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  • This Flu Season Could Be The Worst In 15 Years
This Flu Season Could Be The Worst In 15 Years

One hundred flu-related deaths have been reported in Kentucky. The Eagle asked Amie Worthington, a medical investigator with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, that question and more. It's been a busier than normal flu season for the Northern Health Authority with still quite a bit of time to go in the season. "Despite vaccinat...

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  • Cellphone radiation tied to rare tumour in rats
Cellphone radiation tied to rare tumour in rats

The rodents in the studies were exposed to radiation nine hours a day for two years, more than people experience even with a lot of cellphone use, so the results can not be applied directly to humans, says John Bucher, a senior scientist at the National Toxicology Program, during a telephone news briefing.

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  • Prostate cancer - the low key killer that must be stopped
Prostate cancer - the low key killer that must be stopped

In 2010 39 out of every 100,000 British women died from breast cancer - but by 2015 it had fallen to 35. Nearly 48 million women in the United States have some kind of heart disease , compared with 3.3 million women with breast cancer, the AHA said.

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  • Leigh Halfpenny inspires Wales to victory over Scotland in Six Nations opener
Leigh Halfpenny inspires Wales to victory over Scotland in Six Nations opener

Davies' quick pass was flicked on by Evans for Halfpenny to scamper over unopposed and he converted his own score. "Getting the bonus point was pleasing as well". With Scarlets flying high in the PRO14 and Europe, Warren Gatland has picked 10 of them to start in Cardiff - an arena where no matter which XV Welshmen are on the park, makes them a ...

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  • Hundreds await US Groundhog Day spring prediction
Hundreds await US Groundhog Day spring prediction

Phil's keepers reported his weather prediction Friday morning on the USA observance of " Groundhog Day ". For an overview of some fun facts about Groundhog Day and the accuracy of these furry forecasters, check out our infographic . The two can be viewed from the sidewalk outside of the library or inside from the children's reading area. ...

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  • Budget 2018: For Railways, safety culture, expansion take centre stage
Budget 2018: For Railways, safety culture, expansion take centre stage

The Ministry of Railways is having a rethink on flexi-fares and bringing in a dynamic pricing system that will help increase occupancy and enhance revenues, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday. This will be done to reduce congestion and commuting time, he added. Jaitley announced that the government will spend around Rs 11,000 crore on upg...

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  • Breakthrough high tech test can detect Alzheimer's 30 years before symptoms show
Breakthrough high tech test can detect Alzheimer's 30 years before symptoms show

Christian Humpel , an Alzheimer's researcher at the Medical University of Innsbruck, calls the work an "interesting scientific finding", but he questions whether it will make a good routine method. By implanting deeply into the brain a pacemaker that activates its vital areas with electricity in the hope that it will compensate to some extent demen...

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  • Big Speech, Big Expectations For Mass. Rep. Joe Kennedy
Big Speech, Big Expectations For Mass. Rep. Joe Kennedy

CBS News also adds that Elizabeth Guzman of Virginia's House of Delegates will deliver the Spanish-language response to Trump's address, immediately following Kennedy's speech. After college at Stanford and a stint in the Peace Corps, in 2006, he worked on his Uncle Ted's re-election bid to the Senate. Democrats have their message, and they ar...

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  • ARSA: Myanmar playing politics with worldwide community regarding Rohingya repatriation
ARSA: Myanmar playing politics with worldwide community regarding Rohingya repatriation

Aaron Connelly from the Lowy Institute for International Policy told AFP that the description of the conversation between Richardson and Suu Kyi should "finally dispel the myth that she privately holds views which she can not express publicly".

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  • Rough sleeping in Hastings hits record high in 2017
Rough sleeping in Hastings hits record high in 2017

Responding to the figures chief executive of Shelter Polly Neate, said: "These figures expose the worst pain inflicted by our housing crisis". "Things are just going to get worse unless we have more homes that everyone can afford" she told the Salford Star "The Council needs to use good practice - if they cannot help people facing homelessnes...

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  • The XFL to return in 2020
The XFL to return in 2020

The chairman of the board announced the revival of the league during a press conference last night, and we here at Sportskeeda were lucky enough to be a part of the call. McCallum says McMahon made it clear that he loved the nicknames when he met with players shortly before the first game. The XFL is an attempted re-imagining of professional foot...

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  • Dogs are having a bad flu season, too
Dogs are having a bad flu season, too

To prevent dog flu, keep pets away from other pets and avoid places like dog parks or obedience schools when it's cold. What Is The Dog Flu And What Are The Symptoms? Protesters with a dog demonstrate near the Brandenburg Gate during the Women's March in Berlin on January 21, 2018.

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  • Wisconsin flu activity rises from moderate to high
Wisconsin flu activity rises from moderate to high

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu season is really bad this year , with nearly a 100,000 people reporting symptoms in the USA and upwards of 30 flu-related deaths. While influenza A viruses have been the most common ones circulating nationally, at times this season influenza B has been the most common strain circu...

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  • Surprise! California Man Finds Huge Tapeworm in His Gut
Surprise! California Man Finds Huge Tapeworm in His Gut

The patient came to the ER and asked to be treated for worms, something Bahn said he hears a lot from patients who try to self-diagnose and often makes him skeptical. Dr. Jessica Mason, the CRMC emergency room physician who is a co-host of the podcast, explained a tapeworm can grow to 40 feet in length. Last year, the Centers for Disease Control...

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  • Bangladesh and Myanmar Agree to Complete Rohingya Return in Two Years
Bangladesh and Myanmar Agree to Complete Rohingya Return in Two Years

The Myanmar government has not issued its own statement after the meeting and government spokesman Zaw Htay was not immediately available for comment. Aye Maung is a parliament representative elected from Ann township constituency of Rakhine state. "To ensure that the refugees are heard and their protection guaranteed in Bangladesh and on return ...

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  • Tide Pod Challenge Videos Being Pulled By YouTube
Tide Pod Challenge Videos Being Pulled By YouTube

But that hasn't stopped numerous people from tweeting at the company after apparently ingesting the pods. According to data from the American Association of Poison Control Centers , centers across the US handled 39 cases of people intentionally ingesting laundry detergent in 2016 (among people ages 13-19) and 53 cases in 2017.

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  • Spike in flu cases in DC, health officials say
Spike in flu cases in DC, health officials say

He died on his way back home to CT. Since the first week of January, traffic at the hospital from people with the flu has declined. According to the health-news website STAT, there's a "difference between an active flu season - when a large number of people get sick - and a severe season, when the numbers of people hospitalized for flu or who die...

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  • Public Knowledge Files Protective Petition in DC Circuit Regarding Net Neutrality Rollback
Public Knowledge Files Protective Petition in DC Circuit Regarding Net Neutrality Rollback

The FCC coted 3-2 last month to repeal Barack Obama-era net neutrality rules that had imposed utility-style regulation on internet service providers to keep them from favoring their own services over their rivals'. Markey declared in a statement today that there's "a tsunami of Congressional and grassroots support to overturn the FCC's partisan...

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  • Boko Haram's latest video has Chibok girls saying they will not return
Boko Haram's latest video has Chibok girls saying they will not return

But the woman speaking, her face covered by a veil, said they had all been married by Boko Haram factional leader Abubakar Shekau. But despite a concerted global campaign for their release, and talks between the government and the militants, the girls shown in the recording vowed not to return home.

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