Health Care

What is Australian flu and should we be anxious?

What is Australian flu and should we be anxious? The Aussie flu affected 250,000 Australians last winter, with hundreds dying as a result of contracting the virus. The state ended up with 5,830 reported cases of flu in 2016-17, more than twice the previous year's total. Antiviral drugs (which require a doctor's orders) won't totally cure the flu, but they can make symptoms milder and shorter, and they are especially effective if taken in the... [Full Article...]

Nine Prisoners killed in clash at Brazilian Jail

Nine Prisoners killed in clash at Brazilian Jail Most prisons in the South American country is also violent and highly understaffed. Local media said that about 233 inmates escaped from the Colonia Agroindustrial prison in GoiĆ¢nia, 150 miles from Brasilia, the capital, during the violence. [Full Article...]

Don't lose hope in Buhari's govt, Ajimobi tells Nigerians

Don't lose hope in Buhari's govt, Ajimobi tells Nigerians The appointments of 209 board chairpersons and 1,258 board members were announced on Friday. Chief Ugbaja, a former DIG of the Nigerian Police, died on November 29, 2017. As the hours ticked away however, it became clear that some of the appointees would be in no position to receive their appointment letters in person and would definitely never be able to carry out the assigned task as they ha... [Full Article...]

57-year-old triumph: New Mexico State beats Utah State 26-20

57-year-old triumph: New Mexico State beats Utah State 26-20 I can assure you, however, that no Aggie fan's misery comes close to matching that of any player inside USU's locker room. On the following drive, New Mexico State's Larry Rose III , who had a relatively quiet night, scored on 21-yard rush to deliver his Aggies their first bowl victory in the program's 57-year existence. [Full Article...]

Chicago Park Districts Will Collect, Recycle Your Christmas Trees

Chicago Park Districts Will Collect, Recycle Your Christmas Trees Others require homeowners to drop off old trees. Given the many ways to recycle your tree, experts said that anyone concerned about the environment can be sure to avoid disposing of it in a way that contributes little back to the earth. Simpsonville residents can also drop off their trees at Simpsonville City Park on East Curtis Street in late December and January. Flocked trees may be taken the... [Full Article...]

EPL: Mohamed Salah stars in Liverpool comeback; Chelsea thrash Stoke

EPL: Mohamed Salah stars in Liverpool comeback; Chelsea thrash Stoke Liverpool responded well and should have equalised four minutes later through Salah, but he placed his left-footed shot from 12 yards narrowly wide after brilliantly controlling Sadio Mane's driven left-wing cross. Jamie Vardy continued his familiar habit of scored against Liverpool by dispatching Riyad Mahrez's third-minute cutback - the England striker's seventh in his past five outings ... [Full Article...]

Jack in the Box Is Ready for Legal Weed

Jack in the Box Is Ready for Legal Weed California's approval comes two years after Colorado voters approved recreational marijuana. The announcement suggested that this was part of a "budding friendship" between Snoop's brand and Jack in the Box , though. Snoop and Jack are rolling out " Merry Munchie Meals " in a limited batch for the first week of January, with plans to expand if they're a big hit. [Full Article...]

Suspects wanted in armed robbery case near East Carolina University

Suspects wanted in armed robbery case near East Carolina University The first suspect is described as an African-American male in his early-to-mid-20s with a medium build. The first suspect was described as a thin black male wearing muddy construction boots, dark blue trousers, a grey hooded sweatshirt and a mask over his face. [Full Article...]

More Pregnant Moms in California Getting High

More Pregnant Moms in California Getting High In January 2017, after JAMA published another study showing an uptick in marijuana use among pregnant women , Nora D. Volkow, who heads up the National Institute on Drug Abuse , authored a counterpoint outlining the risks of smoking pot while pregnant . [Full Article...]

United Blood Services donations drop as temperatures plummet

United Blood Services donations drop as temperatures plummet According to United Blood Services , the holidays bring in more than a 20% decline in blood donations. this drive is held until Sunday, December 31st in hopes to bring blood to patients counting on it to become strong enough to leave hospitalization. [Full Article...]

Gaming Addiction To Become Officially Recognized By World Health Organization

Gaming Addiction To Become Officially Recognized By World Health Organization The classification comes under 'Disorders due to addictive behaviors, ' and is characterized by "a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior". The World Health Organization's bold move might be what solidifies "gaming disorder" as a recognized, diagnosable, and actionable thing. Not everyone who plays video games has gaming disorder. [Full Article...]

Husband wanted for questioning in Brooklyn wife's untimely death

Husband wanted for questioning in Brooklyn wife's untimely death Neighbors later called police after hearing the young woman's 2-year-old baby crying. The paper says the officers never got out of their vehicle. The cops - who were suspended without pay - are claiming that they thought they only had to check on the outside of the home, the sources said . [Full Article...]

CDC: We Could Be In For A Nasty Flu Season

CDC: We Could Be In For A Nasty Flu Season That is based on Australia's recent flu season. "This season, influenza A viruses have been most commonly identified, with influenza A (H3N2) viruses predominating", she wrote. "The flu vaccine has definitely gotten not the best publicity, and deservedly so", he said. For example, people with egg allergies are assigned a specific egg-free vaccine, and so on. [Full Article...]

Pot use among pregnant women rising, study says

Pot use among pregnant women rising, study says Still, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that obstetrician-gynecologists counsel women against using marijuana while trying to get pregnant, during pregnancy, and while they are breastfeeding. Media reports noted that the time span of the study coincides with increased marijuana legalization in California , and the USA, and may be indicative of a continuing tr... [Full Article...]

Experts give advice about returning holiday gifts

Experts give advice about returning holiday gifts Rosato said some chains, including Best Buy and Victoria's Secret, use computerized return-authorization systems to detect abuse. Next, click Continue again to confirm you want a refund, and then click Submit to print out a return label. [Full Article...]

$284 Billion in Electric Bill - Woman Says WOW

$284 Billion in Electric Bill - Woman Says WOW The Times-News reported that Mary Horomanski received an online statement claiming her account balance was $284,460,000,000. 'My eyes just about popped out of my head, ' she said to Go Erie . "I can't recall ever seeing a bill for billions of dollars", said Mark Durbin, the representative for the company, as per reports. 'We appreciate the customer's willingness to reach out to us about t... [Full Article...]

Patriots sign Ex-Steelers linebacker James Harrison

Patriots sign Ex-Steelers linebacker James Harrison Harrison became a free agent on Monday after he cleared waivers. The Patriots and Steelers are the favorites to meet in the AFC Championship Game in late January, and now it looks the team may have some insight into Pittsburgh's coaching and schemes. [Full Article...]

Vijay Rupani takes oath as Chief Minister of Gujarat

Vijay Rupani takes oath as Chief Minister of Gujarat While Patel, former state energy minister, had won with a margin of 906 votes, former education minister Chudasama won Dholka seat by a mere 327 votes Former transport minister Vallabh Kakadia and state party chief Jitu Vaghani too have not found a place in Team Rupani of 2017. [Full Article...]

Dreaming of a White Christmas? America's 6 Craziest Holiday Snowstorms

Dreaming of a White Christmas? America's 6 Craziest Holiday Snowstorms Measurable snow on Christmas Eve in Seattle is a rare event, according to NWS Seattle officials. Snow can turn Christmastime into the magical, winter holiday you might be hoping for. And other facts about the weather on Christmas Day in the Electric City. Northern Westchester and Rockland counties in NY and parts of northwest New Jersey, including Passaic, Sussex and Warren counties are al... [Full Article...]

Shearer surpassed, Messi eclipsed - Kane's record-breaking 2017

Shearer surpassed, Messi eclipsed - Kane's record-breaking 2017 When asked for his favourite goals of the year, Kane said: "I liked the second one against Huddersfield from outside the box with the left foot, that was nice". "I decide that it's the best for the team". With Spurs not in action again until January 2, we take a look at Kane's sensational year in front of goal, with the help of Opta data. [Full Article...]


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