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Bhide, a hospitalist at Mayo Clinic, said while Lyme disease is rare in Florida, it is possible. Lyme disease can cause a variety of symptoms, including a bull's-eye-like rash, fever, stiff neck, muscle aches and headaches. "Approximately 50 percent of samples are positive for the bacteria that causes Lyme disease". If possible, he said the tick should be saved in the freezer for about three weeks.
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    Comey was investigating former national security adviser Flynn as part of a probe into Russian involvement into the Presidential election previous year, and if there was any possible collusion between elements of the Trump campaign and Russia .
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    Scalise was an enthusiastic participant in the ballgame - in 2015 he posted pictures from the many times he played in the competition against the Democrats' team . "I'm prayerful he will pull through, and I hope he does", Democrat Cedric Richmond said. "If we don't play this baseball game and we go home, then they win".
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    The scientists found that treating rat liver cells with the said compound could lessen the blood sugar levels . The study was published in Science Translational Medicine . The largest drop was reported for obese participants with "dysregulated" diabetes , whose baseline glucose levels were the highest. The go-to drug prescribed to keep the condition in check is metformin, which works by lowering glucose production and so its concentration in the blood.
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    The move is the latest indication of the agency's intensified focus on the opioid epidemic , which Gottlieb promised to make his top priority during his Senate confirmation hearing in April. The decision to call for its removal was taken at a meeting of an independent FDA advisory committee in March. According to a statement , Endo is reviewing the FDA request, but it has not agreed to withdraw the product.
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    Scott Applewhite). While the original plan to honor Scalise, organized by the office of Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall, included purchasing LSU t-shirts for members of the congressional baseball teams to wear at the game, the order did not ship in time, according to a tweet from Marshall's press secretary Eric Pahls.
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    Nearly every single day we read about how a police or correction officer is killed or seriously injured while protecting our communities. "It was found less than a mile from where we are", Sills said, noting that a nearby house was ransacked during a burglary a few minutes after they left the vehicle there.
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    A 56-year-old Argentine banker pleaded guilty in NY yesterday to transferring more than US$25 million (RM106.4 million) in bribes in the massive Fifa corruption scandal that has rocked world football. He agreed to forfeit that amount as part of plea agreement. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below.
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    Republicans and Democrats alike were shocked and saddened to learn that House Minority Whip Steve Scalise and several others were shot Wednesday morning while practicing for a charity baseball game. "That's a tragic scene I'll never forget - of my friend laying on that field motionless", Davis said. Every year, with a few interruptions, Senate and House members of each party solidify friendships off the floor and on the field.
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    The GOP lawmakers' team was taking batting practice when gunshots rang out and chaos erupted. Scalise was in critical condition after suffering damage to internal organs, and his injuries will require additional operations, according to a MedStar Washington Hospital Center medical update late Wednesday.