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The CDC said all but two states and the D.C. reported "widespread" flu activities for the week ending on January 27, 2018. Public health officials are warning the public take measures to prevent the flu and get the flu shot. Symptoms usually being one to four days after being exposed for the virus. It's also strongly recommended that you contact your healthcare provider shortly after you start experiencing symptoms.
  • Seven-year-old girl dies from flu after returning from hospital

    Seven-year-old girl dies from flu after returning from hospital

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    The girl's death comes as pediatric death's are on the rise during one of the most severe flu seasons. The child was given the medication after showing symptoms of the illness, but she still had trouble breathing a day later in her family's apartment in LeFrak City in Corona, the sources said.
  • Report shows antipsychotics still misused in U.S. nursing homes

    Report shows antipsychotics still misused in U.S. nursing homes

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    Yet advocacy groups insist that overmedication remains a major problem, and want the pressure to intensify. Data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services showed the percentage of people in nursing homes who had been given antipsychotics decreased almost 10 percentage points between 2011 and 2017, from 24 to 16 percent .
  • Michigan State names interim AD

    Michigan State names interim AD

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    According to MSU's statement , Engler said he won't be considering internal candidates for the permanent position. "I am honored to receive this appointment and look forward to this new challenge", Beekman said. He was selected athletic director in 2008. Michigan's former governor began his first full day on the job as convicted MSU sports doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced for sexually abusing patients.
  • President Trump claims on Twitter that Nunes memo 'totally vindicates' him

    President Trump claims on Twitter that Nunes memo 'totally vindicates' him

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    The FBI itself said it had " grave concerns " over its accuracy. In the document, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., and his staff detail findings that they say "raise concerns with the legitimacy and legality of certain [Justice Department] and Federal Bureau of Investigation interactions with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court".
  • Dow falls 1175 points, largest single-day drop ever

    Dow falls 1175 points, largest single-day drop ever

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    The S&P 500 lost 26.05 points , or 0.94 percent, to 2,736.08. USA stocks are lower at midday as banks fall following more punitive action against Wells Fargo. The crash comes after an unusual period of calm lasting more than a year, thanks to a combination of economic growth in the U.S. and other major economies, low interest rates, and support from central banks.
  • Fake doctor in India infects 21 with HIV with tainted syringes

    Fake doctor in India infects 21 with HIV with tainted syringes

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    The matter came to light after an investigation was launched by the health department over reports of "high number of HIV cases" in the area. "We are investigating the matter and will ensure action against those found guilty of inaction", said a senior health official here on Monday.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Reports Rise In Fourth Quarter Earnings

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Reports Rise In Fourth Quarter Earnings

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    About 11.72M shares traded or 105.23% up from the average. When it comes to 2018 revenue, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co is expecting it to be up by low- to mid-single digits. Sigma Counselors Inc reported 52,314 shares or 0.47% of all its holdings. To see the other side of picture, profit margin of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ( NYSE : BMY ) stands at positive 20.60%; that indicates a firm actually every dollar of sales keeps in earnings.
  • Vaping in hospital wins support of health chiefs

    Vaping in hospital wins support of health chiefs

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    The review comes as a rebuke to fresh health concerns over vaping which have emerged in recent months, with leading tobacco experts now concluding that e-cigarette use only poses a small fraction of the risks of smoking. Hospitals could go tobacco-free and offer areas for smokers to vape instead. "It's positive to see that for the first time they've also referenced tobacco heating products (THPs) - and how the available information suggests that these may also be considerably less harmful ...
  • Donovan Mitchell to participate in NBA Dunk Contest

    Donovan Mitchell to participate in NBA Dunk Contest

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    Gordon reportedly withdrew Monday with a strained left hip flexor. This season, Mitchell has exploded onto the scene and into the NBA's Rookie of the Year conversation. have more time and higher jumps to get off cooler tricks. The Dunk Contest has long moved away from having star National Basketball Association players participating.