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CDC stresses warning signs of flu in children

About half of the children who died had underlying medical conditions that made them more vulnerable to severe complications from the flu, and 60 percent had been admitted to the hospital before they died, WebMD reported Thursday. The vaccine's perfo...

Kings' Bogdanovic wins MVP in 2018 NBA Rising Stars Game

Hield scored 29 points and his Sacramento Kings teammate added 26 in the World's 155-124 victory over the US team in the Rising Stars Challenge . Their storied rival, the Boston Celtics , have two teammates on the USA team with Jayson Tatum and ...

(Olympics) Skeleton star set for coronation as new king on track

At 1:40.35, Yun has a 0.74-second lead over Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR) Nikita Tregubov heading into the final two runs, which will begin 9:30 a.m. But so many people came to watch and I know many more watched on TV. Before these Games, only ...

Trump visits Florida shooting victims, vows to tackle 'mental health' issues

With other questions brewing about Trump's position on gun control, his alleged affair with a porn star and battery of allegations against a top aide, the White House cancelled its already delayed regular daily briefing. Her mother, Lori Alhadeff, ...

Scandal-plagued British charity, Oxfam, releases action plan

Van Hauwermeiren, who has taken part in an internal enquiry at the British charity, said he told Oxfam that he had "had intimate relations some three times at (his) house". "He literally just pinned me up against the wall - was groping me, grabbing m...

Peyton Manning could have his pick of FOX, ESPN top analyst job

Manning's been approached before about television analyst gigs, including by Fox, but he's been hesitant about jumping in. This may be more intriguing to Manning, as he reportedly would like to have weekends off. A replacement for Jon Gruden is still...

Minneapolis will not host the NFL Draft anytime soon

The 2018 NFL Draft will be held in Arlington, Texas, at AT&T Stadium. Two cities will each get one draft; one city can not get both. The city was named earlier Thursday as the host for the United States' Davis Cup quarterfinal match against Belgi...

AJ McCarron to become unrestricted free agent

As a result, the team did not consider the season as an accrued year towards unrestricted free agency. In addition to McCarron, Minnesota's Case Keenum and Teddy Bridgewater , Philadelphia's Nick Foles and Buffalo's Tyrod Taylor could be possi...

Two Bronx Men Arrested in Terror Scheme

Christian Toro and Tyler Toro "knowingly made firearms" and aided and abetted in the making of firearms at their home in the Bronx from about October 2017 to February of this year, according to a criminal complaint filed in the Southern District of N...

Super Eagles of Nigeria drop in new FIFA Ranking

Amavubi also moved up one place to 31 in Africa. Federation Internationale de Football Association have released the latest world rankings and while there were no movements in the top 10, there were quite a few changes among Africa's top ranked tea...

Michigan State's Interim President John Engler Calls Out ESPN For OTL Report

Board members can not be forced from their positions based on the vote since they are serving eight-year terms and were chosen by the public, but the faculty voted 61-4 in favor of no confidence. The Board of Trustees has been criticized for backing ...

On 3rd Anniversary of AAP Govt, Kejriwal to Interact With Public Today

He said road and drainage related works will be completed in all areas including unauthorised colonies by the end of this year. On education , he said the number of students leaving government schools had gone up, belying the claims of improvement i...

15 more flu deaths reported in state; toll now at 140

There has been an increase in the number of deaths over the past month. The outbreak has reached nearly every corner of the country, with every state except Hawaii and OR reporting widespread flu , Schuchat said. My advice to students who feel pre...

Wanted Indian mujahideen terrorist, Ariz Khan alias Junaid arrested by Delhi Police

The 32-year-old bomb maker Ariz Khan alias Junaid of terrorist organisation Indian Mujahideen responsible for carrying out serial bombings in Delhi killing 165 people was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police on Wednesday. During his stay in N...

Man Claims Apple Airpods Blew Up In His Ears At The Gym

Colon told the TV station that "It was already popped". "I didn't see it happen but it was already fried". "You can see where it looks like there's flame damage". Even Colon isn't sure why the wireless AirPods blew up, and there have been no prio...

Flu still on the rise, hospitalizations high, CDC says

The briefing included a number of HHS officials who are directly involved with flu preparedness and response, such as Acting CDC Director Anne Schuchat MD, National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Director Anthony Fauci, MD, and...

Waiting times at major A&E departments at worst ever level

Saffron Cordery, director of policy and strategy and deputy chief executive of NHS Providers, said: "These figures show there has been absolutely no let-up in the pressures on the NHS". 'It was better than both the month before, and was better too ...

North London Derby Preview- Tottenham Hotspur Vs Arsenal

New Spurs signing Lucas Moura is in contention to play against Arsenal but is more likely to be on the bench than in the starting 11. Arsene Wenger has hit out at Tottenham Hotspur pair Harry Kane and Dele Ali in a thinly veiled dig, wh...

Gerber picks first spokesbaby with Down syndrome, EC special education teacher reacts

Lucas will appear on Gerber's social media channels and he will be featured in Gerber ads throughout the year. As a result, his parents will receive a grand cash prize of $50,000. One-year-old Lucas Warren's contagious smile won over executives...

HIV prevention drug Truvada receives funding

The news sparked an outrage, and now the supermarket chain has announced it will reverse its decision and will now expand to cover PrEP in its employee health care plan "as quickly as possible", said a representative for Publix in a series of tw...

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Though Ahuja couldn't accompany her, the two shared social media post expressing their distant love for each other. Sonam to all the critics responded and said, "It's a choice, a...

5 tornados confirmed from Tuesday's storm

The second report said an EF1 tornado moved along a 4.5 mile path from Southbury to Oxford . On June 9, 2011, a brief EF-1 tornado touched down in Litchfield County with straigh...

'Major game-changer': Ebola spreads to big Congo city

Helicopter and motorcycle are the only ways to reach Bikoro from Mbandaka, but an airstrip has been rapidly cleared for small planes to land with supplies. Mbandaka is about 120 ki...

Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'

Plemmons added, "particularly in a time when mental health resources for children appear to be static, and woefully scarce across the U.S". The CDC also reported that now on...

First non-opioid treatment for withdrawals gets FDA approval

Lucemyra, an oral selective alpha 2-adrenergic receptor agonist, limits the body's output of norepinephrine, the hormone believed to play a role in symptoms of opioid withdrawal, t...

Congo's health ministry says doses of Ebola vaccine arrive

Congo's Ebola outbreak has entered "a new phase" after a case of the deadly virus was detected for the first time in the northwest city of Mbandaka, with a population of about...

Surgeon general comes to aid of passenger on Delta flight

Flight staff called for help, and Adams, along with two nurses, stepped in to help evaluate the passenger. Adams was sworn into office as the U.S. Surgeon General in September 20...

Sporting Lisbon footballers and staff attacked by gang of thugs

The incidents came at the end of a tumultuous season for Sporting, who finished third in the Primeira Liga and reached the quarter-finals of the Europa League . The assailants wer...

Coli update: You can now safely eat romaine again

The person became ill about three weeks ago and has recovered, said Phil Rooney, a spokesman for the Douglas County Health Department. DHS officials noted "it appears the romaine...

Jlloyd Samuel's family 'devastated' by ex-Premier League player's death

The ex-Aston Villa, Bolton and Cardiff defender was involved in the smash moments after dropping his children off at school at around 8am yesterday. The family of former Premier ...

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Disrupted body clock risks mental health issues

Disrupted body clock risks mental health issues

The scientists examined people's circadian rhythms , which control functions such as sleep patterns, immune systems and the release of hormones, to measure daily rest-activity rhy...

FIFPro call Peru captain World Cup ban unfair and disproportionate

FIFPro call Peru captain World Cup ban unfair and disproportionate

Guerrero was subjected to an emotional roller-coaster after testing positive following the 0-0 draw in a qualifier away to Argentina in October. World footballers' union FIFPro...

Abe seeks Trump visit after Kim talks

Abe seeks Trump visit after Kim talks

A source said that given the possible nature and objective of the visit, it is likely that Kim Yong-chol, a vice chairman of the central committee of the WPK and head of the Nor...

Trump says first lady doing 'really well,' will leave hospital in days

Trump says first lady doing 'really well,' will leave hospital in days

Melania TrumpMelania TrumpTrump blasts White House leakers as "traitors" Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery Twitter users share immigrant success stories after Kelly says ...

Amazon Go Stores Are Coming To Chicago And San Francisco

Amazon Go Stores Are Coming To Chicago And San Francisco

The first Amazon Go store in Seattle uses cameras and sensors to track customer purchases. Other possible future locations for Amazon Go stores include Los Angeles, according t...

Californians suffered a record number of STDs in 2017

Californians suffered a record number of STDs in 2017

African-Americans reported more than twice the rate for early syphilis than caucasians. Rates of sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a record high previous ye...

Artificial Trans Fats Could Essentially Be Extinct By 2023

Artificial Trans Fats Could Essentially Be Extinct By 2023

After some deliberation, the FDA determined that food manufacturers in the USA should find alternatives to trans fats in their products. Unlike "good" unsaturated fats, trans ...

Researchers have found a way to transfer memories in snails via injection

Researchers have found a way to transfer memories in snails via injection

But there are many different types of RNA, and Glanzman's team plans to do more research to figure out determine which types most directly impact memory. The snails had been "sensi...

Jio files complain against Airtel over Apple Watch service, Airtel denies charges

Jio files complain against Airtel over Apple Watch service, Airtel denies charges

As per Morgan Stanley, the new plans of Jio focusing on post-paid clients may affect 1 for every penny of Airtel's mobile revenue in the event that the telecom real tries to ma...