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Can The Mumps Kill You? Arkansas Investigating Hundreds Of Cases In Outbreak

A mumps outbreak brought 427 cases of the virus to northwestern Arkansas, the state's department of health reported Friday. Thirteen workplaces and three school districts in Benton, Washington, and Madison counties reported sick students and employees, with the majority of cases occurring in school aged children. Two-hundred-eighty of the sick were aged five to 17.
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A Rodrigues fruit bat has been born by C-section at San Diego Zoo.
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It will be a long, long wait before viewers get to see “Westworld” Season 2, but that does not mean fans are going to stop talking about HBO’s sci-fi hit or that they are going to stop forming theori
While it has been confirmed the Samsung Galaxy S8 will not be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress event (MWC) in Barcelona next month, the company hasn’t really announced a launch date for the devi
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President Donald Trump spoke with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi by phone Monday, discussing ways to further the fight against terrorism and extremism while stressing on the importance
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Match Beyond helps low-income students succeed
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SEOUL (Reuters) - Nintendo Co's smash hit Pokemon Go was unleashed on South Korea on Tuesday, six months after it was released elsewhere in the world, a delay caused by security fears over Google Maps
The LG G6 specs are coming into light, as we're now hearing about the mobile chipset powering it.
The full-disk image,created using several of the ABI’s 16 spectral channels, offers an example the satellite’s advanced technology.
Bandai Namco has announced that “Tekken  7” will be released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on June 2, 2017. The date is a lot later than the previously promised early 2017 release window.
India’s fourth-largest software services exporter HCL Technologies today reported a 7.8 per cent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 2,070 crore for the third quarter ended December 2016. It had...
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Although Black Flash will be re-introduced as a villain in Season 3 of “The Flash,” executive producer Aaron Helbing revealed that the returning baddie will actually help Barry (Grant Gustin) save Ir
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