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National Influenza Vaccination Week

National Influenza Vaccination Week John Marshall of Maimonides Medical Center. Infection with the flu virus can cause fever, headache, cough, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing and body aches. The CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends flu vaccine for all individuals six months of age and older. In Australia, the number reached 215,280 reports by mid-October, exceeding the 59,022 cases reported during the 20... [Full Article...]

Air Pollution levels touch 'very poor' in Delhi

Air Pollution levels touch 'very poor' in Delhi The NGT bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar and comprising of Justices Jawed Rahim, Raghuvendra S Rathore and Bikram Singh Sajwan told the counsel representing Delhi government to file the action plan before next date of hearing. You should not have held the match if the air quality was so bad. The AQI was 390, on a scale of 500, around 3.30 p.m. However, it is menacingly close to the "sev... [Full Article...]

Scientific proof that dogs are smarter than cats

Scientific proof that dogs are smarter than cats The study looks at cortical neurons, the cells associated with thinking, planning and complex behaviors that act as a measurement of intelligence, Vanderbilt's research arm wrote in a November 29 blog post. Yes, there are recognizable patterns, but there are multiple ways that nature has found of putting brains together. Your canine friend may be more smarter than felines as their brain poss... [Full Article...]

Utah State headed to Arizona Bowl against New Mexico State

Utah State headed to Arizona Bowl against New Mexico State They finish their season at 6-6 after the win on Saturday. With NMSU trailing 17-16, the winning score came on a seven-yard touchdown pass from Tyler Rogers to Conner Cramer with 32 seconds remaining. "Our staff has great respect for New Mexico State head coach Doug Martin and the entire team with the success they had this season", added Wells. The 2 they wanted did end up in the bowl, with NM... [Full Article...]

Bill Belichick calls Rob Gronowski hit 'bulls***' to Bills coach Sean McDermott

Bill Belichick calls Rob Gronowski hit 'bulls***' to Bills coach Sean McDermott Even though he plays for the all-conquering New England Patriots , the rambunctious tight end is the exact opposite of the Patriots way in every way imaginable. "I'm not in the business of that". "I just want to apologize (to White)". And during their 38-31 loss at the New York Jets, the Chiefs really looked like a team without discipline or direction, undone by so many penalties down the stret... [Full Article...]

PDP has been expecting Atiku's return - Makarfi

PDP has been expecting Atiku's return - Makarfi More so, considering that Buhari has the power of incumbency, which plays a vital role in Nigerian politics, as well as the fact that the APC has a strong hold in the South West, PDP would have to do a lot of work to regain its strength to give him a run for his money. [Full Article...]

The Philippines halts dengue vaccine program after company learns of health risk

The Philippines halts dengue vaccine program after company learns of health risk A spokesman for the Health Sciences Authority in Singapore on Thursday said it was working with Sanofi Pasteur to "strengthen the package insert" to include the warning of an increased risk of hospitalisation for dengue and clinically severe dengue in vaccinated individuals not previously infected by dengue. [Full Article...]

Can Oregon Football Keep Willie Taggart With A New Contract?

Can Oregon Football Keep Willie Taggart With A New Contract? Taggart is reportedly being wooed by Florida State as a possible replacement for the outgoing Jimbo Fisher, but on Saturday night he tweeted, "Looking forward to a great day tomorrow with our team". His base salary this season was just under $3 million. The contract offer to Taggart came last week and would be a one-year extension. "Last weekend OR offered Taggart a contract extension worth ... [Full Article...]

Thousands protest Trump's decision to reduce Utah National Monuments

Thousands protest Trump's decision to reduce Utah National Monuments Trump and his deputies have argued that numerous national monuments designated by previous presidents under the 1906 Antiquities Act were overly broad given what needed to be protected. Hatch said in a statement Thursday that 'details of the president's announcement are his and his alone to share, ' but added: 'I appreciate his willingness to listen to my advice and even more importantly, to give ... [Full Article...]

U.S. putting off planned ban on its use of cluster bombs

U.S. putting off planned ban on its use of cluster bombs Bush administration declared in 2008 that after January 1, 2019, the U.S. would continue its use of cluster bombs only if they met a performance standard of failing to detonate 1 per cent or less of the time. A new Defense policy asserts that the weapons are legitimate, not necessarily a humanitarian hazard, and important for wartime attacks on "area targets", according to The Associated Press ... [Full Article...]

Lane Kiffin 'Would Love to Play Bama' After Conference USA Championship Win

Lane Kiffin 'Would Love to Play Bama' After Conference USA Championship Win The Owls, who beat North Texas 69-31 in the regular season, took a 34-0 lead in the first 33 minutes on Saturday. Mason Fine completed 28 of 44 passes for 367 yards for the Mean Green (9-4), whose five-game winning streak was snapped. "I would love to play Alabama", Kiffin said during his postgame press conference, "I'd feel sorry for our players, but I'd like it". No way would everything go... [Full Article...]

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Ended How It Started-With a Stumble

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Ended How It Started-With a Stumble Though Ming looked stunning pre, mid, and post-tumble, what we didn't know last week was that she emerged from the long catwalk in tears, comforted backstage by her fellow Angels and Angels-in-training. As Xi straightened her big flowered costume and tried to recover, Brazilian model Gizele Oliveira offered her a hand. "She is okay now". However, she added, "the support I received from everyone ye... [Full Article...]

Brain chemistry may be to blame for technology addiction

Brain chemistry may be to blame for technology addiction Contrasted and the control gathering, the youngsters with web and smartphone fixation demonstrated a reasonable excess of a neurotransmitter called gamma-aminobutyric corrosive (GABA) in one area of the limbic framework, the brain's passionate control focus. [Full Article...]

Unemployment rate edged lower in Montreal in November

Unemployment rate edged lower in Montreal in November The monthly survey is an estimate only due to sampling variability, and best compared year-over-year. Only 48.2 per cent of people in that prime working age group worked a full-time job for the whole year, StatCan said. There were 2,400 unemployed in October. The census numbers are a stark contrast to Friday's job numbers , which showed Canada adding 390,000 net new jobs over the past year, r... [Full Article...]

Kelly Clarkson reveals her home was robbed, but "everyone is safe"

Kelly Clarkson reveals her home was robbed, but Kelly Clarkson arrives at the Billboard Women in Music event on Thursday, where she revealed her home had recently been burglarized. Kelly managed to put the incident behind her as she took home the Powerhouse Award at the star-studded ceremony, accepting it from Kelly Rowland and praising the former Destiny's Child singer for her "cool" dress sense. [Full Article...]

Maina has not been paid a Kobo since 2013 - Kemi Adeosun

Maina has not been paid a Kobo since 2013 - Kemi Adeosun The Federal Civil Service Commission would send a letter to the Head of Service and also send another letter to the beneficiary of that reinstatement under the flying seal of the Head of Service. However, Magaji said while the body which reinstated Maina was constitutionally constituted, was never assigned duties or documented, stressing that the HoS, Mrs. [Full Article...]

FDA approves first EKG reader for Apple Watch

FDA approves first EKG reader for Apple Watch When SmartRhythm detects that heart rate and activity are out of sync, the device notifies users to capture an EKG with KardiaBand , or with KardiaMobile , AliveCor's portable EKG reader. When the device realises you're out of range, it will prompt you to record the heart's electrical rhythm, using electrocardiogram (EKG) technology built into the wristband. [Full Article...]

Kalabhavan Abi, popular Malayalam comedy artist passes away

Kalabhavan Abi, popular Malayalam comedy artist passes away Popular Malayalam actor Kalabhavan Abi, best known for his comic roles, has passed away. At that time, mimicry casettes were all the craze in Kerala, and a young team of mimicry astistes like Dileep, Nadirshah, Harishri Ashokan and Abi became popular quickly. [Full Article...]

Japan's Emperor, Akihito, Sets Date for Abdication

Japan's Emperor, Akihito, Sets Date for Abdication Japan's much admired Emperor Akihito plans to abdicate on April 30, 2019 , at age 85 in the first such abdication from the Chrysanthemum Throne in about 200 years, the government said Friday. The emperor's abdication will end the current Heisei era in its 31st year. Akihito is a direct descendent of Japan's first emperor Jimmu, believed to reign around 660 B.C. [Full Article...]

For The First Time In Decades, A Drug For Migraines Shows Promise

For The First Time In Decades, A Drug For Migraines Shows Promise There have been clinical trials published on two of these antibodies in the New England Journal of Medicine . It is thought that on average over half a million people in Ireland suffer from migraines on a regular basis with many experiencing symptoms such as ap throbbing headache, nausea, fatigue and vomiting. [Full Article...]


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