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Flu Season Arrives with Reminder to Get Vaccinated

Flu Season Arrives with Reminder to Get Vaccinated A discharge diagnosis of "acute respiratory or febrile illness" was identified using ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes, and the authors noted that acute respiratory or febrile illness hospitalizations were included only if a clinician ordered real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR) testing for influenza within 3 days prior to admission through the discharge date. [Full Article...]

A former lawyer for the trump was a Democrat

A former lawyer for the trump was a Democrat Cohen was formerly a registered Republican. As Hurricane Michael pounded Florida and Georgia Wednesday night, President Donald Trump was in Pennsylvania for a private campaign fundraiser and rally. Cohen retweeted Davis' post and a link to an Axios story that first reported the news. He since has cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in ... [Full Article...]

IL reports 9 recent acute flaccid myelitis cases

IL reports 9 recent acute flaccid myelitis cases The discoveries in Western Pa. come days after health officials in Minnesota announced at least six confirmed cases of a disease that can lead to paralysis . Although we are still learning about AFM and its causes, being up to date on all recommended vaccinations is one way to protect yourself and your family from diseases that can cause AFM. [Full Article...]

Selena Gomez Reportedly Hospitalized | Ryan Seacrest

Selena Gomez Reportedly Hospitalized | Ryan Seacrest One of Gomez's relatives then drove the "despondent" singer-actress from her home in Studio City, Calif.to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Selena is allegedly receiving Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT ), a therapy she has used in the past. [Full Article...]

Mitch McConnell says he’s ‘increasingly optimistic’ Republicans will hold the Senate

Mitch McConnell says he’s ‘increasingly optimistic’ Republicans will hold the Senate Trump lauded Kavanaugh as a "brilliant jurist" and blamed Democrats for the focus on decades-old allegations of sexual misconduct that dominated debate in the weeks before the nominee's Senate confirmation on Saturday . Some of the people speaking out are brand-new to the struggle, but they are here. Right now at this point in 2016, [Democratic presidential nominee] Hillary Clinton was looking p... [Full Article...]

John Flannery ousted at GE after less than 2 years

John Flannery ousted at GE after less than 2 years While John Flannery's tenure at the helm of General Electric (GE.N) was far shorter than that of his predecessor Jeff Immelt, the two former chiefs have one thing in common: They both presided over a sharp drop in GE shares. GE has been hobbled by years of poorly timed deals and needless complexity that predate Flannery's tenure as CEO. In June, Flannery made good on that promise when GE sai... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh's temperament, credibility emerge as flashpoints in Supreme Court fight

How'd you get there? That's the only thing I remember.' And a man's life is in tatters. I don't remember. How many years ago? 'I don't know.' Upstairs, downstairs? The FBI may wrap up its investigation into misconduct accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as early as Wednesday, Fox News reported , citing a source close to the matter. [Full Article...]

Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van

Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van After submerging North Carolina with almost one metre of rain, the storm dumped more than 16.5cm of rain in the Northeast, where it caused flash flooding. At almost 7 p.m. Wednesday, State Law Enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry confirmed the bodies had been recovered. But unfortunately, they were not able to get the van doors open and to get the ladies out. [Full Article...]

Harford shooter dead, police release name

Harford shooter dead, police release name Gahler said Thursday there is no longer any threat at the site at a brief midday news conference. Law enforcement responds to reports of a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in Aberdeen, Maryland on September 20, 2018 . The suspect used a single handgun and no shots were fired by law enforcement officers. He went on, "our prayers are with all those impacted, including our first re... [Full Article...]

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks The coastal town of New Bern, North Carolina, wasn't hit head-on by Tropical Storm Florence , but it was hit hard , with flooding that trapped people in their homes and prompted 455 rescues, a city spokeswoman said Saturday. Damage to homes in her neighborhood was "horrible", she said. "Do NOT attempt to travel unless you are fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order". [Full Article...]

NY plane quarantined amid reports of ill passengers

NY plane quarantined amid reports of ill passengers Following interviews and inspections of passengers and crew, 10 people were taken to Jamaica Hospital for treatment while nine others who showed symptoms refused medical treatment. NY media outlets had initially put the number of ill passengers at about 100. The CDC said in its statement that as many as 100 passengers and crew members reported feeling sick during the flight from Dubai . [Full Article...]

Fraser Heath investigating outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Surrey, B.C.

Fraser Heath investigating outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Surrey, B.C. Legionnaires' disease is a pneumonia-like illness caused by inhaling water vapor containing legionella bacteria. Health officials also suggested the hotel retain documentation of guests being notified at check-in of the outbreak. Legionnaires' disease is treated with antibiotics and often requires hospitalization. They can develop pneumonia, as well as symptoms like fever, fatigue, diarrhea, sto... [Full Article...]

KDHE: Most of Kansas now at high risk for West Nile Virus

KDHE: Most of Kansas now at high risk for West Nile Virus Plus, Kerkering said the health departments are constantly monitoring mosquitoes and chickens for signs of disease. West Nile virus can be spread to people through mosquito bites, but it is not spread from person to person. The origin of the virus is unknown, as the person traveled to several other states during the time prior to developing symptoms. "Although we're moving toward the end of su... [Full Article...]

DeSantis and Gillum set for Florida showdown after primary wins

DeSantis and Gillum set for Florida showdown after primary wins President Donald Trump tweeted his support for DeSantis on Monday. "That's not going to work, that's not going to be good for Florida ." he added. "I changed my vote when Trump supported DeSantis", said the 67-year-old retiree from Pinellas County. DeSantis first won a northeastern Florida seat in Congress in 2012. [Full Article...]

Final farewells to Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol

Final farewells to Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol Democrats as well as Republicans were effusive in their praise of McCain as they returned to Congress on Monday evening, celebrating his storied military career and 31 years representing Arizona in the US Senate. Angus King (I-Maine) told CNN he "can't imagine a more appropriate place to put John McCain's name". Fitzgerald said it might be tough for him to get in everything he has to s... [Full Article...]

Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain’s death

Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain’s death John McCain's (R-Ariz.) death on Saturday. Edward M. Kennedy, President Obama ordered flags to fly at half-staff for five days. But the President has the authority to order a longer period of mourning. He frequently criticized the president's policies and tone, taking aim at Trump's friendly relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin and famously sinking legislation to repeal and re... [Full Article...]

Irish women having three alcoholic drinks a day

For those drinking five drinks a day that number went up by 37% to an additional 338 people. They then examined 592 studies with data from 28 million people in 195 countries to understand the health risks associated with alcohol . While in 2016, drinking alcohol was the seventh leading risk factor for premature death and disease, in people aged 15-49 years old, alcohol was the leading ris... [Full Article...]

West Nile Virus found in Mahnomen

West Nile Virus found in Mahnomen According to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control, the vast majority of people who contract West Nile will never show symptoms, but the disease is still serious for one in every 150 people infected. There are ways to limit mosquito population near your property. Empty any unused flowerpots and wading pools, and change the water in birdbaths frequently. [Full Article...]

Illegal Alien Charged With Murder in Death of Mollie Tibbitts

Illegal Alien Charged With Murder in Death of Mollie Tibbitts Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says residents are heartbroken and angered by news that a man whom authorities say was in the country illegally has been charged with killing a University of Iowa student who has been missing for weeks. Authorities say charges were filed in the Poweshiek County, Iowa , District Court and the case will be prosecuted by the Iowa Attorney General's Area Prosecution ... [Full Article...]

Google Fit gets a complete revamp with new UI and fitness goals

Google Fit gets a complete revamp with new UI and fitness goals You get one point for one minute of moderate activity, and research has shown that just 30 minutes of a brisk walk 5 days in a week allows you to reach the recommended weekly activity goal. "These things don't get translated very well". I'm curious to see the changes as the current app is pretty basic. Aside from the new features, you'll still be able to track all the same workouts from the ap... [Full Article...]


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