• Spike in Cook County flu cases taxing area hospitals
Spike in Cook County flu cases taxing area hospitals

This is based on the recent Australian epidemic, which saw twice as many reported cases and deaths as there were in the previous year. Officials at the hospital are asking anyone who is not feeling well, particularly with flu-like symptoms, to not visit patients during this outbreak.

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  • Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.18
Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.18

Bb Biotech Ag who had been investing in Celgene Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $82.66B market cap company. The stock has a market capitalization of $83,990.98, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.94, a PEG ratio of 0.69 and a beta of 1.77.

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  • Government Forecasts Reduction In 2017-18 GDP Growth To 6.5%
Government Forecasts Reduction In 2017-18 GDP Growth To 6.5%

The CSO will also release a second set of advance estimate of national income using more indicators towards the end of February. CSO data showed that in the first half (April-September) of the financial year, the economy grew at 6 per cent, indicating that it will accelerate in the second half (October-March).

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  • #BillsMafia invades Jacksonville for first playoff game in 18 years
#BillsMafia invades Jacksonville for first playoff game in 18 years

Check here for injury reports for all postseason games. Commissioner Roger Goodell says it is good for the league that eight of the 12 teams in this year's playoffs are new. All thanks to a comeback victory from the Cincinnati Bengals, the Bills were able to sneak into the postseason at 9-7 over the Baltimore Ravens. The nightcap features the...

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  • States Won't Back Down From Sessions On Marijuana
States Won't Back Down From Sessions On Marijuana

In a memorandum released Thursday afternoon, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed all U.S. Attorneys to disregard Obama-era marijuana policies and return to the rule of law enacted by congress in 1970. President Donald Trump's top law enforcement official announced the change Thursday. On January 4, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Co...

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  • Trump kills Obama-era protections for state recreational weed sales
Trump kills Obama-era protections for state recreational weed sales

The former senior Justice Department official behind the decision to harmonize federal prosecutions with state legalization efforts during the Obama told CNN in a phone interview Thursday that it's uncertain how Sessions' new memo will play out at the state level.

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  • Don't Eat Romaine Lettuce - Here's Why
Don't Eat Romaine Lettuce - Here's Why

But does this mean you should skip the romaine on your sandwich or in your salad? In sad news for those of us looking to make January a month of fresh greens, in response to the indulgence of the holidays, Consumer Reports is now advising that we avoid eating romaine lettuce after an E.

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  • CDC: 2017/2018 flu season strongest since 2009
CDC: 2017/2018 flu season strongest since 2009

Officials say if people get the flu shot every year, the likelihood of getting the flu is reduced, and that means people are less likely to spread the disease to family, friends and into the community. Genesis is also asking those who come to the hospital for outpatient testing or procedures to keep the number of people accompanying them to a minim...

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  • Reports point to romaine lettuce as cause of e. coli outbreak
Reports point to romaine lettuce as cause of e. coli outbreak

According to Consumer Reports , the unsafe bacteria has sent five to the hospital and killed one person in America. The one death in the US was in California. "Even though we can't say with 100 percent certainty that romaine lettuce is the cause of the E. coli outbreak in the USA, a greater degree of caution is appropriate given that romaine lettuc...

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  • Delhi: Mercury dips to 6 degrees, fog delays flights and trains
Delhi: Mercury dips to 6 degrees, fog delays flights and trains

This is the first time that airlines have been asked to cancel all flight services during a certain time period before and on Republic Day. IGI witnesses 67 air traffic movement (both take offs and landings) per hour between 8 am to 11 pm everyday.

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  • AE Wealth Management LLC Purchases 1369 Shares of US Bancorp (USB)
AE Wealth Management LLC Purchases 1369 Shares of US Bancorp (USB)

Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 105,568,014 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $5,481,092,000 after purchasing an additional 1,727,498 shares during the period. Bancorp will post 3.42 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. National Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia reported 0.01% stake. The rating was downgraded by Atlantic...

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  • Dan Enos reportedly will join MI football coaching staff
Dan Enos reportedly will join MI football coaching staff

He took a step down to offensive coordinator, but a nice pay raise to join the staff at Arkansas, where he also coached quarterbacks from 2015-2017. This is not the first change to Michigan's staff . Enos was the quarterbacks coach for two seasons before moving on to Michigan State, where he was quarterbacks coach in 2006 and running backs coach...

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  • Modi's 'Gross Divisive Policy', Jaitley's 'genius,' destroying economy: Rahul
Modi's 'Gross Divisive Policy', Jaitley's 'genius,' destroying economy: Rahul

The Gandhi scion retweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet of December 2013 in which he praised Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj "for playing a proactive role" in "passing Lokpal Bil". Hazare had said: "Former prime minister Manmohan Singh rarely speaks, but he had also weakened the Lokpal law (...

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  • Consumption Of Alcohol Linked To Cancer, Study Shows
Consumption Of Alcohol Linked To Cancer, Study Shows

The scientists made use of chromosome analysis and DNA sequencing of mice to examine what happens when they were given diluted alcohol. Acetaldehyde could create a permanent change and is thought to potentially cause mutations responsible for cancer.

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  • East coast braces for 'Bomb Cyclone'
East coast braces for 'Bomb Cyclone'

Forecasters warn it could strengthen into a " bomb cyclone ", potentially bringing hurricane-force winds, coastal flooding and up to a foot of snow. American does not expect as much disruption to its operations in Washington or Philadelphia on Thursday.

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  • Luton players say Newcastle match will be just like playing at home
Luton players say Newcastle match will be just like playing at home

Well not many writing the visitors off will be Newcastle fans, who have seen their team only win four FA Cup matches in a decade of Mike Ashley's reign at the club. "No, the first thing is to win your games when you have problems in the Premier League". One area where the Spaniard undoubtedly needs to strengthen is his goalkeeping department, w...

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  • Top Prosecutor Blames CIA For Week Of Iranian Protests
Top Prosecutor Blames CIA For Week Of Iranian Protests

In the Shiite holy city of Qom, pro-government demonstrators chanted, "Death to American mercenaries". The state broadcaster showed the pro-government rally in the city of Amol, in the northern province of Mazandaram, with hundreds of people waving the Iranian flag and chanting slogans against the USA and Israel.

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  • Florida sees snow for first time in 29 years
Florida sees snow for first time in 29 years

Boston mayor Marty Walsh ordered schools closed on Thursday, warning city residents that the peak of the storm would occur during the day, making travel extremely risky. Residents in the Northeast braced for the storm heading up the coast Thursday, which canceled thousands of flights and left schools closed. Duke Energy reports about 3,500 custom...

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  • Rare 'blue supermoon' total eclipse to occur in Singapore on 31 January
Rare 'blue supermoon' total eclipse to occur in Singapore on 31 January

People in Alaska, Hawaii and northwestern Canada will be able to see the eclipse from start to finish. People living in Central and eastern Asia, Indonesia, New Zealand and most of Australia will get a fine glimpse of this spectacular celestial event in the evening sky.

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  • Snowfall covers Tallahassee as Florida hit by winter storm
Snowfall covers Tallahassee as Florida hit by winter storm

Freeze warnings have been posted for much of Central Florida for Thursday morning as cold air pours in behind Wednesday's rain showers. On its Twitter account, the Tallahassee Police Department shared video of snow falling next to a police cruiser Wednesday morning.

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  • Lifeline Blood Services in critical need of type O negative blood
Lifeline Blood Services in critical need of type O negative blood

United Blood Services says these conditions can also lead to more accidents on roads, putting even more pressure on the country's blood supply. The Drive will be held inside the lower level of the Library. Hey, everybody! Do you know what time it is? The Rock River Valley Blood Center serves as a centralized, community blood center and is the s...

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  • Benue Governor Ortom demands investigation into death of protesters
Benue Governor Ortom demands investigation into death of protesters

He added: "There are so many measures". On the escalation of attacks around the country, he affirmed that the police was not overwhelmed, noting: "Obviously I think Nigeria is well secured you have to be frank with us". "We all know that the Tivs and Fulanis have always lived together for several years, so we must come together to deal with the c...

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  • Family Of Rescued Chibok Girl Commends Nigerian Army
Family Of Rescued Chibok Girl Commends Nigerian Army

Chukwu also appeals to the military commander to intervene, for a mutual and cordial collaboration between his men, and the police. Boko Haram insurgents had abducted 276 female students from Government Secondary School, Chibok, in April 2014.

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  • Harlon Barnett Reportedly to Be Named Florida State Defensive Coordinator
Harlon Barnett Reportedly to Be Named Florida State Defensive Coordinator

Barnett, 51, was a member of Mark Dantonio's staff for 14 seasons, including three at Cincinnati before most of the staff came to Michigan State with Dantonio in 2007. The unit ranked 19th in scoring defense, surrendering exactly 20 points per contest. Charles Kelly made $858,000 previous year as Florida State's defensive coordinator.

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  • Scientists Unveil the First Portable Bionic Hand With a Sense of Touch
Scientists Unveil the First Portable Bionic Hand With a Sense of Touch

In 2014 the same worldwide team produced the world's first feeling bionic hand but the device was so bulky it could not leave the laboratory. Engineers, neuroscientists, surgeons and robotics experts from Italy, Switzerland and Germany are behind the hand.

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