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Author: 0 What you need to know about the plague

The plague wiped out almost one third of Europe's population in the 13th and 14th centuries, a pandemic dubbed the Black Death. It was known as the "Black Death" during the fourteenth century, causing more than 50 million deaths in Europe. Symptoms of the plague include sudden and severe fevers, body aches, vomiting and nausea. The most common, but less risky form of the plague is the bubonic plague, causing "inflamed lymph nodes, which can then turn to puss-filled, open sores if the ...

Health Care Letter to the editor: National Football League players are exercising their rights
Author: 0 Letter to the editor: National Football League players are exercising their rights

Another suggestion for all those who don't like the kneelers: let's close the concession stands and restrooms five minutes before the anthem is played so that everyone can stand at attention. This is a reversal of the same question from September 2016, when 52 percent indicated that players should stand, while 43 percent said they should not be required to stand.

Health Care Pennsylvania man tackles armed bank robber
Author: 0 Pennsylvania man tackles armed bank robber

John Ryall , left, was later identified as the robber in the surveillance footage. The unlikely hero Sakosky manages a nearby hotel, with one of his colleagues describing him as "just a normal guy". "You know, it's actually nice to know that we have a community that's willing to help out". He wasn't there but his employees say they were both shocked and proud of what he did.

Health Care Higher childhood Vitamin D levels may cut diabetes risk
Author: 0 Higher childhood Vitamin D levels may cut diabetes risk

Norris, who works with the University of Colorado Anschutz, said in a release from the college that there's been controversy for years regarding the relationship between vitamin D levels, IA and the development of type 1 diabetes . However, associations between vitamin D levels and islet autoimmunity have been inconsistent. Examples of ongoing research supported by the center include several projects to build an artificial pancreas, build an atlas of human pancreas cells, research the ...

Health Care Flesh-eating bacteria from Harvey claims another area victim working to rebuild Houston
Author: 0 Flesh-eating bacteria from Harvey claims another area victim working to rebuild Houston

Health officials say the death this month of a 31-year-old Galveston man is the result of Hurricane Harvey because he was doing fix work to clean up from the storm when he contracted a flesh-eating bacterial infection. Zurita's death has led Galveston County Health District officials push for more awareness of the disease. Proper wound treatment is the key to preventing infections like these, Keiser and the CDC advise.

Health Care Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma to tie the knot in December
Author: 0 Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma to tie the knot in December

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have always made their fans melt with their photos on Instagram and now it seems they might take their relationship to the next level. Chief Selector M K Prasad is thought to have told Deccan Chronicle , "We will look at resting him after that". The first ODI will be played on December 10 and the last match of the tour (3rd T20I) is set for December 24.

Health Care Wash your hands and get a flu shot - health unit
Author: 0 Wash your hands and get a flu shot - health unit

Flu vaccine prevents hospitalisations and deaths. The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency announced its first set of flu vaccine clinics has begun and continues through December 5. Also at higher risk are residents of long-term care, retirement homes, or other chronic care facilities, Pregnant women and indigenous people. But, she says the best thing to do is get the vaccine before any positive cases hit the community.

Health Care Genetically modified pigs bred with 24% less fat
Author: 0 Genetically modified pigs bred with 24% less fat

Low-fat pigs sound like a contradiction, but they do exist now, thanks to CRISPR technology. Of all the frights you might experience between now and Halloween, this one might be the worst: Chinese scientists have genetically engineered pigs to be reduced-fat.

Health Care Hyderabad: Sana Iqbal who campaigned against depression dies in auto accident
Author: 0 Hyderabad: Sana Iqbal who campaigned against depression dies in auto accident

Sana solo-riding had travelled 38,000 kilometers across 29 states and union territories. Under the banner "suicide is NOT the solution", she started her trip from Goa in November 2015 and completed her noble quest on 13 June 2016. "She called me to open the gate and I immediately saw her husband had come to meet her also", recounted Saba Khan, her sister. She was declared brought dead.

Author: 0 Bear with 'monstrously enlarged' tongue rescued by Myanmar vets

Nyan Htoo is an Asiatic black bear - commonly called a moon bear because of the crescent-shaped mark on its belly. There's a bear recovering at the University of Edinburgh's School of Veterinary Studies that had to have emergency surgery to remove its tongue after it had become so monstrous, it hung out of its mouth and dragged on the floor.

Health Care Colin Kaepernick Is Looking for a Book Deal
Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick Is Looking for a Book Deal

With that message in mind, One World's deal with Kaepernick seems ideal in that the former quarterback has sparked a nationwide conversation on police violence and fighting abuses of power. A year later and almost three months into a new National Football League season, he has yet to be signed by a team. Kaepernick became a free agent after the 2016 season and is not now playing in the NFL.

Health Care The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) Underpriced by 6
Author: 0 The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) Underpriced by 6

Sun Life Financial INC raised its holdings in Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 0.89%. The rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research on Friday, April 29 to "Buy". The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 3rd.

Health Care Can Gun Shows Trigger Gun Violence?
Author: 0 Can Gun Shows Trigger Gun Violence?

The researchers said they determined that California saw no gun-violence spikes in areas adjacent to California-based gun shows. "The recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, was a painful reminder that injuries and deaths resulting from access to guns continue to bedevil many parts of USA society", said Ali Rowhani-Rahbar and Frederick Rivara of the University of Washington, who were not involved in the study .

Author: 0 Gordon Murray to launch new sports auto in November

The new low-volume company will be called Gordon Murray Automotive. The company's first auto will be a flagship model carrying the new Gordon Murray badge, which will buck the current trend for ever more complicated and heavy cars, going back to the design and engineering principles that made the F1 so special.

Author: 0 World Polio Day being observed across the world

McGovern, chair of Rotary's International PolioPlus Committee, which leads the organization's polio eradication efforts. The Rotary Club of Los Alamos has been participating in this effort from the beginning. Each time a student put $1 in the Purple Pinkie Bucket, Rotarians painted his or her pinkie with Gentian Violet as a symbol of one child immunized from Polio.

Health Care First song: 'Ittefaq Se' from Ittefaq
Author: 0 First song: 'Ittefaq Se' from Ittefaq

The lyrics were originally written by Anjaan, and some additional lyrics have been added by Tanshik. Its video will definitely leave your more excited about the release of the flick. "The music video is shot keeping the genre of the movie in mind and doesn't take away from the look and feel of the movie". The original composition by Bappi Lahiri remains intact to a large extent, besides the fact that the song has now been EDMised by Tanishk Bagchi, who also composed two popular reprise ...

Health Care NY bans e-cigarette use in bars, restaurants, parks
Author: 0 NY bans e-cigarette use in bars, restaurants, parks

The most recent challenge to New York City's ban was rejected in the New York State Court of Appeals earlier this year, which found that the city's inclusion of e-cigs in its law was valid . The law also bans the use of e-cigarettes in any vehicle used to transport children or school personnel. The full health impact of vaping isn't known, partly because it is still relatively new, so long-term effects can not be studied.

Health Care Backed forces seize major Syria oilfield
Author: 0 Backed forces seize major Syria oilfield

Laila al-Abdullah, spokesperson for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), said the al-Omar oilfield came under the alliance's control following a "large-scale military operation" in the early hours of Sunday. After coming under heavy fire from IS, pro-government forces retreated from the area around Al-Omar field, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.