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Hit back with the flu shot

Hit back with the flu shot Those who contract the flu pose a risk to others as well as themselves. "The more people protected, the less chance of spreading the disease", she said. "It is common that when you do get the flu shot, you're taking in the inactive virus so you're body is getting exposed to something". The flu shot contains an inactive dose of the influenza virus, which prompts the immune system to create antibo... [Full Article...]

Leitrim men called on to "make the difference" this Movember

Leitrim men called on to Man Up Mahoning Valley said prostate cancer is the most common cancer among Mahoning Valley men; Youngstown's prostate cancer incidence is higher than Ohio's; and Mahoning Valley's African-American men are twice as likely to die from prostate cancer as any other race. [Full Article...]

Liberia's governing party backs election challenge

Liberia's governing party backs election challenge The Supreme Court also ordered the electoral commission to "stay any and all actions in respect of the pending run-off elections scheduled for November 7, 2017" pending a ruling on the allegations. Earlier Wednesday, the head of the West African ECOWAS bloc arrived in the country and held talks with the President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the election commission, and political parties to assess the s... [Full Article...]

Nonsmoking employees get extra holiday in this Tokyo company

Nonsmoking employees get extra holiday in this Tokyo company But at Piala, which has its headquarters in a Tokyo high-rise, about 35 percent of employees smoke, and the cigarette breaks had become disruptive. The Japanese government is looking at a possible ban on all cigarettes in public areas in preparation for the 2020 Olympic Games. Many Japanese companies have started out anti-smoking campaigns and have banned smoking at work. [Full Article...]

PIA left Two Coffins Behind in NY

The tragic development surfaced a few days after it was reported that flight operations to the United States were to be ended across Pakistan while offices of the financially struggling national airline in NY were also to be shut. Moreover, he said that the body of Nauman Badar would be buried in Maryland as per instructions of family members while the body of Nasir Ali would be transported throug... [Full Article...]

Altria Group Inc's (NYSE:MO) Sentiment is 0.91

Altria Group Inc's (NYSE:MO) Sentiment is 0.91 About 51,415 shares traded. Altria Group (MO) now the company's industry has 12.51 P/E and the sector P/E is 16.41. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, October 27 by UBS. Canaccord Genuity maintained Foot Locker, Inc. It increased, as 63 investors sold Altria Group Inc shares while 529 reduced holdings. [Full Article...]

South Jersey hospitals rake in top grades in new health care report

South Jersey hospitals rake in top grades in new health care report The grades are derived from 27 measures of publicly available hospital-safety data for more than 2,600 US hospitals. In Pennsylvania, 38 hospitals received an A, 33 received a B, 52 received a C and three received a D. South Jersey hospitals received A and B grades in the fall 2017 Hospital Safety Grade report, which uses survey and public information to rank and grade hospitals in every state... [Full Article...]

Sweet dad cheers his son through infant's first round of shots

Sweet dad cheers his son through infant's first round of shots Lee told People he was very close to his father and emotional over the loss. The video shows Antwon telling Debias to "stay strong", and that "it's okay to cry". "I know he felt the love because his daddy was there". "I want you to look at me, now". Within moments, in Antwon's embrace, Debias stopped crying. [Full Article...]

US Preemie Birth Rates Rise 2 Years in a Row

US Preemie Birth Rates Rise 2 Years in a Row More than 380,000 babies are born preterm in the USA each year, facing a greater likelihood of death before their first birthday, lifelong disabilities or chronic health conditions, the report states. "The March of Dimes has developed this road map to prevent pre-term birth which has eight specific interventions that are evidence based known to work to reduce pre-term births and we're working as b... [Full Article...]

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

On the other end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $95.00 price target on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. "(WBA)" was first published by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. If you are viewing this report on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA ... [Full Article...]

USA to vote against UNGA resolution calling for end embargo against Cuba

USA to vote against UNGA resolution calling for end embargo against Cuba A year ago the administration of President Barack Obama , which restored diplomatic relations with Cuba in a historic shift after more than a half century of enmity, abstained in the vote at the 193-member General Assembly. Haley said no doubt some people won't understand why U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is "energetically" opposing Obama's position. Cuba has denied responsib... [Full Article...]

'Impious'? Outrage Over Anne Frank Name on New German Train

Germany's national railway has triggered a storm on social media for naming one of its superfast trains after the famous Holocaust diarist Anne Frank, who died in a Nazi camp. A jury selected the best names to use for the new trains. Deutsche Bahn said it did not intend to disrespect Frank's memory "in any way whatsoever". [Full Article...]

FDA to dismiss claims of heart benefits from soy-based products

FDA to dismiss claims of heart benefits from soy-based products She further says that the FDA's resolution does not deplore soy protein as a detrimental component when eaten within a healthy eating framework; it simply concedes the scientific proof designating no particular interest singly as an agent to minimize risk of CVD. [Full Article...]

'Sing anthem or go to Pakistan': Rule for Jaipur employees

'Sing anthem or go to Pakistan': Rule for Jaipur employees Jaipur Mayor Ashok Lahoty said anyone opposing this decision "should go to Pakistan". "So in any nation and government office, there can not be a bigger positive sense or positive energy than the national anthem", said Lahoty. "We are not asking anyone to chant a religious slogan", he said. "We have chose to make singing of our national anthem at our office every morning but we have to pass this ... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom towns and cities suffer dangerously polluted air, report finds

Delhi has turned virtually into an airtight box due to the near absence of any wind movement, which is consistently keeping the city's air quality "very poor", authorities said today. "By working to deliver universal access to cleaner cooking fuels, India is taking a significant step towards addressing air quality issues and improving health, while continuing to serve as an example. [Full Article...]

Helen DeVos Children's Hospital hosts Halloween Party

Helen DeVos Children's Hospital hosts Halloween Party About 100 children who are now hospitalized participated. Halloween can sometimes be even scarier for kids in the hospital, that's why doctors and nurses try to make it special. "It's nice for the kids because the kids in the hospital can't go trick or treating", said Koyt Keener a patient. "I do know that we're going to have some stormtroopers here in a little while that will be a little in... [Full Article...]

What Analyst Recommend? Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) stock is worth at $ $75.99

It has outperformed by 14.13% the S&P500. Past 5 years growth of GILD observed at 41.20%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company is expecting its growth at -8.18%. It also upped Sonic Corp (NASDAQ:SONC) stake by 445,000 shares and now owns 1.15M shares. Ggp Inc was raised too. Therefore 47% are positive. As per Monday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by... [Full Article...]

If You Thought Alzheimer's Disease Only Started In The Brain, Think Again

If You Thought Alzheimer's Disease Only Started In The Brain, Think Again Besides the brain, Aβ is produced in blood platelets, blood vessels, and muscles, and its precursor protein is found in several other organs. Several promising recent studies have shown the potential for an early-warning diagnostic blood test to be developed that identifies the build-up of these amyloid beta proteins in the bloodstream. [Full Article...]

Chelsea may be forced to break contract policy with Fabregas

Chelsea may be forced to break contract policy with Fabregas Suggestions that United could make a similar move for the midfielder as they did for Nemanja Matic may act to accelerate talks on a new deal. Antonio Conte has been impressed with Fabregas this season, and the Spaniard looks to have nailed down a place in the heart of the side's midfield. [Full Article...]

Woman sues Sephora after supposedly getting herpes from lipstick tester

Woman sues Sephora after supposedly getting herpes from lipstick tester Oral herpes in an infection caused by the herpes simplex virus that causes fluid-filled lesions, called cold sores or fever blisters, on the lips, gums, tongue or the inside of the cheeks. A woman is claiming a Los Angeles Sephora gave her oral herpes. Sephora told the Daily News that while they do not comment on ongoing litigation, "the health and safety of our clients is our foremost pr... [Full Article...]


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