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Medicine Why there's no good excuse for not getting the flu shot
Author: 0 Why there's no good excuse for not getting the flu shot

Fact: Immunity from the flu vaccine doesn't "wear off", but the vaccine must be reformulated every year in an effort to match the most common circulating strains. Flu viruses mutating rapidly within a short period of time is the major problem faced by researchers, thus confusing them on the characteristic of the flu which basically changes with each passing year.

Medicine Arsenic Found In Baby Food
Author: 0 Arsenic Found In Baby Food

It added that nearly one-third of the products exceeded at least one state or federal regulatory limit set for safety. Lead , also found in food tested by the Clean Label Project , has been found in baby food before. There are strict regulations on lead, though many experts think those need updating because no amount of lead is safe. These are linked to cancer and are believe to do reproductive harm and brain damage.

Medicine New weapons between Trump and the NFL on the national anthem
Author: 0 New weapons between Trump and the NFL on the national anthem

The NFL stopped short of meeting Trump's desire that players be forced to stop protesting. "Add your name below to show your patriotism and support", reads a page (screenshot above) titled " Official Stand for the National Anthem Petition " on Trump's campaign website .

Medicine Match abandoned in Hyderabad as India, Australia share T20 series
Author: 0 Match abandoned in Hyderabad as India, Australia share T20 series

The third and final Twenty20 worldwide between India and Australia has been abandoned without a ball being bowled due to wet outfield. Hyderabad: Team India captain Virat Kohli will once again lead his side during their decider against David Warner-led Australia in the final T20 here on Friday.

Medicine Trump threatens NBC broadcast licence
Author: 0 Trump threatens NBC broadcast licence

NBC early Wednesday reported Trump queried US military officials over the possibility of increasing the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile by tenfold during a summer meeting. The article said after Trump saw the slide he said he wanted a bigger stockpile of weapons, not the bottom position on the downward-sloping curve. The President's denial was buttressed by a statement from his defence chief.

Medicine Pedro Baez makes the cut as Dodgers, Diamondbacks set rosters for NLDS
Author: 0 Pedro Baez makes the cut as Dodgers, Diamondbacks set rosters for NLDS

Despite the fact that Kershaw seemed to run out of gas, allowing three of his four runs in the sixth and seventh innings, Walker and the D-backs were down 4-0 before Walker recorded his first out. In a year when teams collectively scored more runs than in any year since 2008, the Dodgers gave up the fewest runs as a franchise since 2003. Scoring two runs off a Corey Seager triple following a clutch Austin Barnes pinch-hit in the bottom of the 8 inning solidified the lead for good.

Medicine Trump Finally Grants Shipping Waiver For Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Trump Finally Grants Shipping Waiver For Puerto Rico

The President, who is set to visit the island on Tuesday , added: "Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan, and others in Puerto Rico , who are not able to get their workers to help". As of Wednesday, six of 15 ports on the island remained closed. For the last three days the singer, pop culture icon, and groundbreaking cosmetics tycoon has been drawing attention to the crisis in Puerto Rico , directly calling out Trump .

Medicine Flu season: When should you get vaccinated?
Author: 0 Flu season: When should you get vaccinated?

Flu viruses are constantly changing, thus the flu strains in the vaccine is reviewed each year and updated as needed based on which flu viruses are circulating, making people sick, and how well the flu strains in the previous season's vaccine protects against those viruses.

Medicine Hardik Pandya is a smart cricketer, opines Rahul Dravid
Author: 0 Hardik Pandya is a smart cricketer, opines Rahul Dravid

Lloyd went on to say "He seems to have a lot to say to the batsmen, I'm not sure I'm agreeing with all that". Pandya has become the cynosure of all eyes with his six- hitting prowess, demonstrated to good effect in the ongoing five-ODI series against Australia .

Medicine USA rate-hike fear, weak rupee pull equity indices lower
Author: 0 USA rate-hike fear, weak rupee pull equity indices lower

After opening in the positive zone at 32,406.42, the Sensex advanced to the day's high of 32,462.61 at the outset largely on the back of unabated buying by domestic investors. Market heavyweight Reliance Industries was in a sweet spot as the scrip hit a record high of Rs 872.10 (intra-day) before closing 0.85 per cent higher at Rs 847.10 after the IUC cut is seen as benefiting the company's telecom unit, Reliance Jio.

Medicine Federal land chief moves to shrink four national monuments
Author: 0 Federal land chief moves to shrink four national monuments

The White House refused to comment on the leaked documents - "especially internal drafts which are still under review". Zinke recommends alterations to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalente in Utah; Cascade-Siskiyou on the California-Oregon border; Organ Mountain-Desert Peaks and Rio Grande del Norte in New Mexico; Gold Butte in Nevada; Katahdin Woods and Waters in ME; and two marine monuments in the Pacific and another one 130 miles southeast of Cape Cod, Mass.

Medicine Odd for Chelsea to get another red card against Arsenal - Conte
Author: 0 Odd for Chelsea to get another red card against Arsenal - Conte

Hazard has played only 44 minutes for Chelsea this season with an additional 93 minutes for Belgium over the worldwide break. Every game against Arsenal is always very tough, we knew very well what type of game we had to face. "We feel we're in a good place", Ramsey said, "and now need to keep building on this". Pedro, back on the pitch after a painful challeng poleaxed him, was sent clear by Cesc Fabregas, but the Spanish live-wire could not get past Cech.

Medicine Novartis gains historic FDA approval for CAR-T leukemia therapy
Author: 0 Novartis gains historic FDA approval for CAR-T leukemia therapy

The drug was one of several CAR-T therapies rushing to be the first to market. It has already been used to treat children dying from leukemia , who are now cancer free. "We're excited and proud to have moved this vehicle therapy, in collaboration with Novartis and CHOP, through all phases of development and clinical trials, established its efficacy, and now extended its reach to children across the country under this FDA approval", he added.

Medicine Two West Nile Virus cases confirmed in Wisconsin
Author: 0 Two West Nile Virus cases confirmed in Wisconsin

Brunson said the county and town monitor the situation weekly. Louisville is not the only city in Kentucky dealing with the West Nile virus . The human cases, all adults, experienced mild symptoms and did not require hospitalization. "So, four traps that we've set up have gone positive". According to a Logan City press release, the Bear River Health Department recommends Cache Valley residents apply DEET mosquito repellent and wear long sleeves and trousers from dusk till dawn.

Medicine Couple arrested in Utah for administering drugs to their newborn
Author: 0 Couple arrested in Utah for administering drugs to their newborn

Police say this is not their first contact with the couple. Buprenorphine is an partial opioid, meaning it can "block pain receptors and induce a mild euphoria", according to American Addictions Centers. The children were tested, and the two younger boys - the couple's biological sons - tested positive for methamphetamine, according to police. She was also arrested and booked for an outstanding warrant.

Medicine JAGGA JASOOS Aims For The Moon And Lands Among The Stars
Author: 0 JAGGA JASOOS Aims For The Moon And Lands Among The Stars

The film released on July 14. There is a lot of pressure in delivering an artistically and commercially successful movie. People are coming out to watch this movie in very good numbers and they are saying the very good word of mouth for the movie.

Medicine Panel recommends gene-altering leukaemia treatment to United States drug agency
Author: 0 Panel recommends gene-altering leukaemia treatment to United States drug agency

These reprogrammed T-cells are then frozen again at the Novartis plant and sent back to the patient's treatment center, where they are reintroduced via IV drip back into the patient. How does CAR-T therapy work? Studies have shown that CAR-T therapies can produce lasting remissions in such cases. "This is an entirely new way of treating cancer and I think these cellular therapies are only in their first chapter".

Medicine Handcuffed man asks girlfriend to marry him
Author: 0 Handcuffed man asks girlfriend to marry him

In 2013, Elk City, Okla., man Justin Harrel was placed under arrest for outstanding warrants when he asked the officer for "five minutes" and explained that he was just about to propose to his girlfriend Elaina Rios. "Will you be my wife, please?" Thompson said he has been "doing a lot to turn his life around". WKRG further reports that his new fiancé pulled together their savings to bail Thompson out of jail and that they'll be figuring out their exact wedding plans once he clears up ...

Medicine Sacramento drivers ranked as worst in the entire US
Author: 0 Sacramento drivers ranked as worst in the entire US

Among its findings, QuoteWizard found that the nation's best drivers are in Detroit , Providence, and Orlando , while the three worst driving cities are Sacramento, Salt Lake City, and Riverside. At the other end of the spectrum, Detroit drivers were ranked the best because it "has the lowest accident rate and second-lowest amount of speeding citations".

Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway says people who lose Medicaid should just find better jobs

It would be great to get Democrats to work with Republicans on healthcare, Conway noted. Those "should probably find other - at least see if there are other options for them". 'But I'm not going to allow people, and detractors and Trump haters to call me a liar because they do not want to do the homework and look at what is happening to Medicaid, ' Conway said.

Medicine Charlie Dent 'concerned' by Senate health care bill
Author: 0 Charlie Dent 'concerned' by Senate health care bill

The GOP-led Senate yesterday released a bill it hopes will repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act , better known as Obamacare . "I will be voting no". In an interview with Fox News Channel, Trump was asked about the four conservatives opposing the bill . The bill also would reduce or eliminate subsidies for millions of Americans on the exchange, subsidies that allow them to have insurance, stay healthy and keep working.

Author: 0 Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft

The Blackhawks selected defenseman Ian Mitchell No. 57 overall in the second round of the National Hockey League. Edmonton-product Parker Foo was the Blackhawks' first pick of the fifth round. The Blackhawks had to see something special in Altybarmakyan, who wasn't considered a top-100 prospect in the draft class by TSN or ESPN. Jokiharju also won a gold medal with Finland at the 2016 IIHF World U18 Championships, posting three assists in seven games.

Medicine Cuba will refuse Trump's demand to send Assata Shakur back to America
Author: 0 Cuba will refuse Trump's demand to send Assata Shakur back to America

When asked whether the president plans to announce any further sanctions against the Cuban government, Spicer said, "wW're one business day into these actions that the president took". "It is important to continue to promote dialogue and encounter between our neighboring nations and peoples", Bishop Cantu said. It is the prerogative of the current president to make whatever changes he wants to.

Medicine GJM-police clash: IRB commandant seriously injured, says CM
Author: 0 GJM-police clash: IRB commandant seriously injured, says CM

There were reports of death of an assistant commandant of the India Reserve Battalion but the death has not been confirmed yet. He has been admitted to hospital, and is battling for life. However, unlike the hills, the GJM-called strike only managed to achieve partial success as most of the shops stayed open in prominent towns like Jalpaiguri, Malbazar, Dhupguri and Nagrakata and public transport plied as usual.

Medicine France confirms second French death in London attack
Author: 0 France confirms second French death in London attack

In a statement , police said: " Formal identification has not yet taken place, however Mr Thomas' next of kin have been informed of this development ". Libyan security sources also revealed that Redouane, had fought in the revolution against Muammar Gaddafi and joined a militia brigade that went on to send foreign fighters to Syria.

Medicine IAS officer drowns while trying to save female colleague in Delhi
Author: 0 IAS officer drowns while trying to save female colleague in Delhi

Dahiya's uncle, two elder brothers Surender and Ashok Dahiya both engineers and his parents, who reside in Sonipat, Haryana, were informed about the incident. "Many young officers, including Dahiya, attempted to rescue her", a police official said. Dahiya had come here from Sonepat on Monday evening to meet his friend Abhimanyu Gahlaut at the institute, a family member said.

Medicine LeadingAge, AMDA urge Senators to drop American Health Care Act
Author: 0 LeadingAge, AMDA urge Senators to drop American Health Care Act

Kimmel was derided by Newt Gingrich who stated, "He would have received emergency care anyway". The biggest impact of the AHCA would be in the way it would roll back Medicaid expansion in 31 states, including OH, where more than 70,000 low-income residents are now covered by Medicaid under new eligibility rules that allow most able-bodied, childless adults with incomes under 138 percent of federal poverty level to qualify for coverage.

Medicine Trump administration Signals It Will Soon End
Author: 0 Trump administration Signals It Will Soon End

Kelly said the extension "should allow Haitian TPS recipients living in the United States time to attain travel documents and make other necessary arrangements for their ultimate departure from the United States, and should also provide the Haitian government with the time it needs to prepare for the future repatriation of all current TPS recipients".

Medicine Northwestern takes NCAA women's golf lead in rain and cold
Author: 0 Northwestern takes NCAA women's golf lead in rain and cold

White finished the regional tournament with nine birdies. The Dickson, Tennessee, native tied for 15th place. Three players tied for second at 4-under. Junior Steven Setterstrom tied for 22nd with a 5-over par 218 (68-75-75) to give the Tide three golfers among the Regional's top-25 finishers. He departs Athens as the program's single-season scoring average record holder after averaging a 71.82 over 12 events and 34 rounds in 2016-17, breaking the previous record of 72.12 set by his high ...

Medicine Over A Dozen Students Injured In Lancaster School Bus Crash
Author: 0 Over A Dozen Students Injured In Lancaster School Bus Crash

The bus was carrying 14 Lancaster Mennonite students picked up in Chester County - 12 high school students, one middle school student and one elementary school student. The injured include the 14 students, the bus driver, and the driver of another vehicle involved in the crash. As the driver veered back into the eastbound lanes, they hit the rear of an escort vehicle, pushing it into the westbound lane where it side-swiped the school bus-causing the bus tipped onto its side.

Author: 0 British hospitals hit by suspected 'ransomeware' cyber attack

Wanna Decryptor is a piece of malicious software that encrypts files on a user's computer, blocking them from view and threatening to delete them unless a payment is made. Hospitals in East and North Hertfordshire, Barts Health in London , Essex Partnership university NHS trusts, the university hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS foundation trust, Southport and Ormskirk hospital NHS trust and Blackpool teaching hospital NHS foundation trust have all been affected, the Guardian reported .

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton top in Spanish Grand Prix practice with upgraded Mercedes

All the data gleaned during preseason testing and all the experience gained during the first four races culminates in a raft of updates installed at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Hamilton clocked a 1:20.802 on the soft tyres, purple in the final sector, to top the session. Vettel was the next to strike trouble. The marshals pushed the auto back into the pits to be collected by the Ferrari crew.

Medicine Sushi lovers at risk of parasites in fish
Author: 0 Sushi lovers at risk of parasites in fish

Anisakiasis is known to occur when infected larvae are ingested from undercooked or raw fish or squid. But it was only after the man revealed he had recently eaten sushi that doctors suspected he might have anisakiasis, which is caused by eating raw or undercooked fish/seafood infected with nematode parasites of the species Anisakis which invade the stomach wall or intestine of humans.

Medicine Edmonton Oilers Wild Season Ends in Game 7 Loss
Author: 0 Edmonton Oilers Wild Season Ends in Game 7 Loss

He has 114 points in 114 playoff games. It made them better. "We're having a backyard party", Terry Greanya said from his backyard Oilers party in the north Edmonton neighbourhood of Killarney Wednesday night. In 2013, the Ducks lost to them again in a hard-fought series. Assuming Pittsburgh took Monday's Game 6 (played after deadline), can anyone truly be surprised by the elimination of the Washington Capitals? Talbot came far out of the net a few minutes later to swat away a puck ...

Medicine May is National Mental Health Awareness Month
Author: 0 May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

SA Mental Health Commissioner Chris Burns heard from Port Lincoln and Eyre Peninsula residents at Ravendale on Monday night. According to the National Institutes of Health, 1 in 5 American adults experience mental illness, and 1 in 25 have a serious illness.

Medicine BCCI agrees to Champions Trophy participation
Author: 0 BCCI agrees to Champions Trophy participation

India will participate in next month's Champions Trophy in England and Wales, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said after a special general meeting on Sunday. "There has been more than enough negativity surrounding Team India's participation in the ICC Champions Trophy and the sooner the same is put to rest the better" it added.

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