• Flu patients much more likely to suffer heart attack
Flu patients much more likely to suffer heart attack

Based on hospital records and flu test results, the infection puts a person at higher risk of having a heart attack. People suffering from influenza are at a higher risk of suffering from a heart attack. He said this means patients with cardiovascular risk factors need to be extra careful. "It's really showing that around the time of the infl...

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  • 'It's South Africa's wicket, they should be ready to play'
'It's South Africa's wicket, they should be ready to play'

India's team manager Sunil Subramanium said: "The match referee called me at tea time in case the wicket got unsafe, in which case both the captains would be consulted". Compared to the earlier three days, the ball misbehaved less, especially when it comes to bounce, but there was enough seam available for the ball to keep missing the outside ed...

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  • Flu kills 46 people in SC
Flu kills 46 people in SC

Health officials recommend the best protection against the illness is the flu shot. Last week, Cuomo called on all New Yorkers 6 months of age and over who have not yet received a flu shot to get vaccinated as soon as possible . The CDC's flu page is here and the excellent MA page of information for the general public is here. The very you...

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  • Fish Skin Used To Treat Bear Wounds
Fish Skin Used To Treat Bear Wounds

Then, veterinarians sutured on an experimental bandage - sterilized tilapia skin - to cover the salve and help the animals' paws heal, the CDFW reported. Another form of treatment seemed most helpful of all for the bears, vets said. The Brazilian researchers had found that the fish skin helped their patients recover quicker and lessened the need fo...

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  • Cuomo signs executive order to combat flu epidemic in NY
Cuomo signs executive order to combat flu epidemic in NY

The rate of physician visits involving flu-like symptoms rose last week, from 54.3 to 59.6 per 100,000 population. It's these tiny, microscopic droplets that make the flu a highly communicable disease. "We are already on track to meet and possibly exceed these statistics for the 2017/18 flu season". "With flu cases reaching epidemic proportions i...

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  • Militants attack Afghan offices of children's NGO, killing four
Militants attack Afghan offices of children's NGO, killing four

It was with profound sadness that it confirmed the loss of three members of its staff, Save the Children said. Western officials have told AFP previously that foreign aid workers are now having to be convinced to come to Afghanistan with assurances of shorter contracts and security.

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  • New addition: Sunderland sign LuaLua
New addition: Sunderland sign LuaLua

The Black Cats play Birmingham next, on Tuesday night at St. Andrew's. Albion boss Chris Hughton said, "The competition for places in our wide areas means that it has been very hard for Kazenga to play the number of matches he would have liked here".

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  • CDC Predicts
CDC Predicts "Many More Weeks to Come" in 2018 Flu Season

The year's ILI percentages surpasses the 6% number reached during the 2014-15 flu season, which was the previous post-2009 pandemic high. If that pandemic season is not included for comparison, the last time the country experienced such high levels of influenza-like illness was in 2003-04.

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  • Mayon continues to spew out lava fountains
Mayon continues to spew out lava fountains

Experts said Friday that the volcano might have expelled about 30 percent of its molten material, but its swollen sides still indicated a powerful eruption might be coming. Despite warnings from Phivolcs, Albay officials lamented that numerous evacuees continued to return to their homes in violation of the extended eight-kilometre danger zone.

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  • West Palm Beach 12-year-old's death from flu raises concerns
West Palm Beach 12-year-old's death from flu raises concerns

Aileen Marty. "It was an aggressive form of the flu", Medwin said. "It's not going to somebody else. So, that's why we don't understand how that could happen", said Mike Medwin. Dylan's family says they were told he died of the flu, but health officials say that can not be confirmed pending more testing and autopsy results.

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  • Flu: Why You May Be Contagious and Not Know It
Flu: Why You May Be Contagious and Not Know It

Watch the video above for a look at the risk factors that can cause flu-related deaths. "Individuals under a physician's care for chronic medical conditions and those seeking a flu shot for children under the age of three years are asked to obtain a prescription for flu immunization from their private physician".

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  • Flu activity surges in Mass. to highest levels seen this season
Flu activity surges in Mass. to highest levels seen this season

Jonathan Ballard. Funeral services for Roberts were Wednesday. Beets said the health department has transported several flu and flu like cases to Tulsa for more intense care. 16 period was Tulsa County with 338; Oklahoma County had 299; Cleveland County reported 96; and Pottawatomie County had 48 hospitalizations, said the state health departme...

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  • Swatting away a mosquito prevents bites - even if you miss
Swatting away a mosquito prevents bites - even if you miss

The researchers report their findings in the journal Current Biology . This preference, however, may shift if the smell of this individual is associated with an unpleasant sensation. "This could lead to more effective tools for mosquito control ". Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are carriers of risky viruses that cause dengue fever , Zika , chikun...

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  • CM Siddaramaiah can't stop BJP's yatra to power: Amit Shah
CM Siddaramaiah can't stop BJP's yatra to power: Amit Shah

Can he present facts about the so called corruption charges against me or my Govt' Just telling lies wont help. Siddaramaiah tweeted, "Says an ex-jail bird who chose another former jail bird to be his party's CM candidate for our Karnataka election".

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  • Pet owners need to watch out for dog flu
Pet owners need to watch out for dog flu

Majority had not received a flu shot , officials said . Flu shots will be offered at no cost at 55 Parish Health Units across the state on January 31, the Louisiana Department of Health announced Thursday. While peak activity has passed, Hoyano said the health authority was prepared for the high volume of flu cases seen this year. For a...

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  • Giving alcohol to teens at home fuels binge drinking, parents told
Giving alcohol to teens at home fuels binge drinking, parents told

But a six-year study of almost 2,000 families has revealed this is a myth. Parents are mistaken if they think giving their teens alcohol removes drinking-related risks, a groundbreaking Australian study finds. 81-percent of those who got alcohol from parents and other sources reported binge drinking. Many parents believe giving their children...

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  • Flu-fighting tips to keep you and others healthy
Flu-fighting tips to keep you and others healthy

According to data supplied by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Muskogee County had the sixth highest number of hospitalizations in the state so far this season for the period from September 1 through January 23. "The idea about cold weather being connected to catching the flu is an old and imprecise concept", said Dr. John Lednicky, a res...

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  • New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB) Analysts See $0.17 EPS
New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB) Analysts See $0.17 EPS

It has underperformed by 30.27% the S&P500. Its up 9.84% from 173,700 shares previously. Short interest, or the percentage of a stock's tradable shares now being shorted, is another metric investors use to get a pulse on sentiment.PBCT has a short ratio of 7.69 compared to a short interest of 7.23 for NYCB.

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  • Stocks Touching on Performance Valuation- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)
Stocks Touching on Performance Valuation- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)

Company insiders own 0.20% of the company's stock. 100,000 shares traded per day would be a minimum for most traders and some require 1,000,000. It has underperformed by 12.00% the S&P500. As per Friday, October 13, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, September ...

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  • AbbVie (ABBV) Given a $98.00 Price Target by Credit Suisse Group Analysts
AbbVie (ABBV) Given a $98.00 Price Target by Credit Suisse Group Analysts

It has outperformed by 50.62% the S&P500. AbbVie has a 12-month low of $59.27 and a 12-month high of $106.97. Rare Infrastructure Ltd bought 5,925 shares as the company's stock rose 6.53% with the market. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.15, from 1 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 55 investors sold ABBV shares while 640 reduced ho...

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  • Kevin De Bruyne: Manchester City will shine without Alexis Sanchez
Kevin De Bruyne: Manchester City will shine without Alexis Sanchez

Willian, though, reckons the Gunners have lost a very important asset, possibly their best, and compared the situation to what it would be for Chelsea if they were to lose Belgian magician Eden Hazard. "We have known with Jack that he has this capability of unlocking defences , he can see passes that other players can't". It's been very hard thi...

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  • Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan
Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan

AP "We have suspended for a while our operations in Afghanistan , but we rest deeply committed to helping the children in Afghanistan. The security forces are clearing the building now", Khogyani said following the attack. "Bombing and shooting people who are working for no other reason than to help improve the lives of young Afghans is a cowardly...

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  • 4 months after Maria, 450K residents of Puerto Rico still without power
4 months after Maria, 450K residents of Puerto Rico still without power

The contract with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority was eventually canceled , after questions were raised about the company's ability to handle the work, but also because the contract was awarded without competitive bidding. PREPA came under fire late a year ago after entering into a controversial $300 million contract with Whitefish Energy...

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  • Former Bolles Star Chipper Jones Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame
Former Bolles Star Chipper Jones Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame

Players need to appear on 75 percent of ballots cast to earn election to the Hall. "It was waterworks", Jones said after hearing the vote. Besides Jones and Guerrero, other candidates making the Hall of Fame were Jim Thome and Trevor Hoffman.

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  • Jimmy Wong Just Dragged Logan Paul Out For His BS PR Stunt Video
Jimmy Wong Just Dragged Logan Paul Out For His BS PR Stunt Video

The video was taken down on January 1, and the next day Paul posted a demonetized apology before going on hiatus until January 24, when he uploaded a video titled Suicide: Be Here Tomorrow . Paul's first video since his bad apology is a short film on suicide prevention. Of course not. So while yes, Paul's Aokigahara video was definitely inse...

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