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Health officials confirm 2 cases of dengue fever

A spokesman from CHP stated, "As the dengue activity in southern Taiwan remains high, the public are reminded to take anti-mosquito measures when travelling to the area, and to Southeast Asian countries, in order to prevent DF". Viray asked that area residents be aware of the mosquito-borne illness and be on the lookout for symptoms. The symptoms of dengue fever include fever, severe headaches, rash as well as eye, joint and muscle pain.

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Cannabis in Colorado investigation: Where is the marijuana tax money?

When GOP presidential candidates appear at the University of Colorado-Boulder for their third debate, they will focus on jobs and the economy . It's gone way beyond the stock question of whether they've ever inhaled. They also voice concern about the dangers of marijuana to children. Fast-forward 25 years and now Trump is opposed to legalization. Connie Zimmerman, the founder of Colorado Homeless Families, which helps with transitional housing, has not been offered help from marijuana ...

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Single gene variation to obesity in kids and adults

The genetic variation, the study found was more common in African American and Hispanic patients than it was in non-Hispanic Caucasians. He also said that the study explained how one genetic change can influence obesity & may affect protein levels.

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Processed meat causes cancer, World Health Organization says; red meat called

Based on that evaluation, they classified processed meat as "carcinogenic to humans" and red meat as "probably carcinogenic". "Both are bad, but smoking is much worse", Hiatt said. An aisle at a major supermarket in Seoul selling hams, sausages and other processed meat on Wednesday. Meat producers are angry, vegetarians are feeling vindicated, and cancer experts are welcoming the most comprehensive pronouncement yet on the relation between our modern meat-eating lifestyles and ...

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Chrissy Teigen Rejects John Legend Baby Rumors That She's Carrying Twins

A week after announcing her long-awaited pregnancy on her Instagram , Chrissy Teigen has spoken out about her expected arrival! "I love that photo because it looks so natural". "Good thing I am unfindable or this would be a rough few months", she posted Sunday via Twitter, after sharing the new pregnancy pic. It isn't twins.

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Expedition Finds 'Ancient Shipwreck Capital of the World'

Over half of the wrecks date to the Late Roman Period (circa 300-600 A.D.). "The island must have maintained importance as a harbor site". Greek director George Koutsouflakis said: "What is astonishing is not only the number of the shipwrecks but also the diversity of the cargoes, some of which have been found for first time".