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Overseas travel also is contributing to the increase, with travelers picking up insect-borne illnesses in other lands and bringing them back to the United States. "Why the increase? Mosquitoes and ticks are moving into new areas nationwide", Robert Redfield, MD , director of the CDC said in a media telebriefing.
  • Student alleging assault sues Michigan St.

    Student alleging assault sues Michigan St.

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    The two other players, John Does 1 and 3, allegedly entered the room and took turns raping her as the others held her down. She began to think that maybe she had been drugged. Although the former men's basketball players who allegedly committed the rape did not live in Brody, the alleged victim would often see one or all of them at the Brody Dining Hall, which would cause panic and flashbacks to that night, along with fear every day she would see the three players.
  • Spring showers & snow Tuesday

    Spring showers & snow Tuesday

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    The forecast calls for a high of 27 degrees on Tuesday and low of 3 on Tuesday night. There are signs of another possible coastal storm early next week and with enough cold air across parts of New England Tuesday, any precipitation would fall in the form of snow.
  • Person dies in IL after using fake marijuana

    Person dies in IL after using fake marijuana

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    Symptoms include coughing up blood, blood in the urine, severe bloody nose or bleeding gums. "This bleeding is not expected, at least in such a significant population so quickly", Dr. These THC-like chemicals are then sprayed onto plant products and sold as synthetic marijuana . The end product can be packaged for smoking or converted to a liquid for use in e-cigarettes or similar devices.
  • A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns

    A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns

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    The dominant A-strain H3N2 influenza virus seems to be dying out, in good news for the young and old alike. "Based on some research the CDC has done, both flu viruses can cause severe illness". "But we still are seeing the Influenza B virus still kind of trailing along, lingering along a little bit", Bolly says. The rep went on to say that's not uncommon, but it could make for a rough end to the flu season nonetheless.
  • Toys 'R' Us liquidation sales kick off with last minute bargains

    Toys 'R' Us liquidation sales kick off with last minute bargains

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    Outside of MGA, Larian and other investors launched a campaign on GoFundMe for the purchase of assets from the company. "I sold my first product to Toys R Us in 1979", Larian said. A liquidation sale started Friday after the company recently announced it would shutter all its U.S. stores. Toys R Us fans have also donated almost $4,000 and counting towards the cause.
  • Celtics forward Jaylen Brown leaves game after hard landing

    Celtics forward Jaylen Brown leaves game after hard landing

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    Thankfully, Brown started moving slowly as he regained consciousness and the former number three pick eventually was well enough to pick himself up and walk off the court to the applause of the crowd, who were glad to see the player well enough to leave of his own accord.
  • FDA OKs BRCA Consumer Test

    FDA OKs BRCA Consumer Test

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    US regulators have approved the first direct-to-consumer breast cancer gene test. Donald St. Pierre, acting director of the Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health in the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, said in a statement that the utility of the test lies in offering information to a specific population that otherwise might not get genetic screening.
  • E-cigarettes contain cancer causing chemicals, recent research

    E-cigarettes contain cancer causing chemicals, recent research

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    But on top of that, there hasn't been a ton of research done on how damaging they can be to kids with or without nicotine - until now. "In contrast, youth who have already begun cigarette experimentation represent a population at high risk of progression to greater levels of cigarette use later in adolescence and into adulthood", Benjamin W.
  • Opioid overdoses sending more people to ERs, especially in Pennsylvania, Delaware

    Opioid overdoses sending more people to ERs, especially in Pennsylvania, Delaware

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    To curb the crisis, officials said communities would need more naloxone (which reverses overdoses); better access to mental health services and medication-assisted addiction treatment; harm reduction programs to screen for injection-drug associated diseases such as HIV and hepatitis C; and for physicians to use prescription monitoring services.
  • Farmer Oosthuizen plants himself in WGC-Mexico lead

    Farmer Oosthuizen plants himself in WGC-Mexico lead

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    Johnson added: "Coming in here past year, I think I felt like everything was really, really, really good in the golf game". "I want to stay number one but I want to win every golf tournament I play in also so if someone plays well and beats me and gets to number one, they deserve it", the 33-year-old American said.
  • Transgender wrestler Mack Beggs survives first day of state finals

    Transgender wrestler Mack Beggs survives first day of state finals

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    However, he is legally required to compete as the gender on his birth certificate. Beggs is wrestling in the 6A Girls 110 weight class. Last year Beggs was the subject of a lawsuit surrounding his decision to continue to fight in female competitions, and it seems that the situation he is being placed in is unfair on both him and his competitors.