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Wisconsin named second-drunkest state in the country

Wisconsin named second-drunkest state in the country Alcohol consumption is just one of many behavioral factors that can affect health outcomes and as a result, areas with low excessive drinking rates are not necessarily the healthiest. However, it is not a rarity either as 11.2% of the adult population drinks excessively. West Virginia is nearly at the very bottom of the list of excessive alcohol drinkers with just 11.4 percent of their adults re... [Full Article...]

This season's Iowa flu death total more than double a year ago

This season's Iowa flu death total more than double a year ago And just like a hundred years ago, the people most at risk are the very old, or the very young, and admission into hospital is only reserved for extreme cases. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. "I'm seeing much fewer cases involving the flu, but yes, I do ask patients if they've had the vaccine and strongly recommend it still", Mask said . [Full Article...]

Exercise in old age prevents immune system from declining

Exercise in old age prevents immune system from declining Cyclists who took part in the study had to be able to cycle 100km in under 6.5 hours, while women had to cover 60km in 5.5 hours. People who smoked, drank heavily or had other health problems were not included. This group involved 75 healthy people between the ages of 57 and 88, as well as 55 young adults between the ages of 20 and 36. Be that as it may, the thymuses of more seasoned cyclists were... [Full Article...]

Hasin Jahan's explosive allegation: 'Shami forced me to get intimate with brother-in-law'

Hasin Jahan's explosive allegation: 'Shami forced me to get intimate with brother-in-law' Jahan had earlier posted on her Facebook account screenshots of WhatsApp and Facebook messages that contained Shami's alleged conversations with several women, accusing her husband of having extramarital affairs. An FIR has been lodged against cricketer Mohammad Shami on Friday after a written complaint was filed by the fast bowler's wife. "I've learnt from the Kolkata Police that they have incl... [Full Article...]

105 more report salmonella linked to chicken salad — CDC

105 more report salmonella linked to chicken salad — CDC No deaths have yet been confirmed. This is because of the expected delay of between two to four weeks when a person falls ill and when the infection is reported. "Another 105 ill people from six states were added to this investigation since the last update on February 22", CDC said in a press release on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Lee Dong Wook And Suzy Confirmed To Be Dating

Lee Dong Wook And Suzy Confirmed To Be Dating His agency King Kong by Starship stated, as revealed on K-pop news site Soompi , "They met at a private, casual gathering". They recently started to get to know each other with good intentions and have feelings for each other. In related news, Suzy and Lee have just confirmed their romantic relationship despite the 13-year age gap. Back in 2012, the former miss A member guested on an episode ... [Full Article...]

High Vitamin D levels may reduce risk of liver cancer

High Vitamin D levels may reduce risk of liver cancer Overall, those in the top group were a fifth less likely to get any form of cancer, compared with those with the lowest vitamin D readings. A lack of vitamin D from sunshine in colder climates should be seen as a risk even into adulthood, scientists said. [Full Article...]

Netflix Working Exclusive Content Deal With Obamas

Netflix Working Exclusive Content Deal With Obamas Obama senior adviser Eric Schultz , in a statement provided to The Associated Press, said the Obamas believe in the power of storytelling to inspire. The company has made successful strides into creating original content within recent years, ranging from House of Cards and Orange is the New Black to Narcos and Stranger Things . [Full Article...]

Women's kidney health front and centre on World Kidney Day

Women's kidney health front and centre on World Kidney Day The World Kidney Day was observed at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhopal on Thursday. Chronic Kidney Disease is incurable, it's often undetectable in its early stages. On the occasion of World Kidney Day, the IMA launched a Kidney Disease Prevention project, under which screening for the disease and awareness drives will be organized in order to identify the number of p... [Full Article...]

Oh No! Social Media On Fire Over PMB's Promise To Ghana

Oh No! Social Media On Fire Over PMB's Promise To Ghana Jonathan's ex-aide, Reno Omokri, has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari's promise to help Ghana fight corruption . President Buhari delivering his speech at the 61st Independence Day anniversary celebrations. Kwame Nkrumah. " I congratulate both the government and the Parliament for the quick passage of the Office of the Special Prosecutor Act and its signing into law ". [Full Article...]

Delhi HC terms assault on CS 'unfortunate'

Delhi HC terms assault on CS 'unfortunate' The officer had sought quashing of the notice issued to him by the committee and said he had a right to free and fair investigation. By hook or crook, the chief secretary is being harassed (by AAP MLAs). He also did not attend the subsequent meetings on February 21 and 23, following which the notice was issued on March 1. The issues relate to Delhi Nagrik Sahkari Bank Ltd. [Full Article...]

NC Flu Death Toll Rises to 276

NC Flu Death Toll Rises to 276 Cell-based and recombinant vaccine production can also be completed more quickly than egg-based production, which can provide more effective seasonal influenza vaccine , according to the company. Jenkins says that this has been one of the more severe flu seasons that she's seen. Make sure to cover the mouth and nose with a sleeve or a tissue. [Full Article...]

Ban imposed in Central Sri Lanka due to communal violence outbreak

Ban imposed in Central Sri Lanka due to communal violence outbreak While the rebels were eventually crushed, a religious divide has taken hold in recent years, with hard-line Sinhalese groups accusing Muslims of forcing people to convert and destroying sacred Buddhist sites. Najah Mohamed, secretary of NFGG, said the BBS has hatched a conspiracy to fuel anger against the country's 10 percent Muslim population. Dinushika Dissanayake, Amnesty's Deputy South Asia ... [Full Article...]

AbbVie (ABBV) Upgraded by Vetr to "Strong-Buy"

Once the concept of beta is understood, an investor can intuitively determine whether or not a particular stock has a high or low beta. Schumacher Laura J on 2018-03-01 Sell 25000 shares of the company at a price of $117.85. Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. 132 funds opened positions while 462 raised stakes. Rampart Invest Management L... [Full Article...]

Funeral home punished for having man dress like a man

Funeral home punished for having man dress like a man The court reversed [text, PDF] the district court's grant of summary judgment, finding the funeral home in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act [text] for unlawful termination. "A lot of people are breathing a sigh of relief" after seeing that part of the court's decision, Gregory Nevins, a senior attorney with Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc.in Atlanta, told Bloomberg Law. [Full Article...]

Looking like dad could give babies a healthier start in life

Looking like dad could give babies a healthier start in life Babies who resemble their dads at birth are healthier a year on, according to a new study . Researchers concluded that this is linked to the idea that fathers spent more time with babies who resembled them than fathers of babies who didn't. [Full Article...]

Flu Activity Declining as SC Deaths Reach 201

Flu Activity Declining as SC Deaths Reach 201 Cabaj said the flu vaccine target set by Alberta Health this season was 35 per cent of the population - a goal that hasn't yet been reached. Hospitalizations and deaths from the flu in Oklahoma continue in March. Christopher Ohl, an infectious-diseases expert with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, told the Winston-Salem Journal. Priest added that the National Institutes of Health have a stra... [Full Article...]

Spencer Student Charged With Threatening School Violence

Spencer Student Charged With Threatening School Violence The objective of the organized walkout is to "demand Congress pass legislation to keep us safe from gun violence at our schools, on our streets and in our homes and places of worship". Urban says students will not get in trouble for leaving class, but any student that tries to leave campus during the memorial will be marked down as an unexcused absence. [Full Article...]

Truck spills 60000 pounds of Busch beer onto Florida interstate

Truck spills 60000 pounds of Busch beer onto Florida interstate There were plenty of open containers on a Florida interstate highway Wednesday morning. Powell suffered minor injuries in the crash but was not hospitalized for his injuries. Almost 60,000 pounds of beer spilled in the crash, which occurred around 2:40 a.m., the Orlando Sentinel reported. Less a lock-in for this driver, and more a lock-up. [Full Article...]

India objects to 'Thank you, India' event; McLeod Ganj is new venue

India objects to 'Thank you, India' event; McLeod Ganj is new venue Tibet was invaded by China in 1949 and fell under Chinese rule in 1951 after the defeated Tibetan government signed the Seventeen Point Agreement for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet with Beijing, Lim said. China considers the Dalai Lama to be a unsafe separatist and has piled pressure on foreign governments to shun him. "These are likely to be followed up by additional events in Delhi as well as ... [Full Article...]


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