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Flu season getting worse: Death toll rises to 37 children

Flu season getting worse: Death toll rises to 37 children Dr. Nirav Shaw is director of the department. Studies have shown that early treatment with a flu antiviral drug can shorten the duration of fever and illness symptoms, and can reduce the risk of serious flu complications. "Vaccinate, vaccinate", he said, stressing the importance of everyone 6 months and older getting a flu shot. "According to the CDC, most of the people who have died have not re... [Full Article...]

Kabul Attack: Bomb In Ambulance Kills 95, Injures Over 160 Near Embassies

The Taliban claimed the attack, which dealt a major blow to the USA -backed Afghan government. They also claimed the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel a week earlier in which more than 20 people were killed. I hope they rise to the occasion. "The majority of the dead in the attack are civilians, but of course we have military casualties as well", ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said. [Full Article...]

Mate Pavić Does it Again: Australian Open Champion in Mixed Doubles!

Mate Pavić Does it Again: Australian Open Champion in Mixed Doubles! Hungarian Timea Babos could have won a double title in Melbourne as she was the victor in the women's competition with France's Kristina Mladenović. "What an incredible few weeks in Australia", Dabrowski tweeted. "It worked. I had a short swing and I hit it clean". Mate Pavić triumphed in 2016 at the US Open with German Laura Siegemund, while Dabrowski celebrated at Roland Garros past year w... [Full Article...]

Saudi Prince Released From Two Month Detention In Ritz Carlton Hotel

Saudi Prince Released From Two Month Detention In Ritz Carlton Hotel Alwaleed is one of the richest men in the world, with an estimated net worth of about $17 billion, and some reports estimated that he may be forced to pay around $6 billion for his freedom. Authorities said they expect to raise $100bn for the government through such settlements, a much-needed windfall for an economy squeezed by low oil prices. [Full Article...]

Vicky Gounder slain: Punjab's most wanted gangster shot dead by police

Vicky Gounder slain: Punjab's most wanted gangster shot dead by police In April 2017, he reportedly killed three members of a rival gang. During the encounter, two police personnel including a sub-inspector and assistant sub-inspector were injured. As the police team, surrounded the house, a shootout followed in which police gunned down Gounder, and his two accomplices - gangsters Prem Lahoria and Sukhpreet Singh. [Full Article...]

Fish Skin Used To Treat Bear Wounds

Fish Skin Used To Treat Bear Wounds A 5-month-old cougar was also found with burned paws. Macintyre said that the treatment worked much quicker than typical burn salve and pointed to a photo showing the paws' progression. "It would act as protection and it was pretty low-priced and available". "I adore them, but they're wild", Peyton explained. Peyton, meanwhile, said she plans to experiment more with using tilapia skin to h... [Full Article...]

Mosquitoes can learn to avoid your scent if you keep swatting

Mosquitoes can learn to avoid your scent if you keep swatting Vinauger and Lahondere are former UW researchers who are now at Virginia Tech. Indeed, genetically modified mosquitoes without dopamine receptors were unable to make the same associations between the smell of humans and the mechanical shock. [Full Article...]

USA flu levels continue to climb as 37 kids' deaths confirmed

USA flu levels continue to climb as 37 kids' deaths confirmed In most flu seasons, it's usually children under 4 who are the next hardest hit group. Flu activity is increasing in the Northeast but it's now decreasing in California and other West Coast states. It's the same main bug from last winter, when the flu season wasn't so bad. Her family got their flu shots. The state health department says another 800 plus cases of flu were confirmed in the pas... [Full Article...]

Najib Attends India Republic Day Parade

Najib Attends India Republic Day Parade During the parade, Delhi's main promenade came alive showcasing India's latest initiatives and achievements along with its rich diverse social and cultural heritage, as the enthusiastic crowd, holding tri-colour balloons, clapped loudly and cheered to mark the day India adopted its Constitution 68 years ago. [Full Article...]

Siddaramaiah synonymous with corruption: Amit Shah

Siddaramaiah synonymous with corruption: Amit Shah Taking on the Chief Minister, he said more than 20 RSS-BJP workers had been murdered in the State during the last four years and alleged that the Siddaramaiah government has "allowed" the killers to go scot-free. Soon after the letter became public, Murlidhar Rao, National General secretary of BJP and Karnataka incharge took Twitter and slammed the Congress. [Full Article...]

Even a single cigarette can boost cardiovascular risk

Even a single cigarette can boost cardiovascular risk Prof Allan Hackshaw at the UCL Cancer Institute at University College London, who led the study, told the BBC: "There's been a trend in quite a few countries for heavy smokers to cut down, thinking that's perfectly fine, which is the case for things like cancer". [Full Article...]

Paul George: Russell Westbrook making Free Agency decision easier

Paul George: Russell Westbrook making Free Agency decision easier Speaking on Westbrook's blistering comments , George said "It was awesome for a teammate have your back and stand up". And to be honest, he should be a starter. When I came here, it's bigger dreams and bigger goals. "It doesn't make any sense a guy that leads the league in steals, compete every night, top two in his position, it don't make any sense regardless of anything else". [Full Article...]

Minnesota Governor Pays $6k for Home State Super Bowl Seat

Minnesota Governor Pays $6k for Home State Super Bowl Seat The Eagles will of course play next in Super Bowl LII against the Patriots a week on Sunday, a rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX of the 2004 season, which was won by the Patriots 24-21. He figures out a way to take away what an opposing offense does best, which forces teams to go outside their comfort zone to win the game. Through his Chris Long Foundation, Long then donated the remaining 10 game... [Full Article...]

Serena Williams Will Play With US Fed Cup Team in February

Serena Williams Will Play With US Fed Cup Team in February The title defence comes after a disappointing time Down Under for Venus and Vandeweghe, who were knocked out in the first round alongside a series of U.S. She'll also be joining her sister Venus Williams , marking the first time in two years that they've both been on the team, which they've played on together eight times. [Full Article...]

Year-old North Carolina girl dies days after flu diagnosis

Year-old North Carolina girl dies days after flu diagnosis Paramedics came quickly after 911 was called again and tried to perform CPR, but by the time they got to the hospital it was too late. But few hours later, her parents noticed that she had stopped breathing. This has been a notoriously bad flu season. Hospitals flooded with flu patients are quickly running low on saline, leading medical staff to rely on lengthy and potentially unsafe treatments ... [Full Article...]

USA study finds e-cigarettes help adults quit smoking

USA study finds e-cigarettes help adults quit smoking In this November 10, 2016 file photo, a doctor holds an e-cigarette in a smoking lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The report also highlights the preponderance of recent studies linking use of electronic cigarettes among adolescents and young adults to initiation of combustible cigarettes. [Full Article...]

Yemen´s Houthis fire ballistic missile toward Saudi Arabia

Yemen´s Houthis fire ballistic missile toward Saudi Arabia A recent United Nations report on human rights abuses related to foreign intervention in Yemen documented a number of civilian casualties inflicted by Saudi-led coalition bombing. There were no reports of casualties or damage. The federal government will provide another $12.1 million to help the people of Yemen survive what the United Nations has called the world's worst humanitarian crisis. [Full Article...]

Boy with 10-pound tumour on face dies

Boy with 10-pound tumour on face dies The tumor was benign, but it was pressing down on his trachea, and the boy was also malnourished, as it was hard for him to swallow. In addition to the tumor, his disorder also caused fractures and curvature to Emanuel's arm and leg which made it impossible for him to walk on his own. [Full Article...]

Yellowstone visitors speak out as federal government shuts down

Yellowstone visitors speak out as federal government shuts down At the Carbon River Entrance, visitors can still access the trails that start in that corner of the park. Visitors with camping or cabin permits should make other plans and seek a refund after the reopening of the park. There will be no National Park Service-provided visitor services at North Dakota national park sites, including public information, restrooms, trash collection and facility and ... [Full Article...]

Flu hospitalizations, deaths on the rise during brutal season

Flu hospitalizations, deaths on the rise during brutal season Anyone with the flu should stay home and not go to work or school for about a week. You should be more wary if you have asthma, a chronic lung disease or heart disease, neurological conditions, liver or kidney disorders, weakened immune system, or if you have an endocrine disorder like diabetes . [Full Article...]


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