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'800000 women die of breast, cervical cancers yearly'

'800000 women die of breast, cervical cancers yearly'

According to the review from the American Cancer Society, in collaboration with the pharmaceutical company Merck, as many as 5.5.million women will die from largely preventable cancers each year by 2030. Many of these deaths would occur in low- and middle-income countries. A-Fordable Tree Service have also been actively playing their part in spreading awareness about breast cancer through their Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Truck which has been the Maryland area throughout October ... Read More

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Peanut Allergy Skin Patches: Study Shows Increased Tolerance in Kids

Peanut Allergy Skin Patches: Study Shows Increased Tolerance in Kids

But according to a new study published last week in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology , a tiny skin patch may help treat peanut allergies. Only one participant, a teenager, had to withdraw from the study due to an allergic reaction, and while 80 percent of participants reported experiencing side effects from the patch, they were predominantly mild, and mostly due to irritation from the patch itself. Read More

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Office Depot Inc. (ODP) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

Office Depot Inc. (ODP) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

While Office Depot did not say when it expects sales in the division - almost half of total third-quarter sales - to increase, any improvement takes on more importance given the company's ongoing efforts to exit its worldwide operations. The stock of Office Depot Inc (NASDAQ:ODP) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, March 7 by Credit Suisse. Looking forward, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in between $0.08 and $0.11. Read More

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Only a few dates left for student flu vaccine clinics

Only a few dates left for student flu vaccine clinics

The health department says it provided 1,151 free shots at last year's clinic. To get your flu shot, call your physician's office and schedule a flu shot appointment. The flu is an illness caused by influenza viruses and is easily spread from one person to another. People may be infected with the flu and have respiratory symptoms without a fever. Read More

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New mammogram technique 30% more accurate in predicting breast cancer

However, at that time, there was limited evidence in relation to breast cancer risk in humans, so that assertion was based on laboratory and animal studies. Approximately 221,000 breast cancers were diagnosed in women of any race each year during the period from 2009 through 2013. About 122 black women out of every 100,000 were diagnosed with breast cancer, compared with about 124 white women out of 100,000. Read More

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268 million kids to be overweight globally by 2025

268 million kids to be overweight globally by 2025

It added that obese children were about five times more likely to become obese adults. "We have made a number of estimates for the scale of child overweight and obesity in 2025, the year that the World Health Organization set for achieving no increase in obesity levels from 2010 for pre-school children, adolescents and adults", the study explained. Read More

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4500 flights canceled for storm; some Florida airports open

4500 flights canceled for storm; some Florida airports open

Disney World is waiving its cancelation fee policy, in anticipation of guests who are scheduled to travel during the day of the storm, according to Theme Park Tourist . Things also will be back to normal at Universal Orlando Resort . Universal Orlando and Sea World also planned to close at 5 p.m. and the Orlando airport planned to cease operations at 8 p.m., ABC News reported . Read More

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Florida-LSU College Football Showdown Postponed Due to Hurricane Matthew

For you in this instance. Alleva said the SEC needs to institute protocol to deal with scheduling around hurricanes so individual schools can not steer the plans. It may as well have said, "or we're taking our football and going home". As of 5 p.m., there was no update on the situation. National Weather Service report Wednesday afternoon, knowing full well that Gainesville may not be able to host the game . Read More

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South African investigator questions Zuma for last time

Zuma appointed Mkhwebane as the new public protector for a seven-year term, with effect from October 15. Madonsela faced harsh criticism from ruling party factions after the release of her 2014 report that said Zuma benefited inappropriately from state spending on his home, and anonymous accusations that she is a Central Intelligence Agency spy have persisted until recently. Read More

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Jayalalithaa on respiratory support and antibiotics, health improving says Apollo

Jayalalithaa on respiratory support and antibiotics, health improving says Apollo

Later in the day, Apollo Hospitals released a statement saying that Jayalalithaa was on respiratory support, and "responding adequately to the comprehensive treatment being given to her". The hospital said that current treatment plan including antibiotics and other clinical measures are being continued to treat infection . Speculations around her health continued even today and rumours continued to spread on social media. Read More

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Quake alert issued for Southern California

The United States Geological Survey said preliminary calculations indicate that, as of 12:00 pm on September 30 there is 0.006% to 0.2% chance (less than 1 in 10,000 to 1 in 500) of a magnitude 7 or greater quake being triggered on the Southern San Andreas Fault within the next seven days through October 7, with the likelihood decreasing over time. Read More

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Wells Fargo claws back part of CEO, other executive's salary

Federal prosecutors are considering civil or criminal charges against the bank and the institution's board is under increasing pressure to take back millions in bonuses awarded to its top leadership team while the sales scam festered. The board noted in its statement Tuesday that the actions against Tolstedt and Stumpf "will not preclude additional steps being taken" against them "or other executives as a outcome of the information developed in the investigation". Read More

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Reported Zika cases dropping in SC

Reported Zika cases dropping in SC

Florida's health department strongly denied instructing local officials to keep the information confidential - and said the decision was entirely up to Miami-Dade - after the Miami Herald reported on Friday that a county attorney said the state agency had ordered them to keep it a secret. Read More

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New Zika and West Nile cases in Mississippi

New Zika and West Nile cases in Mississippi

USA health officials have concluded that Zika infections in pregnant women can cause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems in babies. Because Zika virus is primarily spread by mosquitoes, CDC recommends that travelers to Saint Kitts and Nevis protect themselves from mosquito bites . Read More

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Ex-Israel Prez Peres's condition worsens

His resume was broad and he remained a player on the world stage until a stroke fell him on September 13. Interior Minister Aryeh Deri of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party visited Peres's bedside on Tuesday and, close to tears, told reporters afterwards: "We heard (from the doctors) of his serious and deteriorating condition and we are all praying". Read More

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Bengals defense run over in opener, preparing for Steelers

The key play on the 66-yard drive was Roethlisberger's 44-yard pass on third down to Sammie Coates . The rematch of the Steelers' ugly 18-16 win in the wild-card round in January was downright tame. Brown had eight receptions for 126 yards along with two touchdowns. "Just when you think he can't get any better, he has". We've got to make sure we get him down when we get hands on him. Read More

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Mariota's late TD pass pushes Titans past Lions

Mariota's late TD pass pushes Titans past Lions

If the Lions interior offensive line can limit stud defensive lineman Jurrell Casey's impact, the Detroit offense could feast. He doesn't figure to be much of a fantasy factor in Week 2 against the Detroit Lions . WatchTennessee Titans vs Detroit Lions Soccer, enjoyTennessee Titans vs Detroit Lions Live hd video, Enjoy Tennessee Titans vs Detroit Lions Live On PC, Enjoy Live Season 2016, ESPN HD, ESPN2 HD, ESPN3 HD, ESPNU HD, FOX, HD Season 2016 Live TV, ... Read More

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