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Kimberley Walsh proudly shows off her baby bump in UNICEF campaign

Kimberley Walsh had said her former Girls Aloud bandmate Cheryl would make "a brilliant mum". Aoife Heffron, PR Executive for BoyleSports commented " Cheryl was spotted with what was nearly undeniably a baby bump at Paris Fashion Week, leading u...

Louis voters weigh in on "disgusting" Trump tape

She says speaking out for her daughter's sake is "more important to me than winning any election". Ayotte is in a close race for re-election. Half of the questions will be asked by audience members and the other half will be asked by the moderators...

Florida football game postponed

The ACC issued a statement Wednesday saying its athletics directors voted to continue playing an eight-game schedule with at least one game against a power-conference opponent. LSU has an open date October 29 but that date won't work because Flor...

Jayalalithaa recovering fast, will be home soon: AIADMK

A bulletin from the hospital had said that it had taken expert opinion from a UK-based doctor who examined her and concurred with the present line of treatment. As per the professional details put up on the website of London Bridge Hospital , Dr Bea...

Thailand investigates four cases of suspected Zika-linked microcephaly

Health officials are advising pregnant women or people interested in getting pregnant in the near future not to travel to places where Zika Virus is spreading locally. A lot of the preventative measures that are being recommended can be applied to wo...

Former Israel President Peres' condition deteriorates

Peres's condition deteriorated despite daily improvements since he suffered the stroke. The 93-year-old Peres was hospitalized two weeks ago after suffering a stroke that led to bleeding in his brain. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said he wa...

Lexington Zika Patient Did Not Contract Virus In Kentucky

While nearly all of the cases caused by local mosquito bites have occurred in Miami-Dade County, the Florida Department of Health said it was investigating the new case involving the Palm Beach County resident to determine where exposure occurred.

Wife from real "Fault in Our Stars" couple dies

At 7:10 p.m. - they remember the time precisely - Katie got out of her vehicle and saw Dalton leaning against a brick wall, looking cool and handsome in his sunglasses. "My breathing is pretty crappy and I see you are in the hospital". Dalton's hea...

Codeine not safe for kids doctors warn

The risk of risky side effects has led the nation's pediatric doctors group to strengthen its warning against prescribing codeine for children. Codeine has been linked to risky side effects and rare deadly breathing reactions, but some doctors ...

FDA recommends Zika testing for all blood donated in US

Friday's directive lists 11 states that will need to begin screening blood in the next month due to their location or because of the influx of travelers from Zika outbreak countries. Ziman said with the testing on top of the questioning already being...

Suffolk: 19 more mosquito samples test positive for West Nile

The laboratory, located within Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, tested only 38 horses since January 1; a number far below their capacity for testing. Remove all discarded tires on the property. Turn over plastic wading ...

'DWTS' Pro Watch: Maksim Chmerkovskiy to Return as a Season 23 Pro

The Olympic gold medalist and Rio Public Enemy No. 1 is joining ABC's hoofer competition show Dancing with the Stars . Val Chmerkovskiy, Witney Carson, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Lindsay Arnold, Sasha Farber, Gleb Savchenko and Allison Ho...

Tourist-friendly South Beach area of Florida linked to Zika cases

One person from Texas, one from NY and another from Taiwan have returned home after being infected while in Miami Beach. The total number of local transmissions of Zika in Florida is 36. Zika has also been linked to a disorder known as Guillain-B...

Scottish blood donor numbers down by 30%

This year blood donor organisations from 21 countries - covering 1 billion people - are coming together for our Missing Type campaign. Members of the public with tattoos must wait six months before they can donate blood. But Welsh Blood Service d...

13 cases of West Nile Virus reported this season in Colorado

But if Coloradans need a reason to keep mosquitoes away, it is the West Nile virus. Mosquitoes acquire the virus by feeding on infected birds. Laboratory testing results available later this week will help make a determination, according to a dis...

Exciting finish in women's 400m freestyle

She's become almost predicable in stepping it up on the big stage, though she set a world record in the 800 free at an invitational in Woodlands, Texas last summer. Sjostrom was the first to shine, a time of 55.48 seconds in the 100m butterfly enou...

As of today, e-cigarette makers must get FDA product approval

Parents and teenagers listen up... as of today, no one under the age of 18 can buy hookah tobacco, cigars or e-cigarettes, either online or in person. Youth who continue to use e-cigarettes tend to cite low cost and desire to quit smoking as reasons ...

Two babies born in California with Zika-related severe birth defect

The public health department didn't disclose which country the woman is from. Congress went on recess last month without approving emergency funding that President Obama requested back in February. It is primarily spread through mosquitoes and can ...

Minnesota's first West Nile virus case of year found in horse

There have been no human cases reported to date in Ohio. There are now no reported human cases of West Nile virus in Cedar Park. In rare cases, West Nile can lead to encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain. Repellents containing DEET, picaridi...

Fans target United States keeper Solo with teasing Zika chant

While Solo ultimately made the decision to attend the games, she's still sticking to her diligent use of mosquito repellent, although she told the Associated Press that she feels American media has been a bit unfair to Brazilians. Understandably,...

Hawaii issues emergency proclamation ahead of Tropical Storm Darby

David Ige signed an emergency proclamation in advance and residents are already beginning to feel the storm's impacts. She says Tropical Storm Darby, which is about 40 miles south of Honolulu, has toppled some trees and caused some localized floodi...

Catch 'em all: Wackiest Pokemon Go related headlines

For those who don't know, the new Pokemon app uses the phone's built in Global Positioning System to tell the player where various Pokemons (Pokemen?) are in the physical world. The Pokemon Go app has brought the thrill of Pikachu and company to ...

Legendary Pakistani social worker Edhi has died in Karachi

Edhi has been nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize, and was considered a favorite this year after being nominated by Pakistan's teenage Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai. He however, said that there was excellent treatment available for ki...

Spieth looking forward to Rio Games despite Zika fears

Microcephaly is a birth defect marked by small head size that can cause severe developmental problems in babies. In the previous two meetings the public health emergency was congenital malformations and other neurological disorders, but this time ...

Baby born in US to Honduran mom with Zika has birth defect

However, she was admitted to the emergency room at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey on May 27 while on vacation in the U.S. The doctors at Hackensack delivered her baby girl, who was sadly born with intestinal and visual issues.

Donald Trump poised to win Washington primary

With Trump having just effectively clinched the Republican Party (GOP) nomination, the numbers in recent polls likely reflect that. Julian Zelizer, professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University, told Xinhua there is growing ev...

Handless 7-year-old wins national handwriting competition

The award is part of the 2016 National Handwriting Competition, sponsored by Zaner-Bloser. This category rewards students with an intellectual, physical, or developmental disability. At the time of Annie's win, her mother Mary Ellen Clark, told t...

South Korea unveils Zika-proof Olympic uniforms

In commemoration of the first Olympics in Brazil the white marble stadium in the center of Athens will be lit overnight in the green and yellow of the Brazilian flag. The torch was carried by Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al-Hussein. The flame traveled la...

Prescription Painkillers Found at Prince's Home

Prescription drugs were found in Prince's possession when he died, according to reports in the US . He reportedly had a "sometimes debilitating" dependence on it for years. Investigators have brought in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to assis...

Second day of junior doctor strike

The hospital's emergency ward, maternity care and critical care units will be covered by senior doctors and consultants during the day. Warwick Hospital's medical director Charles Ashton said that during the industrial action, consultants and other...

Second Zika virus case appears in San Francisco

Environmental Protection Agency-registered insect repellents because those are safe for pregnant women, and not leave our doors open rather always use our screens on our house", Hurst said . "It's an interesting situation that we're getting constant...

Crystal Palace v Watford FA Cup semi-final looks a cagey clash

The 26-year-old did feature in Palace's victorious 2013 Championship play-off final against Watford at Wembley , when he blocked a shot on the line in extra-time to secure promotion for the Eagles. Mark Hughes fired United ahead but Ian Wright, wh...

Prince Dead at 57

Prince fans embrace by a makeshift memorial outside Paisley Park, the home of the singer, in Chanhassen, Minnesota (AP) Prince who has died at the age of 57. His representatives claimed the sudden landing was because Prince was battling the f...

Relay for Life gives students time to reflect on cancer

It's been five years since Glenn's aunt died, and three years since she found out that her mother-in-law had cancer too. The first part of the event is the Survivor's Lap. "I'm not a hero; I'm not some magic person", Fisher said. The continuous wal...

No change in autism rates — CDC

Methods for detecting early signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are primarily observational, spanning from parent reports to clinical evaluation. The data were derived from health and special education records of children who were 8 years old and...

Speaker: Can see why Trump comments rattle Mideast allies

Kind believed that House Speaker Ryan's invitation was an important step in breaking down what he called the "hyper-partisanship" between Republicans and Democrats in Washington . The circus surrounding what in any other year would be a statement ...

Scientists confirm Zika Virus causes birth defects

Zika is transmitted primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, which also spreads chikungunya, and dengue. Experts have found "extremely severe" brain damage in babies born with a birth defect presumed to have been caused ...

I am yet to become a star: SRK

Aryan is just a little tough but I believe he enjoys me the most. " Fan " will release on Friday. "Finally I got it and was so happy". Excited! I have never worked with him before. "I like the cold, I like the damp - I really enjoy myself here". ...

Global diabetes rate quadruples in last 25 years

Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General, in a statement. It found that between 1980 and 2014, diabetes has become more common among men than women, and rates of diabetes rose significantly in many low and middle income countries, including China, India...

Richest live longer but gap not as dismal in some USA cities

Since 2001, two years after the start of the study, the top 5 percent of men and women gained over two years of life, while the bottom 5 percent added less than four months to their life expectancy, on average. "If we think about a policy like ...

World Health Organization report: Diabetes cases have quadrupled since 1980

The prevalence of the disease has also doubled, rising from 4.7 to 8.5 percent of the adult population, with the biggest rises taking place in in low to middle-income countries over the past decade. "But if you can't, it's a lot better than nothing"....

Full-fat milk 'may drastically reduce risk of diabetes'

The second study analyzed over 18,000 middle-aged women who participated in the Women's Health Study . At the end of the study duration, the researchers noted that those women who consumed high-fat dairy had at least 8% lower chances of becoming...

Mother and partner convicted following the death of 21-month-old girl

Smith appeared at Birmingham Crown Court , where a jury delivered the verdict after a trial. The toddler, known as AJ, died in the couple's flat after suffering a cardiac arrest which the prosecution say happened when she was stamped on.

Two South Bay counties report their first Zika virus cases

The Zika virus is spread through mosquito bites from Aedes aegypti and causes only a mild illness in most people. "Residents should stay current on global travel alerts for countries where Zika virus is circulating, particularly women who are o...

How the AP-NORC poll on the Zika virus was conducted

Puerto Rico, a USA territory, has been the epicenter of the outbreak affecting the United States thus far, with 349 cases, all acquired from mosquitoes. There are reports that almost 700 Americans already have been infected with Zika. Only a quarte...

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Exciting finish in women's 400m freestyle

She's become almost predicable in stepping it up on the big stage, though she set a world record in the 800 free at an invitational in Woodlands, Texas last summer. Sjostrom was t...

As of today, e-cigarette makers must get FDA product approval

Parents and teenagers listen up... as of today, no one under the age of 18 can buy hookah tobacco, cigars or e-cigarettes, either online or in person. Youth who continue to use e-c...

Two babies born in California with Zika-related severe birth defect

The public health department didn't disclose which country the woman is from. Congress went on recess last month without approving emergency funding that President Obama requeste...

Minnesota's first West Nile virus case of year found in horse

There have been no human cases reported to date in Ohio. There are now no reported human cases of West Nile virus in Cedar Park. In rare cases, West Nile can lead to encephali...

Fans target United States keeper Solo with teasing Zika chant

While Solo ultimately made the decision to attend the games, she's still sticking to her diligent use of mosquito repellent, although she told the Associated Press that she fee...

Hawaii issues emergency proclamation ahead of Tropical Storm Darby

David Ige signed an emergency proclamation in advance and residents are already beginning to feel the storm's impacts. She says Tropical Storm Darby, which is about 40 miles sout...

Catch 'em all: Wackiest Pokemon Go related headlines

For those who don't know, the new Pokemon app uses the phone's built in Global Positioning System to tell the player where various Pokemons (Pokemen?) are in the physical world....

Legendary Pakistani social worker Edhi has died in Karachi

Edhi has been nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize, and was considered a favorite this year after being nominated by Pakistan's teenage Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai...

Spieth looking forward to Rio Games despite Zika fears

Microcephaly is a birth defect marked by small head size that can cause severe developmental problems in babies. In the previous two meetings the public health emergency was con...

Baby born in US to Honduran mom with Zika has birth defect

However, she was admitted to the emergency room at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey on May 27 while on vacation in the U.S. The doctors at Hackensack delivered he...

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Donald Trump poised to win Washington primary

With Trump having just effectively clinched the Republican Party (GOP) nomination, the numbers in recent polls likely reflect that. Julian Zelizer, professor of history and pub...

Handless 7-year-old wins national handwriting competition

Handless 7-year-old wins national handwriting competition

The award is part of the 2016 National Handwriting Competition, sponsored by Zaner-Bloser. This category rewards students with an intellectual, physical, or developmental disabil...

South Korea unveils Zika-proof Olympic uniforms

In commemoration of the first Olympics in Brazil the white marble stadium in the center of Athens will be lit overnight in the green and yellow of the Brazilian flag. The torch was...

Prescription Painkillers Found at Prince's Home

Prescription Painkillers Found at Prince's Home

Prescription drugs were found in Prince's possession when he died, according to reports in the US . He reportedly had a "sometimes debilitating" dependence on it for years. Investi...

Second day of junior doctor strike

The hospital's emergency ward, maternity care and critical care units will be covered by senior doctors and consultants during the day. Warwick Hospital's medical director Charle...