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Zika: more than forty cases in Singapore local transmission of the virus

All the confirmed cases are residents or workers at a single construction site, the Aljunied Crescent/Sims Drive area. All 41 infections appear to be concentrated in the Aljunied Crescent and Sims Drive areas in the eastern part of Singapore , nea...

American Heart Association releases new added sugar guidelines

The AHA is also advising that kids under age 2 avoid added sugars altogether. That is equivalent to one small chocolate bar, and less than a can of soda. The average US child consumes 19 teaspoons of added sugar daily, putting them at risk for ob...

New case of Zika through a local mosquito in Florida county

The new guidance should be implemented "immediately" in states and territories where the virus is already being spread by mosquitoes, and it should be phased in over the next four to 12 weeks in the rest of the country. At that time, the agency a...

Health Insurers' Exit Spells Trouble for Obamacare in Texas

Tennessee Insurance Commissioner Julie McPeak calls the increases substantial and says that the state's exchange is "very near collapse". Even with the state allowing BlueCross to more than double its rates in three years, BlueCross officials said th...

In latest hedge, Trump says immigration laws can be softened

Despite the GOP's grip on Texas, the state party is hardly monolithic. "Will they welcome Trump to Texas and take the stage with him on Tuesday?" I think it's a very important thing. Giuliani was on the stump for Trump on Monday in OH, where he intro...

US lawmakers press Mylan on EpiPen price increases

The rising cost of a life-saving allergy drug dispenser is raising eyebrows at the pharmacy counter and on Capitol Hill. Experts say several factors have contributed to the increase: There is no generic equivalent for EpiPens - the only competitor ...

KFC offers 'extra crispy' fried chicken-scented sunscreen to U.S. consumers

From now on, KFC Extra Crispy Sunscreen will be the first item on your beach day packing list. KFC is now making "Extra Crispy Sunscreen", according to the fast food company. Fried chicken: so versatile. "While I'd love to tell you our customers h...

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CRISPR successfully removes genetic disease from human embryo

But so-called "germline" changes - altering sperm , eggs or embryos - are controversial because they would be permanent, passed down to future generations. Unlike other approaches...

White Sox Jose Quintana traded to Cubs for top prospects

Quintana will also be the second-youngest starter in the corps behind Kyle Hendricks . Quintana, 28, is 4-8 with a 4.49 ERA this season after going 13-12 with a 3.20 ERA p...

GST: War of words between Govt vs Opposition. Here's who said what

Modi said whatever was lacking in growth and development of the country, GST will provide the opportunity to realise them. However, state governments led by the Congress party had ...

Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

Elaine Rodriguez spoke for many parents saying her disabled daughter, Leandra, depends on Medicaid for medicine and oxygen. The group's statement suggested Cassidy "must dema...

Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support

Here's Washington Democratic Senator Maria Cantwell. "It's simply not the answer", the Nevada Republican said at a news conference alongside Gov. "We're anxious about the ...

Small food makers wonder about Amazon-Whole Foods impact

Amazon also could stock gadgets such as its Kindle e-readers and Echo speakers, as well as goods from its burgeoning private label. Big data will be right there with you. Imag...

GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

Some of the Washington CAN people will dress up like pigs because, they say, "the latest iteration of Trump's health care bill is like 'putting lipstick on a pig.'" You don't h...

Lakers, Lonzo Ball to meet again on Friday at undisclosed location

There is pretty much forwards and guards all playing at the same time. I can play off at the two. While the feeling is that Ball is a good fit with the Lakers offensively, Fox an...

Pittsburgh Penguins beat Nashville Predators for back-to-back Stanley Cup titles

The Tribune-Review's version of plus-minus for the postseason also addresses two-play, albeit with more taken into account. Their legacy holds up among the best the sport has had. ...

Trump says he favors more money for health care

No names were revealed, but it has resulted in plenty of rumors across the political spectrum, especially more from conservative figures on social media, who publicly pointed the f...

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Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

The same argument emerged as the House worked to rewrite the law this year. It's also important to remember that the health-care plans in the ACA and the AHCA are not necessari...

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

It is advisable to upgrade to the latest patch of the Windows operating system to be safe against the attack. The phenomenon of companies failing to update their systems has be...

Celtics, Lakers, 76ers have plenty riding on the NBA lottery

Celtics, Lakers, 76ers have plenty riding on the NBA lottery

The 2017 NBA Lottery is nearly here! In fact, it was the Wolves' only victory in the National Basketball Association lottery. But, with the lottery coming up Tuesday, there is...

Love is the greatest gift a mother can give and receive

Love is the greatest gift a mother can give and receive

Moms don't care about the type of paper. No entry in the kitchen on Mother's Day Not making your moms cook for the family is rule number 1 on Mother's Day . Keep your sense o...

Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

The current rate is 28% for income that qualifies, and it hits individuals who otherwise would benefit from a sharply lower effective tax rate because of deductions . He's never d...

Leaked Trump draft order blames NAFTA for 'massive' wealth transfer from US

Leaked Trump draft order blames NAFTA for 'massive' wealth transfer from US

But that norm could usefully be tightened, both as a policy matter and as the political price of greater USA support for the pact overall. DAVID FISHER: President Trump has a po...

IRS Turns to Private Debt Collectors Amid Wave of Telephone Scams

IRS Turns to Private Debt Collectors Amid Wave of Telephone Scams

On the other hand, if you can't afford to pay your taxes and you tell the IRS, you can be put on an installment plan for up to six years. For those of us who are serial procras...

Most young people say gov't should pay for health care

Some 55% thought it went too far in cutting existing programs, while only 35% felt it didn't do enough to end Obamacare. A late Tuesday meeting at the Capitol involving Vice Presid...

Gonzaga players take unusual journeys to Final Four

Gonzaga players take unusual journeys to Final Four

But what we've lacked in great games, we've made up for in great shots - even if not all of them counted. With Xavier sending a second and sometimes third defender at Karnowski...