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Flu Virus Hitting Iowa Hasn't Been Seen In 27 Years Flu Virus Hitting Iowa Hasn't Been Seen In 27 Years
- January 21, 2020

Caitlin Pedati. THE H1N1 influenza virus, commonly known as "swine flu", has claimed its 39th local victim for the season. The CDC estimates that so far this season there have been at least 13 million flu illnesses, 120,000 hospitalizations and 6,600 deaths from flu. (more...)
Cervical cancer could be eliminated "thanks to testing, vaccination"
- January 20, 2020

Until now, cervical screening samples have been examined and those that showed possible cell changes were then tested for HPV. Spotting any signs of infection and treating it at an earlier stage before it might lead to cancer can help reduce the rates of this cancer significantly. (more...)
Democrat presidential candidate Bloomberg vows to narrow wealth gap for Black Americans Democrat presidential candidate Bloomberg vows to narrow wealth gap for Black Americans
- January 20, 2020

Both in the city's Greenwood District, the site of the "Black Wall Street" Massacre almost 100 years ago that left hundreds dead and the city's thriving African-American community in rubble. "It might actually be a shorter course", than current plans in California, he said. Speaking in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the day before a holiday honouring slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., Bloomberg said his plans would help one million black Americans become homeowners over 10 years, while also ... (more...)
China Virus Spreads To New Cities, More Cases Of Pneumonia Confirmed China Virus Spreads To New Cities, More Cases Of Pneumonia Confirmed
- January 20, 2020

Coronaviruses usually cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory tract illnesses, such as the common cold, but can also affect the lower-respiratory tract, causing pneumonia or bronchitis. China's President Xi Jinping has pledged to curb the spread of a coronavirus outbreak in the country. The virus turned into once additionally disguise in Thailand and Japan in every case in these that had fair now visited Wuhan. (more...)
China says 17 more infected with new coronavirus strain China says 17 more infected with new coronavirus strain
- January 20, 2020

An outbreak of coronavirus in China is spreading to more cities, Chinese authorities reported on Monday, with 139 new cases found over the weekend, including a third death. It's possible more than 1,700 people in Wuhan have been infected with the virus, Neil Ferguson and colleagues at Imperial College London , said in a study Friday. (more...)
Sanders says being a woman, age could be 'problems' for 2020 candidates Sanders says being a woman, age could be 'problems' for 2020 candidates
- January 20, 2020

Progressive PAC Democracy For America helped organize the unity effort, which includes 18 groups , representing backers of both Warren and Sanders , including Our Revolution, Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Justice Democrats , the Working Families Party, and the Sunrise Movement. (more...)
Administration roll back healthy school lunch rules in US Administration roll back healthy school lunch rules in US
- January 19, 2020

USDA Deputy Under Secretary Brandon Lipps revealed the changes on Friday. Delivering on his promise to act on feedback from dietary professionals, U.S. Nancy Roman, president and CEO of the Partnership for a Healthier America also responded , claiming the proposals "appear to be a step in the wrong direction". (more...)
Selena Gomez after dating Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, reveals Hollywoods dating scene Selena Gomez after dating Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, reveals Hollywoods dating scene
- January 19, 2020

Today, January 10th, Gomez dropped her third studio album, her first since 2015's Revival , and it's her most intimate, personal one yet. Magazine she admitted she's been single for "over two years" and is open to whatever new love comes her way. (more...)
Passengers from China screened for deadly virus at three major USA airports Passengers from China screened for deadly virus at three major USA airports
- January 19, 2020

Kennedy International - to supplement existing staff at quarantine stations located at those airports. Chinese health officials closed the market for cleaning and disinfection on January 1. Two people died, according to authorities in Wuhan . The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) said on Friday it will not implement extra screening measures, but is "monitoring the situation closely with our partners on both sides of the border". (more...)
Sepsis leading cause of death worldwide Sepsis leading cause of death worldwide
- January 19, 2020

In the United States, sepsis is the most common cause of in-hospital deaths, and costs more than US$24 billion (RM97.7 billion) each year. Greater than half of of the sepsis circumstances in 2017 occurred among childhood, more than just a few whom were newborns , the authors talked about. (more...)
Michelle Obama’s School Lunch Guidelines Take Another Hit From Trump Admin Michelle Obama’s School Lunch Guidelines Take Another Hit From Trump Admin
- January 18, 2020

However nutritionists in the United States are anxious this might mean children will be getting unhealthier food options, which could lead to an increase in obesity. Some school districts and food lobbies, such as the potato industry, have long sought to weaken standards put in place under the Obama administration that mandated more wholegrain foods, fruit and vegetables in school meals. (more...)
Orange County health officials urge public to get flu shot Orange County health officials urge public to get flu shot
- January 18, 2020

In California, 105 people have died of the flu so far this season, more than half of whom were over 65 years old, according to state data released Friday. Flu is widespread in 48 states and Puerto Rico, up from 46 states the week before. A study in the USA found that heart rate and sleep data from the wearable fitness trackers, can predict and alert public health officials to real-time outbreaks of the flu more accurately than current surveillance methods. (more...)
Coronavirus: second death in China after Sars-like outbreak Coronavirus: second death in China after Sars-like outbreak
- January 17, 2020

He asked Thais to stay calm, as there was no outbreak in the country. 'We are following the World Health Organization, which has not even issued a travel advisory, ' Anung told the publication. Thailand has announced a second case of Chinese coronavirus that has killed two people. The announcement follows news that the first case has been detected in Japan . (more...)
Supreme Court appears skeptical of crimes in 'Bridgegate' scandal Supreme Court appears skeptical of crimes in 'Bridgegate' scandal
- January 17, 2020

Kelly and Baroni say prosecutors are criminalizing bare-knuckle politics. Christie sat in front of Kelly, who has been sentenced to 13 months in prison for her role in the scandal. Prosecutors said both dedicated fraud under national law in lying in their motive for shutting the bridge by asserting they were running a traffic analysis, which enabled them to hijack Port Authority resources. (more...)
More Flu-Related Deaths in Minnesota More Flu-Related Deaths in Minnesota
- January 17, 2020

All Fitbit users, including those whose data are included in this study , are notified that their de-identified data could potentially be used for research in the Fitbit Privacy Policy. As traditional surveillance reporting can take anywhere from one to three weeks to report, it limits the ability to quickly enact response measures. (more...)
Women who have more sex may enter the menopause later - new research Women who have more sex may enter the menopause later - new research
- January 17, 2020

Women who have sex at least once per month are less likely to enter early menopause compared to those who have sex less frequently, according to a new study , which followed almost 3,000 US women for a decade. For one, a menopausal woman is more likely to have a cardiovascular disease such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and stroke. They had two children on average; 78 percent were married or in a relationship; 68 percent were living with their partners. (more...)
The Seventh Democratic Debate The Seventh Democratic Debate
- January 16, 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders overstated a statistic on health care spending when he said "workers" were "paying on average 20% of their incomes for health care". "Well, as a matter of fact, I didn't say it", Sanders responded. "Anybody knows me knows that it's incomprehensible that I would think that a woman could not be President of the United States", he said. (more...)
Northam declares state of emergency ahead of Capitol gun rights protest Northam declares state of emergency ahead of Capitol gun rights protest
- January 16, 2020

This year, law enforcement officials are expecting thousands of gun-rights advocates to attend a rally organized by the Virginia Citizens Defense League. This emergency declaration is temporary, and extends from Friday, January 17 at 5:00 PM until Tuesday, January 21 at 5:00 PM. You can read the full declaration here. (more...)
Cancer Death Rates Droop Down in The States Cancer Death Rates Droop Down in The States
- January 15, 2020

That's especially true for cancers with low survival rates such as metastatic melanoma and lung cancer. Melanoma experienced the steepest decline in cancer mortality due to immunotherapy drugs ipilimumab (Yervoy, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company) and vemurafenib (Zelboraf, Roche), approved by the FDA in 2011, according to the report. (more...)
Arteta urges Arsenal attacking duo to step up Arteta urges Arsenal attacking duo to step up
- January 15, 2020

Arsenal appealed against Aubameyang's dismissal but the punishment stands. Aubameyang took his tally to 16 goals in all competitions this season in the 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace on Saturday but was also sent off, earning the suspension at a critical time for the Premier League side. (more...)

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