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Surprise! A bunch of kids who weren’t vaccinated now have the measles

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , if you are not sure about your immunization status, and you can not locate your vaccination records, it is safe to get the MMR vaccine. There have also been three reported cases in Atlanta. "The recommended two doses of the measles vaccine provide even greater protection - 97 percent".

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Is breakfast always a good idea?

Conducted mostly on obese people from the USA or United Kingdom over the last several decades, those 13 trials looked at the links between eating (or skipping ) breakfast and body weight , and how breakfast impacted total daily energy intake.

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Waterloo Region police join Bell Let's Talk conversation

Tim Hortons donated coffee and muffins, Youth Wellness Hub Ontario donated prizes and Bell provided swag for the event. We envision an Ontario where people don't need to be in crisis to find timely access to mental health treatment. "Safewards encourages active communication so that patients are heard and understood in an environment of trust", said Heather Hickey, director, Collaborative Practice and Mental Health and Addictions, Sault Area Hospital.

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Measles Cases Confirmed in Georgia Following Northwest Outbreak

A measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest became more worrisome on Wednesday with word that people infected with the extremely contagious viral illness travelled to Hawaii and central OR after being exposed. Measles is highly contagious, so we lose herd immunity when about 5 percent of the population is unvaccinated. And, as of epidemiologic week 42 of 2018, the Peru Ministry of Health had also reported 2 cases imported from Venezuela.

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Still a Long Way to Go in Addressing Mental Health Needs: Advocate

He calls that a shame because they are the people who need the good will of society to improve their position. "We're grateful to these leading organizations for encouraging everyone to get engaged in the mental health cause and make sure our voices are heard on what promises to be the biggest Bell Let's Talk Day ever", added Deacon in a statement.

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Sinn Fein's Brexit Spokesman Says No Deal Makes A United Ireland "Inevitable"

Trying to break the U.K.'s Brexit deadlock, May got Parliament's backing for a bid to change an Irish border guarantee in the withdrawal deal - a provision May and the European Union both approved, and which the bloc insists can not be changed.