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OK Flu-Related Deaths Jumps To 92; More Than 2500 Hospitalizations OK Flu-Related Deaths Jumps To 92; More Than 2500 Hospitalizations
- February 02, 2018

Since children are more likely to get sick and spread the flu, the staff will only allow children under 18 to visit patients in special cases - or with prior approval from the patient's health care team. He went on to say all Medicine Shoppe locations in the state are stocked with both Tamiflu and the flu vaccine. Usually it is more sporatic. "We get great support from the College to buy flu vaccines and administer them without charge", Maher said. (more...)
Does Coffee Cause Cancer? California Cuppas Could Soon Carry Warning Does Coffee Cause Cancer? California Cuppas Could Soon Carry Warning
- February 02, 2018

One chemical on the state's list is acrylamide, which occurs naturally in some foods and is produced when coffee is roasted. The suit wants Starbucks, Peet's and the rest to start posting signs, warning consumers about the potential dangers of acrylamide, as well pay fines as large as $2,500 per person for every exposure to the chemical since 2002 at the defendants' shops. (more...)
Pizza Is Healthier Breakfast Option Than Cereal, Dietitian Says Pizza Is Healthier Breakfast Option Than Cereal, Dietitian Says
- February 01, 2018

Well, it's probably a lot healthier than that bowl of cereal that you get out of the pantry. A recent study made the case against skipping breakfast and eating late. But there are certainly healthier cereal options out there. Typical pizza ingredients and toppings (like cheese, vegetables, and meat) mean a morning slice might help you eat more of the foods that are lacking in most people's diets-and you'll be more satisfied, too. (more...)
Researchers develop blood test to gauge Alzheimer's risk Researchers develop blood test to gauge Alzheimer's risk
- February 01, 2018

The team also confirmed that the outcome of the study using the new method matched around 90 percent of the results using PET scans in a survey that covered 232 people in Japan and Australia, aged from 60 to 90. They measure levels of three peptides derived from the amyloid precursor protein-one that is involved in amyloid formation and two that are not-and calculate the ratios. (more...)
Free tablets being offered to state prison inmates Free tablets being offered to state prison inmates
- February 01, 2018

The devices will also charge inmates for every email. The company, however, said the tablets are specialized and specifically aimed at improving the rehabilitation process and reducing recidivism, the rate at which released inmates return to the prison system. (more...)
Fitzgerald resigns as CDC director Fitzgerald resigns as CDC director
- February 01, 2018

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald's complex financial investments presented conflicts that made it hard to do her job, according to a statement from the Department of Health and Human Services , which oversees the CDC . The CDC's slogan is "24/7: Saving Lives, Protecting People". HHS did not respond to questions about why she invested in tobacco companies while working to reduce tobacco consumption. (more...)
Court overturns life bans handed down to 28 Russian Olympians Court overturns life bans handed down to 28 Russian Olympians
- February 01, 2018

The athletes whose appeals were upheld will have their results from the Sochi Olympics reinstated and their bans lifted. CAS said 11 other Russian athletes were ruled to have been guilty of doping but had lifetime bans cut to a ban from this month's Olympics alone. (more...)
Ladies, it's time to know your numbers and wear red! Ladies, it's time to know your numbers and wear red!
- February 01, 2018

February is filled with many red hearts, and the American Heart Association wants to make sure they're healthy. Click on the locations above to register for the event. Women can start by learning their personal health numbers and having a conversation with their health care professionals, including their local pharmacist. (more...)
37 flu-related deaths confirmed across Georgia 37 flu-related deaths confirmed across Georgia
- February 01, 2018

In the 2014-2015 flu season , 710,000 people were hospitalized, and the director of the CDC's influenza division told The New York Times that he expects a similar number for this season. Some of the deceased have also included children, with the report noting the average age of those infected is 40. Also, wash you hands often, avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes and disinfect common surfaces. (more...)
FDA cracks down on anti-diarrhea drug abuse amid spike in overdoses FDA cracks down on anti-diarrhea drug abuse amid spike in overdoses
- February 01, 2018

At the FDA, we believe one of our key roles in addressing the opioid epidemic is to reduce new addiction. But warning people is only one of the many ways to prevent loperamide misuse, according to Dr. "They use different nicknames", he said. "It's one of the many steps that has to occur", Glatter said. The FDA stated on Tuesday it sent letters to producers of nausea medication loperamide, asking them to ensure that bundles comprise only a minimal amount of the drug that's suitable for ... (more...)
Manchester City win to go 15 points clear as Eriksen stuns United Manchester City win to go 15 points clear as Eriksen stuns United
- February 01, 2018

Manchester City have won 15 of their last 16 Premier League encounters with West Brom (D1), including winning the last 12 in a row.Southampton have collected one point in their last six Premier League visits to the Etihad Stadium (W0 D1 L5), doing so in their 1-1 draw there last season . (more...)
USS Investment Management Ltd Has $114.76 Million Position in Celgene Co. (CELG) USS Investment Management Ltd Has $114.76 Million Position in Celgene Co. (CELG)
- February 01, 2018

The stock decreased 0.82% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $33.85. 195.89 million shares or 2.01% less from 199.90 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rhenman And Partners Asset Management Ab invested in 2.83% or 152,000 shares. Baldwin Brothers Inc Ma holds 0% or 40 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:KR). (more...)
SpaceX Rocket Survives Experimental High-Thrust Landing at Sea SpaceX Rocket Survives Experimental High-Thrust Landing at Sea
- February 01, 2018

Musk took to Tweeter and said , "This rocket was meant to test very high retro thrust landing in water, so it didn't hurt the drone-ship, but amazingly it has survived". Luxembourg's Prince Guillaume and the country's prime minister, Xavier Bettel, witnessed the launch on Wednesday, according to ABC News. Russia, Japan and the European Space Agency are developing similar technology and are in testing stages. (more...)
40 million people watched Trump's State of the Union address on TV
- February 01, 2018

Elaine Nessle, executive director of the Coalition for America's Gateways and Trade Corridors, a Washington-based alliance of state and local planning agencies, ports and other public and private groups, said more than 70% of freight crosses state lines. (more...)
Super Bowl LII: Tom Brady says his injured hand is improving
- February 01, 2018

And that may have caused me something I'll regret come Monday. Brady will be chasing a record sixth Super bowl crown on Sunday as the Patriots machine comes up against an Eagles side who have been quick to pitch themselves as underdogs for the NFL's championship game. (more...)
Super blue blood moon 2018 illuminates NJ skies Super blue blood moon 2018 illuminates NJ skies
- February 01, 2018

So what exactly is this thing? "The blue moon happens whenever a single calendar month has two full moons in it", Parsons said. This month's first full moon was on January 1. He's deputy project scientist for NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, circling the moon since 2009. The combination won't happen again until 2037. (more...)
Trump speech puts emotion ahead of problem-solving Trump speech puts emotion ahead of problem-solving
- February 01, 2018

The hour-and-20-minute speech felt nearly a half hour too long, Tuman said , largely because of the many guests he invited in an effort to put a human face on his talking points. Clocking in at almost 80 minutes, Trump's major pitch was on immigration, with a call for support from both Republicans and Democrats . Ms. Speier said that "compromise is possible, but you don't say, 'This is the compromise.' You sit down and negotiate". (more...)
Super blue blood moon to light up sky in Pakistan today Super blue blood moon to light up sky in Pakistan today
- February 01, 2018

Since this is the second full moon in the calendar month, the moon is also referred to as a blue moon - which has nothing to do with color, by the way. This event of the "Super Moon", " Blue Moon " and "Coppery-red Moon" occurring on the same day is a very rare phenomenon. The Taipei museum will broadcast the total lunar eclipse live, and will open its observatory from 7 p.m.to 11:15 p.m. (more...)
Here's The Best Milk for Lactose-Intolerant Kids Here's The Best Milk for Lactose-Intolerant Kids
- January 31, 2018

Meanwhile, dairy-free coconut beverages have no protein. These milks have conquered entire supermarket aisles as demand for non-dairy milks has risen, but the McGill team says not a lot of research has been done into their health pros and cons over the short or long term. (more...)
Zarif: US President resorts to Zarif: US President resorts to "fake evidence" to spread Iranophobia
- January 31, 2018

He drew up a daunting list of objectives, including countering "Iran's destabilisation activities", ending the Syrian conflict, combating terrorism and denuclearising North Korea. Iran has denied arming the. In particular, Trump has criticized Tehran for backing Yemen's Houthi rebels, who are locked in a grinding war with forces from a Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's government. (more...)

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