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Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps post fast times in 200 IM qualifier

His 25 medals beats the combined totals of Zimbabwe, Costa Rica, Malaysia and Cyprus. Phelps , who announced this Olympics will be his last, will be in Lane 4 as he attempts to become the first swimmer in Olympic history to win the same event on four occasions.

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Olympic athletes bring ancient therapy into the spotlight

Cupping has been around for thousands of years, but many are seeing it for the first time and are wondering - what is that? It actually feels like a massage in reverse. The cups are then placed on the skin and can be placed on different muscle groups. The review said the studies weren't done carefully so their results aren't reliable.

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Incredibly rare moment a baby is born inside the amniotic sac

According to the Daily Mail , a baby is born in its amniotic sac just once in every 80,000 births. The baby is clearly visible inside the sac, moving at times with the umbilical cord still attached. When the fluid from the sac leaks out, we refer to it as a mother's "water breaking". As you can see in the video, the baby is moving about. Earlier this year another baby born in Spain was also captured on a video being born inside the amniotic sac.

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Congressman Pallone blasts Republicans over lack of Zika funding for NJ

As of August 2, health officials said that any New Yorker over the age of 5 should be screened if they exhibit three or more of the disease's most common symptoms: fever, a widespread, bumpy skin rash, joint pain, or pinkeye. John Hellerstedt, the state's health commissioner, in an online statement. It is meant to trigger an immune response that would protect against the mosquito-borne virus, according to a statement from the U.S.

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United States election: Hillary Clinton blasts Donald Trump for 'casual inciting of violence'

Trump's "Second Amendment people" comment and his other controversial statements are "always open to interpretation" and get twisted around by the media, according Collins, who said it won't affect Trump's support. One respected researcher said anonymous threats effectively discourage scientific inquiry into the causes of gun violence because "these people have guns".

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Zika virus claims first infant life in Texas

Additionally, North Carolina has been awarded more than $1 million in grant funds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address Zika, including surveillance, tracking and reporting of Zika pregnancy outcomes. Furthermore, health experts are encouraging that all US citizens use preventative measures, such as the use of an EPA-registered mosquito repellant containing DEET, IR3535, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus.

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Expanding Waistline Can Age Your Brain

A new study indicates that obesity can make the brain ages faster by 10 years. They found that those people who were overweight had a much less white matter volume than those of the same age in the lean group - in other words, an overweight person had a brain 10 years older than that of their lean counterpart.

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Pro Football Hall of Fame announces ticket refund plans after game canceled

Vincent's review of the case mentioned that the decking which covered the artificial turf was supposed to be gone at 8 a.m., but wasn't completed until 2:45 p.m. Since the painting was done a bit too close to kickoff, heat was applied to the paint to accelerate drying - and that's when things went awry. The decision came after paint on the field congealed and rubberized.

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No jail for mum who starved her baby on 'water only' diet

Despite regular breastfeeding, by the time the eight-month-old boy was admitted to the hospital, he was on the brink of starvation. She meant to help her son, but the radical water-only diet that one mom adopted in a desperate attempt to cure her infant's eczema almost killed him.

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Death of infant is first Zika-related fatality in Texas

Details regarding the date of that trip were not immediately available. USA health regulators have cleared the way for a trial of genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida that can reduce mosquito populations, potentially offering a new tool to fight the local spread of Zika and other viruses.

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Super "Shooting Star" Show In The Sky This Week

The annual meteor shower, the result of Earth passing through the debris stream associated with the comet Swift-Tuttle, is expected to peak August 11-12. This year's extra activity will be a result of the fact that Jupiter has moved that debris so that more of it is in the way of the Earth. French meteor specialist Jeremie Vaubaillon estimates that the heightened peak could come around 10 p.m.

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Team USA survives Australia's execution and physicality in slim, 98-88, victory

In contrast, the US has won 1,071 gold medals and 2,698 total medals since the 1896 games in Athens - and those tallies don't yet include the medals won so far in Rio. Here are a few events not to miss on Wednesday. He and Ryan Lochte will be looking to get to the semifinals in the men's 200 meter individual medleys Wednesday.

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Zika May Be Responsible for Arthrogryposis in Newborns

Babies with arthrogryposis have restricted movement in some of their joints, and sometimes the joints are stuck in a single position, according to Seattle Children's Hospital . Where there's smoke, there's fire. "As the Zika outbreak matures, it will not be surprising if more congenital abnormalities are discovered to have an association with Zika infection", Adalja added.

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American Red Cross urges donors to fight critical blood shortage

Cedar City | Christ the King Catholic Church, 690 S. Cove Dr. | Aug. 30, 1:30-7 p.m. Gettysburg - Aug. 30, noon-5 p.m., Gettysburg Village Factory Stores, 1863 Gettysburg Village Drive. A blood donor card or driver's license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Donors must be in general good health, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be 17 years of age or older.

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Florida Reports Four More Cases of Local Zika Infection in Miami

A mosquito becomes infected when it bites a person already infected with Zika. "We're delighted with the announcement today [on August 5] that the FDA, after their extensive review of our dossier and thousands of public comments for a trial in the Florida Keys, have published their final view that this will not have a significant impact on the environment".

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Zika infection may lead to severe joint condition at birth

Until recently, no reports of an association between a congenital (from birth) viral infection and arthrogryposis had been seen, van der Linden said. The condition affects 1 in 3,000 children. The researchers ruled out other possible causes of microcephaly, including HIV, syphilis and rubella, suggesting that the likely cause is Zika virus, Furthermore, arthrogryposis is an extremely rare condition and it happened in seven children in the region and time as the Zika outbreak, strengthening the ...

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Texas baby's death linked to Zika virus

The state Department of Health still believes active transmissions are only happening within a one-square-mile area in the Wynwood arts district in North Miami . "Now we're also hearing from the National Institutes of Health that their efforts to move ahead with vaccine trials is also being halted or not moving ahead", said Pallone.

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Zika Virus Can Cause Joint Deformities In Babies, Says Study

Instead, she suspects that the arthrogryposis was caused by a nervous system disorder, hypothesizing that the motor neurons in charge of flexing or relaxing muscles led the fetuses to become fixed or frozen in certain positions, thus causing the deformities.

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Menendez has personal stake in push for Zika funding

Officials said in a statement they believe this case originated in a pocket of the Wynwood neighborhood linked to other cases of locally transmitted Zika. In Florida, 57 pregnant women have become infected. Symptoms can last for several days to a week. "We are devastated to report our first case of Zika-associated death and our hearts go out to the family".

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Powerhouse New Zealand knocked out by Fiji in quarter-finals

Charlotte Caslick of Australia runs with the ball to score a try under pressure of Luisa Tisolo of Fiji during a Women's Pool A rugby match between Australia and Fiji on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Deodoro Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil.

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DEA Rejects Attempt to Loosen Federal Restrictions on Marijuana

A drug can be reclassified through Congressional legislation or a formal scheduling petition process that involves medical and scientific evaluation by the FDA and DEA. Researchers also need the highest level of permission to run clinical trials of marijuana and drugs derived from it, and to study constituents of marijuana, even if they are free of the components that make people high.

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Calgary man charged with importing drug far more powerful than fentanyl

A potent synthetic drug more powerful than fentanyl, carfentanil is known for being a large animal tranquilizer and for its alleged use as a chemical weapon by the Russian military. RCMP said it is hard to imagine what this drug would do if even a small amount made its way to Canadian streets. The package was marked as containing printer accessories.

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Study details possible link between Zika and severe joint condition

In a recent study that has put the menace of the Zika virus in further perspective, it has been discovered that babies who are infected with the virus in the womb might be born with one of the rarest joint disorders. Upon examining the joints of babies under detailed imaging scans, the researchers did not find abnormalities in their joints. While the ensuing firestorm about whether Trump meant to make fun of anyone's physical appearance and what that says about him as a leader was more ...

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Butterfly, relay wins gives Phelps his 20th and 21st Olympic gold medals

A day after Phelps' chief rival in the 200 butterfly shadow-boxed in front of him in the ready room during the semifinals, leading to the now-infamous Phelps death stare, Phelps became the oldest individual swimming gold medalist in Olympic history.

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Ancient therapy technique leaves red, purple spots on Olympian Michael Phelps

There have been a few trials that have tested the effectiveness of cupping therapy . I have her put cups on my back and she's like eww. One theory for how it does that is that pulling the skin away from underlying muscle draws blood to the area.

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Olympics shine light on ancient cupping therapy

But does it work? They have saunas, spas, warm baths, de-stressing sessions; yet, this ancient Chinese therapy is attracting many because of its proven healing ability. A 2012 study published in PLos One , which reviewed 135 trials of cupping therapy from 1992 to 2010, found that "cupping has potential effect in the treatment of herpes zoster and other specific conditions" but "further rigorously designed trials on its use for other conditions are warranted".

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Rio Olympics 2016: Reigning champions Mexico knocked out at group stage

The results left the Koreans top of Group C with seven points and Germany second with five. It was yet another drubbing at these Games for Fiji, who suffered 8-0 and 5-1 losses to Korea Republic and Mexico respectively. The top two teams in each of the four groups go through to Saturday's quarter-finals. Striker Antony Lozano scored for Honduras from the penalty spot in the 75th minute and Mauricio Martinez equalized for Argentina with a free kick during second-half injury time.

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Infant the 2nd US Zika death

Dr. Umair Shah is the executive director of Harris County Public Health. The case is Palm Beach County's first and perhaps the seventeenth instance of Zika being spread by mosquito in Florida. At least 80 healthy volunteers aged 18 to 35 will receive doses of the vaccine on differing schedules as part of a phase 1 clinical trial, the agency said.

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$750 million grant awarded for air monitoring sensors

While air pollution puts everyone at risk, it is most unsafe to children, the elderly and others with existing respiratory and cardiovascular problems. The ATS-recommended standards for ozone and fine particulate matter are slightly more stringent than the current EPA standards . "This research will provide tools communities can use to understand air pollution in their neighborhoods and improve public health".

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Texas Links Infant's Death to Zika-Related Birth Defect

During the first week of August, the Florida Department of Health reported its 16th case of locally transmitted Zika virus in a one-square-mile area of Miami north of downtown, bringing the total number of people infected in the mosquito-borne outbreak to at least 16.

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Peak season for rabies in MI

Rabies is a viral disease transmitted by the bite of an infected animal, and once symptoms begin, there is no treatment for rabies, states a release the MI departments of Agriculture and Rural Development, Health and Human Services, and Natural Resources.

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First Zika Case Confirmed In The Bahamas

Florida is now the only state where locally-transmitted cases have been confirmed. The funding comes as Florida grapples with at least 21 cases of locally transmitted Zika. A The following side effects have been reported in fetuses and infants who contracted Zika before birth: vision and hearing defects, impaired growth, an absent or poorly developed brain, as well as microcephaly, a neurological condition in which a baby's brain and head are smaller than normal.

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United States relay win gives Phelps his 21st Olympic gold

Conor Dwyer, Townley Haas and Ryan Lochte made sure of that, handing off a commanding lead to the most decorated athlete in Olympic history. Michael Phelps' determination to stay in the zone while his swimming rival, South Africa's Chad le Clos , amped himself up before their face-off Monday in Rio resulted in a death stare face that has gone viral.

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Becky Adlington tears up as Michael Phelps kisses baby Boomer in Rio

Phelps' time was 1:53.01. Phelps said it didn't bother him, but judging by his celebration after winning gold on Tuesday night, it evidently did. That is just insane. Just over an hour later - and with a medal ceremony in between - he anchored the United States in a convincing relay win over Britain and Japan. The event has always been one of Phelps' best, and now he'll look to cap off his incredible career by defending his title yet again.

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Speaker Paul Ryan Wins Primary in Landslide

Ryan (R-Wis.) faces Paul Nehlen, an aggressive challenger with some national backing, in his congressional primary Tuesday, and polls indicate Ryan should easily win. Last week, Republican presidential nominee Trump finally endorsed Ryan for re-election. Ryan and Trump have clashed before, most recently when Ryan defended the gold star Khan family, who engaged in a back-and-forth with Trump after their appearance at the Democratic National Convention.