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Although most people fully recover from the flu, some experience severe illness such as pneumonia and respiratory failure, and the flu can be fatal. Health officials said Friday that 27 people younger than 65 have died of the flu in California since October, compared with three during the same time period a year ago.
  • Flu season ramping up in Kitsap

    Flu season ramping up in Kitsap

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    The most frequently identified influenza virus subtype reported by public health laboratories during the week was influenza A (H3N2). Seasons in which A (H3N2) viruses predominate are associated with more hospitalizations and death in persons aged 65 years and older compared with other age groups.
  • Golden Globes 2018: Stars Will Take Activists to the Red Carpet

    Golden Globes 2018: Stars Will Take Activists to the Red Carpet

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    Many women are to wear black to the Golden Globes as a way of standing in solidarity with sexual harassment victims and those who have been treated unfairly in Hollywood. Burke, the founder of the #metoo movement and senior director at Girls for Gender Equity , will accompany Michelle Williams . As longtime organizers, activists and advocates for racial and gender justice, it gives us enormous pride to stand with the members of the TIMES UP campaign who have stood up and spoken out ...
  • India's GDP grows 6.3 percent, up from 5.7 percent

    India's GDP grows 6.3 percent, up from 5.7 percent

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    Investment growth of nearly twice of last years indicate investment reviving", he said in a tweet.About the agriculture sector, Chief Statistician Anant said, "So far agriculture is concerned, there is certain amount of statistical base reversion to mean, which is seen because last is very high growth rate after continuous years of drought."He further said, "Actual total production figure would be the second highest in very long period of time".
  • Romaine Lettuce Is the Likely Source of a risky E. Coli Outbreak

    Romaine Lettuce Is the Likely Source of a risky E. Coli Outbreak

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    In Canada , one person has died. Check your fridge for any romaine lettuce, including any bagged salad mixes or blends. In sad news for those of us looking to make January a month of fresh greens, in response to the indulgence of the holidays, Consumer Reports is now advising that we avoid eating romaine lettuce after an E.
  • E. coli Cases Linked To Romaine Lettuce

    E. coli Cases Linked To Romaine Lettuce

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    In the USA, government health officials are investigating the outbreaks, but have stopped short of recommending people avoid romaine lettuce or any other food. The one death in the US was in California. This particular strain of E coli produces a toxin that can lead to serious illness or death. Romaine lettuce has been linked to a winter 2017 E.
  • Dale Steyn taken to hospital after injury scare

    Dale Steyn taken to hospital after injury scare

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    He has come back to the national side after nearly a year as he was injured during the series against Australia which threatened to end his career as well. "You could see how much he was enjoying himself out there", Mohammed Moosajee, South Africa's team manager, who is also a medical doctor said. He was out of action for one year after a major surgery for shoulder dislocation.
  • Alcohol may cause cancer by damaging stem cell DNA

    Alcohol may cause cancer by damaging stem cell DNA

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    From the study findings, scientists observed that acetaldehyde could break and damage DNA present in the blood stem cells, resulting in rearranged chromosomes and permanently altered DNA sequences within these cells. The mice models lacking the critical ALDH enzyme-ALDH2-suffered a fourfold increase in DNA damage in their cells when compared with mice models with fully functioning ALDH2 enzyme.
  • Netflix Casts 'Mad Men' Alum as Sabrina the Teenage Witch

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    Described by Archie Comics as "an emplowyed young woman, half-human, half-witch", Sabrina will be portrayed as a high school sophomore attending Baxter High. Are you guys excited to see Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina? Shipka is best known as Sally on Mad Men , though more recently she played Bette Davis' daughter B.D.
  • Florida sees first snow in about 30 years

    Florida sees first snow in about 30 years

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    In Tallahassee, Florida State University announced that classes would remain closed Wednesday. Five to eight centimetres (2-3ins) of snow were expected in northeast Florida, where there have been warnings of icy roads, power cuts and freezing temperatures.