• Too Soon to Blame Romaine Lettuce for E. Coli Outbreak: CDC
Too Soon to Blame Romaine Lettuce for E. Coli Outbreak: CDC

As of January 10, 2018, there were 42 cases of E. coli O157 illness reported in five eastern provinces: Ontario (8), Quebec (15), New Brunswick (5), Nova Scotia (1), and Newfoundland and Labrador (13). Based on the investigation findings to date, the agency says exposure to romaine lettuce has been identified as the source of the outbreak, but th...

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  • About 100 from TS, AP expected to have cleared UPSC mains
About 100 from TS, AP expected to have cleared UPSC mains

Interestingly, it's for the first time that the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC ), that conducts the exam, has declared the results in January and it is in tune with the UPSC's decision to reduce the time cycle of the examination. The date and time of personality test are not be intimated to the qualified aspirants individually. The candidat...

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  • Red Cross issues plea for blood donations
Red Cross issues plea for blood donations

The Red Cross provides about 40 percent of the nation's blood supply, and now Red Cross blood products are being distributed to hospitals as fast as donations come in. Platelets, a key clotting component of blood often needed by cancer patients, must be transfused within five days of donation and, therefore, are always in high demand.

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  • 21-Year-Old Died Days After Christmas From the Flu
21-Year-Old Died Days After Christmas From the Flu

The flu usually comes with body aches, a muscle and body aches, headaches, fatigue, and in some cases (but not all) a fever and chills, according to the CDC . According to his family, Kyler did not receive his flu vaccination. "I think he thought, 'I just got the flu; I'll be all right, ' " his mother, Beverly Baughman, told NBC affiliate WPXI.

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  • Ohio Department of Health reports state's first pediatric flu death of season
Ohio Department of Health reports state's first pediatric flu death of season

Coordinator of Infection Prevention and Employee Health at Beatrice Community Hospital, Rose Wischmeier, says the hospital saw a spike in activity during the first couple of weeks, in December within its' clinics and emergency department.

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  • Memphis pastor admits to sexual assault, receives standing ovation
Memphis pastor admits to sexual assault, receives standing ovation

On Sunday, Savage did not recount the entire ordeal he put Woodson through but only said he had sinned and taken responsibility for it. Woodson, who was 17 at the time of the alleged assault, said she was without a ride after spending the evening with friends at the church in the spring of 1998.

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  • 12 year old Vasilian girl dies after being misdiagnosed by doctors
12 year old Vasilian girl dies after being misdiagnosed by doctors

The first signs of trouble came after Alyssa got home from school days earlier. There are cases of death related to seasonal flu , but the unfortunate incident, caused by an entirely different disease, may have been avoided if the girl was able to take the necessary medicine to cure her infection.

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  • Exec Tries To Explain Catt Sadler's Salary Gap - Are YOU Buying This?!
Exec Tries To Explain Catt Sadler's Salary Gap - Are YOU Buying This?!

News on December 19 - quitting after she learned that co-anchor Jason Kennedy was earning almost twice her salary - isn't the first time pay-equity issues have landed on an entertainment news anchor desk. "Not only did [E!] refuse to pay me as much as my male counterpart, but they didn't even come close - nowhere close, not even remotely close"...

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  • Fired Engineer Sues, Claims Google Discriminates Against White, Male Conservatives
Fired Engineer Sues, Claims Google Discriminates Against White, Male Conservatives

Women at Google, Uber, Twitter Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are seeking class-action status in lawsuits accusing those companies of favoring men for promotions in engineering roles. In it, he says the "presence of Caucasians and males was mocked with "boos" during companywide weekly meetings", while female workers were celebrated "solely due to the...

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  • Chart: Marijuana stocks stumble, then rebound after Sessions announcement
Chart: Marijuana stocks stumble, then rebound after Sessions announcement

A recent Pew poll found that 61 percent of Americans now support legalizing marijuana . Along with Washington, D.C., 21 other states have approved the use of cannabis for medical use. On the Senate floor, a visibly agitated Gardner decried a "complete reversal" of the position he said Sessions and President had taken with respect to enforcing fede...

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"Street Livin'": Black Eyed Peas go back to basics on new single

The song's message doubles as a call to action: The Peas asked fans to sign a pledge and get involved with foundations like the Hip Hop Caucus , i.am.angel foundation , Black Alliance for Just Immigration , Community Justice Reform Coalition , PICO's LIVE Free Campaign , #SchoolsNotPrisons , The Gathering for Justice and United We Dream ...

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  • Sleeping Less May Lead To Poor Diet: Says Study
Sleeping Less May Lead To Poor Diet: Says Study

Researchers at King's College London conducted the study by recruiting 42 healthy people of normal weight who were a little sleep deprived - getting less than seven hours of sleep a night. The majority (86%) of those who received sleep advice increased time spent in bed and half increased their sleep duration (ranging from 52 minutes to almost 90...

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  • On Hrithik Roshan's Birthday, A Krrish 4 Announcement For Fans
On Hrithik Roshan's Birthday, A Krrish 4 Announcement For Fans

Also, Hrithik Roshan celebrates his 44th birthday today and it's really a treat to his fans to know the release date of Krrish 4 . Rakesh Roshan decided to make it extra special by announcing the official release date of Krrish 4. "A gift for all of you on Hrithik's birthday", Roshan tweeted. In September 2017, Bollywood Hungama had spoken t...

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  • Women biologically stronger than men, more likely to survive life-threatening crisis
Women biologically stronger than men, more likely to survive life-threatening crisis

Women have better chances to survive than men in the worst of circumstances such as famines and epidemics, a new study revealed. In nearly every case, they found that women survived for longer than men - even when conditions were equally harsh for both, The Telegraph reported.

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  • Just 'trying' 1 cigarette? You could become daily smoker
Just 'trying' 1 cigarette? You could become daily smoker

Researchers found that 69% of people who dabble with just one experimental cigarette end up smoking every day, even if just temporarily. Peter Hajek, lead author from Queen Mary University of London , said that this is the first time a link has been established using such large data between first trying a cigarette and becoming a regular smo...

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  • Gymnast formerly known as Nassar victim
Gymnast formerly known as Nassar victim "Athlete A" comes forward

Nassar's attorney declined to comment on Nichols' accusation. Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney also confirmed abuse by Nassar that the organization called the Federal Bureau of Investigation, five weeks after Nichols' report . But I was only 15 and I thought he was just trying to be nice to me. "Now I believe this was part of the grooming proce...

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  • Winona Ryder Deserves A Golden Globe For This L'Oreal Commerical
Winona Ryder Deserves A Golden Globe For This L'Oreal Commerical

The ad certainly began looking like it had something to say about the year's events - as an actress in a black dress prepared to take to the stage while fussing with her hair, before being revealed as Ryder. Winona Ryder has had a noteworthy couple of years, returning to the spotlight with her turn as an incessantly anxious mother on the Netflix ...

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  • Analyst Stance On Two Stocks: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), trivago NV (TRVG)
Analyst Stance On Two Stocks: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), trivago NV (TRVG)

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services Llc sold 35,843 shares as Gilead Sciences Inc ( GILD)'s stock declined 8.05%. The stock increased 0.84% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $74.52. Sentry Investments Corp owns 935,400 shares. Genesee Valley Co, a New York-based fund reported 3,661 shares. (NASDAQ:INTU). Middleton And Com Ma re...

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  • JNU student goes missing from campus, Delhi police begins investigation
JNU student goes missing from campus, Delhi police begins investigation

Jain used a laboratory at the JNU for his research. Police are looking for him and a missing persons complaint has been filed. Upon going through the CCTV footage of the campus, authorities found clips showing Jain leaving through Gate no. Another Jawaharlal Nehru University student goes missing from university campus. "I was informed about the cas...

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  • INEC Releases Timetable For 2019 General Elections
INEC Releases Timetable For 2019 General Elections

This is just as the commission stated that it would make public its budget for the 2019 election on Thursday. Earlier before the election timetable and schedule unveil, the Honourable Chairman INEC, Prof. "The provisions in the Act have no changed for all categories of candidates contesting election and we will stick to it", he said. He said th...

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  • Long-Term Night Shift Work Linked to Cancer Risk in Women
Long-Term Night Shift Work Linked to Cancer Risk in Women

A limitation of this work is a lack of consistency between studies regarding the definition of "long-term" night shift work, with definitions including "working during the night" and "working at least three nights per month". They added that some of these premature deaths, occurring before the women reached their late 60s, might have been averted h...

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  • Positive School Assistant And Coach Who Molested Dozens of Boys Pleads Guilty
Positive School Assistant And Coach Who Molested Dozens of Boys Pleads Guilty

He was removed from his jobs as an instructional assistant at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School in Waldorf and an indoor track coach at nearby La Plata High School late past year when the probe began. The ex-school aide was arrested in July 2016 at his home after a six-month investigation. Child pornography was found on Bell's personal electr...

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  • Ash-spewing volcano in Papua New Guinea forces villagers to flee
Ash-spewing volcano in Papua New Guinea forces villagers to flee

Alan Bird MP, for taking the steps to arrange for the people of Kadovar to be evacuated to safety at nearby Ruprup Island, and to the mainland of Wewak. "It appears from satellite imagery and aerial photographs that it started with mild vulcanian activity from a vent at the southeast base". The 2-kilometre-wide island has a steep 365-metre-high d...

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  • Methodist Dallas no longer at critical capacity, resumes seeing patients
Methodist Dallas no longer at critical capacity, resumes seeing patients

Dallas County Health and Human Services has reported deaths 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 as a result of the flu this season. Six of them lived in Dallas and the seventh lived in Garland, the DCHHS said. A number of states are seeing a rise in flu cases this year - and north Texas has been hit especially hard. The flu is a big concern for school...

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  • CHIP funding could run out soon for some states
CHIP funding could run out soon for some states

CMS says the agency is in discussions with states to help deal with the funding shortfall. CHIP is essentially Medicaid for children and pregnant women. The question is, can the political parties come up with a bipartisan solution that will support a five-year extension of the CHIP program while addressing partisan political concerns? Before th...

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