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Flu-related deaths continue to climb in California. Here's the latest toll

Flu-related deaths continue to climb in California. Here's the latest toll

As of the most recent report, for the week ending December 30, 2017, 27 influenza-associated deaths in persons under 65 years of age were reported to CDPH. Cases were reported in all eight counties, w...

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Coli O157:H7 HUS Outbreak Associated with Leafy Greens; Romaine?

Coli O157:H7 HUS Outbreak Associated with Leafy Greens; Romaine?

General Manager Dale Huss looks over a field of romaine lettuce with drip lines installed in it at Sea Mist Farms in Castroville Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Food and Drug Administration, and the Canadian...

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GoPro to Leave Drone Market, Cut Jobs

GoPro to Leave Drone Market, Cut Jobs

GoPro's potential sale inspired a mid-day rally in the stock, which plunged earlier on preliminary fourth-quarter figures. In November 2016, GoPro eliminated 15 percent of its workforce in an attem...

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British PM names new minister for Northern Ireland

British PM names new minister for Northern Ireland

The switch, part of a long-awaited Cabinet reshuffle by May, comes almost a year to the day since the collapse of the once-troubled province's semi-autonomous government. The assembly has not met sinc...

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Severe weather cancels blood drives, leads to increased need

Severe weather cancels blood drives, leads to increased need

The American Red Cross urgently needs blood. The American Red Cross says these affected more than 28,000 fewer donations than needed in November and December. Blood Systems is one of the nation's ol...

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Bus strike hits 50 lakh commuters

Bus strike hits 50 lakh commuters

As the strike entered the second day on Friday crippling operation of the eight transport corporation running about 21,000 buses, the first bench of the High Court headed by Chief Justice Indira Baner...

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LOTTERY RESULTS: Mega Millions numbers for January 5, 2018 drawing

LOTTERY RESULTS: Mega Millions numbers for January 5, 2018 drawing

The biggest Mega Millions jackpot was in 2012, when three winners split $656 million. In 2013, an 84-year-old Zephyrhills woman was the victor of the largest single jackpot in American lottery histo...

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Jon Gruden confirms interest in Raiders job: 'I hope I'm a candidate'

Jon Gruden confirms interest in Raiders job: 'I hope I'm a candidate'

At this point, it seems a foregone conclusion that the Oakland Raiders will be hiring Jon Gruden for a second go-round heading into the 2018 season. ESPN still has one last National Football League ...

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Vaccinations in United Kingdom may do little to halt deadly 'Aussie flu'

Vaccinations in United Kingdom may do little to halt deadly 'Aussie flu'

Local doctors say it is still not too late to get your flu shot even though the shot is only 10% effective, the shot could make the effects of the flu less sever if you get sick. Now Public Health Eng...

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Trump fires entire HIV/AIDS council by FedEx letter

Trump fires entire HIV/AIDS council by FedEx letter

This week, HIV reseracher Dr Patrick Sullivan told The Washington Post that a form letter was sent out that "thanked me for my past service and said that my appointment was terminated, effective i...

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Canadian Blood Services needs help this season

Canadian Blood Services needs help this season

Canadian Blood Services says the holiday season is a slower time for blood donations. UBS says during the holiday season, blood donations tend to drop about 40 percent and it's during that time that...

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Statistics Show Sharp Increase in Flu Activity

Statistics Show Sharp Increase in Flu Activity

He says this is a very serious disease that can lead to many different body complications, and in some cases death. "Minister of Health Kim Wilson and Chief Medical Officer Dr. "The manufacturer has...

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More Pregnant Mothers in California Are Using Pot

More Pregnant Mothers in California Are Using Pot

Smoking marijuana was on the rise among pregnant women in California , a study showed. The research published Tuesday involved only certain women in California, according to CNN . In many states, ...

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Family of Convicted Indian Spy Arrives in Pakistan to See Him

Family of Convicted Indian Spy Arrives in Pakistan to See Him

Officials also said Jadhav's family would not interact with the media. "Indian High Commissioner J.P Singh could only see but was not allowed to listen or speak during the meeting" said the spokespe...

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Major US firms say workers will see some of tax windfall

But let's just say that with an effective tax rate now standing at 32.7%, AT&T's federal tax expenditures dwarf its $200 million outlay in employee holiday bonuses-which were a standard US business ...

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Google Alphabet's Executive Chairman 'Eric Schmidt' steps down

Google Alphabet's Executive Chairman 'Eric Schmidt' steps down

The new role for Eric, that of a technical advisor is again something that perhaps comes to him most naturally, having done the same for the past 17 years that he has been associated with Google. Page...

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Pak High Commission in New Delhi issued visas to Jadhav family

Pak High Commission in New Delhi issued visas to Jadhav family

Pakistan has issued visas to both the ladies. The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi on Wednesday issued visas to the wife and mother of the former Indian Naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav , who ...

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DHS Director: Iowa Developing Plans in Case CHIP Funding Runs Out

DHS Director: Iowa Developing Plans in Case CHIP Funding Runs Out

A separate study by Georgetown University's Center for Children and Families estimated that without the money from Thursday's short-term extension, 25 states would run out of money by the end of Jan...

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Cold and Flu Season Takes Nasty Turn In Bloomington-Normal

Cold and Flu Season Takes Nasty Turn In Bloomington-Normal

The CDC reports that vaccinations reduce the risk of illness by 40 to 60 percent among the overall populations during flu season. Flu season usually lasts through early summer. Burton said that's no...

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Flu widespread in OH, hospitalizations reported in Clark County

Flu widespread in OH, hospitalizations reported in Clark County

A year ago a total of more than 8,600 flu-associated hospitalizations were reported statewide. "What usually happens is that it takes two to three weeks for the vaccine to take hold, so either the...

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CDC: Flu activity high in Louisiana

CDC: Flu activity high in Louisiana

Pregnant women are also encouraged to get vaccinated as it reduces the chances of flu-associated acute respiratory infections by 50 percent and newborns of mothers who received vaccination were 33...

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Jessica Jones Season 2 Trailer Reveals Release Date

Jessica Jones Season 2 Trailer Reveals Release Date

Jessica Jones season 2 starts streaming on March 8, 2018 . As Trish talks to Jessica, telling her that if she knows what happened to her might help her, Jessica seemingly rebukes her saying: "What i...

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First death of Florida flu season confirmed

First death of Florida flu season confirmed

Some patients believe they can protect themselves by boosting their immune systems, eating well and making sure they sleep better, she said. Well, not exactly. Among health care workers who declined t...

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Duterte wants another year to end drug menace

Duterte wants another year to end drug menace

He said Duterte's memorandum order was "in response to a clamour from the public to restore to the PNP and other law enforcement agencies the responsibility of providing active support to the PDEA". "...

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US Supreme Court Seems Sympathetic to Sports Betting Advocates

US Supreme Court Seems Sympathetic to Sports Betting Advocates

Justice Anthony Kennedy will likely be the swing vote. He said that would seem to violate the constitutional prohibition on what is called "commandeering". Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg asked. "The fe...

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