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CDC Predicts "Many More Weeks to Come" in 2018 Flu Season

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These Americans are at the peak of their careers with many in managerial roles, Jernigan explained. Avoid people who appear sick. "They may even be as much as twice the number we have". Their rates of hospitalization are higher than the two previous seasons where H3N2 was the predominant viral strain, 2012-13 and 2014-15. "The first influenza virus somebody's exposed to as a child has way of determining how you respond to influenza for the rest of your life", said Jernigan, director of the ... Read More »

Dog almost dies from severe burns after being dyed purple

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She was placed on fluids, medication and the animal rescue team washed off as much of the chemicals as they could. Luckily, she did, but the journey to recovery would be a long and painful one. "Express yourself, but please do not use hair dye intended for humans to express your pets style", the Animal Services Facebook post warned on Tuesday. Read More »

Report confirms child dies from flu last week in Florida

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Dr. Dee Hoyano, Island Health medical health officer, said this year was an unusual one as two separate strains hit the region. The CDC released a statement with certain precautions to follow to stay healthy during flu season. Saddler, District Director of Health. Aussie flu symptoms are similar to normal flu, but they can be more severe, and tend to last longer. Officials said 23 of them are associated with "flu A" and nine are associated with "flu B". Read More »

Campus prepares for flu season, 'uptick' in cases

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Denton County Public Health (DCPH) is reporting the fourth and fifth influenza-associated deaths in Denton County for the 2017-2018 flu season. The cold weather isn't necessarily what's causing the flu, Charlot said, but low temperatures tend to cause people to spend more time inside, where they're more likely to catch germs from others. Read More »

Two men engage in brazen shootout on busy Pensacola, Florida, street

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He was spotted in the gold Toyota on Tuesday and was taken into custody after a chase. A man in the passenger seat of that auto tumbles out and seeks shelter behind a red truck between the two vehicles. Escambia County Sheriff's Office said the shooting was drug-related, and that they have arrested the Toyota driver, Jonathan Olds. A preliminary investigation has revealed that the shootout was drug-related and that somebody in one vehicle owed money to someone in the other auto. Read More »

Phil Murphy Signs Order Calling for New Jersey Transit Audit

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By comparison, Michigan, another legal state with a similar population, has over 218,000 registered patients. This is more than a breath of fresh air for New Jerseyans who had been suffering with Chris Christie in office. The Department will have 60 days to conduct their research before executing a plan of action. Advocating Recreational MarijuanaMurphy may advocate for the legalization of adult use cannabis but that remains to be seen. Read More »

Bandh over Mhadei disrupts life in K'taka

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While the film industry and multiplexes chose to remain shut, hospitals and clinics are expected to function as usual, with the Indian Medical Association office bearers stating that they will be extending moral support by wearing a black band. Read More »

Turmeric may lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease

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It is turmeric's abundance of a compound called curcumin that makes it so special. But curcumin - the compound responsible for the yellow colour of turmeric - is responsible for improving memory and boosting mental health due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Read More »

3 found to be homeless in Wausau during winter count

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On Wednesday, January 24th, volunteers around the nation were out on city streets and in rural communities, working to count the homeless. Baldovinos also said that the length of time that the homeless population was counted has changed recently. Read More »

Social media campaign launched to stop 'Tide Pod Challenge'

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That led to a total of 86 cases so far this year. "So little kids want to get their hands on them". A panel of state lawmakers unanimously approved the proposal to revise state law to say it isn't neglect to let children do those things alone if they are otherwise well cared-for. Read More »

China makes breakthrough, successfully clones monkeys

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At less than two months old, the young monkeys are growing normally and are expected to be soon joined by additional macaque clones born within months. "The [SCNT] process, however, is still inefficient and it is now unknown if the methodology will work in humans", Dr. Taylor said. The Chinese team started with 127 eggs, created 79 long-tailed macaque monkey embryos and implanted into 21 surrogate monkey mothers. Read More »

Long Beach Reports First Flu Death Of Season

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Timko said fever is the best indicator of when to send a child home for flu-like symptoms because other symptoms coincide with other winter illnesses. Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine reports 72 cases of the dog flu in California, just in the past month and a half. She warns this year's flu may not come with fever. Read More »

Cuomo OK's Pharmacy Flu Vaccine For Children Ages 2 To 18

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There were 1,606 people hospitalized with confirmed cases of the flu in NY last week. "I am directing the Department of Health to work with local providers to help protect our communities from this flu outbreak, and I urge all New Yorkers to visit local health centers and get vaccinated as soon as possible". Read More »

5 people have died from the flu in TN this season

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Eighteen-month-old August Diner and his mother both had their flu shot this season. "This year the strains are different". Even his 11-year-old daughter Kyra Garza feels more at ease. The state Department of Public Health announced that this year's flu virus has been particularly severe among people aged 65 and older. "Our data is collected and the state tracks all that and we obviously monitor that throughout the season", he continued. Read More »

Who is the Nick Foles of the Sixers?

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Despite a 13-3 record, the team didn't accomplish its ultimate goal of winning a Super Bowl in its home state for the first time in league history. The other big storyline of the game was Tom Brady playing with 12 stitches in his throwing hand, although Belichick seemed to downplay the story. Read More »

UN official: Not safe for Rohingya return to Myanmar

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Aid groups have been similarly stymied. Burmese officials and security forces stood near the barbed wire fence at the transition camp, but Rohingya in Bangladesh said they have seen no major preparation for refugees to return safely to their destroyed homes in Rakhine state in western Burma. Read More »

Apple's smart speaker to arrive at February 9

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It's too early to tell now how using the HomePod will be like and whether the experience will be similar or better to that of existing speakers. Back in August of 2017, iHelp BR discovered some key details about how the installation and setup process would go for the Apple HomePod . Read More »

Flu increases heart attack risk

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Jeffrey Kwong of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto said. To conduct the study , researchers looked at nearly 20,000 adult cases of laboratory-confirmed influenza infections from 2009 to 2014 and identified 332 patients who were hospitalized for a heart attack within one year before and one year after their flu diagnosis . Read More »

Pakistan bounce back in style against New Zealand to level T20I series

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New Zealand could only manage 153 before they were bowled out in the 19th over. New Zealand head the series with a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed also contributed 41 and Ahmed Shehzad made 44 as Pakistan chase their first tour win over the Black Caps. Fakhar went on to a maiden Twenty20 half century from 26 balls with three sixes and five fours. Read More »

Cigs Could Benefit Those Seeking Help To Quit Smoking

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There is conclusive evidence that exposure to nicotine from e-cigarettes is "highly variable and depends on the characteristics of the device and the e-liquid, as well as how the device is operated". The report found "no available evidence whether or not e-cigarette use" is associated with cancer in people. After compiling data from over 800 medical studies into how vaping effects people, researchers found that, while e-cigs have fewer health risks than smoking tobacco, no one really ... Read More »