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Pet owners warned of dog flu

Pet owners warned of dog flu Canine influenza is not seasonal like the human flu, according to the Humane Society of Utah. The strain of flu that dogs can get is airborne just like the one humans can get. "H3N8 has been around for a while", Spencer said. Can canine influenza viruses infect humans? After that, the virus spread rapidly to the United States. [Full Article...]

Carrefour China to receive investment boost

Carrefour China to receive investment boost Carrefour also stated it would streamline operations and invest some €2.8 billion in a strong digital push. Spooked by Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods in the USA previous year, Carrefour Chairman and CEO Alexandre Bompard revealed a plan to significantly reduce the size of its store network, cut 2,400 jobs and spend billions on improving its digital offering. [Full Article...]

Serena to make comeback in Fed Cup tie

Serena to make comeback in Fed Cup tie She'll also be joining her sister Venus Williams , marking the first time in two years that they've both been on the team, which they've played on together eight times. "US Fed Cup Captain Kathy Rinaldi . announced the partial squad for the World Group first-round tie Wednesday". He displayed flexibility by playing multiple positions on the offensive line (center, guard, long snapper), and his... [Full Article...]

Philadelphia aims to be first USA city to host safe injection sites

Philadelphia aims to be first USA city to host safe injection sites Philadelphia saw more than 1,200 overdose deaths in 2017, and is now in the midst of its deadliest public health crisis in modern history, the reports. Mayor Jim Kenney wasn't at the news conference but Farley said the Democrat supports the recommendation. Safe injection sites will allow opioid users to take drugs under medical supervision in an environment equipped with naloxone, an opioid ove... [Full Article...]

Protests Mark Women's March Anniversary As Gymnasts Testify Against Olympic Team Doctor

Protests Mark Women's March Anniversary As Gymnasts Testify Against Olympic Team Doctor The top three board members of USA Gymnastics , the sport's governing body, have resigned amid a widening scandal over unimpeded sexual abuse against young female gymnasts. "I'm 15 years old and I'm not afraid of you, nor will I ever be", Miller said, according to ESPN . A former prosecutor hired by Michigan State said there's no evidence that campus officials knew what Nassar was doing. [Full Article...]

Science Group Ranks Evidence on E-Cigarette Safety

Science Group Ranks Evidence on E-Cigarette Safety There is conclusive evidence that completely substituting e-cigarettes for conventional cigarettes reduces users' exposure to many toxicants and carcinogens present in conventional cigarettes. The most critical scientific questions about the health effects of e-cigarette use remain unanswered. "We need to put novel products like e-cigarettes through an appropriate series of regulatory gates to... [Full Article...]

Year-old North Carolina girl dies days after flu diagnosis

Year-old North Carolina girl dies days after flu diagnosis The following day, Emily had passed away . Her health briefly improved, then drastically worsened. But Emily's breathing continued to slow, and when paramedics returned a second time, it was too late. "This happened from Tuesday to Friday, so three and a half days". In most flu-related deaths, personal information isn't released. While young, healthy people have died of the flu, those most ... [Full Article...]

Aftermath of Obasanjo's letter, Tinubu, Akande in closed door meeting with Buhari

Aftermath of Obasanjo's letter, Tinubu, Akande in closed door meeting with Buhari They also unanimously endorsed Governor Rochas Okorocha as the leader of the President Muhammadu Buhari's Campaign Council in the South-East, and Commended the Imo governor for keeping the flame of APC in the South-East aglow. Responding, President Buhari pledged to give his best to all Nigerians, guided by a clear conscience in making decisions for the progress of the country. [Full Article...]

Winter Weather, Flu Virus Leads to Drop in Blood Donations

Winter Weather, Flu Virus Leads to Drop in Blood Donations If you are interested in donating blood you can do so every 56 days while platelets can be donated every seven days up to 24 times a year. "Blood is always needed for surgeries, for traumas and different things like that... In Kansas, the Red Cross needs about 450 donors a day just to supply local hospitals, a number Dixon says you can help reach. The Red Cross is barely keeping up with demand, ... [Full Article...]

Arizona mom's flu symptoms turn out to be flesh-eating disease

Arizona mom's flu symptoms turn out to be flesh-eating disease Christin has a flesh-eating bacterial infection that has already claimed almost 30 percent of her body. The death rates for necrotizing fasciitis stand at 30% or more . The family feared at first for Christin's life since studies suggest that up to 30% of the people die along the way of fighting this disease. It was uncertain when she would return to work. [Full Article...]

US Senate approves deal to end three-day shutdown

US Senate approves deal to end three-day shutdown Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's pledge to take up immigration proposals cleared the way for a temporary spending bill funding the government through February 8. To begin with, Trump has been inconsistent on what kind of immigration bill he would sign, despite an insistence otherwise from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday. [Full Article...]

Dr. Sanjay Gupta says Trump has heart disease, contradicting White House physician

Dr. Sanjay Gupta says Trump has heart disease, contradicting White House physician And the possibility of an electoral rebuke could come in November. President Trump received his first official medical exam last week at Bethesda, Md. Jackson said he would increase that dose in an effort to get Trump's bad cholesterol, or LDL level, below 120; it now is 143. He is not benefitting monetarily from his presidency, he tells us solemnly. [Full Article...]

Welcome To New York trailer: Diljit Dosanjh-Sonakshi Sinha in quirky comedy

Welcome To New York trailer: Diljit Dosanjh-Sonakshi Sinha in quirky comedy Lara Dutta is back on screen with a new project named Welcome to NY. The Untold Story actor Sushant Singh Rajput also appear in the trailer - which just upped the comedy quotient. After a quirky teaser and poster, the makers have now released the trailer of the film and it's HILARIOUS! It is about how an unexpected trip to New York City sets them off on a life-changing comic adventure. [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli talks about 'very bright' Ajinkya Rahane selection chances, grassy pitch

Virat Kohli talks about 'very bright' Ajinkya Rahane selection chances, grassy pitch But am sure henceforth in the future, when itineraries are made, that will be taken into account, there is absolutely no doubt about that", said Shastri. If Ajinkya had played first, and not done well, you would have asked me the same question, why Rohit hasn't played. The Wanderers could live up to its reputation as a haven for fast bowlers, especially after South African captain Faf du Plessi... [Full Article...]

Vietnam jails former PetroVietnam official for life, another for 13 years

Vietnam jails former PetroVietnam official for life, another for 13 years The court also jailed Thanh's former boss and board chairman of the parent company PetroVietnam (PVN), Dinh La Thang, for 13 years for his role in incurring million-dollar losses at the oil giant. The Party leadership is using the widely publicised trials both to break up any potential opposition by those close to Mr Dung, and to show the public that they are serious about curbing the corruption w... [Full Article...]

Golf lover Donald Trump enjoys time on the links

Golf lover Donald Trump enjoys time on the links According to White House doctor Ronny Jackson , Trump scored "exceedingly well" (30 out of 30) on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment and has "no cognitive issues whatsoever". That's certainly possible, but some experts were skeptical in light of his high-fat diet, his aversion to exercise and the photos they see of the president every day. [Full Article...]

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Trump's Physical Results Indicate Heart Disease

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Trump's Physical Results Indicate Heart Disease Jackson said he will work with Trump to design an exercise routine and eating program that will help him get a better handle on his weight . The doctor also said Trump showed " excellent cardiac results ... Jackson said Trump has agreed to get rid of 4.5-6 kg of body fat in the next one year by combining diet , exercise and medication. Trump took office at age 70, making him the oldest ... [Full Article...]

Doctor: Trump 'fit for office,' could improve diet, exercise

Doctor: Trump 'fit for office,' could improve diet, exercise Reporters spent a significant amount of time asking Dr. Jackson questions, including why Trump slurred his words recently. Others made a decision to give comparisons, pointing to the fact former president Mr Obama is listed as 6ft 1in, two inches shorter than Mr Trump - saying he appears a similar height in pictures at last year's inauguration. [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump Just Took The "Montreal Test" For Mental Health

President Donald Trump Just Took The Trump's annual physical - conducted by Jackson last Friday at Walter Reed - only seemed to affirm the President's exercise beliefs. The President said he would like to lose some, according to the doctor. The President scored a flawless 100 per cent on test which is a 30 question task created by medical professionals to test for dementia. Jackson - who also oversaw former President Barack Obam... [Full Article...]

Severe Flu Cases Still Rising: CDC

Severe Flu Cases Still Rising: CDC Miller: The flu is always a concern this time of year and is a risk to children, older adults or those who have weak immune systems. "I would stress three points - if someone has not received their flu vaccine yet, they should do so ASAP". [Full Article...]


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