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Local health experts say this is the worst outbreak in more than decade, with children being especially hit hard. Three flu-related deaths were reported this week in Cuyahoga County, bringing to five the total number of flu-related deaths this season.
  • This year's flu season might not be welcoming, some medical experts apprise

    This year's flu season might not be welcoming, some medical experts apprise

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    It's that time of year again - flu season is upon us. The Louisiana Department of Health says flu activity is picking up significantly across the state. Flu vaccines are created to protect against the most common flu viruses. For many, the flu vaccine is covered under some form of insurance or through Medicare Part B - and often with no out-of-pocket cost.
  • Shocking! Four-year-old boy booked for sexually assaulting his classmate

    Shocking! Four-year-old boy booked for sexually assaulting his classmate

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    The girl tried pushing him away but to no avail, and could not ask for help as no staff member was around. The mother of the girl has also alleged inaction by school authorities, she had complained to a schoolteacher via a "text messages" regarding the incident and the school reportedly did not assist the family.
  • Reduced Alcohol Intake May Prevent The Chances of Developing Cancer

    Reduced Alcohol Intake May Prevent The Chances of Developing Cancer

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    The group warns that heavy drinkers have an increased risk of developing liver cancer , mouth cancer, throat cancer, colorectal cancers and cancer of the voicebox. The study's authors said their findings indicated "a public health crisis", especially with the increase in problem drinking among its more than 43,000 participants.
  • Guru Nanak Jayanti 2017: Significance of the sacred day of Gurpurab

    Guru Nanak Jayanti 2017: Significance of the sacred day of Gurpurab

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    Over 2,600 Sikh pilgrims arrived at the Wagah Railway Station here on Thursday from India to take part in the religious and cultural rituals to mark the 549th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak. The main function was held at Gurdwara Yadgar Guru Nanak Devji (Near Bibi Chand Kaur Samadh) at Chand Nagar Gumat, where devotees paid obeisance and offered prayers.
  • October 28-National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    October 28-National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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    The department asks that you avoid dropping off any needles or liquids and any unwanted pills should be put in a clear sealable bag. "You could be a drug dealer and not even know it". " More people start down the path of addiction through the misuse of opioid prescription drugs than any other substance", Patterson said. There are several ways to dispose of prescription drugs in Onondaga County.
  • Senior cop, who offered his chair to Radhe Maa, suspended

    Senior cop, who offered his chair to Radhe Maa, suspended

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    Meanwhile, Shahdara Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police has asked for a detailed report of the incident. On further enquiry, a constable of the police station revealed that Radhe Maa was on a trip to Ramleela and with the increasing people in the event, SHO of the station brought her in the police station.
  • Valley heightens its breast cancer awareness

    Valley heightens its breast cancer awareness

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    About 2,470 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in men in 2017. And with October designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this is a great time to bring attention to this disease. Statistically, one in eight women in the US will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. "All Kentucky women should talk to their healthcare provider about breast cancer to ensure they are getting the screenings they need for long-term health".
  • Saudi king decrees women be allowed to drive

    Saudi king decrees women be allowed to drive

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    NORTHAM: This television anchor broke the news, saying, this is a day women in Saudi Arabia have been waiting for a really long time, King Salman's royal decree that any woman who wants one could get a driver's license. Women already dominate men in numbers at universities. This great news has made even the USA president, Donald Trump, happy and to congratulate Saudi Arabia for the decision to join the rest of the world in allowing woman to drive.
  • "Potentially catastrophic" Hurricane Maria set to strike Puerto Rico

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    Hurricane Maria is pushing on toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday as the second top-strength storm to lash the Caribbean this month. As people in Puerto Rico prep, others have already evacuated to the hundreds of shelters open across the island . Hurricane Maria has already turned deadly in the Caribbean.
  • EU Intel Decision Bolsters Tech Cos.' Antitrust Defenses

    EU Intel Decision Bolsters Tech Cos.' Antitrust Defenses

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    The European Court of Justice has delivered its much anticipated judgment in the case of Intel v Commission,[1] rejecting the controversial finding of the General Court that exclusivity rebates are per se abuses of dominance. The commission said Intel foreclosed one of its competitors, Advanced Micro Devices Inc., from the market by granting rebates to four major computer manufacturers on the condition that they purchased all, or nearly all, of their x86 CPUs from Intel.
  • India, Myanmar bilateral border cooperation satisfactory, says Indian envoy

    India, Myanmar bilateral border cooperation satisfactory, says Indian envoy

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    This is Modi's first bilateral visit to Myanmar. Prime Minister Modi will also pay a visit to Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar's Yangon. Naming Mahatma Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Rabindranath Tagore and Bahadur Shah Zafar, he said Myanmar had become the "second home" for those who had to leave their own homes during the freedom struggle.
  • Brathwaite falls but Windies still have Hope in thrilling second Test

    Brathwaite falls but Windies still have Hope in thrilling second Test

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    It signalled a coming-of-age for Hope, who averaged just 18.61 in his previous 21 Test innings, but lined up England's attack superbly to follow up his first-innings 147 - his maiden century - with a hundred off 175 balls. As the day wore on, Alastair Cook's early miss, dropping Brathwaite at first slip off Broad with the Windies on just 11 without loss, had looked ever more costly.
  • Curfew Situation in Punjab & Haryana | Road, Rail & Internet Connectivity Suspended

    Curfew Situation in Punjab & Haryana | Road, Rail & Internet Connectivity Suspended

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    Reports received here said violence also erupted in Ferozepur, Mansa, Malout, Moga and Muktsar towns of Punjab . "Forces have been deployed, as per the requests from the State Governments", Singh said. Captain Amarinder disclosed that curfew had been lifted in three districts (Muktsar, Fairdkot and Sangrur) of the state and relaxed in the other areas where it was imposed yesterday.