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East Texas schools see effects of flu season


Virginia is considered one of just seven states across the country with widespread flu activity and it is still very early in this season . The latest data is from the week ending in December 2nd, though new data is expected out soon. Over the past week in North Dakota, there were 104 new cases of the flu . "We still have flu vaccine available, so if you haven't already, now is the time to get your flu vaccination". Read More »

Two dead after shooting at Penn State Beaver


The school said in a series of tweets that shots had been fired near the school's cafeteria. Please avoid Student Union Bldg and Food Services area. WPXI had earlier reported that the coroner had been called to the scene. When he arrived at the scene, the man and woman were found dead beside her vehicle. Read More »

Flu Activity Is Up Amid Questions About Vaccine Effectiveness


Vernon Avenue, offers them for $9. On the whole, flu symptoms are more intense than those caused by the common cold. This is typical of the patterns we've experienced in the past, where the "A" strain dominates early in the flu season and "B" strain dominates the latter part of the flu season; there is that risk and potential of contracting both the "A" and "B" strain of the flu. Read More »

Doug Pederson must be Eagles MVP with Wentz done for season


Wentz was later escorted off the field due to a knee injury at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on December 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Foles was able to close out the victory on Sunday in Los Angeles but looked nowhere near as capable of Wentz of putting the team on his back through the playoffs. Read More »

"Bohemian Rhapsody" Has a New Director


That news was followed up by a response from Singer's camp, claiming that the studio did not make allowances for the director to care for an ailing parent. The film is now scheduled for release in December next year. The decision reflected an escalating clash between Singer and actor Rami Malek and was caused by Singer's being missing from the set, necessitating the December 1 production shutdown of the film in which Malek stars as Freddie Mercury , frontman of the rock group Queen, ... Read More »

Health officials: Flu shot may only be 10% effective this season


In the case of H3N2, the vaccine component has been genetically altered somewhat as a result of the manufacturing process, which involves growing vast quantities of the virus in eggs. Doctors still want you to get the shot, though. "If you're not excited about getting vaccinated yourself, do it for the people you love", Mills said. Read More »

Yemen rebels disperse protests demanding slain leader's body


Everyone knows that it was Iranian intelligence that provided Houthi militias with Saleh's plan of action, and gave clear instructions to take him and his companions out in cold blood. According to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Tuesday, more than 230 people have been killed and around 400 injured in the Yemen war since the beginning of this month. Read More »

Why the flu shot this year may not protect you


It's that time of year again - flu season is upon us. Despite the Australian findings, urgent care clinics KWCH spoke with said they haven't seen too many people with the flu yet. So, the warning that was just put out that this year's vaccine may not be that effective didn't phase her. For every vaccination administered at your local Walgreens pharmacy, Walgreens will donate the value of a lifesaving vaccine to people in developing countries as part of our Get a Shot, Give a Shot ... Read More »

Dog owners live longer, so in your face, cat fans


We're semi-serious. Some Swedish outfit published a study on the health of dog owners, and it turns out that owning a pooch can decrease risk of death by 33 percent. The study concludes that owning a canine pet may prevent cardiovascular disease and other heart conditions by increasing the dog owner's social contact and well-being. Read More »

Sex can rarely trigger Cardiac Arrest: Recent Report


Of these, 34 (0.7 percent) of SCAs were linked to sexual activity. "People will ask their doctors if sex increases their risk of sudden death, and we've never had the answer before because there never was a study", Dr. In an earlier article about sex and heart attack, a U.S. cardiologist puts the absolute risk of heart attack for a 50-year-old man who exercises regularly at one chance in a million per hour. Read More »

Group Says Fidget Spinners Are Dangerous

The U.S. Public Interest Research Group said the Fidget Wild Spinner Premium Brass tested for 33,000 parts per million of lead, and the Fidget Wild Spinner Premium Metal tested for 1,300 parts per million of lead. Target added that fidget spinners are labeled as a "general use" product rather than toys. Additionally, online the "Fidget Wild Spinner Premium Brass" is labeled for ages "six and up". Read More »

New research: A drink a day increases cancer risk


The statement cited an increase in the risk of cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx and the liver, with a slightly lower increased risk for colorectal and pancreatic cancer. It's estimated that, worldwide, about 5 percent of new cancers and 6 percent of cancer deaths each year are directly attributable to alcohol consumption, the ASCO statement said. Read More »

Spartans Felton Davis makes incredible touchdown catch vs. Penn State


Except, Penn State did get the stop earlier in the drive. Khari Willis led Michigan State with 11 tackles, David Dowell had two interceptions and Joe Bachie one. Coach James Franklin, who has helped pull Penn State back into the national conversation during the last two seasons, has now had 10 opportunities to beat a ranked opponent on the road in his head-coaching career. Read More »

Guru Nanak Birthday, Guru Nanak Jayanti Date, timing and significance


In an over one-minute long video message, the prime minister shared his thoughts on the Sikh Guru and urged all to imbibe his teachings. Guru Nanak also taught the equality in the Sikh Langar (kitchen) so that in every gurudwara has a langar where all people offered free meal regardless of their color or religion. Read More »

Kaiser receives top safety ranking for Modesto location

Rhode Island ranked first among the states with the most A hospitals. In the category of safety problems for the fall 2017 report , the hospital scored among the best hospitals in the country in all four areas surveyed. Maryland was included in the state rankings for the first time, as prior to this most recent report it was exempt from reporting several safety measures on a national level. Read More »

Regular marijuana use linked to more sex, Stanford study finds


To arrive at an accurate determination of marijuana's effect on intercourse frequency, Eisenberg and Sun turned to the National Survey of Family Growth , sponsored by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "We don't want people to smoke to improve sexual function, but it probably doesn't hurt things", says Eisenberg. What's more , the link was found across all kinds of demographic groups. Read More »

Turn in unused and expired medications Saturday during Drug Take Back Day


Take Back events are held across the country today, October 28, generally from 10 2 p.m. We encourage citizens to clean out their medicine cabinets and turn in old and used prescription drugs so they can be disposed of safely. The DEA says the effort helps prevent prescription drugs from getting into the wrong hands, or into rivers and streams after improper disposal. Overall, in its 13 previous Take Back events, DEA and its partners have taken in over 8.1 million pounds -more than ... Read More »

Einstein's note with happiness theory sold for 1.56 mln Dollars


It said the buyer of one of the notes was a European who wished to remain anonymous. One note says that 'a quiet and modest life brings more joy than a pursuit of success bound with constant unrest'. A second note written by Einstein at the same time on a blank piece of paper that simply reads "where there's a will, there's a way" was sold at a price of 240,000 US dollars, said the auction. Read More »

Kern County unemployment rate goes down


The largest over-the-month gain was for the government, which added 1,300 jobs to its sector, bringing the total job number to 18,200. Rhode Island lost 3,700 jobs from the revised August employment level of 498,800, the agency said. Maine's unemployment rate remains low and was largely unchanged from August to September. Statwide, the unemployment rate stood at 2.8%, well below the national rate of 4.2%. Read More »

Over 100 Security Force Members Killed In Three Taliban Attacks

The Taliban claimed responsibility for Thursday's attack. Among those killed was the provincial police chief, Torialai Abdyani. "At around 2.50 the morning (2220GMT Wednesday), a group of attackers attacked the Afghan National Army base in Maiwand district of Kandahar. Read More »

'Sunny and I have a Beautiful Relationship' : Hema Malini


While the film did not go on to become a great hit (it didn't flop either), it definitely was a tribute to The Dream Girl of Bollywood, Hema Malini . The ageless talent has shared an insight into her life with Dharmendra as well as spoken on political figures like Modi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, L.K. Read More »

Bengaluru: Karnataka Govt to Adopt Little Girl Rescued From Debris


Authorities fear death toll would rise as some people are reported to be trapped under the debris. Four men and a woman were killed when a two-storey building collapsed here on Monday after a cooking gas cylinder exploded, police said. They said a noise of the blast was heard and the 20-year-old building was reduced to rubble. "Two families were residing in the ground floor while one was on the first floor". Read More »

Smoke From Wine Country Wildfires Sickens People 100 Miles Away


Smoke from the Northern California wildfires has the potential to affect air quality throughout the entire San Joaquin Valley, prompting local air pollution officials to issue a health cautionary statement Valley-wide. "They exacerbate respiratory conditions like asthma, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), emphysema and other conditions, because they are very harmful". Read More »

Game ball for week 5 loss to Michigan State

On the ensuing Monday, Dantonio, then in his first season as head coach, told MI to watch its back, endearing himself to Spartan nation. "We talk about this every week". Savoy went 53 yards on a slant pattern to open the scoring midway through the first quarter, and the Hokies (5-1, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) never trailed. Read More »

Bristol bakery raises hundreds of dollars for breast cancer research


Only 10 percent of breast cancer is estimated to have an inherited component. Approximately 64.4 Navajo women out of 100,000 are diagnosed with breast cancer . Of course, following the Three Bus does not guarantee you won't develop breast cancer at some point in your life. Breast cancer screening is done through clinical breast exams and mammography. Read More »

Radhe Maa dances with police officers, two suspended


Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP), an umbrella organisation of 13 akharas, has recently released a list of 14 blacklisted spiritual leaders including Radhe Maa . "An inquiry has been initiated against the SHO and five police personnel". Justice Sadhana Jadhav directed the Borivali police to record her statement and allowed Gupta to assist the police in conducting further probe on the basis of her statement and, if necessary, take further action as per law. Read More »

Hadiya case: SC to examine whether HC can annul marriage


The court, however, took exception to Dave's contention that it could not have travelled beyond the prayers made in the petition and ordered an NIA investigation saying the court had the power to do so depending on the facts of each case. In a fresh application for recall of this order, Shafin Jahan said that on August 17, 2017 activist Rahul Easwar visited the home of the girl's father, where Akhila has been detained. Read More »

Researchers develop smart tattoos that use color changing ink for medical info


While the tattoo device is not yet available on the market as a product, researchers have already demonstrated its success following tests on pig skin, with colour changes observed in response to different biomarkers. The scientists presented the advantages of this biotechnology, including the ability to use it without electricity or charging, its weightlessness, and the fact that changes in a person's skin would not affect how these tattoos work. Read More »

Churchill medallist Billy Slater and Cooper Cronk coy on NRL futures


Directly opposite Cronk is Michael Morgan; the man who has more than emerged from the shadow of injured future immortal Johnathan Thurston. It was a dominant performance from a team that finished three wins clear of second place in the regular season, ensuring Cronk departed from the club with two titles. Read More »

Saudi women driving ban lifted: Euphoria and sarcasm


Saudi Arabia will use the "preparatory period" until June to expand licensing facilities and develop the infrastructure to accommodate millions of new motorists, state media said. Some hit back at sexist jokes that flooded Saudi Twitter in the wake of the driving ban being lifted, reminding people that Saudi Arabia has one of the world's highest vehicle accidents rates, while only men are driving. Read More »

OECD revises world economic growth forecast upwards


In a mid-term review of its twice-yearly global economic outlook, the organization of 35 mainly industrialized countries warned that "strong and sustained global growth is not yet secured". In India, the transitory effects of demonetisation and of the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax ( GST ) have led to a downward revision in growth projections, to 6.7 percent in 2017 and 7.2 percent in 2018. Read More »

Apple's Worthy iPhone 8 Models May Languish in X's Shadow


Tim Cook was put on the spot about iPhone X pricing, with Apple's CEO questioned as to whether the new flagship smartphone was too costly for the typical American user. The iPhone X supports wireless charging based on Qi standard, and fast-charging technology. Coming in at $1,399, the iPhone X once again shows that the constant change in technology continually drives our need for upgrades and excess. Read More »

Former Connecticut Resident Riding Out Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

It said a hurricane warning is in effect for the United States and British Virgin Islands , Puerto Rico and parts of the Dominican Republic, the Turks and Caicos Islands and the Bahamas. Forecasters said the storm was packing winds of 250 kilometers per hour (155 miles per hour) and was expected to thrash the island , which is home to over 3.4 million people, for 12 to 24 hours. Read More »

India Calls Rohingya a Security Threat in Deportation Bid


Mohammad Salimullah, one of the two Rohingya petitioners, said the authorities in New Delhi had always been helpful so he was hopeful the court would support the refugees. Meanwhile, the apex court refused a plea to issue a notice to the National Human Rights Commission, which openly backed Rohingya Muslims and said that it would argue against their deportation. Read More »

Narendra Modi Meets Suu Kyi, Discusses India-Myanmar Relations


He added that it is important for both the nations to work together as they both share similar security concerns. India estimates almost 40,000 Rohingya Muslims have already made India their home over the last five years and has announced plans to deport the illegal immigrants back to Myanmar . Read More »

Republicans Hate Funding Disaster Relief… Until It Helps Their Own State


Chris Christie's complaint, which he voiced earlier in the show, that Cruz misled the public about a Hurricane Sandy relief package in order to posture himself as a more conservative candidate in 2016. First, the GOP-controlled Congress cut the aid requested by former President Obama and the governors of Connecticut , New York and New Jersey , who had asked for a total of $83 billion to make their states whole again. Read More »

First cases of West Nile Virus for 2017 found in MI


Since 2002, there have been 59 confirmed human cases of West Nile virus in Lake County, as well as two confirmed deaths, according to the health department. DRESS - Wear shoes, socks, long trousers and long-sleeved shirts that are loose fitting and light colored. Eliminate all sources of standing water on your property, including flowerpots, gutters, buckets, pool covers, bird baths, old auto tires, rain gutters and pet bowls. Read More »

Sandra Bullock donates $1 million for hurricane relief


Are you aware that Bullock has been giving big donations to charity? ConocoPhillips has also "taken multiple actions to address employee needs and support their individual outreach efforts", including matching personal donations from employees and retirees. Read More »