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Medical Flu vaccinations in Sask. up 11 per cent this year
Author: 0 Flu vaccinations in Sask. up 11 per cent this year

This year's flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug. But it's important that anyone who feels sick stays away from public places like work or school to help stop the spread. The department's website tracks flu activity statewide. "It mutates as it goes from person to person, that's why it's so hard to predict what season we'll have".

Medical Missing Florida teen has 'emotional reunion' with family
Author: 0 Missing Florida teen has 'emotional reunion' with family

A 17-year-old Florida teen who had gone missing from her home almost a week ago has been found in NY, the law enforcement officials said on Friday (1 December). It's believed she had left voluntarily with him. They were also spotted early Sunday evening at a pawn shop in Fayetteville, Hunter said. "But I absolutely believe that she was lied to and totally misled", Scarlett Frisina told CBS .

Medical Disappearance of NC 3-year-old shifted to homicide case, officials say
Author: 0 Disappearance of NC 3-year-old shifted to homicide case, officials say

Kimrey "secretly disposed of the dead child's body", the warrant said. He was being held in the Onslow County Detention Center under a $1 million bond, a news release stated. Woods lives with her mother and her mother's live-in boyfriend on Dawson Cabin Road in Jacksonville, North Carolina. "Four people in the house, two adults and two kids, someone just comes up and snatches the baby and walks out?" She has been missing from her home since Monday.

Medical Marcus Rashford 'will be watching' World Cup 2018 draw
Author: 0 Marcus Rashford 'will be watching' World Cup 2018 draw

Martinez's team will play their final Group G game against England in Kaliningrad on June 28. England have a tough test against a Belgium side which provides some of the Premier League's best players, including Kevin de Bruyne , Romelu Lukaku , Eden Hazard and Toby Alderweireld .

Medical Who's Smarter, Dogs or Cats? Science Now Has the Answer
Author: 0 Who's Smarter, Dogs or Cats? Science Now Has the Answer

They found dogs possess 530million neurons in the cerebral cortex, while cats have 250million. As a side note, humans have 16 billion neurons in their brains. It's probably the number of neurons that are residing in the brain. That means that it may take as much brain power to avoid being caught as it does to do the catching.

Medical Coffee drinking 'more likely to improve health than harm it'
Author: 0 Coffee drinking 'more likely to improve health than harm it'

While overall it may be beneficial, some people may be at higher risk of adverse effects, he said , and there is "substantial uncertainty" about the effects of higher levels of intake. Coffee consumption was also consistently associated with significantly lower risk of gallstone disease and consistently associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes for high versus low consumption.

Medical Donald Trump Will Tee It Up With Tiger Woods And Dustin Johnson
Author: 0 Donald Trump Will Tee It Up With Tiger Woods And Dustin Johnson

President Trump's supporters know he's incredibly busy with his America First agenda, and are thus willing to give him a break for spending some time on the golf course once in a while. But it's unlikely the round of golf at the president's Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter will be quick. In addition, the traveling press is rarely allowed to observe his rounds and aides traditionally decline to say when the golf is played.

Medical Los Angeles Roasts During Hottest Thanksgiving on Record
Author: 0 Los Angeles Roasts During Hottest Thanksgiving on Record

On Wednesday, many parts of the region broke records for the day, including downtown L.A.at 92 degrees, LAX at 92, Long Beach at 96, UCLA at 95, Woodland Hills at 93 and Oxnard at 97. A freeze warning means the temperature could drop to 32 degrees Fahrenheit or lower, and the Weather Service advises people to take care with portable heaters, keep pets indoors and mind sensitive plants.

Medical Federal Court blocks all aspects of Trump's transgender military ban
Author: 0 Federal Court blocks all aspects of Trump's transgender military ban

Garbis of Maryland ruled Wednesday. Garbis has ordered USA military heads not to enforce policies and directives of Trump regarding military eligibility of transgender service members and related sex-reassignment medical procedures. She said the administration had provided no solid evidence for why a ban should be implemented. A US Department of Justice spokesperson, Lauren Ehrsam, said officials disagreed with Garbis' ruling and they are weighing their next steps.

Medical Families changed for the better, forever on National Adoption Day
Author: 0 Families changed for the better, forever on National Adoption Day

We have seen children steal and hide-away food because they have known all too well what it's like to go hungry. Under HB 3859, for example, an adoption agency could keep kids in a government group home rather than allowing them to be adopted by loving parents who don't pass an agency's religious test, or could refuse to allow an orphaned child to be adopted by an extended family member like a gay uncle or a transgender grandparent.

Medical Dogs May Melt Your Heart, but They Also Make It Healthier
Author: 0 Dogs May Melt Your Heart, but They Also Make It Healthier

A new study, published today in Scientific Reports , finds that dog ownership is linked to reduced risk of heart attack-and a longer life. A new study out of Sweden used data from 3.4 million people in their national registries between the ages of 40 and 80 and found that those who had a dog had a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease than those who were dog-free.

Medical Redefined blood pressure guidelines means yours could be too high
Author: 0 Redefined blood pressure guidelines means yours could be too high

Under new health guidelines for hypertension , almost half of all adults in the United States suffer from high blood pressure and are at risk of major health problems. Anything above is now considered "elevated" or "Stage 1" or "Stage 2". Concerns about those side effects, as well as the fact that the close monitoring seen in a clinical trial is hard to replicate, led the AHA, ACC and other groups to select the 130 systolic blood pressure target.

Medical Disneyland Decontaminates Cooling Towers Linked To Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak
Author: 0 Disneyland Decontaminates Cooling Towers Linked To Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak

Ten of the twelve were hospitalized and one person "with additional health issues" died, according to health officials. An outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in Orange County has been traced to two cooling towers at Disneyland. The towers are located near the New Orleans Square Train Station in the theme park. "It can become a health concern if it grows and spreads in human-made water systems and then comes in contact with vulnerable persons who inhale small droplets of contaminated water".

Medical U.S. slaps import duties on Canadian softwood lumber
Author: 0 U.S. slaps import duties on Canadian softwood lumber

He says the slight reduction in rates is a sign Canada's pending appeal is strong, but that can't be filed until December, so he's taking 35 forestry stakeholders to China and Japan later this month to secure new markets. "This decision is based on a full and unbiased review of the facts in an open and transparent process that defends American workers and businesses from unfair trade practices", Ross said.

Medical Japanese company offers extra days off to workers who don't smoke
Author: 0 Japanese company offers extra days off to workers who don't smoke

On average, each daily smoker and recent quitter took nearly 2.5 more sick days in 2010 compared to employees who have never smoked, the conference board found. Smoking is a big part of Japan's business culture, with office buildings often offering indoor smoking rooms. The company came to its envy-inducing vacation policy decision after a group of non-smoking employees complained about the issue.

Author: 0 Hospital safety scores released

Developed under the guidance of a Blue Ribbon National Expert Panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 27 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,600 US hospitals twice per year.

Medical Thunder Charter Flight Lands with Massive Dent on Nose
Author: 0 Thunder Charter Flight Lands with Massive Dent on Nose

The Oklahoma City Thunder were en route to Chicago on Friday evening after losing to the Timberwolves when their plane was struck by what is believed to be a bird . Despite the scary incident, according to WISN12, no one was injured as a result of the damaged plane. She said the Boeing 757-200 landed safely without incident at Chicago's Midway International Airport.

Medical How does California fit into the opioid crisis?
Author: 0 How does California fit into the opioid crisis?

President Trump has declared the opioid crisis a national public health emergency. Many advocates who favor changing Medicaid rules have also noted that Trump's administration has backed cutting and reshaping Medicaid in a way that would lead to fewer people having coverage overall.

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Author: 0 "Arsenic in 80% of infant formula", finds study by Clean Label Project

Of the baby products tested, 65 percent contained arsenic, 36 percent contained lead, 58 percent contained cadmium and 10 percent contained acrylamides . In 2016, the FDA recommended that rice cereal should not contain more arsenic than 100 parts per billion though this was a suggestion to manufacturers that the agency does not enforce.

Author: 0 Flu shot today keeps the zombies away

Three of them were hospitalized due to the illness. If you don't think you should receive the regular flu shot - for example, if you have an egg allergy or are pregnant - the CDC recommends you get a flu shot from your doctor. "The best protection against flu is the flu vaccine", Dr Anna Clarke, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, HSE National Immunisation Office, advised.

Medical DNC And Clinton Campaign Paid For Trump Dossier
Author: 0 DNC And Clinton Campaign Paid For Trump Dossier

House Democrats have said efforts to discredit Mr. Steele and the dossier are part of an effort to distract focus from the broader Russian Federation probe. Nunes stepped aside from the House intelligence committee's investigation into Russia's interference in the election in April following an ethics investigation into his handling of classified information.

Medical Prescription drug take-back Saturday
Author: 0 Prescription drug take-back Saturday

On Saturday, Oct.28th, 2017 from 9 a.m.to 2 p.m., the Santa Barbara Police Department will be partnering with the US Drug Enforcement Administration to hold another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This event is a partnership with the DEA National Drug Turn In Day. "The abuse of these prescription drugs has fueled the nation's opioid epidemic, which has led to the largest rate of overdose deaths this country has ever seen".

Medical Gene therapy for advanced lymphoma gets FDA approval
Author: 0 Gene therapy for advanced lymphoma gets FDA approval

Currently, up to half of all patients with large B-cell lymphoma relapse or become resistant to treatments, which may include chemotherapy, stem cell transplants, and immunotherapy. This syndrome causes symptoms such as fever, nausea, chills, tachycardia, and headache. Other adverse effects include serious infections, low blood cell counts, and a weakened immune system.

Author: 0 Five NC flu cases, zero deaths so far this flu season

Get it even if you're in flawless health. "It is important to have one because I don't want to get the flu". Also, the local health unit administers the flu vaccine from 3-4 p.m. "We have the strong likelihood of hospitals being inundated with people suffering flu". Influenza symptoms include high fever, headache, general aches and pains, fatigue, a runny and stuffy nose, sneezing and sore throat.

Medical Open-ocean wind farms
Author: 0 Open-ocean wind farms

Another big catch for wind power over large swaths of the ocean is that we would need to learn how to maintain and install the turbines in extreme ocean environments. As a result, more energy is drawn from the atmosphere than over land, which helps to combat the problem of turbine drag. The study found that such a huge wind farm could capitalize on low-pressure systems throughout the winter which more efficiently combine the upper atmospheric winds with the surface level winds, producing ...

Medical Technology credited for helping reduce breast cancer
Author: 0 Technology credited for helping reduce breast cancer

Boyd Gaming to unveil limited-edition drink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (PRESS RELEASE) - In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Boyd Gaming will debut a limited-edition fruit infused brew called Red Rose at Triple 7 at Main Street Station Casino Brewery and Hotel on 10 October.

Medical UCLA Basketball Recruiting: LaMelo Ball pulled out of Chino Hills High School
Author: 0 UCLA Basketball Recruiting: LaMelo Ball pulled out of Chino Hills High School

The loss of LaMelo from the high school ranks will have a major impact on Southern California basketball. Of course, LaVar didn't need to pull LaMelo entirely out of school just to get him away from a coach he didn't like. Multiple compliance sources told Yahoo Sports in August that they believe LaVar may have rendered LaMelo ineligible to play in college when the Big Baller Brand released $395 signature shoes bearing his name.

Medical Trump Slams Puerto Rico Mayor for 'Poor Leadership',
Author: 0 Trump Slams Puerto Rico Mayor for 'Poor Leadership',

Someone will say , "Right this way, sir". "The response still is not where it needs to be, certainly it's not", Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rossello said on MSNBC Friday morning. "We would like to give them a bottle of water and food immediately", he said. On top of all the problems Puerto Rico is experiencing because of Maria, it's bracing for more bad weather this weekend.

Medical Mayor of Puerto Rico capital says she's done waiting for help
Author: 0 Mayor of Puerto Rico capital says she's done waiting for help

Mr Trump had repeatedly praised the residents of Florida , Louisiana and Texas, which were also hit by devastating storms, as strong and resilient, declaring at one point that Texas could "handle anything". He made his remarks after Cruz on Friday night harshly criticised acting US Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke , who on Thursday hailed the efforts of federal authorities to resolve the humanitarian crisis as "really a good-news story".

Medical Bale doubtful for Espanyol clash
Author: 0 Bale doubtful for Espanyol clash

So now with Espanyol coming to the Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid will be hoping that their fortunes will change for the better. Los Blancos are still looking for their first Liga victory at home this season and tonight, they face 12th placed RCD Espanyol with an injury stricken squad.

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