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Swimming In Vomit: Swimmers Horrified As Lifeguards Use Wave Machine To ‘Break Up’ Vomit In Public Pool

Swimmers at a public pool at Cleethorpes Leisure Center in Lincolnshire were horrified with the way cleanup was handled – or not handled – after a woman vomited in the pool. Swimmers were enjoying a day in the pool on Sunday at at Cleethorpes Leisure Center in Lincolnshire when a woman felt ill and vomited in the water. The swimmers ...

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FDA Greenlights 23andme GHR Test: Genetic Testing Now Available To The Public

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Agency announced the approval of direct-to-consumer marketing for the Personal Genome Service Genetic Health Risk (GHR) tests by the 23andMe company. According to the agency, the GHR will provide you with information on ten serious disorders you may or may not be predisposed to. Consumers can order their personal home-based saliva collection kits for ...

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Zika No Longer A World Public Health Emergency, Claims WHO: Outraged, Brazil Says Chances Of Epidemic Still High

The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that the Zika virus is no longer a public health emergency of international concern. However, Brazil, the epicentre of the outbreak, has refused to downgrade the risk, noting that the chances of an epidemic are still dangerously high. The WHO receded on Friday the global health emergency it had sounded about the Zika ...

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Details About MMR, MMRV Vaccine Information Changes And CDC’s Public Comment Request

Before an immunization, patients or their guardians are given Vaccine Information Statements. They detail which diseases the vaccine will cover and the risks to people from contracting those diseases. The Vaccine Information Statements also provide a list of potential side effects, because it’s necessary for people to be made aware of what could happen from a vaccination. These Vaccine Information ...

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Prince's Paisley Park home to open to the public

Prince’s private estate and studio complex is to open to the public six months after his death. The singer died in an elevator at the 65,000 square-foot complex in Minneapolis in April. The trust company overseeing his estate announced Paisley Park will open for daily public tours from 6 October, provided the city approves the plan. Prince’s sister, Tyka Nelson, ...

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Japan's Emperor Akihito to make rare public address

Japan’s Emperor Akihito is set to deliver a rare televised address to the nation. Last month, public broadcaster NHK reported that the Emperor wanted to step down in coming years, which would be unprecedented in modern Japan. He is not expected to use the word “abdicate” because he is barred from political involvement. This is only the second time Emperor ...

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Japan's Emperor Akihito to make rare public address

Japan’s Emperor Akihito is set to deliver a rare televised address to the nation. Last month, public broadcaster NHK reported that the Emperor wanted to step down in coming years, which would be unprecedented in modern Japan. He is not expected to use the word “abdicate” because he is barred from political involvement. This is only the second time Emperor ...

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Peru president works out with cabinet in public

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and most of his cabinet have surprised bystanders by beginning their first weekly meeting with a short exercise session in the square outside the government palace in Lima. President Kuczynski (top right), who is 77, was seen in sports clothing working out to loud electronic music alongside his younger ministers with the help of two ...

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George Zimmerman — Says He Got Punched For Talking About Trayvon Martin Shooting in Public

Breaking News George Zimmerman called 911 to report he was punched in the face, and there are reports it’s all because he introduced himself as the guy who killed Trayvon Martin. It happened at Gators Riverside restaurant in Sanford, FL last weekend. According to a transcript of the 911 call … Zimmerman says he was explaining to people at his ...

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Overburdened Public Defender's Office Orders Missouri Governor to Defend Poor Client

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon. Photo: AP Taking advantage of a law that allows him to assign any case to any member of the state bar, Missouri’s chief public defender, Michael Barrett, appointed Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (a fiscally conservative Democrat finishing his second term) as the defense attorney of a poor client this week, citing the governor’s refusal to provide ...

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