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First West Nile Mosquitoes Of Season Reported In Bucks Co.

This post was originally published on this siteTwo mosquitoes have tested positive for the potentially dangerous virus in Bucks this week, state officials said. By Doug Gross, Patch Staff. Jul

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Prosecutors bring rare criminal charges against Ohio opioid distributor

This post was originally published on this siteFederal prosecutors in Cincinnati filed criminal charges Wednesday against an opioid distributor and two of its top former officers, accusing them

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Number of American Smokers Who’ve Tried to Quit Has Stalled

This post was originally published on this siteTHURSDAY, July 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Even if it takes multiple attempts, a majority of smokers do finally kick the habit. But new

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WHO declared the Ebola outbreak in Congo a global health emergency. Here’s what that means.

This post was originally published on this siteThe nearly year-long Ebola outbreak in Congo is now a “public health emergency of international concern,” the World Health Organization

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Sweeping Study Points To Genetics As Biggest Factor In Autism Risk

This post was originally published on this siteThe study looked at more than two million people across five countries to determine what causes autism. There has been ongoing research for decades

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Facial movements not an exact gauge of a person’s feelings: Study

This post was originally published on this siteWashington D.C. [USA], July 18 (ANI): Contradicting that software can detect emotions from the face, a new report has found that facial movements

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Irish scientists receive grant from Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research

This post was originally published on this siteIrish neuroscientists researching a novel approach to brain repair for Parkinson’s disease have got significant funding from the Michael J.

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North and South Carolina team up to take on interstate HIV epidemic

This post was originally published on this siteThe Carolinas are teaming up to target the growing HIV epidemic that has affected thousands of people in both states. The South Carolina Department

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West Nile virus confirmed in wetlands

This post was originally published on this siteWest Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected from traps by the Moab Mosquito Abatement District. The Utah Department of Health reported

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Obesity ‘is a disease’: Genes mean it’s not their fault, say experts

This post was originally published on this siteFigures show 29 percent of adults in England are now obese. But scientists say the belief that obesity is self-inflicted is at odds with evidence

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