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Local health professionals encourage getting flu shots now

Local health professionals encourage getting flu shots now Unless you want to live in a plastic bubble, it's going to be very hard to keep from catching the flu or passing it on to those around you. The flu can also make chronic health problems worse. "Tthe vaccine gives you side effects that are normal with your immune response". "I love the Health Center! ". PHE reports weekly on flu circulating in the community and vaccine uptake. [Full Article...]

Daytime wounds heal faster than injuries at night, say scientists

Daytime wounds heal faster than injuries at night, say scientists Our body clocks, or circadian rhythm, regulate almost every cell in the human body, driving 24-hour cycles in many processes such as sleeping, hormone secretion and metabolism. During the day they are primed to react, but they lose this ability at night. "The sprinter down on the blocks, poised and ready to go, is always going to beat the guy going from a standing start". [Full Article...]

Number of opioid deaths in Canada doubles in 2017

Number of opioid deaths in Canada doubles in 2017 According to statistics from the BC Coroners Service, fentanyl continues to be detected in more than eight out of every 10 deaths and carfentanil has been detected in 37 deaths between June and September. The 19 to 59 age demographic is the most affected, with 91 per cent of all deaths falling within that group. That brings the total for the year up to 1,103 - far past the total 922 for all of 2... [Full Article...]

Garth Brooks Admits To Lip Syncing At CMAs After Fans Slam Him

Garth Brooks Admits To Lip Syncing At CMAs After Fans Slam Him The 51st annual CMA Awards will be held at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday night. "We chose to lip sync it because my voice just isn't going anywhere, and we wanted to represent country music the best we can". Brooks came clean about the lip syncing following the show while speaking to journalists. "Last year, we didn't think we were going to win it and they call your name", Garth ... [Full Article...]

Breast cancer can lay dormant for 15 years

The study, involving nearly 63,000 women from 88 clinical trials, has found that the absolute cumulative risk for metastatic or distant recurrence among women with this most common form of breast cancer ranges from 10% to 41% over that time span, depending on various disease characteristics. [Full Article...]

Ministry of External Affairs condemns missile attack near Riyadh

Ministry of External Affairs condemns missile attack near Riyadh Rouhani added some harsh words about the Saudi military intervention in Yemen in a passage that sounded suspiciously like Iran justifying the illegal arms shipments to the Houthis that it claims not to have made. "These missile systems were not present in Yemen before the conflict, and we call upon the United Nations to conduct a thorough examination of evidence that the Iranian regime is perpetua... [Full Article...]

ILO drops complaint against Qatar after migrant worker reassurances

The global labour Organization (ILO) ruled on Wednesday that Qatar, host of the World-2022 in football, was not a violation of the rights of all migrant workers and made a decision to close the complaint which sought the emirate. Swiss prosecutors are also conducting a wide-ranging probe into whether Qatari officials bought votes to secure the 2022 World Cup. Qatar signed 36 worker protection... [Full Article...]

Buying Cannabis-Based CBD Medicines Online Is A Gamble

There is interest in CBD as a medicine because there is some evidence that it has medical benefits, but it does not make people feel "high" and there is no indication that CBD, by itself, is abused. But regardless of product, the Food and Drug Administration continues to warn against using medical marijuana and says any untested drug could have "unpredictable and unintended consequences". [Full Article...]

Analytical Preview of Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR)

The rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan with "Buy" on Tuesday, July 18. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with "Buy" on Wednesday, August 9. Roth Capital maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, May 30 report. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, August 21. Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Newtech's analysts are positive. Foot Locker, Inc.is a retailer... [Full Article...]

IUD may lower cervical cancer risk, new research shows

It was not subtle at all", said Victoria Cortessis , associate professor at University of Southern California in the US. Adding, "The possibility that a woman could experience some help with cancer control at the same time she is making contraception decisions could potentially be very, very impact". [Full Article...]

EPA Approves Release of Mosquito-Killing Mosquitoes in 20 States

EPA Approves Release of Mosquito-Killing Mosquitoes in 20 States The EPA said that on November 3 the agency officially registered MosquitoMate's Asian Tiger mosquito as a new biopesticide, with a five-year license to sell in 20 different states. Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that has been linked to severe birth defects, such as abnormally small heads - a condition known as microcephaly. The fact that it was able to conduct tests in the Keys is promising enou... [Full Article...]

Pollution at hazardous level: Kejriwal seeks meeting with Punjab, Haryana CMs

Pollution at hazardous level: Kejriwal seeks meeting with Punjab, Haryana CMs It is causing a severe problem for the newbies and oldies along with youngsters. It is one of the measures listed to tackle "severe plus" levels of air pollution in the comprehensive action plan that the Supreme Court cleared in December 2016 to tackle high levels of air pollution in Delhi-NCR. [Full Article...]

Eight run over by truck in Bathinda, killed

Eight run over by truck in Bathinda, killed After the accident the truck driver fled from the spot, police said. Seven others were injured in the horrific accident which took place on the Bathinda-Barnala highway near Bucho Mandi town. Sukhpal Singh, a worker with a social service organisation, Sahara Jan Sewa, said, "We were taking the injured from the first accident to the Adesh Hospital, when we saw the speeding truck". [Full Article...]

Fog leads to major accident on Yamuna Expressway, 18 vehicles pile up

Fog leads to major accident on Yamuna Expressway, 18 vehicles pile up The Yamuna Expressway, which connects Delhi with Agra, becomes an accident-prone zone during winters due to low visibility. The video shows people shouting, waving frantically at oncoming cars to slow down to avoid collision while helping those stuck inside the mangled vehicles. [Full Article...]

Sonam Kapoor and Swara Bhaskar chilling on the pool side

Sonam Kapoor and Swara Bhaskar chilling on the pool side The actress was last seen in the film Udta Punjab in 2016. Her fans are eagerly waiting to see the gorgeous diva Kareena Kapoor Khan on screen. Check out the lovely photo right here. Taking to her Twitter handle, Sonam Kapoor shared Veere Di Wedding new poster. "Aana zaroor #GetReadyForVeereDiWedding #SaveTheDateMay182018 @vdwthefilm @balajimotionpic @saffronbrdmedia", the caption read. [Full Article...]

MS Dhoni should bat ahead of Hardik Pandya: Virender Sehwag

MS Dhoni should bat ahead of Hardik Pandya: Virender Sehwag He stepped down from captaincy after Virat was ready to take over. India's captain Virat Kohli celebrates the dismissal of unseen New Zealand batsman Colin Munro during the final Twenty20 worldwide cricket match between India and New Zealand in Thiruvananthapuram on November 7, 2017. [Full Article...]

Run commercial bank seen as option for California marijuana industry

Run commercial bank seen as option for California marijuana industry That means major banks and credit card companies won't do business with growers, manufacturers and dispensaries out of fear they'll be penalized for money laundering. The most urgent recommendation is a proposal for how to collect local and state taxes without exposing businesses and government personnel to danger while handling and transporting large quantities of cash. [Full Article...]

Over-the-Counter Pain Pills Just as Potent as Opioids in ER Patients

A new study found that simple painkillers are just as effective as opioids when treating certain kinds of pain in emergency departments. The article also highlights the opioid epidemic, noting a 200 percent increase in opioid-related overdose deaths nationwide from 2000 to 2014, and that long-term opioid use often begins with the treatment of pain. [Full Article...]

Mother arrested after young girl's body found in Miami area dumpster

Mother arrested after young girl's body found in Miami area dumpster On Monday morning, police arrested the girl's mother, Tina Farrington , and charged her with first-degree murder in connection with Tainatanie's death, PEOPLE confirms. He told another woman to call 911. Tania's body was discovered Sunday after someone came across her while throwing out the trash. "Every time I close my eyes I can see her face", Indira Blanco told the station. [Full Article...]

Stranger Things | Science Museum of Minnesota

Stranger Things | Science Museum of Minnesota Specifically, the costume department did when it outfitted character Dustin Henderson (Gaten Matarazzo) with a kickass Science Museum of Minnesota sweatshirt. Sizes ran out rapidly, but not to worry, several more shipments are on the way to the museum . Gotta have the hoodie right? "Within an hour of being back online, we're in the thousands", Ramsden said early Tuesday afternoon. [Full Article...]


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