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Flu Season, Still Worsening, Now As Bad As 2009 Swine Flu

Flu Season, Still Worsening, Now As Bad As 2009 Swine Flu

That figure includes the death of an 8-year-old girl in Queens who died earlier this week, one day after being diagnosed with the flu. What continues to be be notable about this season in particular...

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Acne Patients are At a Higher Risk of Depression

Acne Patients are At a Higher Risk of Depression

People with acne have a significantly increased risk of developing major depression, but only in the first five years after diagnosis, according to a large analysis of nearly two million people. Hmmm....

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Legislature will miss gerrymander fix deadline, what now?

Legislature will miss gerrymander fix deadline, what now?

The scramble to redraw districts for this year's elections in Pennsylvania is a preview of redistricting dominoes in several states that could alter the balance on Capitol Hill in the coming years. In...

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Deals for National Pizza Day in Madison

Deals for National Pizza Day in Madison

You guessed it, Saturday night. Save 40% off an online order with coupon code "40PIZZA". Domino's: Choose two or more items from a select menu for $5.99 each. Little Caesars: You'll want to stock...

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Jeremy Hunt finally says sorry as NHS patients suffer 'worst ever' winter

Jeremy Hunt finally says sorry as NHS patients suffer 'worst ever' winter

All of the four hospital trusts in Kent failed to see 95% of A&E patients within four hours of them arriving in January. The crisis for NHS does not seem to end. But Professor John Appleby, chief ...

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Scientists grow human eggs to maturity in lab

Scientists grow human eggs to maturity in lab

However, other women find it hard to activate and nurture viable eggs in the first place. The team say the technique could lead to new ways of preserving the fertility of children having cancer trea...

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Air Force Officer arrested for allegedly sharing information with ISI

Air Force Officer arrested for allegedly sharing information with ISI

The ISI agents had made fake profiles as women on Facebook and befriended the officer there. "After talking to them on the social networking site for a while, they exchanged their phone numbers ...

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South Jersey Eagles Fans Cross Bridge for Eagles Victory Parade

South Jersey Eagles Fans Cross Bridge for Eagles Victory Parade

Jason Kelce , you will never have to buy a beer in town again. Many of the Eagles players wore outlandish outfits, with a lot of them riding atop open-air double-decker buses in the parade, which st...

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Georgia toddler with Down syndrome named 2018 Gerber baby

Georgia toddler with Down syndrome named 2018 Gerber baby

But Lucas is special, for so many reasons. The Gerber Baby photo contest has been going on since 2010, with a new victor chosen every year. Gerber announced the newest Gerber Baby spokesbaby, ...

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Oklahoma's fatal flu season continues with 129 deaths reported statewide

Oklahoma's fatal flu season continues with 129 deaths reported statewide

Kevin Baynes, 7, passed away on January 29 just two days after being diagnosed with influenza , and Michael Messenger, a 12-year-old MI boy died of the flu on January 11 after testing negative for in...

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SuRie: BBC Eurovision contest announces winning United Kingdom act

SuRie: BBC Eurovision contest announces winning United Kingdom act

The singer was crowned the victor of Eurovision You Decide on BBC2, and will now go on to fly the flag for the United Kingdom at the Grand Final with her track, Storm , in Portugal in May. Look bac...

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Cisco Systems (CSCO) Upgraded by Vetr to Strong-Buy

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Daiwa Secs Group owns 335,505 shares. Swarthmore Group Inc bought 5,100 shares as the company's stock rose 3.83% with the market. Tracking other technical i...

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First Michigan child flu death of 2017-2018 season

First Michigan child flu death of 2017-2018 season

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said January 26 that a rapid increase in flu-related illnesses after the winter holiday season has been seen among all ages but was higher in ch...

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BC pours a little extra to defend local wineries after Alberta boycott

BC pours a little extra to defend local wineries after Alberta boycott

The B.C. Wine Institute responded to Premier Notley's announcement with an open letter to its members, calling the boycott, "disturbing". In a press conference Wednesday B.C. "This is one good step ...

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Kratom, touted as herbal opioid

Kratom, touted as herbal opioid "alternative", actually contains opioids, FDA says

Based on the information, the FDA said it feels "confident in calling compounds in kratom opioids". Depending on who you ask, kratom is either a wonder drug that can safely treat opioid addiction...

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Researchers link spread of breast cancer and diet

Researchers link spread of breast cancer and diet

United Kingdom researchers have discovered a nutrient in everyday foods can determine a cancer's growth and expansion. Asparagine is an amino acid - a building block of protein - and takes its na...

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Graduation Rate Made Little Progress, State Says

Graduation Rate Made Little Progress, State Says

The Bronx had the lowest graduation rate and the highest dropout rate in 2017, while Queens saw the largest improvement in graduation and dropout rates previous year. Elia says equity also continues t...

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Maryland reports first child death from flu

Maryland reports first child death from flu

MDHHS strongly recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older get a seasonal flu vaccine. So far this flu season, 231 people have died from the flu. Most flu vaccines rely on cultivation in ch...

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Alabama Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturer

Alabama Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturer

Marshall's complaint on behalf of the citizens of Alabama contends that Purdue violated the state's Deceptive Trade Practices Act in the marketing and sale of opioid drugs and, in so doing, jeopardize...

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Stocks with critical Performance Analyses: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV), Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)

About 9.83M shares traded or 78.63% up from the average. AbbVie Inc . ( NYSE : ABBV ) has risen 10.63% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Institute For Wealth Lc reported 14,312 shares stake. ...

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Televangelist says no need for flu shot if you have Jesus

Televangelist says no need for flu shot if you have Jesus

In a January 31 video posted on Facebook , Gloria Copeland said believers should not be anxious about the virus that officials say has killed more than 50 children so far this season. So, take th...

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English Premier League mulls winter break to emulate Europe

English Premier League mulls winter break to emulate Europe

This would bring the Premier League into line with numerous other big European leagues that give their teams a similar mid-winter break, although it's down to the money men to ultimately decide. In ...

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Stanford researchers develop cancer 'vaccine' that wipes out tumors in mice

Stanford researchers develop cancer 'vaccine' that wipes out tumors in mice

Levy said the procedure "uses a one-time application of very small amounts of two agents to stimulate the immune cells only within the tumor itself". It's also unlikely to cause adverse side effects...

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Lakers Fined $50K for Tampering with Giannis

Lakers Fined $50K for Tampering with Giannis

Los Angeles was fined $50,000 for the violation. I'm just happy he's starting in the All-Star game because he deserves that. This dude, he's going to put Milwaukee on the map. This one stemmed from Jo...

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Dow turns 567 point loss into 567 point gain as stocks rally

Focusing on any one day - or even one week - of stock market performance is akin to standing six inches away from a picture and trying to define what is depicted. Investor fears about higher interes...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav faces more charges in Pakistan, say report

Kulbhushan Jadhav faces more charges in Pakistan, say report

In May a year ago, the International Court of Justice stayed his execution after India argued that Pakistan violated international conventions by denying consular access to him. The Pakistan governm...

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HIV prevention drug Truvada receives funding

HIV prevention drug Truvada receives funding

It has been proven to be very effective at stopping the transmission of HIV. The decision to publicly fund the preventative drug has been celebrated by LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS activists across the countr...

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Congress Seva Dal worker shot dead in road rage attack in Delhi

Congress Seva Dal worker shot dead in road rage attack in Delhi

The 43-year-old man identified as Vinod Mehra was driving home with his 16-year-old nephew from GT Karnal Road. Mehra's nephew with the help of an acquaintance, who was returning from the same marri...

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Kaepernick Effect?: Super Bowl 2018 Ratings Hit 10-Year Low

Kaepernick Effect?: Super Bowl 2018 Ratings Hit 10-Year Low

Past year in Super Bowl LI, the Pats destroyed the Atlanta Falcons by mounting the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history. Minneapolis police said they made no major arrests related to the Super...

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Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis goes down with left knee injury vs

Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis goes down with left knee injury vs

His left ankle seemed to buckle on the play. He was pounding his fist when he wasn't grabbing for his left knee. He was helped off the court and taken to the locker room. The popular Latvian star is a...

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Winter Weather Advisory posted for Tuesday

Winter Weather Advisory posted for Tuesday

Grand Island is on the northern edge of a winter weather advisory that runs from 6 a.m.to 6 p.m. Tuesday . The snow will combine with cold road temperatures to create slick driving conditions. ...

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ME woman finds 3-inch lizard in lettuce

ME woman finds 3-inch lizard in lettuce

There's no way to know whether or not I actually ingested the tail or not. "I instantly wretched and I was revolted because I thought for a second I could've eaten its tail". Teresa Edington, an exter...

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Lenovo recalls 4 models of ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation notebooks

Lenovo recalls 4 models of ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation notebooks

The laptop maker has launched a website to determine if your ThinkPad X1 falls into the recall, that includes models labeled 20HQ, 20HR, 20K3, and 20K4. Refer to the photos at the top of this page...

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Former Twistars, US Olympic gymnastics coach under criminal investigation

Former Twistars, US Olympic gymnastics coach under criminal investigation

The inability of parents or other chaperones to travel with their daughters was among the many criticisms leveled at USA Gymnastics by gymnasts abused by Nassar. However, this was dismissed in Charl...

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Another Government Shutdown Looming as Deadline Approaches

Another Government Shutdown Looming as Deadline Approaches

On family-based migration, the bill doesn't make explicit reference to sponsoring relatives, but the bill authors say that existing law would prohibit parents of these individuals who came to the US...

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How Many People Watched Super Bowl LII On TV And Streaming

How Many People Watched Super Bowl LII On TV And Streaming

NBC announced Monday that the Eagles' 41-33 victory over the Patriots earned a 47.4 overnight rating, a number that's hard to parse. As Super Bowl fever grips the United States, activists are...

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Five flu-related deaths in region according to health unit

Five flu-related deaths in region according to health unit

As of the end of last week, the number of confirmed influenza cases was higher than in any other year, in the past nine years, according to health department figures. Symptoms of the flu can range fro...

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Wales yellow weather warning issued for snow and ice

Wales yellow weather warning issued for snow and ice

Britain is bracing itself for 'one of the coldest weeks of this winter' with snow and ice expected across the United Kingdom, along with temperatures as low as -7C in some areas. Nearly every part...

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Refs Uphold Corey Clement Catch For Controversial Touchdown

Refs Uphold Corey Clement Catch For Controversial Touchdown

When asked about the catch, the former Wisconsin Badger was firm on his stance that it was a clean catch. "I knew once I caught the ball, man, I didn't second guess myself", he added. "I give up!" N...

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CAS to hear last-ditch Winter Olympics plea by 32 Russian athletes

CAS to hear last-ditch Winter Olympics plea by 32 Russian athletes

Mike Pence will arrive for a three-day visit in Tokyo on Tuesday to participate in a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and discuss security and stability on the Korean Penins...

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