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First cases of flu reported in Erie County

Valley View Blvd.at Meadows Lane, Monday, January 14, 2013. In Northern Nevada's Washoe County near Reno, no flu-related deaths have been reported yet this season but officials have seen 238 cases of the illness. The researchers recommend that employers provide "clear communication of workplace policies and expectations" for health care workers taking sick leave when experiencing at least one flu symptom.

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Percent of Employees Have Received Flu Shot for Essentia Health

CNN reports that the mandatory flu shot policy started this year after a top hospital official learned that only 82 percent of employees got a flu shot in 2016. "People may debate on how effective that is, but based on what the level of evidence is and what our peers are doing, we thought this was the best way to protect our patients", said Prabhu.

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Gin more likely to dampen your spirits than wine, beer!

Spirits such as gin are more likely to induce sadness and tears, while drinking beer and wine can help you relax and lift your mood, according to the largest study that looks into how different alcoholic drinks affect emotions. Drinking red wine makes people feel relaxed and amorous while vodka or whisky boosts energy and aggression, a study suggests. And 59 per cent of spirit drinkers reported feelings of confidence compared to 45 per cent of beer drinkers and just over a quarter of wine ...

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Paxton Lynch named Broncos starter

On Monday, the Broncos fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy and announced that quarterbacks coach Bill Musgrave will serve as the interim offensive coordinator for the remainder of the season. Lynch might not be any better for the Broncos than the aforementioned options, but not at least allowing Lynch to see what he can do is a complete waste of a half-season.

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Delhi: 5 held in shootout near Dwarka Mor metro station, arms seized

Senior superintendent of police (SAS Nagar, Punjab) Kuldeep Singh Chahal identified the arrested men as Deepak, Tiku, Krishan and two other men who went by the name of Sumit. Metro train halt at the Dwarka Mor metro station was suspended temporarily because of the ongoing encounter. The officer said the suspects were hiding on the second floor of a residential building.

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Eighth child death from fallen IKEA dresser prompts recall reminder

There have been eight reports of children dying due to the chest and dressers tipping over, the most recent one being a 2-year-old boy in California who was trapped under an unanchored MALM three-drawer dressed that tipped over. Owners of the recalled dressers should stop using them if they are not attached to a wall and should contact IKEA . Ikea says it will send crews to attach them in the home.

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Okorocha to Nwoye, others: don't challenge Obiano's victory

The governor must urgently re-launch this program. "We should have access to the global market so this is the time to push for the Federal Government to establish an inland container terminal in the state". Declaring the result in Awka on Sunday, the Returning Officer, Prof. Imo State Governor and Chairman of Progressives Governors' Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has urged candidates of all the political parties who participated in Saturday's governorship election in Anambra State, including his ...

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Sleep Position in Late Pregnancy Linked to More Than Doubled Stillbirth Risk

Now a United Kingdom study has found a link between increased risk of stillbirth and a common sleep position - adding more data to the idea you should try to sleep on your side during the last trimester of pregnancy. Since the study was a prospective investigation and didn't test any potential causes for the link, it's not entirely clear why that might be the case, but the team has some ideas.

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9-year-old who wished for Christmas cards loses battle with cancer

After he asked for cards so he could celebrate early, thousands poured in from strangers, including celebrities Anna Kendrick and Arnold Schwarzenegger , as well as the New England Patriots . Much obliged to you for taking the time, and appreciating our sweet kid's voyage. After Jacob was admitted to the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital on October 11, doctors discovered that the neuroblastoma had spread to his head and was incurable, according to a GoFundMe page set up by his mother.

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Florida athletic officials flew to discuss job with Chip Kelly

Stricklin and Co. flew out of Ocala early Sunday afternoon and arrived late Sunday night. The 53-year-old Kelly has made it clear from the beginning that he's going to be pretty deliberate in this process, sources say. According to betting site Bovada, Kelly is the favorite to be named UCLA's next head coach. Kelly said he instead spent last week in New Hampshire, where he was born, played college football and coached for a dozen seasons before hitting the big time.

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Charlie Rose suspended by CBS, PBS, Bloomberg after sexual misconduct allegations

The Washington Post has published an in-depth story this afternoon about eight women who say Rose made lewd phone calls, walked around naked in their presence, or groped their breast, buttocks or genitals. One woman, Kyle Godfrey-Ryan, described as one of Rose's assistants in the mid-2000s, said that she had reported the talk show host's unwanted advances to Rose's longtime executive producer, Yvette Vega.

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Rex Tillerson condemns LGBTI persecution on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance helps unite the LGBTQ community with its allies on a platform of hope for a brighter and safer future for trans people. This increase in violence, the report says, is "fueled by anti-LGBTQ prejudice, racism, too-easy access to guns, and increasing political attacks on the transgender community at both the state and federal level".

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Nigeria's former Vice President Alex Ekwueme is dead

Alex Ekwueme as a quintessential leader and a hero of the present democratic dispensation in Nigeria. According to statement by family and signed by the decreased brother, who is also a traditional ruler of Oki, Igwe Laz Ekwemeka, the former VP passed away 10pm on Sunday night.

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SS Rajamouli to direct Mega - Nandamuri multi - starrer

The shooting will start from May 2018. NTR is flying on social media. Fans would be wondering why there's no Prabhas in the picture. The actor is busy with his next, Saaho , at present. It is believed that the movie will be an intriguing social drama, though the rest of the details are unclear. From now on, fans are commenting on title, budget and expected earnings.

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Owning A Dog Could Help You Live Longer (Especially If You're Single)

In the name of health, researchers have discovered that owning a dog has been scientifically proven to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and death. Dogs may also strengthen humans' gut bacteria, according to the researchers, which has previously been linked to a stronger immune system and maintaining a healthy weight.

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In the Wake of Sexual Harassment Allegations, Jeffrey Tambor Quits Transparent

But more recently, Tambor has starred in Transparent as transgender woman Maura Pfefferman . "I am deeply sorry if any action of mine was ever misinterpreted by anyone as being sexually aggressive or if I ever offended or hurt anyone", he said .

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UCLA Fires Football Coach Jim Mora Following Loss Against USC

We thank Jim and his family for his service to our school and his unquestionable commitment to our student-athletes". Mora, who turned 56 on Sunday, went 46-30 in six seasons with the Bruins. He went 26-22 and won a playoff game in three seasons (2004-06) with the Atlanta Falcons and 5-11 in one season (2009) with the Seattle Seahawks. "A national search for a new head coach will begin immediately".

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Modi, Sonia, other leaders remember Indira Gandhi on birth centenary

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other leaders were also present at the event. She fought, yes - but not for personal ascendancy. Her steely determination, clarity of thought and decisive actions made her a towering personality. Indira Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India was born today on November 19, 1917, in Allahabad.

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Ahsan Iqbal allowed protestors 24 hours to disperse before taking action

Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Saturday morning ordered the district administration to defer by 24 hours an operation of security forces against protestors camped out at the Faizabad Interchange. "I failed to understand that when this Court has already passed a detailed judgment that any citizen exercising his right of free movement or expression, cannot be allowed to take away other citizens' rights and reduce the capital territory into a siege area", he stated in the order.

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Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif ride bicycle together at ISL opening ceremony

We hear that he made a grand entry on his Being Human e-cycle, which he has been promoting everywhere. Seen hosting the "Bigg Boss 11" weekend special show "Weekend Ka Vaar" on Colors TV, Salman will dance to his popular songs from the movies "Sultan" and "Kick", in the ceremony.

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Russian Federation lists media of possible "foreign agent" status

Many NGOs have closed in response to the intense scrutiny. "This measure can not affect Russian mass media, including Russian mass media with foreign participation". RT television, which is funded by the Kremlin to give a Russian point of view on worldwide affairs, confirmed Monday it had registered as a foreign agent in the United States, meeting a deadline from the US Department of Justice .

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Head Transplant Surgeon Says Trial Run Is a Success

Canavero, who has partnered with Chinese doctor Xiaoping Ren after being pushed out of medical circles in both the USA and Europe, claims the procedure took some 18 hours, and that the team was successfully able to transplant a human head and reattach all the vital bits - like the jugular, trachea, esophagus, and spine.

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Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis

Without dopamine to control movement, a patient can develop tremors in the extremities and face, slow movement, stiffness in the limbs and trunk and impaired balance and coordination. But the disease progresses slowly, and treatments can slow it down even more, it said. He twice ran for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, in 1984 and 1988.

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Dogs owners at lower risk for heart disease

And while their findings are Sweden-specific, they believe they probably apply to other European countries with a similar attitude to dog ownership . "One mechanism by which dog ownership could reduce cardiovascular disease risk and mortality is by alleviating psychosocial stress factors, such as social isolation, depression and loneliness".

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Russia Demands that US Respect Agreement on Antiterrorism in Syria

US President Donald Trump had urged all Security Council members to renew the mandate to ensure that Assad's regime "does not commit mass murder with chemical weapons ever again". The JIM's leaders said they were "confident" that Syria's government was responsible for an aerial attack on Khan Sheikhoun on April 4 using sarin that killed about 100 people and affected about 200 others who survived "acute exposure" to the nerve agent.

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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.