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Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Tarrant County

Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Tarrant County

The H3N2 virus , a.k.a. influenza A, is the main strain making people sick, and it's tough to fight. Riley says Charlotte County schools offer free flu shots to kids at in-school clinics with the...

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Most daily smokers get hooked after first cigarette, study finds

Most daily smokers get hooked after first cigarette, study finds

Together, the surveys included more than 216,000 respondents, with between 50% and 82% saying that, after trying a cigarette , they had gone on to smoke on a daily basis - at least temporarily. Howev...

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Krrish 4 announced on Hrithik Roshan's birthday!

Krrish 4 announced on Hrithik Roshan's birthday!

As Hrithik Roshan turns a year older, fans of the actor took to Twitter to celebrate his birthday with a special video . They are overjoyed on hearing the news that the release date of Krrish 4 ...

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Ibuprofen may lead to male infertility

Ibuprofen may lead to male infertility

The study shows that it has a negative impact on the testicles of young men, altering their sex hormone production and affecting their reproductive health . A new study is suggesting a potential li...

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Officers Seize $22 Million In Coke Hidden Inside Furniture, Cabinets In Philly

Officers Seize $22 Million In Coke Hidden Inside Furniture, Cabinets In Philly

The Supreme Court previously found that a routine search of any persons seeking admission to the US, and their personal effects, may be performed without reasonable suspicion , probable cause or a wa...

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I'd 'beat Oprah' in 2020 presidential match-up

I'd 'beat Oprah' in 2020 presidential match-up

Trump begins by saying "I'll beat O.", before stopping mid-sentence to flip the script: "Oprah would be a lot of fun". The message was to all, however Oprah said to the young girls watching: "A new ...

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United States sets new record for major disasters

United States sets new record for major disasters

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA) said on Monday the destructive climate events came during the third-warmest year on record for the US. Climate change is "playing an inc...

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Red Cross issues urgent call for blood, platelet donors

Red Cross issues urgent call for blood, platelet donors

CLEVELAND- The American Red Cross is facing a winter blood shortage and is pleading for blood and platelet donations. Then if you want to consider the months of November and December leading up to...

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CAT Result 2017 announced, score card available now at iimcat

CAT Result 2017 announced, score card available now at iimcat

Now, all the IIMs (Indian Institute of Management) including IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow , IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Shillong, IIM Nagpur, IIM Visakhapatnam, IIM Amri...

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Four power-lifters killed in road accident near Delhi-Haryana border

Four power-lifters killed in road accident near Delhi-Haryana border

Saksham Yadav, 28, who won a gold medal in the 2017 weightlifting championship for India, was seriously injured along with another weightlifter, Rohit, 19, a police official said. DCP (Rohini) Rajnees...

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Blizzard roars into US Northeast, snarling travel

Blizzard roars into US Northeast, snarling travel

Blizzard warnings were in place along the coast from North Carolina to ME, with the National Weather Service forecasting winds as high as 115km/h that may bring down tree limbs and knock out power. ...

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Teen gets tattoo which plays her late grandma's 'love you' message

Teen gets tattoo which plays her late grandma's 'love you' message

Sakyrah Angelique held on to the voicemail her grandmother sent her for almost three years, not wanting to delete it, but not sure what else she could exactly do with it. "I figured it'd be something ...

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Facial Yoga: Scientists Reveal Secret of How to Look Younger

Facial Yoga: Scientists Reveal Secret of How to Look Younger

By 2021, this number is expected to reach $331.41 billion. Facial exercises were developed by Gary Sikorski of Happy Face Yoga, a co-author on the study. Instead of undergoing anti-aging skin ther...

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Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border: State media

Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border: State media

The coalition's Spokesman Turki Al-Malki said in a statement that the attack was foiled on Friday morning, when the coalition forces spotted the launch of a ballistic missile from Yemeni territory. ...

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Delhi fog: 14 trains cancelled, 34 flights delayed due to dense fog

Delhi fog: 14 trains cancelled, 34 flights delayed due to dense fog

As the National Capital Region and other parts of North India continue to reel under dense fog, the Indian Railways has begun installing a fog safety device on its trains to ensure there are fewer d...

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Avoid eating romaine lettuce after E. Coli outbreak in US, Canada

The Government of Canada has issued a warning from the Public Health Agency of Canada to its citizens to steer clear from eating romaine lettuce that could be infected after they reported 41 cases o...

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Alcohol Damages DNA, Increases Risk of Developing 7 Types of Cancer

Alcohol Damages DNA, Increases Risk of Developing 7 Types of Cancer

The researchers say their research could explain how alcohol causes DNA damage that leads to cancer in humans. Bits of DNA were deleted, bits were broken and we even saw parts of chromosomes being m...

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Officials say to avoid romaine lettuce amid E. coli concerns

Escherichia coli bacteria normally live in the intestines of healthy people and animals and are typically harmless. They may include nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, pain or tenderness and dia...

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Professor commends decision to classify gaming addiction as mental health disorder

Professor commends decision to classify gaming addiction as mental health disorder

At any rate, the WHO ICD will be revised until its final release later this year. The BBC spoke to Dr Richard Graham, lead technology addiction specialist at London's Nightingale Hospital, who wel...

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Laredo Health Department sees a rise in flu cases

Laredo Health Department sees a rise in flu cases

But it's hard to compare one flu season with another, he said. Locally, the department says so far they have confirmed 300 flu cases, which is down from the 400 they saw previous year. "Over the las...

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American, 67, posing as Nigerian prince held for email scam

American, 67, posing as Nigerian prince held for email scam

The police in Louisiana has arrested an American advance fee fraudster posing as a Nigerian prince. He's not exactly Nigerian royalty, either, police wrote in a Facebook post. They just have to shar...

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Twins born in two different years

Twins born in two different years

The first baby born in Kern County in 2018 was in Delano. When Maria Esperanza Flores Rios went into labour on New Year's Eve at 7pm, she probably wasn't expecting the surprise that was coming her w...

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Will Climate Change Leave Chocolate Out of Menu by 2050?

Will Climate Change Leave Chocolate Out of Menu by 2050?

By 2050, rising temperatures will push the present chocolate-developing areas more than 1,000 feet tough into rocky landscape - a lot of which is at present protected for untamed life, as per the N...

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Florida Man Accused of Killing Stepson, Making Brothers Sleep With Body

Florida Man Accused of Killing Stepson, Making Brothers Sleep With Body

WFLA reported Montgomery was left in charge of Brice and his three siblings while their mother, Donya Shenita Russell , 28, worked a double shift. Investigators determined that Montgomery had punc...

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Aussie Flu Could Be Worst Ireland Has Seen In Decades

Aussie Flu Could Be Worst Ireland Has Seen In Decades

The H3N2 subtype triggered two-and-a-half times the normal number of cases in Australia. The United Kingdom is now copping a full force blast of that atrocious and extremely risky influenza stra...

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Delhi fog: Over 300 flights delayed, 8 cancelled

Delhi fog: Over 300 flights delayed, 8 cancelled

All flights to and from the national capital are on standby and no operations are active as of now due to low visibility, news agency ANI reported. Visibility improved to 2,000 metres later in the...

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NFL Mock Draft 2018: Browns, Broncos ignore QB; Giants, Redskins don't

NFL Mock Draft 2018: Browns, Broncos ignore QB; Giants, Redskins don't

On Sunday, Manning was 10-of-28 passing for 132 yards with a touchdown and an interception in the win over the Redskins as the Giants snapped a five-game losing streak and gave interim head coach Stev...

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Arctic Blast expected into the New Year

Arctic Blast expected into the New Year

What few light showers we have out and about will move out of the region before the below freezing temperatures arrive, so all precipitation will fall in the form of rain. You will definitely need to ...

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President Buhari to broadcast to nation on Monday

President Buhari to broadcast to nation on Monday

Okpozo died in December 2016 and was granted the honour of a public condolence statement by President Buhari who however appeared to appoint him to chair the board of the National Press Council (NPC...

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Utah State and New Mexico State trade kickoff return TDs

Utah State and New Mexico State trade kickoff return TDs

Utah State has a better passing game, averaging 170 passing yards this year compared to 102 passing yards from New Mexico State. Utah State is a 4.5-point favorite, according to Vegas Insider. Ne...

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Myanmar releases 3 journalists held for using drone near parliament

Myanmar releases 3 journalists held for using drone near parliament

They were sentenced on November 10 to two months in Yamethin Prison in Mandalay region, around 100 kilometers (60 miles) north of the capital, for violating Myanmar's colonial-era Aircraft Act and wer...

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Claire's testing products after reports of asbestos found in makeup

Claire's testing products after reports of asbestos found in makeup

The company's decision to pull product comes after WJAR-TV in Rhode Island broke a story on Friday, claiming a mother had sent her daughter's product off to a private lab to be tested and it came bac...

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Liverpool boss Klopp happy with 'brave' Brewster for revealing on-field racism

Liverpool boss Klopp happy with 'brave' Brewster for revealing on-field racism

The FA said they wanted to collaborate closely with Uefa and world governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association over the issue. He has our full support and we will continue to push...

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Cardi B warns Offset of cheating in cryptic message during her concert

Offset's never personally met Celina Powell , who posted a picture of a sonogram Friday claiming she's having a baby girl ... and Offset's the baby daddy. "I am not going to be acting like 'Yeah, ...

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Trump Fires All AIDS Council Members by Letter, Gives No Reason

Trump Fires All AIDS Council Members by Letter, Gives No Reason

Its most recent meeting took place in August, Sullivan said, and by November, an archived version of PACHA's website shows the group was down to 10 members and two staff. Over 1 million people in the ...

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How Smoking Weed During Pregnancy Might Affect the Fetus

How Smoking Weed During Pregnancy Might Affect the Fetus

Based on data gathered over an 8-year period, the number of pregnant women smoking in California has increased from 4.2 percent in 2009 to 7.1 percent in 2016 with an annual growth rate of 1.075 per...

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Flu claims 12 lives in state; cases reported in 70 counties

Flu claims 12 lives in state; cases reported in 70 counties

A child in the central part of North Carolina died from the flu, the first pediatric death of the season, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Nationwide, nine children have died ...

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Blood shortage triggers renewed calls for donors over holiday season

Blood shortage triggers renewed calls for donors over holiday season

Canadian Blood Services reports an urgent need for blood donations - and Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee is urging Islanders to roll up their sleeves now. Donors are also more likely to miss schedu...

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States Report Widespread Increase in Flu Cases

States Report Widespread Increase in Flu Cases

Swartzentruber recommends for the best outcome if you get the flu, you should seek treatment within the first 48 hours. Now that the holiday's are over, it's easier to control the environment you're...

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More pregnant women are using pot, study finds

More pregnant women are using pot, study finds

Nancy Goler, both of Kaiser Permanente Northern California in Oakland. More than 20 percent of pregnant teenagers tested positive, and 19 percent of expectant mothers between 18 and 24 had used ...

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