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But, the CDC has already reported 13 pediatric deaths in the United States from influenza....so the illness can cut across all ages. According to the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, the child was 18-months-old. "All four strains are circulating to some level, but the majority (of cases) are the strain we know causes more severe influenza seasons", Baber said.
  • Romaine lettuce warning issued after E. coli outbreak

    Romaine lettuce warning issued after E. coli outbreak

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    The Center for Disease Control is investigating an E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce that has sickened at least 58 people in the US and Canada. There's also been one reported death in Canada. The CDC is aware of 17 infections right now in 13 states - a group that runs the geographic gamut from the West Coast, though the Rust Belt, to the top of New England.
  • Former Gophers coach Tracy Claeys hired as Washington State defensive coordinator

    Former Gophers coach Tracy Claeys hired as Washington State defensive coordinator

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    Claeys is a career defensive coordinator who got his start in college football as the defensive line coach at Saginaw Valley State under Jerry Kill in 1995, then followed Kill up the coaching ladder for the next two decades. Minnesota's defense allowed an average of 22.1 points in 2016. According to USA Today, Athletic Director Mark Coyle said about his decision to fire Claeys, "With the support of Board of Regents' leadership and President Eric Kaler, I have chose to take the Gophers ...
  • Utah Hepatitis A Outbreak: Health Department Issues Vaccination Notice

    Utah Hepatitis A Outbreak: Health Department Issues Vaccination Notice

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    Customers who visited the 7-Eleven in West Jordan from December 26 through January 3 who used the bathroom or either consumed drinks or food should get injections to prevent the virus, the Salt Lake County Health Department said Sunday. The possible exposure affects only the single 7-Eleven location listed above. Edwards says Salt Lake County is clearly in the mist of an outbreak because of the high number of cases.
  • You Won't Believe The Original Title of Shah Rukh Khan's Zero!

    You Won't Believe The Original Title of Shah Rukh Khan's Zero!

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    I am showing him English films now but I have also made another folder that has Hindi classics like Sholay, Do Aakhen Barah Haath and Devdas - both Dilip saab's and mine. Shah Rukh Khan revieveled the first look of their upcoming film on January 1 this year. SRK had announced the title of his upcoming film Zero recently by sharing a teaser video of it.
  • 2017/2018 flu season strongest since 2009 — CDC

    2017/2018 flu season strongest since 2009 — CDC

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    The extra influenza B strain as well as the aggressive A strain, H3N2, (dubbed "Aussie flu ") are behind the rise in flu cases this winter. According to Health Canada, influenza (the flu) is among the leading causes of death in Canada, causing more than 12,000 hospitalizations and 3,500 deaths annually.
  • This common painkiller could be negatively affecting male fertility

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    Each dose was 600mg, equivalent to three over-the-counter pills. A study published Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that regular ibuprofen use may lead to compensated hypogonadism , a condition that can lead to infertility, erectile dysfunction, depression and loss of bone and muscle mass, among other symptoms.
  • Widespread Flu Hits Earlier This Season

    Widespread Flu Hits Earlier This Season

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    In the metro area, flu numbers are up. "There are early indicators that this influenza season is a little bit more severe compared to prior influenza seasons". Hundreds of thousands have been forced to miss school and work due to the outbreak. Current levels are higher than most flu seasons since 2009-2010, according to state records.
  • Middle-aged couch potatoes can reverse heart damage with regular exercise, study shows

    Middle-aged couch potatoes can reverse heart damage with regular exercise, study shows

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    The study, published in the journal Circulation , analysed the hearts of 53 adults aged 45-64 who were healthy but had no history of exercising regularly. Even for people who may not be able to stick to the complete regimen, some exercise is better than none, and physical activity comes with a variety of benefits for the whole body, not just for the heart-like lowering disease-causing inflammation, for example, and improving blood pressure and blood sugar readings.
  • Delta Polls: PDP Wins 23 LGAs, DSIEC Orders Rerun In Two Councils

    Delta Polls: PDP Wins 23 LGAs, DSIEC Orders Rerun In Two Councils

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    The main opposition party in the state, the All Progressives Congress won in only ward 02 of Aniocha North Local Government Area. "For example, a DSIEC returning officer at Ozoro in Isoko North Local Government Area was arrested at a hotel annex in Ozoro facilitating illegal thumb-printing of votes, and was handed over to the Nigeria Police at Ozoro", he stated.