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Boston Children's Hospital has evaluated all of the confirmed and suspected AFM cases that occurred in MA this year. So far across the county, 62 cases of the rare polio-like neurological condition have been reported. Many local cases have been treated at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia . The CDC's surveillance shows an increase in AFM cases beginning this August, as well.
  • 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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    The report says Montana's suicide rate grew by 38 percent between 1999 and 2016. A little over half of the suicides, 54 percent, committed suicide with no known previous mental health issues. In 2015, more than 78% of those global suicides occurred in low- and middle-income countries. Firearms was the most common method used by both groups, followed by suffocation, poisoning and "other".
  • Trump thanks Singapore PM for hosting US-North Korea summit

    Trump thanks Singapore PM for hosting US-North Korea summit

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    Under an American flag and dark night sky, US President Donald Trump personally welcomed home three American detainees Thursday morning after they were released from North Korea . Trump has said the goal for his upcoming talks with Kim is for North Korea to agree to denuclearize. But tensions have since eased, starting around the time of the North's participation in the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February.
  • Fortnite Changes Thanos Yet Again In Infinity Gauntlet's Latest Update

    Fortnite Changes Thanos Yet Again In Infinity Gauntlet's Latest Update

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    It's going to be interesting to see how Epic Games will incorporate these powers into Fortnite without making other players pull their hair out. Check out the trailer below. Namely, they're giving Thanos a chance to dominate his games a bit easier by boosting his damage. Just ignore that Thanos already exists in the Marvel Cinematic Universe by way of Josh Brolin and enjoy the spectacle.
  • Okorocha's Deputy narrowly escapes attack — APC Congress

    Okorocha's Deputy narrowly escapes attack — APC Congress

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    This was as Governor Rochas okorocha's son-in-law, Mr Uche Nwosu, said that there was a swap of congress committee that suppose to conduct ward congresses in the state. The incident occurred on Saturday before the APC ward congress. It was claimed that the congress committee that was suppose to conduct congress in Imo state, were moved to Anambra state.
  • 'I slept on sofas; now I'm in the Premier League'

    'I slept on sofas; now I'm in the Premier League'

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    Birmingham bagged a breakaway goal to put an end to Fulham's hopes and send Cardiff up automatically. After all, Warnock said only a year ago, "I don't like the Premier League " and his record highlights that, for him, the achievement has always resulted in huge let-down.
  • PM Modi wants to impose RSS' ideology across India: Rahul

    PM Modi wants to impose RSS' ideology across India: Rahul

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    The prime minister said he was "also excited to know that there was a dedicated women team that worked behind ISRO's Mars Mission 'Mangalyan'". Apart from this, Prime Minister Modi on April 6 also interacted with lakhs of twitter followers on the occasion of BJP's establishment day.
  • Veterinarian accused of implanting heroin in puppies for drug ring

    Veterinarian accused of implanting heroin in puppies for drug ring

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    A vet from Colombia has been charged in Brooklyn for illegally smuggling narcotics into the United States by surgically implanting packets of liquid heroin into the bellies of puppies. In a statement, Richard Donoghue a USA attorney for the Eastern District of NY said "dogs are man's best friend and, as the defendant is about to learn, we are drug dealers' worst enemy".
  • Diseases from mosquito, tick, flea bites more than tripled from 2004 — CDC

    Diseases from mosquito, tick, flea bites more than tripled from 2004 — CDC

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    Most of the increase comes from the arrival of Zika virus in 2015 and from ticks. Other factors leading to the spread of mosquito-borne diseases include worldwide travel, the CDC said. "With summer approaching, we know that we are vulnerable to disease spread by [these vectors]". "There appears to be an accelerating trend", Petersen said.
  • Local authorities take part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    Local authorities take part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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    The study showed majority of abused prescription drugs were taken from medicine cabinets of family and friends. But, even with the Take Back Program's success, the pill problem has continued to get worse over the years. The sites accept pills, tablets, and patches but not liquids or syringes. "So when they have this we're able to bring it here where we know it's safe and will be taken care of".
  • Toddler dies after divisive legal challenge

    Toddler dies after divisive legal challenge

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    The court also ruled that the parents could not seek treatment for him elsewhere because further treatment would be against the child's best interests. "Today I pray especially for his parents, as God the Father receives him in his tender embrace", the pontiff tweeted. Italy even granted Alfie citizenship and put a military plane on standby to transport him to Rome if the courts allowed it.