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More than 40 percent of health care professionals who reported at least one symptom of influenza during a recent flu season did not stay home from work, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The health district encourages everyone to get flu vaccinations, especially those at high-risk - children younger than 5, adults 65 years of age and older and pregnant women.
  • No drugs available for execution in SC

    No drugs available for execution in SC

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    Henry McMaster said during a news conference with Stirling outside the prison that houses the state's death row. "The state wants to carry out justice, the family deserves it, the court has ordered it, and we're unable to carry out justice", South Carolina Department of Corrections Director Brian Stirling said.
  • After the allegation of 'overcharging' by private hospital, says Nadda

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    As far as billing for gloves is concerned, the hospital said, "An itemised bill spread over 20 pages was explained and handed over to the family". Fortis denied any wrongdoing. The family said they will file a case in consumer court. "But no CT/MRI was done and the treatment continued", said Adya's father Jayant Singh, an IT professional from Gurgaon.
  • Risk of stillbirth 'doubled' when women sleep on back

    Risk of stillbirth 'doubled' when women sleep on back

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    Small-scale studies in New Zealand and Australia have already indicated a link between sleeping on the side and decreased stillbirth risk. Alexander Heazell, a clinical director at Tommy's Stillbirth Research Centre at St Mary's Hospital, who lead the study, told the BBC it was much more important that women fall asleep on their side, and not be anxious if they wake up later on their back.
  • Washington Post's Handling of Roy Moore Accuser Raises Ethical Questions

    Washington Post's Handling of Roy Moore Accuser Raises Ethical Questions

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    The state's Republican governor, Kay Ivey, said Friday that she won't move the December 12 date of the special election to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions' former Senate seat and will vote for Moore . One says she was only 14 years old at the time. Trump has not addressed the allegations directed at Moore on Twitter. Moore has been accused of sexual misconduct toward women in their teens when he was a deputy district attorney in his 30s.
  • Off-duty policeman shoots dead two gunmen while holding baby in other hand

    Off-duty policeman shoots dead two gunmen while holding baby in other hand

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    Investigators are reviewing the CCTV footage and have seized a number of weapons. Warning: The video below contains graphic content that may be disturbing to some viewers. Many people have been calling Souza a "hero" and believe that he may have saved many lives by his quick-thinking. Still holding his child the policeman fires behind the back of a customer at the second suspect.
  • Female Indigo Airlines staff harassed by drunkard, gets punished by them

    Female Indigo Airlines staff harassed by drunkard, gets punished by them

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    The policeman then took the accused to the airport police outpost. Touch my feet! The man and his friend allegedly chased her when she was heading to the airport from the parking. The video has gone viral online, where people are praising the staffer in showing tact and not letting the hudlums go away without apologizing. Meanwhile, the accused said, "It was a mistake on our part".
  • Different stakes for Cougs, UW — APPLE CUP

    Different stakes for Cougs, UW — APPLE CUP

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    If the Huskies (9-2, 6-2) win the Apple Cup, Stanford (8-3, 7-2) would claim the North title based on its November 10 victory over UW. There was no icing the kicker. "I would do it again", Whittingham said, "but knowing how it played out I wouldn't, but going into it without any knowledge of how it was going to play out, I would've chosen the aggressive path again and bet our defense".
  • Owning dog linked to lower risk of dying earlier

    Owning dog linked to lower risk of dying earlier

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    Researchers noted that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide and accounted for 45 percent of all deaths in Europe in 2016. Researchers, who studied adults between the ages of 40 and 80 for 12 years found that single adults who lived alone with a dog were 33 percent less likely to die than those who lived alone without dogs.
  • Dash cam captures plane flying dangerously low, then crashing on Florida road

    Dash cam captures plane flying dangerously low, then crashing on Florida road

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    According to a Pinella County Sheriff's Office the pilot, 61-year-old Marc Allen Benedict, had taken the single-engined Rockwell Commander 112 from Clearwater Airpark around 9am local time yesterday along with a friend. According to a sheriff's office Facebook post, the "deputies rushed to the crash scene to assist the pilot and his passenger". The plane ended up going down on Keene Road about a half mile from the air park.
  • Coca-Cola European Partners PLC (CCE) Shares Bought by BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA

    Coca-Cola European Partners PLC (CCE) Shares Bought by BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA

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    The most current P/E ratio is 19.50 and market cap is 4.85B. The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.33 on November 17, reaching $67.58. About 101,380 shares traded. Therefore 48% are positive. Coca-Cola FEMSA had 17 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $99.67.
  • Anambra Election: Group raises concern about voter awareness among youth, women

    Anambra Election: Group raises concern about voter awareness among youth, women

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    The group in a statement signed by its executive director, Dr Chima Amadi said the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) has made several provisions to ensure that the election is free and credible. We however expect the security agencies to be up and doing. The UPP statement reads: "We know of clandestine meetings between this party and compromised officials to manipulate the process, all in the failed bid to stop Igbos in Anambra state from electing a government that best ...
  • Cambodia charges 2 journalists with espionage

    Cambodia charges 2 journalists with espionage

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    But a spokesman for Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) said Friday the decision to dissolve the CNRP was in line with the law, adding the country would be fine without U.S. Cambodia's supreme court disbanded the country's main opposition party on Thursday. But as work ordered by the Ministry of Interior proceeds to eliminate any evidence of the party's existence, grows over the ban.
  • Computer brain training may cut dementia risk by 29%

    Computer brain training may cut dementia risk by 29%

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    To perform the divided attention training task, participants identified a central object - such as a truck - while simultaneously locating a target in the periphery - the auto. Participants in the trial were assigned at random to four groups: one did computer exercises, a second one followed a series of traditional memory exercises, another did reasoning exercises, and the fourth, a control group, did nothing at all.
  • Eagles get $2000 each for beating Argentina

    Eagles get $2000 each for beating Argentina

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    The federal executive council has received with excitement, news of Nigeria's qualification for the 2018 Federation Internationale de Football Association world cup to be hosted by Russia. "The players are entitled to a flat rate of $2,000 for being part of the squad for any global friendly ahead of the World Cup and they are all aware of it" Our source disclosed.
  • Gerry Adams says he will step down as Sinn Fein president

    Gerry Adams says he will step down as Sinn Fein president

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    I will not be standing for the Dáil neither will Martin Ferris. The TD for Co Louth , who has been party president since 1983, also told delegates he would not run in the next election in the Irish Republic. "This is my last Ard Fhéis as Uachtarán Sinn Féin. I'll be asking the new Ard Comhairle to agree a date in 2018 to elect our next Uachtaran". Michelle O'Neil replaced Mr McGuinness as leader in the North and it is widely expected Mary Lou McDonald will replace Mr Adams.
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    Alleged "1st Death By Marijuana Overdose" Is Actually Overhype

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    Then his heart stopped. Marijuana-smoking has been shown to aggravate chest pain for those who already have heart problems, but, that is 'one of the few things scientists know for sure about marijuana and cardiovascular health, ' according to a Harvard University explainer on the subject.
  • Delhi: Air quality improves after rain

    Delhi: Air quality improves after rain

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    Both tools aim to pave the way for targeted measures to improve air quality and raise citizens' awareness of the air quality situation in Europe, as 400 000 citizens die prematurely in the European Union as a result of poor air quality , ten times more than the people that lose their lives at road traffic accidents in the bloc, while millions suffer from respiratory and cardiovascular diseases caused by air pollution.
  • Santa Claus is Coming To Town

    Santa Claus is Coming To Town

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    The parade will start at DFS at 4pm, taking Santa around the malls and up to the stage by Next where they will join Bolton comedian Stu Francis and Coronation Street star Ellie Leach for the lights switch-on. Global News spoke to jolly old Saint Nick via Skype from the North Pole on Friday afternoon. The parade will result in a few road closures. The parade itself, which runs from 12:30 p.m.to 4 p.m.
  • Jazz rule Ricky Rubio out against Nets

    Jazz rule Ricky Rubio out against Nets

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    Already without Rudy Gobert and Joe Johnson, Ricky Rubio and Thabo Sefolosha were also not available Friday night with various injuries in a 118-107 loss to Brooklyn. D'Angelo Russell underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Friday, though there is no timetable for his return. Dinwiddie then surpassed his previous career high of 22 set October 25 against Cleveland by hitting his final 3-pointer with 1:47 left for a 117-100 lead.
  • Civil Rights Leader Reveals He Is Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease

    Civil Rights Leader Reveals He Is Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease

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    American civil rights leader Jesse Jackson announced Friday that he has the degenerative neurological disease Parkinson's. In a statement issued by the Chicago-based Rainbow Push Coalition which he founded, the 76-year-old minister said he reluctantly sought medical attention after his ability to move and perform routine tasks became increasingly hard over a three-year period.