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    • 10 FEB 19
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    Feeling lonely? You’re not alone

    An avid musician, John Francis likes to let his banjo do the talking. And at one point, that was the ONLY talking he did. On his 27th birthday, he decided he had to do something really different – to not speak for an entire day. Just a day. But that one day turned into two

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    • 10 FEB 19
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    Mumps cases confirmed at ICE facility in Houston

    There have been seven cases of mumps at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Houston, the Houston Health Department confirmed Saturday. All seven patients are adult detainees who were detained during their infectious period, and the Health Department said there is no evidence they spread outside the facility. Only one person is currently sick,

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    • 09 FEB 19
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    Number of people with measles tripled in Europe in 2018, WHO says

    A record number of people in Europe were infected with measles in 2018 as the number of cases tripled from the year before, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). “More children in the WHO European Region are being vaccinated against measles than ever before; but progress has been uneven between and within countries, leaving

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    • 08 FEB 19
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    Hundreds rally against vaccinations amid measles outbreak

    Olympia, Wash. — With more than 50 cases of measles in Washington state, there’s been a new push to change the law. Washington is one of 17 states that allow parents to refuse vaccines for philosophical reasons. But on Friday, hundreds rallied to preserve their right not to vaccinate their children. Lawmakers heard arguments on

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    • 08 FEB 19
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    Bill would require vaccinations amid Northwest measles outbreak

    Lawmakers in Washington State are proposing a bill that would no longer allow parents to cite philosophical or personal reasons for not vaccinating their child as the region battles a growing measles outbreak. Currently, 18 states allow those exemptions. The 56 confirmed cases in the Pacific Northwest have prompted the governor of Washington to declare

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    • 08 FEB 19
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    Walgreens tops list for illegal cigarette sales to minors

    Walgreens touts its brand as “trusted since 1901,” but government regulators are questioning the retailer’s commitment to keeping cigarettes out of the hands of children. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that the drugstore chain is the top violator among pharmacies when it comes to illegally selling cigarettes to minors. More than a

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    • 07 FEB 19
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    Women’s brains appear about three years younger than men’s, study finds

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    • 07 FEB 19
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    Ozzy Osbourne hospitalized after flu complications

    Musician Ozzy Osbourne has been admitted to the hospital after flu complications, his wife Sharon Osbourne tweeted Wednesday afternoon. The announcement comes about one week after the rocker said he would be postponing the entire U.K. and European leg of his current tour. “As some of you may have heard, Ozzy was admitted to hospital

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    • 06 FEB 19
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    New moms hit especially hard by opioid crisis

    Twenty-four year old Jessica Cardinal is a recovering heroin addict and mother of two. She is trying to rebuild her life, and looking back, says her darkest days are unrecognizable.  “It ended with me in a car shooting heroin with my kid in the back. And that, to me, was my rock bottom,” she told

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    • 06 FEB 19
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    Lemurs on verge of extinction could hold medical answers

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    • 06 FEB 19
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    Study reveals top reason people use medical marijuana

    Chronic pain is the most common reason people give when they enroll in state-approved medical marijuana programs. That’s followed by stiffness from multiple sclerosis and chemotherapy-related nausea, according to an analysis of 15 states published Monday in the journal Health Affairs. The study didn’t measure whether marijuana actually helped anyone with their problems, but the

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    • 05 FEB 19
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    7 steps for heart health may also help with diabetes

    Staying active, eating a healthy diet and managing blood pressure are hallmarks of a heart-healthy lifestyle, and new research suggests they may also have another benefit. Following the same guidelines that are good for your heart could also significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Every year, about 600,000 Americans die of heart disease,

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    • 05 FEB 19
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    Obesity-linked cancers on the rise for young Americans

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    • 04 FEB 19
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    Pot for pets? Cannabis products marketed for animals

    As more states legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational use, the cannabis industry is booming. Now, some companies are even marketing cannabis products for pets. Pet owner Kelly Alto said she and her fiancé decided to give one of these products a try to help with their dog Kogi’s severe separation anxiety. The two-and-a-half-year-old pup is

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