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Bothell, Issaquah students ordered homes for possible measles exposure

Twenty students and 11 employees at Issaquah High School and another 19 at Bothell's Northern High School have been ordered to stay at home after being possibly exposed to an employee confirmed to have that measles. Another case of measles identified in King County The students and staff were all sent home because they either had never been immunized or …

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"Hippie" island outside Seattle sees the shift in low vaccine level

ASSOCIATED PRESS Gator Lanphear poses for a photo with her two-year-old 6-year-old daughters Scarlett, left and Leilani in Vashon Island, Wash., May 15. Lanphear said he not only immunizes his twin daughters but instills in them the importance of getting his shots as a heroic act. The number of philosophical exceptions in Vashon has decreased dramatically, but overall there are …

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Heart scan 'could pick up signs of sudden death risk'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fabrice Muamba collapsed while playing for Bolton Wanderers in 2012                  Scientists say a new scan technique could identify people at risk of collapsing and dying suddenly from a hidden heart condition Normally, people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, signs of structural changes in the heart can only be picked up after death But University of …

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Measured outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as US reports 41 new cases

An illustration provides a 3D graphical representation of a spherical-shaped, measles virus particle studded with glycoprotein tubercles in this handout image. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / Handout via REUTERS / File Photo / File Photo The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as …

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Trans Woman Identified As Male On Medical Chart, Delivers Stillborn Child

11:45 AM 05/20/2019 | US Rachel Stoltzfoos | Staff Reporter A woman gave birth to a stillborn child because doctors were "thrown off" at her decision to identify as male at the hospital, according to the authors of a report on issues with medical treatment of transgender people. The 32-year-old woman showed up at the emergency room she was having …

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Is vegan diet healthy for children? Belgian doctors say no

Estimated 3% of Belgian children follow this type of vegetarianism that excludes meat, eggs, dairy products and all other animal derived ingredients, according to the Academy's statement. The eating plan is "restrictive", creating "inevitable" nutritional deficiencies and, if not properly monitored, can lead to deficiencies and stunted development, the academy says. The medical opinion was requested by a representative of …

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How To Know When It's Time To Take Medication For Anxiety

Until a couple years ago, I didn't think I was an "anxious" person. On the outside, I'm easygoing. I'm adventurous, spontaneous and social. I'm not afraid of flying, public speaking or crowds. Everything throughout my life, silently and constantly, about almost everything. We were all about possibilities that I knew, deep down, were at all rational. They always feared that …

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PTSD: Civilians Struggle To Find Effective Therapy: Shots

Stuart Kinlough / Getty Images / Icon Images               Stuart Kinlough / Getty Images / Icon Images                      Lauren Walls had lived with panic attacks, nightmares and flashbacks for years. The 26-year-old San Antonio teacher sought help from a variety of mental health professionals – including spending five years and at least $ 20,000 with one therapist who used …

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Coffee makes you poop, and researchers have figured out why

They say that only two things are safe in this world: death and taxes. But as a person without plans ever devastating and a petulant libertarian view of paying my fair share, this idiom never really tracked me. For me, I only hold two masters: coffee and pooping, both in importance and chronologically. The phenomenon of coffee boom boom is …

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