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AFM: "Polio-like" Illness has Affected 6 Minnesota Children

While aspects of the condition are puzzling, Messacar says it's no mystery disease. "But it won't tell us what's causing the AFM, which virus, which process, that part we still don't know", Dr. Other symptoms are neck weakness or stiffness, drooping eyelids, difficulty swallowing or slurred speech. Most patients must be hospitalized. "But we do know that over time, with rehabilitation therapies, numerous children can regain function".

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Sullivan County Health Department encourages getting flu shot early

Cameron Wolfe, an infectious disease specialist at Duke University School of Medicine, said that despite the high numbers of flu-related deaths a year ago, it is reasonable to conclude that vaccinations saved many lives. "Although people will say, 'I got the flu vaccine and I got a runny nose, I had a cough, I had a fever, I had body aches, ' believe it or not, side effects like fever and body aches occur in less than 1 percent of people who get a flu shot", Dunn said.

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McConnell to AP: "'Nobody's going to beat" Murkowski

Grassley and McConnell worked together to help confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court . Before hearing arguments on Tuesday, the justices turned aside appeals of a 2017 ruling authored by Kavanaugh on the lower court that struck down a 2015 environmental rule imposed under former President Barack Obama regulating a potent greenhouse gas linked to climate change.

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Public event will put focus on young people and mental health

Brandy-Williams said. Mental Health has always been a topic of low discussion. Dr McNamara emphasised the importance of proactively working on health and having social supports to maintain positive mental health in the longer term. Deaths from intentional self-harm occur among males at a rate more than three times greater than that for females. The Accra Psychiatric Hospital Medical Health Director worriedly said despite the mental disorders facing quite a number of the population, mental ...

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Vitamin D supplements may not boost bone density

The authors said in the paper that they believed the results mean that there is "no justification" for further trials of vitamin D on musculoskeletal outcomes as there is no longer any ambiguity about its benefits. Bolland suggests doctors and health officials now recommending the vitamin to older patients as a way to prevent osteoporosis or brittle bones should stop.

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Birds are getting drunk on fermented berries and crashing into cars

Residents of Gilbert, Minnesota , have been phoning police about birds who seem to be intoxicated. "That explains all the birds bouncing off my window lately!" Also, younger birds' livers can not handle the fermented berries as well as older birds.