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To date, there have been four flu-related deaths counted: three children and one pregnant woman. But staying home when you're sick "could make a difference in the spread of the influenza virus", Ehrman said. Of those, 615 required hospitalization. "The research is very helpful in curtailing the effects in the long run", said Dr. Vajjhala. Only about 70 cases in the state were in Campbell County.
  • Andra AP fonden Acquires 2000 Shares of United Technologies Co. (NYSE:UTX)

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    The hedge fund held 41,524 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.82 million, up from 34,895 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lvw Ltd Liability holds 0.44% of its portfolio in BlackRock, Inc. Reliance Tru Of Delaware reported 38,757 shares. 396.57 million shares or 0.97% less from 400.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
  • Jazz may trade Rodney Hood before deadline

    Jazz may trade Rodney Hood before deadline

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    Down six at the half, Courtney Lee and Hardaway Jr. Utah entered the game expecting to keep Gobert's minutes right around 24, but he didn't seem tired at all in 30 minutes. NY opened up a 16-9 first quarter lead behind hot shooting from Hardaway, Jr. and Porzingis. Gobert continued to find his groove in the second quarter as his teammates were routinely looking for him through pick and rolls.
  • Will a blood test for cancer transform healthcare?

    Will a blood test for cancer transform healthcare?

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    One is that the cancer-related proteins used by the test reflect tissue damage and can also appear in people with inflammatory diseases such as arthritis. Clinical procedures to detect eight common forms of the disease have been trialed on 1,005 patients with cancers in the ovary , liver , stomach , pancreas , esophagus, colon, lung or breast by the John Hopkins group.
  • Bournemouth manager Howe warns FA Cup replays keep lower league clubs alive

    Bournemouth manager Howe warns FA Cup replays keep lower league clubs alive

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    Eddie Howe revealed he will be resting both Joshua King and Junior Stanislas in his press conference yesterday. Speaking ahead of their match with West Ham on Saturday, Howe opened up about the Cherries transfer plans. That's what everyone wants. "I think there is always a reaction, and it's an unfortunate one for us because it means everything gets more expensive", said Howe.
  • Salmonella Cases in Illinois Traced to Jimmy John's Sprouts

    Salmonella Cases in Illinois Traced to Jimmy John's Sprouts

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    All Jimmy John's restaurants in IL have been asked to stop serving sprouts after health officials traced them to an outbreak of salmonella . People in IL reported being ill on December 20 and 26, 2017. Symptoms usually appear 6 to 72 hours after ingesting the bacteria, but can be longer. Symptoms of salmonellosis include diarrhea, vomiting, fever and/or stomach cramps.
  • Jordyn Wieber says Larry Nassar also abused her

    Jordyn Wieber says Larry Nassar also abused her

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    Larry Nassar are being read aloud this week during proceedings at County Court in MI. This week's sentencing hearing in MI is for nine counts of sexual abuse, to which he pleaded guilty . Also testifying Friday was a fellow member of the 2012 "Fierce Five" Olympic team, Jordyn Wieber, who received a hug of support from Raisman. "In a recent letter to the Michigan State Attorney General, MSU's external counsel, including former U.S.
  • AfDB's $1 Billion Emergency Lifeline Pulled Nigeria Out of Recession - Adesina

    AfDB's $1 Billion Emergency Lifeline Pulled Nigeria Out of Recession - Adesina

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    Osinbajo said on Thursday that Nigeria was particularly delighted that the bank was working closely with the government in addressing the challenges of the people emerging from insurgency in the North East and militancy in the Niger Delta. The Minister of Finance expressed Nigeria's profound appreciation to the Bank for "doing business slightly differently from other multilateral development banks and worldwide financial institutions".
  • CHAN: Nigeria beat Libya to keep qualification hopes alive

    CHAN: Nigeria beat Libya to keep qualification hopes alive

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    Nigeria's forward play lacked any sharpness while Libya offered next to nothing despite winning myriad of set pieces in risky positions. The win earns Nigeria 4 points from two games and sit top of Group C as the team plays Equitorial Guniea in the final group game.
  • Flu can be spread just by breathing

    Flu can be spread just by breathing

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    When they did, they also coughed and, despite the increased force of a sneeze, the viral load of the flu virus in a sneeze was about the same as a cough, leading the study authors to deem sneezing not to be a significant spreader of the flu bug.
  • Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24

    Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24

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    In an article published by Lancet Child and Adolescent Health early this week, researchers said it is important to redefine the definition of when adulthood begins to ensure laws stay appropriate. "Age definitions are always arbitrary", she wrote, adding that "our current definition of adolescence is overly restricted". And although this letter argues that adolescence still starts at 10, they think the ripe old age of 24 better reflects "adolescent growth and popular understandings of ...
  • Screening for breast cancer genes 'is cost-effective'

    Screening for breast cancer genes 'is cost-effective'

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    It was also found that this strategy prevented more ovarian and breast cancers than the existing screening strategies. But researchers from Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London said screening all women could cut cancer cases in the UK.
  • Bikram hot yoga not better than regular yoga says a study

    Bikram hot yoga not better than regular yoga says a study

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    However, they did note a reduction in body fat among those in the Bikram yoga group, possibly because of the extra energy being expended in the heat. In a new study, researchers at the University of Texas compared 40 traditional yoga participants to those undertaking hot Bikram over 12 weeks. In the normal-temperature Bikram group, 14 participants completed the same classes except that their rooms had a normal temperature of 23°C.
  • BlackRock Group LTD Raises Stake in Philip Morris International Inc (PM)

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    The other 8, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Philip Morris International Inc . versus those who think you should sell it. Therefore 66% are positive. (NYSE:PM) earned "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, October 3. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $124.54.
  • California man with ravenous appetite for sushi finds 5-foot tapeworm

    California man with ravenous appetite for sushi finds 5-foot tapeworm

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    He then, began to remove the worm, which started moving. When Banh unraveled the worm from the roll and laid it out on paper towels, it came in at 5 feet 6 inches (1.7 meters) long. The patient apparently told him that a tapeworm "wiggled out" of him but Bahn wasn't too sure of his claim. As in 5½ feet long. The patient swore that he had not traveled anywhere out of the country, drunk well water or done anything out of the ordinary to become infected - except he confessed that he loves ...
  • This is what happens during a United States government shutdown

    This is what happens during a United States government shutdown

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    Congress has been relying on short-term spending bills to support vital programs since government funding ran out 110 days ago. It would be the first government shutdown since 2013. That Obama-era policy, which Trump rescinded previous year, shielded from deportation immigrants brought into the country illegally as children by their parents.
  • Iran nuke deal must be safeguarded: United Nations chief

    Iran nuke deal must be safeguarded: United Nations chief

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    Moscow calls for taking into account the real risks of chemical terrorism spreading beyond the Middle East, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a UN Security Council meeting on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Lavrov highlighted everything that was achieved with the agreement on Iran's nuke program (Jcpoa) ​​and urged other countries to join this joint action plan.
  • Biafra: Ohanaeze Reacts To Court Order On Proscription Of IPOB

    Biafra: Ohanaeze Reacts To Court Order On Proscription Of IPOB

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    The Presidency also issued proscribed the group which was challenged in court. It will be recalled that the Nigerian Army had, on the heels of its codenamed Operation Python Dance II in the South-East and South-South zones of the country, declared IPOB an illegal organisation.
  • Will Alshon Jeffery Have Another Career Game Against Minnesota?

    Will Alshon Jeffery Have Another Career Game Against Minnesota?

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    The Vikings have the best third down defense ever recorded, allowing a conversion just around 25 percent of the time. In short, there's no added motivation on Sunday. If it's good enough, great, because that is all I know I can do. Is there any way this game has more than 35 combined points? Getting Alshon Jeffery going could be the key to scoring against the Vikings .