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Flu Season: How to Stay Healthy

Flu Season: How to Stay Healthy Still, Paul Friedrichs, a family physician with Lamprey Healthcare in Newmarket, says that's no reason to avoid the shot altogether. Kansans have tested positive for both influenza type A and type B, the KDHE reported. "We suggest the phenomenon of 1918 is not unique", Miller said. "So because of that, people will come down with it more". The current flu season started earlier than in the past a... [Full Article...]

'S---hole' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

'S---hole' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC This comes after President Donald Trump received criticism this past week, after reports circulated that he allegedly referred to immigrants from Haiti and "s***hole countries" in Africa when speaking on immigration reform during an Oval Office conversation. [Full Article...]

Cruise boat shuttle catches fire, 50 rescued from Gulf of Mexico waters

Cruise boat shuttle catches fire, 50 rescued from Gulf of Mexico waters Fifteen passengers had experienced chest pain, smoke inhalation and other injuries . "He went back in the water several times and helped other people get out because people got stuck in the mud, some people were crawling trying to get to shore", said Shelia McAfee said. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court appears likely to approve Ohio's voter purging

Supreme Court appears likely to approve Ohio's voter purging Opponents of what has been called "voter roll purging" say that voters whose names are removed from the rolls with practically no warning, find themselves unable to vote. That decision triggered a notice from the state's elections board in June 2011 to confirm he was still eligible to vote. Because it laid out the four-year timetable for purges but also said voters could not be removed "by reason ... [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift shows off her jet-set life in new music video

Taylor Swift shows off her jet-set life in new music video WATCH the awesomeness after the jump! End Game is one of the highlights from the singer's chart-topping 2017 LP, Reputation . Are you excited for Taylor Swift's new " End Game " video? Swift is lastly seen in London with Sheeran during a party . [Full Article...]

Quick Take: Chinese Regulator Denies Curbing US Treasury Purchases

Quick Take: Chinese Regulator Denies Curbing US Treasury Purchases It said investments in Treasuries are decided by market conditions. Gold prices jumped to a four-month high as traders ramped up their purchases of the safe haven asset. China's foreign reserves rose to their highest in more than a year in December, reaching $3.14 trillion, due to a stronger yuan and curbs on capital outflows. [Full Article...]

This is how quickly cigarettes can hook you

This is how quickly cigarettes can hook you This does not take recall error and personal bias into account, as the study relies on people to provide information about their historical smoking habits . The latest research , published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, sought to identify the proportion of smokers' "conversion rate" - how many people start smoking daily after trying cigarettes once. [Full Article...]

The Flu Nearly Reached Epidemic Levels This Season

The Flu Nearly Reached Epidemic Levels This Season One UAB infectious disease physician says this year's flu situation is a lot worse than in years past. "But even if it isn't the exact strain, or a hundred-percent match, which it really can't be, it still provides some coverage, and if people do get the flu, if they've gotten the flu shot, it usually is not as severe or as long". [Full Article...]

Ibuprofen may lead to male infertility

Ibuprofen may lead to male infertility The decreased ratio of testosterone to LH created a hormonal imbalance called " compensated hypogonadism " in the endocrine system, which regulates and controls hormones. All 3 drugs are considered anti-androgenic, meaning they disrupt male hormones. . The adverse effects in the study weren't permanent. The higher and longer the level of exposure, the researchers found, the more dramatic the... [Full Article...]

Saudi warplane crashes in Yemen, crew rescued: Coalition

Saudi warplane crashes in Yemen, crew rescued: Coalition He said many people in Yemen are now completely reliant on humanitarian aid to survive. Deputy prime minister and foreign minister Abdulmalik Al-Mekhlafi said the Iran-backed rebels must immediately stop all crimes committed against politicians and civilians in Yemen. [Full Article...]

Four powerlifters died in a road accident caused due to dense fog

Four powerlifters died in a road accident caused due to dense fog Tikamchand, Saurabh, Yogesh, Harish Roy were taken to Raja Harishchandra Hospital where they were declared brought dead while the other two Saksham and Rohit were seriously injured. The vehicle, according to the official, first hit a divider and then crashed into an electric pole. The cops rushed to the spot and found that one Maruti Swift met with an accident near a petrol pump while going towa... [Full Article...]

Trump tweet sparks emergency government meeting in Pakistan

Trump tweet sparks emergency government meeting in Pakistan It was in the Pakistani town of Abbottabad where Usama bin Laden hid until U.S. Navy SEALS killed him in 2011. "They have always betrayed us in hard times". He said the war in Afghanistan can not be fought in Pakistan and "we need to find a peaceful solution to the issue". Pakistani Defense Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan returned criticism in a tweet noting that Islamabad "as anti-terror ally h... [Full Article...]

Officials say to avoid romaine lettuce amid E. coli concerns

In the USA, the infections have occurred in 13 states (California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont, and Washington state). "The Public Health Agency of Canada has identified romaine lettuce as the source of the outbreak in Canada", the CDC said in its December 28 statement. [Full Article...]

Guardiola eyes Sanchez after Jesus injury

Guardiola eyes Sanchez after Jesus injury But the opening relentless tempo was momentarily quashed as Scott Dann was stretchered off after what looked like a serious collision of knees with City attacker Kevin De Bruyne as the 26-year-old skipped past the Liverpudlian on the edge of the area. [Full Article...]

Flu cases lead to visitor restrictions at hospital

Flu cases lead to visitor restrictions at hospital Symptoms of the flu include fever, cough , sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and fatigue. "They're seeing that it's anywhere from 10 percent to 33 percent effective, so any time there's a mismatch between the vaccine and the circulating strain of the flu, you're going to see more cases". [Full Article...]

Too much video game time now considered mental disorder

Too much video game time now considered mental disorder The WHO's classification means that gaming disorder will be recognized by doctors and insurance providers. WHO experts believe gaming can be a serious mental health issue which should be closely monitored. Originally founded in 1948, the World Health Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations, aims to "build a better, healthier future" with their involvement in worldwide public h... [Full Article...]

Christmas Brings Snow, Strong Winds to New England

Christmas Brings Snow, Strong Winds to New England Another 19ins fell before dawn on Tuesday, bringing the total to 53ins, the greatest two-day total in commonwealth history. Aside from a lake-effect dump of as much as 4 inches (10 centimeters), accumulation in the nation's third-largest city will be slightly less than predicted, said Ricky Castro, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service . [Full Article...]

Kremlin offers to be mediator between the United States and North Korea

Kremlin offers to be mediator between the United States and North Korea In the wake of the extreme deterioration of the crisis in the region this summer amid Pyongyang's repeated missile launches and a nuclear test, Russian Federation and China have proposed the so-called "double freeze" plan aimed to settle the situation, which urges North Korea to halt nuclear tests and urges the United States and South Korea to cease joint drills. [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli sizzles on the dance floor with his wife Anushka Sharma

Virat Kohli sizzles on the dance floor with his wife Anushka Sharma The guest list at the New Delhi reception was headlined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Anushka and Virat married secretly in Italy, with the presence of only their close family and friends. Renowned names like Gautam Gambhir, Suresh Raina and Shikhar Dhawan attended the ceremony with their respective spouses. Therefore, it was a happy moment for fans of both superstars when the holy ma... [Full Article...]

Flu activity is 'widespread' statewide. Still time to get vaccine, officials say

Flu activity is 'widespread' statewide. Still time to get vaccine, officials say The week ending November 25 saw 204 flu and flu-like cases reported in the county. Reported cases are slightly higher than this time a year ago; however, influenza activity typically does increase in December. Opponents say the potential for complications does not make the risk worthwhile. "We have very good systems with our colleagues in Europe that show this, and last season we had a very ma... [Full Article...]


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