Flu season is peaking

Flu activity continues to increase across the Mid-Atlantic and much of the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ). "Flu is everywhere in the United States right now", said Dr. Dan Jernigan , director of the C... More..

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MN Poison Control Says 'Tide Pod Challenge' Is No Joke
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

MN Poison Control Says 'Tide Pod Challenge' Is No Joke

Many on social media are enjoying the viral prank called the " Tide Pod Challenge ". "The Tide Pod Challenge is becoming a popular, but unsafe game for kids". Over the last few months, a trend is popping up...More..

How Insiders and Institutions are Trading Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

How Insiders and Institutions are Trading Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

About 141,764 shares traded. T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE:TMUS) has risen 62.63% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.79% the S&P500. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Ph...More..

Salisu praises Eagles team spirit in Rwanda draw
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Salisu praises Eagles team spirit in Rwanda draw

The former Enyimba manager, who is in charge of the CHAN assignment, believes confidence is high ahead of the Super Eagles' second match against South Africa 2014 champions Libya on Thursday. So, we still remai...More..

Celgene in talks to buy Juno Therapeutics
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Celgene in talks to buy Juno Therapeutics

Today, Wells Fargo & Co reiterated its Market Perform rating on Juno Therapeutics (NASDAQ:JUNO) with a price target of $63.00. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com . NasdaqGS:JUNO Income Stateme...More..

Measles outbreak spreading across England, warn health officials
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Measles outbreak spreading across England, warn health officials

Measles can be unpleasant, but will usually pass in about 7 to 10 days without causing any further problems. People with measles are infectious from when the symptoms develop until about four days after the r...More..

Black Death 'spread by humans not rats' - study reveals
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Black Death 'spread by humans not rats' - study reveals

It was termed as Black Death . Hide Caption 5 of 9 Photos: Rock squirrels are also highly susceptible to plague bacteria and can spread it widely among its species.Hide Caption 6 of 9 Photos: Prairie dogs are ...More..

Trump Sticks It To Mental Health Doubters With Perfect Head Exam
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Trump Sticks It To Mental Health Doubters With Perfect Head Exam

And on Tuesday he took his criticism a step further, blaming Trump for turning DACA negotiations "into an s-show". The president added that the US should admit more people from countries like Norway. Lindsey ...More..

Couple beaten up on Bengaluru street on New Year's eve
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Couple beaten up on Bengaluru street on New Year's eve

The incident took place even though the Bengaluru Police had stepped up security across the city on December 31, 2017, after allegations of mass molestation and sexual assault on New Year's eve in 2016. The v...More..

Faf du Plessis: We'll take aggressive approach in second Test
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Faf du Plessis: We'll take aggressive approach in second Test

Kohli said India's bowlers had shown their ability in Cape Town. Faf du Plessis has blocked his ways to 37 scoring just 25 runs in the afternoon, while Kagiso Rabada has yet to score. During his time on the ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Republican senator insists Trump didn't disparage Haiti, African nations with profane remark

Lindsey Graham were mistaken in indicating Trump had. 'I'm saying that this is a gross misrepresentation, it's not the first time Senator Durbin has done it, and it is not productive to solving the problem ...More..

Did Carillion Bigwigs Kill The Company?
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Did Carillion Bigwigs Kill The Company?

The company employs more than 43,000 people, half of whom work in the United Kingdom, and is involved with over 450 government projects, including high-speed rail; it also runs privatized prisons, housing for...More..

CJI Dipak Misra Meets The Four Dissenting Judges To Resolve Issues
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

CJI Dipak Misra Meets The Four Dissenting Judges To Resolve Issues

It means that the Chief Justice of India (CJI), Dipak Misra , will now have to take a call of whether to transfer the case to a different set of judges. On the other hand, Congress is fishing in troubled wat...More..

Supreme Court dismisses partisan-gerrymandering case for lack of jurisdiction
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Supreme Court dismisses partisan-gerrymandering case for lack of jurisdiction

The high court's dismissal comes just days after it agreed to hear a case over whether Texas' congressional and House district boundaries discriminate against voters of color. Texas Democratic Party Chairman ...More..

William and Kate to go to Sweden and Norway in four-day…
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

William and Kate to go to Sweden and Norway in four-day…

The royal couple will begin their day by visiting the ruins of Coventry cathedral and hear about its history and its modern successor. The duchess' choice of footwear doesn't come as a surprise, as she's been...More..

Hold That Sneeze? Maybe Not
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Hold That Sneeze? Maybe Not

He suffered significant pain and was barely able to speak or swallow. The case study has been published in the journal BMJ Case Reports , which describes the initial confusion when the healthy man landed in ...More..

Central Securities Corp Has $12482000 Position in Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK)
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Central Securities Corp Has $12482000 Position in Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK)

Shares of Merck KGaA ( FRA MRK ) traded up €1.58 ($1.88) during trading hours on Monday, reaching €92.84 ($110.52). About 12.34 million shares traded or 0.58% up from the average. (NYSE: MRK ). Dearborn Partner...More..

CDC: Flu Season at Peak, Epidemic Levels
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

CDC: Flu Season at Peak, Epidemic Levels

This flu season has seen the U.S. hit by a particularly dominant strain of the virus all across the country, with the California Department of Public Health announcing that flu activity in California is at leve...More..

Thousands remember MLK on what would've been his 89th birthday
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Thousands remember MLK on what would've been his 89th birthday

In the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr ., "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy". King was a...More..

Burping black hole found with two evidences by scientists
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Burping black hole found with two evidences by scientists

Just like normal black holes, they are regions of space-time with gravitational effects so strong that even electromagnetic radiation such as light can not escape from inside of them. "There's a stream of stars...More..

Ryan Switzer named to All-Rookie Team
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Ryan Switzer named to All-Rookie Team

The kick/punt returner and wide receiver was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2017 NFL Draft and put together a solid rookie season. The pick was considered a steal at the time, as many had Foster as a ...More..

Parents Claim Their Daughter Suffered Terrifying Side Effects After Taking Tamiflu
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Parents Claim Their Daughter Suffered Terrifying Side Effects After Taking Tamiflu

A Texas family was shocked by the side effects a common flu medication had on their 6-year-old. The family from Allen, who wants to remain anonymous, says the side effects were stunning: hallucinations, runni...More..

Facebook's Major News Feed Revamp Could Exacerbate Fake News
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Facebook's Major News Feed Revamp Could Exacerbate Fake News

The New York Times reports that in some countries where Facebook has been testing its latest News Feed changes, the tweaks have actually amplified fake news across the service. "These businesses are huge...More..

Deadly flu now considered epidemic
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Deadly flu now considered epidemic

The winter of 2017-18 is proving to be one of the worst flu seasons in recent memory, and unfortunately, too many of us are contributing to it with our stubborn persistence in pushing onward when our bodies a...More..

After Sachin, Kohli first India captain to score a Test century
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

After Sachin, Kohli first India captain to score a Test century

The dry surface here, more sub-continental than South African in nature, could give increasing purchase to R. Ashwin, so impressive with his control and variety in the South African first innings, on day four. ...More..

No surprise: Patriots in AFC title game again
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

No surprise: Patriots in AFC title game again

I have belief in my teammates and in this team. How many changes will take place with the coaching staff? He was the face of the franchise, starting the AFC title games for the Jaguars in 1996 and 1999. In ...More..

Afghanistan's maiden Test in Bangalore in June
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Afghanistan's maiden Test in Bangalore in June

Also, the historic occasion may draw a lot of VVIPs for the Test match ", said BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary said on Tuesday, adding the event will be called "Indo-Afghanistan Friendship Series", d...More..

Connecticut boy, 10, dies from flu after going to hockey tournament
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Connecticut boy, 10, dies from flu after going to hockey tournament

He did not play any games with his team, the Connecticut Roughriders Hockey Club , and actually left the tournament early because of the illness, officials said. "He did the afternoon announcements here at Wes...More..

Weather warnings issued as temperatures fall
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Weather warnings issued as temperatures fall

It will be very cold today with wintry showers and strong winds and temperatures will drop to -1C overnight. In a separate warning, which came into effect at 11pm on Monday night, snow and ice are expected in...More..

Japan city uses emergency system to recall blowfish packages
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Japan city uses emergency system to recall blowfish packages

Pufferfish, or fugu, is an expensive delicacy often served in the form of paper-thin sashimi slices. Regional health officials on Tuesday said a supermarket in the central city of Gamagori sold five packages ...More..