia primary

Senate". Luther Strange in the primary because he knew Moore couldn't win . "Vote Rep. Jenkins or A.G. Morrisey!" he added. As for West Virginia, the president's appeal to Republican voters comes at a crucial moment in the race. Indeed, Mr. Blankenship's rising poll numbers have coincided with an increasing number of highly inflammatory statements and personal attacks on powerful figures such a... [Full Article...]

Pathan makes Delhi Daredevils pay for dropped catch

Pathan makes Delhi Daredevils pay for dropped catch The match is scheduled to start at 8 P.M. IST on Saturday (May 5). When the Sunrisers came out to the crease, they showed no mercy. But they did not able to do that. In his final over he turned the tide with two wickets - including the one of Rishabh Pant . While his teammates found it a little hard, Shaw looked set. [Full Article...]

Coli Outbreak Linked to Lettuce Takes Its First Life

Coli Outbreak Linked to Lettuce Takes Its First Life Of those, at least 14 have developed kidney failure . Once a case is reported , protocol calls for the patient to be admitted to a hospital where the state's Laboratory of Hygiene gathers an isolate of - in this case - the E. In one week, 16 people in California have gotten ill from eating romaine lettuce contaminated with E. coli . CDC's warning applies to whole heads and hearts of romain... [Full Article...]

Cabinet to sign off on investigation into CervicalCheck scandal

Cabinet to sign off on investigation into CervicalCheck scandal The society completed their statement by thanking Vicky Phelan for the role she played in unravelling the major health scandal. Mr. O'Carroll, the lawyer for Ms. "And by God I'm going to take these guys on". Leo Varadkar says there is no proof that sending the smear tests overseas for examination meant they were any less accurate than if they were examined here. [Full Article...]

Barclays thinks new iPhones won't include headphone adapter

Barclays thinks new iPhones won't include headphone adapter Now, Kuo is looking to share light on more than just Apple . The traditional long press for options has worked well for Android devices over the past few years. To keep the price in check, these iPhones are likely to lose the 3D Touch technology as well. The main problem with 3D Touch is that it's expendable. [Full Article...]

Fergie-time farewell for Arsene Wenger

Fergie-time farewell for Arsene Wenger Marouane Fellaini's goal in additional time sealed a 2-1 victory for Manchester United after Henrikh Mkhitaryan's goal had cancelled out Paul Pogba's 16th_ minute opener. But a minute later the spark arrived for United, Pogba playing the ball to Romelu Lukaku, whose cross led to Sanchez being denied when Bellerin diverted his header against the post but Pogba slammed in the rebound. [Full Article...]

YouTube Kids Bolsters Parental Controls

YouTube Kids Bolsters Parental Controls With Sleep Mode, parents can set a designated off time and each day at the designated time, the app will "go to sleep" and not be accessible to kids during those hours. YouTube Kids, which has been criticised for inadvertently recommending disturbing videos to children, has said that it would introduce several ways for parents to limit what can be watched on the popular app. [Full Article...]

The EU has imposed age restrictions for users of WhatsApp

The EU has imposed age restrictions for users of WhatsApp Under GDPR , users also are gaining new rights to download their data and move it to other platforms. In the light of this, Twitter has updated its Privacy Policy too. "Most importantly, you should have meaningful control over both". On May 25, people who live in the European Union who log into their Twitter account will see a prompt that will explain that we've updated our Terms of S... [Full Article...]

Did US attack Syria on flawed assumptions?

Did US attack Syria on flawed assumptions? A recent Israeli strike on a base in Syria which killed seven Iranians, including four Quds Force officers, might have been swept under the rug by Iran, according to the author Dennis Ross, but Russia's decision to call out Israel for the strike has forced Iran's hand, increasing the likelihood of retaliation to save face. [Full Article...]


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