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Medicine Health Officials Say It's Not Too Late For Flu Shots
Author: 0 Health Officials Say It's Not Too Late For Flu Shots

There have been 612 flu-related hospitalizations reported and no pediatric deaths. "This year in Australia, it looks like it's about 10 percent". Regardless, he says if you haven't been vaccinated run don't walk to your doctor or pharmacy.

Medicine Egyptian Female singer sentenced to 2 years in prison for inciting 'debauchery'
Author: 0 Egyptian Female singer sentenced to 2 years in prison for inciting 'debauchery'

Shyma was arrested on November 18, police said, following complaints about the video for her song " I Have Issues ". The videos director was also sentenced to two years behind bars. "I didn't imagine all this would happen and that I would be subjected to such a strong attack from everyone, as a young singer ... who has dreamt from a young age of being a singer", Shyma wrote.

Medicine Last call: Obamacare open enrollment ends Friday
Author: 0 Last call: Obamacare open enrollment ends Friday

McDonald said the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace has been effective at advertising despite those cuts. Numbers from the federal government show that so far more than 8,500 state residents have signed up for Affordable Care Act coverage next year.

Medicine Mohali ODI: Resurgent India off to steady start against Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Mohali ODI: Resurgent India off to steady start against Sri Lanka

In such a scenario, Rohit Sharma's men will need to pull up their socks and learn from the mistakes of the first match, where the top order fell like ninepins. In reply, Sri Lanka completed the formalities to trounce India by 7 wickets with 186 balls to spare, their biggest win in terms of balls left against India in their own den.

Medicine Theresa May pledges £140m to tackle climate change
Author: 0 Theresa May pledges £140m to tackle climate change

It followed a meeting of governments in Bonn, Germany, last month under the auspices of the United Nations, aimed at fleshing out the technicalities of the Paris agreement . He will urge wealthy nations to increase climate financing and urge investors to turn their backs on polluters in a bid to accelerate efforts to combat global warming.

Medicine CT among healthiest states in nation
Author: 0 CT among healthiest states in nation

Here's a map, with the healthiest states in light blue and the least healthy in dark blue. That is the largest improvement for any state since 2012 but is still 2.5 percent higher than the national average of 17.1 percent. The report, pulled together through the United Health Foundation and the American Public Health Association , previously had MA at No. 2, behind Hawaii.

Medicine Apple confirms that it has acquired Shazam
Author: 0 Apple confirms that it has acquired Shazam

Also, it is unclear whether Shazam will continue to be single app after the acquisition or whether it will get absorbed by the Apple Music., Snap Inc. Shazam helps you in getting the data of a music line which is being played near you. Interestingly, this is the first major acquisition after the Cupertino-based giant bought Beats in 2014 for almost $3 billion.

Author: 0 Man flu is real

He notes a wide range of studies across mammal species that indicate males have weaker immune responses than females. In an interview, Sue said he gets why women might complain when men don't look as sick as they say they feel. And although it may seem counter-intuitive, there may actually be an evolutionary benefit to having a less robust immune system, Sue explained, as it has enabled men to invest more energy in other biological processes such as growth and reproduction.

Medicine Gas prices still falling in northern New England
Author: 0 Gas prices still falling in northern New England

The current price is now 12 cents lower than a month ago but still 24 cents above last year's average. The price in ME went down 3.9 cents to an average of $2.48 a gallon. Of note, last Monday Kentucky was the only state in the region to see pump prices jump. The latest Energy Information Administration's report shows demand is down as gasoline stocks are on the rise across the nation, fueled by refineries reaching 93.8 percent of production capacity.

Medicine Supreme Court won't hear LGBT workplace discrimination case
Author: 0 Supreme Court won't hear LGBT workplace discrimination case

The justices left in place a lower court ruling against Jameka Evans , who had argued that workplace sexual orientation discrimination violates Title VII of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. That other case potentially could be Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc., which is pending before the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Medicine Flu season in full swing in county
Author: 0 Flu season in full swing in county

And the most practical precaution is to get the flu vaccine. While those changes happen to all influenza viruses, H3N2 appears particularly susceptible to changes that make it less compatible with the vaccine and, therefore, less effective, according to the CDC .

Medicine Pipe bomb explosion in Times Square area
Author: 0 Pipe bomb explosion in Times Square area

New York City's official emergency notification channel reported police activity at Port Authority , a massive transit hub in Midtown Manhattan, on Monday morning. Times Square is closed, WCBS reports. Andre Rodriguez, 62, told the New York Times that he heard an explosion shortly before 7.30am. Mayor Bill de Blasio has been briefed on the incident.

Medicine Polling opens for Nepal's second phase of election
Author: 0 Polling opens for Nepal's second phase of election

The CPN-UML led by former premier K P Oli and the CPN- Maoist led by former premier Prachanda have forged electoral alliance for both the provincial and parliamentary elections. The two parties are also considering to merge to form the largest communist party in Nepal. RJPN presidium member and senior party leader Rajender Mahto has won from Dhanusa-3 parliamentary seat.

Medicine Appeals court hears arguments on updated Trump travel ban
Author: 0 Appeals court hears arguments on updated Trump travel ban

The 4th Circuit has been asked to overturn a decision by a Maryland judge whose injunction in October barred the administration from enforcing the ban against those travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen who have bona fide relationships with people or organizations in the U.S.

Medicine Britain peppered by snow as forecasters issue ice warnings
Author: 0 Britain peppered by snow as forecasters issue ice warnings

Cold temperatures are expected to last throughout the weekend. People are being warned to check the forecast and road conditions before they travel. Forecasters warned that the snow would become more widespread throughout the day. Forecasters at the Met Office said 10cm of snow looked likely within the warning area, with 15-20cm in places.

Medicine Philippines to demand refund from Sanofi over payment for controversial dengue vaccine
Author: 0 Philippines to demand refund from Sanofi over payment for controversial dengue vaccine

Health Secretary Francisco Duque said in a statement that the government will also demand that Sanofi shoulder the medical expenses that may be incurred on school children that were administered by the vaccine. The Health Secretary said the DOH would be hiring 30 additional surveillance officers to be deployed immediately to its hospitals in the four regions where these anti-dengue vaccination activities were conducted.

Medicine Apple To Patch Zero-Day Vulnerability With HomeKit And iOS
Author: 0 Apple To Patch Zero-Day Vulnerability With HomeKit And iOS

In a statement, the firm said: "Security is a top priority for every Apple product, and regrettably we stumbled with this release of macOS". On Thursday, 9to5Mac disclosed the bug , which it said was "difficult to reproduce". It looks like the update also brought a new bug in HomeKit, as a recent iOS 11.2 vulnerability for Homekit has been discovered. A full patch that completely solves the problem will arrive early next week via an iOS update .

Medicine Damishi Sango, Ex-Sports Minister Kidnapped
Author: 0 Damishi Sango, Ex-Sports Minister Kidnapped

As at the time of writing this report, no information has been heard about their whereabouts, however the Police are yet to make any statement regarding the issue. "Yes, it is true, the abductors of Hon Damishi T. Sango are demanding a ransom of N100m", he said. "We are actually anxious for their (kidnappers) call".

Medicine Ryan Reynolds Will Play Detective Pikachu In DETECTIVE PIKACHU
Author: 0 Ryan Reynolds Will Play Detective Pikachu In DETECTIVE PIKACHU

Bayona's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom , and Big Little Lies actress Kathryn Newton . Frankly, its surprising that you hadn't made a decision to tap it for its potential live action film material before this. The Deadpool star has landed the title role in Legendary's Detective Pikachu , EW has confirmed. Reynolds starred as the foul-mouthed lead character in Fox's Deadpool previous year.

Medicine Los Angeles threatened as wildfires continue to roar
Author: 0 Los Angeles threatened as wildfires continue to roar

Fire crews also fought large fires around Los Angeles, though they made enough progress to lift most evacuation orders. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said more than 230,000 people had evacuated Los Angeles and Ventura counties. A full list of closed schools was available at www.lausd.net. The Los Angeles Police Department is warning those in the area to cease using such apps .

Medicine Kohli ranked No. 2 among Test batsmen in ICC ranking
Author: 0 Kohli ranked No. 2 among Test batsmen in ICC ranking

Someone like Murali Vijay , who used to be at first slip didn't play due to injury, he didn't play cricket for 6 months. So we had to replace Vijay with someone. Kohli explained the rationale behind him asking the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for a break ahead of the South Africa series. India has had air pollution problems for years, but recently it has gotten significantly worse.

Medicine Care spending growth slowed considerably in 2016
Author: 0 Care spending growth slowed considerably in 2016

CMS blamed the lethargic SNF spending growth on a slowdown in both public and private health insurance outlays: Medicare spending on skilled nursing and CCRC care rose 4.0% in 2015 and just 1.2% in 2016, while private expenditures rose 5.9% a year ago - as compare to a sizable 14.3% in 2015.

Medicine Snow and ice warning issued for north-west
Author: 0 Snow and ice warning issued for north-west

Temperatures will fall considerably on Thursday evening. Meteorologists at Ronaldsway say such showers are hard to predict, but that 10cm to 15cm of snow is possible over higher ground, with 2cm to 5cm in lower areas. There may be a light dusting of snow around the country, and it may stick in places in the north and northwest. Highest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees are forecasted.