• 2 dead after van swept away in S. Carolina amid Florence flooding
2 dead after van swept away in S. Carolina amid Florence flooding

The patients were being taken from Loris Hospital and Waccamaw Mental Health Hospital to McLeod, according to WPDE. They were going down Highway 76 when the floodwaters began to rise near the Little Pee Dee River, which is a branch of the Lumber River .

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  • Three people killed in Maryland shooting, law official confirms
Three people killed in Maryland shooting, law official confirms

Authorities said they believe there is no longer a threat to the community. The shooting took place on Thursday at a Rite Aid distribution center in Aberdeen. Three people were wounded and a fourth grazed by a bullet when a gunman, who was killed by police, opened fire at a software company in Wisconsin. Police said they did not fire any s...

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  • Florence delivers more drenching rains in eastern US
Florence delivers more drenching rains in eastern US

The highway could be flooded near Fayetteville and near the SC state line because of expected flooding in the Cape Fear and Lumber rivers. 60 primary roads have been closes, with more closures expected. The death toll from the hurricane-turned-tropical storm climbed to 11. About 10mn people could be affected by the storm. In Pender County, a ...

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  • Emirates Flight Quarantined in New York City, Passengers Hospitalized After Getting Sick
Emirates Flight Quarantined in New York City, Passengers Hospitalized After Getting Sick

He said the sick people were on what he called the "bottom floor". An Emirates flight from Dubai was held on the tarmac at New York's John F. Kennedy airport on Wednesday after several crew members and passengers reported feeling sick.

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  • Legionnaires' disease hits three NYCHA residents in harlem
Legionnaires' disease hits three NYCHA residents in harlem

The state has ordered a Hampton Beach hotel to take steps to remediate bacteria discovered in a hot tub and spa area that led to 14 cases of Legionnaires' Disease , including one death. Symptoms usually appear two to 10 days after significant exposure to Legionella bacteria. They should also seek medical treatment if they've been in the Guildford ...

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  • Backed Candidates Emerge Victorious in Florida, Arizona Primaries
Backed Candidates Emerge Victorious in Florida, Arizona Primaries

Trump has lavishly praised DeSantis , one of his most reliable TV defenders, and slammed Gillum as "a failed Socialist Mayor". The Gillum campaign pointed to this statement when asked for a response. If elected, Gillum would be Florida's first black governor. Republican establishment favourite US Representative Martha McSally has le...

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  • Here’s What You Need To Know: John McCain’s Funeral Schedule
Here’s What You Need To Know: John McCain’s Funeral Schedule

Flake gave a prayer at the ceremony that preceded a public viewing for the 81-year-old Republican who died Saturday of an aggressive form of brain cancer. Mike Foley bought a plane ticket to Phoenix so he could honor McCain after hearing the public could view the senator's casket Wednesday at the state Capitol.

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  • White House flags back at full-staff after McCain's death
White House flags back at full-staff after McCain's death

One of John McCain's former captors in Vietnam offered his condolences to the former senator's family and praised his resilience, the Viet Nam News reported on Sunday. The White House didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Burial will be in the academy cemetery. McCain, who died aged 81, had been deeply critical of Trump in hi...

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  • Senator John McCain's Passing Brings a Wave of Emotion to Social Media
Senator John McCain's Passing Brings a Wave of Emotion to Social Media

But in his address to the US Studies Centre previous year, Senator McCain did not shy away from conceding that Mr Trump was "unsettling" American allies, or that there is a debate underway in the United States about its role in the world, its resolution uncertain.

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  • British women among the world's biggest drinkers (with men 62nd)
British women among the world's biggest drinkers (with men 62nd)

Drinking five drinks a day increased the statistic to 37 per cent. The report did acknowledge that there was a body of evidence to show that moderate drinking did offer protection against certain diseases, especially cardiovascular ones , but ultimately concluded that the risks of cancers and other illnesses outweighed these benefits.

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  • Third West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Bay County
Third West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Bay County

So far, no human cases have been reported , no positive mosquito pools have been identified, and Canadian Blood Services has seen no positives through its screening program. Once in water - as little as a spoon's worth - mosquitos will go from larvae to a biting menace in a mere three days. If you've got a plastic swimming pool, empty it when it's...

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  • Immigrant charged with murder in Tibbetts' death
Immigrant charged with murder in Tibbetts' death

The video showed Tibbetts, 20, jogging near her hometown of Brooklyn as well as Rivera's vehicle. Investigators asked anyone who was around five locations , including a auto wash, a truck stop and a farm south of town, to report if they saw anything suspicious.

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  • Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota
Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota

A look at Metro Vancouver's Air Map also provides a closer, more in-depth glimpse at the air quality health index (AQHI ) around specific areas of the region. "What we've seen are a significant number of forest fires over the last few summers", Brown said. "That is not typical for wildfire season". For those wanting a break from the smoke, Sax...

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  • New York University offers free tuition for all medical students
New York University offers free tuition for all medical students

Medical schools have tackled medical school debt in other ways. What's more, 21 percent of doctors graduating from a private school do so with over $300,000 of educational debt. This isn't the first time that a medical school has tried to help the physician shortage - but according to NYU it is the first time that a "Top 10" USA medical school has ...

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  • Authorities Say 15 Overdosed In 45 Minutes At Connecticut Park
Authorities Say 15 Overdosed In 45 Minutes At Connecticut Park

All of those overdoses were in the area of the New Haven Green, said Rick Fontana, the city's director of emergency operations. Police said late Wednesday that they arrested one man on an unrelated warrant and viewed him as a "person of interest" in connection with the drugs the victims were using.

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  • New research found men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm count
New research found men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm count

The study included men who visited the Massachusetts General Hospital for fertility problems. Boxer-wearing men had a 25% higher sperm concentration than those who reported not wearing boxers. Researchers, however, also say that the findings of the studies can not be generalised as the study focuses only on men attending the fertility cent...

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  • West Nile virus found in Stirling area
West Nile virus found in Stirling area

There have been three human cases of West Nile virus in the county this year. Mosquitos are collected from over 90 test sites across CT to test for viruses including West Nile, Zika and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. According to the Central Connecticut Health District, the mosquitoes that tested positive for the virus are in the Culex family. ...

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  • FDA Warns Women That Vaginal Rejuvenation Can Trigger Pain And Burns
FDA Warns Women That Vaginal Rejuvenation Can Trigger Pain And Burns

The FDA said "vaginal "rejuvenation" is an ill-defined term; however, it is sometimes used to describe non-surgical procedures meant to treat vaginal symptoms and/or conditions including, but not limited to: vaginal laxity; vaginal atrophy, dryness, or itching; pain during sexual intercourse; pain during urination; and decreased sexual sensation...

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  • Public housing in states including OH to go smoke
Public housing in states including OH to go smoke

The ban does not apply to e-cigarettes, snuff and chewing tobacco, although there may be restrictions on those in some areas. Several hundred thousand NYCHA residents are now barred from smoking in their apartments, hallways or even outside.

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  • Indiana Insurers Impacted By Trump Administration ACA Payments Freeze
Indiana Insurers Impacted By Trump Administration ACA Payments Freeze

The move is yet another attempt to knock out one of the legs of Obamacare - creating a scenario where insurance companies have to accept all patients regardless of their health status, but will not be financially supported in doing so. The nonprofit consortium was the largest recipient of federal navigator funds in North Carolina previous year, h...

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  • Amazon to Acquire PillPack
Amazon to Acquire PillPack

The service is available in 49 states, with its main pharmacy located in Manchester, New Hampshire. PillPack is pitched as a way to bring convenience to people who take multiple medications every day. "Together with Amazon , we are eager to continue working with partners across the healthcare industry to help people throughout the USA who can be...

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  • Buffett, Dimon say quarterly profit forecasts harming economy
Buffett, Dimon say quarterly profit forecasts harming economy

Dimon credited him with doing the "heavy lifting" for the search. Companies often hold back spending on technology, hiring and research and development to meet quarterly earnings guidance that may be affected by factors outside the company's control, they wrote.

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  • Salmonella illnesses linked to pre-cut melons sold in North Carolina
Salmonella illnesses linked to pre-cut melons sold in North Carolina

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recalling pre-cut melon and pre-made fruit salads with melon distributed to stores in eight states-Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio-because of potential salmonella bacteria contamination.

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  • Chemotherapy is not needed in 70% of cases of breast cancer
Chemotherapy is not needed in 70% of cases of breast cancer

They are going to change treatment and remove uncertainty for women making decisions, ' Allison Kurian, an oncologist at Stanford University who was not involved in the trial said. "By stratifying these breast cancer patients [by risk] and finding that only those with the highest risk of recurrence need to have chemotherapy based on their tumor ...

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