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Overdoses in PA emergency rooms nearly doubled, according to CDC report

Overdoses in PA emergency rooms nearly doubled, according to CDC report

Overdoses in Pennsylvania emergency rooms almost doubled from 2016 to 2017, making it one of the hardest hit states in the opioid crisis, according to a Tuesday report by the U.S. "Research shows that...

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Trump's admiration of China for ending term limits is no joke

Trump's admiration of China for ending term limits is no joke

In this way, there is continuity. Trump said it. He wants to be a dictator. The target of "around 6.5 percent", announced by Premier Li Keqiang to the National People's Congress, is down slightly ...

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Arkansas Child Flu Deaths Grows to Five

Arkansas Child Flu Deaths Grows to Five

The flu season runs through May. The latest Georgia data continue to show the flu epidemic trending downward in the state. The flu season peaked nationwide in mid-February, with 7.4 percent of m...

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Defending champions South Africa win twice at USA Sevens

Defending champions South Africa win twice at USA Sevens

The Blitzboks lost 26-22 to Fiji to finish fourth and claim 15 log points. As disappointing as it would have been for Neil Powell's men not to lift another piece of silverware this season (they wo...

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Petr Cech takes responsibility for both goals in Arsenal loss to Brighton

Petr Cech takes responsibility for both goals in Arsenal loss to Brighton

Brighton are the only team in history to lose every game against the "Big 6" this season. The irony was that Dunk, scorer of a record-equalling four own goals already this season, had nearly claimed ...

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Kenyan doctors open skull of wrong patient

Kenyan doctors open skull of wrong patient

The incident was reportedly caused by the ID tags of two patients - one needing brain surgery, and the other non-invasive treatment - being mixed up. TUKO.co.ke on Thursday, March 1, learned that fo...

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Golf Predictions: Who will win the WGC-Mexico Championship? 2/28/18

Golf Predictions: Who will win the WGC-Mexico Championship? 2/28/18

Shubhankar Sharma, the 21-year-old from India who has won twice on the European Tour this season, is playing in his first World Golf Championships. Hot on his heels are a trio of players getting t...

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Russia Vetoes Anti-Iran Resolution at UN

Russia Vetoes Anti-Iran Resolution at UN

Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said he opposed the draft, saying it should be about renewing the work of experts monitoring sanctions against Yemen rather than denouncing Iran . Meanwhile, ...

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Parineeti Chopra unveils the poster of 'Namastey England'

Parineeti Chopra unveils the poster of 'Namastey England'

The first look of " Namaste England " throws quite a few similarities to " Namaste London ". "7th December 2018." Have a look. Amid all this spectacular chaos we see Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chop...

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Flu season shows signs of ebbing, but risk remains

Flu season shows signs of ebbing, but risk remains

The number of flu-related deaths continues to rise in Arizona. Summit County reported that although influenza-related activity slowed in recent weeks, the county had three additional flu-related dea...

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Chief Of Staff Kelly To Settle Kushner Security Dispute

Chief Of Staff Kelly To Settle Kushner Security Dispute

The Feb. 9 phone call from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to White House Counsel Don McGahn came as public scrutiny mounted over the number of administration officials without final security...

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Dana Air overshoots runway

Dana Air overshoots runway

Cause of incident still unknown but under investigation. The commencement of the investigation followed the official report of the incident by the Airline to AIB. Passengers were hurriedly evacuated...

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Ferrari and Mercedes-AMG reveal 2018 Formula 1 cars

The rivals, last year's championship contenders, will launch their respective new cars within two hours of each other from lunchtime ahead of a season in which they again expect to battle for F1's wor...

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Healthy Diet Promotes Weight Loss Rather the Genetics

Healthy Diet Promotes Weight Loss Rather the Genetics

If you think of something as a "diet", you'll eventually fall off the wagon. "We've all heard stories of a friend who went on one diet - it worked great - and then another friend tried the same diet...

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Here's Another Reason Health Officials Want You to Avoid Kratom: Salmonella

Here's Another Reason Health Officials Want You to Avoid Kratom: Salmonella

Kratom, or Mitragyna speciosa , is a plant in the coffee family that's native to Southeast Asia. It's still unclear what is at the root of the outbreak, since only eight out of 11 people interview...

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MLB Imposes Limits On Mound Visits

MLB Imposes Limits On Mound Visits

Rules instituted last season to govern when players can and cannot leave the batter's box between pitches remain in effect. The MLBPA would not agree to implement the pitch clock. Michael Kay will be ...

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Flu shot could cut risk of heart attacks

Flu shot could cut risk of heart attacks

By comparison, Westmoreland has had 2,361 cases; Washington, 1,775 cases, and Butler, 977 cases. Lexington's deadly flu season has already eclipsed last season's totals, and health officials are rep...

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Alphabet's Verily analyzing retinas w/ machine learning to predict heart disease

Alphabet's Verily analyzing retinas w/ machine learning to predict heart disease

In the gray retinal image used by the deep-learning algorithm , blood pressure is highlighted in shades of green. The algoritm was also able to infer a person's ethnicity, which is also a factor in...

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Flu still running rampant through most ME counties

Flu still running rampant through most ME counties

The CDC said that the overall effectiveness of this year's vaccine is 36 percent. This season started early and has been driven by a formidable type of flu that tends to put more people in the ...

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Flu vaccinations still available; health department urges residents to get vaccinated

Flu vaccinations still available; health department urges residents to get vaccinated

Though this percentage is low, it compares favorably to a recent midseason study from Canada that estimated 17 percent effectiveness against the H3N2 strain for that country's flu vaccine. In additi...

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White House goes all out to stop bipartisan immigration deal

White House goes all out to stop bipartisan immigration deal

A new bipartisan plan would give 1.8 million young immigrants, known as dreamers, a path to citizenship and provide $25 billion for border security. The administration official said the White Hous...

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FDA Permits First Blood Test Detecting Concussion

FDA Permits First Blood Test Detecting Concussion

A blow to the head can cause the proteins to leak into the bloodstream. The test takes three to four hours, and doctors could use it to determine which patients need a CT scan to confirm the damage an...

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Eat Slow, Stay Thin? Eating Speed May Impact Weight Loss, Study Shows

Eat Slow, Stay Thin? Eating Speed May Impact Weight Loss, Study Shows

In accordance with the Japanese Society for the Study of Obesity , a BMI of 25 was considered as obese for the research study conducted for the Japanese populations. Around half of the total sample...

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Conway Defends Trump Response To Abuse Allegations Against Ex-Aide

Conway Defends Trump Response To Abuse Allegations Against Ex-Aide

In a bid to quash media speculation about Kelly's possible resignation, White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah said Kelly had not been terminated, and is still chief of staff , CBS News report...

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Genome analysis creates clear picture of prehistoric 'Cheddar Man'

Genome analysis creates clear picture of prehistoric 'Cheddar Man'

The latest findings suggest pale skin may have emerged later, possibly when the advent of farming meant people were obtaining less vitamin D though dietary sources like oily fish. Scientists believe t...

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