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Anne Schuchat, acting CDC director, told STAT in an interview. If that seems modest, consider this: Australia's flu shot reduced the risk of getting H3N2 by 10 percent, and Canada's vaccine reduced that risk by 17 percent, according to preliminary estimates.
  • In 'historic day,' Western Pennsylvanians buy medical marijuana for first time

    In 'historic day,' Western Pennsylvanians buy medical marijuana for first time

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    Medical marijuana will start being available for patients at state-approved dispensaries beginning today, but not yet in Altoona. Expiration: The recommended guidance will remain in effect until the Pennsylvania Department of Education promulgates regulations regarding the possession and use of medical marijuana in the commonwealth's schools.
  • Lottery win brings out the worst of society

    Lottery win brings out the worst of society

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    She could have remained anonymous had she established a trust, then had a trustee sign the ticket, the lawyers said. A homeless mother of five in North Carolina offered to turn in Jane Doe's winning ticket in exchange for a six-bedroom house, a used vehicle and a small trust for each of her children.
  • Building collapses in Bengaluru, at least 4 killed, many trapped

    Building collapses in Bengaluru, at least 4 killed, many trapped

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    The building was located on Kasavanahalli's Sarjapur road. The people who were nearby started rescuing the labourers, while informing the rescue team. According to reports, permission was granted for the construction of only three floors. Just last week, two buildings - one in Yeshwanthpur and another in Jayanagar - had dangerously tilted to one side.
  • Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan ruled out of first Sri Lanka T20

    Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan ruled out of first Sri Lanka T20

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    He scored a solid 49 in that game as Sri Lanka managed their first win of that series before going on to win the series . The BAN vs SL 1st T20I will be telecast live on Star Sports Select 2/HD. In his absence, Mahmudullah will be leading the team and he will be well-served if senior members Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim step up and deliver.
  • Pizza And Cake Could Increase Your Risk Of Cancer

    Pizza And Cake Could Increase Your Risk Of Cancer

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    Food and drink suppliers have acknowledged that "more needs to be done" in tackling obesity and diet-related illnesses, but insist processed products "should not be demonised". These "ultra processed" foods - made in a factory with industrial ingredients and additives - make up to half of the average person's diet in some developed countries and could be contributing to rising cancer levels, researchers said .
  • Blood test may help diagnose concussions

    Blood test may help diagnose concussions

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    The method of taking blood tests to diagnose brain injury was discovered some years ago but just yesterday the FDA approved it. However, CT scans don't always detect concussion. The scans expose patients to radiation, but in many patients with mild brain injuries including concussions, abnormalities don't show up on these imaging tests.
  • Recall Alert: Raw Pet Food Linked to Salmonella

    Recall Alert: Raw Pet Food Linked to Salmonella

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    Nevertheless, the company is recalling the product out of an abundance of caution. Darwin's Natural Pet Products recalled select lots of its Darwin's ZooLogics dog food , which includes ZooLogics Chicken and Vegetable Meals for Dogs manufactured November 2, 2017 and ZooLogics Duck and Vegetable Meals for Dogs manufactured November 16, 2017.
  • Palace objects Chinese names given to some PH Rise undersea features

    Palace objects Chinese names given to some PH Rise undersea features

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    The expert said the features named by China were Jinghao and Tianbao Seamounts located some 70 nautical miles east of Cagayan; the Haidonquing Seamount located east at 190 nautical miles; and the Cuiqiao Hill and Jujiu Seamount that form the central peaks of the Philippine Rise undersea geological province.
  • Centre mulls independent probe into Cochin Shipyard blast

    Centre mulls independent probe into Cochin Shipyard blast

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    During the interaction with the unions and associations, Radhakrishnan and the CSL Chairman and Managing Director Madhu S Nair promised adequate support to all affected families. Nitin Gadkari, the Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India has expressed his condolences for the deceased.
  • Lucknow University Locks Gates on Valentine's Day

    Lucknow University Locks Gates on Valentine's Day

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    Vice-Chancellor S.P Singh said the aim of the advisory was only to check outsiders from spreading nuisance on campus as it would be deserted on the day owing to Maha Sivaratri. Issuing a strict advisory, the varsity indirectly asked students to celebrate Maha Shivratri and avoid the influence of "Western" culture. In 2014, it released a list of dos and don'ts for students.
  • UCP calls for emergency debate on pipeline dispute

    UCP calls for emergency debate on pipeline dispute

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    Detractors, including First Nations, environmentalists and local B.C. politicians say the project is too risky since it could lead to spills and push Canada's climate change goals out of reach. Notley's absence comes amidst mounting tensions between Alberta and British Columbia over the future of the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline. That would hurt the industry Kenney wants to protect, because most of the producers operating on the B.C.
  • 'Pari' new poster out, Anushka is surrounded by demons

    'Pari' new poster out, Anushka is surrounded by demons

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    Virat became the first Indian captain ever to score 12 centuries for the team and wife Anushka was totally on cloud nine. Anushka is now filming her next movie, Sui Dhaaga , with Varun Dhawan and has already shown that she is extremely committed to her role, having tweeted a photo of her doing embroidery.
  • Mainland colleges help Puerto Rican students, vexing…

    Mainland colleges help Puerto Rican students, vexing…

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    The delay in getting basic services to the USA territory is inexcusable. This is today's reality of the Puerto Rican people. Help is finally arriving, including from the Mankato area. He says more than 30,000 thousand Puerto Rico residents staying in New Jersey after being displaced by the hurricane still need help. Residents of Coamo - a town high in the mountains of southern Puerto Rico - have started to restore their own power by pulling power lines from undergrowth and digging ...
  • Trump Budget Cuts to Great Lakes Programs a 'Non-Starter'

    Trump Budget Cuts to Great Lakes Programs a 'Non-Starter'

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    Trump's proposal would cut funding for the GLRI from $300 million to $30 million. Other programs remain nearly fully funded, including those devoted to cleaning up Superfund sites and surface water protection. "This amount is nowhere close to the amount necessary to fully restore and protect our Great Lakes, which serve as the primary fresh water source for the surrounding areas", Rep.
  • United Kingdom unveils tools to block extremist content online

    United Kingdom unveils tools to block extremist content online

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    Rudd is now on a visit to San Francisco where she is meeting with the main communication service providers in Silicon Valley to discuss tackling terrorist content online, while also meet with the US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen to discuss how the United Kingdom and US can work together to keep the internet clear of extremism.
  • This SC 4-year-old has gone missing. Have you seen her?

    This SC 4-year-old has gone missing. Have you seen her?

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    EST on Tuesday ... Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the Department of Natural Resources are also assisting Charleston Police and Fire officials as well as rescue teams. "She was brutally beaten and is in reasonably fair condition". Local police officers, along with the firefighters and the U.S. Coast Guard are searching the area for child.
  • 4/20 doubles risks of fatal road accidents: UBC study

    4/20 doubles risks of fatal road accidents: UBC study

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    John Staples at the University of British Columbia . The study compared the number of driver deaths April 20, with the number of driver deaths on April 13 and April 27, during the study period. It's a recognized risk in Colorado, where voters approved legalizing it in 2012. Take public transportation or use a ride-share service. The program runs through April this year.
  • Antibiotics family discovered in soil could be the answer to antibiotic resistance

    Antibiotics family discovered in soil could be the answer to antibiotic resistance

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    This new antibiotic that is resistant to antibiotic resistance may be the key. No corner of the world is immune to the issue, according to the World Health Organization (WHO ), and if we don't do something about it, we could soon find ourselves living in the "post-antibiotic era", a period in which something as simple as a minor cut could be deadly.
  • Arizona woman wakes up with British accent

    Arizona woman wakes up with British accent

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    The former Texas beauty queen has had episodes of Australian and Irish accents in the past but they stopped flowing in a couple of weeks. What changes for a person with FAS? Three times in the past seven years, Myers has gone to sleep with blinding headaches only to wake up with a different accent.
  • Doctors pull 14 worms out of woman's eye

    Doctors pull 14 worms out of woman's eye

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    Beckley says while her eyes are fine now, at the time she was in a panic, since there's little documentation of people having worms in their eyes. "It was shocking when it happened, and it's just fascinating now", she told the Portland Tribune on Friday, Feb.
  • Eating slowly will help you keep the weight off, says study

    Eating slowly will help you keep the weight off, says study

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    The research also points out that avoiding after-dinner snacks and not eating within two hours of going to bed can also help when it comes to maintaining a healthy weight. Tam Fry, of the National Obesity Forum , said: 'The speed at which a lot of people wolf down their food is undeniably a contributor to obesity. The study's statistical analysis also found cutting down on snacks after dinner and not eating within two hours of bedtime were linked to weight loss; skipping breakfast was ...
  • CPI inflation eases to 5.1% in January 2018

    CPI inflation eases to 5.1% in January 2018

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    RBI governor Urjit Patel on Saturday defended the tight monetary policy maintained by the central bank, holding that its decisions are forward-looking rather than based on current inflation data. The central bank has raised its inflation forecast to 5.1 percent for the January-March quarter, compared with 4.6 percent for October-December, citing price pressures from higher import taxes announced in the budget on February 1, pushing up food and fuel prices.
  • Arsene Wenger: What I really think of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at Arsenal

    Arsene Wenger: What I really think of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at Arsenal

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    Ahead of that game, they will play the second leg of their European clash, as well as the Carabao Cup final - again against City - at Wembley, looking to erase the memory of Saturday's defeat. "He is Thierry Henry with his quality of runs". "If you play football, even in five-a-side, it is hard to score goals so when the guys can repeat that at the top level they have that quality".
  • Huddersfield boss Wagner delighted with 'huge win' over Bournemouth

    Huddersfield boss Wagner delighted with 'huge win' over Bournemouth

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    Bournemouth found its opponent even more hard to deal with after the break, only managing to stay within touching distance as a result of Huddersfield's profligacy. Steve Cook nearly brought Bournemouth level again soon after, but his flick from a clever corner routine clipped the outside of the left-hand post.
  • A look at notable quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

    A look at notable quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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    The original move from January's nationals can be seen at the 2:26 mark in the video below. The gravity-defying lift ends with Virtue straddling Moir's shoulders while the pair spin across the ice and Virtue cradles Moir's face. The judges did not agree with the naysayers. "We didn't know what to expect", said Moir about his third Olympics adventure. The Canadian pairing of Scott Moir and his partner Tessa Virtue are looking for their second Olympic gold medal in ice dancing chose to ...
  • Two Turkish pilots die in Syria crash

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    Earlier, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said a helicopter had been shot down without saying who was responsible. "We do not have any exact evidence and document regarding whether (or not) it was downed due to external intervention", he said.
  • Disney raises ticket, annual pass prices at Disneyland and Walt Disney World

    Disney raises ticket, annual pass prices at Disneyland and Walt Disney World

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    Beginning on Sunday, Magic Kingdom "value" days will cost $109 for an adult and $103 for children. That's a $4 increase over a year ago. The price of a ticket on peak demand days is $135, up from $124. The year is divided into value, regular, and peak periods with a calendar available online mapping out prices and periods from 8 to 11 months out. You pay more when the park expects bigger crowds because Disney is trying to steer you toward less-busy days to even its crowds through the year.
  • Opioid Maker Says It Won't Market In Doctors' Offices Anymore

    Opioid Maker Says It Won't Market In Doctors' Offices Anymore

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    The Connecticut-based drugmaker said that it has already reduced its sales representative to 200 and has restructured its commercial operation.The drug company said that its sales representatives will longer visit doctors' offices to promote the company's opioid products.
  • Berry Global Group (BERY) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

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    It has outperformed by 86.83% the S&P500. Eagle Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Berry Global Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.01B market cap company. It also increased its holding in Sturm Ruger & Co Inc (NYSE:RGR) by 7,925 shares in the quarter, for a total of 18,325 shares, and has risen its stake in Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX).
  • SC child dies from flu complications, first in state this season

    SC child dies from flu complications, first in state this season

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    And now, Hawaii officials are trying to stop that wave while focusing on older adults - 65 and up - since they make up 85 percent of all flu-related deaths in the US, according the Centers for Disease Control. If enough people do this in your community, it bolsters overall health of everyone around you and protects people whose immune systems are too weak to sustain a flu shot, such as a newborn baby, or, someone with cancer or type 1 diabetes.
  • Jose Mourinho confirms Luke Shaw news and brings rift to an end

    Jose Mourinho confirms Luke Shaw news and brings rift to an end

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    Providing an injury update on the rest of his squad, Benitez added: " [Jesus] Gamez is getting better but still we have to wait. I got a bit confused. "He's not a striker so when people ask what position he plays, he is a midfield player, it depends on the tactical system, he can play with one, two or three, but he is always a midfield player".
  • Goldman Sachs Group Analysts Give Exxon Mobil (XOM) a $92.00 Price Target

    Goldman Sachs Group Analysts Give Exxon Mobil (XOM) a $92.00 Price Target

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    Sol Capital Management Co who had been investing in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $18.94 billion market cap company. The stock of Illinois Tool Works Inc. Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $90.0 target in Friday, January 19 report. Drexel Hamilton initiated Viacom, Inc.
  • Afridi's gentle act wins hearts of cricket fans

    Afridi's gentle act wins hearts of cricket fans

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    Afridi is now in Switzerland playing ice cricket and even Virender Sehwag and lot of other veterans are a part of this league which is the first of its kind. The 37-year-old who retired from global cricket in February 2017 told PTI that he loves Virat Kohli's aggression and believes that by supporting the juniors in crisis situations, the Delhi lad has earned respect from the youngsters.
  • McIlroy eyes Masters at Pebble Beach Pro

    McIlroy eyes Masters at Pebble Beach Pro

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    The event on the Californian coast marks McIlroy's first start of the PGA Tour season, having got himself in the mix in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai in European Tour events last month. He finished tied for fifth in this tournament previous year. "I'm trying to play as best I can and I realise the position I'm in in the world of golf".
  • House vote ends overnight government shutdown

    House vote ends overnight government shutdown

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    If the Senate approves it, the bill will next move to the House, where a vote was planned and passage was expected but not assured amid resistance in both parties. "If you're against president (Barack) Obama's deficits, but you're for the Republican deficits, isn't that the very definition of hypocrisy? " he boomed, adding that he wants his fellow lawmakers "to feel uncomfortable" over the impasse.