• High near 90 for Memorial Day
High near 90 for Memorial Day

After Monday , a warm and humid week is in store for the Harrisburg area, with the occasional chance of rain and thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service at State College. Sunday . We will get really close to our record high of 97°. Rain chances will be minimal on Tuesday before increasing again on Wednesday . During Satu...

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  • Ebola patients flee hospital in DR Congo: MSF
Ebola patients flee hospital in DR Congo: MSF

All previous outbreaks in DR Congo have been relatively small. "In all three cases every effort was made by staff at the hospital to convince the patients - and their families - not to leave and to continue their treatment", Doctors Without Borders spokeswoman Rosie Slater told CNN .

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  • Scientists Say You Should Sleep in Past Noon on the Weekends
Scientists Say You Should Sleep in Past Noon on the Weekends

After a long week of working, most people like to just sleep in all day during the weekends . The study looked at 43,880 people in Sweden , asking them about their sleep habits and following up 13 years later. The researchers also came to the surprising conclusion that regularly having more than eight hours a sleep a night could also be c...

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  • West Virginia Officials Recommend Hepatitis A Vaccinations For Food Service Workers
West Virginia Officials Recommend Hepatitis A Vaccinations For Food Service Workers

The number of Hepatitis A cases in Kentucky has exploded this year, increasing from approximately 20 reported cases to 629 cases already reported this year. This is more common in people older than 50 and in people with other liver diseases. Hepatitis A can be prevented with a vaccine, which is recommended for children older than one year and adu...

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  • People who eat more seafood have more sex, according to science
People who eat more seafood have more sex, according to science

Chan School of Public Health in Boston. Both men and women who are eager to have a baby should increase the amount of fish and seafood in their diet, conclude the authors of the study which monitored 500 couples living in Texas and MI in the United States .

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  • Twitter slams Hrithik Roshan for taking up Centre's fitness challenge
Twitter slams Hrithik Roshan for taking up Centre's fitness challenge

He advised his followers to do the same and buy a bicycle as it helps us to stay fitter and close to our Mother Earth. Responding to the challenge, Hrithik revealed that he cycles on his way to office everyday. Now I would like to challenge my wife @AnushkaSharma , our PM @narendramodi ji and @msdhoni Bhai for the same. Following which, Kohli...

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  • Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says
Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

And Michael Grandner , who heads the University of Arizona's Sleep and Health Research Program, told The Washington Post that it's wrong to believe a long sleep on the weekend can completely make up for a restless week. The study has its limitations, as participants were asked to recall their sleep patterns rather than being observed sleeping,...

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  • Nebraska State Patrol celebrates drug busts
Nebraska State Patrol celebrates drug busts

Authorities identified Felipe Genao-Minaya, 46, as the alleged driver of the truck and Nelson Nunez, 52, as the passenger. Troopers became suspicious of a semi-truck, and after searching the vehicle found drugs hidden in a compartment, says Nebraska State Patrol Col.

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  • DR Congo on 'knife edge' after Ebola outbreak
DR Congo on 'knife edge' after Ebola outbreak

One patient did eventually return to the treatment center but died later that evening, while the other passed away at home. Health ministry sources told the Reuters news agency that two police officers were assigned to help track the two patients down.

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  • Tests show bats are not source of Nipah virus
Tests show bats are not source of Nipah virus

According to a Union Health Ministry advisory, the Nipah virus, which commonly affects animals such as bats, pigs, dogs, and horses, can spread to humans and cause serious illness among humans. For aerosol-generating procedures, personal protective equipment (PPE) such as individual gowns (impermeable), gloves, masks and goggles or face shields and...

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  • Emiratis in India warned of deadly virus
Emiratis in India warned of deadly virus

The report is expected on Friday. Two people have died in the neighboring district of Mallapuram. "There is no need to panic". He said necessary instructions have been issued to all officers in the state to keep a strict watch on pig farms as well as areas that are populated by the animals.

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  • Scientists finding opioids and antibiotics in shellfish
Scientists finding opioids and antibiotics in shellfish

Scientists usually find chemical compounds in Puget Sound waters, ranging from pharmaceuticals to drugs such as cocaine, but this is the first time that opioids have been discovered in local shellfish, according to the Puget Sound Institute .

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  • Obesity now linked to 12 different cancers
Obesity now linked to 12 different cancers

Compared to women of normal weight, those with obesity are 24% more likely to develop one of a handful of cancers linked to the condition, and their chances of developing cancers of the kidney or endometrium were around twice as high as those of normal-weight women, new research has found.

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  • Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers
Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers

WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 ( HealthDay News ) - In a reversal of historical patterns, lung cancer is now more common among young USA women than men, a new study finds. Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in the United States and the world. The researchers noted that the lung cancer rate has fallen in America but that decline has only been s...

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  • Paying smokers to quit seems to work - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona
Paying smokers to quit seems to work - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

This study is unique in that way say experts. That's still valuable information because it's what happens in daily life. However, only about 3% out of those who were stimulated with money to quit smoking have indeed given up this bad habit.

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  • Nipah virus: Goa government to asks doctors to stay vigilant
Nipah virus: Goa government to asks doctors to stay vigilant

In the Mangaluru cases, both patients are from Kerala and they had met Nipah virus infected people while in hospital. "They are all contacts of the confirmed cases and their lab results are awaited". Nipah is a emerging zoonotic diseases that affects humans and animals. The natural host of the virus is believed to be fruit bats of the Pteropo...

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  • KKR vs SRH Expected Playing 11 for Qualifier 2
KKR vs SRH Expected Playing 11 for Qualifier 2

Shivam Mavi then hit Brathwaite for a boundary in the first ball off the final over before the West Indian picked up Mavi and Gill with consecutive deliveries to shut the door for the hosts. "We will play to win tomorrow without thinking of the consequences". To watch a live stream of the Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Sunrisers Hyderabad second 2...

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  • CO2 lowers rice quality, study says
CO2 lowers rice quality, study says

The rice affected by high concentration of carbon dioxide had less minerals and vitamins: iron, zinc, protein, and vitamins B1, B2, B5, and B9. For people in wealthy countries who enjoy a diverse, healthy diet, it may not matter much if rice becomes less nutritious in the years ahead.

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  • FDA Takes Action Against Teething Products, Makers
FDA Takes Action Against Teething Products, Makers

Benzocaine products are sold as gels, sprays, ointments, solutions and lozenges under brand names Anbesol, Baby Orajel , Cepacol, Chloraseptic, Hurricaine, Orabase, Orajel and Topex and as store brands and generics. Symptoms include shortness of breath, headache and rapid heart rate. The FDA is requiring manufacturers of all FDA-approved pre...

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  • Can you make up for lost sleep on the weekend?
Can you make up for lost sleep on the weekend?

But it found that those who didn't get enough sleep during the week then managed to catch up with a longer snooze at weekends didn't have the same higher risk of mortality as those who consistently go without enough sleep. "I suspected there might be some modification if you included also weekend sleep, or day-off sleep". Previous studies looking a...

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