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Jeremy Hunt wants 5000 new nursing training places — NHS

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They hope the funding will make it more attractive for universities to offer graduate nursing places, and increase the number in training from 20,680 this year to 25,850 in 2018-19. He added that the government also wanted to diversify the routes into nursing to allow people to qualify via a four-year apprenticeship rather than a traditional university course. Read More »

Switching to e-cigarettes can save millions of lives

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For the study, Levy and his colleagues crafted optimistic and pessimistic scenarios under which smokers start adopting e-cigarettes, and then projected out how many lives would be saved and extended under those scenarios. They determined that as e-cig and vaporizer technology evolves, they become easier to use and more effective in becoming a nicotine product option over traditional cigarettes. Read More »

An hour of exercise a week can kill depression

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Lead author of the study, Professor Samuel Harvey (Black Dog Institute), says that it has been known for some time that exercise plays a role in relieving symptoms of depression, but that this is the first time researchers have been able to quantify the preventative potential of physical activity in terms of reducing future levels of depression. Read More »

Asda 'calls in' support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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It helps local breast cancer fighters and survivors shine a light on the disease . The foundation is an advocacy group that empowers and supports women with breast cancer and helps in the breast cancer awareness information drive. The White House was first turned pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month on October 7, 2008. H.E. Dr. Hussein Abdel Rahman Al Rand, Assistant Undersecretary for Health Clinics and Centers, said that the Ministry has expanded the scope of the campaign this year ... Read More »

How you can help Las Vegas shooting victims

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Sandy Casey, a middle school special education teacher from California who grew up in Vermont, was killed in Sunday night's mass shooting in Las Vegas , the her school district said. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department advised against making donations at hospitals, which are inundated with the victims of the attack, KVVU-Fox5 TV reports . Read More »

Blood Bank of Alaska prepared to help Las Vegas if needed

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Nguyen said last week she had to get supplies from the mainland to make up for a shortage. Volunteers answered a call to donate blood on Monday, hours after a gunman opened fire on a Las Vegas country concert killing at least 58 and sending more than 500 others to five area hospitals. Read More »

OBI offers assistance to Las Vegas shooting victims

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According to blood donation officials, one in every seven people who enters the hospital needs blood, and nationwide blood is needed every three seconds. And she said the nonprofit is looking to fill its appointment this week so it can ensure blood needs in the islands are met. "That is what we need to think about is that, will we have enough blood to send if they need it?" Rather than donating now, UBS is encouraging donors to schedule an appointment by calling 877-UBS-HERO (877-827-4376) ... Read More »

Arizonans clamor to donate blood in wake of Las Vegas shooting

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The huge need for blood in Las Vegas plus hurricanes in the United States and Puerto Rico have reduced reserve blood supplies that help Hawaii. That's why she donates blood all the time. The American Red Cross Central and Southern Illinois Region chapter house parking lot was almost full mid-afternoon Monday. She says just be healthy, well hydrated and not on medication, if possible. Read More »

Aubameyang had no Premier League ambitions

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Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has revealed that he had no desire to join either Manchester City or Real Madrid, both of whom were reportedly interested in acquiring his services this summer. The Gabon global added: "I don't know what will happen at the end of the season". "I think that's normal for me anyway. But it's still lacking a bit of professionalism unfortunately so for the moment it's been put to one side". Read More »

4 killed after heavy rains in Hyderabad throw life out of gear

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They died of lightning at Narayankhed, a town in Sangareddy, a district on the outskirts of Hyderabad . They were two pairs of mothers and sons:Shakunthala, 46, and Chandrakanth, 23, as well as Basamma, 45, and Ravi, 25. Around 5,000 food packets were being prepared to be distributed to the people, facing food shortage. Several areas of the city witnessed waist-deep water and vehicles were left stranded for hours on the roads. Read More »

Sasikala will come out on parole to meet ailing husband — TTV Dinakaran

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The police said the case was registered Monday after a local AIADMK leader from the unified camp led by CM Edappadi K Palaniswami lodged a complaint. Sasikala's lawyer G Sukumaran while speaking to a news agency said that she still stands a chance as her application had not been rejected completely as she is only asked to resubmit her plea with more details and supporting documents. Read More »

3.6 million bowls recalled over choking hazard

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The recall also includes about 1.9 million of the units that were sold in Canada. The products were made in China and sold in many USA and Canadian stores including Target, Walmart, Babies "R" Us, and Amazon from August 2009 to August 2017. Read More »

Alicia Keys and Stella McCartney united against breast cancer

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The Maroons have raised just over $13,000 over the past four years for the " Breast Buddies" dragon boat team and the Canadian Cancer Society. The dark white difference rose start in the 1980s, underscoring that dark ladies have not partaken in the screening and treatment progresses that have profited white ladies. Read More »

Old tattoo to blame for woman's 'cancer'

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Doctor Christian Bryant, a hematologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney , told CNN: "Ninety-nine times out of 100, this will be lymphoma". As well as the 15-year-old back tattoo, she had a tattoo on her left shoulder that was around two-and-a-half years old. In Ireland , up to 36% of people younger than 40-years-old have at least one tattoo and many of their first pieces of art come between the ages of 16 and 20-years-old. Read More »

School 'devastated' after special-ed teacher killed in Vegas massacre

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Sandy Casey, a special-education teacher, was with a group of Manhattan Beach Unified teachers and staff members who attended the three-day Route 91 Harvest Festival over the weekend. Gomez's former English teacher and cheer coach, Lupe Avila, said she was "wonderful young woman who had her whole life ahead of her". One Orange County Sheriff's Department Deputy was also shot and sustained non-life-threatening injuries, the Sheriff's Department said in a statement. Read More »

San Francisco 49ers vs Arizona Cardinals

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Truly, snaking the shower drains in a women's locker room or cleaning up three-day old dog diarrhea would have been more enjoyable than suffering through what ended up being almost FOUR hours of mediocre football. Not that the Bird Gang is doing much better, but records in this game have always meant nothing. Cardinals are 4-0-1 in last five vs. NFC West. Fantasy Tip: Fitzgerald has 16 career TD catches vs. Read More »

Lil Wayne concert in SC canceled due to security mishap

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However, according to reports, a letter was sent to Colonial Life Arena on the same day saying that show promoters Ben Hated, LLC and Victory Promotions had collectively decided not to issue refunds for that event since Lil Wayne was not the event's headliner. Read More »

Fuel prices continue stubbornly slow fall

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The average retail price in GasBuddy's survey of 229 automotive fuel outlets in the area is down 1.7 cents to $2.74 per gallon. The average price of gas in Rhode Island was 47 cents lower- $2.19 - a year ago at this time. The price in Vermont was down 2.2 cents in the past week, to 2.64 per gallon. Though Hurricane Harvey didn't cause much damage to refineries and infrastructure in Texas, the storm blocked several supply lines, causing prices to rise in Florida. Read More »

Another reason to eat breakfast: it's good for your heart

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The study wasn't a controlled experiment created to prove that skipping breakfast directly causes heart problems or hardening of the arteries. The research is part of a larger study that will follow the participants over a decade or more to see how disease in the arteries progresses. Read More »

Montco Health Dept. to Provide Free Flu Shots

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Flu symptoms include, fever, dry cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, headaches, muscle aches and extreme fatigue. Washoe County is encouraging residents to get the flu shot. Leslie Dougherty at the La Salle County Health Department said all the vaccines at the department are free of preservatives. At present scientists must predict which strains of the flu will be most common next winter and tailor the annual vaccine to those strains. Read More »

Tattoo ink that changes color could be used to monitor health

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Scientists so far developed embedded biosensors that change from green to brown as blood sugar levels increase. When sodium concentration increases-a sure sign of dehydration-the ink's green hue gets brighter. People with chronic conditions could have the inks incorporated into long-lasting tattoos and shorter-term monitoring could be achievable with temporary designs. Read More »

Suspended Ryan school principal rehabilitated

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She was suspended for negligence in delivering her duties. "How can you expect her (Neerja Batra) to fulfill her responsibilities as a teacher? Now it's up to the sector 40 school management how to utilise her services", said Singh who is the administrator of the school for three months by a government order. Read More »

Dead bird in Atascadero tests positive for West Nile

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Vaishampayan also cautioned that older adults and those with weak immune systems have the highest risk of serious WNV infection or the neuroinvasive symptoms of the disease such as meningitis, encephalitis, and paralysis. Consider the use of BTI briquettes (or mosquito dunks) in standing water that can not be eliminated. DEET can be used safely on infants and children two months of age and older. Read More »

Giving blood for Las Vegas

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A representative with We Are Blood said that communities in Nevada are coming together to ensure their blood supply needs continue to be met, and they have not needed to request additional support. Corley said Blood Centers of the Pacific, which has donation centers in Santa Rosa, Napa and San Rafael, stands ready to send blood supplies directly to Las Vegas. Read More »

President Energy PLC (PPC) PT Raised to GBX 11

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The SI to Tyson Foods Incorporated's float is 2.1%. The stock increased 1.76% or $3.09 during the last trading session, reaching $178.77. About shares traded. the firms market valuation is GBX 427.98 M. Tesco PLC had 302 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. HSBC maintained Ocado Group PLC (LON:OCDO) rating on Wednesday, October 21. Read More »

Man brings desperately needed supplies to Puerto Rico nursing home

Ron Perlman tweeted a picture of Trump with the caption "I call this my Noriega look". So exhausted. Let me show you: "How long ago did I declare war on North Korea and Little Rocket Man?" They have put their backs towards the rights of Puerto Rican people, and they can not move forward an agenda which will help the development of the Puerto Rican economy. Read More »

Otto Warmbier's parents: North Korea 'tortured him'

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Otto Warmbier had been detained in North Korea for allegedly stealing a political poster while visiting Pyongyang in 2016. "The fact that the old lunatic Trump and his riff-raff slandered the sacred dignity of our supreme leadership using bogus data full of falsehood and fabrications, only serves to redouble the surging hatred of our army and people towards the US and their will to retaliate thousand-fold", the state-broadcaster KCNA quoted the spokesman as saying, according to AFP . Read More »