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Florida lawmakers declare porn a public health risk

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The bill ― which calls for improved "education, research and policy changes to protect Floridians, especially teenagers, from pornography" - was approved by a voice vote , reported the Tampa Bay Times . "We are not forgetting this come Midterm Elections - the Anger that I feel right now is indescribable". Smith, who represents Orlando, responded angrily following the vote. Read More »

Terrorist Trying to Attack Israeli Soldiers Dies After Being Shot by IDF

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However, Abbas did not see Haley's wrath as he left the chamber after he addressed the Security Council. "We are ready to begin negotiations immediately in order to achieve the freedom and independence of our people". There is the path of absolutist demands, hateful rhetoric, and incitement to violence. She stressed that " We will not chase after you ", addressing Abbas again, "The choice, Mr. Read More »

11 die from flu this season in Tenn., including 10 children

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The health department reported the latest child death on Tuesday. "We wanted to provide reassurance that these vaccines, which are recommended for all pregnant women, aren't creating a risk for the baby", Sukumaran said by email. For people at high risk of severe complications who become sick with influenza-like illness, it is recommended they talk to their healthcare provider about being evaluated for antiviral medications. Read More »

More than 20000 catch measles as parents shun vaccination

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The HSE said in most cases those who contracted measles had not taken up the vaccine - something which experts say is driving the current surge in cases. Measles is a highly contagious viral infection that can lead to serious complications such as pneumonia and brain encephalitis. Since the introduction of a process to verify the elimination of measles and rubella in 2012, the WHO European Region has witnessed progression in achieving the ultimate goal. Read More »

How effective is this year's flu shot?

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That is huge given the fact that the CDC also says that the flu vaccine is just 36% effective overall in preventing flu illness. More than 1,100 people across Australia died from the flu a year ago, with majority (90 per cent) over the age of 65. Read More »

SC kidnapping suspect arrested in Mississippi

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Oliver said a railroad crew alerted police after finding a vehicle parked deep into the woods Wednesday near a railroad track on Interstate 20, about 35 miles east of Birmingham. Heidi's father, a member of the U.S. Coast Guard, was on a training mission at the time of the incident. Officers and first responders were able to find two of her children but were unable to locate Heidi. Read More »

Wolf Administration offering free flu vaccine clinics

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) Flu A is predominate this flu season. According to the report , the CDC will continue to investigate the vaccine's effectiveness throughout the rest of the season. She was not involved in the CDC research. Flu strains mutate every year. This is believed to work a little bit better in that age group. During each of those seasons, flu accounted for around 710,000 hospitalizations and 56,000 deaths. Read More »

Where does the flu shot come from and how does it work?

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The Blountville health department is located at 154 Blountville Bypass. No appointments are needed to receive a flu shot during this event. To view a map of local health department locations and contact information visit www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/localdepartments.html. Read More »

Oklahoma City brings the thunder

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It means the squad that comes to Oklahoma for Tuesday's game won't be the same one the Thunder catapulted for 148 points against in a mid-January blowout. They never looked back. George finished with thirty-three points, eight assists, one rebound, three steals, one block and five threes with 2 turnovers in 35 minutes. Read More »

Eating Slower Tied to Lower Obesity Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

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In a study published in the BMJ Open , researchers analyzed data from nearly 60,000 people in Japan with type 2 diabetes who came in for medical appointments between 2008 and 2013. Skipping breakfast did not have any apparent effects. In addition, slow eaters tended to be healthier and to have a healthier lifestyle than those who ate quickly or at a normal speed. Read More »

North Korea's Kim Invites S. Korean President for Summit: S. Korea

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Kim Yo Jong , the powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , was among a high-level delegation in the stands as the joint Korean women's ice hockey team took on Switzerland in their opening match. Organising committee spokeswoman Nancy Park said the defence ministry and a cyber security team were investigating the outage that occurred Friday night. Read More »

CDC: Flu hospitalizations highest on record

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On Wednesday, Rutgers students received an important reminder that it is not too late to vaccinate against the flu , in light of the the most serious influenza season in years. "Being around so many people at school and at work makes me very nervous about getting the flu, so I am trying to do everything I can to make sure I don't". Read More »

China accuses United States of 'Cold War mentality' over nuclear policy

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In a written statement, Trump on Friday said USA strategy is created to make use of nuclear weapons less likely. Avoidance of "automaticity", a system where there is an automated retaliation in the form of a nuclear strike, and the need for new low-yield nuclear weapons are among the highlights of the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR ) of the U.S. Read More »

'Modicare', World's Largest Health Care Scheme To Cost 11,OOO Crore Per Year

There is no cap on the family size which means that whatever the size, the family will get a coverage of Rs. 5 lakh per year. "The target group is 10 crore families". The scheme will also bring a change in the socio-economic scenario. For 2018-19, the Government has made an initial provision of Rs.2,000 crore and an extra Rs.800 crore is expected from the States, when they join the scheme. Read More »

Punxsutawney Phil's prediction: 6 more weeks of winter

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His handlers say he saw his shadow , meaning he'll retreat to his burrow for another six weeks. The Pennsylvania groundhog isn't the only weather-predicting rodent in this quirky American tradition, but he is the most famous. Another groundhog, Balzac Billy, hails from Balzac, Alberta, in Canada. The custom says that if the groundhog comes out of its hole after its hibernation period and notices its shadow against the sun, it would go back inside the hole which would mean that winter ... Read More »

Katherine Lockler, Nurse in Florida, Actually Bugged by Flu

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The network also reports she's thinking about getting T-shirts made that say "Wash your stinkin' hands! ". "It is a cesspool of flu - a cesspool of funky flu at the ER right now", she said in the video , explaining how - hypothetically - players on a softball team should not come to the hospital to visit a sick or injured teammate. Read More »

Some breast cancer treatments may impact heart function

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Prostate Cancer UK said the number of men dying from prostate cancer every year has overtaken the number of women dying from breast cancer, with 11,819 men now dying from prostate cancer in the UK every year - the equivalent of one man every 45 minutes. Read More »

Raise awareness for heart disease with the Go Red for Women campaign

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You can also head to our Facebook page WFRV Channel 5 and post your pictures there. One way to raise awareness is through National Wear Red Day. Friday, February 2nd is national " Go Red For Women " day. Share a picture of yourself, your family, your coworkers and friends wearing red with the hash tag #BhamGoRed and encourage others to do the same. Mayor Allen Joines will also deliver a National Wear Red Day proclamation. Read More »

Harley-Davidson to close Kansas City plant as sales slump

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John Olin, Harley chief financial officer, said the company would be increasing its investment in electric motorcycles by $25 million to $50 million annually for the next several years. Research shows sales of Harley-Davidson motorcycles are falling due to a generational gap. Having ridden the prototype bike, called Project Livewire , Hoyer said he expects Harley-Davidson will deliver a quality product. Read More »

Stopping smoking key reason for e-cigarette use

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There was also conclusive evidence that e-cigarettes can explode and cause burns and projectile injuries. On the other, there are those who say that vaping's risks are unclear and might still rival that of traditional smoking. In experiments on mice, Moon-Shong Tang, from New York University School of Medicine , and colleagues saw damage to the DNA and its ability to fix itself that elevate the risk of mutation and cancer development. Read More »

West Ham defender gets 6-game ban for spitting

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Sullivan told the fans "We can't sign anyone", and it could be a warning sign that no permanent deal should be expected before Thursday. Asked whether reports of Joao Mario having a medical at West Ham were accurate, Moyes said: "Your sources are correct". Read More »

Complete guide to everything we know about Vince McMahon's revived XFL

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McMahon said the National Football League controversies had nothing to do with the XFL re-launch and the plan had been in place "for some time". "We're here to play football". The postseason will feature two semifinal playoff games before the championship. The players' salary structure is still in development, but players will be paid to play and paid more to win. Read More »

Flu Can Significantly Increase Your Risk of a Heart Attack

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Kwong said 31 per cent of the patients who experienced a heart attack had not been vaccinated against seasonal flu, although he cautioned the connection "requires a bit of careful interpretation". They found the chance of a heart attack was increased six times during the week after flu infection compared to the year before or after. Researchers zeroed in on the date that lab tests confirmed the flu. Read More »

Meet Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, cloned monkeys inspired by Dolly

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But the article notes that cloning primates brings the world "closer to human cloning", which raises ethical concerns. Scientists in China have created the first monkeys cloned by the same process that produced Dolly the sheep more than 20 years ago, a breakthrough that could boost medical research into human diseases. Read More »

The truth about the flu — CDC Director

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The dominant strain during this flu season is an especially nasty type called influenza A (H3N2) that in seasons past has been linked with severe disease and death, especially in the elderly and young. It can cause a miserable but relatively mild illness in many people, but more a more severe illness in others. "I would stress three points - if someone has not received their flu vaccine yet, they should do so ASAP". Read More »

Saudi-led coalition announces $1.5 billion in aid for Yemen

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With the crisis in war-ravaged Yemen continuing to deteriorate, United Nations agencies and humanitarian partners have launched a $2.96 billion response plan to reach over 13 million people with lifesaving assistance. Germany "isn't taking any arms exports decisions right now that aren't in line with the results of the preliminary talks", Steffan Seibert, a spokesperson for Merkel, said in a post on Twitter. Read More »

Meghalaya Governor Awaits EC View on 17 MLAs' Disqualification

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Aam Aadmi Party will retain government in Delhi despite disqualification of 20 MLAs as it had won 67 seats and removing 20 will still keep them in majority. Prasad had referred the matter to the Election Commission on November 16. It's an act of Centre using constitutional institutions. Former president Pranab Mukherjee had refused to pass a bill to exempt parliamentary secretaries from the definition of office of profit. Read More »

5-Foot-Long Tapeworm Pulled Out Of Sashimi Lover

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A Fresno man who says he eats raw salmon nearly every day took himself to the hospital because he knew something was dreadfully wrong. Larva may survive in poorly prepared raw salmon, then take up residence in a human digestive tract. A California man with a love of raw fish had a major scare when a trip to the bathroom led to a disturbing discovery. Tapeworms are a type of parasitic flatworm (also called cestode) most often taken into the body by eating contaminated raw meat or fish. Read More »

EC recommends ouster of 20 AAP MLAs, HC refuses interim relief

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According to advocate Patel, EC gave a total 11 rounds of hearing to MLAs (another lie by AAP yesterday saying that EC did not hear to their MLAs). Blatant violation of principles of natural justice. Mamata announced her support on Friday, while CPM Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat denounced the poll panel's recommendation and called it "undemocratic and selective in procedure and substance". Read More »

Last Slam standing: Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round

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Her second-round win was a hugely satisfying one, with the Russian overcoming 14th seed Anastasija Sevastova, who had beaten her at the US Open 6-1 7-6 (7-4). Halep will play the victor of Saturday's later match between local hope Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka. Sixth seed Karolina Pliskova remained on course for a semifinal clash with Halep as she beat fellow Czech Fed Cup teammate Lucie Safarova 7-6 (7-6), 7-5 to move into the fourth round. Read More »

US Marshal died and 2 officers injured in shooting at Pennsylvania

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He died at a hospital in Harrisburg . "We are all extremely saddened by the tragic death of our brother, Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher Hill, this morning in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania", David J. 'My prayers go out to the family and friends of the deputy US Marshal killed this morning in Harrisburg, as well as the injured policeman, ' tweeted Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey. Read More »

Arun Mishra pulls out of Loya case

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Asked whether he had a meeting or spoke with any of the four judges or the CJI, Venugopal said, "Nothing of that sort has happened". "Put up before the appropriate bench", Justice Arun Mishra's order said on Tuesday, implying he no longer intends to hear the sensitive matter. Read More »

Vermont health officials say flu season could last several more months

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At the same time , Influenza B is "increasing steadily", with 20 times more detections so far this season compared to the same time periods in the last seven years. and likely thousands of others that are not confirmed. The flu vaccine is still available. Almost 6,500 people have been hospitalized since the season started in October. Read More »

Brokenshire resigns from Cabinet for medical reasons

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Mr Brokenshire today revealed that he has a "small lesion" in his right lung which needs to be surgically removed. In a statement she said: "My immediate challenge and key objective is to ensure that Northern Ireland has a devolved government in place in order to address the issues that affect everyone's lives, including health, education and the economy". Read More »

Bon Jovi coming to Arkansas in March

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The iconic rock band announced Thursday morning that it will begin its 2018 tour in the Mile High City with a concert at Pepsi Center on March 14. Luckily, those fans, and fans all across the US will get another chance to see the "It's My Life" singers live really soon. Read More »

Dramatic increase in California flu deaths

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Compared to the same time previous year, influenza-like illness (ILI) activity is twice as great, with the current flu season not yet reaching its peak. Everyone 6 months of age and older should be vaccinated against the flu. Get a flu vaccine because it's the best way to reduce your risk of getting sick with seasonal flu and spreading it to others. Read More »