• Georgia woman strangles rabid bobcat while her young granddaughter slept
Georgia woman strangles rabid bobcat while her young granddaughter slept

She added that the moment she saw the creature, the first thing that popped into her mind was "not today!" 'They go for your jugular. when they can get the vein you're dead in a couple of minutes , ' she said, noting she was careful not to yell until the cat was subdued, because she didn't want her 5-year-old granddaughter to come outside.

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  • Cannabis oil returned to United Kingdom boy Billy Caldwell after hospitalization
Cannabis oil returned to United Kingdom boy Billy Caldwell after hospitalization

The mother of a severely epileptic boy is demanding a meeting with the Home Secretary to discuss legalising medicinal cannabis. Home Secretary Mr Javid said the decision was taken after doctors made clear it was a " medical emergency ".

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  • Foss: More mental health resources needed
Foss: More mental health resources needed

The fact is, these deaths are a reflection of the global increase in suicide cases, whose victims are men and women of all ages. "We know almost 80 percent who die by suicide are men, and 54 percent of those who die by suicide don't have a known mental health condition", Rowe said.

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  • FDA: 73 people get salmonella from cereal; investigation underway
FDA: 73 people get salmonella from cereal; investigation underway

Consumers are advised by the CDC to "contact a healthcare provider if you think you got sick from consuming recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal ". A 44 percent hospitalization rate is unusually high for Salmonella infection cases. NY has the highest number of cases - seven - while California, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania have each repor...

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  • Health officials confirm first human West Nile Virus illnesses of 2018
Health officials confirm first human West Nile Virus illnesses of 2018

As far as spraying or putting bug nets out, the park districts in the area aren't required to do so, but the Kankakee County Health Department will be going out all summer and into the fall, to trap pools of mosquitoes to test them for West Nile virus.

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  • The brain's reward center values food high in fat and carbs
The brain's reward center values food high in fat and carbs

The study titled, "Supra-Additive Effects of Combining Fat and Carbohydrate on Food Reward", was published today in the latest issue of the journal Cell Metabolism . "What is surprising is it's not just more calories equal more reward", Small said. "Consistent with this suggestion, rodents given access to fat alone or carbohydrate alone regu...

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  • Epileptic boy to be given cannabis treatment previously banned by Home Office
Epileptic boy to be given cannabis treatment previously banned by Home Office

She says the cannabis oil, which is banned in Britain, is the only substance that can prevent life-threatening seizures suffered by her son. His mother Charlotte Caldwell had said the Home Office would be held accountable if he died. She claims her son's seizures dramatically reduce when he takes the oil, which contains a substance called Tet...

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  • Case of plague confirmed in Idaho child; first there since 1992
Case of plague confirmed in Idaho child; first there since 1992

The department also said it is believed the child contracted the disease during a recent trip to OR but this hasn't been confirmed yet. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC ), the plague is most commonly contracted from bites from fleas that are infected with the bacteria, though people can also contract the disease through co...

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  • Does Being Religious Make You Live Longer?
Does Being Religious Make You Live Longer?

A further analysis of 500 obituaries from the Des Moines Register , a newspaper in Iowa, found that religion was associated with an extra 6.48 years of life. The study also showed how the effects of religion on longevity might depend in part on the personality and average religiosity of the cities where people live, Way said.

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  • Relay For Life Tops Goal | County
Relay For Life Tops Goal | County

Started in 1985, the Relay For Life fundraiser brings together communities to celebrate people who have been affected by cancer and to remember loved ones while raising awareness and money to support new therapies and treatments. Volunteers, including Rhonda Bierbrauer (left) string together a paper chain where each link represents a year of surviv...

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  • Recruitment boost for NHS amid moves to relax curbs on…
Recruitment boost for NHS amid moves to relax curbs on…

Sajid Javid will unveil a major easing of Britain's immigration system that will enable thousands more highly-skilled migrants to come to the United Kingdom in the run-up to Brexit, The Telegraph has learned. Cordery said: "This is going to be a huge relief for trusts up and down the country who have been really struggling to fill their doctors ...

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  • Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade, and the Growing #DestigmatizeDepression Movement
Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade, and the Growing #DestigmatizeDepression Movement

In a statement to ET on Thursday, David - whose older brother, Andy, was married to Kate for 24 years - urged those struggling with mental health issues to seek help. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness themselves, approximately 1 in 5 American adults suffers an instance, or instances, of mental illness in any given year.

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  • West Nile Virus Reported In Michigan, Marking First Case Of 2018
West Nile Virus Reported In Michigan, Marking First Case Of 2018

And adults 60 years and older have the highest risk of severe illness caused by West Nile. Though oftentimes there are no initial symptoms, victims usually get sick between three and 15 days after the bite occurs. Both the abundance of Culex pipiens and the WNV infection rate of 0.85 infected mosquitoes per 1,000 tested were above average for that ...

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  • Half of colorectal cancers diagnosed in late stages: Cancer Society
Half of colorectal cancers diagnosed in late stages: Cancer Society

One out of four Canadians is expected to die from the disease, and almost one in two can expect to be diagnosed with some form of cancer in their lifetime, the report says. Northwest Territories does not have an organized screening program but stool tests are available through hospitals and clinics. While the programs differ across the country, e...

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  • Will Smith: Wife Jada Pinkett makes shock sex confession
Will Smith: Wife Jada Pinkett makes shock sex confession

In fact, since the show's debut a few weeks ago, Jada has been even more candid about her personal life, revealing everything from personal chats with her kids about sex, to squashing a long-standing beef with fellow actress Gabrielle Union, to revealing to the world that she was suffering from severe hair loss (also known as alopecia).

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  • State Of Massachusetts Sues Stamford-Based Purdue Pharma Over Opioid Crisis
State Of Massachusetts Sues Stamford-Based Purdue Pharma Over Opioid Crisis

Charlie Baker, state and local officials. Purdue Pharma responded in a statement Tuesday, saying the company "vigorously" denies Healey's allegations, and that its executives are "disappointed ... Purdue, along with some other painkiller makers and drug distributors, is now facing more than 300 lawsuits from city and county authorities across t...

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  • Free cupcakes at work ruin your waistline
Free cupcakes at work ruin your waistline

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . If so, you would want to think twice, perhaps, it's time to put down that office meals and other foods. A significant amount, which may well be responsible for those extra pounds, especially since those are mostly empty calories - nearly devoid of nutrients, full of solid fats and added sugars .

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  • One-third of American adults take medications that cause depression
One-third of American adults take medications that cause depression

Several commonly prescribed drugs trigger depression and suicidal risk, targeting at least one in three American adults, as they highly rely on such type of medications . "People who don't have a history of depression and then, suddenly, start to have symptoms of depression should be concerned that it's potentially due to a side effect, or poten...

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  • Erectile dysfunction may double heart disease risk
Erectile dysfunction may double heart disease risk

Men ages 60 to 70 with ED were twice as likely to suffer from heart complications. By now, most people are familiar with the factors that can increase the risk of having a heart attack: gaining too much weight, having high blood pressure or high cholesterol levels , smoking and not exercising enough .

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  • Technicals Ratcheting Up Interest in Servicenow Inc (NOW) Near Term
Technicals Ratcheting Up Interest in Servicenow Inc (NOW) Near Term

AT&T shares ended the trading day 0.5 percent higher ahead of U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon's decision on whether to permit its $85 billion deal for Time Warner. It helps investors in determining whether buying, selling or holding on to a stock would be beneficial for them. The ideal time to sell a stock is usually when it is trading highe...

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