• Unlicensed doctor infects at least 33 people with HIV in India
Unlicensed doctor infects at least 33 people with HIV in India

Health officials said taking cognizance of "high number of HIV cases" in the area, a committee was formed to visit various settlements of Bangarmau to investigate the reasons behind the surge. Kumar treated at least 50 people a day with the same injection, cleaning it with plain water, before injecting the next patient, locals told The Indian Expre...

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  • US Study on Cellphone Radiation Won't Settle Debate
US Study on Cellphone Radiation Won't Settle Debate

The incidences of other cancers were not higher, statistically speaking, than the researchers would have expected to see in rats as they aged in general. "We don't have any idea really", Bucher said. Interestingly, the babies developed to be normal sized and did not show any other developmental defects.

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  • Fiji upset BlitzBoks in Cup Final
Fiji upset BlitzBoks in Cup Final

Alosio Naduva was the hero for the Fijians, scoring a hat trick of tries. They struck again a minute later in similar fashion to see scores 17-19 before Eroni Sau crossed over for the final try to see Fiji winning its first tournament in the ongoing series 24-19.

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  • Manchester City to return for Riyad Mahrez deal
Manchester City to return for Riyad Mahrez deal

It is not yet clear how long Fer is set to be out of action, but if his reaction to the injury is anything to go by, then the Swans could be set for an extended period without one of their key midfielders. "I have had some great times at Leicester City and there are some great memories, but I think the time was definitely right to move on", Kin...

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  • China accuses USA of 'Cold War mentality' over nuclear policy
China accuses USA of 'Cold War mentality' over nuclear policy

America's flawed political leadership and planned expansion of nuclear weapons will lead to a major conflict with Russian Federation and China, says a former USA foreign policy adviser and diplomat. Return of sea-based nuclear cruise missiles. 'We expect that the United States leaves behind its Cold War mentality (.) understands China's strategic...

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  • Finances will never be a problem for new health protection scheme: Nadda
Finances will never be a problem for new health protection scheme: Nadda

On Friday, Dr. Isaac effectively said that till the full details of the proposed NHPS was unveiled, the State would have to put on hold the comprehensive health coverage package that it meant to launch now. The Budget has also allocated Rs 1,200 crore towards Health and Wellness Centres envisioned in the National Health Policy 2017. Some money is...

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  • Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow? Follow the Groundhog Day 2018 celebration
Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow? Follow the Groundhog Day 2018 celebration

If the groundhog doesn't see its shadow , spring is around the corner. Groundhog Day has been a tradition that has been recognized in the United States and Canada since 1887. Phil actually speaks his prediction in a language known as "groundhogese". Phil sees his shadow about 85 percent of the time. The two can be viewed from the sidewalk ou...

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  • 'It is a cesspool of funky flu'
'It is a cesspool of funky flu'

So please don't bring your team in. "My hands didn't because it's fantastic to watch how many people come through the emergency room, sneeze in their hand and I watch". She noted that half of the children who've been hospitalized with flu this season did not have underlying medical problems like asthma. This year's flu season has proved to be...

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  • Aamir Khan takes on the Pad Man Challenge
Aamir Khan takes on the Pad Man Challenge

Balki film but also, to tell the world how important "Periods" is to be spoken about. The challenge has already been picked up on social media and has become a rage on the Internet in no time. Yes, that's a Pad in my hand & there's nothing to be ashamed about. "Copy, Paste this & Challenge your friends to take a photo with a Pad". "Here I am Chal...

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  • This is why everyone's wearing red today… and why you should too
This is why everyone's wearing red today… and why you should too

Not only does Wear Red Day raise awareness, but it also serves as a way to raise funds to support research, education, and community programs to benefit women who have been affected by heart disease. You can also shop at Macy's and pick up a Red Dress pin. If it seems like just about everyone is sporting something red today, don't worry, you're...

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"Worst case nightmare": Girl, 12, suspect in shooting at California middle school

Diego Salinas had just dropped off his 12-year-old sister and was stunned when she called minutes later to say there had been a shooting . "We know this a very traumatic incident for all the children involved, particularly inside that classroom", said Steven Zipperman, chief of the Los Angeles school system police department.

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  • Wisconsin Republicans getting rid of Wynn money
Wisconsin Republicans getting rid of Wynn money

Wynn . On Friday, the RNC did not respond to requests for comment about a report by the Wall Street Journal that included interviews with dozens of people who have worked at Wynn's casinos or been told of his alleged behavior, including allegations that he pressured some employees to perform sex acts.

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  • Health officials say flu considered epidemic in Kentucky
Health officials say flu considered epidemic in Kentucky

DHHS obtains death data through death certificates and according to the state, delays in the reporting of deaths "may cause the number of reported (pneumonia/flu) deaths to vary considerably each week". Seniors are more likely to get the flu shot; 59% of those over 55 years of age say they have already received the flu shot, while only a third of...

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  • Flu-related deaths in children are on the rise
Flu-related deaths in children are on the rise

Brenda Fitzgerald, who urged Americans to get flu shots amid one of the most severe flu seasons in years. In a follow-up on the flu situation in the United Kingdom this season , seasonal flu activity levels have continued to increase in the last week across the UK but various indicators show the rate of increase is slowing, according to...

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  • Syria offensive: U.S. seeks to address Turkey's 'legitimate' security concerns
Syria offensive: U.S. seeks to address Turkey's 'legitimate' security concerns

Cross-border attacks by PYD/PKK terror group in southern Turkey started as Turkish army operation in Syria's northwestern town of Afrin continues. "We pray for strength and courage for the YPG", Zuheir Hussein, 32, told AFP. The army chief also said there are not only PYD/PKK and YPG elements in the region, but also the Daesh terrorist group . ...

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  • Saudi coalition announces Dollars 1.5 billion in aid for Yemen
Saudi coalition announces Dollars 1.5 billion in aid for Yemen

The coalition promised to keep all ports open, including the Hodeidah port, to ensure the delivery of humanitarian aid to the Yemenis, considering the blockade of Houthis on ports under their control. Launched Sunday, the 2018 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan is the largest consolidated humanitarian appeal for Yemen - where over two years of rele...

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  • High Court Agrees To Review Trump's Travel Ban
High Court Agrees To Review Trump's Travel Ban

The Supreme Court, which is tackling a series of consequential cases during its current term, signaled on December 4 it was likely to uphold the policy. The most recent travel ban includes six Muslim-majority countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen, as well as two non-Muslim majority nations: North Korea and Venezuela.

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  • MLAs disqualification: Truth prevails in the end, says Arvind Kejriwal
MLAs disqualification: Truth prevails in the end, says Arvind Kejriwal

The Election Commission had said that these MLAs, by occupying the post of parliamentary secretaries between March 13, 2015, and September 8, 2016, held an office of profit and were liable to be disqualified as legislators. Governor Ganga Prasad has sent a reminder to the Election Commission of India regarding disqualification of 17 Meghalaya par...

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  • Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24, scientists suggest
Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24, scientists suggest

Societal and biological changes have prolonged the adolescent years from the ages of 10-19 to now ending at 24 years old, scientists said, leading to a debate about whether new policies would be benefit or "infantilize" the older adolescents.

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  • 7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot
7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot

Many have questioned whether Rohingya would return to Burma under the current circumstances. A top Myanmar official said on Monday that a camp to house Rohingya Muslim and Hindu refugees, who return from Bangladesh, will be ready by its promised deadline next week.

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  • Washington State Quarterback Tyler Hilinski Takes Own Life
Washington State Quarterback Tyler Hilinski Takes Own Life

Friends and his team member deeply sadden to hear his passing news. "The entire WSU community mourns as thoughts and prayers go out to his family", Leach said in the release. Hilinski played backup quarterback in seven games in his sophomore year at WSU, and started once. He had not shown up for football practice earlier in the day.

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  • BU Study: Repeated Head Hits, Not Concussions, Cause CTE
BU Study: Repeated Head Hits, Not Concussions, Cause CTE

A study published by The Journal of the American Medical Association found CTE diagnoses in 110 of 111 former National Football League players whose brains were donated for research. Until now, the focus was on any concussions they received. "And by hits, I mean all of them", said Dr. Any head impact may lead to damaged blood vessels in the ...

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  • Flu Deaths in San Diego County Reach New High
Flu Deaths in San Diego County Reach New High

According to the health department's latest report on Thursday, 45 people, including three in Oklahoma County, have died due to the flu since September 1, 2017. The four who died all had underlying illnesses. Symptoms of influenza include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue.

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  • 50 people forced to jump ship after casino shuttle boat catches fire
50 people forced to jump ship after casino shuttle boat catches fire

The victim had been receiving treatment for serious injuries at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point in Hudson but passed early Monday, Jan. 15, a spokesperson said. NTSB investigators also concluded that back in 2004 the Express Shuttle II crew failed to activate a Carbon dioxide fire suppression system, and couldn't use fire pumps because th...

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  • Influenza surveillance map: Where is the flu in my state?
Influenza surveillance map: Where is the flu in my state?

H3N2 is associated with more severe illness, especially among children and the elderly. Last year there were nine flu-related deaths, the previous year there were seven and three years ago there were 28, according to Nydam. Perry Kendall . Most of those cases have been diagnosed as Influenza Type A. Right now, half of our admissions have to d...

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