• A 21-Year-Old Bodybuilder Suddenly Died From Flu Complications

    A 21-Year-Old Bodybuilder Suddenly Died From Flu Complications

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    However, Kyler was coughing worse and running a high fever after Christmas. He started to feel bad enough that he needed to seek medical attention. He continued running a fever, and went to a Westmoreland County emergency room on December 27, before being flown to UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh where he died the next day.
  • Red Cross seeks blood donations in tough winter

    Red Cross seeks blood donations in tough winter

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    The Red Cross provides about 40 percent of the nation's blood supply, and now Red Cross blood products are being distributed to hospitals as fast as donations come in. Gov. Malloy says he comes from a family of donors and has been giving blood for the past 40 years. Type O negative is the universal blood type and what emergency room personnel reach for when there is no time to determine the blood type of patients in the most serious situations.
  • First pediatric flu death reported in Ohio

    First pediatric flu death reported in Ohio

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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.
  • Extending Bed Time with Extra 20 Minutes Could Limit Sugar Cravings

    Extending Bed Time with Extra 20 Minutes Could Limit Sugar Cravings

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    The data also suggested, however, that this extended sleep may have been of lesser quality than the control group and researchers believe that a period of adjustment to any new routine may be required. From the result, about 85% of the group increase their sleep by an average of 55minutes whiles the rest half increased their sleeping time by an average of about 21minutes.
  • Sorry men, it's women who will survive the apocalypse

    Sorry men, it's women who will survive the apocalypse

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    When considering the Irish Potato Famine, it was found that male life expectance dropped to 18.17%, however, female life expectancy dropped by 22.4%. Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark looked at historical data on death rates for both women and men who endured famines - like the Irish potato starvation, the Ukraine starvation and the Swedish starvation - along with disease outbreaks and found that women outlived men nearly every time.
  • Megachurch Pastor Andy Savage is Accused of Sexual Assault

    Megachurch Pastor Andy Savage is Accused of Sexual Assault

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    Woodson said if nothing else comes from her story, "I want other victims of sexual abuse, especially within the church, to know that they're not alone and to know that they have a voice". "You have to take this to the grave with you, '" she wrote. "In agreement with wise counsel, I took every step to respond in a biblical way", he said.
  • Taha Siddiqui, WION Pakistan bureau chief, survives abduction attempt

    Taha Siddiqui, WION Pakistan bureau chief, survives abduction attempt

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    Tweeting from senior reporter Cyril Almeida's account, Taha Siddiqui said that he was on his way to the airport today when 10-12 armed men stopped him at 8:20 AM and tried to forcibly abduct him. Even under criticism, the military kept on rubbishing the allegations of "enforced disappearances.' The government also stated that it had nothing to do with Pakistani journalists" disappearances, in the past.