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Déclaration sur l’homosexualité : le Vatican rattrape les propos du pape François

Déclaration sur l’homosexualité : le Vatican rattrape les propos du pape François Il a cependant accepté de répondre à la question d'un journaliste qui lui demandait ce qu'il dirait à des parents se questionnant sur l'homosexualité de leur enfant. "Nous condamnons ces propos qui renvoient à l'idée que l'homosexualité est une maladie". À quel âge se présente cette inquiétude? "C'est autre chose quand cela se manifeste après vingt ans", a encore dit le pape . [Full Article...]

Gaming Community Mourns 2 Killed in Gunfire at Florida Tournament

Gaming Community Mourns 2 Killed in Gunfire at Florida Tournament The two deceased victims have not been identified. A gunman killed two people and injured 11 others during the gaming tournament. Two others were injured in the rush to flee the gunfire, Williams said. The massacre was the latest in a series of high-profile shootings in the state, following the killing of 17 students and educators at a high school in February and of 49 people at an Orlando n... [Full Article...]

MA reports 3 human cases of West Nile virus

MA reports 3 human cases of West Nile virus On Tuesday, the agency announced it was raising the risk level for West Nile Virus from low to moderate throughout the state. According to Dr. Johnmark Opondo from the Saskatchewan Health Authority, weekly testing shows a higher proportion of Culex Tarsalis mosquitoes have the virus in comparison to the previous year. [Full Article...]

41 cas de choléra confirmés — Alerte santé publique

41 cas de choléra confirmés — Alerte santé publique Mais les autorités sont accusées de négligence sur les réseaux sociaux et dans certains médias, et même d'avoir caché au départ l'ampleur de l'épidémie . Voilà encore l'indice de l'échec du ministre de la santé qui a pratiqué la politique de l'autruche face à un petit " choléra " qui par chance a été découvert dans les wilayas de l'algérois, censées être mieux équipées médicalement, sinon ça aura... [Full Article...]

DRC: Doctor stricken with Ebola in rebel stronghold

DRC: Doctor stricken with Ebola in rebel stronghold There were also 11 cases of Ebola in the United States tied to the outbreak , including four deaths. Several civilians have been murdered by the militia. "Once they reach Oicha, they are able to move within Oicha town more freely, because the town itself is a yellow zone from a security perspective", he explained. [Full Article...]

Cas de choléra en Algérie : Mesures de prévention en Tunisie

Un deuxième patient est décédé du choléra dans la wilaya de Blida (50 km au sud d'Alger), où 25 cas sont confirmés, a annoncé samedi le ministère. Par ailleurs, il a affirmé que dans la wilaya de Blida, ce sont 90 cas qui ont été recensés, alors qu'à Alger ils sont 22 cas, à Tipaza 19, quant à Médéa et Ain Defla, un cas par région a été confirmé. [Full Article...]

Harvard professor calls coconut oil "Pure Poison", but is it really?

Harvard professor calls coconut oil The professor kept on calling the oil posion at least three times in her entire lecture and since then the video of her talk has gone viral. If you're anything like us you've been slathering coconut oil pretty much everywhere recently. As CNN reports, almost three-quarters of Americans believe coconut oil to be healthful. The AHA says those are false: it's not been proven, and coconut oil ... [Full Article...]

Wildfires cloud Western skies with risky smoke, haze

Wildfires cloud Western skies with risky smoke, haze Katherine Benenati the Spokesperson for the OR department of environmental quality says if you look at the map every dot represents an air quality monitor. There are 17 large fires burning on more than 300,000 acres across Washington and OR with about 8,200 fire personnel deployed, according to the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center. [Full Article...]

Making Universal Donor Blood From Other Blood Types | Headline Science

Making Universal Donor Blood From Other Blood Types | Headline Science Scientists collected the beans, trimmed the B antigens off red blood cells, and effectively created type O blood. This could help scientists make universal donor blood from other blood types . And after the antigen stripping is completed, any leftover enzyme can be easily removed from the red blood cells with a simple washing step, he said. [Full Article...]

DNA reveals first-known child of Neanderthal and Denisovan, study says

DNA reveals first-known child of Neanderthal and Denisovan, study says But I never thought we would find an actual offspring of the groups'. To determine from which hominin group Denisova 11 originated, they compared the proportions of DNA fragments that match derived genetic variants from the genome of "Altai Neanderthal" and a Denisovan genome ( Denisova 3 ), both determined from bones discovered in Denisova Cave , as well as from a present-day African genom... [Full Article...]

John McCain to Discontinue Medical Treatment for Brain Cancer

John McCain to Discontinue Medical Treatment for Brain Cancer McCain, considered a maverick by some, lashed out at President Donald Trump in March of 2018, after the president congratulated Vladimir Putin on his re-election. "We can speculate that Senator McCain is worse neurologically and made it clear, now or beforehand, that if that happened, he would elect to have palliative care only", said Dr. [Full Article...]

Former head of CDC arrested on charges of groping woman

Former head of CDC arrested on charges of groping woman This time it's Thomas Frieden, former head of the CDC and a former health commissioner of New York City, reports Reuters . The incident, which was reported to authorities in July, took place in a residential part of Brooklyn, they said. "Vital Strategies greatly values the work Dr. Frieden does to advance public health and he has my full confidence", Castro said. Frieden was a CDC disease inves... [Full Article...]

Irish women having three alcoholic drinks a day

The researchers claimed there is "no safe level" for drinking - and that even one drink a day increases risk of ill health. The researchers from the University of Washington say alcohol leads to 2.8 million deaths a year, and it is the leading risk factor for premature mortality and disability in the 15 to 49 age group, accounting for a whopping 20% of deaths. [Full Article...]

First West Nile Virus death in Utah in 2018 confirmed

First West Nile Virus death in Utah in 2018 confirmed The chickens are used to detect some mosquito-borne illnesses such as West Nile. "One bite from one infected mosquito can make a person sick", CVMVCD General Manager Jeremy Wittie said. West Nile is primarily a bird disease, and some birds, including magpies, blue jays and crows are especially susceptible. On Aug. 3, the McHenry County Department of Health tested an American robin and discove... [Full Article...]

15% des appels resteraient sans réponses — SAMU

15% des appels resteraient sans réponses — SAMU Et deux Samu ont un " bonnet d'âne " car ils ne répondent qu'à un appel sur deux en moyenne. Du côté de la Haute-Loire, le Samu 43 au Puy-en-Velay affiche un taux brut d'appels décrochés de 100%. De même que l'on ne peut être parfaitement certain que les défauts de traitement des appels sont sans conséquence, on peut s'étonner du silence des autorités sur ce sujet, alors que le ministère de... [Full Article...]

Une lyonnaise débarquée d’un avion car son bébé a la varicelle — Ajaccio

Une lyonnaise débarquée d’un avion car son bébé a la varicelle — Ajaccio Heureusement, la maman et sa petite fille ont pu être hébergées par de la famille. Le membre du personnel navigant n'entend pas les arguments de Sarah et lui intime de quitter l'avion avec son nourrisson. "Là, j'ai pleuré toutes les larmes de mon corps", se souvient la jeune femme dans les colonnes du quotidien régional. " se questionne la maman". La compagnie au logo orange propose aus... [Full Article...]

De plus en plus d'enfants intoxiqués au cannabis dans le cadre familial

De plus en plus d'enfants intoxiqués au cannabis dans le cadre familial Une étude du réseau d'addictovigilance (surveillance d'addictions, ndlr) montre la " hausse constante, depuis 2014 ", du nombre de ces intoxications, note l'agence sanitaire. Ces intoxications qui surviennent le plus souvent dans un cadre familial , marquent une recrudescence en période estivale et lors des fêtes de fin d'année . [Full Article...]

Body Suspected To Be Missing Iowa Student Mollie Tibbetts Found

Body Suspected To Be Missing Iowa Student Mollie Tibbetts Found Cristhian Bahena Rivera , 24, has been charged with first degree murder in relation to the disappearance of Mollie Tibbetts . Authorities say shortly after Tibbetts was reported missing, they obtained video footage from an area on the east side of Brooklyn. [Full Article...]

Why you shouldn’t flush your contact lenses down the drain

Microplastics - that is, bits of plastics that continually break down into smaller and smaller bits - are a massive problem, and contact lenses are only making things worse. 'This is a pretty large number, considering roughly 45 million people in the United States alone wear contact lenses'. Researchers found that 15 to 20 percent of contact-lens wearers are flushing the lenses down the sink ... [Full Article...]

Police work to stop overdoses after 76 fall ill in CT

Police work to stop overdoses after 76 fall ill in CT Police Chief Anthony Campbell said increased patrols were swarming the green in the shadow of Yale University, where drug users began dropping Tuesday . Both drugs, especially fentanyl, have been linked to rising overdoses across the country. Doctors said some victims improved after being given the opioid overdose antidote drug naxolone, while others did not. [Full Article...]


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