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Flu cases reach record high in St. Louis County

Flu cases reach record high in St. Louis County

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital's emergency department has seen an increase of 100 adult patients and an additional 75 children per day over the last few weeks, said Dignity Health spokeswoman Jessica N...

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Theresa May vows to stay PM and announces imminent reshuffle

Theresa May vows to stay PM and announces imminent reshuffle

She is also under pressure to preserve the balance between Brexit sceptics and enthusiasts, while showing the government has a goal beyond leaving the European Union, which critics say is monopoli...

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Golden Globes set to be a more political affair

Golden Globes set to be a more political affair

Emma Stone , meanwhile, will take Billie Jean King , whom she portrayed in " Battle of the Sexes ", a Globes-nominated role. For prominent women in entertainment attending the 75th Golden Globes ...

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USA faces criticism at Security Council meeting on Iran protests

USA faces criticism at Security Council meeting on Iran protests

Naghavi referred to the stance adopted by some European countries and said that the support they offered to the protesters is a sign of their interference. Dutch Ambassador Karel van Oosterom said his...

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India's GDP estimated to grow at 6.5%, that's a four-year low

India's GDP estimated to grow at 6.5%, that's a four-year low

The estimate of national income for 2017-18 released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the GDP at constant (2011-12) prices for 2017-18 is likely to attain a level of Rs 129.85 lakh crore. B...

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Florida iguanas are freezing and falling out of trees

Florida iguanas are freezing and falling out of trees

As a so-called bomb cyclone continues lashing the U.S. East Coast with historic cold temperatures, weird weather abounds. "He'll either get enough sun where he'll revive himself and get himself ...

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4 powerlifters killed in accident

4 powerlifters killed in accident

The cause of the accident is said to be dense fog that continues to blanket Delhi-NCR amid the intensifying cold wave conditions. They were taken to Raja Harishchandr Hospital in Narela here and dec...

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Time to Reconsider Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) After Less Short Sellers?

About 3.15M shares traded. It has underperformed by 52.26% the S&P500. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN ) by 80.6% during the third quarter, a...

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Stay away from romaine lettuce after E. coli breakout, Consumer Reports advises

Stay away from romaine lettuce after E. coli breakout, Consumer Reports advises

Morrison said it is hard to know why no one on P.E.I. got sick from eating romaine lettuce when people in other provinces did. US and Canadian health officials are investigating whether contamin...

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Avoid romaine lettuce due to possible E coli outbreak

Avoid romaine lettuce due to possible E coli outbreak

Consumer Reports is now advising people not to eat romaine lettuce after Canadian officials linked the outbreak to romaine. Meanwhile, James Rogers, Ph.D., Director of Food Safety and Research at...

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Steyn out of rest of 1st test and likely series vs

Steyn out of rest of 1st test and likely series vs

He has come back to the national side after nearly a year as he was injured during the series against Australia which threatened to end his career as well. The fast bowler's initial reaction at the ti...

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Health Alert: What you need to know before donating blood

Health Alert: What you need to know before donating blood

Area blood banks are in need of more blood and blood donors after weeks of wintry weather. "A lot of people came in over the holidays to help support the patients, but we are around 365 days a year,...

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Alcohol Can Cause Cancer by First Damaging Your DNA

Alcohol Can Cause Cancer by First Damaging Your DNA

In the study, published January 3 in the Nature journal, the researchers gave mice diluted alcohol then observed how it affected their DNA. A new study that helps to explain the link between drink...

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Ponting takes on Daredevils role for 2018 IPL

Ponting takes on Daredevils role for 2018 IPL

Ponting's services were sought in 2014 in an "advisory role" after Mumbai started poorly in the United Arab Emirates. Dravid is now the head coach of India "A" and the India Under-19 team. During the ...

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Troops rescue another Chibok girl

Troops rescue another Chibok girl

Nigerian Army says preliminary investigations have revealed that the young girl rescued by troops in Pulka, Gwoza area of Borno State on early Thursday is the same as Salomi Pogu, the Chibok girl pu...

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The CDC Is Hosting a Workshop on Preparing for Nuclear War

The CDC Is Hosting a Workshop on Preparing for Nuclear War

It is absolutely impossible to mention nuclear war without freaking people out, but the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to gently prepare for the possibility. That tweet by...

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Snow in Florida: Flakes fly in Tallahassee

Snow in Florida: Flakes fly in Tallahassee

Video shared by the Tallahassee Police Department showed snow steadily falling in the state's capital. Wintry conditions can be hazardous in northern Florida, since most towns don't have snow remova...

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Taggart selects new defensive coordinator

Taggart selects new defensive coordinator

A request for comment from MSU has not yet been returned. The news of Barnett's hiring gets Taggart one step closer to filling out his staff. Dan Enos left to become the head coach at Central Michig...

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Facial exercises: The key to looking younger?

Facial exercises: The key to looking younger?

Plus, few people find 30 minutes in the day to hit the gym, so how many women would actually spend half an hour working out their faces - before even putting on moisturizer or makeup - when dabbing on...

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Cancer Related Deaths Down in US

Cancer Related Deaths Down in US

Some states in the report , such as NY and MA, have seen the racial mortality gap disappear for whites and blacks over 65. "If we, the cancer community, could do a better job of implementing thos...

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British woman diagnosed with Crohn's disease found Heinz sauce sachet the problem

British woman diagnosed with Crohn's disease found Heinz sauce sachet the problem

After six years of her struggle, she undergoes to a surgery which founded a Heinz ketchup packet in her intestine. The woman had no recollection of eating a meal involving the sauce packet that ...

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Recent E. Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

CDC officials have not confirmed the lettuce as the cause for the outbreak in the USA, but local and public health officials are now investigating what victims consumed, including greens and romaine...

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Alcohol consumption could cause cancer by permanently damaging genes

Alcohol consumption could cause cancer by permanently damaging genes

Recently, researchers from MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge , United Kingdom, set out to gain a clearer picture of the alcohol-cancer relationship using whole animals. But when these ...

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Penis Whitening is Now a Trend in Thailand

Penis Whitening is Now a Trend in Thailand

A clinic in Bangkok has been offering penis whitening treatment to hundreds of men each month, and the trend seems to be gaining popularity. "This is the most talked-about treatment right now", the Le...

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3 children have died from the flu in Tennessee, say health officials

3 children have died from the flu in Tennessee, say health officials

Martin Lavoie said in a media release. Flu shots are free in B.C. for children between six months and five years of age, people over 65, pregnant women, Aboriginals people with chronic health conditio...

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Officials say to avoid romaine lettuce amid E. coli concerns

The CDC last reported on the outbreak December 28. Five people have been hospitalized in the USA and one has died, the Consumer Reports article said. Americans have been warned not to eat romaine ...

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Perfectionism among young people rises by over 30%

Perfectionism among young people rises by over 30%

Investigators discovered the excessive desire to succeed and compete with others has significantly increased compared with prior generations. The increase in perfectionism may in part be affecting...

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Gaming addiction listed as mental health disorder by WHO

Gaming addiction listed as mental health disorder by WHO

He also noted, however, that: "It could lead to confused parents whose children are just enthusiastic gamers". And, putting that official label on them recklessly trivialises real mental health issues...

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Flu cases on the rise in Southwest Florida

Flu cases on the rise in Southwest Florida

They say typically in years when that's the case, there are more hospitalizations, more severe disease, and people tend to get sicker. "It can cause a little bit more severe illness in people ...

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Romaine lettuce linked to recent E. coli outbreak

Romaine lettuce linked to recent E. coli outbreak

Here's a list of all 13 states where people have been infected: California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont, and Wash...

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