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Florida nurse's rant about 'funky flu' season goes viral

Florida nurse's rant about 'funky flu' season goes viral Katherine told WKRG News 5 she's got no regrets about her sensational post: "I might've offended people but it went viral and good information, maybe because of the way I said it, has gotten to people who might not have gotten it", she told them. [Full Article...]

16 children died from flu last week as concerns mount

16 children died from flu last week as concerns mount As of late Friday afternoon, the flu had killed 53 children in the US this season. Flu activity is now widespread in 48 states and Puerto Rico, according to the CDC's most recent weekly report . Wash your hands regularly, cough into the crook of your elbow, throw your tissues into the trash - and get vaccinated. While healthy people - including children - can recover from the flu without ... [Full Article...]

Prostate cancer now kills more people than breast cancer, United Kingdom figures reveal

Prostate cancer now kills more people than breast cancer, United Kingdom figures reveal The new statement noted that radiation and chemotherapies can pose a risk to cardiovascular health. Just as Tonda Gonce won her fight against breast cancer , she quickly found out there was a whole new battle in front of her. Adherence to a number of ideal heart health behaviors or factors from the American Heart Association's' Life's Simple 7 is associated with a trend towards a lower inci... [Full Article...]

National Wear Red Day spreads heart health awareness

National Wear Red Day spreads heart health awareness Every year, almost 500,000 American women die from heart disease and stroke. Mayor Bob Scott has declared Friday will be "Wear Red Day", encouraging locals to wear red apparel to promote awareness of heart health. These women will share their personal stories throughout the year to help other women in Forsyth County prevent and fight heart disease and stroke. [Full Article...]

E-cigarettes and DNA damage

E-cigarettes and DNA damage This list of extra chemicals includes allergens, irritants, and cancer-causing carcinogens. Vaping may raise the risk of certain cancers and heart disease, according to a team of scientists who studied the effects of e-cigarette smoke on healthy mice and human cells. [Full Article...]

Harley-Davidson says an electric hog is coming in 2019

Harley-Davidson says an electric hog is coming in 2019 It expects to book restructuring and other costs of $170 million to $200 million and capital investment costs of about $75 million over two years. After 2020, Harley Davidson expects the move to result in annual savings of $65.0 million to $75.0 million. [Full Article...]

Masuaku apologises for spitting in FA Cup defeat

Masuaku apologises for spitting in FA Cup defeat Spitting has always been seen as quite possibly the worst form of retaliation in a match, and Masuaku deserves all the punishment he gets. Speaking to SkySports , he said: " Ultimately, Arthur, what he's done, was despicable ". "We want to bring people in who can someway contribute between now and the end of the season, if not longer", he added. "We'll need to get over this quick and get on w... [Full Article...]

WWE's Vince McMahon plans to start new pro football league again

WWE's Vince McMahon plans to start new pro football league again But the audience did not stick around on Saturday nights to watch second-rate football, lascivious cheerleader shots, sophomoric double entendres and other gimmicks that quickly doomed the league. "It'll have nothing to do with politics or social issues", he said. "We played in the first game and I made a field goal, so that was pretty cool". [Full Article...]

Heart attack risk high for flu patients

Heart attack risk high for flu patients Philippa Hobson, senior cardiac nurse at the British Heart Foundation , commented on the findings: "There is evidence that heart attacks happen more often during or immediately after an acute inflammatory illness, such as flu". Kwong explains that infections cause inflammation, which can lead to damage of the inner lining of the blood vessels that serve the heart and can increase the chances of... [Full Article...]

Two identical monkeys cloned in China

Two identical monkeys cloned in China In a world-wide first, Chinese scientists cloned two monkeys by transplanting donor cells into eggs, they said on Wednesday, a feat that could lead to genetically engineered primates for drug testing, gene editing and brain research. Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua are clones of the same macaque cells taken from a foetus. There could be success with cloning based on adults, too, as the team is ... [Full Article...]

United States actions in Syria either provocation or lack of understanding: Lavrov

United States actions in Syria either provocation or lack of understanding: Lavrov US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday he was "concerned" about the offensive, while European Union diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said she would discuss the situation with Turkish officials. We know that many countries, including the United States, say that the fight against Daesh would be impossible without the help of YPG militants, but it is rather a pretext to hide other inten... [Full Article...]

United Nations calls for almost $3 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen

United Nations calls for almost $3 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen More than 10,000 people have been killed by coalition airstrikes and by fighting on the ground, Reuters said. Last week, Saudi Arabia deposited $2bn in Yemen's central bank after the government appealed for help to save the country's currency from collapse and prevent a starvation. [Full Article...]

Flu cases on the rise; 5 deaths reported in Monroe County

Flu cases on the rise; 5 deaths reported in Monroe County Last year, the Department of Health reported that there were nearly 13,000 flu-related hospitalizations in NY. The report also shows that in weeks 50, 2017 to week 2 of 2018, statistically significant excess mortality from all causes is now being observed in over 65s in England. [Full Article...]

BJP welcomes President's decision, Congress says ready for bypolls — AAP MLAs disqualification

BJP welcomes President's decision, Congress says ready for bypolls — AAP MLAs disqualification There appears to be no major threat to Delhi's AAP government as the party had won a massive 67 out of 70 seats in February 2015 elections. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal , reacting a little late, tweeted that his party will continue to tread on the path of truth with the grace of almighty. [Full Article...]

Sushi lover pulls live 5-foot tapeworm out of his body

Sushi lover pulls live 5-foot tapeworm out of his body A young Asian man visited the emergency room of the Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, California . Skeptical at first, as most ER doctors are of patients self-diagnosing their ailments, the man handed Banh proof in a grocery bag. [Full Article...]

AAP MLAs Disqualified By EC, AAP Blames BJP

AAP MLAs Disqualified By EC, AAP Blames BJP Starting Monday, the Congress will be holding demonstrations against the AAP government, seeking the resignation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal . West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who expressed support for AAP, also criticised the Election Commission saying a constitutional body can not be used for political vendetta. [Full Article...]

Slain US Marshal Christopher Hill Was Father of Two, Veteran

Slain US Marshal Christopher Hill Was Father of Two, Veteran Investigators have identified the U.S. Marshal killed by gunfire Thursday morning in Harrisburg. The victim took a picture of the car's license plate and police tracked the car's owner to the location of the call, 1837 Mulberry St., but police could not track the owner down, the court records say. [Full Article...]

SC Judges Row: CJI Dipak Misra Meets the Judges, Offers Olive Branch

SC Judges Row: CJI Dipak Misra Meets the Judges, Offers Olive Branch On Tuesday, CJI Misra met in his chambers the four judges who had aired grievances against him in a press conference last week. Justice Chelameswar's office, meanwhile, said no invitation for a meeting of any sort had been extended by the CJI. [Full Article...]

Upcoming flu restrictions at St. Peter's Health

Upcoming flu restrictions at St. Peter's Health Ten people have died of flu-related deaths in San Luis Obispo County since December 10, according to Ann McDowell, an epidemiologist with the SLO County Public Health Department. Greg Siwek said. County health officials reported Friday that they were seeing a 27 percent increase in the number of flu cases over the same time span in 2016. [Full Article...]

NI Secretary to meet Coveney on Friday

NI Secretary to meet Coveney on Friday Mrs May has since appointed former Culture Secretary Karen Bradley as his successor. A crucial post that needed filling was the role of First Secretary of State following the recent departure of Damian Green, a close ally of May who was forced to resign just before Christmas following a breach parliamentary code. [Full Article...]


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