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Medicine Guelph area child dies from flu, 2nd child's death possibly flu-related
Author: 0 Guelph area child dies from flu, 2nd child's death possibly flu-related

The season has been driven by a nasty type of flu that tends to put more people in the hospital and cause more deaths than other more common flu bugs. Amely Baez was rushed to an Elmhurst-area hospital early Monday, where she died. Schuchat said there is no indication that the strain has mutated in some way to make it worse than usual, but scientists are looking to make sure there isn't something unusual about it.

Medicine USA to skip 2026 Winter Olympic bidding but eyes 2030
Author: 0 USA to skip 2026 Winter Olympic bidding but eyes 2030

Probst said the USOC would fully cooperate with an independent investigation, conducted by Ropes and Gray law firm in Boston, examining "who knew what", but that until its conclusion Blackmun would remain as CEO. Probst admitted that was a "mistake", while noting the organization was there for the final sentencing hearing. That notion of doing a better job, Probst says, extends to the entire Olympic family.

Medicine Fayose lands in Benue
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He challenged the Nigerian Governors Forum to defend the integrity and office of Nigerian Governors from partisan police authority who demean their Benue state colleague on a live Television programme. In response, Governor Ortom said about 100,000 persons have been displaced by the invasion of Fulani herdsmen. "People don't understand the magnitude of the injury inflicted on the people of Benue State".

Medicine House Passes Spending Bill Ending Overnight Government Shutdown
Author: 0 House Passes Spending Bill Ending Overnight Government Shutdown

Paul is asking for a vote on the amendment to restore the 2011 budget caps, his spokesman said . "I can keep them here until three in the morning", Paul said on Fox News. A Senate vote on a stopgap funding bill is expected early Friday morning. Paul's action also threw into chaos a carefully choreographed timetable for how the day's legislative business was to be conducted, with swift Senate and House votes so that the budget deal could be sent to the White House for Trump's signature ...

Medicine Russian 'troll factory' active in European Union referendum
Author: 0 Russian 'troll factory' active in European Union referendum

As Pickles conceded, the number of accounts and engagement is small. It comes after said it found no evidence posted fake news to interfere with the referendum. Twitter's United States director of public policy, Carlos Monje, told the committee that a total of 3,814 accounts linked to the Internet Research Agency had been identified and suspended since 2015.

Medicine Class Experiment Finds Grossest Petri Dish Came From a Bathroom Hand Dryer
Author: 0 Class Experiment Finds Grossest Petri Dish Came From a Bathroom Hand Dryer

The jet hand dryers' intense blasts of air were found to be capable of spreading viruses up to three meters across a bathroom, while standard driers spread viruses at up to 75cm and hand towels only 25 cm. But a scientist's experiment has just revealed how filthy they really are, after she tested out the bacteria in the public hand dryers. The image shows a Petri dish with several things growing quite large in it after just 48 hours.

Medicine Flu still on the rise, hospitalizations high, CDC says
Author: 0 Flu still on the rise, hospitalizations high, CDC says

The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago. With no predictable end in sight for the influenza season, the CDC advised Americans that it's not too late to get a flu shot .

Author: 0 British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Shares Sold by Rathbone Brothers plc

MML Investors Services LLC now owns 3,809 shares of the company's stock worth $261,000 after buying an additional 267 shares in the last quarter. The institutional investor held 51,829 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.61M, down from 65,336 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Medicine Acne Can Increase the Risk for Depression
Author: 0 Acne Can Increase the Risk for Depression

Almost one in five (18.5 percent) of those with acne developed depression compared to just 12 percent in those without. The Health Improvement Network is the largest digital database of medical records on the planet. "Many studies have shown that having acne can lead to depression, anxiety, or both", the AAD said . "When you have acne, you may feel like being by yourself".

Medicine State Government Standoff: Pennsylvania's 'Constitutional Crisis' Over Court's Redistricting Decision
Author: 0 State Government Standoff: Pennsylvania's 'Constitutional Crisis' Over Court's Redistricting Decision

The constitution that served as the basis of the Court's opinion was Pennsylvania's constitution, which contains a "free and equal elections" clause, and pre-dates the U.S. "The remedy of the court drawing their own maps is equally unconstitutional ", said House Majority Whip Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster County). Republicans have said their efforts to comply with the January 22 Supreme Court order have been hampered by the lack of clarity provided by that order about what would make the new ...

Medicine Celebrate National Pizza Day with deals and freebies
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Pizza Hut: Multiple details offered including heart-shaped pizza. The only location around the metro is at KCI. Chuck E Cheese's: Buy any large pizza and get a free large Thin and Crispy Pepperoni Pizza. They're offering two menu items for $5.99 each. Real Good Food Company is offering $10 off your order of their Real Good Pizzas today! Einstein Bros.is giving away a free bagel and shmear every day, February 9-14, with purchase, to members of its Shmear Society .

Medicine Air Force officer arrested for leaking information to Pakistan's ISI
Author: 0 Air Force officer arrested for leaking information to Pakistan's ISI

Indian Air Force Group Captain Arun Marwah facing espionage charges has been arrested and is undergoing questioning by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police , sources Friday said. Marwaha was sent to Delhi after he was interrogated for ten days by the Indian Air force. When Marwaha's role was revealed, IAF informed the Delhi Police.

Medicine In a first, human eggs completely grown in lab
Author: 0 In a first, human eggs completely grown in lab

The eggs were not fertilised to create embryos - but the research is seen as a "proof of concept" which will lead to further advances. Experts removed fledgling egg cells from ovary tissue and grew them to the point where they were ready for fertilisation.

Medicine Jeremy Hunt: Year-on-year pressure on doctors 'not sustainable'
Author: 0 Jeremy Hunt: Year-on-year pressure on doctors 'not sustainable'

Experts said patients are dying prematurely because corridors have become "the new emergency wards" this winter, despite unprecedented efforts and planning by staff and the cancellation of tens of thousands of operations. Flu-related deaths in the United Kingdom have risen to 215 this winter as some 3,745 people were admitted to hospital with the bug last week. Type 1 departments see close to 70 per cent of patients and include most large hospital emergency departments where the most ...

Medicine Seattle Moves to Drop Old Marijuana Convictions
Author: 0 Seattle Moves to Drop Old Marijuana Convictions

The National Conference of State Legislatures counts nine states and Washington, D.C., as having legalized the recreational use of marijuana - and 29 states and D.C. Durkan also cited statistics from the Drug Policy Alliance . Ike's especially became a target for critics who accused the shop and the I-502 system of fostering gentrification and lacking equity for people of color who had been unfairly targeted for past marijuana prosecution.

Medicine Trump backs bipartisan funds settlement, calls on Congress to 'assist our troops'
Author: 0 Trump backs bipartisan funds settlement, calls on Congress to 'assist our troops'

While Democrats are concerned that the package does not offer anything for the so-called Dreamers, some fiscal conservatives on the Republican side are alarmed that the increase in spending will not be offset by budget cuts. "The budget doesn't have everything Republicans want, or what Democrats want, but it has a great deal of what the American people want". But the plan faced criticism from deficit hawks in his own party.

Medicine 22 more people die from flu in South Carolina
Author: 0 22 more people die from flu in South Carolina

This year's flu season has been tougher than most , but there's still time to get a flu shot. As for the reason some people aren't coming to get the shot, Carlson said she's heard a lot about the shots being effective. More than 1,100 people were hospitalized with the flu, according to the numbers released last week . "With the peak of flu season potentially still weeks away, it is still not too late to get a flu shot.

Medicine Gerber Intros First Baby With Down Syndrome
Author: 0 Gerber Intros First Baby With Down Syndrome

The 2018 Gerber baby is here! Lucas Warren , the new Gerber baby for 2018, will appear in all the company's social media campaigns, as well as in the future company's ads and commercials. Thank you for celebrating the diversity of the human condition! The internet was rife with cooing adoration upon seeing and hearing of Lucas Warren's most recent accomplishment.

Medicine Highlights of Gov. Tom Wolf's fourth state budget proposal
Author: 0 Highlights of Gov. Tom Wolf's fourth state budget proposal

He's also seeking an increase in the state's minimum wage from the federal minimum of $7.25 an hour to $12 an hour, which he says would save $100 million in social and human services costs. Albright said tax collections through January are $90 million ahead of projections. The amount of revenue tied to the severance tax "is strikingly similar" to the amount the governor wants to increase school spending, Albright said.

Author: 0 US Senate leaders reach spending deal

It increases both defense and domestic spending by $300 billion over that duration. "It will help us serve the veterans who've bravely served us, and it will ensure funding for important efforts such as disaster relief , infrastructure, and building on our work to fight opioid abuse".