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Flu Shots Available At County Health Dept.

For the study, researchers conducted a national online survey of 1,914 healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurse practitioners and pharmacists, during the 2014-15 flu season. Last year's flu vaccine was 34 percent effective against influenza A and 56 percent effective against influenza B, according to the DOH. "Steve Jobs was one of the wealthiest men in the world but all of his money could not stop him from getting sick".

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Here Is The Declassified CIA Memo That Proves Adolf Hitler Still Alive

Thousands of Nazis fled Europe for South America after the Third Reich collapsed, mostly to Argentina, though some were found living in Colombia. Hitler killed himself with a gunshot to the head and cyanide capsules in his bunker during the Soviet liberation of Berlin on April 30, 1945.

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Top NPR Editor on Indefinite Leave Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

Top NPR editor Michael Oreskes resigned Wednesday after two women came forward with sexual harassment allegations against him. However, at a later date, she agreed to share a cab with him to the airport when she was headed to NY for a job interview.

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Kildare men asked to grow mustaches for Movember

The charity aims to draw attention to men's health issues such as prostate cancer and suicide. Men and women throughout the county are being called to raise funds and awareness for men's health. “MoBros” can seek financial support towards the cause and all funds raised are invested in mens health prevention, detection and treatment programmes in Bermuda.

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Pizza chain blames National Football League protests for weak growth

Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter took direct aim at National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell's handling of the issue, accusing Goodell of poor leadership. On Univision sports site Deadspin, the clearly subjective is headlined, " Did Crybaby Loser Papa John Also Lose Our Chain Pizza Rankings? ". Schnatter, who founded the company in 1984, donated to Trump's campaign and has railed against government regulations.

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Right-wing groups can't deny existence of Hindu terrorism: Kamal Haasan

They started indulging in violence", he wrote. Writing in a Tamil magazine, Kamal said that earlier rightwing Hindus used to argue but without indulging in violence. "But this is a temporary trend, it won't win", Haasan said. There is speculation that Haasan may announce floating a new political party, though the actor's manager has consistently denied it.

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Japanese company added six days of vacation as compensation for not smoking

Coupled with the time employees took to commute from the office's 29th floor to the smoking area in the building's basement, employees spend about 40 minutes each day away from their desks for smoke breaks, Piala spokesman Hirotaka Matsushima said, according to CNN .

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South Jersey hospitals rake in top grades in new health care report

Kernersville Medical Center, operated by Novant Health, remained at A, as did High Point Regional. In Tulare County, Kaweah Delta received a "B" grade while Sierra View in Porterville got a "C". South Jersey hospitals received A and B grades in the fall 2017 Hospital Safety Grade report, which uses survey and public information to rank and grade hospitals in every state.

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Georgia father comforts baby son as he gets medical shots

Antwon Lee, from the United States, went to the doctors on 26 October with his two-month-old son, Debias, to get the baby's standard vaccination injections. "I know, I know". Lee didn't expect that his son would 'be this type of angel'. Within moments, in Antwon's embrace, Debias stopped crying. "That night I [spoke] to my son - he's only 2 months - and I let him know: 'Son, I want to see you succeed before I die, '" Lee recalled.

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U.S. preterm births rise for second year in a row

According to the 2017 March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card, Oklahoma's preterm birth rate is higher from a year ago. The nation received a "C" grade after preterm birth rates increased for the second year in a row. The report stated that Durham's rate had worsened. The city's premature birth rate is 10.4 percent, according to the study. An additional 8,000 babies were born prematurely in 2016 due to the increase in the preterm birth rate between 2015 and 2016, the March of Dimes ...

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Analysts See Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc

Pushing back over the last quarter, shares are -18.33%. Noting its average daily volume at 1.11 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. The business's quarterly revenue was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company's EPS to be 1.25, compared to 1.1 reported in the same quarter a year ago.

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United States upholds Cuba embargo in United Nations resolution vote

The United States on Wednesday voted against a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for an end to the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba, as announced on Tuesday by the U.S. The resolution was overwhelmingly approved in the 193-member General Assembly Wednesday by a vote of 191-2, with Israel joining the U.S.in voting "no".

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AstraZeneca's Calquence Granted FDA Accelerated Approval

When Astrazeneca acquired the treatment from Acerta Pharma in 2015, it forecast sales of more than $5 billion a year. Accelerated approval was granted today by the U.S. It provides an exciting new treatment option for patients with mantle cell lymphoma and marks the first approval of a medicine that will be the cornerstone of our presence in hematology.

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FDA moves to revoke claim that soy protein protects the heart

The FDA has authorized 12 health claims related to packaged foods to date. But the FDA on Monday moved to revoke that soy heart benefit claim-the first time ever that the agency has attempted to nix a previously authorized health claim.

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'Ittefaq' will be loved and appreciated for its content: Shah Rukh Khan

At a press meet held last night to promote their production Ittefaq , starring Sidharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha and Akshaye Khanna, the two revealed how they met. Co-producer Shah Rukh Khan has admitted that he wanted to act in his upcoming thriller, Ittefaq , which features Sonakshi Sinha and Sidharth Malhotra as leads, but could not owning to his busy schedule.

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Alzheimer's disease could affect the whole body

Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia, has always been assumed to originate in the brain but new research indicates that it could be triggered by breakdowns elsewhere in the body. Instead, such drugs could target the kidney or liver, ridding the blood of a toxic protein before it ever reaches the brain. Although there was less cognitive decline in people taking the daily drink over two years, the same number of people still went on to develop dementia as those who had a fake drink ...

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Goof-up at 'Virender Sehwag Gate', DDCA messes up Viru's stats

He also hoped that Delhi will produce some cricketing stars in the future. Asked to single out that one moment he wished he was part of in Delhi cricket, Sehwag said it was the Ranji Trophy triumph in 2007-08 when they beat Uttar Pradesh in the final.

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Woman Sues Sephora, Claims Sample Lipstick Gave Her Herpes

According to TMZ , the infection was diagnosed by professionals and the victim has never had herpes or cold sores before her October 2015 visit to the store. Testing makeup at any cosmetics counter is obviously not the most sanitary practice in the world. Customers can use cotton swabs or cotton pads that are usually available at test stations, as refraining from using hands to apply prevents bacteria or viruses from spreading even further.

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BoE warns Brexit may cost Britain 75000 bank jobs

Presently, London dominates global currency trading, and is by far and away Europe's primary finance hub. The numbers are described as a "reasonable scenario", particularly if no specific UK-EU financial services deal is struck, and follows suggestions by BoE Deputy Governor, Sam Woods, to Reuters earlier in October that a figure of 10,000 losses in the sector was a reasonable estimate of the initial impact of leaving the EU.

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Jonathan Seeks N1bn From Metuh To Appear As Witness

Counsel to Metuh, Mr. Emeka Etiaba had in his submission, prayed the court to discountenance the submission of the prosecuting counsel, Mr. Sylvanus Tahir that Dasuki had refused to appear in court. The court subsequently adjourned till yesterday for Jonathan and Dasuki to appear in court. He, however, said that if the application failed, the court would deliver ruling on the application filed by the former president.

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Maryland Falters in State's First Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades

About a third of hospitals overall earned an "A" from Leapfrog: 832 of the 2,632 hospitals rated this fall. An annual grading system says Michigan's hospital care rank is dropping. This was done in accordance with the specifications used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for hospitals nationwide, resulting in Maryland Safety Grades being reported this fall.

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Buhari hosts APC Caucus meeting

In a statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the Party, Bolaji Abdullahi, the APC commended President Buhari and said it believed he "could not have made a better choice."‎. I don't believe in the myth, I believe in confidence building, the trust that we have in the president. He said this in a speech he presented at the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday in Abuja .

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Andy Cohen Explains Why He Said He Didn't Know Kathy Griffin

So I failed my Mariah impression'. The 49-year-old Watch What Happens Live host jokingly told paparazzi that he "didn't know" his former Bravo co-worked Kathy when being questioned about replacing her on CNN's New Year's Eve Live .

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National initiative uses teal pumpkins to keep kids safe

Hundreds of households are participating in the national initiative and are sitting teal pumpkins on their doorsteps to let children with food allergies know they have alternative non-food treats for them. Rogers also says it's OK to give out both candy and non-food treats, but reminds parents to not place a "Teal" pumpkin outside, if non-food treats are not available.

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FDA issues black licorice 'overdose' warning before Halloween

Few people, however, are aware that too much black licorice can be unsafe for your health and could even be potentially fatal in some extreme cases. Licorice, or liquorice, is a low-growing shrub mostly grown for commercial use in Greece, Turkey, and Asia. There are also claims that black licorice can treat stomach ulcers, bronchitis, sore throat, cough and some infections caused by viruses, such as hepatitis, but the scientific evidence published so far is inconclusive.

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Georgia boy, 2, blocked from getting father's kidney, is rushed to hospital

Dickerson was born without kidneys. Dickerson, who was recently arrested on suspicion of possessing a weapon, violating his parole for a previous offence, was due to donate his kidney to AJ via transplant surgery at Emory Hospital on 3 October.

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Long-Term Use of Acetaminophen in Pregnancy Linked to ADHD Risk in Study

Curiously, while mothers' use of acetaminophen during pregnancy was linked to higher ADHD rates, use before pregnancy was not. "Long-term" use of the drug - which is the active ingredient in Tylenol - more than doubled the risk of ADHD. Ystrom said that these results should not deter pregnant woman from taking acetaminophen if they have a fever or are experiencing pain. However, some experts believe the data do not support those findings.

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Health Officials Stress Importance Of Flu Shots

The flu shot is either injected or given through the nose. This year's vaccine contains two A strains and a B strain of the virus. The vaccine is also important for caregivers of and people who live with someone in a high-risk population.

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Law enforcement operation takes aim at sex offenders

Sex offenders have special rules they have to follow on the night of October 31. "Once they leave the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, they are required to fill out paperwork", Gordon said. Sanabria recommends FamilyWatchDog.com . The app will prompt you to show your current location or search by street address. To view the full list of Angelina and other county offenders, visit records.txdps.state.tx.us/SexOffenderRegistry/Search/Default and search for the county of choice.

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How a Doctor Diagnosed His Own Cancer with an iPhone

Researchers from Butterfly Network, a US based start-up, developed the device that works by shooting sound waves into the body and capturing the echoes. Even at the other end of the spectrum, a second-hand, basic system will set a small medical clinic back $10 to $20,000. Butterfly Network will begin shipping the Butterfly iQ, which is compatible with iPhone models as old as the iPhone SE, in early 2018.

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Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell stuns Lakers' comeback in 96-81 loss

Mitchell, who is 6-foot-3, quite literally rose above Ball - the No. 2 overall pick in the National Basketball Association draft - in the third quarter of Utah's 96-81 win, slamming down a one-handed put-back dunk after a missed three by Alec Burks .

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APC: Babachir's Sack Proves Our Hatred For Corruption

Femi Adesina. Speaking on the appointment of Boss Mustapha as the new SGF, the PACAC Chairman said, "Boss Mustapha has a very long history of political activities and my impression on him is that, apart from being a lawyer with a very good reputation in terms of integrity, he has always been a consistent person in whatever course he pursues".

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Leerink Swann Trims Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK) Target Price to $69.00

Late Friday afternoon, Merck announced in a brief statement that it would withdraw an application for European approval of Keytruda in combination with chemotherapy as a first-line treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). ( MRK ) in trading session dated May. The company reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.08.

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Civil Aviation Minister asks airline to ban Jet Airways hoax caller

Mumbai-Delhi flight landed at Ahmedabad airport after crew found a written communication near lavatory of explosive and hijackers on board. Security agencies said flight 9W339 was diverted to Ahmedabad after a threatening note was recovered from the toilet.

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Barzani Announces Withdrawal From Presidential Race

The Kurdish referendum on support for independence held in September stoked tensions between Irbil and Baghdad and well as across the region. He told parliament he would remain as a member of the Peshmerga, the Kurdish fighting force alligned to the KRG and the Barzani family.