• Health experts say flu vaccine more effective this year
Health experts say flu vaccine more effective this year

Calgary's flu season isn't over yet, the city's medical officer of health says, as the latest numbers from Alberta Health Services show 1,897 confirmed cases of influenza A in the region so far. He said while most adults and children who get sick are fine after a few days at home, children under six months who develop a fever should be taken ...

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  • Families furious after woman in vegetative state gives birth at nursing facility
Families furious after woman in vegetative state gives birth at nursing facility

Phoenix police are pursuing DNA samples from every male employee at a private care facility where a patient in a vegetative state recently gave birth . "Trust has been severed, period", she said. According to the local station's unidentified source, the facility staff had no idea the patient was pregnant until she began moaning as she went into...

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  • Stocks Soar, Treasurys Plunge as Fears Subside Over Economic Growth, Fed Policy
Stocks Soar, Treasurys Plunge as Fears Subside Over Economic Growth, Fed Policy

In a session emblematic of the elevated volatility that has gripped markets for weeks, all three major USA stock indexes surged more than 3 percent in one of the broadest advances in years. Asked on Friday whether he would resign if Trump requested it, Powell said: "No", adding there were no meetings scheduled between the two men. China's Com...

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  • Flu On The Rise Across Michigan: Still Time To Get Vaccinated
Flu On The Rise Across Michigan: Still Time To Get Vaccinated

When that strain predominated, almost 1 million Americans were hospitalized and 80,000 died. This year's flu season started earlier than usual, according to reports from the Public Health Agency of Canada. Still, most Albertans don't get vaccinated. Health officials say if you haven't already, you should get the flu shot. "It's especially recom...

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  • Walgreens Teams Up with Verily to Tackle Chronic Conditions Efficiently
Walgreens Teams Up with Verily to Tackle Chronic Conditions Efficiently

The SI to Qiwi Plc - American Depositary Shares's float is 0.98%. Moving further back, the stock noticed a performance of 7.78% over the last six months and spotted 0.92% performance since the start of the calendar year. "Additionally, the company has initiated global smart spending and smart organization programs, initially focused on the company'...

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  • Obamacare Ruling Likely to Be Overturned - Slog
Obamacare Ruling Likely to Be Overturned - Slog

States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act - the signature health-care overhaul under President Barack Obama - could lose billions of dollars in federal money and could face significant costs if they try to keep coverage for people newly-covered by the program, S&P said in a release Monday.

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  • Court rules Obamacare is unconstitutional
Court rules Obamacare is unconstitutional

The judge ruled that the law's individual mandate violates the Constitution and therefore the entire ACA violates the Constitution. "Perhaps it is impossible to know which minor provisions Congress would have passed absent the individual mandate ", O'Connor wrote .

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  • George HW Bush’s memorial service at National Cathedral
George HW Bush’s memorial service at National Cathedral

Trump then saluted Bush, a gesture belying the history of antipathy between the Republican president and the Bush family. Meanwhile, Bush's daughter-in-law, former first lady Laura Bush, got a tour of the White House Christmas decorations from first lady Melania Trump.

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  • Half Of HIV Positive People Face Discrimination, New Poll Finds
Half Of HIV Positive People Face Discrimination, New Poll Finds

The original buyers' groups, made famous in the film "Dallas Buyers Club", were set up in the 1980s to import experimental drugs not approved by USA authorities when AIDS treatments were in their infancy and the disease was a death sentence for many.

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  • New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe
New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe

It also found that in the European region, men suffer disproportionately from HIV, with 70 percent of new HIV cases diagnosed in 2017 occurring in men. An estimated total of 102,000 people were living with HIV in the United Kingdom in 2017, with 8% (8,200) unaware of their infection, according to Public Health England (PHE).

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  • Black Women Provide Support In Breast Cancer Fight
Black Women Provide Support In Breast Cancer Fight

Women are brought by limo to Western Kentucky Diagnostics for the screenings. "It's rare that a person living with metastatic breast cancer would have only one side effect to manage". More women than men get breast cancer . "Besides providing access to such specialized surgery to deserving patients, we see this as an opportunity for us to raise ...

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  • Ninth death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak
Ninth death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak

Teams will also be sent to the Voorhees Pediatric Facility in the state, and the Children's Specialised Hospital with locations in Toms River and Mountainside. The facility has been told not to admit any new patients until the outbreak ends. The child, already fragile and suffering respiratory illness, was not confirmed to have a common infection...

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  • Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states — CDC
Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states — CDC

In most cases, the patient's arms or legs become weak, similar to the results of infection with polio . A seventh case has been "clinically diagnosed", but remains under review by the CDC. Health officials call the condition acute flaccid myelitis . Minnesota just confirmed its seventh case of acute flaccid myelitis-and a possible case is now b...

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  • WAMS makes big donation to fight cancer
WAMS makes big donation to fight cancer

She remembers dates like a history book. The vouchers, she said, can be redeemed at BTC cafe in QEH II and expressed KPR's gratitude to Kumpulan BTC Berhad for its generosity in co-sponsoring the assistance. She used to check her breasts regularly and was diagnosed with breast cancer early. Dr Florence Dedey, Head of Breast Unit, (KBTH), said I...

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  • The CDC Investigates after New Jersey Surfer Dies from Brain-Eating Amoeba
The CDC Investigates after New Jersey Surfer Dies from Brain-Eating Amoeba

The 29-year-old Fabrizio Stabile died after it contracted a very rare illness caused by Naegleria fowleri , or more commonly known as a brain-eating amoeba. Symptoms of the infection generally start within a few days of exposure, with death occurring about five days later, according to the CDC. According to Parsons, the rest of the park's amen...

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  • Twitter drags Trump-backed Florida candidate for racist comment
Twitter drags Trump-backed Florida candidate for racist comment

Former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine poured $29 million of his personal wealth into the race. In the gubernatorial race were big names like Gwen Graham , daughter of former governor Bob Graham , but up from behind came underdog Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum .

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  • John McCain's farewell: 'Do not despair of our present difficulties'
John McCain's farewell: 'Do not despair of our present difficulties'

John McCain's death , President Donald Trump says he respects the senator's "service to our country" and has signed a proclamation to fly the USA flag at half-staff until his burial. President Donald Trump , however, does not plan to attend. There's been widespread criticism on social media regarding the White House's decision to bring the...

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  • U.S. senator John McCain dies after battle with brain cancer
U.S. senator John McCain dies after battle with brain cancer

Fact is. he had surpassed expectations for survival. His family had previously said he had ended medical treatment for the condition, revealing that "the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict". He could also be volcanic, especially about causes dear to him: the armed forces, American exceptionalism and, in his...

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  • First 2018 case of West Nile in Fairfax is reported
First 2018 case of West Nile in Fairfax is reported

After Nipah, West Nile fever has surfaced in Kozhikode , creating scare among people. "It is imperative that Pennsylvania residents take common-sense precautions to protect themselves from mosquitoes", said DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell in a news release.

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  • Popular cereal linked to salmonella outbreak in 33 states
Popular cereal linked to salmonella outbreak in 33 states

The number of people with salmonella linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal has grown to 100 across the U.S., prompting the CDC to issue a blunt warning via tweet: "Do not eat this cereal". The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urged consumers: "Do not eat this cereal". Additionally, if you stored the tainted cereal in any k...

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  • Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US
Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

There were almost 45,000 suicides in 2016. That study was based on monthly suicide data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , dated from 1999 to 2015. If you know someone who is thinking about suicide, you should not leave them by themselves. Although suicide prevention efforts largely focus on identifying and providing tr...

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  • Recent CDC report finds rates increasing
Recent CDC report finds rates increasing

Olivia Munn and Chrissy Teigen have opened up about their mental health struggles to fans on social media. She says one of the best things we can do is to be aware of any changes. Treatment for chronic depression and anxiety - often the precursors to suicide - has never been more available and more widespread. "But homicides still get more at...

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  • Congo health ministry reports first death in Ebola outbreak
Congo health ministry reports first death in Ebola outbreak

The Federal Ministry of Health is to step up emergency surveillance at all land borders and airports after laboratory testing confirmed two of five hemorrhagic fever infections in the DRC as Ebola . After the catastrophic 2014 outbreak, Obama went to Congress and passed a $5.4 billion package of funding for dealing with any possible Ebola outbreak...

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  • We are ready for ward congresses — APC
We are ready for ward congresses — APC

This is because his effort to seek presidential intervention in cancellation of the outcome of last Saturday's Ward Congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC ) in the state has hit a brick wall. He, however, said that they would lodge a formal complaint to the APC Congress Committee, the party's National Working Committee and other relevant...

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  • Warnock's Cardiff in pole position for Premier League place
Warnock's Cardiff in pole position for Premier League place

The Bluebirds won promotion from the Championship with Sunday's 0-0 draw at home against Reading . "It's the biggest achievement in my 38-year career by an absolute mile". While there were no goals at the Cardiff City Stadium, we were still treated by the most unusual of throw-ins from Royals full-back Chris Gunter, who inadvertently took ...

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