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Health officials warn of widespread flu cases

Health officials warn of widespread flu cases It's never too late, they say, as hospitals prepare to see flu cases well into the month of May. Nearly 700 confirmed cases of influenza have hit the Province of Saskatchewan, but the good news is it looks as though flu season has hit it's peak. [Full Article...]

Coli risk for romaine lettuce returns to low

Coli risk for romaine lettuce returns to low In an interview with NBC News , a CDC official said that even though Canadian authorities have linked the outbreak to romaine, US food safety workers haven't been able to identify a single food consumed by everyone affected. coli O157:H7 foodborne illness outbreak in Canada, which it said was associated with Romaine lettuce consumption, appears to be over. Some companies, like the fast food cha... [Full Article...]

Governor Wolf declares opioid epidemic a statewide disaster emergency

Governor Wolf declares opioid epidemic a statewide disaster emergency Wolf signed a statewide disaster declaration in Harrisburg. Among the declaration's specifics are 13 key initiatives that are the culmination of a collaboration between state agencies. Wolf acknowledged that the move "isn't a silver bullet" to solve the crisis. The emergency order technically covers 90 days. After that, if needed he could seek to extend it with another proclamation, Wolf said. [Full Article...]

Local 21-year-old dies of flu complications

Local 21-year-old dies of flu complications His mother told WPXI that her son was "into physical fitness" and that he was studying to be a personal trainer. But days after Christmas, Kyler Baughman was worse - coughing and running a fever, his family told the news station. Simply put, this flu bug kills. So far this season, more than 40,000 cases of the flu have been reported. Baughman's mother confirmed that her son did not get a flu... [Full Article...]

(MRK) Position Raised by Jacobi Capital Management LLC

(MRK) Position Raised by Jacobi Capital Management LLC Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) has risen 12.29% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.16% the S&P500. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. Columbus Hill Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Merck & Co Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $154.75B market cap company. [Full Article...]

American Red Cross in urgent need of blood donations

American Red Cross in urgent need of blood donations Although all blood types are now in short supply, the need for platelets and Type O-Negative and B-Negative blood donations are particularly urgent. Type O negative is the universal blood type and what emergency room personnel reach for when there is no time to determine the blood type of patients in the most serious situations. [Full Article...]

Health Dept. confirms flu death

Health Dept. confirms flu death Michelle Murti of Public Health Ontario, referring to the mix of two primary strains making people sick during this year's epidemic. From October 2017 through January 2018, more than 65,000 people were treated for the flu in Tarrant County hospitals and John Peter Smith Health Network Clinics . [Full Article...]

Sleeping for longer may lead to better food choices

Sleeping for longer may lead to better food choices It's no surprise that tossing and turning all night can cause a person to feel exhausted, cranky and out of sorts the next day. Apart from this, it can also develop other health issues like diabetes , heart disease, stroke, and other obesity and cardiometabolic diseases , the researchers mentioned in the study. [Full Article...]

Women are biologically stronger than men, study finds

Women are biologically stronger than men, study finds It's well known that women can expect to live longer, with Brit blokes' life expectancy at 79.4 years, compared to 83.1 years for the fairer sex. Women are more likely to survive starvation, epidemics and violence - and their motherly instincts could be their saving grace. [Full Article...]

With renewed vigor, U.S. top court scrutinizes curbs on voting

With renewed vigor, U.S. top court scrutinizes curbs on voting Stuart Naifeh, an attorney for Demos, said OH also eliminated same-day registration for early voting in 2014, which ended an opportunity that voters previously had to correct erroneous removals and cast ballots. Because a large proportion of voters only vote in presidential years, he said they have to miss just one presidential election to be kicked off its rolls. [Full Article...]

Pastor Gets Standing Ovation For Confessing To 'Sexual Incident' With Teenager

Pastor Gets Standing Ovation For Confessing To 'Sexual Incident' With Teenager Woodson described her ordeal on a remote dirt road in a blog post . On Sunday, Savage did not recount the entire ordeal he put Woodson through but only said he had sinned and taken responsibility for it. The assault lasted about five minutes, Woodson said, before Savage allegedly got out of the truck, ran to the passenger side, and began to plead for the teenager's forgiveness. [Full Article...]

Journalist Taha Siddiqui assaulted by armed men, escapes abduction

Journalist Taha Siddiqui assaulted by armed men, escapes abduction Following his medical checkup at PIMS, Taha Siddiqui will also hold a press conference at NPC Islamabad wherein he will apprise the media as well about whatever happened to him in the morning. "And there must be a clear and unequivocal commitment by the Pakistani authorities to end impunity for attacks on journalists". The country has seen enforced disappearances of journalists in the recent d... [Full Article...]

INEC gives Sarah Jubril's party, 20 others certificates of registration

INEC gives Sarah Jubril's party, 20 others certificates of registration He said that notice for elections would be released on August 17, while collection of nomination forms for national and states elections by political parties has been fixed for between August 17 and August 24, while that of the FCT is slated from September 3 to September 10. [Full Article...]

First Time Smokers Have A Higher Risk Of Becoming Addicted, Study Shows

First Time Smokers Have A Higher Risk Of Becoming Addicted, Study Shows In total, data was available from 216,314 adults. Of the responses, just over 60% had ever tried a cigarette, and among those, nearly 69% reported that they had gone on to become daily smokers. TWO in three kids get hooked on smoking from their first cigarette, a shocking study reveals. Deborah Arnott, chief executive of the nonprofit Action on Smoking and Health, said the research "highligh... [Full Article...]

Krrish 4 announced on Hrithik Roshan's birthday, to release in December 2020

Krrish 4 announced on Hrithik Roshan's birthday, to release in December 2020 Rakesh Roshan decided to make it extra special by announcing the official release date of Krrish 4. Soon, the film lead to a franchise and we were introduced to superhero Krrish . In fact, names like Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Paduone are already doing the rounds. In September 2017, Bollywood Hungama had spoken to Rakesh Roshan to comment on reports that Hrithik Roshan will be having... [Full Article...]

Mojo's Bistro co-owner Yug Tuli spotted at Hyderabad Airport, still at large

Mojo's Bistro co-owner Yug Tuli spotted at Hyderabad Airport, still at large Mr. Ribeiro, 89, has also served as the Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force. "The reason why we have booked the owners of Mojo's Bistro is that they were aware of the illegal structures and that the restro-bar have flouted fire norms like having two emergency exits". [Full Article...]

Samoa Joe Reportedly Injured; Pulled From WWE Mixed Match Challenge

Samoa Joe Reportedly Injured; Pulled From WWE Mixed Match Challenge While there's not an obvious injury evident during the match, you never know what can go wrong. Elias , who finished as the runner-up in a Facebook vote, will replace Joe. Overall, Joe would headline three consecutive pay-per-view shows, including a fatal four-way match at SummerSlam that many hailed as the best WWE match of 2017. [Full Article...]

Romaine Lettuce Might Be Tainted with Deadly E. Coli, Experts Warn

Romaine Lettuce Might Be Tainted with Deadly E. Coli, Experts Warn Preliminary testing of the bacteria showed that the bugs in both countries were closely related genetically, meaning they likely share a common source of infection. coli outbreak has been linked to at least two deaths. They have found that the E. coli outbreak here appears to be similar to the outbreak in Canada, but now do not have enough evidence to issue an official recommendation against ... [Full Article...]

7-Eleven Customers Might Have Been Exposed To Hepatitis A

7-Eleven Customers Might Have Been Exposed To Hepatitis A The items include: Fountain drink, self-served drinks, fresh fruit and hot foods including pizza and hot dogs. Any customer who used the bathroom or bought a self-serve drink, fresh fruit or an item from the hot food case between December 26, 2017 and January 3 may have been exposed, according to the Salt Lake County Health Department. [Full Article...]

Trump orders more mental health care options for veterans

Trump orders more mental health care options for veterans President Donald Trump responded to the rumor that Oprah may run for president in 2020 during immigration talks on Tuesday. According to the Naval Post Graduate School, "Veterans 3 to 12 months out of military service are three times more likely to commit suicide than their active duty compatriots". [Full Article...]


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