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Flu numbers are on the rise in Northern B.C.

Flu numbers are on the rise in Northern B.C.

Providence officials say last week more than 10 percent of people coming into the emergency room at Providence St. Peter in Olympia had flu-like symptoms and almost 20 percent of flu tests came back p...

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Clinic boss quits after patient in vegetative state gives birth

Clinic boss quits after patient in vegetative state gives birth

DISTURBING DETAILS: "None of the staff were aware that she was pregnant until she was pretty much giving birth ". Earlier on Tuesday, the patient, who has been receiving treatment at Hacienda Healt...

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Powell says he would reject any Trump request to resign

Powell says he would reject any Trump request to resign

Average hourly pay was up 3.2% compared to a year earlier. Furthermore, Fed Chair Powell also said that rate hikes would continue to be gradual and data dependent. The world's biggest economy ex...

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Eastern Iowa man dies from the flu

Eastern Iowa man dies from the flu

It takes up to two weeks after vaccination for the body to achieve full benefit against the flu virus. It said it had received a report of the death of a child under the age of 18 from flu, but had no...

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$1.43 EPS Expected for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) on January, 3

$1.43 EPS Expected for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) on January, 3

Insiders own 15.73% of the company's stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.79, for a total transaction of $955,086.30. It is also used in ranking the parallel size of stock exchange...

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States' Credit Quality Threatened by Obamacare Ruling, S&P Says

States' Credit Quality Threatened by Obamacare Ruling, S&P Says

Millions of people now rely on ObamaCare's subsidies and rules, which argues against judges repealing the law by fiat. Leerink analyst Ana Gupte expects the judge's decision will be overturned either ...

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Texas Judge Rules Obamacare Unconstitutional

Texas Judge Rules Obamacare Unconstitutional

US District Judge Reed O'Connor sided with a coalition of state governments, led by Texas, that argued removing the " individual mandate " a year ago - a provision included in Trump's tax bill - inval...

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Bob Dole, 95, salutes casket carrying George H.W. Bush

Bob Dole, 95, salutes casket carrying George H.W. Bush

It was to remain open overnight. At the services held at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, the golden retriever named Sully , after pilot Sully Sullenberger , stood by his former owner's casket for one la...

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World AIDS Day observed

World AIDS Day observed

The theme of this year's World AIDS Day is "Know Your HIV Status", aimed at encouraging everyone to know their HIV infection state through testing and to access HIV prevention, treatment and care se...

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Epidemic: HIV Rates Keep Rising in Eastern Europe

Epidemic: HIV Rates Keep Rising in Eastern Europe

During 2017, of the 84 new first-UK cases of HIV were diagnosed in Northern Ireland, 45 (54%) occurred through MSM transmission, while 26 (31%) occurred through heterosexual transmission. In the rest ...

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Nine children reported dead at New Jersey facility after contracting virus

Nine children reported dead at New Jersey facility after contracting virus

A staff member also became ill, and there have been eight pediatric deaths. He added: "The department continues to work very closely with the facility to ensure that all infection control measures a...

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Health officials: Oklahoma child diagnosed with rare polio-like illness

The number of confirmed cases reported to date is similar to levels reported in the fall of 2014 and 2016. The disease is marked by a sudden onset of weakness and loss of muscle tone in the arms and l...

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Local Residents Raise Money For Cancer In Pink Themed Campaign

Local Residents Raise Money For Cancer In Pink Themed Campaign

She looks to see if there are multiple family members with the same type of cancer , cancer at a younger age than expected or with types of cancer that tend to cluster together when there is an under...

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NJ man contracts brain eating amoeba at Texas resort

NJ man contracts brain eating amoeba at Texas resort

National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, N.C., the Charlotte Observer reported. Stabile was an avid outdoorsman who loved snowboarding, surfing, and anything to do with friends and family, accordin...

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Gillum scores victory despite being outspent in Democratic Primary

Gillum scores victory despite being outspent in Democratic Primary

Sometimes Democrats have, too. In nearly every way Gillum - the Democratic nominee for governor - and DeSantis - the GOP nominee for governor - are at opposite ends of the political spectr...

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John McCain's life of devoted service

John McCain's life of devoted service

In a letter to Trump on its Facebook page, the American Legion veterans group had urged the White House "to follow long-established protocol following the death of prominent government officials"....

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Meghan McCain Shares Heartbreaking Tribute to Late Father John McCain

Meghan McCain Shares Heartbreaking Tribute to Late Father John McCain

In his last hours, McCain turned down further treatment , his family announced in a statement. Palin, who was McCain's vice presidential running mate during the 2008 U.S. Presidents and lawmakers f...

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Colorado Resident Hospitalized With Potentially Deadly Form Of West Nile Virus

Colorado Resident Hospitalized With Potentially Deadly Form Of West Nile Virus

A woman in Kozhikode district of Kerala is suspected of carrying a West Nile viral (WNV) infection and has been admitted to the Medical College. "It is imperative that Pennsylvania residents take co...

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CDC Warns Consumers Away From Honey Smacks Cereal

CDC Warns Consumers Away From Honey Smacks Cereal

That's what the Centers for Disease Control advised bluntly in a tweet Thursday, noting that more than 100 people in 33 states have been infected with salmonella . But the cereal is still being s...

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Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

The highest risk group is the youth because of the changes and stress they are consistently going through, according to Walker. "The data are disturbing", said Anne Schuchat , the CDC's principal d...

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Recent CDC report finds rates increasing

Recent CDC report finds rates increasing

Bourdain, a chef and host of CNN's Parts Unknown food-and-travel show, died of an apparent suicide Friday in a French hotel. The traumatic experience turned Smith into a suicide prevention advocat...

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President Trump Announces Date for Meeting with North Korea

President Trump Announces Date for Meeting with North Korea

The president later tweeted he hoped the meeting with Kim would bring about world peace. The focus of the talks is expected to be be North Korea's nuclear weapons development and testing progr...

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Fortnite Buffs Thanos' damage, The Avengers: Infinity Mode balance

Fortnite Buffs Thanos' damage, The Avengers: Infinity Mode balance

Watch the mad Titan use the power of the Infinity Gauntlet to shake half of the booties in the universe. Check out the trailer below. Avengers: Infinity War fans have noticed that one of the...

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Congo Faces Another Ebola Outbreak After 18 Die, 2 Cases Confirmed

Congo Faces Another Ebola Outbreak After 18 Die, 2 Cases Confirmed

This is the ninth outbreak of Ebola virus disease over the last four decades in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the most recent occurring in May 2017. "It is important to remember that there ...

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APC ward congresses end in violence

APC ward congresses end in violence

Meanwhile, Governor Okorocha has ordered for the arraignment of the members sent to conduct the exercise in the state. "Thus given the scenario above, our members were left with no other option than...

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Scenes As Bolton Avoid Relegation On Day Of High Drama In Championship

Scenes As Bolton Avoid Relegation On Day Of High Drama In Championship

Lukas Jutkiewicz of Birmingham City scored the first goal against Fulham , contributing to the end of the club's unbeaten run and their automatic promotion hopes. Neil Etheridge marks a big year wi...

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Vote BJP for a better future: PM Narendra Modi

Vote BJP for a better future: PM Narendra Modi

Apart from this, Prime Minister Modi on April 6 also interacted with lakhs of twitter followers on the occasion of BJP's establishment day. "Today the country is moving forward from women developmen...

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Giuliani says Cohen did his job in Daniels case

Donald Trump reimbursed his personal attorney Michael Cohen $ 130,000 he had given to the adult-film star Stormy Daniels days before the 2016 election to buy her silence over an alleged affair wi...

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Central Florida law enforcement takes back unwanted prescription drugs

Central Florida law enforcement takes back unwanted prescription drugs

The prescription drug take-back day is one way law enforcement is fighting the opioid crisis. "Our goal is to take as many of those off the street as we can", Barnes said. So, its prescribed medicatio...

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Von Miller Loses His Mind After Broncos Draft Chubb

Von Miller Loses His Mind After Broncos Draft Chubb

Anderson. Freeman's sophomore season will go down as his best, when he broke the OR single-season mark with 1,836 rushing yards while scoring 19 touchdowns. Recruited out of high school as a safety,...

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