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Don't let Aussie flu get the better of you

Don't let Aussie flu get the better of you

Just one week later, the number of deaths more than doubled, soaring to 2,355 deaths. Because the county doesn't receive death certificates as some other health departments do, it can not keep track of flu-related deaths, except for pediatric flu deaths - which the county has not seen this season. Read More

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Gas prices down a dime

Gas prices down a dime

Next is Shelby at $2.300 followed by Hancock at $2.301, Hardin at $2.349, Auglaize at $2.37, Putnam at $2.39, Van Wert at $2.399, Mercer at $2.401 and Logan County at $2.49. Gas prices are still on the rise in northern New England. "It has been anything but a normal January for prices at the pump", AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins said in a statement . Read More

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CDC spokesperson calls flu season 'unprecedented'

CDC spokesperson calls flu season 'unprecedented'

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. Most cases of H3N2v infection have occurred in children who have little immunity against this virus. This flu season has been particularly widespread across the country after getting an early start in September due to the presence of a powerful strain called influenza H3N2. Read More

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Turkey's Erdogan vows to press offensive on US-backed Kurds in Syria

Turkey's Erdogan vows to press offensive on US-backed Kurds in Syria

Some days later, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denied this statement completely. Mattis began arming the YPG in May, 2017, as the USA wanted a local ally to take the primary lead in fighting in close-quarters combat against ISIS. This operation's most important goals are to stop two terrorist organizations that carry out terrorist attacks against Turkey by using their safe havens in Afrin. Read More

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DOJ asks Supreme Court to review DACA ruling

DOJ asks Supreme Court to review DACA ruling

The justices' decision to hear the case follows a series of lower court rulings against the, which is meant to block citizens of countries deemed security risks from entering the United States . Hawaii has argued that the ban also discriminates on the basis of religion. In a remarkable filing, the Department of Justice (DOJ) formally asked the Supreme Court to overturn a federal judge's order requiring the Trump administration to continue administering the Deferred Action for Childhood ... Read More

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India poll panel disqualifies 20 AAP MLAs

India poll panel disqualifies 20 AAP MLAs

AAP MLAs were appointed parliamentary secretaries and this was described by petitioner Prashant Patel as them holding offices of profit. Otherwise we would have been nothing. "The doors of the courts are open to us". The Commission had said that it is basing its opinion on judicial pronouncements of the past, the Government of National Capital Territory of Deli Act, and the Constitution. Read More

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. 'Happy' About Boston University's New CTE Findings

Dale Earnhardt Jr. 'Happy' About Boston University's New CTE Findings

Compared to the brains of similarly-aged athletes who didn't experience head trauma, all four showed brain changes "including leaky blood vessels and abnormal buildups of the protein tau", which is associated with CTE, reports CNN . "The continued focus on concussion and symptomatic recovery does not address the fundamental danger these activities pose to human health". Lee Goldstein with Boston University's School of Medicine. Read More

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Florida casino shuttle boat bursts into flames; 1 reportedly dead

Florida casino shuttle boat bursts into flames; 1 reportedly dead

Pasco County Fire Rescue official Shawn Whited said passengers on board the vessel jumped to get away from the fire and swam the chilly waters to shore, while some were rescued by other boats. All passengers and crew members have been accounted for. Port Richey Chief of Police Gerard DeCanio told The Associated Press the shuttle boat's crew detected engine problems and made a decision to turn back. Read More

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Taylor Swift's "End Game" video is a jet-set party

Taylor Swift never met a hidden reference she didn't love, and true to form, her new video for " End Game " off Reputation is full of very pointed - or shall we say slithering - references. Taylor Swift has released the music video for " End Game ". "Big reputation , big reputation /Ooh you and me we got big reputations , ah/And you heard about me, ooh/I got some big enemies", she offers. Read More

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Yemen's Houthi Rebels Shoot Down Saudi Warplane Over Sanaa

Yemen's Houthi Rebels Shoot Down Saudi Warplane Over Sanaa

He said the new funding will go toward the most vulnerable people in 27 districts at risk of starvation, and to other areas where conflict has recently escalated. The Saudi-led coalition began its military campaign in Yemen almost three years ago in an attempt to propel ousted President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi back to power and to prevent Houthi rebels from taking control of the country. Read More

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4 powerlifters killed, world champion Saksham Yadav injured in Delhi vehicle crash

4 powerlifters killed, world champion Saksham Yadav injured in Delhi vehicle crash

The private vehicle carrying the six athletes crashed with a road divider, after its driver lost control over the steering, on the road and turned turtle near Alipur village around 4:00am. "They were celebrating Rohit's birthday on Saturday and had gone to Karnal (in Haryana)", the officer said. The possibility of drunken driving has also not been ruled out. Read More

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CDC digs for more clues in multistate E coli outbreak

In the US, the infections have been confirmed in 13 states - California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington. In the United States, the Center for Disease Control is investigating the issue, but has not yet issued a general warning. People in 13 states, including NY and CT, have been infected. Read More

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Too Much Gaming Could Lead to Mental Health Disorder

Too Much Gaming Could Lead to Mental Health Disorder

According to ABC , the update is not meant to suggest that anyone who plays video games is harboring a mental-health disorder. Tne of the World Health Organization's (WHO) says excessive video gaming is a mental health disorder. Gamers believe that video gaming is akin to hobbies or professions. Public health experts also use the ICD to track the number of deaths and diseases. Read More

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Fifth flu season death in San Diego region reported

Fifth flu season death in San Diego region reported

The 2016-2017 Montana flu season saw 56 deaths and more than 800 hospitalizations. The state numbers are especially higher during the current flu season, with 92 flu-associated hospitalizations during the week of December 2 and 257 total flu hospitalizations since the start of the flu season, compared to past year at this time when there were 19 flu-associated hospitalizations and only 83 for the season. Read More

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Diddy wants to buy the Carolina Panthers and sign Colin Kaepernick

Diddy wants to buy the Carolina Panthers and sign Colin Kaepernick

The 81-year-old, who is a former National Football League player, has been a majority owner of the Charlotte-based team since it began playing in the National Football League as an expansion franchise in 1995. "Let's make history ", Diddy wrote. Richardson is on the only former National Football League player to own a franchise. Workplace misconduct has led to the pending sale of the Panthers. Read More

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Deaths feared as train derails on highway bridge in Washington state

Deaths feared as train derails on highway bridge in Washington state

Amtrak Cascades train 501 was taking its inaugural run down a new route today outside of Tacoma, Washington . "Something went very, very wrong and there are some questions we will demand to be answered", said Rep. The train was reportedly travelling at more than 80 miles per hour when it derailed. US President Donald Trump tweeted that the incident shows "more than ever" why his infrastructure plan "must be approved quickly". Read More

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This year's flu vaccine may not be as effective as others

This year's flu vaccine may not be as effective as others

This year, there have been no severe cases or related deaths , Corson said. Influenza, commonly referred to as the flu, can impact anyone, but serious complications can occur for people 65 and older, those with certain chronic medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease, and in pregnant women and young children, according to the CDC. Read More

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Carson Wentz has torn ACL, done for season

Carson Wentz has torn ACL, done for season

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 10: Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles is hit by Mark Barron #26 of the Los Angeles Rams during the third quarter of the game. Pederson insisted that Foles has earned, and would receive, the same autonomy over the offense that Wentz enjoyed, but that's clearly coach-speak and can't possibly be true. Read More

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Some Doctors Concerned Flu Vaccine May Only Reduce Risk By 10 Percent

Some Doctors Concerned Flu Vaccine May Only Reduce Risk By 10 Percent

Matthew Maurer, Epidemiologist, says there are many various strains of the flu virus. A year ago in Canada and the US, the vaccine was found to be only 35 per cent effective in preventing cases of H3N2 influenza, she said. Already, more than half of New York's counties - including Nassau and Suffolk - have had cases of the infection confirmed by Wadsworth Center, the state Department of Health's laboratory in Albany. Read More

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Northlake Mall lets special needs children meet Santa during closed hours

Northlake Mall lets special needs children meet Santa during closed hours

The goal of the gathering was to ease sensory triggers and create a more welcoming environment for children with special needs. And families say it works. The report says it's unknown who took the full Santa Claus suit and an extra hat from a back room at the mall. We are just aware of all of those sensory overloads, so there is not that pressure of stand in the line, be quiet, and don't touch anything. Read More

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Up to seven coffees a day can stop an early death

Up to seven coffees a day can stop an early death

Coffee drinkers also appeared to have lower risks for heart disease. Researchers collected evidence from over 200 studies on coffee consumption and health and published the findings in the Journal. For other adults, moderate caffeine intake equates to 400mg or less per day - or three to four cups - but coffee isn't the only drink (or food) to bear in mind. Read More

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