• It's not too late the get the flu shot
It's not too late the get the flu shot

The seasonal flu generally spreads across the USA from November till March, with the peak number of cases often occurring in February. Though many parts of the country see flu subside by March, it has the potential to linger until May. Likewise, ValleyCare Health System of OH is experiencing an increase in flu-related emergency room visits. The C...

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  • Brexit: Labour MPs who quit frontbench should return 'in months'
Brexit: Labour MPs who quit frontbench should return 'in months'

Tulip Siddiq stepped down from the shadow education team last night saying she "cannot reconcile myself" to the leadership's position on article 50 while Jeff Smith and Thangam Debbonaire have held on to their jobs in the whips' office despite saying they would vote against the bill.

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  • Woman lives 6 days without lungs
Woman lives 6 days without lungs

Doctors say that because of the two months she spent in the hospital, all of her muscles were atrophied and the only one she could move was her tongue. In doing so she's made medical history, but she still has cystic fibrosis. "We needed this chance", he said. Her lungs were inflamed and began to fill with blood, pus and mucous, decreasing the amou...

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  • Scientists create AI that spots skin cancer as accurately as doctors
Scientists create AI that spots skin cancer as accurately as doctors

Researchers at Stanford University have created an artificial intelligence algorithm that can tell if your rash is a cancer concern or a harmless pockmark - and it can do it about as well as a human doctor. Sebastian Thrun , adjunct professor at the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory , said that the algorithm is very much feasible....

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  • Health District: Number of mumps cases up to 90 in Spokane
Health District: Number of mumps cases up to 90 in Spokane

Officials in Washington State have confirmed that the number of mumps cases across the state have reached almost 300, including 90 reported cases in Spokane. "That's why it's important for everyone to get the vaccine, to protect people for whom the vaccine might not work, and those who can't be vaccinated".

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  • Who in society gets to be viewed as
Who in society gets to be viewed as "brilliant"? (Blend Images / Alamy)

A study released in Science Magazine on Thursday argues that the gender distribution in different fields can be tied to perceptions of intellectual brilliance, and these notions start affecting girls at a young age. The children were then asked to guess which of four adults, two men and two women, that person was. But 6- and 7-year-old girls were...

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  • Travis County Sheriff's Office Releases New ICE Policies, Abbott Cuts Funding
Travis County Sheriff's Office Releases New ICE Policies, Abbott Cuts Funding

The Travis County sheriff's office has a $169 million budget , according to the county's budget website. "We can not afford to make our community less safe by driving people in to the shadows", Hernandez said . The state constitution already allows the removal of an elected official if they are found by a jury to be "incompetent", meaning that ...

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  • Trump to meet executives, labor leaders in first full day in office
Trump to meet executives, labor leaders in first full day in office

During the campaign, investigators collected communications between people close to then-Republican nominee Trump and surrogates of the Russian government. "Sure, it was the most watched inaugural", he said but this time included the audience that watched on television and online, and did not directly refer to the actual numbers who attended th...

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  • Raees likely to release in Pakistan
Raees likely to release in Pakistan

The Bollywood superstar had boarded the train from Mumbai Central for Delhi as part of his promotional campaign " Raees by Rail". Meanwhile, Vijayvargiya said public convenience should be kept in mind and films should be promoted without causing trouble to people.

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  • Kraft Heinz wants day after Super Bowl to be national holiday
Kraft Heinz wants day after Super Bowl to be national holiday

Getting back to work on February 6 won't be so hard for Kraft Heinz employees because they get the day off , the company announced . Creating a new, essentially two-day-long holiday - " Smunday ", or Super Bowl Sunday plus Monday - therefore does everybody a favor.

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  • Watch The First Part Of BET's TV Special
Watch The First Part Of BET's TV Special "The New Edition Story"

Part 1 of the miniseries will air tonight, followed by Part 2 on Wednesday and the final part, Part 3, on Thursday. They're starting out as teen pop stars transitioning to adult stars, solo superstars. "It was really cool getting to know everybody, meeting Michael Bivins , not even knowing who Michael Bivins was at the time". The sacrifices ...

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  • Dayton Reveals He Has Prostate Cancer
Dayton Reveals He Has Prostate Cancer

Dayton's son Eric, who was watching the speech from the House gallery, tweeted that his father was with him and he was "doing great". The balanced 2018-19 budget proposal includes about $1.9 billion in new spending compared with the last two-year budget, but it offsets some of that by shifting $733 million in Medicaid spending from the general ...

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  • Day to play with Tiger, DJ
Day to play with Tiger, DJ

Obviously, Woods will last longer than a matter of seconds, but don't bet that he'll be around for the weekend. The triple PGA Tour winning 43-year old Weekley clearly endeared himself to United States fans "horse-riding" his driver cowboy-style down Valhalla's first fairway on the final day of the 2008 Ryder Cup before sending England's Oliver W...

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  • Ahmad lifts No. 18 WVU past No. 2 Kansas
Ahmad lifts No. 18 WVU past No. 2 Kansas

Along with Adrian, Mountaineer center Elijah Macon has been in the house for all four wins, and counts Staten's buzzer-beating game-winner in 2015 as his personal favorite-but that's because the last two have been double-digit WVU wins. "It feels great to me, and knowing I've lost twice there, I feel like it's our time to go in there and get us o...

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  • Eating burnt toast 'may increase cancer risk'
Eating burnt toast 'may increase cancer risk'

Acrylamide, the FSA said, is generated when foods - especially those high in starch - are cooked at high temperatures for a long time, usually via baking, roasting, frying, grilling or toasting. While studies in humans have proved inconclusive, experts believe the compound has the ability to cause cancer in humans. A "snapshot" of the FSA's ong...

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  • One Of Trump's First Orders Adds An Abortion Ban To US Aid
One Of Trump's First Orders Adds An Abortion Ban To US Aid

The fact sheet pointed to a 2010 study from Fordham Law School's Leitner Center for International Law and Justice that found "strict enforcement policy under the Bush administration hampered Ethiopia's efforts to address high rates of unsafe abortion".

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  • Trump's Cabinet Unleashed to Free America from Burdensome Obamacare Regulations
Trump's Cabinet Unleashed to Free America from Burdensome Obamacare Regulations

Two Republican senators on Monday unveiled one of the first ObamaCare replacement bills of the new Congress - a state-centric plan they admit is imperfect but describe as a tangible start to overhauling the 2010 health care law on a bipartisan basis.

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  • Mexico's president to meet with Trump amid populist pressure at home
Mexico's president to meet with Trump amid populist pressure at home

In his call with Trump, Pena Nieto highlighted the importance of the bilateral relationship, and both leaders agreed to meet in the near future, his office said in a statement. On Friday, people gathered outside a Ford Motor Co showroom in the capital to protest the company's cancellation of a $1.6 billion investment in an auto plant in Mexico afte...

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  • 'Not An Easy Day': Hillary Clinton Arrives for Donald Trump's Inauguration
'Not An Easy Day': Hillary Clinton Arrives for Donald Trump's Inauguration

And now, she stood a few feet away as Trump, a man she had called reckless, unqualified and unfit, was administered the oath of office. The 42nd president - who attended the inaugural festivities with his wife and Trump's Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton - did not crack a smile during the ex-Celebrity Apprentice host's first oration as comman...

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  • Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was killed in a vehicle accident
Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was killed in a vehicle accident

Ventura was a friend of former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Tavares, who was died at 22 in a auto accident in the Dominican Republic in 2014. He loved his teammates. Marlins ace Jose Fernandez , 24, was among three men killed in a boating accident in September. Ventura took the loss, giving up six hits and four runs in six innings, though ...

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