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Flu Season Remains in Full Swing

Flu Season Remains in Full Swing

A second child has died in New York City of flu-related illness, as the city and nation cope with the worst flu season in almost a decade, the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said on...

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A hot cuppa increases risk of oesophageal cancer, study finds

A hot cuppa increases risk of oesophageal cancer, study finds

Participants who drank high-temperature tea, consumed alcohol excessively, and smoked had an oesophageal cancer risk more than five times greater than those who had none of those three habits. C...

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Girl scout sells over 300 boxes of cookies outside California marijuana dispensary

Girl scout sells over 300 boxes of cookies outside California marijuana dispensary

To sell the cookies, troops have to get them from somewhere. The Girl Scouts of Colorado are offering eight different varieties, including gluten-free cookies. So customers craving Thin Mints, S'mo...

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Indian SC warns panchnayats against honour killings

Indian SC warns panchnayats against honour killings

Justice Misra had said that a khap panchayat could not summon adults and question their choice of a marriage partner and warned that the court would step in if the centre failed to take steps to stop ...

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We've Completely Defeated Boko Haram - Army

We've Completely Defeated Boko Haram - Army

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IGP reportedly orders arrest of Babangida's Media Aide over False Statement

IGP reportedly orders arrest of Babangida's Media Aide over False Statement

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Excavation underway for Beaumont children

Excavation underway for Beaumont children

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Can a drink or two a day keep dementia at bay?

Can a drink or two a day keep dementia at bay?

The finding adds to a growing body of research that point to the health benefits of low doses of alcohol. That system pumps cerebral spinal fluid into brain tissue and flushes away waste, including ...

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Delhi markets reopen after 2-day strike against sealing

Delhi markets reopen after 2-day strike against sealing

Following which, the SC on February 16, 2006, ordered the MCD to publish the list of residential premises being used commercially. The relief came after the then Union Urban Development Minister Jaipa...

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Doug Pederson backing off Eagles in practice this week

Doug Pederson backing off Eagles in practice this week

Multiple Philadelphia Eagles players are dealing with illness this week as the team prepares for Sunday's Super Bowl matchup with the New England Patriots . "I don't think it had anything to do wit...

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Tom Brady Shares Family Photo Ahead Of Super Bowl

Tom Brady Shares Family Photo Ahead Of Super Bowl

No, the Dallas Cowboys never played in the Super Bowl until I was old enough to buy a drink, but as a kid it didn't really matter. When the favored team wins, the S&P 500 delivers an average r...

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Jürgen Klopp can show off his progress when Tottenham come to town

Jürgen Klopp can show off his progress when Tottenham come to town

The Reds still have it in them to go from the sublime to the ridiculous, but a first clean sheet in a month will have settled new number one Loris Karius' nerves. Salah appeared to have punished th...

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Ankit Saxena's murder a case of honour killing

Ankit Saxena's murder a case of honour killing

He vowed to get her married to someone else soon. I have written earlier, how families find any pretext under the sky to reject their children's choice of life partners . At every corner, BSF personn...

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Will make sure Karnataka is Congress-free: Modi

Will make sure Karnataka is Congress-free: Modi

Building upon chief minister candidate B S Yeddyurappa's humble background, PM Modi guaranteed that the BJP leader will work in the best interest of Karnataka farmers. Reports are coming about them ...

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Niki Lauda on F1 grid girl ban: How dumb can someone be?

Niki Lauda on F1 grid girl ban: How dumb can someone be?

Three-time world champion Niki Lauda, who is now non-executive chairman of Mercedes, has added his voice to the criticism. Former Williams F1 test driver Susie Wolff told BBC Sport the deployment ...

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CDC: 16 Children Died Last Week From Flu

CDC: 16 Children Died Last Week From Flu

During that flu season, 148 children died and 710,000 were hospitalized. Even before the flu season started, doctors said it could be on the tough side, because the dominant strain of virus was pr...

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South Carolina Girl's Hair Dryer Turns Into A Blowtorch

South Carolina Girl's Hair Dryer Turns Into A Blowtorch

But instead of it blowing warm air, it transforms into a hair tool dragon, spouting out flames. It was filmed by customer Erika Augthun Shoolbred who says she was burnt on the hand and chose to shar...

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Korea earned $200m flouting sanctions

Korea earned $200m flouting sanctions

The report comes despite the 15-member council having ramped up its sanctions on Pyongyang to suffocate funding for its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Despite numerous rounds of worldwide san...

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Hawaii missile gaffe worker: 'I was 100% sure it was real'

Hawaii missile gaffe worker: 'I was 100% sure it was real'

The man agreed to talk about what caused his lapse of judgment provided his identity remains a secret as he was getting death threats. Once the man realized what had happened, he said he felt like h...

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Steve Kerr Tweeted, Then Deleted, Criticism Of James Harden And NBA Officials

Steve Kerr Tweeted, Then Deleted, Criticism Of James Harden And NBA Officials

Okay, so it wasn't quite like scoring 60 points again, but it was another strong day at the office for Harden on his way to 53.9 FanDuel points. Every team among the top two in the standings of eith...

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People With Anxiety Are More Likely to be Bitten by Dogs

People With Anxiety Are More Likely to be Bitten by Dogs

To obtain a more accurate snapshot of canine-induced damage, Westgarth and her colleagues surveyed almost 700 people in 385 households in the small town of Cheshire about their dog-bite experience. Ab...

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Fin Min Thomas Isaac to present State Budget today

Fin Min Thomas Isaac to present State Budget today

During his Budget speech , Isaac took on the Centre over the Goods and Services Tax and compared demonetisation to Cyclone Ockhi, which had claimed at least 77 lives in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The ...

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Florida nurse's flu rant: 'Wash your stinking hands'

Florida nurse's flu rant: 'Wash your stinking hands'

In the video , she describes the ER as a "cesspool of funky flu", so if you don't have an actual emergency, it's probably best to avoid any ER right now. "Well, of course it didn't!" "I was frustra...

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Standing Instead Of Sitting All Day Could Help You Lose Weight

Standing Instead Of Sitting All Day Could Help You Lose Weight

That's probably because people with more muscle mass burn more calories while standing. He recommends standing periodically throughout the day "as many times as you can" for at least 30 minutes at a t...

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United Nations official says Rohingya crisis has 'hallmarks of genocide'

United Nations official says Rohingya crisis has 'hallmarks of genocide'

The International Organization for Migration also estimated that 688,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar since August. In an investigation, the Associated Press has confirmed the existence of at lea...

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Union Budget 2018: 'Modicare' to provide health insurance to 500 million Indians

Union Budget 2018: 'Modicare' to provide health insurance to 500 million Indians

The Insurance sector has been bleeding largely because of improper under writing. The launch of the National Health Protection Scheme is a significant step forward from the mass health schemes lau...

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12-year-old girl in custody after LA middle school shooting

12-year-old girl in custody after LA middle school shooting

Staff members walked students out one at a time. A woman cries at the scene where two children were shot . About 365 students in grades 6-8 attend the school , according to its website. Another th...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation says it has 'grave concerns' at 'omission of material fact'

Changes to the controversial memo were allegedly made right before it was handed over to the White House to considered for public release. The article goes on to report Nunes " made a few co...

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Prostate cancer now third biggest cancer killer in the UK

Prostate cancer now third biggest cancer killer in the UK

That's the key message in the American Heart Association's first scientific statement to address the topic. "The statement really is there to provide a concise document for the medical communi...

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Two more children in Florida die from the flu

Two more children in Florida die from the flu

Over at Metroplex Hospital, there have been 494 confirmed cases of the flu with 54 of those being admitted to the hospital since January 6, said Erin Spencer, public relations specialist with Metrople...

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