• Influenza affecting more people than normal: Northern Health
Influenza affecting more people than normal: Northern Health

He also claims this condition, in its common state, is not as risky as current influenza. Flu season began in October; the average duration is 16 weeks, but it can last for up to 20 weeks. While the flu is a seasonal illness, adenoviruses are not, and the only existing vaccines are available just for military recruits, meaning a greater careful...

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  • AHA: Breast cancer treatments could raise risk of CVD
AHA: Breast cancer treatments could raise risk of CVD

For their part, oncologists have said that the American cardiologists' announcement should not discourage women with breast cancer from doing more aggressive treatment if necessary. Breast cancer mortality rates have fallen by 10 per cent in the last five years, new analysis has shown. "It is less a problem today than 20 years ago, because we sta...

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  • Groundhog Day 2018: Punxsutawney Phil predicts more winter
Groundhog Day 2018: Punxsutawney Phil predicts more winter

People supposedly watched hedgehogs or badgers to see if they saw their shadows on Candlemas Day, celebrated each February 2nd. If Phil doesn't, that means spring is approaching. Canadians celebrate Groundhog Day , too. While the average groundhog weighs around 12 to 15 pounds, Punxsutawney Phil weighs 20 pounds. But its origins date back...

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  • Budget 2018: For Railways, safety culture, expansion take centre stage
Budget 2018: For Railways, safety culture, expansion take centre stage

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's steep capex target for the Railways comes despite the transporter struggling to spend money in capital works this year. Special emphasis will be renovating 3,600-km of railway tracks which would prevent derailment incidents, Jaitley announced, further adding that a total of 600 Railway stations will be developed a...

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  • Blood take a look at finds poisonous Alzheimer's proteins
Blood take a look at finds poisonous Alzheimer's proteins

Researchers in Japan and Australia say they have made important progress in developing a blood test that could in future help doctors detect who might go on to get Alzheimer's disease. "Some of these studies could be markedly improved from a cost and efficiency basis if we could preselect people going into clinical trials through blood test", Profe...

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  • Kennedy pre-buts Trump: Bullies no match for a united people
Kennedy pre-buts Trump: Bullies no match for a united people

He made headlines this year for a number of impassioned speeches against Republicans' attempted Obamacare repeal and for blasting Trump's response to the riots in Charlottesville this summer. Maxine Waters , D-Calif, and former Democratic congresswoman Donna Edwards were scheduled to deliver unofficial rebuttals. For more on both, go he...

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi calls on President Ram Nath Kovind
Aung San Suu Kyi calls on President Ram Nath Kovind

Suu Kyi's office said on Thursday her government had asked Richardson to step down and accused him of pursuing "his own agenda". President Rodrigo Duterte and his partner Honeylet Avanceña welcome Myanmar State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to an ASEAN summit in Manila in November 2017.

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  • Year-on-year increase in rough sleeping - stats
Year-on-year increase in rough sleeping - stats

Following the announcement of this week's figures, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority announced that it would be providing a further £7m to increase the number of places open to rough sleepers by more than 450 places by 2020-21. These numbers are snapshot counts and estimates but the most accurate we have to work with to inform local and n...

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  • Flu Season Has Claimed the Lives of 30 Children
Flu Season Has Claimed the Lives of 30 Children

Steve Alles, director of disease control for the Philadelphia Department of Health , said cases in the city are still increasing and he expects that to continue for another two or three weeks. "We do know for a fact that a lot of the hospitals are becoming very full, very quickly, and it would not surprise us at all if they're sending people off t...

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  • 7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot
7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot

Anyone who fears persecution on return to Myanmar must be afforded the right to seek asylum in Bangladesh, consistent with global law. There is a "grave risk" in plans for repatriation for Rohingya refugees to Myanmar without the understanding of their legal status, destination and willingness to return, a parliament committee report said.

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  • Experts agree this is the worst flu season in recent years
Experts agree this is the worst flu season in recent years

Visitor restrictions take effect immediately at Henry Ford Hospital, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital and Henry Ford Allegiance Health. The current flu season started earlier than in the past and is likely peaking, according to the CDC . The flu usually comes on suddenly. People sho...

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  • Trump 'paid porn star Stormy Daniels $130000 to hide affair'
Trump 'paid porn star Stormy Daniels $130000 to hide affair'

She said the calls were "normal" at first, but then Trump got on the phone and urged Evans to come join them in his suite. There are reports Trump's people originally paid Stormy $130k to keep quiet about the incident. Evans also said that she "never saw any evidence [after the 2006 scene in the hotel room] in Daniels' life that things had ...

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  • Net Neutrality Repeal Reversal Now Has 50 Votes in the Senate
Net Neutrality Repeal Reversal Now Has 50 Votes in the Senate

The rules prohibited ISPs from blocking and throttling Internet traffic and from prioritizing traffic in exchange for payment. "The FCC's unlawful rollback of net neutrality protections could allow internet service providers to block or limit access to certain websites, limit quality and speeds for streaming or video services, censor viewpoints...

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  • New Video Shows Chibok Girls Vowing Not To Return
New Video Shows Chibok Girls Vowing Not To Return

Boko Haram terrorists raided the northeast town of Chibok in April 2014 and 275 girls taking a final examination at the local school, turning them into sex slaves, suicide bombers, and maids. Despite claims to the contrary by the Nigerian authorities, analysts insist that Boko Haram remains a security threat that might take years to eradicate.

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  • Flu-related deaths continue to climb in California. Here's the latest toll
Flu-related deaths continue to climb in California. Here's the latest toll

Local health officials said there have been 15 deaths and a high level of hospitalizations related to the flu. Experts try to predict each year which flu strains will be prevalent for the season, she said, but at times they get it wrong or the virus changes during the season.

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  • Strength of Iran protests uncertain after a week of unrest
Strength of Iran protests uncertain after a week of unrest

The U.S. government believes that hard-liners initiated the demonstrations as a means to pressure President Hassan Rouhani, a relatively moderate cleric within Iran's political system. In Mashhad, some chanted , "Not Gaza, not Lebanon, my life for Iran ", a reference to what protesters say is the regime's focus on exporting the revolution, rat...

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  • Tamil Nadu: Govt appeals transport employees to come back for work
Tamil Nadu: Govt appeals transport employees to come back for work

Transport Minister MR Vijayabhaskar appealed to the unions to return to work. He cautioned that temporary workers roped in by the government to operate buses in lieu of striking workers is quite unsafe and puts the life of commuters at risk.

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  • Officials report 7 more flu deaths in NC; 20 for the season
Officials report 7 more flu deaths in NC; 20 for the season

Arizona is one of 21 states in the country reporting a high number of outpatient visits due to flu in the previous week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. "It's a little too early to tell", what kind of flu season we're going to have, he said. DHHS, per its privacy policy, declined to provide the gender, hometown and county ...

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  • Jon Gruden: 'I think I am being considered' by Raiders
Jon Gruden: 'I think I am being considered' by Raiders

Yet, following Oakland's 6-10 finish, including an very bad regression on offense, owner Mark Davis apparently will go all in to pursue Gruden with his team just two years away from moving to Las Vegas . Even though Gruden has been hesitate in the past to return to coaching, he will have enough power within the organization that he can reshape...

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  • Language shouldn't be barrier but facilitator to develop 'love of science': Modi
Language shouldn't be barrier but facilitator to develop 'love of science': Modi

Stating that the science and technology department was working on multi-pronged projects, Modi said the priority was to set up a scientific infrastructure mechanism, drawing reference to the Centre's initiatives such as Start-up India and Skill Development Mission.

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  • Conor McGregor catches DEADLY Aussie Flu - UFC star left 'SHAKING' in bed
Conor McGregor catches DEADLY Aussie Flu - UFC star left 'SHAKING' in bed

There's only a handful of things walking the planet that can safely say they managed to bash Conor McGregor senseless, and a virus grown right here in Australia is the latest member of that exclusive club. Hospital doctors in Donegal, Dublin, Galway and Limerick have reported a big rise in the amount of people suffering from flu-like symptoms and...

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  • Packers finish with first losing season since 2008 after Lions loss
Packers finish with first losing season since 2008 after Lions loss

The Lions (9-6 ) still have a very slim chance of reaching the playoffs, but they need to defeat the Packers and get some - actually a lot of - help. Hundley was 14 of 24 for 172 yards with two interceptions and a fumble. That same duo also connected on the two-point try. Abdullah took a direct snap and went right, pitched it back to Tate going ...

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  • Trump Fires Entire HIV/AIDS Council Via FedEx, No Reason Given
Trump Fires Entire HIV/AIDS Council Via FedEx, No Reason Given

Newsweek reports that the 16 members received their notice of termination by FedEx mail on Wednesday. PACHA was founded during the Clinton administration amid the AIDS" crisis peak in the "90s-over 500,000 AIDS cases were reported in 1995 alone-and was created to help presidents manage policy and research on HIV and AIDS.

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  • Flu 'widespread' in Pennsylvania — CDC
Flu 'widespread' in Pennsylvania — CDC

We all know the telltale symptoms of the flu - the fever, headache, nausea and fatigue. "Influenza can be deadly, especially for the elderly and the very young", Thihalolipavan said. During the 2016-17 flu season, the number of cases in Mohave County spiked from December 18 to December 31, 2016. Somewhere between 20-35-thousand may die from the f...

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  • More pregnant women smoking marijuana for morning sickness
More pregnant women smoking marijuana for morning sickness

Haywood Brown, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Duke University School of Medicine, who was not involved in the new study . The study suggests that more women tend to use marijuana sometimes to sooth anxiety and morning sickness.

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