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DHEC confirms first flu death in SC

Flu cases are nearly three times higher in 2017 than in the previous years, said the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency Wednesday. Therefore, we strongly encourage people to get vaccinated now to prevent the flu and its potentially serious consequences.

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Delhi Pollution: EPCA imposes ban of trucks as air quality improves

Robert Vadra son in law of Congress party Chief, Sonia Gandhi also introduces some steps to stay safe from Poor air quality. Virat Kohli has come together with a popular cab aggregator in their campaign to reduce both traffic congestion and air pollution in the capital city of New Delhi.

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Weather Authority: Rain ending this morning

We're back to the sunshine on Friday , as we continue our flip-flopping pattern. Despite that, temperatures will be warm enough for this to be all rain. Our forecasting models as of Wednesday are still inconsistent with the path and intensity of this storm, but the general idea for CNY is wind and rain on Saturday , followed by rain changing to snow on Sunday .

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What Analysts Say? Celgene Corporation (CELG) stock closes Yesterday with 1.50%

Celgene Corp now has $81.64 billion valuation. Celgene Corporation has 788.24 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 3.44. The Price Index 12m for Celgene Corporation (NasdaqGS:CELG) is 0.84636. North Star Asset Mngmt Inc holds 0.02% or 1,619 shares. Amalgamated Bancorporation accumulated 0.39% or 91,451 shares.

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Mutation Found in Amish Said to Make Some Live 10 Years Longer

Scientists in the U.S. have found a genetic mutation in the Amish community which may hold the key to fighting ageing . Tests found a range of health benefits in those who carried the mutation, including better metabolic health, lower levels of diabetes , and a longer lifespan.

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Rose McGowan granted waiver to skip arraignment; preliminary trial set for January

The items allegedly contained traces of unspecified narcotics. Over the last several weeks, McGowan has become a leading voice against embattled movie mogul Harvey Weinstein , who has been accused of a range of sexual misconduct, from harassment to rape, by more than 80 women.

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7 cases of Legionnaires' disease tied to Las Vegas' Rio hotel

Legionnaires' disease is a type of airborne disease that causes a severe form of pneumonia to most people who are above 50 or with a weak immune system. Legionnaires' disease spreads when water droplets in the air containing the Legionella bacteria are inhaled, usually around showers, hot tubs, sinks and water fountains.

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MedWatch- The Great American Smoke Out

Almost 500,000 people die from smoking each year in the United States. The most effective way to quit smoking is to make a plan and get assistance to develop a strategy. The national average of high school students who smoked at least once a day, was almost 10.8%; compared to the 11.6% of IN high school students. She says there are many services to help you quit, including the Oklahoma tobacco helpline.

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US Justice Department questions Illinois' new immigration bill

Earlier this year , the city and county of Denver approved the Denver Public Safety Enforcement Priorities Act , which among other things, ordered the Denver Sheriff Department, which is in charge of the city's jails, not to seek federal funding that required the department to gather and release information about a person's immigration or citizenship status.

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High rise tower block is engulfed in flames in Belfast, Ireland

The fire was well-developed when the fire crews arrived and had broke through one of the windows in the ninth floor apartment. Following the incident, local DUP Councillor Jonathan Craig said residents had serious concerns about the alarm system in the high-rise block.

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Blood Pressure Guidelines Changed By American Heart Association

Experts have just redefined what counts as high blood pressure, which means the number of people with it is about to rise by tens of millions in the USA alone - and all those people are advised to start thinking about lifestyle changes. The American Heart Association says this will means about 14% more people will be diagnosed with hypertension , but note that only a fractional increase in those who will be prescribed medication.

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As Delhi chokes, Kejriwal sits on Rs 787 crore green fund

Thereafter, there was a massive increase in collection in 2016 and 2017, when the Aam Admi Party government collected Rs386 crore and Rs787 crore respectively. It also said that as far as the legislative arena was concerned there was no dispute on the powers of the Centre and Delhi government. "The Centre has been delaying our projects and they keep sitting on our proposals seeking parking spaces for the buses", AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj said.

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Pentagon bucks Trump & authorizes gender confirmation surgery for trans soldier

The procedure was performed at a private hospital because military hospitals don't have the proper equipment to successfully complete the operation, White said . The judge, Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, wasn't convinced by the Trump administration's argument that allowing transgenders to serve would "hinder military effectiveness and lethality, disrupt unit cohesion, or tax military resources".

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CVS Health Corporation (CVS) Shares Bought by Twin Capital Management Inc

It has outperformed by 222.30% the S&P500. That's a potential 21.62 increase relative to where CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) has been trading recently. The institutional investor held 105,850 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $1.25 billion, up from 34,050 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

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U.S. comes up with first pill having digital tracking device

The FDA said that being able to track ingestion of medicines prescribed for mental illness may be useful "for some patients", although the ability of the digital pill to improve patient compliance had not been proved. While Abilify MyCite is elective for patients and consent is needed, Rudy Caseres, a mental health advocate who is a part of The Mighty's mental health community, said he worries about the implications of technology like this.

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Death rates for Indian states down significantly

The India State-level Disease Burden Initiative is a collaboration between the Indian Council of Medical Research, Public Health Foundation of India, and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, and experts and stakeholders now from close to 100 institutions across India.

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Medical services return to normal in Hubballi

The bill proposes regulation of costs in private hospitals and setting up of a grievance redressal committee to look into the complaints against private hospitals. Meanwhile, prominent writers from Karnataka and health activists have written to the chief minister and the health minister requesting the government to pass and implement the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Bill.

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12-year-old girl suing to legalize marijuana nationwide

In an unexpected turn of events, while testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on the ongoing Russia Collusion investigation, staunch defender of cannabis prohibition US Attorney General Jeff Sessions made some rare clarifications on his stance on legalization of marijuana and the DOJ's role in policing states with medical marijuana programs.

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McLaren launches one-off 720S in Dubai

Another exclusive addition to the auto is the bespoke graphics on the rear spoiler: a stylised arabic phrase meant to resemble the Dubai skyline. Supposedly the process for customizing the one-off 720S took 120 hours, with the rear wing and its inscription taking almost 30.

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Alliancebernstein LP Buys A Little More Education Realty Trust Inc (EDR) Stock

The stock declined 1.15% or $0.12 reaching $10.28 per share. The company had a trading volume of 983,080 shares. Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE) has risen 25.81% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, June 1. On September 17 analysts at BMO Capital Markets released a research note on FRT with a rating of "Outperform".

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Use antibiotics effectively to reduce drug-resistance

Professor Alison Holmes, Director of the NIHR HRPU in Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance, said: " Antibiotic resistance is a serious global threat and we are already seeing its impact first hand in the NHS". "We must engage the communities and make sure everyone knows how to use antibiotics responsibly". "As the Medicare-funded Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization for Virginia, we are assisting clinicians across the state as they implement ...

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger slams Thursday NFL games

The Titans will release one final injury report on Wednesday before flying to Pittsburgh later in the day. You're going to go out there and compete and give everything you have, because that's what you do. "They just need to get rid of this game, I think". Mike Tomlin alluded to this reality after Pittsburgh beat the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, 20-17, saying players who limped out of that arena likely wouldn't be able to suit up against the Tennessee Titans on Thursday at Heinz Field.

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Alex Azar at HHS: "Big Pharma's Coup"

Health and Human Services Secretary and vowed to lower the price of medicines. After leaving Lilly as part of an executive shakeup earlier this year, Azar formed a consultancy as he explored "new leadership opportunities", according to an online speaker profile .

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IFFI jury chief Sujoy Ghosh resigns

He refuted it saying, "I sent a screener to the Directorate of the film festival three months ago and we were ready with a DCP of the complete film but no one asked for it". I&B Ministry released the final list on November 9 and had taken off these two names, which were recommended by the jury. The film, a road movie that follows the horrifying experience of two hitchhikers, a man and a woman, at the hands of two men in the dead of the night, won the Hivos Tiger Award in the International ...

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Corn harvest still lags, soybeans almost done

A total of 95 percent of the US winter wheat crop is planted with 54 percent of the crop rated Good or Excellent, down 1 percent from the prior week. The CBOT January soybean contract dipped to $9.82-1/2 a bushel ahead of the daily pause in trade, its lowest since October 31 and just below its 50-day moving average.

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Ben Affleck Won't Be Celebrating Thanksgiving Alone

Justice League hits theaters by the end of the week, and nearly every actor in the roster is busy promoting the film. Putting aside the talks about his role in the #DCEU , the actor brought along a really cool birthday surprise. Directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League stars Ben Affleck , Henry Cavill , Gal Gadot , Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Amber Heard, Jeremy Irons, J.K.

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FDA Issues Warning Against Kratom, A Naturally Occurring but Unapproved Plant

Kratom use can also cause seizures, liver damage and withdrawal symptoms, the FDA said . Calls to poison control centers regarding kratom have increased 10-fold from 2010 to 2015. despite anecdotal and scientific evidence indicating kratom could be an effective opioid alternative". "Given all these considerations, we must ask ourselves whether the use of kratom-for recreation, pain or other reasons-could expand the opioid epidemic".

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Army Lifts Ban on Recruits With Some Mental Illnesses

Mental health waivers were banned in 2009 to stem a surge of military suicides. "Recent reports that the Army has changed medical entrance standards for those with mental health issues are inaccurate", Seamands wrote, according to Army Times .

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Volunteers needed to knit, crochet special hats for newborns

All babies born at participating hospitals during the month of February will receive a hat. - If you've got knitting or crocheting skills, the American Heart Association wants your help to keep newborns warm. We are thrilled to have so many volunteers interested in Little Hats, Big Hearts! Organizers also ask that the yarn be machine washable and dryable. The program, which started in Chicago three years ago, generated around 300 hats.

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Shooting near elementary school kills at least three; children among injured

She reported seeing a Honda drive by with the windows shot out. An official at the Corning Elementary School District confirmed the elementary school in Rancho Tehama is on lockdown. Local law enforcement have blocked off the road that leads to the school. There were at least 100 law enforcement with multiple, "multiple scenes".

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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones escalates fight over Roger Goodell's new contract

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones on his weekly radio appearance today essentially telling The NFL and the other owners he's not backing down. Rather, Jones has said that he is trying to make Goodell's contract talks more transparent in light of what he calls recent missteps by the league office, including how it has handled the protests by players.

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USA regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

The drug-device combination is approved for several of the same indications as regular Abilify, including schizophrenia, add-on therapy for depression in adults, and. The Boxed Warning also warns that if children, adolescents and young adults mix antidepressants and Abilify MyCite, it will increase their risk of suicidal thinking and behavior.

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IPOB: We're Boycotting, Not Disrupting Anambra Poll

Also, Jimoh Moshood, the Force spokesperson, warned the IPOB members not to interfere with the election process in their own interest, adding that the police would deal with them "the way an outlawed group should be dealt with". "There are many people out there working seriously to see that the commission fails in its commitment to recording free, fair and credible election and you must have this in mind".

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Argentina Friendly: Akpeyi starts, as Iheanacho, Iwobi lead Eagles' attack

Tomorrow's game against Argentina will be the first warm up game for Super Eagles ahead of their campaign at next year World Cup, and according to Rohr they have more games line up next year. Skipper John Obi Mikel returns to the team after he was rested for the match against Algeria last Friday. The Super Eagles shocked African football fans by skipping past Cameroon and Algeria, who could only record one victory between themselves in Group B.

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Best food items for diabetics

Berries have the capability to break glucose into energy, which reduces the increased glucose levels by a considerable amount. In people diagnosed with diabetes, their pancreas doesn't produce any insulin , or not enough insulin. This form of the disease typically occurs in childhood, or before the age of 40 and is not linked to obesity. Diabetes UK surveyed 8,500 people about diabetes and how it affected their daily life.