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Twelve US States Are Now Reporting Widespread Flu Activity

Twelve US States Are Now Reporting Widespread Flu Activity

The Ohio Department of Health says hospitalizations are also much worse this year than a year ago. The CDC tracking, which measures geographic spread and not the severity of the flu, notes that Cali...

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Crime TV show host gets lifer for wife's murder

Crime TV show host gets lifer for wife's murder

Ilyasi was found guilty of murdering his wife by a court in New Delhi on Saturday. According to police records on the day of the incident, Anju was rushed to a hospital with multiple stab injuruies....

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McKayla Maroney's lawyer says USA Gymnastics paid for her silence

McKayla Maroney's lawyer says USA Gymnastics paid for her silence

The agreement was inked just a few months after the first public accusations against Dr. Larry Nassar, who has since pleaded guilty to molesting 10 girls and possessing child pornography. "Because o...

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Critics applaud cautiously as USA lifts ban on making lethal viruses

Critics applaud cautiously as USA lifts ban on making lethal viruses

The government lifted a three-year moratorium Tuesday on funding for research into ways that certain viruses can be made more virulent and transmissable, announcing a new plan for assessing applicatio...

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Baby born after being frozen as an embryo for 24 years

Baby born after being frozen as an embryo for 24 years

Her dad planted the idea of embryo adoption after seeing a news report. Emma was conceived about 18 months after her mother, Tina Gibson, was born. Even more unbelievable, Tina Wren is 26-years-old,...

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FDA approves first gene therapy targeting rare form of inherited blindness

FDA approves first gene therapy targeting rare form of inherited blindness

The first gene therapy the FDA approved costs $475,000 , while some gene therapies approved in Europe carry $1 million price tags. It looked likely that the FDA would approve the U.S. The most co...

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Donor centre hopes blood will flow their way

Donor centre hopes blood will flow their way

Wednesday. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give more life to patients now and into the new year by giving blood or platelets. "With one in three of us needing donated blood in ou...

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People allergic to eggs, safe to get flu vaccine

People allergic to eggs, safe to get flu vaccine

According to Matthew Greenhawt, the lead author on the paper and the chairman of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Food Allergy Committee, the study's results mean that people wit...

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Nigerian troops kill 10 Boko Haram fighters in repelled attack

Nigerian troops kill 10 Boko Haram fighters in repelled attack

In a statement made available to reporters on Sunday, he said the National Assembly, therefore, has no legal authority to query state governments on how they chose to spend their money. Kallon said on...

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Flu activity in OH elevated to

Flu activity in OH elevated to "Widespread"

While there has been an expected uptick in reported cases, influenza activity likely has not yet peaked in Kansas. Get your free flu shot today! The flu vaccine's effectiveness can vary, KDHE said...

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Hardik Patel says BJP hacked EVMs for Gujarat Elections

Hardik Patel says BJP hacked EVMs for Gujarat Elections

When asked about his support to the Congress , he had said "If I am fighting against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) then it is obvious that I am supporting the Congress party". Using his twitter ha...

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United States releases guidelines to minimise cell phone radiation exposure

United States releases guidelines to minimise cell phone radiation exposure

The release follows a legal battle initiated by UC Berkeley researcher Joel Moskowitz previous year after he discovered draft documents on the issue had existed since 2010 without being made avail...

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Packers WR Davante Adams diagnosed with another concussion

Packers WR Davante Adams diagnosed with another concussion

Aaron Rodgers finished 26-45 for 290 yards with three touchdowns and three interceptions, in his first game back from a broken collarbone injury he sustained during a Week Six loss at Minnesota. Bu...

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Death toll of building that collapsed at Zaveri Bazaar rises to four

Death toll of building that collapsed at Zaveri Bazaar rises to four

Officials of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Disaster Management Cell said the bodies of Firoz Shaikh (23), Safar-ul-haq (26) and Rocky Shaikh (22) were recovered on Friday evening. According t...

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Nassar victims address the MSU Board of Trustees

Nassar victims address the MSU Board of Trustees

A group of demonstrators stood silently in the meeting to protest how MSU has dealt with complaints from survivors of sexual assault. Nassar has pleaded guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault. Th...

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Jazz center Rudy Gobert has PCL sprain, out 3-4 weeks

Jazz center Rudy Gobert has PCL sprain, out 3-4 weeks

Gobert missed 11 games - the Jazz won seven of them - earlier this season. Gobert is expected to undergo further evaluation in order to pinpoint a true timetable for his return. It was a much-need...

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Police deny permission for Sunny Leone event

Police deny permission for Sunny Leone event

Leone took part in the event. R Harish, state president of the organisation, said, "We do not have any personal grudge against Sunny Leone , but we do not want such an event in which women's bodies...

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E-way bill to be effective from February 1, 2018

E-way bill to be effective from February 1, 2018

While traders can start using the E-way bill on a voluntary basis from January 16, it will be made compulsory from February 1. The e-way bill provisions under GST aims to bring in a uniform e-way bi...

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Salvadoran woman jailed for stillbirth loses appeal

Salvadoran woman jailed for stillbirth loses appeal

An El Salvador court has rejected the appeal of a woman sentenced to 30 years in prison over what she says was a stillbirth . Teodora del Carmen Vasquez was seeking to have her conviction overturne...

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Trump Administration Bans CDC from Using the Word Transgender

Trump Administration Bans CDC from Using the Word Transgender

The Trump administration has reportedly given the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) a list of words that they can not use in official documents, according to a new report from Th...

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A daily cup of hot tea may lower glaucoma risk

A daily cup of hot tea may lower glaucoma risk

During the study, the researchers referred to data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), situated in the United States, which represents annual survey of about 10,000 people ...

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Sen. Kennedy on Trump's judge nominee: I hope they pull him down

Sen. Kennedy on Trump's judge nominee: I hope they pull him down

District Court for the District of Columbia. Petersen tells Kennedy that he has never tried a case to verdict as a lawyer, including criminal and civil cases, cases heard by a jury, or cases in ...

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Oregon RB Freeman to skip bowl game

Oregon RB Freeman to skip bowl game

He also found the end zone 10 times . How Oregon comes out in the Las Vegas Bowl will be the tone setter for the start of 2018 for them. Another NFL prospect for the Ducks , left tackle Tyre...

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World leaders losing the battle against climate change

World leaders losing the battle against climate change

Bloomberg, who was in Paris for a climate summit, has been an outspoken advocate for efforts to fight climate change, helping to launch an organization earlier this year aimed at fulfilling the US c...

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Baby born with heart outside her chest survives

Baby born with heart outside her chest survives

The condition, ectopia cordis , affects about one in every 126,000 babies, 90 percent of whom are either stillborn or die soon after birth, according to Children's Hospital Colorado . When doctors r...

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Perpignan School Bus Accident: Full Story & Must-See Updates

Perpignan School Bus Accident: Full Story & Must-See Updates

Authorities continue to investigate the accident but have already said that the school bus was on the crossing when the collision happened. The bus, which was carrying mainly junior high school stud...

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Nature enthusiasts invited to help with annual Christmas bird count

Nature enthusiasts invited to help with annual Christmas bird count

Field Organizer for Audubon North Carolina Kim Branch says past year, record numbers of loons were recorded along the coast. Those who can't make it to the event may also count birds at their feeder...

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Is 'man flu' real? Men suffer more when sick

Is 'man flu' real? Men suffer more when sick

Sue said. "They stimulate the immune system", he told CBC News . 'There are fewer immune markers that are found in these men when they have the flu, ' Sue commented. "Is it that women are more resi...

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Should fantasy football owners in the playoffs start Aaron Rodgers?

Should fantasy football owners in the playoffs start Aaron Rodgers?

Rodgers is eligible to be activated Friday, eight weeks after initially going on injured reserve. We saw Aaron Rodgers miss nearly the exact same amount of time in 2013. Even with Rodgers back, the ...

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Electronic waste rises 8pc in two years thanks to falling prices

Electronic waste rises 8pc in two years thanks to falling prices

The amount of e-waste generated between 2014 and 2016 increased by 8%, according to a new report by the United Nations University , the International Telecommunications Union, and the Internationa...

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