• Still no funding for Zika as cases rise
Still no funding for Zika as cases rise

Democrats say the agency is a major provider of health services and should get a share of the $1.1 billion in proposed Zika funding. Budget and trade top the agenda as President Barack Obama meets with the top Republicans and Democrats in Congress on Monday.

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  • Clinton says she got dizzy but didn't pass out
Clinton says she got dizzy but didn't pass out

I just want to get this over and done with and get back on the trail as soon as possible", she said of her campaign plans. "As a senator on 9/11, this is incredibly personal to me.I'm now taking my doctor's advice, which was given to me on Friday that I ignored, to just take some time to get over pneumonia completely".

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  • Aerial spraying for Zika virus begins in Miami Beach
Aerial spraying for Zika virus begins in Miami Beach

The aerial spraying was in addition to the ground spraying. None of the 150 batches of mosquitoes trapped for testing so far - with 20 to 30 mosquitoes in each batch - have tested positive for the virus, Clifton said. We will begin spraying on Friday around 5:00 a.m, weather permitting, and will spray this Sunday, and the following two weekends. ...

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  • Fourth West Nile case reported in El Paso area
Fourth West Nile case reported in El Paso area

According to the state's Department of Health, there are 122 recorded cases of Zika across 17 counties as of September 6. West Nile Virus is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito that has picked up the virus by feeding on an infected bird.

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  • Airedale Hospital draws-up contingency plans to cope with junior doctors' strike
Airedale Hospital draws-up contingency plans to cope with junior doctors' strike

But a document prepared for Wednesday's meeting reveals junior doctors carried a second vote shortly after, asking what they wanted to do next - with 20% of junior doctors, around 7,000, taking part. According to health secretary Jeremy Hunt, this month's strike will lead to the cancellation of 100,000 operations and 1m appointments. "Our overrid...

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  • Sergio Aguero to contest violent conduct charge
Sergio Aguero to contest violent conduct charge

Aguero was initially given until 18.00 BST on Wednesday to respond to the charge, although he was subsequently granted a 24-hour extension yesterday due to the logistics of transfer deadline day. But if his decision to contest the charge is deemed frivolous, he could face a further match ban - which would also rule him out of a second match against...

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  • Valeant International Sued For Alleged Racketeering (VRX)
Valeant International Sued For Alleged Racketeering (VRX)

RBC Capital Markets set a $36.00 target price on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, August 19th. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.07/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -4.8%. The average numbers of shares are traded in a security p...

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  • Kevin Magnussen walks away from crash with nothing but a minor injury
Kevin Magnussen walks away from crash with nothing but a minor injury

On lap six, Magnussen appeared to lose control of his auto after hitting a bump at the top of the hill at Raidillon, unsettling the rear of his vehicle and spinning him violently into the tyre barriers. It was a chaotic first 10 laps of the race and heavy damage to the barriers where the Renault crashed caused it to be red flagged. "He is fully c...

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  • Trump campaign CEO once charged with domestic violence
Trump campaign CEO once charged with domestic violence

The newspaper reported that Trump campaign spokesman Jason Miller responded to a question about Bannon's voting circumstances by saying that the campaign chief had moved to a different location in Florida , but declined to answer additional questions.

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  • Zika spread through sex by man with no symptoms, officials say
Zika spread through sex by man with no symptoms, officials say

Peter Marks said in a Food and Drug Administration release. Obviously this ensures blood given by the possible infected isn't poisoning the supply redistributed out to patients in need of transfusions or other methods of blood delivery to the body.

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  • Baby born in US with Zika-related complications
Baby born in US with Zika-related complications

New York City's health department has launched a new, interactive mosquito information website as part of its three-year, $21 million effort to keep the Zika virus from spreading. Mosquito control experts in Pinellas County are not planning the type of aerial spraying campaign underway in Miami-Dade County. Pinellas County has its first case of l...

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  • Zika travel advisory in Miami Beach, too
Zika travel advisory in Miami Beach, too

We have another area now that's 1.5 miles on Miami Beach . Pregnant women should avoid travel to the designated area of Miami Beach , in addition to the designated area of Wynwood, both located in Miami-Dade County. Florida health officials have been aggressively spraying pesticides there. "Unfortunately a risk everybody's going to have to ...

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  • Broadcast of final Hip concert moved to Yellowknife Fieldhouse
Broadcast of final Hip concert moved to Yellowknife Fieldhouse

Lead singer Gord Downie is battling terminal brain cancer . The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation have announced plans to broadcast the show live for their fans all over the world. Sounds of the band will also echo through Ontario's cottage country where they'll be the soundtrack to a bachelorette party. Whether more obscure tracks make it ont...

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  • Saina undergoes knee surgery, likely to be out for 4 months
Saina undergoes knee surgery, likely to be out for 4 months

Saina is likely to remain off the court for upcoming few months following the surgery. "After the surgery", Saina, 26, tweeted and posted a rosy, cheerful smiley, indicating her present condition after she was shifted to her room. She responded: "Thank u so much Sushma ma'am". The world no 5 lost her second group league encountered 18-21, 19-21 t...

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  • Pharmacists Disappointed by DEA Denial to Reschedule Marijuana
Pharmacists Disappointed by DEA Denial to Reschedule Marijuana

The full letter from the DEA declining the most recent effort can be read here. The federal government in its decision did say it would allow more research into marijuana's benefits, which might ultimately move pot out of its current classification.

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  • Moms Taking Acetaminophen Likely To Have Hyperactive Kids
Moms Taking Acetaminophen Likely To Have Hyperactive Kids

Acetaminophen , which is also known by the name paracetamol, is found in many different drugs. But the study matters only if the association between mom's taking acetaminophen during pregnancy and her child's behavioral problems is causal and not a coincidence - which is always a possibility in observational studies.

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  • Michael Phelps' glare at Chad le Clos, now a tattoo
Michael Phelps' glare at Chad le Clos, now a tattoo

Since that night, #PhelpsFace has taken over the internet with memes and impersonations taking place all over the world. Ricky Fung's leg belongs in a museum. The story got even better when Phelps won the gold and Le Clos didn't medal at all. "The photo obviously became satirized but for him it's more representational of perseverance and focus"...

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  • Central Illinois expectant families can help safeguard against Zika Virus
Central Illinois expectant families can help safeguard against Zika Virus

Both are in Miami-Dade County, and Scott said the state still believes local transmissions are occurring in one-square mile in Wynwood, a trendy arts neighborhood near Miami. "I wouldn't (say) an epidemic or outbreak". "Per the governor's direction on August 3, all county health departments are now offering free Zika risk assessment and testi...

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  • USA declares Zika a public health emergency in Puerto Rico
USA declares Zika a public health emergency in Puerto Rico

For most Americans, the dreaded Zika virus seems like a far off problem that only really causes problems for people in South and Central America, or for people who have visited locations - and even then, it only seems like a problem for women who are pregnant or may become pregnant.

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  • Michael Phelps gets another gold, but says it is the last
Michael Phelps gets another gold, but says it is the last

But the USA team that many considered a gold medal lock won't even win its group outright with a loss Sunday, either tying France or sharing first with the French and Australia at 4-1. Jaeger claimed silver in 14:39.48, while bronze went to another Italian, Gabriele Detti, in 14:40.86. The victor, however, never seemed in doubt after world champi...

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