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People planning to visit there or other countries where the flu is spreading in the near future should consult with physicians familiar with travel health on the need for vaccinations or taking preventive medication two to four weeks before departure, the CDC suggested.
  • Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi

    Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi

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    The BSF and the Army perform bike-borne daredevils every alternate year. IAF Flypast: For the first time ever, the fly past by the Indian Air Force at the Republic Day parade involved 38 aircraft including 21 fighters, 12 helicopters and five transporters.
  • Parents Giving Alcohol to Teens May Not Reduce Risks

    Parents Giving Alcohol to Teens May Not Reduce Risks

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    Many parents in those countries believe that exposing their teens to small amounts of alcohol may reduce the risk of alcohol abuse in adulthood. Teens who had been given alcohol by their parents had 2.58 times more of a chance of reporting binge drinking than others who were not given alcohol by their parents.
  • North Korea requires unity with South as hockey…

    North Korea requires unity with South as hockey…

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    The remarks come amid a relative ease in the months-long tensions over North Korea's weapons and nuclear activities. The athletes were met in Jincheon with flowers from their South Korean counterparts, as well as head coach Sarah Murray , who previously had called the government's decision to form a joint team a "tough situation".
  • The end of that Ohio State-Penn State game was absolutely bonkers

    The end of that Ohio State-Penn State game was absolutely bonkers

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    Receivers coach Josh Gattis, who guided the likes of Chris Godwin, DaeSean Hamilton and Juwan Johnson to success in four seasons with the Nittany Lions, officially announced Tuesday he has left the program. Sophomore guard Tony Carr hit the game-winning shot as time expired as Penn State defeated 13th-ranked Ohio State 82-79 at Value City Arena.
  • What Mahesh Babu's voice is like in First Oath

    What Mahesh Babu's voice is like in First Oath

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    The movie unit has released the oath of Mahesh Babu as Chief Minister of united Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of Republic Day. Instead of releasing a poster or first look teaser, the team has come up with an innovative idea of releasing an audio clip of Mahesh Babu's oath-taking ceremony.
  • Why The Flu Is Taking A Heavy Toll On Baby Boomers

    Why The Flu Is Taking A Heavy Toll On Baby Boomers

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    The flu vaccine is typically available at your family doctor's office and is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most other health insurance providers. Southeastern Idaho Public Health reports 46 influenza-associated deaths have occurred so far this season in Idaho. "Individuals who work in such facilities should also be sure to stay home when sick".
  • Health Department to host flu vaccination clinics next week

    Health Department to host flu vaccination clinics next week

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    The group, reporting in The New England Journal of Medicine , did not examine whether flu-associated heart attacks are deadlier. The State Health Department's Jamie Dukes says there's always a delay in getting numbers to the state offices, but reported fatalities in the past week are up by almost 30.
  • Pelicans star DeMarcus Cousins tears Achilles tendon

    Pelicans star DeMarcus Cousins tears Achilles tendon

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    Cousins will undergo an MRI to confirm the diagnosis, but reports say that the organization believes the diagnosis is clear. An All-Star starter, Cousins was in the middle of a stellar season. But LeBron James came to the fore, scoring 26 points and making 10 rebounds and 11 assists, and overshadowing 25 points from the Pacers' Victor Oladipo.
  • Spike in 2016 birth defects linked to Zika — CDC

    Spike in 2016 birth defects linked to Zika — CDC

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    Within that group, 3 out of every 1,000 babies had a birth defect. In its first birth defect surveillance report about the Zika virus, the CDC said Thursday there was a 21% increase in certain birth defects "strongly linked" to the virus in the areas most affected by local transmission: south Florida, south Texas, and Puerto Rico.
  • United Nations alarmed at summary executions in Libya

    United Nations alarmed at summary executions in Libya

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    The International Criminal Court (ICC) had issued a warrant for the arrest of Warfali on 15 August 2017 to answer charges that he had been involved in seven incidents in which 33 bound prisoners were killed, the paper recalled, adding that in September a year ago, the supposedly-detained Warfali was linked to five fresh murders, this time in Ajdabiya.
  • Mosquitoes can learn to avoid your scent if you keep swatting

    Mosquitoes can learn to avoid your scent if you keep swatting

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    Clément Vinauger, an assistant professor of biochemistry in Virginia Tech's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and Chloé Lahondère, a research assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry, demonstrated that mosquitoes exhibit a trait known as aversive learning by training female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes to associate odors (including human body odors) with unpleasant shocks and vibrations.
  • Having Flu Raises Chances Of Suffering Heart Attack - Sixfold!

    Having Flu Raises Chances Of Suffering Heart Attack - Sixfold!

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    Kwong said. The eight local victims all were at increased risk due to their ago or underlying health conditions , the district. They are encouraging residents to get their flu and pneumonia shots if they have not done so. LDOH asks that those who want a flu shot , wear short or loose-fitting sleeves and bring your private insurance, Medicaid or Medicare card if you have one.
  • Northeast states to sue feds over GOP's tax overhaul plan

    Northeast states to sue feds over GOP's tax overhaul plan

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    Democratic Govs. Andrew Cuomo of New York, Dannel Malloy of CT and Phil Murphy of New Jersey announced Friday that they will team up to take the Trump administration to court over the federal tax plan that's expected to cost taxpayers in their states billions of dollars.
  • Flu activity surges in Mass. to highest levels seen this season

    Flu activity surges in Mass. to highest levels seen this season

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    Jeffrey D. Howard, the acting Department for Public Health Commissioner. Flu is a contagious respiratory illness with symptoms such as fever, chills, aches, cough and sore throat. In the current flu season, a total of 1,762 hospitalizations have been reported, and of the 46 deaths, 13 have been in the Midlands, seven in the Pee Dee, 16 in the Upstate and 10 in the Lowcountry.
  • CM Siddaramaiah called Amit Shah 'brainless'

    CM Siddaramaiah called Amit Shah 'brainless'

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    Can he present facts about the so called corruption charges against me or my Govt' Just telling lies wont help. In his tweet, Siddaramaiah not only targeted Amit Shah but also took a dig at former BJP CM BS Yeddyurappa, who was jailed in an illegal land allotment case.
  • New study reveals an association between flu and heart attack

    New study reveals an association between flu and heart attack

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    While over 60,000 samples testing positive for influenza have been reported since monitoring for the virus began on October 1, a total of 30 children have died from in 2018 in the United States, the CDC said. Many people confuse colds and upper respiratory infections with the flu, but flu symptoms are much more severe. The CDC recommends that anyone who thinks they may have the flu or is experiencing flu-like symptoms should be treated with the antiviral drug.
  • Canine named Violet virtually dies from burns brought on by hair dye

    Canine named Violet virtually dies from burns brought on by hair dye

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    She had swollen shut eye and a badly burned skin. Violet was taken to the Florida animal service organization where she received fluids, pain medication, and gently washed off. The staff was encouraged but they knew they weren't out of the woods yet. But after three months of care - including pain medication, antibiotics, IV fluids, honey treatments, scab removal as well as anesthetizing and bandage changes - little Violet was starting to pull through.
  • Kharge accuses Centre, Goa of Mahadayi water dispute

    Kharge accuses Centre, Goa of Mahadayi water dispute

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    The Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal, headed by J.N. Panchal, on July 28, 2016 rejected Karnataka's petition for releasing the water, citing various grounds including ecological damage the twin canal projects might cause. Though transport unions have not officially backed the bandh , any untoward incidents could halt services. Meanwhile, they also set up a four-member committee to monitor any activities by Karnataka to divert water.