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Flu has already killed 39 children in the US and the number is still set to rise 17 Jan 6:06pm Flu has already killed 39 children in the US and the number is still set to rise
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Although there were fewer new cases of flu diagnosed last week than in the previous one, seven children died of flu last week alone, compared to zero in the same week of 2019, say Friday's figures.
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Heartbroken family of healthy girl, 16, reveal she died just a week after getting flu 17 Jan 5:24pm Updated Heartbroken family of healthy girl, 16, reveal she died just a week after getting flu
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In the last several weeks, nearly 40 children have died of the flu as the virus spreads across the US early. Kaylee Roberts, a 16-year-old from Ohio, is among the latest children to succumb to the virus.
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Flu widespread in nearly all 50 states and deaths have increased 65% 17 Jan 5:02pm Updated Flu widespread in nearly all 50 states and deaths have increased 65%
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New figures from the CDC show that 87,000 people have been hospitalized and about 4,800 people - 32 of which are children - have died from the flu which is a 65% increase since 2020 began.
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Heartbreaking photograph of twins, 3, kissing as one is diagnosed with rare leukaemia 17 Jan 3:38pm Updated Heartbreaking photograph of twins, 3, kissing as one is diagnosed with rare leukaemia
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The snap comes as Fox Parkin, from Devon, is separated from his sister Winter for the first time for cancer treatment following his Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia (APL) diagnosis.
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Scientists fear up to 4,500 Chinese patients may have caught the new coronavirus 17 Jan 1:49pm Updated Scientists fear up to 4,500 Chinese patients may have caught the new coronavirus
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Officials in Wuhan - the city at the heart of the outbreak - confirmed four new cases today, taking the total to 48. This includes two patients who diagnosed in Thailand and one case in Japan.
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Man, 56, dies when injecting mephedrone during chemsex 17 Jan 12:28pm Man, 56, dies when injecting mephedrone during chemsex
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A man from Parma in Italy died wearing nothing but a 'sex belt with a harness around the waist' after injecting the drug mephedrone into his shoulder caused his heart to fail, scientists said.
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Man allergic to ejaculating suffers anxiety, fatigue, muscle weakness and mental fogginess 17 Jan 12:09pm Updated Man allergic to ejaculating suffers anxiety, fatigue, muscle weakness and mental fogginess
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The patient, from Massachusetts, was diagnosed with post-orgasm illness syndrome (POIS). His symptoms were so debilitating he rarely masturbated and avoided having sex.
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Woman, 25, collapses and dies after waiting HOURS in Milwaukee ER 17 Jan 11:45am Woman, 25, collapses and dies after waiting HOURS in Milwaukee ER
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Tashonna Ward, 25, came to Froedtert Hospital in Wisconsin complaining of chest pain and shortness of breath. She waited for 2.5 hours before getting frustrated and leaving, only to collapse and die.
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The most common age of death in the UK is 88 for women and 86 for men 17 Jan 9:43am The most common age of death in the UK is 88 for women and 86 for men
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Data from the Office for National Statistics show that the most common age to die has risen since 1974 from 81 for women in the UK and 74 for men, with improvements coming faster for men.
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Three women reveal how they GAINED 253lbs and spent £8,500 between them at diet groups 17 Jan 9:32am Three women reveal how they GAINED 253lbs and spent £8,500 between them at diet groups
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EXCLUSIVE: Remarkable weight loss pictures show how three women from England have managed to beat their bulge by giving up slimming clubs. One opted for a gastric band to help her lose weight.
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17 Jan 9:17am Woman was diagnosed with skin cancer three times after initially mistaking her spot for ACNE 
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Jeska Forsyth, of Austin, Texas, first noticed a mark on her upper forehead in 2008. She finally saw a dermatologist in 2014, when she was diagnosed with skin cancer for the first time.
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Fears whooping cough is evolving into a SUPERBUG as doctors say a new vaccine is desperately needed 17 Jan 8:45am Updated Fears whooping cough is evolving into a SUPERBUG as doctors say a new vaccine is desperately needed
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Scientists behind the study, at the University of New South Wales, say new vaccines must be developed in the next five to 10 years to avoid bordetella pertussis morphing into a superbug.
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Boy who lost legs and hands to meningitis gets £10,000 Star Wars bionic arm 17 Jan 7:53am Boy who lost legs and hands to meningitis gets £10,000 Star Wars bionic arm
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Kye Vincent, of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, was given days to live in April 2016 when he was struck down with the killer infection.
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Man has mole removed after finding out he had skin cancer when app told him to visit doctor 17 Jan 6:54am Updated Man has mole removed after finding out he had skin cancer when app told him to visit doctor
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Jason Sheridan, 31, from Liverpool, discovered he had melanoma after using the app, called SkinVision, which checks moles for potentially dangerous changes.
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Doctors looking for couples to try a MALE birth control gel for $4,000 compensation 17 Jan 6:06am Doctors looking for couples to try a MALE birth control gel for $4,000 compensation
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Each man involved in the University of Kansas trial will need to apply the clear gel to their arm or shoulder every day for two years and be having regular sex with his partner.
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Mysterious cluster of 18 deaths among Amish children is FINALLY solved thanks to genetic technology 17 Jan 4:40am Updated Mysterious cluster of 18 deaths among Amish children is FINALLY solved thanks to genetic technology
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Scientist from RYR2 genes study published last week said about spate of deaths in eastern US: 'Both bad duplications came from both parents, and those children were unfortunate to get the double dose.'
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17 Jan 4:30am Scientists engineer dengue-resistant mosquitoes
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Scientists at the University of California, San Diego, gave the insects human antibodies - attacker proteins from the immune system - which made them unable to spread dengue in a lab.
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Boy, 5, with leukaemia is cancer-free after family fundraise £500,000 for life-saving treatment 17 Jan 4:10am Updated Boy, 5, with leukaemia is cancer-free after family fundraise £500,000 for life-saving treatment
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Oscar Saxelby-Lee, from Worcester, was given a 'life or death' three-month race against time to find a stem-cell match after his aggressive form of leukaemia worsened.
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Schoolgirl, nine, beat bone cancer after doctors amputated and reattached her leg BACKWARDS 17 Jan 4:09am Updated Schoolgirl, nine, beat bone cancer after doctors amputated and reattached her leg BACKWARDS
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Amelia Eldred, nine, from Tamworth, Staffordshire, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a common type of bone cancer, in August 2017.
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How drinking a pint of beer each night really IS in your genes: Scientists find more DNA twists 17 Jan 2:12am Updated How drinking a pint of beer each night really IS in your genes: Scientists find more DNA twists
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Millions of British people had their genome analysed by researchers led by University of Liverpool. Those who drink a lot shared specific genetic variants, some of which are involved in pleasure.
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Millennials are LEAST likely generation to get flu shot and experts think anti-vaxxers are to blame  16 Jan 8:19pm Millennials are LEAST likely generation to get flu shot and experts think anti-vaxxers are to blame 
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A new survey from the American Academy of Family Physicians found that 61 percent of millennials familiar with the anti-vaxx movement said they agree with some of their beliefs.
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Binge drinkers are drinking MORE than ever, report finds 16 Jan 7:22pm Updated Binge drinkers are drinking MORE than ever, report finds
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A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the number of alcoholic beverages consumed by binge drinkers rose from 472 in 2011 to 529 in 2017.
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