Getting Ready For A Flu Epidemic

Dan Jernigan, director of CDC's influenza division. Influenza A has been found in - and causes disease in - lots of animals, including birds, bats, dogs, pigs and penguins. Obviously, we are well past that time, but if you have not received the flu... More..

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Five influenza-related deaths in Santa Clara County
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Five influenza-related deaths in Santa Clara County

From the end of August 2017 to January 2018, there have been about 615 people admitted to the hospital with laboratory-confirmed flu . As for why it is happening now, the flu virus spreads more quickly...More..

Marin Cilic reaches Australian Open quarters, celebrates 100th Grand Slam win
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Marin Cilic reaches Australian Open quarters, celebrates 100th Grand Slam win

Nadal next faces a tricky encounter with sixth-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia who came from a set down to get past Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta 6-7 (2), 6-3, 7-6 (0), 7-6 (3). My serve start to work much be...More..

Amid government shutdown, Trump touts accomplishments in op-ed
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Amid government shutdown, Trump touts accomplishments in op-ed

Jackson said the president requested he be given a cognitive test - something the doctor said he normally does not do in these types of exams but obliged on because of Trump's insistence. Donald Trump's rece...More..

Yale docs issue new warning on flu: It's a challenging year
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Yale docs issue new warning on flu: It's a challenging year

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say this year's flu season is one of the most intense they've seen in years. Influenza, the flu, is now widespread across the United States including New Y...More..

by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Donald Trump is in top shape mentally and physically: Doctor

WHITE House doctor Ronny Jackson says President Donald Trump is in general good health and that he has "no concerns" about his mental health. But the news was not without irony for the doctor, who said he...More..

by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

'He's scared of me' - Will Ferrell reveals Roger Federer's fears

However, he closed out the match in two hours, 23 minutes and progresses to face 21-year-old South Korean Hyeon Chung, who is making his first appearance in the last 16 of a Grand Slam . He was great - super n...More..

Saudi intercepts ballistic missile
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Saudi intercepts ballistic missile

Al-Maliki said that at 8 p.m. local time, the air defense forces detected the launch of a ballistic missile by the Iran-backed Houthis from Yemeni territories toward Saudi Arabia. He said they aimed at threat...More..

Cardinal, Archbishop Praise New HHS Conscience Protection Policies
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Cardinal, Archbishop Praise New HHS Conscience Protection Policies

They maintain there is an abundance of providers who would step in. Among some of the proposed rule's more egregious provisions are: a commitment not only to investigate complaints received, but also to inves...More..

Castor Calls for Permanent Ban on Oil Drilling Off Florida Coast
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Castor Calls for Permanent Ban on Oil Drilling Off Florida Coast

The comments from Walter Cruickshank , Bureau of Ocean Energy Management director, came during a congressional hearing where he was grilled by two Democratic representatives, Jared Huffman of California and ...More..

Government shutdown won't close National Parks
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Government shutdown won't close National Parks

Access to Mount Rainier National Park will be free during the government shutdown , but the experience will be different than usual inside the park, said acting superintendent Tracy Swartout. "It's an irre...More..

DHHR: Slight decrease in flu activity last week
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

DHHR: Slight decrease in flu activity last week

Dan Jernigan, director of the Center for Disease Control's influenza division, in an update January 12. Another reason we're having trouble with this year's flu is that, according to National Geographic ...More..

Take the cognitive test Trump aced
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Take the cognitive test Trump aced

Later, Trump attempted to clarify matters by tweeting he was a "very stable genius." "All data indicates the president is healthy and will remain so for the duration of his presidency", he said. At 6-foot-3...More..

Moyes acknowledges speculation but says Chicharito helped West Ham on Saturday
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Moyes acknowledges speculation but says Chicharito helped West Ham on Saturday

The Hammers, unbeaten in their last six matches in all competitions, were boosted by last weekend's emphatic 4-1 success at Huddersfield Town, followed up by Emirates FA Cup progress, albeit at a struggled, aga...More..

Suspended Class 12 student shoots dead principal
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Suspended Class 12 student shoots dead principal

Chhabra suffered three bullet wounds and died in a hospital. However, a couple of parents, who were present for the parents-teachers meet in the school premises, caught hold him of with the help of locals, the ...More..

Trump fires up anti-abortion 'March for Life'
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Trump fires up anti-abortion 'March for Life'

Trump declared January 22 National Sanctity of Human Life Day and promised to continue pushing an anti-abortion agenda from the White House . The division is charged with investigating healthcare provide...More..

Bipartisan Fight In Senate As Government Shutdown Clock Ticks Down
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Bipartisan Fight In Senate As Government Shutdown Clock Ticks Down

Amid disputes over the issues of immigration and border security, a bill to fund the federal government until Feb 16 failed to receive the required 60 votes. With mid-term congressional elections looming later ...More..

Now, a blood test that can screen eight cancer types
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Now, a blood test that can screen eight cancer types

The test, tagged CancerSEEK, was found by a group of researchers at the Johns Hopkins University, United States. The test is aimed at screening for eight common cancer types that account for more than 60 percen...More..

Flu epidemic has already killed 30 kids and hasn't peaked yet
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Flu epidemic has already killed 30 kids and hasn't peaked yet

CCH imposes visiting restrictions when there are at least two flu cases at the Legacy or several people are hospitalized for the flu . At least 2,500 people, including 20 children, have died of flu or pneumo...More..

Government Shuts Down After Senate Fails To Reach A Deal
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Government Shuts Down After Senate Fails To Reach A Deal

Mick Mulvaney , Director of the Office of Management and Budget, said the office is preparing for the possibility of a shutdown. Senate Republicans need the support of at least 10 Democrats to avoid a...More..

Calls to check ladies over 30 for defective most cancers gene
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Calls to check ladies over 30 for defective most cancers gene

Most women will not have a genetic fault that increases their risk of breast cancer , but identifying those who do is crucial as they can take steps to reduce their risk and detect any possible signs or sympto...More..

Samsung mass-produces world's first 16-Gb GDDR6 graphics DRAM
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Samsung mass-produces world's first 16-Gb GDDR6 graphics DRAM

Aimed at providing gaming devices, graphics cards and automotive, network and artificial intelligence systems (that's everything, then) with advanced graphics processing, the new graphics chip is built on Samsu...More..

One blood test 'can detect early signs' of eight common cancers
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

One blood test 'can detect early signs' of eight common cancers

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have developed a blood test that could one day screen for many types of cancer . And, although the test detects tumours that can be removed by surgery, they ...More..

Why do politicians and judges get paid during a government shutdown?
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Why do politicians and judges get paid during a government shutdown?

The postal service will continue delivering mail and Social Security beneficiaries will continue receiving checks. Duff's notice estimated that federal courts could sustain operations through the use of...More..

Flu May Be Spread By Just Breathing
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Flu May Be Spread By Just Breathing

John Swartzberg, a professor with UC Berkeley's School of Public Health, said talking, just like coughing and sneezing, can easily spread the flu virus . Researchers said the findings shed new light on the pot...More..

Sprouts suspected in salmonella cluster likely tied to Jimmy John's
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Sprouts suspected in salmonella cluster likely tied to Jimmy John's

People in the state reported becoming ill December 20 and December 26, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Anyone who has developed Salmonella symptoms after eating at a Jimmy John's rest...More..

Bell: Resilient Eagles will defy oddsmakers in NFC showdown
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Bell: Resilient Eagles will defy oddsmakers in NFC showdown

Yes, you have Tom Brady . He is part of a young, talented and speedy D that rose to prominence quickly via a combination of shrewd drafting (linebackers Smith and Myles Jack, defensive ends Yannick Ngakoue a...More..

Africa needs $130bn for infrastructure development annually - AfDB
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Africa needs $130bn for infrastructure development annually - AfDB

The bank in its 2018 African Economic Outlook projected that Nigeria's economy would grow at 2.1 per cent in 2018 and 2.5 per cent in 2019. The bank has faithfully played its role as a trusted advisor and an ho...More..

Shinning star Sunday Faleye fires CHAN Eagles top of Group C
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Shinning star Sunday Faleye fires CHAN Eagles top of Group C

Ogbugh and Faleye had further chances to score a match victor, but the Libyan defence held firm and looked likely to deny Nigeria a win until the 80th minute. Six minutes later, Mustapha Ibrahim came in for the...More..

'Star Wars: Episode 10' Rumors: Main Saga Could Continue in the Future
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

'Star Wars: Episode 10' Rumors: Main Saga Could Continue in the Future

In a world where a lot classic films are being rebooted or remade, " The Force Awakens " was a reminder as to why " Star Wars " is so iconic, and further proves that the franchise has objective in today's cultu...More..