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There is about $10 billion in funds from the current 2019 fiscal year that ends September 30, and another $11 billion from the previous four years that haven't been obligated or contracted for a project, the aides said. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks prior to a meeting with Colombian President Ivan Duque Marquez at the US Capitol in Washington on February 13, 2019.
  • HSE issues warning over serious new flu strain

    HSE issues warning over serious new flu strain

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    It said it had received a report of the death of a child under the age of 18 from flu, but had no more details. There have been reports of an increase in reported influenza (flu) activity throughout North Carolina. "It's miserable between feeling just rundown, frightful headaches, and the sweats", said Stephen Canter, a father who is anxious about the flu. The CDC doesn't track adult deaths from flu, but they do keep tabs on pediatric deaths.
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    World AIDS Day 2018, "Know your status", celebrates 30th anniversary

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    He also said that he wanted to bring awareness that the world is on the cusp of eradicating HIV "but we are at a fault in the road" with cuts to public health threatening a universal roll-out of PrEP, the pill that prevents HIV. World Health Organization said that key populations are groups who are at an increased risk of HIV irrespective of epidemic type or local context. "I thought my partners were safe", Rohan said, and he was proved wrong.
  • Alarm raised as HIV rates on rise

    Alarm raised as HIV rates on rise

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    The latest data from PHE suggests that as a result of treatment, 87% of all people living with HIV in Britain had an undetectable viral load. "We need to unite to avert a full-blown HIV epidemic by taking immediate preventive measures, encourage HIV testing and treatment, and addressing HIV associated stigma and discrimination to reduce the number of new HIV infections".
  • FDA Approves New Opioid Despite Concerns Over Abuse And Misuse

    FDA Approves New Opioid Despite Concerns Over Abuse And Misuse

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    More importantly, though, some critics argue that the drug's size (about 3mm wide) and potency (at least 10 times more powerful than fentanyl) will certainly have more appeal to those looking to misuse/abuse the drug or to sell it. The chair of an FDA advisory panel that considered whether the drug should be approved, Dr. Raeford Brown, called it a "danger to the general public health " last month.
  • Child Deaths-Viral Outbreak-The Latest story

    Child Deaths-Viral Outbreak-The Latest story

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    On Tuesday the New Jersey Department of Health announced the death of six pediatric residents at the center and the infection of 12 additional residents. They ranged in age "from a toddler through young adults, but most are under 18". "We are working every day to ensure all infection control protocols are continuously followed and closely monitoring the situation at the facility", he said.
  • Non-cancer drug may lower risk of breast cancer

    Non-cancer drug may lower risk of breast cancer

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    This was disclosed at a seminar on cancer at the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University (SBBU) in Peshawar on Wednesday. The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk of Central New Jersey was a wonderful event that brought not only the Kean community together, but also the community of Central Jersey as a whole.
  • CDC: ‘Mystery Disease’ Sickening Kids In 22 States, Including New Jersey

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    The average age of those afflicted is 4, and 90 percent of those with AFM are 18 or younger. Many other aspects of the illness remain unknown, including what factors puts a person at risk of becoming ill and the long-term consequences. People can protect themselves from contracting AFM using methods similar to preventing getting the flu, Ellerin said. The other good news is that only one of the 386 cases so far has resulted in death.
  • Stigma remains as world celebrates Mental Health Day

    Stigma remains as world celebrates Mental Health Day

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    Focusing on the African continent, the global needs for mental health care are gradually becoming more visible, but such needs remain inadequately addressed in Africa, according to Doctors Without Borders. "Neuropsychiatric disorders are among the leading causes of worldwide disability in young people". The Disney star, who is in rehab at the moment after a drug overdose, once said in an interview that she had never gone to the extent of killing herself, but if she had, she knew that she ...
  • Montgomery County Sheriff 's Office joins fight against breast cancer

    Montgomery County Sheriff 's Office joins fight against breast cancer

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    This change will help women better understand their breast cancer risk and how best to address it. Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. The risk rises appreciably for women in their 40s, who have an incidence of 1 per 68 or 1.47 percent. "I believe it is much better to know than to not know", argues Dr.
  • Texas surf resort tested after 'brain-eating amoeba' death

    Texas surf resort tested after 'brain-eating amoeba' death

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    Stabile noticed something was wrong September 16 while mowing the lawn when a painful headache forced him to lie down. The Waco Tribune-Herald released a story about a case of brain-eating amoeba that claimed the life of someone after they have gone to the BSR Surf Resort.
  • Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to two researchers for key cancer discovery

    Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to two researchers for key cancer discovery

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    The scientists' work in the 1990s has since swiftly led to new and dramatically improved therapies for cancers such as melanoma and lung cancer, which had previously been extremely hard to treat. Follow-up studies show 20 percent of those treated live for at least three years with many living for 10 years and beyond, unprecedented results, according to the cancer center.
  • DeSantis and Scott Cruise in GOP Primaries in Florida

    DeSantis and Scott Cruise in GOP Primaries in Florida

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    Gillum , who defeated former Rep. Gwen Graham and two other candidates, would be Florida's first black governor if elected in November. " To characterize it as anything else is absurd ", Stephen Lawson, communications director for the DeSantis campaign, said in response to the backlash.
  • West Nile Virus reported in Monroe County

    West Nile Virus reported in Monroe County

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    If you are outdoors at any time and notice mosquitoes around you, take steps to avoid being bitten by moving indoors, covering up and/or wearing repellant. On Tuesday, Interior Health said the birds were tested after they were found in Kimberley, B.C., during routine checks. The risk of becoming seriously ill is low for most people; however, those over 50 or with compromised immune systems are more susceptible.
  • CDC issues blunt warning about Honey Smacks as outbreak grows to 100

    CDC issues blunt warning about Honey Smacks as outbreak grows to 100

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    Regardless of the expiration date, the CDC says you should throw away the cereal or return it to a retailer for a refund. The agency has said that it has found salmonella stains in unopened and leftover samples of Honey Smacks. Of those victims who were interviewed about what they ate, the most cited cereal was Honey Smacks. The illness usually lasts about four to seven days.
  • Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

    Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

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    Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US and rates have been climbing steadily for years. "The data are disturbing", said Anne Schuchat , CDC principal deputy director. As a whole, the nation saw 15 people dying by suicide for every 100,000 in 2016. "The CDC's analysis of suicide trends suggests no state is making acceptable progress toward reaching this objective, and for many states the burden of suicide is growing", Bridge said in a statement Thursday.
  • Roseanne Barr Thrown Out After Racist Tweets

    Roseanne Barr Thrown Out After Racist Tweets

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    U.S. President Donald Trump demanded an apology from Walt Disney Co. "I begged Ben Sherwood at ABC to let me apologize & make amends". The 11-time Emmy nominee continued, "I've been up there 12 times already, and if I didn't get one by now, I'm not gonna get one".
  • Top Office Welcomes US-N. Korea Summit in Singapore

    Top Office Welcomes US-N. Korea Summit in Singapore

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    Mr Trump and his wife, Melania, boarded the plane for about five minutes before the men stepped out, shaking hands with the president and waving to waiting media and military personnel. "It would be a great thing if they are", he added. It was made offical earlier this week that three United States citizens that have been imprisoned in North Korea would be released.