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Medicine Flu-related deaths across state almost double since past year
Author: 0 Flu-related deaths across state almost double since past year

The French flu follows the H3N2 strain, or "Aussie flu", which was partly responsible for a sharp rise in influenza-related GP visits going into 2018. Symptoms of the flu include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches, fatigue, and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea.

Medicine Report claims hackers could start a nuclear war through vulnerable weapons systems
Author: 0 Report claims hackers could start a nuclear war through vulnerable weapons systems

The United States already has enormous nuclear and conventional capabilities, and experts say there is no evidence these so-called more usable low-yield nuclear weapons will force adversaries to behave better. "USA already has diverse array of nuclear capabilities & there's no evidence that "more usable " nukes strengthen deterrence or compel adversaries to make different choices", said Daryl G.

Medicine Trump Touting Rural America Agenda
Author: 0 Trump Touting Rural America Agenda

Central to the report will be the assessment that the "provider for an equalization among rural America is connectivity; that high-speed internet should remain a high priority for the administration", said Ray Starling, the special assistant to the president for agriculture, trade and food assistance.

Medicine South Texas 'critically low' on blood donations
Author: 0 South Texas 'critically low' on blood donations

The Red Cross says that means thousands of possible donations were not collected. The Red Cross must collect more than 13,000 donations every day for patients at about 2,600 hospitals and transfusion centers nationwide. Any healthy person 17 or older (or 16 with parental consent) may be eligible to donate, although there are height and weight restrictions for people 16 to 18 years old.

Medicine Trump says he's 'like, really smart,' 'a very stable genius'
Author: 0 Trump says he's 'like, really smart,' 'a very stable genius'

U.S. President Donald Trump's former strategist Steve Bannon on Sunday backed away from derogatory comments ascribed to him about Trump's son in a new book that sparked White House outrage and could threaten Bannon's influence as a would-be conservative power broker.

Medicine What is a 'bomb cyclone?' Monster storm moves up the East Coast
Author: 0 What is a 'bomb cyclone?' Monster storm moves up the East Coast

M eteorologists say that the storm is experiencing " bombogenesis ", meaning rapid atmospheric pressure has fallen below 24 millibars in less than 24 hours. Public schools in New York City have also been closed for Thursday. Five to 8 inches of snow is expected to fall with sustained winds of 20 to 30 miles mph, and gusts up to 50 mph.

Medicine Heavy snow will bring travel disruption across parts of the United Kingdom tomorrow
Author: 0 Heavy snow will bring travel disruption across parts of the United Kingdom tomorrow

Motorists are being warned of "Black Ice Monday" - a combination of sub zero temperatures , snow, rain and sleet will form to create unsafe invisible ice on the roads. It is predicted that most areas within North West England will struggle to beat temperatures of freezing. Thousands of homes have been left without power after being hit by the weather.

Medicine Public Health and You: National Influenza Vaccination Week is this week
Author: 0 Public Health and You: National Influenza Vaccination Week is this week

There were none at this time past year. The predominant strain is H3N2 which mutates rapidly and often results in vaccines being less effective. But about this year's vaccine: Health authorities are still absolutely clear that getting a vaccine is the best way to prevent the flu, but the New England Journal of Medicine offers some less-than-great news about this vaccine's effectiveness.

Medicine Coffee Declared A Safe Drink
Author: 0 Coffee Declared A Safe Drink

Umbrella reviews combine previous meta-analyses and give a high level summary of research findings. In fact, the largest benefit was for diseases of the liver, including cirrhosis . And while we credit a caffeine hit for helping us wake up, perk up and shape up, we often get the coffee-guilts about exactly how much we're drinking.

Medicine Tiger Woods plays golf with Donald Trump
Author: 0 Tiger Woods plays golf with Donald Trump

Three-handicapper Trump and 14-time major victor Woods have previously golfed together though. Donald Trump just can not help himself. Woods played with President Trump and Dustin Johnson in Florida on Friday and the videos which emerged earned promising reviews.

Medicine Bill Clinton's newest sex scandal: 4 women accuse him of sexual assault
Author: 0 Bill Clinton's newest sex scandal: 4 women accuse him of sexual assault

It seems that controversy and former US President Bill Clinton go hand in hand. An article in The Daily Mail said that four women allege that Clinton assaulted them in the early 2000s when he was working with investor Ron Burkle . Democrats, liberals and feminists will once again have to justify themselves, having defended his actions in various similar cases before. The Democratic source says that the team is looking to "stop the women from filing charges and drag him through the mud".

Author: 0 Workplace gender gap fuels Switzerland's plunge in global index

The annual report ranks 144 countries on its Global Gender Gap Index to see how they compare in terms of gender equality on four key dimensions: economic participation and opportunities, educational attainment, health and survival and political empowerment.

Author: 0 Seven things to know about the 2017-18 flu season

The Division of Public Health recommends all Delawareans who are at least six month old to get their flu shot. But check with your provider to make sure you don't have to have the shot administered by your doctor or at a specific location in order for it to be free.

Medicine Open-sea wind farms could power humanity, but there's a catch
Author: 0 Open-sea wind farms could power humanity, but there's a catch

The study by the Carnegie Institution for Science at Stanford University in California has calculated a wind farm spanning three million square kilometres - roughly the size of India - and based in the North Atlantic ocean could generate "civilisation scale power".

Medicine Don't overlook the Americans who suffer in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands
Author: 0 Don't overlook the Americans who suffer in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

Speaking to the press, and taking no questions, she said neither she nor Trump will rest until displaced Puerto Ricans are back home , schools, hospitals and clean water are back and the island's economy is moving again. "The relief effort is under control". The Wisconsin Republican said he expects the Trump administration to send Congress a request for a long-term recovery package once damage assessments are conducted.

Medicine 'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, Donald Trump says
Author: 0 'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, Donald Trump says

The White House authorized the waiver, revealing it in a tweet , naturally. She also said the death toll had been low for a storm the size of Hurricane Maria . When you don't have food for a baby, it's not a good news story. "We seem to be losing a lot of time in jurisdictional trifles", San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said in an interview Wednesday.

Medicine 'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, Donald Trump says
Author: 0 'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, Donald Trump says

The White House authorized the waiver, revealing it in a tweet , naturally. She also said the death toll had been low for a storm the size of Hurricane Maria . When you don't have food for a baby, it's not a good news story. "We seem to be losing a lot of time in jurisdictional trifles", San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said in an interview Wednesday.

Medicine San Juan Mayor: This Is A 'People Are Dying' Story
Author: 0 San Juan Mayor: This Is A 'People Are Dying' Story

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that "food and water [were] on site". "This is a "people are dying" story", she said in disbelief. State troopers boarded a Delta plane September 29 for their Hurricane Relief mission in Puerto Rico .

Medicine Gov. signs executive order mobilizing resources for Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Gov. signs executive order mobilizing resources for Puerto Rico

On Wednesday, the USA military swung into action, stepping up an air bridge to the island and assigning a brigadier general to coordinate the relief effort. Suspending the Jones Act will not solve any of these immediate problems. Walsh said the fund, called "Massachusetts for Puerto Rico ", is aiming to raise at least $2 million to aid the devastated island commonwealth and challenged the Boston business community to step up and support it.

Medicine White House's slow response to aid Puerto Rico a disgrace
Author: 0 White House's slow response to aid Puerto Rico a disgrace

MORE: Stars lend personal jets for Puerto Rico hurricane reliefThe first leg of their flight takes them to Miami. Trump administration officials say with most power lines and cell towers down, the lack of electricity and communication has made coordinating help particularly hard.

Medicine Central Florida leaders working to create reception center for displaced Puerto Ricans
Author: 0 Central Florida leaders working to create reception center for displaced Puerto Ricans

Russel Honore, highly lauded for commanding the military response after another big storm, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, said the military deployments to Puerto Rico should have begun at least four days earlier. On Wednesday, Trump suggested again that he would not waive the restriction. CharityNavigator.org and the Better Business Bureau's Give.org have lists of charities that meet their standards and focus on Hurricane Maria relief.

Medicine Central Florida leaders working to create reception center for displaced Puerto Ricans
Author: 0 Central Florida leaders working to create reception center for displaced Puerto Ricans

Russel Honore, highly lauded for commanding the military response after another big storm, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, said the military deployments to Puerto Rico should have begun at least four days earlier. On Wednesday, Trump suggested again that he would not waive the restriction. CharityNavigator.org and the Better Business Bureau's Give.org have lists of charities that meet their standards and focus on Hurricane Maria relief.

Medicine Trump relaxes barriers to Puerto Rico storm aid
Author: 0 Trump relaxes barriers to Puerto Rico storm aid

Critics say the law makes shipments to places such as Hawaii and Puerto Rico more expensive. 'The electrical grid and other infrastructure were already in very, very poor shape. Pitbull has been using his private plane to evacuate cancer patients and transport them for treatment in the continental U.S. President Trump promoted "Made in the USA" products on September 29 and said that his tax plan includes a "giant, beautiful, massive, the biggest ever in our country tax cut".

Medicine What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece
Author: 0 What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece

Many Germans see the rise of the AfD as a similar rejection of the status quo as votes for Brexit and Donald Trump a year ago. One of the most prominent figures in the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD ) party said on Tuesday she plans to leave it - a move that displayed tensions as other lawmakers from the anti-migrant party gathered for their first meeting after a strong showing at the polls .

Medicine What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece
Author: 0 What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece

Many Germans see the rise of the AfD as a similar rejection of the status quo as votes for Brexit and Donald Trump a year ago. One of the most prominent figures in the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD ) party said on Tuesday she plans to leave it - a move that displayed tensions as other lawmakers from the anti-migrant party gathered for their first meeting after a strong showing at the polls .

Medicine Prominent German nationalist to leave anti-immigrant AfD party
Author: 0 Prominent German nationalist to leave anti-immigrant AfD party

Merkel's conservative CDU-CSU bloc has begun coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens but the parties have different views on a range of issues including migration, energy, taxation and Europe. The Social Democratic Party attained 20.5 per cent of votes. "Most people are wondering if Germany even exists as it once was". Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said Nazis are back in the German parliament.

Medicine Lesson from the German Elections: Voters See Through the 'Equality' Scam
Author: 0 Lesson from the German Elections: Voters See Through the 'Equality' Scam

Despite Angela Merkel's conservative party seeing its worst election showing for 70 years, the former physical chemist is set to lead Germany for another four years. However, she also quickly pointed out that the main goals of the parties had been achieved in any case and that was cause for celebration for her. Merkel also went on to say that her party would woo back voters who seemed to have supported the rival AfD this time around.

Medicine Putin and Merkel determined to continue cooperation after Bundestag elections
Author: 0 Putin and Merkel determined to continue cooperation after Bundestag elections

Without such a coalition, Merkel will be left without a majority and thus she won't be able to accomplish much. While joyful supporters of the AfD - a party with links to the far-right French National Front and Britain's UKIP - sang the German anthem at a Berlin club late Sunday, hundreds of protesters shouted " Nazis out! ".

Medicine Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave party
Author: 0 Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave party

The far-right, anti-immigrant party was founded just four years ago as an anti-euro force. Chancellor Merkel, who has held the post since she was first elected in 2005, will face a Parliament where the far-right AfD wants to launch a tough debate on the influx of migrants fleeing war, poverty, and persecution.

Medicine Protesters Banned At Jeff Sessions Lecture On Free Speech
Author: 0 Protesters Banned At Jeff Sessions Lecture On Free Speech

The university is about the search for truth, not the imposition of truth by a government censor. They have all kinds of ways to express their own opinions, but I think every American, no matter what their views on the issues, should stand for America, should salute the flag.

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