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Two Die From The Flu In NC

High-dose flu vaccine, a vaccine with four times the antigen than regular flu vaccine, will be available for person 65 and older. "Steve Jobs was one of the wealthiest men in the world but all of his money could not stop him from getting sick". Read More »

Brother of Manchester bomber wanted by United Kingdom authorities


He was held in Tripoli by members of the Rada Special Deterrence Force a day after the attack on May 22 and the Libyan authorities are believed to be aware he was still alive. The Abedi family, originally from Libya, fled during the Gaddafi dictatorship with the father returning to fight with opposition forces when the uprising began in 2011. Read More »

New Yorkers Celebrate Halloween Despite Deadly Terror Attack


Ashlee Smith, a student at the Bourough of Manhattan Community College, said that living in such a big and iconic city, New Yorkers are always alert and aware of possible threats. "I'm not going to let it scare me", Cathryn Strobl, a 23-year-old New Yorker, said as she waited for the parade to start in her Buffy the Vampire Slayer costume. Read More »

Liberia Court Halts Presidential Election Run-Off To Hear Fraud Charges


Liberia's Supreme Court on Wednesday put on hold a presidential run-off election scheduled for November 7 to assess fraud claims levelled by a candidate who lost in the first round. According to Liberian laws, a candidate can only be declared the victor of the presidential election if he or she gets at least 50 percent of the total votes cast. Read More »

Southside hospital received an F for safety


Mercy Hospital of Portland, Portland. SMHC Biddeford Medical Center, Biddeford. Blue Ribbon National Expert Panel developed the guidelines for the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade . Nine of the 16 hospitals in the Triad and northwestern North Carolina received an A, three received a B and four received a C. "The "A" grade from Leapfrog serves as a symbol to our staff and community that we continue to put patient safety first". Read More »

Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don't Smoke


Just under 50 percent of major American employers surveyed past year said they included a surcharge on insurance policies for smokers, at a median rate of $600 annually, according to Willis Towers Watson , the benefits consultant that conducted the survey of companies with at least 1,000 workers. Read More »

Deepika Padukone pens a letter for Alia Bhatt; here's what she wrote


Sanjay Leela Bhansali may have a reputation for being a tough taskmaster on the sets but Deepika Padukone believes she has developed a shorthand with the director after collaborating with him on three fi lms. This movie has been an extremely emotional journey for all of them and especially after the launch of the trailer. Her unibrow look got thumbs up from her fans. Read More »

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc


Moreover, this merger is expected to extend Walgreens Boots' growth strategy and offer operational benefits. Declining sales at the Retail Pharmacy International was a disappointment. Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) revealed that its BOD authorized a quarterly dividend of $0.2750 per share on its common stock. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc .'s average Book Value per Share Growth Rate was -2.8 percent during the past 12 months. Read More »

Saudi-led airstrike on hotel in Yemen kills more than 20 people

The coalition, which has faced repeated worldwide criticism over civilian casualties, did not immediately confirm or deny that it was behind the attack in Saada governorate. Last month, the United Nations blacklisted the coalition for infanticide during its war on Yemen. Saada, which borders the oil-rich Saudi Arabia, is the main stronghold of the Iranian-allied Yemeni Shiite Houthi rebels whom Saudi Arabia considers a major threat to the kingdom's national security and the global ... Read More »

Woman Accuses Cosmetics Store Sephora of Giving Her Oral Herpes


It's definitely possible to get oral herpes this way, says Jennifer Wider , M.D. This way, they want to stress the idea that beauty knows no boundaries, and it can appear in many different forms. Whether or not the source of the herpes virus was a Sephora lip product, the store and other stores with "common use" products have always been under fire by derms and doctors . Read More »

FDA Suggests Dis-Approving A Health Claim. It's Never Happened Before


The FDA said that if its proposed rule is finalized, it would consider allowing the use of a qualified health claim , which requires a lower scientific standard of evidence than an authorized claim. In a statement , American Soybean Association (ASA) President and IL farmer Ron Moore, said: "In a time when heart disease is the number one cause of death both in the United States and the world, we can't afford to discourage people from taking steps to improve their diets with heart-healthy ... Read More »

Kevin Spacey's 'House of Cards' production suspended for indefinite period


After years of speculation about his private life, he also said he now lives as a gay man. It is a true detraction of those who are victims of brutal non-consensual sex. "Thanks for giving the homophobes more ammo". The firm stated that they are "deeply troubled" because of the sexual assault allegations against Spacey. Read More »

Alzheimer's: Protein from outside the brain may be involved

The results of the study, published in Molecular Psychiatry , could mean future drug therapies can target organs like the kidney or liver instead of brain tissue which can be more complex and sensitive, Song said. The hypothesis is that as we get older more amyloid beta crosses into the brain, amplifying the degenerative aspects of Alzheimer's. In addition, the ability to transmit electrical signals involved in learning and memory was impaired even in mice that had been joined for just four ... Read More »

I Won't Come to Testify for Metuh - Dasuki


Both lawyers were reacting to an application by the prosecution lawyer, Sylvanus Tahir for the court to allow DSS sometime to comply with its order to produce Dasuki. According to him, it is a misleading and baseless hearsay against his client. Jonathan also sought an alternative prayer, an order directing Metuh to deposit with the court for and on behalf of him, the sum of N1bn to cover travelling expenses for himself and his security personnel from his hometown, Otuoke in Bayelsa State, ... Read More »

Eight dead in NY truck attack


The first responders did an extraordinary job. The number of people injured has risen to at least 15. At least eight people were killed in the NY attackWhat happened in the NY attack? When Saipov exited the vehicle, he had a paintball and BB-gun. Read More »

Hospital safety scores released

Hanners , chief executive officer of Keck Medical Center of USC. Colorado hospitals made a big improvement in safety practices over the past six months, leading to the state being ranked among the top 10 nationally in terms of the percentage of its acute-care facilities receiving an "A" from a patient watchdog group for preventing errors and infections. Read More »

Move Over Orange! Teal Pumpkin This Halloween


Every year, millions of children will go trick or treating but almost 6 million of them have food allergies. If you're planning to hand out candy The Teal Pumpkin Project is gaining attention around the nation for kids with food allergies. Read More »

FDA Warns You Can 'Overdose' On Black Licorice This Halloween


Experts said a compound found in black licorice can cause potassium levels in the body to decrease, sometimes causing irregular heart rhythms. - If you're planning to stash up on black licorice for Halloween , the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning on Monday about possible unsafe side effects of the old-fashioned favorite. Read More »

2-year-old denied kidney transplant from father gets rushed to ER


A 2-year-old Georgia boy who was unable to receive his father's kidney for a transplant - apparently because the man had violated his probation - was rushed to an emergency room Sunday morning after suffering an abdominal infection. AJ's family has hired an attorney in an effort to put pressure on Emory University Hospital. "What do he [AJ] got to do with the mistakes I made?" The family have created a GoFundMe page to help Burgess cover the costs of staying home to take care of AJ. Read More »

A doctor diagnose his own cancer via iPhone ultrasound machine - Butterfly iQ


Jonathan Rothberg, the founder and chairman of Butterfly Network , said in a company news release about the device. Martin used that hand held Butterfly iQ, an imaging machine designed for ultrasounds, which compatible with iPhone . An upcoming iPhone-enabled device by Butterfly Network could have a considerable impact in healthcare. Jonathan Rothberg is the entrepreneur behind the Butterfly Network, which he formed in 2011. Read More »

Acetaminophen in pregnancy linked with ADHD, but experts question results


For now, Chambers stressed that pregnant women should not be scared off from using acetaminophen for a fever-since an untreated fever could carry risks. She said one of the design flaws of the study was the way in which ADHD diagnoses are assessed. The findings, published in the journal Pediatrics , are based on an examination of data from the Norwegian Patient Registry, which collected information from 112,973 babies born between 1999 and 2009, including 2246 with ADHD. Read More »

Sex offenders spending Halloween at Sex Offender Therapist Office


More than 50 warrants were cleared during the initiative. "It helps the community feel a little bit safer when they have their kids out". And while he said they are encouraged to skip out on trick-or-treating, sex offenders are within their rights to pass out candy on their property. Read More »

With Lonzo Ball stats, will Lakers be competitive?


He's also finding out just how hard it is to carry the fortunes of a franchise on your shoulders. Following the contest, Ball expressed his frustration of the loss and told reporters, including Bill Oram of the Orange County Register , that the Lakers wouldn't have taken a defeat if it weren't for a particular set of errors on his part that be believed shifted the momentum towards Utah's favor. Read More »